Once in a while, a rare beauty appears that is above and beyond the general crowd. And whatever Victorian girl had this special doll was truly a lucky child! But she must have been strong, because this big girl does have quite a substantial body.
From her lush golden long-tail mohair locks to her rosy cheeks and large blue "bedroom" sleep eyes, she is simply a delight for sore eyes. With a mint condition bisque head, a wonderful early 6 ball body with muscular modeling adorned in a lovely antique cotton dress with parallel tucks and fancy openwork embroidery, antique undergarments and vintage cotton socks with embroidery and black patent leather double strapped shoes. But that's not all....On her head she wears a most beautiful antique lacy and frilly cotton bonnet to complement her gorgeous dress with long ties--she's simply bound to take a central spot in your life! How can you say no to this stunning star? Place your order now, before she is sold! You won't come across another one this fabulous--I can guarantee it!
***This doll is indeed available on our customizable layaway plans! With a layaway plan, you can secure this doll for yourself, while taking your time to pay at your own pace! Give us a call at 718-859-0901 for payment details or layaway options, or to discuss this doll. Shipping within the continental USA is $85.00. Contact us for shipping rates to other regions.***
She has a lovely bisque socket head with hand blown cobalt blue original glass sleep eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, brown feathered and molded brows, and an open mouth with four upper teeth. Dimpled chin and blushed cheeks, with overall pale complexion. She stands on a wonderful, chunky and muscular fully jointed wood & composition body with the all original finish and she is 31" tall.
Marks: SH 1079 DEP / 15 [back of head, incised]
Condition: Excellent. This girl has a beautiful bisque head that is free of hairlines, cracks, or restoration, and has excellent modeling, offering a beautiful dolly face that truly is alluring. The original glass eyes sleep well, and have good pupil alignment. The original earlier wood & composition body with six loose ball joints retains its beautiful original finish. There is some minor age wear to the joints but both original hands are perfect. Overall, she is a truly an outstanding girl, having held up well over the many years and likely greatly loved and cherished by her previous owners!
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*The Most Gorgeous* 31" Simon & Halbig 1079 DEP Antique Doll on OriginalEarly Chunky 6 Ball Body "WoW!"