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Shirley Temple dolls

18” composition  Baby Shirley Temple from 1936.  Marked "Shirley Temple" on the back.  Original mohair wig in original set, sleep/flirty eyes. Open mouth with tongue and five teeth.  Composition head, shoulder plate, lower arms and curved baby legs. Cloth body.  Original hair ribbon.  Replaced dress, onesie, socks and moccasins.  Purchased at Bremerton WA doll show.

 

1936 Baby Shirley Temple.  20” Composition.  Marked Shirley Temple on the back of the neck. Original mohair wig, really flat from wearing a bonnet so I reset it. Sleep/flirty eyes, very slightly cracked, eyelashes excellent on both eyes. Open mouth with tongue and five teeth. Composition lower arms and curved baby legs. Cloth body, non-working cryer.  Redressed in a Molley 'es  dress, coat, bonnet. Replaced combo undies. Original socks and moccasins. Purchased at Spokane, WA doll show including original wicker Shirley Temple Doll Buggy.

27" composition Shirley Temple from the 1930s.  Marked Shirley Temple on her back and Shirley Temple Cop Ideal N&T Co on her neck.  Largest Shirley made.  Flirty eyes with replaced irises.  Original wig is excellent condition.  Custom made reproduction of the  embroidered "cherry" dress from late 1936 with reproduction combo.  Replaced shoes and socks. Purchased at Chandler, AZ doll show.

25” composition Shirley Temple from the 1930s.  Marked "25 Shirley Temple Cop Ideal N&T Co" on neck, "Shirley Temple" on back.  All original clothes including one-piece panties with attached slip, pink Baby Take a Bow dress with original pink ribbon and bow, and ties to wrist from skirt.  Original hair ribbon.  I'm not sure if the shoes and socks are original.  I've seen black tie shoes with buckles on dolls identified as all original, but never with this dress.  Original ash blonde mohair wig, original tin/celluloid eyes, original “real” eyelashes, teeth and tongue, with red dots in nostrils, original paint. Custom wood stand with elastic/Velcro around waist.  Purchased on eBay.

 

 

22” composition Shirley Temple from the 1930s.  Marked "Shirley Temple Cop Ideal N&TCo" on neck, "Shirley Temple" with Ideal in a diamond on back.  All original clothes including combo.  I cannot find this dress in my books.  It is in excellent condition.  The bow on the front has never been un-tied.  The dress is tagged on the back with the early 30's Shirley Temple Doll Dress NRA embroidered tag.  The hair ribbon is original and has never been removed.  The shoes, and socks are original.  Original ash blonde mohair wig that has the original set (never combed).  Original tin/celluloid eyes - right eye is just a tad cloudy.  Original “real” eyelashes, teeth and tongue, with red dots in nostrils, original paint with minimal wear and fading. Purchased at Chandler, AZ doll show.

20” Composition Shirley Temple from the 1930s. Marked Shirley Temple Cop Ideal N&T Co on neck, 20 on arms. All original:  wig with ribbon, Stand Up and Cheer dress, onesie, shoes and socks.  Left eye just a little cloudy, “real” eyelashes, six teeth and felt tongue all present.  Some crazing.  Purchased at Belleville, IL doll show.

13” composition Shirley Temple from the 1930s.  Marked Shirley Temple on her head and Shirley Temple 13 on her back.  All original clothes including one-piece panties with attached slip, pink Baby Take a Bow tagged dress with original pink ribbon and bow, and ties to wrist from skirt.  Original hair ribbon, shoes, and socks, all in very good condition. Original ash blonde mohair wig, in very good condition with original set.  Original tin/celluloid eyes are crackled.  All original “real” eyelashes, teeth and tongue.  Original paint.   Composition body is in very good condition.  Purchased on eBay.

La Belle Diaperina from Danbury Mint, 2001.  Based on a publicity shot from Lamont short Glad Rags to Riches when Shirley was 31/2 years old.  Note the photo next to the doll.  11" tall with cloth (wire amarture body) porcelain head, arms and legs.  Dressed to match the photo, including the giant safety pin.

Darling L’ll Shirley Temple.  Shirley Temple as a toddler by Elke Hutchens for Danbury Mint , serial number A5809.  Porcelain, hand painted, 19 inches.  Dressed similarly to an actual photo of Shirley Temple at 18 mos. in a sundress, shoes and socks and holding a basket of flowers.  Purchased from Danbury Mint.

 

Shirley Temple Bathing Beauty, by Elke Hutchens. for Danbury Mint from "The Shirley Temple Toddler Doll Collection”.  Marked "Elke Hutchens" with a backwards 6, underscore and lower case M, then © MBI on neck.  Item number 0733-004617” porcelain.  Ash blond wig with long curls.  Jointed shoulders, hand-painted facial features. Dressed in a charming, old-fashioned bathing suit with beach ball that she can hold in her arms—requires a lot of patience to position the arms and ball.  Purchased on eBay.

 

Shirley Temple PlayPal, copyright by Lovee Doll & Toy Co. for Danbury Mint.   Marked "Shirley Temple" on neck.  Item number 0131-0036, based on the 1960s Shirley Temple PlayPal.  33” all vinyl body with joints at shoulders, wrists and hips.  Ash blond wig with long curls.  Original costume is a pink organdy party dress with attached petticoat and embroidery on the bodice and pink bows at the waist.  White knit socks and black Mary Jane shoes, stretch panties, pink bow in hair.  Wears size 3 and a real kick to dress!  Purchased from Danbury Mint.

Shirley Temple Captain January, copyright by Elke Hutchens. for Danbury Mint.  Item number 0319-0113  10” fine porcelain  Ash blond wig with long curls.  Marked with a backwards 6, underscore and lower case M, then © MBI on back. Crafted of fine bisque porcelain with jointed head, shoulders and hips.  Hand-painted and dressed in dungarees, t-shirt, rubber boots and yellow slicker with matching rain hat. Purchased from Danbury Mint.

Little Miss Shirley Temple by Elke Hutchens for Danbury Mint.  Marked "Elke Hutchens" on neck.  From the Shirley Temple “Toddler Doll Collection”, based on a family photo.  11” sitting, porcelain head, shoulder plate, arms and legs, stuffed posable body.  Ash blond wig, real eyelashes, hand painted facial features. Dressed in a pink silk dress with white lace collar and pink ribbon trim, matching bloomers with lace and pink hair bow.  White socks and white leather tie shoes.  Purchased on eBay.