109 . Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 7852, with Side Coiled Sculpted Braids by Gebruder Heubach
17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with plump rounded face, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, twill-stretched-over-wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, and ankles, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake on inside tip of left forefinger. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: rare doll of exquisite beauty, delicate complexion with softest blushing, stunning antique aqua silk gown, undergarments, leather boots, and matched set of antique jewelry.