FRENCH BISQUE ANTIQUE GORGEOUS R.2.D

  • 1300.00 £
  • Published date: September 6, 2018
    • Barrington, Somerset, United Kingdom

FRENCH BISQUE ANTIQUE GORGEOUS R.2.D


⭕ ANTIQUE JUST GORGEOUS BISQUE HEAD EARLY FRENCH DOLL MARKED R. 2 D. AND SHE IS JUST UNDER 22 TALL, APPROXIMATELY CIRCA 1890S. HER BISQUE IS SUPER PALE, SHE HAS OUTSTANDING ICE BLUE THREADED GLASS PAPERWEIGHT EYES THAT YOU CAN GET LOST IN, LOVELY FEATHERED BROWS, PAINTED UPPER AND LOWER EYELASHES, SWEET NOSE, WITH A CLOSED MOUTH THAT WAS PAINTED VERY PAINSTAKINGLY WITH PALE ROUGE COLOR AND CAREFULLY OUTLINED. SHE HAS HER CORK PATE, PALE BLOND MOHAIR WIG, AND WEARS A FINE ROSE PINK SILK DRESS WITH LACE TRIM AND PLEATED DETAIL TO THE SKIRT, THE DRESS IS IN GOOD CONDITION, AND COMPLETELY LINED. I HAVE ADDED A NEWER SILK BONNET WITH RIBBON ROSEBUD TRIM TO THE BRIM. SHE HAS A FULL SLIP AND PINK SHEER COTTON ONSIE, COTTON KNIT STOCKINGS , WHITE LEATHER SHOES WITH BUCKLE TRIM AT TOES, AND THE SOLES ARE STAMPED WITH A CLOVER MARK. HER CHUNKY WOOD AND COMPOSITION BODY IS IN AGE COMMENSURATE CONDITION, WITH THE ORIGINAL FINISH PAINT.

CONDITION: NO CRACKS OR HAIRLINES OR CHIPS OTHER THAN PERHAPS A MINUTE FLAKE AT PIERCED EARHOLES. TIP OF NOSE IS EVER SO MUCH LIGHTER. PAINT COLOR ON HER FORHEAD IS SLIGHTLY LIGHTER OR WASHED OUT, BARELY SEEN. ONE PALE KILN SPECK ON RIGHT CHEEK. MOHAIR WIG IS ORIGINAL AND HAND WEFTED, WITH SOME SPARSENESS IN PLACES. BODY: UPPER ARMS HAVE BEEN WASHED OF SOME OF THE YELLOWED VARNISH. SOME FLAKING OF PAINT IN PLACES INCLUDING UPPER ARMS. CHIPPING OF PAINT AROUND THE NECK SOCKET OF BODY. PAINT WEAR TO MOST JOINTS AND TIPS OF TOES. HANDS MAY BE REPAINTED AT ONE TIME BUT I AM NOT SURE. PRESENTLY HER STRINGING IS LOOSE, AND I MAY BE ABLE TO ADJUST THAT.

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