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Jumping jack

Object Number: 
INV.8066
Date: 
1800-1820
Medium: 
Wood, paint, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 24.8 x 13.3 x 2.2 cm )
Description: 
Wooden jumping jack with segments carved in relief; figure has green jacket with gold buttons and black trim; white trousers with gold bands and black shoes; limbs move and eyes roll when string between legs is pulled.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group