An extremely rare and working Martin and Runyon Autoperipate...





An extremely rare and working Martin and Runyon Autoperipatetikos Victorian Clockwork Walking Doll.Made of composition, brass, wood and leather, the doll's head is composition with moulded hair and painted facial features. Arms are of kid leather. The body is a conical shaped cardboard and wood containing a clockwork mechanism. The bodice is of pale blue silk with lace and ribbon trim, overskirt of white lace and net and petticoat of white cotton and lace. The original box lift off lid measures 10.5" x 5.5", pat. 1862.

Auction Date: 10th Oct 2020 at 10:30am

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Sale Dates:
10th Oct 2020 10:30am (Lots 1 to 507)