Hilda Look Old Antique Bisque Head Composition Nippon Japan Character Baby Doll
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Hilda Look Old Antique Bisque Head Composition Nippon Japan Character Baby Doll:
I am pleased to offer you this lovely old bisque head Nippon Japancharacter baby doll. Doll is incisedon the back ofbisque head "J.W.Nippon 604". Reference tells me this doll was made in Japan 1915 to 1926 by Nippon, dolls were made in Japan mostly during World War 1 when supplies were cut off.I do not knowher past history butwill try to describe the best I can with any flaws.Reference shows similar being "Hilda types". Measures 15" tall being abisque sockethead on jointed composition wooden body, strung fine jointed at the neck, shoulders and legs. Lots of wear, scuffs on this old body, it appears re-paint and composition restorationwere started on this body and not finished (see photos, there are white areas on the body).Right hand is missing the tip of the little finger, fingers show where restoration was started and not repainted finished.Doll has alovely little face withopen and close brownglass sleepy eyes that work fine, painted lashes around the eyes, brown feathered brows and open mouth with two upper teeth intact. There is a molded tongue that moves. Nice color blush on her cheeks. Age wear throughout, some scuffs, light rubs on bisque but nothing terrible. I do notice the inside of her head is quite a bit dirty inside, there is plaster cement that was used to secure the sleepy eyes on rocker as most doll people do. I do not see any cracks, there is old glue residue around the rimfrom an old wig. Replacement blonde wig slips over a pate on her head. Doll wears her original antique gown with lace embroidery trim, a matching bonnet, there are little pink bows on the bow and bonnet, alsoslip and pantaloons. Her knit booties are older but not a match.Her lovely dress is clean with buttons down the back, it is adorable, some wear throughout but nothing terrible. Included is hervintage "Made in Japan" puppy dog.I have taken plenty of photos, please look at my photos to serve as part of this description. Offering to you As Is condition shown with sale. Please email any questions prior to offerding I may have missed something that would be important to you.I do combineshipping and have other dolls posted on sales.This character baby doll and her puppy would be a "Treasure" for a collection or display, may require a little restoration but worth it. Shipping cost in the US would be$9.00 to $12.50 pending your location in the US,outside the USpriority mail international with lots of wrap to protect the doll would be$46.00. Please note that Import duties, outside US taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. Thesecharges are the buyers responsibility. Thank you and Good Luck!