The Magnificent Silver Swan Automaton

Made purely of silver, the Silver Swan plucks a fish from the simulated water in which it sits, and then consumes it. The glass rods that simulate water cause light to play on the swan with great verisimilitude. As can be seen in the video, the light reflections closely resemble those created by slightly disturbed water. The Silver Swan is exhibited at the Bowes Museum in England, in the town of Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham, England.