Wonderful, rare, PARIAN BISQUE lady doll - German antique 1870 - Maker " CONTA and BOHNE" - 25" - Perfect bisque w/ No chips, cracks or repairs - Antique cloth body w/ wooden arms & legs -
Head and shoulder plate is 8" tall - Molded blonde hair w/ center part and upswept sides - Rows of horizontal curls in back - Molded purple & gold headband - Blue eyes w/ molded eyelids - Long thin nose & a blush to her cheeks - Closed mouth - Molded necklace w/ a bow in the back & molded cameo - Perfect sew holes -
Antique cloth body w/ wooden arms & legs - The body has a bellows that sometimes squeals but it is not a good idea to keep pressing it!! - Several patches and wear to the muslin fabric - Wooden arms have a wax covering and shows wear and dirt - Wooden legs have molded grey boots w/ a little heel - Scrapes & ankle cracks - She is an old lady, you know!! -
Her clothes are terrific!! - Old cotton blouse w/ beige ribbon decorations & appliques - Old brown gauze plaid skirt w/purple ribbon waistband & bronze buckle - Black ribbons by the hem and purple cut out design - Another brown gauze skirt underneath w/ purple band at the hem w/ black ribbons - Old cotton slip & full slip & very old gauze pantaloons (melting) - Brown glass bead bracelet -
Shipping in USA w/ insurance & signature $28 - Alaska & Hawaii extra -
Member of UFDC & NADDA
All forms of payment but prefer a check or money order - Thank you!