»Le Déjeuner du
Chat« Musical Automaton by
Roullet et Decamps, c. 1900
With Jumeau bisque head stamped "Déposé Tête
Bte. S.G.D.G. 9" and painter's marks "16xi".
Height 24 ½ in. (62 cm), with key. Provenance:
Decamps family collection. A large and unusual automaton
with classic Jumeau bisque head, in working order.
Reserve: 5,500/US$ 7,150