This listing is for a "beautiful" larger size antique German doll. Incised on the back of her bisque head is "1078, Germany, Simon & Halbig, S & H 16". Reference attributes to 1890+ Germany, by Simon & Halbig maker. This girl measures 36 tall being a bisque socket head on wooden composition jointed body. This doll has had past "line crack repairs" on her lower neck area and back on her bisque head, see photos #7,8 #9.Head is all together intact with this repair, it looks like a good repair, but you may wish to do further restoration to your liking. I had this big girl "re-strung" and she displays well sitting or standing with a doll stand. Doll is jointed at the neck, shoulders, elbows, wrists, legs and knees with all fingers intact.
Body shows overall "re-paint", age wear, scuffs, line crazing, paint wear for being 100 or so years old, but displays well and is together. She has a absolutely "gorgeous" face with "fixed" open brown glass eyes, painted black lashes around her eyes, upper eye lashes are long and all intact, brush stroked brown brows, she has open mouth with upper teeth. I notice what looks like a tiny piece of plaster on the left corner side of her mouth, could have been when eyes were fixed to remain open, I do not know her past history. I have not attempted to remove this plaster in the corner of the mouth.There is a little dimple in her chin and lovely rose color blush on her "near perfect" face. Inside the head is plaster cement that was used to secure her eyes remain open all the time as some doll people do. Old repairs inside the lower neck area and back of head. Doll wears a lovely long brunette wig that slips over a pate on her head. She wears earrings in her ears. Her vintage dress has "melting" throughout, some stains, you may wish to replace her dress and slip. She wears panties, stockings and antique black leather shoes.
Her shoes have had a little strap repair. Please look at my photos they will serve as part of this description. This "impressive" Child-Size doll "displays well" and will surely put a "smile" on your face! Enjoy her as she is or go for restorations!
I offer no guarantees, warranties, implied or expressed, whatsoever. Doll stand is not included unless otherwise specified. Actual cost is determined by the post office at mailing.The item "36 Huge antique bisque head composition German Simon & Halbig Doll TLC" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "myolddollsinc" and is located in Grove City, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.