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LIMITED WOOD AUTOMATON, 'THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT'

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Carved wood automaton, "The Owl and the Pussycat", initialed, Limited Edition 2/100, initialed as pictured, a cat and an owl in a sailboat facing ocean waves articulated when cranks in operation, housed in a plexiglass case on a wood base with visible works, 18.25"h, 16.5"w, 13.25"d, 12.25lbs Start Price: $300.00**Note: This automaton is based off the original nonsense poem first published in 1871, "The Owl and the Pussycat", by Edward Lear (English, 1812-1888).** **Provenance: The Richard Allen Garriott de Cayeux (Cambridge, England, b. 1961-) private collection, from his Britannia Manor, Austin, Texas home, a pioneer and entrepreneur of computer role-playing games, first American second generation space traveler, magician, world class collector of automatons, host of the Austin Shakespeare Festival at his Elizabethan style theatre, the Curtain, on the shores of Lake Austin, an Adventurer traveler form the jungles of Rwanda and the Amazon to meteorite expeditions in Antarctica, purchaser of the Luna 21 moon lander...still at that location, host of the theme parties including the End of the World party, board member of the XPrize and Space Adventurers, etc.**
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LIMITED WOOD AUTOMATON, 'THE OWL & THE PUSSYCAT'

Estimate $400 - $600Sep 21, 2013
Starting Price $300
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