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gold horses Only the most special items are worthy of the Gold Horse designation. Items in this category with the Gold Horse seal deserve your special consideration. Theriault’s will guarantee to the original purchaser of any Gold Horse lot a credit toward future purchases for the hammer price of that lot (after thirty-six months). Specific conditions governing this guarantee are cited in the “Terms of Sale” at the end of the catalogue. The buyer shall receive a Gold Horse certificate tag to such effect at the time of purchase and the Gold Horse lot will be permanently registered in our gallery.

20. 10” Pristine French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Jumeau with Original Couturier Costume

147. 25” All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 12, with Original Chemise and Box

23. 10” Very Rare German All-Bisque Doll by Kestner with Jointed Knees

153. 18” An Especially Pretty French Bisque Brown-eyed Bébé Jumeau

28. 15” Most Endearing French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils, Size 1, with Brevete Mark

162. 11” German Bisque Kewpie, Glass Eyes and Composition Toddler Body by Kestner

44. 31” Very Beautiful Large French Bisque Bébé Jumeau with Rare Incised Depose Model

164. 23” German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 169,, by Kestner with Original Costume

52. 17” Beautiful German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt

167. 15” German Bisque Toddler, 115A, Wistful Expression by Kammer and Reinhardt

53. 18” Slightly-Larger Sister, German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt

168. 15” German Bisque Pouting Character, 115A, by Kammer and Reinhardt

69. 18” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Beautiful Antique Costume

170. 33” French Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner in Rare Size 20

71. 20” Pretty French Bisque Bébé Jumeau in Lovely Antique Costume

173. 22” Beautiful French Bisque Lady Doll by Jules Steiner in Original Silk Costume

85. 21” French Bisque Bébé, Incised Depose Mark by Jumeau in Original Jumeau Costume

189. 11” Sonneberg Bisque Doll by Mystery Maker Resembling Circle/dot Bru

89. 11” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau, Size 2

191. 14” Beautiful Early German Bisque Doll with Expressive Features

96. 18” An All-Original German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse

194. 9” German Bisque Character “Just Me” by Marseille in Original Costume

97. 20” German Cloth Pouting Character by Kathe Kruse

205. 35” Exhibition Model French Bisque Lady Doll by Edmund Daspres

104. 21” Rare French Bisque Bébé, S.L., by Louis Schneider in Antique Mariner Costume

220. 13” German Bisque Character, 1428, by Simon and Halbig in Wonderful Costume

110. 16” Very Fine French Bisque Poupée with Beautiful Face and Rare Bisque-Hand Body

221. 13” Beautiful All-Original German Bisque “Jutta”, Model 1349, by Simon and Halbig

111. 11” Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Jumeau in Original Pink Dress and Shoes

226. 15” Beautiful French Bisque Poupée wth Rare Wooden Body

116. 17” Wonderful French Bisque Bébé Bru, Perfect Original Body and Signed Bru Shoes

227. 17” Gorgeous French Bisque Poupée with Rare Dehors Articulation

126.1. 12” German Bisque Character Doll, 2033, by Bruno Schmidt Known as “Wendy”

232. 23” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Series C, with Signed Steiner Early Body

127. 17” Fine French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru Known as “Circle Dot” Model

262. 8” All-Original Pair of German Bisque Toddlers, 156, by Simon and Halbig

129. 22” Very Expressive and Rare French Bisque Bébé Mothereau

281. German Cloth Character, by Kathe Kruse, Original Costume, FAO Schwarz Label

130. 22” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé with Rare Depose Markings, Fine Antique Costume

289. 19” Beautiful German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child, 1329, by Simon and Halbig

134. 18” Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé “C EJ” in Fine Antique Costume

311. 32” Beautiful Large German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt

142. 11” An All-Original German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 949, by Simon & Halbig

315. 16” Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 140, by Kestner

146. 15” Very Rare German Bisque Multi-Head Character Doll in Original Box

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1. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Swivel Head 5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, sculpted closed fists, shapely legs, nice antique red cotton dress, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: most charming expression on the early plum-faced child with very fine bisque and painting, all-original body parts, wig, pate, and costume. $700/900

2. Wonderful German Brown-Complexioned All-Bisque Doll by Kestner 6” (15 cm.) All-bisque doll with cafe-au-lait brown complexion, swivel head, brown glass inset eyes, black painted brows and lashes, coral-shaped lips, closed mouth, black fleecy hair over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, fine antique costume, undergarments, tiny leather boots. Condition: generally excellent, tiny nose rub. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare doll has most captivating gentle expression, all-original parts, rare complexion. $700/1000

3. Lovely French Bisque Bébé by Gaultier Freres with Gesland Body 28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows with decorative glaze, accented eye corners

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and nostrils, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, modeled tongue tip, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, original Gesland body with composition shoulderplate and lower limbs, padded stockinette torso over metal armature allowing elaborate posing. Condition: generally excellent, some retouch on composition shoulderplate and limbs. Marks: 11 F.G. (scroll, on head) F. Gesland Bte SGDG Paris (body stamp). Comments: Gaultier Freres, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful doll with especially beautiful sculpted and painted lips, choice bisque, rarer signed body, superb antique costume. Ex-collection Naomi Bryant, whose dolls were featured in the book The Happy Life of a Collector. $3200/4200

4. Wonderfully Decorated Victorian Doll Stroller 27” (69 cm.) including handle. 14”l. The wooden framed stroller with ball and stick design has looped and braided woven rattan decorative bands, four metal spoked wheels, and a padded brocade cover with fringe and tassel trim. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $400/600

5. German Bisque Character, 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt in Lavish costume 14” (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted brown baby hair with slight detail of modeling, painted facial features, shaded blue eyes, one stroke angled brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with modeled crooked smile, shaded lips, composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 36 K*R 100. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the first model from the firm’s art character reform series, circa 1908. Value Points: exceptional quality of sculpting, fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, lavish antique costume. $500/800


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6. Beautiful and Rare Early German Porcelain Lady with Fine Antique Gown 22� (56 cm.) Thick paste porcelain shoulder head with slightly pink-tinted complexion, the head tilted upward enhancing the strong elongated throat, oval face with plump cheeks, black sculpted hair with center part, arranged with uniform finger curls around the back of her head, heavily-lidded blue upper glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1855. Value Points: rare model with very expressive face, deeply-sculpted curls, wearing fine antique undergarments and gown with hidden pocket. $1100/1700

7. Rare German Porcelain Lady With Wooden Articulated Body and Original Costume 9� (23 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head of adult woman with slender face and elongated throat, slightly pink-tinted complexion, black sculpted hair in graduated-length

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finger curls, blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, wooden carved body with defined waist dowel-jointing of shoulders and hips, porcelain lower limbs with dowel-jointing of elbows and knees, wearing original fine muslin gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: very rare and perfectlypreserved doll with wonderful sculpting and painting, wooden articulated body with original porcelain limbs, original costume. $2500/3500

8. Rare German Porcelain Lady Doll with Very Expressive Features 19� (48 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head of adult lady with plump-cheeked oval face, very strong elongated throat, sculpted black centerparted hair arranged in extended loops that cover her ears and form into a chignon at the back, small blue downcast eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, angular curved nose, closed mouth with tiny lips, kid body with high waist, one-piece torso and legs, stitch-jointed arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7809 (ink script inside head). Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: rare early model with most expressive features, rare coiffure, original body and fine original gown and undergarments. $1500/2100

8.1. Wonderful All-Original Pair of Porcelain Dolls for the French Market 7.5� (19 cm.) Each has porcelain shoulder head with black sculpted short hair and painted facial features, original French hand-

stitched kid body with unjointed yet shapely torso and limbs, mitten hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1865. Value Points: pristine original condition, the matched pair, man and woman, are wearing elaborate folklore costumes of wool, velvet and silk of the Brittany region of France. $900/1500

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9. Grand French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Splendid Costume 26” (66 cm.) Pale bisque shoulder head with rounded plump face, wide almondshaped cobalt blue glass eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, impressed philtrum, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers and toes. Condition: generally excellent, Comments: attributed to Blampoix, Paris, circa 1855. Value Points: rare early poupée with exquisite gentle expression enhanced by delicate pale bisque and dramatized by rich cobalt glass eyes, with splendid antique silk gown with blue silk fringe trim, undergarments, leather shoes. $3500/5000

10. German Bisque Sculpted Hair Scottish Man with Modeled Bodice 12” (30 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of man with sculpted short brown curly hair in rolled

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curls and with feathering detail, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, sculpted bodice with defined shirt front and giltedged blue bowtie, kid body, stitched and separated fingers, wearing original Scottish woolen kilt, leggings, black jacket, slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair, fancy bodice, antique costume, and unusual size. $400/600

11. German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Brown Hair and Fancy Bodice 19” (48 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with oval face and slightly-elongated throat, brown sculpted hair with loosely-arranged full curls, pierced ears, painted blue upper glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, brown single-stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bodice with fancy blue and gilt edging, white bead dots and gilt-edged rose neck bow, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair and very fancily decorated bodice. $700/1000

12. German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair, Blue Hair Ribbon and Fancy Bodice 18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with brown sculpted curly hair, gilt-edged royal-blue hair ribbon with bow at the crown, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, brown single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bodice with Dresden ruffle and painted decorations in rose and magenta with white beading, muslin stitch-

jointed body with leather arms, sewn-on red leather boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair with deeplysculpted curls including ringlet tumbling onto forehead, blue hair ribbon and fancy bodice. $800/1100

13. German Bisque Sculpted Hair Lady with Fancy Bodice 15” (38 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with brown sculpted hair arranged in deep formal curls with ringlet cluster at the back, pierced sculpted ears, sculpted bodice with raised blue collar edged with gilt and having raised blue dots, pink throat bow, muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on leather boots, wearing original silk fashion gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include pierced ears, brown hair in fancy coiffure, elaborately decorated bisque bodice. $700/1000

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14. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Bte Markings

16. Two French Miniature Salon Dogs

5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed arms and legs, bare feet, (frail) original silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bte (torso). Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: slender face and elongated throat lend an elegant presence to the brevete-marked mignonette. $800/1100

3” (8 cm.) -5”. Each is firm-bodied dog posed with side-turned head, having shaved legs and face mask, glass eyes, kidskin ears, long tail, and lavish white fur body cover. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900. $300/500

15. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Rare Seated Pose 5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso and legs which are modeled in a seated pose, peg-jointed bisque arms, bright blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, shapely legs with painted white stockings and black ankle boots, antique cotton and lace costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare all-bisque model with uniquely modeled pose and charming presence. $500/800

17. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Dramatic Blue Glass Eyes 5.5” (14 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full lips, center accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white ribbed stockings, blue painted heeled shoes, ivory silk costume, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: French, circa 1884. Value Points: especially pretty face with dramatic large eyes and gentle expression. $800/1200

18. French All-Bisque Mignonette in Original Costume 5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on slender bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, pegjointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: especially pretty face with fine quality of bisque, lovely original silk and lace costume. $700/1100

19. Very Rare Set of French Dollhouse Furnishings, Napoleon III Epoch 4.5” (11 cm.) h. chairs. Of very heavy

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pressed paper and with wooden legs, the ensemble comprises a settee, three armchairs, and a table, each with original cream and gilt painted finish, and enhanced by raised and cutwork designs to simulate carving, with original fabric cushions on chairs. Excellent condition. French, circa 1860, an outstanding early set that is very rare and wonderfully-preserved. $800/1200

20. Outstanding and Pristine French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Jumeau with Original Couturier Costume 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-looseball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body) A. Krohn Paris (two cloth labels inside dress). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, his premiere bébé model wearing original dress with label of Alexander Krohn, maker of doll costumes at 25 Rue d’Angouleme, Paris, who advertised “the very

latest fashions made with care to minute details”. The doll was originally owned by the young girl Thomasina Maxwell who never played with the doll because “she had cone-shaped leather on her head”; the doll was relegated to the attic where she lived a quiet life that has left her perfectly-preserved. Included with the doll is an image of Thomasina Maxwell Allum from her later years. Value Points: pristine original condition of the size 1 early period bébé, original body and body stringing, original muslin chemise, turquoise earrings and beads, and original aqua silk dress with two labels “A Krohn Paris”, and matching aqua kidskin shoes with silk rosettes marked “ Paris”. The doll is presented in a woven basket with aqua silk velvet quilted lining. $7000/9500

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21. Wonderful German Furnished Wooden Dollhouse “The Lembach House” by Christian Hacker with Provenance 25” (64 cm.) l. x 25”h. x 14”d. A stackable two-story wooden dollhouse has original painted cream finish with outlines of stonework and marbled-green decorations to simulate carving. There are eight front windows, two rear windows on the upper floor, a wide wooden front door

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with carved and painted designs below a second-floor exterior door with attached balcony having metal grillwork. There is a wooden arched roof with painted shingles. The rooms have original lithographed floor and wall papers, with original curtains on the upper floor windows, The upper floor is furnished with a superb seven-piece set of wooden furnishings covered with lithographed paper to simulate wooden grain and carving,


with original upholstery, including rare pianoforte and fancy corner cabinet with clock. There is also a gilt metal chair, Schweizer tea table, wooden table with potted plants, basket with baby, early framed engraving, green glass and pewter serving pieces, and hanging magazine rack. The lower floor includes three rooms with opening paneled doors between each room. There is a kitchen with builtin stove having brick-patterned paper cover, five-piece wooden kitchen furnishings with stenciled designs, metal mangle, cutlery tray with utensils, Erzebirge wooden dishes, and more. An entrance foyer is at the center with various furnishings and accessories, and a small bedroom furnished with gilt-accented ebonyfinished furnishings by D.H. Wagner & Sohne, as well as accessories. The house has the CH insignia on the underside, and is pencil-inscribed 138/5. Provenance: the house belonged to Meta Lembach, born 1871 in Bibrich in Rheingau region of Germany, later to her sister, Ilse, who was born 20 years later, and then to further grandnieces and great grand-daughters of the Lembach family, until it was acquired by Ute Bittl of Munich some two decades ago. $6000/8500

22. All-Original German Bisque Doll with BeautifullyPainted Hair 12� (30 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, sculpted black hair brushed back from face into wavy uniform finger curls, with stippled feathering around her forehead, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner and brows, closed mouth, original muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on leather ankle boots and porcelain hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: especially fine detail of hair feathering, original body, original costume including red linsey/woolsey dress, undergarments, velvet-trimmed woolen cape. $500/800

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24. French Gilded Wooden Doll’s Salon Chair 12” (30 cm.) Fancily-spindled wooden chair in the faux-bamboo style, has original gilded paint finish and original rose silk upholstery with bead tufting and silk fringe. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $300/600

25. A Slightly-Smaller Very Rare German All-Bisque Doll by Kestner with Jointed Knees 9” (23 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms, folded right fist, legs jointed at hips and knees, sculpted and painted white stockings with pink ties, grey heeled boots with black lacing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare jointed knees allowing wonderful articulation, dramatic large eyes enhancing rich facial painting, on the luxury model. $4000/6000

26. Tiny French Porcelain Toilette with Unusual Bronze Edging 3” (8 cm.) l. tray. A fine white porcelain tray is edged with a bronze frame, on which is resting a matching porcelain wash bowl and pitcher and four small accessories, each decorated with floral design and gold-painted rims to simulate the tray bronze frame. Several pieces are marked Limoges. Excellent condition. French, late 19th century. $300/500

23. Very Rare German All-Bisque Doll by Kestner with Jointed Knees 10” (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, very plump face, blue glass sleep eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig with original blue ribbon trim, plaster pate, muscular-defined torso, peg-jointed arms and legs, right folded fist, jointing at hips and knees, very shapely lower legs and ankles, painted white stockings with scalloped edging, blue boots with black heels and lacing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1111. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: the extreme rarity of the jointed-knee luxury model is enhanced further by her exquisite beauty, original soft wig, fancilypainted boots, and antique costume. $4500/6500

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27. Three German All-Bisque Seated Characters with Wigs and Glass Eyes 4” (10 cm.) seated. Each is all-bisque child posed seated, with blue or brown glass inset eyes, sculpted laughing expression with painted facial features and lips of closed mouths, blonde mohair wig, and sculpted white chemise with blue edging. Each child has outstretched arms, one holding a butterfly, one with cup and one delighted at the little bug that has perched on her shoulder. Excellent condition. Germany, probably Hertwig, circa 1900, a delightful trio in classic childlike activities. $600/900

28. Most Endearing French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils, Size 1, with Brevete Mark 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump rounded face, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over original pink plaster pate impressed 1, composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere, lovely antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, stockings and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bte SGDG 1 (head and pate) Sch (cross shield mark on flat-cut derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1878. Value

Points: very beautiful gentle-faced child doll with lovely bisque and painting, softest mohair wig over original signed pate, original signed body with original finish. $8000/12000

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limbs, and the woman with black painted pate under elaborate original braided human hair wig, and wooden limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: wearing wonderful original folklore costumes, the man with velvet suit having bolero jacket and short breeches, wide red sash, and velvet cap over bandana; and the woman with pleated sateen blouse under beaded velvet vest, silk skirt, undergarments, stiffened paper bonnet. $800/1200

29. Large German Porcelain Lady Doll with Brown Eyes 29” (74 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with rounded face, black sculpted hair in short uniform finger curls, brown painted eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: rarer brown eyes, lovely complexion, and wearing fine antique gown, undergarments, leather boots. $800/1000

29.1. Pair, Early German Porcelain Dolls in Original Folklore Costumes 9” (23 cm.) and 10”. Each has porcelain shoulder head with painted facial features, muslin body, the man with sculpted short finger curls and porcelain

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30. German Porcelain Doll with Sculpted Jester Cap and Moustache

32. German Porcelain Doll with Rare Painted Brown Eyes

15” (38 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with sculpted white jester cap decorated with red and blue designs, sculpted blonde hair, painted blue eyes, brown eyeliner and brows, closed mouth, sculpted dark brown moustache and goatee, muslin body with porcelain hands, antique blue velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with wonderfully-detailed jester cap, sculpted moustache and goatee. $900/1200

21” (53 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with rounded facial shape, black sculpted hair with beautifully-arranged curls around the face, wide center part, partly-sculpted ears, painted large brown down-glancing eyes in deeply-set eye sockets, painted lower lashes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, circle accents at nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid lower arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare brown eyes with painted lashes, most endearing expression. $900/1300

31. German Porcelain Doll with Rare Brown Glass Eyes 23” (58 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with plump face and slightlyelongated throat, black sculpted hair with deeply-sculpted short curls and wide center-part, brown glass inset eyes, painted all-around lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners, circle accents at nostrils, closed mouth with slightly-upturned lip corners, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain arms, sewn-on stockings and red leather shoes, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, light paint rubs on hair. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare brown glass eyes and painted lashes, especially-pleasing gentle expression. $1200/1600

33. German Porcelain Doll with Rare Blue Glass Eyes 18” (46 cm.) Thick-paste porcelain shoulder head, black sculpted hair with short scalloped-edge front curls and white center-part, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted all-around lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impressed dimples at lip corners, impressed philtrum, muslin stitch-jointed body with leather arms, (frail) silk gown, undergarments, blue kidskin boots with silver buckle. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare glass eyes and especially fine detail of sculpting. $1200/1600

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34. Rare German Two Story Wooden Dollhouse with Sliding Front Panels 22� (56 cm.) l. x 22�h. x 11�d. The sturdy wooden house features four windows with elaborately-carved and painted details that center a front out-set panel that extends from the first floor to the attic, and includes windows on the two upper floors and a carved panel door with faux-

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stained glass lintels on the first floor. The house has elaborate decorative painting on the front, and lithographed paper on the sides. Panels at each side slide outward revealing four interior rooms with original wall and floor paper. It is uncertain if painted front exterior is original, although at any rate it has considerable age, and most charming detail. Germany, circa 1880. $1200/1800


35. Wonderful Pair of German Cloth Characters, Series I, by Kathe Kruse, with Provenance 17” (43 cm.) Each is all cloth with pressed and oil-painted facial features and hair, triple seams at back of head, painted brown hair with modeling details, painted eyes (one brown, one blue) with defined spiral threading, white eyedots, black and brown upper eyeliner, closed mouth, blushed cheeks and ears, stitchjointed arms, separatelystitched thumbs, disc-jointed hips, and is wearing original costume. Condition: generally excellent, few small paint rubs, costumes a bit worn. Marks: Kathe Kruse (stamp on right foot, one numbered 5838, the other 101). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1912. The dolls were originally owned by Elizabeth Hancock of the Hancock

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Cottage in Port Elgin, Ontario, and then passed along to the child Rose Marie Moore; included are photographs of the baby Rose in 1922 playing with these (and other) dolls. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved and artistically-painted dolls from original family with early photographs. $3500/5500

36. Two German Black-Complexioned Bisque Dolls by Gebruder Kuhnlenz 4.5” (11 cm.) and 6”. Each has ebony-black complexion and is all-bisque, with swivel head, black enamel inset eyes, closed mouth, black fleecy hair, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 61-14. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: rare models with highly-characterized expressive features, beautiful complexions, swivel head, bare feet. $600/900

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37. Outstanding French Miniature Folding Room with Original Furnishings and Accessories 14” (36 cm.) l. x 9”h. x 9”d. Of sturdy card-paper stock, the folding room has angled sides for extra dimension, two windows with original valances and patterned silk draperies, original wall papers with gold paper edging. There is a gilt framed wall mirror, three ormolu framed portraits, and a superb ensemble of mahogany-finished salon furnishings decorated with burgundy silk upholstery and embossed gilt Dresden papers (to simulate bronze trim) and matches the draperies. The furnishings include a day bed with high canopy, piano and piano stool, mirrored armoire, fireplace mantel with fancy ormolu clock, fernery with original ferns and flowers, scalloped-edge pedestal table, four chairs and an ormolu umbrella stand. Two bisque dolls in original factory costumes inhabit the room. Pristine and perfectly-preserved original condition with vibrant rich colors. French, circa 1880. Ex-Collection Davos Spielzeugmuseum of Switzerland. $4000/6000

38. Rare Early Pull Toy with Especially Handsome Bisque Gentleman Doll 12” (30 cm.) doll. 12”l. 14”h. overall. A wooden platform with cast iron wheels depicts a traditional rustic scene of country gentleman walking his dogs; the toy is designed that when pulled along, the flocked-finish paper mache dogs bob up and down as though walking, and the gentleman nods his head and pulls on the leashes. The gentleman has a bisque head with sculpted brown hair and neatly-cropped beard with rich detail of sculpting, painted brown outlined eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, wooden torso, legs with painted black boots, and lower arms, wire upper arms. The mechanism functions through a series of wires on

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the underside. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870, with bisque head attributed to Simon and Halbig. Value Points: very rare early toy with charming realistic scene, the bisque man being a rare model with fine quality of sculpting, especially hair and beard, original costume. $2000/3000


39. German Bisque Pouting Boy, 7602, by Heubach with Toy Horse and “Musik” Folio 14” (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with brown flocked side-parted hair, painted facial features with deeply-intaglio blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast center line lending a pouting expression, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing brown velvet suit and cap, leather ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark) 7602 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: the charming little lad carries a red folio with silver lettering “Musik” containing miniature sheet music, and owns a pull-toy horse with leather harness, flannel saddle, on wooden platform with spoked wheels. $600/900

40. Rare French Bisque Boy in Brown Velvet Suit by Maison Bru 40” (102 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, on original French firm-shaped mannequin body with attached cast iron feet and painted shoes and stockings, arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne R 14. Comments: Maison Bru, circa 1895, the firm presented a series of bisque heads for use of mannequin makers at this time. Value Points: rare Bru model with especially fine quality of bisque and painting, original mannequin body, and wearing fine antique brown velvet boy’s three-piece suit with lace jabot, velvet cap, and carrying antique wooden spinning top and leather play ball. $6000/8500

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41. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Steiner in Presentation Box 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and fringed brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over original Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 9 (head) Le Petit Parisien J. St. Bte SGDG J.B. Succ Paris (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful bébé with original wig, pate, body with rare signature, body finish, and muslin fancy chemise, is presented in a decorative presentation box, along with three additional antique dresses, parasol, folding fan and other accessories. $4000/6500

42. French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Size 0, in Original Shepherdess Costume 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Steiner composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips, painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 0 Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: the most appealing tiniest size Steiner bébé with lovely bisque and painting, original body and wonderful original costume of 18th century shepherdess inspired by historic French reverence for Marie Antoinette. The doll is presented in antique woven trunk with tufted silk interior and collection of little fleecy lambs. $1700/2500

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43. Delightful French Musical Automaton “Training the Dancing Dog” by Roullet & Decamps

44. Very Beautiful Large French Bisque Bébé Jumeau with Rare Incised Depose Model

18” (46 cm.) overall. Standing upon a velvet-covered wooden platform is a bisque head doll with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted features, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque lower arms, along with a little paper mache pup with brown glass eyes which is posed upright on a wooden barrel. When wound, music plays, and the doll turns her head from side to side and alternately taps the training baton, and then extends the brass hoop; meanwhile the pup jumps up and down and in circles. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1890. Value Points: charming activity enhanced by delightful expression on the pup, original silk and lace costume on the patient little teacher. A rare automaton model to find. $6000/9000

31” (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, wide feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, impressed dimples at lip corners and at philtrum and chin, separatelymodeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume with maroon velvet jacket and bonnet, undergarments, shoes, stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 14 (incised, and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, the incised depose model was made for one year only and is very rare especially in this grand size. $5500/7500

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Averill 1005/2652/4/0 Germany. Comments: Bonnie Babe, the trademarked doll was designed by American artist Georgene Averill for George Borgfeldt, circa 1925. Value Points: beautiful sculpting and bisque, this example in a rare petite size that is seldom found. $300/600

46. German All-Bisque “Bonnie Babe” with Outstanding Sculpting of Hair

45. German Bisque “Bonnie Babe” in Rare Petite Size 10” (25 cm.) l. 8” circ. Solid domed head with flanged neck, brown tinted and lightly-sculpted hair and brows, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, very chubby cheeks and double chin, shaded lips, two porcelain lower teeth, muslin body, celluloid hands, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Copr, by Georgene

49. 5.5” (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head with chubby cheeks and chin, on bisque chubby torso, sculpted brown hair with curls onto the forehead, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, shaded brows, open mouth with crooked smile, two porcelain lower teeth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in short toddler style, sculpted white socks and pink one-strap shoes, antique pink cotton costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Bonnie Babe, designed by Georgene Averill, circa 1925. Value Points: rare model with especially fine modeling especially of deeply-sculpted hair. $500/700

47. German All-Bisque Googly with Sculpted Hair in Campbell Kid Style 4.7” (12 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso of chubby toddler, sculpted short bobbed hair in glazed reddish-brown color, painted facial features, blue side-glancing painted googly eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, button-shaped nose, tiny closed mouth, loop-

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jointed bisque arms and legs, blue painted socks, black one-strap shoes, with white cotton chef ’s costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 179 4/0 (inside legs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915, the googly was inspired by the Grace Drayton designs of Campbell Kids. Value Points: fine quality production features such as glazed hair enhance the captivating expression. $400/500

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48. German All-Bisque Googly “Chubby” with Original Label 7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs of chubby toddler, sculpted brown hair with welldefined topknot, side curls and forelock curls, painted facial features, side-glancing black googly eyes, black upper eyeliner, short dash brows, buttonshaped nose, closed mouth, loop-jointed arms posed to clasp his plump tummy, with sculpted and painted pajamas. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Chubby L.W. & Co Germany (original paper label). Comments: exclusive design for Louis Wolf, circa 1920. Value Points: delightful character with special detail of hair sculpting and painting, original paper label. $300/500

49. Rare and All-Original German AllBisque “Baby Bo-Kaye” 5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on chubby bisque torso, sculpted brown hair in short boyish style, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, tinted brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain lower teeth, loop-jointed bisque toddler arms and legs, painted white socks and blue one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Baby Bo-Kaye, designed by Joseph Kallus, circa 1925. Value Points: rare character doll is perfectly-preserved, with excellent bisque and painting, wearing original polka dot costume. $500/700

50. Wonderful German All-Bisque “Vivi”. Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One-piece all-bisque head and torso with heart-shaped face and elongated throat, narrow brown glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth in wide smile, painted teeth, brunette human hair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, pointing right index finger, painted high white stockings with black one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.I.O. c. 1919 47 (incised) Vivi c. 1920 J.I. Orsini... (original paper label). Comments: Germany, 1920, designed by the American artist Jeanne Orsini. Value Points: rare all-bisque character with enchanting expression, fine bisque and painting, original paper label. $800/1100

51. Rare German All-Bisque “Mimi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One piece bisque head and torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in “O” shape, painted teeth, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, pointing right index finger, painted above-the-knee white stockings, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 (torso). Mimi Re. US Patent Copr. 1920 J.I. Orsini Pat. Appl’d For (paper label on chest). Comments: designed by the American artist, Jeanne Orsini, circa 1920, made in Germany. Value Points: rare model with well-modeled details, original wig and paper label. $800/1200

52. Beautiful German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique dress, undergarments, shoes, stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 43. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their “Mein Liebling” model. Value Points: wonderful size of the gentle-faced doll, with superb quality of bisque having fine dewy patina, original body and body finish. $2800/3500

53. Slightly-Larger Sister, German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 46. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model marketed as “Mein Liebling. Value Points: beautiful wistful expression enhanced by fine painting, original body and body finish, beautiful wig. $2800/3500

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54. Grand German Wooden Doll Rooms with Wonderful Childhood Scenes 43” (109 cm.) l. x 18”h. x 17”d. (plus 7”d. detachable side porch). The house features three rooms, each with grand high ceiling, tall window at the back, opening doors between each room, and one side door that opens to the side porch. The rooms have original floor papers to simulate wood grain or tile, and the original wall papers are framed with complementary wainscoting and ceiling border papers. The large center room features a Christmas scene with hanging chandelier, ceiling-height decorated Christmas tree, ceramic parlor stove, burgundy-velvet upholstered furnishings, two window boxes with potter plants, maple wood sewing table with accessories, tea table with porcelain tea service, wall-mounted glass lamp, mirror, framed prints and various holiday toys and decoration including riding horse, Erzebirge merry-go-round, dolls and such. The bedroom has a fancy aqua-painted wooden bed and nightstand, tin wash stand with copper bowl and metal faucet, soft metal swinging cradle with canopy, trunk, ormolu wall fixture with crystal dangles, potted plants, and various framed prints. The sun porch is furnished with white wooden settee, three chairs and a table, with upholstery to match the wall paper; there is a hanging gas lamp, wooden floor lamp with fabric shade, ormolu bird cage, and potted plants. Bisque dollhouse dolls include moustached man with fur-trimmed holiday jacket, mother, and five all-bisque children (three in factory-original costumes). There is paint wear on the exterior

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wall, but overall the house is well-preserved with a bounty of treasures in the wonderfully nostalgic scenes. Germany, circa 1900. $3000/5000

55. French Musical Automaton “Crying Bisque Child with Polichinelle” by Lambert 19” (48 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered wooden platform is a bisque-head girl with highly-characterized crying expression, narrow blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled in wide crying expression, sculpted upper teeth and tongue, applied tears under each eye, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French carton torso and legs, bisque forearms, original silk and lace costume with matching bonnet. The crying child is holding a bisque-head Polichinelle in her right hand, with his body in her left hand, dangling as though he is broken. When wound, music plays, she lifts the Polichinelle as though to show the tragedy that has befallen her favorite toy, then drops it again, and turns to her left hand, lifting his body, while her head turns side to side and nods. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Marks: 211 (head) L.B. (key). (and original paper tune label with ink-script name of music). Comments: Leopold Lambert, with bisque head especially commissioned for the automaton from Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: rare automaton with most endearing and realistic scene, very rare bisque character head from the Jumeau art series, beautiful bisque, original tears. $6500/9500

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56. Fine Early German Wooden Room Box from Biedermeier Era 30� (76 cm.) l. x 12�h. x 11�d. The wooden-framed open-front doll rooms have original exterior paint with architectural designs in red and blue striping that extend to the front posts, original floor and wall papers including wainscoting and ceiling borders, three windows at the back and an opening between the rooms with richly-paneled opening door. The parlor is furnished with a blue ceramic parlor stove, early mahogany rolled arm sofa with blue silk upholstery, matching chairs, checkerboard game table, corner cabinet with

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mirrored back, and early desk with unusual domed roll-top. There is an Erzebirge wooden candelabra, metal birdcage, various framed wall prints, and other accessories. The bedroom is furnished with ebony style furnishings in the Wagner & Sohne style including a marble top dressing table, ormolu shelf, unusual milk glass hanging lamp. There are four dollhouse people including moustached man in original uniform, and an unusual bisque doll with sculpted bonnet and jointed limbs. The underside is script marked 94 (or 24). Germany, circa 1865. $2000/3000


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11� (28 cm.) Solid domed paper mache shoulder head with black painted pate and cut slit at center crown for insertion of human hair, painted facial features, bright blue eyes, one-stroke brows, very firm torso with padded bosom, kid arms and legs, stitched mitten hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1840. Value Points: rare early paper mache with original wig, original tacked-on muslin and net costume with unusual decorations. Value Points: nearly two centuries of age, the diminutive fashion lady is well-preserved and original. $800/1100

58. Czech Porcelain Lady Doll attributed to Lippert & Haas of Schlaggenwalf 21� (53 cm.) Pink-tinted thick-paste porcelain shoulder head with solid dome, oval-shaped face and strong elongated throat, very high forehead, painted facial features, deep blue upper glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, very full lips of closed mouth with center accent line, brunette human hair, muslin stitch-jointed body, new porcelain arms, antique costume, undergarments and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Lippert & Haas known as Schlaggenwald Porcelain, Czechoslavokia, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare model with beautifully-shaped face, pleasing realistic complexion enhanced with delicate cheek blush. $1200/1600

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silk gown with silk flower applique. Condition: generally excellent, body a bit worn. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include brown color of hair, rare coiffure designed for coronet attachment, glass eyes, superb painting. $1100/1600

59. Petite German Bisque Lady With Fancily-Sculpted Hair and Bodice 11” (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde sculpted hair arranged in elaborately-posed ringlet curls and with a coronet braid that is trimmed with black ribbons, fully-sculpted pierced ears, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bodice with definition of tucks and lace, sculpted necklace and brooch, muslin stitch-jointed body with leather arms, antique gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include petite size, glass eyes, fancy coiffure with black ribbons, and fancy bodice. $500/800

60. Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Glass Eyes 22” (56 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with pale bisque, oval face, elongated throat, sculpted brown hair in very full waves away from her face with a dainty row of tiny curls at center forehead and feathering around the sides of her face, sculpted holes at crown to allow attachment of coronet, fully-sculpted pierced ears, blue glass inset eyes, very thick black eyeliner, painted brows and lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, bronze

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61. German Bisque Lady Doll with Blonde Sculpted Hair and Fancy Bodice 20” (51 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with elongated throat, deeply-sculpted blonde hair with elaboratelyarranged curls featuring a tiny braid and ringlet curls at her center crown, fully-sculpted pierced ears, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, eye liner, closed mouth with center accent, sculpted bodice with tucks and ruffles, and original incised hole for insertion of brooch, muslin stitch-jointed body, new bisque lower arms and legs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors include glass eyes, very fancy coiffure, fancy bodice with hole for attachment of brooch. $700/900


a sculpted pale blue Charlotte cap, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, kid pin-jointed body, bisque lower arms, beautiful antique gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 908 N 10. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1880. Value Points: rarity of the model is enhanced further by its most appealing gentle expression, most unusual hair style. $800/1200

62. A Very Rare Variation of the German Bisque Lady Seen as Lot 60 19” (48 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with oval face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair waved from face with feathering around her forehead, and sculpted braid at her crown held by an attached coronet which inserts into two original drilled holes, fullysculpted pierced ears, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted white draped shawl around her shoulders, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, sewn-on stockings and red leather boots, beautiful white dotted Swiss gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: very rare model with rare hair, rare coiffure, and attachable hair ornament, a near duplicate to #60 with some variations of hair painting, and with sculpted bodice. $1100/1600

63. German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Charlotte Cap, Model 908, by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk 22” (56 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face turned slightly downward and to the side, blonde sculpted hair arranged with flowing curls on the right side, and a loosely-woven braid on the left, topped by

64. German Bisque Lady with Blue Sculpted Scarf and Glass Eyes 20” (51 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of plumpfaced lady with sculpted flowing blonde curls beneath a sculpted blue draped shawl, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted eyeliner, lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, small left cheek rub. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1875. Value Point: beautifully-sculpted model with fine detail of hair and shawl, glass eyes. $600/900

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poupée body with shapely torso and derriere, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees, swivel-jointing of upper arms and legs, jointed wrists, wearing lovely black silk antique costume, undergarments, bonnet, ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent, body is structurally excellent albeit finish is very worn. Marks: 5. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: very beautiful poupée with delicate bisque, choice painting, rare wooden body with deluxe articulations. $3000/4000

66. Beautiful French Bisque Fortune Telling Lady in Rare Petite Size with Wonderful Fortunes 10” (25 cm.) (including hat). Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue enamel eyes, outlined eye sockets, delicately-painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with center accent line, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointed hip, wearing beautiful antique silk, brocade and velvet costume with matching hat. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: French, circa 1870, the fortune telling lady (or femme a bonne aventure) was popular throughout the 19th century and emblems such as this doll became popular themes in luxury salon gatherings. Value Points: hidden under her skirt are hundreds of folded papers which open to reveal delicate hand-written fortunes in French; this particular example has unusually lengthy omens in beautiful penmanship. One example (translated) says wisely “Do not search for a friend without faults or you will die without knowing the joys of affection”. $2000/3000

67. Collection, German Ormolu Miniatures by Erhard & Sohne

65. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Articulated Body 20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, almond-shaped blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented pale lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, wooden

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4” (10 cm.) h. frame. Including rare ormolu-framed wall hanging of unusual gutta percha type material with raised design of two beautifullycostumed women; hanging book case with original sets of faux-books; hanging wall bracket with two original brushes; and wonderful hanging magazine holder with richly-raised designs including winged cherub. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890. $800/1100


68. Two Rare German Soft Metal Furnishings by Babette Schweizer 5” (13 cm.) h. screen. Each of soft metal with painted ebony black finish that is accented with gilt, including a three-part folding screen with silk embroidered flowers; and fireplace with elaborate detail to suggest carving. Excellent condition. Germany, Babette Schweizer, circa 1885, exquisite workmanship, especially of screen embroidery. $500/800

69. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Beautiful Antique Costume 18” (46 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very plump palecomplexioned face, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, feathered lashes and brows, accent dots at eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, dimpled chin, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, original composition and wooden body with eight-loose-balljointed body, flat-cut derriere ridge, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, early body re-touch. Marks: Bte SGDG 2 (head) Sch (in shield, stamp on derriere ridge). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: especially beautiful bébé whose pale complexion perfectly contrasts the plump face, wearing fine antique rose silk faille dress with red silk ribbons, red enamel Bébé pin, undergarments, red knit stockings, red kidskin shoes with red silk rosettes signed C.M., fancy bonnet. $9000/13,000

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70. French Doll’s Wooden Armoire with Doll and Original Linens 25” (64 cm.) armoire. 12” doll. The wooden armoire with arched crest and paneled double doors opens to reveal a well-fitted interior with a bounty of fine linens tied with blue silk ribbons. Posed at the center is a bisque-head doll with blue glass eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, brunette human hair wig, five piece composition body, wearing her original muslin chemise trimmed with lace and blue silk ribbons. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G.D. 4. Comments: Henri Delcroix, circa 1890, the doll in presentation cabinet was offered by a Parisian department store as a special holiday Etrennes gift. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved luxury doll and cabinet with fine details

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such as lace-edged inner door panels, and fine cast brass hardware. $1200/1700

71. Pretty French Bisque Bébé Jumeau in Lovely Antique Costume 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly-painted lashes, widely-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty classic bébé has original


body and body finish, beautiful antique dress, undergarments, very fancy early bonnet, black leather shoes signed C.M. $3200/4500

71.1. French Silk Costume for Young Marquis 12” (30 cm.) shoulders. 20” waist. The three-piece formal ensemble includes a patterned silk brocade jacket with silk lining and embossed gilt buttons, matching ivory silk vest and short trousers, with couturier detail of construction. Excellent condition. French, mid-19th century. $400/600

72. French Bisque Bébé Triste, Size 13, by Jumeau in Beautiful Bronze Silk Costume 28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, large dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, dimpled chin, separately-applied pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original black “beauty mark” speck on left cheek, some body scuffing. Marks: 13 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885, the sad-faced (“triste”) model was sculpted by noted French artist, Carrier-Belleuse and is considered one of the pivotal models of the Jumeau firm. Value Points: beautiful painting of brows and lashes enhances the dramatically large eyes, original body and body finish, wearing beautiful antique bronze silk dress and bonnet, undergarments, black leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose” in large incised markings. $9000/11,000

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12” (30 cm.) Each has carved wooden head with defined sculpting of facial features, tinted eyes, brows and lips, all cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, Door of Hope mission, circa 1935, the Policeman is constructed with unusual elongated body. Value Points: included are two rare models, one as bald-head Monk wearing simple homespun kimono over pale blue pants and tunic, homespun slippers; and Policeman with black painted pate, wearing black cotton uniform, boots, and stylized broad-brimmed firm cap with gold braid and red tassels. $1100/1600

74. Two Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Dolls, Monk and Policeman 11” (28 cm.) Each has carved wooden head with deeply defined small eye sockets, tinted eyes, brows and lips, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925, depicted are Monk and Policeman. Value Points: each is wearing original costume hand-stitched in the Mission, and are rare models to find, including Policeman with painted side-parted black hair, wearing blue cotton lined navy blue homespun uniform, black boots and wide-brimmed firm cap with tassel; and Monk with bald pate, wearing homespun kimono over blue cotton tunic and pants, yellow felt boots. $1200/1600

75. Four Chinese Wooden Dolls from Door of Hope 11” (28 cm.) Representing two adult woman and two small children, each with carved socket head with defined features with tinted highlights, the women with sculpted black hair in simple coiffure captured in a tight chignon at the back of head, and the children with black painted hair close to crown, each with cloth body and wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920, depicted are two Amah (nannies) and two 5” young charges. Value Points: each wears its original traditional multi-layered costume,

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hand-sewn at the Mission, the children with particularly delightful bright costumes. $1400/1700

76. Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Wealthy Man 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted black pate, slender face, deeply-sculpted eye sockets, tinted brows, eyes


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and mouth, all cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, the doll represents a wealthy man, circa 1930. Value Points: rare model, wearing black silk kimono with blue brocade medallion, over blue brocade full-length tunic and pink silk pants, black silk slippers and black cap, with original long queue. $400/600

77. Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Doll in Worker Costume 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with well-defined sculpting of facial features, tiny black painted eyes, tinted brows and lips, black painted hair with detailed carving of braided coronet, muslin body, carved wooden hands and bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, circa 1925, from the Door of Hope Mission. Value Points: rare model, uniquely carved hair, wearing original blue homespun working uniform with short pants, tunic, undergarments. $700/900

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body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, created by Door of Hope Mission, circa 1930, the pair represent a Chinese Bride and Groom wearing authentic and very detailed and multi-layered silk costumed. Value Points: exceptional quality and state of preservation, the bride with especially unique facial sculpting and painting of hair. $1200/1800

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78. Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Woman as Peasant 11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with deeply-defined sculpting of tiny eyes, tinted brows, eyes and mouth, sculpted ears, sculpted detail of hair with comb-accented chignon, painted feathering around the forehead, cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925. Value Points: rare model with beautifully-detailed hair, wearing original multi-layered homespun costume and cap under woven burlap kimono, burlap-bound feet. $600/900

79. Pair, Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Dolls in Wedding Ensembles 11” (28 cm.) Each has carved wooden head with well-defined and tinted facial features, she with carved black hair in chignon with decorative band of colorful flowers, and he with neatly side-parted short hair, each with firmly-stuffed muslin

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80. Rare German Porcelain Brown-Haired Boy by KPM 21” (53 cm.) Lightly-pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with slender facial shape and elongated throat, brown deeply-sculpted hair in side-parted short boyish fashion, blue painted upper-glancing eyes, red upper eyeliner, accent dots at eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line between the full lips, muslin stitch-jointed body with leather arms, antique woolen suit, shirt, tie, leather ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent, paint rubs on hair, nose tip. Marks: KPM (blue mark inside shoulder plate). Comments: KPM,circa 1860. Value Points: very rare early doll with handsome features, rare brown hair, very expressive modeling especially around the eye sockets. $2200/2800

81. Elegant German Porcelain Doll Known as “Morning Glory Lady” in Rare Size 17” (43 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head of adult lady with slender face and very elongated throat, midnight-brown painted hair with shaded feathering details around the forehead, her hair waved back into a looped coronet at the back with escaping curls onto her nape, with three colorful sculpted flowers behind each ear, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, kid lady body with shapely torso and mitten-style hands, antique bronze/green silk gown, undergarments. 81 profile.

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Condition: generally excellent, complexion blemish above left eye brow. Comments: Germany, circa 1850, the model known as “Morning Glory Lady” was created by several firms during the mid-19th century, believed to inspired by the beloved Austrian Empress known as Sissi. Value Points: rare petite size with extraordinary regal presence, beautifully painted and detailed hair. $900/1500

82. Fine Early Biedermeier Period Doll Room with Rock and Graner Furnishings 29” (74 cm.) l. x 16” x 14”d. The five-sided openfront doll house room features original blue and red paint with black stenciled outlines, two side windows, grey and burgundy exterior painting. The house is furnished with a painted tin parlor set comprising a sofa with rolled arms and two balloon-back arm chairs, each upholstered in original navy blue velvet, along with matching turtle-top pedestal table and lattice design corner cupboard. Two additional balloon-back tin chairs with blue silk upholstery are also included. A lady’s desk and a drop front bureau desk by Wagner & Sohne are also included, along with a

fancy bronze chair, a painted tin fire screen, painted tin plant stand, very fancy magazine rack and similar hamper are featured, and four ormolu-framed engravings and a bronze framed painting decorat the room. There is a crystal chandelier, porcelain figurines, Chinese softpaste, bone opera glasses, birdcage, pewter tea service, two ormolu ink wells, two bisque dollhouse dolls in original military uniforms, a toy horse, and a pair of bisque bulldogs. The house is lettered 5892 on underside. Germany, circa 1875. $2500/4500

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83. Fine Early Biedermeier Doll Rooms with Early Furnishings Including Rock & Graner 33” (84 cm.) x 10”h. x 15” d. Two simple woodenframed rooms have original blue painted exterior walls, lithographed paper floors with elaborate inlay designs, and papered walls with wainscoting and ceiling borders. There are four windows covered with lace curtains, and a wide opening between the rooms. The living room is filled with 11 Biedermeier style wooden furnishings with gilt-accented ebony paper cover by D.H. Wagner & Sohn including rare upright piano with hinged lid and working keys, sewing table with notions, and curio cabinet with blue paper lining, along with crystal and ruby glass chandelier, Maerklin painted tin parlor stove, wonderful soft metal round jardiniere by Babette Schweizer, and various accessories including ormoluframed book, framed needlework, bone candlestick, parian bust, and more. The bedroom is furnished with a

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five-piece painted tin bedroom set by Rock and Graner including rare wash stand with faux marble top, along with a Wagner wooden chest with unusual cavalier design on the side walls, fancy towel bar, gilt mirror, bear rug, and four lithographed prints (two of children playing) with ormolu frames. There are six bisque dollhouse people including gentleman with sculpted bisque top hat. Germany, circa 1880. $2500/3500

84. Rare and Elegant German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Coiffure, Bodice and Jewelry 25� (64 cm.) overall. 8�h. shoulder head. Bisque shoulder head of adult woman with oval plump face, very elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair arranged elaborately with two braided coronets of graduated width above a deep wave and accented by two tiny sculpted curls at center forehead, fully-sculpted pierced ears, the back hair pulled into a looped chignon, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, painted black necklace ribbon with center brooch, sculpted ruffled bodice with decorative cobalt blue ribbons and bows, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, sewn-on (worn) boots, fine antique gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: very rare coiffure with a multitude of decorative details, pierced ears, sculpted necklace and fancy sculpted bodice. $900/1300

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86. Beautiful German All-Bisque Child Known as “Wrestler”

85. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé with Incised Depose Mark by Jumeau in Original Jumeau Costume 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly-painted lashes, feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 9 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885, the model was made for one year only, signifying Jumeau’s growing awareness of protecting his name and designs. Value Points: very beautiful bébé with finest creamy bisque, dramatic eyes, original wig, and very lovely antique cream textured silk costume with lace trim and silk faille sash, undergarments, stockings, shoes, and lace and silk frou-frou bonnet. $3500/4500

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9” (23 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, feathered lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two square cut upper teeth and one lower, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed arms and legs with modeled bent elbows, cupped hands, very muscular legs with tiny ankles, painted white stockings, black ankle boots with lacing. Condition: generally excellent, two finger tips flaked on left hand, tiniest pinflake on lower right eye rim. Marks: 10. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885, the model is known as “French Wrestler” for its very muscular body shape. Value Points: rare early all-bisque with beautiful presence, fine antique costume. $800/1100

87. An All-Original French Presentation “Modes Des Nouveautes” 17” (43 cm.) x 12” box. A firm-sided lightwood box with decorative paper covers in the Art Nouveau style and gilt lettering “Modes des Nouveautes” hinges open to reveal original presentation designed to instruct a young child in the millinery arts, including ten miniature straw hats of various colors, a bounty of colored straws, ribbons, tulle, flowers, threads, and various sewing tools. The set is all original and the contents have never been removed. A rare and beautiful set. French, circa 1890. $800/1200


88. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Original Wig 6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, plump chin, blonde mohair wig in long braid, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks with purple ties and black four-lace ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: an especially beautiful example of the early allbisque doll with original wig, gentle enigmatic smile. $800/1100

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89. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau, Size 2 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing lovely vintage French style silk and lace dress, undergarments,

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bonnet, leather shoes, stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 2 (and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: most endearing size with beautiful creamy bisque, deep paperweight eyes, fine painting of features, original body, body finish and wig. $3200/2700

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90. Rare Two Story Dollhouse Rooms with Wedding Chamber 24� (61 cm.) l. x 24�h. x 14�d. The stackable two-story doll house rooms with cherrywood frame is uniquely constructed with set-back alcove for elaborate bed which is set upon a stepped platform and is flanked by closet door with arched door frame. There is a door on one side which opens to a side and back porch with fancy railing, and a large window on the other side with elaborately-carved wooden panes. There is a matching kitty-corner dressing table, two night stands, various prints and a wall-to-wall silk velvet carpet. A bisque bride and groom

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are featured. The first floor is rustic with built-in cabinets, work tables, benches and paneling; there is a dining niche at the back, and a paneled door leads to an entry foyer and stairway. The windows at the side and back hinge open at the center, and the kitchen is furnished with food, steins, and copper utensils. The exterior is covered with hand-painted paper to suggest vine and flower-covered walls and there is a secret entrance at the back to the bedroom. The overall design is curious, being very stylized Art Nouveau in the bedroom, and very country style in the kitchen. Circa 1925, a wonderful imaginative one-of-a-kind miniature room house. $2200/3500


90.1. Rare German Bisque Fashion Lady Attributed to Galluba and Hoffman 11” (28 cm.) (including original base). Solid domed bisque shoulder head with heartshaped face, elongated throat, very full bosom styled for 1915era costume, original cotton fluff wig with green ribbon, painted features on the downcast face, blue eyes, dramatic eye decoration, closed smiling mouth with defined teeth, all-bisque arms string-attached to shoulders, original wrapped armature torso and upper legs, bisque lower legs with blue stockings and brown heeled shoes, kidskin chemise dress with beaded sash. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5843 Germany (shoulder plate and arms). Comments: attributed to Galluba and Hoffman, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful highlystylized lady with uniquely-shaped bosom, and posed on original base that is screwattached to one foot. $800/1200

91. Pair, German All-Bisque Kewpie Bride and Groom

costumes, she in ivory satin ribbon “gown” with orange blossom bouquet and tulle veil, and he in crepe paper formal suit. $400/600

91.1. German All-Bisque Wedding Couple in Original Costumes in Early Box 4” (10 cm.) Each is all-bisque with swivel head, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, pin-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted stockings and black heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890, for the French market. Value Points: with original bride and groom costumes, her gown of fine ivory satin, with tiny orange blossoms in hair, the pair have been preserved in an early French candy box with engraving on the lid. $600/900

5.5” (14 cm.) Each is all-bisque with one-piece bisque head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms with starfishshaped hands, and having classic Kewpie features including topknot, side curls, forelock curl, blue wings and painted side-glancing googly eyes with enhancing decorative glaze. Condition: generally excellent., some fraility to his suit. Marks: O’Neill (feet). Comments: Kewpie, designed by Rose O’Neill, circa 1915, the dolls were popular centerpieces in the early 1900s for wedding celebrations. Value Points: the pair wear their original

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92. German Miniature Christmas Bazaar with Snow Baby Collection 11” (28 cm.) l. stall. 7” snow slope. A wooden framed bazaar stall with cloth awning is filled with a bounty of holiday toys including little wooden animals and figures; standing alongside is a paper mache St. Nicholas with flannel costume, along with a small collection of bisque snowbabies, including a very rare bisque “snow slope” with attached snowcovered tree and a little snow baby at the peak; a bisque sled with two snow children is attached to the slope, as designed. There are three additional snow baby figures. Excellent condition overall. Germany, early 20th century. $900/1300

93. Pretty German Bisque Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig with Closed Mouth 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing beautiful antique burgundy silk dress with matching velvet and lace collar, bonnet, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 8 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: an especially beautiful example of this model with fine quality of bisque and painting. $900/1300

94. Pair, German Bisque Dolls, 1078, by Simon and Halbig in Original Flapper costumes 7” (18 cm.) and 8”. Each has bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted

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features, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, five piece composition body with slender flapper shape, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 1078 Germany. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1920. Value Points: the flapper sisters are wearing original matching costumes of felt flannel coats and cloche caps over cotton print dresses. $500/700

94.1. German Handwind Toy “Little Girl with Basket of Flowers and Bunny” 14” (36 cm.) Standing upon a wooden base with decorative paper covering is a bisque headed doll with brown glass eyes, painted features, open mouth with tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, carton torso with wire upper arms, and legs, wooden lower arms and legs, wearing her original folkloreinspired costume and coiffe and holding a basket of flowers; a white plush bunny sits at her feet. When wound by porcelaintipped knob at the side, tinkly music plays, she turns her head side to side, and appears to offer a bouquet of flowers. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, possibly Zinner and Sohne. $800/1000

95. Rare German Bisque Mechanical Walking Doll by Goebel 12” (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blonde sculpted hair with well-defined forelock curl, blue intaglio eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in laughing expression, sculpted upper and lower teeth, attached to cone-shaped body which covers the clockwork mechanism, two metal spoked wheels at the base, celluloid hands, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Goebel intertwined symbol). Comments: Goebel, circa 1915. Value Points: rare facial model perfectly complements the mechanical action of young child beginning to walk; excellent bisque, mechanism functions well. $500/800

96. An All-Original German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse 18” (46 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features and brown hair with well-defined feathering of hair around the forehead, painted brown eyes with shaded detail, black and brown upper eyeliner, short stroke brows, closed mouth, rosy cheeks and ears, stitchjointing at shoulders, disc-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse (feet, and partially legible number 944), Kathe Kruse Lu (original paper label). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1940. Value Points: pristine condition of the all-original doll, with original cotton print dress and cap, undergarments, stockings and shoes, and with original paper label. $1200/1600

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97. German Cloth Pouting Character by Kathe Kruse 20” (51 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and painted facial features, shaded brown/green eyes, white eyedots, black and brown upper eyeliner, short stroke brows, closed mouth, brunette human hair hand-tied wig, stitch-jointed shoulders, disc-jointed hips, wearing antique cotton dress which may be original, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse 1663 (foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Germany, circa 1930s. Value Points: fine facial painting with subtle detail of features and complexion is perfectly-preserved. $1100/1700

98. Lavishly-Filled German Wooden Doll Rooms “Christmas Morning” 39” (99 cm.) x 16”h. x 15”d. The two-room wooden dollhouse has lattice-like trim on the exterior, two triple-paned windows at the back wall with original carved valances, original wall and floor papers, and an opening door between the rooms that is covered with lithographed paper to simulate paneling. The house is furnished with a “Christmas Morning” theme with 18 pieces of maple wood furniture by Schneegass & Sohn including rarities such as sewing table with accessories, upright piano, wall clock, drop-front desk and armoire filled with folded

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linens. There is also a ceramic parlor stove, six-arm ormolu chandelier, hanging gas lamp, six framed prints, birdcage, various pewter and glass serving dishes, Christmas tree with ornaments, and a generous bevy of holiday decorations and gifts including rare wooden revolving candle, rocking horses, little dolls and boxes, metal framed floor abacus, and six dolls including bearded man, and little boy with party hat and soldier costume. Germany, circa 1890. $2000/3000

99. German Character Doll by Kathe Kruse with Original Costume, US Zone 15” (38 cm.) Celluloid socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes with detailed threading, and black and brown upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, closed mouth, firmly-stuffed all-cloth body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 550906 Made in Germany US Zone Kathe Kruse (feet) (and with original paper label). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1950. Value Points: near mint condition, the doll is wearing its wonderful original Tyrolean woolen hooded cape over flannel tunic, suede leiderhausen, shirt, patterned socks, and little leather shoes signed Ges Gesch 5. $700/900


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100. Rare French Bisque Mechanical Waltzing Lady by Vichy 18” (46 cm.) An elegant lady with bisque swivel head on bisque shoulder plate has blue glass enamel eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, metal hands, is posed standing upon a metal wheeled base that is hidden by her skirt. When wound, she glides forward, then twirls to the side, then repeats in a graceful manner, while meanwhile alternately fanning herself or appearing to admire the floral bouquet that she holds. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well. Comments: Vichy, circa 1870, the waltzing lady was considered one of the firm’s most desirable parlor luxuries. Value Points: rare automaton whose refined presentation is enhanced by graceful movements, exquisite silk faille and lace costume. $6000/8500

100.1. Rare Early Miniature Clock Under Dome Marked J. Tomas of Prague 4.5” (11 cm.) dome. A heavy cast brass clock with rich gilt finish is constructed in the shape of a clock tower, with incised carving to suggest architectural details, and having pinnacle top, with porcelain face and complicated works which are visible from the open-work sides. The clock is inscribed on the reverse “J. Tomas Prague N 4”, and is arranged on cast brass base under original dome. Excellent condition structurally, although unknown if working. Rare and exquisite workmanship, 19th century, Prague. $800/1100

101. Outstanding Grand 19th Century Crystal Chandelier

99.1. Early Poured Wax Child Doll in Original Costume and Presentation Cabinet 4” (10 cm.) doll. 12”h. cabinet. A wooden cabinet with gold leaf finish on the richlycarved front frame displays inside the silk-lined interior a wax doll on wooden plinth, the doll with poured wax head having painted facial features, wax hands and feet, wearing green velvet gown with gilt metallic trim and threads. Excellent condition. Probably Italian or Southern French, late 18th century. $600/900 100.1. detail.

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11” (28 cm.) l. including drops. Of fine lead crystal. the chandelier is an elaborate confection of crystal beads, garlands, prismatic balls, and prismatic tear-drops on metal and wire frame. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875, an especially fine and luxurious chandelier perfect for display with poupées or other elegant dolls. $800/1300


102. Exquisite Large French Bisque PoupÊe by Gaultier as Bride 27� (69 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and feathered brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, muslin stitch-jointed body with paper mache hands. Condition: generally excellent, body is handmade antique but appears to have been with the doll since its earliest time. Marks: F.G. 8, Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: exquisite model with lovely pale bisque, beautiful antique bridal gown of ivory silk satin with silk and velvet fitted bodice, lace veil with orange blossoms, undergarments, shoes. $3000/4000

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103. Charming and Rare French Bisque Bébé “J” by Joanny 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing woolen costume with matching feathered cap, undergarments, leather shoes signed C.M. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J 3 (raised lettering). Comments: Joseph Joanny, circa 1885, the small exclusive firm had very limited production of their distinctively modeled charming bébé. Value Points: rare model in appealing size, fine quality of bisque and painting. $2800/3500

104. Very Rare French Bisque Bébé, S.L., by Louis Schneider in Antique Mariner Costume 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head with unusual square-shaped face and strong throat, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with wellshaped outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: original 1” kiln slit at side crown rim, otherwise excellent. Marks: Paris S.L. 8. Comments: Louis Schneider, Paris, the dollmaker purchased his doll heads from the Gaultier porcelain works according to existing inventories of the time, circa 1885; curiously, the models of Schneider bébés, each bearing his initials, are distinctive to his firm only, although their rarity today suggests that very few models were ever made. Value Points: extremely rare bébé, with captivating expressive features, has beautiful gleaming patina and richly painted lips, original

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body and body finish, and wears fine antique French mariner costume and cap, white kidskin shoes, stockings, undergarments. $6000/8000

105. Very Rare French Bisque Character Boy by SFBJ 19” (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with flocked hair over sculpted hair, narrow blue “jewellike” inset eyes, brown painted lashes and brushstroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightlyopen small mouth with four porcelain teeth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Comments: attributed to SFBJ, circa 1912, an unmarked and previously undocumented model, mold

number unknown. Value Points: very handsome lad has choice bisque and sculpting especially around the eyes and mouth, the very rare model is wearing fine antique school boy costume. $1800/2200

106. Very Rare British Pedal Car by Line Bros with Original Oil Cans and Tool Box 60” (152 cm.) Of heavy tin or metal, with wooden faux-trunk, the pedal car features running boards, driver’s door, steering wheel, horn, lights, pedals, windshield, and is painted original dark maroon color. Attached to the running board are two original oil cans and the original tool box. The car is labeled L.B. Ltd London, Tri-Ang Motors and the license plate reads “L.B.3067 Four Wheel Brake”. Excellent condition. Ex-collection David Pressland, author of The Art of the Tin Toy. British, Line Bros, circa 1925. $5000/8000

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lower legs, antique silk and lace gown, marked 1160 SH. Along with an all-bisque doll with dark glass eyes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, pin-jointed arms and legs, painted white stockings, black shoes, and wearing factoryoriginal costume. And with rare tatting board on wooden frame with original tools. Excellent except as noted. Germany, circa 1900. $500/800

108.1. Collection of German Ormolu Miniatures by Erhard & Sohne 8” (20 cm.) h. fireplace. Each is of fine richly-gilt ormolu, including fireplace with grilled front and attached mirror with original green silk faille backing; firewood holder with handle; arched top mantel clock; side chair with bamboostyle frame and matching stool; umbrella holder; single candle holder; and dust pan with figural Art Nouveau lady. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890/1920. $900/1200

107. French Bisque Poupée with Fully-Articulated Wooden Body 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, narrow blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, closed mouth with accent lines, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fullyarticulated body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, extra swivel-jointing on upper arms and legs, swivel wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish albeit worn, two toes chipped. Marks: 2. (head and shoulders). Comments: attributed to Gaultier, circa 1870. Value Points: rare wooden body with extra luxury articulations. $2800/3500

108. German Bisque Miniature Dolls and Rare Tatting Board 6” (15 cm.) lady. Including bisque shoulder head doll with dark glass eyes, painted features, closed mouth, original brunette mohair wig, muslin body, replaced wooden

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109. Four Rare German Ormolu Accessories by Erhard and Sohne, Including Rare Fish Bowl 5” (13 cm.) h. fish bowl. Including an extremely rare blue glass fish bowl containing a silver fish, attached to tripod gilt ormolu stand, and with matching blue bowl below; two hanging chandeliers with gilt ormolu frames and decorated with blue bead crystals and opalescent dangles; and a hanging frame with lithographed scene of children building a snowman, that unfolds to reveal a mirror. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890. $800/1200

109.1. Four Framed Miniature Lithographs 5” (13 cm.) x 3.5”. A gilt metal frame of unusual design encloses an oval frame with cheerful scene of three children; along with an oval ormolu frame with glittered decoupage

scene, an oval ormolu frame with bunny and children scene, and a gilded metal frame with two children. Germany, late 19th century. $300/500

110. Very Fine French Bisque Poupée with Beautiful Face and Rare Body with Bisque-Hands 16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, brunette human hair over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, padded bosom, bisque hands from below the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1864, included is beautiful antique undergarments, stockings, peach kidskin slippers with ties, and gown. Value Points: the facial beauty and quality, along with fine rare body style, is enhanced further by the near mint state of preservation of the doll, of particular note the kid body. $2800/3800

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and lace dress, undergarments, Jumeau stockings, and black leather shoes with silver star rosettes. $2500/2800

113. Rare Set of Miniature Bone and Feather Dollhouse Furnishings 3” (8 cm.) h. The set, composed of very delicate bones fastened with tiniest of brass nails, “upholstered” with delicately-shaded feathers, includes settee, table with curved legs, set of six matching chairs, and very-high-backed chair. A complete set such as this is virtually unknown, and its original state of preservation is pristine. French, circa 1875. $500/800

114. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Miniature Canopied Bed

111. Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Jumeau in Original Pink Dress and Shoes 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, light amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890, a sister doll to #112. Value Points: wonderful petite size, beautiful amber eyes, hip-length original mohair wig, original body and body finish, fine creamy bisque, wearing beautiful original rose silk and lace dress, undergarments, Jumeau stockings, and black leather shoes with silver star rosettes. $3000/4000

112. A Companion French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bébé Jumeau, Size 2, with Original Costume and Shoes 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, original 1/2” firing line at center crown rim. Marks: 0. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890, a sister doll to #111. Value Points: wonderful petite size, beautiful soft mohair wig, original body and body finish, wearing beautiful original blue silk

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4” (10 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent, small chip at top of left leg. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: very dear tiny closed mouth doll with lovely antique costume, and having antique wooden bed with decoupage decorations and with rose silk canopy and bed cover. $300/500


115. German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in Fine Antique Costume 6.5” (17 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: rare petite closed mouth child with beautiful bisque and body, lovely antique costume. $300/500

116. Wonderful French Bisque Bébé Bru with Perfect Original Body and Signed Bru Shoes 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, perfectly almond-shaped dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows with slightly modeling detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, slender kid body with scalloped-edge kid collarette, kid over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers, Chevrot-hinged hips, wooden lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 7. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot epoch, circa 1888. Value Points: well-preserved and sought French bébé with lovely bisque and sculpting, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands, wonderful antique silk costume, undergarments, leather shoes signed Bru Jne Paris. $12,000/17,000

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117. Outstanding German Wooden Kitchen with Rare Accessories, with Provenance

119. German Pink-tinted Porcelain Doll with Brown Eyes

31” (79 cm.) l. The wooden-framed one-room kitchen with natural finish and checkerboard-pattern parquet floor, has high shelving on all three walls, large chestnut cupboard, work table, benches, and several hanging shelves. The kitchen is furnished lavishly with 29 white porcelain dishes, 19 pieces of copper cookware, a matched set of 6 brass and wrought iron pans, white porcelain canister set with gold trim, tin lanterns, coffee roaster, butter churn, tin petroleum can for lamp oil, and more. Excellent condition. German, circa 1885, the kitchen is beautifully preserved, has many rare accessories, and includes German porcelain lady in antique costume. The kitchen was made, circa 1885, by master carpenter, Mr. Hitz of Furth and features outstanding construction details. Ex-Collection Prader Spielzeugmuseum of Davos. $3500/5500

18” (46 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with plump face, slightly-elongated throat, black sculpted hair in short uniform finger curls, painted small brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, circle accents at nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: pink tinted rosy-cheeked complexion, and rare brown eyes. $400/600

118. Two German Porcelain Doll Heads with Variation of Necklace Design 6” (15 cm.) Each is porcelain shoulder head with black sculpted hair in arranged graduated-sized finger curls, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth. Condition: generally excellent, hair paint rubs on one. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: an interesting study, the models are identical except variations in the sculpting and painting of cobalt blue and coral necklaces. $600/900

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120. German Porcelain Doll with DeeplySculpted Painted Brown Eyes 26” (66 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with black sculpted hair in very tightlyarranged curls, deeplysculpted eye sockets with painted brown eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, circle accents at nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with full lips, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, wearing antique cotton gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: especially fine sculpting enhances the rare brown eyes, fine lustrous patina of complexion, original body and antique costume. $800/1100

121. Large German Porcelain Doll with Painted Brown Eyes 29” (74 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with sculpted black hair in large curls, painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, new porcelain lower arms, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, some few paint rubs on hair, one finger chipped. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: rare brown eyes and fine larger size. $700/900

121.1. Extremely Rare Swiss Earthenware Miniature Stove with Original Pots 9” (23 cm.) h x 9”w. The heavy clay or earthenware hearth stove with glazed finish features arched firewood openings at sides and front, curved back wall with centered chimney, and five lidded pots with dropped bases that fit into the opening holes on the stove top. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Swiss, early-19th century. Value Points: very rare stove, sized for child play or placement in early toy kitchen, complete with original cookware. Ex-collection Prader SpielzeugMuseum of Davos, Switzerland. $800/1200

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122. Rare Set of Miniature Bentwood Furnishings 7” (18 cm.) h. chair. Constructed of ebony-finished bentwood with elaborate scrolls and cream-painted accents, and with original red velvet upholstery and bead finials, the set comprises settee with arms, two arm chairs, two side chairs, pedestal table, foot stool and toilette table. Excellent condition, lacking mirror and one finial. Germany, circa 1890, rare set with wonderful detail. $400/600

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123. Petite German Bisque Child, 199, by Handwerck, Rare Early Model 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted features, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 199 3. Comments: Heinrich Handwerck, circa 1895. Value Points: rare early model by this firm with original body and body finish, charming antique costume. $700/900

124. Rare French All-Bisque Mignonette with Jointed Elbows Marked BTE 6” (15 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque elongated torso, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, tiny closed mouth, peg-jointed upper arms and long slender legs, wooden-ball joints at elbows, bisque forearms, bare feet, long blonde mohair wig, antique silk gown is included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: BTE. Comments: French, circa 1882, the mignonette is attributed to Schmitt et Fils. Value Points: very rare model with jointed elbows, exquisite pale bisque, all original body and lovely decoration. $1200/1800

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125. French AllBisque Mignonette with Brilliant Blue Eyes 5” (13 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pert smile, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, lovely burgundy silk dress and bonnet with silk fringe. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882, the dainty mignonettes were presented in Paris holiday catalogs as “Poupées de poche” (pocket dolls). Value Points: very beautiful mignonette with dramatic eyes softened by sweet smile. $700/1100

126. Delightful French Handwind Musical Performer in Original Costume 12” (30 cm.) A bisque-head doll with cobalt blue eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, firm paper mache block torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, is posed standing upon a wooden barrel, holding a gilt metal violin. When wound, music plays and his right arm moves back and forth, as he strums the violin. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: finest quality of bisque with dainty painting, wearing original silk costume with soutache-trimmed vest, striped silk stockings, silk top hat, in delightfully-preserved condition, mechanism and music function well. $1200/1800

126.1. Beautiful and Rare German Bisque Character Doll, 2033, by Bruno Schmidt Known as “Wendy” 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing beautiful

antique silk French dress with lace trim, ruffled bonnet, socks, and shoes. Condition: generally excellent, one thumb tip chipped. Marks: 2033 BSW (in heart) 537 2/0. (head) Germany (body). Comments: Bruno Schmidt, circa 1910, the model is known by collectors as “Wendy”. Value Points: superb detail of sculpting especially notable on petite model, wonderfully-painted features including very full lips, original body finish, beautiful antique costume including original bonnet with cloth label from “Au Nain Bleu” luxury toy shop of Paris, indicating that the doll may have been featured there. $5000/8000

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mouth with defined teeth between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing, curved kid arms with bisque forearms and hands. Marks: (crescent and circle/dot impression on back of head) Bte SGDG (forehead crown rim). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1878. Value Points: exceptional sculpting with very sensual expression enhanced by finest bisque and painting, original sturdy body, original perfect hands, wearing fine antique coral silk dress, fancy bonnet, undergarments, kidskin shoes, stockings. $11,000/16,000

128. French Folding Fan with Theatrical Illustration, in Original Box 11” (28 cm.) l. The wooden-blade fan has richly-glazed paper folds that have a lithographed scene of four dancing children in party or theatrical costumes including Polichinelle. The fan is presented in original worn box. Fan is excellent. French, circa 1890, rare style with wonderful design. $200/400

129. Very Expressive and Rare French Bisque Bébé Mothereau

127. Fine French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru Known as “Circle Dot” Model with Rare Painted Teeth 17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head with very plump cheeks and throat, on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed

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22” (56 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with highly-characterized features, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, feathered brows, roseblushed eye shadow, rounded nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with well-defined space between the shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, extended-length auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body may not be original but is of the same era and is of appropriate style and size. Marks: B 3 M. Comments: Bébé Mothereau, circa 1882. Value Points: rare doll, outstanding character expression with remarkable sculpting especially around her lips, with dimpled chin, fine painting and complexion, wearing lovely coral silk dress, undergarments, ruffled bonnet, kidskin shoes. $8500/11,000


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130. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé with Rare Depose Markings, Fine Antique Costume 22” (56 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very full cheeks and chin, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, separately-sculpted pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose 10 (incised, with artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, a rare model that likely just precedes the bébé incised “Depose Jumeau”, few examples are known to exist. Value Points: very beautiful bébé with delicate pale complexion that is complemented by soft blushing, original body and body finish, fine antique dress that may be original, signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose” shoes, undergarments, bonnet. $3800/5200

131. French Nouveautes de Paris Card with Bébé Accessories 9” (23 cm.) x 5”. The heavy stock card is labeled “Nouveautes de Paris, Depose C.L. France” and has tied to it a bevy of miniature toiletries and accessories for bébés or poupées including wrapped soap, perfume bottle, bébé pin, jewelry, mirror, and opera glasses. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $300/500

132. Petite French Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Tipping Hat Mechanism 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, white mohair periwig, 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 Marquis costume with sword and tricorn hat; when the doll is standing, and lightly

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pressed down, he lowers his hand, thus gallantly tipping his hat. Value Points: rare and delightful miniature French bisque doll with original costume and charming “tipping hat” action. $1200/1500

133. Petite French Chaise a Porteur with Unusual Medallions 8.5” (22 cm.) The wooden chaise a porteur (sedan chair) is covered with brown leather having gold tooled accented and circular medallions with silvered finish depicting elegant ladies; there are three beveled glass windows, hinged door to interior that is lined with green silk faille. One carrying handle is missing. French, circa 1870, a very rare size of the elegant accessory with most unusual decorations. $600/900

134. Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé “C EJ” in Fine Antique Costume 18” (46 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, grey glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with delicately-shaded outlined lips, separatelymodeled pierced ears, original lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C (or 6) EJ. Comments: Emile Jumeau, the earliest period EJ bébé, circa 1882. Value Points: especially beautiful example with delicate bisque and expression, original wig, body, body finish, fine antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, shoes, stockings. $5500/7500

135. Rare Set of French Postcards Presenting Bébés Jumeau at 1900 Paris Exposition 3.5” (9 cm.) x 5.5”. Each of the three postcards has colorful scene depicting a group of Bébés Jumeau, each in stylish costume of the era, and including several of the bébés from the rare 200 character series. The cards are labeled “Les Bébés Jumeau a L’Exposition de 1900” and were offered by the Paris department store, A La Menagere, indicating that the dolls were available in their store. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900. $600/900

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136. German Bisque Lady With Sculpted Cap, Bodice and Jewelry

138. German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Hair and Fancy Bodice

16” (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with deeply-sculpted curly blonde hair that is tucked under a sculpted fancy blue cap with incised detail, darker blue outer rim, and ruffled edge, fully-sculpted pierced ears, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bodice with blue ruffled collar trimmed with black painted ribbon and coral medallion, kid body with gusset-jointing, bisque forearms, wearing lovely ice blue silk costume with silk fringe, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarely-found model with beautifully-sculpted cap and matching sculpted collar and jewelry. $800/1200

26” (66 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with slightly-elongated throat, sculpted blonde hair waved away from her face into high curls at the crown that are decorated with black beads, sculpted bangs with feathered detail, fully-sculpted pierced ears, painted facial features, blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bodice with ruffled collar and Black Cross necklace, new muslin body and bisque limbs, lovely antique gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: beautifully-sculpted hair and fancily-sculpted bodice and jewelry. $600/900

137. French Porcelain Service in Original Box 5” (13 cm.) teapot. 15” x 11” box. A red card-stock box with yellow edging has a blue paper interior that is fitted to accommodate the porcelain tea set that it encloses. The set of white porcelain with gold borders and dainty decorations of delicate gold chain garlands, roses, and blue stars, comprising lidded teapot, lidded sugar, creamer, and six cups and saucers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $300/500

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139. Wonderful French Soft-Paste Child’s Dinner Service in Original Presentation 14” (36 cm.) A flat-back woven basket is filled with miniature softpaste creamy dishes decorated with colorful abstract flowers,


including a covered tureen, with glass carafe and tumblers, and cutlery. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885, the set is preserved with its original paper and netting, as it was presented in Parisian holiday catalogs; the basket, known as “hotte” was a miniature version of traditional peddler’s back-pack basket of the 19th century. $800/1200

140. German Wooden “Magasin D’Epicerie” for the French Market by Christian Hacker 20” (51 cm.) l. x 13”h. x 11”d. The wooden-framed grocery has double-angled walls at each side front, each featuring an arched window that is framed by painted red borders. Colorful engravings decorate the lower panels, and blue panels with gilt lettering “Magasin d’Epicierie” edge the top. The store is painted original pale blue with darker blue and red trim, open shelves line the back wall, and wide display shelves are at each window. The floor has original lithographed paper to simulate tile, and there is a matching counter. The store contains an array of tin, paper and glass food containers with original labels, glass plates with paper mache “food”, an iron and brass scale, wooden barrel, and a bisque head dollhouse woman with original costume including elaborate Normandy coiffe. Germany, from the firm of Christian Hacker, the store was created for the French market, circa 1885. $1800/3200

141. German Bisque Boy, 1079, by Simon and Halbig with Toy Boat 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, black velvet costume and cap, stockings, little buckle shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1079 Halbig S&H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: little boy carries a toy wooden boat. $300/500

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142. An All-Original German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 949, by Simon & Halbig 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 3 949, Comments: Simon & Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: pretty diminutive closed mouth doll with lovely expression, original body and body finish, wearing original well-detailed folklore costume and bonnet. $900/1300

143. Set of Fine Wooden Doll Furniture with Dishes, and Dog 7” (18 cm.) h. chair. Comprising a fine fruitwood table with spindled legs, and four matching chairs, of quality woods and with beautiful original finish. Along with porcelain dishes, and with a fur-covered paper mache dog with amber glass eyes. Excellent condition. Circa 1885. $500/800

144. An All-Original German Bisque Doll and Costumes in “Trousseau” Labeled Box 6” (15 cm.) doll. 13” x 9” box. Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted features, open mouth, four teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache flapper-style body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: AM dep Germany 390. Comments: Marseille,

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circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful original presentation, the doll wears her original lingerie and is presented in original box with additional costumes and accessories, the box with colorful label “Trousseau” depicting little girl holding her doll. $800/1100

145. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pensive expression, outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: deeply modeled features lend a fine character expression, excellent bisque, wearing fine antique dress, ruffled bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks. $1100/1500

146. Very Rare German Bisque Multi-Head Character Doll in Original Box 15” (38 cm.) A bisque-headed doll with blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, original brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, muslin chemise, is presented in her original sectioned box, along with three additional bisque heads designed to be interchangeably placed on the body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B made in Germany 6 171 (full doll, other heads with unique model numbers: 182, 183, and 179) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, each of the three other rare bisque heads has original mohair wig over plaster pate, painted blue eyes and closed mouth, with variation of smiling or pouting expression. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, fine modeling and bisque, in original worn box with paper label having illustration of crown and “Kestner Character Doll”. $6000/8500

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148. Rare German All-Bisque “Vivi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini in Original Box 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, painted side-glancing eyes, dark upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with beaming smile, modeled space between the lips, impressed dimples, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, modeled bent elbows, pointing right index finger, painted thighhigh white stockings, black one-strap shoes, costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920. Comments: Germany, circa 1925, designed by American artist Jeanne Orsini. Value Points: the doll is preserved in her original box along with an advertising sheet for E.A. Pallman, Optician of New Haven, Connecticut, who also included “dolls and yarns” in his store inventory. $600/900

147. An All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 12, with Original Chemise and Box

149. French Bisque Pouting Character, 252, by SFBJ with Original Toddler Body

25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, widely-arched brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, pierced ears, original wheat blonde hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 12 (and artist checkmarks) Bébé Jumeau BTE SGDG Depose (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, gorgeous painting around eyes and lips, original wig, Jumeau chemise with red silk Bébé Jumeau banner, leather shoes signed Paris Depose 12 with bee symbol, and with original labeled box. $4000/5500

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in downcast pouting expression, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing antique red cotton dress, undergarments, shoes, stockings. Condition: generally excellent, eyes set, some wear to original body finish. Marks: SFBJ 252 Paris 4. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1910. Value Points: very expressive pouting expression enhanced by deeply-modeled features,

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gleaming patina of bisque, original toddler body, great costume. $2000/3000

150. French Set of Interchangeable Blocks with Comical Possibilities 14” (36 cm.) x 8” box. A firm-sided box with colorful paper cover depicting a scene of children playing with the block is labeled “Jeu de Cubes Comique”, and contains a complete set of six-sided blocks with amusing scenes of faces and costumes of various persons, including clown, woman, and such. Directions for playing with the blocks to amusing and comical results are pasted to the interior lid. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $400/600

151. Large German All-Bisque Doll, 72.15, by Gebruder Kuhnlenz with Fancy Stockings 12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, row of tiny teeth, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, unusual painting of stockings to above-theknees with black and white stripes from mid-calves, peach painted shoes with tiny heels, muslin chemise. Condition: generally excellent, original small firing line at front crown rim. Marks: 72.15 (head and torso). Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1885. Value Points: rare large all-bisque with signed matched parts, wonderful fanciful painting of stockings, highly characterized expression. $500/800

152. Beautiful German All-Bisque Doll, 886, by Simon and Halbig 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks, and black two-strap shoes with tiny bows, wearing

pretty antique silk dress. Condition: generally excellent, tiny chip at back torso neck. Marks: 886 S 4 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: wonderful character like expression with very plump cheeks and beautifully-painted lips, original wig, fine antique costume. $700/1000

153. An Especially Pretty French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Jumeau 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brush-stroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with richly-glazed lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (and artist checkmarks, head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: rare light amber eyes with rose blushed eye shadow lend an appealing dramatic look, with fine gleaming patina of complexion, original wig, pate, body, and body finish, fine antique costume. $3200/4500

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154. Rare German Double-Sided Room Box with Roof Porch and Trellises 24” (61 cm.) l. x 14”h. x 18”d. An unusually-shaped double-sided room box features three rooms, a covered porch and a roof porch. The exterior windows feature hinged shutters, and there are hinged opening doors between the rooms, and a window-door leading to the covered porch. The covered porch has fancy railings and ceiling trim, and the roof porch is framed by all-around railings with ball-trimmed

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posts. The wall papers and curtains are original, there are potted plants along the railings of the porch, a decorated wooden porch set on the roof porch, bentwood furnishings on the covered porch, and a leaf-covered trellis on the side wall. The base is replaced, otherwise excellent and original. Germany, attributed to Moritz Gottschalk, circa 1910, a wonderful and very unusual design with porches and trellises. $1200/1800

154.1. Six Delightful German All-Bisque Children Playing Soldiers by Hertwig 3.5” (9 cm.) h. tallest. The six pink-tinted all-bisque babies are naked except for the colorful “paper” bisque hats that each wears along with a strap and toy rifle. Each of the children is posed differently thus forming a very interactive and amusing scene; two have attached vase backs, and one pair is seated on original green-painted bisque sled. Excellent condition. Germany, Hertwig, circa 1915. $400/600

155. German Wooden Blue Roof Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk with Elevator 12” (30 cm.) x 22”h. x 14”d. The wooden two-story dollhouse features a narrow shape with set-back second floor porch having an opening

door and heavy-paper-stock porch railing with original gilt finish. The porch railing is repeated on full-length first floor porch, and there are five steps leading from the street level to the opening front door that is protected by a wooden overhang. The house has original lithographed paper cover on exterior walls and doors with elaborate architectural detail, at attached door bell, and interior built-in elevator that operates from turning handle at the outside. The interior walls are recovered and the blue wooden roofs may be repainted. Germany, circa 1890, attributed to Moritz Gottschalk. $1600/2300

156. German Wooden Blue Roof Doll House with Elevator by Moritz Gottschalk 11” (43 cm.) l. x 18” x 8”d. The two-story wooden doll house has painted blue roof and painted and lithographed exterior to simulate architectural details, with wooden porch or balcony with gilt paper railings on both floors, over-hanging porch roof on second floor, four glass front windows, two opening doors (one with original Gottschalk silver door knob), two interior rooms and two smaller foyer rooms with elevator that operates from turning knob at the side. Good/very good condition. Germany, Moritz Gottschalk, Germany, circa 1900. $1100/1600

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159. Rare German All-Bisque Kewpie with Candy Sack “Let Us Be Happy”

157. Two Grand German All-Bisque Kewpies 10” (25 cm.) Each is one-piece all-bisque head, torso and legs of standing Kewpie with classic features including topknot, forelock curl, side curls, blue wings, and painted sideglancing googly eyes with thickly-fringed upper lashes, white eyedots, loop-jointed arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: O’Neill (on feet of smaller, and one original paper label) (red heart paper label on larger). Comments: Kewpie, designed by Rose O’Neill, made in Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare large size of the all-bisque model is enhanced with fine detail of painting and blush. $800/1200

158. Three German All-Bisque Action Kewpies Designed by Rose O’Neill 5” (13 cm.) Thinker. Each is all-bisque with classic Kewpie features, viz. topknot, forelock curl, side-glancing painted eyes, impish smile and blue wings. Included is The Thinker with red heart paper label on back; seated Kewpie with outstretched arms, having ladybug on right wrist, marked c. in circle; and seated Kewpie holding an oversized brown pencil, marked c. in circle and incised O’Neill. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915. $700/1000

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4.5” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque figure of standing Kewpie, posed on self base along with a bisque candy sack against which Kewpie is leaning as though about to tie the pink pull-strings, Kewpie has classic features including blue wings which match the candy sack color, and there is a brass plaque “Let Us Be Happy”. Stamped c. in circle on underside. Excellent condition. Germany, designed by Rose O’Neill, circa 1912. $600/900

160. Two Rare German All-Bisque Kewpies as Hottentots 5” (13 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque head, torso and legs, with loop-jointed arms, and having brown complexion, painted black hair with topknot, large side-glancing painted eyes, dot brows, closed mouth, blue wings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: O’Neill (and paper label, on lighter brown). Comments: Germany, circa 1912, designed by Rose O’Neill, the brown-complexioned Kewpies were marketed as Hottentots. Value Points: among the


rarest Kewpie models, each of these has original red fetish Kewpie token necklace; the darker with unusual very full lips. $800/1200

with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, starfish-shaped hands, chubby torso, wearing cotton romper suit. Condition: generally excellent, body has old repainting. Marks: Ges Gesch O’Neill JDK 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, the very rare Kewpie model with dramatic googly eyes and fully jointed distinctive body. Value Points: rarity of the character is enhanced by finest quality of sculpting and fine luminous bisque. $3500/5500

163. Three German AllBisque Baby “Blunderboo” Kewpies Designed by Rose O’Neill

161. German All-Bisque Kewpie in a Basket Designed by Rose O’Neill 3.5” (9 cm.) One-piece all-bisque figure of Kewpie’s head which is peeking out from the back of a bisque “wicker” basket decorated with colorful flowers, notably a large bouquet of yellow roses on the back. Excellent condition. Germany, designed by Rose O’Neill, circa 1915, very rare action figure. $500/700

4” (10 cm.) Each is one-piece all-bisque figure of chubbybodied baby Kewpie, with classic Kewpie features including topknot, forelock curl, side-glancing painted googly eyes, and blue wings, including seated Blunderboo with right hand held to mouth, incised O’Neill; Kewpie lying on tummy with outstretched limbs, marked c. in circle; and crawling Kewpie looking backward fearfully, incised O’Neill. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1920. $500/800

162. Rare German Bisque Kewpie with Glass Eyes and Composition Toddler Body by Kestner 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blonde sculpted hair with topknot. deeplydefined forelock curl, side curls, large brown side-glancing glass googly eyes, thick dark eyeliner, fringed lashes, dot brows, closed mouth in thin line smile, composition toddler body

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164. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 169, by Kestner with Beautiful Original Costume 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, slightly-modeled brush-stroked brows with decorative enhancing glaze, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H 1/2 made in Germany 12 1/2 169 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful all-original doll with soft mohair wig, pate, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume, bonnet and shoes. $1200/1700

165. French Bisque Mechanical Walking Bébé in Original Walker 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, tiny porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, carton torso, metal hinged paper mache legs, wire upper arms, composition forearms, wearing original pique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1910. Value Points: fine gleaming patina of bisque, original costume including bone-handled rattle, the doll is posed inside a wooden “walker” with wheeled

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base, and has clockwork mechanism which causes the doll to walk forward, supported by his walker. $900/1300

166. Rare Large German All-Bisque Character, 229, by Gebruder Knoch 11” (28 cm.) Solid-domed bisque swivel head with unique construction to precisely fit the bisque torso, loop attachment, brown painted baby hair with detailed combmarks, painted facial features, blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, thick single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, suggestion of modeled tongue, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 229-28 (torso and inside all limbs). Comments: Gebruder Knoch, circa 1912. Value Points: rare large size all-bisque with signed and matched body parts, unique neck articulation, and with wonderful very deeply-sculpted dimples and double chin. $700/900

167. Most Endearing German Bisque Toddler, 115A, with Wistful Expression by Kammer and Reinhardt 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition:

generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character series, circa 1912, this doll and her companion, lot #168, were once owned by Campbell children of the Campbell Soup family, according to oral provenance. Value Points: very fine all-original condition with choice sculpting, fine luminous quality of bisque, original body and body finish, original costume. $3000/4000

168. German Bisque Pouting Character, 115A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast wistful expression, accented lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing antique pink cotton romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from their art character series, this doll and his girl companion, #167, were once owned by the Campbell children of the Campbell Soup company, according to oral provenance. Value Points: wonderful expression enhanced by finest bisque and complexion, great toddler body with chubby details, original body finish, antique costume. $3000/4000

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170. French Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner in Rare Size 20 33” (84 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender angular face, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth with slightly-parted lips, row of tiny porcelain teeth, impressed chin dimple, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, light old body retouch. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 20 Le Parisien. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: very beautiful face enhanced by fine bisque, dainty teeth, rare mohair lashes, and superb antique costume. $5000/7500

171. All-Original French Bisque “Bébé Habille” in Original Box 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, mohair lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four

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porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep 2 (head) 2 (impressed feet bottom). Comments: Jumeau/SFBJ, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty child with perfect mohair lashes, original wig, body and body finish, is wearing her original dress with matching bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks, and is in her original box labeled “Bébé Habille” (dressed doll). $800/1100

172. French Bisque Miniature Doll in Original Costume 6” (15 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body, painted peach stockings and black one strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: attributed to Gaultier, circa 1885. Value Points: the little doll wears original silk costume in the XVIII century style. $300/500

173. Beautiful French Bisque Lady Doll by Jules Steiner in Original Silk Costume 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, white/blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed lady body with shapely bosom, waist, and derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A-13 Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved doll with rare lady body, original body finish, original rare color wig, lovely bisque, and wearing original silk and lace couturier costume in the 18th century style including silk and lace gown, bonnet, undergarments, stockings, silk shoes. $5500/6800

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175. Two German Porcelain Lady Dolls with Elegant Recamier 174.

10” (25 cm.) standing lady. Each is porcelain with sculpted grey hair in the XVIII style and artistically-painted facial features, including halfdoll with Dresden-floral coronet , with extended arms and holding a rose in her right hand, on original pin-cushion “skirt” base and with velvet and lace costume. Along with a porcelain shoulder head lady with modeled bosom, on original padded armature body and having porcelain hands with expressively-posed fingers, lace gown, who is posed on a rare leather-over-wood recamier with gold tooled decorations. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1910, shoulderhead lady is attributed to Dressel and Kister. Value Points: elegant scene, rarity factors include original skirted base of one lady, superb recamier, and seldom-found shoulderhead variation of classic half doll. $700/1100

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174. Rare and Elegant German Bisque Lady with LustreTrimmed Coronet 18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with heart-shaped face and elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair in arranged Grecian-like curls at the forehead, framed by a gold-lustre coronet, with a grand looped curl at the back below two painted black ribbons with long black tassels and sculpted gold earrings, painted blue eyes with black eyeliner and painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitchjointed body with sewn-on red leather boots, leather arms, fine antique gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: very rare model with regal presence, wonderful coiffure, lustre coronet, sculpted earrings. $800/1100

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176. Early German Bisque Dollhouse Lady with Sculpted Black Snood 6” (15 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with slender oval face and throat, black 176, 177 detail. sculpted hair waved away from face and captured into a well-defined snood, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner and brows, tiny closed mouth, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, antique gown. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rare petite model with especially fine detail of hair snood and feathering at forehead. $400/500

177. Petite German Bisque Lady with Very Rare Coiffure 8” (20 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with black sculpted hair waved away from face and framed by a coronet of hair at the crown, then combed smoothly at the back into a chignon with wide loops

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at the back nape, painted facial features, muslin body, bisque limbs, antique costume. Condition: restoration on right shoulder edge (under costume). Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare coiffure with unusual extended loops at the back nape. $300/500

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7” (18 cm.) Each is bisque shoulderhead with sculpted hair having center part and hair waved away from face into short pageboy style at the back, sculpted ears, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, sculpted collar, ruffled bodice and white bow tie with blue and gilt accents. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: the identical model in different sizes, with variation in hair color and also in depth of sculpting, the larger model with more clearlydefined waves in hair. $400/600

179. German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Blue Beaded Necklace 19” (48 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of plump-faced lady with elongated throat, deeply-sculpted very curly hair with black painted hair ribbon, painted blue upper glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single

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stroke brows, sculpted and painted blue beaded necklace with tiny black cross, kid gusset-jointed body with bisque forearms, well costumed in burgundy silk gown, undergarments, stockings, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: rarity factors include very fancy curls, black hair ribbon, beaded necklace. $500/800

180. German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Blonde Hair in Unusual Coiffure 18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with untinted complexion, blonde sculpted hair waved away from her face with unusual ringlet curls forming a coronet, and forming into arranged finger curls behind her ears, held by a black hair ribbon, painted blue eyes in deeply-set sockets, red and black upper eyeliner, brown single stroke brows, rounded nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with pert smile, blushed cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: unusual highlypersonalized expression with very fine sculpting, rare coiffure, fine antique costume. $800/1000

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181. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Appealing Homely Expression 21” (53 cm.) Thick paste pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head of adult lady with very full cheeks and thick elongated throat, black sculpted hair with arranged finger curls to below the chin point, painted blue downcast eyes in deeply-defined eye sockets, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with primly set lips, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower arms, antique lace costume. Condition: generally excellent, albeit some paint rubs on complexion and hair. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare model with pink tinting, highly-characterized expression. $600/900

182. Two Rare Petite German Porcelain Dolls as Lady and Gentleman 12” (30 cm.) Each has porcelain shoulder head with sculpted hair and painted facial features, muslin body with porcelain limbs, antique costume. Condition: woman is excellent, man has two old hairlines on back shoulderplate. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: the woman with very rare darkest brown hair with sculpted snood and having dainty feathering around the widow’s peak of her hair; and he with brown eyes and short black hair with wonderful feathering around his forehead. $800/1200

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183. German Black Haired Porcelain Doll with Beautifully-Feathered Hair 14” (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with slight pink tinting, black sculpted hair waved smoothly away from her face, behind her ears, into long finger curls, and having rich feathered detail around her forehead, painted small eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, tiny closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower limbs, good antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, one foot rebuilt. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: especially fine painting of hair, beautiful early dress. $400/600


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184. Rare German Porcelain BaldHeaded Gentleman 12” (30 cm.) Solid domed porcelain shoulder head with bald pate, little painted curls above each ear, lightly-pink-tinted complexion, blue painted eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, one stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, muslin body, new porcelain lower limbs, nice gentleman’s costume. Condition: excellent professional over-paint on shoulder plate. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: most appealing model with unusual bald pate and side painted curls. $700/900

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185. German Thick-Paste Porcelain Doll with Very Expressive Features 26” (66 cm.) Thick paste porcelain shoulder head with very plump face, black sculpted short uniform finger curls, painted blue downcast eyes in well-defined eye sockets, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain limbs, antique cotton gown, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: very expressive sculpting and unusual expression. $600/900

186. German Porcelain Doll with Black Sculpted Hair 16” (41 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with black sculpted hair brushed away from face, behind fully-sculpted ears, and held by a coronet at the crown, with feathering details at the forehead, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower limbs, painted shoes, wearing fine antique gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent, some repair to fingers. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: excellent detail of hair sculpting and fine handsewn early gown. $300/500

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187. Outstanding German Wooden “Blue and White” Kitchen with Provenance 49” (124 cm.) 19”h. x 20”d. The large wooden kitchen is painted original cream and has elaborate carving of the front columns, with original blue and cream papered floor to simulate tile, and another blue and white paper that reach 2/3 the height of the walls and is framed by an attached wooden molding; attached shelves are at the right and back. The matching original wooden furnishings of cream paint with blue trim and blue stencils depicting sea and village scenes, are elaborately carved and paneled, and include tall cupboard, work table with fancy back splash, bench, two chairs, and table. There is hanging tin spice rack, hanging tin plate holder, and heavy tinplate stove with original fitted pots and an early iron. Accessories include a 9-piece white porcelain canister set with blue lettering, matching oil and vinegar cruets in original holder, matching rare “traveling” set in original tin frame, and more than 20 additional blue and white porcelain pieces including rare wire-framed bowls, hanging utensil set with wooden handles, muffin tin, mortar and pestle set, and cutting boards. There is also a brass mortar and pestle, tin coffee grinder, scale, painted tole tray, covered egg dish, basket of bone-handled cutlery, two geese, a basket of chicks, a little mouse, and an 8 1/2” bisque boy in original costume. Some typical paint rubs and fading, but overall well-preserved original condition of room and furnishings, contents excellent. Germany, circa 1890, the kitchen was the original property of a prominent family from the 13th century town of Ostpreu Ben, which was part of the original Kingdom of Prussia, and then Germany after 1871. After WWII, the entire region became war spoils and the inhabitants were forced to evacuate; the family fled, with beloved belongings, including this large wooden kitchen which was then already threegenerations in the original family, tied to a truck bed, arriving in Munich where they (and the kitchen) lived until its acquisition by Ute Bittl. $3500/5500

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188. Fine Pair of 19th Century Bisque Busts Depicting Children 12” (30 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque bust of young child on bisque self-plinth of Wedgewood blue with gilt edging, depicting smiling-face boy and girl, each with deeply-sculpted blonde or light brown hair, painted brown or hazel eyes, and having elaborate painting and beaded accents of costume. Generally excellent. Germany, probably Dresden, late 19th century, outstanding sculpting including detailed dimples, laughter crinkles, cheek bones, and ears on the rare large figures. $800/1100

189. Sonneberg Bisque Doll by Mystery Maker Resembling Circle/dot Bru 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips and defined space between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 120 4. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, the doll was designed to resemble the circle dot model of Bru in order to capture the popular French market of the era. Value Points: beautiful early mystery doll with superb painting including rose blush on eye lids, chin, and ear. $1200/1600

190. Three German All-Bisque Dolls in Wooden Gazebo 6.5” (17 cm.) h. gazebo. Including all-bisque doll with swivel head, blue glass eyes, open mouth, tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, pegjointed limbs, black painted stockings and brown strap shoes, lace dress, along with two little boys with one-piece head and torso, jointed limbs, glass eyes, and who are seated in a wooden framed gazebo with built-in table and benches, cloth awning and attached flowers; another wooden jardiniere with wooden-potted flowers is alongside. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: DRGM No 512308 (underside gazebo). Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: a charming setting, the little boys wear well-detailed factory-original costumes. $600/900

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191. Beautiful Early German Bisque Doll with Expressive Features 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips, two square cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed

body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (large incised number). Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful doll with character-like expression, fine quality of bisque, pretty antique dress, and fancy bonnet, undergarments, shoes and stockings. $800/1200

192. German All-Bisque Character with Sleep Eyes, 178, by Kestner 7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open, with painted lower teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, well costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 178. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: rare little character with excellent detail of modeling and fine bisque. $500/700

193. Beautiful Sonneberg Bisque Doll by Mystery Maker in the French Manner 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, thick brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 117 11. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, the doll was designed to emulate the portrait bébé of Jumeau, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful model with entrancing large eyes, fine painting, original body and body finish. $900/1200

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socks, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: GB 252 GermanyA 10/0 M. Comments: Marseille, for Borgfeldt, circa 1920. Value Points: very fine sculpting including intaglio-detailed eyes. $300/500

196. German All-Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 189, Inspired by Grace Drayton Designs

194. German Bisque Character “Just Me” by Marseille in Original Costume 9.5” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and sideglancing eyes, painted lashes, short stroke brows, buttonshaped nose, tiny bow-shaped mouth, blonde mohair curly wig, five-piece composition toddler body with slender limbs, modeled bent right elbow, wearing blue flocked organdy dress, undergarments, blue leatherette shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Just Me Registered Germany A 310 2/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1928. Value Points: wonderful expression enhanced by finest quality of bisque and painting, original wig, body, body finish, costume. $800/1100

195. German Bisque Googly, 252, by Marseille 7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with painted hair and topknot, painted side-glancing googly eyes, one stroke brows, tiny nose with accent dots, closed mouth with impish smile, composition five piece body with painted shoes and

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6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head with very chubby face, on plump bisque torso, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with watermelon-slice smile, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue socks and black one-strap shoes, knit costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 189 3/0 (head) 3/0 (arms). Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful impish expression, choice bisque, on the rare glass-eyed version of the 189 model. $500/800

197. German All-Bisque Baby Bud with Glass eyes 7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs with very chubby face and tummy, brown glass sideglancing googly eyes, wavy brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with tiny modeled stuck-out tongue, brunette mohair wig, painted blue chemise, loop-jointed bisque arms with modeled bent elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Baby Bud (incised back torso). Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: rare glass-eyed version of the trademarked imp, with original wig, rarer large size. $400/600


198. German All-Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly 5” (13 cm.) One-piece all-bisque head, torso and legs with chubby face, brown glass googly eyes, long painted lashes, single stroke brows, button-shaped nose, wide smiling closed mouth with two upper beaded teeth, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: glass eyes enhance the wonderful impish expression. $300/500

199. German All-Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly 8” (20 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs, with chubby face and tummy, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, long painted lashes, single stroked brows, closed mouth modeled as though open, with wide beaming smile and two beaded teeth, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed arms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: rarer glass eyes and wonderful detail of painting such as mouth detail. $500/700

200. Rare German Bisque Character, 208, by Catterfelder Puppenfabrick 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes and short brows, rounded nose, open mouth with glazed highlights on lips, two beaded upper teeth, deeply-impressed cheek dimples, double chin, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, very chubby torso. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C.P. 208/25 Germany. Comments: Catterfelder Puppenfabrick, circa 1915. Value Points: rarely-found character with wonderful detail of facial sculpting, wearing antique sailor costume, woven bonnet, leather ankle boots with original (partly legible “Knorr...Puppe...”) label, undergarments and carrying leather satchel label “Mein Fruhstuck”. $800/1100

200.1. Four German All-Bisque Figures of Amusing Toddler 5” (13 cm.) largest. Each is all-bisque one-piece figure of little naked toddler is a playful and amusing pose, including seated grumpyfaced boy with clenched fists; little fellow with hand held protectively to face and having painted brown shoes and white socks; show-off imp demonstrating his upper arm muscle, with painted blue socks and shoes, and having attached candy basket; and shy seated child with side-glancing eyes. Excellent condition, the first two listed attributed to Gebruder Heubach. Germany, circa 1915. $600/900

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201. A Wonderful Well-Furnished German Wooden Kitchen and Laundry by Bing 36” (91 cm.) l. x 17”h. x 17”d. The wooden two-room dollhouse features solid frame walls and an opening door with green painted edging, fancy cornice and paneled designs. The larger room has checkerboard-design painted floor and painted tile designs on the lower walls. The rooms are furnished with 15-piece matching wooden furniture with honey-toned finish and green painted edging (to match trim on door), including a variety of wall shelving, table, bench, chairs, work cabinet, “Wichskasten” table box, rare chicken coop, and rare cupboard with etched glass windows and tin pie safe lids. There is a Bing tinplate stove with brass oven doors and claw feet, with original tinplate pots, a brass lantern, tin wall-hanging oil lamps, butter churn, wooden barrel and stand, wooden spice cabinet, egg rack, more than 30 tin or brass utensils, brass lid scale, porcelain rolling pin, eight pewter plates, wooden ironing board and matching sleeve board, tin coffee grinder, a bisque doll in original costume, and four chickens. The wonderful richly-filled kitchen/laundry room with desirable mustard-gold exterior finish to simulate wood grain is well-preserved. Germany, Bing, circa 1890. $2800/3800

201.1. Four German Half-Bisque Dolls by Hertwig with Original Bodies 4.5” (11 cm.) -6”. Each has bisque head and torso to waist, with sculpted hair, painted facial features, and sculpted and painted costumes, original muslin lower body and arms, bisque hands and feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Hertwig, circa 1910. Value Points: the family of dolls includes Grandpa with brown sculpted cap on bald pate and long grey hair, with benign smiling expression; smiling Grandma with sculpted long grey head scarf; and small blonde haired boy and girl. $300/500

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bisque party marotte with glass eyes, silk and lace costume, wooden handle, and with musical sounds when twirled. $2000/2500

203. Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 929, by Simon and Halbig 15” (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, beautiful antique costume, fancily-woven bonnet, undergarments, shoes and stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 929 S 9 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare model of the 900 series with wonderfully-sculpted full cheeks and chin, enhanced by choice luminous bisque. $1500/1800

204. Very Pretty Sonneberg Bisque Mystery Doll with Closed Mouth 202. Pretty French Bisque Bébé “Dep” with Bisque Party Marotte 24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted and with paint wear on right leg. Marks: Dep 12. Comments: Jumeau/ SFBJ, circa 1900. Value Points: beautifully costumed in antique dotted Swiss dress, undergarments, fancy bonnet, blue kidskin shoes, and holding an all-original

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12” (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded inset eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 51/5. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, mystery maker although the doll closely resembles the Simon and Halbig 900 series. Value Points: most endearing expression with beautiful eyes, choice bisque. $800/1100


205. Rare Exhibition Model French Bisque Lady Doll by Edmund Daspres, Steiner Successor 35” (89 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender angular facial shape and elongated throat, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair, French composition fullyjointed lady body with ample and well-defined bosom and derriere, tiny waist, elongated limbs. Condition: generally excellent. marks: 1199 S&H dep 13 (head) EBD (initial stamped on torso). Comments: the model was marketed as “La Patricienne” by Edmund Daspres, the successor to the French Jules Steiner firm, 1902-1915. Value Points: extremely rare model especially in this rare Exhibition size; the model is even more rare having a closed mouth which is previously undocumented on the 1159 model. The unique body, which was designed to enhance the fashionable costumes of the era and seems almost as though hand-sculpted indicating its very limited production, is clothed in an exquisite antique silk costume. $6000/8500

206. Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child with Expressive Features 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, rose-blushed eye shadow, dark eyeliner, rounded nose

tip with accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-ball jointed body, straight wrists, pretty antique costume, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: Germany, mystery maker with close resemblance to early Simon and Halbig models, circa 1880. Value Points: rare doll with very beautiful gentle expression, finest detail of blush on eyelids, cheeks and plump chin, original body and body finish. $1100/1500

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207. Diminutive Early German Wooden Kitchen with Stained Glass Window 24” (61 cm.) l. x 11”h. x 17”d. The thickwalled wooden kitchen has wood-grained painted exterior with red trim, blue painted interior walls, stained glass window in the centre-back with simulated leading, and rare checkered floor in shades of blue, aqua and cream. There is a fine early tinplate stove with brass-lidded original pots, built-in wooden shelving with red painted edging, that matches the scrubbing table, rare painted tin cupboard and matching table, wooden chairs, and rare accessories including pewter plates and mugs, tin kitchenware utensils, petroleum can, oil lamp, bread cutter, coffee grinder and other kitchenware, along with a bisque doll with original folklore costume, and two chickens. Germany, circa 1880. $1800/2600

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208. German Well-Supplied Wooden Grocery Story by Christian Hacker 23� (58 cm.) l. x 13�h. x 12�d. The neat wooden grocery with natural finish accented by red trim, with 12 wooden spice drawers with porcelain labels, center niche with display etagere, built-in shelving on the side walls framed by spindled railings that are repeated on the back wall. There are fancy columns at the front, a matching counter and a decorative pediment on the center back. The store is filled with groceries, tins, stoneware jugs with original labels, bottles, shopping bags, bolts of fabric, along with a scale, tin wall telephone, bisque storekeeper and two little girls shopping for candy. Excellent condition. Germany, Christian Hacker, circa 1890. $2000/3000

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209. French Wooden Toy Stable With Rare Names for Horses 24” (61 cm.) w. x 15”h. x 15”d. The wooden stable with natural finish comprises a center tack room flanked by two individual horse stalls, each guarded by an iron link chain. The tack room, with French label “Sellerie” is supplied with various wooden storage crates, farm tools, and horse tack, and the individual stalls have a metal hay rack above wooden feed bins. The stalls are labeled “Bibi” and “Coco”, likely the pet names for the toy horse that lived within. Excellent condition, wonderfully-preserved with its original wooden packing crate. Ex-Collection Prader Spielzeugmuseum of Davos, Switzerland. $900/1500

210. German All-Bisque Character “Didi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, heart-shaped face, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide beaming smile and suggestion of teeth, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, pointing right index finger, painted above-the-knee white stockings, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.I.O. c 1920 41 (torso and inside limbs) Didi Reg. US Pat.Off. copr. 1920 J.I. Orsini Germany (original paper label). Comments: designed by the American artist, circa 1920. Value Points: rare doll with original wig, original paper label, matched and signed parts. $700/900

211. Petite German All-Bisque “Mimi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One piece bisque head and torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in “O”shape, four painted teeth, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, pointing right index finger, painted above-the-knee white stockings, brown one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 44 17 (head and underarms) JIO c. 1920 (torso). Comments: made in Germany, designed

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by the American artist, Jeanne Orsini, circa 1920, made in Germany. Value Points: rare and expressively-sculpted art character doll with choice bisque, original wig. $800/1200

212. German All-Bisque Character “Vivi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, heart-shaped face, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide beaming smile, deeply impressed cheek dimples, light brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, pointing right index finger, painted above-the-knee white stockings, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.I.O. c 1919 41 (torso and inside limbs)Vivi Reg. US Pat.Off. copr. 1920 J.I. Orsini Germany (original paper label). Comments: designed by the American artist, circa 1920. Value Points: very expressive rare doll with original wig, original paper label, matched and signed parts. $700/900

213. German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Character with Original Body 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head with sienna-brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, thick black eyeliner, painted lashes and black brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, black mohair wig, brown composition baby body, nicely costumed in cream woolen knit suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14 p 8 1/2 M (incised, M in script). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: beautiful bisque with flawless

complexion enhanced by deeply impressed dimples, the rare model has original body and body finish. $800/1000

214. Outstanding Victorian Wooden Platform Riding Horse 46” (117 cm.) h. 53”l. The beautifully-carved wooden horse has original dappled grey finish, glass eyes, carved wooden ears, horsehair mane and tail, leather saddle and harness, and metal stirrups, and is mounted upon a heavy wooden platform with cast iron fastenings and springs. The horse is designed to ride back and forth. All-original with some minor wear to artistically-painted details, structurally excellent, overall very good. Mid-1800s, an outstanding example of the Victorian classic toy. $1200/1800

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215. Wonderful Diminutive German Wooden Dollhouse with Metal Railings 15” (38 cm.) l. x 21”h. x 8”d. The wooden-framed two story house has lithographed paper cover, including faux-stone front, and brick-work at the sides and back. The front windows and door are framed with thick wooden strips with pencil-stripe detail, and there is a fancy metal railing that extends the entire width of the second floor and the windows of the first floor. A carved wide front door (possibly replaced) is hinged for opening. There is a crest carving at the front roof line that meets more metal railings at the side, creating an open-sky garden area on the roof. The front hinges open to two interior rooms with original floor and wall papers, possibly original curtains. The house is pencil-marked 19 and other illegible markings. Germany, circa 1890. $1100/1500 216.

216. Two German Tinplate Miniature Toys by Bing with Little Dolls 5.5” (14 cm.) l. double swing. Included is a double rocking swing, and a wheeled chair with food tray, each with original cream paint and gold or blue accent trim, along with three all-bisque dolls with jointed arms and legs, mohair wig, two with glass eyes, with antique costumes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: rare accessory miniature toys by Bing. $800/1000

217. German All-Bisque “Mimi” by Orsini in Very Rare Larger Size 7” (18 cm.) One piece bisque head and torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in “O” shape, four painted teeth, brunette mohair wig, loopjointed bisque arms and legs, pointing right index finger, painted above-the-knee white stockings, black one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 44 17 (head and

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underarms) JIO c. 1920 (torso). Comments: made in Germany, designed by the American artist, Jeanne Orsini, circa 1920, made in Germany. Value Points: rarely found size of the artist-designed model with well-modeled details, choice bisque, original wig. $800/1200

218. German All-Bisque BlackStocking Girl with Jointed All-Bisque Kitten 4” (10 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, nearly-closed mouth with tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted high black stockings and brown one-strap shoes, wearing pretty red silk dress, undergarments, woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very pretty example of the soughtafter model, along with her all-bisque kitten with four jointed limbs and painted red bow tie. $500/800

219. Pretty German All-Bisque Miniature with Little Dog 5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head on kid-edged bisque torso, large blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full red lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black two-strap shoes, wearing beautiful red silk dress and bonnet, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: especially pretty all-bisque girl with her own little paper mache pup. $500/700

220. German Bisque Character, 1428, by Simon and Halbig in Wonderful Costume 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, one stroke angled brows, tiny nose, closed mouth modeled with lips apart, double chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1428 4. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare size of the wonderfullymodeled shy, yet impish, character with deep modeling especially around eyes, very choice bisque and painting, antique Sunday-Best suit, woven cap, red ankle boots. $800/1200

221. Beautiful All-Original German Bisque “Jutta”, Model 1349, by Simon and Halbig 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1349 Jutta S&H 3 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare-to-find model in pristine unplayed with condition, with gorgeous softly curled wig is wearing her original red silk and lace dress and matching bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks. $900/1300

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of a six elegantly-dressed people in the XVIII-century court style, posed at a court gathering. Excellent condition albeit one small glass crack at bottom of back right window. French, circa 1875. $800/1100

223. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Smiling Expression 5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque elongated slender torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with smiling expression on the very full lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted stockings and brown twostrap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: an especially beautiful model, her wonderful expression enhanced by fine bisque, antique costume includes rare bonnet. $700/900

224. French All-Bisque Mignonette as Red-Vested Gentleman

222. French Gilded Vitrine with Silk Screen Interior 7” (18 cm.) The elegant vitrine has three-sided front with beveled glass windows, fancy crest, raised design on narrow frames, and cabriole-shaped legs. The door hinges open to reveal the interior back wall that is covered with padded silk having a delicate and well-detailed painted scene

6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque slender elongated torso, large brown glass enamel eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and long slender legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, chip at right foot front under wrapped boots. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful face and painting, wonderful antique gentleman’s costume of red-lined black wool coat and trousers, red woolen best with tiny gold buttons, shirt, wrapped boots, leather satchel. $600/900

225. Three French Bronze Miniature Chairs 6” (15 cm.) l. settee. Cast bronze furnishings with gilt finish are lavishly designed to simulate carving and have inset silk-covered seats. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $500/700

226. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée wth Rare Wooden Body 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils,

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closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, stretched-kid-over wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: very beautiful poupée with dramatic color of eyes to contrast the pale bisque, very rare body style, perfect bisque hands with detailed painting of nails, lovely antique gown, undergarments, snood, stockings, shoes. $3500/4500

French kid gusset-jointed poupée body with slender torso, gusset-jointing of hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated finger. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: French, circa 1867, the poupée has rare neck articulation depose by Alexandre Dehors in 1866. Value Points: an especially beautiful poupée with rare articulation, very sturdy original body, choice bisque and painting, and very lovely antique gown, undergarments, stockings and shoes. $2500/3500

227. Gorgeous French Bisque Poupée with Rare Dehors Articulation

228. 19th Century Cast Brass and Glass Miniature Parlor Lamp

17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with deluxe neck articulation allowing the head to tilt forward and to the side as well as standard swivel, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with heart-shaped outlined upper lip, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate,

5” (13 cm.) Gracefully-scrolled cast brass base with ball feet supports a very tall tealblue blown glass shade with painted floral decorations. Excellent condition. Mid19th century, very rare. $300/500

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229. Extremely Rare French Character MultiHead Set of Characters by SFBJ in Original Box and Presentation

with sculpted teeth. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (each marked SFBJ Paris with model number, as cited above). Comments: SFBJ circa 1912, the deluxe multi-head presentation set was offered by the firm along with instructions “simple, facile, amusant” instructions in English, French and German for changing the heads. Value Points: extremely rare set in unplayed with condition, choice bisque, perfectly flocked hair, three fine original costumes indicating the dolls could be presented as girls or boys. $6000/8500 229 detail.

14” (36 cm.) doll. 21” x 16” box. Fitted within its original fitted box is a bisque head doll, along with two additional bisque heads designed for use with the same body, and two additional costumes. Each head has solid dome with original nearly flocked hair, blue or brown inset “jewel” eyes, painted lashes and brows. The complete doll, model 235, has closed mouth and two beaded teeth; the crying doll head, model 233, has closed mouth modeled as though open with row of teeth and defined tongue; and the third, a handsome lad has slightly parted lips

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230. Petite Early French Bisque Bébé Steiner with Original Body 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with round shape, grey glass enamel inset eyes, long painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition and wooden fully-joined body, pretty antique costume, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1877. Value Points: very rare early model in endearing petite size, original body and body finish. $2800/3800


231. French Cast Brass and Enamel Miniature Case Clock 3” (8 cm.) Heavy cast brass sixsided box whose hinged lid has a painted enamel scene on exterior and interior, and with enameled floral medallions on each side of base, opens a porcelain clock face with hole for keywind (key not included), and labeled “Henry Perrot a Besancon”. Excellent condition although unable to determine if functioning. French, date unknown. $500/700

232. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Series C, with Signed Steiner Early Body 23” (58 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with pale complexion, plump

face, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, long blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 5 Steiner SGDG Paris (head) J. St. (and cadeceus black stamp, on torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful early model that is rarely found, with especially detailed and subtle complexion blushing, original body and body finish, and original blue cotton Steiner dress, undergarments, stockings, black leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll by Alart. $4500/5500

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233. German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Blonde Hair and Glass Eyes, Model 196, by Kling 22” (56 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde deeplysculpted short curly hair, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with full lips in downcast pouting expression, new muslin body and bisque limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks” 198 10. Comments: Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: wonderful sculpting with deeply-defined curls overall enhanced by glazed highlights, rare blue eyes, antique costume. $600/800

233.1. German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes 17” (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, light brown sculpted hair in short tousled curls overall, sculpted ears, blue glass inset eyes. dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with tiny mouth, kid gusset-jointd body with bisque forearms, wearing pretty navy blue woolen antique dress, undergarments, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent, one finger tip chipped. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: beautifully-sculpted hair in rarer color and glass eyes. $500/800

234. Grand German Wooden Blue and White Kitchen with Rare Stove and Accessories 42” (107 cm.) l. x 19”h. x 20”d. The white wooden kitchen has painted white floor and original papered walls with decorative borders at floor and ceiling borders. with original white wooden furnishings decorative with blue stencil trim, including a grand cupboard with etched windows in ornate style, hanging shelves, work table, washing board with hinged side lid, chair, and more, along with a rare tinplate stove with cream stenciled designs, chrome-nickel surface and towel bars, an d fitted with blue enamel cookware. There is a painted tin hanging “Spur-bursten” with six labeled hooks, stenciled tin canisters, tin spice rack with original tins, porcelain face clock, tin coffee grinder, cast iron meat grinder, cast iron fancy scale, milk glass ceiling fixture, carpet, painted tin oil lamp, wooden towel bar with porcelain labels, and more. Germany, circa 1900. $2500/3500

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235. German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Coiffure and Fancy Bodice 21� (53 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with plump face and elongated throat, wheat-blonde sculpted hair waved loosely away from face into short curls behind her fully-sculpted pierced ears, gilt-edged black hair ribbon, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted bisque bodice with defined ruffles, scalloped-edge embroidery and pink ribbon, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, lovely antique dress, undergarments, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rare coiffure with unusual color, pierced ears, fancy bodice. $800/1200

236. German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Short Curly Hair 17� (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with sculpted short blonde curly hair, painted facial features, large bright blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the very full lips,

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muslin stitch-jointed body, sewn-on leather boots, leather arms, antique flannel day dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: especially deep sculpting of curls with defining brushmarks. $400/500

237. Wonderful German Wooden Furnished Dollhouse Rooms by Moritz Gottschalk 35” (89 cm.) l. x 15”h. x 15”d. The two room dollhouse with original grey and blue finish has decorative wall and floor papers, a side window in the bedroom, back window in the parlor and a large opening between the two doors with carved detail of molding. The floors and walls are paper covered to simulate carpet and wall treatments including wainscoting and ceiling borders. An ormoluframed crystal bead chandelier hangs in each room. The parlor is furnished with an eight-piece wooden set that is painted burgundy to simulate mahogany; and with gilt accents and patterned silk seats.

Accessories include birdcage on ormolu stand, Art Nouveau and Cupid figurals, large gilt metal oil lamp, wine bottle and glasses, pressed tin wall clock, bronze dog and beaded carpet. The bedroom is furnished with an eight-piece painted white bedroom set accented with gilt trim in the Art Nouveau style, and is decorated with a vintage Christmas tree, bronze kitten, several framed prints and a glass birdcage. Six people are in the house, notably two moustached men in original military uniforms. Wall papers may not be original but are appropriate, white furniture has wear to the finish. Germany. Moritz Gottschalk, circa 1900. $2500/3800

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239. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes 238. Beautiful French Porcelain Poupée with Cobalt Glass Eyes by Blampoix 15” (38 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with almond-shaped cobalt blue enamel eyes, untinted complexion excepting shaded blushing of cheeks, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, kid-overwooden upper arms, porcelain lower arms, lovely textured white cotton day dress, undergarments, stockings, leather ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Brevete SGDG (oval stamp on torso). Comments: Blampoix, Paris, circa 1858. Value Points: rare early French poupée with gorgeous eyes and painting, original Brevete mark, original body with porcelain hands, and owning a trunk with an assortment of later-made costumes in the 1860 period style, along with later-dated various accessories and ephemera. $2000/3500

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21” (53 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head of adult woman with oval-shaped face and elongated throat, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils, tiny closed mouth, brunette human hair wig, kid stitch-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rarer glass eyes on the early lady doll. $1100/1500


240. Petite German Wooden Pewter Shop Attributed to August Hermann 22” (56 cm.) l. x 10”d. x 13”h. The wooden-frame store with two angled side walls and two store front display windows has elaboratelycarved facade, original dark wood finish, original lithographed wall and floor papers, and a shelved arrangement on the back wall with a centering display niche. There is a matching counter and hanging shelf. A silver-metal candelabra suspends, and the shop is filled with more than 50 miniature pewter and silver metal accessories and serving pieces, several in original boxes. A bisque gentleman with distinguished grey hair and beard stands in attendance. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, attributed to August Hermann, the store is marked on the underside “17 4/0 1/10 T/b”. $1500/2500

241. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Large Blue Eyes 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1877. Value Points: petite poupée has very sturdy original body (excepting some finger wear and entrancing large eyes; the rare transitional model also served as the first “face” of the Jumeau bébé. $1700/2800

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242. German Tinplate Stove, Probably Bing, with Original Copper Pots 14” (36 cm.) Painted black tinplate stove with stylized raised designs has hinged brass oven doors, brass towel bar, chimney with brass cap, and five various copper pots and pans with original lids, and having shaped bases to fit into original stove top holes. Excellent condition. Germany, probably Bing, circa 1900. $600/900

243. German Earthenware Dollhouse Stove with Art Nouveau Designs 8” (20 cm.) Of heavy earthenware with enameled green finish, and having impressed designs to simulate stove, oven doors, and floral designs in the Art Nouveau manner. Excellent condition, one tiny enamel flake. Germany or Austrian, late 19th century, rare larger size. $400/600

244. Collection of German Doll-Sized Kitchen Accessories 8” (20 cm.) h. mangle. Suitable for use in larger dollhouse kitchen, or for display with dolls 8”-12”, including an iron mangle or wringer with cast iron turning handle and wooden shelf and wringing rods; cast iron hinged waffle iron for creating heartshaped waffles; lithographed tin “Kochkiste” with

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fitted interior; another round tin for carrying sausage, with stenciled label, and a rare tin and wooden kitchen press. Excellent condition. Germany, late 19th century. $500/800

245. Collection of 19th Century DollSized Kitchen Accessories 6” (15 cm.) square butcher block. Including a heavy wooden butcher block with knife slits; assortment of toy sausages and meats; set of graduated-size cast copper pots with brass handles, wooden slicing board with attached

cast iron rack and wooden-handled knife; various bone-handled cutlery, and two blue-decorated stoneware jugs, one with Frankfurt signature. Excellent condition. Germany/France, circa 1885. $700/900

246. German Wooden “The Green Kitchen” with Original Furnishings and Fancy Stove 34” (86 cm.) l. x 15”h. x 15”d. The one-room open-front kitchen has original painted and papered walls, and lithographed paper-covered floor with tile design. A Bing tinplate stove with floral-embossed designs on the brass doors and brass claw feet stands at the back wall; and original painted green wooden furnishings include cupboard, work table, bench and two chairs in the Art Nouveau style. Green-accented accessories fill the room including rare green enamel-ware, wallhanging coffee mill, cutlery tray, scale with brass tray, and canisters. There are also enamel muffin pan, tin wall sink, spice rack, hanging towel bar with porcelain labels, and wooden hanging rack for kitchen tools. A bisque lady is in attendance. The furniture has various pencil markings on the underside. Germany, circa 1915, rare color-themed kitchen with wonderful stove. $1500/1800

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247. German Wooden Gazebo with Trellis and Furnishings 12” (30 cm.) l. x 8” x 8”d. A wooden-floored gazebo with attached railing and original papered floor in blue and white checkered pattern, is covered by a large roofed trellis with attached paper leaves. Included is an additional window box with attached flowered trellis wall, a bentwood lounging chair with attached foot stool that hides in and out, and a four-piece set of pressed cardboard “wicker furnishing. Excellent condition. The gazebo was designed for solo display but also has dowels at the un-railed side for attachment to dollhouse, if desired. Germany, circa 1920. $800/1200

248. Grand-Sized Rare German “Baby in Papa’s Shoe” by Gebruder Heubach 12” (30 cm.) All-bisque figure depicts a laughing toddler who has climbed inside his Papa’s comfortable old shoe and now is busily trying to lace the shoe; featuring deeply sculpted blonde hair with forelock curl, downcast intaglio eyes with heavy eyelids, feathered brows, closed mouth with beaded upper teeth, dimpled cheeks, sculpted white smock with ruffled edges and blue bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: among the rarest and most extravagant of the Heubach piano-baby series featuring an extraordinary size, and outstanding sculpting and with charming detail such as baby’s toes peeking out the worn hole at the shoe front. $1100/1500

249. German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette bobbed wig, composition five piece toddler body with side-hip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 Germany. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1918. Value Points:

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delightful toddler with fine bisque, desirable body, original costume with great bonnet. $400/600

250. German Wooden Two-Story Dollhouse Rooms with Porch and Bathroom 35” (89 cm.) l. x 21”h. x 12”d. The twostory wooden dollhouse rooms feature a large salon on the top floor that opens to a side porch with fancy railings and flower boxes, with three small rooms on the first floor, one being the entry foyer with small toilet closet at the back, and stairway at the side leading to the second floor porch. Included are two sets of Gottschalk furnishings, one being forest green eightpiece set with gilt accents including rare hanging clock, and the other a five-piece white bedroom set with gilt accents. The house is pencil numbered 5903 on the underside. Window panes lacking, some old paper restoration. Germany, Moritz Gottschalk, circa 1900, a rare style with delightful porch. $1200/1700

251. Rare German Bisque Toddler, 137, by with Sculpted Brown Hair, by Mystery Maker 14” (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with plump cheeks, and sculpted brown hair with modeled forelock curl, small brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short curly


brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, composition toddler body with chubby torso and legs, balljointing at shoulders, hips and knees. antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 137 4. Comments: maker unknown, 1912, the model closely resembles another

example by Bruno Schmidt, but this maker remains a mystery. Value Points: rare model that is undocumented, with rare dark brown hair. $1100/1600

251.1. German All-Bisque Black Stocking Girl with Three Wooden Erzebirge Toys 6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted facial features, open mouth, four tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, high black stockings, brown one-strap shoes, antique knit dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: included with the doll are her wonderful wooden Erzebirge miniature toys including carousel with revolving horse, tiny furnished doll house and wooden “walker” with tiny all-bisque doll. $600/900

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features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black two-strap heeled boots, wearing antique knit costume. Along with a wooden cupboard of unusual design with ebony black frame, green-stained finish, and red fabriccovered door with applique gilt metal and enamel flower in Art Nouveau design. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $400/700

252. Large German Wooden Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk 22” (56 cm.) l. x 27”h. x 13”d. The two story wooden dollhouse has hinged front panel with wooden framed windows, slightly-outset center panel with four more narrow windows that frame slender green doors on each of two floors. There is a lattice-framed front porch and a railed second-floor balcony with gold accents. The arched red roof has a center gable with an arched set-back porch with windows, door and balcony. There are four interior rooms (one door missing), and some original wall and floor papers, a set of stars with attached railing. Fair/good condition. The under-base is pencil inscribed 5470. Germany, Mortiz Gottschalk, circa 1900, hard to find larger size. $1100/1500

253. German Paper Mache Lady Doll with Original Costume 11” (28 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with strong elongated throat, black sculpted hair with thick coiled braid that encircles the back head and forms a coronet at the crest, scalloped curls around the forehead, painted features, blue eyes with heavy eyelids, closed mouth, slender kid body with wooden limbs, flat red shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: fine original finish, fancy coiffure, and wearing original costume. $700/900

254. German All-Bisque Doll and Rare Miniature Cupboard 4.5” (11 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted

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255. German Paper Mache Lady Doll with Beehive Coiffure and Original Costume 11” (28 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with oval face and elongated throat, sculpted black hair with


wide pouf curls at each side of face and a very high “beehive” topknot, painted facial features, blue eyes, defined eye sockets, single stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent, slender kid body, wooden limbs, painted coral flat shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: rare coiffure and beautiful original costume with rare lace leggings and coral silk bows to match unusual painted shoes. $700/1100

excellent. Comments: probably early 1900s, maker unknown. Value Points: delightful novelty with amazing detail of wax design and portraiture on these tiny figures. Ex-collection Prader Spielzeugmuseum of Davos Switzerland. $400/600

257. Large and Stately German Wooden Dollhouse with Etched Window 256. Charming Wax-Over-Paper Mache Pickle with Tiny Wax Dolls 5” (13 cm.) A wax-over-paper mache pickle with painted finish has an oval cut-out at the front in which are arranged eight tiny all-wax child dolls with painted colorful costumes, posed against wax grass. The dolls appear to represent a family of children, shown as “steps” of different ages, and the pickle theme may be a whimsical reference to the well-populated family. Condition: generally

27” (69 cm.) l. x 27”h. x 13”d. The stately two-story dollhouse has a finely-finished paper over wood exterior featuring elaboratelyarranged stone and brick work with eight panel-framed windows centering an outset front that extends the height of the two levels as well as the attic, with an opening double front door above four graduated width steps at the first floor, and a large etched glass window on the second floor. The decoration continues around the two sides, and the back is open for access to the six interior rooms, each with original floor and wall papers, with four steps leading from the entrance door down to the hall floor, and with original painted doors at each opening. Original un-restored condition, excepting chimneys. Germany, circa 1890, a wonderful larger house with extravagant architectural details and rare etched window. $2500/3500

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258. Pair, German Black Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Costumes 6” (15 cm.) Each has bisque socket head with black complexion, tiny black glass eyes, painted features, open mouth, tiny teeth, black mohair wig, five-piece black paper mache body with painted orange stockings and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 34.13. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1890. Value Points: wearing factory original costumes and each carrying original baby. $400/600

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259. German Wooden School Furnishings and Accessories, with Five Dolls 7” (18 cm.) l. desks. 8” largest doll. Included is a wooden platform to which are attached three wooden double desks and benches, the desks with hinged slant tops and porcelain inkwells. Along with a matching professor’s desk and a folding wooden floor easel, and with a selection of children’s work books, maps, and other study guides. Included is a bisque head doll as teacher, with glass sleep eyes, paper mache body, antique costume, marked 1079 by S&H; along with a bisque pouting boy with glass eyes and closed mouth by Gebruder Heubach; another bisque head doll with painted features, pouting expression, closed mouth, composition body, wearing pretty red cotton school dress, by Gebruder Heubach, and a matching pair of glass-eyed all-bisque boy and girl with wonderful red knit caps and antique costume. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1900. $900/1600

260. Large German Wooden “The Red Kitchen” with Rare Stove 45” (114 cm.) l. x 18”h. x 15”d. The two room kitchen is painted grey and cream with red paper borders and an embroidered red cotton


border at the lower frame. The two room interior is furnished in natural pine with various cupboards (one with tin pie safe door panels), wash stands, chairs and work tables, along with built-in shelving, hanging towel rack with porcelain labels, canister sets, grey granite ware, painted tin wall-hanging sink, red tin coffee grinder, red cast iron meat grinder, and a number of red and grey enameled pots. Of special note is a very rare tinplate kitchen stove with “blue brick� pressed design. Four bisque dolls and two bisque cats wait for dinner. Germany, circa 1910. $2000/3000

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261. Wonderful Well-Laden German Wooden Christmas Toy Bazaar 15” (38 cm.) l. x 12”h. x 6”. d. The open-front wooden stall with shaped column sides and slant roof is filled to over-brimming with toys and accessories for Christmas, including wooden Erzebirge figures, toy soldiers, paper mache figures and animals, merry-go-round, toy houses, and more. Included is a paper mache St. Nicholas candy container who stands alongside the shop, another Santa on sleigh, Christmas tree with red ball decorations and original wooden stand. Excellent condition, shop frame has some chips. Germany, early 20th century. $1500/2500

262. All-Original Pair of German Bisque Toddlers, 156, by Simon and Halbig for Adolf Hulss 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, mohair lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, five-piece composition toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig AHW (in circle) Germany 156 2 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig for Adolf Hulss, circa 1920. Value Points: the matched pair are all original, the girl with blue sleep eyes, blonde human hair braids, cotton country dress, apron, red bandana and socks, black shoes; the boy with brunette bobbed hair, brown sleep eyes, wool-flannel Tyrolean style costume including feathered cap, embroidered suspenders, knit socks, leather shoes. $800/1200

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263. Small German Bisque Character, 101, Peter, by Kammer and Reinhardt 8” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, one stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 19. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, “Peter” from the firm’s art character reform movement. Value Points: desirable petite size with fine quality of bisque. $700/1100


264. Exuberant German All-Bisque Costumed Doll 6” (15 cm.) One-piece all-bisque doll posed with arms in front and having slightly-closed fists, sculpted blonde hair and facial features. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: the little girl has an exuberantly-large sculpted bonnet with feather and lace trim, white smock with blue trim, painted pink fingerless gloves and one-strap shoes. $300/500

265. Wonderful German Bisque Child by Handwerck in Superb Original Costume 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 89 dep. Comments: Heinrich Handwerck, circa 1900. Value Points: early model by this firm, with choice bisque, original body and body finish is wearing an exceptional original costume of aqua cotton and lace, with luxury aqua mohair collar, muff and cap with ivory soutache braid trim and silk fringe, undergarments, knit stockings, aqua and cream kidskin shoes. $800/1300

266. German Bisque Child, 403, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Original Rose Knit Costume 20” (50 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, open mouth, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&R Simon & Halbig 403 Germany 50. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: wide-eyed child with fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish, and wearing beautiful original rose knit dress with curly mohair edging, and ivory silk ribbons, mohair muff, knit cap, undergarments, leather shoes and stockings. $600/900

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267. American Wooden Character Girl by Schoenhut 18” (46 cm.) Carved wooden doll with socket head, intagliosculpted eyes with white eyedots, fringed upper lashes and brows, closed mouth with full lips, auburn mohair wig, wooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: professional restoration, probably at Schoenhut, to facial painting. Marks: Schoenhut Doll pat. Jan 17th 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with deeply-sculpted features, beautifully-painted original eyes, antique costumes. $500/800

268. American Wooden Character Doll with Brown Intaglio Eyes by Schoenhut 18” (46 cm.) Carved wooden doll with socket head, deeply-set intaglio brown eyes with pronounced black pupils and white eyedots, fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, brunette mohair tacked-on wig, allwooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17th 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine original finish with deeply sculpted eyes, original mohair wig. $700/900

269. American Carved Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Original Wig 14” (36 cm.) All carved wooden doll with socket head, intaglio blue eyes with upper-glancing black pupils and white eyedots, black upper eyeliner, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, tacked-on brunette mohair bobbed wig, wooden-spring jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17th ,11, USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare petite model with well-preserved original finish and wig. $700/1000

270. Large American Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Original Teddy, Stockings and Shoes 21” (53 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, large decal/painted eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with beaded upper teeth, original brunette mohair tacked-on wig, wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, small nose tip rub. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17,’11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1918. Value Points: original finish and tacked-on wig, original knit teddy, stockings and shoes with grommet-edged holes for posing, and wonderful antique costume that may be original. $700/1000

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271. Wonderful Set of American Wooden HumptyDumpty Circus by Schoenhut in Original Box 27” (69 cm.) h. tent. 24” x 18” circus ring. 5 1/2”-8” figures. A canvas tent with Schoenhut labeling and having balancing rods and decorative flags is designed for display with the original circus platform and ring, and the four display barrels and ladder. Circus animals, each of carved wood with painted well-defined features, include horse, mule, goat, dog, lion, buffalo, elephant, and tiger. and circus performers include bare back rider, ringmaster, two clowns, hobo and black dude. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1925, the reduced size set of the beloved circus. Value Points: wonderful set with rare animals, each with original finish, along with rare circus tent, and preserved in its original labeled, albeit worn, box. $2000/3000

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272. Early Wooden Doll Cupboard with Blue-Decorated Porcelain

273. German Wax over Paper Mache Staatdamen by Dressel with Painted Gloves and Boots

20� (51 cm.) The country-style wooden cupboard with original paint-grained finish is filled with 23 white porcelain dishes, service pieces and utensils, each decorated with cobalt blue designs. Included are rare wooden-handled kitchen utensils and rolling pins, and there is a tin coffee grinder with brass cap. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885. $900/1300

22� (56 cm.) Wax over paper mache shoulder head with oval-shaped face and elongated throat, blue glass enamel inset eyes, outlined eyes, painted brows and lips of closed mouth, original blonde mohair wig in elaborate coiffure, original muslin shapely body with paper mache lower arms and legs, painted fancy brown boots and painted yellow

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gloves. Condition: generally excellent, some retouch on right leg and right glove. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the German “fashion doll” or Staatdamen, attributed to Dressel. Value Points: fine presence of the doll who is wearing original blue linen/wool dress and cape with braid trim, undergarments, woven feathered bonnet. $800/1300

274. German Wooden Blue and White Kitchen with Original Furnishings 36” (91 cm.) l. x 16”h. x 18”d. The large three-sided kitchen with angled walls has original cream paint with blue trim, and lithographed paper on the lower wall depicting Dutch tiles along with village and sea scenes. The original stove has a blue fauxtile border to match, embossed brick design, cream painting finish, brass oven doors and a nickelplated stove top with original lidded pots. Original wooden furnishings are painted cream with blue trim, and include two hanging shelves, elaborate work table with cupboard base, bench, table, two chairs with heart-shaped designs, floor-standing broom rack, foot stool, and a wonderful board with pebbled-glass windows and pierced tin pie-safe openings on the lower doors. There is a hanging towel rack with porcelain labels, hanging utensil wooden rack, tin wall-hanging sink, and tin spoon rack with spoons. A fine porcelain canister set is decorated with blue and gold designs, along with

porcelain rolling pin, covered sausage dish, and a bounty of blue enamel ware plates, pots and utensils. A 9” German bisque doll by Franz Schmidt is included. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $2500/4500

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275. Rare German Set of Doll-Sized Yellow and Blue Enamel Ware 2” (5 cm.) h. lidded pot. Each is of cast metal with cast enamel finish in yellow with blue edging, and some with painted flowers; included are two lidded pots, roast pan, two molds, fry pan, handled sauce pan, and handled sieve, and long handle spoon and strainer spoon. Excellent condition, slight paint wear on few pieces. An exceptional set with delightful decorations and color. Germany, early 20th century. $800/1100

276. Rare German Painted Tin Furnishings by Rock & Graner with Early Bisque Child Doll 3.5” (9 cm.) doll. The all-bisque doll has swivel head with brown painted hair in short cropped style and with feathering around the forehead, painted facial features, blue eyes, eyeliner, brows, closed mouth, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and black ankle boots, original brown woven dress and cream cap. Along with painted tin baby cradle and desk with double attached benches by Rock and Graner. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1875, rare early doll and furnishings. $800/1300

277. German Painted Tin Dollhouse Accessories Including Rare Signed Bing Coffee Grinder 5” (13 cm.) stoves. Including two parlor stoves with embossed stone designs and gilt doors; hanging white spice rack with six drawers each having original blue name label; round lidded tin for sausage with lettering; and blue tin coffee grinder with brass cap, cast metal handle, colorful scenes of little girls serving coffee on the sides and with insignia “GBN” by Gebruder Bing. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $800/1200

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278. Wonderful Petite German Wax Child Doll with Fine Original Costume 10” (25 cm.) Wax over paper mache socket head, brown glass inset eyes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful doll with pristine early body, wearing fine antique aqua woolen dress with lace trim, original undergarments, fine kidskin brown shoes with silver stars impressed R.P., and a rare woven bourrelet cap. $900/1300


framed settee and three chairs with unusual hinged backs, and having original silk upholstery with pressed gilt paper edging. $300/600

280. English Poured Wax Child Doll with Original Costume 279. German All-Bisque Doll and Unusual Dollhouse Furnishings 3.5” (9 cm.) doll. All-bisque with one-piece head and torso, blue inset eyes, painted features, pin-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings with one-strap black shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: factory-original blonde mohair wig, undergarments and woven bonnet; along with wooden

19” (48 cm.) Poured wax shoulderhead with slightly-inclined face, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, lightly-outlined features, closed mouth, blonde mohair inserted hair, softly-stuffed muslin body, poured wax lower limbs. Condition: very good, 1/2” split on bottom of front shoulder plate. Comments: English, circa 1860. Value Points: the gentlefeatured doll has original wig, and wears her original (frail) ice blue silk dress with tatting and blue silk ribbons, undergarments, woven bonnet with blue woven flowers. $800/1100

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282. Rare Pair of All-Original German Cloth Characters by Bing

281. German Cloth Character, Series I, by Kathe Kruse in Original Costume with FAO Schwarz Label 17” (43 cm.) All cloth doll with firmly-pressed and oil-painted hair and facial features, light brown painted short hair with forelock curls, blue painted eyes with defined threading, black and brown upper eyeliner, tinted brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed tiny mouth in petulant pose, muslin stitch-jointed arms, disc-jointing at wide hips, separately-sewn thumb. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse (blue signature stamp, right foot) D 933 (backwards D, the mark ink lettered, possibly later museum mark, right foot) Germany (left foot). F.A.O. Schwarz 5th Ave & 31st St, New York (label on back torso). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1915, commissioned by the prestigious New York doll and toy store. Value Points: beautiful painting with soft blushing on cheeks and ears, original costume comprising blue cotton smock and matching onesie bloomers, socks, shoes, and with rare store label. $1500/2000

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9.5” (24 cm.) Each is all-cloth with firmly-pressed and oil-painted facial features and hair, soft brown swirling curls, painted blue downcast eyes, curly upper lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth with pursed lips, muslin firmly-stuffed body with disc-jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Bing Kunstslerpuppen of Nuremberg, circa 1921, the exact dolls were shown in their 1921 catalog (see Cieslik’s German Doll Encyclopedia, page 28). The Bing firm was purchased that year from Albert Schlopsnies, who had also designed the cloth caricature doll series for Steiff. Four years later, Kathe Kruse sued Bing for copyright infringement of the doll model. Value Points: rare pair of dolls with a fascinating spot in the history of early 20th century art dolls, wearing original costumes and with flawless painting. $800/1500

283. Rare 19th Century Mechanical Tumbling Doll 6” (15 cm.) doll. A porcelain head doll sculpted black hair, painted features, muslin body, wooden hands clasping a wire jump rope, is attached by


metal rod to a tin and wooden tower which actually hides the clockwork mechanism that causes her to tumble somersaults when wound. The tower has tin walls with three lithographed scenes of children at play, and nicely-shaped wooden base and cap. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well. Comments: circa 1875. Value Points: rare mechanical toy is beautifully-preserved. $800/1500

284. Early German Wooden Kitchen with Original Built-In Furnishings 35” (89 cm.) l. x 13”h. x 18”d. The thick-wooden-walled two-room kitchen has original honey-toned wood-stained exterior walls to match the built-in furnishings, sea-green painted interior walls and painted diagonal checkerboard floor. Attached to the walls are three full-depth shelves with plate racks, four benches or work tables, and a large paneled cupboard. An early cast iron stove has brass oven doors and towel bar, and three copper pots and a wooden-handled iron. There are 20 early earthenware bowls, jugs or molds, seven additional copperwares, nine stoneware jugs or bowls with blue designs, and various other items of kitchenware. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1875. $3000/4000

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Value Points: rare model with superb facial model, lovely bisque, very refined movements, and with very rare original Lambert paper label. $7000/9500

286. Early 19th Century Unique Musical Automaton “Street Grinder with Dancing Dolls”

285. French Bisque Musical Automaton “The Chinese Tea Server” by Leopold Lambert 19” (48 cm.) A bisque-head adult lady with heart-shaped face and amber-tinted complexion, narrow brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, long painted brown lashes and thick brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, pierced ears, black mohair wig in upswept fashion over cork pate, slender carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, ambertinted bisque forearms, is posed upon a velvet covered platform, holding a wooden tea set, wearing fine silk and brocade traditional costume. When wound, the lady elegantly turns her head side to side, then inclines her head as though offering tea; she then lifts the tea pot and, in a refined and gracious manner, “pours” the tea and extends tray as though serving. Music plays throughout. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Marks: (original tune label “Carmen” on underside) L. Lambert Fabricant Objets Automatiques Articles Riche 13 Rue Portefoin (original gilt lettered red paper label on underside). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1888, with bisque head commissioned from Jumeau and sculpted exclusively for this luxury automaton model.

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10” (25 cm.) Carved wooden head and black-complexioned man with black fleeced hair is standing behind a velvet-covered organ with metallic silk fringe, upon which are posed two pairs of carved wooden dolls ; the man has padded armature body, wooden hands one of which is folded to hold the organ handle, and the other outstretched to hold the coin plate, carved wooden boots, original (frail)silk costume with gold bead trim, two leather satchels. The arrangement is presented on thick wooden round base with three ball feet. Condition: generally excellent, dancing movement and music function well, arm moves slowly. Comments: Southern Germany, late 18th/early 19th century, from a series of figures


created for village scenes depicting all the persons and activities of a bustling small village; examples of these villages can be seen at the Spielzeug Welten Museum in Basel and the Bavarian National Museum in Munich. Value Points: few examples of the very rare mechanical village figures are known; when wound, the grinder turns the organ handle at the side, the two pairs of dancing figures twirl about, and music plays. $4500/6500

287. German Bisque Asian Baby, 353, by Marseille 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion and black shaded hair and brows, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth with downcast lips, amber-tinted

composition five-piece body, wearing silk kimono and short pants. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A.M. Germany 353/1/K. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: beautiful modeling with side-eye indentations lending character look, flawless complexion, original body and body finish. $500/700

288. Family of Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Dolls in Chinese Woven Basket 11” (28 cm.) larger. Eight dolls with carved wooden heads and defined facial features, painted hair including chignon on woman and painted hair bow on little girl, each with cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent, light fading on a few costumes, one boy has spotted forehead. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission dolls, circa 1920s. Value Points: wonderful family includes four rare children, each of the dolls wearing its original handsewn costume. $1500/2200

289. Beautiful German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child, 1329, by Simon and Halbig 19” (48 cm.) Amber-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, black brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig in upswept style, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig Germany 1329 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: especially beautiful example of the rare model with touches of gleaming patina on flawless matte bisque, original wig, body, body finish, silk kimono and obi over muslin chemise, original black slippers. $1200/1800

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290. French Paper Mache Jester with Fancy Silk Costume 12” (30 cm.) Paper mache socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, open mouth, four teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1890. Value Points: all-original, with painted colorful decorations on his face, the jester wears a fancy silk costumes with three contrasting pattern designs, lace trim, jester cap, shoes and socks. $500/800

291. All-Original French Paper Mache Clown with Painted Butterflies 13” (33 cm.) Paper mache socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, open mouth, four teeth, white mohair curly wig, five-piece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1890. Value Points: all-original, the little clown has painted/ decoupage butterflies on his face, and is wearing original flannel clown costume and cap with lace and velvet ribbon trim. $700/1000

292. Three German Porcelain Seated Kewpie Shakers 3” (8 cm.) largest. Each is figure of Kewpie with classic features of side-glancing googly eyes, blue wings, and top knot, posed

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seated, and with shaker holes circling the topknot. Condition: larger has hairline at side leg, one small has reglue at back of head. Comments: designed by Rose O’Neill, made in Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: the larger holds a red heart valentine, and the two smaller sit aside Easter bunnies in eggs. $200/300

293. German Wooden Richly-Furnished Dollhouse Rooms with Sun Porch Alcove 40” (102 cm.) l. x 15”h. x 18”d. The wooden room box with original goldaccented cream-painted finish has three fancy columns at the front, and includes a large parlor with window and a set-back windowed alcove, and bedroom with window; each window having its original matching wooden valance and curtains. There are original wall and floor papers and an opening door between the room. The parlor is furnished with a honey-toned wooden parlor set with unusual porcelain bead tips and velvet upholstery, and a


matching very fancy dessert buffet and writing desk with attached side cabinets; a grandfather’s clock stands in the corner, and there is an ormolu etagere, ormolu floor standing lamp with original shade, ormolu-framed lithographs and mirror, large cast metal oil lamp with milk glass shade, six-arm chandelier, birdcage on stand, and Erzebirge wooden tea set. The bedroom is furnished with a rare mahogany-stained set comprising bed, washstand and night stand with ornate ormolu trim, another mirrored armoire, pair of wall-hanging velvet magazine holders, faux-tiger rug, and a wonderful set of three Art Nouveau publicity prints for a fashion shop. Two pairs of bisque dollhouse couples are included highlighted by man with rare black hair and moustache, two all-bisque children and a pup. Overall very good/ excellent, excepting stain on right side bedroom wallpaper (under wall-hanging tapestry). Germany, circa 1900. $1800/2800

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296. English Poured Wax Child Doll with Beautiful Costume 16” (40 cm.) Poured wax shoulder head with plump face, small blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, accented nostrils, defined brows, closed mouth, brunette inserted hair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, wax lower limbs. Condition; generally excellent, features a bit faded. Comments: English, circa 1865. Value Points: appealing gentle expression, the doll is wearing a beautiful original gown with embroidered dots and ribbons, undergarments, pique bonnet with blue soutache embroidery. $1100/1500

297. Beautiful English Poured Wax Child with Exquisite Costume 294. Petite German Bisque Dollhouse Lady and Rare Furnishings 5” (13 cm.) doll. Bisque shoulder head with painted facial features, blonde wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, wooden limbs, wearing lovely original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: included is a rare set of smaller-scale dollhouse furnishings (sofa 4 1/2”l.) by D.H. Wagner and Sohne with gilt-accented ebony designs, comprising sofa and chair with unusual floral design upholstery, lady’s writing desk, chapel cabinet with mirrored door and cross-shaped finial, bed, and double-door cabinet, c. 1880. $800/1100

295. German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings for Bedroom and Parlor 6” (15 cm.) l. sofa. Including an unusual fully-covered upholstered parlor set comprising sofa and four chairs, each with original sateen covers printed with dainty flowers and having silk fringe at the base. Along with maple wooden bedroom furnishings by Schneegass, comprising bed, child’s bed, night stand and washstand with white marble tops, and a folding tea table. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $700/900

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26” (66 cm.) Poured wax shoulder head with plump nestled face, blue glass inset eyes with well-defined eye lids, tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, separately-inserted baby hair, softly-stuffed muslin body, poured wax lower limbs, bare feet. Condition: old waxed-over repair on left shoulders, left leg reglued extensively. Comments: English, circa 1865. Value Points: especially beautiful wax child with most appealing rosy complexion, original body with illegible stamp on torso, exquisite original gown, undergarments, quilted booties. $800/1100


298. Set of German Luxury Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings 8� (20 cm.) h. buffet. Of fine wood with rich mahogany finish, and ormolu decorations, and the upholstered furnishings with braid-edged blue silk covers, including dessert buffet, two full-length hall mirrors, cabinet with display niche, sofa with attached frame with mirror and niches, table, two arm chairs and two side chairs. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $800/1000

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299. German Wooden Kitchen with Original Pebbled Windows in the Art Nouveau Style

300. Rare German Tin Kitchen in Larger Size with Original Furnishings

32” (81 cm.) x 15”h. x 16”d. The large open-front kitchen with natural wood columns at the front has original interior wall and floor papers, the wall paper of a highly-stylized design with complementary border; two windows with unusual design, having four green glass panes at the top and two pebbled glass lower windows that hinge open. The kitchen is shown with matching furnishings as it was originally offered by the unknown maker, including stylized Art Nouveau cupboard which also has green glass windows, work table, hanging utility rack, two shelves, bench, two chairs and, a wall lamp with green glass shade, along with an additional wooden towel rack with porcelain labels, and more. The papers are original albeit somewhat spotted, overall excellent. Germany, circa 1900. $1100/1500

26” (66 cm.) l. x 12”h. x 12”d. The open-front tin kitchen has painted nailed-tin-over-wood floor giving structure to the three tin walls which angle outward at the sides, and are covered with original lithographed papers. There is a tin-framed window at the back and an attached shelf, tin stove with chimney and original brass chimney cap, oven door and pots. Included is a set of tin kitchenware with painted cream finish and blue stenciled designs. Structurally excellent, papers are worn, table finish is very worn and missing drawer. Germany, circa 1890, a rare tin kitchen in this size. $1100/1600

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301. German Wooden Dollhouse Cottage with Unique Original Furnished Tin Rooms 11” (28 cm.) w. x 11”h. x 5”d. A petite wooden doll house with lithographed-paper cover to simulate brick, shingles, windows and doors is fitted with five small tin rooms with lithographed walls and floors, that are furnished with original tiny tin furnishings. The tin rooms can be removed from the wooden exterior by pulling out the secret panel at the side wall. Near mint rooms and contents, exterior of house has some paper wear. Germany, Orobr of Brandenburg, 1930s. Few other examples of this rare house are known to exist. $1200/1600

302. German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings with Pressed Designs 7.5” (19 cm.) h. armoire. Of honey-toned finish to simulate pine, the lightwood furnishings have pressed carving designs and silver knobs, including tall double door armoire, matching twin beds with original fittings, marble top wash stand, marble top night stand, and slant-lid writing desk with unusual drawers at the side. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1880. $400/600

303. German Wooden Doll Furnishings by Gottschalk 10” (25 cm.) hall mirror. The wooden furnishings are finished in burgundy paint to simulate mahogany, with gilt accents, and include standing hall mirror with lower shelf, two cabinets with glass door fronts, writing desk, sofa and two chairs with blue silk upholstery, and two frames with original lithographed country scenes.Very good condition. Germany, Gottschalk, circa 1910. $400/600

304. Set, Early German Fruitwood Dollhouse Furnishings 6” (15 cm.) l. sofa. Of fine fruitwood (possibly cherry), in delicate style with hand-carving, comprising sofa with rolled wooden arms and having mauve velvet upholstery, two matching side chairs, pedestal table with beautiful burled graining on surface, chest of drawers, four-legged table, baby bed, and added chair with dainty decoupage on the back rest. Excellent condition. Circa 1860. $600/900

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307. German Bisque All-Bisque Character, 369, by Mystery Maker

15” (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted hair under blonde mohair bobbed wig, tiny blue glass eyes, painted short lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A.M. Germany 341/ 3 1/2/K. Comments: Marseille, their classic Dream Baby as toddler with wig, circa 1925. Value Points: most appealing petulant faced child. $500/700

7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso of young chubby baby, tin blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with pouting expression, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent baby pose, bare feet, antique costume, brunette mohair wig. Condition: generally excellent, paint rub on left cheek. Marks: Germany 369 6/0 (torso) 6/0 (arms and legs). Comments: mystery maker, possibly Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with wonderful chubby cheeks and pouting expression. $400/600

306. German Mohair Elephant by Steiff with Original Button

307.1. Rare German All-Bisque Character, 497, by Bahr and Proschild

15” (38 cm.) Firmly-stuffed circus elephant with grey shaved-mohair coat, large floppy ears, glass eyes, felt tusks and paw pads, long tail, original red flannel blanket. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiff Original 6335 0 Made in Germany (yellow label and silver button). Comments: Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s. Value Points: rare size in near mint condition, original labels and blanket. $300/500

7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with chubby face and torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with red lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent baby pose, bare feet, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at right arm hole. Marks: 497 18 Germany (torso) 18 (arms). Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1915. Value Points: rare character with wonderful petulant expression. $600/900

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308. German Bisque Topknot Googly, 240, by Marseille 9” (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted topknot and forelock curls, little shaped curls above each ear, blue glass side-glancing sleep googly eyes, painted lashes, short stroke brows, tiny nose, small impish smile on closed mouth, composition toddler body with side-hip jointing, well costumed in ruffled organdy dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 240 0. Comments: Marseille, circa 1915, the plump-faced toddler was inspired by the popular Kewpie design. Value Points: rare model with most endearing expression that is mischievous yet sweet. fine bisque, original body and body finish. $1800/2300

308.1. Pair, German All-Bisque Amusing Nodding Characters 5” (13 cm.) boy. Each is all-bisque with loosely-attached head in so-called “nodder” fashion, the boy with painted side-glancing eyes, sculpted brown hair and sculpted sailor costume; and the googly-eyed dog with downcast expression, little tongue tip and original paper flower in mouth. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany (dog). Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: rare and delightful pair. $300/500

309. Rare German All-Bisque Googly with Jointed Elbows and Knees and Rare Markings 8” (20 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with chubby round face, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, tiny closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, bisque toddler limbs with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted white socks with blue rims and brown one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent, one thumb chipped, hidden chip at top of right arm, hidden repair at right elbow jointing. Marks: 711 6 (head and legs) 6 (arms). Comments: attributed to Bahr and Proschild, circa 1912. Value Points: very rare model in fine larger size, and having rare elbow and knee jointing. $2000/3000

310. Pair, German All-Bisque Characters Hebee and Shebee Designed by Charles Twelvetrees 4” (10 cm.) Each has one piece bisque head and torso, oversized head with pronounced bald pate and very chubby blushed cheeks, painted “O- shaped blue eyes with white eyedots, red button nose, down-cast lips, painted white baby smock, jointed arms, hinged bisque legs with sculpted pink or blue slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1920, made in Germany. Designed by the American illustrator, Charles Twelvetrees, to depict his signature wide-eyed children named Hebee and Shebee, and made popular on magazine covers, parlor art, postcards and valentines of the era. Value Points: rare little imps with very imaginative characterization, are rarely found as a pair. $600/900

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312. German Bisque Pouting Character, 115A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 16” (42 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition bent limb baby body, nice antique organdy baby dress, undergarments, booties. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model known as “Phillip”, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting enhanced by fine lustrous patina, original wig, body, and body finish. $2000/2800

313. German All-Bisque Coquette by Gebruder Heubach

311. Beautiful Large German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt 32” (80 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117A Germany 80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their beloved model marketed as Mein Susser Liebling (my sweet darling). Value Points: rare luxury larger size, fine quality matte bisque and painting, original body and body finish, beautiful antique costume. $3000/4000

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5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown sculpted short curly hair decorated with three glazed pink bows, brown upper glancing eyes, two beaded teeth on closed mouth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white bobby socks and brown one-strap shoes with tiny bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10490. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: endearing little girl with expressivelyposed face to complement her perky hair style. $300/500


314. Rare German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair Resembling Skippy Model 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with very chubby cheeks, sculpted short curly hair in tannish/brown color, brown glass side-glancing eyes, short painted curly lashes, tinted brows, rounded nose, tiny rosebud-shaped mouth, two tiny teeth, composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 126 12/0 Germany. Comments: maker uncertain, circa 1928, the model exactly resembles the Skippy doll presented by Effanbee and is likely designed as a portrait model of child silent film star, Jackie Coogan. Value Points: rare character with most appealing chubby cheeks wearing nice antique baby dress and undergarments. $1200/1800

315. Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 140, by Kestner 314.

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, brown upper glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, fine antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 140 7 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, Kestner. Value Points: rare painted eye character with original body and body finish, choice bisque and sculpting, original wig. $2500/3500

316. German Bisque Pouting Character, 114, Gretchen, by Kammer and Reinhardt 15” (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue/grey eyes with heavy black upper eyeliner, defined eye lids, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips in petulant pose, brunette human hair hand-tied wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model marketed as “Gretchen” from their art character reform series, circa 1910. Value Points: fine modeling especially around the mouth and eye corners, fine matte bisque, original body. $2500/3500

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red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain limbs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, Value Points: rare variation of this model, with elaboratelydecorated snood and trim in unusual color. $1100/1500

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317. German Bisque Sculpted Hair Lady with Furniture and Accessories 8” (20 cm.) doll. The bisque shoulder head lady with blonde sculpted curly hair with blue painted hair bow, painted facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth, muslin body with bisque lower limbs, wearing fine antique silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rare petite size suitable for dollhouse; included is a cherry wood two drawer chest with tiny bone handles, along with a silver plate candle holder with cherub decoration, and a soft pewter double inkwell. $800/1200 318.

318. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Sculpted Hair and Rare GreenTrimmed Snood 13” (33 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with sculpted light brown hair waved away from face and captured in a sculpted snood that is framed by a wide green ribbon scarf with tassels and gilt trim, painted blue eyes,

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319. Beautiful German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Hair and Purple Lustre Scarf 11” (28 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head of adult lady with slender face and elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair waved away from her face and captured in a green snood trimmed with purple lustre scarf and green feather, painted facial features, cobalt blue eyes, painted upper eyeliner and very dainty lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rare model with outstanding detail of painting on the diminutive-sized lady, lovely antique ribbon silk dress. $800/1100


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undergarments, stockings, shoes, jewelry and rare head-dress of beaded glass flowers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the smiling model was deposed in that year. Value Points: gorgeous petite model with fine quality of bisque, original body in sturdy condition. $2000/2800

322. French Bisque Musical Automaton “Spanish Boy with Tamborine” by Leopold Lambert

320. German Dollhouse Furnishings 5” (13 cm.) l. sofa. Including a three piece set of parlor furniture upholstered in flowered chintz and silk-fringed velvet, along with a maple wood sewing table by Schneegass & Sohne with fitted drawer for tools and sewing supplies. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $300/500

321. Very Precious French Bisque Petite Smiling Bru by Leon Casimir Bru, Size A 11” (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered curvy brows, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with square-cut collarette, gusset-jointing at hips, shapely torso and limbs, stitched and separated fingers, antique (very frail) green silk gown,

22” (56 cm.) Standing upon a velvet covered base is a bisque head doll with large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, wearing black velvet costume with fringe trim, matching cap, and holding a decorated tambourine in his right hand. When wound, he turns head side to side, waves the tambourine, and music plays. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Tete Jumeau 4 (and artist checkmarks on head) L.B. (key). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: wellfunctioning automata with lovely music, fine quality bisque and painting. $4500/6500

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323. Pair, Italian Felt Character Dolls in Original Scottish Costumes by Lenci 9” (23 cm.) Each has felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large “O” shaped side-glancing eyes, blue or brown eye shadow, “O” shaped mouth, mohair wig, muslin body, felt arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (cloth and paper labels on boy). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: a wonderful matched pair of Scottish boy and girl, with matching vibrant felt costumes with applique design, he with brown eyes and brunette hair; she with blonde hair and blue eyes, with longer skirt and wonderful tam. $900/1300 324.

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324. Italian Felt Miniature Doll with Green Woolen Tyrolean Costume by Lenci 9” (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large “O” shaped brown side-glancing eyes, blue eye shadow, “O” shaped mouth, brunette mohair wig, muslin body, felt arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: the little boy wears wonderful green woolen felt uniform with short knickers, silver buckles, grey shoulder strap with back pack wrapped leggings, brown leather shoes, wooden tool, felt Tyrolean cap with feathers. $500/700

325. Italian Felt Miniature Doll in Blue Woolen Uniform by Lenci 9” (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large “O” shaped brown side-glancing eyes, blue eye shadow, “O” shaped mouth, brunette mohair wig, muslin body, felt arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (original paper label lettered/117). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: the little boy wears original black wool felt uniform withsilver buttons, red and blue felt streamers, leather shoes, wooden sword, and black bi-corn hat with elaborate feathered trim. $500/700

326. Italian Felt Child Doll in Pale Yellow Dress by Lenci 17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, painted lashes, grey eye shadow, painted curly lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth

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with red lips, blonde mohair wig, muslin body, felt arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: especially beautiful face and soft curled wig, wearing original shaded yellow organdy ruffled part dress with felt floral trim, bouquet, matching felt yellow bonnet with felt flowers, yellow organdy undergarments, stockings, shoes. $900/1300

327. Italian Felt Child Doll in Original Lavender and Green Costume 14” (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted curly lashes, brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair braids, muslin torso, felt arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: the little girl wears her original plaid lavender and cream dress with green felt trim, organdy undergarments, green felt shoes and cloche. $700/1000

328. Large Italian Felt Child Doll with Original Costume by Lenci 25” (64 cm.) All-felt doll with swivel head depicting an older child, pressed and painted facial features, pale blue sideglancing eyes, brown painted upper curly lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig with sidecoiled braids, jointing at shoulder and hips. Condition: generally excellent, red sash is replacement. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935, from the 130 series, known as Henrietta. Value Points: rare model with beautiful face and hair, original white organdy dress with felt appliques, organdy undergarments, leather shoes and stockings. $900/1200

329. Very Rare 1929 Lenci Catalog with Tipped-In Photographs 11” (28 cm.) x 8”. Having a heavy parchment cover and bound with tassel-tip edging, the 36 page catalog features more than 84 photographs of the 1929 season, of which most are tipped-in photographs, and including rare models of 165 series boudoir ladies, 700 series larger dolls, fashionable 500 series dolls and numerous other classics as well as novelty pieces. 100s of dolls are shown and identified. Very good condition, spotting on cover. The catalog is labeled 1929 on the cover, and is a very rare to find reference from that firm. $2000/3500

330. Italian Felt Character, Opium Smoker by Lenci 11” (28 cm.) All-felt doll with plump swivel head, amber-tinted complexion, high domed forehead with high comma-shaped brows, modeled closed eyes, long painted lashes, closed mouth with original hole in center for pipe stem, stitched ears, black mohair wig drawn tightly up from face to form into into a long queue, ball-shaped plump stomach on short legs, jointed arms. Condition: good, slight moth damage at shoes, pipe is not original. Comments: Lenci, circa 1921, the doll was identified in a 1922 Lenci advertisement as their “trademark” doll. Value Points: the doll wears its original felt costume of yellow, green, black and orange colors, with Chinese-character felt applique designs, with stitched-on cap. $1100/1500

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333. Six All-Bisque Miniature Kewpies

331. Two American Cloth Dolls by Georgene Novelties 13” (33 cm.) Each is all muslin with mask-pressed and printed/painted facial features, yarn wig, stitch-jointed limbs. Condition: near mint, unplayed with. Marks: Geniune Georgene Doll (paper tag on Russian girl). Comments: Georgene Novelties, designs by Georgene Averill, circa 1930s. Value Points: vibrant fabric colors and decorations are perfectlypreserved, including Russian girl with original tag, and Hawaiian girl in original box. $400/600

332. AllOriginal American Composition Patsyette as Hawaiian Girl 9” (23 cm.) All composition with brown complexion, modeled black bobbed hair with bangs, brown side-glancing eyes, closed mouth with rosebud-shaped lips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Effanbee Patsyette. Comments: Effanbee, circa 1935. Value Points: very rare model of Patsyette with very fine original complexion, wearing original including feathered cape, with heart bracelet, and in custom original box. $400/600

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2” (5 cm.) h. head. Each is all-bisque Kewpie with classic features including blue wings, topknot, and side-glancing googly eyes including Kewpie shoulder head marked 9208; seated Kewpie with over-sized pencil, marked C; standing Kewpie with outstretched hands, with original paper label; another standing Kewpie with uplifted hands; seated Kewpie on yellow chair (Japanese); and Kewpie lying on back on blue plinth (plinth restored). Excellent except as noted. All are German except as noted. Early 20th century. $400/700

334. Spanish Cloth Character Doll by Munecas Pages with Original Label 16” (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes with dark outline, brown eye shadow with lushly-painted


lashes, feathered brows, brunette mohair wig with three tightly-woven coiled braids with bead accents, muslin body jointed at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Munecas Pages, Madrid (original paper label, pencil noted on reverse is “No. 208”). Comments: circa 1940s. Value Points: with rare original label, wonderful original coiffure, and wearing original folklore costume with jewelry. $300/500

mohair frizzy bobbed wig, jointing at hips and shoulders. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Alma, Made in Italy (paper label, and stamped model number 132). Comments: circa 1935. Value Points: fabulous felt costume of blue felt with appliques in tan, cream and brown, with attached cape, and matching cloche with unusual winged owl mounted on the crown. $1200/1600

335. French Cloth Character Doll in Stylish Costume by Raynal 21” (53 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes with shaded accents, black and brown upper eyeliner, curly lashes, one stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with bowshaped lips, brunette frizzy-curl wig, firmly-stuffed muslin body with jointed arms and legs. Condition: face and costume excellent, some water spotting on limbs. Marks: Les Poupées Raynal, Marque Depose, Made in France (paper label). Comments: wonderful expression with bright rosy cheeks, vibrant costume, original label. $700/900

336. Rare Italian Felt Child Doll in Wonderful Original Costume by Alma 17” (42 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes with grey accents, red and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, tiny closed mouth, blonde

337. Four German AllBisque Asian Children 4.5” (11 cm.) Each is allbisque with amber-tinted complexion, sculpted caps, painted facial features, jointed arms (one with jointed legs). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Chin-Chin Baby (or Queue San Baby) (paper label). Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: each has sculpted and decorated cap and painted long queue, yet each cap is different. $300/500

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338. American Composition Girl by Effanbee by Cochran American Children Series 20” (51 cm.) Allcomposition with socket head, painted blue eyes with shaded accented, painted all-around lashes, eyeliner, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, wheat-blonde human hair hand-tied wig, jointing at shoulders and hips, wearing beautifully-made red plaid cotton suit, undergarments, socks, and kidskin shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Effanbee Anne Shirley (torso) Effanbee American Children (head). Comments: Effanbee, designed by Dewees Cochran, circa 1940. Value Points: very beautiful doll with exceptional painting. $400/600

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339. American Composition Girl by Arranbee in Original Costume 13” (33 cm.) All-composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, lashes, painted lower lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Tiny split at neck socket. Marks: R&B (head and torso). Comments: Arranbee, circa 1940. Value Points: beautiful doll with fresh complexion, wearing original blue polka dot pinafore over organdy blouse, undergarments, blue pressed hat, socks, shoes. $300/400

340. Rare American Composition “ Miss America” by Alexander in Original Tagged Costume 14” (36 cm.) All-composition with socket head, blue/green sleep eyes, lashes, dark eye shadow, single stroke brows, closed mouth with rosebud-shaped lips, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, two tiny splits at left upper eye rim. Marks: Mme Alexander (head) Miss America Alexander (cloth tag on costume. Comments: Madame Alexander circa 1938. Value Points: rare model wearing her original red and white striped costume with flag emblem, attached slip, panties, socks, blue snap shoes. navy blue felt cap and carrying American flag. $400/600

341. American Composition Nancy Lee in Skating Costume by Arranbee 14” (36 cm.) All-composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth, red lips, blonde mohair curls in original coiffure,

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jointed composition arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R&B (doll) Comments: Arranbee, their Nancy Lee doll, circa 1937. Value Points: preserved in her original (worn) box, the doll has original gold Nancy Lee wrist tag, and is wearing original red velvet and white plush skating costume with matching cap, mittens, and skates. $400/500

342. American Composition Wendy Ann by Madame Alexander in Original Costume 13” (33 cm.) All composition with socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, dark eye shadow, painted lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth with rosebud-shaped lips, blonde human hair in


original coiffure, seven-piece composition body with swivel waist. Condition: generally excellent, little hairline under each eye. Marks: Wendy-Ann Mme Alexander New York (doll) “Wendy Ann”...(cloth tag on dress). Comments: Alexander, circa 1935. Value Points: unplayed with condition, the doll wears original organdy dress with attached slip, matching panties, black velvet sash, black lace sleevelets, matching bonnet, black snap shoes, socks, and has original gold paper wrist label and original box. $400/500 343.

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14” (36 cm.) All-composition with socket head, green sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, closed mouth with ruby lips, black mohair wig, jointed shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mme Alexander (doll) Scarlett O’Hara Madame Alexander (cloth tag). Comments: inspired by the Gone with The Wind film, of 1939, one of the series of dolls licensed by the prestige American firm. Value Points: choice original condition preserved in base of original box, perfect coiffure, wearing original striped green gown under green velvet coat and feathered bonnet, hooped petticoat, pantaloons, socks, green shoes. $400/600

344. American Composition “Scarlett O’Hara” in Yellow Gown by Madame Alexander 14” (36 cm.) All-composition with socket head, green sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, closed mouth with ruby lips, black mohair wig, jointed shoulders and hips. Condition: very good, some light crazing on face, eyes faded. Marks: Mme Alexander (doll) Scarlett O’Hara Madame Alexander (cloth tag). Comments: inspired by the Gone with The Wind film, of 1939, one of the series of dolls licensed by the prestige American firm. Value Points: beautiful coiffure, wearing original yellow organdy gown with ruffles, hooped petticoat, pantalets, wide brimmed bonnet, black shoes. $400/600

their original wooden scooter with names on the side. $800/1100

346. Wonderful Pair of American Composition Characters Designed by Grace Corry 14” (36 cm.) Each has composition shoulder head with sculpted hair waved neatly across the forehead, painted eyes and eye shadows, upper lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth in pert smile, impressed cheek dimples, muslin body, composition arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: c. by Grace Corry. Comments: The pair, marketed as Little Brother and Little Sister were designed by Grace Corry, circa 1930. Value Points: rare pair with wonderful detail of sculpting, she with blue eyes and blonde hair, and he with brown eye and brown hair. $600/900

345. Set, American Composition “Dionne Quintuplets” by Alexander in Scooter 8” (20 cm.) Each is all composition with socket head, sculpted short curly hair, painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted lashes, button-shaped nose, tiny closed mouth, jointed composition arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Alexander, circa 1935, depicting the Famous Dionne Quintuplets. Value Points: each is wearing its original tagged pastel pique romper suit and bonnet, three with original brass pins, two with shoes and socks, few extra costumes included. The set is displayed in

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coiffure, wearing original ivory satin wedding gown, with tulle veil having arrangement of lilies of the valley to match the bouquet in her hand, pearls, original undergarments, shoes and socks. $400/600

347. Gorgeous American Composition Bridesmaid by Madame Alexander 17” (43 cm.) All composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, real lashes, dark eye shadow, painted lower lashes, closed mouth with rosebud shaped lips, auburn mohair wig in soft curls with decorative rosebud flowers, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Madame Alexander (cloth tag on costume) Mme Alexander (doll). Comments: Alexander, circa 1948. Value Points: a gorgeous doll with beautiful complexion, rare auburn hair in perfect original coiffure, rare brown eyes, and wearing her original blue sheer nylon gown with matching petticoat and panties, shoes, with blue nylon muff having floral bouquet attached, and original gold wrist tag. $700/900

348. American Composition Bride by Madame Alexander 14” (36 cm.) All composition with socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, painted lower lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth with rosebudshaped lips, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mme Alexander (doll, and cloth tag on costume). Comments: Madame Alexander, circa 1945. Value Points: pristine condition, with very beautiful complexion and perfect

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349. AllOriginal American Composition “Fairy Queen” by Madame Alexander 14” (36 cm.) All composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, lashes, painted lashes, dark eye shadow, single stroke brows, closed mouth with pert lips, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mme Alexander (doll) Fairy Queen Alexander (cloth tag on costume). Comments: Madame Alexander, the Fairy Queen doll was issued in 1947. Value Points: pristine condition with beautiful coiffure, tulle gown trimmed with rosebuds and gold braid, matching coronet with star, gilt-edged wings and holding original want. $500/700

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