Lot No. 151
Australian Braplax ‘Baby’ c1940s 19.5″ (50cm) made by Paramount Chemical Industries in Melbourne. Swivel head composition incised ‘BRAPLAX’. All original painted features, pink closed mouth with protruding upper lip, emerald decal eyes, angled lashes, stroke brows, red blush, some paint craze lines. Very deep molded brown top curls. Original cloth body with wood and kapok fill, non-working back crier, bent celluloid baby limbs, toenails painted red on the right foot. Blue replaced babywear over a white cotton slip and cream silk slip.
NOTE Extremely rare Australian Braplax doll by Paramount Chemical Industries not to be confused with Paramount Plastics in Brunswick, only a handful of their dolls exist and this is the only one we have seen with painted eyes.
$400 – $500