Pull toy with two men sawing

Object Number: 
INV.4457
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 15.9 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: in ink on reverse of platform: "24/35"
Description: 
Pull toy with two figures with turned wooden torsos and carved legs; one figure is mounted atop a beam supported by turned wooden pillars, another figure stands below; both have hinged arms which are connected to a saw between them; figures are mounted on a wooden platform with four wooden wheels; movement of wheels not meant to move figures' arms and saw.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group