Original Wicker Basket with Toilette Set for Dolls
An exquisite and richly filled toilette arrangement of doll-sized !
The porcelain accessories are each decorated with hand-painted pink borders with gilt lines and colorful flowers, the set included also glass accessories with metal lids, handkerchiefs, brushes, combs, toothbrush... and the original antique sponge !
This toilette menage is presented in a woven basket with its beautiful red original fabric. The accessories are presented still tied in their original condition. The basket is 8 5/8"(22 cm) long, 6 1/8"(15.5 cm) wide and 3 7/8"(10 cm) high. The pitcher is 3 "(7.5 cm) high. The wash bowl is 4 "(10.1 cm) in diameter.
Extraordinary well preserved - Excellent condition. Note two tiny chips at porcelain and usual missing teeth at comb.
This set was presented in several sizes by the French department store Grands Magasins du Louvre in its 1877 Christmas catalog. This one is the smallest size.