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Frozen Charlottes, Frozen Charlies, Vintage Dolls and Doll Parts

With a little imagination you can transform these vintage dolls and doll parts into unique, one of a kind mixed media, altered art or doll art creations. Use them in jewelry, assemblages, mixed media art projects, altered books or whatever you can envisage -- or just collect them to decorate your home. All Frozen Charlotte and Frozen Charlie Dolls are imported directly from Nürnberg, Germany from the original excavator/collector. Many still carry with them some of the soil they were exhumed from, which adds to their allure. If there is something you're looking for and don't see it here, please contact me as I have many items that have yet to be listed. Check back often as the items on this page sell quite quickly!

A NOTE ON SHIPPING: Paypal discerns shipping based upon dollar amount, not weight. Because of this, and since most of these dolls and parts are quite small, shipping may seem initially outrageous. Please know that I will IMMEDIATLY credit any over-payment of shipping or send you additional items if you prefer that route. All parcels are shipped to US recipients via USPS Priority Mail. If this is an issue, I can set up a custom order for you with the proper shipping price.

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victorian doll, frozen charlotte, sitting charlotte NEW  Sitting Charlotte Sisters   $16.50
I have only ever found two styles of sitting Charlottes before I happened upon these gals and I was thrilled to find them. They date from about the 1880s, I'm told, but the person I bought them from in Germany said they were from the 1860s -- either way they are old and from the Victorian are and quite precious. The sit 1.75" from bum to head. Take a peek at the side photo -- one of them has a hole in her bottom. see them from the side.

(I have a couple more of these but haven't listed them yet so message me if interested in including with your order -- $9/each.)
 
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victorian era, doll head, china doll head, painted NEW  Victorian Era Doll Head   $14.00
I am totally in love with this 2.5" Victorian era painted head/face (measurement does not include shoulder piece). What a beauty! She is from the 1860s, I'm told, and would make a beautiful addition to any collection or mixed media art project.
 
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victorian doll bodies, doll heads, victorian era doll head, china dolls NEW  Two Heads + Two Bodies   $14.00
I've grown pretty obsessed with mixing and matching heads and bodies and figured I'd share a couple more instead of hoarding them. These would look so fantastic in an assemblage either together or on their own. They will come wrapped together in an organza bag, perfect for gifting for the holidays or keeping for yourself. see them bundled.
 
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frozen charlie, charlotte boy, vintage, bisque, doll, antique, 1860 NEW  Antique Porcelain Bisque Doll: Large Frozen Charlie No 8   $29.00
This amazing large sized vintage Frozen Charlie bathing doll was made in 1890. He was unearthed after over 100 years underground while digging in a factory yard in Limbach, Thuringia Germany. Imported from Germany from the man who dug him up personally. He measures 4" tall and has the most fabulously amazing hollow head (perfect for a little bird nest or something else!). Keep him dirty or wash him up to use in your next project, or just keep to adore on a shelf in your studio or home.

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victorian doll, frozen charlotte, painted doll, porcelain, bisque, rosy cheeks, blonde haired doll NEW  Rare, Painted Blushing Blonde Victorian Era Doll  $14.00
This sweet little gal has been in my stash for a LONG time and I'm sad to even consider parting with her, but dreams of a new house are more important than 2.75" tall beauties. These sweet rosy-cheeked girl is from the 1860s and is among the more difficult types of Frozen Charlottes to find.
 

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rare, sitting, frozen charlotte, doll, victorian era doll NEW  Single Sitting Frozen Charlotte   $9.00
Here is a single sitting Frozen Charlotte. She is the same as the two above, and sits 1.75" tall from bottom to head, though her legs are different from the others (apart instead of together, which I didn't notice until now, oddly). Please note that the postcard behind this little gal is not included.
 
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vintage doll legs, mary janes NEW  4.5 Inch Vintage Doll Legs   $10.50
I have had some pretty amazing plans for these legs for about two years now and have decided to list them to give someone else a shot -- I have more legs than I could work with in a decade, although I'm totally obsessed with her little Mary Janes. These shapely legs measure 4.5" and would be great to display, use in an assemblage or as replacement legs for your damaged doll. Unfortunately I'm not positive on origin or era, but I'm pretty sure they are at least 60 years old.
 

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rare, frozen charlotte, painted face, blushing, penny doll, porcelain NEW  Rare, Painted Blushing Brunette Victorian Era Doll   $14.00
This little gal measures 2.75" tall from the tip of her existing foot to the top of her sweet brunette head. These sweet rosy-cheeked girls from the 1860s and 70s are among the more difficult types of Frozen Charlottes to find.


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the snow child, pearls, lace, frozen charlotte, snow baby, mixed media, altered art NEW Snow Child, Mixed Media/Textile Bundle  | $24.95
Inspired by the book "The Snow Child" which I recently read, I've put together this bundle of pearl strands, a snow baby Charlotte from the late 1800s (she's still covered in the dirt she was excavated from and can easily be washed if desired), tons of lace, white stone flower beads, yard, sari silk ribbon and some other embellishments you can see if you enlarge the photo. see detail here.
and here. and one more.
 

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frozen charlie, 1860s, victorian, jointed arms, charlotte boy, vintage, bisque, doll, antique NEW  Perfect Frozen Charlie with Both Legs/Feet and Jointed Arms  $44.00
This little dude is an amazing 4" tall Frozen Charlie with both jointed arms and both feet. Such a rare find! I've seen them sell for as much as $125 but that's a little greedy if I do say so myself, so I'm just selling him for 1/4 of what I bought 4 of them for (he's got the cutest face out of the bunch, too). I may post one more, but I may keep the remaining three for myself -- I haven't decided yet.

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antique doll head, victorian, china doll, head, collectible NEW  2.5" Tall Antique Doll Head, White   $13.00
I think it's so ironic (if you know the story behind the Frozen Charlotte dolls) that I didn't notice until this second that the text page under her head says "in the wintertime we froze"... Anyway, I'm quite in love with this gorgeous girl. She measures 2.5" tall and has the best eyes I've seen in an unpainted head in ages, and her mouth is a slightly different style than most of the others I've owned. I just love her!
 
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NEW  Rare Style of Frozen Charlie | $14.00
I've only had one other of these wonderful 1860's style, 3.5" tall (if I recall -- I just lost my ruler a second ago) Frozen Charlies. I remember when I posted one a couple of years ago, my son (then 7) aged and said it was a girl. Silly little boy! This little chap has the weirdest/cool defect -- it almost looks like pewter between his legs.


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sitting frozen charlotte, bathing doll, victorian dooll, painted, rosy cheecks NEW  Rosy Cheeked Sitting Frozen Charlotte   $11.00
This precious little gal sits 1.75" from bottom to the top of her head and is a more rare Caucasian painted color instead of the more typical pure while porcelain, and has the sweetest rosy cheeks. Don't worry, I have two and I'm keeping one for myself. :) see her from the side.

(I have a couple more of this style in white but haven't listed them yet so message me if interested in including with your order -- $9/each.)
 

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rare face, frozen charlotte, bisque doll, porcelain, victorian doll, vintage, doll art, mixed media art, altered art NEW  2.5" Frozen Charlotte | $8.00
This is a more rare facial style of earlier Frozen Charlotte Dolls. She measures 2.5" and is quite a little soft-featured beauty. I have had long standing plans of including her in an assemblage, but have decided to let her go along with some of my other favorite coveted dolls and parts. Maybe you would like to create an assemblage out of her?
 
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victorian doll, frozen charlotte, painted doll, porcelain, bisque, rosy cheeks, blonde haired doll NEW  Little Vintage Doll Legs   $5.00
These sweet little doll legs with black shoes measure almost 2.25" and would be fantastic for any art or repair project. I'm not sure of their origin or era, but they are vintage if not antique and just as sweet as can be. see them bundled.
 
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china doll head, large, vintage, antique, doll head NEW  Vintage China Doll Head w/ Pink Cheeks | $24.00
This lovely-faced head measures 4.5" tall and is just gorgeous. She is so unique that I have kept her to myself for the past half-decade 'cause I'm pretty much in love with her. But, when one's doll collection is as large as mine, sometimes it's necessary to part with some to make room for newer ones. I do hope you'll give her a lovely new home! BONUS: FREE FROZEN CHARLOTTE WITH PURCHASE when you say "FREE CHARLOTTE" at check out in the note section.

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rare, ooak, one of a kind, doll head, victorian, hat, doll parts, assemblage, shadow box NEW  Rare Antique Doll Head in Large Hat | $9.00
This gal measures just over 2" tall -- or at least her head does. She is wearing such an oddly unique hat -- I have never seen anything like it. I'm told she is from the 1850s, though I have no authentic verification of this claim.

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painted, victorian era, doll head, china doll, face, antique Small Painted China Doll Head #1   $9.00
Such character this wee head has! I love her partially painted hair and little eyes. She would be a fantastic addition to any Victorian era doll head collection or used in an assemblage.
 

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painted, victorian era, doll head, china doll, face, antique NEW  Small Painted China Doll Head #2   $11.00
From the front this gorgeous doll head looks undamaged, but the back of her shoulders is broken. Still, she would make a fantastic head to a handmade art doll, focal piece for an assemblage, or even a Victorian era doll head necklace, perhaps. Her rosy cheeks are so perfect!
 
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painted, victorian era, doll head, china doll, face, antique NEW  Small Painted China Doll Head #3   $10.00
This is one of my favorite new rosy-cheeked Victorian era doll heads. Her hair reminds me of something I can't quite put my finger on, and her eyes make me smile. I would LOVE to see what you do with her once she's yours.
 
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victorian doll, frozen charlotte, painted doll, porcelain, bisque, rosy cheeks, blonde haired doll NEW  Small Painted China Doll Head #4   $10.00
I'm pretty obsessed with the perfection of this little gal's eyes and brows -- so sweet! And of course those rosy little cheeks are to die for. She would make a perfect addition to a mixed media assemblage, used as a focal piece in a little collection on a shelf or anything at all -- maybe some holiday ornament making is in order?
 

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NEW  Victorian Doll Head w/ Bonnet | $7.50
This is such a sweet little face/head measuring just under 2". She's wearing a dainty little bonnet and I'm told is from the 1850s, though I have no authentic verification of this claim. I just love the soft features of her wee face.


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victorian era boy doll head NEW  Small Vintage Boy Doll Head #1  $5.00
This little fella's head measures about 1.5 inches tall -- he's just a little thing, but so very cute! I really wanted to make a handmade boy doll out of him but I'm going to let you have him instead as I have WAY more than my fair share of dolls and doll heads. I'm told he is from the 1860s.
 
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victorian era boy doll head NEW  Small Vintage Boy Doll Head #2  $6.00
This guy's head is a tad bigger than the previous boy head, measuring almost exactly 2" in height... plus he's cuter (shhh!). I had a dream that I made a decorative bottle and used his head as the topper... but I'll let you use him however you'd like to instead. I'm told he is from the 1860s.
 
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victorian era boy doll head NEW  Small Vintage Boy Doll Head #3  $7.00
Measuring about 2" tall, this little chap's head is pretty darn cute indeed... I wwould have to say he's my favorite in this lot. I may even just have to change my mind and keep him for myself -- I have a bit of a crush on him. I'm told he is from the 1860s.
 
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NEW  Rare Young Doll Head Wearing Ruffled Bonnet with Bows | $10.00
I never would have dreamed of parting with this head previously because I'm so very in love with her, but I bet you'll love her just as much. She measures just under 2" and is adorned with the most precious ruffled bonnet with bows. Look at that sweet and innocent face! This is the only doll face I've ever seen in my many years of buy/selling/coveting over 5000 dolls and parts. I'm told she is from the 1850s, though I have no authentic verification of this claim.

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frozen charlotte, bisque doll, porcelain, victorian doll, vintage, doll art, mixed media art, altered art Large Sized Mystery Frozen Charlotte Doll | $16.50/ea.
Measuring between 3.5 and 4.5", these large sized Frozen Charlottes very slightly, but are sure to be adored by you. Like the small and medium mystery Charlottes, some are clean and shiny, some more dull, some with soil bits still on them and some without. The mystery is half the fun!

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victorian era doll legs, red shoes NEW  Victorian Doll Legs w/ Red Shoes Set 1  $7.00
I am so in love with these legs! Each one measures 2 1/8" in height. They come in a cute little red organza bag that semi-matches the shoes. Perfect legs to either keep for yourself for buy for the doll leg lover in your life.
 
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victorian era doll legs, red shoes NEW  Victorian Doll Legs w/ Red Shoes Set 2  $7.00
The odd patina on the left leg is just gorgeous! I had grandiose plans of using these in an assemblage, but I'll let you do so instead. Each leg measures 2 1/8 inch in height. That is a whole 4 1/4 inches of doll leg. :) They come in a cute little red organza bag that semi-matches the shoes.
 
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vintage photo, carte de viste, cdv photograph, victorian photo, watchpart vial Charlotte Loves Pretty Things | $26.00
Charlotte loves pretty things indeed! This bundle comes with a lovely one-armed, two-legged frozen Charlotte doll, a length of absolutely stunning black beaded Victorian dress trim, a pretty little old crotched doily and an Italian picture frame (the frame, I believe, is a modern replica of the very old, ornate antique Italian picture frames -- this one has plastic on the front instead of glass but the metal frame itself seems to be high quality).

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victorian doll arms, bisque, doll art, handmade doll, doll making, assemblage, shrine, shadow box NEW  A Pair of Small Victorian Doll Arms  $6.00
This lovely set of doll arms measure just under 2" long. They have holes in the shoulders which make it extremely easy to add them to assemblages or other doll creations. They will be sent in a small red organza bag, perfect for gifting or keeping for yourself.
 

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frozen charlie, charlotte boy, vintage, bisque, doll, antique Antique Porcelain Bisque Doll: Large Frozen Charlie No 7   $29.00
This amazing large sized vintage Frozen Charlie bathing doll was made in 1890. He was unearthed after over 100 years underground while digging in a factory yard in Limbach, Thuringia Germany. Imported from Germany from the man who dug him up personally. He measures 4" tall and has the most fabulously amazing hollow head (perfect for a little bird nest or something else!). Keep him dirty or wash him up to use in your next project, or just keep to adore on a shelf in your studio.


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frozen charlotte, bisque doll, porcelain, victorian doll, vintage, doll art, mixed media art, altered art, vintage buttons, mother of pearl Small Charlotte Goody Bundle | $16.00
Sometimes just a Frozen Charlotte isn't as fun as a Frozen Charlotte with some extra goodies. This little bundle also has two vintage mother of pearl buttons, a vintage black button and a bundle of 5 old coin charms along with about a 3.5" tall girl. A little random, perhaps, but fun none the less! Create a little assemblage or use the extra bits in another project.
 

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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage, antique doll body Dirty Victorian Era Doll Body #1 | $4.25
I cannot get enough of these little doll bodies. I have used soooo many in my assemblage and other projects that I'm running low, but wanted to share a couple more in case I can't get additional ones. These bodies are from Victorian era dolls, from the 1860s and were exhumed in a factory yard in Germany. Keep them all dirty and lovely, or clean them up to collect or use in your altered art projects.


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frozen charlottes, charlotte sisters, victorian era, dolls, vintage, antique, mixed media art, altered art, assemblage Two Charlotte Sisters with Three Legs | $27.00
These little beauties are about 3.5" tall and other than a small dirty spot (that could easily be cleaned off) on one of their legs, they are pretty darn pristine! They would really love to come live with you, I'm told, to bring you as much happiness as they've brought me over the past year or so that they have been perched in a basket next to my work area (my personal collection of Charlottes exceeded 250 so I'm parting with many!).


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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage Antique Boy Doll Head and Body | $9.50
These doll bits were not originally together, but the head and body seemed to want to stay together. These were created in the 1860s and were found buried in a factory yard in Germany like all of my Charlottes. Imagine all of the things you could create with these two sweet pieces, together or as separate projects!
 

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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage Two Frozen Charlotte Sisters with Arms | $29.00
At about 3.5" tall, these one-armed sisters would make a fantastically cool double-Charlotte assemblage, or a two piece set. I'm sure you could come up with MANY great ways to use them in your art, or just use them as decorations in your home (I have TONS around my house too!).


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frozen charlotte, bisque doll, porcelain, victorian doll, vintage, doll art, mixed media art, altered art Frozen Charlotte Torso #5 | $8.50
I've fallen quite in love with the big batch of Frozen Charlotte torsos I've gotten. How fun they are to use in jewelry, altered books and assemblages! This girl has some unique coloring and I just love that sweet nose of hers.


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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage Antique Victorian Boy Head | $5.00
Measuring about an inch and a half tall, this sweet little head is just begging to be made into something special. Create a body for him, top him on an altered bottle or create a little shrine for him -- whatever you create, I know it will be magnificent because he will be a part of it.


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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage Three Tiny Charlotte Sisters | $15.00
Measuring about an inch in height, these three little Frozen Charlottes would be perfect for tiny assemblages, to use in altered books, or to make jewelry out of (I want a Charlotte necklace!). Be sure to send me pictures of what you create with them as I love these little triplets!


item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage A Special Charlotte | $14.00
I can't honestly say what makes this Frozen Charlotte any more special that other Charlottes, but there is something that I love so very much about her that I kind of feel sad listing her up for sale. Her head and facial glazing quirks are just divine, aren't they! I know you will love this 3.5" beauty!



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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage Three Victorian Era Doll Heads | $14.00
You know the saying "two heads are better than one"? Well three are better than two. These Victorian Era doll heads measure about an inch and a half. These would be so gorgeous just sitting upon a shelf, but even better in an assemblage or super fat altered book, I would imagine. These little dudes are from the 1880s or so and like many of my other dolls were excavated, thus still a bit dirty.

 
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victorian doll, head, doll heads, antique doll parts, 1800s, altered art, shrine, assemblage Two Sisters: Rare 1860s Victorian Dolls | $24.00
These rare gems date from the early 1860s and measure just over 2.5" and 3.25". They told me that they wish to stay together, being sisters and all. It's difficult to tell in the phone but they have holes through their shoulders so you can attach arms with thin wires or string. How fun it would be to add them to an assemblage with funky little limbs.


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frozen charlotte, bisque doll, porcelain, victorian doll, vintage, doll art, mixed media art, altered art Medium Sized Mystery Frozen Charlotte Doll | $13.50/ea.
Measuring up to about 3" each, these medium sized Frozen Charlottes vary slightly from doll to doll, but are sure to be adored by you. Like the small mystery Charlottes, some are clean and shiny, some more dull, some with soil bits still on them and some without. The mystery is half the fun!

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frozen charlotte, vintage doll, doll parts, bathing doll, china doll, bisque, ceramic Small Mystery Frozen Charlotte $7.00/ea.
These vary slightly in size and description -- some are clean and shiny, some more dull, some with soil bits still on them and some without. The mystery is half the fun!

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rare doll, victorian porcelain doll, early frozen charlotte, frozen charlie Rare Early Victorian Frozen Charlotte/Frozen Charlie #1 | $14.95
According to my 7 year old I'm insane and this is a girl. Rubbish. I think he's a boy. What I do know for sure is that a) he's a very old/early style of Frozen Charlotte/Charlie, b) he was made in the early 1860s, c) he's 3.5" tall, and d) he wants to come live with you to either be a part of your ever-growing collection or to be put into gorgeous, never dying art.


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victorian doll, boy, doll parts, altered art, assemblage, mixed media, doll arts Little Victorian Boy Doll | $11.95
I've only ever seen two of these little dudes in my life -- one for me and one for you. He dates from about 1860 I'm told, and stands (or teeters?) just over 2.5" tall. I love his little hat -- he kind of looks like a sailor to me. You could build him a little ship. ;)
 

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antique doll heads, vintage doll parts, porcelain bodies, victorian, assemblage, mixed media art 2 Bodies + 2 Heads = 2 Girls | $14.50
These little girlies' heads didn't actually go with these bodies originally, but I thought they would look better with torsos so decided to toss them into the mix. The heads are not quite an inch in height, and the torsos about 1.5" tall. They are stamped on their backs: "4886 7" on one, and "6535 GERMANY" with a clover on the other.


item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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hooded victorian doll, german antique doll, bonnet, mixed media, altered art, doll arts Hooded Victorian Doll | $12.25
I guess it's more of a bonnet than a hood... but either way, she's sweet as can be and in fantastic condition (one chipped foot and a little bubble hole in her forehead). She measures about 3.5" tall and is from the 1860s, Germany. She has the holes in her shoulders for arms.

 
item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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victorian bisque doll, frozen charlotte, victorian charlotte, bathing doll, german porcelain doll, antique china doll Rare Victorian Frozen Charlotte Coupling | $16.95
These are the original styles of Frozen Charlottes from the 1860s -- you can see that the hairstyles are different, the arms come out at a different angle, the hair is different and the tummies are a bit fuller. The right Charlotte (whom I initially thought was a Charlie) has a much more pronounced face, especially the nose. They measure 2.25" tall.


item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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frozen charlotte, bisque doll, porcelain, victorian doll, vintage, doll art, mixed media art, altered art Frozen Charlotte Torso #3 | $9.50
finally gotten a huge new batch of Frozen Charlotte dolls from Germany again and am absolutely in love with these torso ones that I'm keeping several for myself. This one measures just over 3" tall and would be a gorgeous addition to any art piece or just sitting sweetly on a shelf.


item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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antique china doll head, black hair, large, head and shoulders, doll Porcelain Doll Heads $13.00/ea.
I just fell instantly in love with this wee set of quadruplet heads (I know, the photo only depicts twins) -- they are just adorable. I honestly couldn't say if they are vintage or not though they were sold as "antique doll heads". I didn't notice until I had them home that they say "Made in Taiwan" on a sticker on the backs of them. I probably paid WAY too much for them in that case but I don't care -- they are just sweet as and I've never seen them elsewhere!


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antique china doll head, black hair, large, head and shoulders, doll Extra Large Antique China Doll Head #2 $25.99
This is a bitter sweet story. Just the other day, I found this antique China doll head. She was almost exactly like one I already had, so I had to snatch her right up -- girls dig sisters, ya know? So I get home and the first one had sold! I was happy to introduce them for a couple of hours in passing, and include both in the photo together. This one is a tad less shiny than the first but just as pretty. She 4.5" tall including head and shoulders -- has black hair, blue eyes and rosy cheeks. On her back, she is stamped with a number "5".


item sold: extra large antique china doll head

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rare, frozen charlotte, painted, victorian, doll, 1800s, painted cheeks, 1830s, victorian, antique Painted Early Victorian Baby Doll | $13.00
Before this little one, I had never seen a doll like this before. She measures about 2.5" tall and has painted on facial features (including adorable cheeks) and hair. I am told that this could be as old as from the 1830s but I have no way to verify this. All I know is that it's definitely from the 1800s and I've never seen one before (but hope I see lots more!).


item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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antique china doll head, black hair, large, head and shoulders, doll Extra Large Antique China Doll Head $25.99
This large hand-painted antique China Doll beauty measures almost 4.5" tall including head and shoulders. She has black hair, blue eyes and rosy cheeks. On her back, she is stamped with a number "5".


item sold: extra large antique china doll head

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antique china doll legs/feet, vintage doll parts Antique China Doll Legs/Feet $10.99
Just as the set below, these sweet legs measure 3.5" long. They are a bit lighter in hue and don't have the imperfection on the left leg as the other pair though I'm keeping them at the same price. On the tops, they say "Japan". I can't wait to see what you make with them!
 

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antique doll head, 1800s doll, victorian, porcelain, altered art, mixed media art Antique Baby Head #2 | $4.25
Measuring just over 1.25" tall, this little antique baby doll head is too adorable to pass up. He is from the 1890s, and like many of my other antique dolls and parts, was excavated from a doll factory yard in Nürnberg, Germany. I've left the soil on him as I feel it adds to the charm, but of course you can clean him off if you prefer.

 
item sold: extra large antique china doll head
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antique china doll legs/feet, vintage doll parts Antique China Doll Legs/Feet $10.99
These pudgy sweet legs go with the Extra Large Antique China Doll Head above, and measure 3.5" long. They are antique hand-painted porcelain and are too sweet to pass up. Use them alone or with her head (above).
 

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