S/3630 Antique Early 20th Century Folk Art Swinging Parrot
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.
8½ in. (21.5 cm.) Wide
3½ in. (9 cm.) Deep
17¾ in. (45 cm.) High
English Circa 1920