Lisa Slater Automata

Automata for sale 


this automata having its handle turned

Charlotte Brontë


Charming hand crafted folk art figure lathe turned, carved and hand painted. Housed in an old singer sewing machine drawer. Charlotte is reading the novel she is most associated wih ‘Jane Eyre’. The book has been made by Landau House, who specialises in miniature 1:12 scale vintage books.

When turning the handle Charlotte ’s head moves from side to side as if reading aloud and her arms slightly shiver.

Based on brother Branwell's famous group portrait.

Dimensions (approx) - Height 38cm x Width 18cm (handle 6cm) x Depth 14cm.

Emily , Anne and Branwell are available separately.