Lot No. 145

Lot 145.

Fancy hairdo German Chinahead Lady c1860s 17.5″ (45cm) incised 16. Shoulder head with black waved crosswise curls at forehead, brush marked temples, massed bun curls at back and Alice band. Prominent elongated pierced ears with drop earrings. Cobalt blue painted eyes, lid lines, closed mouth. Wood filled cloth body with replaced cotton over covering. Lower glazed china limbs with black heel boots. Olive costume with ribbon trim, purse, antique under garments.
Provenance Pictured in two doll magazines in 1996 and 1998. $300 – $400