Porcelain Head Doll

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Date:1880 - 1890 (c.)

Description:This doll was made by the French maker Jules Steiner. His company made high quality dolls, as well as mechanical figures.It has a bisque head, with composition body and limbs. 'Composition' is a papier-mache or wood pulp mixture. The arms and legs are jointed so they can be moved easily. The clothes, all original, include white cotton underwear and a red silk dress.

Circa 1880 - 1890


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