Faraway Antique Shop

12" Wooden Creche Musician, Circa 1855

12" Wooden Creche Musician, Circa 1855

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Directory: Dolls: Antique Dolls: Early Dolls: Pre 1900: Item # 1340073

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Faraway Antique Shop
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P.O. Box 353
East Millinocket, Maine 04430

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OVERVIEW: This is a fantastic example of a wooden crèche figure with glass eyes. She is all original and dated 1855. Layaway is always an option, but please contact me prior to purchase to discuss terms. Here are the details:

DETAILS: This wonderful crèche lady has a carved wooden head inset glass eyes. Her face is very beautiful and expressive. Her arms and legs are also carved of wood and the remainder of her body is a wire armature covered in hemp. She has perfect hands and bare feet. Her clothing appears to be all original and the condition is very good for the age with only minor wear to the silk. Part of her costume is lined with an Italian newspaper dated 1855. She retains her original stand with pegs that fit into holes in her feet. She carries a musical instrument. She is outstanding