Antique German Bisque AM 370 Doll Height: 18" tall Marks: "AM 310, 370, Germany, Armand Marseilles"; paper label "A1 Line, AM Kid Doll, Finest Quality, Genuine Kid" Material: Original Bisque Head, Hands Body Materials: Original kid leather and lower legs body; light rivet repairs to limbs Condition: Head, hands: no chips or cracks Age: Antique, c1890s Before bidding, please read our shipping and return policies at the end of the Description! Doll Details: Here she is- a really lovely- and oh so well dressed- celebrated AM 370 in a nice larger cabinet size! She has an exceptionally rare paper label; this particular 370 was probably made for the Borgfeldt company- label is a bit tattered at the edges but still readable! Her head, in this nice size, is quite finely and delicately modeled, with chubby cheeks and a sweet expression. She really has a lovely and very well painted shoulderhead, with her original working sleep deep slate blue and agate swirled paperweight glass eyes. She has a delicately painted light peach open mouth with molded teeth; dust and dirt to crevices. She has both upper and lower lashes painted, and nice thin singlestroke eyebrows with faint red eye and nostril dots. Pretty pink cheek blush, too! No chips or cracks to head. Her body is the original, the rivets lightly repaired as you can see, but the leather is still nice and pliable. Her later wig is vintage and quite charming; very pretty and with very full bangs and oodles of curls! Costume Details: Dress: Really charming handmade dress made from vintage lace and materials with pretty embroidered posies on the front and a very full skirt, c1960s era Bonnet: Vintage, matches the dress well but earlier than dress, c1940s eraUndergarments: Handmade cotton petticoat and pantaloons, older, probably c1960s, some age stainsStockings: knit doll stockings c1980s, a bit dirtyJewelry: vintage 1960s rose pendant on chain, c1960s era Shoes: Really superb, real leather antique German doll shoes with wooden heels; these have been repainted, c1910s-20s All in all, a really pretty and elegant cabinet AM child- so beautifully dressed to model for you! Please check our other auctions, as we have a small but select group of other vintage items and antique dolls up for auction this week!Kindly Take a Moment and Read This Before Bidding:Marionettejilly is not a big ol' corporation. 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