Simon & Halbig will forever be known as one of the largest distributors during the highlights of antique doll history. This particular girl, created by a partnership between Simon & Halbig and Heinrich Handwerck, stands at an incredible 31.5” tall, with a bisque socket head, molded and painted to perfection in that adorable child style. She has two bright and beautiful blue glass sleep eyes, topped with a golden blond mohair wig, and stands on her original antique fully-jointed body! She’s adorned in antique white costume pieces, and is bound to please! Snatch her up now before it’s too late!
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She stands at 31.5” tall, with a bisque socket head, with painted and molded features: blue glass sleep eyes with painted upper and 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, with separately-articulated shoulder ball joints. She wears a lovely golden blond mohair wig in a shoulder-length curly style.
She wears an antique white cotton dress, with teal blue insertion ribbons and overlay embroidery and lace, while blue ribbons decorate her hair. Underneath goes a white cotton antique full slip, matching pantaloons, and a chemise, She wears white cotton socks and white faux leather shoes.
MARKS: Germany Handwerck Halbig 6 1/2[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 and have good pupil alignment. The body is good, with only the most minor and typical age wear; the original finish is still present, and the stringing is good. The forearms and hands have been touched up with some repaint, and the right middle finger has been rebuilt. 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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Incredible Handwerck Halbig Antique Child Doll 31.5” in White