Jester "H" Doll Mechanical

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Jester "H" Mechanical  is approximately 18" (45.45cm) tall on Seeley's French Mechanical Composition Body. The head is poured in Seeley's Lady White porcelain, and the skin tones are painted matching the antique "H" dolls as closely as possible. She has a hand made mohair skin wig.   Her eyes are Hand Glass Craft blown glass paperweight eyes,  imported from England.  The musical works inside the doll plays .  

The exquisite "H" dolls were made in France in the 1880's, by Aristide Marcellin Halopeau.  She has pierced ears and her earrings are little gold colored bells to match the theme of her Jester costume.  The antique "H" dolls have sold amongst the highest priced dolls in the world.  Evelyn's museum quality reproduction would be a fine addition to any collector's home.

Her one-of-a-kind Jester costume is made of hand dyed silks and gold threaded ribbons and laces.  Her shoes are made from the same fabric.   The matching trims and pom poms on her shoes are made from cotton embroidery thread, specially designed to match the costume.   Her ostrich feather trims are also hand dyed to match the ensemble.  Her socks are knit on very fine needles with with the same embroidery floss and are also hand made. The base of her stand is covered in a matching velvet and trimmed with some of the same gold trim as used in her costume.  Her little marionette is dressed in matching silks.

She comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity,  and the Resume of the artist, Evelyn Stanbury, GMDM.

She moves her arms up and down, and turns her head from side to side.

 $1,875.00  Canadian Funds


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This Page Last Edited August 30th, 2007.

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