Darling, Simon Halbig 1078 antique BLACK bisque doll, Nubian boy, orig. Costume
Very rare and desirable, 8 1/2 tall, Blackamoore or Nubian, (black, ethnic) antique bisque sockethead male doll originally dressed in fantastic original, ethnic costume of layers of red and beige organdy trousers gathered at his waist and ankles, shirt with red striped cotton sleeves, black bead necklace & gold bracelet and silk cap with sequin jewel trim. He is incised (signed) on the back of his head: 1078/Simon & Halbig/S & H/Germany/3/0 and has beautifully molded and painted, ethnic features including thick red lips, open mouth, red eye corner and nostril marks and beautiful hazel glass eyes (eyes look brown and photograph blue) and black fuzzy wig. Completely original with his fine quality, heavy five-piece jointed, black composition body with molded black heeled shoes or boots. He is in excellent condition with no cracks or chips, no hairlines or repairs, (stray hairs in photos are not damage) no moth holes or repainting and no odors as he is from a smoke free home. Other dolls shown in last photos are listed separately and not included with this listing.
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Costume" is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Dolls & Bears\Dolls\Antique (Pre-1930)\Bisque\German". The seller is "mitsu-dog" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Skin Color: Dark/Deep
- Material: Bisque
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Brand/Character Family: Simon & Halbig
- Mid-East Persia costume: cabinet size
- Doll Size: 8 1/2in.
- Features: Antique
- Hair Color: Black
- Ethnicity: African American
- Brand/Artist: Simon & Halbig
- Eye Color: Hazel glass
- Doll Gender: Boy Doll