23" Century Doll 1920s Old Antique Composition Chuckles Character Baby Doll For Sale
UP FOR ADOPTION & a littleTLChere is an“adorable” antique character baby doll.I do not know the past restoration historybut will try to describe the best I can with any flaws.Incised on the back of her shoulder head is "Chucles A Century Doll". Reference attributes to Century Doll New York City. The bisque headswere made by J.D. Kestner, Germany 1926. This doll measures about 23" tallbeing a "composition" shoulder head, hands with fingers intact, composition legs on cloth mama doll type body. There is a non-working crier in the back. Some wear, paint touch ups throughout, compo linechip under the right eye with some crazing throughout face, arms and legs with alittle built indirt/scuffs.I do not see anyserious damage on this doll beside the chip under her eye that may require a little composition restoration.Great character face with open and close blue tin sleepy eyes that work fine, painted lashes around the eyes with brush stroked brown orange brows to match her painted molded orange brown hair."Chuckles" has open molded mouth with two upper painted teeth. Paint loss on the lips requires a little paint restoration. There is a dimple in each cheek and wonderful blush on her cheeks.Doll wears I believe her original dress, slip and panties. Only safety pin closure down the back a charming old dress with some wear. She wears a knit bonnet and booties on her feet. Her bonnet ribbon is very torn and needs replaced.I have taken plenty of photos. Please look at my photos they will serve as part of this description. If you would like further photos or have questions please email me. Offering AS IS condition shown with sale. This baby dollwould be a "Treasure" for a collection or display! With or without some restorations, up to you! I do combine shipping and have other dolls posted on sales. Shipping cost in the US would be $9.00 to $12.00 pending your location in the US, outside the US priority mail international with lots of wrap to protect the doll would be $46.00. Please note that Import duties, outside US taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyers responsibility. Thank you and Good Luck!
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