Automata: Life & Other Illusions
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/24/2019
Turkish Smoking Automaton. France: Farkas, ca. 1980. Silk-costumed figure with bisque head and glass eyes raises the hookah to his mouth, smokes, and fans himself with the feather-covered fan in his opposite hand. Sitting cross-legged on a velvet covered base, with two-cylinder mechanism and music box concealed inside. 8 x 8 x 12 ¾”. Minor wear to fabric; generally very good condition. Smoking function not tested, other actions and music box in good working order.
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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,020.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Saturday, August 24, 2019.
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