German Carved Wooden Doll in Original Royalty Costume

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13" (33 cm.) Carved wooden head with well-defined eye sockets,aquiline nose,slender angular face,closed mouth with piquant smile,remains of original hair,all-wooden body with dowel- articulation at the shoulders,elbows,hips and knees and having painted brown boots with grey tips. Condition: generally excellent,original painted with some typical patina rubs. Comments: Germany,early 19th century. Value Points: the all-wooden articulated doll with fine artistry of facial sculpting wears his original costume representing a King,with silver thread crown and matching fitted tunic over a skirt of plum velvet and gold silk. The doll has a blue ribbon award from 2005 UFDC convention.
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