This superb dark mulatto doll was made for the French market by Gebruder Kuhnlenz. Her finely sculptured face reveals a high forehead, very full cheeks,, broad upturned nose, open mouth with lightly coloured coral full lips revealing 4 perfect porcelain teeth. She come on her original French fully jointed wood / composition body with retains the original finish, marked 6.
She is wearing a simple antique fine cotton lawn petticoat with lace edges. She is all ready for you to dress. No damage to the head and I have light tested it, tiny faint minor mark to right cheek. Eyes were sleep but are now fixed (plaster is a bit messy looking inside the head). Body very good with nice original finish, minor scuffs to toes and top of front thighs.Hands have some paint chips and left middle finger has been rebuilt. (see photos) She really is a very impressive character doll and you wont be disappointed. These dolls do not come up for sale very often they are very rare, especially the ones with the darker complexion and this size. Please study the photos carefully as they form a large part of the description. If you have any questions or require more photos please do not hesitate to contact me.
International buyers more than welcome. Please note the stand is NOT part of the sale.
Rare 19 Dark Mulatto Doll Gebruder Kuhnlenz 34-28 For French Market Circa 1895. Her finely sculptured face reveals a high forehead, very full cheeks, broad upturned nose, open mouth with lightly colored coral full lips revealing 4 perfect porcelain teeth. Her original French fully jointed wood / composition body retains the original finish, marked 6. (see photos) She really is a very impressive character doll.One cannot be disappointed with her. Kuhnlenz mulatto dolls do not appear for sale often, especially those of darker complexion such as this and even more scarce are those of this size, not to mention in such exquisite condition. She has a particularly elegant life-like pose compared to most dolls - which can both be fully appreciated un-cluttered with clothes and her soft toned skin makes her a joy to dress with complimenting textures and tones.
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