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School Teacher and Pupil Musical Automaton by Roullet & Decamps

Auction:
2170
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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

Description:

School Teacher and Pupil Musical Automaton by Roullet & Decamps, Paris, circa 1890, both with Tete Jumeau heads and original clothes, the teacher holding a book, turning her head and waving her rod, the pupil lifting her reading, turning her head and twitching her "rabbit" ears, on red velvet coverd base with desk and containing two-air movement, ht. 19 in.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Keywords

Teacher , Paris, Automaton