Thursday, 17 August 2017

Franklin Mint Antique Doll Reproduction Collection 1992 to 1999

Bebe Jumeau 92
very first in the series designed by Robert Capia
Inspired by  French doll maker Emile Jumeau She is a Authentic re-creation
crafted of fine bisque porcelain She has shiny corkscrew blonde curls
cascading over her shoulders hand set blue glass eyes
Her amazing dress is authentic in every detail created in luxurious ivory voile
her shoulders are overlayed with French lace with apricot rose appliques
her bodice is delicately pin tucked with her skirt gathered at the waist and trimmed with French lace
she wears lace trimmed pantaloons and crochet stockings with her shoes trimmed with peach ribbons
and  rosettes she is finished with a large French lace bow in her hair
She stands 20" Tall
Doll collector magazine Oct 1992
 
 
Doll reader July 1994






 


 



 

 

 
BEBE BRU 1994
Designed by Maryse Nicole 1994 issued as Premier edition
inspired by Casimir bru who designed magnificent collector dolls
today the rare bebe brus dolls  are consider to be priceless
crafted of fine bisque porcelain She has shiny corkscrew brunnette curls
cascading over her shoulders with hand set green glass eyes
She wears a gorgeous turquois blue jacket of rich moire taffeta trimmed with white braiding
linned and laced a bustleat the rear centered with three pink roses
she wears a georous little pink taffeta dress overlayed with embroided lace and pearls
her skirt has two layers of frill with lace between them
her waist is decorated with a large satin rose accented with pearls
underneath she wears lace trimmed slip with crochet stocking
and ivory shoes decorated with a pearl centered rosette
she is finished with a bonnet to match decorated with lace pearls and ribbons
and finished with roses
she stands 15" tall
doll reader feb 1994

 
 
 

 
 
Feb 1994
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 






 

 
Little red riding hood
 
by Maryse Nicole 1994 limited edition
she is a classic Jumeau doll hand crafted fine bisque porcelain and jointed
she has glass green  eyes with painted lashes
she wears a rich moire taffeta adorned with iridescent faux pearls and lace
her  cape is satin lined red velvet gathered and trimmed in white lace
she carries a white wicker basket trimmed with white ribbon and lace
and ripe red berries
she bears a 24kg gold hall mark
she stands 12" tall
doll reader may 1994
 
 
May 1994
 




 

 
 

 
 
Bebe Bru Victorian bride 

designed by Robert Capia
Inspired by Casimir bru who created the most magnificent doll the world have ever seen
crafted of fine bisque porcelain with her hair of dark brown ringlets cascading over her shoulders
with hand-set  glass blue eyes
She is wearing a authentic turn-of-the-century wedding gown of shimmering ivory satin
with embroidered netting and elegantly trimmed with venetian lace
Her dress is enhanced by hand-sewn satin rosebuds, pearlescent sequins and hundreds of simmering faux pearls
Her head dress is custom made of venetian lace and adorned with faux pearls and luxurious marabou feathers
She carries a lovely bouquet of silken roses, adorned with hand-tied satin ribbons
Underneath  She wears her long Victorian underwear and stockings
and her wonderful ivory/cream leather-look shoes that tie with ribbons
and are accented with a ribbon  rose and faux pearls
she stands 23" Tall
doll reader Aug 1994
Franklin catalogue1995
May 1994 doll collector mag


 





 

 

 
 
 
The Bebe Thullier 95
designed by Robert Capia
inspired by The famous French doll maker  A. Thullier
she is a Authentic recreation of a vintage Petite French Bisque Bebe A.T. by Andre Thuillier
Crafted of fine bisque porcelain she has long cascading ringlets down her back of rich red auburn hair
with hand-set glass bright blue eyes
She is wearing a rose pink velvet coat highly decorated with embroided lace with the hem
trimmed with pink pleated satin she wears a under dress overlayed with rows of gathered
fine mesh trimmed with embroidered lace and pearls accented with pink rosebuds
beneath her dress she reveals lace trimmed pantaloons with crochet stockings
 her shoes are trimmed with ribbons and satin rosebuds and a pearl
she is finished with a oversized bonnet  rose pink velvet trimmed with a satin edge lace and pearls
She stands 19' Tall
Franklin catalogue1995

 



 
 
Mien Liebling 96
designed by Robert Capia
She is a Antique reproduction of Kammer and Reinhardt Mein Liebling dolls
made in Germany 1886 to 1925 modelled from real children with sweet expressions
She is crafted of fine, hand painted bisque porcelain with long brunette hair and brown glass eyes
She is wearing a French style costume of brocade satin dark peach jacket trimmed with matching braid
and ivory lace over a bodice of white brocade satin overlayed with gathered ivory lace
her skirt has a double row of ivory satin pleats decorated with lace and completed with a apricot rosettes
she wears a oversized collar in matching ivory satin decorated with lace apricot rosettes and pearls
 She is carrying a gold trimmed purse of ivory satin decorated with lace and pearls
she is completed with a heart shaped matching bonnet tied a the neck with a lace bow
 She stands 21"Tall
Franklin catalogue Christmas

 






CHRISTMASS 1996
 
Bebe Steiner 96
designed by Maryse Nicole doll 
inspired by the treasured masterpieces of Jules Nicholas Steiner of the late 1800’s
Steiner's dolls were noted for their charming faces, full character and diversity
she is crafted of fine hand painted bisque porcelain with wavy red hair and brown glass eyes
she is wears a jacket in a rich pink embroided brocade  trimmed with a ornate floral braid with the
sleeves trimmed with lace and pearls with the rear trimmed with a frill and lace
under the jacket she is wears a pink taffeta dress with a frilled skirt and collar her bodice is
overlayed with netted lace and her skirt is overlayed with fine lace
she wears a pearl necklace with a cameo pendant and ribbons in her hair
her shoes are ivory decorated with a pearl centred white flower
she wears crochet stocking and her shoes are tided with ribbons
she is finished with a matching frilled  rose pink embroided brocade bonnet trimmed with ribbons
she bears the artist's signature in 22K gold.
and hall marked 1977 SCS 5-39
She Stands 16" Tall
 

 
The Bebe Thuiller
designed by Maryse Nicole
inspired by The famous French dollmaker  A. Thullier
she is crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand set grey blue eyes georgeous curly ash blond hair
she wears a lavish jacket of black embroided plum coloured satin adorned with black embroided
lace collar her jacket is tided with little rose pink bows centered with black beads and her sleves
are trimed with lace and sequins she wears a plum coloured satin skirt
overlayed with black tulle and trimmed with lace
underneath she wears a black slip trimed with lace with black lace trimed pantaloons
stockings and shoes
she is finished with gathered ruffle style bonnet trimed with black braid black tulle and tulle bows
She Stands 15" Tall
she bears the artist's signature in 22K gold
Franklin heirloom 1995

1995 HEIRLOOM 







 
 
 
Bebe Steiner
Designed by Robert Capia
inspired by the treasured masterpieces of Jules Nicholas Steiner
she is crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand set violet blue eyes
 gorgeous platinum curly blonde hair
she wears a gorgeous little  blue satin jacquard jacket trimmed with white embroided lace
and ivory pearls with a ivory satin s shaped ruffle appliques
she wears a white satin dress with her bodice overlayed with venetian lace
 trimmed with white pearls with her skirt adorned with layers of ivory lace trimmed with ivory pearls
finished with a blue jacquard bow under her dress she wears a lace trimmed slip with
lace trimmed pantaloons and crochet stockings with ivory shoes decorated with a pearl centred flower
she is finished with a lavish bonnet trimmed with bouquets of flowers ribbons pearls and
completed with ostrich plumes and lace
She Stands 19"Tall
doll reader Nov 1997
photos on computer are deceptive
showing a mauve jacket rather than the actual blue

Dolls collector mag Nov 97

 


 






 

 


bebe jumeau Victorian bride 
designed by Robert Capia Inspired by 
The19th century doll maker Emile jumeau her dolls are considered to be the finest in the world
crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand-set green glass eyes
she wears a  breathtaking trained wedding gown of ivory brocade satin and delicate Venetian lace
her neck line and sleeves are overlayed with lace and pearls
her skirt is trimmed with satin striped ribbon and lace and pearls with peach rosettes placed on each side
she is crown with a frilled head piece with a long trained tulle veil cascading to her feet  trimmed with lace
she wears Lace trimmed  pantaloons with textured stockings and cream leather shoes 
she carries a bouquet of peach rosettes with white leaves trimmed with ribbons and pearls
She stands 22" Tall
Franklin catalogue1997
 
 
1995 EXCLUSIVE  
 
 




 


 
 
 
 
Bebe Jumeau
designed by Maryse Nicole
Inspired by  French doll maker Emile Jumeau She is a Authentic re-creation
crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand sapphire blue eyes platinum blonde curly hair
she wears a sky blue jacquard jacket trimmed with ivory lace with a lavish lace collar
 centred with a floral cameo her jacket is decorated with satin blue rosettes to each side
 she wears a ivory satin skirt overlayed with lace and trimmed with a brocade ribbon and edged
with lace underneath she wears a lace trimmed slip with stockings
 and her ivory shoes trimmed with ribbon bows and decorated with a pearl centred rosette
she is finished with a wide brim sky blue jacquard bonnet elaborately decorated with ivory satin
 jacquard ribbons trimmed with marabou feathers and finished with a large sky blue rosette
She stands 15" Tall
Franklin catalogue1997
doll reader Oct 1997

Doll reader 0ct 1997








 

 
 
 
Triste Jumeau victorian bride
Franklin mint recreates this precious bride inspired  Master French doll
Crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand set dark brown glass eyes auburn hair
She is elegantly dressed in a Authentic custom designed turn of the century wedding gown
of a rich ivory satin jacquard with the front of her dress overlayed with embroided lace
and dotted with pearls her sleeves are decorated with the shoulders overlayed with fine tulle
trimmed with braid with the cuffs overlayed with mesh and decorated with embroided appliques and pearls
her dress has a long train adorned at the rear with satin rosettes and pearls with a heart shaped applique
she is completed with a stunning veil that starts at the rear with layers and layers of tulle gathered
together held with a wreath of satin roses entwined with pearls
she carries a bouquet of satin roses decorated with pearls
She Stands 21" Tall
Franklin winter 1998
 




 
 




 

 
 
Lissette bebe bru bride 
Franklin mint recreates this precious bride inspired by Casimir bru bridel collection
Crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand set sapphire blue glass eyes gorgeous red hair
she wears a ivory satin trained gown with a 3/4 length  venetian lace cape decorated with pearls
her skirt is overlayed with fine netting finished with floor length venetian lace
 her hips are wrapped with  three satin bands with her waist is decorated with a satin bow
and strands of pearls  her collar is adorned with embroided lace and pearls
and the cuffs on her dress have extended bell shaped venetian lace
To the rear she has a satin bustle trimmed with lace her extended train is edged with lace and pearls
she is completed with a tulle head piece crowned with pearls and roses and ribbons
she carries a bouquet of roses trimmed with ribbons
She only stands 13" Tall
Franklin holiday 1998
very important I noticed the doll advertised as Lissette
 The franklin mint catalogue shows a dress very different to the actual doll pictured
 
 





 
holiday 1998
 
Walkure Victorian honeymoon 98
Franklin mint recreates this precious doll from the collections of Kley & Hahn Dolls 1895-1931 Germany
Crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand set sapphire blue glass eyes gorgeous long red hair
She wears a turn of the century midnight blue jacquard gown decorated with embroided ivory appliques
she wears a venetian lace wrapped around her shoulders trimmed with gold braid and pearls
and decorated with sequins pearl droplets and a frilled lace edge
her collar and sleeves are trimmed with lace and ribbons her dress is finished with a embroided ivory
lace wrapped around her waist and a bonnet decorated with marabou feathers roses and lace
she walks with a ivory parasol trimmed with roses ribbons and pearls
and wears a turn of the century gold trimmed fob watch
She Stands 22" Tall
doll reader Sept 1998
doll reader Sept 1998
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
Victorian Fashion doll
Frank  mint recreates this stunning doll from the collections of
Simon & Halbig Dolls 1839-1943 Germany
Simon & Halbig is known for their fine bisque doll heads and innovation in the doll industry,
They also supplied doll heads to many other well known doll manufacturers
Crafted of fine bisque porcelain with hand set sapphire blue glass eyes golden blonde curly hair
She is meticulously recreated with a Authentic turn of the century costume
she wears a tailored soft pastel yellow floral print dress with her sleeves and bodice are overlayed
sheer chiffon with applied lace her collar and cuffs have two rows of pleated plisse lace
her skirt is overlayed with a rich blue pin stripe genuine dupione silk edged with pleated plisse lace
The bottom of her dress she has two rows of pastel yellow pleated plisse trimmed with lace
under her dress she wears a plain slip  pantaloons and stockings with yellow shoes
trimmed with blue pin stripe spats trimmed with yellow braid
she is completed with a triple rosette on her collar she wears a gold choker with blue cameo pendant
around her neck and wears a straw bonnet lined with lace adorned with rosettes trimmed
white ostrich plumes and tied with yellow ribbons
she carries a matching parasol trimmed with lace and a yellow ribboned bow
She Stands 23" Tall
Doll reader Aug 1999
This is the last antique reproduction doll franklin mint made
 
poster
Doll reader Aug 1999