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Item Details

Lot #403
DepartmentMiscellaneous
Low Estimate$1,500.00
High Estimate$2,000.00
Last UpdatedJune 10, 2019

Description

NAPOLEONIC PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE SPINNING JENNY French/English, Early 19th Century
Mechanized model; turning the handle rotates the figures. Woman in a bonnet feeds yarn to the wheels, while a polychrome couple dances on her left and a polychrome bearded man smokes a pipe on her right. Height 6.25."

Condition

Well preserved. Head of woman and turned base have been reglued.

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