Paper Mache and Wooden Dancing Dolls

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8" (20 cm.) Two gentlemen are posed with arms outstretched,clasping each other_s arms as though testing the strength of the other,each with paper mache head,sculpted hat,moustache and facial features,paper mache torso with painted costume,wooden pin-jointed limbs with painted detail of costume. The figures were designed to tumble back and forth when string pulled. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: "Lutte des Deux Hommes les plus forts du monde" (original game instructions in original box). Comments: circa 1890. Value Points: perfectly preserved amusing figures in vibrant colors,original box and instructions.
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