A RARE SET OF FOUR WOODEN RHÖNER FIGURES
German, circa 1840
Hand painted and carved lime wooden, paper- mache, paper, wire and lead figures, two men and two women. Incredibly detailed carving and finishing, especially materials such as a cloth handkerchief or the wicker basket. Small defects, the male figure in yellow trousers has been reattached at his ankles, a piece of the walking cane of the other male figure is missing, but overall in excellent condition. Head and jaw not movable, rare size.
Tallest figure 14 cm