Stately 1850-60 china on perfect original body in outstanding antique dress

Early and Gorgeous China lady on Perfect original body! Thisdoll was deaccessioned from a doll museum last year. She had seemingly been on display for quite some time and is in astonishing condition for her age., This lady comes on her Perfect original body with perfect leather arms! Her head is so Early and so beautiful! It does have rubs on her back curls..some tiny firing flaws. It's not a perfect doll head but she's Gorgeous and has no chips or cracks of any sort. All in all I'd say she's quite A looker for a lady of 160 years old!!!

she's just about 24" tall, and her shoulder plate is 5" 1/2 high and just over 5" at the shoulders

Her dress is amazing, all hand sewn and quite detailed. The sort of seamstress work that has quite simply passed away. Her original unders all close with the tiniest mother of pearl buttons and aside from fading her entire outfit is Mint! The fading is actually quite lovely, it's not too much and primarily on the front of her dress and it's just enough to look charming and carry your thoughts back.. The calico print is tiny and so nice! Just an amazing doll dress in every way.

Her body is simply astounding. You will NEVER find another china body of this age in this condition. Her sewn on socks seem to be original and she had sewn on cloth booties. The body is simply flawless. It's hard to imagineā€¦ It has the stays from an old corset stitched up the front and back to make stand more firmly! very clever idea that I assume was done by the museum conservationist.

I gave her a necklace of Real miniature pearls and an antique silver and turquoise bracelet! It seemed the least I could do..

:-)

she'll come with free shipping and will be meticulously packed.

Item ID: 1850-60 china

$700 USD

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