She has a beautiful child like face and is on her original 15 piece wood & composition body. She wears an incredibly beautiful, silk costume made by a professional seamstress from the 1990s. It includes a matching, elaborate bonnet, purse, and satin full slip lined with netting to puff the skirt out and pantaloons.Her bisque socket head has NO chips, NO cracks and NO repairs. The painted and molded features are expertly done. She has lovely big blue glass sleep eyes that work well, with painted upper and lower lashes.
Most of the wax has flaked off of the eye balls, only noticeable when in sleep position. Brows are molded and raised, painted in delicate, feathered strokes. She has pierced ears and will come with antique pink crystal earrings. Her open mouth is shaded and outlined in soft pink with four upper teeth. There are matching, well placed pink dots in the nostrils and inner eye corners and she has a lightly dimpled chin.Her complexion is soft and creamy with nicely blushed cheeks with no rubs. She has her original antique 15 piece turned wood & composition body, fully jointed. It is in very nice condition with a few minor touch ups and has the original nice shiny finish. All fingers are original and retain the red nail outlining.
Her costume was hand made in the 90s by professional doll dress seamstress'Anna' of pure pink silk with scalloped lace trimmed hem, bodice, sleeves and neckline. It is adorned with pink rose buds and beads at the neck, bodice, cuffs and waist.It has a puffed front has, long curled pink ribbon flowing from each rose bud. The matching bonnet has a wired brim so can be adjusted to fit nicely. It is adorned with the same trim as the dress plus feathers and has a big puffed top. The satin full slip has attached netting so the dress puffs out nicely and satin pantaloons were also made to match. Her stockings and shoes are replacements.
Her lovely auburn, replacement mohair wig falls to her waist in back and is in great condition. It was also hand made by a professional wig maker.
MARKED : 1078 (incised on back of head). This is a really beautiful doll all dressed up in her Sunday just waiting to meet you and join your collection. You can Make An Offer all reasonable ones will be considered. Thanks so much for your interest. Dolly hugs, Bonnie & Betty (my inventory BLM 77).The item "27 Simon Halbig 1078 Antique German Bisque Head Doll in Exquisite Costume" is in sale since Monday, July 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "dickenstwo" and is located in Zellwood, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.