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Nodding Dog Automaton

Auction:
2345
Lot:
588
Sold for:
$705$600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Nodding Dog Automaton, the comical papier-mâché dog with smiling expression, tongue and articulated head, wearing bow-tie and top hat, holding a cane in his right paw, with clockwork mechanism in the body causing the dog to nod his head from side to side, ht. 13 in., (right paw glued).
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

tongue and articulated head , Automaton, Nod