Comments: Germany,circa 1870,attributed to C.F. Kling. Value Points: the beauty of the doll is rivaled only by the exceptional rarity factors including hair coiffure and color,hair beading,glass eyes,sculpted necklace and bodice; few other examples are known to exist.
Lady Doll w/Snood 12" shoulderhead lady sculpted hair shaded blonde-to-brunette color w/widows-peak, center-part, arranged curls at sides, modeled & painted snood back of head. A rose coronet crowns top of head & two gold bows at each side. pale blue upper glancing eyes, red & black upper eyeliner, single stroke brown brows, closed mouth w/center accent line, blushed cheeks, hand-sewn muslin body w/stitch-jointing shoulders & hips. Marked ›G 2/117”. Attributed to Gera, circa 1870.