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Whirligig

Whirligig
Title
Whirligig
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Wood, metal, paper, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 5/8 x 2 in. ( 21.9 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Jointed figure carved out of wood, mounted on top of wooden spindle attached to circular base; wooden bead on spindle shaft and length of twine with one end tied to shaft and wooden knob attached to free end appear to be remnants of spinning mechanism.
Object Number 
INV.8179
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group