Rare ALEXANDRA KOUKINOVA 25 Russian Art Doll PRINCESS MARY LTED 6 of 25 Parasol. This Is An Amazing Piece. If You Love The Best in Your Collection You Will Want Princess Mary By Russian Artist Alexandra Koukinova! It's your lucky day...ALEXANDRA KOUKINOVA'S Russian Sculpture Art Doll "Princess Mary" This is the heroine of Lermontov's tale From the novel " Hero of our Time " written by Yuri Mikhailovich Lermontov. She not only a stunning doll but a true work of art. Princess Mary is very rare. There were only 25 of her handmade by the artist herself. This doll is number 16. All fine materials were used to create this stunning doll sculpture. She was made from biscuit porcelain.
This is an amazing piece of art. Alexandra pays attention to every detail keeping her beautiful dolls historically accurate. Princess Mary is dressed in an authentic handmade Chinese silk dress.
The collar and cuffs are in antique laces and beads as are other parts of the outfit. The shoes and heels are decorated with antique lace and beads. The frame of the hat (Kibitka) is decorated with lace as well. She also comes with a beautiful matching parasol.
This Princess Mary is number 16 in a series of 25 and was created in the year 2000. She is hand painted and stands 23.5 tall. She has a dark brown mohair wig made by a professional wig maker. Princess Mary is in excellent condition except for 1 flaw, She is missing her thumb on her right hand.
I think this can be repaired by a doll restorer. She comes with her wooden stand.She is missing her box and papers. She is hand signed by the artist on her right leg. (see photo) Alexandra Koukinova Art dolls like Princess Mary sell for over 3 to 4000 dollars and often sell out.
What are the dolls of Alexandra Koukinova made of? They are crafted of porcelain, clay and textiles: Their construction is so original that the Company was granted a patent for it. They wear national costumes which in Russia ran into hundreds of variants, depending on the regions where they were born whether on weekdays or holiday, on the owners social status, even on their age - maidens dressed differently from married women, boys from men.
All the peculiarities of the costumes, from the last ribbon to the tiniest pearl on the headdress are produced with amazing technical and artistic skill on this artist's unique dolls. Alexandra's dolls have been displayed often in exhibitions both in Russia and abroad. Invariably they enjoy much success, for dolls by Alexandra Kukinova are more than models of the Russian costume - they are an embodiment of the national character of what is often.These works of art are sure to enhance any doll aficionado's collection. Information herein contained has been provided by the artist. Don't miss your Chance to add This Piece Of Art To Your Collection.
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