Automata

Automaton "General Grant with a cigar"

    Automaton "General Grant with a cigar"

    USA, California

    circa 1910

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    Wood (walnut), metal, felt, brass, papier-mache; painting, casting

    20 х 15 х 35 cm, 4 kg

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    General Grant smoker automaton with painted cast-metal head and hands. The spring movement driving a single cam and piston causing the General to turn his head, raise the cigare to his lips, draw smoke through the mouth.

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    Инв.1519/ММП