For the collector interested in pristine German dolls, you've come to the right listing. Manufactured by Handwerck in the 99 model, this girl has come straight out of the past to land in your collection cabinet. A 100% original antique costume from dress to shoes, with her original antique mohair curly wig, and a near-mint marked body, this girl by Handwerck is just stunning. Dolls so well-preserved are incredibly hard to come across these days, and they can really make a collection into something extraordinary! She really doesn't disappoint -- keep reading to find out just how exceptional this beauty is! Plus, she's available on a layaway plan, so you can take your time to pay!
***This sweet girl is indeed offered on a layaway plan, just call us at 718-859-0901 to talk about payment options and layaway time! We know she is worth the wait!***
Bisque socket head with beautiful modeling and expert painting, with big brown glass sleep eyes. Gorgeous almond-shape eyes, giving her that unique look. The eyes are framed by painted lashes, and high-quality flat feathered brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth and a dimpled chin, with lightly blushed cheeks. Overall pale and creamy complexion to the bisque, making her an exceptional presentation girl! Her ears are pierced and she wears a pair of earrings in them. She wears her 100% original and antique blond mohair wig, with the wig cap still in great condition, and the hair with nice fluffy curls. She is on her original wood & composition cryer body, which still works very well! Both "Mamma" and "Poppa" pull strings work well, giving a nice clear crying sound. Original band around the torso is sturdy and intact, where the body was halved for installation of the cryer mechanism. Exceptional pose-ability and stringing, with nice original finish. Original mark on the back of the torso. She stands at 21" tall.
She is adorned in her 100% original and antique costume. She has a pink bow sitting atop her head, while she wears her original antique white cotton dress, with six rows of tucking along the bottom. Insertion ribbon decorates the waist and sleeves, while lots of lace trim decorates the piece. Underneath, she wears a white cotton antique half slip with four rows of tucking, and lace-trimmed original antique pantaloons underneath. Black cotton antique socks adorn her feet, along with her gorgeous original antique black oilcloth shoes with short black heels.
MARKS: 11 ½ 99 DEP Germany 11 3
Handwerck [back of torso]
CONDITION: Excellent. Gorgeous, pale bisque with expert and delicate painting of features, crisp and deep modeling of an absolutely gorgeous face, pleasant, subtle color. The bisque head is absolutely free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. Exceptional pale bisque and creamy complexion, with desirable almond-shape eyes and flat feathered brows, reflecting the higher quality Handwercks. The glass eyes sparkle, and sleep well. The wood & composition body with shiny original finish and in great condition. Great pose-ability. The cryer still works! Hands are fabulous.
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