Canary Shaped Toy


Molded celluloid balance toy, in the shape of a bird (canary). Yellow body, orange beak and feet, black dot for eyes, with black eyebrows. Feet are shaped into a small hook, which would enable the toy to balance on the side of a bowl or glass. Possibly used for a christmas ornament as well. See similar ornaments: 1993.0157.20, 1993.0157.18, 1993.0157.17, 1993.0157.16, 1993.0157.15.

Date Made: 1930 - 1950

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: GermanyDelete: GermanyPlace Used: United States: District of Columbia, Washington

Subject: Christmas, Animals

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Nancy M. and Robert R. Garvey, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.0157.19Accession Number: 1993.0157Catalog Number: 1993.0157.19

Object Name: ornament, christmasOther Terms: Ornament; Decoration

Physical Description: celluloid (overall material)paint (decoration material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 4 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 11.1125 cm x 3.175 cm


Record Id: nmah_1147420

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