This beautiful china lady is a fabulous example of the classic china dolls that preceded the later bisque child dolls. She stands at an impressive 31” tall, with painted and molded features, black hair with a middle part, and stands on a cloth body with china arms. She is adorned in a lovely costume, with a burgundy gown, and antique underthings. She’s in great overall condition, so you can snatch her up now!
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She has a china shoulder head, with painted and molded features, with blue eyes, blushed lips with a closed mouth, and black painted and molded hair with a middle part and side curls. She stands on an antique cloth body, at a full 31” tall, with newer vintage china arms.
She wears a burgundy and black gown, with cream lace collar, and black velvet sash and ribbons. Underneath goes a white cotton antique half slip with eyelet lace trim, a white cotton antique chemise, and a pair of eyelet embroidery pantaloons, antique. She wears black lace socks on her feet, under a pair of vintage child boots with buttons in leather.
CONDITION: Generally Excellent. The china head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration, with top-quality painting and molding of features. The hair has few to no rubs on the back, which is often a common occurrence with china dolls. Her costume is good overall, with minor and expected age wear. Overall, she’s a lovely doll, bound to please!
*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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Beautiful Antique Large China Lady in Burgundy Gown & Antique Undergarments 31”