200-year-old Jewelled Automated Caterpillar
This automated caterpillar, made around 1810 by Swiss watchmaker Henri Maillardet, uses a hidden clockwork mechanism to crawl just like a real caterpillar. Its body is made of gold, decorated with coloured enamel and studded with seed pearls, rose diamonds and rubies. It's expected to fetch up to $200K at auction.
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