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This book is based upon an antique doll collection auctioned by Theriault’s of Annapolis, Maryland. Design: Travis Hammond Photography: Gerald Nelson Senior Conservator: Terry Lanford $75 ISBN: 1-931503-82-6 Printed in Hong Kong


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Paintings, furniture, decorative arts all

The dolls encompass all that is

blend beautifully with Frau Büktas’

rare and important in the world of

love of dolls. One collection has led

French poupées: Huret, Rohmer,

to another, evolving and developing

Rochard, Bru, Jumeau, Radiquet and

into what is a Büktas hallmark - an

Cordonnier, Dehors, and innumerable

ensemble of perfectly complemented

others. Always seeking the best of lady

dolls, furnishings and accessories. In

dolls, with distinctive portrait faces

describing this credo, Hanne Büktas

and rare body models, it has been

notes, “the doll should always be placed in

equally important to Hanne Büktas

a fitting scenery in order to really show its

that her lady dolls were costumed in

beauty and transmit its artful value.”

exquisite and original costumes. In addition, many are the proud owners

Collectors have already been given a

of extensive and original trousseaux.

view into this credo when the Hanne

She also created fantastic vignettes of

Büktas collection of antique dollhouses,

courtly scenes with her poupées. In

room and miniatures were presented in a

doing so, she searched Europe for

two-volume book, Echoes of Remembered

years for the finest in fashion-doll-

Rooms, published in 2010. Now Frau

sized furniture and accessories that

Büktas has made the wrenching decision

would complement the grace of these

Sitting at the edge of the hills

to part with her beloved collection of

beautiful ladies. And finally, to provide

surrounding the beautiful Austrian

French poupées, another veritable vision

accent and scale, she added rare and

city of Vienna is the lovely home of

of 19th century Europe that she has

prized all-bisque and mignonette

Hanne and Umur Büktas. One can

carefully and meticulously assembled

“children” to her lady scenes.

look out their windows to see the

over the past 30 years. The collection

beautiful vineyards that produce some

will be presented by Theriault’s in

An ensemble of beautiful fashion

of Austria’s most famous wines. Few

this exclusive one-owner Marquis

dolls, with their exquisite and original

need to look outside, though. For,

auction entitled “Ensemble, the Hanne

costume ensembles. What could be

within this beautiful home has been

Büktas Collection of French Poupées, Their

better? We invite you now to open

another vision more tantalizing to

Costumes, Furnishings and Accessories”, and

the pages of this book and enter the

antique doll lovers, the result of the

many consider this the most important

world of the renowned and passionate

years of passionate collecting of all

event within this category that the world

collector, Hanne Büktas of Vienna,

things beautiful and fine.

of collecting has yet witnessed.

Austria. x

A Note About the Collector, Hanne Büktas

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The Many Faces of the Poupée

Introduction

It is simplistic, but mostly true, that dolls can be classified as “lady fashion doll” or “child doll.” That is mostly true, both worldwide and over time. There is, for example, the Neopolitan or Santon lady, and then there is the infant child, of wax or earthenware. There is the Japanese mitsuore-ningyo and there is the Japanese isho-ningyo, the lady and the child. There is, even today, the Barbie fashion model, and the American Girl child doll. It is likely that a child may own both types of dolls, but how they play with those dolls varies. The child doll is the confidante, the best friend, the inspiration for nurturing, and the comforting presence in a cold world. But, ah, the lady doll. That is to dream. “What I will be when I grow up” is what one child was heard murmuring. Stylish, elegant, à la mode. What to wear when, what to wear where, what colors work well together, how much is too much when it comes to the added touch. How to make my costume speak for me before I’ve uttered a word. Those are the lessons of the lady doll, variously known as poupée, fashionable lady or fashion doll. It seems so simple at first thought. But look closely and see all of the possibilities. For

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The Many Faces of the Poupée

the purposes of this book, it is the period from 1850-1880 and mostly, the beautiful miniature creatures, called poupées, that paraded from Paris during those years, that are considered. The sophisticated collector knows the multitude of choices concerning facial model, body styles, and costumes that were offered during those years. To complicate things further, the industry was new, disorganized and a far cry from assembly line production. Thus a doll might be constructed of components from several suppliers – the porcelain head manufacturer, the craftsman casting the body parts, the glass-blower making eyes, the importer of astrakhan for wigs making it nigh impossible today to specify the “maker” of most poupées. The Paris of the 1860s was mostly composed of these small artist and craftsman ateliers, each pursuing its particular talent. The result is unsettling for today’s new collectors who, fearing to make a mistake, look to buy only what is absolutely identifiable, and fail to develop an eye for what it is exquisite, fine, rare or even unique. Buying by the mark is like painting by the numbers is the mantra of one sophisticated collector who has made a life’s education of observing, studying and comparing all types of dolls. It is a lesson worth following by every collector.

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A few of the Poupée Body Sytles

With that in mind, what follows is a pictorial tutorial of the world of French fashion dolls, 1850-1880, with gracious thanks to Hanne Büktas who has made the study possible. There are numerous variations of facial models from the plump young lady face of the 1860s to the slender lady face of the 1870s. Complexions vary from very delicate pale bisque to richly-accented ladies with 171.

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mauve blushed eye shadow. Eyes can be dreamy and heavily-lidded, or wide-eyed with wonder. In fact, eyes can be painted, solid cobalt blue enamel, or magnificently spiral threaded. Twelve different body styles are shown in this introduction, and dozens of other body styles appear throughout the book. For today’s collectors it is always a surprise to learn that doll makers from the 1850/1870 era were as concerned with the doll’s body

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on to find a body that would be easily articulated, realistically-shaped, able to be dressed and un-dressed by little hands, and durable. That Paris was the center of couture during this era is inarguable and snippet images here of the costumes shown in the book give a taste of that elegance. Too, the poupée

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The Eyes

The Wigs

The Costumes

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The Accessories

must be accessorized. There were firms that specialized exclusively in such oddities as the garter for a poupée, or a gilt metal lorgnette. A sample of these extraordinary accessories, worth collecting in their own right, is also shown here, a hint of what is to come in the following pages. And, oh, the rest of that doll world. The furnishings and objects d’art, from miniature

The Furnishings

clocks to chandeliers, from well-fitted beds to complete room furnishings, is extraordinary. It has been noted that whatever was made for real people, was also made for the world of dolls. Hanne Büktas agreed. She sought the most beautiful dolls, but she knew that like a fine painting, dolls “should always be placed in a fitting scenery to really show its beauty and transmit its artful value.” This book is testimony to that credo.

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Ballspenden Miniatures – Perfect Accessories for Poupées During the last half of the 1800s, when Eugenie was Empress of France, and Empress Elisabeth (known as Sissi) reigned over Austria, the formal ball was the high note of society. The scenes of the magic balls were Paris and Vienna. Splendid orchestras played Strauss’s Blue Danube Waltz while elegantly-costumed couples glided around the room. Nothing was spared to make each event more extraordinary than the last. Right down to the last detail. As each lady entered the Viennese ball room she was presented with a “ballspenden”. In France, they were called “carnets a bal” and in England and America, simply, dance cards. Their interiors listed the names of all of the dances to be played that evening, with space to write the name of the fortunate young man who would have this dance or that with m’lady – and even a tiny pencil to write his name. Yet the ballspenden were more than a simple memo pad. With feverish competition, each important ball vied to present a ballspenden more luxurious and imaginative than others, a ballspenden that the young lady would keep as a memory of the evening for all time. Felicitously, these miniature favors coincided directly with the epoch of French poupées. And, thus, many made their way, after the ball, into the trousseaux and settings of these beautiful lady dolls. Their size was perfect. And many of the designs were a perfect complement. There are the tiny purses, in velvet, leather, silk and even one that is 800-ct silver. There are miniature picture frames (even one with a miniature actual sepia photograph of Sissi) miniature books or journals, jewel chests, little screens or writing desks, all delightfully perfectly scaled as accessories for French poupées. The era of the fancy ballspenden passed away toward the end of the 19th century. Today, only a few examples can be found, often tattered or spotted or incomplete. How fortunate, then, to see the extraordinary examples found in the Hanne Büktas Collection, beautiful ballspenden, perfect complements for elegant poupées, and perfectly preserved.

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1. Petite All-Original French Bisque Poupée with Gesland Deposed Body 14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large grey/blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, padded stockinette lady body over metal armature, bisque hands and lower legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head) Bébé Gesland 5 Rue Beranger Paris (body stamp). Comments: circa 1875, bisque head attributed to Jumeau, with original body from Gesland according to Pannier deposed model of 1872. Value Points: especially beautiful face, very rare small size of the Gesland body size with exquisite sculpting of hands and feet, superb original costume with blue silk ribbon trim, blue leather slippers, undergarments, and jewelry. $4500/6500

2. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Gentle Smile and Original Costume 5" (13 cm.) All-bisque with swivel head, cobalt blue enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, original blonde mohair braided wig, bisque torso, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and blue ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1885, the "poupées de poche" (pocket dolls, in reference to their petite size), appeared in Parisian Etrennes catalogs beginning in 1882. Value Points: perfectly-preserved and most beautiful mignonette has original wig, and beautiful original costume and bonnet. $900/1200

3. Superb French Doll's Salon Furnishings with Gold Leaf and Painted Silk Details 9" (23 cm.) h. chairs. Comprising a pair of balloon-back arm chairs and round table with pedestal base, the gracefully-shaped wood frames finished in a rich gold leaf, the chairs are upholstered in blue silk with luxurious button-tufting, and the table has a matching blue silk cover with handpainted floral designs, and bordered by a blue silk fringe. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. Outstanding luxury ensemble in wonderfully-preserved condition. $1200/1800

4. French Crystal and Cast Brass Chandelier 7" (18 cm.) An elongated tear-shaped chandelier is framed by a cast brass petal-shaped crown and two brass rims which support a multitude of cascading crystal beads in graduated size. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $1200/1600

5. Exquisite 19th-Century Folding Screen with Painted Scenes 19" (48 cm.) Having two carved wooden frames in rustic fretwork style, with center folding hinges, each frame centering a hand-painted on paper scene of the countryside with details of flowers, birds and a distant castle on the mountain top. Excellent condition. Mid-19th century. $500/800

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6. Superb French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Rare Facial Model, Signed Body, Original Costume 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, very full lower cheeks, small almond-shaped cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig in very elaborate original coiffure, kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (partly legible green torso stamp with name Coutin and Paris street address). Comments: circa 1867, the doll was presented at the luxury Parisian doll boutique of Madame Coutin. Value Points: wonderfully expressive and rare face with unusual smaller eyes, rounded nose and uptilted lip corners, superb original coiffure, very sturdy original body with shop label, and fine original costume along with watch, fob, earrings, rare blue velvet purse with ornate decorations, and wonderful leather shoes. $5500/7500

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7. Rare French Bisque Portrait of Gentleman by Louis Schneider in Antique Formal Wear with Dina Vierney Provenance 17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with angular shape, strong chin, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, black thick brush-stroked brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth, sculpted full moustache with curled tips, dimpled chin, brunette mohair wig, early German kid body with gusset-jointing and bisque hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S.L. Depose. Comments: Louis Schneider, the small boutique firm created remarkable models during the late 1870s and early 1880s; this particular was deposed as indicated by its markings. Value Points: very rare gentleman model with maker's mark, wonderfully-sculpted moustache, welldetailed original costume. Ex-Collection, Dina Vierney. $7000/10,000


8. Wonderful All-Original French Bisque Normandy Nourrice with Infant 14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, shapely kid poupée body with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: French, attributed to Gaultier, circa 1880, the poupée wears the traditional nourrice (nanny) costume of Normandy girls who came to Paris during the 19th century to serve as nannies to young babies of the wealthy class; this nanny "uniform" is a precise representation of the classic Normandy folklore costume. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, the nanny wearing blue cashmere wool gown and cape with black velvet and lace trim, elaborate silk coiffe, earrings, undergarments, leather shoes marked "1", and carries a lavishlycostumed bisque doll with blue glass eyes and smiling expression. $3000/4000

9. French All-Bisque Smiling Mignonette with Original Costume 6 ½" (17 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, defined white space between the outlined closed lips, upturned lip corners, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed arms and legs, above-theknee pale blue painted stockings, black onestrap heeled shoes with little bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare and charming facial expression featuring dark outlined eyes and smiling lips, wearing original blue and lace silk costume, undergarments, very fine bonnet. $1100/1500

10. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Original Lace Costume 6" (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye

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corners, open mouth, two square cut upper teeth and one lower, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and blue two-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent, flake at right arm stringing hole. Comments: Germany, likely Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: most appealing early all-bisque is wearing beautiful lace dress with silk vest, undergarments, woven bonnet. $700/1100

11. Beautiful Early French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Jumeau with Wooden Articulated Body 18" (46 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid-over-wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque arms from below the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Pierre Francois Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: very beautiful poupĂŠe with rare wooden body and bisque hands, superb antique gown, capelet, blouse, undergarments, woven bonnet, leather shoes. $5000/7500

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14. French Doll's Settee with Tufted Silk Upholstery and Gold-Leaf Frame 12" (30 cm.) l. Wooden-framed settee with elegantly shaped open curved back and arms with daintily-carved spindles, has gold-leaf finish with beautiful patina, and original rose sateen tufted upholstery with self-covered buttons. Excellent condition, some fading to upholstery. French, circa 1880, a beautiful furniture piece with elegant lines and unusual shape. $800/1200

15. German All-Bisque Doll with Lavish Original Costume by Simon and Halbig 5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted features, open mouth, tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted abovethe-knee black stockings and brown one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1895. Value Points: superb original costume of textured ivory silk with ribbons, very fancy bonnet, undergarments. $700/900

12. Extremely Rare French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Edmond Rochard with Stanhope-Jeweled Throat 15" (38 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with oval face and elongated throat, cobalt blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid-over-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms, bisque lower legs with bare feet, well costumed in white pique gown, undergarments, stockings, ankle boots, woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, right thumb tip missing. Marks: E.A. Rochard Depose Brevete SGDG (red ink inside shoulderplate). Comments: Edmund Rochard deposed his 1868 system for placement of Stanhopes or other optical systems inside the head or shoulderplate of a doll; this system was designed to appear on the outside as simply a jewelry item (seen in this example as a "diamond" with coral and gold frame and gold painted necklace) but, when viewed through the oval cutout at back of the shoulder plate would, magically, reveal whatever scene was hidden in the Stanhope "jewel". Value Points: extremely rare poupĂŠe, quite beautiful as a jewel-decorated lady, and value-enhanced by the secret hidden presence of her Rochard image. The actual doll is shown in Theimer's Panorama of Parisienne Dolls, page 253. $9000/14,000

13. French Six-Arm Hanging Chandelier with Elaborate Crystal Decorations 9" (23 cm.) Having fine cast metal frame with rich gold leaf finish, with crown-like cap having four dangling crystal prisms that are echoed around the edge of the lower circular frame. There are 15 cascading bands of linked prismatic glass crystals that encircles the center rod that has three larger glass balls, and six arched candle holders. A magnificent luxury miniature chandelier. French, mid-19th century. $2000/3000

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16. German Tin Plate Doll Carriage by Maerklin 9" (23 cm.) Tinplate carriage with gracefully curved sides and footboard has double-spoked wheels, embossed decorations at crest of head and foot boards with finial tips and scrolled gilded bars at the sides, curved handle and wooden handgrip. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890. Value Points: fine original Art Nouveau painting in shades of rose and cream with painted leaves and flowers is beautifully preserved; included is porcelain figure of swaddling baby. $2500/3900


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19. Late-19th Century Ballspenden Depicting Viennese Emperor and Empress Franz Joseph I and Elisabeth 3" (8 cm.) h. The gilt metal and ormolu frame with beaded design is decorated with a flower and leaves at each corner and surmounted by a design of the royal crown. The frame encloses a sepia photograph of the Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth ("Sissi") who ruled over Vienna during much of the second half of the 1800s. The ballspenden was likely a favor presented to ladies at a prominent Viennese ball of the era. Near mint condition. Vienna, 1875. $700/1100

17 back. 17. 1895 Viennese Ballspenden from "Society of Friends of Music" Ball 4 ½" (11 cm.) x 3". In the style of a Renaissance scroll, being firm-sided and covered with burgundy velvet and silk, with metallic braid fringe, the ballspenden is decorated with a raised design of a spread-wing swan perched atop a gilt lyre and book of music, with rich colors, and with original gilt cord and tassels, original pencil. Gilt lettering on the reverse notes the day of the 25th anniversary ball, April 8, and the years 1870-1895. Near mint condition. Vienna, 1895 $800/1200

20. Late-19th-Century Ballspenden Depicting Her Royal Empress Elisabeth Known as Sissi 2 ½" (6 cm.) h. The gilt metal and ormolu frame with beaded design is decorated with a leaves at each corner and encloses a sepia photograph of the beloved Empress Elisabeth ("Sissi") who ruled over Vienna during much of the second half of the 1800s, and was noted as a fashion and beauty icon. This ballspenden was likely a favor presented to ladies at a prominent Viennese ball of the era. Near mint condition and extremely rare. Vienna, 1875. $700/1100

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21. Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, perfectlyoval shaped face with appealing plumpness to lower chin, small blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, shaded nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth with well-defined outlined lips, ears pierced into head, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, kid body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed arms, stitch-jointed legs, antique costume with superb bonnet and gilt-framed purse. Condition: generally excellent, one-piece nickel-size reglue at back top shoulder plate. Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1867, the portrait-like model was likely created for exhibition at the Paris 1878 International Exposition. Value Points: stunningly-beautiful with elegant yet gentle facial demeanor, superb quality of sculpting, bisque and painting on the very rare model. $7000/9000

2 ½" (6 cm.) In the shape of a drop-front lady's desk, having gilt metal and ormolu frame with embossed designs and beaded edging has a center medallion with colorful decoupage of a basket of flowers. The desk opens to a burgundy silk-lined interior with compartments containing stationery tied with little silk ribbons, along with a silk covered dance book with gilt lettering "Industriellen Ball 1883" and names of the dances for the evening, with attached pencil, cord, tassels, and clip. Near mint condition. Vienna, 1883. $1200/1600

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Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Rohmer oval stamp on torso). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1858, the particular neck swivel was deposed by her in 1857. Value Points: rarity factors of the doll include her petite size, original stamped body, deposed neck swivel and exquisite gentle beauty. In addition she owns a superb antique trunk with brilliantly-designed interior containing her extensive trousseau. In addition to the exquisite pale rose ensemble with matching bonehandled parasol and early bonnet that she is wearing, she owns three additional superb couturier gowns, and a large number of day dresses, undergarments, jackets, capes, stole, blouses, an additional wig, six bonnets, jewelry, gloves, bone folding fan, hair combs, opera glasses and more. $15,000/21,000

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket on original bisque shoulder plate, with deposed articulation system allowing side-to-side swivel rather than all-around, with original pin screw on cork below the wig, very plump face, double chin, painted blue upper glancing eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, beauty spot on cheek, closed mouth with downcast lips, un-pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, softly-stuffed plump kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-overwooden upper arms, bisque arms from above the elbows, separately-sculpted hands.

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With braid cord, tassels and clip. That ball is considered one of the most prestigious, and its ballspenden were, necessarily, of the highest order and originality. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1882. $800/1200

25. 1875 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Lady's Purse 3" (8 cm.) Designed as a stylish lady's bag, with blue silk cover on the front and blue leather on the back, decorated with richly-scrolled appliques and drops, the "purse" opens to ivory silk faille-lined interior, containing a dance book and pencil. The purse is gilt lettered on the reverse "24 Janner 1875" with symbol of the Ladies Ball of Vienna, and has blue leather strap and gilt metal fancy clip. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1875. $800/1200

23 open. 23. 1897 Ballspenden from Citizens of Landstrasser Ball with Ormolu Crest of Vienna 3" (8 cm.) The purse-shaped dance book is covered with lush teal blue silk/velvet and lined with blue silk. The exterior is decorated with an elaborate ormolu design of the Crest of the City of Vienna. The interior pages note the "Landstrasser Burger Ball 18 Februar 1897" with order of dances, and a beveled-edge mirror on the inside lid. With pencil, cord, and velvet tassel. Excellent condition, Vienna, 1897. $800/1200

24. 1882 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Jewelry Box 26. 1873 Viennese Ballspenden from the Ball of the Students with Figural Designs

2 ½" (6 cm.) The firm-sided coffret is covered with lush patterned slate blue velvet, with tiny silver feet, handles, embossed medallion at the front, and an elaboratelyshaped silver handle. It opens to a gold silk lined interior containing the silkcovered dance book with lettering Industriellen Ball of February 1882, with pencil.

2 ½" (6 cm.) Designed as a miniature picture frame with gilt metal frame accented with turquoise beading, the arched frame encloses a raised-design scene of five Grecian figures bearing ancient symbols, presumably of learning. The mauve silkcovered dance book, gilt lettered "Studenten Ball 6 Februar 1875" is attached to the back with order of dances, matching pencil, and having mauve cord and silk tassels, clip and two teardrop dangles. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1875. $900/1200

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27. Outstanding French Bisque Poupée with Rare Body, Maker's Signature 21" (53 cm.) Pale bisque shoulder head with perfectlyshaped oval face, slightly elongated throat, cobalt blue glass eyes with heavy dreamy eyelids, thick black eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth with upturned lip corners, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, stitched and separated toes, bisque arms to above the elbows with defined elbow dimples, sculpted curled fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E 7 Depose G. (front shoulder plate). Comments: Blampoix, under commission from mystery doll firm with initials E.G., circa 1860. Value Points: exquisite facial modeling and finest bisque combine to create a superior portraitlike poupée with maker's mystery signature, rare original very sturdy body, and having fine antique ivory satin gown, undergarments, shoes. $8000/11,000

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28. Miniature Maitrise Mahogany and Carved Bone Cabinet 6 ½" (17 cm.) h. The fine mahogany dresser-top box has shaped top, single drawer with dove-tailed construction, little ball feet, and matching brackets which support a panel having carved bone which encircles a round brass frame with fabric center; the brackets have brass knobs for adjustment to various angles, and there are further carved bone and brass decorations on the top and sides of the box. Excellent condition. Mid-19th century, superb quality of cabinetry and carving. $500/800

29. French Leather Valise with Brass Trim 4" (10 cm.) The firm-sided brown leather valise with box-shaped base and angled top opens at the center to reveal the interior lined with purple silk faille. The exterior is trimmed with brass studs, faux straps, and bail handle. Excellent condition. Rare early valise perfectly-sized for display with lady dolls. French, circa 1860. $400/600

30. Very Rare Leather Valise with Double Compartments 5" (13 cm.) Of brown leather with tooled design on the soft sides and decorated with bands and medallions of brass-framed black stones on all four sides, the valise opens at the top to reveal the green silk faille lined interior, and at the base is a separately-opening compartment with similar lining and fitted for various toiletries (some included). A brass chain-link handle is attached to the brass frame. Excellent condition. Superb workmanship and perfectly scaled for display with lady dolls. French, circa 1875. $600/900

31. 19th Century Three-Arm Hanging Gas Lamps 7" (18 cm.) The cast metal hanging fixture features a long-stemmed center bowl from which emanate three fixed arms with fancily-shaped brackets, each supporting a metal gas lamp with milk glass shade. Excellent condition, one shade varies slightly. Circa 1885. A rare model. $800/1300

32. 19th Century Walnut Tall Chest of Drawers, Probably English 15" (38 cm.) The walnut chest has six drawers, brass knobs, and fancy columns at each side with carved detail at the column top. Excellent condition. Probably English, mid-19th century. $500/800

33. Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Smiling PoupĂŠe by Leon Casimir Bru with Deposed Wooden Body

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19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, widely feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, upturned lip corners with impressed dimples, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French all-wooden body according to Bru brevete with swivel ball-jointed waist, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, separately carved fingers, wearing antique blue woolen and velvet walking suit, blue velvet bonnet, earrings, fine opaline watch with glass bead chain, blue woven purse, undergarments, and Huret-style ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish with worn patina on fingers. Marks: G (head) H (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, his brevete smiling face model and brevete wooden body.Value Points: very choice example of the rare doll with exemplary bisque, full luxury articulation of body joints, lovely antique costume and accessories. $5000/7500

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34. French Bisque Gentleman PoupĂŠe with Wooden Trunk and Many Accessories 16" (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, un-pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body especially firm and strong. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: the gentleman wears his original woolen suit with silk brocade vest, leather boots, wonderful top hat with maker's gilt seal inside, and carries a leather folio dated 1864. He is presented in his finely-crafted wooden trunk with silk lining, dove-tailed construction and brass claw feet. The trunk contains a variety of gentleman's accessories including small leather trunk, leather papeterie, globe (originally as candy container), skates, leather spats, bone-handled umbrella with brown silk cover, pipe in leather case, miniature pistol with motherof-pearl handle in velvet-lined case, watch and fob, book of Shakespeare, spectacles and included is a wonderful ebony wooden miniature tray with hand-painted scene of children playing jeu de quilles, with set of six blown glass goblets and matching decanter. $3500/5500

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35. Fine 19th Century Burled Walnut and Mahogany Roll-top Desk 19" (48 cm.) h. Of fine cabinet-maker's quality, the desk felicitously combines amber-golden and dark woods, with painted ebony trim; the roll-top itself alternates the woods. There is a fine carved crest, two drawers above the rolltop, well-fitted interior niches and drawers with bone-carved knobs, and two curved front drawers below the writing surface which can be pulled out when the roll-top is opened. Each of the drawers has dove-tailed construction. Excellent condition. 19th century, probably English. $1500/2000

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knees with dowel jointing at knees and elbows, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent, three finger tips restored, tiny flake at back upper shoulder plate. Marks: 4. Comments: Barrois genre, circa 1860. Value Points: lovely early poupĂŠe with brilliant eyes, rare body style, and wearing fine early costume featuring brown linen skirt, patterned linen jacket with pagoda sleeves, undergarments, brown leather boots, brown silk faille bonnet, beaded purse. $3000/4000

37. French Bisque PoupĂŠe in the Barrois Genre with Rare Body Style and Fine Antique Costume 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into the head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips, kid-over-wood upper arms and

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38. Outstanding French Bisque Poupée from Maison Simonne with Luxury Construction and Ensemble 18" (46 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket on bisque shoulder plate, with deposed locking devise allowing the head to turn realistically only side-to-side (rather than complete swivel), cobalt blue glass inset eyes with dreamily-shaped heavy eyelids, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, un-pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gussetjointing at hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elbows, cupped fingers with defined nails. Condition: generally excellent, tip chipped on right baby finger. Marks: Au Passage Delorme/Rue de Rivoli, Simonne Paris... (stamp on torso). Comments: the poupée was presented by the prestigious Maison Simonne, circa 1865. Value Points: with very rare neck articulation system, luxury body with exquisitely sculpted bisque hands, very beautiful face whose pale bisque is dramatized by brilliant blue eyes, original wig, and beautiful original silk costume, undergarments, heeled boots. $6000/9000

39. French Wooden Chair with Blue Tufted Silk Upholstery 12" (30 cm.) The woodenframed chair has original blue painted finish with blue stenciled trim, elegant carving, curved arms, and is upholstered in original (frail) blue silk with tufting in selfcovered buttons. French, circa 1870. $700/1100

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40. Superb All-Original French Bisque Smiling PoupĂŠe by Bru Inspired by Empress Eugenie

41. Very Fine French Trefoil Cabinet With Hand-Painted Designs

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, slender oval face with elongated throat, almond shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, aquiline nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with enigmatic smile, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, original firmly stuffed muslin/linen body with shapely torso and legs, slender ankles, kid arms with separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D (head) Depose (forehead) 1 (inside wig). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his deposed model of 1872 is believed to portray the beloved French Empress Eugenie. Value Points: pristine all-original condition, the beautiful poupĂŠe has fabulous original wig with original coiffure, and is wearing her original ivory satin wedding gown of couturier quality decorated with Alencon lace, silk braid and tiny orange blossoms, original earrings. $4500/6500

6" (15 cm.) The trefoil-shaped cabinet, designed as a table with brass-framed trefoil-shaped glass lid for viewing the treasures to be display in the green velvet lined interior. The cabinet has bronze frame and cabriole-shaped legs, and exquisitely-painted pastel flowers and trailing vines on the sides and lid frame. Lock and key are included and functioning. Excellent condition. A very fine miniature cabinet of fine workmanship. French, circa 1875. $1800/2500

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42. Outstanding French Bisque PoupĂŠe "Aimee" by Adelaide Huret with Original Body, Trunk and Trousseau

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17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very plump rounded face, painted downcast blue eyes in welldefined eye sockets and with shaded coloring enhanced by decorative glaze at the lower edge, dreamilymodeled eyelids with black eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, un-pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, gutta-percha body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque hands. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: Huret (stamp on front torso). Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1858, with her original deposed body style and material.Value Points: a most beautiful example of the landmark doll, wearing fine antique gown that is likely original, undergarments, woven bonnet, leather ankle boots marked C.C., owns an original trunk with her name "Aimee" in decoupage papers, and owning a bevy of costumes and accessories: four additional gowns, various undergarments, sac du voyage, Psyche mirror, bonnet,

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44. French Table for PoupĂŠe Huret by Maison Huret

fan, two pairs of gloves, leather case with necessaire and enamel image of Arc de Triomphe, chatelaine, other jewelry, porte-bouquet, and more. $18,000/25,000

6" (15 cm.) A round wooden table top covered with rich dark blue velvet, edged with brass-plated studs and long blue fringe, rests upon a gilt metal pedestal and tripod base with spiral-shaped legs and bottom-brace. The table is marked "Maison Huret no.22 Boulevard Montmartre Paris" on the underside. Maison Huret, the parent firm of Adelaide Huret of poupĂŠe fame, created people-sized furniture as well as this poupĂŠe-sized variation which is preserved here in fine original condition. Circa 1865. $2500/3800

43. 19th-Century Miniature Crystal and Brass Chandelier 6" (15 cm.) An unusual ceiling chandelier has two brass rings of fancy design that are joined by bands of tiny crystals; with hanging loop above, and having a bevy of long crystal dangles arranged in zig-zag fashion, each finished with five glass crystal beads and one blue glass ball. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, the unusual design is very elegant. $700/1000

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luxury poupées offered through prestige shops such as A La Galerie Vivienne, although their production was very small as indicated by their rarity today. Value Points: rare poupée with maker's signature and shop label, unusual body style with wonderful construction and perfect bisque hands, fine antique gown, lace-edged bonnet, jewelry, undergarments, leather boots and purse. $6000/8500

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46. French Wooden Arm Chair as Delightful Bon-bon Box 11" (28 cm.) The wooden-framed chair has original bronze-green painted finish with carved details, dark green and gilt accents, and painted roses and leaves, with silk brocade upholstery at the back, and covering the "seat" which removes to actually form the lid of a luxury bon-bon or chocolate box. Generally excellent. French, circa 1880, luxury bon-bon boxes such as this were offered by prestigious Parisian chocolatiers such as Marquise de Sevigne. This example is particularly rare, well-preserved and perfectly-sized for display with poupées. $1100/1600

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45. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Doleac from A La Galerie Vivienne 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, oval face with full throat, large blue glass enamel inset eyes, very thick encircling eyeliner, painted short dark lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, unusually-firmly stuffed poupée body suggesting partial wooden-form inside torso and legs, shapely torso, kid-over-wooden upper arms with pivot swivel, dowel-jointed elbows with bisque forearms, cupped fingers, gusset-jointing at hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose L.D. (shoulder plate) A la Galerie Vivienne (original paper label on torso). Comments: Louis Doleac, circa 1875, the Parisian dollmaker created

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47. French Purse-Shaped Necessaire of Bronze-Green Velvet 6" (15 cm.) The firm-sided purse with bronze-green velvet cover and cast brass decorative frame and mounts, has bail handle with velvet cover, and hinges open on one side to reveal silk lined interior and beveled edge mirror. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $300/500

48. Luxury French Velvet Bon-Bon Box with Gold-Tooled Paper Trims 7" (18 cm.) A sixsided box with intricate shaping has alternate bands of soft grey velvet and decorative paper bands depicting gold tooled symbols on a grey paper background, the symbols including peacock, swan, Pisces-like fish, and three of women dancing. A grey velvet pouch top with cord drawstrings and tassels is above the box portion. French, mid-19th century. Superb and well-preserved candy box of luxury design and construction. $500/800

49. Rare Large French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Gaultier with Deposed Gesland Body 26" (66 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, padded stockinette over metal armature body allowing infinite possibilities, bisque lower legs, hands, bisque bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8 (head, shoulders and limbs) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1878, with unique body deposed by Pannier in 1872 and created by Gesland. Value Points: rare grand size with beautiful pale bisque, splendid eyes, exquisite sculpting of fingers and toes, and wearing very fine antique silk costume of black and green taffeta with black lace trim, and black beaded jacket, bonnet, undergarments, leather boots. $6000/8000

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50. French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Gaultier with Original Rose Silk Gown

51. Fine Mid-19th Century Doll's Sofa with Maker's Signature

20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder head, blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaed nostrils, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at hips and elbows, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, curved hairline on bottom of throat. Marks: 5 (head and shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: very fine pale bisque contrasts by rich dark eyeliner and lips, beautiful eyes, lovely original rose silk and ivory gown. $2200/3200

22" (56 cm.) w. x 14"h. Made of fine walnut and fruitwood with rich graining, the Empire-style sofa features graceful curves and a well-executed carved crest at the center back, original horsehair mattress, chintz upholstery and a wide hidden compartment below the seat that accesses when the front bottom panel is pulled out. A pencil signature, C. Anderson, is scrawled across the unfinished back. Circa 1840. Excellent condition. Ex-collection Legoland Museum of Dolls. $900/1400

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52. French Burled Walnut Pedestal Table and Porcelain Tea Set 7" (18 cm.) The round table of fine burled walnut has pedestal base with tripod legs, and displays a white porcelain tea service with rose and gilt trim, comprising lidded pot, lidded sugar, creamer, four cups and saucers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $400/600

53. German Porcelain Miniature Figural Group by Rudolstadt 6" (15 cm.) One-piece porcelain figural group depicting three ladies in the 18th-century fashionable style, seated on fine porcelain settee and chair having tea, the costumes enhanced with so-called Dresden lace, and with exquisite detail of costume painting. Excellent condition, Rudolstadt, blue stamp under glaze. Germany, circa 1910. $400/600

54. German Bisque Miniature Child by Kling 9" (23 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted yellow boots with fancy trim, wearing original muslin dress with pleated detail, rose silk ribbons, undergarment, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 123 3/0. Comments: Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: pretty closed mouth child with lovely original costume. $300/600

55. Beautiful Early French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Rare Neck Swivel 16" (41 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket that attaches to original shoulder plate in a manner to

allow the head to turn side-to-side only (rather than 365 degree swivel), cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, un-pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with gussetjointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E 3 Depose B. Comments: Eugene Constant Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: beautiful pale bisque contrasts with the dramatic blue eyes, rare neck articulation, very sturdy original body and fine antique silk dress with velvet and lace trim, undergarments, shoes, bonnet. $3000/4000

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56. 1910 Viennese Ballspenden Designed as a Lady's Purse

59. Extremely Rare Grand-Sized French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru, Size L 27" (69 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, narrow almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered arched brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, accented eye corners, closed mouth, pale outlined lips with upturned lip corners, pierced ears, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, wearing original (frail) ivory silk faille gown, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, earrings. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy. Marks: L (head and shoulder plate) Depose (forehead). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, his model of the smiling poupée, was deposed in that year; various opinions as to the inspiration of the face include a portrait of the beloved Empress Eugenie. Value Points: the rare largest model size of the portrait poupée is virtually unknown to exist, likely created as an exhibition model, and this example with superlative bisque, painting, expression, and with original body and gown. $10,000/14,000

3 ½" (9 cm.) Designed in the shape of an elegant evening bag with Art Nouveau flourishes, the ballspenden has embroidered silk cover, gilt frame, and a central medallion that encloses a vintage photograph of Emperor Franz Joseph. The gilt-lettered interior notes the 1910 Edelsinn or Ball of the Noble Senses, with order of the dances. With pencil, gilt chain and clip. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1910, the image of Franz Joseph depicts the emperor just six years before his death. $1100/1500

57. Late-19th Century Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Valise

60. Petite French Bisque Smiling Poupée with Bisque Hands by Leon Casimir Bru 11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with upturned lip corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid body with square-cut collarette, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque hands, fine antique aqua silk faille and ivory gown with matching bonnet may be original. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, in which year the head model was deposed in Paris.Value Points: the rare smallest model of the enigmatically-smiling poupée has very choice bisque, exquisitely-sculpted hands, and very firm and clean body. $3000/4500

3" (8 cm.) The firm-sided box with bombe shape has ivory silk cover with hand-painted floral designs, gilt paper trim, center medallion frame enclosing a sepia photograph of Emperor Franz Joseph, and little gilt ball feet. The lid, with ring handle, removes for access to candy box interior. The valise was given as a party favor to ladies attending a lavish Viennese ball, circa 1885. Excellent condition. $1200/1500

61. Fine French Loveseat with Gold Leaf Finish from the Castle St. Emmeram of Regensburg and Gilt Finish Mirror

58. Mid-19th Century Viennese Ballspenden with Photograph of Empress Elisabeth

12" (30 cm.) h. 18"w. Carved wood loveseat from the Louis XVI era has graceful lines, unusual low back and deep seat, original gold leaf finish on wood with wonderful patina, and powder-blue silk brocade upholstery. When the last Prince of Thurn & Taxi died in 1990, his wife was obliged to sell antiques from their Castle St. Emmeram in Regensburg to pay inheritance tax; the loveseat was acquired by Hanne Büktas at this estate auction. Also included is an early carved wooden mirror with rich gilt finish. Generally excellent. $2000/3000

3 ½" (9 cm.) The oval shaped box is lavishly covered with blue silk, striped silk ribbons and gilt paper, and features a gilt-paper-framed image of the beloved Empress Elisabeth (known as Sissi) in the early years of her reign. The image has been identified as that taken of Sissi on the day of her coronation as Queen of Hungary in 1867. Excellent condition. Vienna, mid-19th century. $600/900

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62. Very Fine Viennese Bisque Cavalier King Charles Spaniel from Royal Vienna Porcelain 8" (20 cm.) Bisque figure of seated Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with highly-defined sculpting of fur, tail, paws, ears and face, with open mouth, defined teeth (one upper fang missing), and artistically-painted details. The dog bears the Vienna beehive embossed mark with the date of production symbol of 1847. Excellent condition. Royal Vienna Porcelain Manufacture, 1847; the firm produced their exceptional works only until 1864. $1100/1500

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63. 1903 Viennese Ballspenden as Lady's Purse with Strauss Theme 5" (13 cm.) The firmsided folio, designed in the shape of lady's purse with ormolu corners, leather cover with gilt edging, gilt metal bail handle, green ribbon trim, has a cream leather center panel with gold tooling that presents etchings of Johann Strauss and Joseph Lanner, considered by all as the maestro's of the Viennese waltz. Contained in the folio are ribbon-tied papers celebrating the two, along with actual small sheet music. The back of the folio is lettered "Ball der Stadt Wien" (Ball of the City of Vienna), 1908. Near mint condition, a very luxury example of the Viennese ballspenden, 1908. $1200/1600

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5" (13 cm.) x 3". In the shape of an album, with embossed leather cover having gold tooled designs on the outer edge, gilt metal corner medallions, and a lavish center panel design with musical motif and a profile relief of Franz Schubert. The album opens to reveal a series of cards with illustrations, names or musical sheets that signify his most famous compositions. The ballspenden was created for the Ball of the City of Vienna, 1897, celebrating the 100th birthday of Franz Schubert. An outstanding ball favor with superb details. With tassel and braid cord, clip, pencil. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1897. $1200/1700

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65. An Exceptional and All-Original French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Bru 19" (48 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, plump cheeks, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted short dark lashes and eyeliner, widely feathered brows, accented eye corners, aquiline nose, closed mouth with accent lines, ears pierced into head, pale blonde mohair wig in elaborate coiffure over cork pate, kid fashion body with shapely waist and derriere, gusset jointing, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1865, early model of his letter series poupĂŠe. Value Points: pristine original condition with sturdy immaculate body, very beautiful original wig, wearing original green silk gown with silk fringe, enhanced by matching green "jewel" accessories, undergarments, and fabulous Huret-quality boots with maker's shield stamp on the soles. $6000/9500

66. Outstanding Viennese Rosewood and Bronze Folding Screen with Oil Painted Scenes 30" (76 cm.) h. Each panel 6"w. The five-panel screen of finest burled rosewood with luxury bronze mounts has unique folding hinges allowing the screen to be folded in or out, with silk backing. Each of the five panels has a fine hand-painted romantic scene highlighted by luminous scenic lighting, one panel featuring a woman with long flowing hair and delicately-draped gown. One of the scenes has the signature of the artist, Raimund Ritter von Wichera, dated 1892. The Viennese artist, 1862-1925, was noted for achieving a harmony between the Romantic and Secession art movements that book-ended his life and career. Excellent condition. A rare and superbly-constructed furnishing with five paintings. Vienna, circa 1892. $4000/6000


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67. 1878 Viennese Ballspenden "Book" with Bisque Floral Applique

embossed cast brass frame and edgings, opening to a magenta silk faille lined interior, and with leather bail handle. The purse was a party favor at a Viennese ball of the mid-1800s. Excellent condition. Vienna, circa 1875. $1100/1500

3" (8 cm.) x 2". In the shape of a lavishly-bound leather book with gilt tooling that centers a black silk panel decorated with a nosegay of bisque flowers and leaves. With rose silk lined interior, gilt-edged pages of the dance order, with gilt lettering indicating Ball of the Metropole, 19 January of 1878. With gilt metal clip in the shape of a bow, green silk cord and tassel, pencil. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1878. $600/900

70. 1902 Viennese Ballspenden as a Folding Screen with Engravings 4 ½" (11 cm.) The mahogany two-panel folding screen with gold beading hinges open to reveal two early engravings of fashionable lady and gentleman; the silk lined reverse has pockets containing the dance order cards, and is gilt lettered "11 janner 1902". Excellent condition. Vienna, 1902. $500/800

68. 1886 Viennese Ballspenden with Architectural Symbols

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4 ½" (11 cm.) The Intricatelydesigned favor features a book-shaped order of the dance that is suspended from an elaborate openwork grill surmounted by a gilt bird with spread wings. The grillwork and the book cover feature architectural symbols and tools in their design. Gold lettering on the interior indicates the Architect's Ball of February 8, 1886. With pencil, green cord and tassel, clip. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1886. $1600/2200

71. Very Rare French Doll's Table with Painted Scene by Maison Huret 8" (20 cm.) h. 8"diam. The round wooden table with ebony finish has dainty motherof-pearl decorations at the rounded edge, with a painted center scene of two young children with horn and dog; the table top rests upon original pedestal base in classic Huret design, with spiral-twist legs on the center column pedestal. Excellent condition. A very rare and exquisite variation of the desired doll-sized Maison Huret table. Maison Huret, circa 1855. $2000/3000

71.1. Pair of Early Miniature Framed Engravings of Fashionable Man and Woman 5" (13 cm.) x 4". Depicting a woman in stylish garb of the 1830 era, and full figure of man in formal evening wear standing alongside a draped table. Set in gilt-edged matting within ormolu frames with hanging loops. Excellent condition. Early-19th century. $300/500

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72. Very Rare and Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Poupée with Painted Eyes

69. Mid-19th Century Viennese Ballspenden as a Lady's Purse

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, dreamilymodeled eyelids with thick black upper eyeliner, painted blue eyes with upper glancing pupils, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils of finely-shaped nose, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, bisque arms to above the elbows with well-

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defined hands. Condition: generally excellent, body is very clean and firm with two tiny kid patches at upper legs. Comments: circa 1866, mystery maker, the model may have been designed for exhibition at the 1867 Paris International Exposition; another model is not known to exist. Value Points: the very rare doll has exquisite portrait-like features, dreamy expression achieved by eye modeling and painting, choice bisque, original elaborate wig, rare body style, superb original costume comprising silk gown, undergarments, leather shoes, woven bonnet and jewelry. $9000/13,000

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73. Outstanding French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Wooden Body, Extensive Trousseau, and Provenance 17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very plump face, cobalt blue glass eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, un-pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, stretched kid-over-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms with cupped plump hands, bisque lower legs with bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Barrois, circa 1865. Value Points: with important provenance, very beautiful face and bisque, sturdy and rare wooden articulated body, the doll owns an extensive trousseau comprising: crisp ivory taffeta two-piece gown with green and black striping, trimmed by lavish lace and ribbons, and with extended train, matching green taffeta bonnet with lace overlay, fabulous green kidskin shoes; black silk evening jacket with crystal drops; exquisite silk organza gown comprising jacket, skirt and extended train, and overskirt, trimmed with blue silk bodice panel, streamers and rosettes, additional undergarments, shift and rare hoop designed for long train, white cotton day dress, red woolen dress with jet trim. And with the following accessories: red kidskin boots with Huret-like soles, red leather purse with waist belt, red kidskin gloves, striped stockings, red snood, crystal and faux-ruby necklace, hair combs and earrings, coral necklace and brooch, exquisite tiny Mary Gregory glass perfume bottle with chatelaine clip, another ruby tiny perfume bottle with chatelaine clip, ormolu porte-bouquet with flowers, bronze dresser box with image, bone fan with green silk blades, red leather sewing necessaire with tiny sewing tools, blue silk slippers with Huret-like soles, early jewelry box, small domed trunk, beaded bag, and gilt coronet set with faux-emerald and faux-rubies. $11,000/15,000

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This doll and her sister doll, #76, belonged to Mary Elizabeth Taft and her sister of Providence, Rhode Island. Their father, Royal Chapin Taft, was Governor of Rhode Island at the time, and, in a coincidence which is likely incidental, although interesting regarding the elaborate trousseaux of the dolls, had made his fortune in the manufacture of cotton and woolen goods. Mary Elizabeth was born in 1858 and received the doll as a young girl. Later, Mary Elizabeth married John Smith who was a descendant of John and Priscilla Alden of Mayflower fame, kept the doll and all her belongings, eventually bequeathing them to her daughter Hope, who kept them until her death in 1965. The dolls remained in the Taft-Alden family until they were eventually sold to Hanne BĂźktas in 2005.

74. French Cast Brass Mirror with Dressing Bowl

75. English Mahogany Faux-Chest of Drawers from the Regency Epoch

6" (15 cm.) An elaborate cast brass frame has scrolled designs that wrap around a beveled glass mirror and support an opaline glass shell-shaped bowl. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $300/500

11" (28 cm.) The tall cabinet of rich mahogany has six drawer front facades, each with a carved bone keyhole, that are flanked by side columns with urn and pedestal design at the top and bottom. The cabinet is actually hollow inside, and hinges open at the top for access. Generally excellent. Beautiful cabinetry work, and perfectly scaled for display with poupĂŠes. English, early-19th century. $800/1200

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76. Superb French Bisque Sister PoupĂŠe to #73 with Extensive Trousseau and Provenance 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso and limbs, gusset-jointed knees. Condition: generally excellent, body is especially sturdy and clean.

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Comments: circa 1865, in the PierreFrancois Jumeau manner, the doll is the "sister" to #73, having also descended in the Taft-Alden family of Providence, Rhode Island for 140 years until its arrival in the collection of Hanne BĂźktas. Value Points: very beautiful classic poupĂŠe is wearing bronze green crisp silk taffeta ensemble comprising short jacket, skirt and very full overskirt, trimmed with blue and cream braid and dangles, over layered undergarments, laced leather heeled boots, woven bonnet with blue silk streamers, and owns further trousseau comprising two-piece black and grey striped silk taffeta gown with extended train, matching belt and trimmed with white beading over black lace embroidery; two white cotton day dresses; hooded brushed-woolen cream jacket; white fur muff with matching collar and unusual cap, two-strand pearl, mother-of-pearl purse, two pairs of elbow-length gloves (one in tan kidskin), brown fur collar, additional undergarments, bronze jewelry box with image, bone-handled parasol with blue silk cover and ivory fringe, pressed felt bonnet with black velvet streamers and silk daisies, chatelaine with accessories, and brooch with lorgnette. $9000/11,000

77. Outstanding French PoupĂŠe's Toilette Table with Rare Canopy and Original Silk Faille Fittings 23" (59 cm.) The wood-framed dressing table with attached mirror under a demilune canopy top is lavishly covered in aqua silk faille that is printed with tiny rose buds, edged with aqua velvet cording, and accented with embroidered lace drapes, ruffles and mirror-frame overlay; aqua silk bows and an ormolu applique lend final accents. Included is a porcelain wash set which is also patterned with tiny rosebuds. Excellent wonderfully-preserved condition. French, circa 1875, a rare luxury furnishing with outstanding detail. $2000/3000

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78. Outstanding French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier in Superb Couturier Costume 15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders), F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: extraordinary original couturier costume of aqua silk printed with delicate flowers with alternating bands of pleats and ruching on the skirt forming into an very full draped bustle at the back, with fitted matching jacket, undergarments, leather heeled boots, woven bonnet with aqua silk bow, jewelry, rare bombe sewing case with two bone sewing tools, and bonehandled parasol with aqua silk cover and Alencon lace trim. $5000/7500

79. French Ivory Silk Faille Elegant Gown with Train and Matching Bonnet For 18" lady-body poupée. 3 ½" shoulder width. 9" waist. Of fine ivory silk faille, the two-piece gown features a fitted short jacket with ruching at the center bodice and back, and skirt that is elaborately draped and cross-draped at the front above four tiers of lace-edged ruffles, and with elaborately-flounced bustle in ivory and coral silk faille that extends into a train at the back, fully-lined, with pleated muslin dust ruffle and trimmed generously on jacket and skirt with Alencon lace. With a matching bonnet with generous flounces and draping. Generally excellent. French, circa 1870. $1100/1500

80. Outstanding French Ensemble of Furnishings for Petite Poupée 18" (46 cm.) buffet. Of hardwood, with faux marble tops and with original aqua-green painted finish, decorated with cherubic and courtly scenes in the Romantic theme, and with additional painted flowers, butterflies and garlands, with ormolu trim, and with working keys on cupboard piece, the seven-piece set comprises dining and bedroom furnishings: buffet with paneled doors on upper and lower cupboard sections, armoire with tall paneled doors, cabinet with tall-attached mirror, wash stand with attached mirror, shelf and ormolu candle holders, table and two chairs with burgundy velvet upholstery. French, circa 1880, outstanding quality and state of preservation of the extensive and rare luxury set. $2000/3000

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81. 1898 Viennese Commemorative Ballspenden as Elaborate Album

to the Bavarian Prince Leopold in 1873. It was likely given as a a luxury party favor at a Vienna Ball of that time. Excellent condition, with very lovely photograph, and wonderful design. Vienna, circa 1873. $900/1300

3" (8 cm.) Designed in the shape of an album or book, with firm-sided leather cover having gold tooling and ormolu oval frame which encloses an elaborate silver and gilt symbolic design and the relief images of Emperor Ferdinand I and Emperor Franz Joseph along with the dates 1848 - 1898. The album opens to gold and black striped silk lined interior, and indication of the February 18, 1898 Vienna ball for the military scientists. The Ballspenden commemorates the 50th anniversary of the reign of Emperor Franz Joseph. With original pencil, elaborate braided cord and velvet tassels, and with clip shield with the royal crest. Excellent condition. Vienna, a rare and deluxe ballspenden, 1898. $900/1200

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84. Mid-1800s Viennese Ballspenden with Sepia Photograph of Empress Elisabeth (Sissi) 3" (8 cm.) The oval-shaped box with filigree sides and lattice design on the lid that centers an oval framed image of the beloved Empress Elisabeth of Vienna, known as Sissi. The detailed photograph depicts Sissi's stylish coiffure with braided coronet, and elegant costume bodice. The interior is lined in magenta silk. Near mint condition. Vienna, mid-1800s, the ballspenden was given as an extra party favor at a ball of the epoch. $800/1200

82. 1883 Viennese Ballspenden as Album with Miniature Sepia Photographs of Vienna 3" (8 cm.) Designed in album book form, with firm-sided lushly-covered dark green velvet and having center panel of sculpted gargoyle-like design above the gilt banner "Juristen Ball" and framed by elaborate gilded metal fretwork. The album has gold-edged pages, green silk lining, gold lettering indicating the Juristenball (Lawyer's ball) of February 6, 1883, order of dances, and two sepia miniature photos of Vienna, probably the scenes of the ball. With green cord and tassels, brass clip. Generally excellent, pencil tip broken off. Vienna, 1883. $900/1300

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85. 1907 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Folding Fan 4" (10 cm.) fan. Of faux-ivory, the 11-blade folding fan has hand-painted garlands of flowers with woven ribbon ties, aqua velvet tassel and cord, and the attached booklet for the 17th annual Edelsinn-Ball on February 19, 1907, with dance order inside. Very good condition, pencil lacking. Vienna, 1907, the fan is perfectly sized for display with lady dolls. $400/600

83. Viennese Ballspenden Favor as Miniature Desk with Image of Princess Gisela 3" (8 cm.) The gilded metal party favor, in the shape of a lady's desk with slant front is decorated with raised floral designs that center an oval medallion with sepia photograph of Princess Gisela, with beveled glass sides and back, and velvet lined interior. The ballspenden favor, honoring the Viennese-born daughter of Empress Elisabeth, appears to depict the princess about the time of her marriage

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86. Beautiful French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Pierre-Francois Jumeau in Ivory Silk Ensemble 21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: PierreFrancois Jumeau, circa 1875, from the golden years of Jumeau poupĂŠe production, this model considered the apogee of his classic works. Value Points: outstanding beauty with most subtle blushing of eye shadow, cheeks and chin, finest quality of bisque, sturdy original body, and wearing fine antique satin and lace gown, undergarments, shoes, brooch with pink cameo, kidskin purse originating as Viennese ballspenden with silk order-of-dance booklet inside, and lavish ivory satin and lace bonnet. $5000/7500

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behind). The upper section features a locked cabinet, possibly for liquor storage, (key included), and three additional storage sections, and the desk base has three drawers, all with dove-tailed construction. The desk is accented with carved bone knobs. Excellent condition. English, Hepplewhite period, late 18th century. A rare and fine cabinetmakers work. $3000/4000

89. French Porcelain Vignette with Childhood Theme 8" (20 cm.) l. 7"h. Posed upon porcelain base is an endearing childhood scene of sculpted porcelain in which Papa in his ceremonial military garb (possibly Napoleon) rests wearily upon a chair, while his little daughter, having daintily-sculpted ringlet curls and flowered dress, leans on the nearby table, her finger to her lips as those going "sh-h-h". A toy horse and ride, and open story book lie on the table. Excellent condition French, probably Sevres, mid-1800s. $600/900

90. Rare Bisque Portrait Depicting An Aged Woman 16" (41 cm.) Very high-domed bisque swivel head on paper mache shoulder plate, small grey glass inset eyes, deeply-impressed age and frown lines over-all the face, double chin, strong nose, sculpted brown brows, closed mouth with downcast lips and two sculpted far-apart teeth, sculpted wart, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, assembled body whose torso and lower legs are suggestive of Radiquet and Cordonnier, bisque lower legs that have attached leather shoes, bisque arms with cupped hands. Condition: bisque head excellent, body assembled, Comments: maker unknown, circa 1880. Value Points: compelling portrait doll with fine quality of bisque and sculpting, wearing antique gown and bonnet, rare and fine attached boots on bisque feet. $1600/2600

91. Early French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Rare Body, Dehors Articulation, and Fabulous Antique Costume 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate with extra Dehors articulation that allows the head to tilt coquettishly sideways and forward, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, firmly-stuffed plump kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-overwood upper arms to below the jointed elbows, bisque lower arms with sculpted curled fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1867, attributed to Auguste Dehors who deposed his head articulation system in 1866. The Dehors establishment included not only himself but also his wife, Alexandrine Dehors, who was the creator of trousseaux and luxury costumes. Value Points: very

88. Very Fine English Mahogany and Fruitwood Roll-Front Desk, Hepplewhite Era 25" (64 cm.) Of finest word, the cabinet-maker-quality desk features a roll-front that opens to reveal a myriad of little file and pencil drawers decorated with fruitwood inlays (the two upper drawers having shortened back walls to allow a secret hiding place

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fine poupĂŠe with Dehors neck articulation, rare body in near-mint condition, and wearing original luxury costumes of brown velvet with mauve silk trim and buttons, black lace edging, matching mauve velvet bonnet, undergarments, black leather shoes signed C.M. and wonderful necessaire box with exquisite detailing. $5000/7500

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92. Outstanding 19th-Century Miniature Clock with Figural Designs and Original Key 4" (10 cm.) The richly-caved silverplate mantel clock with scrolled base that supports the figure of a cherub with gong and hammer has motherof-pearl back with silver overlay, two spiral-twist mother-of-pearl columns, and a porcelain face with gilt and black numbers and trim. The back panel opens for access to the keywind, and original key is included. Excellent condition, clock functions. Mid-19th century, probably French. $2000/2500

93. Mid-19th Century Miniature Clock with Swan Finial 4" (10 cm.) Silver-plated mantel clock in very ornate fashion is decorated with embossed enameled flowers and leaves and beaded "jewels" in turquoise and ruby, the sides with inlay design, Roman numeral clock face, and a figural swan finial. The clock is keywound from the back. Excellent condition. 19th century. $800/1300

94. Six Early Beadwork Doll-Sized Purses 3" (8 cm.) Each is delicately-designed with fine petite beadwork designs, four with metal frames and clasps. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s, a beautiful collection with variation of themes and colors, perfectly sized for display with lady dolls. $500/700

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20" (51 cm.) h. 17"l. Of richly-grained mahogany, the bed features superb details of craftsmanship including detailed paneling on all sides of the bed frame (even where covered by linens), an ogee-shaped canopy with rounded corners and purple silk accents, and an unusual tapestry backboard of woven silks depicting an 18th-century court scene. The bed is fitted lavishly with embroidered silks and lace. Excellent condition. French, maitrise quality, circa 1860. $1200/1700

96. Fine and All-Original French Porcelain Poupée with Rare Body by Leontine Rohmer

17" (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with rounded facial modeling and plump cheeks, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, delicately painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pale blonde fleeced wig over cork pate, original kid body with typical Rohmer softer stuffing, kid-over-wooden upper arms with dowel jointing, bisque lower arms with separately sculpted fingers, distinctive leg construction that appears as all-kid but actually has kid-over-wood lower thighs and calves with ball-jointed knees. Condition: generally excellent, body especially sturdy and fine. Comments: Leontine Rohmer, one of her earliest model poupées, circa 1857. Value Points: very rare early French poupée with exquisite beauty of painting, rare original body with brevete, original superb costume in the "enfantine" style comprising mauve patterned cotton dress, velvet bonnet, undergarments, stockings, fine leather heeled shoes with double straps, and carrying valise with mauve and purple pansy design. $5000/7500


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with silk/velvet aqua front decorated with an applique of brass flowers in the Art Nouveau manner, the reverse covered with aqua silk and having attached order-of-the-dance booklet with gilt lettering and attached pencil. The booklet is labeled "Haus-Ball Hotel Union, 30, Januar 1903". With aqua braided cork and tassel, and gilt loop. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1903. $500/800

99. 1895 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Lady's Purse 3" (8 cm.) In the shape of a lady's evening purse, covered with softest silk/velvet fabric in pale blue, and decorated with an ormolu symbol with horns, trumpet, sack and sword. The "purse" opens to beautiful endpapers and order-of-the-dance pages, and with braided cord and tassel, bone-tipped pencil, and gilt loop, From the January 26, 1895 "Greana Joana" Ball of the Guild Bolzshooters. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1895. $500/800

100. 1901 Viennese Ballspenden from The Lady's Ball in Shape of Family Album 2 ½" (6 cm.) The book-shaped ballspenden is lavishly covered in soft aqua silk/velvet and embelllished with a highly-ornate silver filigree mount; graduated-length gold bead fringe edges two sides of the book, and the original pencil is attached by silk loops at the top. The album opens to aqua silk lining with a brass oval frame enclosing a sepia photograph of unknown woman, and gilt lettering for "Frauenheim-Ball, 21 Janner 1901" followed by the order-of-the-dances pages. With cord, velour tassels and brass clip. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1901. $600/800

97. Fine French Silk Gown with Gilt Threading, and Fancy Woven Bonnet To fit lady doll about 20". 4" shoulders. Of fine textured ivory satin, the gown has fitted waist, pouf sleeves, flat front panel, and full back with demitrain. The dress is trimmed with an embroidered lace panel overlaid with metallic gilt leaf designs. Along with an intricately-designed bonnet of stiffened tulle edged with curled straw borders and accented with gilt buttons, with lace inner brim having a silk flower bouquet. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $1100/1600

101. Very Rare French Bisque "Poupée Statuette" by Radiquet and Cordonnier with Original Stand 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with voluptuously-modeled bosom, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, shapely kid torso cut to accommodate the bosom, kid upper arms, bisque arms to above the elbows with shapely fingers, outlined finger nails, modeledbent left elbow, very shapely bisque legs from knees with sculpted heeled shoes, holes in base of each heel for posing on stand, with antique lingerie. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Radiquet & Cordonnier, the "Poupée-Statuette" was deposed in 1880, the rare luxury model, made for a few years only, was designed to display theatrical costumes and high couture designs. Value Points: rare poupée with original body, sculpted shoes, superb and unique body model with extremely rare original wooden stand designed to accommodate holes in feet. $15,000/21,000

102. Very Rare French Bisque Poupée by Radiquet & Cordonnier 98. 1903 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of A Lady's Purse 3" (8 cm.) Designed as a miniature lady's purse

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with voluptuously-modeled bosom, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, shapely kid torso cut to accommodate the bosom, kid upper arms, bisque arms to above the elbows with shapely fingers, outlined finger nails, modeledbent left elbows, very shapely bisque legs from knees with sculpted heeled shoes, holes in base of each heel for posing on stand. Condition: generally excellent, tip of right ring finger chipped off. Comments: Radiquet & Cordonnier, who deposed this "Poupée-Statuette" in 1880, designed to display theatrical costumes and high couture designs; the luxury model was made for a few years only and few examples exist. Value Points: rare poupée with original body, sculpted shoes, superb and unique body model along with extremely rare original stockings and leather shoe tops that were designed to fit over the top of the bisque shoes, and with antique brown woolen two piece suit. $12,000/18,000

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103. French Wooden Vitrine Cabinet with Mirror 18" (46 cm.) Having original painted cream finish with stencilled and painted floral and border designs, the unusual cabinet is actually a display vitrine with fancy glass front and two sides that are edged by gilt metallic designs, and with a lion's head pull to open the front cabinet door, and having original arched mirror. Generally excellent. French, circa 1880, rare design. $500/700

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generally excellent, professional overpaint on front shoulder plate is imperceptible. Marks: 8. Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875, the model evolved into the first luxury or portrait model of Jumeau bébé which appeared in 1877. Value Points: luxury size along with superlative quality of the gorgeous face, wig, and eyes, is enhanced further by fine antique gown (probably original), undergarments, leather boots, Jumeau earrings, brooch and beaded bag. $5500/7500

104. Gorgeous Grand French Bisque Poupée by Pierre-Francois Jumeau with Portrait-Like Face 24" (61 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large grey glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker grey outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full accented lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig with interwoven ribbons, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition:

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105. German Tin Painted Baby Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Bye-lo 13" (33 cm.) Tin baby stroller of unusual design features boat-shaped carriage bed supported by two large wheels at the back and one smaller in the front, having curved metal handles and wooden hand grip, and with lace-fitted folding sunshade. The stroller has original ivory and gilt finish, and is fitted lavishly with linens and silk quilt. Inside is an all-bisque Bye-lo with blue glass sleep eyes, mohair wig, jointed bisque baby limbs, and having original Bye-lo paper label and antique costume. Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890, a vary rare model to find. $2500/3500

106. Very Beautiful French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Gentle Expression 20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig with elaborate coiffure, cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: French, circa 1875. Balue Points: having very beautiful face, bisque, and painting of features, sturdy original body, original wig, and wearing exquisite antique rose silk and lace gown, undergarments, fancy tall boots, woven bonnet with silk flowers, turquoise brooch and earrings, and carrying wooden-handled parasol with silk and tulle cover. $4500/6500

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Huret, circa 1858. Value Points: compelling dreamy expression enhanced by beautiful bisque and painted features, especially eyes; the poupée is wearing a red-trimmed cotton dress of the era with straw bonnet trimmed with red ribbons, and carrying red leather purse, undergarments, leather shoes, and owning a trousseau which comprises four additional dresses, black silk coat with ribbon trim, black taffeta skirt, white blouse, various undergarments and shift, wool blanket with red embroidery and silk ribbon edging, little all-bisque doll, and a red leather traveling valise. $17,000/23,000

108. Outstanding French Bronze Miniature Table with Elaborate Cherubic Designs 7 ½" (19 cm.) A heavy cast bronze miniature table has two figural "legs" at the front in the shape of cherubs with garlands and ribbons, and a white marble top whose frame is ornamented with heads of winged cherubs and mythological animals. There are ball-shaped feet and a lower faux-drawer. Excellent condition. French, mid-19th century. $2200/2800

107. Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Adelaide Huret with Trousseau 16" (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very plump rounded face, deeply-set eye sockets with dreamily-lidded painted blue eyes with darker blue outer rims and black downcast pupils, glazed accents at bottom edge of eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, un-pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, plump kid body with gussetjointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms to above the elbows, bisque hands with cupped fingers. Condition: generally excellent, the especially sturdy body is of the era and correct style, although not the original gutta percha body. Comments: Adelaide

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109. French Cast Metal Figural "Little Girl Bathing Her Dolls" 4" (10 cm.) A richly-gilded cast metal figural depicts a little girl bent over a wash tub in which her doll is submerged. Lying in a bowl alongside are her other dolls, posed in a topsy-turvy manner, awaiting their bath. Excellent condition. French, late-19th century. $500/800


110. Very Fine French Porcelain Poupée by Adelaide Huret with Original Costume 17" (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with pale complexion, blushed detail and glazed finish, painted blue eyes with shaded details, thick black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, delicately painted lashes, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, un-pierced ears, lambswool wig over cork pate, plump kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at the hips and knees, porcelain arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent, body is very fine and of the era albeit not original Huret gutta percha model. Comments: Adelaide Huret, one of the earliest models of her landmark doll, circa 1855. Value Points: wonderful example of the beloved doll, with beautiful complexion and painting, wearing original white pique skirt and jacket decorated with red soutache embroidery, with undergarments, 109. red velvet and silk faille bonnet, red leather slippers, and carrying an elegant red linen purse with cord, elaborate tassels, painted fleur-de-lis, and marked Breveté Mon A.M. $15,000/18,000

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heads, ankles and tails, with painted faces. Excellent condition. Very rare to find the popular parlor display pieces as this miniature size. Mid-19th century. $500/700

113. French Miniature Chest of Drawers in the Boulle Style 9" (23 cm.) l. 8"h. Firmsided, of heavy card stock, the two-drawer chest features curved bombe front, sides and back and has shaped top; with original lithographed paper cover to simulate inlay designs in the 18th century Boulle fashion, with brass drawer pulls, and cast brass fancy feet and trim. The cabinet originated as a luxury candy box, with the clever intention of later use as an accessory for dolls. French, circa 1875. $400/500

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111. Charming Petite All-Original French Bisque PoupĂŠe 12" (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig with ringlet curls over cork pate, very firm original body with tacked muslin-over-firm torso, shapely unjointed kid limbs, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: most charming petite poupĂŠe has beautiful original wig, lovely face with brilliant eyes, and is wearing her original red plaid cashmere wool suit with black velvet trim, undergarments, purse, leather slippers, fancy bonnet and earrings. $2200/2800

112. Rare Pair of Early Soft-Paste Miniature Poodles 2" (5 cm.) The matched pair, designed to display face-to-face, have self-bases with glazed finish, and thick impasto curls encircling their

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6" (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, brunette human hair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted high blue stockings and black one-strap heeled shoes, pretty silk and lace dress. Condition: generally excellent, repair to upper right arm and right toe. Comments: for the French


market, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty closed mouth mignonette is seated on her antique chair, holding her toy bisque-head Polichinelle. $1100/1500

115. Early German Papeterie for Lady Doll 3 ½" (9 cm.) A firmsided box with applied paper designs and ball feet, hinges open to reveal mirrored back with scalloped gilt paper, and fitted papeterie contents that are affixed to backing, designed for display. The contents are similar to those offered by early peddler dolls. A paper label with detailed message is on the underside. Very rare and early. Germany, early 1800s. $700/900

116. French Bisque Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Wig, Wooden Arms and Rare Signature 14" (36 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with beautifullyoutlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig in elaborate coiffure over cork pate, kid gussetjointed poupée body with wooden articulated arms having dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, and wrists, wearing antique chemise blouse and Swiss muslin petticoat with demi-train, socks and leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D (head and shoulders) B.Jne Cie (shoulder plate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1867. Value Points: very rare early version of the smiling poupée with original maker's signature, original Bru deposed body with rarer wooden arms. $5000/7500

117. Outstanding All-Original French Papeterie in Leather Case 4 ½" (11 cm.) The firm-sided leather case is decorated with embossed brass corners and carved bone designs, and hinges open to reveal red leather lined interior with many compartments, containing entirely original contents including carved bone writing and stationery tools, two glass inkwells with bone lids, and a red leather match safe with gold lettering "feu". Designed as a travel set for real people, the case is, nevertheless, perfectly sized for display with French poupées, and is perfectly preserved. French, circa 1875. $700/1200

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120. Petite French Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Tipping Hat Mechanism 6" (15 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, white mohair wig, firm torso and legs, wire upper arms and upper legs, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1875, the doll wears its original silk costume with cane and stocking hat; when the doll is standing, and lightly pressed down, he lowers the hand held over his head, thus gallantly tipping his hat. Value Points: rare and delightful miniature French bisque doll with original costume and charming "tipping hat" action. $1200/1700

121. Exceptionally Rare French Bisque Poupée by Auguste Dehors with Portrait Face 118. French Mechanical Toy "Little Girl Walking Her Doll" by Vichy of Paris 12" (30 cm.) A bisque-head doll depicting a child or young lady is pushing a threewheeled fancy metal doll carriage with spoked wheels and sunshade; the doll has blue enamel eyes, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, bisque shoulder plate, carton torso, and bisque lower arms; inside the carriage is an all-bisque mignonette with blue glass eyes, swivel head, jointed limbs. Condition: generally excellent, Comments: Vichy, Paris, circa 1875, when the attached Vichy key is wound, the girl walks briskly along, moving her legs forward and back, and thus pushing the carriage along. Value Points: a rare toy in fine original condition, each doll wears its original silk costume and with especially pretty face on each. presenting in all a charming scene. $4000/6000

119. French Bone-Handled Parasol with Exquisite Grape and Leaf Design 25" (64 cm.) The tapered-shape bone handle is richly-carved with clusters of grapes,

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18" (46 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on bisque shoulder plate with distinctly modeled bosom, unique hidden system of neck articulation allowing the head to tilt side to side and forward as well as classic swivel, oval-shaped elongated face with aquiline-shaped nose, heavily-lidded blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accented lips and hint of smile, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed legs, wood articulated arms with jointing at shoulders, elbows, and wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Auguste Dehors, his brevete model of 1866, created for presentation at the 1867 Paris International Exposition and designed to compete againt the Huret poupée; in fact, the Exposition jury declared the unique neck articulation of the Dehors doll was "an extra not found in Huret dolls". Value Points: rare deposed historical model with superb portrait face, wonderful early fashion gown, undergarments, woven bonnet with silk ribbons, red sateen parasol with doghead grip, wonderful red leather high boots. $12,000/18,000


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122. Beautiful Early French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Articulated Body and Bisque Hands 18" (46 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, deposed Dehors articulation system of neck allowing head to tilt side-to-side and forward (as well as traditional swivel), grey glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, stretchedkid-over wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands with cupped fingers, and bisque lower legs with bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: French, circa 1867.Value Points: the beauty of the poupée, with rare neck articulation and rare body style, is enhanced by her splendid antique gold silk and lace costume with ribbon trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, jewelry, and leather boots signed C.C. $6500/8500

123. Outstanding French Rosewood and Bronze Vitrine with Silk Interior 20" (51 cm.) The maitrise cabinet of finest rosewood veneers has bombe shaped front and sides that center a curved glass front door and two side glass walls, with heavy bronze frame, feet and crest in elaborately scrolled and garland designs. The cabinet interior is lined on all walls with floral-brocade silk in shades of rose, cream and moss green, and there are two plate glass shelves. Excellent condition. French, mid-19th century in the Louis XVI manner, outstanding workmanship and materials. $2500/3500

124. Lovely Petite French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Body & Original Pique Costume 12" (30 cm.) Pale bisque shoulder head with plump face, cobalt blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, stretched-kid-over-wooden poupée body with shapely torso, doweljointing at shoulders, hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: most precious petite poupée with very pale bisque and brilliant contrasting eyes, wooden articulated body, wearing beautiful white pique dress with soutache embroidery, undergarments, stockings, slippers, woven bonnet. $3000/4000

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125. Beautiful French Bisque PoupĂŠe Attributed to Jumeau with Exquisite Costume 15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso and legs, gusset-jointing at hips, bisque arms to above the elbows. sculpted cupped fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Jumeau,

circa 1875. Value Points: beautiful bisque and eyes, rare body style with exquisite hands, wonderful antique costume of white pique, undergarments, rose kidskin shoes signed "Modes de Paris", woven and silk bonnet, earrings. $3000/4000

126. 19th Century Doll's Chair with Patterned Velvet Upholstery 10" (25 cm.) The wooden chair with original white painted finish with gilt accents has original patterned velvet upholstery on seat and back. Very good condition. Late-19th-century. Perfectly-sized for display with lady dolls. $200/300

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127. Rare French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Auguste Dehors with All-Wooden Articulated Body 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with unique neck articulation allowing the head to tilt forward and side to side (as well as standard swivel), cobalt blue glass eyes, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, all wooden body with shapely torso, accentuated derriere, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, and knees, swivel jointing at waist and thighs, wearing antique lingerie and corset. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Auguste Dehors, circa 1870, the head having his deposed articulation of 1867. Value Points: beautiful poupĂŠe with extra articulations of head, rare wooden body with original finish, fine sculpting shape, extra articulations. $5000/7500

128. Pair, French Gilt Wooden Salon Chairs with Silk Tufted Seats 11" (28 cm.) The elegant wooden salon chairs with beautifully-styled spindles and back have gold-leaf finish with pleasing patina, and magenta silk seats that are very deeply-tufted with silk-covered buttons, and edged with decorative braid and brass studs. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875, rare to find as a matched pair. $800/1100

129. French Porcelain Miniature Tisaniere 6" (15 cm.) f fine white porcelain with rose borders, gilt pencil-striping, and and painted designs of roses with leave and garlands of blue flowers, the tisaniere comprises lidded teapot with matching stand and porcelain scoop for heating embers. Excellent condition, one small hidden chip on inside rim of stand. French, circa 1875, very rare accessory for French dolls. $400/600

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130. French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupée "Lily" by Madame Lavalle-Peronne from A La Poupée de Nuremberg Boutique 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accented lips, ears pierced into head, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden poupée body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and elbows with swivel jointing at waist and thighs, antique undergarments and leather boots included, with silk costume in the French manner. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head) A La Poupée de Nuremberg...Lavallee-Peronne Paris...(original paper label). Comments: the poupée was presented in the doll boutique "A La Poupée de Nuremberg" owned by Madame LavallePeronne, described in La Poupée Modele as a "dollmaker of exquisite taste"; she presented her poupée as Lily, considering it her signature work. Value Points: rare to find with boutique label, the poupée has near-mint original wooden body with extra articulations, original label, beautiful face with choice bisque. $7000/9500

131. Chinoiserie-Style Wooden Chest of Drawers with Marble Top 9" (23 cm.) h. 14"w. at back. The wooden chest has unusual design with very wide back that narrows to a 9" width at the front, double curve bombe sides, bombe front with deeply-carved apron, having original sienna red painted finish with Chinoiserie decorations in gilt and black, bronze drawer pulls, and an agate-colored marble top. Excellent condition. $900/1200

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133. Outstanding Viennese Miniature Enamel Screen with Clock 6 ½" (17 cm.) The three-panel screen is constructed with double hinges to fold to front or back, with cast bronze elaborate frame, hand-painted and enameled porcelain scenes depicting fashionable ladies and gentleman in country scenes, and the center panel with an inset porcelain-face clock which winds at the back (key not included). Excellent condition. Vienna, late-19th century, an outstanding example of Viennese enameled decorative miniature objects. $3000/4000

134. Pair, German Bisque Miniature Wall Sconces 3 ½" (9 cm.) The matched pair of miniature porcelain wall sconces depict bust models of 18th century lady and gentleman with fancily-sculpted hair, hats and costumes, with gilt-accented painting, and having beautifully-painted facial features. The figures are

132. Dainty Petite French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Unique Ball Gown 14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid poupée body with shapely torso and gusset-jointed elbows. Condition: generally excellent, body especially clean and sturdy. Marks: 1. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875, the beautiful doll wears dainty sheer muslin-gauze evening gown with applique paper stars, over silk under-gown, undergarments, red kid shoes, and has original Jumeau earrings and decorative hair comb. Ex-Collection Legoland Museum of Antique Dolls. $2200/3500

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perfectly scaled as accents in a fashion doll environment. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1875. $300/500

135. An Amusing German Bisque Figural with Hidden Compartment 8" (20 cm.) h. 6 ½" l. Designed to appear as a one-piece figural depicting three fashionable ladies standing at the dressing table, upon which is posed a pet monkey who is trying on a hat; the ladies are posed with amused or anxious expressions at this mischievous antic. The top removes to reveal a hidden interior compartment with a tiny wash bowl and pitcher set and two small porcelain open jars. Lavish designs of the lady costumes and dressing table surroundings enhance the scene. Generally excellent, an early restoration on the backside of one gown. Germany, late19th-century. $400/700

136. Exquisite and All-Original French Automaton "The Waltzing Couple" by Gustav Vichy 13" (33 cm.) A bisque-head lady and gentleman with blue glass enamel eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouths, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in elaborate fashion (he with periwig, she with braided chignon), carton torso, she with metal cone skirt that hides the mechanism, and he with paper mache legs, each with bisque arms uniquely modeled with bent or curved elbows to form a realistic dance pose, costumed in grey silk satin with lace and floral trim in the 18th century manner. The man appears to be standing on the floor but is actually attached to a hidden metal rod from the cone skirt of the woman; when wound, they glide in circles, and forward while music plays. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gustav Vichy, circa 1870, the construction and style is nearly identical to the Theroude waltzing couple of two decades earlier.Value Points: beautiful faces and fine quality bisque of both dolls, original elaborate costumes, well-functioning with graceful and refined movements, original tune label indicating two tunes. Ex-Collection Dina Vierney $8000/12,000

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138. Fine Early French Gold-Leaf Toilette Table with Marble Top from Aux Enfants Sages 15" (38 cm.) The wooden toilette table in the Louis XV style has graceful cabriole legs and bombe-shaped frame, white marble top, two hidden handkerchief drawers, hinged oval mirror in bracketed frame. The original paper label of Aux Enfants Sages appears on the mirror back and inside one drawer; the label bears the insignia of Benon & Duvernoy, owners of the store during the 1860s. Along with a porcelain vase of silk flowers. French, circa 1860. Rare early toilette table with original label. $2500/3500

139. Two French Miniature Borzoi Salon Dogs 8" (20 cm.) and 11"l. excluding tail. Of paper mache with lavish white fur cover, the pair of Borzoi dogs have shaved faces and lower legs, black velvet ears, amber glass eyes, the standing model with leather collar, and the resting model with open mouth and teeth. Generally excellent. French, circa 1885, rare variations of the doll-sized salon dogs. $400/600

140. French Bisque Smiling Poupée, Deposed Model, by Leon Casimir Bru

137. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Ivory Silk Costume 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, upturned lips corners with impressed dimples, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and elbows, shapely torso. Condition: bisque is excellent, body is appropriate generic of the period and very sturdy. Marks: D (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872. Value Points: an especially beautiful model of the firm's smiling poupée, with original wig, lovely antique ivory silk fashion gown, with fan jewelry, undergarments, leather heeled shoes. Ex-collection Dina Vierney. $3500/4500

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20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate, almondshaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde human hair wig over cork pate, French kid body with square-cut collarette, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his deposed model with smiling expression of 1872. Value Points: especially fine detail of smiling expression with impressed dimples at edges of lips,


finest quality of bisque, beautiful antique cream and gold silk gold, matching silk floral-trimmed bonnet, undergarments, mother-ofpearl purse, fancy leather boots. $3500/5500

141. French Bisque Smiling PoupĂŠe, Deposed Model, with Original All-Wooden Body by Leon Casimir Bru 20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth in tentative smiling expression, pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully-articulated body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, ball-swivel waist. Condition: generally excellent, old retouch on body finish. Marks: G (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, the smiling face model was deposed by the firm in 1872. Value Points: most elegant lady with lovely bisque, gentle refined expression, original fully-articulated wooden body, fabulous antique costume of gold silk with black lace trim, fancy bonnet, beaded purse, parasol, undergarments, stockings, fancy shoes. $6000/8500

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generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head and shoulders). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: gorgeous face with dramatic eyes in rich brown color that enhance the creamy bisque, wearing fine antique costume trimmed with red-embroidered tulle, along with undergarments, velvet bonnet, silk parasol, jewelry, and very rare maroon velvet ankle boots and maroon velvet purse with gold frame and gilt metallic embroidery. $3000/4000

143. All-Original French Bisque Normandy Nourrice by Gaultier 13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, shapely kid poupée body with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0.(head and shoulders) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880, the poupée wears the traditional nourrice (nanny) costume of Normandy girls who came to Paris during the 19th century to serve as nannies to young babies of the wealthy class. Value Points: fine original condition, the nanny wearing burgundy cashmere wool gown and cape with black velvet and lace trim, elaborate silk coiffe, undergarments, lace apron, and leather shoes. $1700/2300

144. French Musical Automaton of Mandolin Player by Vichy with Beautiful Gaultier Face 142. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Dramatic Large Eyes and Beautiful Costume and Accessories 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, roseblushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pale accented lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition:

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14" (36 cm.) A bisque-head doll with large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, carton torso and lower legs, wire upper arms and legs, bisque forearms and hands, is seated upon a paper mache tree trunk that is decorated with flowers and vines. Wearing her original silk costume and straw bonnet, she holds a wooden mandolin in her arms, and when wound, she strums the mandolin, and turns her head side-toside while music plays. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: F. 1 G. (early block letter markings, head). Comments:


Gustav Vichy, from his series of seated persons in nature settings, with bisque head by Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: especially beautiful face on the dainty automaton, in well-preserved original condition, with two tunes. $4500/6500

145. Exceptional French Bisque "PoupĂŠe a Bonne Aventure" with Original Accessories 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight eyes, closed mouth, painted facial features, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, kid gusset jointed body, separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: the lady is costumed as a fortune-teller or "poupĂŠe a bonne aventure", having a skirt formed of 100's of folded paper fortunes, in French, with humorous societal commentary, e.g. "just between us, a man without money is like a big body without movement." (translated).) The costume details include wirehooped red silk petticoat, embroidered stockings,

velvet jacket with glass bead tassels, leather slippers, original Jumeau earrings, hair ornaments. The fortune teller is posed on a very rare original maple wood pedestal and holds a red silk flag which reads (translated) "In the folds of my dress, O blessed mortals. you will find my true judgements". Ex-Collection Legoland Museum of Dolls. $4000/6000

146. All-Original French Mechanical Toy "Young Marquis with Toy Ponies" Attributed to Theroude 10" (25 cm.) l. 12" h. overall. Standing upon the frame of a three-wheeled base is a bisque-head doll with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, carton torso and lower limbs, and wearing lavish alloriginal silk Marquis costume with lace and gilt paper trim, including bi-corn hat. The toy is being pulled by two miniature toy horses. When wound, the toy propels in circles and forward, causing the horses to bob up and down as though galloping. Generally excellent, all original albeit some fading of costume, and paint flakes on frame. French, circa 1885, attributed to Theroude. $2500/3500

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147. French Maple Wood Poupée Bedroom Furnishings in Rare Complete Set 17" (43 cm.) h. washstand with mirror. The maple wood furnishings with natural finish and black accent lines, comprises toilette table with attached towel bars and mirror on hinged brackets, faux-marble top along with bed with mattress and fittings, night stand, and arm chair with cane seat. Included is a white porcelain wash bowl and pitcher, with bucket, and a very fine set dresser set comprising mirror, combs, and brushes with silver frames having high-relief designs. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $900/1400

148. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Especially Beautiful Face, and Fine Original Costume 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large grey glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed poupée body with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1876. Value Points: very beautiful poupée with delicate features, expression and bisque, original beautifully-fitted cotton sateen gown with lace trim, demi-bustle, undergarments, leather boots, bonnet, turquoise earrings and necklace, and having original factory chemise. $2800/4000

149. French Bisque Poupée Attributed to Jumeau in Original Costume and Wig 15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass enamel eyes, painted eyeliner and delicate lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French shapely kid poupée body with gusset-jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders, and inside wig). Comments: attributed to Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: beautiful lady doll has lovely complexion, very sturdy body, wearing her original silk gown, undergarments, leather ankle boots signed C.M., bracelet, leather purse, bonnet and has beautiful original wig. $2800/3700

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inkwell, dark walnut desk box with lifttop compartment and silhouette inlay image, red leather stationery box, walnut box with checkerboard sliding top, containing chess set, and wooden box with slide lid containing dominoes. Generally excellent. Mid-1800s, French and English. $1200/1600

150. Rare French Early Paper Doll "Psyche" in Original Au Nain Bleu Box, with Psyche Mirror 7 ½" (19 cm.) In its original box with engraving on the lid depicting the lace cape and coiffe included inside, and with Au Nain Bleu label on the inside lid, is presented the double-side figure of Psyche, along with five costumes with matching bonnet, wedding gown with veil, and cape; each of the costumes is shown front and back, designed to slip over the head of Psyche. Also included is a wooden Psyche mirror with stand and hinged mirror. Generally excellent. Circa 1850. $1200/1700

151. Early-19th Century Pastel of Elegant Woman in Gold Frame 9 ½" (24 cm.) x 9". In delicate pastels, a woman with topknot and ringlet curls is depicted in semiprofile, with draped shawl, single rose in her hair, and brooch at center bodice. Signed by the artist on left, and presented in gold-leaf carved wooden frame. Early 1800s. $800/1200

152. Collection, 19th Century Miniature Desk Accessories and Games 2 ½" (6 cm.) Including very rare book press of carved bone, soft metal double

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153. Collection, Six Late-19th Century Viennese Miniature "Mignon" Almanacs 1 ¾" x 1 ¼", The five miniature almanacs , are bound in firm pressed paper with gilt finish and leather spine. Each contains information about the upcoming year, as well as appropriate names for certain days of the year. Included are 1883. 1887, 1896, 1897, 1900, and 1902. Published by Carl Fromme of Vienna. Along with a velvet bound journal with pressed gilt paper cover. Very good condition of the seven rare miniature books. $500/700

154. Very Rare French Bisque Poupée with Sculpted Bonnet and Mohair Wig 13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, very plump face, cobalt blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted white bonnet with black velvet edging, blonde mohair curls from below the bonnet rim, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, stitched and separated fingers, (frail) silk costume, undergarments, black leather shoes, motherof-pearl purse. Condition: generally excellent, some typical reinforcements on kid body. Comments: French, maker unknown, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare model with unusual design of sculpted cap incorporated into the wig, enhanced by beautiful pale bisque contrasting the cobalt eyes. $3500/5500


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155. 19th-Century Dark Walnut Secretary Desk with Miniature Leather Bound Books 21" (53 cm.) The tall desk has sunburst arch at the crest, bookcase shelving above the desk containing wooden sets of faux-books, slanted drop front desk with 8 file niches, green leather writing surface with tooled edging, above base with two large drawers and two pencil drawers, with bone and wooden drawer knobs. Mid-19th century. Included are six miniature leather bound translation dictionaries (German/ English, German/Italian, German/French), printed in Germany, 1926. Generally excellent. $1100/1500

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156. Fine Early French Porcelain PoupĂŠe by Adelaide Huret with Extensive Trousseau and Accessories 17" (43 cm.) 17" (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with rounded facial shape, painted facial features, cobalt blue upper -glancing eyes, painted upper eyeliner, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, wheat blonde human hair wig over cork pate, wooden body with elaborate articulation including dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees, and swivel waist, original metal hands. Condition: generally excellent. body is very fine and of the era albeit not the original Huret gutta percha model. Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1865.Value Points: included with the rare doll is a domed canvas-covered wooden trunk with lift-out trays, containing an extensive trousseau; the doll is wearing a dainty white cotton original dress and cape, undergarments, leather shoes, woven bonnet, and carries hand-painted fan, and also included in the trunk are five additional ensembles, many undergarments, brown

fur stole and muff in original box, bronze jewelry box with a variety of turquoise-accented pieces and a tiny shoe hook with enameled frame in original box, and three additional bonnets, one in a hat box labeled "Maison Huret, Boulevard Montmartre, Paris". $17,000/22,000

157. 19th Century Mahogany Tripod Table in Rare Diminutive Size 12" (30 cm.) h. table. A beautifully-grained mahogany table with natural finish features a center pedestal supported by three cabriole-style paw legs, and displaying three beveled-edge shelves of graduated width, that can revolve for exhibition use. Along with four miniature fine porcelain cups and saucers and a Dresden bust of young child. Excellent condition. Probably French, circa 1860, the stylized furniture was used alternately as a dessert table or display table for miniature decorative objects. It is rare to find in this doll display size. $700/1100

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a pair of kidskin gloves with wrist buttons, scalloped edging. Generally excellent, some spotting on gloves. Circa 1900. $300/500

160. Extremely-Rare French Bisque Poupée by Auguste Dehors with Exquisite Portrait Face

158. Rare Pair of Softpaste Miniature Statuary Featuring Triple Sets of Dogs 4 ½" (11 cm.) The matched pair of statuary in creamy softpaste with impasto detail of coats, painted facial features, and cobalt blue bases, depict matched sets of three dogs, designed to sit sideby-side on an etagere. The decorative dogs were a popular theme throughout the 19th century, but dogs in sets of three are very rarely found. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s, perfectly scaled for display with lady dolls about 20". $500/700

18" (46 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head with heart-shaped face, on bisque shoulder plate with distinctly modeled bosom, oval-shaped elongated face with aquiline-shaped nose, brilliant blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accented lips and hint of smile, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso and gusset-jointed legs, bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent, one finger restored. Comments: facial model is attributed to Auguste Dehors, circa 1865. Value Points: extremely rare model with superb portrait face, exquisite bisque and painting, brilliant eyes, wonderful early fashion gown of bronze silk with royal blue accents, undergarments, woven bonnet with floral accents, leather boots. $12,000/18,000

161. Carved Wooden Hanging Six-Arm Chandelier 5 ½" (14 cm.) The carved wooden chandelier has fancy center spindle with six arched bracket arms having scroll and winged design and candle holder tips, and is finished in rich gold leaf. Generally excellent. Mid-19th century. $400/600

162. Early Carved Wooden Loveseat with Elaborate Carving and Beadwork Foot Cushion

159. French Mother-of-Pearl and Silk Bag with Kidskin Gloves 3 ½" (9 cm.) The firm-sided purse with draped blue side cover on the sides and forming into a draw-string sack at the top, has mother-of-pearl sides with painted designs, originally presented as a candy box, and designed to be used a doll purse later. Along with

18" (46 cm.) l. 13"h. An unusually-sized loveseat, having an elaborate wooden frame with scrolled arms and back, crest at center back and rolled feet, with original painted ivory finish with rich gilt accents, and with royal blue velvet cover and gold braid. Along with a blue and white beaded foot cushion with beaded fringe. Excellent condition, one wood split on loveseat frame. Mid-1800s, probably Italian. $1100/1600

163. Two French Miniature Salon Dogs 6" (15 cm.) Each is firm-bodied with lavish coat of white fur, with shaved legs and muzzle, amber glass eyes, open mouth with painted teeth, tongue, attached ears and tail. Generally excellent. French, circa 1890. $400/600

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164. Superb Grand French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier in Original Normandy Costume, and Trousseau 26" (66 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (head and shoulders) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: luxury size, the poupée has finest quality bisque and painting to match, original wig, wearing original woolen and silk traditional costume of Normandy with ruffled coiffe, and owns additional costumes: rose silk and lace gown with crystal decorations and matching woven bonnet, rose kidskin boots; blue and aqua silk gown with woven straw bonnet with blue silk streamers and blue kidskin boots; and original fancy chemise with red silk ribbons, red silk trimmed night cap, and silk corset with red and cream cord lacings. $6000/8500

165. Rare French Sac du Voyage with Original Key for Grand Poupée 7" (18 cm.) l. Having firm-sided base with original canvas and leather cover and brass stud trim, and with working lock and key, below the attached carpet-bag canvas top with striped design, brass frame, and braidedleather handles. Generally excellent. French, circa 1875, the sac du voyage is extremely rare to find especially in this size. $1100/1600

166. Lovely French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier with Fine Antique Costume 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, narrow blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head and shoulders) F.G. (shouldes). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1865. Value Points: the classic model poupée by Gaultier has lovely bisque and painting and is wearing lovely antique costume of silk and black lace with beaded accents, black woven bonnet with floral trim, undergarments, fancy leather ankle boots marked C.C. $1800/2600

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with lace trim, beautiful antique burgundy velvet bonnet and gold kidskin ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his deposed model depicting woman with gentle smiling expression, 1872, this being the smallest size. Value Points: very dear size, with original body, having especially nice smiling expression and excellent bisque and painting. $2500/3500

169. Outstanding French Mechanical DoubleGoat Cabriolet from the Napoleon III Era 26" (66 cm.) A pair of lambswool-over-paper mache goats are pulling a fancily woven wicker doubleseated cabriolet with driver's seat and foot rest, red metal spoked wheels and elaborately shaped carriage under-bed. The carriage is upholstered in aqua silk with rich tufting and pleats and with braid edging, has foot steps, and a pair of elegant gilded carriage lamps. The goats have painted faces with leather ears, horns, glass eyes, blue silk ribbons, and their hinged legs attach to the undercarriage mechanical device which, when wound, causes the goats to briskly trot along pulling the carriage. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: exceptionally rare luxury toy in superbly preserved original condition. $5000/7500

167. Petite French Wooden Toilette Table with Original Curtains 15" (38 cm.) The wooden framed toilette table with curved from and a la Polonaise canopy, is fitted with patterned floral fabric that even covers the supporting columns and mirror frame, and forms into fulllength side curtains with lace lining and velvet tassel trim. The table top and base are edged with ruffled embroidered lace. Excellent condition. French, circa1875, very rare to find in this wonderfully-preserved condition and with luxury details. $800/1000

168. Petite French Bisque Smiling PoupĂŠe, Size A, by Leon Casimir Bru 11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostril, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, original lambswool wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with square cut collarette, shapely torso and legs, gusset-jointed hips, stitched and separated fingers, lovely costume of aqua silk faille and burgundy silk

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170. 1902 Viennese Ballspenden from Viennese Horse Owners Society Ball 3 ½" (9 cm.) l. The velvet folder is framed with embossed silver designs highlighted by a scene of a double team of horses pulling a cart with driver and passenger, with mirrored back, chain link handle, and opening to gilt lettered page describing the society and 1902 ball date, with an attached perfume holder. Very good condition, pencil missing. Vienna, 1902, the horse and carriage design is a felicitous complement to the Society theme. $700/1100

171. Early French Bisque Poupée with Superb Costume and Accessories 18" (46 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, very plump facial modeling, brilliant cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pale blonde mohair wig in coronet braid over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: beautiful early poupée with sturdy original body is wearing beautiful antique costume comprising blue velvet jacket with silk fringe and fancy buttons, matching blue velvet cap, gold silk skirt with silk ribbon appliques, undergarments, fancy leather boots with Huret-like soles, and carrying beautiful blue velvet purse with blue cord and beading. $2000/3000

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172. French Bisque Poupée in Beautiful Original Silk Wedding Ensemble 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: the beautiful brilliant-eyed poupée is wearing her elaborate original ivory silk satin wedding gown with extended train, with matching cap trimmed with orange blossom and floral trim, reticule, undergarments, ivory kidskin handstitched slippers. Ex-collection Dina Vierney. $3200/4500

173. Mid-19th Century Porte-Bouquet with Cameo of a Woman 6" (15 cm.) The mother-of-pearl carved handle supports a cast brass sun ray frame which, on one side encircles an oval ruby glass center with cameo carving of woman in profile, having flowing hair. Excellent condition. Mid19th century. $1100/1600

174. 19th-Century Porte-Bouquet with Art Nouveau Motifs 6" (15 cm.) The mother-of-pearl handle supports a highly-stylized flowing design of gilded cast metal leaves and winding stems that enclose oval mirrors on two sides. Excellent condition. Late-19th century. $1100/1400

175. 19th Century Porte Bouquet with Lily of the Valley Pearl Design 5" (13 cm.) Having a mother-of-pearl handle with spiral designs that supports a four-sided cone-shaped design with gilt arches and four arrangements of white pearls atop of the gilt stem, as through they are lilies of the valley. Excellent condition. Mid-19th century. $1100/1500

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177. Viennese Ball Favor as Miniature Framed Photograph of Emperor Franz Joseph 2 ½" (6 cm.) A companion piece to the preceding item, featuring an oval sepia photograph of the Emperor Franz Joseph, framed in brass oval with

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178. French Musical Automata "Elegant Lady at the Piano" by Roullet et Decamps 17" (43 cm.) A bisque-head lady with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, and blonde mohair wig over cork pate, appears to be seated at an a fine mahogany upright piano with carved bone keyboard, ormolu candleholders, sheet-music, and with added bowl of silk flowers and pair of three-arm candelabra. When wound, the lady, who is wearing a rich silk and embroidered lace gown and matching

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179. Very Rare Mid-1800s Opera Glasses "La Mignonne" in the Shape of a Miniature Purse 4" (10 cm.) A leather purse-shaped case with rich gold tooling and mother-of-pearl inlay with gilt trim, is intricately constructed to hide the fine-quality opera glasses that are hidden inside, and are revealed by a secret latch which causes the purse to "pop" open. With chain handle. The latch is signed "La Mignonne Patent Bte SGDG". Excellent condition. French, circa 1875, extremely rare and deluxe. $2500/3500

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14" (36 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, all-wooden carved and articulated body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, ankles and wrists, and with ball swivel waist. Marks: 2 (head) 2 E.B. (shoulder plate). Comments: Barrois, circa 1867 for Bru, the poupée has the deposed Bru wooden body with deluxe articulations. Value Points: most desirable poupée with original elaborate mohair wig, gorgeous gentle face, deposed Bru body, and wearing original white pique gown with braid and aqua silk ribbon trim, undergarments, kidskin slippers, earrings, and woven bonnet with aqua ribbons and velvet pansies. $3500/5500

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182. German Lithographed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin in Rare Aqua Color 12" (30 cm.) Heavy tinplate doll carriage with gracefully curved foot decorated with cut-work and embossed crest and ball finials has four doublespoked wheels, curved handles with wooden hand-grip, collapsible sunshade, and is painted original aqua and cream with graceful design of flowers and leaves. Condition: generally excellent, few minor paint rubs. Comments: Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890. Value Points: rare large size of the beautifully designed miniature carriage. $3000/4000

183. Beautiful German All-Bisque Doll by Simon and Halbig with Original Costume 7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two square cut upper teeth and one lower, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue stockings and black five-strap heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent, left thumb tip chipped. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: especially pretty all-bisque with rare stockings and shoes, wearing original costume and fancy bonnet. $700/1000

180. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau in Superb Antique Costume 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875.Value Points: especially beautiful face with dramatic eyes softened by gentle expression, wearing superb antique gown of cashmere wool with center panel of draped lace and aqua silk ribbons, with demi-train and lace hem ruffle, and with undergarments, cream kidskin boots, woven bonnet with aqua lining and matching draped lace, and folding fan. $3000/4500

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184. Petite Early German Bisque Doll with Rare Body by Simon and Halbig 8" (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, stretchedkid-over composition torso and upper limbs, composition lower limbs with straight wrists, eight-loose-ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful face, bisque and painting on the early model, with original rare body and original lace and cotton costume. $1200/1800


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186. Two French Cases for Poupées 5" (13 cm.) Including oval firmsided leather case with brass trim that hinges open at the top to reveal blue lined interior, with gold stamp of Viennese maker A Klein; and firm-sided oval sac with textured burgundy/gold fabric cover with brass frame and velvet bail handle, that opens to burgundy silk-lined interior fitted with sewing articles including bone needle case, and mother-of-pearl folding knife. Excellent condition. Circa 1880. $500/750

187. French Doll's Purse in Original Box 3" (8 cm.) A pasteboard box with green paper cover centering an image of three people by a pond, contains a brown leather purse with gilded ormolu clasp, rust silk fringe and tassels and three-fold interior. Excellent condition. Circa 1850. $400/700

188. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Emile Jumeau with Three Costumes

185. An All-Original French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier 12" (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0 (head and shoulders) F.G. (head). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875.Value Points: the diminutive lady has lovely bisque, original wig, body and well-detailed original aqua and ivory walking suit, undergarments, stockings, shoes, bonnet, earrings, brooch with lorgnette. $1500/2000

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate, large grey glass enamel inset eyes with darker grey outer rims, thick black eyeliner, long painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid deluxe poupée body with padded bosom, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa1875. Value Points: having beautiful wide-eyed expression and soft original wig, the poupée is wearing lovely aqua silk gown with silk fringe and matching bonnet, undergarments, boots; included are two additional costumes with matching bonnets. $4000/6000

188.1. French Two-Drawer Chest with Fine Fruitwood Veneers 11" (28 cm.) l. 7"h. The low chest, with finely burled fruitwood veneer finish, is beautifullycrafted with dove-tailed construction, unusual angled feet and corners, and having ebony edging on drawers and dark wood drawer knobs. Excellent condition. Early-19th century. $700/900

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189. French Porcelain Poupée by Leontine Rohmer with Rare Body and Deposed Neck Articulation 18" (46 cm.) Pinktinted porcelain head with flat-cut neck socket on original shoulder plate, plump rounded facial shape, painted facial features, large blue downglancing eyes with darker blue outer rims, black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, blonde mohair curly wig over cork pate, kid torso with kid-over-wooden upper arms, lower hips and lower thighs, kidover-wooden upper calves with ball-joints, porcelain lower arms and legs with sculpted bare feet, wearing beautiful antique ice blue silk dress, with blouse, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes, and carrying beaded purse. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Brevete SGDG (torso stamp). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1858. Value Points: rare early poupée with beautiful expression, and having various rare and early Rohmer depose systems in her construction including neck pivot and body style, with especially fine painting of eyes and rare bare porcelain feet. Ex-Collection Puppen and Spielzeug Museum of Vienna. $7000/9500

190. A Dainty Smaller French Porcelain Poupée by Leontine Rohmer with Deposed Articulations 16" (41 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain head with flat-cut neck socket on original shoulder plate, plump rounded facial shape, painted facial features, dark blue down-glancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair curly wig over cork pate with original stringing screw in pate, softly stuffed kid torso with seating pull-string, one-piece gutta percha arms, kid legs with gusset-jointed hips and kid-over- wooden ball-joints at knees, wearing delicate coral cotton dress with patterned floral borders, undergarments, red kidskin slippers, woven bonnet with coral ribbons, and beaded reticule. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Rohmer oval stamp on torso). Comments:

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Leontine Rohmer, circa 1858. Value Points: rare early poupĂŠe whose delicate expression is complemented by pink-tinted complexion, dark eyes, and having various rare and early Rohmer depose systems in her construction including neck pivot and body style. $6000/8000

191. 19th-Century Miniature Oil Painting of Child with Doll 12" (30 cm.) x 10". Oil on canvas painting depicts a child sitting in a meadow, with trees and fence in the background, and surrounded by wild flowers. Wearing a white dress with detailed tucks and lace, and with detail of costume including earrings, necklace and bracelet, she is holding a little doll between her two hands; the doll, curiously, is shown from the back. The painting is in original wooden frame. Generally excellent. Mid-19th century. $800/1300

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193. Pair of German Bisque Plaques Depicting Children at Play 9" (23 cm.) diam. The heavy bisque wall plaques with bisque hanging loops are gilt edged, each featuring a scene of four children at outdoor play. The children have sculpted and painted costumes in the 18th century manner, and are designed in relief away from the background. With blue stamp crown symbol over center-scored letter S. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $400/600

194. Large Early French Bisque Poupée with Deposed Neck Articulation Attributed to Barrois 23" (58 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket on original bisque shoulder plate, very plump face, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely plump torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, wearing lovely coral gown of silk faille with lace trim, undergarments, shoes, jewelry. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E (?) B (shoulder plate). Comments: Eugene Constant Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: beautiful large poupée with rare and intricate neck construction allowing the head to turn realistically side-to-side rather than un-natural 365 swivel. $4000/6500

195. French Pull-toy "Little Girl with Lamb" 13" (33 cm.) h. 11"l of base. Posed upon a wooden wheeled platform with painted garden path on the base is a bisque head doll with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, wooden block body and hands, wire arms and upper legs, rose satin silk costume and carrying basket; along with a fleecy lamb, a wooden sign and a perched bird. When pulled along the doll turns her head side-toside and waves her arm. Generally excellent. French, circa 1890. $1100/1600

192. Petite French Bisque Poupée by Barrois with Lamb and Fans 13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, cobalt blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-overwooden upper arms and legs, bisque arms to above the elbows, sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent, left index finger restored. Marks: E 1 Depose B. Comments: Blampoix, the depose refers to his registered system of glass eyes, with bisque head supplied by Barrois as indicated by markings, circa 1858. Value Points: charming petite size child poupée with beautiful bisque arms, lovely antique coral silk costume, undergarments, shoes, stockings, with little lamb, and carrying two faux-ivory fans with hand-painted designs, one lettered "Bonne Fete" and the other "Heureuse Annee". $2000/3000

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196. French Bisque Mechanical Toy "Little Girl with Lambs" Attributed to Vichy 11" (28 cm.) Posed upon a tinplate platform with two large spoked wheels at the front, and one small at the back, is a bisque head doll with grey glass enamel inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, white mohair wig over cork pate, wire upper arms and legs, bisque lower arms, carton feet with leather shoes, wearing original silk costume, carrying basket of flowers, with shepherdess crook in her right hand, and two little lambs at the front. When wound, the platform moves forward and in circles and the little girl waves her arm and turns her head. Generally excellent. Attributed to Vichy, Paris, circa 1860. $2500/3500


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18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edge bisque shoulder plate, large blue/grey glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French wooden fully-articulated body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, original finish on body albeit scuffed. Marks: 5. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: gorgeous large eyes are complemented by dark eyeliner and mauve eye shadow, rare all-wooden body, beautiful antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, shoes, and with gilt cross set with tiny turquoise stones. $5000/7500

198. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with AllWooden Articulated Body 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, very large grey glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner and curled lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, all-wooden body with very shapely torso, accentuated derriere, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees, extra swivel joints at upper arms and thighs, included is an antique white day dress, undergarments, shoes and bonnet . Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1877, a rare transitional facial model with oversized eyes that evolved into the first bébé facial model. Value Points: gorgeous poupée with rare facial model, fine bisque, beautifully shaped body with deluxe details. $3800/5500

199. French Wooden Toilette Table with Mirror Along with Beaded Cushion 19" (48 cm.) With dark wood finish, the toilette table has a hinged mirror, fancily-carved legs, single drawer, and attached towel bars. French, circa 1880. Also included is a brown velvet firmly-stuffed floor cushion, lavishly decorated with beads and crystals. $300/500

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200. French Porcelain Poupée with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes and Porcelain Arms 15" (38 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with plump face, lightly-pink tinted complexion, dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French softly-stuffed kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid over wooden upper arms, porcelain arms to above the elbows, separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1858, the body style suggests Leontine Rohmer. Value Points: very beautiful petite poupée with lustrous patina of complexion, dramatic blue eyes with rich outline, outstanding sculpting of porcelain hands, original costume and shoes. $2800/3500

200.1. 1909 Viennese Ballspenden of the "Waltz Dream" Costume Ball 2 ½" (6 cm.) In the shape of a folio with ribbed cover design and relief applique of young man and woman in theatrical costume, opening to an actual sepia photograph of a Vienna wall depicting waltzing couples fronted by a statue of two gentlemen (Strauss?). With title page labeled "Kostumball under dem titel 'Ein Walzertraum' ". 6 February 1909, and order-ofthe-dance pages. With pencil, cord, tassel and brass loop. Generally excellent. Vienna, 1909. $400/600

201. 1910 Vienna Ballspenden of the City of Vienna with Miniature Leather Bound Book 2 ½" (6 cm.) A cast-silver case with pressed Art Nouveau designs has open-work on one side to allow visual access to the red-leather book contained inside the case. The book contains a complete 1840 theatre play "The Sea and the Little Wave" (in German) by Austrian

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201.1. 1894 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Family Album with Cottage in the Woods Design 3" (8 cm.) In the shape of a family album, with cover design in relief depicting a cozy cottage in the woods on one side, and a large home with water wheel and trees on the other. With silklined interior gilt-lettered with date of February 8, 1894 and having order-of-the-dances pages. With pencil, cord, tassel and gilt loop. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1894. $500/700

202. Superb French Miniature Inlay Desk, Napoleon III Epoch 11" (28 cm.) A wooden desk with bombe-shaped front has ebonized finish on the sides and legs, while the crest, drawer fronts and bombe front are superbly inlaid with motherof-pearl and cast bronze against a background of faux-tortoise and sky blue paint. The desk has a lock and key, and is perfectly preserved with remarkable detail of workmanship. French, circa 1865. $1500/2300

204. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Painted Eyes 13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, painted facial features, bright blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted delicate lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, un-pierced ears, kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso and un-jointed limbs, stitched and separated fingers, silk striped costume with ribbon trim and matching bonnet, undergarments, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1865, Paris. Value Points: especially nice painting of bright eyes and lips, $1200/1800

203. French Bronze Five-Arm Chandelier with Faux-Ruby Dangles 7" (18 cm.) The cast bronze ceiling chandelier with gilt finish has very elaboratelyshaped center post and five arched arms with leaf designs and petal-shaped candle holders, decorated with red "ruby" glass dangling crystals with prismatic shape. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $1200/1600

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205. 19th Century Gilt and Motherof-Pearl PorteBouquet 5" (13 cm.) The diminutive portebouquet has mother-of-pearl handle supporting an elaborate gilt spiral-twist frame with cast leaf and petal designs at the sides having a tiny red glass center, and prismatic ruby glass ovals at front and back. Excellent condition. Mid-19th century. $1100/1500

208. 19th Century PorteBouquet with Oak Leaf and Acorn Design 5" (13 cm.) Having mother-ofpearl handle with sculpted gilt band and supporting an elaborate floral frame with raised design of oak leaves and little acorns. Excellent condition. 19th century. $800/1200

206. 19th Century Porte-Bouquet with FauxJewels and Mirrors 6" (15 cm.) Having spiraltwist motherof-pearl hand and rich gilt floral frame with baroque carving at the sides set with faux-rubies, and oval mirrors at front and back above a turquoise stone. Excellent condition, mirrors clouded. Mid-19th century. $900/1200

209. 19th Century PorteBouquet with Elaborate Sculpting and Faux Jewels

207. 19th Century PorteBouquet with Sheath of Wheat Design 6" (15 cm.) With motherof-pearl handle and unusual design depicting a sheath of wheat rising from elaborately carved stems. Excellent condition. Mid-19th century. $700/1100

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211. Set of Eight Framed Watercolors of Fashionable Ladies 5" (13 cm.) x 4". The set of eight watercolors depict fashionable ladies in various scenes, mostly posed in profile, and with elaborate detail of their stylish costumes, including bride, two women in costumes for the ball, woman at archery, woman boating, lady for a stroll with parasol and dog, lady acrobat, and lady ballerina. Several are lettered SF in lower corner. Late-19th century. $800/1200

212. Gorgeous French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Gaultier with Gesland Body and Exceptional Costume 24" (61 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass spiral-theaded eyes with darker outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, padded stockinette-over-metalarmature body with bisque hands and bisque lower legs and bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, fine professional restoration on top of right foot. Marks: 7 (head, shoulders, legs) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875, the body was deposed by Pannier and created by Gesland, its purpose to allow realistic posing possibilities.Value Points: grand size that is rare for this body, rare Gesland body with beautiful bisque limbs, wonderful eyes and eye decoration, and wearing superb antique costume of golden silk with layers of ruffled lace, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, and superb velvet purse with ormolu medallion and belt clip. $6000/8500

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applique emblem and very elaborate tassels and cord with ormulu ball trim.The purse is aqua silk-lined and has matching order-of-the-dance booklet with gilt lettering for "Frauenheim Ball" (The Lady's Home Ball) of 1897. Excellent condition, especially elegant design.Vienna, 1897 $500/800

216. Viennese Miniature Gilt Easel with Silver Relief Portrait of Emperor Franz Joseph 3" (8 cm.) An ornate brass frame with elaborate trim in the shape of leaves, garlands and shield encloses an oval medallion depicting the Emperor Franz Joseph in profile relief. The medallion is of 800 pure silver. With easel back. Perfectly-sized for doll scene. Excellent condition.Vienna, circa 1890. $900/1200

213. French Secretaire with Tooled Leather Cover 12" (30 cm.) The wood framed cabinet, which appears as a secretary desk, has curved front that opens to burgundy silk and paper lined interior, double door upper curio cabinet with beveled glass windows, cabriole legs, and is finished with applied brown leather having gold tooling to simulate Boulle designs, with working lock and key. Excellent condition. Very unusual style and of luxury quality. French, circa 1875. $500/800

214. Petite French Bisque PoupĂŠe, Size 2/0, by Gaultier 11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid body with shapely torso and unjointed limbs, antique silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1885.Value Points: appealing petite poupĂŠe with original wig and body. $1100/1400

215. 1897 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Lady's Purse 3" (8 cm.) Of very lush soft aqua velvet, in the shape of a lady's purse, with gilt metal frame and having ormolu

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217. 1910 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Lady's Evening Purse 4" (10 cm. Of fine ivory silk faille, shaped as an evening purse with gilt edging and long gilt bead trim, the purse has a decorative oval medallion depicting a fashionable lady of late 1700s, surrounded by hand-embroidered wreath, with link handle. The "purse" contains the orderof-the-dance booklet from "Frauenheim Ball" of January 17, 1910; the Lady's Home ball was conducted under the auspices of Princess Marie Valerie of Austria. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1910. $700/1100


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17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders) (also marked "4" inside wig). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875.Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting, original labeled wig, near mint condition of shapely body, and wearing extraordinary costume of evening gala ball, comprising golden silk gown trimmed with black velvet, and embroidered black tulle lace, with matching detachable wrap, tulle cap with crystal bead outline and a cluster of berries, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes, jewelry, black velvet purse embroidered M.P with little beads, and an exceptional pair of lace fingerless gloves that are pristine. $4000/6500

219. 1898 Viennese Ballspenden in Album Shape with Ormolu Trim 3 ½" (9 cm.) Fine cream kidskin forms the cover of the slender tall album with applique designs of gilt and enamel flowers, and ormolu corners, with ivory silk faille lining, title page indicating 1898 ball, order-of-the-dances pages, original bone-tipped pencil, cord and velour tassel. Excellent condition.Vienna, 1898. $400/600

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220. French Bisque Poupée in Fashionable Ensemble of 1870s by Jumeau 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large brown glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, pierced ears, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body especially sturdy and fresh. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, important transitional model bridging the lady doll (poupée) and child doll (bébé); this bisque head model was also used on the premiere bébé. Value Points: rare model to find, with entrancing large brown eyes, having original wig, original very sturdy body, and wearing wonderful fashionable walking suit with black velvet bonnet, brown leather purse, leather shoes signed with script P. $2500/3500

221. French Salon Dog with Amber Glass Eyes 7" (18 cm.) The salon dog has lavish white fur cover, shaved face and lower legs, open mouth, tongue, teeth, amber glass eyes, long bushy tail. Very good condition. French, circa 1890. $300/500

222. Rare Petite French Mechanical Toy "Lady in Promenade Chair" 9" (23 cm.) Seated in a woven wicker chair with three spoked wheels and a steering rod at the front,

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223. French Musical Toy "Cavalier with String Harp" 16" (41 cm.) Standing upon a paper-covered wooden platform is a bisque-headed doll with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, pressed torso and lower legs, wire upper arms and legs, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. (scroll). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1890. Value Points: in original silk cavalier's costume, the doll is standing alongside a wooden harp, and when wound, music plays and he strums the harp. $900/1300

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224. An All-Original French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Jumeau with Uniquely-Posed Arms and Spanish Costume

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso and legs, one-piece kid arms in uniquely-constructed bent pose to hold the mandolin. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: pristine all-original condition with ornately-arranged coiffure that perfectly matches her brows, beautiful expression, near mint body with unusual construction of bent elbows to hold wooden mandolin, and exuberant silk costume with gold coin trim, black lace, silk flowers, lace coiffe, and original Jumeau shoes with bee symbol marked Paris Depose 3. $3000/4000

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227. Mid-19th Century Lady's Purse with Ornate Hallmarked Silver Frame

225. Mid-19th Century Lady's Purse with Mythological Symbol Frame

8" (20 cm.) w. of frame. The padded-silk brocade purse with woven designs has a three-arched silver clasp that is decorated with relief designs of garlands and a basket of flowers; tiny baskets of flowers form the attachment to the silver silk straps and there is a silver loop in the design of a lyre. The clasp has hallmarks. Excellent condition. Early/mid-1800s. $700/900

6" (15 cm.) w. frame. Of soft black velvet, with heavy cast silver frame that is richly relief-designed with cherub heads, peacocks, and other emblems, and has a belt clip of hallmarked silver with design of a winged cherub with bow and arrow. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $800/1000

226. Two, French Pressed Hats for Poupées To fit lady doll about 16"-18". Including brown pressed flannel hat with faux0fur edging and shaved pom-pom trim, silk lined; and cream velvet hat with burgundy velvet edging and band, with ormolu buckle. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $500/800

228. Mid-19th Century Lady's Velvet Purse with Silver Frame 6 ½" (17 cm.) Of soft silk velvet in midnight black, the purse has a heavy silver frame with elaborate details, and silver chain. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $600/900

229. Rare Early French Porcelain Poupée by Adelaide Huret with Superb original Costume 17" (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with plumply-modeled face, painted blue upper glancing eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate,

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gutta-percha body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, some typical repairs on body. Marks: (original Huret stamp on torso). Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1858. Value Points: fine luminous complexion on the classic poupĂŠe who is wearing a superb costume of her era, comprising brown pique suit with black soutache trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, stockings, and black shoes that are unsigned Huret shoes. $12,000/16,000

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5 E (shoulder plate). Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1858. Value Points: dramatic presence with cobalt blue eyes contrasting the pale bisque, enhanced by fine antique costume of black taffeta with mauve velvet trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, especially beautiful sculpting of fingers. $3000/4000

231. Collection, 19th-Century Porcelain Miniature Figures on Cabinet 22" (56 cm.) cabinet. Figures about 2 ½"-3". The walnut cabinet has graduated depth shelving above a closed cabinet door and displays 13 miniature porcelain figurals including four couples (each a different amusing scene) with the theme "last one to bed put out the lights"; two matched bisque couples, and five various others. Excellent condition. Figures are German and French, mid-19th century, with very fine detail of persons, scenes and costumes. $600/900

232. Rare 19th Century Parian Bisque Figure of Sleeping Child with Brass Bed Frame 6" (15 cm.) l. A parian bisque figure with flat base depicts a young child with tousled night shirt asleep in a rumpled bed, her arms held at her side. The bisque figure is designed to fit inside the frame of spindled brass bed with four posters. Excellent condition. Rare and charming vignette. Circa 1885. $800/1300

230. Early French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Lovely Antique Costume 18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump facial shape and pale complexion, brilliant cobalt blue enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, daintily painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely plump torso, gusset-jointed legs, porcelain arms to above the elbows with sculpted porcelain fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

233. Early Petite French Porcelain Poupée with Extensive Trousseau and Accessories in Trunk 14" (36 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with plump face, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes with thick black eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined

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lips, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid poupĂŠe body with plump torso, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, one-piece arms with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Barrois, circa 1858. Value Points: most beautiful petite poupĂŠe in the "mode enfantine" genre, choice complexion and dramaticallyhighlighted eyes, original wig and very sturdy original body. She owns an extensive trousseau comprising: mauve/ cream checkered silk dress with purple velvet trim and matching bonnet; white pique dress with narrow blue stripes; black taffeta hip-length jacket over natural linen skirt with black velvet bows; grenadine gown of mauve and cream; fine white cotton gown with red abstract designs; white cotton dotted Swiss dress; white waffle-wave costume with mauve floral design; along with extensive undergarments and day wear, two jackets, cape, stole and muff in original box, second wig, six bonnets or caps, bone-handled parasol, gloves, purse, and two pairs of shoes, and more. $8000/11,000

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237. 1905 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of a Folio with Art Nouveau Motif

5 ½" (14 cm.) With textured red leather cover in classic Art Nouveau shape, embellished with stylized brass design of lady's head with long flowing curls, suggestive of Alphonse Mucha, and opening to red silk faille lining which is decorated with a brass-framed image of Princess Marie Valerie who was the patron behind the Lady's Balls, an ormolu crown, and lettering "Frauenheim Ball, 18 Janner, 1904". with order-of-the-dances pages, bone-tipped pencil, red cord and tassels. Excellent condition. 1904, Vienna. $500/700

3" (8 cm.) The gilded metal folio with relief design in classic Art Nouveau themes, hinges open at the front to appear as a note-taking folio, with interior order-of-the-dance cards and title indicating the Ball of the Carpenters of January 19, 1905, and with bone-tipped pencil. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1905. $500/800

238. An All-Original Bisque Marotte with Superb Costume 13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes, painted features, open mouth, four tiny teeth, attached to bone-handled carton torso which contains music box, which plays when the marotte is twirled. Condition: generally excellent.

235. 1903 Viennese Ballspenden in the Shape of Lady's Art Nouveau Purse 3" (8 cm.) Covered lush cream silk/velvet the five-sided purse is embellished with an ormolu applique of Art Nouveau lady with flowing hair, and gilt stem with pearl berries, opening to order-ofthe-dance pages that indicate Costume Ball of February 5, 1902. With ivory cord, velour tassels, and brass loop. Excellent condition. 1903, Vienna. $600/800

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3 ½" (9 cm.) Of heavy pressed faux-leather with applique relief design of dancing lady in the Art Nouveau manner, and with gilt designs and lettering indicating the Ball of the Dancing School of Rudolf Bugno on February 7, 1907. With pencil, cord, tassel and brass loop. Generally excellent. Vienna, 1907. $400/500

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Marks: 3200 A M 11/0 dep. Comments: for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: in pristine condition, the luxury toy has totally original silk and lace costume in lavish detail, and with matching bi-corn party hat. $800/1200

239. Petite French Bisque Poupée in Dainty Antique Costume 11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body

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with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and joints, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: despite its diminutive size, the poupĂŠe was presented from the luxury line, with superb quality of body including padded bosom, beautiful original braided wig, and wearing lovely antique costume, bonnet with black velvet ribbons and silk flowers, cross, undergarments, red leather shoes. $2500/3200

240. French Mahogany Cabinet of the Art Nouveau Era 16" (41 cm.) Fine mahogany curio cabinet has highly-stylized design in the Art Nouveau manner, featuring an upper display shelf, a glass-front cabinet with lock and key and green velvet lining, and two lower drawers, lavishly decorated with cast brass appliques in splendidly flowing Art Nouveau design reminisent of Majorelle. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $1100/1400

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241. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casmir Bru 14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, narrow blue glass inset eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with smiling expression, pale accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with square cut collarette, shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, wooden arms with doweljointing at shoulders, elbows, and wrists, nice antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent, wood finish original, albeit scuffed, on arms. Marks: E (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the smiling model was deposed in that year. Value Points: especially pleasing smile with beautifullypainted bisque, original body with rare wooden articulated arms. $3000/4000

242. 19th Century Dressing Table of Unusual Design 10" (25 cm.) Of fine mahogany, with straight tapered legs and rounded corners of table top, and having back board with attached mirror in wooden frame with gilt patina. Excellent condition. European, mid-19th century, perfectly-scaled for display with 16"-18" lady dolls. $300/500

243. Two Early and Fine Porcelain Miniature Naughty Figurines 3 ½" (9 cm.) and 2". Each is one-piece porcelain figurine

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depicting a lady in various stages of dress; in one a lady is pulling on her night shift, and in the other the lady is leaning over a foot stool as she pulls on her stocking. Germany, mid-1800s, Excellent condition. $400/500

244. 19th Century European Furnishings for Lady Dolls 16" (41 cm.) l. sofa. 8"h. sofa. Of fine mahogany, the furnishings comprise sofa with rolled arms and burgundy velvet upholstery, table with burled wood table top, and four chairs. Excellent condition. Included is a porcelain figurine depicting two ladies playing at cards while a gentleman looks on, in the 18th century style, and having decorative Dresden lace, marked with blue crown over N. Mid-19th century. $1100/1500

245. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Pert Expression, Fine Antique Costume and Accessories 13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1865, Value Points: beautiful bisque and very sturdy body, expressive features, lovely antique silk costume, undergarments, leather shoes, lambswool cap and muff, and bone-handled parasol with silk cover and fringe. $2500/3500

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247. Late-19th Century Miniature Gold Porcelain Tea Set 3 ½" (9 cm.) h. tea pot. A fine porcelain tea service is finished in very rich gold with blue handles and finials, comprising tray, lidded pot with fancily-scrolled handle, lidded sugar, creamer, and cup and saucer. Excellent condition. With the mark of the famous porcelain works of Cmielow. Rare set with luxury gold finish. Late-19th century. $400/600

248. French Presentation Box with All-Bisque Mignonette and Toiletries 4 ½" (11 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, white mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings, blue two-strap shoes, antique dress. The doll is presented in an antique box with velvet cover and elaborate ormolu clasp, along with a number of toiletries, brushes, and accessories. Excellent condition. For the French market, circa 1890. $700/1000

246. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier with Dramatically-Accented Eyes 20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated fingers, lovely antique silk costume and cape, bonnet, undergarments, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent, some body wear. Marks: 5. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: lovely bisque accented by gorgeous very deep blue eyes enhanced further by dramatic painting of eyeliner and lashes. $2800/3800

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249. Lovely French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Cobalt Blue Eyes, Dehors Articulation and Gorgeous Original Wig 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, deposed Dehors articulation of neck allowing the head to tilt side-to-side and forward (rather than simply swivel), brilliant cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Paris, circa 1868. Value Points: very beautiful face with delicate bisque, brilliant eyes, gorgeous original wig, wearing antique blue silk faille gown with lace trim, fancy bonnet, motherof-pearl purse, undergarments and boots. $3500/5500

250. Two French Fashion Engravings from La Mode Illustree 13" (33 cm.) x 10". Engraved illustrations of fashionable women in the latest styles are shown, framed from the magazine pages of La Mode Illustree, with artist's signature. Framed. Very good condition. Circa 1870s. $200/300

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251. Gorgeous French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Eyes and Splendid Early Costume and Accessories 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, firmly-stuffed kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid upper arms, bisque arms to above the elbows, separately-sculpted bisque hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1865, maker uncertain. Value Points: very beautiful face with dramatic eyes and superblypainted features, original stamp "3" inside wig, very sturdy body with superb bisque hands, fine antique emerald green silk and velvet costume with luxury details, undergarments, leather heeled ankle boots, bonnet, and carrying emerald green valise with brass handle, clasp and frame. Ex-collection Dina Vierney. $3500/5500

252. Viennese Ballspenden of the Ball of the Authors 3" (8 cm.) Book-shaped with green textured leather cover having applied ormolu frame and pen and quill design motif, with clasp at side to suggest a family album, opens to reveal actual sepia photographs and names of ten famous 19th-century German language authors, along with order-of-the-dance pages. Very good condition, some pencil notations on end pages. Circa 1880s, Austria. $400/700

253. French Gilt Miniature Vitrine 4 ½" (11 cm.) The fancilyframed gilt metal vitrine has glass on all sides, including beveled glass front door that opens to a glass-shelved interior. Excellent for display of French poupée accessories. Excellent condition. French, late-19th century. $200/300

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255. Very Rare and Fine Miniature Purse of Russian Cloisonne and 800ct. Silver 3" (8 cm.) The exquisite miniature purse with bombe-shaped sides is of 800-ct. silver, inlaid with fine Russian enamel cloisonne, with silver chain. Excellent condition.Very rare, circa 1890. $1500/2500

256. Very Beautiful French Bisque Portrait PoupĂŠe by Pierre Francois Jumeau 23" (58 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, wearing beautiful patterned bronze-green silk gown with black lace trim and buttons, black velvet and lace bonnet, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the luxury "portrait" model was introduced at the 1878 Paris International Exposition and bears the body stamp of Jumeau's Medaille d'Or worn at that Exposition.Value Points: very beautiful face with gentle expression, finest quality bisque, sculpting and painting. $6000/8500

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257. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Trunk, Trousseau and Accessories 13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms, wearing pretty antique cotton dress with lace trim, bonnet, undergarments,

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leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: the petite poupĂŠe owns a wonderful trunk with unusual lithographed paper interior, along with five handmade ensembles of the time, various other garment elements, candy container as hat box, hand mirror, bone fan with handpainted designs, family album with leather cover and tiny tin-types, blue woven purse, two hat stands, coral necklace with cross, and a tray of five little pups. $3500/5500

258. Very Beautiful French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Rare Body Style, with Additional Costume 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, doweljointed body with stretchedkid-over wooden torso, upper arms and lower legs, bisque forearms with well-outlined fingers, loose (so-called "baggy") kid cover over wooden upper legs (designed to allow very flexible articulation). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Circa 1875, with Simon and Halbig head, made for the French market; the same head model is more commonly,

found with the German stretched twill-over-wood body. The body of this present doll is based upon the 1862 body design by Marie Cruchet that has been found with a variety of different model heads during the 1860s and 1870s. Value Points: beautiful, rare and alloriginal doll wearing very beautiful brown velvet costume with green silk trim, undergarments, leather boots, fancy bonnet, and jewelry, also owns a second costume of blue/cream plaid wool with extended train. $4000/6000

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259. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier in Petite Size 13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, kid gusset-jointed body, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: the petite poupée wears lovely antique ivory silk gown with lace trim, undergarments, shoes, and lace coiffe. $1200/1800

260. French Mahogany Sewing Necessaire as Miniature Piano with Music Box 8" (20 cm.) Of fine mahogany, appearing as an upright piano or organ with brass mounts and knobs, the lid opens with reveal (frail) silk-lined interior, and the bottom cabinet doors open for access to compartments for sewing tools. Music functions well, the cabinetry and accents are luxurious and well-maintained. French, circa 1880, original paper label on base listing two tunes including "The Miller's Daughter". $400/600

261. French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Articulated Body and Superb Costume 18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, painted facial features, bright blue painted eyes, dark eyeliner, curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully-articulated body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles, and extra swivel at waist and upper thighs. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish albeit scuffed. Comments: French, circa 1868. Value Points: having rare and fully-articulated wooden body, the poupée wears exceptional original silk gown, matching bonnet, undergarments, stockings, shoes, carved bone fan with floral design, and silver mesh purse. $5500/7500

262. Large French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier in Antique Gown and Bonnet 24" (61 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows and lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined pale lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875.Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting on the larger model of the classic poupée, wearing beautiful antique costume, undergarments, boots, and fine lace-trimmed silk bonnet. $3000/4000

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glass windows and silk-lined interior with glass shelving. The exterior is decorated with lithographed-tin designs in the Watteau fashion, suggesting carving and romantic scenes, marked Depose on the base. Very good condition, some wear on roof. French, circa 1890. Along with a miniature porcelain gold teaset. $400/600

265. Viennese Ballspenden in the Form of Miniature Painting on Easel, Late-19th-Century 4" (10 cm.) h. of easel. A brass easel with fancy ormolu crest supports an ormolu-framed "painting" of dancing women with swirling scarves, which actually is the cover of the order-of-thedance pages hidden behind, with bone-tipped pencil, rose cord, tassels and brass loop. Excellent condition. Viennese, undated, late-19th century. Perfectly-sized for display with French poupée or as luxury dollhouse accessory. $1200/1600

266. Gorgeous French Bisque Portrait Poupée Attributed to August Dehors

263. Very Beautiful Fashionable Lady for the French Market 18" (46 cm.) Very pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gussetjointing at hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elbows, dainty day dress, undergarments, boots, woven bonnet with rose streamers, jewelry, and woven basket. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 5 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig for the French market, circa 1875. Value Points: very beautiful face with gentle expression, lovely bisque and painting, rare bisque arms. $3000/4000

264. French Miniature Vitrine with Rich Ornamentation 10" (25 cm.) The firm-sided vitrine with bombe-shaped front and sides has curved

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20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head with slender angular features on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, with deposed neck articulation system of Dehors which allows the head to tilt forward and side-to-side in realistic poses (as well as traditional swivel), almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, heavily-lidded eyes with thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lip, accent dots on the pale lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent, bisque arms are not original. Comments: attributed to August Dehors who deposed the rare articulation system in 1867; the system was used for classic model poupées, and in a few felicitous occasions it was used for this outstanding portrait model which Dehors likely created for display at the 1867 Paris International Exposition. Value Points: the beauty of the gorgeous poupée is rivaled only by her rarity, with exquisite bisque, painting and sculpting, and wearing beautiful antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, boots and jewelry. $8000/11,000


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267. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Original Costume 13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition; generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head and shoulders). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: very beautiful diminutive lady with wonderful expression, sturdy body, wearing original silk gown, undergarments, leather boots, woven bonnet with velvet lining, coral jewelry, red leather purse, and rare pagodastyle parasol. $2500/3500

268. German Handwind Musical Mechanical Vignette with Original Brussels Label 15" (38 cm.) w. 14"h. Having wooden platform with elaborate gazebo of branches and leaves, in which is arranged a bisque girl with blue glass eyes and closed mouth, who is pushing a baby carriage with four spoked metal wheels. When wound, the girl and carriage move forward and back in the fitted platform slit, while the girl turns her head, and the baby in the carriage sits up and lays down, waving her arms up and down. Generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. A faint stamp on the underside reads "P& J Quillet, Foire de Leipzig, 34 rue de (illegible) Bruxelles" indicating that the toy was presented at the Brussels toy store named Foire de Leipzig, c. 1890. $1800/2500

269. Petite French Bisque Bébé Steiner and Mechanical Jumping Poodle 9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over Steiner pate, original composition body with jointing

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jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, pretty cotton day dress, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes marked Modes de Paris, woven bonnet and (worn) bone-handled silk parasol. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his deposed smiling face model, circa 1872. Value Points: lovely bisque in appealing petite size, original body in exceptionally fine condition. $2200/2800

272. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Bisque Hands, Original Costume 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and eyeliner, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, shapely kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, bisque arms to elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his smiling face model registered in 1872 depose. Value Points: superb poupée whose rarity factors including smiling expression, original body with rare bisque hands with superb sculpting, beautiful original wig, original costume, jewelry and leather ankle boots signed "B" in script. $3500/5500

at shoulders and hips. nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner Paris Fre A 2 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890.Value Points: sweet child, with original body and body finish, owns mechanical toy poodle with lavish curly fur mane, amber eyes, shaved muzzle and body; when wound he leaps up and down as though in greeting to his little owner, attributed to Elie Martin and in well-functioning original condition. $1200/1600

270. Pair, 19th Century Pastels of Fashionable Children at Play 12" (30 cm.) Delicately-colored images depict fashionable child in homey scenes; in one, a young lady is offering a biscuit to her dog which is, princely-like, seated on a cushion on a parlor table; and in the other three children are feeding a parrot in the park. Unsigned. Framed. $400/600

271. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru, Size D 14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, narrow blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with square-cut collarette, shapely torso and gusset-

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273. French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Jumeau with Wooden Articulated Body and Gorgeous Costume 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden body with shapely torso, doweljointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, knees and wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: very beautiful face with delicate bisque and painting, original wig, wonderful wooden all-articulated body, and wearing superb antique silk costume, undergarments, boots, and bonnet and carrying little bisque-head marotte. $5000/7500

274. German Tin Lithographed Carriage by Maerklin with All-Bisque Baby 9" (23 cm.) l. carriage. 4"h. The tinplate carriage has painted cream and rose background with gold garlands and borders, filigree crest at the foot board, original silk folding sunshade, four cream spoked wheels, gilt metal handle with wooden grip. With original Maerklin stamp on the underside and "Germany". Seated in the carriage is an all-bisque onepiece child with brown glass eyes, closed mouth, mohair wig, and wearing antique costume, and holding tiny all-bisque doll with beautifully-painted face. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $2500/3500

275. Outstanding French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Rare Kid-Over-Wooden Body, & Superb Costume 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, plump cheeks, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, ears pierced into her head, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, stretched-kid-over wooden torso, upper arms and lower legs, shapely torso, painted brass upper arms, bisque

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forearms with individually sculpted fingers, "baggy" kid coverings over wooden upper legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E [?] G. Comments: circa 1865, exclusive commissioned model, the poupĂŠe has the rare body style deposed by Marie Emmanuel Cruchet in 1862. Value Points: very beautiful and different facial model with expressive features, choice bisque and painting, very rare body style, and wearing exquisite antique silk costume, undergarments, leather boots, folding fan, silk parasol with lace borders, fancy bonnet, and turquoise jewelry. $5000/7500

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276. Beautiful Early French Linsey-Woolsey Gown and Jacket To fit lady doll about 22", 5" shoulders. Styled for poupĂŠes of the 1860 era, of beautiful patterned linsey-woolsey in purple and black, with black velvet ribbon and button trim, and comprising three pieces including fitted bodice with short sleeves, full skirt with box pleats, and matching jacket with tapered shape and coat sleeves. Excellent condition. Circa 1860. $900/1300

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8" (20 cm.) The eighteen-blade fan with painted black and gilt garlands and accents unfolds to a heavy paper-folding fan with silk organza inserts and having hand-painted image of 18th century style gentleman and lady posed in a garden setting, with floral garlands edging the fan. Excellent condition. French, mid1800s, exquisite luxury detail. $800/1100

278. 19th Century Miniature Mirror with Ormolu Frames and Glass Perfume Bottles 8" (20 cm.) A beveled glass mirror with gilt frame is bracketed between two full-length supports and is trimmed by two ormolu garlands, a bisque sconce featuring a blonde hair woman holding a fan, and flanked by two blue and white blown glass perfume bottles with stoppers that are enclosed in ormolu frames. The actual h. of the mirror is 3", making it a perfect display size for poupĂŠes. Excellent condition. Circa 1885. $400/600

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4" (10 cm.) Of silvered metal, the very elaborate cast case has rich baroque designs, with lid flap hinging open to reveal a pair of rose inner panels which also unfold to reveal the mirrored back. The rose silk-covered booklet with order-of-the-dance pages is attached to the back, gilt-lettered "XVIIL Wohltafigkeitz-Ball... 26 Janner 1906" (ball of the tavern-owners). With rose cord, rose velour tassels and ormolu trim with gilt loop. Excellent condition. 1906, Vienna. $800/1200

5" (13 cm.) l. The gilt brass hand mirror with Art Nouveau styled handle has rose silk back that is giltlettered "Kunstler Schutsenball 17 Febr. 1902" , with rose silk covered order-of-the-dances booklet attached on a rose cord, with gilt-tipped pencil, and decorated

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281. 1899 Viennese Ballspenden Gift with Horse and Carriage Motif 3" (8 cm.) The unusual design incorporates a gilt metal horse-shoe and carriage wheel into a purse-shaped design, with yoke as handle, and silk backing with gilt lettering for the 1899 Ball of the Horse and Carriage Proprietors. With mirror-cover booklet at the back, with pencil, cord, tassels, and loop. Excellent condition. Vienna 1899. $700/900

282. Early Wedgewood Blue Silk Lady Gown To fit lady doll about 18". 4" shoulders. Of slate-blue silk with interwoven coral and cream stripes, the gown features a low-shouldered bodice with center panel of ruching, elbow-length sleeves, V-shaped waist above a full skirt with cartridge pleating at the waist; with bands of loosely-woven braid trimming the bodice and sleeves. Excellent condition. Circa 1860. $600/900

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inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointed hips, porcelain arms to above the elbows, wearing antique navy blue silk faille gown with black velvet ribbons, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Blampoix, circa 1858, who deposed and acclaimed his system of of placing glass eyes in the heads of poupées.Value Points: rare and charming petite size with lovely complexion, original body with matching porcelain arms. $1500/1800

283. Early French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Enamel Eyes 17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very plump face, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, un-pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, royal blue silk taffeta gown with braid trim, undergarments, leather ankle boots signed "J" in oval, with mother-of-pearl purse with silver corners, and beautiful crystal bead snood. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: most appealing facial model with fine delicate bisque, dramatic blue eyes, lovely costume and accessories including rare "J" signed shoes. $2800/3800

284. Musical Marotte with Silk Costume for the French Market 13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde sculpted short curly hair, painted facial features, bright blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, closed mouth, with carton ball-shaped torso containing music box, and wooden handle, wearing original silk costume with metallic fringe trim. When twirled, music plays. Excellent condition. For the French market, circa 1890. $500/800

285. Early French Porcelain Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes in Rare Petite Size 13" (33 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with plump face, cobalt blue enamel

286. Fine 19th Century Porcelain Statuary of Courting Couple 6" (15 cm.) Posed upon a porcelain base are a young man and woman seated on an over-fallen tree trunk, engaged in conversation, having fine detail of sculpted hair, facial features, and costuming. Excellent condition, two finger tips chipped. Germany, circa 1865. $300/600

287. Superb French Bisque Poupée with Elegant Costume from Parisian Shop of Aux Reves des Enfants 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque shoulder plate with Dehors neck articulation allowing side-to-side and forward tilts of the head (as well as classic swivel), cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears

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pierced into the head, kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head and shoulders) Aux Reves Des Enfants, Vve Robert, 23 Rue Versailles... (stamp on torso. Comments: exclusive model for the lxurgy doll shop, circa 1860. Value Points: beautiful early doll with rare neck articulation system, very sturdy body, rare boutique label, wearing superb antique blue silk gown with lace and contrasting silk trim, undergarments, stockings, leather slippers, blue silk muff, woven bonnet with blue silk frou-frou, and turquoise jewelry. $3800/5500

288. French Pull-Toy "Little Girl Catching Butterflies" 14" (36 cm.) Standing upon a wooden platform with spoked wheels is a bisque swivel-head lady with bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, un-pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, block torso and legs with painted shoes, wire upper arms, wooden hands. When pulled along, the lady turns her head side-to-side and waves the butterfly net. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: head by Simon and Halbig for the French market, circa 1875. Value Points: dainty luxury toy, the beautiful doll wears her completely-original costume of silks and velvets, carries basket of flowers, wooden storage box, and charming activity. $2200/3200

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290. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Original Jewelry and Wig 11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig with elaborate coiffure of curls and braids, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gussetjointed hips stitched and separated fingers, pretty aqua silk costume in the French style is included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5/0. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: the most appealing and rare petite poupée has original coiffure and original earrings and necklace, especially sturdy body with rare to find separated fingers on this tiny size. $1600/2200

291. French Gilt Mesh Evening Purse with Turquoise Stones and Matching Clip 3" (8 cm.) Of thickly-woven mesh with gilt finish, the purse has oval lid with intricate fret-work designs centering a Sphinx head and featuring six inset turquoise stones. With matching fiveturquoise loop. Excellent condition. Late-19th century, very elaborate workmanship and very rare. $600/900

289. French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Beautiful Silk Costume 15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, brilliant cobalt blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: rarity factors on the early model include cobalt blue eyes, swivel neck, and wearing beautiful aqua/cream silk costume with silk fringe, undergarments, blue silk bonnet, leather shoes, and carved bone fan with handpainted flowers. $2100/2800

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293. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée with Appealing Gentle Expression 20" (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, pale bisque complexion, sea-green enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, eyeliner, painted lashes, brown feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded

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and outlined lips, slightly-upturned lip corners with hint of smile, auburn human hair over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1875, maker unknown. Value Points: most unusual and endearing expression with slightly-smiling expression, very rare bi-color eyes, fine antique costume comprising dotted Swiss gown with matching jacket, undergarments, aqua kidskin shoes signed E.Jumeau (one sole replaced), aqua silk and lace bonnet. $2800/3800

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295. Viennese Ballspenden Candy Box with Early Photograph of Prince Eugen 2" (5 cm.) square. The heavy-carton box is covered with aqua silk, with fancy braid at the sides, and an ormolu sepia photograph of Austrian Prince Eugen on the lid. Generally excellent. Undated, circa 1890. The candy box was a special gift at a prestige Viennese ball of the era. $400/600

296. 1907 Viennese Ballspenden in Shape of Lady's Purse 3" (8 cm.) The firm-sided "purse" is covered with aqua velvet and decorated with applied ormolu decoration of four girls dancing the Quadrille with background of tasseled wreath. With interior order-of-the-dance gilt-lettered pages indicating the Costume Ball of March 2, 1907. With pencil, cord, tassel, and brass loop. Generally excellent. Vienna, 1907. $500/800

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297. Mid-19th Century High-Victorian Sofa with Elaborate Carving 21" (53 cm.) The walnut-framed sofa has curved wooden frame at the back, apron and arms, lending a touch of elegance to the heavly-carved decorations, with gold silk and braid upholstery. Excellent condition. Circa 1865. $800/1200

298. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Fine Original Costume and Rare Locking Neck Swivel 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on custom-fitted bisque shoulderplate designed to allow realistic side-to-side swivel only (rather than 365% swivel), very plump face with full cheeks, small cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicatelypainted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid body with very shapely torso, gusset-jointed hips, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1860, who had developed this rare system of neck articulation. Value Points: beautiful doll with distinctive facial modeling, very sturdy body, wearing fine original costume detailed with

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299. 1896 Viennese Ballspenden as Fretwork Ormolu Album 2" (5 cm.) square. The book-shaped case with elaborate open fretwork designs in rich ormolu is decorated with an enamel four-leaf clover for luck, with dangling gold bead tassel, and medallion loop with ornate crest. The album opens to tiny interior silk book with order-of-the-dance pages, original dainty pencil, and indication that this is the Four Citizens Ball of Weiden (neighborhood of Vienna). Excellent condition. Vienna, 1896. $800/1200

300. Rare Czech Musical Mechanical Vignette "The Piano Lesson" by Rzebitschek of Prague 11" (28 cm.) h. 13" x 7" base. A wooden platform with faux-rosewood finish and gilt stenciled trim, forms the stage for a charming elegant setting. A bisque lady with glass eyes and rococo style brunette wig is seated at a rosewood pianoforte which is decorated similarly to the platform,. Seated opposite her is a bisque gentleman with blonde periwig and blue glass eyes, and standing alongside is a little bisque doll posed on a dancing rod. Each doll is costumed in elegant silks and lace. When the key is turned and string pulled, music plays and the lady runs her fingers across the keys, the man conducts while lifting his head up and down and waving his arm, and the little girl twirls around and up and down in dainty dancing movements. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well, beautiful quality of music. Marks: Spielwaren Frankl Wien V. Schonbrimmerstr 125 (original paper label on base. Comments: Rzebitschek, Prague, the family made small automata and music boxes in their small studio during the second half of the 19th century. Few examples exist. Value Points: rare automata with elegant salon scene and original toy store label. $5000/8000

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302. 1912 Viennese Ballspenden with Forest Theme 4" (10 cm.) l. Folio-shaped of firm-backed textured paper with painted scene of the forest on one side, accented by gilt paper tree, with cord and tassel handle, opening to order-of-the-dance pages and title page "Ein Waldfeat (Maskenkranzchen) 13 Februar 1912" indicating a masquerade ball with forest theme. Excellent condition. Vienna, 1912. $700/900

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304. French Elaborate Ormolu Vignette with Small Bisque doll 16" (41 cm.) A very elaborate arrangement featuring love birds and flowers in rich gilt ormolu, is enhanced with tiny beveled mirrors and a centering red velvet tufted cushion upon which is seated a small bisque doll with closed mouth, blue glass eyes and wearing early silk costume with metallic thread trim. French, circa 1890, "globe de mariage". Excellent condition, without globe. $800/1200

303. French Bisque Smiling Poupée, Deposed Model by Leon Casimir Bru, Rare Size I

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21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, small pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, feathered brows and lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, heart-shaped upper lip and upturned lip corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, shapely torso, square-cut collarette, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: I (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his "smiling poupée" was deposed in 1872. Value Points: beautiful enigmatic smiling expression enhanced by exquisite painting, especially sturdy original body, unusual antique silk costume with black lace and ruby bead trim, undergarments, shoes, and black lace cap with beaded fringe. $3200/4500

7" (18 cm.) Having white marble base with gilt brass and ormolu frame that encloses two onyx glass perfume bottles and a leaf-shaped dish below an arched mirror with lead design and beaded berries. Excellent condition. French, circa 188. $300/500

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306. French Bronze and Ormolu Table, Onyx and Mirrored Tops 12" (30 cm.) Having delicate curved legs with raised decorations that support the grill-enclosed table top with bracket supports and finial tips, and having lower onyx shelf. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $600/900


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308. French Bisque Exotic PoupĂŠe by Gaultier 15" (38 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, brown glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, black mohair wig over cork pate, French brown kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. 2. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1878, from a series of exotic models created for to appeal to Eastern-culture travelers to the 1878 Paris International Exposition. Value Points: rare model, wearing original green silk harem style costume with matching cap, gold metallic braid, jewelry. $2800/3500

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15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: the classic poupée wears original burgundy wool/silk walking suit with maroon silk trim and extended train,

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burgundy velvet bonnet and kidskin purse, undergarments, leather boots marked C.C.; and owns an additional costume of aqua cashmere wool featuring a fitted jacket with long tails and skirt with four tiers of ruffled lace and extended length bustle back. $3200/4500

310. German Porcelain Miniature Tea Service by Meissen and Tole Tray 3" (8 cm.) h. teapot. Of fine white porcelain with gold accent borders, handles and trim, comprising lidded coffee pot, lidded teapot, covered jar, sugar goblet, creamer, five cups and six saucers, marked with blue crossed sword symbol of Meissen, circa 1880. Along with an ebony painted tole tray with gilt stencil. Excellent condition. $400/600

311. French Burgundy Silk Taffeta Lady's Ensemble Featuring a short fitted jacket of crisp burgundy taffeta with insert silk panels of a complimentary plaid that extend to the back and form a large stitched-down collar, six decorative buttons over hook and eye closure, pocket, coat sleeves with gathered plaid silk flounce at the shoulders and edged cuffs. With flat-front skirt bordered at the hem with a wide plaid ribbon, extended length pleats at the back with stitched lappet trim. Black cord trim accents the jacket and skirt. French, circa 1870. To fit 18" lady doll. 4" shoulder width. 8" waist. 14" overall gown. $800/1100

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313. Emerald Green Taffeta Gown with Overlay Skirt Panels Of crisp emerald green silk taffeta, the three-piece gown features a dart-shaped bodice with long trumpet sleeves decorated with bands of scalloped edge silk and bows, narrow lace collar; along with full skirt having reverse box-pleats at the hemline edged in cut

scalloped design, with waist sash that forms a large bow with double streamers at the back, edged in self-fringe. And with an overskirt that forms full panels at the side and back entirely edged in sewn-down box pleats with scalloped edging. To fit lady doll 16"-17". 3 ½" shoulder width. 8" waist. 13" overall length. $900/1400

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315. French Walnut Sewing Table with Little Bisque Doll and Needlework Samples 10" (25 cm.) and 9" doll. A walnut cabinet with spindled legs hinges open at the top to a mirrored interior containing a number of woven handwork articles including three tiny doll dresses, four fancy bibs and collars, three caps, three woven sewing bags with brass clasps, and more, along with a bisque shoulder head doll with brown glass inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower limbs, antique costume. Excellent condition. Circa 1885. $600/900

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314. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier in Cotton Day Dress 19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, square-cut collarette. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. (shoulders) 5 (head and shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875, on classic Bru kid poupée body. Value Points: especially lovely deep eyes enhances the well-painted features, antique cotton day dress with unusual domino design, undergarments, red laced boots, woven bonnet with fruit trim. $1700/2500

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15" (38 cm.) l. parasol. Including wooden-handled parasol with horsehead brass grip and red sateen cover with lace edging; firm-sided purse with rich burgundy velvet cover, silklined interior, bail handle and brass frame and designs; firm-sided candy box with silk draped sides and pullstring pouch and having burgundy velvet front and back, the front with decoupage of flower basket; and faux-tortoise purse with burgundy silk sides and lining, burgundy cord handle and tassels, and an oval medallion depicting hand-painted


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5 ½" (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged slender bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig, allbisque limbs with peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, loose-ball-jointing at elbows, bare feet, costume included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: BTE. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: very rare model with ball-jointed elbows, and especially beautiful face. $1700/2500

319. Early French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Bisque Arms 15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head 319. on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-overwooden upper arms, bisque arms to above the elbows, cupped fingers. Condition: generally excellent, thumb reglued on left hand. Comments: French, circa 1865, transitional model with slender face than earlier model, yet still presented with cobalt eyes. Value Points: pretty bright-eyed child fashion doll is wearing red woolen and cotton ensemble with red wool ruffled bavolet bonnet, undergarments, leather boots, bone fan with fretwork. $2800/3500

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320. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Plump Face and Cobalt Blue Eyes with Maker's Mark 20" (51 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very plump face, small cobalt blue glass inset eyes, pronounced dark eyeliner, lightly-feathered brows and lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, un-pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and ankles. Condition; generally excellent, some repairs to kid body. Marks: B (?) S. Comments: Blampoix, circa 1860. Value Points: pretty antique burgundy and red gown with lace details, maroon silk ribbons, black and maroon

feathered cap, undergarments, leather boots, and with woven reticule. $2200/2800

321. French Musical Mechanical Toy "Children at the Steeplechase" 16" (41 cm.) w. and h. Arranged upon a velvet-

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generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: the woven basket, originally presented as candy container from luxury chocolate shop, was designed for later use as a doll accessory. $800/1200

323. Wonderful All-Original German Bisque Lady with Flower Basket 14" (36 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde short sculpted curly hair, painted facial features, blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with accented lips, muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower arms and legs, painted white stockings with flat black shoes and tiny painted laces. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875.Value Points: wonderfullypreserved early doll with original body, and wearing original costume, carrying woven basket filled to overflowing with silk garden flowers. $800/1200

324. Gorgeous All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Original Costume for the French Market 7" (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large blue inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, black eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the pale lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and shapely legs with tiny ankles, painted white stockings to mid-thigh, painted high boots with nine painted laces. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1880, for the French market. Value Points: gorgeous face with large dreamy eyes, rare body, and wearing all-original lace and silk dress and matching bonnet. $1100/1700

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322. German All-Bisque Doll in Woven Handled Basket One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass inset eyes, closed mouth, painted features, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted shoes and socks, baby bonnet and jacket. Condition:

6" (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on bisque torso, large brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and black two-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Kling bell symbol). Comments: Kling, circa 1885, in presentation for the French market. Value Points: beautiful all-bisque doll with rare maker's signature, is wearing original dress decorated with a garland of flowers in which is hiding a tiny bisque bunny. Along with the doll (not shown) is an original wooden gilt sleigh with red silk lining, originally presented as a candy container of which this doll was included. $1100/1400

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undergarments, leather ankle boots in the Huret manner, brown kidskin purse with belt, rare chatelaine with whistle, seal, and needle case. $2800/3500

327. Walnut Desk for Poupée with Roll-top and Brass Accents 15" (38 cm.) Walnut desk features a roll top below a narrow pencil drawer, grey marble top, two lower drawers, each drawer and the roll-top with brass accent frame and brass knobs, The interior of the desk is unfinished. Perfectly sized for display with poupées. Beautifully-crafted, age uncertain. $500/700

328. Lovely French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier with AllWooden Articulated Body 18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, accented lips, brunette human

326. French Bisque Poupée with Antique Costume and Rare Accessories 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, pale complexion, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: attributed to Barrois, circa 1865. Value Points: lovely antique silk costume with matching bonnet,

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hair, cork pate, pierced ears, all-wooden fully-articulated body with very shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, swivel jointing at wrists, hips and upper arms, separately carved fingers, wearing fine antique gown of ivory brocade and sienna velvet, undergarment, leather shoes signed C.C., with mother-of-pearl silk-lined purse, bone-handled silk parasol, and superb set of coral jewelry. Condition: generally excellent Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1870. Value Points: rare wooden body with deluxe articulations has original finish and wonderful shape, beautiful bisque, painting, and costume with luxury accessories. Ex-Collection Legoland Museum of Antique Dolls, the doll was featured on a cover of the Museum's brochure. $5000/7000

329. French Bisque Character-Face Jester with Marotte on Velvet Platform with Music Box 16" (41 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered wooden base with gold fringe, is a bisque head character with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with sculpted teeth, brunette human hair, carton torso and lower legs, wire upper arms and legs, wearing brown silk jester costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1890. Value Points: when wound, music plays; the jester has very fine sculpting detail of facial expression, and carries little bisque head marotte. $1200/1700

330. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Rare Portrait Expression and Unusual Neck Articulation 16" (41 cm.) Bisque head with flat-cut neck socket that accommodates to especially-designed shoulder plate allowing only side-to-side realistic pivot rather than full swivel, large blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, cork pate, kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing, nice antique silk and brown velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, mystery maker, circa 1875. Value Points: very rare portrait model with distinctive features, unusual neck articulation, elongated heart-shaped face, aquiline nose and well-defined chin, with beautiful accessories including brown leather purse with belt and brown heeled ankle boots signed C.C. $5000/7500

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332. Five French Fashion Engravings, Mid-19th Century 14" (36 cm.) x 10". From various fashion journals of the time, depicting ladies in elegant gowns and accessories, including two with little girls one of which is holding a doll. Each framed. Excellent condition. French, circa 1860/1880. $200/300

333. French Royal Blue Cashmere Wool Ensemble with Woven Bonnet To fit poupée about 22". 5" shoulder width. Of royal blue cashmere wool, the two-piece gown features an extended length fitted top with gathered flounces at each side, and ¾ sleeves, over matching skirt with demi-train, all enhanced with narrow black velvet ribbon banding, bows, and black lace. Along with widebrimmed bonnet with royal blue flowers, and the inner brim lined with embroidered Alencon lace. Excellent condition. Circa 1875. $500/700

331. German Bisque Gentleman with Sculpted Short Black Hair, Fine Antique Costume

334. Very Fine French Bisque Poupée in Original Costume from Parisian Shop, Au Magasin des Enfants

13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, pale complexion, black sculpted short hair in boyish style with feathering around the forehead, painted cobalt blue upperglancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, well-defined sculpted ears, original muslin body and bisque lower limbs, painted black heeled boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875.Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression and finely-painted features and hair, original body, blue silk gentleman's costume and top hat. $1100/1500

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, ears pierced into

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head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso, gusset jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head) Au Magasin des Enfants Passage d l'Opera Paris (torso). Comments: attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875, an exclusive commission for the luxury doll shop, Au Magasin des Enfants. Value Points: very beautiful face with delicate complexion, very sturdy original marked body, and wearing antique bronze silk three-piece gown with demi-train, undergarments, stockings, brown ankle boots, mother-ofpearl purse, bonnet and cameo necklace. $3000/4000

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335. Beautiful French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Wooden Articulated Body, Au Parades des Enfants Store Label 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French stretched kid-over-wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head) Au Paradis des Enfants Perreau Fils Paris (torso). Comments: attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa

1870, the doll was presented by luxury Parisian doll shop, Au Paradis des Enfants located at rue de Rivoli. Value Points: very fine detail of facial modeling and painting, rare wooden body, well-sculpted bisque hands, wearing superb black silk two-piece gown with blue silk fringe trim, pagoda sleeves, with undergarments, leather shoes, wide-brimmed bonnet with blue silk ribbons, and watch with turquoise fob. $5500/7500

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336. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Enamel Eyes and Dehors Neck Articulation 11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque shoulder plate, deposed neck articulation system that allows head to tilt side-to-side and forward (as well as traditional swivel), cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1867. Value Points: beautiful presence and painting, the smallest size poupée to be found with Dehors neck articulation is very rare, with antique silk gown, undergarments, leather slippers, bonnet. $1100/1600

337. German Cherry Wood Chest in the Biedermeier Style 8" (20 cm.) The four-drawer chest has fine cherry wood veneers and is accented by two ebony wooden columns and ebony drawer pulls. Excellent condition. $300/600

338. French Mahogany Toilette Table with Porcelain Wash Set 11" (28 cm.) h. when closed. The mahogany furniture which appears as though a desk when closed, opens to reveal itself as a toilette table with oval mirror at the back, white marble top, and three lower drawers, with beaded decorations and ebony drawer pulls. Included is a porcelain toilette set with blue and red border accents, comprising washbowl and pitcher, bucket, chamber pot, soap dish and two small trays. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $700/1100

339. Lady's Purple and Silk Fashionable Gown with Wonderful Violet Bonnet To fit 17" lady doll. 4" shoulders. Of vibrant royal purple with inset ribbon bands overlaid with purple rick-rack, comprising hip-length jacket and flared skirt with bustle shape at the back. With black velvet bonnet lavishly decorated with handpainted silk violets. Excellent condition. $400/700

340. French Bisque Musical Marotte in Silk Costume 13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, large brown glass inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, ball-shaped torso with music box enclosed, wooden handle. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 0 G. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: with original silk and velvet jester costume, especially nice facial model for marotte, when twirled music plays. $700/1100

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341. Early-19th-Century Doll Chest with Rare Blue Paper Lining 12" (30 cm.) Mahogany chest with three wide drawers having heavy cast brass drawer pulls, along with mahogany columns at the sides. Each drawer has original cobalt blue paper lining. Excellent condition. Early-19th-century. $600/900

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342. Beautiful Blue Silk/Velvet Ensemble with Coral Braid To fit lady doll about 22". 5" shoulder width. Of finest midnight-blue lustrous velvet in interwoven silk stripes, the two-piece suit features a fitted jacket, and skirt with extended length at the back, trimmed with coral silk fringe and rare buttons with enamel center. Excellent condition. French, circa 1865. $800/1200

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343. 19th Century Beaded Bag with Bird Design 5" (13 cm.) Blue linen valise with firm sides, flap lid, bead chain handle, and rose chintz lined interior is decorated with crystal bead designs including a large lovebird, and with crystal bead dangles. Excellent condition. Circa 1875. $200/300

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To fit 18" lady doll. 4" shoulder width. The two piece ensemble has long jacket with fitted bodice, pagoda-shape sleeves, flat front with very full bustle jacket back; with matching skirt having flat-panel front and very full back with demi-train, lavishly trimmed with hand-made and embroidered lace. Excellent condition. Circa 1860. $800/1200

347. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Pierre-Francois Jumeau in Superb Gown 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, briliant cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French

344. French Diminutive Bedroom Furnishings and Porcelain Wash Set 10" (25 cm.) h. canopy. Including wooden bed with original grey painted finish and gilt metal trim, with very elaborate lattice-design foot board (few small pieces of trim missing), and high head board with fitted fabric back and wooden canopy, with original bed fittings. Along with similar wooden faux-chest of drawers with hinged lid (having begun as a lavish candy container) with paper and painted cover in delicate shades of mauve and cream. Along with fine porcelain toiletries comprising of two candle sticks, three various lidded containers, and ring holder with delicate decorations of purple violets. Generally excellent. Circa 1885. $800/1200

345. French Bisque Poupée as Lady's Maid 11" (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with painted facial features, bright blue eyes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig in braided coronet, kid poupée body with slender torso, un-jointed limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: petite lady is wearing lovely mauve and cream striped silk dress with embroidered apron and fancy coiffe, undergarments, cream kidskin boots. $1100/1500

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kid gusset-jointed body with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: beautiful lady doll with brilliant eyes which winningly contrast her delicate bisque with soft cheek blush, wearing fine muslin gown with purple silk ribbons softened by fine lace overlay that matches the lace edging and has extended train, undergarments, leather boots, gilt metal purse. $28000/4200

348. Early French Bisque PoupĂŠe with All-Wooden Fully-Articulated Body and Wonderful Costume 14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully-articulated wooden poupĂŠe body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, separatelycarved

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fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: rare allarticulated wooden body with original finish, beautiful pale bisque, fine antique costume comprising mauve and cream early skirt, white blouse, undergarments, stockings, black kidskin slippers, woven bonnet with velvet flowers, and carrying a miniature basket with tiny purple flowers. $4500/6500

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purple pansies, undergarments, shoes, carrying pocket watch trimmed with coral beads. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful lady with rich presence, glass eyes, rich costume. $1100/1400

350. Four Late-19th Century Viennese Ballspenden 3" (8 cm.) Each is a miniature book with internal order-of-the-dance pages, and with beautiful silk cover with gilt lettering indicating the ball and its date, one especially fine with royal purple silk cover and purple cord and tassels (dated 1876), along with those from 1895, 1896, and 1900. Excellent condition, one lacking pencil. Viennese, late19th century. $500/800

351. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Deep Blue Eyes 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, delicate complexion, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, very dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette human hair hand-tied wig in elaborate coiffure, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: very beautiful face and eyes, with fine delicate complexion, wearing antique gown of lavender grenadine with braid and fringe trim, undergarments, lavender silk stockings, leather shoes signed "Modes de Paris", jewelry, and silver purse. $2500/3500

352. French Bisque Poupée with Rare Gesland Body, Bisque Hands and Feet 16" (41 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, sparkling pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette hand-tied human hair wig with braided coronet, padded-stockinette over armature body to allow posing, bisque hands, bisque lower legs and feet. Condition: generally excellent, restoration to toes on right foot. Comments: attributed to Jumeau, circa 1875, with deposed body made by Gesland. Value Points: especially beautiful face with jewel-like eyes, finest bisque and painting, rare body with exquisite bisque hands, lovely antique costume of purple silk and black velvet, undergarments, leather slippers, jewelry. $3200/4500

349. German Bisque Fashionable Lady with Cobalt Blue Eyes 19" (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head with oval face, elongated throat, small oval cobalt blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, ears pierced into the head, kid body with stitch-jointing at elbows, shoulders, hips and knees, beautifully costumed in black wool and purple silk with matching bonnet trimmed with

353. Victorian Purple Velvet Cushion with Beadwork 7" (18 cm.) Firmly-stuffed velvet six-sided cushion lavishly decorated with white and crystal beads, and with large pearls in the shape of grape clusters and flower center. Excellent condition. Late-19th century. $300/500

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355. German Bisque Fashionable Lady with Rare Painted Boots 14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder plate, painted facial features, bright blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig with elaborate braids, muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower arms and legs, painted yellow ankle boots with fancy brown and black detailing and little heels. Condition: generally excellent, restoration to finger tips. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful original coiffure with braided coronet, fancily-painted boots, near mint original body, wearing brown silk costume, undergarments, woven bonnet, gilt metal purse. $500/900

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354. French Velvet Gown with Exquisite Black Lace Trim Of lustrous soft golden velvet, the two-piece gown features a bodice with fitted yoke and blouson effect at the waist, long narrow sleeves with wing cap at the elbows and a vertical velvet drape at the shoulders that extends around the back appeared as a shawl, gore-shaped skirt with demi-train. The gown is richly decorated with applique cream lace at the yoke, applique black lace on the lower sleeves, black velvet neckline and sash, and with V-shaped inserts of black lace at the hem below embroidered fleurde-lis designs. French, circa 1890. To fit lady doll about 20". 4" shoulder width. 16" overall length. $1100/1500

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6" (15 cm.) l. valise. Including a firm-sided valise with silk cover in burgundy and gilt print, tassel handle and silk lined interior with some bone-handled tools; along with a gilt-painted elegant flower basket with velvet lining and tassels, and silkembroidered side walls; and with a leather bound book dedicated to Freidrich von Schiller, the German philosopher-author (1759-1805) with images and writings, published late-19th-century (undated). Excellent condition. Three rare and beautifully-crafted objects perfect for poupĂŠe environment. $600/900

357. French Miniature Rosewood Demi-Lune Cabinet with Marble Top 13" (33 cm.) In desirable and rare shape, the cabinet has flat-back and curved front known as demi-lune, with rosewood veneers and beautiful inlay floral designs, cabriole-shaped legs, bronze mounts and borders, agate marble top. Excellent condition. French, late-19th century in the Louis XVI manner. A very fine and well-detailed furnishing. $900/1300


358. French Bisque Musical Automaton "Young Marquis with Basket of Flowers and Butterfly" by Leopold Lambert 18" (46 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered base is a bisque-head doll with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, wearing silk and organza costume of young Marquis. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 3 (and artist checkmarks on head) L.B. (key). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890, when wound and lever released, music plays, his head turns, and he lifts the nosegay held in his right hand, while a butterfly in the basket of flowers flits to and fro. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, charming activity with flitting butterfly, original tune label on base. $5000/7500

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359. French Bisque Bébé by Gaultier 11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with very full lips, accented eye corners, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, mini-doll in basket has chip on torso. Marks: F.G. (scroll) 4. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1890. Value Points: wide-eyed bébé has an additional cotton dress, and holds a miniature basket with little bisque doll. $1600/2100

360. Fruitwood and Walnut Chest of Drawers and Miniature Porcelains 8" (20 cm.) The beautifully-grained chest of drawers has rich veneers and inlay striping, carved bone knobs, and ogee-shaped edge of chest top. Along with two porcelain plates marked Limoges, and porcelain trinket box with miniature tea set on the lid (hairline on base). $300/400

360.1. Early French Doll Bed and Beadwork Cushion 12" (30 cm.) The mid-19th century mahogany crib/bed has unusual design with spindled sides, and is well-fitted. Along with a 1908 green velvet custom decorated with elaborate and colorful glass bead-work. Excellent condition. $200/400

361. Petite Early Version of French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru 15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and very delicate brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, wearing pretty antique costume, undergarments, leather ankle boots, purse, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E (head). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, the early version of the smiling poupée with tentative smile, letter marking, circa 1867. Value Points: rare doll with maker's markings, gentle expression with beautiful painting. $1800/2600

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jointed body with bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: elegant lady with original body and wig, wonderful linen costume with burgundy velvet trim, undergarments, silver purse, leather ankle boots, bonnet, and tin lithographed butterfly box. $900/1300

363. Four Antique Costumes for Lady Dolls Largest to fit lady doll about 24", smallest to fit lady doll about 13". Of various sizes, colors and styles. Very good condition. Late-19th century. $600/900

363.1. 19th Century Walnut Dresser Mirror with Accessories 9" (23 cm.) Designed to sit atop a chest of drawers, the hinged walnut mirror has base with lift-top for storage within, along with pair of silk gloves, carved bone folding fan with handpainted details, mother-of-pearl purse and silver hand mirror with repousse designs. Excellent condition. Circa 1880s. $300/500

362. German Bisque Fashionable Lady with Wonderful Costume 17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, small blue glass inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig in elaborately-braided coronet, muslin stitch-

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364. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier with Lovely Costume Including Bone-Handled Parsol Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, small blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing of elbows, hips and knees, lovely silk costume, undergarments, leather boots, woven bonnet, brooch, and carrying bone-handled parasol. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Attributed to Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: elegant lady with lovely costume and accessories. $1800/2800

365. 19th Century Walnut Dresser Mirror with Accessories 9" (23 cm.) Designed to sit atop a chest of drawers, the hinged walnut mirror has base with lift-top for storage within, along with pair of silk gloves, carved bone folding fan with hand-painted details, mother-of-pearl purse and silver hand mirror with repousse designs. Excellent condition. Circa 1880s. $300/500

366. Beautiful Petite German Bisque Doll with Mystery Markings, and Porcelain Dog 10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, dimpled blushed chin, un-pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely costume. Condition: generally excellent., dog has professional restoration on two back legs. Marks: D 2. Comments: mystery maker, Germany, circa 1880, the body is early Kestner style. Value points: especially charming little girl with beautiful eyes complemented by blue-trimmed antique costume, included is a small porcelain dog with blue collar. $900/1300

368. Gorgeous French Bisque Poupée with Rare Mauve-Blushed Eye Shadow and Dehors Neck Articulation 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral-threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely waist, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy. Comments: circa 1870, attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau. Value Points: especially beautiful painting of complexion including very rare mauve-blushed eye shadow, beautifully-defined lips, wearing very fine antique navy blue taffeta fashion ensemble, undergarments, cream kidskin boots with Huret-like construction, fancy bonnet. $3000/4000

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leather heeled boots. Included is a magenta silk fashion gown with velvet purse and paisley shawl. $3500/5500

370. Very Fine English Mahogany Chest of Drawers with Cast Brass Pulls 11" (28 cm.) The wooden chest of drawers has nicelyshaped top, three drawers with bombe-shaping, shaped apron, and cast brass drawer pulls and key holes. Excellent condition, fine original finish with excellent woods and materials. English, circa 1840. $800/1200

371. Collection of Miniature Porcelain 3" (8 cm.) h. wash bowl and pitcher. Including porcelain wash bowl and pitcher with green edging along with container and two soap dishes; figural head as candle snuffer; rare and fine porcelain perfume bottle with silver base and lid, and with painted enamel scene of cupids; and early Chinese porcelain footed dish with bird design. Excellent condition. Mid/late-19th Century. $600/900

372. Beautiful German Bisque Miniature Doll with Miniature Salon Dog, and Framed Images 7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, original blonde mohair wig, original early composition body with loose-ball-jointing at shoulders, hips and knees,

369. Beautiful French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Beautiful Face and Wonderful Lingerie and Boots 19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, painted small grey glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, ears pierced into head, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, , kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, very sturdy and clean original body. Marks: 5 (head and shoulder). Comments: in the Barrois manner, likely commissioned for exclusive Parisian boutique, circa 1865.Value Points: beautiful doll with portrait like face has very lovely face and decoration, original very sturdy body, is wearing original lingerie including framed bustle with lower lace panels, chemise and pantalets, bonnet, and superb

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painted white stockings, and blue painted ankle boots with five straps. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: attributed to Kling, Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: especially beautiful little girl with rare body, wearing original burgundy and lace costume, with two bonnets, along with miniature fur-covered salon dog in reclining pose, and with two gilt metal framed lithographs depicting children at play. $1700/2500

373. French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes by Barrois

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18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face and very pale complexion, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, un-pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elboes, wearing lovely antique gown of red and magenta striped silk with lace trim, undergarments, leather boots, fancily woven bonnet, miniature beadwork purse with gold tassel frame and dangle. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E. 4 B. Comments: Eugene Constant Barrois, circa 1860.Value Points: the pale bisque is beautifully accented by dramatic color of eyes and eyeliner on the signed early model, bisque arms, especially wonderful purse. $2000/3000

374. Early French Bisque Poupée with Portrait Like Face 20" (51 cm.) Pale bisque shoulder head with elongated oval facial shape, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, lightly feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the pale lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid lady body with stitched and separated fingers, antique burgundy velvet costume with braid trim, matching mohair muff, woven bonnet, undergarments, ankle boots, and necklace of faux-rubies. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J 6. (incised inside front shoulder plate). Comments: maker uncertain, possibly Pierre-Francois Jumeau who exhibited a small group of portrait poupées at the 1867 Paris Exposition.Value Points: very rare portrait poupée in fine large size with superb quality of bisque and painting, unusual expression that is most captivating. $4500/6500

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375. Petite 19th Century Bisque Bride and Groom with Miniature Musical Cabinet 9" (23 cm.) Each has bisque shoulder head with painted facial features, painted black hair (the woman with added wig), muslin body, and costumed as bride and groom. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1875. Value Points: included with the petite pair is a mahogany cabinet with hidden musical box (working) that hinges open for use as gentleman's tobacco cabinet. $1700/2500

threading, dark eyeliner, long painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with straight limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: pretty poupée with original signed head and body, wearing red wool folklore costume with black soutache embroidery, undergarments, wooden shoes, Jumeau earrings, painted baskets, and rare "a deux bonjours" bonnet. $1600/1800

377. Silk Fashion Gown for Poupée 376. French Bisque Poupée by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body, Rare Folklore Costume 377.

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral

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To fit lady doll about 17". 4" shoulder width. Of rich forest green silk, comprising a fitted jacket with ruffled black ribbon braid, and brassframed silver-centered buttons, with matching skirt with three tiers of knife pleats at the lower skirt and well-constructed deep flounce at the back. Along with matching bonnet. Excellent condition. Late-19th century. $700/900


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378. Blue Velvet Lady's Gown with Silk and Lace Trim

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To fit lady doll about 25". 5 ½" shoulder width. Of rich dark blue velvet, the ensemble features skirt with flat front and flared side, very full back, trimmed with ivory silk ribbons and lace, with silk blouson bodice and with matching blue velvet jacket with ¾ sleeves. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $700/900

379. French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes 12" (30 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed hips and knees, pretty

antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: pretty poupée with brilliant eyes, sturdy body. $1100/1600

380. French Vitrine with Burled Walnut Veneer and Ebony Trim 14" (36 cm.) Wooden cabinet with arched top, beveled windows at the sides and arched front door, with bombe-shaped base, and having black ebony borders and trim. Excellent condition. French, maitrise quality of finest woods and construction. Circa 1875. $600/900

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382. French Bisque PoupĂŠe in Petite Size with Painted Features 11" (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with pale bisque, painted facial features, blue eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, shapely kid poupĂŠe body with straight limbs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: pleasing size of the painted eye lady. $500/700

383. 19th-Century French Porcelain Chair with Romantic Painted Scenes

381. Outstanding 19th-Century French Porcelain Cabinet with Exquisite Rococo Decorations 14" (36 cm.) Created of fine porcelain in the lavish Rococo style, the cabinet features elaborately-carved legs and brackets, beautifully-curved cabinet walls and table front, and is decorated with hand-painted Romantic-style scenes of a man and woman and country views at the lake. There is an opening drawer and the cabinet doors open with gilt cast bronze handles and have fancy gilt bronze hinges. Gilt-edged turquoise and rose borders and accents give final touches. There is an imperceptible professional restoration at two leg joints, otherwise excellent. French or Viennese, circa 1875, an extraordinary cabinet of maitrise quality. $2800/4000

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9" (23 cm.) The porcelain chair, in the Rococo style with elegant detail of "upholstery" and carving, is decorated with scenes in the Romantic style depicting man and woman in elegant costumes, posed in garden settings, with edging in magenta, forest green and gold. There is an original paper label on the underside. There has been restoration to the chair, (lines visible on under-seat, and very faint lines on chair back). A rare porcelain object with exquisite painting. French or Viennese, circa 1875 in the 18th century style. $800/1200


384. 19th Century Oil Painting of Child with Coral Necklace 16" (41 cm.) h. Oval oil painting on canvas depicts a young child with brunette straight bangs, brown eyes with fine light reflections, sad expression, details of white ruffled bodice trimmed with blue bows, and coral necklace. Set in oval gilded wooden frame, wooden back. Excellent condition, one flake one frame. Unsigned, circa 1860. $800/1500

385. 19th Century Porcelain Chair with Hidden Chamber and Artist's Signature The throne-like soft-paste porcelain arm-chair with rich detail of carving has a removable seat for access to hidden chamber below, and is decorated with pastel accents and dainty floral scenes. There has been professional restoration to the chair seat. The chair is gilt-marked with a hand-drawn crown and the name P. Pomarry (?) on the back. Late-19th century in the 18th century style. $400/600

386. Petite French Bisque Poupée by Barrois 9 ½" (24 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very pale complexion, pale blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with one-piece kid body and shapely limbs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E

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2/0 B. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: rare tiny size with delicate shy expression. $600/900

387. Fine Early Lady's Gown in Teal Blue Linsey-Woolsey To fit lady doll about 20". 5" shoulders. The elegant princess style dress has fitted front and tapered sides, pagoda-shaped sleeves, pearl buttons, with demi-train at the back, and is decorated with very delicate hand-made lace. Excellent condition. Circa 1860. $700/900


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388. French Blue Glass Epergne with Hand-Painted Designs, Extremely Rare Size 388.

5" (13 cm.) The blue glass epergne has ruffled edging on both tiers, with fluted vase rising above the center bow, with handpainted floral designs, gilt metal frame. Excellent condition. The classic Victorian era centerpiece is very rare to find in this doll size. French, circa 1885. $800/1200

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feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French kid torso and legs with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, square-cut collarette, wooden arms with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows and wrists. Condition: generally excellent, body is deposed Bru model and albeit not original it is perfectly fitted and of the same era. Marks: 4 (head and shoulder). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful face, rare body with wooden arms, fabulous antique costume including undergarments, leather shoes, bonnet, gilt metal purse, and chatelaine with fleur-de-lis brooch and with tiny mesh purse, gilt brass album, and keys. $3000/4000

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391. Unusual 19th Century Mahogany Low Chest 9" (23 cm.) h. 17"l. Two drawer wooden chest with richly-burled mahogany veneers, inlay strip around the edges of the chest, wooden knobs, keyholes with key, and with bronze mounts on each side post. Very good condition. Mid-19th century. $400/500

392. French Walnut Mirror Box with Blue Glass Jar 7" (18 cm.) A walnut-framed box with hinged mirror and hinged lid for internal storage, along with blue glass jar with ormolu border and brass lid with miniature image of the Arc de Triomphe from 1865 era. Excellent condition. $200/400

393. Two French Ornamental Miniature Blue Glass Eggs in Frames

389. Collection of French/German Porcelain Miniature Bimbeloterie 5" (13 cm.) h. dog. Including cast iron dog holding a brass frame in which are two blue glass perfume bottles with stoppers; two very fine porcelain miniature cups and saucers with elegant scenes; porcelain figurine of two dogs playing, and porcelain vase decorated with three little seated girls. Excellent condition. Late-19th century. $600/900

390. French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Jumeau with Beautiful Antique Costume and Accessories 17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes,

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2 ½" (6 cm.) h. eggs. Each is a blue glass egg-shaped box with hinged opening at the center, enclosed in an ornate brass or gilded frame, one designed in the shape of a Cinderella coach. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $600/900


394. Framed Arrangement of Fashion Paper Ladies with Ten Fabric Costumes 25" (64 cm.) l. Set in a demi-lune framed shadow box are two 6" paper doll ladies, each wearing an elaborately-constructed one-sided silk and velvet costume with bead and gilt trim. Included are eight additional costumes of similar elaborate fabric overlay, and 15 paper bonnets. Excellent condition. Circa 1880. $700/900

395. Framed Shadowbox Tableau Depicting "Ladies at the Artist Studio" 25" (64 cm.) x 21". Set is a deep shadowbox with gilt-wooden frame is a lively scene at the Galerie Pellet (according to the sign at the desk) offering "Tableaux et Gravures des Maitres Modernes". Six fashionable ladies and a child, constructed paper doll style of heavy card stock, are posed in stylish costumes around the Galerie, as they examine the paintings on the wall and appear to engage in lively conversation. Excellent condition. Circa 1910. $600/1000

396. Two Rare French PoupĂŠe Accessories 10" (25 cm.) l. parasol. Including metal-handed parasol with original yellow painted finish, and original silk print cover with silk fringe; the parasol is often attributed to Huret. With two leather shoes with brown silk hand-stitched edging and soft leather soles, little heels; one stamped "Huret a Paris". Fair/good condition, two tines bent on parasol, silk cover excellent, shoes may not have been an original pair to each other, French, Huret, circa 1860. $400/600

397. Two Porcelain Miniatures with Painted Flowers 3" (8 cm.) l. egg purse. Comprising a miniature gilt mirror with frame that is attached to a porcelain bowl with blue background

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and hand-painted flowers; along with a very rare porcelain eggshaped purse with flower and butterfly designs with brass frame, chain handle and fringe. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $500/800

398. 19th Century Figurine of Lady's Fashionable Shoe with Two Cupids 6" (15 cm.) Porcelain figurine of lady's blue heeled slipper with ruffled edge and large pink bow, in which two cupids are posed, with blue and yellow wings, their arms clasped, kissing. Excellent condition. Circa 1860. $200/400

399. French Wooden Chest with Marquetry Design 10" (25 cm.) Wooden chest with shapely bombe sides and front has two drawers with intricate inlay marquetry design, matching marquetry on the top, with bronze drawer pulls and mounts. Excellent condition. French, circa 1865. $500/800

400. French Bisque PoupĂŠe with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Early Pale Bisque 20" (51 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very plump face contrasted by pale bisque, deep cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupĂŠe body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, lovely costume, bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Barrois, circa 1860. Value Points: beautiful size with finest pale complexion, the early cobalt eyes enhanced by thick dark eyeliner, very sturdy original body. $2500/3500

401. French Gilt Vanity Box with Hand-Painted Porcelain Lid 4" (10 cm.) The oval metal box is decorated with gilt finish over elaborate repousse designs, and having a porcelain lid with hand-painted colorful floral arrangement. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $200/300

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404. French Bisque PoupĂŠe by Emile Jumeau with Six Additional Costumes 16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupĂŠe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 (head and shoulder plate, and artist checkmarks. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: dramatic large eyes and fine bisque and painting, sturdy body. Included are six additional antique dresses and ensembles, as well as various other costume elements. $3500/4500

402. Fine Early Doll Trunk with Maker's Signature Filled with Antique Doll Bonnets 17"l. x 14"h. x 13"d. A large wooden trunk with black canvas cover and brass decorations opens to a beautifully fitted interior of padded gold fabric trimmed with handmade rick-rack, twotiered lift-out trays covered in matching paper, and matching bonnet stand. There is a brass plate with child's name "Netten" on the lid, and a paper label of the trunk maker, Chr. L. Nielsen of Copenhagen on one tray. The trunk contains ten antique doll bonnets, one with original French label, parasol, and various other clothing. Excellent condition. Circa 1880. $800/1300

403. German Bisque Fashionable Lady Doll by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk 27" (69 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head with very plump face, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, commercial pink-muslin body with bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1880. Value Points: especially lovely example from the German fashion doll industry, wearing antique moss-green silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, coral necklace, leather slippers. $700/900

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Index Automaton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136, 144, 146, 178, 358, 222, 300, 321 Ballspenden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17-20, 23-26, 56-58, 63, 64, 67-70, 71-85, 98-100, 170, 200, 201, 215, 217, 219, 234-237, 252, 254, 265, 279-281, 295, 296, 299, 301, 302, 350 Barrois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37, 171, 172, 192, 194, 373. 386 Bru . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33, 40, 59, 60, 65, 116, 137, 140, 141, 168, 241, 271, 272, 303, 361 Chandelier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4, 13, 43, 161, 203 Dehors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91, 121, 127, 160, 249, 266, 336, 368 Doleac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Furniture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3, 5, 14, 32, 32, 35, 36, 39, 41, 44, 46, 51, 52, 61, 66, 71, 75, 77, 80, 88, 95, 103, 108, 113, 123, 126, 128, 131, 138, 147, 155, 157, 162, 167, 188.1, 199, 202, 213, 231, 240, 242, 244, 260, 264, 292, 297, 306, 312, 315, 337, 338, 341, 344, 357, 360, 365, 370, 380, 381, 382, 383, 391, 399 Gaultier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49, 50, 78, 143, 144, 164, 166, 185, 212, 214, 218, 246, 259, 262, 308, 309, 314, 328, 359, 364 Gentleman Dolls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7, 34, 87, 331 Gesland Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1, 49, 212, 352 Huret . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42, 44, 71, 107, 110, 156, 229 Jumeau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 21, 86, 104, 125, 132, 142, 148, 149, 180, 188, 197, 198, 220, 224, 256, 267, 273, 347, 351, 376, 390, 404 Maerklin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 105, 182, 274 Mignonette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2, 9, 10, 15, 105, 114, 183, 248, 274, 318, 322, 324, 325 Porte-Bouquet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173-175, 205-210 Psyche paper dolls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Radiquet & Cordonnier . . . . . . . . . . . . 101, 102 Rochard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Rohmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 96, 189, 190, 200 Trousseaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22, 42, 73, 76, 107, 156, 164, 233, 257 Wooden Body . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33, 73, 124, 141, 181, 275

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Ensemble  

The Hanne Büktas Collection of French Poupées, Their Trousseaux, Accessories, Furnishings, and Related Dolls

Ensemble  

The Hanne Büktas Collection of French Poupées, Their Trousseaux, Accessories, Furnishings, and Related Dolls