Hansom cab

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.20
Date: 
ca. 1880-1890
Medium: 
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 4 x 12 1/2 in. (17.8 x 10.2 x 31.8 cm)
Description: 
Cast iron one-horse hansom cab; black cab with yellow wheels and a trotting brown horse with white blanket and pink and black trappings; driver with white coat and black top hat.
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 in 1998 from Gemini Antiques, Bridgehampton, NY.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group