16" French cloth stockinette village lady in original costume, rare candy container body.
Stockinette stitch-shaped head depicting a kindly-faced elderly lady with brown side-glancing painted eyes, painted wrinkles, strong beaked nose, white mohair wig captured under a woven cap, wearing original costume of multi-patterned cotton fabric, wooden shoes.
With original paper label "Original Ravca". Excellent condition, two small tears of stockinette on right hand. French, Bernard Ravca, circa 1930s.
The amazing talent of Bernard Ravca in creating character faces and costumes totally accurate to the province and personality is just beginning to be more widely appreciated by collectors. It is a good time to buy them for your collections while they are still affordable.
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$595.00 Regular Price
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