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French Musical Automate by Leopold Lambert: Polichinelle 19th Century

$10,939.08

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French musical automate by Leopold Lambert: Polichinelle XIX EME Standing on a velvet covered platform is a bisque-headed doll with blue glass eyes, mohair eyelashes, open mouth, teeth, beautifully painted features , a blonde mohair wig, cardboard torso and legs, bisque forearms. She wears her original red silk dress and holds a pocket watch in one hand, and her Polichinelle silk toy in the other. Movements and Music. She turns her head from side to side and nods, alternately raising her right arm to check the time, then raising her left arm as if to show her favorite toy. She drops the Polichinelle abruptly. There are 2 tunes and plays about 5 min. Léopold Lambert, Paris, circa 1890. It measures 57 cm high and is very well preserved.

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  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 22.45 in. (57 cm)Diameter: 7.88 in. (20 cm)
  • Style
    Rococo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th Century
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Madrid, ES
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5779228045902

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