22 Lady-Body Simon & Halbig. Doll Mold 1159 - 9 1/2. On Jumeau Full Lady Body.
Original Antique Doll - Made in Germany. Bisque Head / Composition Jumeau Lady Body - Marked: "1159 Germany HALBIG S&H 9 1/2" This is an outstanding 22 Fashion Lady by Simon & Halbig, doll mold #1159-9 1/2. What a stunning girl she is -- such grace and elegance!Her face is beautifully painted with feathered brows, painted eyelashes, and sweet lush lips. She has an open mouth with four upper teeth, lovely gray-blue sleep eyes with lashes, pierced ears with earrings, and her nice brown auburn hair is full and swept up in a back roll. She is wearing a stunning lady's walking suit ensemble in red silk, with silk train, a pleated ecru-and-lace silk blouse with embroidered silk flowers, and top coat with collar addition.
The red dress has lots of soutache, decorative buttons, back pleats, and numerous embellishments. To complete her outfit, there is a black velvet-and-straw hat that matches her ensemble and a red-tasseled black purse. She is also wearing two-piece undergarments.
See the photo that shows all her clothing laid out. She is on a tagged Jumeau slender full-lady body in great original condition. It has a small indentation on her right breast. The paper tag reads "BÉBÉ JUMEAU / Diplôme d'Honneur, " though it is partially missing.NOTE: Photo props are not included: FRAMED PICTURE, LACE TABLE COVER. Beautiful antique condition -- from a non-smoking environment. No issues observed with the bisque after careful examination (back-lighting and UV light). As mentioned, she has a small indentation on her right breast. She also has a average age chipping on the composition body -- joints, fingers, etc. AND her left pinky has been professionally restored , which can be confirmed with a UV light. She has been priced accordingly. IMPORTANT: Besides the noteworthy issues mentioned above, EXPECT any antique doll (bisque/composition/leather/china/wood) to ALSO have: (1) SIGNS OF AGE - for example: toned/crazed/chipped composition, minor wig pulls, loss of "hair" lashes on bisque heads, not-so-tight stringing, etc. (2) MINOR CONSERVATION WORK by previous owners/collectors - for example: reset eyes in most cases! , repairs to wig, repairs to clothing, touch-ups on composition/finish/paint, etc. Any MAJOR issues -- hairline crack, total repaint, etc. - would be itemized above, but these normal age/conservation details are not.
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Where you'll find more top-quality antiques/collectibles/artwork/dolls/and more! Significantly not as described: A. What was stated in the listing. As often happens, it's the few bad apples out there who ruin it for the rest of us.Not knowing what they're doing. And then, when they realize they've ruined the doll, they return it saying it was defective. BUT HAVING SAID ALL THAT..
I do bend over backwards, attempting to disclose any noteworthy condition issues I can find or think of. But these are antique and vintage dolls -- so, please understand that they won't be in brand-new condition. There will always be some minor indication of their age, and it would be impossible to itemize every single pinhead-size stain on the outfit, or hairline scratch on the body.Please expect these types of conditions with old dolls. IT CONTAINS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION. The item "22 Simon & Halbig 1159 LADY on JUMEAU Lady Body Antique Bisque-Head German Doll" is in sale since Saturday, October 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German".
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