Pair of Joel Ellis Dolls - Springfield, Vermont, ca, 1870, wood mortise and tenon jointed dolls with pewter limbs, the first has painted blonde hair and wears period pink cotton dress, the second has black painted hair, no clothing, lot includes green painted decorated table
Both dolls have the impressed markings in the back of torso, and both are of the identical mold number however one has a pink hair ribbon and the other blue. Both have been well redressed in 1910 style clothing; the shoes are new. SIZE: Both are 19" t (49cm). PROVENANCE: The Madelyn Trotter Collection. CONDITION: Both dolls have some paint touch up on the faces especially the doll with the blue ribbon. Paint on bodies appears to be original. 1-14450, 1-14451
This incredible wooden doll dates circa 1720-1740. She is a large early wooden doll originating from Europe, possibly France or Germany. She stands 28" doll and was originally displayed in the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum.
SCHOENHUT GIRL WITH CARVED HAIR. Desirable child with closed pouty mouth, intaglio brown painted eyes, with separately molded eyelids, deep carving in hair showing comb marks, with a blue ribbon band tied in a bow in the back. Appropriately redressed in 1910-style floral print cotton, wearing newer leather shoes and socks.