8 pc. Tootsie Toy dollhouse dining room set includes a round pedestal table, 1 splay back arm chair, a tea cart, 3 splay back side chairs, a server and a buffet with stationary drawers. They are finished in dark brown shiny enamel paint.
The table measures 1 1/2" t x 2 1/2" diameter. The buffet is
1 7/8" t x 2 3/8" w x 1" d. The tea cart is 1 5/8" t x 1 1/8" w x 1 3/4" d. The set is in very good condition with minimal paint loss. The server is missing the lower back leg and the buffet has a slightly bent front leg – otherwise fine.
Manufactured by the Chicago based Dowst Brothers firm from 1922 to 1937, Tootsie Toy furniture is made of cast metal in 1/2" scale. The colorfully enameled furniture followed popular furniture styles of the 1920s and 30s.