Royal circus cage wagon

Object Number: 
2007.18.1.8
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Cast iron, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 3 x 12 1/2 in. (19.1 x 7.6 x 31.8 cm)
Description: 
Cast iron "Royal Circus" cage wagon with polar bear; blue cage wagon drawn by unpainted horses; yellow wheels and tow bar; horses probably replacements.
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 1990 from Hillman-Gemini Antiques, NYC.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group