Ives Tin-Clowns Mechanical revolving mule dancers, patent by W. H. Hubbell,

Item number: Mule dancers 8 (53441)

Category: Ives




Description

Manufacturer:
Ives

Kind of Toys:
Tin Clowns

Item-No:
Mule dancers 8

Year:
ca. 1875

Size (LxWxH in inch):
L 7,75" H 8"

Size (LxWxH in cm):
L 19,7 H 20,3 cm

Results: (E=Ebay; D=Sale; B=Auction) (Z=Condition)
B Z2 4.070,50 2015

Description:
Mechanical revolving mule dancers, patent by W. H. Hubbell, extremely rare, hand painted tin top platform, features two clowns mounted on die-cut and jointed lithographed cardboard mules, clockwork concealed in wood box base. This is the book example from Blair Whitten's Clockwork Toys; reportedly the only complete example known


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