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AMUSING TABLEAU BEAR SHOP AUTOMATION
Very rare probably a one of Victorian automation.It contains two bears,one mother knitting and a young bear shutting a ferocious dog in a box.A pallisy frog sits at the front and a Fox is hiding in the Grandfather clock.It is operated by a small handle on the side which when turned causes the Mother to knit,the small bear to close the lid,the fox to pop up the clock and a spider to move.This is a simple hand driven movement.The whole thing probably advertises wears sold in a Victorian Edwardian shop.28in wide x 28in tal or 71 cms.Fascinating piece of social history.
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