Inspired by toys of the Victorian era, this reproduction, full metal figure seems to magically come to life when rocked on its display stand. Toys inspired by, and demonstrating aspects of science were popular in Victorian times. Balance Toys, originally called skyhooks, were simple counter-weighted toys which could be set on a shelf or the rim of a table, and set in motion to everybody's delight and amazement. Beautifully painted and detailed. Knight measures 21-1/4".