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Clown On Chair (Clown su Chaise) Musical Automaton by Lambert

Auction:
2170
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$9,870$8,400

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Clown On Chair (Clown su Chaise) Musical Automaton by Lambert, Paris, circa 1900, the clown in original polka-dot and lace costume, his face painted white with spade, diamond, club and hear, on his forehead, chin and cheeks, seated on a red-trimmed white chair, strumming a mandolin, turning his head, sticking out his tongue, bowing and crossing his leg, the base with two air movement, tune card and covered by a tasseled rug, ht.23 in.
Estimate $10,000-12,000

Keywords

Paris, red-trimmed white chair , Automaton, Chaise, Clown, Clowning