Emily Hart Dolls
Antique Reproduction Porcelain Dolls

S&H 1279

on layaway for Anita U.S. $2599.99 Finished 23.5 inch doll in fabulous silk costume

Emily Hart, Grandmaster of Dollmaking in 2016 celebrating 26 years in Dollmaking, presents:

Adorable smiling German Doll originally by Simon & Halbig, Germany, circa 1915 Authentic Antique Reproduction

Since 1990 Emily has been dedicated to making the finest in Authentic porcelain Reproduction dolls. It took seven years of study and many courses to earn her the coveted Grandmaster of Dollmaking title from the Doll Artisan Guild of New York. Emily has earned her place as a World Class Doll maker with her many Best of Show Rosettes and Canada's Top Trophy in the Professional Category for her French Ethnic Bébé.

-Originally made in Germany by Simon & Halbig and marked 1279 this charming doll was made during the early 1900's

- This lovely doll has the following features:

-Extra Fine China painting done in December of 2013, applied in up to 6 layers with firings in between

-“Frederika” has four porcelain teeth, with felt tongue.

-She features finest Antique Reproduction paperweight eyes by Hand Glass Craft of England in pure "Grey" color... truly beautiful eyes with fabulous threading. Although these eyes are not the kind the Antique doll would have had, I chose to use them for their beauty in this case.

-Earrings and matching necklace of the most exquisite Genuine Swarovski Crystals.

-As with all Authentic reproductions her head was poured in finest white porcelain

-This wig made from the hair cut from the Angora goat and carefully dyed, wefted and hand-sewn into this wig entirely by Emily Hart

This doll is on an eighteen inch fifteen piece ball-jointed German Reproduction composition body by Seeley’s.

This costume is a ONE OF A KIND authentic reproduction of a German Antique ensemble, and made entirely by Emily Hart. (Anyone who is a follower of Emily Hart dolls knows that since 2006, she has not been sewing the costumes offered on her dolls, so this is very special.
This costume if made with pure silk Charmeuse, one of the very most costly silks money can buy, and with “English Netting” overlay. “English Netting” is made with a combination of silk, rayon and cotton fibers, and is near impossible to find to buy.

The dress features a fabulous waist trim made by hand with tiny beads, sequins and Boullion. The back of the dress fastens with genuine Antique fancy Mother of Pearl buttons. The matching bonnet features volumes of pure silk heavy double sided satin ribbon bows and silk flowers and velvet baubles, with feathers.

Undergarments of bloomers and full petticoat with tucks are 100% cotton batiste fabric and trimmed with reproduction French Valenciennes laces.

The socks are hand knitted silk/rayon and shoes are fancy German Reproduction shoes in finest Genuine leather….
Both the bonnet and the dress have Emily’s own woven label sewn into the silk lining.

This doll stands 23 inches and 25 inches including the bonnet.