Musical Automaton of a Female "Flower Vendor,"
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2014 10:00AM
Musical Automaton of a Female "Flower Vendor," R. Aldridge, in the style of Henry Phalibois, the female figure dressed in a chiffon and suede dress with gilt-metal trim and lace, adorning a wide-brimmed bonnet, standing below a tree with an array of dried floweres, the key-wind, single-air mechanism activates the rotating head, her left hand holding a basket of flowers, and her right holding a bouquet of flowers, both rise and fall, all mounted to a green carpeted lawn and a velvet molded base with a plaque reading La Venduse a Fleurs, ht. 26 in.
rear object right foot off
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