Saturday, 9 September 2017

Franklinmint Doll Collection Myth and Legends 1992

 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



















 

 

 

 

Franklin Mint Doll Bridal Collection 1984 to 2007

Emily Rose Victorian Bride 1984
 

Designed for Franklin mint
She is created in fine bisque porcelain and  meticulously hand painted with dark brown eyes
with a fair complexion and dark auburn hair
She is dressed in a exquisite bridle gown of white Taffeta and cream embroidered lace
her bodice is a scalloped designed with frilled embroidered lace that scallops around
her bodice shoulders and back she has a high collar trimmed with lace
she wears a Three layered skirt her waist line has a scallop white skirt overlayed in cream
lace and trimmed with a white  pleated frill
her second layer is trimmed with cream lace and decorated with white a pleated frill
The bottom of her dress is overlayed with cream lace and trimmed with rose coloured rosettes
and her dress is finished with a white pleats
This lovely bride is wearing a double hoop underskirt half slip with bloomers trimmed in lace
her dress has a bustle to the rear decorated with rose coloured rosettes
and she is crown with a garland of roses with a floor length spotted tulle veil edged with lace
she is finished with a golden Locket
underneath she wears Garter with ivory painted shoes
she carries a Bouquet of ivory silk roses and trimmed with pink ribbons
She comes with Special wooden Stand
She Stands 23" Tall

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
This Victorian Bride Doll was rereleased in 1987
She is still created in fine bisque porcelain and meticulously hand painted
she is identical in everyway
but this doll has was released with hazel brown eyes and with dark blonde hair
she still comes with her Special wooden Stand
She Stands 23" Tall
she is released as a limited edition
 






 

 
The Gibson bride doll 1988
She is created in fine bisque porcelain and  meticulously hand painted with
beautiful green eyes fair complexion and blonde hair with her head turned to one side
she wears a elegantly simple designed ivory satin  wedding gown
her bodice is decorated with embroidered tulle with a sash to one side of a frilled of
embroidered venetian lace finished at the waist with a fan of embroidered tulle trimmed with
ivory satin rosettes she wears a plain panelled trained skirt trimmed  with scalloped lace
her dress is finished with a high collar overlayed in lace and pearls trimming her sleeves
she is crowned with a garland of ivory roses  and a gathered tulle trained veil
she carries a bouquet of ivory roses trimmed with ribbons and strands of pearls
This doll has sewn knees and hips she can not stand alone
She Stands 23"Tall
 





 


 
The Victoria and Albert Bride 1989
commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London
She is a  Authentic re-creation of the most beautiful Victorian bride,
with her historically accurate bridal gown  that reflects the style and craftsmanship of the era
She is created in fine bisque porcelain and  meticulously hand painted with
beautiful pale blue eyes  brunette hair with her head turned to one side
Her bride gown is exquisitely crafted in off white taffeta trimmed with rows of ivory lace
her bodice has a plain neck line with a simple lace collar trimmed with pearl beads
from her chest to her waist she has rows of frilled ivory lace finished with a large bow
she wears sheer white chiffon sleeves over layered with bell shaped taffeta decorated with
rows of lace trimmed with a bow
her skirt is layered and gathered at the waist decorated with panels of layered
rows of ivory lace with added bows on the bottom of her skirt 
she is completed with a floor length fine tulle veil crown with a garland of white flowers
trimmed with pearls she carries a bouquet of white and ivory flowers
set on a Bouquet Lace Collar

 
 
 

 
Elizabeth Taylor  Bride 1989
The doll is a recreation from the movie Father of The Bride
 with Elizabeth Taylor playing the character  Kay Banks
 She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted with violet eyes
short curly raven hair and bright glossy red lips
she wears satin lined white lace gown overlayed with a white shimmering satin
full length trained off the shoulder bridle coat with long sleeves and a short waist
decorated with pearl buttons 
she is completed with a fine tulle veil trimmed with lace crowned with a bridal cap
trimmed with a garland of white silk flowers
she carries a white bouquet of silk flowers trimmed with ribbons
She Stands 22" Tall
 








Bride Of the Summer Palace 1991
Designed by the house of Faberge
She is crafted of fine bisque porcelain and beautifully hand painted.
with beautiful deep blue eyes, pink blushed cheeks
She has dark auburn hair styled to the likeness of the Gibson Girl
she wears a tailored pale peach satin gown overlayed with off white fine embroidered bridle tulle
her bodice and collar is decorated with embroidered lace and trimmed with pearls
her puffed sleeves are trimmed with satin bows  decorated with pearl droplets
Her floor length veil is gathered at the top and accented with faux pearls
and edged with satin ribbon
she wears a wonderful tulle petticoat lace trimmed Victorian pantaloons
She wears painted on heeled shoes that have an embossed porcelain ribbon on the front
She Stands 18.5" Tall
her COA dates her 1991
She is hall marked with the old FM insignia on her neck
with the cursive letter 'f' with the cursive letter 'm' in the centre of the 'f'
I believe this doll to be part of the Romanov collection
 
 







 



All The Romanov brides are in
The Romanov collection 
 
Bride Ariel 1992
Limited Edition to only 500
Designed by Maryse Nicole
 
She is crafted of fine bisque porcelain and beautifully hand painted with glass blue eyes
with curly shoulder length raven hair
she wears a satin lined bridle gown overlayed with bridle lace tulle with her bodice
and hips tailored and decorated with braid and with pearl centred
satin rosettes she has a frilled venetian lace collar trimmed with sequins
her trained skirt is gathered just below hip and decorated with a satin garland
inlayed with sequins and braid her dress is finished with rosettes on her sleeves
she wears a full length veil made of bridal illusion trimmed in lace
with a gathered crown decorated with a pearl tiara
underneath she wears white stockings pantaloons and real leather shoes
with rosebud detailing
she carries a bouquet of satin rosettes and Lilly's decorated with pearls and ribbons
She Stands 22" Tall
she is hall marked
Ebay research seller bought her 10/28/1993



 
 


 
Scarlet O' Hara Bride 1993
She is created in fine bisque porcelain and  meticulously hand painted with
beautiful green eyes  raven hair with her head slightly turned to one side
she wears a cream satin wedding gown with a off the shoulder neckline
adorned with embroidered viol leaves she has leg of mutton sleeves
with a wide cream satin sash around her waist
her skirt gathers at the waist and is decorated with embroidered viol leaves
she is finished with a bridal cap overlayed with cream satin and trimmed with lace
with a full length tiered  veil edged with lace
she is completed with a three strand pearl necklace
She Stands 22" Tall



 
Rereleased as a 16" vinyl  mid 2000's
She is more of a likeness to Vivian Leigh  difference
There is no difference to her dress other than the trim
 

 
 
125 Anniversary Gibson Bride doll 1994
She is created in fine bisque porcelain and  meticulously hand painted with
beautiful green eyes  with fiery red hair her head slightly turned to one side
she is stunning  recreation to likeness to Charles Danna Gibsons wife
The world famous illustrator
she wears white lavishly intricate gown in lace and cream taffeta
her neckline and shoulders are wrapped in embroidered lace and decorated with
tiny mushroom pink rosettes trimmed with ribbons she has leg of mutton sleeves
overlayed with fine bridle lace with embroidered lace cuffs
he wears a over skirt of cream taffeta decorated with white lace and
mushroom pink rosettes revealing a under skirt of fine white lace
she wears a full length veil with a added lace train gathered at the crown and
decorated with a garland of mushroom pink rosettes 
her veil is trimmed with a ivory edge
She carries a gorgeous bouquet of ivory and white silk roses
trimmed with mushroom pink ribbons
created in fine bisque porcelain
Fully Authorized by the great grand daughter Charles Danna Gibson
She Stands 22" Tall
 
 

 
 
 
 



 
Franklin mint released a second edition  in 1996
 
125 Anniversary Gibson Bride doll
created in fine bisque porcelain she is nothing like the
stunning original her face differs in appearance and dose not have the classic Gibson look
her eyes are blue her hair is dark auburn red
her gown is identical in every way but  completely made in ivory
all the lace and taffeta are ivory the rosettes are still mushroom pink
her veil is ivory trimmed with a white edges with a different lace train
They also used the same advertisement
still a beautiful doll
The images will show the marked difference between the two
She Stands 22" Tall 

 
 Vanessa Bride 1995
Designed by Maryse Nicole
She is created in fine bisque porcelain she is a fully jointed porcelain doll
 meticulously hand painted with large glass blue eyes
with long curly brunette hair
she wears a extraordinary lavish wedding gown of shimmering white taffeta
her bodice and shoulders are decorated with hundreds of hand applied with pearl
coloured sequines with strands of pearls  with her shoulders  trimmed with pearls Tassels
her sleeves are decorated with pearl  with her cuffs trimmed with embroidered lace and pearls
her skirt is overlayed with the finest of Sparkling tulle lavished with garlands
of satin yellow and white roses and trimmed with lace
At the rear of her dress her shoulders are adorned with pearl tassels
her shirt is overlayed with a white shimmering taffeta bustle gathered into layers
with strands of pearls drapping each row and decorated with embroidered lace appliques
with her train revealing the overlay of sparkling tulle lavished with garlands
she is completed with a overly long trained plain tulle veil trimed with lace
she is crown with a elabrorate tiara decorated with silk roses and embroidered lace
accented with shimmering organza flowers and pearls
she carries a bouquet of shimmering white flowers decorated with pearls and ribbons
and wears something blue under her dress
She Stands 22" Tall
she comes with a custom made wooden stand
again i have noticed the sequines have yellowed with age

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Rachel
Designed by Maryse Nicole 1996
She is created in fine bisque porcelain she is a fully jointed porcelain doll
with a gorgeous little face meticulously hand painted with glass green eyes
with short straight shoulder length honey blonde hair
she wears white silk taffeta gown with a v shaped neck line and short puff sleeves
her bodice and sleeves are adorned with pearl studded floral appliques
decorated with pink and white sequins her sleeves are trimmed with rows
of hand sewn pearls  her skirt is gathered at the waist and overlayed with
pearl studded floral appliques decorated with pink and white sequins
the bottom of her dress is elaborately decorated floral appliques rainbow coloured
sequins and pearls and clear crystals
she is crowned with a floral applique tiara decorated with pearls and sequins
complete with a floor length fine tulle veil
she is completed with a pearl necklace with a crystal and pearl pendant
she carries a stunning bouquet tulle and lace flowers decorated with sequins
and pearls
She Stands 17 " Tall 
 
 


 
 



 
Kimberly 1997
Desigen by Maryse Nicole 1996
She is created in fine bisque porcelain she is a fully jointed porcelain doll
with a gorgeous little face meticulously hand painted with glass blue eyes
with long curly brunette hair
she wares a sheath blush pink satin gown with a open cut neck line with
long straight sleeves her bodice neckline and sleeves are overlayed with
white lace floral appliques adorned with pearls
The bottom and the rear of her dress is elaborately decorated with
white lace floral appliques adorned with pearls
her dress at the rear is decorated with a large elaborately bow
with a small trained mermaid bustle trimmed with floral appliques and pearls
she finished with a blush pink satin bridle cap no veil decorated with embroidered
lace and pearls
She Stands 22 " Tall
 







 
Carolyn 1997Desigen by Maryse Nicole
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with glass blue eyes and  long curly red hair
she wears shimmering white satin wedding gown with a off the shoulder neckline
and long straight sleeves her bodice waist and sleeves are overlayed with embroidered
lace appliques and decorated with pearls and sequins
her skirt gathers at the waist with a full length overskirt of fine tulle embroidered lace
with a under skirt of fine mesh edged with lace to reveal a hem with two layers of lace
the back of her dress is decorated with a giant white satin bow
trimmed with pearls and ribbons
she wears a gathered and layered tulle veil crowned with a garland embroidered
lace appliques decorated with pearls and pink ribbons
she carries a bouquet of white satin flowers trimmed with pearls and ribbons
She Stands 19" Tall
 





 


 
Princess Grace Bride 1997
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted with gorgeous
blue eyes and blonde hair she wears a Authentic recreation of the gown worn
by Princess Grace on her wedding day elegantly in design
she wears a white silk taffeta gown with the bodice off the shoulders overlayed
with a embroidered lace long sleeve  bolero  with lace collar and decorated with
pearls imitation buttons her waist is decorated with a pleated wide satin band
her skirt is plain gathers at the waist and falls elegantly to the floor
the rear of her skirt is decorated with satin bows with a lace insert added to her
train she is crown with a satin bridle head band overlayed with lace decorated with a
garland of with silk flowers with a fine tulle floor length veil edged with lace
she is finished with pearl pendant earrings she  carries a bouquet of white
silk flowers trimmed with white ribbons and a lace covered  prayer book
She Stands 17 " Tall
 
 
 
 
 


 
Princess Grace Bride
 

re released as a vinyl Christmas 2003

She is more of a likeness to Grace

There is no difference to her dress

 
 


 
Jacqueline Kennedy 1997
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
 with great attention to detail as her likeness to Jacqueline is uncanny
brown eyes with short curly brunette hair
she is Authentically costumed  with a exact recreation of the gown worn
by Jacqueline on her wedding day she wears ivory silk taffeta gown
with a custom design bodice  of pleated satin tightly wrapped around her chest
with off the shoulder short sleeves to match
with a herringbone ribbon design wrapped around her waist
she wears a panelled  skirt highly decorated with very large frilled satin daisy wheels adorning
each panel of her skirt and finishing with  twelve rows of satin frills adorning her hem
she is completed with a luxurious full length ivory point d'esprit rose point lace veil
with a stunning pearl necklace and 18kt gold rhinestone bracelet
and she carries a bouquet of white and ivory silken blossoms
She Stands 17 " Tall
 
 






 


 

 
JULIANNA  1998
Designed by  Pat Thompson
designed by hand and made in Tru Sculpt
A sculptor's medium prized for its ability to hold intricate detail
she is meticulously hand painted with  realistic features hazel green eyes with synthetic
eye lashes and lips that look almost real
her costume is inspired by the most opulent Victorian wedding ensembles
Her truly luscious gown is made of  silk and is overlayed with tulle
her bodice is heavily beaded with pearls her leg o muffin sleeves are overlayed
with sheer tulle at the shoulders her skirt is also overlayed with sheer tulle
and edged with lace she wears a trained underskirt trimmed with chiffon plisse
and hemmed with embroidered lace and decorated with mushroom beige  rosettes
trimmed with ribbon and inter woven with metallic silver cord
she wears a custom head pearl beaded satin piece decorated with two large
mushroom beige rosettes trimmed with ribbon and inter woven with metallic silver cord
crowned with gathered ivory tulle trimmed with white lace
she carries a gorgeous bouquet of silk roses in mushroom beige highlighted
with green stems and silver cord
she is completed with a two strand pearl necklace
She Stands 22" Tall
She is hall marked Limited Edition
 
 and numbered A0963 on the back of her neck








 
 
Erica 1998
Designed by Jessica Mc'Clintock
her very first bride doll for franklin mint
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with a fair complexion light hazel green eyes glossy amber coloured lips
with a elegant shoulder length blonde hair gently pulled to the rear
she wears a shimmering white also know as candle light satin 2 piece gown
with a lined crochet lace halter neck top decorated and with pearl droplets
and trimmed with pearls beads around the waist
her skirt gathers at the waist just under the top and flows gently to the floor
she wears a long trained fine tulle veil crowned by a white satin garland
of Lilly's decorated with green fern
she is completed with pearl droplet earrings
and her long gloves and white high heels shoes are moulded and hand painted
She Stands 15" Tall
 






 
Natasha  1998Designed by Jessica Mc'Clintock
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with the African America complexion she has  light brown eyes
with a matt burgundy coloured lips and long raven shoulder length curled hair
and her long gloves and white high heels shoes are moulded and hand painted
She Stands 15" Tall
 



 
Elaine The Gibson Girl's
wedding remembrance 1999
This is the ultimate keepsake for the most important event Gibson girls life
This beautiful ornate Victorian Shadow Box
Displays a beautiful hand crafted fine bisque porcelain doll
with green eyes and red hair she wears a ivory satin gown
with a scalloped fine embroidered lace adorning
 her neck shoulders bodice she has a high lace collar
her neck line is decorated with rose pink and ivory satin rosettes
she has satin puffed  sleeves with gold threaded embroidered cuffs trimmed with gold braid
her waist is wrapped with embroidered lace over a satin skirt with a over skirt of
fine lace her skirt is finished with a satin frill overlayed with lace and
decorated with satin rosettes and bows
she holds a bouquet of rose pink and ivory roses trimmed with ivory ribbons
her ivory fine tulle veil is decorated with a garland of roses trimmed with ivory ribbons
she sits within a pink satin lined box overlayed with lace and
decorated with all the things a bride needs
a lace trimmed ivory satin pillow a boxed gold chain pendant
a ivory lace trimmed photo album a garter with a lace trimmed hanky
a ivory satin draw string purse a gold framed picture
she sits behind a glass antique gold framed case
She Stands  11" tall within a case 19" tall x 15 wide and 4" deep
 




 
 Annie Rose 2000
The country and Western Bride Doll
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with a fair complexion and delicate features with very pale but piercing blue eyes
with gorgeous blonde shoulder length curled hair
she wears a jacquard and chiffon 3/4 length dress with train
she wears a white satin jacquard top with chiffon sleeves with shoulder pads
that are overlayed with bridle lace her neckline is decorated with Fringe Tassel trim
and decorated with cream embroidered lace
she wears a white chiffon slip with a slightly longer chiffon
overskirt trimmed with cream embroidered lace and hemmed with white lace
her dress is shorter at the front to highlight her white western boots trimmed
with cream Fringe Tassel
she wears a white cow girl hat decorated with a lace ribbon holding
her white satin edged fine tulle veil and a garland of yellow and
white silk roses she is finished with a large bouquet of mixed yellow and white
roses decorated with green foliage and ribbons
She Stands 16" Tall




 
 2002 Kirsty
The Harley Davidson Bride
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with a blush pink complexion with  gorgeous large brown eyes
with wavy shoulder length dark auburn hair
she wears a white shimmering satin dress trimmed with metallic silver cord with
her collar in cream soft vinyl and trimmed with silver buttons
her gloves are made of white shimmering satin spandex with cream soft vinyl
her dress is decorated with silver buttons and silver cord
her skirt overlays a pair of white satin trousers
with her white heeled shoes are hand painted on with the Harley Davidson logo
she wears a crystal studded  silver filigree tiara with a gathered and tiered
fine tulle veil edged with metallic silver thread
she carries a single white flower trimmed with ribbon as her bouquet
she is finished with a five row silver chain chocker with the Harley Davidson emblem
She Stands 19" Tall
 





 
Princess Diana Porcelain Bride 2003
Diana never looked more breathtaking than the day of her wedding
This stunning portrait doll has been created with a remarkable resemblance
to Diana to reveal her youth and innocence 
She is created in fine  bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with fair complexion  exquisite blue eyes rose pink lips and short blonde hair
she wears exact recreation of the gown worn by Diana on her wedding day
her dress is made of ivory taffeta with a low neckline decorated with
taffeta frills embroidered lace and highlighted with pearls and trimmed with a bow
her bodice is overlayed embroidered lace  and decorated with pearls
she has sumptuous puffed sleeves which are gathered at the elbow and trimmed
with embroidered lace and decorated with a bow
her skirt gathers  at the waist to give a rich full flow to the floor and is hemmed with lace
her skirt has ivory taffeta extended train added to her rear gather at the waist
she is crowned with Tiara that holds her trained  fine tulle veil
her Tiara is a replica of the real one made of filigree silver encrusted with crystals
with matching earrings she also wears  a 24kt gold wedding band
she is completed with a stunning bouquet of satin white Lilly's high lighted with
yellow Lilly's and trimmed with green foliage
She Stands 19" Tall
 
 

 

 







 

 
2003
Franklin mint released a bridle out fit only
for the Diana dress up vinyl portrait doll
She Stands 16" Tall


 
 
 
 
2004
Emily Rose Gibson Bride
She is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted with a
stunningly beautiful face with piercing blue eyes with the Gibson style honey blonde hair
she wears a ivory velvet bridle gown
her velvet bodice is low and off the shoulders  with an added lace shoulders and sleeves
her chest is decorated with a ivory frilled of chiffon and lace
she has a high lace collar decorated with pearls and the lace bodice and sleeves
are adorned with tiny crystals she wears a mushroom pink satin waist band
she wears a full length velvet skirt overlayed from the knees with slightly gathered
chiffon and lace decorated with a garland of dark pink and beige roses accented
by little green leaves the lace at the hem is adorned with tiny crystals
she wears a chiffon lined velvet trained overskirt edged with lace and adorned
 with tiny crystals
she is crown with a floor length ivory chiffon veil gathered at the top and held
with a pink rosette she is completed with a 24kt gold wedding band
painted on white boots and carries a bouquet of mixed dark pink and beige
roses decorated with ribbons and pearls
She Stands 18 " Tall
 



 
Colleen Irish bride
This stunning doll is created in fine bisque porcelain meticulously hand painted
with beautiful green eyes with gorgeous long flowing strawberry blonde hair
she wears a shimmering white satin gown with
her bodice overlayed with sheer crinkle silk chiffon gathered and frilled on the neckline
her skirt is overlayed with embroidered crinkle silk chiffon and hemmed with metallic gold braid
she wears a satin lined over skirt decorated with a embroidered  gold thread and adorned with
tiny emerald crystals and edged with gold braid
she wears off the shoulder sleeves overlayed at the shoulder with gathered silk chiffon
trimmed at the elbow with gold braid with added medieval split sleeves beautifully decorated
with gold embroidery and emerald crystals her dress is completed with a stunning
shimmering organza veil with a scalloped gold embroidered edge adorned with pearls
and a gold patterned white satin lined corset trimmed with gold braid and tied with
a organza ribbon 
she carries a bouquet of Calla Lily's decorated with green foliage and trimmed
with gold braid ribbon her shoes are painted and decorated with green shamrocks
She Stands 18" Tall
released between 2004  ,2007