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Lot n° 37

ROULLET DECAMPS The powder with...

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The powder with the psyche of the house of Parfum Nivosine Paris
Electric automaton
Total dimensions : 100 x 60 x 40 cm

To be compared with a specimen kept in the Museum of the automaton of Souillac (Lot) and exposed in the showcase of the automatons of store windows.

The "animated figures for advertisement" became from 1900 a speciality of the houses PHALIBOIS and ROULLET DECAMPS and one of the most appreciated of the manufactures directed by Gaston DECAMPS
Bibliography :
Reproduced in the book by Christian Bailly, L'Âge d'Or des Automates, 1848-1914, Éd. Scala, Paris, 1987, p.168

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