Automaton of a Carousel by Renou
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
- Date / Time :
- November 03, 2005 10:00AM
Automaton of a Carousel by Renou, circa 1900, with two bisque-headed girls riding on rabbits and two boys, dressed as clowns, riding on horses suspended from a candystripe cotton canopy trimmed with metal-thread braid and glass balls, the central revolving pole with mirrored pillar and satin-covered base containing the going-barrel movement playing one air, ht. 18 in., (original costumes and covering, one horse lacking back legs).