Bahr and Proschild brings you this adorable child doll, in a most exceptional costume! She stands at 14” tall, with a bisque socket head with a delightful expression, on a beautiful original wood and composition body. Her original antique blond mohair wig sits atop her head, while she’s dressed in an adorable pale blue silk period style costume, topped off with a matching hat. She’s in fabulous condition, and represents some of the more desirable B&P dolls of the 200 series. This petite sweetheart is bound to please! Snatch her up now, and add her to your collection!
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She has a bisque socket head, with painted and molded features; original icy blue glass sleep eyes, painted upper and lower lashes, feathered brown brows, and an open mouth with four teeth. She has pierced ears with antique glass bead earrings, and stands at 14” on her original fully-jointed antique wood and composition body.
She wears a beautiful contemporary blue and beige silk dress, with a drop waist and pleated skirt. The dress features a wide beige silk artist’s collar with a blue silk flower, ruched white silk down the bodice with blue inset ribbons down each side, ending in bows at the waist, a lace ruffle at the top of the waist, and lace trim at the sleeves, along the collar, and down the bodice. Underneath goes an antique white cotton full slip and antique white cotton pantaloons, both with lace trim. On her feet are a pair of antique black knit socks and antique black leather shoes. The ensemble is topped off with a wonderful cream hat, with pink lining on the brim, a wide pink ribbon, a spray of silk flowers, and a pair of earrings with round mint and blue beads.
MARKS: 297 / dep
CONDITION: The bisque head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration, bearing top-quality modeling and painting of features. The glass eyes sleep well, and are set loosely but securely. The body is incredible, with high quality original finish and varnish, and good stringing. Only the most minor and typical age wear is present to the body. The costume is in great shape. Overall, this fabulous girl has held up wonderfully over the years, and would make a fine addition to any collection.
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Adorable 14” Bahr & Proschild 297 in Blue Dress