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15" Huret Davida Dior:

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The Hurets shown in the photos above are SOLD.  Please email me for pricing on the doll.  This Huret reproduction uses the Dollspart body with the unjointed wrists and the antique gutta percha color, although I will be happy to use the jointed wrist body shown below with the Barrois.  

15" Chantelle Barrois:

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Shown above are three Chantelles that are available now!  Please contact me for pricing and to purchase.

Doll #1 has gray glass paperweight eyes and a brown mohair Adele wig.  Doll #2 has blue glass paperweight eyes and a dark blonde mohair wig from France.  Doll #3 has light brown glass paperweight eyes and a light brown Bravot Shandor wig.  All dolls have the Dollspart body with jointed wrists.

15" Adele Portrait Jumeau:

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Shown above is an Adele Portrait Jumeau Adele.  She is sold, but other Adeles will be coming soon.

 

15" Ethnic Huret Davida Dior:

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The doll on the left is ON HOLD.  The doll on the right is AVAILABLE.

Above are 2 ethnic Huret dolls.  The doll on the right is available.  It's so hard to get a good photograph of them...I think they look so much prettier in person.  The doll on the right that is available has earrings and the Huret body with unjointed wrists.  Her leather collarette perfectly matches her skin color.    

 

Clothing for the 15" French Fashions:

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As time permits, I have been making some doll clothing for these wonderful French Fashion dolls.  Above are two examples.  Both dresses are made with point d'esprit netting and silk taffeta ribbon.  the dresses are each lined with silk.  The turquoise and white dress is available.  Both dresses have been SOLD.  As I have time, more fashions for the 15" French Fashion dolls using the Dollspart body will be available.  Make sure to visit my website often.....  

Please contact me for more information on these dolls and clothing, including pricing, at suzannesdolls@aol.com.   

 

12" French Fashion with Gildebrief body:

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Here's an unexpected opportunity!  I have one 12" Huret French Fashion doll available now for sale!  At least for now it's almost impossible to find these great Gildebrief bodies.  After this doll is sold, I will not be able to make more of these dolls until (and if) production of the Gildebrief body resumes.

 

16" French Fashion with Gildebrief body 

All the dolls below are sold.  Until Gildebrief bodies are available again, I will be unable to offer 16" French Fashion dolls like those shown below.  

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In order from left to right:  

  • Portrait Jumeau with spiral-threaded paperweight eyes

  • Jumeau--Seeley's Lady Margaret mold.  This doll is often used by doll collectors as the "Annabelle" when replicating the items from Tasha Tudor's "A is for Annabelle" book

  • Huret with painted eyes and skin wig

  • Smiling Bru French Fashion

  • Early round-faced Bru French Fashion

  • Photo showing the Gildebrief body (Portrait Jumeau head)

  • Photo showing the Gildebrief body (early Bru head)

 

12" French Fashion with Gildebrief body:

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Shown above are three 12" French Fashion dolls.  All three use the Gildebrief French Fashion body.  The first two dolls are Lilys and the third one is a Simonne.  The Lily to the left has pale blue Hand paperweight eyes and  her wig is the Lillian style in dark blonde from Bravot.  The Lily in the middle has a dark brown Bravot Pauline wig and her eyes are a blue threaded Hand Glass paperweight (I think you can see the threading in the photo).  The Simonne to the far right has pale blue Hand paperweight eyes and wears a Bravot Pauline wig in dark blonde.   All dolls are SOLD.  (Note:  I will not be able to offer any 12" French Fashion dolls until Gildebrief bodies are available again)

 

Very sweet 8" French Fashion:

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#4--8" Smiling Bru French Fashion on small Seeley multi-jointed body.  Although this doll is not all-bisque, she is certainly a small one!  I made only a few of these adorably small French Fashion ladies.  This doll has dark blue paperweight eyes, earrings in her pierced ears and a blonde mohair wig with a braid at the back.  She comes wearing her mesh stockings and black heeled slippers, as well as her superbly made multi-piece underwear.  Many of these 8" French Fashions made by doll artists did not have the bisque shoulderplate which was rather difficult to produce, but I was able to make a perfectly fitting shoulderplate for this doll!   She's so special....I will not be making any more of these.

The dolll is shown in the second row of photos dressed in a lovely blue taffeta silk dress.  It is trimmed with ecru ribbon and lace, as well as small flowers.  The dress is in two pieces....a skirt with train and a tight-fitting bodice with short lace-trimmed sleeves.   This is a really gorgeous outfit that the photos do not do justice to!  

She's sold now.....I will not be making another......so sorry!

 

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