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Just look at that face with its powdery complexion and those huge blue paperweight eyes! ! Hard to find in this larger size, this young lady is ready to impress all her new friends and family in her pretty antique plaid dress and bonnet. Her luscious locks are made in France from top quality human hair and her original French body is in excellent condition! When you look at her from different angles, she takes on a different expression from somber to contemplative.
This beauty will never cease to delight even the most seasoned doll collector! Don’t let her be the one that got away!
In the book Simon & Halbig Dolls - The Artful Aspect by Jan Foulke, there is a substantial spread detailing the importance of the 939 model as an integral part of the S&H family. We know her new, lucky. mommy or daddy will be very proud to own and coddle her!
*Did we mention that she is available on layaway? Take up to 10 months to pay for this stunning German bebe. We know that even advanced collectors need time to pay for the top dolls that define such world class collections, and we are always happy to provide that time, unlike many other venues for buying these extraordinary works of art. Give us a call anytime at 718.859.0901 to hear an in-hand description of this 939's wonderful condition, or to discuss layaway terms. Or, if you plan to use our layaway option, just let us know when you check out before someone else snaps her up!*
She has a bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition and wood French doll body with jointed wrists. Gorgeous deep large cornflower blue fixed eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, multi stroked and stacked brows, closed mouth with shading and accents, dimpled chin, light brown French human hair wig,
She is dressed in a comely antique blue plaid cotton dress with a ruffled lace collar, white cotton and lace blouse, light blue velvet sash, three layers of antique underwear, black stockings and antique black oilcloth shoes, an antique blue cotton bonnet with box pleated brim. Just a delightful presentation for this distinguished German doll from the late 1900s!
MARKS: S 14 H 939
CONDITION: There is a hairline high on the forehead with a small chip near the crown rim. Otherwise, she has a fine quality bisque head with glowing color, expert and gorgeous painting of beautiful features, deep and crisp long face modeling with perfect proportions. The original body is in very good condition but with some typical areas of repair and repaint including hands. This beauty normally books for over $3500, but due to her hidden hairline, you can get her for much less. Wow—WHAT A FACE!!!! She was made for the French trade and is every bit as beautiful as any French doll! She is nothing less than a work of art!!!!LBK-1-5-18
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26” Simon & Halbig 939 Antique Doll w/ Closed Mouth, Blue Paperweight Eyes for the French Trade!
$2,350 USD SALE PENDING
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