Welcome to Antiques & Moore! THIS LISTING IS FOR A BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE GERMAN SIMON & HALBIG 17 BISQUE SOCKET HEAD DOLL, #1079. This adorable doll has a bisque head with beautifully hand painted face with dark brown sleep eyes, short painted eyelashes and raised thick feathered brows. Cute heart shaped lips with open mouth and four exposed teeth and dimple in chin.French human hair wig needs care. The doll is marked on the back of the neck with an incised mold mark "S & H, 1079, DEP, Germany, 7". Was founded in Germany in 1839 and began making dolls in 1869. This doll dates in the late 1800's or early 1900's.
This wonderful doll is dressed in pretty antique dress decorated with lace and has handmade socks and shoes. The doll is in very good condition for its age.No damage to bisque head or body. Clothing is also in good condition. A great early German doll, you won't be disappointed in this one! Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible.
We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item "SIMON & HALBIG ANTIQUE 17 GERMAN DOLL with BISQUE SOCKET HEAD, DOLLY FACE #1079" is in sale since Tuesday, October 14, 2014. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina.This item can be shipped worldwide.