This is a rare 12" tall circa 1910-1916 male bisque head doll on jointed wood and composition body made by the French company of Damerval Frere & Laffranchy of Montreuil-sous-Bois. He has a wonderful male character face with molded brown mustache and brown painted hair under his original brown mohair wig. The head is marked D L on the back
He has a very complete and all original Scottish costume that includes hat, jacket, shirt, sash, kilt with sporran, socks and shoes. He even has a pin at the shoulder.
Condition is generally goo. No chips, cracks or repairs to the bisque. There is some paint loss on his left upper leg. A couple seams on the jacket sleeves have come open.
This item is offered on behalf of the Coleman Collection. Other select items will be posted from this collection as well.
He is rare and wonderful. Do your ladies need a man?