Sunlight sparkles off the little waves of the creek as it rushes past, filling the air with its gentle babbling. Birdsong floats down from the trees as this charming girl lounges on the grass beneath the shifting boughs. A gentle breeze stirs her brown braids and shifts shadows across her wide blue eyes. Her antique dress is cool and comfortable in white cotton, with lace trim and a deep red sash. A straw hat shades her face- when she remembers to wear it! Bring home the lazy bliss of a summer's day with this sweetheart. We have here a beautiful girl by Schoenau & Hoffmeister, in the 1906 model. She stands at an impressive 27" tall, bound to make an impression in your collection cabinet. She is on an antique wood & composition fully-jointed body, and wears an antique human hair wig in brown. She is adorned in a white cotton antique dress, with insertion lace and trim. She makes a lovely presentation for sure, and at this incredible price point, she is bound to be out of here fast! Make her yours now!
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She has a bisque socket head, with a nice pale complexion and cute dolly features. Blue glass set eyes, with painted upper and lower lashes, with brown feathered brows. She has an open mouth, with four upper teeth. She is on an antique wood & composition body, with original finish. She stands at 27” tall. She wears a brown human hair wig with twin braids and a side part.
She wears a white cotton antique dress, with lace trim and insertion lace. A straw hat sits atop her head. Underneath, she wears a white cotton pair of pantaloons, with eyelet lace, and a white cotton antique organdy slip. White cotton socks, and brown faux leather shoes adorn her feet.
MARKS: SPBH 1906 10 Germany [back of head, incised]
CONDITION: Excellent. Nice quality bisque with expert painting of features, very crisp modeling, pleasant color, lovely large eyes and a sweet expression. The head is free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. Nice pale complexion, and expert painting of features. The eyes are set. The body maintains the original finish. Only the most minor of age wear; otherwise, the body is shiny and presents well. The left pinky has been reattached. Costume is in good condition, with no issues. Overall, she's a great doll!
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Schoenau & Hoffmeister 1906 27" Antique Bisque Doll in Straw Hat