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Bell toy: goat

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Bell toy: goat
Iron, tin, paint
Overall: 7 3/4 x 9 x 3 3/4 in. ( 19.7 x 22.9 x 9.5 cm )
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1 900
Tinned sheet iron bell toy depicting goat, mounted on platform with two sets of cast iron wheels of different sizes; spokes form blossom with heart-shaped petals; white goat with blue saddle and red collar, black horns and beard; bell mounted on top of saddle with triad of clappers suspended from yoke and anchored to top of bell with flower finial; when toy is pushed or pulled, platform rises and falls; clapper rings against outside of bell.
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The wheels and bell appear in a trade catalogue for Gong Bell Manufacturing Company, East Hampton, Connecticut (See Publications). Gong Bell manufactured toys as well as parts used by other toy companies.
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group