Painted Wooden Toy

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

1830-1870

GUSN

GUSN-3179

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

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
toys (recreational artifacts)
oil paint (paint)
balsa (wood)
nailing
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
wire
wood (plant material)
clay
Wood
Oil Paint
Pencil
Nailed
Wire
Clay
Shop

Label

r smaller meats-hams, beef and lamblegs are in good contiion. One lamb?

Inscription

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 .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Building

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 3 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1598