A musical guitar-player automaton, French, late 19th century,
Lot 21
A musical guitar-player automaton, French, late 19th century,
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium
Lot Details
A musical guitar-player automaton,
French, late 19th century,
with the standing lady with bisque head and composition hands, in period silk dress in the late 18th century taste, hat with feather in brim, lace cravat, lined and pleated trimmed corset with long sleeves, breeches and plain stockings and shoes, on square plain polished rosewood veneered base, moving head, swaying body and strumming right hand accompanied by a single musical air from cylinder movement, start/stop and winding key to right-hand side, with a key - 15in. (38cm) high
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