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Squeak toy (quail)

Object Number: 
Z.280
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Papier-mâché, wood, leather, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. ( 14.9 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Squeak toy with molded papier-mâché quail mounted on rectangular leather base/bellows; quail painted with white body and brown and black wings and head.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group