7 . Automaton
7" (18 cm.) theatre. Including a light-wood theatre with decorative paper covers,a Punch puppet at the stage front,and a handle at the side which,when moved up and down,causes Punch to dance about; Clown with jointed arms and legs,and painted polka dot clown costume and hat; and a papier-mache clown on simple wooden wheeled pull-toy base. Excellent condition. Late 19th century.