Village Dance Musical Automaton, c.1880
With four articulated bisque dancers in original satin costumes. The hillside concealing single-air cylinder movement. Height 14 in.
(36 cm) including tree, in original box with lithographed paper background and key, box 12 in. (31 cm) x 14 ½ in. (37 cm).
A delightful French automaton in generally
well-preserved original condition.
Reserve: 2.500/US$ 3,200