Automata

Automata

Bird automata  The mechanism of this automata is visible. The automata is powered by clockwork. The slotted wheels control the movement of the bird which swings back and forth and opens and closes its beak. The automata is also musical. The bird's beak movements are synchronised with the tweeting sounds also generated mechanically.

Bird automata The mechanism of this automata is visible. The automata is powered by clockwork. The slotted wheels control the movement of the bird which swings back and forth and opens and closes its beak. The automata is also musical. The bird's beak movements are synchronised with the tweeting sounds also generated mechanically.

Antique toy from Automata Collection at the Rocca Borromeo

Antique toy from Automata Collection at the Rocca Borromeo

Musical automata doll by Gale Elena Bantock, 12th scale miniaturist and model maker, http://www.galebantock.co.uk [1st of two pins]

Musical automata doll by Gale Elena Bantock, 12th scale miniaturist and model maker, http://www.galebantock.co.uk [1st of two pins]

This old Reuge Musical Pocket Watch has 4 moving automata features on the watch face.

This old Reuge Musical Pocket Watch has 4 moving automata features on the watch face.

Tom Haney...Fearnought, 2010, automata, handmade electronic moving sculpture with found materials, 26" x 13" x 10" (THAN116)

Tom Haney...Fearnought, 2010, automata, handmade electronic moving sculpture with found materials, 26" x 13" x 10" (THAN116)

Rare 1910 Dancing Ballerina Automaton by ParisCoutureAntiques, $10000.00

Rare 1910 Dancing Ballerina Automaton by ParisCoutureAntiques, $10000.00

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