~*-*~The March Papier Mache Doll Sale went so well, we are all but SOLD OUT of papier maches at the moment (and it isn't even the end of March yet)... so what on earth are we to do? Expand the sale to China Ladies of course. For ONE WEEK ONLY, Tuesday March 14th-March 21st, we are marking down your very favorite china dolls in our shop, and dolls over $500 are still available on layaway at the heavy mark down price... so get your shopping shoes on and grab the china ladies you've been waiting for at prices you can only dream of. Search March China Dolls in our shop to see what else is on sale in this special one week only mark down, and purchase these one of a kind ladies before someone else sweeps away the china of your dreams!~*-*~
Call the carriage! After having draped her hand made Chantilly lace shawl across her shoulders, and drawn it close to her breast with a silver filigree brooch, mademoiselle is ready for the ball. This spectacular small scale china lady can stand proud among even the most discerning of company. Display her with your petite French Fashion ladies, she will give advice on best hairdressing techniques, and in her low cut 1870’s mermaid train dress, she will certainly be a smart addition to the discourse on current fashions as well. Or simply have her stand proud and alone, showing off that near mint hair style from every angle… Wow, what a little beauty!
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Glazed white china shoulder head with softly-molded features and painted complexion: blue eyes, tapered brows, and a closed mouth with blushed accenting and rosy cheeks. She has a very lovely rendering of the facial features including pert nose, wide blue eyes, tapered brows, and sweet heart shaped lips. Wonderful inky black hair! Rows and rows of pearls across a dropped double chignon and around the crown. She is on a period appropriate antique body that fits her well, and may even be original. She is sturdy on this body.
She wears a wonderful printed black and purple cotton ball gown with a lovely open neck, black trimming, mermaid train with a bustle and low flair, jacket cut top in lovely condition and a fabulous matched set of undies. The underwear was made to support the dress including a low cut heavily sculpted chemise top (six darts and seams!) a flared mermaid half slip to support the train with three layers of lace ruffle underneath that, along with an additional half slip lined in with that one, completed with a pair of matched pantaloons. Brown leather antiqued newly made shoes with brown buckles and a pair of ribbed cotton socks complete the ensemble. What a costume, with so many options for customization, as well! Make her a little black half mask and she’s ready for the Witches Ball, or give her a fanciful hat and she’ll be the talk of the town.
CONDITION: Very good. This girl's china head is completely free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration, and the modeling is pleasant and the painting fabulous. The modeling is crisp and sharp, and is an unusual face that makes her very desirable. Two very minor flakes to the back of the hair, but the wear is truly at a minimum with this doll. The painting of the hair is wonderful, with side strokes brushed onto the temples. Not one pepper-spot to mar her creamy complexion. What a little treasure! Grab her up before she’s gone.
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