Sold $2,500 c. 1890's, cast iron, scarce walking horse on three wheel version, painted in brown overall, this toy has a folk art quality to its design and molding effects, articulated action creates realistic walking motions. 7" l.
Ornate, Art Nouveau style antique hand painted lamp base holds a French Empire shade. Shade is in colors of pale pink to robins egg blue and covered with metallic laces and wonderful 19th century French embroidered roses and flowers. Hand beaded fringe in matching tones - lights up beautifully.