Rare Life-Sized Automaton
»The Death of Cleopatra«, c. 1885
Probably English. Poured wax figure modeled as the Egyptian queen, with closed eyes, inset flowing hair, articulated bare breasts,
serpentine bracelet, glass-gem-set anklets and crown, in glazed case with going-barrel motor in plinth base, total length 6 ft. (180 cm).
Reserve: 7.500/US$ 10,125