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14.5" China Doll, Fancy Bun, Antique Clothing

14.5" China Doll, Fancy Bun, Antique Clothing

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Directory: Dolls: Antique Dolls: China: Pre 1900: Item # 1334021

Please refer to our stock # DSU197 when inquiring.
Faraway Antique Shop
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P.O. Box 353
East Millinocket, Maine 04430

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This is a lovely glazed porcelain doll a fancy hairdo. Her china shoulder-plate is perfect. She has an antique cloth body with perfect porcelain arms. She is wearing a great antique dress, antique unders and antique shoes. Layaway is always an option, but please contact me prior to purchase to discuss terms. Here are the details:

Head: Her glazed porcelain head has no hairlines or repairs. She has a wonderful fancy hair style including a large low-set bun. The bun is held in place by a molded comb and a snood, and there are tiny curls falling over the bun from the comb. She also has molded curls in front of her ears and falling onto her neck, as well as fine brush-strokes along her forehead. She is a treasure. Factory Imperfections: a few speckles on the back shoulderplate. Signs of Wear:a teensy cheek rub and wear to the high points of her hair.

Body: Her antique cloth body is stitch-jointed and has a heavy butt to sit well. Her upper torso has been recovered with polished cotton. She has beautiful porcelain arms that are a bit chunky and reach well above the elbow. The hands are very detailed and realistic.

Clothes: She is wearing a really great antique dress that is all hand-stitched. It is generously decorated with black velvet ribbon. It has a full attached matching slip and closes in back with hooks and eyes. Underneath, she wears an antique half-slip and eyelet bloomers. She has black wool stockings and antique black paper shoes (missing buckles).