Soldiers — July 1, 2016 at 12:00 am

The Chateau de Chinon: A Masterpiece Sold in France

0716-chateau

By Pasky / Kohn Auction House

This incredible work in question is a minature of a French historic edifice. The castle has inspired many artists and among them Eduoard Wutrich, clockmaker in Switzerland at the end of the 19th century. This automaton measures 32 x 20 inches and is made of zinc sheets. Each part of the castle is faithfully reproduced; towers of silver tiles, drawbridge, the chapel.

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