Roullet et Decamps Tiger Automaton

Roullet et Decamps Tiger Automaton

France
Circa 1910
Papier mache
17 1/2″ long x 4″ wide x 6 1/2″ high

Missing his fur and glass eyes and whiskers, this tiger no longer jumps as he was intended to, but in his state of wear has attained a value as pure visual poetry.

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