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Coal wagon

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.12
Date: 
ca. 1912
Medium: 
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 3 3/4 x 13 in. (17.8 x 9.5 x 33 cm)
Description: 
Cast iron black cart with raised letters "COAL" driven by a African-American man and drawn by a single horse (horse probably a replacement, original paint removed).
Gallery Label: 
This vehicle was part of the cast iron toy collection of Henry Luce III (1925-2005).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila Luce and H. Christopher Luce in memory of Henry Luce III
Provenance: 
Purchased from Hillman-Gemini Antiques, NYC, 1991
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group