Contemporary Musical Smoking Automaton
»Portrait of Obama« by Christian Bailly, 2013
With composition head, the torso containing crank-wind going-barrel movement that drives cams, single-air cylinder movement and bellows for the smoking action, with crank key
and brass stop/start. An ingenious political automaton!
Estimate: € 16.000/18.000
US$ 21,600/24,300
Reserve: € 15.000/US$ 20,250
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