Once Upon A Time
Delightful and Rare French Mechanical Pull-Toy "Polichinelle Riding an Ostrich" 24" (61 cm.) overall h. 16"l. of base. A bisque-headed Polichinelle doll is seated upon a large paper mache ostrich. The doll has blue glass paperweight inset eyes,painted features,closed mouth with piquant smile,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,carton torso with classic Polichinelle front and back torso humps,carved wooden hands and feet,wearing blue and rose silk Polichinelle costume.