Her head is marked S & H, Germany, 14. The Simon & Halbig doll factory was located in Thuringia, Germany. Some of the dolls were from a local Maryland Historical Society. Since this sweet doll came with an old round tag we assume she was part of the Museums collection of historical dolls. The tag has some of her basic information and her shelf placement.
HEAD Our lovely dolls head is made of a lovely pale pink bisque and is very good condition with no hairlines or cracks. She has rosy chubby cheeks and a cute little dimple on her chin. She has dreamy large pale blue fixed eyes with the characteristic red dot in the corner, delicately painted lashes and realistic 3d multi-stroke brown eyebrows.
Her open mouth is delicately painted in an orangey pink color, and she has four little white teeth. Her old soft curly blonde wig frames her face in such a lovely way. She has pierced ears, and Peg made earrings for her see photos. Her wig is not attached.
CLOTHING Her lovely handmade white vintage or antique dress is beautifully embellished with intricate lace. The fasteners are tiny mother of pearl buttons, and she wears a ribbon sash around her waist. This pretty old dress is in very fragile condition, with a number of tears see condition description.
A pretty old white lace trimmed bonnet completes her outfit. Our spectacular doll wears antique or vintage undergarments, including a lace-trimmed cotton half-slip and bloomers. She wears vintage black stockings and antique black shoes marked with the number 10 on the bottom. BODY This beautiful doll has a composition and wood ball 11-piece jointed body. She bends at the shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips & knees.
Her fingers and toenails are outlined in red. SIZE This lovely doll measures a large 28 inches tall! The wicker chair is not included. It was used for photography.
CONDITION This delightful antique doll is just wonderful! She is in Very Good Gently Displayed Antique Condition!Her head and face are almost perfect with a few small marks but no cracks or crazing. There is some surface wear to her composition body especially at the joints. The dress is in very fragile condition.
There are several long tears see photo #4 for one example. If it were up to us, we would keep this lovely old dress even in its damaged condition, but replacement might be considered. The antique black shoes are a bit fragile as well and should be handled with care. This lovely large early Simon and Halbig doll always makes us smile. Her old lacy dress and sweet child-like face look fabulous!
This enchanting young girl will fit in perfectly with any antique doll collection! She is really a remarkable treasure!
We will be listing these dolls and other doll and dollhouse items over the next few months. We are looking forward to finding homes for our newly acquired treasures! BILL N PEG'S INTERESTING THINGS. We offer beautiful things, vintage things, trendy things, unusual things, nostalgic things, amusing things, collectible things, all of them: interesting things! This isn't a specialty shop because we are interested in all kinds of things.
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The item "28 Simon Halbig 1079 Antique Bisque Head Doll Earrings Antique Dress" is in sale since Saturday, February 03, 2018. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German".
peg" and is located in Baldwin, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.