Simon & Halbig will forever be known as one of the largest distributors during the highlights of antique doll history. This particular 1078 girl stands at 24” tall, with a bisque socket head, molded and painted to perfection in that adorable child style, standing on her original child wood & composition body. She’s adorned in a wonderful costume, the highlight of which is her antique white cotton dress, adorned with lace trim and embroidery details. She’s in great condition, so snatch her up now!
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She stands at 24” tall, with a bisque socket head, with painted and molded features: blue glass sleep eyes with real upper lashes, painted lower lashes, raised feathered brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth, and a very lightly dimpled chin, with blushed features. She has her original antique wood & composition body, fully jointed, in the child style. She wears a lovely deep, auburn mohair wig in a short, curly style.
She wears a beautiful antique white cotton dress, with long sleeves, and lace trim and insertion lace making up the beautiful, embroidery bodice. The back has a full button-back closure, and a pink ribbon goes around her waist. Underneath goes a white cotton antique full slip, sleeveless, and a pair of matching pantaloons, and a pair of cream cotton socks and white leather shoes.
MARKS: 1078 Germany SIMON & HALBIG S&H 11 [back of head, incised]
CONDITION: Excellent. The bisque head is free of any hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. The facial modeling and painting is top-notch, offering a cute doll face. The glass eyes sleep well. The body is good, with only the most minor and typical age wear; the original finish is still present, and the stringing is good.There is some minor and typical wear to the fingers and toes, but overall, the body is excellent, with its original finish and great presentation. The costume is generally excellent, with only minor and typical wear! The wig is soft and supple and fits well. Overall, this is a beautiful doll!
*Please note that the price shown for this doll was calculated by factoring in the doll’s condition carefully. The doll’s condition is described fully in the "Condition" paragraph above. Any damage or flaws are carefully evaluated as to the manner in which they may reduce the retail value of this item. Unless there is some major issue we overlooked in the condition report, we decline to entertain any proposals for price reductions due to a less than perfect condition report. Most dolls that are over 100 years old will have encountered issues over the years and perfection is rare when it comes to antiques.
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24' Darling Simon & Halbig 1078 Classic Bisque Antique Child Doll in White Antique Dress