RARE Wendy Lawton The Children's Hour CONNOISSEUR $1185
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Connoisseur CollectionBeautiful Girls Limited Edition of 500 Each
Original Retail Price: $395.00 EachComplete Collection of "The Childrens Hour" by: Wendy Lawton
Laughing Allegra, Edith With the Golden Hair and Grave Alice come to life from the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow . Dolls are 14" and full body porcelain. 1. Grave Alice, with her lovely raven hair and deep brown eyes, is dressed in a delicate snow white dress , hand smocked with tiny pink flowers . She wears handmade, white leather, ankle-tie slippers. 2. Laughing Allegra's warm brown eyes twinkle with merriment and act as the perfect counterpoint to her honey blonde hair . She wears a dusty rose dress covered with a pinafore, painstakingly smocked in dusty rose and apple green. Her shoes are handmade, pink leather Mary Janes . 3. Edith With Golden Hair, true to her name, has cascading curls of golden blonde and misty green eyes. She wears an apple green dress with a crisp white pinafore smocked with apple green and dusty rose embroidery. Her shoes are lovely little white leather.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's beloved poem begins:Between the dark and daylight,
When the light is beginning to lower,
Comes a pause in the day's occupations,
That is known as the children's hour .
I hear in the... read more