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Date: 20th century Culture: Chinese Medium: wood, silk Dimensions: Height: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marion Hague, 1949 Accession Number: C.I.49.27.3

Date: century Culture: Chinese Medium: wood, silk Dimensions: Height: 8 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marion Hague, 1949 Accession Number:

A "Young Scholar" and "Old Philosopher" (or Young Gentleman and Elderly Gentleman), both 12".

A "Young Scholar" and "Old Philosopher" (or Young Gentleman and Elderly Gentleman), both

This DOH groom, 11 2/2", shows one variation of coat & hat styles indicating its period of manufacture. No photo is available to see his hairstyle, which would determine which era's bride he should be paired with. Immaculate except for some "age spotting" on face, he sold for only $345 @ James D. Julia's Advertising, Toy & Doll - Fall 2011.

This DOH groom, 11 2/2", shows one variation of coat & hat styles indicating its period of manufacture. No photo is available to see his hairstyle, which would determine which era's bride he should be paired with. Immaculate except for some "age spotting" on face, he sold for only $345 @ James D. Julia's Advertising, Toy & Doll - Fall 2011.

Dolls brings you information and feature articles from the doll world's most renowned professionals. Article, China's Door of Hope Mission DollsWritten by Cynthia E. Musser	  Tuesday, 01 May 2007 00:00

Dolls brings you information and feature articles from the doll world's most renowned professionals. Article, China's Door of Hope Mission DollsWritten by Cynthia E. Musser Tuesday, 01 May 2007

Date: 20th century Culture: Chinese Medium: wood, silk Dimensions: Height: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marion Hague, 1949 Accession Number: C.I.49.27.4

Date: century Culture: Chinese Medium: wood, silk Dimensions: Height: 8 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Marion Hague, 1949 Accession Number:

"Among Friends, The Billie and Paige Welker Collection": 139 Chinese Wooden Girl with Right-Side Parted Bob by Door of Hope

"Among Friends, The Billie and Paige Welker Collection": 139 Chinese Wooden Girl with Right-Side Parted Bob by Door of Hope

Chinese Wooden Young Boy in Original Silk Costume from Door of Hope Mission 400/600. Sold Dec., 2014 for $300 (Theriault's). Eyebrows repainted??.... Item Description: Translate description8" (20 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted black pate and human hair queue, tinted facial features, piquant smile, firmly stuffed muslin body. Condition: generally excellent, missing arms.

: 116 Chinese Wooden Young Boy in Original Silk Costume from Door of Hope Mission

Let the Music Begin!: 118 Exceptional Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Bride with Rare Complexion and Costume

Exceptional Chinese Wooden "Door of Hope Bride "with Rare Complexion and Costume

Rare Early Miniature Carved Wooden Doll with Original Wig and Fancily Painted Shoes.

Rare Early Miniature Carved Wooden Doll with Original Wig and Fancily Painted Shoes.

Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920, including Young Woman with rare plucked forehead hair and tightly woven braided chignon, wearing original silk costume and lavish beaded headdress; Kindergarten Child with silk costume and cat-faced shoes; and Young Gentleman with black painted pate and real queue, wearing purple and blue silk ensemble. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope, circa 1920.

: 115 Three Very Rare Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Dolls with Original Dark Complexions

Pair, Chinese Wooden Bride and Groom by Door of Hope Mission 1200/1800. Sold Dec., 2014 for $950.00. (Theriault's). 12" (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with defined and tinted facial features, the bride with coiled chignon decorated with a band of roses, and the groom with black tinted hair, each with firmly stuffed cloth body and wooden lower arms. Condition: generally excellent.

: 119 Pair,Chinese Wooden Bride and Groom by Door of Hope Mission

Chinese-Door-of-Hope-mission-dolls-Woman-with-child-on-her-back-lovely-detail. Great face on Amah

Chinese-Door-of-Hope-mission-dolls-Woman-with-child-on-her-back-lovely-detail. Great face on Amah

A pair of children in silk. 9". The hat doesn't belong  to the girl. Everything else is correct about their clothing.

PAIR Antique DOOR OF HOPE DOLLS COUPLE 9" Tall Ponytail Hands

The hat doesn't belong to the girl. Everything else is correct about their clothing.

James D. Julia, 2011 sold this cutie with the following description in 2011 for $345:  8-1/2″ DOOR OF HOPE FEMALE CHILD. Finely detailed young lady with her elaborate hat and original clothing. An unusual feature of this doll is the cotton print clothing. Normally children are dressed in vibrant silk or polished cotton outfit and yet, the clothing definitely appears to be all original."  She is wearing the head-dress of the girl in silk.

James D. Julia, 2011 sold this cutie with the following description in 2011 for $345: 8-1/2″ DOOR OF HOPE FEMALE CHILD. Finely detailed young lady with her elaborate hat and original clothing. An unusual feature of this doll is the cotton print clothing. Normally children are dressed in vibrant silk or polished cotton outfit and yet, the clothing definitely appears to be all original." She is wearing the head-dress of the girl in silk.