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Roullet et Decamps Bird in Rose Automaton

Auction:
2314
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$411$350

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

Description:

Roullet et Decamps Bird in Rose Automaton, with open-spring movement playing one air and causing the feathered bird to rise from the heart of a fabric-covered papier-mache rose, turn, flit and then return, ht. extended 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps, Automaton, Robotics, Rose