Estimated to be made in the 70's or early 80's. The box shows signs of wear/scuffs, but nothing major. The box is very well constructed.If you do some research you will see the African American version of this vintage doll is basically impossible to find. The item "Rare Vintage Cracker Barrell Porcelain African American Doll Set in Wooden Box" is in sale since Friday, January 05, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\By Material\Porcelain\Contemporary (1980-Now)\Other Contemp. The seller is "cornholeboards" and is located in Orlando, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.