Antique Miniature Dolls / Pretty All-Bisque Mignonette with Trousseau - Model 890 by Simon and Halbig - Ref P348B
This all-bisque doll is very lovely with its faced child, swivel head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, small open mouth with sweet tiny teeth, nice blonde mohair wig with curls. She has a bisque torso with modelled navel, peg jointed arms and legs, cupped fingers, separate thumbs, painted black stockings to above knee, brown one-strap shoes.
The doll will join your collection with her hand-made trousseau. Try to think of this Past when little fingers stitched clothes for this loved doll. Not an exhuberant trousseau, a real trousseau for a doll girl born circa 1890.
Simon & Halbig doll is 5 7/8"(15 cm) tall - Marked 890 - 2 on the back of the head and body.
The doll is presented in its wicker basket with light pink tufted silk upholstery. Wicker basket 10 5/8"(27 cm) long - 4 1/2"(11.5 cm)high.
The doll has a also its doll : a tiny doll with very dark blue fixed eyes, bisque head on paper-mache body - 3 1/2"(9 cm) tall.
Germany - Circa 1890.