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Reproduction French Porcelain BRU Doll - 17 inches - £65.00
17 inch reproduction porcelain French Bru doll signed "DENISE D UK 2016" to neck. Faux leather/plastic unjointed body, porcelain lower limbs, pierced ears, mohair wig. Wearing gorgeous outfit including dress, feather trimmed bonnet, shoes, socks and undergarments. A pretty girl, very clean with no damage that I can find.
Antique 1930s Pedigree Composition Baby Doll in Knits - 18 inches - £35.00
This lovely old antique British composition baby doll was made by Pedigree in the 1930s, she's 18 inches in height. A much loved and played with baby with wear to show for it but still an adorable old character from the 1930s. Made from good heavy composition, she has blue sleep eyes, some lashes remaining and open mouth with tongue (no teeth). Couple of paint cracks/fine crazing to her composition. Old torso seam separation to side and crotch (covered by plaster to crotch). Right leg is stiff to position. She prefers not to sit unaided. Baby wears adorable knitted outfit which suits her perfectly. She's marked "Pedigree - Made in England".
Antique 1930s Composition Baby Doll - 9 inches - £25.00
Dating to the 1930s, this antique British Pedigree composition baby doll is just 9 Inches in height. A sweet little baby, fully jointed with brown sleep eyes (stiff from non use), lightly moulded curls and closed mouth. Fine paint cracks, age related wear/crazing to her composition and small marks here and there. No repaint or restoration. Baby wears yellow knitted dress, knickers and red Cinderella shoes. Marked (faintly) "Pedigree - Made in England".
Antique British Cloth Old Deans Boy Doll "Tony" - £65.00
Dating to the 1930s/40s, "Tony" is a handsome but well loved Deans Ragbook antique cloth boy doll (no label) with such a cheeky face!!. 17 inches in height, Deans "Tony" was also produced in school uniform but outfit does look to be original if not of the era. Tony is fully jointed with velveteen and cloth body, rubber compound/pressed felt face and auburn mohair wig (untidy with bald areas but would probably comb over better). As you can see, Tony has wear around base of neck (front and back), small nibble to lower cheek and there's sprinkling of pin holes to back of neck too. Areas not covered by clothes such as face, hands and lower legs are age grubby with grubby marks to face. Outfit has small nibbles, light dust and fading but still displays well. Hat probably had decoration to head band as there's area of glue residue as though something missing.
HUGE Antique German Bisque AM 518 Old Baby Doll - £150.00
Antique German AM 518 bisque head baby doll, an outstanding big chunky girl of 23 inches in height!!. Beautiful happy faced baby with big brown "saucer" sleep eyes (a few flakes/scuffs to lid wax), delightful extra chubby cheeks and open mouth with both her front teeth. She's on her original composition baby body with all original paint and finish, no repaint or restoration apart from professional re-string. There's a fine paint crack down left leg, slight composition chipping around joints and tiny scuffs to finger ends but overall body excellent for years, good, clean, strong and sturdy. The bisque head has beautiful moulding, there's what looks to be fine firing line to front of hair and by one ear. No play cracks or chips that I can find. Perfectly presented in antique full length cotton and lace trimmed gown and white cotton slip along with modern crochet socks, adorable lace up shoes and nappy. She's marked "AM Germany 518/9K".
Antique Paper Mache Old Black Baby Boy Doll - £25.00
Dating to the 1920s/30s, this unusual little antique black baby doll is made entirely from paper mache giving him quite a lightweight feel. Just 7 inches in height, baby has one piece body, jointed limbs, painted features and interesting "gritty" feel hair (similar texture to a snow baby). The papier mache finish has marks and paint wear and some loss to "hair" too. No cracks or crazing. Wearing nice old knitted outfit of jacket and trousers. Doll has no maker's mark.
Antique German 201 Composition Old Character Baby Doll - £50.00
Dating to the 1930s, this antique German composition baby doll is just 10 inches in height. A delightful little baby with the prettiest cornflower blue sleep eyes and lovely colouring. She's on her original bent limb composition body which has been overpainted at some time otherwise good and solid for years, all fingers and toes intact. Baby wears a full length knitted peach dress which suits her colouring perfectly. She's marked "GERMANY 201"
Antique French SFBJ Old Bisque Doll - 18 inches - £180.00
Antique French SFBJ Paris doll, 18 inches in height with blue sleep eyes (some lashes remaining), open mouth, teeth and original mohair wig. A very pretty girl with nice bright facial colour, no cracks or hairline damage to the bisque head, The eye cut-outs are rough to top rims from the factory giving the eyeliner slight unevenless but only noticeable on close inspection. She's on her original fully jointed wood and composition body with "SFBJ" paris label still intact to back. The original paint is now worn with loss to finish around groin (small hole to tummy as you can see). Back of one calf has area of refill/repaint. Her lovely old crochet coat and bonnet are dusty with age. Gown is very old but probably not original as it doesn't meet at the back. She's marked "D SFBJ 60 PARIS" to neck.
Antique English DPCo. Old Bisque Boy Doll - Circa 1910 - £95.00
Dating to circa 1910 - 1915, this antique British bisque shoulderhead boy was made by Doll Potteries England. A very handsome boy, 15 inches in height with original painted features and deeply moulded curls. No chips, cracks or hairline damage to the bisque shoulderhead. He's on his original pottery limb body, good and sturdy for years but possible over-paint to limbs (may be just the finish as there's no paint smudges to surrounding cloth). Wearing his original Scottish outfit, quite simple in make but still suits him well. He's marked "DPCo. 154-8",
Antique Black German Recknagel Old Baby Doll - £95.00
Antique German Recknagel baby doll who's 11 inches in height and dates to the late 1920's. She has stiff brown sleep eyes (missing lid wax), closed mouth and wears an old pink knit dress and cotton "onesie". She's on her original bent limb baby body, over-painted at some time otherwise good, sturdy condition. The painted bisque head has a few tiny scuffs to hair paint but no chips, cracks or hairlines. Marked "Germany NK 4 R 1 '/2.
Antique German Bisque Character Boy Doll on Fully Jointed Body - £125.00
1910 antique German character boy doll, 15 inches in height. Wonderful detailed features, intaglio eyes and closed mouth. Usually found on bent limb body, this boy is on fully jointed "broomstick leg" body, all fingers and toes intact (minor chip to one toe and thumb). The bisque head has ingrained dirt and couple of fine firing scratches from the factory (below one cheek and beside neck mould line). No chips, cracks or hairline damage. The mould number mark is very faint and tiny within the hair, looks to read 142. Wearing antique cream wool and tatty knitted "onesie".
Antique German VATSUG Composition Old Baby Doll - £65.00
Dating to circa 1920's, this antique German composition baby doll is 9 inches in height. A delightful little baby with chubby cheeks, beautiful painted features (small blush rub to one cheek) and pouty closed mouth. The original composition body is a very unusual type with metal device inside. This looks to have once been some form of mechanical mechanism. There's a hole under one arm which I assumed would be for a key wind but can see no evidence of this inside the hole. No repaint or restoration, there's separation to the finish at the shoulders and light age related paint wear but overall very good for years. The good quality hard composition head has a few rubs to hair paint but no cracks, chips or hairlines. A very interesting piece of German doll making history, the Vatsug dolls rarely come up for sale. Wearing a nice little outfit of antique cotton and lace slip and vintage knitted coat. She's marked "VATSUG GERMANY 2".
Antique German Turtlemark 50 Celluloid Baby Doll - 20 inches - SOLD
Dating to circa 1930's, this large antique German celluloid baby doll poses beautifully with thumb up to mouth!. 20 inches in height, she's in beautiful clean condition for years with super colouring, gorgeous fixed blue eyes with all her lashes, open mouth and excellent quality celluloid, lovely weight to her!. No play damage or restoration, I really can't fault her apart from slight fading to hands and a little sloughing to lower torso. Perfect for display in antique silk baby gown and knitted undergarments. She's marked with the turtle logo 50 to head and body.
Antique Chad Valley Cloth Doll with Label - Circa 1930s - SOLD
Lovely antique cloth Chad Valley doll circa 1930s, 16 inches in height, she's jointed at neck and legs, made from hard stuffed cloth with felt face. Lovely condition for years, just slightly grubby with age (mostly limbs and face) and minor rubs to face paint. Wearing her original outfit, she's a beautiful old cloth doll for display (some fading/small holes to outfit). Minor rubbing to face paint but overall very good and still defined. Original mohair wig, now a little dusty otherwise good. Early red Chad Valley label to foot.
RARE 1920s Antique AM Oriental Asian Bisque Baby Doll - SOLD
The 1920s antique German Armand Marseille Oriental baby dolls rarely come up for sale especially in this delightful small size of just 9.5 inches in height!. This fabulous little rare find has beautifully moulded bisque head, brown sleep eyes with slight "squiff"/tiny bit set back (usually corrected with gentle shake) and pouty closed mouth. Baby has no chips, cracks or hairline damage to his bisque head. The original bent limb composition body is lightly grubby with age, chipped toes to left foot and minor little chips to finger tips. Kimono is a recent addition, displays nicely but some wear/repair to arm sleeves. He's marked "AM Germany 353 440K"
1930s Alpha Farnell Antique British Cloth Baby Doll - SOLD
Dating to the 1930s, this beautiful Alpha Farnell antique cloth baby doll retains her perfect Alpha Farnell foot label. 14 inches in height, she's fully jointed with original painted features and original blonde mohair wig too (dust, loss and thinning to wig). Hair, body/limbs grubby with age but no nasty stains or odours. Minor wear to couple of seams. She displays beautifully in gorgeous old knitted outfit of dress, knickers, coat and bonnet, along with original shoes and socks.
1930s Antique IDEAL Shirley Temple Composition Doll - SOLD
1930s antique composition Shirley Temple doll wearing original onesie undergarment and circa 1950s vintage dress. 16 inches in height, she's a very pretty girl with adorable dimples, green sleep eyes (a little cloudy), most of her lashes, open mouth, tiny teeth and original mohair wig (good thick and clean). Shirley has the usual body/facial crazing (as to be expected from an antique composition doll), old restoration to feet and side seams too. Slight wear to extreme finger tips. Light play scuffing to the composition body/limbs paint. Dress is good and displays well, a few grubby marks to back. No stains, odours or moth. She's marked "IDEAL" (neck) "Shirley Temple 16" (body).
Rare 1940s Pinocchio Antique French Cloth Doll - O'Lis France - SOLD
Rare find antique French O'Lis Pinocchio cloth doll dating to the late 1940s. Fully jointed with large feet enabling him to stand unaided, he sits nicely too. Made from felt and firmly stuffed mostly with straw, he has detailed painted characterful features and distressed hair. Quite playworn, showing his age as you can see with fading, discolouration and moth damage as shown. Outfit in same condition and has been repaired to front. Crotch seam of his trousers has come undone. When photographing I found factory "Pinocchio" paper tag tucked inside his shorts. Originally he would also have had a paper crest label stating company name O'Lis but this is long gone. Approx 13 inches in height, such an endearing little face!!.
Large Antique LENCI Cloth Doll with Signed Feet! - SOLD
This nice larger size 19 inch antique Italian Lenci cloth doll still bears remains of Lenci signature to feet!. Dating to circa 1920s/30s, she's been much loved and played with over her many years but the fabulous workmanship of this beautiful old girl still shines through. Head/face has discolouration, grubby marks and there's slight wear (or possibly old touch up) to the painted features but what a beautiful soulful expression!. Wig is distressed with loss and balding. Limbs are rubbed/bobbled to the felt with light wear here and there. Joints all good and sturdy. There's faint writing/lettering to torso which I can't make out. She wears what looks to be original outfit of playworn blue felt dress with flowers and matching shoes. A rare opportunity to own a genuine large antique Lenci doll at great price!!.
All Original Antique Norah Wellings Cloth Child Doll - SOLD
Dating to the 1920s/30s, this very special antique English Norah Wellings cloth girl doll wears her complete original outfit and retains "Norah Wellings - Made in England" label to left wrist. 14 inches in height, she's fully jointed with felt jointed body, pressed felt face, superb detailed painted features and original braided mohair wig. She has a lovely complexion, just lightly dusty with age and tiny flakes to lip paint. The original outfit includes felt patchwork dress with organdy apron to front, felt flowers to sides, matching hat with flowers, organdy head scarf underneath, socks shoes and onesie, all lovely condition for years, just lightly dusty as to be expected and few old moth holes to shoes/socks. The "all felt" Norah Wellings child dolls rarely come up for sale, she's a beauty!!.
Antique Halbig/Kammer & Reinhardt Baby Doll - SOLD
22 inches in height, baby has brown sleep eyes with tiny remains of the original lashes (minor flaking to one eyelid) and open mouth with tongue (these babies didn't have teeth). The bent limb composition "mama" body is in good clean condition for years, no repaint or restoration apart from a professional re-string. Body just has rubbing here and there and small area of paint craze to one inner thigh. All fingers and toes intact, just lightly rubbed. Mama devices were fitted into bodies of these dolls via the two part torso, taped around middle with back grille speaker. This is all fully intact just as she left the factory, she still gives a little cry for mama too!. The original soft brown hair wig was removed for first time for head inspection, there are no chips, cracks or hairline damage to the bisque head. Her outfit is truly exquisite, gown has the most beautiful hand worked detail and stunning dainty lacework panel to front. Underneath this she wears full length lace trimmed cotton slip and wrap around cotton camisole. Her bonnet is so beautiful with it's pretty lace and frilled top, there's just line of stitches come undone along seam under brim and bonnet ties are frayed to ends. All garments completely all original to doll and in good condition for years. On her feet she wears old cream wool bootees, probably knitted for her when new as I doubt this baby was played with very much. Marked K*R 121 Simon & Halbig".
Antique Deans Rag Book Composition Head Cloth Doll - SOLD
Dating to the 1930s, this adorable Deans Rag Book antique composition head cloth doll is in lovely clean condition for her years.19 inches in height, she has fabulous all original painted features, super colouring and original blonde mohair wig which is sparse to top and a little untidy to back. She's fully jointed with good firm stuffing, all joints nice and tight. Complexion is lovely, only light crazing (mainly to forehead). Her cloth and felt are very clean with good colour, just slight marking to top torso, looks to be from the factory. Nicely presented in vintage silky dress, old cloth waist slip (hangs below dress length), lace trimmed pink bloomers and knitted bootees. The composition head is marked "D.R.B. Co. Ltd - J1".