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2018/10/17

CARVED AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED BONE TROOP WAGON, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.


CARVED AND POLYCHROME-PAINTED BONE TROOP WAGON, EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY.




Heightened in red and blue, the wagon platform on four working spoke wheels, the delicate fretted sides applied with small tortoiseshell roundels and joined by turned columns, surrounded by six soldiers standing guard with moveable arms and carrying bayonettes, enclosing nine soldiers engaged in a drill, carrying bayonettes and standing underneath a gate with suspended target. Height 6 ⅛ inches, length 12 ¼ inches.


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