Early Paper Mache Peddler Doll with Original Costume and Tray of Wares

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15" (38 cm.) doll. 19" dome. Paper mache shoulderhead lady with wizened aged complexion, sculpted grey hair in looped curls around her ears and forming into a chignon at the back of head, painted features, spectacles, antique peddler costume, is posed with a large basket tray of wares including sewing notions, toys, household objects and more. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the English trade, circa 1875. Value Points: rare doll model with aged portrayal and unique hair style, presented in original glass dome.
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