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Jumping jack

Object Number: 
INV.8060
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Wood, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 5/8 x 2 in. ( 17.1 x 1.6 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Jointed wooden monkey with carved limbs and body, with upper limbs attached to top of stick and lower limbs attached to sliding mechanism that makes monkey flip forward and back; with red and blue paint on body and black paint on head.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group