Late 19th Century French Tricycle Horse


Tricycle horse in wood and iron, France 19th century

Beautiful and rare wooden tricycle horse with its cast iron details and stunning patina. 

This type of 19th century French velocipede tricycle horse was originally designed by Jean Louis Gourdoux of Paris between 1850 and 1910 which at the time was one of the most sought after toys and statement pieces. Rare and collectible item it can be found in "Le Musee Du Jouet" in Poissy, France.

France, circa 1880
Weathered, losses and old repairs. Chain is missing.
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 for sale in Miscellaneous | Tresors Trouves

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180227
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Height:
70 cm (27.56 inch)
Width:
77 cm (30.31 inch)
Depth:
44 cm (17.32 inch)