Thursday, 8 June 2017

Franklinmint Story Book Dolls and Nursery Rhyme Collections 1984 ,85

Franklin mint
Story Book Collection by Carol Lawson
All  dolls are hallmarked on the back of there neck 1984
these dolls are only 12" tall
 
All information has been sourced through eBay
 

 


Little Red Riding Hood
 
Original Design by Carol Lawson
sculptured in fine bisque  porcelain hand painted
with luminous brown eyes that sparkle with excitement
she even has blush on her chubby little cheeks
Crisp white ruffles on her floral print shirt Included is a small stuffed bear
Her legs are painted to appear as though she is wearing white stockings
with black shoes. Red velvet bows accent her shoes. Her blue, green, and purple flowered
dress is trimmed in white lace with a green bodice. She is carrying a basket of fresh flowers for
Grandma. And of course, her lovely red velveteen cloak known as her riding hood.
The clothing and accessories are hand detailed.







 

Alice and Wonderland
This is a lovely Alice and Wonderland doll created in the fashion that was drawn by John Tenniel
 Design by Carol Lawson
  She has beautiful long blond hair kept back by a black velvet ribbon
Alice has painted eyes and beautiful rosy cheeks and her socks and shoes are painted on.
she is wearing a royal blue dress  accented with white lace
 she has on a white apron with red trim
Her legs and shoes are painted to appear as though she is wearing white with red striped stockings
with black mary jane shoes
She is carrying a white rabbit with movable arms and legs.
All clothing and accessories are hand detailed.

 
 





 

Goldie Locks
This beautiful collector doll created by Carol Lawson is an original Fairy Tale Doll Collection
exclusively from Franklin Heirloom Dolls. The head, arms and hands,
legs and feet, have been sculpted of fine bisque porcelain and her face and shoes and legs
 were painted entirely by hand.
The dress is baby pink with an apron in pink with white polka dots with a white frill
with a satin pink ribbon waist band and rosette applique
She has long blonde hair with long ringlets tied back with a blue ribbon
Her legs and shoes are painted to appear as though she is wearing white
 stockings with powder blue shoes trimmed with pink balls.
 She is carrying a stuffed bear with movable arms and legs.
All clothing and accessories are hand detailed.
 
 
 
 





Rebecca of Sunnybrook farm
based on the children's novel 1903
Rebecca's journey to Riverboro, to live with her two aunts
Rebecca is imaginative and charming.
She often composes little poems and songs to
express her feelings or to amuse her younger brothers and sisters
 It is she who named their farm "Sunnybrook".
I have no info only images


 
Heidi
This beautiful collector doll created by Carol Lawson is an original Fairy Tale Doll Collection
exclusively from Franklin Heirloom Dolls. The head, arms and hands, legs and feet,
have been sculpted of fine bisque porcelain and her face and shoes and legs were painted
entirely by hand. Her legs are painted to appear as though she is wearing red stockings
with brown boots. Her blue dress is trimmed in white lace with
a red flowered apron trimmed at the bodice in red satin loops with a navy blue lace running through
with a matching navy blue scarf around her back tied at the neck
She is carrying a bouquet of flower and a rope with 2 gold bells.
 
 



 

 
Rose Red
Snow-White and Rose-Red are two sisters living with their widowed mother
Dark-haired Rose-Red is outspoken, lively and
Fair-haired Snow-White is quiet and shy
Rose Red opens the door to find a bear who is almost frozen
They let the bear spend the night in front of the fire
The bear comes back every night for the rest of winter
I have no information only images
 





 
The Goose Girl
This beautiful collector doll created by Carol Lawson is an original Fairy Tale Doll Collection
exclusively from Franklin Heirloom Dolls. The head, arms and hands, legs and feet,
have been sculpted of fine bisque porcelain and her face and shoes and legs were painted
to appear as though she is wearing white stockings with pink Mary Jane shoes
trimmed with a  pink bow she has short blonde hair with a pink felt hat trimmed with
a mint green ribbon and a white and yellow daisy to the rear
she has a white floral dress highlighted with white and mint green sleeves
her hem is mint green trimmed with white lace
 she has a white lace collar and her dress is finished with baby pink ribbon
around her waist and sleeves
standing beside her is a stuffed white goose
All clothing and accessories are hand detailed
 
 
 


 



 
Pollyanna
This beautiful collector doll created by Carol Lawson is an original Fairy Tale Doll Collection
exclusively from Franklin Heirloom Dolls. The head, arms and hands, legs and feet,
 have been sculpted of fine bisque porcelain and her face and shoes and legs
were painted entirely by hand. Her legs are painted to appear as though
she is wearing white stockings with black shoes.
Her blue and red plaid dress is trimmed in white lace with a large white collar trimmed
 in red satin and white lace She is wearing a straw hat trimmed with red ribbon
with a red tie and belt to match she is holding a crystal from the story.
The clothing and accessories are hand detailed
 




 
 
Gretel
This beautiful collector doll created by Carol Lawson is an original Fairy Tale Doll Collection
exclusively from Franklin Heirloom Dolls. The head, arms and hands, legs and feet,
have been sculpted of fine bisque porcelain and her face and shoes and legs were painted
entirely by hand. Her legs are painted to appear as though she is wearing white stockings
with Orange shoes. Her orange and white dress is trimmed in flowered ribbon.
She is carrying a Gingerbread man
The clothing and accessories are hand detailed
 





The last doll in the franklin story book collection
 Little red riding hood
by Maryse Nicole 1991 limited edition

she is a classic Jambeau doll hand crafted fine bisque porcelain and jointed
she has glass green  eyes with painted lashes
she wears a rich moiré  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
 




 
Advertised in doll reader may 1994



Franklin Mint Nursery Rhyme Collection
All  dolls are hallmarked on the back of there neck 1989
these dolls are only 16" tall




Mary Mary Quite Contrary
designed by Helen Kirsh
Mary Mary Quite Contrary perfectly captures  her wide eyed innocence
sculpted of fine bisque porcelain she has blue eyes and rose coloured lips
delightfully dressed in a pinafore and skirt with petticoat and pantalets
her blue calico dress is brightly decorated with flowers
ruffled shoulders and pink ribbons
her pinafore made of white voile embroidered with pink roses
with white eyelet lace trimming her bonnet is made to match dress
trimmed with lace and pink ribbon
she has hand painted white socks with blue slippers and pink bows
she is  hall marked 1989 on her back
she stands 16" tall
doll reader may 1989

 







Little Bo Peep
designed by Helen Kirsh
sculpted of fine bisque porcelain with her eyes shining blue
long honey blond hair falling in curls to her waist
Little Bo Peep's costume is specially designed
with layers of skirt petticoat and pantalets
made of calico, lace and broad cloth with delicate smocking
trimmed in lace and ribbons
even her bonnet is crafted in silk and hand crafted satin roses
she carries her white-painted shepherd's crook trimmed in pink ribbon
she stands 16" tall
she is  hall marked 1989 on her back
doll reader Nov 1989

doll reader Nov 1989

 
 



 Little Girl with a Curl
designed by Helen Kirsh
sculpted of fine bisque porcelain with tiny freckles on her face and bright green  eyes
with brunet curly hair
 She is dressed in a pink calico and dotted Swiss dress trimmed in lots of lace
and frilly ribbons her lacy pantalets peek through her dainty petty coat
her famous rambling curls are neatly tied lace band trimmed with a rose
she carries her beloved rag doll dressed to match in a pink dotted
 calico dress trimmed in white lace
her shoes are painted pink
she is  hall marked 1989 on her back
she stands 16" tall

poster image found on ebay



 
 
 


Little Miss Muffet
designed by Carol Lawson
sculpted of fine bisque porcelain  she has a beautiful soft complexion
with blue eyes she has blonde pig tails tied with large pink ribbons
 She is dressed in a lovely calico dress brightly decorated with flowers purples, pinks, and greens
 trimmed with white lace and pink ribbons accented with faux pearl buttons
she wears a crinoline petticoat and pantaloons  trimmed with ribbons and lace
she has her own pink Tuffet that she sits on
in one hand she holds a purple bowl while her friendly purple spider sits on her shoulder
she stands 16" tall
she is  hall marked 1989 on her back
description taken from the image

 

 






Mary had a Little Lamb Doll
created by Carol Lawson
sculpted of fine bisque porcelain
sculpted of fine bisque porcelain with tiny freckles on her face and bright green  eyes
with red curly hair tied with a large pink ribbon
he is dressed in a lovely calico white dress brightly decorated with pink flowers with green branches
her dress is trimmed with white lace and pink ribbons and pearl buttons
her over lay is green with pink flowers and white branches and trimmed lace and pink polka dot ruffle
she has white pantaloons  trimmed with ribbons and lace
her white socks and pink shoes both are hand painted







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