Rare “Last Supper Machine” Could Be Yours! – UPDATED

Last Supper - Skinner auction

It’s a toy!  It’s a work of art!  It’s a devotional aid!It’s all of the above! It’s actually an automaton, a rare mechanical re-enactment of Leonardo DaVinci’s “The Last Supper.”  The machine is created from wood and metal, fabric and paint, gears and drives—and, according to the Skinner Auction House of Massachusetts, it’s powered by two 110 and 220 volt, 60-cycle motors.  The automaton measures 69 inches long, 30 inches high, and 22 inches deep.The working automaton—a large-scale … [Read more...]