Friday, 5 May 2017

Franklin mint Doll Collection Little Women 1984 to1988


Little Women 1949 Film
Based on the novel written by Louis May Scott 1868
stars June Allyson as Jo Margaret O'Brien as Beth
Elizabeth Taylor as Amy Janet Leigh as Meg
Franklin mint doll series 1984-88
 

Jo
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hazel eyes and brunette hair
She is  dress is a beautiful red velvet trimmed skirt and jacket with black velvet
 the rear of her jacket  is trimmed with white ruffels and a large black velvet bow
she has a cotton under shirt with frilled cuffs and petticoat and pantaloons trimmed in lace
she wears a beautiful red velvet bonnet trimmed with black and white feathers
and white ribbons she carries a draw string purse of black velvet decorated with
a red rose and a black tassel
she stands 18" Tall
Description taken from image
 


 
 



 
Beth
 Shy Beth next to the youngest of the four sisters is the pianist
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with blue eyes and raven hair
she is  dressed simply so she can tend to her lessons with her kittens.
She wears a beautiful hand-tailored  wine coloured  floral dress
decorated with pink flowers with green stems
her skirt waist and sleeves and hair are all  trimmed with burgundy velvet ribbon
her cuffs are trimmed with lace and her collar with embroidered lace finished with
a delicate hand made burgundy velvet  rosette
she also wears and petticoat and pantaloons trimmed in lace
She carries her Songbook
she stands 18" Tall
Description taken from image
 



 
 


 
Amy
Amy is the youngest of the four sisters
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with blue eyes and strawberry blonde hair
she wears a gorgeous ball gown of antique white taffeta
her skirt is three tiered that  sweeps up to each side highly decorated with ivory
lace and baby blue ribbons  and finished with burgundy Azaleas
her has  sleeves and neckline trimmed in lace and ribbons and a gorgeous rosette
she is crowned with a wreath of burgundy Azaleas
and wears a baby blue choker set with a cameo
she stands 18" Tall
Description taken from image
and Doll Reader Nov 1988
 





 
Meg
The Eldest of the four March sisters
She is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain with brown eyes and brunette hair
she wears a lovely pale blue plaid dress trimmed with navy blue velvet ribbon
she has a low cut bodice which reveals  a lovely white cotton pleated shirt with a
 high neck and ruffled collar finished with a gold and pearl brooch
 her sleeves trimmed with lace
her hair is held up with navy blue lace hair net drawn together with navy blue
velvet ribbon
In her hands she holds an embroidery of a red rose
she stands 18" Tall
Description taken from image
 




 
 

 


















 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 


 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 
 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 


 
 


 

 

 

 

 

 






 
 
 

 

 

 
 

 
 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 
GONE WITH THE WIND IS IN A COLLECTION OF HER OWN
ONLY PORCELAINS AT THE MOMENT

LUCILLE BALL COLLECTION ARE IN CATALOGUES FROM 2000 ONWARDS

ALONG WITH

ELIZABETH TAYLOR BOTH VINYL AND PORCELIANFranklinmint Doll Collection little women 1984 to1988

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