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Nodding Chef Storefront Automaton

Auction:
2345
Lot:
590
Sold for:
$382$325

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

Description:

Nodding Chef Storefront Automaton, 1930s, with composition head and hands and articulated blue glass eyes, the electric motor in the body causing his head to nod from side to side and his eyes to look from left to right, in original costume, ht. 26 in., (plug cut off), two movements.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

composition head , Nodding Chef, Automaton, Gestures, Nod