Sold for £2,600
Added images show the external condition of the automaton, please also click this link to see a short video of the piece 'in action':
VICTORIAN AUTOMATON OF A CONJURER,
modelled standing in front of table, the hands moving and the centre of the table rotating to reveal one of four mystery objects when active, 77cm high
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