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German Bisque Brown-Eyed Child, Model 939, by Simon and Halbig with Closed Mouth

Lot Number: 
139
25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, very full cheeks, brown glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, rose-blushed eye-shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 15 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: fine gleaming complexion on rare-to-find early closed mouth doll, richly-painted eye decoration and lips, original body and body finish.
Realized Price: 
$1,000
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1800

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