French Mechanical Toy "Sultan Riding a Camel"---wearing original silk Sultan's costume and turban, leather boots. When wound, the camel rises and moves up and down in a vigorous manner, and the Sultan bobs back and forth.  French, circa 1880, maker unknown of the series of amusing "jumping animal" keywind toys, some made with animal only, and others with a bisque rider; another example with Spanish rider on a horse had an original box label "Le Picador Exposition Universelle Paris 1878"…

French Mechanical Toy "Sultan Riding a Camel"---wearing original silk Sultan's costume and turban, leather boots. When wound, the camel rises and moves up and down in a vigorous manner, and the Sultan bobs back and forth. French, circa 1880, maker unknown of the series of amusing "jumping animal" keywind toys, some made with animal only, and others with a bisque rider; another example with Spanish rider on a horse had an original box label "Le Picador Exposition Universelle Paris 1878"…

Ruby Lane-Antique Mechanical Toy with Bisque Lady Riding a Paper Mache Lamb. Learn about your collectibles, antiques, valuables, and vintage items from licensed appraisers, auctioneers, and experts at Blue Vault. Visit: http://www.bluevaultsecure.com/roadshow-events.php

Ruby Lane-Antique Mechanical Toy with Bisque Lady Riding a Paper Mache Lamb. Learn about your collectibles, antiques, valuables, and vintage items from licensed appraisers, auctioneers, and experts at Blue Vault. Visit: http://www.bluevaultsecure.com/roadshow-events.php

*FRENCH BISQUE PULL-TOY "POLICHINELLE ON HORSE" ~ 17". posed upon a wooden platform w/metal spoked wheels is a bisque head Polichinelle seated upon a paper mache horse w/ flocked finished... When pulled along, Polichinelle turns his head from side to side + waves the whip he holds in his hand. Marks: F.G. (in scroll).  Comments: the doll by Gauthier, the maker of the classic pull-toy is unknown, c.1890.

*FRENCH BISQUE PULL-TOY "POLICHINELLE ON HORSE" ~ 17". posed upon a wooden platform w/metal spoked wheels is a bisque head Polichinelle seated upon a paper mache horse w/ flocked finished... When pulled along, Polichinelle turns his head from side to side + waves the whip he holds in his hand. Marks: F.G. (in scroll). Comments: the doll by Gauthier, the maker of the classic pull-toy is unknown, c.1890.

19thC German Automaton Pull Toy Bisque Head Clown on Cart w Paperweight Eyes | eBay

19thC German Automaton Pull Toy Bisque Head Clown on Cart w Paperweight Eyes | eBay

Antique German Musical Mechanical moving Bisque Dolls ca1910

Antique German Musical Mechanical moving Bisque Dolls ca1910

Antique Early German Noisemaking Bear Pull Toy w/ Bisque Head Clown Rider c1890

Antique Early German Noisemaking Bear Pull Toy w/ Bisque Head Clown Rider c1890

Soirée: A Marquis Cataloged Auction of Antique Dolls and Automata - May 14, 2016: Lot 17. French Musical Automaton, Bebe Triste, Toy Theatre and Pup in Basket, Gustav Vichy

Soirée: A Marquis Cataloged Auction of Antique Dolls and Automata - May 14, 2016: Lot 17. French Musical Automaton, Bebe Triste, Toy Theatre and Pup in Basket, Gustav Vichy

The Lifelong Collection of Berta Leon Hackney: 48 An All-Original German Musical Handwind Mechanical Toy "The Clown and Donkey"

The Lifelong Collection of Berta Leon Hackney: 48 An All-Original German Musical Handwind Mechanical Toy "The Clown and Donkey"

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