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Painted Tin Wind-up Toy with Clown and Musical Goose

Auction:
2482
Lot:
598
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Painted Tin Wind-up Toy with Clown and Musical Goose, attributed to Guntherman, Germany, early 20th century, the clown waves a baton while the goose bobs and squeaks, (paint losses), ht. 7, lg. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Some small paint losses on clown's head, arm and body, and around side of base, wind-up mechanism is a little corroded but could probably be made to work.

Keywords

Guntherman, Germany, head , arm, Clown, Clowning, Theatre, Wind

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