Warhol’s Cat (Automata)

By Matt Smith

The box is Douglas fir with the mechanism being made of Stainless steel , brass ,  birch plywood , maple , phosphor bronze
and a small amount of Delrin  .
The cat himself is carved from lime wood  and the eyes made from Delrin balls.

6″ X 4″ X 9″ The automata

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Description

 

This is ‘Warhol’s Cat’ the new edition from the Fourteen Balls Toy Company . Designed and made by Matt Smith .
The automata is 150 mm x 100 mm x 230 mm ( 6″ x 4″ x 9″ )

The box is Douglas fir with the mechanism being made of Stainless steel , brass ,  birch plywood , maple , phosphor bronze
and a small amount of Delrin  .
The cat himself is carved from lime wood  and the eyes made from Delrin balls.
The mechanism inside the head is made from brass , phosphor bronze and spring steel .
The Campbell’s soup tin is a solid piece of steel with a label printed from a hand painted original ( by Sarah Smith ).
The mechanism comprises two brass ratchets and three camshafts , with a fairly complex sequence .
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