Original antique Armand Marseille doll. Violet blue eyes with painted lashes. She is an original antique Armand Marseille doll, marked; Rosebud/ A. She has a bisque shoulder head, lovely bisque with great coloring, fabulous violet blue eyes with intricate painted lashes (they are stationary, not sleep), feathered brows and four teeth. The hair is an old human hair wig, light brown color in soft ringlets, stitched center part, good condition.
The body is leather with cloth lower legs, sawdust stuffed, in good condition, a few repairs, sturdy. The lower arms are bisque in good condition. The clothing is fabulous, it is original antique clothing, the bodice and skirt are all hand sewn.
The material is a heavy fine cotton, polished texture, trimmed with navy blue velvet and lace. She wears a navy blue velvet bonnet, gold bead-work adorns the crown as it drapes to the side with velvet streamers. Underneath she has a full muslin petticoat with drawstring waist, muslin bloomers, cotton socks and newer black leather ankle tie shoes. She is complete and she is stunning. The doll is in excellent condition, no chips, no cracks in the bisque, the clothing is sturdy, no stains, no tears, all excellent antique condition.
The listing is for the doll and clothing, stand not included. The written description is based on my opinion and observation of the item.
I do my best, if you have another opinion please feel free to let me know, additional knowledge is always appreciated. The listing is for the items described only, props and display items are not included. Check out my other items. Be sure to add me to your favorites list.The item "ANTIQUE German Bisque DOLL Armand MARSEILLE Rosebud SHOULDER HEAD kid body 24" is in sale since Monday, April 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "reflectionsdru" and is located in Virginia City, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.