ANTIQUE HAND CUT WALNUT SHELL BASKET WITH FROZEN CHARLOTTE DOLL C1860. BEAUTIFUL LITTLE HAND CUT WALNUT SHELL FORMED INTO A BASKET WHICH HOLDS A TINY FROZEN CHARLOTTE DOLL. THE NUT IS LINED WITH MATERIAL AND HAS LOOSE HESSIAN STRANDS LAYED ON TOP TO MAKE A NEST FOR THE SOLID BISQUE VICTORIAN PILLAR OR FROZEN CHARLOTTE DOLL WHICH HAS A TINY SILK BLANKET WRAPPED AROUND HER.
THE NAME FROZEN CHARLOTTE COMES FROM A STORY OF GIRL NAMED CHARLOTTE WHO REFUSED TO WRAP UP WARM WHILST ON A SLEIGH RIDE THROUGH FREEZING CONDITIONS TO A BALL AS IT WOULD HIDE HER BEAUTIFUL DRESS SHE FROZE TO DEATH DURING THE JOURNEY! THESE DOLLS WERE OFTEN USED AS CHARMS IN CHRISTMAS PUDDINGS IN THE VICTORIAN TIMES. SHE MEASURING APPROX 1 1/8 INCHES (28mm) IN LENGTH. THIS FINE LITTLE LOT WOULD GRACE ANY COLLECTION OR DOLLS HOUSE. ZOO, FARM, GARDEN, RAILWAY, CIRCUS.
ALSO MIXED JOB LOTS AND SOLDIERS ETC.. Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "ANTIQUE HAND MADE WALNUT SHELL BASKET & MINIATURE FROZEN CHARLOTTE DOLL C1860" is in sale since Friday, April 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Antique Dolls".
The seller is "redeggz" and is located in Weston-super-Mare. This item can be shipped worldwide.