Wonderful French Candy Container In the Form of Playful Jester

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20" (51 cm.) Standing posed with one foot upon an attached wooden chair is a bisque head doll with large blue glass eyes, painted features, brush-stroked brows, open mouth, row of teeth, brunette mohair wig, and a hollow carton body which separates at the waist for access to the candy container interior, paper mache arms and legs, hands posed to hold a paper and silk accordion. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 44.27. Comments: for the French market, with commissioned bisque head by Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful and imaginative candy container, the bright-eyed jester wearing his original silk jester costume with original chair and accordion accessories.
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