Gambling wheel

Object Number: 
1995.2
Date: 
1900-1920
Medium: 
Wood, glass, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/4 × 66 1/4 in. (29.8 × 168.3 cm)
Description: 
Gambling wheel with carved dragon heads painted silver, painted numbers and spokes around circumference; electric lights in working condition.
Gallery Label: 
This gambling wheel was used at Coney Island in the early 20th century.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
Purchased from the Smith Collection, Sotheby's, September 16, 1994.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group