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.
Reserve: 7.400/US$ 9,475