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Carpenter Automaton. Dogaldfan: Eric Williamson, 1983. Finely carved and crafted wooden automaton with two-wheel crank at front, constructed in the form of a carpenter at his workbench, the top covered with saws, hammers, and chisels, the man operating a plane in his hand, moving it back and forth as the wheels are turned. Wood shavings litter the workspace. Finely made clothes and other finely carved details including lines in the carpenter’s hands and face. Original printed label affixed with leather cord, signed, numbered, and dated by the artists. Height 14”. The only such automaton made by Williamson. VIEW VIDEO
Carpenter Automaton.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,250.00
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Number Bids: 20
Auction closed on Saturday, August 24, 2019.
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