Made of celluloid, these two little dolls are so charming! Their long dresses are made of crepe paper. The smaller doll's dress is in fairly poor condition and the back of her head is sunken in a little (please see photos). The arms on the larger doll are loose. Both dolls have Japan on the back.
Prentiss Taylor, American, 1907-1991, "Women's Club Carnival". A whimsical scene by Prentiss Taylor created in 1950. It is pencil signed, dated, numbered and titled on the lower margin. Taylor was an illustrator, lithographer and painter studying at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and then at the Arts Student League in NYC. In the 1930's he fell in love with lithography and concentrated on that medium for the remainder of his life. He depicted realistic and narrative scenes reflect ...click for details
A very tall, 22", knockdown carnival cat from the late 1900's with verbal history that it was from Coney Island in NYC. It is two sided with almost identical cats that are wide eyed waiting for the impending blow. It is made from very heavy canvas and you can see there is some shredding around the edges where it was picked up over the years but both sides of the cats are in really good condition and they have all the original paint with no touchup. It doesn't get much better. It has ...click for details
The word that describes this carnival doll is wild! She is actually a plaster Kewpie Thinker and the painting looks to be original. She has crazy makeup and a silk bandana covering her black hair. The painted outfit is mustard and an orangey color with gold decoration. She is 6" tall and unmarked.
CONDITION: The condition is good with soiling to the doll but no damage. She will make you smile! ...click for details
This is an incredibly delightful little doll! Standing at approximately 8 1/4 inches, she is all original. She has mohair, and lovely painted features including side-glancing eyes. She is in great condition!