American Painted Wood Jig Toy. Black Memorabilia'Dapper Dapper Dan' Wood Dancing Jig Toy. This was a popular wooden toy during the American Civil War in the minstrel shows.
To play it, you sit on a chair and place the paddle under one leg and tap it steadily with one hand while holding the dancer just above it. The legs dance madly and by moving the figure forward and back the arms swing. Original wooden dancing board with scrip.
Patent pending mark on his hat with usage wear of the paint. A great rare piece of black memorabilia.Check out my other items for sale. The item "American ANTIQUE Painted Wood Jig Toy. RARE WOODEN TOY BLACK AMERICA" is in sale since Sunday, June 11, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana".
The seller is "sandstonelion" and is located in Ridgewood, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.