Object 9

Sitting Monkey, playing the Violin

Object Description

Musical automaton Maker unknownParis (?), 2nd half of 19th c.Music-mechanism in the base; aria from Oberon by Carl Maria von Weber. Silk-dress with gold buttons; jewellery; inside the body six threads operated by excenter for the head, the eyes, the lower jaw and the right arm.PurchaseInv. 1936.59.

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