Puzzle

Object Number: 
1989.1a-1k
Date: 
ca. 1939
Medium: 
Redwood, cardboard
Dimensions: 
without box: 4 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 12.1 x 7 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on each end of box: "10 Pieces of MINIATURE/ FURNITURE/A TOY MADE FROM ONE SOLID PIECE/ OF CALIFORNIA REDWOOD, FITTED TO/GETHER TO FORM A UNIQUE PUZZLE/ FUN FOR EVERYONE/ SOUVENIR/ N. Y. WORLD'S FAIR- 1939/ MADE AND PRINTED IN U.S.A"
Description: 
Puzzle consisting of nine (originally ten) pieces of miniature, modern-style furniture (chairs, tables, etc.) made of redwood that fit together to form a single block; in original cardboard box.
Gallery Label: 
This toy is a souvenir from the 1939 World's Fair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of M. Gerard Fangemann in memory of Charlotte E. Fangemann
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group