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Elowyn, a 5-piece doll sculpt with CLOTH body, was lovingly sculpted from clay by me, Dawn Donofrio, in 2022. I worked on this baby for months, putting the project down several times, to make sure every detail was just right. She was sculpted as a human baby, but I decided to add a little fun and variety by adding an option with fairy ears. I sent this sculpt out to be perfectly molded and poured by Maria Lynn Dolls, in soft, ecoflex 20 platinum silicone, that mimics the feel of real baby skin! When I got her back in silicone, the work to bring her to life began.
The baby doll in this auction is the first pour from the mold, featuring an ethnic skintone and 1/4 silicone limbs. She is an open-edition doll, that I will close at my own discretion.
Only top-quality materials were used in finishing this special fairy baby doll. I have chosen to give her a warm ethnic/biracial skin tone. Her lifelike silicone “skin” glows with realism from layer upon layer of rich tones, meticulously applied over several days time. No detail was spared from her head to her tiny toes!
Elowyn, Artist Proof 1, has a painted and finished silicone head with 1/4 limbs (hands and feet only)on a cloth doll body. Like any piece of art, she has minor imperfections/lint in the silicone paint, which is normal and adds to the uniqueness of her hand-finishing. This one has some minor flecks near the nose area. They do not detract from her beauty, as they are only visible very close-up, but I want you to know they are there.
This Elowyn has beautiful brown Lauscha glass eyes, imported directly from Germany, that shine with realism.
She has an open mouth, and you can see her cute, inset tongue inside when you gently squeeze her cheeks. She can take a small pacifier.
This Elowyn was expertly rooted with soft semi-wavy, dark brown hair, by Doris Brundige. It is easy to style, gently. A silicone doll’s hair cannot be sealed into the head like a vinyl reborn, so you must be extra careful when brushing or styling. Elowyn’s lashes are applied and her eyebrows are hand-painted.
Though Elowyn is a doll, she is a high-end collectible piece of art and is not a child’s toy. She is not intended for “play,” as extended and rough handling or rubbing will decrease her integrity as a piece of art. You may handle her gently and change her clothes carefully. Her hair can be misted with water and brushed very gently with a toothbrush, as well.
Elowyn is a larger baby, at 23 inches in length, laying flat, and weighing just under 8lbs. She has a head circumference of 16 inches. She looks and feels just like a real baby. I chose to weight her on the lighter side, so she would be more comfortable to hold. You can bend her arms and legs into many poses because the body is cloth up to the wrists and ankle areas. She is not overstuffed, keeping her cuddly and flexible
Elowyn will come home with 2 outfits, including her long-sleeve cream bubble and flower headband, and her extra sweet coral-colored bunny bubble outfit, bow headband, diaper, long-sleeve onesie, and tights. She will also come with her coordinating pacifier with a pretty wooden clip, and a soft yellow blanket. Other photo props, including baby wraps and flowers, bunnies etc, are not included. She will come with a certificate of authenticity from me.
This very special doll is the FIRST doll pulled from the mold , and my personal prototype sample, sculpted and finished by me. Tons of photos of her have been shared on my Facebook and Instagram accounts ahead of this auction.
In order to bid, you must first create an account and sign in. I am happy to answer any questions you may have about this doll, so please ask before bidding. This sale is NON REFUNDABLE, as I am providing ample description and photographs of the special, one-of-a-kind prototype doll for your review. By placing a bid, you accept these terms. Shipping will be invoiced separately and requires insurance and a signature for delivery.
If Elowyn goes home outside of the USA, all customs taxes and fees are the responsibility of the buyer. Please check if you will be charged fees by your country ahead of time and before bidding to avoid unexpected expenses. I do not ship to all locations. If you are unsure because you live outside of the USA, Please ask before bidding, thank you! I am located in NJ, USA.
This Doll is finished and ready to come home. No holds or layaways. Payment is expected from the winning bidder within 24 hours of the auction’s end. Please refrain from bidding if you cannot complete your commitment.
Duplication or use of this auction or any photographs in the auction without permission is strictly prohibited.
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