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Tue, Dec 9, 2014 09:00AM EST - Wed, Dec 10, 2014 09:00AM EST
Lot 887

Carved and painted pine mechanical acrobat toy, attributed to John Scholl (American 1827-1916)

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

Bid Increments

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$500 $50
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$200,000 $20,000
$500,000 $50,000

Carved and painted pine mechanical acrobat toy, attributed to John Scholl (American 1827-1916), with eight figures operated by a hand crank pulley, 16 1/4'' h., 14 3/4'' w. Provenance: Middwolff Collection, Sotheby's, October 25th, 1992, lot 158.

Condition

Overall very good condition. No apparent damages or repairs. Provenance: The collection of George Korn and the late Richard Kemble, owners of the Forager House Collection.