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A RARE LATE 19TH CENTURY AUTOMATON IN DISPLAY CASE DEPICTING A BOY ON A SWING, PROBABLY GERMAN

A RARE LATE 19TH CENTURY AUTOMATON IN DISPLAY CASE DEPICTING A BOY ON A SWING, PROBABLY GERMAN

the stained wood hanging display case with glazed front and sides, revealing the automata scene depicting a covered niche with a sofa and a parrot hanging within, with a swing on which a porcelain figure of a boy in 18th century dress swings, with a carved and painted wood balustrade around him and flanked by moss and foliage, the back of the display case with the movement activated by a pull cord, the movement powering the swing,

108cm high x 40cm wide

Sold for £2,500

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