Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock

Maker: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800)
Date: 1766
Culture: British, London
Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels
Dimensions: Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line: The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number: 1982.60.137

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