This offering is for a gorgeous doll marked "Germany/ HEINRICH HANDWERCK/ SIMON & HALBIG/ 4" on the back of her bisque head. Her HEIGHT IS 24". The doll has the original wood and composition ball jointed body. She wears a floral lawn dress from the Theriault Dollmasters Antique Reproduction Clothing Collection. Details follow.
HEAD: Her head is finely molded and in EXCELLENT condition--no cracks, hairlines, chips, factory flaws or restoration. She has beautiful facial features that include molded eyebrows with fine feathering; intense blue gray spiral glass eyes that sleep; red eye corner and nostril dots; naturally blushed cheek at one times with no kiss marks or rubs; an open mouth, with a pretty smile that shows upper teeth; a dimpled chin; pierced ears. She wears a quality synthetic dark blonde wig with full bangs and a medium length.
BODY: The wood and composition ball-jointed body, by Handwerck, is original for the doll. The body was re-painted in the past so the Handwerck mark was covered. All the fingers are present, with one repaired after a break. There are also a few superficial paint cracks, but none have missing paint. There is a small flake of missing paint on her right shoulder. All the joints function easily. The body has secure stringing, so the doll easily holds varied poses.
COSTUME: This pretty girl wears an antique styled floral pink and blue lawn dress. The dress is made of 100% cotton, light weight material. It has a delicate pattern of flowers. The trim is pre WWII 100% cotton from old stock recently discovered. The dress features long sleeves with shoulder epaulets, a belt that ties in the back and a 3″ ruffle around the hemline. The length is mid-calf. The dress is closed on the back with a tiny safety pin. Underneath is a white chemise that is lace trimmed and has buttons on the back. White thigh high stockings and older black buckle shoes complete her outfit. This girl is display ready and will make an outstanding addition for a collection. The doll is fully guaranteed to meet all of your expectations.
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