212 . A Companion Doll to #209
16" (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of man with sculpted short brown hair in short wavy curls,sculpted ears,painted blue upper glancing eyes,red and black upper eyeliner,accented nostrils,closed mouth with center accent line,kid poupee body with straight limbs,mitten hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany,circa 1870,the peddler man is posed on original paper-covered wooden base wearing antique velvet and wool costume,and holding a woven basket of wares,including miniature glass dishes and glass goblets,along with several carved bone accessories. Value Points: well-preserved under glass dome,with especially fine detail of hair sculpting,wonderful wares.