24 . German Bisque Art Character Lady, Model 152, as Portrait of Rosa Luxemburg, by Simon and Halbig
10" (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown sculpted hair waved from face in arranged ringlet curls which are tied with a black hair ribbon at her crown, painted blue eyes with all-around dark eyeliner and painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with hint of smile, original firmly-stuffed body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted grey ankle boots with little black heels and buttons, antique silk gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: superb painting of facial features highlighted by eyes, rare brown hair and hair bow, original body with fancy boots.