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Dolls982 of 2360Ceramic 1950s raggedy Ann Wm H Hirsch patternKokeshi dolls? Pre-ww2
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Posted 2 years ago

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Hi, I am hoping someone can help me. The only information I have on this doll says "Antique Reproduction, all porcelain, 24", paid $175.00, made by someone in Tigard, OR." What kind of reproduction is she? German? Is she bisque? She is beautiful & very nicely dressed. Thanks for your help.

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Hi your doll is a reproduction . She is newer and made by a doll ceramic class studio, just a regular person that took a doll making class . They supply the mold and help you with painting and firing , they sell you body,wig,eyes and you dress it . many people in 1980s and early 1990's wanted this antique dolls but price of true one was out of reach and they also enjoyed making their own as a hobby
    I believe this is a reproduction of a Bru by her face and they were French dolls highly desired by doll collectors but price at that time would have been for a true Bru Jun doll would vary from 8000-10,000 dollars so you can see making one was a whole lot cheaper . The market for reproduction dolls like yours has fallen very low and I would say if you love her ,enjoy her and display her .
    Thanks for sharing her
  2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    That should read" Bru Jne" . But again it is not a real one but a reproduction from old mold of head .
  3. aundreac. aundreac., 2 years ago
    Thank you so much for helping identify what kind of doll she is. I appreciate your wealth of knowledge. :)
  4. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    your very welcome aundreac and than you for responding I do so appreciate that , many never let me know after I ID doll or say thanks you . So I was very happy to help you , yours always so gracious .
  5. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    She is solved so if you mark her then it doesn't keep coming up to solve when I search for unsolved ones again thanks :-) Nice to have you on CW

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