Don’t forget to set your clocks back tonight!
This elaborate golden clock from our collection was made by James Cox c. 1780. Cox was a British jeweller and goldsmith best known for creating automata and mechanical clocks including the Cox timepiece, the Peacock Clock and the Silver Swan.
The Silver Swan, built by Cox in 1773 and which is now exhibited in @TheBowesMuseum, can raise its neck and turn its head. It still functions today and is demonstrated daily.