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Offered for sale: Beautifully painted china head, lower arms and hand, and lower leg and feet, cloth body Emma Clear Jenny Lind doll.
She is 23 inches tall. The doll has beautifully painted face with warm tone to the china with painted blue eyes and mouth with a
becoming blush on the cheeks. The painted black hair is depicted a waved back with a bun on the back of the head. There are a couple
of small 'dings' in the hair color and one long white one depicting the hair part. There is one little dimple on the face of the doll on one check.
The shoulder plate is marked 'E Clear' in script near the bottom.
The arms are china from the wrist down with finely rendered fingers The legs are china from the knee down including painted boots on the feet.
The body is cloth. The clothes are sewn on with complete with camisole, bloomers, and underskirt all edged with lace. The dress consists of a 2 piece black skirt with the top layer in a smooth black satin and a lining of a crepe material fabric. The top layer of the dress is done in an off white
brocade and is in 2 pieces top and skirt with the top having scooped neck edged with black velvet and with puffed sleeves . There was some beaded fringe around the neckline but has been torn away. The clothes appear to be hand made. I can see the stitches.
All in all a beautifully made doll.
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Emma Clear 23 Inch Jenny Lind Doll in Original Clothes
$440 USD SOLD
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