Two leopards, a monkey, a bird, and more come to life on this elaborate clock. Produced in association with The Luxury of Time: European Clocks and Watches, on view November 16, 2015–March 27, 2016.
Automaton clock in the shape of Diana on her chariot, ca. 1610. South Germany, probably Augsburg. Gilt bronze and silver; dials: enamel; case: ebony and gilt bronze; movement: iron and brass. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Gift of Mrs. Laird Shields Goldsborough in memory of Mr. Laird Shields Goldsborough, B.A. 1924 (1951.19.2a-b)
Video by Sandra Luckow and the Digital Media Center for the Arts at Yale University