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Mechanical toy (three chickens in a coop)

Object Number: 
INV.5253[dup]
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Wood, paper, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 3 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.9 x 7.6 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Mechanical toy consisting of rectangular wooden box on top of which is a lean-to shed with open front containing three chickens; shed is painted red and sides of box are covered with floral printed paper; when wooden handle in side of box is turned chickens peck the ground.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group