Perfect for your Antique Doll Collection! All of the dolls were owned by a single avid doll collector!Our lovely doll was made by the German doll makers. Schoenau & Hoffmeister dolls were known for their endearing looks and fine quality workmanship. The back of this pretty dolls head is marked. S & H with PB in a Star, 5500-DEP. The #5500 doll is listed as a Unique Dolly Face in 200 Years of Dolls Identification & Price Guide. HEAD Our darling antique doll has a bisque socket head. She has lovely facial features which include: gray blue working sleep eyes with thick feathered brows and delicately painted upper and lower lashes. Her sleep eyes work well. She has nice rosy cheeks and an orangey red open mouth displaying four pretty white teeth. Her vintage shoulder length curly blonde wig looks wonderful with her old fashion dress!
CLOTHING Our pretty girl is wearing a lovely handmade antique style dress designed with a pale blue striped fabric. Her old-fashioned dress has a low waist and is embellished with lace trim and a pretty ribbon at her neckline.
Her newer full slip has rows of pintucking and is also trimmed in lace. She is wearing vintage white socks and black shoes. She has a newer blue straw hat that complements her blue dress.Her hat is held on with a pearl hat pin. BODY She has a fully jointed 11-piece wood and composition body. Her arms and legs can bend at the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hips and knees. SIZE Our charming doll measures about 24 inches tall.
Her doll stand is included in the sale. Her bisque face and gray blue sleep eyes are very pretty and her smile charming. Her composition body looks good and has most likely been repainted. There is some wear in the composition near her hip joints and her teeth may have been replaced (see photo #8). The thumb on one hand broke off after we took some of the other pictures (see photo #9).
We have the thumb and will include it. Her lovely handmade antique style dress fits her perfectly. It has faded over time. This sweet antique doll is a darling and displays.
Please review our photos, as we consider these an important part of our description of condition and feel welcome to ask questions. What a lovely young lady we found!
This delightful German doll will fit in beautifully in any antique doll collection! She is really charming and just perfect for any doll lover! 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.
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S Interesting Things LLC, a limited liability company chartered in the State of Maryland. In some cases, we will require Signature Confirmation for certain items costing less. The added charge could be more for unusually heavy or large items. When it weighs less, we also offer First Class International as an option. Please be aware that Priority International packages can be tracked while still in the United States, and they can be insured.
First Class International cannot be insured, and so the customer assumes a risk for this less expensive choice. The item "Antique German Schoenau & Hoffmeister 5500 Bisque Head Doll Unique Dolly Face" is in sale since Friday, October 12, 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.