214 . Staffordshire Porcelain
10" (25 cm.) Bisque head depicting adult man with sculpted gold helmet over brown painted hair,painted features,blue eyes,curvy brows,closed mouth,very wide moustache with curled tips,carton torso enclosing a bellows-type mechanism,wire upper arms and legs,wooden lower arms and legs,original flannel costume. Condition: bisque,body and costume excellent,mechanical system needs adjustment. Marks: 3/0. Comments: maker unknown,the pull-string at front torso should cause the man to move arms and legs. Value Points: rare and well-modeled character.