Albert Schoenhut was a third generation wood carver, born in Germany, who established his toy factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1872 for making wood toys; his first toy was a piano. It's believed the first dolls copyrighted in 1903 were for the Humpty Dumpty Circus including lady and gentleman acrobats, lion tamer, lady circus rider and a ringmaster.
This is a set of three circus barrels painted red, white and blue with a hole in each end. These can be used to create various circus displays. Tallest measures approx. 7.5 cms / 3 inches
in overall very good original condition with one repainted and one with some wear to middle white section