French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Dec 23
2017
French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)



Circa 1890 musical automaton manufactured by Gustave Vichy. Seated upon a wooden bench stands a clown with a paper mache head with beautiful facial expression with glass eyes, closed mouth with painted teeth, brown hair wig, carton torso, bisque arms and legs, wearing striped silk costume and on his waistcoat, has an ornament with the shape of a dragonfly, black shoes, and a top hat on his head (the top hat is fixed on the wig with a hair clip). In his left hand, he holds a tambourine and in his right hand he holds a mask. When wound, music plays and the movements begin: he turns his head from side-to-side, raises his right hand holding the mask to eye level, raises the left hand to play the tambourine and moves his legs. A spring-driven clockwork movement is hidden within his bench. The movement is stamped G. Vichy Paris and it has its original key. Dimensions: wooden bench approximately 6.7 inches (17cm) wide and 9.4 inches (24cm) height. Total height approximately 21.3 inches (54 cm). Thanks for your interest. Video will open in a new window. The item “French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Saturday, December 23, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “artof1337″ and is located in Almada. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France

French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Dec 16
2017
French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Circa 1890 musical automaton manufactured by Gustave Vichy. Seated upon a wooden bench stands a clown with a paper mache head with beautiful facial expression with glass eyes, closed mouth with painted teeth, brown hair wig, carton torso, bisque arms and legs, wearing striped silk costume and on his waistcoat, has an ornament with the shape of a dragonfly, black shoes, and a top hat on his head (the top hat is fixed on the wig with a hair clip). In his left hand, he holds a tambourine and in his right hand he holds a mask. When wound, music plays and the movements begin: he turns his head from side-to-side, raises his right hand holding the mask to eye level, raises the left hand to play the tambourine and moves his legs. A spring-driven clockwork movement is hidden within his bench. The movement is stamped G. Vichy Paris and it has its original key. Dimensions: wooden bench approximately 6.7 inches (17cm) wide and 9.4 inches (24cm) height. Total height approximately 21.3 inches (54 cm). Thanks for your interest. Video will open in a new window. The item “French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Sunday, December 10, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “artof1337″ and is located in Almada. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France

French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Dec 03
2017
French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Circa 1890 musical automaton manufactured by Gustave Vichy. Seated upon a wooden bench stands a clown with a paper mache head with beautiful facial expression with glass eyes, closed mouth with painted teeth, brown hair wig, carton torso, bisque arms and legs, wearing striped silk costume and on his waistcoat, has an ornament with the shape of a dragonfly, black shoes, and a top hat on his head (the top hat is fixed on the wig with a hair clip). In his left hand, he holds a tambourine and in his right hand he holds a mask. When wound, music plays and the movements begin: he turns his head from side-to-side, raises his right hand holding the mask to eye level, raises the left hand to play the tambourine and moves his legs. A spring-driven clockwork movement is hidden within his bench. The movement is stamped G. Vichy Paris and it has its original key. Dimensions: wooden bench approximately 6.7 inches (17cm) wide and 9.4 inches (24cm) height. Total height approximately 21.3 inches (54 cm). Thanks for your interest. Video will open in a new window. The item “French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Thursday, November 30, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “artof1337″ and is located in Almada. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France

French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Nov 01
2017
French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Circa 1890 musical automaton manufactured by Gustave Vichy. Seated upon a wooden bench stands a clown with a paper mache head with beautiful facial expression with glass eyes, closed mouth with painted teeth, brown hair wig, carton torso, bisque arms and legs, wearing striped silk costume and on his waistcoat, has an ornament with the shape of a dragonfly, black shoes, and a top hat on his head (the top hat is fixed on the wig with a hair clip). In his left hand, he holds a tambourine and in his right hand he holds a mask. When wound, music plays and the movements begin: he turns his head from side-to-side, raises his right hand holding the mask to eye level, raises the left hand to play the tambourine and moves his legs. A spring-driven clockwork movement is hidden within his bench. The movement is stamped G. Vichy Paris and it has its original key. Dimensions: wooden bench approximately 6.7 inches (17cm) wide and 9.4 inches (24cm) height. Total height approximately 21.3 inches (54 cm). Thanks for your interest. Video will open in a new window. The item “French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Wednesday, November 01, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “artof1337″ and is located in Almada. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France

French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Oct 25
2017
French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Circa 1890 musical automaton manufactured by Gustave Vichy. Seated upon a wooden bench stands a clown with a paper mache head with beautiful facial expression with glass eyes, closed mouth with painted teeth, brown hair wig, carton torso, bisque arms and legs, wearing striped silk costume and on his waistcoat, has an ornament with the shape of a dragonfly, black shoes, and a top hat on his head (the top hat is fixed on the wig with a hair clip). In his left hand, he holds a tambourine and in his right hand he holds a mask. When wound, music plays and the movements begin: he turns his head from side-to-side, raises his right hand holding the mask to eye level, raises the left hand to play the tambourine and moves his legs. A spring-driven clockwork movement is hidden within his bench. The movement is stamped G. Vichy Paris and it has its original key. Dimensions: wooden bench approximately 6.7 inches (17cm) wide and 9.4 inches (24cm) height. Total height approximately 21.3 inches (54 cm). Thanks for your interest. Video will open in a new window. The item “French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Saturday, October 21, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “artof1337″ and is located in Almada. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France

French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Oct 05
2017
French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Circa 1890 musical automaton manufactured by Gustave Vichy. Seated upon a wooden bench stands a clown with a paper mache head with beautiful facial expression with glass eyes, closed mouth with painted teeth, brown hair wig, carton torso, bisque arms and legs, wearing striped silk costume and on his waistcoat, has an ornament with the shape of a dragonfly, black shoes, and a top hat on his head (the top hat is fixed on the wig with a hair clip). In his left hand, he holds a tambourine and in his right hand he holds a mask. When wound, music plays and the movements begin: he turns his head from side-to-side, raises his right hand holding the mask to eye level, raises the left hand to play the tambourine and moves his legs. A spring-driven clockwork movement is hidden within his bench. The movement is stamped G. Vichy Paris and it has its original key. Dimensions: wooden bench approximately 6.7 inches (17cm) wide and 9.4 inches (24cm) height. Total height approximately 21.3 inches (54 cm). Thanks for your interest. Video will open in a new window. The item “French Musical Automaton by Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Sunday, October 01, 2017. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “artof1337″ and is located in Almada. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France

Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Dec 10
2016
Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Rare and early (date from about 1880s)musical automaton or “Tableau Vivant” (Living Tableau)that was made by Gustave Vichy, of Paris, France. The figure have bisque head with glass eyes and white mohair wig, silk costume in poor condition, metal hands and body articulated at the elbows, hips and knees. The automaton has several movements, two independent. Frame in carved and gilded wood and gesso with defects. Mechanism in good condition. Dimensions: 40cm (15.7″) tall by 42cm (16.5″) wide and 19cm (7.4) deep. Inside the box representing a theater on velvet stage, with two levels of heights, with applications in gold Dresden paper trim and spandrel and mirrored sides reflecting a pair of colorfulwooden balls that rise and fall alternately. When wound a cylinder movement plays music. The figure to represent a Chinese man moves his head up and down, moves his arms and his legs, kicking and then catching the spinning balls. The entire piece is meant to sit level and upright on a table, sideboard or mantel, and the rear side be accessible for winding of the mechanism on occasion. I do my best in order to give accurate descriptions of items. The item “Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Thursday, December 08, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “ajgantique351″ and is located in Seixal, PT. This item can be shipped worldwide.

Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)

Nov 29
2016
Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)


Rare and early (date from about 1880s)musical automaton or “Tableau Vivant” (Living Tableau)that was made by Gustave Vichy, of Paris, France. The figure have bisque head with glass eyes and white mohair wig, silk costume in poor condition, metal hands and body articulated at the elbows, hips and knees. The automaton has several movements, two independent. Frame in carved and gilded wood and gesso with defects. Mechanism in good condition. Dimensions: 40cm (15.7″) tall by 42cm (16.5″) wide and 19cm (7.4) deep. Inside the box representing a theater on velvet stage, with two levels of heights, with applications in gold Dresden paper trim and spandrel and mirrored sides reflecting a pair of colorfulwooden balls that rise and fall alternately. When wound a cylinder movement plays music. The figure to represent a Chinese man moves his head up and down, moves his arms and his legs, kicking and then catching the spinning balls. The entire piece is meant to sit level and upright on a table, sideboard or mantel, and the rear side be accessible for winding of the mechanism on occasion. I do my best in order to give accurate descriptions of items. The item “Automaton of a Chinese Juggler attributed to Gustave Vichy (watch video)” is in sale since Monday, November 28, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “ajgantique351″ and is located in Seixal, PT. This item can be shipped worldwide.

GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France

Oct 13
2014
GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France


GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France


GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France


GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France


GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France


We are very pleased to offer for your consideration a rare circa 1880’s french automaton music box made by the famous gustave vichy of paris, france. Winding mechanism with four movements and two aires, papier-mâché and other materials head and body. The wood base designed as a chair containing the mechanism that moves the head eyelids, the right arm and the right foot. Several examples of this model are known but there is no information of other piece in witch the figure playing banjo is a mullato. And use the enlarge and zoom features as well as watch the video above for the best description of this wonderful automaton. Thanks for looking and please feel free to ask questions!

The item “GUSTAVE VICHY AUTOMATON MULATTO BOY PLAYING BANJO MUSIC BOX 2 AIRES Paris France” is in sale since Friday, October 10, 2014. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “norbertop2005″ and is located in Lisboa, Lisboa. This item can be shipped worldwide.

 

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