Early French Bisque Mechanical Waltzing Doll in box

Box is marked Poupee Musique 3 wheeled platform The bisque head made for the French Market is on a cone shaped body with a 3 wheeled platform. The doll's socket head is marked "1078 S & H" S & H is for Simon & Halbig who made the head for the French doll making company. The doll's socket head has a pretty, soft open mouth, wire armature upper arms connect to beautiful perfect set of bisque hands. When wound beautiful music plays and her arms go up and down while she waltzes in a graceful large 6' circle. Pretty almond shaped blue sleep eyes with original mohair lashes. She still retains her original cork pate and mohair wig. Pretty original delicate pink silk and lace gown is beautifully preserved in her original box, there is a little melting of the silk fabric here and there. Sorry there is no lid for the box. Circa 1895 Very clean and vibrant from a non smoking home.

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