Musical Automaton of a Female "Magician,"
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
- Date / Time :
- November 01, 2014 10:00AM
Musical Automaton of a Female "Magician," R. Aldridge, in the style of Henry Phalibois, the woman dressed in a blue velvet ruffled dress with gilt-wire highlights and a beaded necklace, stands below a tree adorned with dried flowers, the key-wind, single-air mechanism activates the rabbit that appears to be jumping through a hoop that is held in her right hand, the globe or ball dances through the air and the floating basket of flowers seems to be controled by her left hand, all the while her head nods up and down, ht. 20 in.
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