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Balancing toy (galloping horse)

1923.496 (RS34409)

Description

Man on horseback with tricorn hat, red coat, sword in right hand. From belly of horse protrudes a curved wire terminating in lead weght below frame upon which horse's rear leg rests. Rider's arm moves, head turns, horse rears up as weight swings under horse. Red, green, tan, black paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Material
metal
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toys
Descriptive terms
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
Toy
toys (recreational artifacts)
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.496
GUSN
17106

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