Musical Polichinelle Automaton by
Jean Roullet, c. 1875
Imposing figure with papier-mâché head, open mouth with two rows of inset bone teeth, brown paperweight eyes with articulated lids, mohair wig, dressed in satin costume with metal-thread 
decoration, height 30 in. (76 cm) including hat. 
An impressive character in good working order.

Estimate: € 8.000/12.000
US$ 10,200/15,400
Reserve: € 7.400/US$ 9,475
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