Wow, this little guy is over 200 years old! Amazing

The ‘Siberian Mouse’ – A Miniature Mechanical Marvel

Siberian Mouse

This charming jewelled gold and enamel automaton mouse darts, twirls and nibbles in a most lifelike and realistic manner. Created by Henri Maillardet around 1805, it will be offered for sale on 8 July 2015 in Sotheby’s Treasures auction.

Watch him in action!  Follow the link below:

http://www.sothebys.com/en/news-video/videos/2015/06/siberian-mouse-miniature-mechanical-marvel.html

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