Charming French Vichy Mechanical toy. 4" by 9”. She carries a baton in her right hand as she moves.
All original- lovely example of Gustave Vichy mechanical. circa 1875
The platform is 4” by 2 1/2 " and the height from the base of wheel to top of doll is 9”. The actual doll size is 7”. Perfect for cabinet. Very delicate and desirable.
She is standing on three wheeled tinplate Platform. She is a bisque headed girl with blue glass eyes. She has lovely facial features, She has painted eye lashes and brows. She has the accented nose and corners of her eyes which are characteristic of Vichy.
Her mouth is bright red with Blonde mohair trailing down her back. Her clothing is all soft pastels. All original silk with some age related wear. Her hair is adorned with a hat that matches her outfit.
When wound she is delightful. Her movement is charming with her holding a baton as she glides around the floor.
Circa: approximately mid 1875.
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French Vichy Mechanical toy -all original - 4" by 9" circa 1875.