Automata: Life & Other Illusions
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/24/2019
A Friendly Gesture Automaton. Hinxton: Philip Lowndes, 2015. The man pets the dog, then the dog sniffs the man’s crotch. He winces in pain and turns his head away from the animal and sticks his free hand in the way of future attacks, as a way to apparently defend himself. Fine hardwood construction including birch and beech, with exposed works. Maker’s label, signed and numbered, at the reverse. Fifty turns are required to run the automaton through a complete cycle. Height 16 ½”. Good working condition. By the maker’s own account, the most complex automaton he has ever designed and constructed.
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Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,625.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Saturday, August 24, 2019.
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