Dolls are not just for little girls — women and men all over the world collect dolls. Since the s, Sasha dolls have been considered a prized possession for many collectors, due in part to the manufacturer’s attention to details and the care taken to produce each doll. Properly dating your Sasha doll gives you an idea of its worth as well as insight into where the doll originated. Sasha dolls have undergone many changes over the years due to the changing of manufacturers, and there are a few signs to look for when properly dating your Sasha doll. Look at the bottom of the feet. From until , Sasha dolls were produced by Sasha Morgenthaler.
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She is a very early Sasha studio doll that I am offering for sale. Maya is a very early studio doll dating from the ‘s. Maya was featured in the.
I run the website Sasha Doll UK and have done to since I was born in and was the second child to June and John. They married in in Hammersmith , London then moved to Feltham, Middlesex to the house where not only my Mother but myself and my two brothers were born and raised. In just after the birth of my youngest brother, my father moved back to his home town in Newcastle-upon-Tyne when their divorce proceedings began.
Money was tight but that was normal, having not known any different we took for granted the many accomplishments of our Mum who would knit and sew for us. Our other clothing came mostly from jumble sales and hand me downs and lots of our gifts were handmade. My mother started child minding which allowed her to earn a living whilst being at home for us. This made things easier money wise and we learnt to share not just toys, but our Mum also.
I remember that she would make fancy dress clothing from old materials which were kept in an old large ottoman alongside some old ball gowns given to the cause by generous neighbours.
Sasha dolls were created by a Swiss artist called Sasha Morgenthaler. Born in , she led the most extraordinary life. Within her lifetime she was an artist, toy-maker, wife and mother: and also trained to be a midwife. She first began making dolls in her forties.
I run the website Sasha Doll UK and have done to since we knew about Sasha dolls to date, knowing full well that more information would come to light.
I have owned a Sasha doll from the age of three. Most of the knowledge that I have attained has come from reading the books about Sasha dolls, reading factory leaflets, brochures and pamphlets, surfing the web and from membership of the online Sasha groups. The groups are wonderful communities of people who are devoted to Sasha dolls both preserving them for the future and also in allowing the dolls to evolve with our times.
There are Sasha doll hospitals where they can be fixed, restrung, cleaned and even have missing hair re-rooted. Some very talented people help Sasha dolls who have been damaged recapture a new and different personality and beauty. If there is any other information that you would like to see here or links to other interesting Sasha related sites, I would be delighted if you would let me know. Published by Benteli Verlag, Switzerland.
Photographs are truly sumptuous and so inspirational.
The colour of dating cord indicates when the doll was produced; so being an excellent way of dating them along with hairstyle, eye-painting and the actual height of the doll. Dolls varied greatly in height. They started information at. Web View Mobile View.
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Looking at early brunettes – it’s a well known fact that the early English brunettes are prone to “falling hair”. Looking at arms. This arm “bridge” connection is broken. The metal hook attaches to the elastic in this case white and then hooks onto the “bridge”. The elastic is relatively short – just across the chest width and secured with a metal clip in most cases.
The hooks join the arms together – completely separately to the head and leg elastic. Looking at eyes- this is a Tampa print red head but her eyes have been painted or the process has been started to prepare them for re painting. The top layer of paint will be gently removed so acrylic or oil painting for example can be done in it’s place. The eyebrows are a giveaway – still the heavy dark look.
The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. See details for additional description.
A bit about the creation of my handmade dolls and their clothing. doll (a Sasha doll), and then quickly moved on to sewing for everyone else’s dolls. When I was dating my husband, I drew our future children–Phoebe, Ging and Egg.
She is a lovely doll with one stroke brown brows, light blue eyes detailed with icy shadow, pale pink lips, and long platinum blonde hair. Her arms are strung with white cord, while her torso and legs are strung with brown cord and the “ring neck” assembly, dating her from Her arm stringing remains a bit loose, though she stands well. Her torso sustains a spot or two and scuff lines, possibly from a posing stand.
Gentle neckline cave? Sasha wears her small era “Serie” silver medallion. Her box sustains wear, tear, and foxing from age and storage. Its ID label and side have particularly become spotted with age and storage. Included is a paper detailing how to brush her hair. No bad odors My photos detail her condition accurately. Though I have tried to provide an honest and detailed description, I may have omitted information that is important to you.
I have also provided photos that “speak volume.
Popular with collectors, Sasha dolls are characterized by their individualism, their realistic expressions, their unique color, and the extreme attention to detail in the manufacture of the dolls as well as their clothes. A piece of wood, barely carved, is far superior to a conventional doll with an exaggerated smile. Sasha Morgenthaler was an artist working most often in sculpture and paint; her early life was enriched by visits to the von Sinner family home from great artists such as Paul Klee, who supervised her artistic education and introduced Morgenthaler to members of the Der Blaue Reiter such as Wassily Kandinsky.
Morgenthaler married fellow artist Ernst Morgenthaler.
Box Date: None Approximate Release Date: Condition Purchased: new Dolls in Line: Cloe; : MGA Bratz Babyz Doll Sasha: Toys & Games.
This is a rare and beautiful Sasha doll called Dungarees dating from I purchased her from the estate of the original owner and this doll has not been played with. Tag was clipped off but is included and original tube minus one end cap will come with her. Sasha is wearing her complete original outfit with undies, white shirt, dungarees and clean white sandals. There is a a tiny rub on the sole of each sandal due to touching the bottom of the tube.
Sasha has been re-strung as she was floppy when I bought her. I have included her original blue stripe cord inside her body for verification. Her body is unmarked and in mint condition. Her braids are in the factory set with a full part down the center of her head. This is an exceptional doll and I offer a 3 month layaway on her. If you were the pending buyer of this item, go to My Account to view, track and check payment for this item.
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