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Le Gai Violiniste

Object Number: 
INV.4541
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Iron, tin, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 20.3 x 12.1 x 8.3 cm )
Description: 
Windup toy consisting of tinned sheet iron figure holding violin in one hand and bow in the other; figure with painted tall gray hat, brown hair, and molded and painted features, dressed in brown cotton jacket and checked muslin pants; when key in side is wound, figure moves bow back and forth to play violin.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group