This Parian lady brings the most elegant and royal of styles with her presence, wearing her hair in a beautiful pouffe, characteristic of 18th century France. Her bright blue eyes draw your attention to the meticulously-detailed hairstyle, with her petite ears pierced and adorned with earrings, while her pale face is lightly blushed with rosy cheeks, all above a highly-detailed collar plate with the renowned iron cross. She stands at 22.5” tall, on an antique cloth body with leather arms, adorned in an antique costume that is bound to please, from her cotton lace-trimmed underthings, to her fabulous high-heeled leather antique boots. She is in great condition, so take not a moment more in snatching up this beauty for your collection!
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She stands at 22.5” tall, with a parian shoulder head, with painted and molded features: painted blue eyes, blond tapered brows, a closed mouth, and blushed cheeks over a pale complexion, with pierced ears and earrings, with a highly-detailed pouffe hairstyle in light blond. The front of her shoulder plate is expertly detailed with incision work, resembling the front of a lady’s collar and bodice. She has an antique cloth body, with leather full arms, with stitched fingers.
She wears an antique pale brown wool tweed skirt, with pale pinstripes, and an antique white cotton Swiss-dot top. Underneath goes an antique white cotton sleeveless full slip, and a matching antique half slip and pantaloons. Black cotton socks adorn her feet, under a pair of exquisite antique leather high-button high-heeled boots.
CONDITION: Excellent. The parian shoulder head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration, with high-quality modeling and painting of features. The amount of precise detail in this doll’s head is incredible, from the collar, up to the face and the hair. Her cloth body is great and sturdy, with a simple and clean surface, with good sturdy leather arms that have held up well. The antique costume is great, with only minor and typical wear. Please be careful with the boots though, as these leather accessories tend to wear hard over the many years. Overall, this is a beautiful lady in beautiful condition!
*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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Most-Elegant Parian Lady with Pouffe Hairstyle 22.5” with Detailed Collar Plate Known as "The Iron Cross Lady"