Petite German Bisque Child, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig

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11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 dep Germany 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful modeling highlighted by impressed dimples at lip corners, cheeks and bottom lip, original wig, original body and body finish.
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