Magnificent Large Noah's Ark

Carved and Painted Wood
With Collection of Original Animals

German c. 1850

19” high x 32” wide x 8.25” deep

This fine Ark and the collection of over 100 animals are of a particularly large scale, well sculpted and unusually retain most of their original painted decoration. A similar example is held at the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, London.

Literature: Comparative Literature: Robert Young, Folk Art, Mitchell Beaz

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