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Picture This IV

After posting recently about an automaton table clock by James Smith of London, a kindred automaton clock is coming up for sale at the Salisbury salerooms of Woolley & Wallis  on the 26th of March, 2013 (lot 129). A George … Continue reading

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Picture This II

Red lacquer automaton table clock by James Smith, London, circa 1765. Unusually, the ogee brass dial incorporates a rustic automaton scene with six craftsmen going about their tasks. One figure ascends and descends a ladder with a board – the … Continue reading

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