A large and extremely fine wooden Noah's Ark and animals, German 1870s-80s
Lot 123
A large and extremely fine wooden Noah's Ark and animals, German 1870s-80s
Sold for £10,800 (US$ 18,142) inc. premium
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A large and extremely fine wooden Noah's Ark and animals, German 1870s-80s
The large bow bottomed ark in mellow greens with stenciled windows with ocher surrounds and painted dove to roof. With thirty-six pairs and fourteen single animals, and seventeen pairs and twenty-two single birds, various breeds include zebra, elephants, camels, cattle, elks, dogs, giraffes, bears, buffalo, all very well carved and painted, (ark and animals, in excellent condition), ark 51cm (20in) tall, 76cm (30in) wide, 21cm (8 1/2in) deep.
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