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Simon Halbig doll mold 1348 Jutta bisque doll head

 

Simon Halbig Jutta doll mold 1348

Simon & Halbig was founded in 1839, they began making dolls from 1869 in their two porcelain factories in Gräfenhain and Hidburghausen, near Thuringia, Germany.  In 1920 S & H was bought by Kämmer & Reinhardt, who continued to produce dolls until 1932.  Sometime after the factory became known as Keramisches Werk Gräfenhain.  Simon & Halbig is known for their fine bisque doll heads and innovation in the doll industry, they also supplied doll heads to many other well known doll manufacturers. 

The American firm that used a S & H doll head is; Arranbee, George Borgfeldt, Edison, John Wannamaker, the German firms; Bawo & Dotter, C.M. Bergmann, Bing Brothers, Carl Bergner, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Eekhoff, Gimbel Brothers, Hamburger & Company, Heinrich Handwerck, Adolf Hülß also spelled Hülss, Kammer & Reinhardt, Louis Linder & Sohn, Franz Schmidt, FAO Schwartz, Schoenau & Hoffmeister, Strobel & Wilken, Carl Trautmann doll mark S & H C.T., Wagner & Zetzsche, Welsch & Company, Wiesenthal, Schindel & Kallenberg, Adolf Wislizenus and the French firms of; Fleischmann & Bloedel (or Blödel), Jumeau, Roullet et Decamps and SFBJ.

 

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Antique Simon & Halbig Dolls Identified

Items shown below are for reference

S & H Character face, bisque Child doll mold 151S & H Character face, Child doll mold 151, 14 or 23" tall, bisque head with intaglio eyes, open smiling mouth with teeth, cheek dimples, wigged, jointed composition body.

Photo courtesy of themommalyn, is an artist reproduction of the S & H doll mold 151.

 S & H Character face, bisque Lady doll mold 152S & H Character face, Lady doll mold 152, 18 or 24" tall, slender oval face with painted eyes set under molded eyelids, long slender nose, closed mouth, wigged, composition jointed lady body.  Very pensive looking face.    

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

 S & H Character face, bisque Child doll mold 939S & H Character face, Child doll mold 939, 18 or 27" tall, bisque socket head, glass eyes, open mouth, composition jointed body.     Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Character face, Child doll mold 949S & H Character face, Child doll mold 949, 16, 20 & 24" tall, bisque head, composition jointed body, glass eyes, closed mouth.

 

 

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

1889-1920s S & H Character face, Child doll mold 1009ca. 1889-1920s S & H Character face, Child doll mold 1009, 16-29" tall, bisque shoulder head, wigged, sleep glass eyes, feathered eyebrows, open mouth, pierced ears, composition ball jointed body, S & H doll mold 1009 doll shown is 29" tall.

889-1920s S & H Character face, Child black doll mold 1009ca. 1889-1920s S & H Character face, Child black doll mold 1009, 16-29" tall, bisque shoulder head, wigged, sleep glass eyes, feathered eyebrows, open mouth, pierced ears, composition ball jointed body,

Photo courtesy of ragdolls.

 

S & H Character face, Child doll mold 1039S & H Character face, Child doll mold 1039, 16, 16 - 24" tall, bisque socket head, glass eyes, open mouth, composition jointed body.  

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1078

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1078,

 size 7-42" tall, bisque socket head, wigged, sleep glass eyes, feathered eyebrows, pierced ears, open mouth, jointed composition body. 

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1079S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1079, 7-42" tall, bisque socket head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body.

Doll molds; 540, 550, 570, 1078, 1079 & Baby Blanche - are all Dolly Face socket heads.

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1080

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1080,

 14-30" tall, bisque shoulder head, on a kid body, bisque arms, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears.  Dainty Dorothy.

Molds; 1040, 1080, 1250, 1260 - are all Dolly Face shoulder heads.

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1109S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1109, 14" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body. 

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Oriental face, Child doll mold 1129S & H Oriental face, Child doll mold 1129, 14" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body.

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

1910 S & H Lady doll mold 1159ca. 1910 S & H Lady doll mold 1159, bisque socket head, glass sleep eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, Lady body with molded breasts, slim arms & legs, body is marked H. Handwerck.     

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

1910 S & H Lady doll mold 1159

ca. 1910 S & H Lady doll mold 1159,

 21" tall, bisque socket head, glass sleep eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, Lady body with molded breasts, slim arms & legs, body is marked H. Handwerck.  The S & H closed mouth doll mold 1160 is known as Little Women.

S & H Santa doll mold 1249S & H Santa doll mold 1249, 28" tall, bisque socket head, glass eyes, feathered brows, pierced ears, open mouth, composition jointed body.

Doll molds 1248 & 1249 are both Santa dolls with bisque socket heads.

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1279S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1279, 12 - 24" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body.

 

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1279S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1279,

12 - 24" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body.

Photo courtesy of purplepeeps

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1310S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1310, 24" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, composition jointed body.

S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1339S & H Dolly face, Child doll mold 1339, 12 - 24" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body.

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Jutta doll mold 1349S & H Jutta doll mold 1349, 31" tall, bisque

head, glass eyes, closed mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body. Jutta doll molds are both 1348 & 1349.

S & H Dolly face, Child black doll mold 1358S & H Dolly face, Child black doll mold 1358 12 - 24" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open mouth, pierced ears, composition jointed body.

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Baby doll mold 1498S & H Baby doll mold 1498, solid dome head, 16 - 22" tall, bisque head, glass eyes, open/closed mouth,  composition jointed body.

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Flapper Doll, 13"S & H Flapper Doll, 13" tall, bisque head, sleep glass eyes, pierced ears, open mouth, composition jointed body including knees, high heel feet.

Photo courtesy of themommalyn

S & H Twin Flapper Dolls, 13"S & H Twin Flapper Dolls, 13" tall, bisque head, sleep glass eyes, pierced ears, open mouth, composition jointed body including knees, high heel feet.

 

More Simon & Halbig Identifying Doll Mold Numbers

120 150 151 152 153

156

157

159

160 164 170 171
172 173 174 175 176 202 335 336 337 338 353 356
358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369
370 402 403 411 450 500 530 540 550 570 600 607
610 611 612

616

693

709

719

720

728

738 739 740
748 749 750 758 759 760 768 769 770 778 837 845
846 847 848 852 878 880 881 886 887 890 891 896
898 899 901 905 908 909 918 919 920 921 926 927
929 939 940 941 949 950 959 969 970 979 988 989
990 1009 1010 1018 1019 1020 129 1038 1039 1040 1041 1049
1058 1059 1060 1061 1068 1069 1070 1078 1079 1080 1098 1099
1100 1108 1109 1110 1129 1149 1150 1158 1159 1160 1170 1180
1199 1246 1248 1249 1250 1260 1269 1278 1279 1280 1289 1293
1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305
1307 1308 1310 1329 1339 1340 1348 1349 1351 1358 1368 1370
1388 1397 1398 1426 1428 1448 1465 1468 1469 1478 1485 1488
1489 1496 1498 1527 1616 1748 1848 1849 1912 1914 1916 1920

** Simon & Halbig was known as Keramisches Werk Gräfenhain 1932-1943, doll mark KWG, doll molds 133, 134, 136, 137, 144, 1382

 

Thanks to themommalyn, purplepeeps & ragdolls for the use of your beautiful doll photos and expertise to create this page.

 

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