For those who love antique history, and perhaps want to take a step back from collecting dolls and bisque beauties, why not explore the unique toys of the Victorians? It's a rabbit hole fully worth dropping into, with this example being a lovely wood block puzzle, with six different faces to give six different pictures. Elephants, rabbits, pidgeons, and others get together in colorful, detailed scenes; usually, the more common type of this puzzle portrays young children, or children playing with animals. This one has only the animals, and is a delight to see! It comes in the original wooden box, with the front showing off the rabbit puzzle face. Explore the toys of the early 1900s and have some fun with this puzzle!
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Wooden block puzzle, with 20 block pieces total, each with six sides for a total of six unique animal-centric scenes. Each block has a side length of 2 inches, so a completed puzzle has dimensions of 10 by 8 inches. The box is slightly larger, 11.5 by 9.5 inches. Box lid has the rabbit scene. This puzzle set does NOT include lithographs of the scenes.
Marks: -No makers marks visible-
Condition: Generally excellent. The pieces are all vibrant and colorful, and have most of the paper print on the blocks, with only some minor peeling here and there, particularly to the edges. The front of the lid has an area of peeling, by the squirrel's tail on the right; the previous owner seems to have restored the peeled away print by painting over the exposed area in a very convincing fashion. The box and lid have peeling to the edges as well, and overall discoloration to the paper. The bottom face of the box has a split in the wood, but it has not compromised the integrity of the box. Overall, a lovely puzzle set!
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