This delightful little darling is just as sweet as they come. Dressed in a stunning French Style bebe frock in Rose silk with box pleated skirt, ruffled lace at the cuffs and collar, applied antique lace at the bodice with maroon velvet ribbons, bronze faux buttons, antique be-ribboned pantaloons, white leather high button boots and socks, she’s ready to face a Grand new day! Her honey blond French human hair wig suits her just fine and is topped off with a lovely rose silk bow. What a darling little character girl she is!
~This sweet little girl is offered on our customizable layaway plan! Take your time to pay for this angel by sending monthly installments. Feel free to call our office at 718.859.0901 to discuss a layaway, or to hear a personalized, in hand description of her wonderful condition. Would you like more images? Feel free to request additional photographs by emailing us.
She is a rare 1279 antique character doll by Simon & Halbig and a fine example of what the German doll industry had to offer during the heyday of the character doll era (circa 1910-1917). She has a Bisque socket head on a fully jointed original composition body original finish. She also has beautiful brown glass sleep eyes with painted upper and lower lashes, molded and feathered brows, open mouth with two upper teeth, dimpled cheeks and chin, and pierced ears.
MARKS: 1279 / Germany /SIMON & HALBIG/ 5
She is GUARANTEED to be a genuine antique doll made in Germany circa 1912 by SIMON & HALBIG. She is GUARANTEED to be free of hairlines, chips, cracks or restoration to the bisque head.
CONDITION: Excellent. She has fine quality bisque with detailed decoration of features as well as very crisp modeling of adorable character face with full round cheeks, small open mouth with character expression. The fine quality original body with original finish hardly has any wear at all but the hands are repainted and there is a reglued section to the left foot (see photos). A wonderful rarer character girl; she is very desirable to collectors of antique character dolls. This is an uncommon mold with so much appeal! Be the first one in your doll circle to own one of these beauties!
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