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Beautiful and Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 1448, Simon and Halbig

Lot Number: 
255
16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pensive expression, accent line between the very full lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: reglue at back of head with overpaint and one line on forehead above the left eye (lines visible only with light), all features retain original painting. Marks: 1448 Simon & Halbig S&H 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: especially beautiful rare doll with most gentle expression, soft matte complexion of the finest order, original body and body finish, antique costume.
Realized Price: 
$3,800
Presale Estimate: 
2800/3500