A black minstrel banjo player <BR />French, late 19th century
Lot 572W
A black minstrel banjo player automaton
French, late 19th century
Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
A black minstrel banjo player automaton
French, late 19th century
the compostion and cloth standing figure with blinking eyes and tilting head playing the banjo, an affix label inscribed "G. Vichy, Paris" with musical movement to body playing two airs.
height 29in (73.5cm)
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