In addition to her large size - it is rare to find this'conservative' original costume on any Simon & Halbig oriental doll. This delightful child character doll has a beautiful light amber tinted bisque socket head with slight oriental slant to the eyes. She has gorgeous painted features, upper and lower eyelashes with feathery eyebrows. A soft peachy blush to the cheeks and lips which are parted to reveal 4 perfect upper teeth.
She has brown sleep glass eyes but they do not close. She has pierced ears and her lovely original golden hoop drop earrings. Her original black mohair wig is just fabulous. The back of her head is incised "1329 // Germany // SIMON & HALBIG // 14 ". She comes on an light amber tinted fully jointed wood / composition body.
Dressed in what looks to be her original printed crepe de chine kimono attire. Bisque socket head is free from hairlines and cracks. Has a small chip / flake behind left ear (see photo).Eyes are sleep eyes but they don't shut. Body is in very good condition with original finish. She has all her finger and toes. Particularly nice hands with red painted finger nails. Her clothing could well be the original... Crepe de chine' is in French "crepe from China" and it has been around since its first use in ancient China: specifically used by those who belonged to imperial families, fond of clothing made from the finest fabrics. So it's no surprise that is was first imported from china and used to dress the highest quality dolls.. This lovely kimono comes in a nice exotic leaf and splash design in vibrant colours in hues of peaches, oranges, pinks and greens. Nicely made with French seams.
Underneath she has a 3 piece underwear set consisting of a cream crepe de chine slip with 2 rows of fine lace around the hemline, and the neck & armhole has a fine silk crochet type lace. The vest and pants are made of cream cotton & the vest has the same fine silk crochet type lace around the neck and armholes, as the slip.
The pants have the same fine lace as is used around the hem of the slip. Her cream socks are a single Jersey cotton / silk. All in nice condition, especially for age... The vest has a stain on the side and a hole at the back shoulder. This really is a rare, unique find in this, what appears to be the largest size...
I have never seen one this big before and can't find any evidence of another, truly impressive. Please study the photos carefully as they form a large part of the description. If you have any questions or require any more photos. Please do not hesitate to contact me. Please note the stand is NOT part of the sale.Unique 29 inch Largest Antique Simon & Halbig 1329 Oriental Bisque Head Doll. In addition to her rare large size, it is rare to find this'conservative' original costume on any Simon & Halbig oriental doll. The doll adorned with a traditional Kimono, itself with a traditional beautiful feminine intertwined swirling bird feather design in which both birds and the heads of birds are depicted in a variety of complimentary colour ways and from each of which fan-like swirls of feathers unfold and intertwine delightfully among foliage.
The delightful child character doll has a beautiful light amber tinted bisque socket head with slight oriental slant to the eyes. Crepe de chine' is in French "crepe from China" and it. Has been around since its first use in ancient China: specifically used by those who belonged to imperial families, fond of clothing made from the finest fabrics. This lovely kimono comes in a nice exotic design in vibrant colours in hues of peaches, oranges, pinks and greens.
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This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls, Clothing & Accessories\Dolls & Doll Playsets". The seller is "greenergates" and is located in Stockport.
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