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Painted Wooden Toy

1991.1598 (RS25768)

Description

A yellow painted miniature butcher shop, with seventeen painted clay pieces of meat, a small blue paper shop sign, lettered in gold "BULL BUTCHER."

Details

Label
r smaller meats-hams, beef and lamblegs are in good contiion. One lamb?
Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1870
Inscriptions
Gold painted in capital letters on the blue sign is: BULL/BUTCHER. In the lower center of the gray backing in pencil is y/a .
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
balsa (wood)
clay
nailing
oil paint (paint)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
wire
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building
Descriptive terms
clay
Clay
miniatures (toys)
Nailed
nailing
Oil Paint
oil paint (paint)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Possibly balsa (wood)
Shop
toys (recreational artifacts)
wire
Wire
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1598
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3179

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