The classic Simon & Halbig 1079 model is expected to be found in the collection of every German doll lover, praised for their reliable beauty and special place in doll history -- these bisque beauties were bound to have a home with many doll lovers of the Victorian era, young and older girls alike. This particular girl simply steals the show in her timeless, all-original costume and wig, on a beautiful original finish body (legs replaced)! Standing at 19" tall, she has a pale bisque face, with vibrant blue sleep eyes that just beg you to take her home! Her bisque is free of any damage, with beautiful craftsmanship from top to bottom -- this is the kind of girl every collector wants in their display cabinet! Cream embroidery decorates her original antique wool dress, while original golden hair frames her angelic face. How can you say no to this beauty? This Simon & Halbig 1079 girl is ready for a new home -- make her yours!
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Bisque socket head, with blue glass sleep eyes and painted lashes, brown feathered raised brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth. Dimpled chin and blushed cheeks, with overall pale complexion. She stands on her original fully jointed wood & composition body, with the all original finish. She stands at 19" tall. She wears her original antique blond human hair wig in a tied-back style.
All-original costume! Antique wool cream dress with silk embroidery and lace trim, with back hook and eye and snap button closure. Original antique pale rose cotton bonnet with lace trim, Cream wool half slip with feather stitching, and a pair of antique cream pantaloons in cotton with lace trim and button waist closure. White knit socks, and cream original antique oilcloth shoes.
Marks: S&H 1079 DEP Germany 8 [back of head, incised]
Condition: Excellent. This girl has a beautiful bisque head that is free of hairlines, cracks, or restoration, and has excellent modeling, offering a beautiful dolly face that truly is alluring. There are some wig pulls to the back of the head, and some slight rubs to the forehead, and the cheeks. The glass eyes sleep well. The wood & composition body has its original finish. There is some age wear, including on the hands, and the upper legs. The upper legs are slightly small, are most likely antique replacements. The costume is great, with only some minor age wear, and some moth holes to the wool pieces. Overall, she is a beautiful girl, having held up well over the many years!
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Timeless Simon & Halbig 1079 Antique Bisque Doll 19" Original Dress and Wig