Objects with musical mechanism and automaton

Palais Royal automaton of organ grinder

    Palais Royal automaton of organ grinder

    France (?)

    early 19th century

    Bronze, mother of pearl, steel, brass, velvet; engraving, gilding, casting, chasing

    16 x 15.5 x 16.2 сm, 1057 g

    On the music movement: "№4622"


    Palais Royal automaton of an organ grinder of gilt bronze and mother of pearl moving arm "turning" the organ crank, the organ with gilt "pipes" two-air movement, with three-tooth per section, gilt bedplate two fine tunes with plenty of treble. A bronze key with a thin curly grip.