I cannot express how amazing this doll is- she just did not photograph as well as she looks in person. I have her on the table of my doll room, and of all the girls around, this lady towers over most others and stands out from the crowd with the most beautiful face of the lot. Once in a while a truly gorgeous 109 comes along, and, ladies and gentlemen, this is she; those huge blue eyes, that flowing red hair, and the most exquisite overall presentation! I love everything about her- from her bonnet to her shoes and all that lies in between, she's an extraordinary doll. We are offering her with our Gold Level guarantee and rewards (see below.)
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Bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition and wood body signed Heinrich Handwerck. Gorgeous watery blue sleep eyes with expertly painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroke flat brows, open mouth with four upper teeth, deeply dimpled chin, striking red mohair wig. Dressed in a lovely and possibly original antique white cotton dress with tucking and insertion , scalloped and embroidered hem, ruffled flouncy bib at the bodice and shorter ruffle at the collar, vertical tucks to the upper chest area, wide aqua blue sash, , antique cotton chemise with tatted edge trim, antique half slip with lace edge trim, antique cotton pantaloons with lace edge trim, white cotton knit socks and white leather single strap shoes. On her head she wears a wonderful antique organdy bonnet with triple rows of ruffled lace trim and pastel colored embroidered accents.
MARKS: 109 – 15 DEP
On body: HANDWERCK
CONDITION: Excellent. Gorgeous, powdery pale bisque with expert and delicate painting of features, crisp and deep modeling of an absolutely gorgeous face, pleasant, subtle color. Minor wig pulls high on crown rim under the wig. The original chunky body with shiny original finish and in excellent condition with very minimal age wear and signed HANDWERCK on the rump. One finger re-glued. An exceptional example of this lovely desirable Handwerck mold!! She has a decidedly French look with her large eyes and thick brows and she was probably made for the French Market!! Don’t let this gem get away!
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