Rockin' Snowman Skyhook
Sale Price: $64.99
Original Price: $130.00
Availability: Out of stock. This item is no longer available for purchase.
Brilliant Balancing Act. A marvel of perfect balance, this Rockin’ Snowman Skyhook carries a stovepipe hat and a briefcase in his swinging arms as he makes a speedy run into town, perhaps to pick up some last minute gifts. Whimsically demonstrating the workings of counterweights and centrifugal force—the original purpose of skyhooks—this nudge-into-motion folk art sculpture is made of tin and iron. 21.5"h. x 7.1"w. x 9.6"d.
Recalls similar holiday toys in our American History Museum’s Division of Home and Community Life.
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