Automatons are well demonstrated in the upcoming sale Automata: Life and Other Illusions by Potter & Potter Auction, which will showcase fascinating treasures by Vichy, Lambert, Phalbois, and their contemporaries. The items from their categories of clocks and watches include Gordon Bradt six-man kinetic clock, circa 1990. It is a handcrafted, brazed, and molten solid brass electric clock.
A Ladder acrobat performing a handstand is an intriguing example of automatons. There’s a whole range of delightful objects, many for decorative concept and function; from automata of a life-size conjuror figure of a magician in the film “Sleuth” to Chanteur by the gaslight musical figure. Similarly, raising interest amidst the lots is a Magician figure that turns his head side to side and nods, and performs a series of changes with the cups, among many other transposes. To find out more about the auction and register to bid online, please visit Potter & Potter Auction.
# of Lots:154
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|Magician Automaton from the Film Sleuth.||
|Musical Magician Automaton.||
|Chanteur by the Gaslight Musical Automaton.||
|Peasant and Baby Piglet Musical Automaton||
|Ladder Acrobat Automaton.||
|Musical Monkey Conjuror Automaton.||
- Dolls, Dollhouses & Figurines
- brazed clock
- Gaslight Musical Automaton
- Gordon Bradt
- kinetic clock
- Ladder Acrobat Automaton
- Magician Automaton
- Musical Automaton
- Musical Monkey Conjuror Automaton
- Peasant and “Baby” Piglet
- Potter & Potter Auction
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