Brown glass eyes, painted lashes. Presented here is a beautiful original antique ABG doll.
She is 23 tall, bisque shoulder head, leather body, bisque lower arms, all in excellent condition. Fabulous face with expressive brown eyes, finely painted lashes, nice blush, open mouth with four teeth, thick feathered brows, the bisque is lovely, nearly flawless. The wig is old hand tied human hair, in pretty ringlets, auburn color, good antique condition, it is not glued down. She is very regal in her elegant gown which is handmade vintage in a cream color Damask fabric, Victorian style with gold velvet ribbons across the front. It has leg-of-mutton sleeves with antique embroidered net lace cuffs and a train in the back.
The clothing is mostly hand sewn, excellent condition. The bonnet is antique, made of navy silk velvet, it is a sock style with cascading woven bronze and burgundy ribbons, smocked around the head.She has vintage cotton pantaloons with lace cuffs and black ankle tie shoes. The doll is marked on the back of the shoulder; 1235 Germany N. The leather at the back shoulders is pulled away to show the marking, easily re-glued if desired. She looks like a princess! 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 shoulder head ABG Alt Beck Gottschalck 1235 DRESS 23" is in sale since Wednesday, May 17, 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.