She has a Composition Covered Wood Ball Jointed Body With Straight Wrist. She was made in the 1800's.
She is in very nice condition for her age. Her bisque head has no repairs or damage. Characteristic's of Belton-type dolls are: a un-cut pate with 1, 2 or 3 small cut holes.
The top of the head may be concave, flat or convex. This Belton had 3 holes & her head is concave. She has her original thick wire that loops through her neck to connect the head to the body. It is said that Belton-type dolls are not attributed to any single antique doll maker.It is thought that they are German but attributed to the French. It was said that they could have been made in both countries.
(research found in 200 years of dolls book) This lovely Belton girl has light blue glass blown German. Weight eyes, long feather brows (like the French dolls) & pieced ears. She wears a full lemon yellow mohair wig. Made around 1870s, she is a rare closed mouth doll.
Her bisque head has a pale tone with a ruddy complexion. Her blush is delicately applied to her face & her lips are finely outlined.
She is a stunning doll. Her undergarments are antique as well as her socks. I think her gold & opal earrings could be a replacement as well I'm just not sure. Her condition is very nice for her to be from 1870.Her head has no damage or repairs. However her left eyes has a crack inside the glass. Her body is in good shape. There is some wear on her fingers & joints. Please see her photos without clothing. This Is Such A Beautiful Doll You Will Fall In Love With Her.
She is a perfect size & can fit perfectly in a cabinet. Don't miss this chance to add such a rare doll to your collection. My home is a smoke free home but some of my dolls come from the homes of.I will be listing many many other Rare & Unique Antique & Art dolls. I invite you to stop by and take a look. Thank You for Looking Happy Treasure Hunting! I will insure your items.
So if for any reason, the item is not as described or if there are any problems please let me know asap. Let's have an open line of communication so we are both happy.I have been collecting dolls all of my life. I love dolls and every now and again comes the time when I need to thin my collection. I will do my best to answer any and all questions as soon as possible. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting.
Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Antique Closed Mouth Belton 106 Sonneberg 17 Doll Pierce Ears Bisque German" is in sale since Wednesday, April 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German".The seller is "lovart" and is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.