Automaton clock in the form of a lion Maker: Clockmaker: Karl Schmidt (German, ca. Culture: German, Augsburg Medium: Case: gilded brass and gilded silver on a base of ebony, and ebony veneered on fruitwood;
Cosmetic Vessel in the Shape of a Cat. The cat first appears in painting and relief at the end of the Old Kingdom, and this cosmetic jar is the earliest-known three-dimensional representation of the animal in Egyptian art. Egypt, ca.
Kitten on Ipuy's Lap, Tomb of Ipuy (Egypt, ca.) - Facsimile painted at Deir el Medina by Norman de Garis Davies for the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1912 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.