25 October 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 240
GBP 250 - GBP 350
A fashionable gussetted kid doll body
wearing contemporary crimson satin trained evening dress, elaborately trimmed with wide lace flounces and a pleated frill, with a later replacement head by J Verlangue -- neck to toe 13½in. (34cm.) high (dress distressed), an S.F.B.J. 60 doll dressed in dark red wool -- 17in. (43cm.) high and another with dark hair dressed in deep blue embroidered silk dress and hat -- 13in. (33cm.) high (damaged); and another wearing black velvet frock and dotted muslin pinafore --19½in. (damaged)
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See The Ultimate Doll Book, page 66 for the SFBJ in blue.
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