She is simply "Love-at-First-Sight!" Absolutely the most beautiful example I have EVER seen, this outstanding girl will enchant all who see her. What an incredible face... Her chubby, full face and her sweet closed mouth bespeaks pure innocence and tender love. I think it is her delicate little smile that captivated me the most. She is a scrumptious confection deserving of a crowning place in any collection of rare characters. Exhibiting the finest quality of painting, the most exquisite modeling, and the softest, pale coloring, she is a tip-top investment piece that you will love and adore for years to come. Additionally she is costumed perfectly in a her original lacy cotton dress with sweet pink insertion silk ribbon and her superb frothy antique bonnet!--Just Wow! I would love to keep her but she is actually being sold on consignment for a friend of mine.
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She has a bisque socket head on a fully jointed composition and wood German Sonneberg. Gorgeous paperweight fixed eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, stacked flat brows, closed-mouth with accents, dimpled chin, pierced ears with earrings.
Wearing an antique human hair wig, plus she comes with her original brown hand ties mohair wig. Dressed in a very pretty original antique white cotton dress with copious insertion lace with pink silk insertion ribbon. Her wonderful original underwear is top notch with lace and embroidery trim--look at all of the photos. She also has silk knit stockings. On her head is a stunning original lace and silk ribbon bonnet of the most desirable quality and in great condition. She wears pink leather lace up French style shoes with pink silk rosettes. Just a marvelous antique presentation!
MARKS: S 12 H 719 DEP
CONDITION: Generally Excellent. The finest quality bisque head with deep and crisp modeling, expert painting of features, pleasant subtle coloring, enhanced with wonderful almond cut blue fixed eyes. The original Sonneberg body in good, sturdy condition with touch-ups to the joints where flaking and aging has taken it's toll. However, the hands are in very good condition! This wonderful 719 has the dreamiest expressive face with the most loving expression. A truly outstanding and desirable doll!
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Stunning 20" Rare Simon & Halbig Closed-Mouth 719 Child in Original Costume and wig
$6,000 $7,300 SALE