Musical Black Smoking Automaton by
Lambert, c. 1890
With unsigned painted bisque character head attributed to Jumeau, marked "No.
11", height 24 ½ in. (62 cm) including hat,
with tune sheet and brass key. A classic smoking automaton
with beautifully modeled bisque head and hands that were produced as a special commission for Lambert.
Reserve: 4,500/US$ 5,850