"These look like the old Dollhouse dolls. I've not seen one's made without legs, but otherwise they are the same. If you do a search for "Vintage and Antique Doll house dolls" you may find more info?
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"Hi Dotty thank you for taking the time to reply.
The "bodies" are wood with a fabric covering. They are more square than cylindrical so they wouldn't really be useful as bottle stoppers.
I wondered if they were maybe primitively…"
"Just a wild guess but maybe a decorative bottle stopper? couldnt be for a bottle that holds liquid because it looks like the the bottom is covered with fabric. Is there wood (like the top) under the fabric bottom? Is it cylander shaped…"
"It could be a home made bible box? Something about the shaping of the timber makes me think of old church/chapel pews. So possibly appropriate to make a family bible/prayer book box out over? Just supposition but bible boxes were definitely a thing…"
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This mark is on the base of an unglazed/bisque figural group, which is mounted on an ormolu or bronze doré stand.I have seen similar pieces which are Sevres or Meissen but this mark has me truly stumped.Thank you for looking.See More
"J Pouyat perhaps? Although it was a manufacturer, so it should be on the backstamp. From what I know it was common for some French manufacturers to decorate blank wares ("blanks") made by other manufacturers. Theodore Haviland produced…"
"Thank you very much.
My husband is a Mah Jong player which is what attracted me to the set when I saw it. (He definitely doesn't speak Chinese to my knowledge :-D )
Yes I saw the Phoenix Tom but I'm glad that you confirmed that…"
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