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Late 19th Century English Folk Art Articulated Jig Doll



Late 19th century English Jig Doll A wonderful example of a late 19th century English jig doll called porkpie. A fully articulated hand carved feature. With amazing leather handcrafted boots and wearing a porkpie hat. A lovely example with wear and patination in all the right areas. Jig dolls are traditional wooden or tin-plate toys for adults or children. They are dolls with loose limbs that step dance or 'jig' on the end of a vibrating board or platform in imitation of a real step dancer. In London they were frequently operated by street entertainers or busker. Size in inches: H 9” x W 2” x D 1.5” Origin: England Period: 1890-1900 Material: Pine / leather Condition: Completely solid in structure and form, fading and wear across the surfaces with worn leather boots. This item does not Stand alone. Its exceedingly difficult to photograph all the areas in this piece, therefore we strongly suggest reviewing all the photos provided as part of this advert and propose questions where sections are unclear to avoid disappointment.


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