Kimberley Park in Falmouth, Cornwall, now has three amazing outdoor automata by makers Paul Spooner, Keith Newstead and Rob Higgs – all who live locally. Paul Spooner gives us more on the background of his kicking goat design.
We are thrilled to offer this new piece from Japanese automata maker, Kazu Harada, just in time for Valentines. After studying Art History at university, Kazu worked mainly as a computer operator. He started making automata as a hobby in 2002 and came to England last September, as he says, ‘to meet great automata makers […]
The wonderful first edition of ‘The Matchstick Nibbler’ from the Fourteen Balls Toy Company are now finished. This is a favourite piece from our collection made by Paul Spooner piece in 1982. It’s full title is ‘How to Make a Model Goat from Odds and Ends No: 15’ – Nibbling Matchsticks to produce curved horns. […]
Over 30 pieces of automata, including the Fugu Eater (pictured) will be on show at the Rias Ark Museum of Art in Japan until the end of August. The pieces are all from the Fourteen Ball Toy Co and are presented by Molen (CMT Japanese licensee – as you know even though we are called […]