Pirate balance toy
Pirate Balance Toy
10-1/4"x 4-1/4"x 16-1/4"H
Pirate balance toy. Articulated pirate, oars and
parrot are moving in unison when the dinghy is set in motion and rocks back and
Pirate sky hook is hand cut in recycled steel, hand painted and finished with a rich aged patina.
Our Pirate will row and row and row, once set on his voyage. Treasure Island beckoning from beyond the surf…
- 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;
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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