Automata 'Anne Brontë'
The Brontë Sisters Automata - 'Anne Brontë' by Lisa Slater.
Charming hand crafted folk art figure laithe turned, carved and hand painted. Housed in an old singer sewing machine drawer. Anne is reading the novel she is most associated wih 'The Tennant of Wildfell Hall'. The book has been made by Landau House, who specialises in miniature 1:12 scale vintage books.
When turning the handle Anne's head moves from side to side as if reading aloud and her arms slightly shiver.
Based on brother branwell's famous group portrait...
The Brontë Sisters (Anne Brontë; Emily Brontë; Charlotte Brontë) by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, circa 1834.
Dimensions (approx) - Height 38cm x Width 18cm (handle 6cm) x Depth 14cm.
Charlotte & Emily are available seperately.