Southern Elegance 

                      Reflections of the South


Original Clay Dolls by Jo Ann Bernard


 

   

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Accompanying the character doll is a booklet and display card designed by JoAnn to include; the number of the piece, the inspirational sketch, a story about the character doll and a short bio about the artist. All clay dolls are limited editions of 500 and each doll is numbered and signed by the artist. A numbered and signed Certificate of Authenticity is also provided with the character doll.


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Item Number

DB1 

Title

Marie Laveau / with Crytal Ball

Size

14" in height/including stand

Description

Marie is seated on a hand-crafted wooden stand with mounted  tree stump with crystal ball set on the stump and she is dressed in a white peasants blouse and a turquoise green skirt trimmed with eyelet lace.   She is 16 inches in height

Price

$220.00 

 

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Item Number

DB2

Title

Marie Laveau / Dancing with Snake

Size

14" in height/including high back chair

Description

Marie is dancing with her snake, Zombie and is dressed in a white peasants blouse and a red skirt trimmed with eyelet lace.

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DB3

Title

Marie Laveau / Holding Gris Gris

Size

18" in height/including stand

Description

  Marie is holding a gris gris bag in her left hand and is dressed in a white peasants blouse and a Peach skirt trimmed with eyelet lace.   Marie is 16 inches in height.

Price

$220.00


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Item Number

DN1 

Title

Mammy & Baby

Size

14" Height including rocker

Description

Mammy is  holding a baby on her lap. She is seated on a hand-crafted wooden rocker. The Mammy is 16 inches in height and is dressed in a black and white graham Victorian dress.

Price

$450.00

 

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Item Number

DC1 

Title

Gabrielle, The New Orleans Quadroon

Size

15" in height/including stool

Description

Gabrielle is 18 inches in height and sits with a mirror in her right hand on a white wooden stool.  She is dress in a beautiful blue velvet and satin robe. Beneath her robe she wears a white ruffled under dress.

Price

$350.00


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Item Number

DA1 

Title

Praline Seller

Size

14" Height including cotton bale

Description

The Praline Seller is seated on a hand-crafted cotton bale. A basket filled with hand-sculpted pralines lays on her lap. A praline is sculpted in her left hand. She is 18 inches in height.  (Note: Jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending on availability).

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DN2 

Title

Picking Cotton

Size

17" in height/including stand

Description

The Cotton Picker stands on a handcrafted wooden pedestal. In her left hand she holds a replica of a cotton blossom and hanging on her right arm is a basket containing the results of her days pickings.  (Note: Jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending on availability).

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DO1 

Title

Zabelle's Triumph

Size

20.5 inches Height including Stand

Description

Zabelle  is set on a hand-crafted wooden pedestal. She triumphantly holds a Gumbo tureen.  She is dressed in the typical housekeeper attire of the era, a black dress with a white collar, white apron and white cuffs. She wears a red petticoat under her full black dress (inspired by mammy in Gone with the Wind).   

Price

$385.00

 

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Item Number

DF1 

Title

Vegetable Lady

Size

14" Height including cotton bale

Description

The Vegetable Lady is holding a basket of vegetables on her lap. The vegetables are hand-sculpted and painted. A hand-sculpted garlic cluster is placed in her right hand. She is seated on a hand-crafted replica of a cotton bale. The Vegetable Lady is 18 inches in height and is dressed in a  white peasants blouse and a green and cream gingham  print.  (Note: Jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending on availability).

Price

$250.00

 

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Item Number

DL8 

Title

Cala Woman

Size

20" in height/including stand and hat

Description

The Cala Woman is set on a handcrafted wooden pedestal.  This street vendor of New Orleans carries a basket of rice cakes called cala's on top her head. She is dressed in a dark blue, red, and green print dress and white apron. (Note: Jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending on availability).

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DD1 

Title

"Jeannine", The Creole Lady

Size

17" in height/including stand

Description

Jeannine has auburn hair and brown eyes. She is dressed in a Victorian silk blouse and a gray wool bustle skirt.  She stands 16 inches in height and is set on a hand-crafted wooden pedestal.  (Jewelry and fabric/prints may vary depending upon availability.)

Price

$250.00

 

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Item Number

DC5 

Title

"Casey", A Southern Belle

Size

19" in height/including stand

Description

Casey has blonde hair and blue eyes. She is dressed in a pink satin and lace gown.   Accessories include: cameo earrings and a flower headdress. Casey stands 18 inches in height and is set on a hand-crafted wooden pedestal. (Note: Jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending on availability).

Price

$350.00

 

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Item Number

DC4

Title

"Brianne", A Southern Belle

Size

19" in height/including stand

Description

Brianne has blonde hair and blue eyes. She is dressed in a cream satin and lace gown.   Brianne  stands 18 inches in height and is set on a hand-crafted wooden pedestal. (Note: Jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending on availability).

Price

$350.00


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Item Number

DD2 

Title

"Marie Constance", The Tignon Law

Size

20" in height/including stand

Description

The Tignon Law doll, originally was created to represent the New Orleans beautiful women of color who were ordered to wear a Tignon (bandanna) on their head in 1792. This law was an attempt to label these women of color.   Marie-Constance stands on a hand-crafted wooden stand.  She is 18 inches in height and is dressed in an empire style, white and pick striped dress.  Accessories include: Bible in left arm, Fan in right hand, Pearl earrings. (Note: jewelry and dress fabric/print may vary depending upon availability).

Price

$450.00


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Item Number

DE1 

Title

Louisiana Cajun

Size

19" in height/including stand

Description

The Louisiana Cajun is a character doll depicting the hard life of the Cajuns who were exiled from their home land of Acadia. She is dressed in a typical everyday garment of the era.  Her cloth hat is a replica of the head pieces that were drawn in sketches of that time. She stands 18 inches in height and is set on a hand-crafted wooden pedestal.  She holds a basket of Louisiana Moss, the moss was used to stuff mattresses for bedding.  (Jewelry and dress fabric/prints may vary depending upon availability.)

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DK1

Title

Nicole - Mardi Gras Creole Masquerade Collection

Size

20" in height

Description

Mardi Gras Masquerade is a collection of Mardi Gras characters. Each character has a mardi gras mask painted face. Green costume/black and green feathers. (Fabric colors may vary slightly due to availability). The hands and feet are hand-sculpted with precise detail. One of Nicole's distinct features is her bare feet.

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DJ1

Title

Veronica - Mardi Gras Creole Masquerade Collection

Size

20" in height

Description

Mardi Gras Masquerade is a collection of Mardi Gras characters. Each character has a mardi gras mask painted face.  Blue costume/black feathers.  (Fabric colors may vary slightly due to availability).  The hands and feet are hand-sculpted with precise detail. One of Veronica's distinct features is her bare feet.

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DJ2

Title

Jasmine - Mardi Gras Creole Masquerade Collection

Size

20" in height

Description

Mardi Gras Masquerade is a collection of Mardi Gras characters. Each character has a mardi gras mask painted face. Red costume/black and red feathers. (Fabric colors may vary slightly due to availability). The hands and feet are hand-sculpted with precise detail. One of Nicole's distinct features is her bare feet.

Price

$220.00


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Item Number

DK2

Title

Dominique - Mardi Gras Creole Masquerade Collection

Size

20" in height

Description

Mardi Gras Masquerade is a collection of Mardi Gras characters. Each character has a mardi gras mask painted face. Earth tone costume/matching feathers. (Fabric colors may vary slightly due to availability). The hands and feet are hand-sculpted with precise detail. One of Nicole's distinct features is her bare feet.

Price

$220.00

 

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Item Number

DK3

Title

Naomi - Mardi Gras Creole Masquerade Collection

Size

20" in height

Description

Mardi Gras Masquerade is a collection of Mardi Gras characters. Each character has a mardi gras mask painted face. Purple costume/black and purple Feathers. (Fabric colors may vary slightly due to availability). The hands and feet are hand-sculpted with precise detail. One of Nicole's distinct features is her bare feet.

Price

$220.00

 

 


PAYMENT METHOD

 If interested in ordering contact southern-elegance@cox.net for doll availability and estimated delivery date.

NOTE:  BECAUSE EVERY DETAIL OF DOLLS ARE HANDMADE, CARE MUST BE TAKEN WHEN ACCEPTING ORDERS.  ORDERING  METHODS ARE IN PLACE TO INSURE DOLL AVAILABILITY AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION.  I APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE. 

If order is accepted an invoice with be emailed to you and once payment is received the doll making process begins.  Completion time is between 4 to 6 weeks.


SHIPPING INFORMATION

·8% Shipping and Handling to United States (exceptions Alaska and Hawaii).  Insurance is included.  Shipping charges may be reduced on orders of 2 or more dolls depending on dolls ordered and prices.

·Email for shipping cost to Alaska, Hawaii and other countries.  Contact southern-elegane@cox.net for shipping information.

·Claims for damage must be reported to the carrier immediately, within 5 days.  Otherwise we are not responsible.


DELIVERY

·Please Allow 2-6 weeks for Delivery.  Orders of two or more may require additional time.  


Thank you for your Interest


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