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geo26e's loves1172 of 9410Ain't seen nuthin like dis!Waltham 31 Day Mantel Clock/Korean Made/Circa 20th Century
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    Posted 6 years ago

    beckbeck2005
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    Need help to Ids these babies I think they are around 1850s from my online research. I think one is a low brow (smaller) and high brow (larger head) dolls. I got them from a auction and didn't know if they were repos. There is slight bubbling on the smaller one; and wanted to know if that was normal for the age of the doll. But super excited about my pick.

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Hi I need a close up of faces and photo's upright . The little one is called a low brow she is most common to find and was made for longest time late 1880-1930. The other one is called a " Flat Top" Still a common one to find but more desirable them "Low Bro" At first glance though sense something about them that I question age . Also China doesn't seem shiny ,no paint loss on back of heads which you would normally see and they eyes on flat top ? Usually I can say for sure one way or the other by painting but there are some people that have mastered the painting pretty well . So please more photo's closer up :-)
    2. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
      Here is what I usually see on face on Antique flat top china . Circa 1870-80
      http://www.rubylane.com/item/359459-831/5x22-China-Shoulderhead-Flat-Top-Hairdo
    3. chinaheads chinaheads, 4 years ago
      100% genuine antique china heads. Both do have defects which will devalue them somewhat, with the crack on the flat top, and chipping on the low brow, but still lovely examples.

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