The Mummy. Holland: Eddy Taytelbaum, ca.1968. A tiny mummy vanishes from one sarcophagus and reappears in another. Sarcophogi made of wood, in maroon and blue, with gold detailing and reverse-painted laminate decorations on lids and sides. With carrying case of wood and laminate, cloth-lined, with gold detailing. Case 4 3/8” square. Fine condition. Considered a masterpiece of micro-magic, Taytelbaum’s Mummy trick represents the full potential of his exemplary craftsmanship. From the combination of materials such as wood, laminate, and metal to the finely painted detailing, this beautifully constructed display remains in excellent condition and high regard.