She features luxurious dark porcelain skin with her "blonde/white" hair styled in a twist. She also has deep cocoa eyes, real lashes, and crimson lips. She wears ornate rhinestone "diamond" costume jewelry in her ears and a matching multi-strand choker necklace, along with two rings.
Her beautiful mermaid-fitted gown contains a blue satin overlay with black lace and colorful sequins. She stands approximately 20 tall and was created by artist, Maryse Nicole (a two-time winner of the APEX award for excellence in porcelain design and craftsmanship), in her honor.Celia was born in Havana, Cuba October 21, 1925. She first gained recognition in the 1950's, as a singer with the Orchestra Sonora Matancera. She also appeared in several movies, recorded 23 Gold Albums and earned a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
She is remembered as one of the 20th Century's most beloved and popular Latin Musicians. She died July 16, 2003, in New Jersey at the age of 77. Original hang tag, stand and box included. This doll has a production number of A332.CONDITION OF THIS EXTREMELY RARE FRANKLIN MINT MARYSE NICOLE CELIA CRUZ PORCELAIN PORTRAIT DOLL 20 INCHES TALL CAN BE SEEN IN THE PICS. THIS ITEM IS BRAND NEW, BOX HAS BEEN OPENED TO INSPECT AND HAS NEVER BEEN DISPLAYED OR PLAYED WITH ALL ITEMS STILL IN THEIR ORIGINAL PLACES AND WRAPPED FOR PROTECTION. THERE WAS NO COA INCLUDED. THIS IS A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY SERIOUS FRANKLIN MINT PORCELAIN DOLL OR MARYSE NICOLE/CELIA CRUZ FAN. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "kragletoys01" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.