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*Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy

*Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

*Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy, Paris, France, c. 1900, the black musician with a striped band wheat straw skimmer hat atop of his head, black and burgundy striped silk ruffled shirt, black More ...

Fruit Seller Automaton

Fruit Seller Automaton

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
264
Unsold
 

Fruit Seller Automaton, Gustav Vichy, Paris, France, c. 1870, a black magician dressed in a red silk waistcoat, gold ruffled shirt, and red velvet trousers stands holding a brass tray with an apple, More ...

Little Boy in Dunce's Cap Automaton

Little Boy in Dunce's Cap Automaton

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
265
Unsold
 

Little Boy in Dunce's Cap Automaton, Gustav Vichy, Paris, France, c. 1900, the brown-eyed child dunce sitting on a bench with his lunch basket, wearing his dunce cap, silk shirt, velvet vest, More ...

Gustave Vichy Monkey Harpist Automaton

Gustave Vichy Monkey Harpist Automaton

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
926
Sold for:
$14,000$14,000

Gustave Vichy Monkey Harpist Automaton, with papier-mache head, amber glass eyes with articulated lids, articulated jaw and upper lip, bone teeth and shapely metal paws, seated before wood and More ...

Early Tableau Mecanique Automaton of a Chinese Juggler by Gustave Vichy

Early Tableau Mecanique Automaton of a Chinese Juggler by Gustave Vichy

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
568
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

Early Tableau Mecanique Automaton of a Chinese Juggler by Gustave Vichy, with bisque head, closed mouth, fixed brown eyes of distinctive cut, original white wool topknot and ice-blue and white satin More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moroccan Harpist

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moroccan Harpist

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
619
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moroccan Harpist, with papier-mache head, open mouth with inset bone teeth, brown paperweight eyes with articulated lids, pierced ears and black mohair wig beneath More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton Bust of a Moroccan Harpist

Gustave Vichy Automaton Bust of a Moroccan Harpist

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

Gustave Vichy Automaton Bust of a Moroccan Harpist, with papier-mache head, brown paperweight eyes with articulated lids, pierced ears with original gilt crescent moon earrings, open mouth, inset More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of Jean Qui Pleure

Gustave Vichy Automaton of Jean Qui Pleure

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
642
Sold for:
$4,994$4,250

Gustave Vichy Automaton of Jean Qui Pleure, depicting a crying dunce seated on a school bench, with papier-mache character head modeled with crying expression, narrowed glass eyes, open / closed More ...

Rare Automaton of a Louisiana Black Smoker by Vichy

Rare Automaton of a Louisiana Black Smoker by Vichy

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
634
Sold for:
$105,000$90,000

Rare Automaton of a Louisiana Black Smoker by Vichy, with papier-mache head, brown eyes with articulated lids, open / closed mouth with painted teeth, sculpted cheekbones, chin and eyebrows, and More ...

Rare Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Drunkard in a Barrel

Rare Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Drunkard in a Barrel

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
592
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Rare Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Drunkard in a Barrel, with papier-mâché head, brown paperweight eyes with lashes, articulated mouth with sharp teeth, rosy cheeks, chin and upturned nose, painted More ...

Fine Automaton of a Shepherdess by Gustave Vichy

Fine Automaton of a Shepherdess by Gustave Vichy

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
594
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

Fine Automaton of a Shepherdess by Gustave Vichy, circa 1880, with Francois Gaultier bisque head impressed F. 1. G., straight neck, closed mouth with delicate outline, fixed blue glass eyes, More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton Representing "La Mascotte"

Gustave Vichy Automaton Representing "La Mascotte"

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

Gustave Vichy Automaton Representing "La Mascotte", with unmarked Jumeau bisque portrait head, closed mouth, fixed brown paperweight eyes, pierced ears, curly blonde mohair wig on cork pate, More ...

Roullet et Decamps Automaton of the Dancer Loie Fuller

Roullet et Decamps Automaton of the Dancer Loie Fuller

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
599
Sold for:
$47,000$40,000

Roullet et Decamps Automaton of the Dancer Loie Fuller, with bisque socket head impressed 2, closed mouth, fixed brown feathered eyes, pierced ears, chestnut hair wig, bisque shoulder plate and More ...

Rare Automaton of a Puppeteer with Theatre

Rare Automaton of a Puppeteer with Theatre

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
336
Sold for:
$14,100$12,000

Rare Automaton of a Puppeteer with Theatre, probably by Gustave Vichy, with early Tete Jumeau bisque head stamped in red Depose Tete Jumeau, Bte. S.G.D.G. 9 and painter's mark H9, large paperweight More ...

Fine Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Japanese Mask Seller

Fine Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Japanese Mask Seller

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$41,125$35,000

Fine Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Japanese Mask Seller, with papier-mache head, brown paperweight eyes with articulated lids, down lashes and arched feathered brows, open smiling mouth with inset More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of "Jean Qui Pleure"

Gustave Vichy Automaton of "Jean Qui Pleure"

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
347
Unsold
 

Gustave Vichy Automaton of "Jean Qui Pleure" , with papier-mache head, narrowed brown glass eyes, open-closed mouth with painted teeth and tongue, brown mohair wig and flock-covered papier-mache More ...

Rare Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Drunkard

Rare Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Drunkard

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
348
Sold for:
$18,800$16,000

Rare Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Drunkard, with papier-mache character head, smiling brown glass eyes, feathered brows, closed mouth, double-chin, dimpled cheeks, mohair wig and rotund stomach with More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Black Banjo-Player

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Black Banjo-Player

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
349
Unsold
 

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Black Banjo-Player, with papier-mache head, brown paperweight eyes with articulated eyelids and feather lashes, hinged lower jaw, moustache and long black wig held in a More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moresque Harpist

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moresque Harpist

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
350
Unsold
 

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moresque Harpist, with papier-mache head, brown glass eyes, articulated eyelids and slightly smiling mouth with teeth, a harp resting on her knee, one arm articulated at More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Sewing Lady

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Sewing Lady

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
367
Unsold
 

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Sewing Lady, with papier-mache head, brown eyes with articulated lids and down lashes, open smiling mouth with painted teeth, pierced ears with earrings, and long brown More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Sewing Lady

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Sewing Lady

Auction:
2314
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 03, 2005
Lot:
368
Unsold
 

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Sewing Lady, with papier-mache head, brown eyes with articulated eyelids, open mouth with teeth, pierced ears with earrings, and brown mohair wig, sitting with one ankle More ...

Early Gustave Vichy Waltzing Automaton

Early Gustave Vichy Waltzing Automaton

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$3,173$2,700

Early Gustave Vichy Waltzing Automaton, circa 1870, with classic bisque fashion head, pale blue stationary eyes, finely-lined arched brows, closed slightly smiling mouth with shaded and outlined More ...

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moresque Harpist

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moresque Harpist

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
140
Unsold
 

Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Moresque Harpist, with papier-mache head, brown glass eyes, articulated eyelids and slightly smiling mouth with teeth, a harp resting on her knee, one arm articulated at More ...