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Simon & Halbig "Santa" Bisque Head Character Doll

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Simon & Halbig "Santa" Bisque Head Character Doll, Germany, 20th century, with blue sleepy eyes, pierced ears, and an open mouth, incised "S&H 1249/DEP/Germany/Santa/8," ht. 18 in.
Estimate $200-250

holes drilled to the back of the head, arms, legs, and eyelids repainted, minor scuffs to the eyebrows, and a small hairline under the ear.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Germany, Advertising characters, BisQue, Bisque porcelain, Dolls, Folk culture, Folklore, Religion, Santa Claus, Simon & Halbig

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