A beautiful antique child doll with bisque socket head standing 22" tall this lovely girl has brown sleep eyes highlighted with brown feather painted eyebrows and lashes, open mouth with four teeth, pierced ears, pouty lips, and a blonde curly wig (replacement wig). The bisque is a nice cream color with rosy cheeks. She has her original composition wood ball jointed body which is in overall very good antique condition. A beautiful doll redressed in a vintage pink frilly dress and blonde ringlets, reminiscent of Little Bo Peep :) Doll is marked DEP an early mark for Handwerck indicating it was for the French Market.
Produced by Heinrich Handwerck, Simon Halbig
Circa 1900-1910, body is carved with 1906 probably when it was received by child
Head Impressed: 11 1/2 99 DEP Germany Handwerck Halbig
SIZE: 22" long
Doll is in overall Very Good to Excellent Condition. Head is free of hairlines, cracks, chips, or restoration. The eyes sleep well, with nice pupil alignment, Her wig is a replacement, bisque is creamy with great texture. Body shows some light wear around neck area and knees typical with age. She has been redressed in a vintage costume.
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