Celluloid brides and grooms seem to have been popular and range in size from 4-inches down to 2 ½-inches. Reminiscent of kewpie dolls dating to the 1920s, they all are dressed in crepe paper wedding garb. Heavy porcelain or plastic was used for this 5-inch couple. Netting is used for the bride's veil. Incised on the back of the base it reads: CAKE NOVELTY L.A. CALIF. @ R.M. Byrnbam S. 1949. The sideglancing eyes and long eyelashes give her a cute expression. Standing 4-inches tall, this pair are glued to round cardboard circles that have stamped on the bottom "Made in Japan." 20 SPRING 2020 The groom is the same doll only dresses in his tux and top hat.