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Lora Soling, Bath ME   

Alt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dressAlt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dress

Alt Beck China head flattop doll in gorgeous velvet dress. This 17 inch vision of china loveliness, with a deep shoulderplate, is in excellent condition, on her original body. Her upper and lower legs have been replaced. This lady has the self containment that I admire so in china dolls and a gentle smile is on her lips. She seems to be looking past you, or else she's a little too demure to look you directly in the eyes. Very nicely blushed cheeks, too.

Her condition is excellent, with no cracks, hairlines or chips. Her lower arms have a couple of small glazing irregularities. She wears a beautiful velvet dress in the style of the 1870’s, made for her long ago. It is a bodice and skirt, the bodice is lined, and there is an overskirt that is pleated in the back into graceful drapes, forming a modified bustle. Made with a combination of machine and hand stitching. The fabric of the skirt is pristine and the fabric of the bodice is worn, which leads me to think of a little girl holding this doll near to her. Underneath, there is a petticoat and knickers.

Item ID: 1030


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Grove Street Doll Shop


Lora Soling
Bath
ME
  

An Old-Fashioned Doll Shop in Mid-Coast Maine

Offering a Selection of Dolls, Toys, Miniatures and Games from the early 1800's through the 1940's

Member since 2017

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