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Karl Griesbaum Whistling Automaton of a Drunkard

Auction:
2314
Lot:
377
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Karl Griesbaum Whistling Automaton of a Drunkard, the carved and painted figure leaning against an illuminated lamp post, a newspaper rolled under his arm and a bottle in his pocket, with going-barrel movement in the body playing "Lily Marlene", ht. 19 in., with "bird" key.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Karl Griesbaum Whistling Automaton, Automaton, Illuminated manuscript, Robotics, Whistling