LOVELY EARLY ANTIQUE GERMAN HANDWERCK CHILD DOLL 109 – 15.5 INCH TALL

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  • Item Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Aug 26, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

THIS AUCTION IS FOR A LOVELY EARLY ANTIQUE GERMAN HANDWERCK 109. SHE MEASURES 15.5 INCHES TALL. SHE IS VERY EARLY AND PRE-DATES COUNTRY OF ORIGIN MARKING: SHE IS MARKED: “109 – 7 1/2” AND BELOW THAT “H”

HEAD:

HER HEAD HAS PIERCED EARS, WONDERFUL THICK MULTI-STROKE EYEBROWS, BLUE GLASS SLEEP EYES WHICH WORK PERFECTLY, WITH HAIR EYELASHES AND FULL WAX TO EYES. FOUR TINY LITTLE PEARLY TEETH. FAULTS : SHE HAS HAD PROFESSIONAL RESTORATION TO HER NECK AREA JUST UNDER HER CHIN AND SLIGHTLY UP TOWARDS HER MOUTH ON THE LEFT SIDE OF HER HEAD – YOU CANNOT ACTUALLY SEE THE RESTORATION AS IT IS A SUPERB JOB (MUST HAVE COST A FEW PENNIES) – SEE PHOTOS. THERE IS A TINY, TINY CIRCULAR DEPRESSION ON HER CHEEK WHICH I HAVE MANAGED TO CAPTURE IN A PHOTO – JUST!! SHE ALSO HAS A CHIP TO HER LEFT EAR. APART FROM THE ABOVE SHE IS STILL A LOVELY DOLL AND DISPLAYS BEAUTIFULLY. SHE HAS A VINTAGE FRENCH HUMAN HAIR WIG

BODY:

HER BODY IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION, WELL STRUNG, WITH ONE MISSING FINGER ONLY. I AM NOT SURE IF IT HAS HAD A REPAINT (I CAN SEE NO REASON FOR ONE AS BODY HAS HAD NO REPAIRS), BUT IF SO IT IS VERY OLD ONE WITH YELLOWED VARNISH .

CLOTHES

HER CLOTHES ARE NOT ANTIQUE, I BOUGHT THESE A FEW YEARS AGO, HER LITTLE OUTFIT WAS MADE BY A VERY TALENTED SEAMSTRESS/DESIGNER – CADGE. IT FEATURES A RED
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