French Velocipede or Child's Tricycle
A 19th c. French velocipede or child’s toy tricycle featuring a body of carved wood with brushed steel faceplate and glass eyes, resting on spoke wheels with brass accoutrements and horse-hair tail.
A handsome objet d'art similar to the one depicted in Claude Monet's celebrated painting of his son, Jean Monet.
The painting is currently on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC).
|TITLE:||French Velocipede or Child's Tricycle|
|MATERIALS:||Of wood, brass, and steel (with glass eyes)|
|LENGTH:||22.5 in. (57 cm)|
|DEPTH:||37 in. (94 cm)|
|HEIGHT:||31.5 in. (80 cm)|
|DEALER LOCATION:||Austin, TX|
|NUMBER OF ITEMS:||1|