London, South Kensington
1 December 2000
cast-metal seated chinaman dressed in turquoise, pale blue, pink and white holding parasol and paper fan, in original box with Robinson & Sons shop label --4¼in. (11cm.) high (E, box F, lid sides damaged)
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"Is a pretty little ornament for the mantleshelf, always amusing. When the umbrella is spun the figure will vigorously fan himself with the fan that he holds in his left hand."
See Lot 20 for the German version of this toy.
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