23" (58 cm.) Carved wooden shoulder head with elongated facial modeling and throat,slender face,sculpted hair in deeply combmarked detailing,painted facial features and complexion,blue eyes,black upper eyeliner and single stroke brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with center accent line,kid lady body with stitch-jointed fingers
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AT I remember this doll so well, It belonged to a Parisian antique doll dealer in the 1980s. It came for sale at the wrong moment for me... How great to see its image again. I understand it is in a Japanese collection now. Lucky owner!
Lot: 212. Large Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Antique Dress 21" (53 cm.) All wooden doll with bedpost-shaped head,elongated throat,black painted hair with scalloped edge,sculpted ears,sculpted definition of painted blue eyes and defined nose,dowel-articulation at shoulders,elbows,hips and knees with very crudely-defined limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Grodnertal,mid-1800s. Value Points: rare large size of the classic doll,wearing antique blue cotton gown.
Austria 1830s, jointed
a wonderful prize of a doll. look at her arms and legs ,not to mention her face
<3 Beautiful French dolls♥
Early French Parisienne Doll with Original Silk and Tinsel Costume. Circa 1810. http://Theriaults.com
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From the family of The Hon. Diana Sturt, daughter of 2nd Baron Alington born 1884, who married Henry 4th Baron Brougham and Vaux, a descendant of the inventor of the carriage bearing his name. By descent to the present owner.