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).
- Place of origin
- Date of manufactureLate 19th Century
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionExcellent. Excellent antique condition - Wear commensurate with age and use.
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 28 in. x W 33 in. x D 22 in.
H 71.12 cm x W 83.82 cm x D 55.88 cm
- Seller locationAustin, TX
- Seller reference numberQ0028
- Reference numberLU88275222503
About the Seller
1stdibs seller since 2009
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in Austin, TX
You may also contact the seller by phone
More From This Seller
English Snookers or Billiards Scoreboard from t...
Bone, Ebony, Mahogany, Mother-of-Pearl, Paint, Slate
A fine English wall hanging snooker or billiards scoreboard of mahogany from the early Edwardian period. Comprising two rolling score register panels that rotate and have sliding ...
Pair of Child's Correction Chairs (Priced Indiv...
English Children's Furniture
Cane, Wicker, Wood
A Fine pair of children's correction chairs, each featuring a bowed back and turned supports with Fine patination to the wood, shaped caned seats in excellent antique condition. T...
Large Jewish Yad or Torah Pointer
Russian Religious Items
Precious Stone, Silver
A fine Jewish yad or torah pointer of silver featuring a robed man playing a violin or fiddle on the handle end, with a traditional pointed finger hand on the other end. With decorat...
English Marine or Nautical Pedestal Desk of Pol...
A handsome English mariner's or nautical yachtsman's pedestal desk of polished aluminium with leather top. Featuring a rectangular top with embossed leather writing surface, rounded...
You May Also Like
Antique French Velocipede Horse Tricycle by Jea...
Jean Louis Gourdoux
Brass, Steel, Oak
Wonderfully detailed, antique, French, velocipede or toy tricycle featuring the body of a carved walnut horse with steel face plate on spoke wheels and horse-hair tail. Designed by J...
1930s Antique French Child's Pedal Car
French Toys and Dolls
This is a great opportunity to acquire a very rare 1930s. Antique French child's pedal car. Typically French in its styling and one we've not come across before. We've professionally...
Rare Fraad Jr. Child's Size Talking Machine, ci...
American Musical Instruments
A New York firm established in 1915. An advertisement of 1916 offered ten models of disc players under the names Symphony, Fraad Jr. and Symphony Jr. (the firm went bankrupt in Augus...
Original Plast of Mother and Child by Sculptor ...
Belgian Figurative Sculptures
Bernard Callie was a Belgian sculptor active around the beginning of the 20th century (Brussel 25/12/1880-Brussel 1954). Several of his creations are exhibited in Belgian Museums and...
Horse by Renate Müller Therapeutic Toy
German Toys and Dolls
Therapeutic toy made by Renate Müller in the 1970s, in Sonneberg GDR. It is signed. Wonderful vintage and unique piece.
19th Century American Hobby Horse Rocker
American Toys and Dolls
Wood, Parchment Paper, Paint
19th century American parchment veneered hobby horse supported by a green painted and decorated rocker base.
17th Century Carved Wood and Polychromed Madonn...
Italian Religious Items
Paint, Wood, Giltwood
17th century carved wood and polychromed Madonna and Child, I believe this was made in Italy. Wonderful carving and detailing. Beautiful surface and paint.
Polished Aluminium Airplane's Fuselage Desk or ...
American Desks and Writing Tables
This piece is very unusual since it is a section of airplane's fuselage that has been stripped, sanded and hand polished to get this fabulous mirror effect. It stands on two sturdy ...