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12 1/2" (32 cm) Antique German Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll With Superb Original costume, c.1820

Very Rare Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Tuck Comb in Original Dress

All wooden Grodnertal doll with one-piece carved head and torso, elongated slender throat, shapely torso, dowel-jointed wooden arms and legs, painted-over-gesso complexion, painted black hair with shaded ringlet curls framing the face and sculpted yellow tuck comb, earlobes pierced into head with metal and turquoise drop earrings, painted blue eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blushed cheeks and chin, spoon-shaped hands, red painted flat shoes.
Wonderful size with beautiful original painting, artistically rendered curls around the petite facial details, original gown, petticoat, and pantalets.
Condition: Good condition to age, some minor typical rubs on face, small part of the right palm is missing.

Germany, Grodnertal, circa 1840.

12 1/2in (32cm) tall


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