|This is called 'How
Much !' .
The man is calmly resting on the box with his arms folded , in his hand he
holds his price ticket when you wind the handle he presents you with the
ticket , however when he sees the price he takes a closer look . His jaw
drops and his eyes pop out.
He is carved from lime with a Douglas fir box and various other materials , the rather elaborate painting on his Hawaiian shirt was done by Sarah whilst we were artists in residence at the Exploratorium in San Francisco , so these are well travelled automata.
There are Fourteen. Designed and made by Matt Smith with the painting done by Sarah Smith.