Unknown Tin-Figures Black minstrel clockwork toy hand-painted featuring a black

Item number: Figuren schwarz (21063)

Intern number: 21063

Category: Unknown

no sale


Kind of Toys:
Tin Figures

Figuren schwarz


Size (LxWxH in inch):
H 16

Size (LxWxH in cm):
H 40,6

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
B Z3 5.790,00 2006

Black minstrel clockwork toy hand-painted featuring a black woman playing a banjo accompanied by her gentleman caller adorned in a top hat. The clockwork mechanism with music (plink, plank, plunk) contained within the lady s hoop dress, the gentleman caller is attached in a most unique way to her skirt. When activated she appears to strum the banjo with her right hand and his upper body as well as head sway to and fro, all while being propelled in a forward motion.

Picture from: Photo courtesy of James D. Julia auctioneers Fairfield ME www.juliaauctions.com

Black minstrel

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