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Fine Mechanical Pull Toy by Georgia Folk Artist

folk art pull toy constructed of carved wood depicting a camel and driver. The camel's head nods, the driver's staff and arm moves, both motions being articulated by rotation of the wheels. Painted brass plate IN AFRICA is attached to side of base, in original polychrome paint decoration, with applied leather harness detail. Made by A.I. Riedel of Savannah, Georgia is stenciled on bottom in black paint, ca 1930s; 15" high x 16" wide x 8" deep.

Condition:Only minor losses.

Estimate: $800 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$720
10/07/2005

 

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