10 inch Antique Simon Halbig German Bisque Doll number 749 DEP c1890 Cute Eyelet Dress
A darling tiny girl in excellent condition, her perfect bisque head is incised, 749 DEP 3 0, on her original clean fully jointed composition body, with no damages and no repairs to the body and the head. This darling doll is on a French jointed body, the head was made by Simon Halbig they sent the head to France and the french painted her. That is why the head says DEP, which stands for Depose' manufacturer unknown.
Brown glass sleep eyes retain most of the original upper lashes, with finely painted lower lashes, brows, rosy cheeks, smiling open mouth with four molded teeth, and brunette mohair wig of soft curls. Body is clean, jointed at neck, shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and hips. So much jointing for one so small.
A charming antique dress of eyelet with big rounded collar and cuffs of smaller eyelet covers a chemise with light-blue and white tatted lace, step-ins pants with eyelet hems, vintage knit socks and black leatherette ankle tie shoes complete the costume. She’s a treasure to hold and comes from a non smoking environment.
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