December 07, 2018 06:00 PM EST Downingtown, PA


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Jumeau Lambert bisque head mandolin player

Jumeau Lambert musical bisque head mandolin player automaton, late 19th c., with a painted bisque head and fixed "stare away" hazel eyes, closed mouth, and pierced ears, inscribed Depose Tete Jumeau, with red 1a stamp, on a composition body with bisque lower arms, appears to be the original velvet and silk costume embellished with lace, ball tassels and metallic trim, has a strumming action with nodding and head turning movement, on a velvet covered base, overall height - 20 1/2".

Condition:

Overall excellent condition, some wear and staining to velvet base, some frays to silks, currently working.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,928
12/07/2018

 

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