Antique Black Bellows Doll Original Clothing Rare 12 Germany
1880 German black paper mache smiling doll with bellows to open her mouth. She is an early automaton doll with glass eyes, original black fur caracul wig, and original cotton print clothing. She has light wear, working bellows. Her paper mache face is wonderfully painted features with teeth. She has usual crazing, very nice for her age. Her clothing shows age wear, the blue print skirt has fray at hem and couple small holes to the fabric. Her original course chemise is still on her body. The wooden bellow box is in good condition, a wrap of cotton was placed across her chest to protect the fabric when pressing the bellows to open her mouth.
Her lower composition arms and legs look nice, light crazing, her arms are loosely strung. What a wonderful Black doll toy! The item "Antique Black Bellows Doll Original Clothing Rare 12 Germany" is in sale since Friday, September 3, 2021.
This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "renoradtke" and is located in Shiocton, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Skin Color: Dark/Deep
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Doll Size: 12 in
- Type: paper mache
- Features: Antique
- Antique: Yes
- Hair Color: Black
- Ethnicity: African American
- Time Period Manufactured: Pre-1900
- Doll Gender: Girl Doll