Bru Jne 13  "Lavinia"

              
 

                                                                                                                           

Bru Jne 13 

"Lavinia"

Antique Replica

Lovingly Handmade In The USA
By Mary Benner

Photography By Allen Benn


Aprox 25" Tall

THERE ARE TWO PURCHASING OPTIONS AVAILABLE ON THIS DOLL.

1. "LAVINIA" The completed doll, $2297.00

2. THE COSTUME ONLY,  $997.00, which includes the fully lined in silk jacket & dress, bonnet, half slip, corset and pantaloons ONLY. 

Free Continental USA Shipping (* Insurance is $38.70 & optional and extra)  $20 off International Shipping

Click the purchasing option you want from the the pay pal "Buy Now" drop down menu below.  Or contact us, dollsbymarybenner@gmail.com for help or questions about your order. 
OPTIONAL with or without insurance

*PLEASE NOTE: International buyers,  since it is impossible to calculate international shipping cost as it differs from country to country, you may use the Buy Now Pay Pal button but expect to receive a pay pal invoice for adjusted shipping cost less the $20 discount.  Or if you prefer, instead of using the paypal button, email us at dollsbymarybenner.com and we will send you a paypal invoice for this doll and with correct shipping cost for your country. 

A flexible 4 to 5 months layaway is available for this doll upon request, for more information regarding our layaway program go to the side menu labeled "LAYAWAY PROGRAM" Email us at: dollsbymarybenner@gmail.com 

If Interested or have any questions about this doll

Contact Us At:    dollsbymarybenner@gmail.com

If you would like to speak to the artist about this doll, send us your phone number in an email and she will call you back.

 This lovely doll has the following features:

1. Beautifully hand painted head, poured in fine white porcelain with a cork pate.

2. A jointed French composition body with porcelain arms and Bru label.

3. Blue gray solid glass high lens British paperweight eyes.

  4. Gorgeous, brown mohair wig, custom made by wig artist Wendy Fiedt. 

ABOUT THE COSTUME:  Lavinia is wearing a 3 piece ensemble consisting of a silk jacket, a silver gray silk dupioni dress and matching bonnet. The jacket, dress and bonnet are all fully lined in silk.  The jacket is made of striped black and silver gray silk taffeta, it has a large vintage lace collar and is accented in the back with a licorice black silk taffeta bow.  The dress is made of silver gray silk dupioni,  it is accented at the neck of the bodice with a antique Edwardian steel beaded collar and at the waist with a licorice black silk taffeta cummerbund and a antique Edwardian beaded and rhinestone applique. The bonnet is made of the same silk fabric as the dress and accented with a large bow of black and gray stripe silk taffeta and decorated with silk ribbons and millinery flowers. 

6. Lavinia's undergarments include pantaloons and a half slip trimmed in vintage lace and decorated with silk ribbons and a gray silk corset. 

    7. Lavinia wears a pair of Bru replica shoes. The shoes are made of glove soft black leather, trimmed in silk with antique rhinestone buckles. The shoes have leather soles and heels and are stamped "Bru". These shoes were custom made for this doll and come with in a special shoe box totally hand made and designed by Fran Quinn.

   8.  This doll has hand made crochet stockings.

9. Lavinia's accessories include vintage rhinestone earrings, a beaded necklace and black velvet beaded purse.  The little doll is not included as it is a "prop".  

10. She comes with a tapestry covered stand and is hand signed by the artist. 

11. The Doll Comes With A Certificate of Authenticity

 

 

Payment

We accept PayPal, checks or money orders. 

Sorry, but we accept only Pay Pal from our international collectors.

 Shipping

1. We ship by USPS priority mail and priority mail international. 
2. **Insurance is $38.70 and optional, the price of the insurance is based on whatever USPS charges on the amount being insured.