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Wooden Folk Art Objects339 of 665Spice cabinet or Chest of drawers or Jewelry Box? - Indonesian? Tibetan?Hand carved wooden man, possibly dancing
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Posted 4 years ago


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Two sawing men and four hammering men work as the gears turn by the wind. A far more busy whirligig than most, and as it was covered by a rotating wooden platform, the figures below are still in good condition.
Circa 19? Early 20th Century. Collection Jim Linderman
Dull Tool Dim Bulb


  1. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 4 years ago
    very cool and nice find as well.............
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Are the gears wooden also?
  3. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    what a cool whirligig!!

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