Rare French Musical Sewing Necessaire Automaton with Royal Inscription, c. 1890
With key-wind two-air cylinder movement driving
windmill sails and a rocking ship on stormy sea
,
7 in. (19.5 cm) wide x 5 in. (13.5 cm) high.
Accompanying the lot is a photographic magic lantern
slide showing a royal gathering at Windsor in 1907.

Estimate: € 2,500/3,000
US$ 3,400/4,000
Reserve: € 2,000/US$ 2,700
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