French Velocipede or Child's Horse Tricycle

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A 19th century French velocipede or child's toy horse tricycle featuring a body of carved wood with brushed steel face-plate 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).
Details
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Brushed   Brass
Glass
Iron
Steel
Wood
Condition
Excellent. Excellent antique condition - Wear commensurate with age and use.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
28 in. H x 33 in. W x 22 in. D
71 cm H x 84 cm W x 56 cm D
Dealer Location
Austin, TX
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU88275222503
Address
Antique Swan
1009 West 6th Street
Austin TX 78703
US
(512) 710-0223
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Austin, TX
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