Gebruder Heubach’s character dolls are some of the most desirable little characters seen throughout the bisque doll world. The “Laughing” character boy indeed falls into this category, with that instantly-recognizable side glance, those all-molded facial features, including that open-closed mouth with two little bottom teeth -- so delightful! He stands at 19.5” tall, on a fully-jointed body that is just great, all adorned in an adorable costume that truly captures his youthful flair. He’s in great condition overall, and would make an excellent addition to any collection! No doll cabinet is complete without one of these laughing boys!
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He stands at 19.5” tall, with a closed-domed bisque socket head, with painted and molded features: blue molded intaglio eyes, tapered brows, blond molded and painted hair, and an open-closed molded mouth with two bottom teeth. He is on an antique wood and composition body, with back “Made in Germany” stamp, fully-jointed, with the original finish.
He wears a pair of blue cotton trousers, with attached suspender straps to keep them up, while his head is graced with a rust burgundy flat cap, and he is completed with a white cotton antique onesie with a shirt-style bodice, with lace and vertical tucking, all topped off with a cute little red bowtie.
MARKS: Germany [back of head, incised]
Made in Germany [back stamp on torso]
CONDITION: The top of the head, around the hair, does have some restoration. Still, the bisque head comes with top quality modeling and painting of features. The costume is good, with only some minor and typical wear. The body has minor and expected wear; but overall, it is a fabulous body, with nice shiny varnish; the hands are great. The stringing is tight and sturdy, allowing him to pose easily. The costume is good overall, with only minor and typical wear. Overall, this is a fabulous doll, bound to be gone soon!
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