A lovely 19.5" Max Handwerck on original wood and composition fully jointed body with brown glass sleep eyes, wearing her pretty calico and lace dress. She has no hairlines or damage to her bisque. She is a rare hard to find doll, made for French trade.
The body is sturdy and well strung; she holds poses well. Her blonde human hair wig is vintage. There is some yellowing and chipping on the body finish. The 421 was the finest bebe Max Handwerck made, top of the line.
Her pretty face has excellent molding with a crisp dimple in the chin, blushed cheeks, detail dots in nostrils and eye corners, delicate lashes painted above and below her dark brown glass eyes that sleep, and soft lashes too. Her lips are outlined in a darker color, and she has an open mouth with a row of pretty white teeth.Her brows are feathered and she has pierced ears with pretty dangle earrings.
Her bisque socket head is lovely, smooth and creamy without any hairlines, chips or damage.
She has a vintage slip, long black ribbed stockings and black ribbon tied signed artist shoes with pointed toes.
Condition: Excellent. Beautiful bisque without hairlines. Sturdy original wood and composition body with somewhat yellowed finish and some rubs in the finish; it is well strung. Pretty original dress. She has very pretty presentation.
Marks: 421 8 Germany Handwerck 2 (on back of head)
19.5" Max Handwerck 421 Bebe w/ Beautiful Bisque
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