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Madame Butterfly balance toy

Madame Butterfly Balance Toy

balance toys ATM124

10-1/4"x 4-1/4"x 23-1/2"H

list price: $111.25
your price: $89.00
Madame Butterfly sky hook Madame Butterfly balance toy

Madame Butterfly balance toy. Functioning skyhook replica of 18 C. classic seasonal accessories. Madame Butterfly is famous opera character, intricately shaped in metal and hand painted. Beautiful butterfly wings have been hand painted in great details.

- hand made from recycled sheet iron;
- cut by hand using original templates;
- hand painted in great details;
- finished in aged patina, waxed;
-molded on bronze cast molds in two halves, then welded;
- counterweight calibrated to create swing;
- come with matching metal stand;

see also:
aida sky hook
Aida sky hook
queen sky hook
queen sky hook
king sky hook
king sky hook
 

Gadgets inspired by science were popular in Victorian times. People loved demonstrations of the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity, all seemed magical in an era when society was changing fast and industrial revolution was unstoppable.

Skyhooks could be set on a shelf or the rim of the table and set in motion to everybody's delight and amazement.


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