~WINTER SALE!~ While the days are getting longer, it feels like it is only getting colder! Warm up your heart as well as your home with some of these lovelies. One weekend is just not enough! That's why we're extending the RubyLane 30% off Red Tag sale to get you through these cold, dark days of winter. So for a limited time we have taken **30% off the original price** of these items to make everyone's days a little brighter in this winter sale!
If you are a collector only interested in the Creme De La Creme, the best of the best, then you are in the market for a 1339 of this caliber. In this wonderful 20" size, she's big enough to cuddle, but small enough to fit in your best doll cabinet! Wearing an all antique costume, with crisp modeling that will have you swooning, I have always loved the rarer Simon & Halbig molds for the quality of craftsmanship and the early character looks they often display. This particular mold has a sweet and serious look about her that is truly captivating. I remember reading somewhere (but I don't remember exactly where) that she was marketed for the South American trade and perhaps this addresses the slight variation and departure from the standard dolly face appearance that many of the Simon & Halbig dolls have.
*This lovely doll is available on layaway -- please feel free to email us, or call us at 718-859-0901 for payment details and layaway options!*
She has a flawless bisque socket on a fully jointed composition and wood body. Gorgeous blue sleep eyes with painted upper and lower lashes feathered and molded brows, open mouth with four upper teeth, pierced ears with antique glass turquoise bead earrings, lovely light golden brown French human hair wig.
Dressed in a very pretty antique pale pink cotton and lace dress with fin pin tucks, pink silk sash, three layers of antique underwear including a full slip, a half slip and a pair of pantaloons, white lacy stockings, antique tan leather shoes with metal buckles, antique straw hat with applied cloth flowers on the inside brim. Just a darling presentation for this elusive gem.
MARKS: 1339 S & H LL & S 8
CONDITION: Excellent. Fine quality evenly lovely pale bisque with expert and delicate painting of features, crisp modeling of very attractive and desirable rare character face. A tiny rub to the upper lip. The original body with shiny original finish. I just love this mold—Her face is so alive and the quality of craftsmanship is outstanding. These rare molds come along so infrequently so if you are a connoisseur of rare dolls do not overlook this wonderful opportunity.
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