109 . Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 7852, with Side Coiled Sculpted Braids by Gebruder Heubach
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.