Train of Thought

Catalog Code: 
8- 8037
Description: 

No repairs needed.  Stave puzzle cut by SKR and MCS in 1982 for Mr. and Mrs. Josiah Lilly III.  Includes: rebus, enlarged silhouette,and  logograph cut in puzzle; explanation of these features in the puzzle box; 34 fine figure pieces;  mahogany backed plywood; and an Edward Lear limerick written on puzzle back in gold cursive.  Artist is the well known Charles M. Wysocki, Jr. (1928 – 2002), an American painter, whose works depict a stylized version of American life of yesteryear. While some of his works show horseless carriages, most depict the horse and buggy era. Wikipedia.
Lear limerick:
O My Aged Uncle Arty
Sitting on a heap of barley
Thro' the silent hours of night
Close beside a leafy thicket
On his nose There was a Cricket
In his hat a railroad ticket
(But his shoes were far too tight.)

General Information
Date: 
1982-10
Width: 
13"
Height: 
10"
Container: 
box
Material: 
plywood
Pieces Information
Pieces: 
355
Colorline: 
yes
Figures: 
34
Interlock: 
yes
Styles: 
Topics: 
Sale Status: 
For Sale