202.1 . German Porcelain Lady by Goebel
19" (48 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with angular face, brown sculpted hair in centerpart brushed from her face into ringlet curls at the back of head, and with double braids held by a blue hair bow, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, cloth body, porcelain arms and legs, painted white stockings, blue ankle boots with black spats, original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: '52 Beth MDT. Comments: Beth by Martha Thompson, 1952, from her series of Little Women dolls. The doll was acquired by its present owner nearly 60 years ago from Mrs. Yeske and has remained in her possession until now.