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About the object

An amusing folk art swinging parrot, having original painted decoration. It has a weighted lead base to obtain the correct balance, which was made by adding thin strips of lead one by one until the parrot swings evenly for a duration of time.


English Circa 1920


8½ in. (21.5 cm.) Wide 3½ in. (9 cm.) Deep 17¾ in. (45 cm.) High

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