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Balancing toy

Object Number: 
INV.4555a-c
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 3/4 x 13 x 4 in. ( 27.3 x 33 x 10.2 cm )
Description: 
Balancing toy consisting of two carved wooden horses (a-b) painted dappled gray with black saddles trimmed in red, each with a metal (probably lead) weight attached by a curved length of wire; wooden stand painted yellow (c) has a raised platform on each end for each bobbing horse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group