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Jack-in-the-box

Object Number: 
INV.5235
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, paper, metal, textile, feather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 16.5 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Wooden box in the form of a cage-like chicken coop mounted on a flat rectangular base with slanted roof and lower side walls covered in printed paper; spring-loaded device makes rooster inside pop out when door of the coop is opened.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group