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Item Details

19th Century Napoleonic Prisoner of War Carved 'Spinning Jenny' Automaton.


A rare early 19th Century example of a Napoleonic prisoner of war carved mutton bone 'Spinning Jenny' automaton. The upper platform has a seated female figure wearing a bonnet hat sat at a spinning wheel with thread. Lower platform with hand crank and wheels that activate the figure. Platforms joined by turned columns and are raised on a single turned foot. A real museum piece and collectors’ item, in overall good condition.


 


Size in inches approx.: H5” x W 2” x D 2”


Origin: Unknown


Date: Early 19th Century


Material: Mutton Bone


Condition Report


The mechanism works but the thread is loose therefore the main wheel won’t turn properly. The thread would been tightening or replacing to make it work properly.


This item is completely solid in structure and form. Obvious age is shown in discolouration, fading of surface in places.


Its exceedingly difficult to photograph all the areas of these pieces, therefore we strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment upon purchase.


For multiple years we have sold antique and vintage items globally, please expect our items to show relevant age and natural wear, Items are only restored due to breaks and major loss, and we always stipulate this in our condition report. 

  • Period: 1820
    • Price: £1,295.00
    • €1,517 Euro
    • $1,642 US Dollar
  • Location: London