Else Hecht Chimney Sweep Hand Puppet Doll ~ 1920-30s Rare!

Handsome Chimney Sweep Else Hecht Hand Puppet.
Rare Character! Made in Germany during the 1920-30s.
Very sweet expression with button eyes.
Pressed felt face with delicate painted features.
Amazing costume with felt top hat and shoes.
Holding a ladder adorned with a felt pig and a 4 leaf clover.
This character is considered a lucky charm in Germany.
Without E.H. label, usually sewn inside the body.
Full Body. Approximately 17'' (43 cm) tall.
Excellent condition. Seems to be unplayed with.
Note a missing step in the ladder, that seems glued/re-stitched.
A well preserved old puppet doll full of character.*

~ Else Hecht was born in 1888 in Munich. She was a craftswoman, puppeteer and came from a family of musicians. Her puppets and dolls are rare and highly sought after ~