SOLD...thank you very much !!
If you look for on special and rare doll so I think this could be the right one for you !!
From early 1800s. comes this wonderful and rare Neopolitan character faces child ..... possible little Jesus from on Nativity Scene, with highly expressive features of face and body.
Large modeled baby of 20" ( 51 cm )
Of wooden and earthenware wonderful sculpted socket head with slightly open mouth and small inset blue enamel eyes , well defined features and original tiny curled horse hair hand made wig with nice glass stone and gild hair decoration.
Has wonderful modeled body , legs and arms with special and expressively posed fingers.
Very rare and unusual shape of the joints at neck ..... shoulders and arms as well on hips and knees.
Please note all on my pictures ... I think you can see well the very great sculpted child , or let me know if you need more por special pictures.
It has his original finish with small color refresh at the legs and one arm.
Wearing with original linen dress with hand embroidery and silk bonnet.
All complete in generally excellent condition , very rare and special !!!
Please let me know if you have any question or if you need more or special pictures.
Thank you for your interest on my doll shop !!