Manivelle Automaton of a Village Dance
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
- Date / Time :
- November 03, 2005 10:00AM
Manivelle Automaton of a Village Dance, with five Schoeneau & Hoffmeister bisque-headed figures, two seated musicians with banjos and three dancers in original polychrome satin costumes trimmed with metal-thread and beads, under golden bower of metal-thread arches, flowers and fruit supported by turned and painted columns, on figured paper-covered base with hand-turned mechanism playing two airs and causing the musicians to turn their heads and strum, and the dancers to twirl in circles, wd. 16 in.