Natural History / Animals, Plants & Fossils
1940 - 1990
Grass and bamboo.
120 x 155 x 125 mmOrder this image
2 Willow Road, London (Accredited Museum)
A miniature catapult. Formed from a curved strip of bamboo, painted with a stylised leaf design in black to the outside and joined by string to a strip of dried reed curving round and joining the bamboo through a slit.
Bequeathed to the National Trust by Ernö Goldfinger (1902-1987) and Ursula Ruth Blackwell, Mrs Ernö Goldfinger (d.1991), formally acquired in 1994.