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

James Cox (ca. 1723–1800)

Date:
1766
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Case: gold, with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, and pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: brass, partly gilded, and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
The Jack and Belle Linsky Collection, 1982
Accession Number:
1982.60.137
207039

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