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It’s an Asian doll, 9 1/2 inches high. It reminds me of the Door of Hope Mission dolls but the head is not wood. It’s silk over a hard surface...paper mache?

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The face is painted silk and the dolls hair is done into a bun over a headband, and the doll is wearing tiny embroidered lotus shoes.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Did the pictures come through?
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Hi,

Thank you for your patience.

This is an early 20th century, antique doll that was made for export.
The doll is from China and it is a male figure with Royal Court servant clothing.

On today's market, this could sell for as high as $40 - $60.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Thanks! More than we knew before.

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You are very welcome and my pleasure to be of help to you here.

In the meantime, if you could please take a moment to leave a rating for my services here by clicking the stars, I would really appreciate it.

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