Blue Eyes Brown Mohair Wig Sweet Smile. Our sweet young lady will make a lovely gift for any doll collector or for an addition to your antique doll collection! She has dark brown eyes, pretty rosy cheeks and a sweet smile! BACKGROUND Our charming girl is a 22inch bisque socket head doll with her original body and wig. Her head is marked SPECIAL 4 Germany.
This mark is attributed to the early German bisque Doll Designers Kley & Hahn. Their bisque doll heads were also made by Kestner, Bahr & Proschild and Hertel & Schwab.
We do not whether this doll was made by Kley & Hahn or one of their designers. She has a tag attached to her dress which read, #34 23 Special 4, Germany, Comp Body Circa 1902.HEAD The lovely young lady. Has a pale pink bisque head with no chips, cracks or crazing.
Has dreamy brown sleep eyes and delicately painted upper and lower lashes and thick multi-stroke eyebrows. Her rosy blushed cheeks and open bow mouth with tiny white teeth add to her charm. Her pretty little head is topped with what appears to be her original long curly brunette mohair wig. This wonderful doll has a fully flexible 11-piece ball-jointed composition body, arms and hands and legs. She can bend at her shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees.
The composition has been repainted. She is wearing a fabulous antique or antique style dress fashioned from old lacy fabric. The intricate lace at her sleeves and hem enhances the antique style of this wonderful outfit! There are also rows of lace down the bodice and at the edge of her wide collar.These special details make her dress even more fabulous! Her underclothing includes an old half-slip and bloomers. She has long brown socks and white tie shoes. SIZE This antique bisque doll measures about 22 inches tall.
CONDITION Our sweet young lady is in Very Good Antique Condition. She has a pretty smiling face and pretty brown sleep eyes.
Her head has no chips, cracks or crazing. There is a spot of paint on her neck. Her repainted composition body is in good condition with a few surface cracks and one repaired finger. Her arms and legs are loosely strung so she will need a stand or to be restrung. Her old-fashioned dress is amazing!It was beautifully designed and fits her perfectly. Our darling young lady is delightful! This charming antique Doll is just delightful and her dress superb! She will be a real treasure for any doll collector! 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. At Bill N Peg's, you will see an ever-changing selection. You never know what you will find!OWNERSHIP: The Bill N Peg? 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 "Charming 22 Antique German Bisque Socket Head Doll SPECIAL 4 by KLEY & HAHN" is in sale since Wednesday, October 25, 2017. 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.