c.1890 10.5 inch Antique Simon and Halbig mold number 749 DEP French Bisque Doll Adorable Size made for the French market on a French body.
A darling antique doll, her perfect bisque head is incised DEP 749 SH 0. The head was made by Simon and Halbig, Germany, imported by French doll companies to put on bodies made in France.
Blue glass set eyes retain most of the original mohair upper lashes, with finely painted lower lashes, brows, rosy cheeks, smiling open mouth with four molded square cut teeth, and light blonde mohair wig of soft upturned curls. The doll's body is typical French style jointed composition and wood and has had some touch up to the finish
A charming pink peach dress with lace trim, cuffs, also including a slip and pantalets. White socks and shoes complete her ensemble. She’s a treasure to hold and comes from a non smoking environment.