She really picks them up and puts them down. This doll was made so the child could walk backwards holding the hands of the doll. Her face is beautifully modeled with rosy cheeks, accented nostrils, eye corners, upper and lower painted lashes, and open mouth with teeth. She has an antique blonde mohair wig with antique cardboard pate.Wearing white antique dress with lower lace detailing. From a smoke free home, c. 1900 A wonderful all antique presentation! The item "Antique 17 Simon Halbig 1039 German Bisque Character Walking Doll with Key 1900" is in sale since Wednesday, September 09, 2015. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "raredolls" and is located in Denver, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.