Automaton Whistling Figure of Dr. Eisenbarth by Karl Griesbaum, 1930s. Carved limewood figure of a sinister-looking gentleman holding a surgical knife, with articulated head. The figure depicts Johann Andreas Eisenbarth, medicine man and surgeon, who appeared at fairs and markets in Germany accompanied by his troop of musicians and dancers. Credited as the inventor of a star-needle and polyp hook, he was given the title of “Royal Prussian Court Advisor” by the Prussian king Friedrich Wilhelm I. A fascinating piece of medical memorabilia. The item “German Whistler Figure of Dr. Eisenbarth by Karl Griesbaum, 1930s CASE ONLY” is in sale since Wednesday, August 11, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes”. The seller is “terrybob3″ and is located in Bristol, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
- Handmade: Yes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Brand: Karl Griesbaum
- Time Period Manufactured: 1900-1939