French Automaton "Marquis with Telescope" by Roullet et Decamps 8000/12,000
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24" (61 cm.) Standing upon a velvet covered platform is a gentleman with bisque portrait head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, slightly-parted outlined lips, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, with cigarette holder in his right hand, and a gilt-tipped wooden telescope in his left hand. Condition: generally excellent, smoking tubing needs restoration. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau SGDG 7 (head). Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1890. When wound, the gentleman alternately lifts cigarette holder to his mouth, and then, turning his head, lifts telescope to his eye. Value Points: rare model with regal presence, the Marquis is wearing a superb gold silk and black woolen costume with elaborate gold metallic embroidery, tricorn hat, tasseled shoes.
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Preview Date & Times: Saturday Preview 9 AM. Auction 11 AM.
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Location: 5001 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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