Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature cart
  • Japan
  • miniature cart, late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • wood, paint, string, metal, carving, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 6 x 4.5 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of William A. Scott
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0173

A small, hollow black cone on a red, wheeled base with a gray and red circle on one side, surrounded with four red curlicue designs (possibly characters?). The red base is mottled and the wheels, that were once green, are nailed to the base. There is a dark yellow string for pulling.