Treen Jigger Doll 19th century

Code: 10369     Dimensions:H 20cm (7.9")

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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 buskers. In England old soldiers from the Great War .

This perfect little wooden figure with a period stick is  in lovely condition and patination. Fully working.

Treen Jigger Doll 19th century
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