茶運び人形 Tea Serving Puppet
A tea cup is placed on the tray held by the doll,
activating a mechanism to move the doll straight forward.
The doll stops when the tea cup is picked up.
When the cup is placed back on the tray,
the doll turns around and returns to its original position.
photos of Tea-Serving-Puppet are in Gallary/Room puppets
・The explanation of
structure is givn at Technical Note/
Illustrated Mechanical Puppet Mechanism
Puppet Walking Upstairs
details of this puppet，see Great Artists from Edo-era/Shobei