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Roullet et Decamps Leaping Lion Automaton

Auction:
2314
Lot:
321
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Roullet et Decamps Leaping Lion Automaton, the fur-covered beast with yellow glass eyes, mane, articulated head and legs, the open-spring motor in the body causing him to crouch, look slowly from side to side, "roar" and then suddenly pounce, lg. with tail 21 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Automaton, Lions, Mane, Robotics