"Jig & Limberjack Dolls"
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Jig dolls 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.
Limberjack Man with dancing board and stick.

Limberjack Man with dancing board and stick

Limberjack Man with dancing board and stick. "A Lumberjack?" "Not a Lumberjack! A Limberjack! A clogging doll, a Dancing Dan, a Shuffling Sam!

"limberjacks"

A rare collection of 21 custom mounted early American carved articulated ""limberjacks"". 14 of these are black figures.

Antique Folk Art Dancing Man Toy Ragtime Wooden Jig Doll.

Antique Folk Art Dancing Man Toy Ragtime by TreasuredPrimitives

MAN WITH HAT AND CANE  The cane maybe short but this folky figure has lots of character. Original painted surface with a stick in back to make him walk or dance. Ex. Kahn collection

American Primitive Gallery MAN WITH HAT AND CANE "The cane maybe short but this folky figure has lots of character. Original painted surface with a stick in back to make him walk or dance.

Vintage Dancing Stick Toy Black Americana Antique Wooden Toy Folk Art.

Vintage Dancing Stick Toy Black Americana Antique Wooden Toy Folk Art.

American Primitive Gallery - DANCING TOY ON PLATFORM  Unusual to find one of these early dancing figures with its slap board.Ex. Kahn collection

American Primitive Gallery - DANCING TOY ON PLATFORM Unusual to find one of these early dancing figures with its slap board.

Dancing Sailor -- In the USA, a Jig Doll would be called a: Dancing Doll/Man - Paddle Puppet - Stick Puppet - Limberjack or Limberjim or Limberjill or Limbertoy - etc.

Dancing Sailor -- In the USA, a Jig Doll would be called a: Dancing Doll/Man - Paddle Puppet - Stick Puppet - Limberjack or Limberjim or Limberjill or Limbertoy - etc.

Dapper Dan Jig Dancer..

Dapper Dan Jig Dancer..

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