A delightful wooden Noah’s Ark with marquetry windows and frieze, and a sliding panel to the front to house the animals. This Ark has over 65 hand-made figures and is in very good condition. German, circa 1885.
Ref: Bethnall Green Museum of Childhood, London. ‘Childhood Toys throughout the ages’, Leslie Daiken (B.T.Battisford Ltd, London) plate 97.
Height: 18cms (7 inches)
Width: 33cms (13 inches)
Depth: 8cms ( 3.25 inches)