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Early 20th C. German Wood Toy - Circus Cage w/ Lion
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Description
Western Europe, Germany, ca. early 20th century CE. A delightful wooden circus toy with a spring loaded felt lion that leaps out when the cage door is opened! The ends of the cart also open to small compartments that might have carried other animals at one time, and the cage is mounted on wheels for a child to pull along on a cord. Size: 13.5" L x 5.5" W x 8.5" H (34.3 cm x 14 cm x 21.6 cm)

Provenance: ex-private Bishop Family Trust collection, the Trust of the late Bill Bishop, a noted antiquarian with shops in Scottsdale, Arizona and Allenspark, Colorado, USA, acquired before 2010

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#173683
Condition
Missing one wheel. Chipping and fading to painted pigments on roof. Chips and losses to wood bars and corners of cart floor panel. Lion spring mechanism works as intended!
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Early 20th C. German Wood Toy - Circus Cage w/ Lion

Estimate $400 - $600
Aug 11, 2022
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0241: Early 20th C. German Wood Toy - Circus Cage w/ Lion

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Est. $400 - $600Starting Price $200
Beauty & Beasts: Ancient, Ethno, Fine Art
Aug 11, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0241 Details

Description
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Western Europe, Germany, ca. early 20th century CE. A delightful wooden circus toy with a spring loaded felt lion that leaps out when the cage door is opened! The ends of the cart also open to small compartments that might have carried other animals at one time, and the cage is mounted on wheels for a child to pull along on a cord. Size: 13.5" L x 5.5" W x 8.5" H (34.3 cm x 14 cm x 21.6 cm)

Provenance: ex-private Bishop Family Trust collection, the Trust of the late Bill Bishop, a noted antiquarian with shops in Scottsdale, Arizona and Allenspark, Colorado, USA, acquired before 2010

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#173683
Condition
...
Missing one wheel. Chipping and fading to painted pigments on roof. Chips and losses to wood bars and corners of cart floor panel. Lion spring mechanism works as intended!

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