Sonneberg Bisque Doll with Amber Complexion and Character Features

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14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome,amber tinted complexion,brown glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,brown brush-stroked brows with feathered detail,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with downcast expression,defined space between the accented lips,pierced ears,dark brunette human hair wig,amber-tinted Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 121 8. Comments: Sonneberg,mystery maker,circa 1885,the doll closely resembles the French Bru bebe model known as "circle/dot". Value Points: very rare model with beautiful complexion and luminous bisque,original body and body finish.
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