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This book is based upon an antique doll collection auctioned by Theriault’s of Annapolis, Maryland. Design: Travis Hammond Photography: Gerald Nelson Senior Conservator: Terry Lanford

$59 ISBN: 1-931503-81-8 Printed in Hong Kong


In 1879, Louisa May Alcott, at the age of 47, a self-described “spinster”, became the foster mother of her infant namesake niece, Lulu. Louisa, the author of Little Women, one of the most widely-read novels of all times, who had become wealthy from the success of this book after her own childhood of abject poverty, indulged Lulu with every extravagance including a vast collection of dolls and had even penned a volume of children stories, titled Lulu’s Library.

Is it any wonder, then, that Louisa, with her own love of dolls, would indulge Lulu, her only niece and her charge, with a bounty of the luxury playthings she had never owned? Of Lulu’s first birthday in 1880 Louisa wrote “Gave my baby two kisses when she woke, and escorted her down to find a new chair decked with ribbons, and a doll’s carriage tied with pink; toys, pictures, flowers, and a cake, with a red and a blue candle.” Louisa died at the young age of 56 when Lulu was only nine. Lulu’s Swiss father insisted that the nine-year-old return to his native Switzerland and accounts tell that Lulu was forced to abandon “the vast collection of dolls” that lived in her Boston home. Lulu lived in Europe until the age of 95. It is not known what happened to the dolls.

Lulu Alcott in Boston at the age of 3.

In Louisa’s own childhood dolls had been makeshift and simple. In 1839 her mother wrote “My Dear Little Girl, Will you accept this doll from me on your seventh birthday. She will be a quiet playmate for my active Louisa…” Despite her mother’s pensive note, dolls became more than a quiet playmate for the energetic and ambitious Louisa. Later Louisa reminisced “…at twelve I set up as a doll’s dressmaker, with my sign out and wonderful models in my window. All the children employed me, and my turbans were the rage at one time, to the great dismay of the neighbors’ hens, who were hotly hunted down, that I might tweak out their downiest feathers to adorn the dolls’ headgear”.

None of the fine antique dolls offered at this auction are known to have ever belonged to Lulu. Nevertheless, because she, as well as Louisa May Alcott whose writings have stirred and motivated hundreds of thousands of young girls for the past century and a half, were both keepers of dolls during their time, this book is dedicated to them. x

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1. Rare Petite German Bisque Googly, 221, by Kestner in Wonderful Antique Costume

ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent,

10� (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump round face, large blue glass googly side-

Germany JDK 221 ges gesch. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, the model was made to

glancing sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, dark painted short curly upper lashes, side-feathered

compete with the popular Kewpie which Kestner also produced, with the purpose of

brows, button-faced nose with little accent dots, closed mouth in watermelon-slice-

avoiding royalty fees to Rose O’Neill. Value Points: absolutely charming in this rare

shape smile, blushed cheeks, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden

size, with beautiful bisque and eyes, wonderful antique costume. $3000/4000

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three finger tips chipped, original body and body finish. Marks: B made in Germany 0


2. German All-Bisque Byelo with Swivel Head and Original Costume, in Carriage 6” (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on bisque torso, painted light brown baby hair and tinted brows, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent limb baby pose, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original Bye-lo paper label). Comments: designed by Rose O’Neill, produced in Germany under commission by George Borgfeldt importers, circa 1925. Value Points: choice all-original condition, wearing multi-layered rose and cream knit costume including bonnet and booties, and presented in woven carriage with spoked wheels. $600/900

3. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, 886, Known as “BlackStocking” Model 7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, accented lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted above-the-knee black stockings, brown heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 886 2. Comments: Simon & Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful all-bisque with large brown eyes, superb antique costume. $600/900

4. Rare and Beautiful German Bisque Character Known as “Wendy” by Bahr and Proschild for Bruno Schmidt 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with heart-shaped face, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2033 BSW (in heart) 537. Comments: Bahr and Proschild for Bruno Schmidt, circa 1912, the model is known by collectors as “Wendy”. Value Points: outstanding example of the most endearing child, characterized by beautifully-shaped upturned nose, shaped chin, small eyes and full generous lips, original body, body finish, wig, wearing wonderful antique costume, undergarments, bonnet, and fancy leather shoes, and with original (frail) box and factory chemise. $6500/8500

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5. Fine German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Rare Brown Hair by Simon and Halbig, with Trousseau

6. German Bisque Doll with Glass Eyes and Sculpted Hair, in Domed Vignette

14� (36 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with brown sculpted hair waved from face, behind

11� (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde sculpted short curly hair, brown glass

pierced ears, into loose curls and held by black hair bow at her crown, painted blue eyes,

inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accent line between the lips,

red and black upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line,

blushed cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally

commercial muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower limbs, black painted ankle boots.

excellent. Comments: attributed to Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: rarer glass-eyed

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1870.

model has original costume, carries bone binoculars and bone-handled crop, and owns

Value Points: rare early model in impeccable condition, with fine antique costume, and

a flannel-covered paper mache dog with amber glass eyes, leather muzzle and collar,

owning seven additional costumes, presented in early woven case. $1100/1500

presented under a glass dome. $800/1200


7. French Bisque Bébé Jumeau in Original Costume of Brittany 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined

Detail #7.

shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig in ringlet curls over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the doll wears elaborate traditional costume from the village of Plougastel in the department of Brittany in France, with richly-embroidered silk cap and fichu; purple and green vibrant colors predominated in this costume which was described by one French painter as a “veritable orgy of warm colors”. The doll appeared in the book, French Dolls in Folklore Costumes by Florence Theriault. (1999). $3500/4500

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8. Early And Wonderful All-Original German Bisque Doll, 908, by Simon and Halbig 15” (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass paper weight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 908. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: the rare model with most endearing expression, has original body, body finish, and wears superb all-origianl costume comprising of a burgundy silk dress with cutwork and embroidery, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, and with bone-handled silk parasol, tin watch, and gilt brooch. $2500/3500

9. German Bisque Character “Fany” by Marseille in Antique Gentleman’s Costume and Top Hat 12” (31 cm.) Bisque socket head, very full jowls, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, one-stroke brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing wonderful gentleman’s woolen suit with tails, and with tall top hat. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 231 DRMR 248 Fany A 2/0 M. Comments: Marseille, the model was registered in 1912, bearing close resemblance to the first model of Kathe Kruse which had been introduced just three years earlier. Value Points: wonderful and rare character doll in charming petite size, with most charming antique costume and top hat. $2800/4200

10. Choice French Bisque Bébé Steiner in Fabulous Original Costume 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner Paris Fre A 9 (head) Le Petit Parisian Bébé Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: so rare to find the beloved bébé in this pristine fresh condition, virtually unplayed with, wearing fine original silk and cotton lace dress with sil kribbons, matching bonnet, undergarments, woven stockings, and kidskin shoes. $4000/6500

Detail #10.

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Detail #12.

12. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Very Unusual ImpastoSculpted Cap 10” (25 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with thicklysculpted and impasto-painted black “lambswool” cap that encloses all the head except face, blue painted eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, sloping nose, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare sculpted and hand-pressed cap, with fine antique purple wool costume, undergarments, and with real lambswool muff. $800/1100

11. Rare German Porcelain Lady Doll with Gold Bead-Trimmed Coiffure

Detail #11.

Detail #11.

13. Tiny German Bisque Dollhouse Lady with Rare Brown Hair 5” (13 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with brown sculpted hair waved away from her face and held by wide band at the crown, with feathering details

14” (36 cm.)

around the forehead, cobalt blue eyes,

Porcelain shoulder

black upper eyeliner, single-stroke

head with heart-

brows, closed mouth , muslin body

shaped face, elongated strong throat, black sculpted hair waved away from her face

with bisque limbs, painted flat black

with pronounced widow’s peak and delicate feathering at the forehead, three-tiered

shoes. Condition: generally excellent.

hair coronet at her crown held by gilt-edged beading, and a loosely-braided chignon

Comments: Germany, circa 1875.

at her nape with further gilt-edged beading, painted downcast blue eyes, red and black

Value Points: rare brown hair with

upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed

exquisite detail of painting, original

body, porcelain limbs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments:

body and multi-layered original

Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare model with superb detail of coiffure and

costume, even including tiny coral

artfully-shaped face. $1200/1600

beads. $300/600

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14. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Strong Presence 18” (46 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head of adult lady with oval face on elongated slender throat, black sculpted hair waved loosely away from her face and captured in a triple row of coiled braids at the back, with looped braids below, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, singlestroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded lips, muslin body, porcelain limbs, painted flat black shoes with red lace ties. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: slightly-pink-tinted complexion adds to the charm of the lady with strong presence, very elaborate coiffure at back of head, original body and limbs, lovely antique costume. $600/900

15. Beautiful and Rare German Porcelain BrownHaired Lady Doll by KPM 14” (36 cm.) Hand-pressed porcelain shoulder head with tinted complexion, oval slender face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair combed smoothly over crown and back of head, and with shaped ringlet curls on each side of face, narrow blue painted downcast eyes, heavily-lidded eyes, with red upper eyeliner,

16. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Highly-Characterized Face

single-stroke brows, aquiline

14” (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with oval face and strong elongated throat, black

nose, closed mouth with upturned lips corners, muslin body with shapely torso,

sculpted hair combed into deep loose waves over the ears and into a loosely-coiled braid at

leather arms, wonderful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent.

the back of head, painted blue upper glancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows,

Marks: KPM (blue and red stamps inside shoulders). Comments: KPM, circa

sloping nose, closed mouth, muslin shapely body, porcelain limbs, nice antique costume of

1850. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting on the petite model

cotton blouse and skirt with unusual printed design, undergarments. Condition: generally

with superb painting and complexion, original body, antique costume on the

excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare model with captivating

rare doll. $5000/7500

expression. $700/1000

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17. A Splendid and Exceptionally Rare French Bisque ArtCharacter Doll by Albert Marque 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with highly-artistic sculpting achieved by a unique four-part mold used only for this doll, heart-shaped face with elongated slender throat, pronounced definition of facial planes especially temple, cheeks and chin line, softly-rounded nose tip, blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with petulantly-shaped outlined lips, well-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair softly-curled wig, original uniquely modeled body with elongated tapered-shape torso, wide hips, undefined waist, composition upper arms, bisque lower arms with bisque attached-ball-joints at the elbows, separately sculpted fingers, wide upper thighs, elongated lower legs with shapely calves, elongated narrow feet. Condition: generally excellent, left baby finger cleanly reglued at base. Marks: A. Marque (incised signature) 23 (inscribed number on head) Comments: France, circa 1916, the artistic doll was sculpted by the esteemed French artist, Albert Marque, for an exclusive exhibition that was to be presented by Parisian art patron, Margaine-Lacroix in her fashion boutique. The body was exclusively designed for this art doll by Aristodeme Botta who aimed to create a child’s body for a doll that “combined the strength and grace typical of that age”. It is believed that only 100 models of the Marque doll were created, most inscribed with their particular number in the series, this being #23. Value Points: outstanding beauty of this particular model, with exceptionally fine sculpting detail allowing full expression of the artist’s design, very choice delicate bisque and subtle painting, original custom body, and wearing antique silk dress, and lace bonnet that may be original, and muslin chemise and black shoes imprinted with full figure of a doll and “10” that are original. $150,000/195,000

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18. Beautiful German Bisque Child, 1249, by Simon and Halbig with Wonderful Antique Costume 23� (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1249 dep Germany 11 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: especially fine modeling around the eyes, dimpled bottom lip and chin, finest bisque, original soft curly wig, original body and body finish, and wearing beautiful fine cotton and lace dress, undergarments, frou-frou bonnet, stockings, shoes. $1100/1300

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19. German Bisque Sculpted-Hair Character, 154, by Bruno Schmidt in Taufling Ensemble 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted short brown hair with sculpted forelock curl, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, closed mouth with very full lips, composition bent limb baby body with jointed wrists. Condition; generally excellent. Marks: 154 15. Comments: Bruno Schmidt, circa 1912. Value Points: the seldom-found sculpted hair character with pouting expression has original body and body finish, with fine antique costume including taufling wrap of embroidered cotton. $1100/1400

20. All-Original German Bisque Child, 149, by Kestner 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open

21. Charming German Bisque Child in Original Presentation Case with Costumes

mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate,

10” (25 cm.) h. case. 8”h. doll. A firm-sided box with faux-leather cover to simulate a steamer trunk,

composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally

hinges open at the top and front to reveal a little bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, open mouth,

excellent. Marks: C 1/2 made in Germany 7 1/2 149 (head) Germany

four teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition fully-jointed body, wearing a rose silk and lace party dress.

(body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty classic

Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: arranged in the case is

dolly-face model with fine bisque, original wig, body, body finish,

a matching lace-edged jacket to the dress being worn, an ivory silk four-piece ensemble, a cotton lace-

original antique costume, undergarments, bonnet, leather saddle

edged dress with pink ribbons, matching pantalets and bonnet; and yet another dress inside the front

shoes, socks. $800/1000

opening drawer, in all a wonderful presentation with four complete ensembles. $800/1200

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22. Gorgeous French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Exquisite Antique Costume 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes of great depth, dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eye shadow, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, the first period bébé from the illustrious firm. Value Points: entrancing depth of beautiful eyes, finest quality bisque and painting, original early body, beautiful antique ivory silk dress, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes signed C.M. and elaborate lace and silk bonnet. $5500/7500

23. Superb French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau with Splendid Eyes, Original Ivory Silk Costume and Jumeau Shoes 28” (71 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very full lower cheeks and chin, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multifeathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separatelymodeled pierced ears, dimpled chin and philtrum, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden early fully-jointed body with straight wrists and plump limbs, Condition: generally excellent, 1” firing line behind the right ear which is original in the making. Marks: 13 (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, an early model of the beloved sad-faced child sculpted by premiere French 19th-century sculptor, Ernest Carriere-Belleuse for Jumeau. Value Point: the beautiful quality of bisque and highly-defined sculpting is enhanced by splendid paperweight eyes with rich mauve eye blushing, wearing outstanding original silk ivory costume with matching bonnet, bone-handled parasol, undergarments, stockings, signed Jumeau shoes, and having original labeled Jumeau box. $12,000/18,000

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24. Charming German Bisque Character, 1388, by Simon and Halbig with Superb Bisque

hair, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, rounded nose,

17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly

baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.S. & Co 1271/40 Deponiert.

lashes, feathered short brows, accented nostrils, defined space between the lips of closed

Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with wonderful

mouth, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler

detail of sculpting, original chubby body, and wearing wonderful antique mariner

body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1488

costume and cap, shoes and socks. $700/1100

Simon & Halbig 8 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with especially fine detail of sculpting especially around mouth and eyes, enhanced by fine bisque and gleaming patina of complexion, original body and body finish. $2800/3600

25. Seldom-Found German Bisque Character, 1271, by Franz Schmidt with Wonderful Costume 16” (40 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pronounced ears, painted blonde short

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closed mouth with shaded lips, two sculpted upper teeth, composition bent limb

26. German Bisque Character Doll with Painted Eyes, Probably Franz Schmidt 17” (43 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde boyish cropped hair, painted pale blue eyes with heavy eyelids, black upper eyeliner, short angled brows, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth modeled as though open, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent.


Marks: 3. Comments: Germany, circa 1910, attributed to Franz Schmidt. Value Points: exceptionally fine detail of facial modeling with deeply impressed cheek dimples, double chin, eye crinkles, original body finish, and wearing fine antique mariner costume. $800/1000

27. German Bisque Doll in Trunk with Costumes and Accessories 8� (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted features, open mouth, tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body, painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: wearing factory-original costume, the little doll is presented in her trunk with an assortment of original costumes, undergarments, accessories and even a tiny all-bisque doll in taufling wear. $800/1100

28. Rare German Bisque Character, 208, with Brown Glass Eyes by Kestner 18� (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark and incised upper eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with row of sculpted teeth between the outlined lips, brunette human hair wig in long braids over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 208 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: rare glass-eyed version of the smiling character with very fine detail of sculpting around the eyes and having dimpled cheeks, chin and philtrum, enhanced by fine quality of bisque, wonderful antique costume. $3500/4800

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29. Outstanding German Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon & Halbig with Original Trunk and Trousseau 7.5” (19 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig in long braids, muslin body with bisque lower arms and legs, painted white stockings and black ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S & H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, the doll has beautiful original wig, aqua silk dress with lace trim and woven bonnet, and is presented in her original trunk with unusual blue lithographed floral design. Within the trunk are store-original costumes including maroon silk dress and apron, blue flannel coat, undergarments, collars and accessories, each with original silk ribbons. $2500/3500

29.1. Superb All-Original French Bisque-Doll Automaton “Young Girl with Fan and Flowers” by Lambert 18” (46 cm.) Posed upon a velvet-covered wooden base is a bisque-head doll with amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, bisque forearms. When wound, the doll turns her head from side to side, nods as though sniffing the flowers she holds, and then fans herself, Meanwhile, music plays, “La Coeur et la Main” according to tune label on the underside of base. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well. Marks: Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4 (head). Comments: Leopold Lambert with commissioned bisque head from Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: impeccable original condition of the automaton and costume which comprises aqua silk and lace dress and chapeau, silk covered fan with dangle beads, matching silk slippers, silk-covered buttons, original Jumeau earrings. $8500/11,000

30. Outstanding French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Costume, Shoes and Box 25” (64 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, very deep blue paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accent dots at eye corners, mauve-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate,

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French kid bébé body with scalloped-edge collarette, kid-over-wooden upper arms,

and wearing original aqua silk costume from the Bru studios, with undergarments,

bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers, gusset-jointing at hips and knees.

woven silk stockings, ivory silk bonnet, aqua kidskin shoes signed Bru Jne Paris

Condition: generally excellent, hands perfect, body especially sturdy. Marks: Bru

9, and with her original wooden box. The doll has been in the possession of

Jne 9 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value

Kate Hoffman since its acquisition through Theriault’s from the original family

Points: the outstanding beauty of the rare early model is rivaled by her exceptional

owners. It is photographed in The Bru Book by Theimer and Theriault, page 101.

state of preservation, having finest quality of bisque and painting, luminous eyes,

$27,000/35,000

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31. Wonderful German Bisque Pouting Character by Gebruder Heubach in Tyrolean Costume 12� (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pink-tinted complexion, sculpted

expression on the well-modeled and painted features, wonderful antique Tyrolean costume. $1100/1500

glancing to the left, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, rounded nose, closed

32. Rare German Bisque Character Girl in Original Costume with Side Coiled Braids by Gebruder Heubach

mouth with very full pouting lips, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed

13� (33 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with sculpted light brown hair arranged

body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 Heubach (in square) 8035. Comments:

into a pair of coiled braids at the sides of face, intaglio dark blue painted eyes,

Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with absolutely captivating

white eyedots, short brows, elongated nose with accent dots, closed mouth with shy

short blonde hair in boyish curls, intaglio-sculpted small blue eyes that are upper-

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smile, tiny beaded teeth, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (in square) 2 Germany (model number illegible). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare model with superb detail of sculpting and painting including tiny feathered hair details at forehead and nape, eye crinkles, tiniest of teeth, original body and original store costume. $1200/1700

33. German Bisque Pouting Character, 7602, by Gebruder Heubach with Rare SideParted Flocked Hair 16� (41 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pink-tinted complexion, intaglio-sculpted blue eyes with large black pupils and white eyedots in pronounced eye sockets, black and red upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full pouting lips, flocked light brown hair with side-part shaping, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed in burgundy linen. Condition: generally excellent, arms are appropriately sized and of the same era but not original to body. Marks: Heubach (sunburst) Germany (and green stamps). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: perfectly-preserved flocked hair in rare style enhances the deep modeling of the petulant-faced little boy. $800/1100

34. Very Rare German Bisque Laughing Girl with Coiled Braids by Gebruder Heubach 17� (43 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, lightbrown sculpted hair with details of little curls at the forehead and her sculpted ears, her hair drawn into two long braids which are interwoven at her nape, and highlighted by a glazed aqua-blue sculpted ribbon and bow, deeply-sculpted facial features, intaglio upper glancing eyes with pronounced black pupils and white

Detail #34.

eyedots, brush-stroked short brows, accented nostrils on rounded nose, closed mouth modeled as though open with broad generous smile, beaded upper and lower tiny teeth, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing pretty antique cotton dress with black velvet ribbon trim, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition; generally excellent, one tiny cheek rub. Marks: Heubach (square) 8050 Germany (and green numbers). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: the great rarity of the model is rivaled by the exemplary and outstanding sculpting of facial planes and laughter dimples and creases. $3500/4500

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35. Very Rare American Paper Mache Black Character Doll “Cleota” Attributed to Leo Moss

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: L.M. (head) Cleota 1920 (hand lettered on

16” (41 cm.) Hand-pressed paper mache head with flanged neck, rich black

Georgia is believed to have created a small number of one-of-a-kind dolls depicting

complexion, sculpted black hair in very tight curls, sculpted angled black brows,

children of his small town world; his materials were those found-at-hand; for example,

heavily lidded inset brown glass eyes with black eyeliner, broad rounded nose, closed

the left-over scraps of wall paper from his day job. The tearful-faced children were

mouth with very full downcast lips in wistful expression, very plump cheeks, three

signature to his style, and each was created uniquely. Value Points: rare American doll

modeled tears on cheeks, brown muslin torso and upper legs, composition lower limbs,

with outstanding sculpting and portraiture, enhanced by the mysterious background of

wearing white cotton dress and checkered pinafore, undergarments, shoes, stockings.

the artist, superb state of preservation. $4000/6000

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torso). Comments: attributed to Leo Moss, circa 1920,the itinerant black carpenter of


36. Very Rare American Cloth Portrait Doll of George Washington by Martha Chase in Original Box 25� (64 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features to depict President George Washington, having blue painted eyes with heavy eyelids, single-stroke brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth with strong lips and jaw, impasto thickly-painted white hair that forms into a pony tail at the nape, cotton sateen body cover, stitch-jointed arms and legs, oil-painted hands and feet with defined fingers and toes, wearing a blue woolen and ivory silk suit with lace jabot and cuffs, black stockings and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: The Chase Stockinet Doll Made of Stockinet and Cloth... (original paper label on back). Comments: Martha Chase, late 19th century. Value Points: very rare doll in perfectly preserved original condition with most artistic painting, the facial model unique for this doll, in its original labeled box and with original body paper label $3500/4500

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Detail #38. cotton pinafore dress, undergarments, red stockings and leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1910. Value Points: rare bobbed hair model in extremely rare grand size, possibly for exhibition purposes, with perfectlypreserved fine original painting. $1700/2300

38. American Cloth Character Doll by Martha Chase with Very Rare SideSwept Curls 16” (41 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oilpainted head, complexion, hair and facial features, very thick painting of hair side side-swept curls and a curly lock onto the forehead, shaded blue upper glancing eyes, red and black thick upper eyeliner, long painted curly lashes, blonde tinted brows, accented eyes, distinctive tiny button nose with nostril accents, closed mouth, stitched-on ears, very chubby blushed cheeks, all-oil-painted body, stitch-jointing, separate thumbs, defined fingers, wearing wonderful antique costume (elements are probably original). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1920. Value Points: very rare model with distinctive painting of hair, unusual tiny nose, and perfectly-

37. Rare Grand-Sized American Cloth Bobbed Hair Girl by Martha Chase

preserved original condition. $1100/1600

with bangs, blue upper glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, upper fringed curly lashes, white eyedots, blonde brows,

39. Very Rare American Cloth Portrait Doll of Gentleman by Martha Chase

accented nostrils of upturned nose, closed mouth, stitch- jointing of shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, wearing pretty

15” (38 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and

27” (69 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil painted facial features, sculpted light brown hair in short bobbed fashion

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oil-painted facial features, complexion and hair, depicting an adult gentleman with kind smile, having pronounced nose, stitched ears, brown impasto-painted hair with curls onto the side of face, shaded grey eyes, heavy eyelids, painted curly upper lashes, brown fringed brows, closed mouth with kind smile, slender body with cotton sateen body cover, oilpainted stitch-jointed arms and legs, separate thumbs and defined fingers, antique blue woolen costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase of Rhode Island, circa 1890, #39. from a rare series of adult gentleman and ladies made by the firm; the doll may represent an unidentifed story book character. Value Points: very rare model with outstanding quality of painting, distinctive nose shape and unusual painting of hair substantiate that this is a portrait of a particular person. $2500/3500

40. Very Rare American Cloth Character Known as “Mr. Micawber” by Martha Chase in Original Costume 15” (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with hand-pressed and oil-painted complexion, facial features, and hair, having bald pate with curly brown “comb-over” hair at the sides, brown hair at back of head, small blue/grey eyes, thick black eyeliner, wide-stroke brows, strong nose, closed mouth with smiling lips, impressed dimples at lip corners, shaped ears, firmly-stuffed body with elongated slender arms and legs with stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, separate thumb, defined fingers, and very, very, plump stomach, wearing original costume of tan wool pants and vest, shirt, tie, blue woolen jacket with pleated cuffs, shoes with black spats, (watch and spectacles added). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original Chase paper label on back torso). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1900, from the series of dolls believed to represent various storybook figures, this example known as Mr. Micawber of David Copperfield, he the eternal optimist whose credo was “something will turn up”. Value Points: very rare model in exceptionally fine original condition, with original costume, compelling presence and artful

#40.

painting. $3000/4000

#40.

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the girl with very chubby cheeks and dimpled chin, blue painted eyes, and pink painted stockings, rare original paper label. $800/1200

42. Rare American Black Stockinette Cloth Doll Attributed to Julia Beecher 20” (51 cm.) Firmly-stuffed black stockinette head with stitch-

41. Two Rare American Pressed-Cloth Dolls by Izannah Walker, Patent Models

shaped facial features, cut-out eye sockets with eye whites having painted lashes and black shoe-button eyes, embroidered

18” (46 cm.) Each is firmly-pressed cloth head with defined facial features, oil-painted brown curly hair,

nostrils and heart-shaped red lips, black yarn hair cap, original

complexion and facial features with tiny closed mouth and blushed cheeks, on original slender firmly-stuffed

brown muslin body with stitch-jointing. Condition: generally

muslin body with oil-painted hands, stockings and shoes, and each in early cotton costume. Condition:

excellent excepting repair on nose and hair worn away.

fair/good, original finish albeit scuffed and with some craquelure. Marks: I.F. Walker’s Patent Nov.4 1873

Comments: attributed to Julia Beecher, of Elmira, New York,

(original paper label on back of girl). Comments: important patent-labeled model by the important

circa 1890, sister-in-law of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Value Points:

American doll maker, Izannah Walker of Rhode Island, circa 1873. Value Points: the boy and girl pair are

rarely found doll with dear expression, sturdy body, original

notable for their unusual facial modeling, the boy with large brown painted eyes and blue painted stockings;

embroidery, fine old costume. $900/1300

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43. Rare American Cloth Doll from Lawrence & Co of Cocheco Mills 15” (38 cm.) Of fine cotton, the doll has centerstitched face with slight dimensional detail of chin, painted brown short curly hair and facial features,

assembled in the home; this is one rare example. Value Points: rarely found doll in wonderful state of preservation with

brown eyes, outlined nose, downcast lips, on slender

original separately-sewn rare costume. $700/900

cotton body with painted brown stockings and tan shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

44. Rare and Important American Cloth “Columbian Doll” by Emma Adams

Cocheco Manufacturing Company 1826...Lawrence

22” (56 cm.) All-cloth doll with oil-painted face and forehead curls, flat-dimensional face with shaded complexion,

& Co Patented Aug. 15th 1893 Number 503316.

outlined blue eyes with defined pupils and white eyedots, short-stroke brows, outlined nose, painted mouth with shaded

(attached cloth label). Comments: American,

and outlined lips, brown scallop-edged curly bangs, muslin stitch-shaped body with oil-painted lower arms and legs, nice

Lawrence & Co of Cocheco fabric mills of Dover,

antique costume is likely original. Condition: generally excellent, original finish with few typical rubs. Marks: (faint

N.H. The important American fabric mill whose

traces of maker stamp). Comments: Emma Adams of upstate New York, whose doll was entered into competition at the

printed cotton fabrics were shipped world wide

important 1893 Columbian International Exposition where it was the first American doll to be awarded the Gold Medal

during the last quarter of the 19th century also

at any international exposition, an honor previously bestowed mostly on French doll firms such as Jumeau; hence, its

created a novelty line of bolt-printed dolls and

name of Columbian Doll. Value Points: a pivotal doll in American doll history, that is happily enhanced by its great

costume pieces, designed to be cut, sewn and

appeal and fine artistry of painting. $1200/1800

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46.

45. Antique Burgundy Velvet Embroidered Coat/Dress, with French Mannequin To fit doll about 28”. Of fine rich burgundy velvet with long sleeves, wide collar, flared fit, with silk lining, and richly-embroidered with dainty white flowers and leaves. Along with a linen-fitted mannequin form with wooden base and pedestal. Excellent condition. Circa 1880. $500/700

46. Petite French Bisque Bébé Steiner in Original Communion Costume 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, bright blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition five-piece body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris A 2 (head) Le

#45.

Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: precious tiny size with brilliant eyes and fine painting, original signed body, wearing store-original communion costume. $1500/1800

47. Pretty French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Series A, with Signed Steiner Sleep Eyes 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes that operate from wire lever at the back of head, painted

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lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows with fringed detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette human hair wig, Steiner composition fully-jointed body, nicely

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costumed. Condition: generally excellent, hands and lower arms repainted.

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Marks: Sie A 0 (head) Steiner 0 Bte SGDG (eyes). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: sweet early bébé, rare model, with charming expression, original body, lovely costume, original signed eyes. $2800/3200

48. French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure B, with Splendid Eyes, Original Signed Body 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows with feathering, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, open mouth with shaded and outlined lips, two rows of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French Figure B 4 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body).

49. 19th-Century Doll Trunk with Beautiful Antique Baby Doll Gowns

Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1884. Value Points: especially beautiful painting of

16” (41 cm.) l. of trunk. The wooden trunk with blue canvas cover and wood and

complexion, blush and lips, splendid deep paperweight eyes, original body and body

leather trim has interior lift-out tray and ribbon ties at the back. Containing 3 antique

finish, wonderful antique Steiner costume and leather shoes with rosettes marked *94.

gowns suitable for 14”-16” baby dolls, along with various other woven jackets and

$3500/4500

wraps. The gowns are of finest cotton trimmed with laces and embroideries. Excellent

composition fully-jointed composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

condition. Circa 1880. $400/700

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51. Exceptionally Rare French Bisque “Bébé Gourmand” by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Signed Bru Shoes 18” (46 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, slightly-parted richly shaded lips, firmly-stuffed kid bébé body with kidover-wood upper arms, bisque forearms with separately sculpted fingers, bisque lower legs from the knees, bisque bare feet sculpted with hole at bottom for food to fall through trapdoor shoes. Condition: generally excellent, back of tongue missing that allows biscuit to slide into torso metal funnel. Marks: (circle dot symbol on head) 1 T (shoulder) (original Bru paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, the “Bébé Gourmand” was first advertised by him in 1882, described as “delicieux bébé a surprise”. The bébé has two hollow tin tubes or funnels leading from the upper torso into each leg through which the biscuit could be “digested”, then finally falling through the trap door of the unique shoes custom-designed by Bru to accommodate the “surprise”. Value Points: exceptionally fine condition and beauty of the very rare Bru bébé model with perfect bisque throughout, very sturdy body with exquisite sculpting of plump bisque legs and bisque hands, wearing antique rose and ivory silk dress and bonnet, and beautifully-preserved original leather “trap-door” Bru shoes labeled with script oval

50. Mid-19th Century Oil Painting “Child with Blonde-Haired Doll” 36” (91 cm.) x 30” framed. Oil-painted on canvas with rich strong background depicting a young lady with brown hair brushed from her face and held by a black velvet ribbon, and having blue beaded necklace with cameo center, and wearing a blue dress with detailed lace collar. The girl is showing off her doll, which is, however, curiously posed with her back to the artist, revealing only her lush curly blonde locks, little bisque hands and costume. Unsigned, original early gilt over wooden frame. Mid-19th century, European. $5000/8000

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insignia “B”. $35,000/45,000


52. French Wooden Ebony Chair 15� (38 cm.) The spindled back wooden chair with fancy turnings has original ebony black painted finish, and original (dusty) upholstery with fringed edging. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $200/400

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53. Beautiful German Bisque Child Known as “A.T. Kestner”, with Fine Antique Costume 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, auburn mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1888, the model closely resembles the French bébé marked A.T. by Thuillier. Value points: rare model with lovely gleaming bisque with fine painting of lips, original wig perfectly matching her brows, original body and body finish. very fine antique costume and lacetrimmed bonnet. $4000/6000

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53.1. German Bisque “Coquette” by Gebruder Ohlhaver 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted short brown curly hair having pink hair band with rosette at either side of head, painted brown intaglio eyes, red and brown upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with painted teeth, composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume with embroidered borders. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 Revalo dep. Comments: Gebruder Ohlhaver, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting and painting on the curlyhaired child. $500/800

54. Rare Large German Bisque Glass-eyed Character, 141, by Hertel and Schwab 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted long curly lashes, incised eyeliner, wavy brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined very full lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty coral and lace dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 141. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, Germany, circa 1912. Value Points: rare art-character model with beautifullyoutlined lips, finest bisque and painting, rare size. $4000/6500

54.1. Pair, German Bisque “Blue Snow Children” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 4” (10 cm.) A matched pair of boy and girl busts, on attached original bisque plinths, are posed with folded hands and having fretful expressions, each with painted costumes, the boy in brown, the girl in blue, that is decorated with “snow” group. Impressed 4485. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, attributed to Galluba & Hoffman. $300/500

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55. German Bisque Character “Just Me” by Marseille

dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, tinted brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with slightly-parted lips and two

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing

generally excellent. Marks: 45 (head) Copr. by Grace S. Putnam Pat. Appl’d for (torso). Comments: the model

eyes, short painted lashes, dash brows, button-shaped

closely resembles the so-called Smiling Bye-lo, but

nose, closed mouth with rose-bud shaped lips, brunette

designer is uncertain, Germany, circa 1923. Value

mohair wig, five-piece composition body with slender

Points: very rare model with fine bisque and painting,

long legs, right arms modeled bent at the elbow, organdy

antique costume. $1200/1600

dress, undies and bonnet, shoes and socks. Condition:

porcelain upper teeth, cloth body in classic Bye-lo manner, celluloid hands, antique baby costume. Condition:

A 310/7/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1928. Value

57. German All-Bisque “Didi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini

Points: fine quality of bisque on the innocent-faced imp,

5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, heart-

original body and body finish. $600/800

shaped face, painted facial features, side-glancing eyes

generally excellent. Marks: Just Me Registered Germany

56. Rare German Bisque Smiling Baby, Possibly Grace Story Putnam Model

with white accents, upper eyeliner and single-stroke brows, closed mouth with defined space between the broadly smiling lips, original brunette mohair wig,

12” (30 cm.) diam. 15”l. Solid domed bisque head

loop-jointing at shoulders and hips, modeled bent

with flanged neck, brown painted baby hair with

right elbow and pointing right index finger, painted

forelock curl, almond-shaped brown glass sleep eyes,

thigh-high white stockings, black one-strap shoes, nice

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antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 47 (torso) 47 (arms and legs). Comments: created by the American designer Jeanne Orsini, and made in Germany under commission from George Borgfeldt, circa 1920. Value Points: wonderful bisque and painting. $600/800

58. German All-Bisque “Didi” with Original Paper Label 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, heart-shaped face, painted facial features, sideglancing eyes with white accents, upper eyeliner and single-stroke brows, closed mouth with defined space between the broadly smiling lips, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointing at shoulders and hips, modeled bent right elbow and pointing right index finger, painted thigh-high white stockings, black one-strap shoes, nice antique costume included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 47 (torso) 47 (arms and legs). Didi Reg. US Patent Applied For 1920 J. Orsini (paper label). Comments: created by the American designer Jeanne Orsini, and made in Germany under commission from George Borgfeldt, circa 1920. Value Points: the eager-faced young child has wonderful sculpting, all original parts, and original paper label. $600/800

59. German Bisque Portrait Doll of Princess Elizabeth by Schoneau and Hoffmeister, Rare Large Size 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, five-piece original composition toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Porzellanfabrik Burggrub Princess Elizabeth 6 1/2 Made in Germany. Comments; Schoeneau and Hoffmeister, circa 1932, the model was designed and marketed as a portrait of the young British Princess Elizabeth. Value Points: fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, original organdy dress. $3000/4000

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60. Very Rare German Bisque Googly, 318, by Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, five lashes painted on each upper eyelid, high painted brows with feathered details, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with sweet smiling expression, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wonderful antique costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, little touch-up on right cheek. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 318 7/0 Germany A.H. Schalkau DRGM . Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess who registered the head model in 1923. Value Points: very rare googly model with most captivating expression that, with felicity, combines impishness and innocence. $3000/4000

61. Delightful German Bisque Googly by Gebruder Heubach 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition five-piece toddler body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0 Heubach (in square) Germany (model number illegible). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1920. Value Points: wonderful expression with large chubby face and grand googly eyes contrasting with the tiny mouth. $700/900

62. Rare German All-Bisque Googly, 189, by Mystery Maker

unknown, circa 1918. Value Points: rare googly model with fine quality of bisque, wonderful expression, all original

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged

parts. $600/900

bisque torso, plump rounded face, blue glass googly side-glancing eyes that match the shape of the

63. Rare German Bisque Googly, 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt

face, painted long curly lashes, single stroke brows,

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, very large round blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner with short fringed

accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile,

lashes, arched feathered brows, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with watermelon-slice-shaped

brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms

lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing,

and legs, painted white socks and black one-strap

wearing pretty antique cotton dress, undergarments, silk cap, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent, one finger

shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

restored. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 131. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1917. Value Points: captivating

189 1 (head) 1 (inside limbs). Comments: maker

expression with dramatic large googly eyes, fine quality bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $3500/4500

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#65. paper mache lower limbs having painted yellow gloves and fancilypainted orange boots with black tips, lovely antique silk costume and undergarments, earrings to match hair comb, orange woven purse with silver frame. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 24 (deeply incised on shoulders). Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the yellow-glove body attributed to Dressel and Kister. Value Points: fabulous and rare coiffure with beautifully contrasting eyes, rare body, lovely costume. $800/1100

#64.

64. Beautiful German Bisque Lady Doll with Fancily-Sculpted and Decorated Hair

throat, blonde sculpted hair in elaborately-arranged curls decorated with a

oval face and elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair

gilt ribbon, sculpted pierced ears, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner,

arranged in elaborately arranged curls at her crown,

single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed

with tumbling curls at the back of head, and two little

body, bisque lower limbs, painted black ankle boots, lovely antique

curls onto her forehead, decorated with blue decorative

costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870.

beaded comb with coral accent, fully-sculpted pierced

Value Points: ornately-sculpted hair, pierced ears, original body. $500/700

accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with

66. German Bisque Lady Doll with Glass Eyes, and Sculpted Hair and Bodice

center accent line, commercial muslin body with

22” (56 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady, light-brown sculpted

and red upper eyeliner, single-stroke brown brows,

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16” (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very slender elongated face and

23” (58 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with

ears, painted blue eyes in deeply-set sockets, black

Detail #64.

65. German Bisque Lady Doll with Gilt Bow in Sculpted Hair


#66, #67.

#68.

hair with fancily-arranged curls, pierced ears, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark

model is identical to #66, but in this example has painted eyes and variations of color

eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with

decoration on the modeled bodice details. Value Points: rarity factors include brown

center accent lines, sculpted bodice, muslin body with stitch-jointed legs, sewn-on

hair color, fancy coiffure, fancy bodice. $500/700

stockings and boots, bisque hands, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. coiffure on rare brown hair, and very elaborate bodice with gilt-accented blue bow,

68. Very Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Magenta Hair Bow, Cameo and Glass Eyes

and magenta “embroidered” collar. $1100/1400

14” (36 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, elongated throat, blonde sculpted

Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include glass eyes, fancy

67. A Similar German Bisque Lady Doll to #66

hair waved across the crown and accented with a magenta bow, with two very thick braids vertically at the back framed by two thickly arranged curls, cobalt blue glass

17” (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with brown sculpted hair in arranged curls, pierced

inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed

ears, blue painted eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, single stoke brows, closed

mouth with pert smile, painted cameo necklace, original muslin body and bisque

mouth with tiny lips, sculpted fancy bodice, kid body with gusset jointing, bisque

lower limbs, painted anke boots, antique silk costume. Condition: generally excellent.

lower arms, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, body is antique

Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: especially beautiful face with brilliant

and appropriately sized, but not original. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the basic

eyes, rare hair style, and sculpted jewelry. $900/1200

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69. Beautiful German Bisque Child with Closed Mouth, Model 949, by Simon and Halbig 28” (71 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, elongated face with very full cheeks, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 15 H 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful bisque with fine luminous patina, and artistically-painted features. $1200/1700

70. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character in Mariner Costume 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, auburn mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some scuffing on arms and hands. Comments: Germany, circa 1912. Value Points: the little tyke has pleasing expression and bisque, wearing antique sailor costume and cap. $700/900

71. Early 20th-Century Oil Painting “Elizabeth at 12 Years, with Her Doll” 43” (109 cm.) x 30” framed. Oil on canvas depicts a young lady, at 12 years, seated gracefully in a wooden arm chair, her right arm resting on the chair arm, and her left arm cradling a rosy-cheeked doll. The girl, with flowing long brunette hair, gold locket, large blue hair bow, white stockings and black shoes, has large brown eyes and a very intent expression. Framed, signed W. Pfitzenmeier 1919 in lower left corner, and on the back is lettered “Elisabet Pfitzenmeier 12 Jahre alt.” and “Wilhelm Pfitzenmeier”. Excellent condition. German, 1919. $5000/8000

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72. German Bisque “Blue Snow” Girl with Hooded Cape Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 8” (20 cm.) Posed upon the bisque platform covered with white crusty “snow” is a little girl with downcast eyes, blonde sculpted hair, her entire body, excepting her face and her two hands that are holding a little object, are wrapped in a long blue coat with caped hood having thick blue crusty “snow” finish. Impressed “4584”, Excellent condition, three small pieces of dark blue crust are missing. Germany, circa 1910, attributed to Galluba & Hoffman. $400/500

73. German Bisque “Blue Snow Children with Snowman” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman #72.

#74.

74. Large German Bisque “Blue Snow Children Pushing a Snow Roll” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 7” (18 cm.) Posed upon a bisque base with snow-crusted rim and having

5” (13 cm.) Posed upon a white

detailed mossy painted ground cover are a boy and girl, each costumed in

crusty “snow” base are a boy

heavily crusted “blue snow” costumes and caps, with accent details such as

and girl costumed in crusted

boy’s yellow stockings and brown scarf, the boy posed shivering with frowning

snow costumes of blue with

face, and the girl with broad smile as she pushes

darker blue edging, with accents

a large snow roll. Impressed 4653. Excellent

of white snow cover, the boy

condition. Germany, attributed to Galluba

putting the finishing touches

& Hoffman, circa 1910. $500/700

on a crusty white snowman

Incised 4587. Excellent

75. Petite German “Blue Snow Girl with Large White Muff” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman

condition. Germany, attributed

4” (10 cm.) The fashionably-dressed young

to Galluba & Hoffman, circa

girl has a wide-brimmed blue snow bonnet

1910. $300/500

with large white snow feathers, and she wears

with black top hat, and the girl posed as though shivering.

a long crusted blue snow coat with darker rims, her hands tucked inside a very large white snow-crusted muff. Impressed 4194. Excellent condition. Germany, attributed to Galluba & Hoffman, circa 1910. $300/500

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77. German Bisque “Blue Snow Boy and Girl Schoolmates” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 4” (10 cm.) Posed upon a crusty white snow base are a young boy and girl, posed shyly looking at each other, each with heavily-blue-snow-crusted costumes and hats, accented by painted facial features and hair, colorful books and his walking stick. Impressed 4442. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, attributed to Galluba and

#78.

Hoffman. $400/500

78. German Bisque Girl with Tinted Pastel Snow Costume 4.5” (11 cm.) Posed on a heavy bisque base against a tree stump container is a bisque girl with sculpted coat, muff and bonnet that is heavily crusted in pale blue “snow” with white “snow muff and trim to simulate fur. Unmarked. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $300/500

#76.

76. German Bisque “Three Blue Snow Children on Jolly Walk” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman

the children

79. German Bisque “Blue Snow Boy and Girl Having Porridge” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman

is costumed in

5” (13 cm.) Posed upon a

heavily blue-

white crusty-snow covered

snow crusted

base are a smiling young girl

costumes, with

and boy, each with heavily

color accents of

blue snow crusted costumes

non-snow faces,

(excepting the girl’s white

stockings and

snow pinafore), she holding

books. Impressed

a bowl of porridge, and he

4(?)603.

with milk pitcher. Excellent

Excellent

condition. Impressed 4614.

condition.

Germany, circa 1910,

6” (15 cm.) Posed upon a crusty-snow covered base are three children of various ages and sizes appearing to merrily walk along to school, their schoolbooks in tow. Each of

Germany, circa 1910, attributed

attributed to Galluba &

#79.

Hoffman. $400/600

to Galluba & Hoffman. $500/700

#77.

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mouth, blonde thickly-painted hair to create illusion of real hair, firmlystuffed weighted baby body with oil-painted finish, stitched fingers, separate thumb, one-piece baby legs, wearing antique baby gown. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Chase stamp on logo on torso). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1910,the model was weighted to simulate an actual infant and was designed to teach infant care to young nurses and mothers. Value Points: perfectly-preserved original condition with beautifullypainted hair, complexion and features. $700/900

81. Rare American Cloth Doll by Martha Chase with SideParted Hair 16” (41 cm.) Pressed and oil-painted head, facial features and complexion, blonde short bobbed hair in rare side-parted fashion, blue/green painted eyes with white eyedots, red upper eyeliner, long painted curly lashes, blonde fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, all-oil-painted body with stitchjointed limbs, separate thumbs, defined fingers, nice antique costume. Condition:

#81. generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with distinctively-painted hair style, perfectly-preserved finish accented by deeply-impressed chin dimple. $700/900

#80.

80. American Cloth Character Baby by Martha Chase

Detail #80.

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82. American Cloth Character Doll with Brown Eyes by Martha Chase 19” (48 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted complexion, facial

22” (56 cm.) Cloth doll with deeply-pressed and

features, and light brown hair with thick impasto technique that lends

oil-painted facial features depicting a smiling chubby-

a realistic brush-stroked appearance to the hair, curls onto the forehead,

cheeked baby, shaded blue eyes, red and black upper

painted brown eyes with shaded edging, white eyedots, red and black upper

eyeliner, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed

eyeliner, lushly-painted curly upper lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners,


closed mouth, stitched-on ears, stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, sateen body cover, nice antique gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Chase logo on leg, and paper label on back torso). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1900. Value Points: rare brown eyes and light brown hair, rare original paper label. $500/700

83. American Cloth Brown-eyed Character Doll by Martha Chase in Near Mint Condition #82.

16” (41 cm.) All-cloth doll with firmly-pressed and oil-painted complexion, facial features and impasto-styled blonde hair with tendrils of curls around the forehead, painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, curly black upper lashes, brown brows, closed mouth, stitched ears, sateen body cover, oil-painted lower limbs with stitch-jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Chase logo on leg). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1910. Value Points: exceptional near mint condition of the classic Chase model, with rarer brown eyes, softly-blushed complexion, and with antique costume. $500/800

#84.

84. Rare American Cloth Character Doll “Little Nell” by Martha Chase 15” (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted complexion, facial features and hair, the blonde hair with two extended braids onto her shoulders, painted blue eyes, black upper lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, sateen body, oil-painted stitch-jointed limbs, wearing antique dress and undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase of Rhode Island, circa 1910, from a series of storybook characters introduced by her at that time, Little Nell presumably based on the character from Dickens” Old Curiosity Shop; the series was unsuccessful and few examples were made. Value Points: very rare doll in impeccable original condition with beautiful painting and construction. $1200/1600

#83.

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88. Petite American Cloth Character Boy by Martha Chase with Rare Side-Part Brown Hair

87. 86.

12� (30 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted

88.

head, complexion, hair, and facial features, brown painted hair in thick-impasto painting technique, with sidepart and little curls at the side forehead, painted brown eyes, white eyedots, red and black upper eyeliner, long curly lashes, brown single-stroke brows, stitched-ears, oil-painted stitch-jointed body, separate thumbs, defined fingers, wearing fine antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1920. Value Points: rarity factors include petite size, brown hair color, brown eyes, and and very rare hair style. $800/1200

86. American Cloth Character Doll with Brown Eyes by Martha Chase 16� (41 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, complexion and hair, impastopainted light brown hair, shaded brown eyes with white eyedots, long curly upper lashes, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, stitched ears, cloth sateen body cover, stitch-jointed arms and legs, separate thumbs and defined fingers, antique costume including an undergarment that may be original, black woolen suit, shoes and wonderful stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Chase logo on leg). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1900. Value Points: beautifully-preserved and painted original finish, rare brown eyes. $600/900

87. American Cloth Doll by Martha Chase with Brown Eyes and Rare Brown Bobbed Hair 13� (33 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, modeled brown-painted hair with bangs and short bob, painted brown eyes, long thickly fringed upper lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, cotton sateen body cover, stitch-jointed limbs with defined fingers and toes, nice antique brown velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Chase logo on torso). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1910. Value Points: rare hair style in rare brown color, and rare brown eyes, fine original painting. $900/1200

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#89.


89. Very Rare American Cloth Portrait Doll of Brown-Haired Lady by Martha Chase 16” (41 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, ruddy complexion, depicting an adult lady with slight crooked smile, having pronounced nose, dark brown impasto-painted hair shaped smoothly around her face and pulled into a tight knot at the back of her head, brown painted eyes, red and brown upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, slender body with cotton sateen body cover, oil-painted stitch-jointed arms and legs, separate thumbs and defined fingers, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original Chase logo on leg, and original paper label). Comments: Martha Chase of Rhode Island, circa 1890, from the series of adult ladies and gentleman, likely representing characters from various books. Value Points: very rare model with nose and mouth shape, unusual complexion, original paper label. $2000/2800

90. German Cloth Character, Series I Facial Model, by Kathe Kruse 16” (41 cm.) All cloth doll with firmlypressed and oil-painted facial features, complexion and brown shaded hair with delicate tendrils of curls onto the

#90.

#91.

tinted brows, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, stitch-jointed arms, disc-

91. Rare German “Munich Art Doll” by Marian Kaulitz in original Costume

jointed legs, wearing lace-edged shirt, black velvet suit, woolen knit socks and

14” (36 cm.) Very firm composition socket head with painted brown eyes in deeply-set

leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 921799 Kathe Kruse (foot).

eye sockets, heavily-lidded eyes, brown upper eyeliner, tinted brows, accented nostrils,

Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1920, the bust was inspired by (and is a near copy

closed mouth, brunette mohair wig with coiled side braids, composition and wooden ball-

of) a 17th century bust by the Flemish sculptor, Francois Duquesnoy; the model

jointed body, wearing original folklore costume of woolens and silk, with original shoes

was very popular in the early 1900s and inspired not only this Kathe Kruse model,

incised “2”. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: presented by Marian Kaulitz at a

but also K*R 115 with sculpted hair (see lot #95) and Marseille’s Fany (see lot #9).

1908 doll art exhibition in Munich, Germany, and thereafter known as Munich Art Doll,

Value Points: fine original painting with especially fine detail of hair on the early

the series is considered the premiere dolls of the German art character reform movement

character doll. $1200/1800

of the next five years. Value Points: rare model in wonderful original condition, with very

forehead, shaded green eyes with brown and black upper eyeliner, white eyedots,

appealing wistful expression, original wig, body, and costume. $2000/3000

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93. German Bisque Character, 1070, by Konig and Warnecke 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted long curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&W 1070. Comments: Konig and Warnecke, circa 1910. Value Points: rare-to-find model with expressive features, fine quality bisque, wearing wonderful antique costume. $800/1100

94. German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Wonderful Costume 11” (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, large brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: most endearing petite child with beautiful painting and fine original costume including original red knit stockings and red shoes in pristine condition. $600/900

92. Large German Bisque Child, 142, by Kestner in Beautiful Antique Costume 42” (91 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, over-paint at high crown rim. Marks: O 1/2 Germany 18 1/2 142. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty girl with original body and body finish, wearing antique costume comprising white dress, undergarments, coat with lace collar and cuffs, bonnet, leather shoes and stockings. $700/900

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95. German Bisque Character “Phillip”, Rare Sculpted Hair Variation of Model 115 by K*R 15” (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown painted boyish hair with modeled forelock curl, small blue glass sleep eyes, with downcast lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler

96. Beautiful German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt

body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally

26” (68 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes,

excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 115/38. Comments: Kammer and

brush-stroked brows with feathering detail, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, blonde

Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model known as “Phillip”, the wistful

mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally

faced character model was inspired by the 17th century bust of a

excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 68. Comments: Kammer

young child by Francois Duquesnoy, as was the first series facial

and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model was named in their catalogs as “Mein Susser Liebling” (my

model of Kathe Kruse. Value Points: rare sculpted hair model has

sweet darling); the model was a felicitous blend of the firm’s art character dolls with the classic idealistic

finest quality of bisque and painting, original toddler body with

dolly. Value Points: outstanding example of the sought-after model with finest bisque enhanced by soft

original finish. $3000/4000

luminous complexion. $4500/4500

painted lashes, dark eyeliner, short tapered brows, closed mouth

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97. Petite Early German Porcelain Lady with Pert Smile 11” (28 cm.) Pink-tinted thick paste shoulder head of adult lady with oval face, elongated throat, black painted hair drawn smoothly around the sides of her face and captured in a chignon at the back, painted small bue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, strong sloped nose, closed mouth with uptilted lip corners, muslin stitch-joined body, porcelain lower limbs, painted orange boots, cotton gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (illegible lettering and red inked “50” inside shoulder plate). Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: charming expression on the fine quality early porcelain lady, rare coiffure. $800/1100

Detail #98.

98. German Porcelain Lady with Pert Facial Modeling 16” (41 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head, black sculpted hair with short casual curls, painted blue eyes, red and black

99. German Porcelain Gentleman Doll in Uniform with Sword

upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils,

23” (58 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with pink-tinted complexion, sculpted short black hair in boyish style, with

closed mouth with center accent line, muslin body,

feathering detail, fully-sculpted ears, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, black single-stroke brows,

porcelain lower limbs, painted black ankle boots, silk gown,

circle nostril accents, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms, stitched and

undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments:

separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rare model with

Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: pert facial model

very fine painting of hair and features, wonderful antique costume of kahki-green wool with emblematic brass

especially of nose with slender fine pointy tip. $400/600

buttons, leather belt with attached miniature silver sword in scabbard, with tassel. $900/1300

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102.

101.

100. Early German Porcelain Lady with Modeled Bosom and Rare Coiffure 23” (58 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with oval-

101. German Porcelain Lady Doll with Rare Modeling and Unusual Large Eyes

shaped face and elongated throat, black sculpted

25” (64 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with unusual square-shaped face, strong throat, black sculpted hair with flat-

hair with V-shaped center part and with hair

center-part crown and tousled curls overall sides and back of head, large painted blue upper-glancing eyes with red

looped smoothly over her ears and captured

and black upper eyeliner and pronounced white eyedots, circle accents at nostrils, closed mouth, kid stitch-jointed

in a chignon of five rows of coiled braids, blue

body with porcelain lower arms, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, few typical flakes on hair.

painted down-cast eyes in defined eye sockets,

Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: rare facial expression enhanced by well-painted features, especially

red and black upper eyeliner, accented nostrils,

eyes. $800/1100

closed mouth with thin-shaped lips, old kid body. Condition: porcelain excellent, body

102. Large German Porcelain Lady with Highly-Characterized Face

is early and likely original albeit quite stitch-

25” (64 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with unusual narrow face and very plump cheeks, elongated throat, black sculpted

patched. Comments: Germany, circa 1850.

curls framing the sides of her face, pale blue painted eyes in deeply-defined sockets, black and red upper eyeliner, one-stroke

Value Points: rare early body with appealing

brows, upturned nose, closed mouth with impressed dimples at corners of lips, kid stitch-jointed lady body, fine antique

kind expression, rare coiffure, wonderful antique

costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments; Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: wonderful and most unusual face

gown. $900/1300

with distinctive shape, fine original condition. $700/1000

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103. Two German Bisque “Snow Children on Skis” 5.5” (14 cm.) tallest. Duplicate models excepting variations of size, and details of costume decoration, depicting an older girl with bobbed hair, heavily-snow crusted sweater and cap, and with non-snow pants, mittens, gloves, and accessories. With original wooden skis and poles. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1920. $400/600

104. Two German Bisque Snow Babies 9” (23 cm.) doll. 5” all-bisque. Including a shoulder head doll with sculpted hood, having heavily-crusted snow cover on hood and shoulder plate, original sateen body with bisque lower limbs; along with an all-bisque snow child whose complete body except hands, feet and face are covered in heavily-crusted snow, with pin-jointed arms and legs. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $400/600

105. German Bisque “Snow Girl on Skis” with Attached Vase 4.5” (11 cm.) A bisque girl with heavily-crusted snow costume and cap is posed in relief as though skiing down the sides of the snow-painted mountain, but which is actually a vase. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1910. $300/400

#103.

106. German Bisque “Snow Girl on Skis” Container 5” (13 cm.) Attached to the side of a bisque container with painted snow scene in relief, is a bisque head on skis, costumed in white hooded costume with thick snow crust. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $300/400

107. Two German All-Bisque Snow Children 4” (10 cm.) larger. Each is all-bisque with heavily snowencrusted costume included hood, including girl posed standing on base with wooden skis attached to his back,

#105.

and baby posed on wooden skis, posed as though learning to ski. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $300/400

108. Rare American Lithographed Tin SnowBaby Plate, and Three Snow Baby Books 8” (20 cm.) diam. The lithographed tin plate has a border depicting children tossing snowballs with large brown bears, and a center image of Marie Peary, daughter of Admiral Peary; stamped on reverse “Presented

#104.

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#106.


#107. and copyright 1907 The Union Pacific Tea co”. The plate celebrates Admiral Peary’s 1905/1906 expeditions to the North Pole, Along with three rare hardbound books, Snowland Folk by Robert Peary (Stokes 1904), The Snow Baby by Josephine Peary (Stokes, 1901), and Children of the Arctic by the Snow Baby and her Mother (Stokes, 1903) which celebrated Peary’s earlier expeditions (not shown). $300/500

#108.

109. German All-Bisque Snowman Container by Gebruder Heubach 9” (23 cm.) The all-bisque snowman has textured finish, tilted head with black painted bead eyes, pipe, sculpted black top hat, holding broom, with original drilled hole for holding object and with two openings at the sides for use as container. Faint impressed Heubach sunburst mark. Excellent condition. Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. $300/500

110. German Bisque Child as Christmas Elf on Candy Container Snow Ball 7” (18 cm.) A bisque-head doll with painted facial features, side-glancing eyes, costumed in tinted cotton snow costume and cap, clutching a holiday tree, is seated atop a snow-crusted paper mache snow ball which opens at the center for use as a candy container. Germany, circa 1915. $300/500

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112. German Bisque “Snow Children” with Sled 5” (13 cm.) Posed upon a heavily-snow crusted bisque base is a smiling faced girl who is pushed a little boy on a sled, having heavily-snow-crusted costumes with undercoat colorful accents. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

113. German Bisque Bust “Blue Snow Boy with Apple” Possibly Galluba & Hoffman 6” (15 cm.) The waist-up figure of a young boy is posed upon a blue snowcovered plinth, his head turned to the right, his right hand in pocket, and an apple held in his right hand. The figure has a colorful orange vest and yellow suspenders, and his cap, shirt

#113.

and vest front are scattered with crusty snow. Excellent condition of bisque, some snow may be missing. Impressed 4478. Germany, circa 1915. $300/500

114. Large German Bisque “Snow Children All in a Row” Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 9” (23 cm.) l., 7”h. A snowencrusted base displays a row of boys and

#111.

111. German All-Bisque Bearded “Snow Man” Candy Container

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pastel-painted costumes and book or bag accessories, with “snow” sprinkles overall. Excellent condition. Germany, attributed to Galluba & Hoffman, circa 1910. $700/900

an aged kindly-faced man with thick

115. German Bisque Pouting Character “Hans”, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt

long grey beard and black boots,

19” (49 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, shaded blue eyes in well-

having heavily-snow-crusted hooded

defined eye sockets, thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils

cape, and attached to a bisque candy

and eye corners, closed mouth with very full pouting lips, brunette mohair bobbed

container and with hole in clasped

wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing antique white pique

hand designed to hold a wooden

Sunday-best jacket, undergarments, trousers, saddle shoes. Condition: generally

walking stick. Excellent condition.

excellent, some typical wig pulls at back of head under wig. Marks: K*R 114 49.

Impressed “Germany 4103”.

Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their model marketed as “Hans”, circa 1909.

Germany, circa 1910, attributed to

Value Points: excellent facial modeling with special detail around the eyes, and fine

Galluba & Hoffman. $500/700

painting of lips and complexion, original body and body finish. $2200/2800

7” (18 cm.) A bisque figure depicts

#112.

girls in different sizes and ages, walking briskly, arm in arm, with well-sculpted and


116. German Bisque Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn with Smiling Expression

jointed body, antique school dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&H (in

17� (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, thick black upper

rare character with most appealing cheerful expression, deeply impressed dimples

eyeliner, lightly fringed lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners,

around mouth and cheeks, finest bisque and painting, original body finish and wig.

closed mouth with accented lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-

$3500/4500

banner) 520 4 1/2 Germany. Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1912. Value Points:

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117. French Bisque Musical Automaton “Little Girl with Mirror and Powder Puff” by Leopold Lambert 19” (48 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered wooden base is a bisque head doll with large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, lushlypainted lashes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, lovely teal blue velvet and ivory satin costume with woven bonnet, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent, professional restoration to right hand fingers. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4 (doll). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1888, when wound, music plays and the little girl turns her head from side to side, nods, and alternately lifts powder puff and mirror. Value Points: charming automaton is enhanced by very beautiful face with large dramatic paperweight brown eyes. $4500/6500

118. Petite French Bisque Bébé, Size 1, by Emile Jumeau 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, lushly-painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: rare size has especially beautiful painting that enhances the dramatic large eyes, lovely antique costume. $2500/3200

119. Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Jumeau with Jumeau Original Dress 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined pale lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: an old faint hairline from left outer eye to side of head. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, his luxury or portrait model of the premiere bébé. Value Points: gorgeous eyes

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with beautifullypainted blush and accents, original body and body finish, superb original Jumeau couturiere silk dress and undergarments from the atelier of Ernestine Jumeau, with fabulous bi-color bonnet trimmed with blue flowers, antique socks and brown leather boots. $2800/3500

120. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 12, with Original Costume, Parasol and Signed Jumeau Shoes 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, dark curly lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners and 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: Depose Tete Jumeau 12 (and artist checkmarks on head) Bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: especially beautiful bisque and painting, gorgeous eyes, original body and body finish, wearing superb original dress with lace trim, undergarments, lace bonnet with blue ribbons, matching wooden-handled parasol with blue sateen cover and lace edging, and black leather shoes signed “Paris Depose 12” with bee symbol. $5000/7500

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121. English Poured Wax Doll in Original Costume from Hamley’s with Trunk and Trousseau 15” (38 cm.) Poured wax shoulder-head with rosy complexion, blue glass inset eyes, tinted facial features, blonde hair inserted into wax scalp, softly-stuffed muslin body with poured wax lower arms and legs. Condition: very good, some fading on painting of facial features, one leg discolored. Marks: (original stamp from Hamley’s of Regent Street). Comments: English, Pierotti type, circa 1870, the doll was presented at the prestigious London toy store of Hamley’s. Value Points: wearing original costume with handmade rick-rack, the doll is presented in trunk with three additional gowns, pique coat, and green silk dress, along with an early journal book and various other accessories. $900/1200

122. Exquisite English Poured Wax Child Doll in Original Costume, With Linen-Fitted Bed 23” (58 cm.) doll. 33” bed. Poured wax shoulder head with delicately-tinted brows, lashes, and mouth, blue glass inset eyes, blonde hair tendrils into wax scalp lending wispy baby hair look, softly-stuffed muslin body and upper limbs, poured wax lower limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: English, in the Montanari manner, circa 1860. Value Points: exquisite gentle expression, with original body, and original multi-layered fine antique baby gown, undergarments, woolen knit boots, and lavish lace and silk bonnet. The doll is presented in her early wooden doll bed that is fitted with pillows and fine linens with cut-work and embroidery. $2500/3500

123. Early 18th-Century Wooden Carved Doll 23” (58 cm.) One-piece carved head and shapely torso, oval-faced shape carved in forward nodding pose and with downcast-carving of pronounced eyelids over enamel eyes, closed mouth, blonde hemp wig, carved wooden arms with large hands, dowel-jointing at shoulders and elbows, unusual shorter legs designed to allow the doll to appear as though sitting (with attached wooden stand) or standing with gown flowing below the body. Condition: some overpaint, especially nose, hands and front shoulder plate, dowel-jointed limbs (under the costume) may be later replacements. Comments: late 18th century, European. Value Points: exquisite carving and expression

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of face, wearing original costume of linen-back homespun with metallic bodice. $1200/1800

124. Early Painted Tin “ParisVersailles” Coach with Team of Horse and Passengers 20” (51 cm.) The tinplate coach with closed compartment that has a hinged door on either side, has four rows of seating on the roof, original red, black and grey painted finish with yellow trim, red tin spoked wheels, and is being pulled by four painted-brown tin horses with grey manes and tails. There are eight painted lead figures seated atop. The coach is lettered “Paris-Versailles”. Very good/excellent condition with some minor paint flakes. Mid-19th century. Ex-collection Prader Spielzeugmuseum of Davos Switzerland. $6000/8000

125. German Paper Mache Peddler Lady with Basket of Notions 11” (28 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with black sculpted hair in long ringlet curls, painted complexion and facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth, kid body with wooden lower limbs, wearing antique peddler costume comprising red woolen cape, woolen skirt, blouse, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: the early sculpted hair lady is carrying a well-laden basket of wares, mostly sewing notions and accessories including beads, fabrics, and jewelry, along with various bone tools, wooden Grodnertal doll, pair of fireplace fans, and more. Presented on original stand under glass dome. $1200/1800

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127. Large German Paper Mache Lady Doll with Elaborate Apollo Knot Coiffure 18” (46 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head of lady with heart-shaped face, elongated throat, sculpted hair in elaborate coiffure with exaggerated pouf curls at the sides and an elaborately knotted topknot, painted turquoiseblue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, slender kid body with wooden lower limbs, painted orange flat shoes, early cotton gown with attached apron, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent.

#127.

Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: superb coiffure on the rare large early doll with well-preserved original finish and original body. $1200/1800

128. Early and Large Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Yellow Tuck Comb 18” (46 cm.) All-wooden doll has one-piece head and torso, heart-shaped face, very elongated throat and shapely torso, sculpted yellow tuck comb at her crown and painted black hair with shaded stippling framing the forehead and little spit curls in front of each ear, outlined painted brown eyes, fringed brows, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: original finish with craquelure on face and shoulders, left thumb and left toe tip chipped. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1820. Value Points: wonderful size with well-formed

126. Pair, Early German Paper Mache Dolls in Original Costumes

body to accommodate fashions of the era, original finish, beautiful eyes. $1100/1600

129. English Wax Doll with Wire Lever Eyes and Original Costume, In Dome

13” (33 cm.) and 15”. Each has paper mache shoulder head with sculpted

26” (66 cm.) Wax over paper mache shoulder head, brown glass sleep eyes which operate from a

hair and painted facial features, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, slender

wire lever in front torso, tinted facial features, closed mouth, brunette hand-tied human hair wig

kid body with wooden lower limbs and painted flat shoes. Condition:

in tight ringlet curls, muslin stitch-jointed body with elongated limbs, muslin upper arms, black

very good, original finish with light craquelure and typical rubs, each with

kidskin lower arms to appear as though gloves. Condition: craquelure to wax and fading of features,

horizontal lines across the shoulderplate. Comments: Germany, circa

wire eyes function well, body original and sturdy, wig excellent. Comments: English, circa 1850.

1840. Value Points: included is woman with so-called “beehive” coiffure

Value Points: rare wire-lever eyes, rare stitched-on black gloves, wearing original hand-stitched

having elaborate braids and wide pouf curls at the sides, and gentleman

costume comprising hand-woven linen gown, hand-woven silk/linen petticoat with black trim,

with sculpted curls overall his head accented with feathering onto his

woolen petticoat, pantalets, red woolen booties, velvet bonnet with unusual silk ribbon trim, and

forehead. $1500/2100

is preserved under original glass dome. $700/1100

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#131.

130. Pair, Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Bride and Groom in Traditional Wedding Garb 11� (28 cm.) Each has carved wooden head, firmly-stuffed muslin body with wooden hands. she with carved chignon decorated with a coronet of flowers, and he with side-parted hair. Condition; generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1930s. Value Points: the couple are wearing their very detailed traditional silk wedding costumes with embroidery, beading, tassels, and pom-pom trimmed cap. $900/1200

131. Two Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Dolls Depicting Aged Man and Woman 9� (23 cm.) Each has carved wooden head with highly-defined features of an aged couple, carved wrinkles in forehead, at eye corners and around the mouth, tiny carved eye sockets with tinted eyes, each with muslin body and wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission,

#132.

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#133.


#134. 1930s. Value Points: very fine carving on the rarely found pair, each with unusual

nose and having black painted hair held by two painted orange clips, and the boy

detail of painted thinning hair, the woman with carved chignon, and the man with

with short black hair with feathering details around the face. Condition: generally

added queue, and each wearing original hand-stitched silk costume. $800/1000

excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, 1930s. Value Points: two

132. Rare Booklet “Deep Places” Published by Door of Hope, 1939 7.5” (19 cm.) x 5”. The 35 page booklet is filled with historical anecdotes about the

rare characters, wearing original hand-sewn costumes, the girl with wonderful face. $800/1100

Mission, its children, and its purpose, with photographs including one of the children

134. Four Chinese Wooden Dolls from Door of Hope Mission

holding dolls. Published 1939, Shanghai. $300/500

10” (25 cm.) Each has carved wooden socket head with carved and painted facial

133. Two Chinese Wooden Dolls Depicting Children from Door of Hope Mission

features and hair, including young man with side-parted hair, Amah with black painted hair and carved chignon with hair pin, and another Amah carrying small child. Condition: generally excellent, some light fading of costumes. Comments: Chinese

8” (20 cm.) Each has carved wooden socket head with highly-characterized

Wooden Door of Hope Mission, circa 1930s. Value Points: each is wearing its original

expressions, defined eye sockets, tinted eyes and lips, the girl with charming rounded

silk or cotton costume, the little child with wonderful cap and slippers. $800/1200

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amber bisque torso, and with matching peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, black glass inset eyes, painted lashes, black

135.

single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, painted blue Chinese slippers with upturned toes, wearing antique rose silk kimono and trousers. Condition: generally excellent, chip at left hip string hole. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value

136.

Points: rare model in large size with beautiful expression, all-original body parts including rare shoes. $800/1000

137. Very Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1303, by Simon and Halbig 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head

#137.

with light brown/sienna complexion, brown painted downcast eyes with heavy eyelids, one-stroke black brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, black mohair wig, brown composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 Germany Simon & Halbig 3/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: the extremely rare model is virtually unknown in this petite painted-eye example, and has very beautiful bisque with flawless complexion, and great expression, wearing antique embroidered Chinese silk costume. $1200/1800

135. German Bisque Doll, Model 1329, Portraying Asian Child by Simon and Halbig

138. Rare German Paper Mache Musical Handwind Toy “At the Bazaar”

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, dark

17” (43 cm.) Standing upon a wooden platform with original decorative paper

eyeliner, painted black curly lashes, black brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye

covers is a brown-complexioned man with highly-characterized face, black

corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig in up-

enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brows and nostrils accented, closed mouth

swept fashion, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing lovely silk

with row of teeth, wooden block torso, lower legs and hands, wire upper arms

kimono and black trousers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig Germany

and legs, and wearing original silk Turkish-style costume and colorful turban,

1329 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very beautiful bisque with

while holding a fan in one hand and a silk parasol in the other. When wound,

luminous patina, original body and body finish, original wig. $1200/1700

music plays, he turns his head from side to side, waves the fan, and the parasol

136. German All-Bisque Asian Child with Swivel Head and Upturned Blue Bisque Slippers 7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head with amber complexion, on kid-edged

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twirls about. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Zinner and Sohne of Germany, circa 1890, probably for the French market. Value Points: well-preserved rare early toy with unique facial mold, original costume and accessories, well-functioning movements and music. $2500/3500


#138.

139. German Bisque Portrait of Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 16� (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, demilune shaped brown glass sleep eyes, painted black curly upper lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth,

#139.

turban-like antique cap with original French gilt-lettered label on the

140. Rare German All-Bisque Miniature in Original Presentation Box

lining. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 14

3� (8 cm.) doll. The all-bisque

243 JDK (head) made in Germany (torso). Comments: Kestner, circa

doll has one-piece head and

1915, their rare portrait of a Chinese baby is notable, not only for

torso with sculpted yellow cap,

its endearing expression and beautiful amber-tinted complexion, but

painted facial features, brown

because it is one of the few doll models from this era that was used for

eyes, slanted brows, and black

only one doll, that is, without variations of complexion or modeling.

moustache in so-called Fu Manchu style, pin-jointed bisque arms and legs, black painted boots.

Value Points: wonderful doll with original body and body finish,

Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: the rare model with

choice bisque and painting, unusual and appealing antique costume.

sculpted cap and moustache, is wearing original silk costume, and is presented in original box with

$2800/3500

accessories, and lithograph on the lid depicting Chinese children. $400/600

outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, amber-tinted composition baby body, wearing black velvet jacket, pants, and unusual lambswool

#140.

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141. French Bisque Bébé Dep for the French Market with Trunk and Trousseau stroked and modeled brows with feathering, accented nostrils and eye corners, open

142. Delightful German AllBisque Miniature Soldier with Nodding Elephant Candy Container

mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied

3.5” (9 cm.) doll. One-piece head

wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent,

and torso, black glass inset eyes,

some typical paint wear on hands. Marks: Dep 11. Comments: Jumeau/SFBJ, circa

painted features, closed mouth,

1900, with fine matte bisque and original body. Value Points: wearing French school-girl

modeled moustache, blonde mohair

costume with woven bonnet and woolen pinafore, red woolen stockings and leather

wig, pin-jointed bisque arms and

shoes, and owning a large doll trunk with two additional costumes (one being silk best

legs, painted high black stockings.

dress), with silk bonnet and purse, fur stole, red thickly woven under-dress, red knitted

Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: rare

bonnet and leggings, leather shoes, and beaded bag. $1600/2500

moustache-model all-bisque man is wearing factory-original uniform. Included is a

25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, brush-

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paper mache miniature elephant with “nodder” head, brown glass eyes, leather harness, flannel blanket with two woven saddle bags original designed to hold candy. $800/1200

143. Rare German Bisque Smiling Character, Model 605, by Simon and Halbig 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, little button-shaped nose, accented nostrils, closed mouth with half-moon-shaped smile, center accent line, dimpled upper lip, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, little rub on left cheek. Marks:

144. Beautiful Grand-Sized French Bisque Bébé by Gaultier, Size 16, with Fabulous Costume

Simon & Halbig 605. Comments: Simon

42” (107 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump facial modeling, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted

and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points:

lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, closed mouth with tiny modeled tongue tip, accent

very rare model of which few examples

line between the lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body

exist, with most captivating expression,

with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 16 G. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1884. Value Points: rarer early

wonderful silk jester’s costume.

block letter bébé in exceptional size, has lovely expression and bisque, original body and body finish, wearing superb antique

$1200/1700

white pique dress, undergarments, straw bonnet. $6000/9500

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#145.

145. Very Rare German Bisque TwoFaced Doll with Rare Facial Models

146. German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, 201, by Bahr and Proschild

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with light-brown complexion, brown glass sleep

flattened solid dome, and with a different

eyes, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open

face on front and back of head which can be

mouth, four porcelain teeth, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden

alternately revealed by turning the knob at

ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 201, Comments: Bahr

the head crown; one head having ebony black

and Proschild, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed child has beautiful brown

complexion with black glass eyes, painted

complexion, original wig and body finish, and is wearing lovely antique costume.

features and closed mouth; and the other head

$700/900

having white complexion with blue glass eyes,

Detail #145.

#146, #147.

painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with smiling expression and dimpled cheeks. The

147. German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Rare Model 739, by Simon and Halbig

head is enclosed in a carton hood which attaches to the torso and which hides the

17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass eyes,

alternate head, composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally

black painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathering details, accented nostrils,

excellent. Marks: 202 dep 5 (head) Geschutzt (torso). Comments: Simon and Halbig,

open mouth, four porcelain teeth, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden

circa 1890. Value Points: very rare multi-face model with two beautifully-sculpted

ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 8 1/2 H 739 dep Germany.

faces, and having finest bisque and painting. $1200/1800

Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with highly-

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#149, #150. #148.

Points: rare model with fine flawless complexion, very expressive features. $800/1100

defined sculpting, plump cheeks, dimpled chin, beautiful

149. Younger Sister German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll by Gebruder Kuhnlenz

complexion. $900/1200

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with chocolate-brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, black painted curly

148. German Brown-Complexioned Character, 7671, by Gebruder Heubach 12” (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted black boyish hair having deep forelock curls,

lashes, black single stroke brows, accented nostrils, upturned nose tip, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, black mohair fleecy wig, brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3424. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: most wonderful eager expression, enhanced by rare brown complexion with flawless complexion enhanced by lustrous patina, beautiful antique costume. $800/1000

rich chocolate-brown complexion, painted brown

150. Older Sister German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll by Gebruder Kuhnlenz

side-glancing eyes in deeply-set sockets, dark eyeliner,

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with chocolate-brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, black painted

upward curved black brows, closed mouth with very

curly lashes, incised eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, upturned nose tip, open mouth, four

full lips, brown complexion fully-jointed body, wearing

teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally

antique striped romper suit. Condition: generally

excellent. Marks: 34-24. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: outstanding sculpting

excellent. Marks: 0 Heubach (sunburst mark) 7671.

especially of cheeks and mouth, rare brown complexion with flawless gleaming complexion, wonderful antique

Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value

costume. $1000/1300

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153. Four German All Bisque Children in Bear Costumes 7” (18 cm.) h. standing. Each is an all-bisque figure of child wearing a bear costume, the child’s face peeking out from beneath the bear head, including standing white polar bear, crawling white polar bear, seated brown bear impressed 6677 (?), and a matching model with white polar bear finish having heavilycoated “snow”, the latter two by Gebruder Heubach. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $600/900

#151.

154. Four German Bisque “Snow Babies” 4” (10 cm.) tallest. Each is all-bisque with “snow” covered sweaters and caps, and with painted blue pants and pink scarves and skirt, including a boy and girl seated on bisque sled, another seated model, and a boy skating. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

#152.

#153.

151. Six German All-Bisque Santa Riding Animals Figures 2.5” (6 cm.) h. on camel. Each is an all-bisque figure of red-suited Santa Claus with animals, two with crusted snow finish, including Santa on reindeer with little polar bear behind, Santa riding a large white polar bear, Santa riding a camel, tall Santa on Reindeer, Santa in sleigh pulled by reindeer, and Santa with white galloping horse. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915. $300/500

152. Two German All-Bisque “Snow Boys with Green Stockings” 6” (15 cm.) standing. Each is all bisque boy with painted facial features, side-glancing eyes, smiling expression, having painted green stockings with orange rims, and having heavily snow-encrusted white costume, one with cap. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $400/6700

#154.

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#155.

155. German Bisque “Bearded Snow Man with Flowing Beard” as Container

#157. bears, and Santa on bob-sled. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

beard and is costumed in heavily-snow-encrusted hooded robe, with sculpted

157. Beautiful American Wooden Character Girl, Model 308, by Schoenhut

open pockets for use as container, and attached blue open-top basket at his back.

18” (46 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, brown intaglio-sculpted eyes in deeply-

Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $400/500

set eye sockets, with defined eye white, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows,

8” (20 cm.) The bisque figure of aged stooped man has hip-length sculpted grey

156. German Bisque Santa Claus Figures in Plane, Train, and Boat

rounded nose tip, closed mouth with accent line between the well-shaped lips, brunette bobbed tacked-on wig, all-wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17,’11 USA & Foreign Countries.

2.5” (6 cm.) l. airplane. Each is all-bisque with colorful painting depicting red-suited

Comments: Schoenhut, their model 308 doll. Value Points: especially fine quality of

Santa Claus posed in various vehicles, including Santa seated atop a silver bi-plane,

facial modeling, with well-preserved original complexion and painting, original wig,

Santa in yellow train, Santa on a sailboat, Santa with coach being pulled by two polar

original Schoenhut knit teddy and socks, costume may be original. $700/900

#156.

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158. Rare American Wooden “Manikin” by Schoenhut 19” (48 cm.) Allwooden doll with socket head depicting an adult man, slender face with well-defined facial planes, sculpted short brown hair, defined ears, deeply-set eye sockets with painted brown eyes, eyeliner, short stroke brows, strong prominent nose, closed mouth, wooden body with ball-jointing at the waist, springjointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, costume included. Condition: structurally excellent with original finish, head finish is excellent, body finish has some rubs and wear, Comments: Schoenhut of Philadelphia, the model was introduced in 1914, advertising that the model was designed for the use of “students of fine art, or dressed figures in window display”, the Schoenhut figure follows the basic design of wooden artist’s mannequins that had been in production for at least 150 years (and, in fact, was also used by Leon Casimir Bru in his design of a wooden body for his poupée). The model was made for four years only. Value Points: among the rarest of the Schoenhut dolls, with handsome face, unique body, having original Schoenhut metal stand. $1200/1500

159. Beautiful American Wooden Character Girl, Model 308, by Schoenhut 18” (46 cm.) Carved wooden socket head,

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brown intaglio-sculpted eyes in deeply-set eye sockets, with defined eye white, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, rounded nose tip, closed mouth with accent line between the well-shaped lips, brunette bobbed tacked-on wig, all-wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17,’11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, their model 308 doll. Value Points: especially fine quality of facial modeling, with well-preserved original complexion and painting, original wig, original Schoenhut knit teddy and socks, costume may be original. $700/900

160. American Wooden Toddler by Schoenhut in Rare Small Size 11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with plump face, painted/decal blue eyes, painted brows, eye corners, nostril dots, and lips with down-turned pouting expression, tacked-on brunette mohair bobbed wig, all-wooden springjointed body with shorter toddler legs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H.E. Schoenhut c. 1913 (head) Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17,’11 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1913. Value Points: rare small toddler with fine original finish and wig. $700/900

161. Pair, American Wooden Schoenhut Dolls in Original Family Wedding Costumes 14” (36 cm.) and 16”. Each has carved wooden socket head with sculpted and painted hair, sculpted facial features, all wooden spring-jointed body. Included is the Bride, model 101, very cheerful expression, brown upper-glancing painted eyes, white eyedots, closed mouth with painted row of teeth, and sculpted short brown bobbed hair with painted pink hair bow, wearing white cotton wedding dress with veil and bouquet, matching undergarments and original Schoenhut shoes with grommet-edged holes in the soles. And the Groom, model 16/201, with blue painted eyes, solemn expression, closed mouth, and with short sculpted side-parted hair with deep combmarks, wooden spring-jointed body, and wearing antique family-made black cotton tails and pants, white shirt with black tie, and with original black Schoenhut shoes with grommet-edged holes in the soles. Condition: generally excellent, original finish except early discreetly-added painted lashes, nickel-sized paint flake at back of his hair. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1915. The dolls had been in the care of Elmeta Davis of Kansas, on display in her Sunday School classroom, until her retirement to New Mexico where they passed onto a family friend in whose care they have remained since. It is believed that Elmeta Davis was the original owner. Value Points: two rare Schoenhut models, with wonderful expressions that capture their about-to-be-married mood, and having original family costumes. $1800/2800

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162. Very Rare Early Period German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse 16” (41 cm.) All cloth doll with hard-pressed and painted facial features and hair, separate face mask (whose seam runs over the top of the head, behind the ears and under the chin),three back of head seams and two chin seams, with press-sculpted ears, small painted blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, tiny white eyedots, black and brown upper eyeliner small flattened seamless nose, closed mouth, plump body, stitch- jointed arms, center seam inside palm, separately-stitched thumb, five-seam very plump legs with disc-jointed hips, rounded feet, sewn ankles, wearing antique white ribbon cotton suit. Condition: generally excellent, original finish. Marks: #669 (left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, earliest period model, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare model is wonderfully-preserved with especially beautiful painting of eyes. $2000/3000

163. American Paper Mache “Foxy Grandpa” Rolly-Dolly by Schoenhut 10” (25 cm.) Paper mache figure depicting the comic strip character, Foxy Grandpa, with sculpted bulging eyes framed by spectacles, prominent nose, smiling, remnants of white mohair wig, with painted blue suit, yellow vest and tie, and having rounded and weighted base designed to never tip over. Condition: very good, original

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finish albeit scuffs, mohair fringe worn. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1914. Value Points: rare toy with exceptional detail of characterization and vibrant colors. $500/700

164. Rare American Wooden Schnickelfritz Rolly-Dolly by Schoenhut 8” (20 cm.) Paper mache with socket head having painted brown hair and facial features, narrow blue eyes, closed mouth in broad smile with two rows of beaded teeth, on paper mache body form with rounded, weighted base designed never to tip over. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1914, the figure depicts Schnickelfritz; the model was also made as a woodenbodied doll by the firm and is very rare. Value Points: wonderful face on the rare

#166.

character model. $600/800

165. American Paper Santa Claus as Rolly-Dolly by Schoenhut 12” (30 cm.) Paper mache figure of Santa Claus has rounded weighted base, sculpted facial features with painted face, long white flowing beard, fur-trimmed Santa suit, his arms clasping little toys. When tipped from side to side, the Santa always comes upright. Condition: good with original finish, some scuffing. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910. Value Points: amusing toy with wonderful details, especially sculpting of beard, well-defined toys. $600/900

166. Rare American Paper Mache Rolly-Dolly Jester by Schoenhut 10” (25 cm.) Of paper mache with sculpted broadly-smiling face with row of beaded teeth, blue eyes, and having sculpted and colorful jester costume with cap and collar, with rounded and weighted base, designed to keep the figure upright when tipped over. Condition: very good, retouch on cuffs and hands. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful detail of facial expression, bright and vibrant colors decorate the detailed costume, including toy Polichinelle being held. $700/900

167. A Companion Earliest Period German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse

stitch- jointed arms, center seam inside palm, separately-stitched thumb, five-seam

16” (41 cm.) All cloth doll with hard-pressed and painted facial features and hair,

very plump legs with disc-jointed hips, rounded feet, sewn ankles, wearing antique

separate face mask (whose seam runs over the top of the head, behind the ears and

woolen coat over white cotton costume. Condition: generally excellent, original finish

under the chin),three back of head seams and two chin seams, with press-sculpted

albeit faded hair. Marks: Kathe Kruse 259 (left foot) Comments: Kathe Kruse, earliest

ears, small painted blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, tiny white eyedots, black

period model, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare early model with most appealing

and brown upper eyeliner small flattened seamless nose, closed mouth, plump body,

wistful expression. $2000/3000

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#169.

169. Very Rare Complete and Near Mint French Paper Mache Clowns as Nine-Pin Jeu de Quilles Set 10” (25 cm.) A set of nine paper mache figures depicting circus clowns, on attached wooden bases; each

168. German Bisque Helmeted Googly by Max Handwerck

clown with painted colorful cap and costume, with variations of style and design, and with various facial expressions. The clowns were offered as a complete set of the popular 19th century toy known variously as Jeu de Quilles or Skittles. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1900, the very

10” (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted

purpose of the toys, designed to be battered, has ensured that few sets are found complete or with fine

Prussian helmet, sculpted short brown curls at the sides of helmet,

original condition. Value Points: very rare complete set in exceptional pristine condition with wonderful

brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted short curly lashes,

expressions, variation of costumes, and vibrant original colors. $2500/3500

short feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips in smiling expression, composition and wooden fully-jointed

170. Rare German Bisque Art Character with Glass Eyes by Kammer and Reinhardt

body, antique flannel uniform with brass buttons, leather boots.

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, almond-shaped blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed lashes, one

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite D 1. Comments:

stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open with well-accented lips, blonde

Max Handwerck, circa 1918, from the firm’s series of googly dolls

mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wool and velvet

with sculpted helmets. Value Points: rare model with excellent

costume. Condition: generally excellent, some retouch to hands. Marks: 36. Comments: the glass-eyed

quality of bisque and painting, well-detailed glazed hair, dimpled

version of Kammer and Reinhardt’s 100 model art character doll, circa 1912. Value Points: outstanding

chin and lip corners. $1100/1600

sculpting of laughter lines, dimples and eye crinkles on the rare character. $1100/1500

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#172.

#173.

#170.

171. Rare German Bisque Googly, 950, by Porzellanfabrick Mergensgeruth 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass side-glancing sleep googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, short stroke brows, accented nostrils of tiny nose, closed mouth with defined over-bite, brunette mohair wig, composition fivepiece body, antique costume. Condition:

bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing,

generally excellent. Marks: 950 PM

fine antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 323 A 0 M.

11/0. Comments: Porzellanfabrick

Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: rare large size of the popular googly,

Mergensgeruth, circa 1920. Value Points:

with fully-jointed body, excellent sculpting of facial details. $800/1100

delightful shy-faced googly is seldom found. $700/900

172. German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille in Rare Larger Size 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, bisque side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly

#171. lashes, one-stroke brows, rounded nose, accented eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line and hint of smile, dimples at lip corners and chin, brunette mohair

173. Pair, German All-Bisque Googly Dolls in Original Costumes 5” (13 cm.) Each has bisque swivel head, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted long lashes, single-stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with watermelon-sliceshaped smile, blonde mohair bobbed wig, jointed bisque arms and chubby legs, painted blue socks and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake on torso neck. Marks: 292 made in Germany 10. Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: the dolls wear original well-detailed and colorful folklore costumes. $700/900

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174. German Bisque Child, 131, by Kling with Gentle Expression 17” (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, blonde sculpted short hair with defined bangs, large blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, three chipped finger tips on left hand. Marks: 131-6. Comments: Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful face with captivating large eyes, fine antique ivory silk dress may be original. $500/700

175. Four German Bisque Seated “Snow Children”

#176. back pack of wood. Excellent condition. Germany, circa

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1880. $300/500

4” (10 cm.) Each is a sculpted bisque figure of seated child in various activity, and each has richly “snow”crusted costumes and bonnet. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885. $300/500

176. Pair of German Bisque “Snow Children” 5” (13 cm.) A matched pair of bisque boy and girl on self bases have well-crafted character faces with blonde hair, and lavishly “snow” covered costumes in rare pastel covers, including cap and scarf, each with sculpted

177. German Bisque Half-figure of Young Bonnet Girl with Snow Finish 3.5” (9 cm.) Waist-up figure of young girl with fancy blonde sculpted hair, frowning expression, fancy bonnet

#177.

and bodice that is richly “snow”-covered with rose and yellow grout. Excellent condition, small snow skip on bonnet rim. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

178. Two Early German Bisque “Snow” Figures 6” (15 cm.) Standing upon a crusty “snow” ball are two

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sculpted costume and bonnet or scarf that is lavishly covered with “snow”. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $300/500

180. German Bisque Doll, 122, by Kling with Fine Antique Velvet Costume 17” (43 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with blonde sculpted short hair, sculpted ears, brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted

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lashes, feathered brows, accented

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bisque children with highly-characterized features, wearing colorful

nostrils, closed mouth

costumes that are sprinkled with “snow”, and a girl standing on

with downcast pouting expression, rosy cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on stockings,

“snow” covered base, her head uptilted and with colorful pink dress,

red leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 122-6. Comments: Kling, circa 1880. Value

her apron extended as she “catches” snow flakes. Excellent condition

Points: rare model with most endearing gentle expression, glass eyes, original body, and wearing very

except restoration on hands of boy. Germany, circa 1885. $300/400

fine antique velvet three-piece suit with lace trim. $900/1200

179. Three Early German Bisque “Bonneted Snow Children” with Variations of Costume

181. Two German Bisque St. Nicholas Figures with Variations of Decorations

5” (13 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque figure of a seated girl with blonde sculpted hair, painted features, and having well-detailed

5.5” (14 cm.) Each depicts a standing St. Nicholas figure with flowing beard and long hooded cape, attached to candy container basket; one is smooth bisque with painted blue and pink accents, and the other has an all-white costume with very heavy grout “snow” cover. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $400/500

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182. German Bisque Swivel-Head Doll by Kestner with Snow-Girl Costume, Trunk and Trousseau 20� (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, kid pin-jointed body, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent, small flake on underside of one finger. Marks: F made in Germany 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful doll with original body, wig and pate, and wearing antique cream woolen knit dress with white fur collar and mohair cap, stockings, undergarments and boots. Along with a large doll trunk containing three additional dresses, woven woolen jacket, two woven bonnets, various undergarments, lace hooded cape with blue silk ribbons, and a paper mache/wax candy container egg with wax baby face. $1100/1500

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182.1. Pair, German Bisque Snow Lady and Lad by Carl Schneider

faces; large seated baby; two standing babies, and a trio of babies on a

10” (25 cm.) The matched pair depict a young man and woman with matching costumes

bisque sled. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $500/700

in pale yellow, edged with blue ribbons, and decorated with applied “snow” to simulate fur trim, each with attached large container lavishly covered with “snow”, and impressed with mark of Carl Schneider and Made in Germany. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $400/600

183. Collection of Twelve German Bisque “Snow Babies”

183.1. Amusing German All-Bisque “Snow Girl” on Roller Skates 4.5” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque figure of young girl with unusual curls tucked beneath a white hooded jacket that is

4.5” (11 cm.) top hat boy. Each is all bisque with painted faces, and all (except top hat

covered with “snow” grout, her hands tucked behind a white

boy) have lavish “snow” grout cover. Included are girl in pink coat; two jointed limb

bunny costume, pink pants, and having sculpted roller skates.

babies; seated, crawling and reclining on sides babies with especially fine painting of

Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $400/600

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185. Beautiful French Musical Automaton “Lady with Hanky and Cologne” by Roullet & Decamps 19” (48 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered platform is a bisquehead lady with brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in braided coronet, lady-shaped torso and long slender legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, very fine ivory satin dress with lace trim, matching shoes, and holding a glass perfume bottle and hankie. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1 (and artist

184. French Bisque Bébé Bru Teteur with Early Body in Rare Petite Size

checkmarks, on head). Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1890, when wound, the lady turns her head side to

12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades,

side, then dabs cologne into her hankie, then nods her

large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils

head forward, and dabs her face with cologne, while music

and eye corners, “O”-shaped open mouth designed for baby bottle nipple insertion, pierced ears, blonde mohair

plays. Value Points: beautiful and perfectly-functioning

wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with scalloped-edge collarette, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, curved

automaton with strong lovely music, rare lady body shape.

arms with bisque forearms, separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent, original firing speckles on

$6000/8500

back shoulder plate. Marks: Bru Jne 4 (mark partially illegible due to metal screw insertion) (original Bru paper rubber ball and metal screw system described in the 1882 depose. Value Points: rare deposed Bru bébé has original

186. Fine Austrian Enameled and Silver Coach With Extraordinary Scenes

early Bru body in near mint condition, with original paper label, and having perfect bisque hands, with original

11” (28 cm.) l. 8”h. The royal coach is designed with

gown, undergarments and ruffled bonnet. $8500/11,000

richly-embossed silver framed windows and doors and

label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882, the model marketed as Bébé Teteur, with original

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silver feather-spoked wheels, and having enameled hand-painted scenes in the 18th century style that decorate the sides, roof, complete interior including floor, ceiling, foot rests and seats, and even the inside storage area of the driver’s seats, the entire underside of the coach has enamel scenes; in all, there are more than 25 scenes and each is different. There are ten beveled glass windows, one hinged door, and decorative silver finials, winged angel center crest, and two carriage lamps. Excellent condition. Vienna, Austria, circa 1890, an extraordinary example of this art work. $3000/5000

187. Lovely French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Brown Paperweight Eyes 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, wide brush-stroked and feathered brows, roseblushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nice antique peach flannel dress with cotton lace, undergarments, rose knit stockings, black leather shoes with rosettes, silk and lace frou-frou bonnet. Condition; generally excellent, some retouch on hands, Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful creamy bisque complemented by deep brown eyes. $3200/4200

188. Rare Miniature Marotte on Bone Handle with Original Costume 6” (15 cm.) Bisque socket head doll with brown sculpted hair in short curls and bangs, painted facial features, lady-shaped block torso, and with jointed bisque arms, is attached to a carved bone handle. Condition: generally excellent, some fraility to skirt. Comments: circa 1885, for the French market. Value Points: most unusual petite size of the popular novelty, with particularly beautiful face, likely designed as a doll for a doll. $300/500

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body finish, fine antique costume of patterned silk, undergarments, burgundy knit socks, and leather shoes signed “Paris Depose 6” with bee symbol. $3200/4200

190. Two French Miniature Salon Dogs 7” (18 cm.) seated. Each is lavishly-covered with white fur except shaved muzzle and lower legs, and having amber glass eyes, open mouth, ears, and silk ribbon bows. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $500/800

191. German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair and Cobalt Glass Eyes 189. Lovely French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Signed Shoes

#189.

16” (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head turned to the left, blonde sculpted hair arranged with braided coronet and with ringlet curls onto the forehead, brilliant cobalt blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner,

brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast

lushly-painted brows, brush-stroked brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed

lips, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms.

mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition

Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value

and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte

Points: beautiful bisque with pale complexion is accented by brilliant

SGDG 6 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile

cobalt eyes, beautifully-sculpted hair, original sturdy body, original (frail)

Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful large eyes on the sweet-faced bébé, original body and

costume. $700/900

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192. Petite German Bisque Boy with Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes 10” (25 cm.) Bisque shoulder head turned to the right, painted blonde short hair in boyish fashion, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted yellow ankle boots with brown trim and buttons and purple tassels, nicely costumed in purple velvet suit. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: excellent bisque, brilliant blue eyes, original body with rare boots. $300/500

193. Wonderful Lady’s Boudoir Accessory for the French Market 13” (33 cm.) x 13” cushion. Posed atop a softly-padded peach silk cushion with braid trim is a bisque-head lady with blue glass eyes, painted features, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, and blonde mohair wig, with bisque shoulder plate, composition jointed arms, and elegantly-draped gown of silk and lace that disguises her lack of body. In fact, when the skirt is lifted, there is revealed inside a beautiful silk tufted compartment for jewelry or other treasures. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Germany Halbig S&H 4 (head). Comments: for the luxury French market, circa 1900. Value Points: wonderfullypreserved and rare to find boudoir accessory with luxury detailing. $1100/1600

194. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Jumeau with Original Wig, Undergarments, and Signed Jumeau Shoes 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner,

#194. brush-stroked brows, lengthy dark lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded 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 6 (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: lovely gleaming complexion, original wig, original body and body finish, original Jumeau undergarments, rose knot socks, and rose silk shoes with rosettes impressed “Bébé Jumeau Depose 6” and with beautiful frou-frou bonnet and lovely silk dress. $3500/4800

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costumes, each with a musical instrument. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $400/600

198. Five Rare and Amusing German All-Bisque Snow Children 4” (10 cm.) largest. Each is all-bisque with lavishly “snow” covered costume, including standing child with especially fine painting of face on wooden skis; seated child pulling

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on skates; seated child leaning backward on

195. Five German Bisque “Snow Babies” in Various Winter Sport Activities

palms, with bent knees; little girl on bisque sled with cotton snow ball and jointed

4.5” (11 cm.) standing. Each is all-bisque with lavish “snow” cover on its costume,

$400/600

including a matching boy and girl posed as though skiing, a pair of boy and girl

arms; and little boy balanced on one foot. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910.

huddled in one piece on attached bisque sled; another child trying to balance; and a

199. Petite German Bisque “Blue Snow Boy” with Beer Stein

pair of babies in tumbling poses that are dowel-attached to a bisque sled. Generally

4.5” (11 cm.) A young barefoot boy posed on smooth bisque base is wearing a grey/

excellent. Germany, circa 1910. $500/700

blue snow encrusted jacket, pants and cap, with white bisque face, hair, hands, feet

196. German Bisque “Snow Child” with Rare Costume

and beer stein. Excellent condition. Impressed 4645. Germany, circa 1910, attributed to Hoffman & Galluba. $300/400

5.5” (14 cm.) All-bisque figure depicts a young lady standing alongside a “snow” covered chimney and curb, having painted mauve and gold costume and cap which are heavily covered with “snow” group. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1890. $400/600

197. German Bisque “Snow Musicians” 7” (18 cm.) l. 5”h. Posed upon a snowencrusted bisque base are three grownmen musicians with well-detailed faces and beards, sculpted snow-crusted

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200. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé, Figure C, by Jules Steiner in Lovely Costume 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes with “dot” highlights, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, Steiner composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: overpaint at the back of head, otherwise excellent. Marks: Fre C J. Steiner B Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed shy expression enhanced by especially beautiful painting of complexion, blush, and lips, original wig and body, lovely dress. $1800/2300

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brush-stroked details, delicate feathering at the forehead and fringed brows. $1200/1600

202. German Porcelain Wigged Lady Doll with Fine Early Gown 20” (51 cm.) Solid domed porcelain shoulder head with oval face and elongated throat, painted blue eyes, red

#202.

and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with prim smile, light brown mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on leather boots and leather arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: the wigged porcelain lady has original body and is wearing an early white muslin gown with cartridge pleating above and below the waist, and antique undergarments. $700/900

203. Rare German Porcelain Tisaniere with Amusing Monkey and Dog Figural Scene 11” (28 cm.) A porcelain pedestal has opening at the front, designed

#201.

201. Petite German Porcelain Lady by KPM with Grey Hair and Brown Eyes

to serve as a heating element for the pot that rests on top; the pot has a long dowel that fits into an opening at the top of the pedestal. The pot is

13” (33 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head of lady with oval slender face and

decorated with an amusing scene of

elongated throat, sculpted grey hair looped over her ears into a chignon at the back

a monkey in lady’s costume, his tail

of head, painted brown upper-glancing eyes, brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils,

serving as the pot handle, holding

fringed grey brows, closed mouth with center accent line, beauty spot, original

a dog which is frantically trying

muslin body and porcelain limbs, painted flat black ankle boots, lovely antique

to escape, the dog’s open mouth

costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (blue crossed sword inside shoulder

serving as the spout. The detail

plate). Comments: KPM, circa 1860. Value Points: exquisite painting of hair with

of decoration includes clusters of

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Detail #204, #205. Dresden flowers, also on the monkey’s hat, and a child’s head is peeking out the backside of the pedestal. Excellent condition. Germany, mid-19th century. $600/900

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204. German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Hair and Elaborate Snood

10” (25 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with slender oval face and elongated throat, sculpted blonde hair with green painted snood decorated by sculpted green feather and purple lustre tassel, painted bright blue eyes with black eyeliner and tiny painted lashes, one stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin

#205.

stitch-jointed body with (new) porcelain lower limbs, painted blue boots, wearing antique blue silk gown with lace trim, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: amazingly fine detail of painting, especially of eyes, on the petite model, with rare hair style and ornamentation. $800/1100

205. Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Elaborately-Sculpted Hair Decorations 13” (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with very pale complexion, slender face, elongated throat, black sculpted hair waved from face with feathering detail, sculpted snood decorated with blue and white ribbons, and green and purple plumes, painted blue eyes in defined eye sockets, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, firmly

Detail #206.

stiffed muslin body and kid arms, lovely antique gown. Condition: restoration to shoulder plate (only). Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rare model with exquisite facial modeling and very rare hair ornamentation. $700/900

206. Czech Porcelain Lady Doll Known as “Morning Glory Lady”, Portrait of Princess Elisabeth of Vienna #206.

13” (33 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with oval face and very elongated slender throat, painted dark brown hair with shaded feathering around the crown, waved smoothly back into coiled chignon at the back and

of Schlaggenwald (Czech), the model is believed to be

decorated with colorful morning glory flowers at each ear, painted pale blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single

a portrait of the beloved Princess Elisabeth (“Sissi”) of

stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body with porcelain limbs, lovely antique

Vienna, circa 1860. Value Points: rare model with regal

costume. Condition: light paint rubs on brows and nose, otherwise excellent. Comments: attributed to Lippert & Haas

presence and beautifully-painted hair. $900/1200

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excellent, few tiny original wig pulls at back crown rim. Marks: K*R 109 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1909. Value Points: rare model with finely-crafted and painted expression of wistful older child, fine quality of bisque and painting. $3000/4000

209. Pair, German All-Bisque Miniatures with Wonderful Original Costumes 4” (10 cm.) Each has one-piece bisque head and torso, blue or brown glass inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, pin-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted brown socks and black shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: still tied to the base of their

207. German Bisque Wistful Character, Model 114, “Hans” by Kammer and Reinhardt

original box, the girl with long mohair braids, and the boy with curly mohair wig, are each costumed in

15” (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, grey shaded eyes, black upper eyeliner and defined eyelids,

wonderful factory-original costumes, and have rare

one stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with full shaded and accented lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig,

brown socks. $600/900

composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some body scuffing. Marks: K*R 114 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the model “Hans” from their art-character reform series. Value Points: character model enhanced by touches of gleaming complexion, well-portrayed wistful expression, original body and body finish, antique costume may be factory-original. $2500/3500

208. Rare German Bisque Art-Reform Character, 109, by Kammer and Reinhardt

210. Rare German Bisque BrownComplexioned Character, 7670, by Gebruder Heubach 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with rich brown complexion, sculpted black hair with sculpted

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, shaded blue eyes slightly-side-glancing, black upper eyeliner,

tight curls at the forehead, intaglio brown eyes with

one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and

accent glaze, black upper eyeliner with heavy eyelids,

wooden ball-jointed body, wearing antique costume of velvet and wool with embroidered flowers. Condition: generally

one stroke brows, closed mouth with full lips and two

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beaded teeth, brown composition toddler body with jointing at shoulders and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark) 7670 Germany 4. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with very fine sculpting, flawless luminous complexion, original body, included is paper mache hide-covered tiger with enamel eyes. $800/1200

211. Rare Set of Four German All-Bisque Characters by Gebruder Heubach 4” (10 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque figure of young toddler with sculpted hair and painted facial features, posed on sturdy toddler legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10211 (and 10212). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, each model in the set has a different facial model and painting, different hair style, and body posed variously; including frightened pose, eager pose, and more. Value Points: wonderful and rare set, with original wrapped-yarn costumes, along with a little toy dog. $1200/1500

212. Rare German Bisque Character, Model 107, Known as “Karl”, by Kammer and Reinhardt

ball-jointed body, wearing antique velvet and woolen costume. Condition: generally

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender facial modeling, painted grey

1909, the doll was created by the renowned German sculptor, Arthur Lewin-Funcke under

outlined eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils,

commission from K*R. Value Points: are model of older boy with well-defined facial planes

closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden

lending an evocative expression. $8000/12,000

excellent, hands repainted. Marks: K*R 107 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa

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outlined lips, blonde mohair braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&H 520 5 1/2. Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model especially in this larger size has superb sculpting, especially of dimples and smile lines around the mouth, original wig, body, body finish, and wearing antique woolen dress and cap with colorful embroidery, blouse, undergarments, leather shoes. $3000/4000

214. Wonderful German Bisque Swivel Head Doll with Glass Eyes and Antique Costume 13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, unusual eggshaped face with plump cheeks and chin, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, original muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower limbs, painted brown boots. Condition: generally excellent, some surface paint rubs on boots. Comments: wonderful presence with beautiful blushing on the pale bisque, wearing antique red woolen dress with brown and cream trim, undergarments, and flowered straw bonnet. $1100/1500

215. German Bisque Doll, 1234, by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk with Rare Coiffe 16” (41 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset

213. Rare and Beautiful German Bisque Character with Painted Eyes, 520, by Kley and Hahn

eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, dimpled chin, original muslin commercial body, paper mache lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1234 Germany

21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted brown upper-glancing eyes in well-defined eye sockets, black

N. Dep. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1885. Value

upper eyeliner, delicately-painted upper lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with

Points: rare model with beautiful bisque and painting, closed

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mouth, near mint original body, and wearing detailed folklore costume with silk dress over

Detail #215.

very fine original undergarments

comprising, chemise, dickie, pants, two half slips, and separate “pocket”, along with embroidered tulle apron and shawl, black stockings, leather shoes, and four-layered rare coiffe comprising black fabric cap, white pique cap, lace ruffle and brass “helmet” which fits snugly to the head. $800/1200

216. German Bisque Doll with Rare Brown Sculpted Hair and Original Costume #215.

14” (36 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with brown sculpted hair in short boyish fashion, painted blue outlined eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: rare brown hair with enhanced decorative glaze, the doll wears factory-original Vierlande provincial costume. $600/900

217. Rare German Bisque Character with Sleep Eyes, Model 206, by Kestner 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, black eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, light brown mohair wig with coiled side braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F made in Germany 10 206 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with beautiful bisque and painting, nice larger size, original body and body finish, wig, and fine antique costume. $3500/4500

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loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6-12 copr. by Grace S. Putnam Germany. Comments: designed by Grace Putnam, the “Bye-lo” was made in Germany, circa 1925. Value Points: rarity factors include sleep eyes, swivel head, and having original bonnet. $300/500

220. Very Rare American Wooden “Bye-Lo” by Schoenhut 12” (32 cm.) circ. of head. Solid domed wooden carved head with flanged neck, blue glass sleep eyes, painted brown baby hair, painted creamy complexion with curly lashes, closed mouth and slightlyblushed cheeks, on original muslin Bye-lo body with celluloid hands, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

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224 175 32 (and other illegible

markings on neck flange). Comments: the wooden-head Bye-lo, presented in 1925 by Harry Schoenhut, was an exact likeness of the Grace Storey Putnam bisque Bye-lo; few examples of this doll are known to exist. Value Points: very rare American doll with perfectly-preserved original finish. $1100/1500

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218. An All-Original German Bisque “Bye-lo” with Original Holiday Gift Box

221. German All-Bisque Character,”Didi”, Designed by Jeanne Orsini, with Larger Eyes 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass sleep eyes with

13” (33 cm.) head circ. Solid domed bisque head with flanged neck, lightly-tinted hair and

unusual larger size, painted curly lashes, single stroke brows, accented

brows, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, accented nostrils and

nostrils, closed mouth with wide smile and defined teeth, loop-jointed

eye corners, closed mouth with downcast lips, muslin baby body, celluloid hands. Condition:

bisque arms and legs, right arm modeled bent at elbow, painted white

generally excellent. Marks: copr. by Grace S.

stockings and black one-strap shoes, costume included. Condition: generally

Putnam, Made in Germany (head and body). Value

excellent. Marks: J.I.O. c. 1920. Comments: designed by American artist,

Points: important state of original preservation on

Jeanne Orsini,and made in Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model

the keynote American doll, with signed body, perfect

with unusually large size, beautifully-painted lips, distinctive pointing finger

condition, original muslin gown, undergarments, and

on left hand. $900/1200

bonnet, original celluloid pin, and presented with pink flannel blanket in original gift box with handwritten label from The North Pole. $500/800

219. German All-Bisque Bye-Lo with Swivel Head and Glass Eyes

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222. German All-Bisque Character, “Didi”, Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, very narrow blue glass eyes, painted curly lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide smile, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, right arm modeled bent at

5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on

elbow, painted white stockings and brown one-strap shoes, nicely costumed.

bisque torso, tinted brown baby hair and brows, blue

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.I.O. c. 1920. Comments: designed by

glass sleep eyes, lightly-tinted brows, closed mouth,

American artist, Jeanne Orsini, made in Germany, circa 1920. Value Points:


beautiful bisque with fabulous detail of unique facial model, impressed dimples at lip edges,

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unique pointing finger on left hand. $900/1200

223. Rare German All-Bisque Doll “Vivi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini 5” (13 cm.) One-piece allbisque head and torso with distinctively-shaped face and elongated throat, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs with pointing finger on right hand, painted high white stockings and brown one-strap shoes, having narrow brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with wide beaming smile, painted teeth, brunette mohair wig. Condition; generally

#225.

excellent. Marks: J.I.O. c. 1919 47 (doll) 47 (limbs). Comments: designed by American artist Jeanne Orsini, made in Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: very rare all-bisque miniature with wonderful expression. $800/1200

Detail #225.

Detail #225.

225. Rare Variation of German Bisque ThreeFaced Doll by Carl Bergner with Gebruder Heubach Faces 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with three different faces that are alternately-revealed with the knob at crown is

Detail #224.

224. Rare German Bisque TwoFaced Century Baby by Kestner #224.

turned, the head enclosed within a carton hood which attaches to torso, composition baby body, antique costume. One face has sculpted closed eye lids of sleeping baby and with closed mouth; another has laughing face with intaglio

11” (28 cm.) head circ. The solid-domed

blue eyes and closed mouth with beaded teeth having broad

bisque head with flanged neck, tinted

smile; and the third face with tiny painted squinting eyes,

baby hair, muslin body and composition hands, has a different face on front and back, one depicting a scowling

closed mouth in crying expression, and having deeply

baby with painted blue eyes, sculpted frown lines, closed mouth with downcast lips; and the other depicting

impressed frowning lines. Condition: generally excellent.

a cheerful baby with blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, tinted brows, open mouth with beaded upper

Marks: C.B. (torso). Comments: Carl Bergner with three rare

teeth, tongue. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Century Doll, J. J Kestner”. Comments: Kestner, circa

Heubach faces, circa 1910. Value Points: rare variation of the

1920. Value Points: rare model with two beautifully-sculpted faces and fine quality bisque. $900/1300

Bergner multi-face doll. $1200/1600

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228. Rare German Bisque Bonneted Character, 8649, by Gebruder Heubach

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13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted baby bonnet have impressed detailing of quilted lines and blue edging, sculpted brown baby curls at edge of bonnet, intaglio blue eyes with white eyedots, one stroke brows, closed mouth with sculpted tongue tip, two tiny beaded teeth tips,

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composition baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, little rub on right cheek. Marks: 4 Heubach (square mark) 8649 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with fine detail of quilted bonnet and little “stuck out” tongue. $1200/1600

229. Charming German All-Bisque Candy Container by Gebruder Heubach 5” (13 cm.) The one-piece all-bisque figuring depicts a shy side-glancing toddler boy kissing the cheeks of a none-too-pleased little girl, each with sculpted brown curly hair, very expressively-sculpted and painted facial features, realistic body modeling, painted

226. Large German Bisque Art-Reform Character, 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 20” (50 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with deeply-defined facial features and ears, painted brown baby hair, dark blue painted eyes in deeply-defined eye sockets, thick black upper eyeliner, incised eyeliner, one stroke tapered brows, closed mouth sculpted as though open with shaded lips, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 100 50. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the first model from the firm’s important art character reform series, 1909. Value Points: rare large size allowing superlative detail of sculpted facial details, original body and body finish. $700/900

227. German Bisque-Head Marotte with Laughing Expression, Original Costume 14” (36 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with sculpted and painted light brown hair, painted facial features, intaglio blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, closed mouth with laughing expression, two beaded lower teeth, squeek box enclosed in carton torso and hidden under a fancy jester costume, with wooden handle. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (square). Comments: Germany, circa 1912. Value Points: the laughing festive expression is a felicitous choice for the party favor, having factory-original costume, and, when shaken, making a funny squeek sound. $800/1200

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white socks and shoes, with attached white bisque candy container Easter egg at the back. Condition:

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generally excellent.

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Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: charming vignette with expressive characterization. $500/800

230. German Bisque “Coquette” by Gebruder Heubach in Original Costume with Toy Horse 14” (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted short brown curly bobbed hair held by a sculpted blue painted hair ribbon and bow, painted facial features, intaglio pale blue side-glancing eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with smiling expression and row of beaded teeth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 Heubach (square) 7763 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, the model is known as “Coquette”. Value Points: especially fine sculpting detail of hair and facial laughter lines, choice bisque and painting, original body and body finish, and wearing original mariner costume, holding paper mache hobby horse. $700/900

231. Rare Variation of German Bisque Bonneted Character by Gebruder Heubach

232. Rare German Bisque Laughing Girl with Sculpted Pink Bonnet by Gebruder Heubach 11” (28 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with sculpted pink

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted white Dutch bonnet decorated with broad color bands

bonnet having deeply-defined sculpting of bonnet “lace”, with

of pink and pale yellow, sculpted facial features, blue intaglio eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single

sculpted brown curls peeking from the bonnet edge, intaglio dark

stroke brows, closed mouth with downcast lips, composition five-piece body with painted stockings

blue side-glancing eyes, black and incised eyeliner, short feathered

and brown Dutch-style shoes, original costume. Condition: generally excellent, body scuffed. Marks:

brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, impressed cheek dimples,

Heubach (sunburst) dep Germany (model number illegible). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa

composition and wooden fully-jointed lips, Condition: generally

1912, the model is the classic Baby Stuart with variation of decoration. Value Points: rare variation,

excellent. Marks: 1 Heubach (square) 7959 Germany. Comments:

and with original body with sculpted Dutch shoes. $500/700

Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with outstanding detail of sculpting of bonnet and facial features. $900/1300

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233. Rare German All-Bisque “ThreeBow” Character, 10490, by Gebruder Heubach

arms and legs, expressive fingers, sculpted and painted white bobby socks and brown shoes with bow straps, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: from a series of all-bisque dolls presented

8” (20 cm.) One-piece

by Gebruder Heubach in 1913. Value

bisque head and torso,

Points: charming toddler with well-modeled

sculpted brown hair in short

fashionable bobbed hair, all-original.

ringlet curls captured by a

$600/900

blue sculpted hair ribbon

painted brown side-glancing

235. German All-Bisque Character by Gebruder Heubach with Rare Igodi Jointing System

eyes, black upper eyeliner,

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque

white eyedots, short

torso with extended neck, sculpted brown

feathered brows, rounded

hair in short ringlet curls captured by a blue

nose, closed mouth with

sculpted hair ribbon, painted brown side-

accented lips, loop-jointed

glancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, white

bisque arms and legs,

eyedots, short feathered brows, rounded

expressive fingers, sculpted

nose, closed mouth with smiling expression

and trimmed with three glazed blue hair bows,

and painted white bobby socks and brown shoes with bow straps, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10490 3.

and tiny beaded teeth, loop-jointed bisque

Comments: from a series of all-bisque dolls presented by Gebruder Heubach in 1913, which noted in their advertising that the sculptor

arms and legs, sculpted and painted white

was B. Zitzman. Value Points: especially beautiful sculpting of face, enhanced by well-detailed hair and hair bows. $900/1300

bobby socks and brown shoes with bow

234. German All-Bisque Character with Bobbed Hair by Gebruder Heubach

straps, antique romper dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Igodi 3.

8” (20 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, sculpted brown hair in short bobbed style, painted brown side-glancing eyes,

Comments: from a series of all-bisque dolls

black upper eyeliner, white eyedots, short feathered brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with accented lips, loop-jointed bisque

presented by Gebruder Heubach in 1913, this example notable for its swivel head system invented by Johannes Gotthilf Dietrich, trade-named Igodi; the rare system is detailed in the German Doll Encyclopedia by Cieslik. Value Points: rare swivel head on this all-bisque series gives a fine realistic detail, enhanced the fine facial characterization and painting. $900/1300

236. Twelve German All-Bisque Santa Claus Figures 3” (8 cm.) nodding Santa. Each is all bisque, depicting red-suited Santa Claus in various poses and activities, four being Santa with little children, two are nodder styles, several have crusty snow accents. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

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237. Six Rare German Bisque Snow Figures 3.5” (9 cm.) h. elf. Each is all-bisque with “snow” crusty

#237.

finish,

including standing elf with long white beard, tall cap, and unusual little beaded eyes; another elf with white beard, beaded eyes, playing leap frog on a snow ball child on sled with original paper label “Lucky Eskimo Baby, A.Y.F Exposition, Seattle 1909”; man with long flowing grey beard and muff, on skis; penguin on yellow skis; and pig with green tie on skis. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, $400/600

238. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7407, by Gebruder Heubach 14” (36 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, deep blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, incised eyeliner, short feathered brows, closed mouth

#238.

with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig with

side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body,

#240.

nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7407 Heubach (sunburst) Germany 3. Comments: Gebruder Heubach,

white eyedots, short arched brows, closed mouth with laughing expression, outlined lips, kid gusset-jointed

circa 1915. Value Points: well-

body, bisque forearms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gebruder Heubach,

modeled dimples on the glass-

circa 1915. Value Points: well-modeled details around the eyes and mouth. $500/700

eyed pouting child. $900/1200

240. Large German Bisque Glass-eyed Pouting Character, 6969, by Gebruder Heubach

239. German Bisque Laughing Character by Gebruder Heubach

25” (64 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, accent line

13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque

between the lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique cotton dress

shoulder head with painted boyish

and jacket, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6969 8 Germany.

hair, painted facial features,

Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: very beautiful quality of bisque with soft matte

narrow blue painted blue eyes,

complexion, delicate painting of features, rare wistful-faced child. $1800/2500

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242. Five Rare German Bisque “Snow” Characters 5” (13 cm.) Each is all-bisque and having lavish “snow” decoration, including standing googly, two seated black-complexioned characters (one as googly, one winking), a pair of nodder boy and girl with amusing googly-eyed face, and a tiny white-suited man with huge goggles. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $500/700

243. German Bisque Pouting Character, 7769, by Gebruder Heubach 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pink-tinted complexion, blonde painted short boyish hair with sculpting details, intaglio blue eyes with prominent black pupils, white eyedots, short feathered brows, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth,

#241.

241. Five German Bisque “Snow Googlies”

accented lips, composition baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, body retouched. Marks:

3.5” (9 cm.) Each is all-bisque, sculpted with over-sized head with painted

7769 Heubach (sunburst) Germany.

large googly side-glancing eyes and tiny “O” shaped mouth, and having

Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa

white hooded costume with heavy “snow” grout finish, including standing

1915. Value Points: rarely-found

two black-complexioned children, each sculpted with open-top head

model with superior quality of sculpting

designed for use as candy container. Excellent condition. Germany, circa

including impressed eye crinkles and

1915. $500/800

philtrum, double chin, fine quality of bisque. $800/1200

#243.

244. German Bisque Character Known as “Hilda’s Older Sister”, Model 249, by Kestner 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 JDK 249. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915, the model resembles an older child version of Kestner’s signature baby doll Hilda. Value Points: rarely found model with lovely matte bisque, original soft full wig, lovely costume. $800/1200

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245. German Bisque Laughing Character by Gebruder Heubach 11” (28 cm.) Pinktinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with laughing expression, two glazed lower bead teeth, impressed dimples, brunette mohair wig, composition and

#245.

wooden fully-jointed

body, antique linen pants and shirt. Condition: generally excellent, little touch-up on lower right eye rim. Marks: Heubach (sunburst) 3 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: especially fine detail of sculpted dimples, fine quality of bisque. $500/700

246. German Bisque GlassEyed Character by Gebruder Heubach 11” (28 cm.) Pinktinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes , brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, two beaded teeth,

247. Beautiful German Bisque Child Known as “A.T. Kestner” in Fine Antique Costume

blonde mohair wig,

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, long painted lashes, rose-blushed

closed mouth with

composition and wooden ball-jointed

#246.

eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette human hair hand-tied wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body.

body, antique linen costume, knit tassel cap, undergarments, leather

Condition: faint hairline down the back of head, one finger missing. Marks: 9 (head) Excelsior (body).

shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst

Comments: Kestner, circa 1888, the model is known as “A.T. Kestner” for its close resemblance to the

mark). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points:

French bébé by Thuillier which it presumably was emulating. Value Points: very beautiful model with

wonderful expression achieved by fine sculpting and bisque. $800/1100

lovely complexion and painting, pretty antique costume. $1200/1500

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with black hair having feathering details around her face and carved chignon at back of head, well-defined carving of facial features and ears, tinted eyes, brows, and hips; and the young man with painted side-parted hair, carved facial features with small tinted eyes,. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope Mission dolls, circa 1930s. Value Points: each is wearing original hand-sewn multi-layered traditional costume. $700/900

250. German Bisque Lady Doll with Brown Hair and Fancy Hair Ornaments 11” (28 cm.) Stone bisque shoulder head of adult

#250.

lady with heart-

shaped face and elongated throat, shaded brown hair with widow’s peak and well-detailed curls that are

#248.

248. Four Chinese Wooden Dolls from Door of Hope Mission

captured in a snood at the back decorated with gold tassels and blue coronet, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brown brows, closed mouth with accent center line, muslin body with

11” (28 cm.) Each has carved wooden head, firmly-

bisque lower limbs, painted white stockings and black

stuffed muslin body, wooden lower arms and legs.

ankle boots with laces, antique costume. Condition:

Included is aged man with incised wrinkles narrow

generally excellent, left thumb tip chipped. Comments:

eyes with well-defined eye sockets, hollows below the

Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rare hair color and

eyes, bald pate with slightly-painted hair with real

rare hair style and ornamentation. $400/600

hair queue; woman with side-parted hair; Amah with

of Hope Mission, circa 1930s. Value Points: each doll

251. German Bisque Wigged Lady Doll with Lovely Antique Costume

is wearing its original traditional costume, handsewn

12” (30 cm.) Solid

at the Mission, in authentic detail, of fine silks and

domed bisque

cottons. $1100/1400

shoulder head

black painted hair in unusual geometric cut at sides of head and with chignon at the back, and young man with side-parted hair. Condition: generally excellent, costume of woman is frail. Comments: Chinese Door

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with oval face and

249. Two Chinese Wooden Dolls from Door of Hope Mission

#251.

11” (28 cm.) Each has wooden head, firmly-stuffed

red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows,

muslin body, and wooden lower limbs, the woman

closed mouth, brunette mohair wig with richly-

elongated throat, painted blue eyes,


braided coronet, muslin body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted black flat shoes, antique silk gown with silk fringe, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: elegant yet gentle presence on the beautifully-costumed lady. $600/800

252. German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair Known as “Alice in Wonderland” 10” (25 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump facial shape, blonde sculpted hair drawn away behind her ears into soft curls at the back, black hair band, painted cobalt blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque forearms, painted black shoes.

#252.

Condition: generally excellent, lower bisque

leg re-glued. Comments: Germany, circa 1860, the model closely resembles the original drawings of Alice in wonderland. Value Points: pretty child with beautifullydetails face, wonderful antique costume. $400/600

253. German Bisque Lady Doll, 1160, by Simon and Halbig with Original Wig 12” (30 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with oval facial shape and elongated throat, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, closed mouth with primly set lips, brunette mohair wig with arranged ringlet curls, kid gusset-jointed body with bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1160. Comments: Simon and “Little Women”, circa 1890.

254. Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Unusual Brown Sculpted Hair

Value Points: rarer large size of

12” (30 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of lady with oval face

the model, with original wig

and elongated throat, pale complexion, brown sculpted

and lovely antique costume.

hair with curls at sides of forehead and long ringlet curls,

$400/600

painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single

Halbig, their model known as

stroke brown brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with

Detail #254.

prim lips, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower limbs,

painted black ankle boots with red tassel ties, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: very rare hair color and beautiful painting of delicate facial features. $800/1200

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255. Early German Paper Mache Lady Doll with Brown Hair 18” (46 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with oval-face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair looped in front of her ears and captured in a braided chignon at the back, elongated throat, painted blue eyes with brown outlined, single stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms, antique costume. Condition: very good, some craquelure on throat and shoulders, possible early retouch of paint. Comments: Germany, circa 1845. Value Points: rare early model with beautifully-detailed hair including stippling around the sides of forehead, original body and costume. $300/500

256. American Lithographed Cloth Doll by Babyland Rag as Dutch Boy 14” (36 cm.) All cloth doll with lithographed face depicting short brown curls and painted blueglancing eyes, beautifully-shaded lips, muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some fading of facial features. Comments: Babyland Rag, circa 1907. Value Points: the doll wears factoryoriginal Dutch boy costume. $400/500

257. American Lithographed Cloth Doll by Babyland Rag 13” (33 cm.) All cloth doll with lithographed face depicting short brown curls and painted blueglancing eyes, beautifully-shaded lips, muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some fading of facial features. Comments: Babyland Rag, circa 1907. Value Points: charming doll in original boy’s costume. $400/500

258. Rare American Early Doll from New York Rubber/Goodyear in Original Dress #255.

14” (36 cm.) Pressed hard rubber shoulder head with sculpted black hair in long ringlet curls, painted brown eyes, painted lower lashes and upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, original muslin body with kid arms. Condition: some typical craquelure on face and shoulders. Marks: New York Rubber Co (Good year’s Pat.444. Comments: New York Rubber, circa 1860. Value Points: very rare doll with endearing expression, rare hair style, original perfectly-preserved body and red patterned linsey-woolsey dress. $300/600

259. American Cloth Topsy-Turvy Doll with Original Costume by Bruckner 12” (30 cm.) All cloth doll with two heads at opposite ends of torso, designed that costume would cover one head while the other was revealed, each head with pressed mask face with painted facial features and hair, including blonde curly-haired girl with blue eyes, and brown-complexioned girl with black eyes, black mohair wig and smiling mouth with two rows of teeth. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Pat’d July 9th, 1901. Comments: Bruckner, circa 1901. Value Points: near mint pristine condition of the American doll, crisp costume and facial painting on both dolls. $600/900

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260. American Cloth Character Lady with Brown Hair Chignon by Martha Chase 14” (36 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, dark

generally excellent. Comments: American, circa 1880. Value Points: delightful and imaginative doll with colorful costume including striped beanie cap and tasseled belt. $400/500

upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth, slender oil-painted body,

262. Very Rare American Folk Art Birthing Day from WPA of Depression Era

oil-painted stitch-jointed arms and legs, separate thumbs and defined fingers,

17” (43 cm.) Oil-painted complexion and facial

antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original Chase logo).

features over very firm sculpting material, red

Comments: Martha Chase of Rhode Island, circa 1890, from the series of adult

yarn hair, adult woman-shaped and detailed torso

ladies and gentleman, likely representing characters from various books. Value

with stomach cap opening to hollow interior and

Points: rare model with well-preserved original condition. $1100/1600

nestled unborn baby, with button-jointed shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition:

brown impasto-painted hair shaped smoothly around her face and pulled into a tight knot at the back of her head, brown painted eyes, red and brown

261. Rare and Pristine American Knit Doll

Detail #262.

generally excellent. Comments: an old hand-written paper label on the back says “This doll is one of several made by WPA workers in Fla (1935) under supervision of Miss Julia

15” (38 cm.) The firmly-stuffed doll is covered with knit yarn in various colors to

Graves, RN, to be used in instructing the ignorant mid-wives, both male and female. Given

represent her face and hands with brown complexion, and red and blue costume, with

to Lillian C. Bragg by Miss Graves, June 1957, Savannah Ga”. Value Points: very rare

embroidered details of eyes, nose and mouth, and costume decorations. Condition:

teaching doll with provenance, and with original birthing costume. $900/1400

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263. Early 20th-Century Shadowbox Depicting Paper-Children Playing 25” (64 cm.) x 17” . The oval frame of rich mahogany with sculpted gilt flowers has Art Nouveau wall paper against which is set an imaginative scene depicting paperdoll children in various playful scenes ranging from girl with doll, seaside children, children bathing and others, a lettered sign at the front is “Salvs”. Excellent condition. Early 20th century. $600/800

264. Late 19th Century Etching of Child Holding Polichinelle 24” (61 cm.) x 20”. The black and white etching of charcoal drawing depicts a wide-eyed child with tousled hair and striped costume, clasping a Polichinelle toy; the Polichinelle is especially well-rendered in this instance. With stamp on

#263.

bottom right corner indicating Alexander Thielemann, Hannover, 1895. Beautifullyframed and matted, excellent condition excepting one small water spot on bottom. $400/600

265. German All-Bisque Doll, 886, with Blue Stockings by Simon and Halbig 6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, blue painted stockings to above the knees, painted black shoes, blonde mohair wig, silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 886 1. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very pretty sweet face on the early swivel head all-bisque mignonette. $300/500

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266. German All-Bisque Doll, Model 184, with Painted Yellow Boots by Kestner 6” (15 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted yellow ankle boots, silk costume and hat. Condition: restoration on right thumb, chip at left arm rim and stringing hole. Marks: 184 7 (head, arms and legs). Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: very pretty plump face, rare yellow boots, nice antique costume. $200/400

267. Four Bisque Portrait Dolls of British Royal Family by Martha Thompson 21” (53 cm.) Each has hand-pressed bisque shoulder head with sculpted hair and defined facial features portraying Prince Phillip, Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles and Princess Anne, representing the family at the time of the Elizabeth’s coronation as Queen in 1953. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (each bears the mark of Martha Thompson, the name of the person, and 1953 date). Comments: sculpted and made by the premiere American artist, Martha Thompson, 1953. Value Points: rare dolls, especially as a complete set, are beautifully-preserved, each with original body and artistdesigned costume. $900/1300

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268. German Bisque “Snow Girl” with Cloth Body 11” (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head doll has heavily snow-crusted hood and shoulder plate, painted facial features, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower limbs, painted brown boots, costumed. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910. $200/400

#270.

271. German Bisque Snow Children with Piglets and Clover Leaves, Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 4.5” (11 cm.) The little boy and girl with well-detailed snow-crusted costume are each leading pet piglet on a leash, each piglet with

#269.

269. Two German Bisque “Snow Children” on Self Bases

a four-leaf clover on his mouth. The scene is posed on a snow-crusted base.

4.5” (11 cm.) Each is heavily snow-encrusted costume, one a young boy with blue

Impressed “4666”. Germany,

skating costume skating on snow-scattered ice pond, and the other a young girl posed

circa 1900, attributed

on skis on inclined hill. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $400/500

to Galluba & Hoffman.

270. Large German Bisque Vignette “Three Children on Sled”

$300/500

#271.

background with sloping hill upon which is posed a brown bisque sled, and three

272. Endearing German Snow-Bisque Figure of Little Girl, Attributed to Galluba and Hoffman

children merrily riding the sled, with delighted facial expressions, playful poses and

6” (15 cm.) The one-piece white bisque figure with rich snow crust overall, depicts

colorful costumes. Excellent condition. Impressed Germany 1045. Circa 1910. $400/600

a little girl standing in front of a bench on which is perched a bird with her nest of

10” (25 cm.) l. A heavy bisque figural features a white winter-snow covered tree and

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eggs; the detail of sculpting includes bare feet on girl with her shoes lying alongside. Blue stamp marking on underside (illegible). Excellent condition. Germany, late 19th century, attributed to Galluba and Hoffman. $500/700

273. German Bisque “Winter Sledding” Couple with Attached Vase 10” (25 cm.) l. The large bisque base is decorated on the front with a raised scene of a snow-covered hillside upon which is posed a sledding couple, he steering, and she holding onto his shoulders, with well-detailed sculpting of hair and costumes. Excellent condition. Incised 2266. Germany, circa 1900. $400/600

#273.

274. German Bisque Snow Children in Sledding Scene Attributed to Galluba & Hoffman 7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque vignette depicts a brown painted sled atop a richly snow-crusted hillside, with three children playfully posed, having colorful costumes that are covered with “snow”. Impressed “1660”. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, attributed to Galluba & Hoffman. $400/600

#272.

#274.

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275. Two Very Rare American Dolls from 1951 Fashion Academy Award Series by Alexander

stellar Fashion Academy award. Included is the Victorian Bride with exquisitely draped

21� (53 cm.) Each is all hard plastic with socket head and five-piece body, and has blue

coiffure with arranged curls and coronet of flowers; and the Champs-Elysee Lady with

green sleep eyes, elongated lashes, dark eye shadow, hand-painted lashes and brows, closed

fitted gown of embroidered ecru lace with high neck and designed with taffeta ruffled skirt

mouth with coral-shaded lips. Condition: generally excellent, unplayed with only slight

with train, with embroidered tulle purse and woven bonnet with flowers. Each costume

lace wear on sleeves of bride. Comments: two rare models from the so-called mystery

is tagged. Value Points: very rare dolls, now more than a half-century old, are remarkably

portrait series presented by Madame Alexander in 1951 and for which she was awarded the

preserved; few examples are known to exist. $4000/6000

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fitted wedding gown with lace modesty panels and lower skirt, bouquet, elaborate blonde


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