Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Clown on Globe" Bank
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
- Date / Time :
- May 03, 2014 10:00AM
Painted Cast Iron Mechanical "Clown on Globe" Bank, J. & E. Stevens, c. 1900, the globe gets wound on an interior spring mechanism, then released by a lever on the rear of base which in turns spins the globe that the clown is straddling, a button release on the globe activates the clown to flip forward and rest in a handstand, ht. 9 in.
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