12-15-2001 12-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
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December 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Large Early Simon & Halbig Closed Mouth Doll, Germany, late 19th century, large blue stationary eyes, evenly feathered eyebrows, closed

$2,820$2,400
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Large Early Simon & Halbig Closed Mouth Doll, Germany, late 19th century, large blue stationary eyes, evenly feathered eyebrows, closed mouth with white space between lips, upturned nose and dimpled chin, pierced ears, closed flat solid dome head impressed S 15 H 939, later auburn human hair wig, articulated composition and wood body in original finish (hands mismatched, repainted), white cotton undergarments, very pale yellow organdy embroidered and lace-trimmed dress with matching bonnet, net stockings and white leather shoes of the period, ht. 27 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Germany, dome head