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Rare Size 17.5" Highland Mary Antique China Doll All-Original with Five-Buttoned Molded Boots
Watch her strut into the room, demanding the attention of all your other dolls, china and bisque alike! This lovely Highland Mary girl is a very sweet example of the pale china dolls that we have come to know and love, and a rare example indeed. We usually see Highland Mary's with blond hair, and in much larger sizes; this one has raven black hair, and is in a very precious size, unusual for these girls. Precise, expert painting of a particularly-pouty face contributes to a girl with a great presentation. She also has special five-button boots, molded nicely with high heels and painted a light shade of rose. These kinds of details always set a china lady apart! She's adorned in her all-original costume too, so she'll look great on display! Snatch her up now, because we're not sure how long she'll be here before she's gone!
~This lovely china lady is available on one of our layaway plans, so you can take your time to pay! She is also offered with 100% FREE SHIPPING within the USA!. Give us a call to request more photos or discuss layaway terms at 718.859.0901!~
China shoulder head with expert painting and modeling of features; ice blue eyes with tapered brows, and blushed cheeks, and accented shading lips. Black hair, covering her ears, in the Highland Mary hairstyle. She is on her original cloth body (the exterior is extremely-well recovered). Original china hands and feet, with painted rose high-top boots with five buttons. She stands at 17.5" tall.
She wears her all original costume: a black wool vest with red lace-up front, and a cream cotton shirt with red stitching edge to match the vest. Cream cotton antique apron which buttons at the back, while she also wears a blue cotton print skirt. White cotton antique chemise and pantaloons.
Condition: Generally good. China head free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. Beautiful facial modeling and painting of expression and features. Nice Highland Mary modeling, with rare black hair style and an especially pouty expression. The cloth body is original, but the surface has been extremely-well recovered, with the surface fabric is replaced. The china hands are good. Nicely modeled china boots with high heels, although the right leg has repaired fractures, where it likely broke off and was re-glued. Not super noticeable though. Costume is nice and all original, in good condition.
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