Offered is this 17" hard-to-find composition Kewpie baby called "Cheerful Cherub" by Joseph Kallus, who worked with Rose O'Neil. She is based on the book "Children's Cheerful Cherub" by Rebecca McCann.
She has a composition head and a cloth torso. The doll retains her original painting without any touch ups and features molded tufts of hair, side glancing blue eyes, a watermelon smile and a darling button nose. Her cloth body is soft stuffed and has some light soiling but no splits or repairs.
CONDITION: Generalized crazing and paint rubs on high spots. Facial features in very good condition. Body has light surface soiling and is nicely stuffed without repairs or tears.