Artist Proof One-Of-A-Kind Swivel-head Classic teddy bear doll "Bears By Sue Kruse" expertly handcrafted in 1982 by Award-winning teddy bear artist, Sue Kruse, from the Dollsville Owner's Personal Collection (down-sizing). Brand New, never displayed, stored since 1982.
A/P Artist Proof Sewn-in Label.
This unique artist made teddy bear has a swivel head that turns from a teddy bear into a porcelain faced doll. Made in 1982, with the doll face handcrafted by Cheryl McBride, Dollsville Dolls. It was a One-Of-A-Kind. The doll face is Porcelain, hand-painted, with blue blown-glass eyes, eyelashes, eyebrows, a few wispy mohair curls around the temple, softly blushed cheeks with a sweet rosebud red mouth.
The teddy bear is soft chocolate brown with a little tail, beige suede pawpads. Fully jointed, black embroidered nose and mouth.
10" Bear-Doll Tagged "A/P 7/82". Original white seam tag sewn in back of left leg "Bears by Sue Kruse" and hand written A/P, hand dated 7/82.
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10" Sue Kruse Bear-Doll A/P One-Of-A-Kind