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miniature cart
  • Ceylon/Sri Lanka
  • miniature cart, 1949–1950
  • Where object was made: Ceylon (present-day Sri Lanka)
  • horn?, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10.5 x 7.5 x 19.5 cm height with shade raised
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/8 x 2 15/16 x 7 5/8 in height with shade raised
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3193

The miniature two wheeled passenger vehicle has an articulated three part shade and a single bench seat. The body and shade are made of a mottled yellow and brown material, probably horn. The wheels, axle, shocks or springs and animal frame are made of metal that may have been gold colored.