Gorgeous Galluba Hoffman Fashion Doll Candy Box with French Label. All original circa 1910. This outstanding original silk covered candy box is accented with a lovely bisque Galluba and Hoffman fashion doll perched atop the tufted box lid.Beautiful bisque head and shoulderplate with exquisite painted facial features. Rose blushed cheeks, smoky accent color visible above lids. Open closed mouth. Bisque arms with slender fingers--one small chip to pinkie on one hand, hidden as the hand is placed in the folds of the embroidered tulle dress she wears Gorgeous ivory tulle accents a rose colored silk underdress. Narrow ruched pleats in rose, accent her sleeves. Splendid pale ivory silk ruffles also embellish her lovely lace dress. Beautiful blonde mohair wig softly coiffed, for a sultry appearance. Her bisque legs have painted black shoes, with legs crossed demurely at the ankles. She holds a sprig of wild flowers. Her downward glancing eyes suggest she is admiring them.
The candy box is silk covered cardboard, the top suggests a padded cushion, with tufted areas accented with silk covered buttons. The original label on the underside of the box lid reads Alareine de Fleurs/J Daccord/ Limoges/06 Rue du Clocher
The figurine sits approximately 7" high on the box lid. With the box intact, the entire lovely confection measures 10" high with a diameter of approximately 8". US Domestic shipping will either be USPS priority or express, whichever is a better value. Shipping indicated in the description is just an estimate. I will refund any excess over the actual cost to ship. Shipping includes signature confirmation and insurance fees. Please note, we have a very flexible layaway program; please don't hesitate to email us regarding details.