Unusual Santa Manivelle Automaton
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
- Date / Time :
- November 03, 2005 10:00AM
Unusual Santa Manivelle Automaton, Germany, early 20th century, the two Santa figures with papier-maché heads, hands, and booted feet, in original red felt outfits, standing on rectangular snowy base containing hand-turned movement playing Silent Night and causing the Santas to bend and wave green feather trees over a cloth bag of wooden toys and snow balls, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 4 1/8 in.