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2 Nude Bathing Beauty, Wigs, Boo-Boo Bargains!
This pair of naughty nubile nudes is from the German firm of Hertwig and Company. Of fine sharp precolored bisque, they are beautiful modeled and proportioned. Both have replaced blonde wigs. The flirtatious flapper lying on her stomach is 4.5 inches long and 2 inches high and is unmarked. As is typical of Hertwig bathing belles from this period, her features were cold painted, not fired in, and some of the coloring has worn away. She has been professionally repaired, with overpainting on her bottom and legs. It is hard to see except upon very close inspection. Her friend resting on her left side is 4.5 inches long and 2.5 inches high. She is also unmarked and her cold painted features are worn, but her bisque is in excellent condition, with no breaks or repairs. These ladies would look lovely as is lying on a shelf or lounging in a dollhouse boudoir, or a steady hand and a little paint could be use to retouch their pretty faces.
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