Wow, wow, wow! What delight this girl will bring to your collection, when she stands proudly in her all-original antique costume! This beauty is brought to you by Karl Hartmann, in the 285 model. A smooth bisque head has a pleasant complexion and sweet child-like face, with deep blue sleep eyes full of love and life. She's on a beautiful near-mint body, with the back body mark, and can strike a variety of great poses thanks to her tight stringing. Even better, she is adorned in her all-original dress and underthings! This kind of girl is bound to make an impression, bringing something new to your collection cabinet and displays. Every German doll collection deserves girls like her, and she is bound to make someone very happy! Let's be honest, this is the girl that you need, and now! Make her yours!
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She has a bisque socket head, with a nice pale complexion and cute dolly features. Blue glass sleep eyes, with painted upper & lower lashes, with feathered brows. She has an open mouth, with four upper teeth. She is on an antique wood & composition body, fully-jointed, with jointed wrists and original finish. Night tight stringing allows her to pose well. Body has back stamp mark. She stands at 15” tall. She wears her original antique dark blond wig, in human hair and original attached pate.
She wears her original antique cotton dress, with nice flower and vine colored print, and lace trim to the cuffs and collar, with functional back button closure. Underneath, she wears her original white cotton antique full slip, and pantaloons with thin lace trim. White cotton socks adorn her feet, along with a pair of velvet green shoes that we have provided. She wears a newer straw hat atop her head, really helping her presentation just pop!
MARKS: 285 K H 0 [incised, back of head]
HEINRICH HANDWERCK [back stamp on torso]
CONDITION: Generally Excellent. Nice high-quality bisque with expert painting of features, very crisp modeling, pleasant color, lovely large eyes and a sweet expression. The eyes sleep well. The head is free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. She has a pleasant pale complexion, with nice facial modeling of the 285 model. She does have a few wig pulls to the top of the forehead, and along the sides of the head. Otherwise, the head is great. The body has its all-original finish. Tight stringing allows her to make a variety of poses. The costume is good, and has nice presentation, with that distinctive antique look that can't be beat. Overall, a lovely girl!
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Karl Hartmann 285 Antique Child Doll 15" on Near-Mint Body in Original Costume