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Boy Ringing Bell Pull-Toy

Auction:
2476
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Boy Ringing Bell Pull-Toy, France, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head with molded and painted features, black pupil-less glass eyes, black painted hair, open mouth with four teeth, seated body with wooden hands holding lead hammers, wood lower legs, on a faux-grained wood platform with one stationary brass bell and two hanging brass bells, on four cast metal wheels, wearing original clothes, when pulled the boy moves both arms and hammers the central bell, lg. 8 in., (excellent).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

excellent

Keywords

Ringing Bell Pull-Toy, France, cast metal wheels

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