German Bisque Child, 1079, by Simon and Halbig

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The brown-eyed doll has bisque socket head, glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four teeth, dimples at corners of mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair curly wig, original composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. The boy wears original folklore costume comprising muslin shirt and short pants, red flannel vest with brass buttons and matching cap, black bow, stockings, black shoes, and carries a rucksack and little black fleecy paper mache lamb. Signed "1079-1 dep S&H". Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. 10" (25 cm).
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