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Electric / Mechanical automaton - The Great Fatini - 20th century

Lot reference 28327717

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Location: Nice (France)
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$242 Bidder 0036
17-08-2019 11:33:38
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Automaton representing a drunk character in a blue and silver lamé costume, wearing a top hat and smoking a cigarette near a lamppost. JAFF
Electric display automaton from the 1970s by brand JAFF; there is a musical system on the base (similar to music boxes) with manual winding, therefore mechanical. It was exhibited at the festival of the Monte Carlo Circus for a long time.
The automaton represents a drunk man ‘hanging’ from a lamppost in order not to fall. The lamppost lights up when switched on.

composition: papier-mâché, fabric
Height: 1.04 m
Width: 0.26 m
Depth: 0.26 m
Movements: 4

This lot can be picked up in person in Cannes 06400.

You can see the video on the youtube account “L-Art-en-mouvement”

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