SOLD .... thank you T. !!
Very nice and rare to find all original early French Polichinelle toy from circa 1880 / 85 in generally excellent condition !
Polichinelle jumper on wooden reck .... very popular toy which was offer in the " Etrennes Catalogs " and also offering in the grand Paris department stores and special toy shops !!
On funny toy which works well if you press with your hand the two wooden poles together , the nice Polichinelle starts to turn up and down and makes on rollover at top , he flips all around in a series of acrobatic " tricks" !!
The Polichinelle is wearing all original with red silk sateen costume which is richly decorate with fine French lace and small red silk ribbons and buttons.
It has on bisque head with inset glass eyes and open mouth with four tiny teeth . Wooden block torso , wire upper arms and legs , modeled lower limbs with painted shoes . Wooden hands .....
He is free of damage , hairline , repair or other problem.... small melting place at the original silk costume but not disturbing !!
Wonderful and funny piece ...perfect for your doll decoration !!
Total high.... 15" ( 38 cm ), Doll size .... 9" ( 23 cm )
Please let me know if you need more or special pictures and also if you have any question !
Thank you for your interest and trust in my Doll-Shop !!