German Bisque Character with Impish Expression, 1428, by Simon and Halbig

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15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, fringed upper curly lashes, one-stroke brows, tiny nose, closed mouth modeled as though open with shaded lips, smiling impish expression, laughter crinkles around the eyes, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1428 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model to find with wonderfully detailed sculpting, most endearing expression, original toddler body with original finish, antique costume.
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