Monday, 20 November 2017

Franklinmint vinyl gibson doll collection Lily and Josephine

Lily Strolling in Versailles
Lily is the first Gibson Girl vinyl doll produced by Franklin Mint 1999
lily is  one of the Famous Gibson Girl's "Strolling in Versailles."
This rare Limited Edition "Lily" Gibson Girl Doll is wearing an authentic period style strolling gown
she is a  rare Limited Edition 1000
she wears calico Blouse with Lace, Bows and Flowers, has a Lovely Brooch at the Neck
with a Calico full Length Skirt which is highly  Detailed
 trimmed with lace, bows, roses
with White Undies underneath
her Hat is Trimmed in Feathers and Many Flowers
with a matching Parasol which is Trimmed with Lace
 she wears  Short White Gloves
She carries a matching drawstring purse
 
 




 





 
 
Josephine Opening Night at the Opera London 2000

Franklin mint Doll Collection Lord of the Rings1982 to 1989


LORD OF THE RINGS
Collection 1982 to 1989
Gandalf
Designed by The fantasy Artist, Greg Hildebrandt,
known world wide for his Tolkien art creations
Capturing the magical essence of this character
Also known as Gandalf the White and Olórin
He is hand crafted of fine bisque porcelain and meticulously hand-painted
with quite a handsome detailed face with grey eyebrows and violet grey eyes
he has luxurious soft shoulder length wavy grey hair and beard
He wears a iridescent purple robe trimmed with corded metallic silver
he wears a chest armament of burgundy fine mesh overlayed with
three rows of black silver threaded braiding tied at the waist
with metallic silver and black cord
he wears a oversized trained cape of metallic silver lined with black
silver sparked tulle
he wears black leather boots laced with silver braid
with a iridescent purple hat trimmed with a burgundy band and silver stars
centred with a silver amulet set with a crystal
he carries a magical staff crowned with a crystal and decorated with
metallic silver braid and wears a ruby ring
He Stands 24" tall
Authorized by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien

eBay dates him 1982
One of the Rarest pieces from The set of  4 dolls



















Arwen Evenstar Elf princess

She is crafted of fine bisque porcelain and meticulously hand-painted
with a fair complexion striking blue eyes and long braided blonde hair
She wears a elegant flowing satin gown rich blue jacquard
with a double white chiffon train both edged with metallic silver braid
on her chest  her dress is decorated with a silver filigree decoration
set with crystals and trimmed with metallic silver cord  that finishes
around her waist her dress overlays a double underskirt of fine white satin
with a layer of silver embroidered sheer chiffon edged with metallic silver braid
Her  neckline is graced with a silver plated pendant set with a brilliant crystal
she is crowned with a silver plated Tiria adorned with sapphire crystals
And in her hand she holds the Star of the Earth, the starflower Niphredil -
coated in sterling silver plate and set with a twinkling blue crystal
She Stands 22" Tall
Authorized by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien.
eBay dates her 1987, 88
 

















Lady Eowyn
She is crafted of fine bisque porcelain and meticulously hand-painted
with a fair complexion violet  eyes and long braided platinum blonde hair
she wears a white satin brocade gown decorated with royal blue velvet
neckline trimmed with ornate metallic gold braid with floor length velvet
ribbons overlayed with gold embroided lace ribbon 
she wears a high collared metallic white gold lame cape lined with
royal blue  velvet with the collar trimmed with ornate metallic gold braid
she is dress finished with a richly coated 24 karat gold plated head band
to match her waist band and her highly ornate shield
all inset with sapphire blue crystals
She Stands 22" Tall
Authorized by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien
 
 
 
 
 
 














Queen Galadriel
She is crafted of fine bisque porcelain and meticulously hand-painted
with a rosy complexion vibrant blue eyes with long blonde hair
she wears a gown of soft white charmuse satin trimmed at the neck
and chest with rich gold cord decorated with a gold jewel set with a pearl
she has white satin bell Sleeves linned with rich metallic gold lame when rolled
inside out appear as medieval Pendant Sleeves
she wears a detachable long trained cloak of rich metallic gold lame
and finished with a 24kt gold plated drop belt centered with a gold
amutlet inset with a garnet crystal and pearls
she is crowned with a 24kt gold plated Tiara jeweled with a pearl
she carries in her right hand a magical crystal crowned with faux diamond
and gold and wears a 24kt gold plated ring on her left hand
Authorized by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien
Doll reader Jan 1989
 
 
 
 
 
 




 

Franklinmint Doll Collection Myth and Legends

 Mythical Legends

Cyrena Princess of Atlantis

This beautiful porcelain doll by Franklin Heirloom Dolls is
 created by Lynn Lupetti. She is made of fine porcelain and is hand painted.
She is costumed in lame and sparkling jacquard adorned with porcelain shells and faux pearls.
 She is barefoot a has long blonde hair
 She is  22" tall
Doll Reader May 1992