12 inch antique sculpted hair bisque socket head boy. This doll is unmarked. Made in Germany, circa 1900, he has blond painted hair, dark chocolate brown glass set eyes surrounded by painted lashes, strong multi-stroke brows, a full closed mouth and rosy cheeks.
The original body is composition and wood with long upper legs and straight wrists and has the original finish. He is dressed in the traditional white pleated skirt Evzone uniform of the elite Greek Presidential guards.
The vest and tall boots of red with gilt braid trim add authentic detail to his costume.
German bisque dolls of the era were dressed in a great variety of ethnic costumes from countries around the world.