Rarer Stunning Simon & Halbig mold number 1159 lady doll. Lovely composition ball jointed lady body with narrow waist, bust, shapely hips and narrow legs. Body red stamped Heinrich Handwerck Germany. Her bisque socket head is incised with " 1159 // Germany // SIMON HALBIG // S & H // 7 " She has lovely blue glass sleep eyes with painted lower lashes and multi-stroke painted and molded eyebrows. Open mouth with four upper teeth.
She is wearing what would appear to be her original antique cream fine cotton lawn and delicate lace dress, which is cinched in at the waist to show off her fabulous hour glass figure. Underneath she has a fine white cotton petticoat with lace and pin tuck detail and cream cotton all in one with embroidery anglese edging. Fine cream rib socks and original cream leather shoes. Plus she is wearing aqua blue bead earrings.
The head has been light tested and is free from hairlines. Has some small paint chips (wig pulls) on the left side near rim. Tiny chip to pierced ear.
Eyes are sleep but don't look fully closed probably due to lack of real eyelashes. Body is slightly play worn but generally very good and retains the original finish.The index finger on the right hand has been rebuilt and the little finger on the left hand has been rebuilt, both done well. Both hands and feet retain the original fine red lines that define them. Clothes generally good, couple of holes to the dress. Not only is she rare, she is very desirable and a lovely lady doll having wonderful bisque sculpting, original body and finish. A very high quality doll and would enhance any collection.
Please study the photos carefully as they form a large part of the description. If you have any questions or require more photos please do not hesitate to contact me. Rare 20 Antique Bisque Head Simon & Halbig 1159 Lady Doll Germany c1910. Underneath she has a fine white cotton petticoat with lace and pin tuck detail and cream cotton all in one with embroidery anglaise edging. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing.The item "Rare 20 Antique Bisque Head Simon & Halbig 1159 Lady Doll Germany c1910" is in sale since Sunday, January 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Antique Dolls". The seller is "greenergates" and is located in Stockport. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.