EXCEPTIONAL TOY HORSE DRAWN FIRE PUMPER, MARKLIN, GERMANY, CIRCA 1902
EXCEPTIONAL TOY HORSE DRAWN FIRE PUMPER, MARKLIN, GERMANY, CIRCA 1902
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EXCEPTIONAL TOY HORSE DRAWN FIRE PUMPER, MARKLIN, GERMANY, CIRCA 1902

Estimate: 25,000 - 50,000 USD

EXCEPTIONAL TOY HORSE DRAWN FIRE PUMPER, MARKLIN, GERMANY, CIRCA 1902

Estimate: 25,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

EXCEPTIONAL TOY HORSE DRAWN FIRE PUMPER, MARKLIN, GERMANY, CIRCA 1902


Handpainted, cast iron chassis, working pump mechanism, includes bell, lamps, horse yoke, and horse-reel.

Height 9 ¼ in. by Length 22 in. by Width 5 in.

Condition Report

One lantern in bag, support broken off.


To request further information for this lot, please email americana@sothebys.com. Please note, however, detailed condition reports and photographs will be available starting September 30th after property arrives at Sotheby’s.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Tin Toy Works, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Sculptural Fantasy: The Important American Folk Art Collection of Stephen and Petra Levin
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