Antique China head doll

Dolley Madison style doll with china head and limbs, cloth body, looks like style typical of European dolls of the late 19th century? Some damage to feet and hands. Dressed in new red velvet dress (like Dolley Madison), petticoat and bloomers. Comes with original yellow satin dress and underclothes (poor condition).


approx 18"

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June 3, 2024
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Hi Lisa, Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry. Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is: An antique "Dolley Madison" China Doll American or European, late 19th Century With glazed porcelain head and limbs on a cloth body, the face with red/brown glazed hair, painted features, wearing a (later) red velvet dress, petticoat and bloomers and retains its original yellow satin dress and undergarments. Presumably unmarked. approximately 18 inches CONDITION: Client attests this doll is in fair condition with some damage to hands and feet. PROVENANCE: Inherited $100-150* *represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary. Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, or questions/concerns, and thank you again for using Mearto. ~ Delia