Beautiful Rare All Original Antique S4h Simon & Halbig Early Shoulder Head Doll
September 21, 2018
BEAUTIFUL RARE ALL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE S4H SIMON & HALBIG EARLY SHOULDER HEAD DOLL. The Beauty of her Face is just exquisite. Her dainty painted facial feature are so detailed. The bisque of the Shoulder Head is very fine and smooth, with an even complexion tint which is paler than the later dolls. She has a cut away crown with high forehead. What makes her even rarer are her sleeping eyes, only a very few of the Early Shoulder Head S&H Dolls had weighted sleeping eyes. She has the beautiful blown glass blue two tone iris with threading to give a more natural look. Her eye shape is that of an Early Shoulder Head Doll, Almond Shape with the outer corner being tapered. Also noted the detail of the molding of the upper eyelid, which is an indication of an Early Shoulder Head Doll. With her thick painted eyelashes which gives an appearance of a bottom liner, to where they are extend outward to a fine dainty line. Her eyebrows are thick and long, and are set on the superciliary arch close to the eye cut, they are flat not molded which is another indicator of an Early Shoulder Head Simon & Halbig Doll. She is a closed mouth doll with pink lips and a darker red line separating her upper and lower lips, with slightly uplifting outer corners, creating a slightly shy smile. With light pink cheeks to enhance her lips. She has small dainty pierced ears with the piercing goes into the head with is another indication of an Early Doll. She retains her original blond mohair wig with attached cork pate. No hairlines, cracks or chips to head. She is a very Early Simon and Halbig with her Marker Mark incised on the front, S4H. Her arms are of porcelain to above the elbow, with gracefully cupped hands and separate thumb. No chips or breaks to fingers, her left hand appears to have lost it’s top finish as it is very shiny, not a distraction from it’s beauty. Appears to have a kid leather body with upper arms, and cloth legs. You may see the tear of the right foot in the picture. Dress, full slip and full onsie, corset and apron. Please note the shredding to the top of dress and apron. Missing one metal piece to the corset. It appears her original clothing have never been off her. Measurements: Height of total doll is approx. PLEASE SEE ALL PICTURES!!!! THANK YOU FOR LOOKING!!!!! I do offer layaway… With terms of one third down and the balance due in 30 days. The item “BEAUTIFUL RARE ALL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE S4H SIMON & HALBIG EARLY SHOULDER HEAD DOLL” is in sale since Saturday, September 15, 2018. This item is in the category “Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German”. The seller is “uolleh” and is located in Fresno, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.