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Automaton clock in the form of the Madonna and Child

Maker: Clockmaker: Nikolaus Schmidt the Elder (German, ca. 1550–1630)
Date: ca. 1620–25
Culture: German, Augsburg
Medium: Case: gilded brass, silver, and ebony veneered on oak; Movement: brass and iron
Dimensions: Overall: 12 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (31.8 × 16.5 × 11.4 cm)
Classification: Horology
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Simon Guggenheim, 1929
Accession Number: 29.52.13

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