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Sand Toy

Decorative Arts

MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Wood, glass, sand
  • Place Made: Mexico
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 5 x 7 x 2 1/8 in.
    MARKINGS no marks
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.151.7
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Henry P. Sailer
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Mexican sand toy, square box with glass front showing suspended soldier with attached arms and legs, holding sword in one hand. Back part of box contains sand and when turned around a number of times the paper soldier dances. CONDITION - Good.
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