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Doll: on stand w/purple dress

Object Name: Doll
Date: ca. 1900
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Medium: Ceramic, composition, textile, hair, patent leather, metal, glass, paint
Dimensions: Overall: 19 x 10 x 3 3/4 in. ( 48.3 x 25.4 x 9.5 cm )
Place made: Europe, Germany
Description: Doll with bisque socket head, blond wig with pin curls and barrettes glued to pate, blue glass eyes, open mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; composition body with ball and socket joints at shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees, and swivel hands with separate fingers; jacket and skirt made of embroidered burgundy jersey and black patent leather ankle-strap shoes with ribbon bows.
Object Number: INV.11119
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Marks: impressed: on back of head: "C. M. BERGMANN / SIMON & HALBIG / 7 1/2"

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According to Christie's appraiser Olivia Bristol, clothes are not original (Christie's Appraisals, Inc., Auction Estimates, January 7, 1998).