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China head dolls are dated by the way there molded hair is styled, the forehead height.

Your antique porcelain head china doll has her hair middle parted, with short curls around and flat top with high forehead indicating that she dates to 1860 - 1870s. The head form shape is referred to as "Civil War Head".

She appears to be wearing an original period doll dress as well.

The crack in the porcelain is a condition issue that severely impacts the value. On today's market, this could sell for as high as $50, even with the dress.

Yes, Ebay would be the best venue for selling this doll.

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