Gustave Vichy Automaton Peasant Boy Feeding Pig

$17,500.00

Product Description

Rare 1900’s Gustave Vichy Automaton of a Peasant Boy and Baby Piglet sitting on a wooden chair. This automaton machine has around 7 unique movements. In this coin-operated machine, the peasant boy turns his head and nods, shrugs his shoulders, moves his hand to offer the pig a piece of bread, taps his foot, and the baby pig moves closer to the bread as if biting at the food. Piglet tries to eat the bread or cake which he is offered. French Paper Mache Vichy Automaton. Vichy-Triboulet. This unique French automaton in encased in a lovely walnut paneled cabinet. Peasant boy sits on a central wooden chair with pig propped on his knee. Case stands approximately 6.5 ft tall. Light turns on in cabinet. Machine includes lock and keys to the automaton cabinet. Extremely rare Vichy automaton. Very few known to exist. Excellent museum quality machine for your game room decor!

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