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Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Boxing Men Toy

Auction:
2349
Lot:
548
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2349
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

Carved and Painted Wood and Metal Boxing Men Toy, America, early 20th century, black and white painted figures with articulated arms, mounted on blocks of wood, animated by swinging wire mechanism attached to a wood frame, together with a soft-cover booklet entitled Life and Battles of Jack Johnson: Champion of the World with a History of Past Champions, No. 22 of Fox's Athletic Library, Richard K. Fox, publisher, New York, ht. 11 3/8, lg. 16 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Richard K. Fox, Jack Johnson, Athletic Library, Fox's Athletic Library, Ed Wood

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