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Rattle

Rattle

This is a baby’s rattle, made from maple wood, with a long handle. Inside the head there is a ball and a small ring inside a larger ring. Kay Bøjesen, 1886–1958, designed this rattle in Denmark in 1932. He was famous for making jewellery, knives, forks and spoons and silverware. But Bøjesen was also known for his toys and playful-looking monkeys. In the 1930s, he made a range of wooden toys that included the rattle.

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