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Arthur Bennis, a handmade artist doll by Lora Soling. Young Master Arthur is 7 inches tall, swivel head of painted air dry clay, arms of papier mache, legs of painted air dry clay. Silk hair. His clothing is made from vintage linen and cotton fabrics with a silk bow tie. This doll is one of a kind and is made entirely by the artist. You can see more photos of Arthur and purchase him here.
Clarissa Welbourne. Clarissa is 8.5 inches tall, head, arms and legs of painted air dry clay, body of cloth, hair of mohair. Her dress is made of a reproduction print with vintage laces and tatting. She wears knickers and a chemise of vintage fabrics. This doll is one of a kind and is made entirely by the artist. You may see more photos and purchase her here.
Miss Kirby Willetts
Kirby Willets. Kirby is 8 inches tall, has a head and legs made of painted air dry clay, arms of painted papier mache. Cloth body. Her hair is silk tussah. She wears a dress made of antique fabric, a chemise/ petticoat of laces and cotton, knickers of handprinted cotton and old lace. This doll is one of a kind and is made entirely by the artist. You may see additional photos and purchase Kirby here.
Miss Luellen Simmons
Luellen Simmons, is 8 inches tall, swivel head of painted air dry clay, arms and legs of painted papier mache. She has a mohair wig, drop waisted dress of antique fabric along with knickers and a slip of vintage materials. This doll is one of a kind and made entirely by the artist. You can see more photos of Luellen and purchase her here.
Miss Zadie Iverson
Zadie Iverson is 7.5 inches tall with a swivel head of painted air dry clay, arms and legs of painted papier mache, body of cloth. She wears knickers, a chemise and petticoat under her dress, all made from vintage or antique fabrics and laces. Hair of mohair. You may see additional photos and purchase Zadie here. This doll is one of a kind and is made entirely by the artist.
Lora Soling-Past Dolls
These are a few of the dolls that I've made in the past several years.
Miss Nella Tottenham, 14 inches
Willis Paige, 13 inches
Edwina Preston, 16.75 inches
Miss Mercedes Merripennie, 14 inches
Miss Viola Prentiss
Miss EmmaLee Dorritt
Lynetta Quinsey, 18 inches tall
Miss Camilla Hansford
Miss Avery Barton, 7.75 inches
Madamoiselle Marcella de Reims
Miss Beulah Hannigan, 18 inches tall
Miss Mabel Alcey
Ardelle Blanchard, 15.75 inches
Mathilde Salzburg, 14.5 tall
Gwendolyn Raynor, 14.5 inches
Alma Mae Robardes, 14.5 inches
Edna Dixmont, 7.25 inches
Miss Lila Frescolini, 7.25 inches
Miss Beatrice LaSalle, 13.5 inches
Lisette DeMaillier, 14 inches
Una Frances Truman, 18 inches
Emile Frescolini, 14.5 inches
Miss Edwina Tippen
Grove St. Doll Shop
This is my real life antique doll shop in Bath, Maine. Wonderful antique dolls, toys, doll clothes and miniature items. We also carry my own line of jewelry, “wisdom and treasure”. You can get a good idea of the variety of items we have by visiting my Ruby Lane Shop. New items are posted almost daily, so come have a browse often.