Gotz Dolls, Inc.
Gotz Dolls celebrates its 51 st year in the business with an exciting array of handcrafted and artist dolls for 2001. The German company features vinyl dolls made by more than 10 different artists, along with a new line of handcrafted vinyl dolls that will withstand even the most vigorous play. Gotz (now in its second generation under tt family management) truly has gone global with this year’s offerings. An international flair colors many artists’ designs. Of course, no collection would be complete without a few adorable babies, and Gotz has some to spare-including one with her own diapers!
LEFT: Baby Tessa has just learned to sit up. It won’t be long until this 23 1/2 inch baby from Didy Jacobsen, with diapers and a mohair blonde wig, starts to walk! RIGHT: From the Beatrix Potter Collection of handcrafted dolls, fully articulated Brooke wears white leather shoes and a Gotz bracelet verifying her authenticity. She stands 23 inches.
RIGHT: Naomi represents the Lahu tribe in Southeast Asia. Her stunning silk and linen outfit reflects her people’s extraordinary weavin skills. The Joke Grobben creation stands 27 1/2 inches and is limited to 1,000.
ABOVE: Twenty-three inch handcrafted baby Kitty wears a fully lined knit sweater embroidered with a character from the Beatrix Potter stories. RIGHT: Young Benno, who can’t get enough to eat, carries salami and sausage treats. He is a 19’h inch Susi Eimer doll. FAR RIGHT: Sissel Bjorstad Skille’s 27-inch Karoline is in deep thought She has a limited edition of 750.
For more information, please contact Gotz Dolls, Inc.,
8257 Loop Road, Baldwinsville, NY 13027; (315) 635-1055.
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