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Aida Skyhook and Madame Butterfly are two famous opera chatacters. With a touch of eastern influence, this Authentic Models Aida Skyhook Balance Toy is strikingly beautiful in its originality.
Cut by hand using original templates, this toy is handmade from recycled metal sheet that has been beaten into shape. The Egyptian Queen elegantly sways on a stand painted to look like columns of the ancient temples found in the Valley of the Kings. The toy includes a counterweight calibrated to create swing and a matching metal stand.
Gadgets inspired by science were popular in the 19th century. The Victorians loved demonstrations of the seemingly impossible. Optical illusions, magnetic forces, the laws of gravity etc, all seemed magical in an era when society was changing fast due to the technological innovations of the industrial revolution. Balance toys and their like became popular in such a time.
Product Code: TM123 Brand: Authentic Models Material: Iron Colour: Yellow
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