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Rare American Tin Toy Sled

Auction:
2476
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Rare American Tin Toy Sled, c. 1870, light brown painted tin sled with stenciled decoration of an American flag above a domed roof, possibly the Capitol rotunda and stenciled "OUR COUNTRY," also with red and blue trim, runners and sled bottom painted light brown, very small remnant of period green paper label, lg. 8.75 in., (very good, paint loss to bottom, several loose solder points).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

very good, paint loss to bottom, several loose solder points

Keywords

Capitol rotunda, Sled, Stencil, Tin

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