RARE CARVED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED MECHANICAL WOOD SCULPTURE OF A COBBLER, CIRCA 1890
contains a homemade gearing mechanism to operate the figure.
Height 12 in. by Width 4 ½ in. by Depth 7 ¼ in.
Lacking winding key.
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Allan Katz, Woodbridge, Connecticut.