Doll: on stand w/purple dress
Ceramic, composition, textile, hair, patent leather, metal, glass, paint
Overall: 19 x 10 x 3 3/4 in. ( 48.3 x 25.4 x 9.5 cm )
impressed: on back of head: "C. M. BERGMANN / SIMON & HALBIG / 7 1/2"
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.
According to Christie's appraiser Olivia Bristol, clothes are not original (Christie's Appraisals, Inc., Auction Estimates, January 7, 1998).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.