German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Painted Necklace by Simon and Halbig

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15" (38 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with delicately tinted complexion, brown sculpted hair waved loosely away from face into large rolled curls at back of head and topped by a glazed black hair bow, pierced ears, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, painted gold cross with black ribbon necklace, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted black heels, antique muslin gown with blue silk ribbon trim, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 1 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors on the beautiful early model include brown hair, sculpted hair bow, glass eyes and painted gold cross necklace.
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