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Musical automaton "Zulma - the snakes' charmer"

    Musical automaton "Zulma - the snakes' charmer"

    France

    1907

    Gaston Decamps

    Papier-mache, wood, metal, fabric (silk, velvet), beads, paillettes; embroidery

    Height 92 сm

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    While the melody sounds, the doll begins to "breathe" and "dance"; the snake in her hands is wriggling with the rhythm of music. The doll is fixed on a square base, with an aperture for coins. Playing four tunes.

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    Инв.2645/ММП