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Moving Sculpture - Death of Cleopatra.  Thomas Woeller
Glas and wooden Sarcofag of Cleopatra with Snails.
The wax figure and the snails have a mechanic movement.
The bust of the figure is breathing and two snails squirm,one biting the breast of Cleopatra.
Produced in Germany in the late XIX th century, bought about 20 jears ago in St.Francisco.
Wonderfull, decorativ and exrtemly rare automat.
Moving Sculpture - Death of Cleopatra
XIXth c. Art and Older,  Sculptures,  Sculptures
177 x  68 x  67 cm  /   69.7 x  26.8 x  26.4 in
Authenticity / Provenance: Original  /   Period: XIXth c  /  
Posted: september 3, 2007 / Modified: april 25, 2008
Copyright Thomas Woeller

Moving Sculpture - Death of Cleopatra
25,000 €  17,750 £  28,500 $ 
Thomas Woeller
Thomas Woeller
Eschborn, Germany
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