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Beautiful Early 14" Bisque Girl on Early Sonnenberg Belton Body c.1890 with Original Set Eyes
This beauty is a real treat, with a pale bisque finish that really draws in the attention. She's equipped with her original paperweight set eyes, and on a fabulous original finish early Sonnenberg Belton body, standing at 12" tall, coming to you from circa 1890, when the first open mouth girls began to come onto the doll scene. With her cute costume and blond short curls, she is sure to please, without a doubt!
***We are offering this sweet girl on a short layaway plan -- take up to two months to pay for her. Please feel free to give us a call at 718-859-0901 to talk payment options, or to talk details about this girl.***
She has a bisque socket head with expert modeling and crisp detailing. Original brown paperweight set eyes are framed by painted upper & lower lashes, and thick feathered brown brows. She has an open mouth with five upper teeth and a dimpled chin. She wears a golden blond mohair wig in short, bountiful curls. She is on her lovely original finish wood & composition body, and stands at 12" tall. She wears a sweet soft muslin hat with net lace ruffled trim, and a peachy pink silk dress with cream lace trim, and back closure. Underneath goes a white cotton full slip with lace trim, and white cotton pantaloons with lace trim. White socks and cream felt shoes adorn her feet.
MARKS : 62 3
CONDITION : Excellent. Bisque is free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. The painting is excellent and the modeling is crisp and detailed. Two very minor mold imperfections (specks) -- one of the forehead, the other on the left cheek. Overall, she's a great girl with cute presentation. Original wood & composition body, with original finish. Left pink tip chipped, and some overall wear, and there is some flaking and touchup to the neck rim. Overall she's a beautiful example of an antique bisque doll.
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