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Balancing Horse on Cart

Object Number: 
891[dup]
Date: 
1870-1880
Medium: 
Iron, tin, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 9 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. ( 22.9 x 24.1 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Tinned sheet iron balancing toy with two separate parts: horse attached to weight, balanced on stand mounted on platform with four cast iron wheels; green platform with scalloped sides and pierced hole at front.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group