China dolls occupy a rather unique niche in antique doll collections, with their refined elegance and simplicity, often prized for their earlier period in doll history. This particular pair of china dolls are in a petite dollhouse size, on their original bodies and in their original costumes, all in great condition! One is a covered wagon-style girl, while the other is a classic china lady. Snatch up these little beauties and make them yours!
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The classic china dolls stands at 8.5” tall, with a middle-part black molded hairstyle, with painted and molded features: blue eyes, black tapered brows, and a closed mouth with blushed features over an overall pale complexion. She has her original china arms and lower legs, with black flat-soled feet, with original cloth body. She wears a white cotton antique pair of pantaloons, slip, flower-print apron, and chemise.
The second doll is a covered-wagon style girl, at 7.5” tall, with painted and molded features: black tapered brows, blue eyes, and a closed mouth. She has a fully-cloth body, original, with her original antique costume: a cream cotton full slip, pantaloons, and rainbow socks (these underthings are all sewn on and have not been removed). Atop, she wears a cream cotton slip and matching simple dress.
MARKS: -Neither doll has any visible china marks-
CONDITION: Generally excellent. Both dolls are free of hairlines, cracks, or restoration to their china. Both dolls do have some very minor chips to the backs of their shoulder plates, but these are barely noticeable. Both dolls do have some minor peppers here and there, which is typical for smaller china dolls as a result of the molded process. The cloth bodies have minor and typical age wear, with discoloration and minor fraying. The same goes for the original antique costumes, which, aside from minor age wear, have held up well and are in good condition. Overall, this pair is a great addition to any collection!
*Please note that the price shown for this doll was calculated by factoring in the doll’s condition carefully. The doll’s condition is described fully in the "Condition" paragraph above. Any damage or flaws are carefully evaluated as to the manner in which they may reduce the retail value of this item. Unless there is some major issue we overlooked in the condition report, we decline to entertain any proposals for price reductions due to a less than perfect condition report. Most dolls that are over 100 years old will have encountered issues over the years and perfection is rare when it comes to antiques.
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Pair of Petite Antique China Dollhouse Dolls 7.5” and 8.5”