Vintage hand made miniature jointed wood peg doll handcrafted by UK Artist Eric Horne in a Wooden Egg (the doll is completely removeable from the egg). A traditional doll presented in a turned hardwood egg. The doll is very carefully made from wood including the joint pins.
Mint, New, from the Owner's personal collection (down-sizing.) Stored away carefully in tissue and unpacked to photograph. Please see the big, close-up photograph for details.
The World's Smallest Peg Wooden Doll.
Hand made in England by the incredibly talented Eric Horne, a mere half inch tall, fully jointed wood peg doll which fits inside the egg. Egg is 1 1/8 inches tall.
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Doll out of Egg
Eric Horne Collectables.
Wooden Toys For The Discerning Collector.
Eric Horne was born in Cornwall, England, and has been making collectors toys since 1975 in his workshop at Topsham. He works mainly in hard woods, which are first turned on the lathe, and finished with fine detailed painting to give a range of high quality collectable toys which have proved very popular on both sides of the Atlantic a good example of hands across the sea.
Eric has from time to time made dolls and toys for television and West End theatre productions. Two of his larger dolls made a brief appearance in Miss Potter, the dolls were in the dollshouse in The Tale of Two Bad Mice.
Eric has also made several dolls for the Educational side of the Victoria Revealed exhibition at Kensington Palace.
Please Note: The dolls are very carefully made from wood including the joint pins,
they are finished in non-toxic paint, but are not recommended for children under the age of 14.
Vintage Miniature Eric Horne Wood Peg Doll In Egg