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Lot No. 136

Lot 136.

Antique Automaton Chinahead Autoperipatetikos c1870s 10″ (26cmcm). German chinahead shoulder head with painted features, deep molded black hair to plaited bun at back. Carton moule body attached by kid leather and recent elastoplast to carton moule / wood flared body that houses working clockwork mechanism, leather arms. Original key with replaced grip. Metal tin working walking feet, missing long metal on left sole. Lavender velvet dress with lace collar and petticoat. Provenance Family Note:- Travelled Germany to Sweden, then to Australia in 1888 again with Mimi Burrows.

$400 – $500