Mechanical box: boy and girl on seesaw
Cardboard, glass, paper, sand
Overall: 8 1/8 x 6 x 2 1/2 in. ( 20.6 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm )
Sand toy composed of viewing box made of cardboard with glass window containing colored lithograph of landscape with river and mill; sand-operated mechanism inside box makes mill wheel turn and seesaw in foreground (with girl on left and boy on right) move up and down.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
printed: on label affixed to back of box: "MECHANICAL B.../WITH AUTOMATON./DIRECTIONS FOR ITS USE./... [in English, German, and French]/GERARD CAMAGNI"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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