Rare Electric »Bob et sa Grenouille Savante«
(Bob and his Trained Frog)
Automaton by J.A.F., c. 1930
On stage-form wood base with two short
flights of steps and seven-cam electric motor, width 24 ¼ in. (62 cm) x height 44 ½ in. (112 cm) with neck
extended, 43 ¼ in. (110 cm) with neck retracted and hat.
We know of only three other examples of this piece.
One of the largest and most impressive Vichy-J.A.F. automata,
in good working order!
Reserve: 25.000/US$ 32,000