Rare Vichy Musical Automaton
Monkey »sur une Sellette«, c. 1890
With composition head, articulated lips and eyelids, with painted tin drum with lyre motif and legend "Zim Boum", going-barrel motor driving two-air cylinder movement and four cams that cause the action, dressed in original pink satin tailcoat, height 26 ¾ in. 
(68 cm), with Vichy key and "acorn" stop/start, base no. 6. 
A lifelike "one-monkey band" in original working condition.

Estimate: € 10.000/12.000
US$ 12,800/15,400
Reserve: € 8.000/US$ 10,240
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