An unusual 'Nodding Buddha' cast brass figure, British, circa 1900

Summary

  • Type 
    Automobilia
  • Lot number 
    38
  • Location

Description

An unusual 'Nodding Buddha' cast brass figure, British, circa 1900, marked 'CHU' and with indistinct Registered Design mark to rear, hollow-cast brass figure of a seated Buddha with interior weighted mechanisms operating nodding head, wagging tongue and moving hands, adaptable as a car mascot, 11cm high, mounted on a turned wooden display base.