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Model Circus Parade Wagon with Bird Display. Circa 1940. El...
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Model Circus Parade Wagon with Bird Display. Circa 1940. Elaborately decorated diminutive circus wagon, bearing deeply carved gilt wooden ornaments, primarily with a bird motif, including two carved owls atop the exterior columns, the interior containing a diorama displaying approximately twenty-five taxidermied birds, mounted before a painted background. The roof of the wagon, decorated with elaborate carved gilt wooden bird ornaments lifts away to give a top-down view of the diorama. A Hagenbeck Wallace Shows/Peru Indiana cast metal plaque is affixed below the steering wheel. Approximately 53 x 24 x 48”. Wear and chips as expected, but good working condition overall.
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Model Circus Parade Wagon with Bird Display. Circa 1940. El...

Estimate $4,000 - $8,000
Sep 24, 2022
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Est. $4,000 - $8,000Starting Price $2,000
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Model Circus Parade Wagon with Bird Display. Circa 1940. Elaborately decorated diminutive circus wagon, bearing deeply carved gilt wooden ornaments, primarily with a bird motif, including two carved owls atop the exterior columns, the interior containing a diorama displaying approximately twenty-five taxidermied birds, mounted before a painted background. The roof of the wagon, decorated with elaborate carved gilt wooden bird ornaments lifts away to give a top-down view of the diorama. A Hagenbeck Wallace Shows/Peru Indiana cast metal plaque is affixed below the steering wheel. Approximately 53 x 24 x 48”. Wear and chips as expected, but good working condition overall.
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