Pull toy (horse with foal)
Iron, tin, paint
Overall: 6 1/2 x 9 x 3 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 22.9 x 8.9 cm )
Tinned sheet iron pull toy depicting horse trotting side by side with foal, mounted on platform with four cast iron wheels; white horse with red scalloped saddle blanket with triangular line decoration; white foal; green textured platform with pierced hole at front.
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.