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Roullet et Decamps Cat in Churn Automaton

Auction:
2314
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Roullet et Decamps Cat in Churn Automaton, with open-spring motor playing one air and causing the white fur-covered cat with bright green eyes and metal tongue to emerge, lick milk from the side of the can, turn and then disappear, ht. extended 10 in., with Decamps stop / start.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

metal tongue, Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps, Automaton, Robotics