173. GERMAN BISQUE CHARACTER, MODEL 1279, BY SIMON & HALBIG. Marks: S & H 1279 DEP Germany 11 1/2. 22". Bisque socket head, blue sleep eyes, painted lashes, light brown shaded and feathered brows in upward slant, pierced ears, open mouth, shaded and accented lips with additional accent on lower lip, deeply-impressed cheek dimples, long blonde human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique blue and white cotton frock, newer black leather shoes. Commentary: Rare model with sparkling blue eyes, expressive features, finest quality bisque, good body with nicely repainted body finish.