This is JELLY, "her parents have a beautiful garden. This is where the three friendslike to play amidst colorful flowers and tall trees." She is an 11" doll made by Gotz in Germany. SHe is a beautiful 'Girl on a Horse' by Gotz. Released in 2004, the little 11" doll is made from firmly stuffed fabric - wired so as to be poseable - and dressed beautifully in a complete amazon outfit. The horse is German mohair and plush, stands 12" tall and 12" wide. Limited to just 500 pieces worldwide. This is a very hard to find gotz doll. This one has its original tag/booklet and is in excellent condition!
53-Year Old Doll Company Announces End To Production Gotz dolls, considered by some doll collectors to be the first company to produce a manufactured Artist Doll when they manufactured the dolls of famous doll artist Sasha Morgenthaler starting in 1965, announced this week that they are going out of business. Difficult Economy and Dropping Collector Demand
They are ceasing operations in the face of the difficult economy and a continuing drop, worldwide, in demand for high-end collectible dolls. According to a recorded message at the New York facility in Baldwinsville, New York, the decision to shut down was based upon "ongoing consumer caution both in Europe and in the United States, as well as the doll market's falling product turnover for the last three years." The recording also said that the remaining dolls will be sold through a special sales program with Gotz current retailers.
Final Date For Closure: March 31, 2004
Item ID: 6049
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