FRENCH PRISONER-OF-WAR CARVED BONE AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED NINE-FIGURE SPINNING JENNY, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.Est. $5,000-$8,000
Sold: $9,600 ($8,000)
Each wood platform covered in straw-work, the lower tier housing an elaborate mechanism with crank handle, flanked by two ladies on one side and two archers on the other, the upper tier with two ladies working at a spinning wheel, one standing and the other seated in a highback chair next to a soldier, another soldier and sweetheart standing nearby. Height 6 ⅞ inches, length 5 inches.