This page is dedicated to the Angler Series of Catch and Release Porcelain Dolls. Other
dolls are on display in The Gallery
INTRODUCING.. Geoffrey, The
Angler. The first in a series of fine quality porcelain dolls
dedicated to those who care about preserving the future of our waters
and streams, and our future as fly fishers.
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The Angler Series is Copyrighted and Trade Dress Laws Apply.
The Angler is an
ORIGINAL DESIGNER doll available exclusively, in a Limited Edition of
10, through Elegant Portrayals Design Studio. Each doll is produced
from the artist's work mold and direct-sculpted to prepare all
porcelain pieces and accessories.
Geoffrey is an original sculpture by Michelle Lightner. He stands
approximately 30" tall, to the tip of his fly rod. The costume has
been designed to replicate an authentic casting shirt, fly fishing vest and
light-weight waders. He has been designed using a wire armature and is
permanently posed on a sturdy, wooden stand.
Geoffrey has molded and hand-painted hair, moustache, and
side-burns. His embroidered "Catch and Release" hat symbolizes the meaning of the series.
He holds a hand-painted, porcelain trout in his hands, ready for
"immediate release." The trout is hand-painted by the artist to
Rainbow, Brown or Cut Throat.
Geoffrey's fly rod is made of bamboo material, with hand-wrapped
guides and hand-tied flies. The handle and reel are sculpted in
porcelain, trimmed in 14K White Gold and hand-painted by the
A view of the back of the vest, detailing the zippered pockets
and net holder.
The sculpted porcelain net is hand painted by the artist and
completed with netting to depict the "Catch and Release" net.
A Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each doll, with the
number of the edition documented. Each doll is signed by the artist on
the back of the breast plate and china fired to preserve the
Want to CUSTOMIZE your doll??
Each doll may be hand-painted in varying hair and eye color and
coordinated with a variety of color schemes, depending on the
availability of fabric. To check out a larger picture of the actual
costuming, click on the thumbnail to the left and then go BACK to
return to this page. The trout can be painted to replicate the trout
of your choice. If you would like to develop "The Angler" to suit your
own personal taste, please fill out the Feedback
Form to discuss the designs available.
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