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Antique Creche Doll Madonna Terra Cotta Shoulder Head Spun Cotton Body Orig Clot For Sale
Antique Creche Doll Madonna Terra Cotta Shoulder Head Spun Cotton Body Orig Clot
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ANTIQUE CRECHE DOLL FIGURE
TERRA COTTA SHOULDER HEAD
APPROX 14" TALL
A RARE ESTATE FIND!
For your consideration is an antique early 19th century or earlier Creche Figure
A woman, I assume to be Mary
Terra Cotta Shoulder Head with molded hair with bun in back
The head alone measures approx 4 1/2" from top of head to bottom of front chest plate
There is a large chip at the bottom of the front chest plate and another on the right shoulder as shown
Her body appears to be spun cotton on a wire armature.
No hands and no feet
The clothes as they are appear to be all original
Under the skirt is the original paper pattern with numerous notations as I have shown (I beleive Italian)
There is much age wear to the outfit as shown.
Metallic rim on front edges of the dress as well as on the sleeves. Blue cape in back
An amazing piece. You will just fall in love with her angelic face
She does need a full cleaning and restoration
Please email any questions you may have or need for additional photos.
Sold As Shown
Buyer to pay S&H
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Antique Creche Doll Madonna Terra Cotta Shoulder Head Spun Cotton Body Orig Clot: $203