The Harp-Playing Pig Automaton

Jackson’s International Auctions had a listing for this rare 19th Century French automaton of a pig playing a harp.


This dapper swine music box moves his arms over the harp strings via a clockwork key windup.


He stands just over thirteen inches tall and sold for $2,160.00.



See the listing here.

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