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French Automaton Mechanical Doll with Baton, Model SGDG-4, manufactured by Tete Jumeau, ca. 1842, marked

French Automaton Mechanical Doll with Baton, Model SGDG-4, manufactured by Tete Jumeau, ca. 1842, marked

Product Description:

Composed of bisque porcelain hands, papier-mâché body, and composition legs, the neck fully marked, waving baton while music plays, the base covered in gold fabric and labeled underfoot

Video of automation available on request

Dimensions:

Height 15 in. (doll)

Base height 4 in.

Width 5 in.

Depth 5 in.

Condition:

Mechanism works. Clothing, hair, shoes, baton, and hands have been replaced. Hands are probably German. Hair is dirty. Missing earrings. One hand has fallen off and finger is detached, baton is also detached. Seller retains baton, hand and finger. Please contact cataloging@lofty.com for specific condition questions and to request a full condition report.

Provenance:

Purchased in 1960. Inherited by descent in 2000

Private collection

Questions:

Contact Us or call 1-646-679-6510

SKU: 01tj0000002eYrRAAU

 
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French Automaton Mechanical Doll with Baton, Model SGDG-4, manufactured by Tete Jumeau, ca. 1842, marked

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