Bruno Schmidt child doll circa 1898. This 20 inch boy has a jointed composition and wood child body, open mouth, and sleep eyes which no longer work. He is nicely dressed in a vintage outfit with underwear, socks, shoes and velvet top and pants with antique black glass buttons, lace collar and cuffs. He has rouged cheeks, brown eyes with eyelashes, which are now stationary and no longer sleep. He has feathered eyebrows and lower eyelashes. His open mouth shows four teeth. He has the BSW inside a heart and Made in Germany impressed on the back of his head.
His body appears to have his original paint with lovely red outlines for fingernails and toes. He is fully jointed and poseable. His wig is vintage and a replacement. The body has two hairline cracks as pictured: one to upper arm and the other above the knee. His eyes have been re-set in place and no longer sleep. When looking inside his head, you can see that his original eyes are now re-set in place. You can see the original lead weight to his eyes.
Condition: Eyes have been reset and no longer sleep. No cracks to bisque head. Body has hairline crack in upper left arm and above right knee as pictured. Wig is vintage. Clothing is vintage. Underwear may be original
20” Bruno Schmidt Child Doll circa 1898