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

$75 ISBN: 1-931503-95-8 Printed in Hong Kong


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1. 15” Very Rare German Bisque Art Character, 208, with Painted Eyes by Kestner

82. 22” An Outstanding French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Size 9

3. 16” Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Art Character by Marseille

84. 13” Very Rare American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as “Maggie-Bessie” in Original Costume

5. 18” Very Fine American Cloth Doll by Izannah Walker with Ringlet Curls and Rare Painted Shoes

86. 18” Exceptional American Cloth Folk Doll, One-of-a-Kind, “Nana” by Dewees Cochran

8. 18” American Cloth Folk Doll with Painted Ears Known as “Maggie-Bessie”

102. 23” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Incised Depose Model, in Fine Antique Costume

9. 13” Very Fine Petite German Art Character, 150, by Simon and Halbig

103. 8 ½” Tiny French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A, in Original Chemise

11. 20” Outstanding German Bisque Art Character, Model 152, by Simon and Halbig

104. 22” Gorgeous French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Emile Jumeau

12. 14” Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed “Bébé Francais” by Emile Jumeau in Original Dress

105. 14” German Bisque Brown-Eyed Character, 536, by Bahr and Proschild

15. 26” Beautiful and All-Original French Bisque Bébé with R.R. Markings in Couturier Costume

107. 20” Rare German Bisque Character with Outstanding Character Modeling, 1267, by Franz Schmidt

17. 23” Extremely Rare German Bisque Portrait of Highly Characterized Woman by Mystery Maker

108. 21” German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character “Elise”, Model 109, by Kammer and Reinhardt

18. 25” Rare American Cloth Portrait Doll of George Washington in Original Costume by Martha Chase

112. 18” German Bisque Googly, 172, by Hertel and Schwab in Rare Large Size

20. 26” Rare and Very Fine American Black Cloth Character Doll by Martha Chase

118. 26” Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Poupée by Pierre-Francois Jumeau

22. 17” Splendid French Black-Complexioned Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru

120. 18” Superb French Bisque Poupée with Original Label from A La Galerie Vivienne

23. 9 ½” Very Rare Petite French Bisque Bébé A.T., Size 1, by Andre Thuillier

126. 25” All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 11, in Original Jumeau Costume and Signed Shoes

24. 23” Outstanding German Bisque Art Character as Polichinelle by Simon and Halbig

130. 17” Very Rare Fine Earliest Period French Bébé EJ with All-Wooden Fully Articulated Body

25. 12” Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau

131. 16” Superb All-Original French Bisque Bébé Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru

27. 21” Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bébé Jumeau in Lovely Costume and Signed Early Jumeau Shoes

132. 25” Gorgeous French Bisque “Paris Depose” with Highly Characterized Face by Emile Jumeau

31. 14” Very Rare German Bisque Portrait of Princess Juliana by Gebruder Heubach

133. 11” Beautiful Wide-Eyed French Bisque Bébé, Size 2, by Emile Jumeau

32. 13” Rare Bisque Character Portraying Older Gentleman with Superb Antique Costume

137. 15” French Bisque Bébé E.J., Size 6, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes

33. 21” Very Rare French Bisque Double-Faced Character Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru

154. 15” Petite All-Original German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt

35. 30” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé Triste, Size 14, by Emile Jumeau in Original Couturier Costume

155. 16” Fine German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, by Kestner with Original Costume

36. 12” Very Rare and Beautiful French Bisque Double-Faced Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru

158. 19” German Bisque Art Character, 114, “Hans” by Kammer and Reinhardt with Rare Glass Eyes

37. 26” All-Original French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with Extraordinary Couturier Costume

159. 17” Fine Early French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Shoes

41. 16” Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1303, as Native American by Simon & Halbig

160. 14” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 3, with Splendid Eyes

42. 22” Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1303, Depicting Highly Characterized Woman

165. 14” Rare Sonneberg Ebony-Black Bisque Character by Mystery Maker with French Boutique Label

56. 18” Fine French Porcelain Poupée by Adelaide Huret with All-Wooden Articulated Body

177. 20” German Bisque Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn

58. 17” An Outstanding French Bisque Bébé “H” by Halopeau in Fine Early Costume

178. 22” Very Rare and Fine German Bisque Art Character “Karl”, Model 107, by Simon and Halbig

60. 12” Outstanding German Bisque Art Character, Model 102, by Kammer and Reinhardt

179. 19” Large German Bisque Art Character, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt

61. 14 ½” Outstanding German Bisque Winking Googly with Sculpted Cap by Gebruder Knoch

185. 15” German Bisque Art Character, 151, by Simon and Halbig

62. 13” Rare German Bisque Topknot Googly, Model 8589, by Gebruder Heubach

190. 16” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Petit et Dumoutier

63. 19” Very Rare German Bisque Winking Googly, Model 175, by Hertel and Schwab

193. 11” Lovely Wide-Eyed French Bisque Bébé Mothereau in Petite Size

66. 13” Rare German Bisque Pouting Character “Fany” by Marseille

194. 12” Gorgeous Petite French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Size 4, in Original Costume

68. 12 ½” German Bisque Art Character, I, by Simon and Halbig with Compelling Expression

199. 19” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé EJ, Size 8, by Emile Jumeau

69. 16” Beautiful German Bisque Doll, XI, with Closed Mouth by Kestner

203. 18” Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Known as “A.T. Kestner”

70. 20” Rare German Bisque Character, 208, with Glass Eyes by Kestner

204. 16” German Bisque Character “Phillip” with Rare Sculpted Hair by Kammer and Reinhardt

71. 21” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, with Signed Bru Shoes

208. 15” Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Original Toddler Body

72. 8” Tiny French Bisque Bébé, Series B, by Jules Steiner

266. 23” French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Size 11, in Beautiful Antique Costume with Signed Shoes

73. 17” Extremely Rare French Bisque Bébé by Pierre-Victor Clement with Deposed Hollow Leather Body

266.1. 12” French Bisque Bébé, Size 3, by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Jumeau Shoes


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1. Very Rare German Bisque Art Character, 208, with Painted Eyes by Kestner 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump face, brown painted eyes with white accent dots, red upper eyeliner, delicately fringed upper lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, rounded nose, closed mouth with slightly fretful expression, accent line between the lips, original auburn mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique cotton print dress, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C ½ made in Germany 1 ½ 208 (head) Germany (torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, the very rare solemn-faced art character model was offered with either glass or painted eyes; few models exist. Value Points: most endearing expression achieved by very fine detail of sculpting with impressed details of dimples at the lip corners, around the eye corners and chin, original body and body finish. $3000/4500

2. German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille in Original Cossack Costume 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, impressed cheek dimples, brunette mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body with painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 323 Germany A 11/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: impish googly wears all-original Cossack costume of velvet, silk and fur with “jewel” inlays. $500/700

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3. Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Art Character by Marseille 16� (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted downcast pale blue intaglio eyes in well-defined eye sockets, white accent dots, black and red upper eyeliner, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined row of teeth between shaded lips, brunette human hair with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique woolen and silk dress, undergarments, socks, leather ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany A 5 M. Comments: Marsaille, circa 1910. Value Points: rare painted art character from this firm, with exceptionally fine detail of eyes, rare painted teeth, finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $3000/4000

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4. Wonderful American Early Cloth “Miss Chitty” Doll 17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with stitched-on shoulder head, flat-dimensional face, center seam at back of head and below the chin, stitched-on stuck-out ears, oil-painted complexion, short brown curls, painted facial features, large blue eyes, outlined nose, small mouth with downcast lips, stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hip and knees, separate thumbs, wearing (frail) original homespun dress, undergarments and handmade shoes. Condition: original as found, complexion darkened. Comments: the American cloth doll, known as “Miss Chitty”, is attributed to Emma Louisa Chitty of Old Salem, North Carolina, circa 1875, who is credited for inspiring and aiding Maggie and Bessie Pfohl in the creation of their slightly later doll. Very few of the “Miss Chitty” dolls were ever made and are quite rare. Value Points: the folk charm is enhanced by rarity, the doll bears a blue-ribbon award from UFDC national convention in 2002, and a handwritten note, “Ione Fuller’s doll, Red Bird - First word I learned to say”. $2500/4500

5. Very Fine American Cloth Doll by Izannah Walker with Ringlet Curls and Rare Painted Shoes 18” (46 cm.) Cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted complexion and facial features, center-parted hair with two shaded ringlet curls in front of each stitch-shaped ear, and then forming into ringlet curls that tumble onto her nape, outlined brown eyes with thin black outlines, well-defined eyelids, lightly stroked brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, firmly stuffed body with stitch jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, defined applied thumbs, unusual original blue sateen body cover, oil-painted hands and lower legs, painted black ankle boots with lacing and bows, antique costume which may be original. Condition: generally excellent, very light typical craquelure on face. Comments: circa 1865, Izannah Walker, the Pawtucket, Rhode Island, doll creator who obtained a patent for her dolls in 1873, but likely had been making them for some time previously. Her patent described her purpose was to create a doll that is “easily

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kept clean and not apt to injure a young child which may fall upon it. It will preserve its appearance for a long time.” An inventive and hardy New Englander, she “made dolls and doll furniture, tinkered with household gadgets, designed a parlor heater ‘that beat Ben Franklins’, raised canaries, dabbled in real estate and was looked upon with admiration by male contemporaries because of her skill with carpenters’ tools...” according to a contemporary write-up in the Providence Bulletin. Value Points: deservedly the most prized of American folk dolls with fine artistry of painting, rare ringlet curled hair style with exquisite detail of shaded color, rare body style with blue sateen body cover and painted ankle boots. The Izannah Walker doll has rightfully been compared to the celebrated American folk art canvas paintings of William Matthew Prior (18061873). $12,000/18,000

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6. Fine All-Original American Cloth Oil-Painted Doll Known as “Maggie-Bessie” 14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face except for shaped chin, oil-painted complexion and facial features, painted golden-brown center-parted hair in soft swirling curls, bright blue eyes with white eye dots, eyeliner, one-stroke brows, outlined nose with accent dots, closed mouth

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with extended center line, stitch jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, separate thumbs, wearing original rose cotton dress with handmade rick-rack trim, original undergarments, stockings, bonnet and rose shoes with little buckles. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: known as Maggie-Bessie doll in reference to the Pfohl sisters of North Carolina who created the doll, early 20th century; according to a statement made by one


sister, only 140 of the dolls were ever created. Value Points: a veritable work of art on canvas formed into a child’s doll is superbly preserved and all original, with finest oil-painted complexion and features. $6000/8000

7. American Cloth Brown-Eyed “Columbian Doll” by Emma Adams 15” (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with stitched-on shoulder plate head over muslin form, gusseted seam line at the crown, flatdimensional rounded face with oil-painted complexion, facial features, and short brown shaded curls, shaded brown eyes with short-stroke brows, outlined nose, painted bow-shaped mouth, muslin stitch-shaped body, nice antique costume, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent, fine original finish. Comments: Emma Adams of Oswego, New York, whose doll was named the Columbian Doll after being awarded a Gold Medal at the Chicago 1893 International Exposition; this was the first American doll to be awarded the Gold Medal at any international exposition, an honor previously bestowed mostly on French doll firms such as Jumeau. Value Points: beautiful painting of features with artistic detailing such as little crinkle to lip corners and shading of eyes. $2000/3000

8. American Cloth Folk Doll with Painted Ears Known as “Maggie-Bessie” 18” (46 cm.) All-cloth doll constructed with five pie sliceshaped seams at the back of the head from the center crown, small chin seam, flat dimensional face, oil-painted complexion, hair and features, short brown center-parted hair with little tendrils of curls above the painted ears, large shaded blue eyes, painted brows and eyeliner, outlined nose with accented nostrils, small closed mouth with prim lips, firmly stuffed body with stitch jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, separate thumb, wearing original costume with neatly embroidered bodice. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: an early model of the American folk doll by Maggie and Bessie Pfohl of Old Salem, North Carolina, circa 1890. The doll was featured on the Spring 1999 cover of Doll News. Value Points: very fine artistry of painted complexion and facial features on the well-preserved early example of the “Maggie-Bessie” doll, with rare painted ears. $7000/9500

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10. Pair, German All-Bisque BlackStocking Dolls in Original Costumes and Box 4” (10 cm.) Each is all-bisque with swivel head, brown sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, pegjointed bisque arms and legs, painted black stockings and brown shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0. Comments: Germany, circa 1890, attributed to Simon and Halbig. Value Points: the dolls are wearing their vibrant and colorful factory-original knit costumes, and are presented in original gift box with decorative papers. $700/900

11. Outstanding German Bisque Art Character, Model 152, by Simon and Halbig

9. Very Fine Petite German Art Character, 150, by Simon and Halbig 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender elongated features depicting an older child, deeply set painted brown eyes with defined hollows and upper lids, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke angled brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the very full lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: 150 S&H 2/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig from their art character series, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare model with outstanding sculpting especially for this more petite model, and enhanced by finest touches of lustrous patina. $6000/8000

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20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender angular features depicting an adult lady, aquiline nose, painted brown eyes with heavily modeled lids and well-sculpted eye sockets, thickly fringed lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with solemn expression, shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden fully jointed lady body with defined bosom, tiny waist and accentuated derriere, antique original gown and undergarments, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, their 152 model of adult lady, presented by the firm, circa 1910, and, according to research by German scholar Marianne Cieslik, possibly a portrait model of Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919), the Polish-born German intellectual and social reformer whose short life was spent advocating the rights of the common man and woman, and who was considered a heroine in her time. Value Points: the great rarity of the model with intriguing historical background is enhanced by her exceptional artistry of sculpting and finest quality of bisque, original body, body finish and wig. $11,000/17,000


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12. Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed “Bébé Francais” by Emile Jumeau in Original Dress 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with heart-shaped face, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B. 5 F. (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Bébé Francais, by Emile Jumeau, circa 1890, the rare model was created by Jumeau after winning his lawsuit against Danel et Cie, and appears to the be forerunner of the Jumeau 225 art character doll to which it is virtually identical. Value Points: rare bébé with beautiful wide-eyed expression and bisque, original body and body finish, beautiful original rose silk dress with black Alencon lace, undergarments, woven bonnet, stockings, and shoes. $3500/4500

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8 ½” (22 cm.) All bisque with kidedged swivel head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain tiny teeth, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted black stockings, brown two-strap heeled shoes with little bows, brunette human hair braids. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 886. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890.


Value Points: sought-after so-called black-stocking model with dramatic large brown eyes, wearing pretty antique dress and undergarments. $800/1100

14. French Wooden Doll Cabinet with Faux Inlay Designs and Bear Finial 18” (46 cm.) The dark walnut wooden cabinet has chip-carved detail on sides, base and crest which centers the carved figure of an upright bear, with double full-length doors having four panels that are decorated with faux inlay to appear as though exotic woods. Generally excellent. French, circa 1880. $500/700

15. Beautiful and All-Original French Bisque Bébé with R.R. Markings in Couturier Costume 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner encircles the eye cut, painted lashes, widely arched brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. 15 detail Marks: R 12 R. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890, the doll was specially commissioned from Jumeau by the mystery firm designated as R.R. Value Points: very lovely presence and quality of bisque, the doll wears original superb couturier peach silk antique costume, fine bonnet, undergarments, and signed Jumeau shoes. $6000/8500

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16. Petite French Bisque Poupée by Leontine Rohmer with Lavish Original Trousseau and Accessories 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket on unique and original bisque shoulder plate designed to prevent the head from turning an unrealistic 360 degrees, with deposed head/neck attachment at crown (under wig), very plump face, painted blue upperglancing eyes with shaded detail, thick black upper eyeliner, painted upper and lower lashes, arched and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, horsehair-filled kid poupée body, brass grommet holes in torso for string-sitting system (ribbons missing), gusset-jointed knees, wooden lower legs, porcelain arms from above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Rohmer 16.

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oval stamp on torso). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860. Value Points: most beautiful model with rare deposed articulation systems is beautifully preserved in her original early French trunk with various compartments and layers, and owns a superb original trousseau, comprising 12 complete ensembles for various social events or day wear, an assortment of various undergarments and partial costumes, four pairs of early shoes, four pairs of woven stockings, five fancy bonnets, four caps, snood, chemisette and sleeves, fur collar with foxtails, fur muff in unusual “Voila le Plaisir� container, and more. $15,000/20,000

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17. Extremely Rare German Bisque Portrait of Highly Characterized Woman by Mystery Maker 23� (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, very elongated lower face having very full throat and pronounced shape of nose, small blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, slightly modeled brows with feathered details, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with slightly downcast outlined lips, impressed chin dimple, unpierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume comprising black taffeta jacket, woven bonnet, silk costume, undergarments, and kidskin shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900, mystery maker, possibly Simon and Halbig. Value Points: extremely rare model of which other models are not known to exist, having highly characterized artistic sculpting with most distinctive features, finest quality of bisque and painting. $30,000/40,000

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18. Rare American Cloth Portrait Doll of George Washington in Original Costume by Martha Chase 25” (64 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features to depict George Washington, having blue painted narrow 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 ponytail at the nape, cotton sateen body cover, stitch-jointed arms and legs, oil-painted hands and feet with defined fingers and toes, wearing factory-original blue and gold 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, the model may have been inspired by the centennial celebration of Washington’s 1789 inauguration. Value Points: very rare doll with distinctive portrait sculpting that perfectly captures Washington’s person, in perfectly preserved original condition with most artistic painting of complexion, features and hair. $6000/9000

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19. American Cloth BlueEyed Doll with Bobbed Hair by Martha Chase 16� (41 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, rosy complexion and impasto painted blonde hair which has straight bangs and bobbed Dutch-style shape, large brown eyes, painted curly upper lashes, brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, sateen torso cover, jointing at shoulder and hips, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Martha Chase logo stamp on leg). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1915. Value Points: rare bobbed hair style and beautifully painted solemn expression on the wonderfully preserved doll. $800/1000

20. Rare and Very Fine American Black Cloth Character Doll by Martha Chase 26� (66 cm.) Stockinette cloth head with pressed and oil-painted rich brown complexion and facial features, painted dark brown eyes with two white eye dots in each eye, black upper eyeliner, black painted brows, broad nose, full lips of closed mouth, very plump cheeks and chin, stitch-shaped ears, black fleecy hair, brown cotton sateen torso, brown oil-painted hands and bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Chase Doll (original paper label on back torso). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1895. Value Points: one of the rarest models by that firm, in exceptional size suggesting its possible origin as an exhibition doll, and having distinctive artistic facial modeling and painting, and preserved in near mint condition. $6000/8500

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21. Chinese Carved Wooden Doll with Original Costume and Unique Assembly 13” (33 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with solid bald dome excepting defined block of comb-marked hair at center front crown, cut eye sockets with painted eyes, defined ears, closed mouth with hint of smile, all-wooden body with torso that separates at the sides for access to unusual torso assembly, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, the wood, carving and characterization is in the manner of Door of Hope Mission dolls, circa 1910. Value Points: wonderful detail of carving, unusual hair, expressive features, rare body assembly, and wonderful embroidered silk costume. $1200/1600

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22. Splendid French BlackComplexioned Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru

17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head with ebony-black complexion, on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, black eyeliner, painted lashes, black sculpted brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with full lips, pierced ears, black mohair fleecy wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with scalloped collarette, gusset jointing at hips and knees, black bisque forearms with finely sculpted fingers, antique silk and velvet dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 6 (head) No. 6 Bru Jne (shoulders) (original Bru paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value Points: splendid and rare blackcomplexioned bébé with fine luminous flawless bisque, original body with perfect bisque hands. $18,000/25,000

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mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 1 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1882. Value Points: very rare petite size 1 with entrancing expression and splendid eyes, body in near mint condition. $11,000/16,000

24. Outstanding German Bisque Art Character as Polichinelle by Simon and Halbig

23. Very Rare Petite French Bisque Bébé A.T., Size 1, by Andre Thuillier 9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks and throat, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde

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23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with sharply angular facial features, pronounced long pointing nose and pointy chin, high cheekbones and incised wrinkles at outer eye corners, high angled brows with sculpting detail, furrowed brows, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, closed mouth with grimace smile, outlined lips, row of painted teeth, brunette human hair, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig from their 1300 series, circa 1900, for the French market. Value Points: extremely rare model with outstanding sculpting and bisque, wonderful antique Polichinelle costume with signature humps and bicorn hat may be original and is superbly appropriate for the bisque model. $11,000/18,000


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25. Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau 12” (30 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, large grey/blue glass inset eyes known as “wrap-around” with spiral threading and pronounced black pupils, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, rose-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique aqua silk costume, undergarments, leather slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8/0 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: very sought-after early portrait model bébé with entrancing large shape of richly threaded eyes, finest quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $6000/8000

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26. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Rare Body and Bisque Hands 13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carved shapely wooden torso with stretched kid cover, hinged thighs with kid culotte cover that is loose at the jointed knees, metal arms that are jointed at the shoulders and elbows, bisque jointed wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870, the maker remains a mystery and may have been a special commission for the Paris doll shop of Terrene as similar examples of this doll have been found with this store label. Value Points: rare body in beautifully preserved condition, beguiling gentle expression, fine antique costume and accessories. $3000/4000

27. Very Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bébé Jumeau in Lovely Costume and Signed Early Jumeau Shoes 21” (53 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very full cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with rich spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the very full lips, separately applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, fine antique costume including exquisite bonnet and leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau” in gilt lettering. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: gorgeous bébé with fine delicate bisque, richly threaded eyes, fine antique costume. $7000/9000

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28. German Bisque Art Character, 7764, by Gebruder Heubach 17” (43 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, sculpted short brown hair in deeply sculpted curls with pink hair bow, sculpted facial features, deeply set eye sockets with painted blue side-glancing eyes, large black pupils with white eye dots, brush-stroked brows, round nose tip with accented nostrils, closed mouth in “O” shape with shaded and outlined lips, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny hidden chip on base of neck socket. Marks: 6 7764 Heubach (sunburst mark) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: the rarity of the model is rivaled by its exceptional quality of sculpting especially around the eyes and cheeks. $2500/3500

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29. German Bisque Character with Sculpted Bonnet, Model 7959, by Gebruder Heubach 12” (30 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with sculpted bonnet having texture, detail and scalloped rim, sculpted forelock of hair, intaglio pale blue side-glancing eyes with white eye dots, wavy brows, closed mouth with accented lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 7959 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine quality of sculpting and bisque, with rare sculpted bonnet. $1500/1800

30. German Bisque Pouting Boy by Gebruder Heubach with Unusual Hair Variation 14” (36 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque shoulder head with smooth solid dome, and painted brown hair having stippled details at the forehead, intaglio dark blue eyes, black and red incised eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, kid pin-jointed body, bisque forearms, nicely costumed. Marks: 2 Germany (and green number stamp). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: rare variation of hair with smooth textured pate and nicely shaded detail on the wistful boy. $400/600

31. Very Rare German Bisque Portrait of Princess Juliana by Gebruder Heubach 14” (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head depicting a young girl, sculpted short blonde wispy hair tucked behind her fully modeled ears and captured at the crown by a sculpted aqua-blue hair bow, small intaglio upper-glancing blue eyes

with black incised eyeliner, white eye dots, accented nostrils of rounded nose, closed mouth with solemn expression, accent line between the lips, Sonneberg composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique silk dress with maroon velvet trim, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 Heubach (in square) 8381 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912, the doll was modeled to represent the beloved young child, Princess Juliana of the Netherlands. Value Points: very rare portrait model made in two sizes only, with exceptionally detailed sculpting of hair, and finest quality bisque and painting. $4000/6000

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32. Rare Bisque Character Portraying Older Gentleman with Superb Antique Costume 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head depicting older man with pronounced nose, double chin and deeply defined jowls, incised laughter and age wrinkles, brown glass inset eyes, brush-stroked brows, painted lashes, closed mouth with two beaded teeth in otherwise toothless mouth, sculpted ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, ½” original firing line behind left ear. Comments: maker unknown, circa 1890. Value Points: very rare doll with outstanding detail of sculpting, fine antique gentleman’s formal wear ensemble of couturier quality, including top hat. $2000/3000

33. Very Rare French Bisque Double-Faced Character Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru 21” (53 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flat-cut neck socket, and having two faces (one revealed, the other under wig) that can be alternately revealed; one face with blue glass inset eyes, heavily modeled eyelids, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with wide smiling expression, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips; the other face with scowling expression, very rosy complexion, brilliant blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed “O”-shaped mouth with shaded tongue and lips. With brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully jointed body, antique black velvet costume and cap. Condition: generally excellent, body is appropriate albeit not original. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1885, the double-faced poupée was first deposed by Bru in 1867, and thereafter appeared in several variations which were not deposed, including this distinctive character-faced model. The luxury details of the doll include such aspects as unique sculpted ears for each face. Value Points: very rare character doll, especially in this large size, with exceptional quality of sculpting, complexion, and painting. The doll was awarded a blue ribbon at 1998 UFDC convention. $14,000/18,000

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fingers, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (artist checkmarked). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: rare complexion with fine flawless complexion, sturdy original body. $2500/3500

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34. French Bisque Poupée by Emile Jumeau with Rare Mulatto Complexion 14” (36 cm.) Light brown (mulatto) bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, amberbrown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brown feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, black mohair wig in elaborate coiffure over cork pate, lightly brown-tinted French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed limbs, stitched and separated

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30” (76 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks and chin, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with heavy upper eyelids, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows with decorative glaze, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined and accented lips, dimpled chin, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed plump body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the wistful-faced Bébé Triste, circa 1884. Value Points: gorgeous face, complexion and delicate painting of features on the rare size 14, original body and body finish, superb original silk couturier dress of maroon and peach silk, undergarments, maroon socks, leather shoes with brown silk rosettes. The doll was featured on the front cover of Doll News, Spring 1977. $18,000/25,000


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36. Very Rare and Beautiful French Bisque Double-Faced Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru 12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, the head with two different faces that are alternately revealed by pivoting the wig and bonnet back and forward. One face depicts a pretty plump-faced child with painted brilliant blue eyes, dark upper eyeliner, painted lashes, closed mouth with two rows of painted tiny teeth; and the other features a crying child with painted features, squinting eyes with black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, scowling expression, closed mouth modeled as though open and wailing. The wig is attached to a carton hood that pivots back and forward. The bébé has classic Bru kid bébé body with gusset jointing, bisque forearms and separately sculpted fingers, and is wearing a beautiful maroon sateen dress, fancy bonnet, undergarments, socks, red leather shoes, and also owns original bébé pique night wear. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880, the model was an adaptation of the earlier double-face poupée deposed by Bru, and was only made for a very few short years. Value Points: among the rarest of the Bru bébés, this example with very beautiful bisque and painting, sturdy original body with perfect bisque hands. $9000/12,000

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37. All-Original French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with Extraordinary Couturier Costume 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, defined 37 detail space between the 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) Bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, fine luminous complexion, original body and body finish, wearing extraordinary original couturier costume of aqua velvet with panels of cream cashmere with embroidery and paillettes, with matching bonnet, undergarments, signed Jumeau leather shoes, earrings. $6000/8500

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38. Very Rare Teary-Eyed American Black Paper Mache Character Doll Attributed to Leo Moss 24� (61 cm.) Hand-pressed paper mache socket head, rich dark brown complexion, sculpted very tightly curled hair, sculpted angled black brows, heavily lidded inset brown downcast eyes with black eyeliner, three modeled tears, little pointy nose, closed mouth with full lips in pouting downcast pose, very plump lower cheeks, black composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (illegible markings). Comments: attributed to Leo Moss, circa 1900, according to oral legend, the itinerant black carpenter of Georgia is believed to have created a small number of one-of-a-kind dolls depicting children of his small town world; his materials were those found at hand, for example the leftover scraps of wallpaper from his day job. The tearful-faced children were signature to his style, and each was created uniquely. Value Points: rare American doll with outstanding artistry, enhanced by the intriguing background of the artist, in fine superb state of preservation. $7000/10,000

39. Rare American Black-Complexioned Character Child Attributed to Leo Moss 25� (64 cm.) Black-complexioned paper mache head with flanged neck, deeply sculpted short hair with very tight curls, brown glass inset eyes with painted lower lashes, modeled thick black brows, broad rounded nose, very full lips of closed mouth, brown muslin baby torso, brown composition baby-shaped arms and legs, antique baby dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (illegible series of numbers on head). Comments: American, early 20th century, attributed to Leo Moss, the itinerant handyman who is believed to have created the series of black children representing youngsters from his Georgia hometown, some representing his own children. Value Points: artful and endearing portrait with notable detail of sculpted hair and expressive eyes, beautifully preserved. $5000/7000

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40. Very Rare American BrownComplexioned Paper Mache Portrait of Lady by Leo Moss 28� (71 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head of brown-complexioned lady with oval-shaped face and elongated throat, sculpted hair in arranged curls and captured at the nape with a red sculpted bow, brown glass inset eyes, black eyeliner, thick sculpted brows, aquiline nose, high cheek bones, closed mouth with smiling expression, brown muslin torso, brown composition lower arms, composition lower legs with painted stockings and sculpted black heeled shoes, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: LM 1900 (shoulders). Comments: American, attributed to Leo Moss, the early 20th century folk artist of Macon, Georgia, who created from found scraps an amazing group of black dolls, each individually sculpted and personified; the adult figures are especially rare. Value Points: outstanding sculpture of black lady with unique coiffure, gentle smile, original body and finish, perfectly preserved, and bearing a blue ribbon from 1998 UFDC convention, and shown in the January 1999 issue of Antique Doll Collector. $6000/9000

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41. Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1303, as Native American by Simon & Halbig 16� (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with sienna-tinted complexion, painted large brown eyes with shaded detail, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, black mohair braided wig, sienna-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing kidskin dress with elaborately beaded detail. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 S&H Germany 0 ½. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900, the 1303 model was made in several variations including glass or painted eyes, and various ethnicities. Value Points: very rare doll with outstanding quality of sculpting, especially around nose and mouth, and finest bisque with flawless complexion. $5000/7500

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42. Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1303, Depicting Highly Characterized Woman 22� (56 cm.) Bisque socket head of adult woman with very angular facial planes, oval face with shapely defined nose, chin and cheekbones, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body with shapely bosom, waist, and elongated limbs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 S&H 8 ½ Germany (head) Heinrich Handwerck Germany (torso). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900, the glass-eyed variation of the rare model. Value Points: exceptional quality of sculpting especially planes of cheek and chin, very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $7500/9500

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43. Chinese Wooden Kindergarten Child from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 7” (18 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted locks of hair at the crown, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body and limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910. Value Points: the rare little child is wearing exceptional original costume with lined tunic under lined cotton apron with pouch pocket, cotton print pants, matching red silk cap and collar with embroidered and fringed details, red cotton slippers with embroidered cat heads at the toes. $800/1200

features, cloth body and legs, wooden lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, a folded paper inside costume reads “boy in silk”. Value Points: the young boy wears original blue silk tunic with cotton lining, silk vest with frog closures, cotton pants, embroidered silk slippers and vibrant purple cap with pom-pom. $800/1200

44. Chinese Wooden Baby in Bunting with Elaborate Cap from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 7” (18 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted locks of hair at the crown, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body and limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910. Value Points: rare child model with most elaborate original costume comprising lined tunic over shirt, unusual cotton print pants with attached feet, embroidered collar, very elaborate cap which snugly fits the head with elaborate detail and silk pom-poms, and with original cloth bunting whose lining matches the pants. $800/1200

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46. Pair, Chinese Wooden Children from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 7” (18 cm.) Each has carved wooden head, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body and legs, wooden lower arms, the girl with painted pate and black thread hair, and the boy with black painted hair. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910. Value Points: early children, wearing fine original detailed costumes with lined silk tunics, the boy with added vest and fitted leggings, red silk cap and green slippers, and the girl with loose trousers, green slippers and embroidered cap with pom-pom. $1200/1500

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48. Chinese Wooden Amah from Door of Hope Mission with Original Label 11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with black painted hair having stippled details of bangs, and carved coiled chignon with painted comb, carved facial features with deeply set eyes, tinted lips, cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920. Value Points: wearing original blue cotton tunic and pants, apron, black silk slippers, and with original paper label “Amah”. $600/800

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47. Chinese Wooden Amah with Baby from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 11” (28 cm.) Each with carved wooden head and carved and tinted facial features, the woman with painted black hair having unusual detail over ears and with comb-accented chignon at the back, cloth body with wooden hands, wearing blue cotton tunic and trousers, white shirt, black silk slippers, and with sash that connects to the red silk bunting at her back. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: from first period of dolls created by the Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910. Value Points: both with original costumes, the bunting holds a baby with all-cloth body and painted forelock tufts, wearing cotton baby dress, with matching embroidered silk collar and cap. $1100/1500

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7” (18 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted black pate decorated with painted red combs, attached thread hair and queue, carved and painted facial features, cloth body with wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission, circa 1910, faint Chinese lettering on inside of tunic. Value Points: 49. the rare early child has wonderful face, wearing original ivory and aqua silk tunic and pants, embroidered purple slippers, embroidered headdress. $800/1100

50. Chinese Wooden Schoolboy from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 9” (23 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, painted short side-parted black hair with stippling detail, painted and carved facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910. Value Points: solemn-faced young lad wears original tunic with frog closures under (frail) black silk vest, grey fitted trousers, black silk slippers and black cap. $700/900

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51. Chinese Wooden Buddhist Priest from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with bald pate, welldefined ears and facial features with tinted painting, cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope, early period, circa 1910, depicting Buddhist priest. Value Points: rare early model wearing linen kimono over blue short jacket with elongated sleeves, another blue jacket, blue fitted trousers, yellow cord slippers with white cording. $1100/1500

52. Very Rare Chinese Wooden Buddhist Girl Nun from Door of Hope Mission 8” (20 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with bald pate encircled by a ringlet band of stippled hair, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese wooden Door of Hope, circa 1910, the doll represents 52. “Buddhist girl nun” according to original paper tag on tunic. Value Points: very rare model with original label, rare hair, original costume comprising blue serge tunic and pants, under shirt, yellow slippers with white cording. $1800/2500

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53. Very Rare Chinese Wooden Hospital Nurse from Door of Hope Mission, Early Period 11 ½” (29 cm.) Carved wooden head with very distinctive carved coiffure, hair drawn back from the forehead and with tightly woven braid around the back of head, stippling details of hair around the forehead, carved and tinted facial features cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, the nurse was one of the original dolls offered in 1910. Value Points: very rare model with distinctive coiffure, original striped cambric tunic and pants with white pinafore, red emblem on pinafore, black slippers, and having original paper label “A Hospital Nurse”. $2000/3000

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54. French Porcelain Doll with Rare Chignon by Jacob Petit 16” (41 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with slight pink tinting, oval face and elongated strong throat, black sculpted hair with small V-shape center part, looped curls below the sculpted ears and drawn back into a very tight chignon at the back of head, painted bright blue 54. upper-glancing eyes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, kid poupée body with shapely torso and limbs, mitten hands, silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, attributed to Jacob Petit, circa 1850. Value Points: rare early model with highly stylized coiffure made popular by Queen Victoria. $1200/1600

55. Rare French Soldier with Elaborately Detailed Accessories from Important Commemorative Series 13” (33 cm.) Terra cotta head with painted features, complexion, hair and moustache, armature wrapped body with terra cotta hands, posed on

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original wooden stand. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: from a series of WWI soldiers, exhibited at the Musee de la Guerre in Vincennes, France in 1934, commemorating the 20th anniversary of that war’s beginning; an article about the soldiers appeared in the French magazine L’Illustration in 1934 along with hand-tinted photographs of each figure. Value Points: extremely rare, with superbly constructed costume of fine blue woolens representing “Tenue de Campagne” (Soldier fitted for the War Front), with detail of construction including brass buttons, laced fitted kidskin boots, and a number of accessories including ammunition bag, metal helmet, bed roll, canteen, wooden rifle, clogs, twill sacks and portfolios. $1200/1800

56. Fine French Porcelain Poupée by Adelaide Huret with All-Wooden Articulated Body 18” (46 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with very plump face, pale blue shaded downcast eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted all-around lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, unpierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, all-wooden poupée body with shapely torso, swivel waist, dowel jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles, separately carved fingers, wearing blue cotton print dress, undergarments, very fancy leather heeled boots with gold buttons. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Adelaide Huret, earliest period poupée, circa 1855, with French articulated poupée body. Value Points: very beautiful Huret poupée with exquisite painting, delicate blushing on cheeks and chin, luxury wooden body with extra articulations. $12,000/15,000

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57. French Wooden Chaise a Porteur as Vitrine with Oil-Painted Scenes 20” (51 cm.) The wooden chaise a porteur (sedan chair) has bombe-shaped detail and beveled glass door and windows, with rich oil-painted decorations in the 18th century manner, including a court scene of gentleman and lady. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $1100/1500

58. An Outstanding French Bisque Bébé “H” by Halopeau in Fine Early Costume 17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with plump cheeks, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 H (head) 1 (torso and right foot). Comments: Aristide Halopeau, circa 1884, only this one facial model is known from the firm, and few models of the bébé were created. Value Points: among the rarest of the classic-period French bébés, the “H” bébé has very beautiful expression, and finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, and is wearing a superb antique costume comprising silk dress with maroon velvet trim, woven bonnet undergarments, brown stockings, and black leather shoes with silk bows. $28,000/38,000

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59. Grand American Wooden Circus by Schoenhut 8� (20 cm.) Each is all-wooden with detailed musculature and painted coats and finish, including six animals with glass eyes comprising alligator with leather feet, lion (worn cloth ruff), tiger with open mouth, donkey, poodle (worn cloth ruff), and buffalo (cloth ruff missing); six animals with painted eyes comprising two-hump camel, giraffe with closed mouth, dappled horse with carved mane, lion with ball-socket neck, hippopotamus with open mouth and two tusks, and elephant. Along with two monkeys with painted eyes, with variation of faces and original costumes; Black Dude with original costume; and bisque-head lady with purple felt costume and painted red stockings. Good to very good condition, original finish on each, albeit well played with. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $2000/3000

60. Outstanding German Bisque Art Character, Model 102, in Original Costume, by Kammer and Reinhardt 12� (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with solid dome, slender face with angular features, sculpted light brown hair with deeply combmarked hair forming into bangs and brushed behind the sculpted ears, painted facial features, blue downcast eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips in downcast pouting expression, composition and wooden balljointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 102 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character series, circa 1910. Value Points: the rarity of the doll is rivaled by its exceptional sculpting and artistic portrayal, finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, superb original Tyrolean costume. $11,000/15,000

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61. Outstanding German Bisque Winking Googly with Sculpted Cap by Gebruder Knoch 14 ½” (37 cm.) Bisque shoulder head depicting a mischievous rascal, sculpted brown boyish hair beneath a sculpted blue and white striped cap with black brim, very chubby cheeks, uniquely sculpted eyes (the right googly-shaped eye with downglancing iris, and the left eye modeled as though “winking”, being nearly closed with just a tiny squint of the iris), one-stroke brows, tiny nose, tiny closed side-slant mouth to accompany the squinting eye, muslin stitchjointed body, composition hands, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany ges 246 gesch 6/0A. Comments: Gebruder Knoch, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare character with captivating mischievous expression, rarity factors include sculpted cap, one winking eye, one googly eye, unusual tiny crooked smile, and superb detail of sculpting such as deeply impressed lip dimples and eye creases. $5000/7500

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62. Rare German Bisque Topknot Googly, Model 8589, by Gebruder Heubach 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head with sculpted light brown hair with defined topknot, intaglio-sculpted bulbous blue googly eyes that are glancing downward to the right, black and incised upper eyeliner, short wavy brows, accented eye corners and nostrils of rounded nose, closed mouth with accented lips, impressed dimples at lip corners, very plump cheeks, kid pin-jointed body, bisque forearms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8599 Heubach (in square) 4. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1914. Value Points: very rare model with crisp and well-defined sculpting, finest bisque and painting, and a superb rascally expression. $3000/5000

63. Very Rare German Bisque Winking Googly, Model 175, by Hertel and Schwab 19” (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted forelock curls and side curls above the ears, brush-stroked hair at back of head, one large blue glass googly eye with painted long curly lashes, the other eye sculpted and painted in semi-closed “winking” manner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in beaming smile with accented lips, double chin, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing green woolen uniform with brass buttons, saddle shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 175-9. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1915. Value Points: very rare variation of the firm’s Jubilee Googly, this model with unique and captivating eye design, enhanced by choicest bisque and painting, nice larger size. $5000/8000

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64. Pair, German Bisque “Max” and “Moritz” by Theodor Recknagel 7” (18 cm.) Each has solid domed bisque socket head, one with painted brown hair having pronounced topknot and side curls, the other with black bobbed hair with stippled bangs, each with painted facial features, side-glancing googly eyes with impish expression, curvy

brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with watermelon slice-shaped smile, five-piece composition body with antique costume, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 32-14/0 (Moritz) 31-12/0 (Max). Comments: Recknagel, circa 1920, depicting Max and Moritz as they appeared in the Katzenjammer Kids comic strip, popular at the time, and originally inspired by the 19th century books by Wilhelm Busch. Value Points: rare models with especially fine modeling for their small size, great characterization. $900/1300

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65. Rare French Bisque Character from the Early 20th Century Art Movement Designed by Jeanne Van Rozen 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head portraying child with wide beaming smile, narrow brown glass inset eyes in half-moon shape, fringed lashes, brush-stroked delicate brows, shaded nostrils of pronounced distinctive nose, closed mouth modeled as though open with beaming smile, shaded lips, auburn mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: Van Rozen France Depose (raised lettering at back of head). Comments: designed by Jeanne Van Rozen, known for her sculptures of animals and soldiers, became involved in the French Renaissance of the doll movement, circa 1915, and designed a few character models which were produced in extremely limited numbers. Value Points: rare model with distinctive sculpting that appears nearly hand pressed and lends a highly personalized expression. $9000/12,000

66. Rare German Bisque Pouting Character “Fany” by Marseille 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing, antique sailor costume including French middy cap “Le Mousse”. Condition: 66. generally excellent. Marks: 231 Fany A 2/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1916. Value Points: rare to find registered model with appealing plump cheeks, original body and body finish. $2000/3000

67. Rare Pair of German Bisque Characters “Max” and “Moritz” with Unique Original Bodies by Kammer and Reinhardt 16” (41 cm.) Each has bisque socket head with uniquely sculpted face depicting a mischievous lad, small brown glass eyes (Max flirty, Moritz set), very thick

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brown or black “comma”shaped brows with sculpting detail, laughter crinkles around the eyes, upturned rounded nose with accented nostrils, beaming smile on closed mouth, accented lips, impressed dimples, red or black mohair wig, uniquely sculpted body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, pointing fingers, sculpted stockings and black or brown shoes with upturned toes, antique urchin costumes. Condition: generally excellent, Moritz has small rub on nose and right cheek. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 124 (on Moritz) (K*R Simon & Halbig 123 (on Max). Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1913, the uniquely modeled urchins were sculpted for the doll firm to represent the popular characters Max and Moritz, originally created by the German author Wilhelm Busch in the mid-19th century, and later immortalized for the American market in the comic strip “The Katzenjammer Kids”. Value Points: among the rarest of the German character series, the pair have distinctive mischievous sculpting that perfectly captures the comic strip characters, original unique bodies that were used for these models only. $25,000/30,000

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68. German Bisque Art Character, I, by Simon and Halbig with Compelling Expression 12 ½� (32 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny brown glass eyes, painted curly lashes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full lips, accent line between the lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely silk costume, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig S&H I. Comments: Simon and Halbig, from a rare series of Roman numeral marked characters which also included IV, circa 1915. Value Points: very beautiful rare doll with fine detail of sculpting including cheek dimples, original body and body finish. $5000/7500

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69. Beautiful German Bisque Doll, XI, with Closed Mouth by Kestner 16� (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, roseblushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique blue silk dress with lace trim, bonnet, socks, French shoes signed G.D. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: most gentle expression is enhanced by finest quality of bisque and sculpting, original body and body finish. $1800/2800

70. Rare German Bisque Character, 208, with Glass Eyes by Kestner 20� (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, painted teeth, impressed dimples and philtrum, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body with shapely torso, elongated limbs, wearing lovely antique costume, undergarments, shoes, stockings, silk bonnet with floral garlands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 208. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, the model was made with either glass or painted eyes. Value Points: rare model with gentle smiling expression, rare painted teeth, impressed cheek dimples, lovely costume on well-modeled lady body. $5000/8000

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71. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, with Signed Bru Shoes 21” (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, brilliant blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, richly painted eyeliner, lashes and brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, closed mouth with tiny modeled tongue tip, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, Bru kid bébé body with scalloped-edge kid collarette, gusset-jointed limbs, bisque forearms with beautifully sculpted fingers, antique blue silk bébé costume with lace trim, undergarments, bonnet, socks, and leather shoes signed Bru Jne Paris 7. Marks: Bru Jne 7 (head and shoulders). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value Points: fine example from the Golden Age of Bru, with glorious face, artistic painting, splendid eyes, sturdy body with perfect bisque hands. $17,000/25,000

72. Tiny French Bisque Bébé, Series B, by Jules Steiner 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully jointed body, pretty antique costume, undergarments, leather 72. shoes impressed “P” in script, beautiful woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie B 4/0. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1884. Value Points: rare model of that firm in captivating tiny size, with beautiful expression, original body, and fine costume. $4000/6000

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73. Extremely Rare French Bisque Bébé by Pierre-Victor Clement with Deposed Hollow Leather Body 17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very distinctive portraitlike expression, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauveblushed eye shadow and cheek and chin blush, aquiline-shaped nose with shaded nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners, pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, molded hollow (“blown”) leather body in classic bébé proportions with dowel jointing at shoulders, elbows, side hips and side knees, well-defined fingers and toes. Condition: generally excellent, a very fine nearly imperceptible 1” line at forehead rim (under wig, appears original), leather dent in torso, original body finish. Comments: Pierre-Victor Clement, who deposed the body for his hollow-leather body poupée in 1867; the body for this bébé model is constructed in the same method as the poupée body only having childlike proportions rather than the taller and more slender lady body. Clement, a shoemaker by original trade, conceived the idea of creating a “blown out” or hollow leather doll body, created in a manner similar to shoe design Circa 1875. Value Points: extremely rare, no other bébé model from Clement is known to exist, and having stunningly beautiful bisque face, the doll is preserved in an early wooden box along with an assortment of her original handmade costumes of the mid/late 1870s comprising two dresses, two jackets, three bonnets, two pairs of shoes (one pair signed C.C., one pair stamped G), night shift and split-leg drawers. Included is a French salon chair with tufted silk seat. $20,000/30,000

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74. German Bisque Doll with Brown Sculpted Hair and Orange Cap, Model 1024, by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk 15” (38 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with plump face, brown sculpted bangs peeking from beneath an orange fitted cap with black streamers and bow, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on stockings and shoes, leather arms, brown taffeta antique gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1024 # 4. Comments: Germany. Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors of the signature model include brown hair, orange cap, glass eyes. $1200/1500

75. French Bisque Poupée with Sculpted Sideburns 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket, black glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, prominent strong nose, closed mouth with piquant smile, impressed cheek dimples, long sculpted sideburns, kid poupée body with shapely torso, stitched and separated fingers, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1875. Value Points: rare gentleman doll with unusual sculpting of sideburns, expressive features. $2000/3000

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12” (30 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, elongated oval face, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, thick brush-stroked brows, strong aquiline nose, thick sculpted moustache over tiny closed mouth, pink kid body, purple velvet suit and cap. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, maker unknown, circa 1865. Value Points: very rare facial model of gentleman with thick brows and moustache, distinctive expression, fine quality of bisque. $2500/3500

77. Rare Early Wooden Doll, Directoire Era, with Unique Kid Body, Original Box 8” (20 cm.) Wooden head and shoulder plate with defined neck, definition of carved nose, painted black hair with scalloped curls, painted black pupil-less eyes with outlined sockets, feathered brows, blush spots on cheeks, tiny closed mouth, attached to hand-stitched body with kid upper arms and legs, wooden lower limbs, painted orange shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1820. Value Points: wonderful little doll with all-original finish and body, with original cotton dress with transfer pattern and matching cap, leggings, and presented in her original early box. $1200/1700

78. German Bisque Lady with Purple Head Shawl, 996, by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk 18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with sculpted curly bangs of blonde hair peeking beneath a sculpted draped shawl that ties at front bodice and is crowned with a ruffled-edge purple coronet, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, downcast lips, blushed cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, wearing silk and velvet burgundy fashion costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 996 # 6. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1875. Value Points: rare model with exquisite detail of sculpting and fine luminous finish. $2000/3000 75.

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Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: exquisite petite doll with wonderfully detailed body, rare jointed knees, fancily painted shoes, and original wig, pate, and body. $2000/2500

81. German All-Bisque Doll, Model 102, by Kestner, Known as “French Wrestler” 80.

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shapely torso, grey glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two square cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, left arm modeled bent at the elbow with folded fist, painted white ribbed stockings with blue rims, black five-lace ankle boots with little heels, lace dress. Condition: generally excellent, two small chips at right leg rim. Marks: 102 12. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful doll with delicate subtle blushing that charmingly contrasts her very muscular body. $1600/2200

82. An Outstanding French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Size 9 79. Large German All-Bisque Child by Kestner Known as “French Wrestler” 10” (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair fleecy wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, light paint touch-up at peg holes of legs. Marks: 4. Comments: attributed to Kestner, circa 1885, the model is known as “French Wrestler” in reference to very muscular body modeling. Value Points: rarity factors of the beautiful doll include swivel head, closed mouth, body sculpting, bare feet and large size. $1200/1800

80. Petite And Wonderful German All-Bisque Doll by Kestner with Jointed Knees 7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-lined well-defined torso, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, very long blonde mohair braids, peg-jointed bisque arms with modeled bent elbows and cupped fingers, peg-jointed and strung hips, jointed knees, very shapely ankles with painted white stockings, blue rims, pink ankle boots with black straps, and antique costume. Condition: typical tiniest flakes at arm peg holes, otherwise excellent. Marks: 1. Comments:

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22” (56 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 9 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1885, from the golden years of that firm. Value Points: the superb sculpting is enhanced by finest quality of bisque and artistic painting of eyes and mouth, original body and body finish, wonderful antique ivory silk costume, silklined bonnet, undergarments, knit socks, leather shoes with rosettes impressed with full figure of doll. $25,000/38,000


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83. Rare Correspondence and Ephemera Concerning Rose O’Neill Comprising a series of letters from Rose O’Neill to various family members of Albert Steinfeld, and to George O’Neil. The letters are handwritten in her imaginative and unique style, accompanied by little drawings or symbols, and many include the original postmarked envelopes. Of particular interest is correspondence with George O’Neil,

the early 20th century celebrated author whose book, Tomorrow’s House or The Tiny Angel (E.P. Dutton 1930) was illustrated by Rose O’Neill. The two were not related, as indicated by the variation of name spelling. Also included is The Atlantic Bookshelf magazine, September 1929 with an article “The O’Neil(l)s En Voyage” relating the Italian trip of “Rose the Artist and George the Poet” in that year; and an autographed copy of Tomorrow’s House. The ephemera has been in the possession of the Albert Steinfeld family until this day, and is a valuable and charming study of the fanciful life of Rose O’Neill. $1000/1500

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85. A Companion American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as “MaggieBessie” 13” (33 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional perfectly rounded face enhanced by chin definition, oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering at sides of forehead, shaded blue eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined nose with accented nostrils, closed bow-shaped mouth, stitch-jointed body, oil-painted lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: created by Bessie and Maggie Pfohl in their Moravian community of Salem, North Carolina, early 1900s; the handcrafted artistry and personality of each MaggieBessie doll is evident in this and the preceding lot. Value Points: most appealing shy expression with beautifully painted facial details and blush. $5000/8000

86. Exceptional American Cloth Folk Doll, One-of-a-Kind, “Nana” by Dewees Cochran

84. Very Rare American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as “Maggie-Bessie” in Original Costume 13” (33 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering details, shaded blue eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth, stitch-jointed body, oil-painted lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: created by Bessie and Maggie Pfohl in their Moravian community of Salem, North Carolina, early 1900s. Value Points: the rare American doll is flawlessly preserved with daintily detailed hair, and most endearing expression, with original costume. $5000/8000

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18” (46 cm.) Brown cotton doll with stitch-shaped face, three-seamed head, stitched-on self-fabric nose and ears, coral cotton stitched-on full lips, uniquely stitched eyes with heavy eyelids, large black pupils and red painted lashes, black yarn hair, all-brown cotton cloth body with loose-hinged jointing at shoulders and hips, wearing blue cotton calico gown, patterned petticoat, stockings, brown leather shoes, pinafore, plaid scarf. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: made by American artist Dewees Cochran in 1935, a one-of-a-kind doll named “Nana” by her. In her memoir, As If They Might Speak, Cochran wrote of this doll and featured her photograph in the Prologue and on page 121. Various correspondence from Dewees Cochran is included with the doll, including a January 1973 letter in which she confirmed of Nana that “I only made one of her”. Value Points: unique doll by prestigious American artist is perfectly preserved and has complete provenance, having been in the hands of Dewees Cochran herself until 1973, then acquired by


Ben McGuire of Houston, where Nana remained until the 1996 acquisition by a third owner, where the doll remained until its presentation here. $6000/8500

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87. Early Period German Cloth Character Doll by Kathe Kruse 17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted hair, complexion and facial features, short brown hair with forelock detail, shaded green/brown eyes, white eye dots, black and brown upper eyeliner, closed mouth in downcast pouting expression, stitch jointing at shoulders, discjointed legs, separately stitched thumbs, early costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany Kathe Kruse 8173. Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1915. Value Points: early model with most endearing expression and posture, maker’s early markings. $1800/2500

88. Early Period German Cloth Character Doll by Kathe Kruse 17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted hair, complexion and facial features, short curly brown hair with wavy forelock, brown eyes, white eye dots, black upper eyeliner, brown eye shadow, closed mouth in downcast pouting expression, stitch jointing at shoulders, disc-jointed legs, separately stitched thumbs, nice costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany Kathe Kruse 3373. Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1915. Value Points: early model with especially well-defined facial planes, beautiful painting of hair and eyes. $1800/2500

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legs, and wearing factory-original costumes. Condition: generally excellent, few paint rubs on hair of girl. Comments: Germany, circa 1920, attributed to Bing, in the Kathe Kruse genre. Value Points: hard-to-find little pair have original painting and wear original costumes in vibrant fresh colors. $600/900

90. German Composition Pouty-Faced Character Doll by Marian Kaulitz 18� (46 cm.) Composition socket head with hand-pressed and painted complexion and facial features, blue painted eyes, upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with very full downcast pouting lips, blushed cheeks, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique costume and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Munich Art Doll from the studios of artist Marian Kaulitz, circa 1908, whose dolls are considered the forerunners of the sought-after art doll movement of the next five years. Value Points: the solemn-faced child has intelligent, pensive expression achieved by artistic painting. $2500/3500

91. Two German Stockinette Cloth Characters from Kammer and Reinhardt 12� (30 cm.) Each has stockinette head with stitch-shaped and painted facial features to depict highly characterized men, with padded torso and elongated wire armature legs, padded hands, wooden feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: a series of the caricature men were distributed by Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful expressions on the rare dolls, each in fine original condition, with factory-original costume. $800/1100

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Value Points: rarity factors on the one-of-a-kind doll include size, painted teeth, parted lips, and superb costume, the undershirt having wrist-length sleeves with elaborate frog closure detail. $2000/3000

93. Chinese Wooden Doll in Very Rare Costume from Door of Hope Mission 11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted black hair drawn away her face into a coiled chignon with gold comb at the back of her head, carved and tinted facial features with deeply set eye sockets, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope, circa 1915. Value Points: outstanding detail of sculpting especially cheekbones and chin, rare hairstyle, and wearing rare black silk lined tunic over black pants, undershirt. $1100/1400

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92. Extremely Rare Model of Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Woman with Painted Teeth 14 ½” (37 cm.) Carved wooden head with carved and painted hair and tinted facial features, black hair with chignon and painted comb, deeply set eyes, mouth sculpted as though lips are slightly parted showing a row of tiny painted teeth, and with tentative smile, cloth body, wooden hands with individually sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, Door of Hope, circa 1910, her rare size and modeling suggest that the doll was a prototype. 94.

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94. Unique Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Farmer in Rainy Day Clothing 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with carved detail of narrow tight braid that extends around the edge of black painted pate, carved and tinted facial features, deeply set eye sockets, cloth body with unusual jointing at shoulders and hips, wooden hands and bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission doll, one-of-a-kind, circa 1910. Value Points: rarity factors include carved hair braid, body

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style, and wearing extraordinary original traditional farmer’s costume designed as protective gear for a rainy day, with thickly woven wrap and cape over blue cotton shirt and short pants. $1600/2300

95. Rare Early Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Doll as Shanghai Policeman 11 ½” (29 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with black painted pate and real hair queue, carved and tinted facial features, deeply set eye sockets, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, Door of Hope Mission doll, from the first period, circa 1910, an original paper label indicates “Shanghai municipal policeman”, and there is additional Chinese language lettering on undershirt. Value Points: very rare model from the 1910 early group, in impeccable condition, wearing black uniform jacket with blue lining, belt, pants, undershirt, black silk boots, and official hat. $1100/1600

96. Very Rare Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Laborer with Rick-Shaw 10” (25 cm.) Carved wooden head with bald pate except painted circlet of hair at the back of head with tight twisted curl, carved and painted facial features including incised age lines, muslin body, stitchjointed hips, wooden arms and bare feet, wearing simple blue cotton tunic and dark blue roll-up pants. Along with painted tin rick-shaw with canvas sunshade and brass lamps. Condition: generally excellent, some discoloration of wood on head. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925. Value Points: very rare model from the mission, with exceptional detail of facial carving, carved bare feet, with rick-shaw accessory. $2000/3000 95.

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back with a decorative comb and a circlet of flowers, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, the doll was presented in their original 1910 brochure. Value Points: superb vibrant costume of embroidered red silk tunic with matching straight skirt and matching tiny red silk slippers, tassel trim, carrying veil which matches the face veil on her elaborately beaded headdress with red pom-pom. $1200/1800

99. Extremely Rare Chinese Wooden Imperial Bride with Gold Embroidery and Rare Coiffure from Door of Hope Mission 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head, carved and painted hair with delicate tendrils of curls onto her forehead, then looped over her ears and forming into a large coiled chignon held by three gold barrettes and an elaborately woven head scarf, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910. Value Points: extremely rare model in perfectly preserved condition, with rare coiffure, and wearing Imperial bridal costume of red silk tunic and skirt with gold medallion embroidery, red silk underblouse, white cotton underblouse, red silk trousers, tiny red slippers and an elaborately beaded headdress. $2000/3000 98.

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97. Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Bridegroom from Original 1910 Catalog 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted black pate and human hair queue, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, this model appeared in the first simple brochure/catalog offered by the mission in that year. Value Points: wonderful face, wearing original royal purple tunic with center medallion and blue lining, over olive green silk tunic, and with white undershirt, rose silk leggings, boots, and black silk cap with tassel. $800/1200

98. Chinese Wooden Traditional Bride from Door of Hope Mission, 1910 Original Collection 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head, carved and painted hair with stippling at the forehead, hair looped behind her ears and captured in a coiled chignon at the

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100. Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Modern Bride with Alternate Costume and Unique Coiffure 11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head, carved and painted black hair with defined center part that extends down the entire back of head, two tightly coiled chignons at the back with faux carved coral hairpins, stippled bangs, carved and tinted facial features, hint of smile, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920, the doll represents modern bride without veiled hat. Value Points: very rare and distinctive coiffure, wearing red silk kimono with rare center


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closure, coral lining to match coral underblouse, blue underblouse, red skirt with unusual ruching at the sides and tassel trim, and with beaded no-veil headdress. $2000/3000 99.

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101. Two Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Dolls as Modern Bride and Groom, Rare Smiling Faces 10 ½” (27 cm.) and 12”. Each has wooden socket head, with carved and painted facial features and delighted smiling expression, cloth body with stitch-jointed shoulders and legs, wooden hands. The groom with painted black cap and wearing black silk jacket with floral applique and blue skirt over trousers, black slippers. The bride with carved black hair in stylized short bob, wearing superb costume of black silk jacket with embroidered medallions, aqua cuffs to match aqua silk underblouse and long pants, red silk skirt with embroidery, and blue slippers with dainty embroidery. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope, circa 1930, depicting the third era of bride and groom with distinctive facial modeling including painted teeth on smiling bride. $2000/3000

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102. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Incised Depose Model, in Fine Antique Costume 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, shaded space between the outlined lips, separately applied pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 11 (incised). Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: very pretty shy expression, lovely bisque, original body and body finish, wearing wonderful antique red cotton mariner dress with blue featherstitch, black knit stockings, black leather boots, straw hat. $4500/6500

103. Tiny French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A, in Original Chemise 8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde human hair over Steiner pate, French composition fully jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris 103.

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Fre (head) (original Steiner paper label on torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: very dear tiny size bébé has original body and body finish, original factory chemise and undies, antique shoes and socks. $1800/2500

104. Gorgeous French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Emile Jumeau 22” (56 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, richly painted brows and lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and 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, slight body finish scuffing. Marks: Depose E 10 J (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: gorgeous creamy bisque enhanced by large dramatic brown eyes, superb painting, original wig, original body finish, antique maroon silk dress, undergarments, brown leather shoes signed with full figure of doll, and ruffled ivory silk bonnet. $6000/8000

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106. Tiny All-Original German Bisque Pouting Character “Marie” by Kammer and Reinhardt 105. 106.

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, tiny blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the pouting lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, wig pulls at side crown rim. Marks: K*R 101 19. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the art character model marketed as “Marie”, circa 1910. Value Points: dear diminutive doll has wonderful expression, fine matte bisque, original fully articulated body and body finish, and wears factory-original costume. $1200/1500

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105. German Bisque Brown-Eyed Character, 536, by Bahr and Proschild 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown upper-glancing painted eyes, black and incised upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique dress and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 536 3. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting with impressed cheek dimples, finely painted expressive lips, original body and body finish. $1200/1500

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107. Rare German Bisque Character with Outstanding Character Modeling, 1267, by Franz Schmidt 20” (50 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pronounced ears, brown brush-stroked boyish hair, small painted brown eyes, white eye dots, heavily modeled eyelids, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, two beaded upper teeth, composition bent limb baby body, wonderful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.S. & Co 1267/50. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model by that firm has exemplary bisque and sculpting, with deeply impressed cheek dimples and laughter lines, wonderful ears, original body and body finish. $2000/2500

108. German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character “Elise”, Model 109, by Kammer and Reinhardt 21” (54 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, shaded brown eyes with thick upper eyeliner, heavy eyelids, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips in petulant pose, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing pretty antique costume, undergarments, shoes and stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 109 54. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character series, circa 1910, the model was marketed as “Elise”. Value Points: rare model with very fine sculpting giving high character definition to the features, and with fine matte bisque that is beautifully painted, original wig, body finish, and lovely costume. $8000/11,000

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109. Rare German Bisque Double-Faced Doll by Hertel and Schwab with Googly Face

13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with alternate faces; one face having sculpted orange hair in the Campbell Kid manner along with blue glass sideglancing eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with watermelon sliceshaped smile, accented lips, marked 168 on throat; and the other face having brush-stroked hair, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with modeled tongue and teeth; composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1915. Value Points: the rarity is not only in the molded hair Campbell Kid, but in the novelty of a two-faced doll, and with great bisque and painting. $3000/4000

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12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with two alternate faces, each with glass googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with impish smile; on one side is brown-eyed googly with painted black hair and red fez with Turkish symbols; on the other is blueeyed googly with blonde hair and green military cap with brim; having composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing flannel costume, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite D.T 2/0. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1915, from his series of modeled helmet googlies. Value Points: rarest of the googly models, with excellent bisque and defined helmets. $1500/2100

111. German Bisque Helmet Googly 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted short brown curls peeking beneath a sculpted Prussian helmet, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted short curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly parted


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lips in smiling expression, composition and wooden fully jointed body, antique flannel uniform with brass buttons, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite D 1. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1918, from the firm’s series of googly dolls with sculpted helmets. Value Points: rare model with excellent quality of bisque and painting, well-detailed glazed hair, endearing smile with dimpled lip corners. $1300/1600

112. German Bisque Googly, 172, by Hertel and Schwab in Rare Large Size 18” (46 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted brown brush-stroked hair with defined forelock and side curls, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, feathered arched brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with wide impish smile, accent line between the lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 172-9. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1915. Value Points: rare large size of the captivating googly with finest bisque, sculpting and painted features and hair. $4000/6000

113. German Bisque “Winker” Googly by Gebruder Heubach 7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde hair with forelock curl, the right eye in painted side-glancing googly expression, and the left eye as though “winking”, painted lashes, curved brows, little button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, five-piece paper mache body, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7/0 Heubach (square). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1920. Value Points: rare little tyke with amusing expression. $500/700

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114. Rare German Bisque Fashionable Lady, 1307, by Simon and Halbig 19� (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender elongated shaping, almond-shaped brown glass sleep eyes, very thick black eyeliner, pronounced heavy eyelids, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, aquiline nose, closed mouth with accent line between the primly set lips, brunette human hair, composition and wooden fully jointed lady body with shapely bosom and waist, antique blue silk costume, undergarments, leather shoes, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1307 7. (head) Made for G.A. Schwarz Philadelphia (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1902, the model was the female counterpart for their 1308 moustached man that appeared at the same time. Value Points: very rare doll with exceptional quality of bisque and sculpting. $8000/11,000

115. An AllOriginal Pair of German Bisque Dolls in Elaborate Chinese Costumes 10� (25 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, dark glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, five-piece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13/0. Comments: German, circa 1890, probably 115. for the French market. Value Points: wonderfully preserved pair, wearing their original elaborate costumes, the girl in rose silk kimono with double bands of embroidery at the edges, over silk trousers and slippers, and with gilt metal ornament on her tasseled headdress, tassel ties, and carrying a basket of silk flowers in an embroidered silk basket; the boy in a simple ivory and blue silk costume over brown silk trousers, and with stacked heels, black cap over a very long queue. $1300/1600

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116. German Bisque Lady Doll, Model 172, Known as “Gibson Girl” by Kestner 20” (51 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with slender face, elongated throat, head inclined haughtily upward, blue glass sleep eyes, heavy modeled eyelids, dark eyeliner, painted lower lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig in upswept coiffure, plaster pate, slender kid body with pin jointing at hips, elbows and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 172. Comments: Kestner,

the model was based upon the illustrations of the American artist, Charles Dana Gibson, noted for his renderings of 1910 era society ladies. Value Points: distinctive model by known artist, with original very sturdy body, fine quality bisque, lovely antique costume, original wig. $2500/3000

117. Beautiful German BlackComplexioned Bisque Doll, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 12 ½” (32 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich black complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, black painted lashes, black brush-stroked brows with glazed highlights, open mouth with slightly parted very full lips in delicate coral shade, six tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black fleecy wig, black composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume and bonnet, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 Simon & Halbig S&H 117. Germany 8. Comments: Simon and Halbig from their rare 1300 art character series, circa 1900. Value Points: beautiful flawless complexion with fine matte finish, artistic painting of lips, original body and body finish. $3000/4000 116.

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118. Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Portrait PoupÊe by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 26� (66 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, perfectly oval-shaped face with appealing plumpness to lower chin, small blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, shaded nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth with well-defined lips enhanced by accent lines, pierced ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid body with shapely torso, gusset-jointed arms, stitchjointed legs, ice-blue silk antique gown, undergarments, blue kidskin ankle boots, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent,

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body sturdy and clean. Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1867, the portrait-like model was likely created for exhibition at the Paris 1867 International Exposition. Value Points: stunningly beautiful with elegant yet gentle facial demeanor, superb quality of sculpting, bisque and painting on the very rare, exhibition-size model. $12,000/16,000

119. French Bisque Poupée with Pretty Antique Costume 13” (33 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, shaded blue painted eyes with pronounced black pupils, thick black upper eyeliner, fringed brows and lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, shapely French kid poupée body, stitched and separated fingers, nicely costumed, hand-stitched antique shoes, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: lovely poupée with dainty expression and painting, sturdy original body. $1200/1700

120. Superb French Bisque Poupée with Original Label from A La Galerie Vivienne 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, original brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset jointing of elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1870, the poupée has an original paper label from “le plus grands” shop of dolls and toys in Paris, A la Galerie Vivienne. Value Points: of superb beauty, the poupée is perfectly preserved in her original blue and ivory silk gown, undergarments, laced heeled boots signed C.C., original wig and earrings, and superb blue silk faille bonnet with feathers and silk ribbons. $4500/5500

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122. German Paper Mache Rolly-Dolly with Original Schoenhut Label 11” (28 cm.) Paper mache socket head with sculpted brown hair in pageboy style, painted blue eyes with black upper eyeliner, closed smiling mouth with painted teeth, on hollow ball-shaped weighted body with painted sailor costume, designed to never tip over when pushed. Condition: very good, original finish with some minor paint wear. Marks: Schoenhut Rolly-Dolly (original paper label). Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910. Value Points: rare toy with captivating smile. $600/900

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121. Large German Bisque Glass-Eyed Pouting Character, 7248, by Gebruder Heubach 24” (61 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, incised eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils of rounded nose, closed mouth with accent line between the downcast pouting lips, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7248 11 Heubach (sunburst) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: rare large size with especially pleasing bisque and expression, toddler body with original finish, nice antique costume. $3500/4500

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9” (23 cm.) Dark browncomplexioned bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, dark brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, black feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with coral-shaded lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, black mohair wig, pegjointed bisque arms and legs, painted pale blue socks and black two-strap shoes with sculpted bows, wearing antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, old hairline on torso. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: rarity factors include beautiful brown complexion rare to find on this model especially in this large size, unusual painting of socks and shoes. $1200/1700


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124. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character by Gebruder Heubach 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed, undergarments, stockings, shoes, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 573(8?)6 Santa 7 ½ Heubach (sunburst). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1916. Value Points: sought-after “Santa” model has well-modeled features, original body and body finish. $900/1200

125. Wonderful German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Known as “A.T. Kestner” 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes,

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dark eyeliner, black brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, pierced ears, black brunette wig, brown composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885, the model was inspired by the French A.T. bébé which it closely resembles and whose market it attempted to capture. Value Points: very beautiful child with fine luminous complexion, wonderfully painted lips, original body and body finish, charming antique costume. $4000/6000

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126. All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 11, in Fine Original Jumeau Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes 25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly painted lashes, widely arched brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 11 (head, and artist checkmarks) Bébé Jumeau Bte SGDG Depose (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: gorgeous deep eyes enhance the luminous 127. complexion, fine original Jumeau mariner-style dress in unusual Scottish plaid fabric, original Jumeau undergarments, red knit stockings, brown leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose”. $4500/6500

127. French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Signed Shoes 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-brown complexion, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears black human hair wig over cork pate, French ambertinted composition and wooden fully jointed body, pretty antique knit costume, undergarments, leather shoes signed Paris Depose with bee symbol and 6. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 6. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful complexion with luminous patina. $3000/4000

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128. Rare French MultiHead Set by SFBJ with Rare Flocked Hair in Original Box with Costumes 14” (36 cm.) doll. 16” x 20” box. A sturdy card stock box with lithographed paper cover contains a bisque head doll along with three other interchangeable bisque heads; each head has auburn or brunette flocked hair, blue or brown enamel inset eyes, painted curly lashes, singlestroke brows, and different expression such as laughing, smiling, crying or solemn, and each has French paper mache jointed body. The complete doll wears antique mariner costume, and also included are two additional costumes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 235 Paris (or 227, 237, 233). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: rare luxury set, the box with original paper label on inside lid, and beautifully fitted with lace and accessories. $5000/7500

129. French Bisque Bébé “Kiss Baby” by Maison Bru in Original Costume with Signed Bru Shoes 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, black glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French paper-mache body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne R 2 (head). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Maison Bru, circa 1895. Value Points: sweet little bébé is all original, aqua silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, original paper label “Kiss Baby”, and with original shoes signed “Bru Jne Paris 2”. $3000/4000

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130. Very Rare Fine Earliest Period French Bébé EJ with Original All-Wooden Fully Articulated Body and Original Dress by Jumeau 17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner encircles the eye cuts, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, roseblushed eye shadow, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately applied pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, original Jumeau all-wooden body with dowel jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, shapely carved wooden torso. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (back). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1882, the earliest period EJ model. Value Points: rare early model with exquisite luminous bisque and superb sculpting, rare original all-wooden body, wearing original blue velvet dress with jacket front, lace trim, aqua silk trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, knit stockings, leather boots. $8500/12,500

131. Superb All-Original French Bisque Bébé Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru 16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, rubber ball in head with metal screw at the back of the head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with kid-over-metal hinged legs, composition lower legs, kidover-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms with separately sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 6 (head) Bru Jne N 4 T. (shoulders). Bébé Bru Bte SGDG (body). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Bébé Teteur, circa 1888. Value Points: alloriginal bébé with beautiful bisque, perfect hands, superb original costume and bonnet. The doll has a blue-ribbon award from 2003 UFDC convention. $8000/12,000

132. Gorgeous French Bisque “Paris Depose” with Highly Characterized Face by Emile Jumeau 25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full modeling of cheeks, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark painted eyeliner, dark painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accented upturned lip corners, pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent.

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Marks: Paris-Bébé Tete Depose 11 (head) Paris Bébé Depose (and Eiffel Tower symbol, on body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1892, the unique model for “Paris Bébé” was created by Jumeau after winning his trade name lawsuit against Danel et Cie; it appeared simultaneously with the 200 character series and can be considered one of them. Value Points: superb characterization is enhanced by finest quality bisque and sculpting, original body and body finish, fine antique silk dress and bonnet, faux watch jewelry, original muslin undergarments, knit socks, leather shoes signed Paris Depose with bee symbol. $8500/11,000

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accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms with modeled bent elbows and curled fingers, peg-jointed shapely legs with tiny ankles, white painted stockings and plumpainted boots with black spats and heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: lovely bisque and painting, rare color of boots, beautiful antique silk costume and bonnet. $800/1200

135. German Three-Faced Doll with Three Complexions by Carl Bergner 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with three faces that can be alternately revealed by turning the knob at the top of the head; one face has ebony-black complexion, brown glass inset eyes, black brows, closed mouth; another face has light brown complexion, brown glass eyes, closed mouth; the third face has white complexion with closed eyelids as though sleeping, closed mouth, with cardboard hood and shoulder plate, carton torso, composition arms and legs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C.B. (circle). Comments: Carl Bergner, circa 1892. Value Points: rare variation of the threefaced doll with three complexion variations. $1800/2500

136. German Bisque Two-Faced Doll by Carl Bergner

133. Beautiful Wide-Eyed French Bisque Bébé, Size 2, by Emile Jumeau 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, very large and deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body, wearing blue velvet and silk frock with lace trim, undergarments, bonnet, shoes, and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (head) bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: wonderful petite size contrasts the gorgeous very large eyes. $2800/3500

134. Beautiful German All-Bisque Miniature with Fine Antique Costume, Rare Boots 7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso of plump-faced girl, blue glass inset eyes, well-painted curly lashes and feathered brows,

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12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with two faces which can be alternately revealed; one with ebony-black complexion, black enamel eyes, open mouth, coral lips, four porcelain teeth; the other with white complexion, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with row of tiny beaded teeth, carton torso. The faces are alternately revealed by turning the knob at the top of the head, and pull-string crier in torso cries “mama”, composition lower limbs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Carl Bergner circa 1892. Value Points: rare doll with two variant complexions. $1700/2100

137. French Bisque Bébé E.J., Size 6, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely aqua silk costume, undergarments, woven bonnet, leather shoes signed Paris Bébé 6. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 6 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: fine creamy bisque with beautiful deep eyes, original early body with original finish. $3800/5200


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cotton print trousers, linen slippers, and velvet headdress with beading. Value Points: very rare model with most distinctive coiffure, and rare costume. $1200/1700

139. Chinese Wooden Girl with Right-Side Parted Bob by Door of Hope 138.

138. Chinese Wooden Young Lady with Rare Coiffure by Door of Hope 10 ½” (27 cm.) Carved wooden head, painted and carved hair with unusual comb-marked 138. outlined oval of hair at the center forehead, stippled hair at the forehead, carved coiled chignon at the nape, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, wearing original aqua silk tunic with coral trim over cotton shirt, black cotton skirt with trim,

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11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with carved short black side-parted hair which waves across her forehead and forms in a curled bob, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese, Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920, the young girl is wearing textured aqua silk tunic with coral edging, and cotton print lining, leggings, lilac silk slippers. Value Points: rare coiffure with 1920s “modern” coiffure, excellent carving, original costume. $900/1300

140. Chinese Wooden Girl from Door of Hope with Left-Side Parted Straight Bob

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11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head, carved hair in unusual left-side part, simple straight bob, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden limbs. Condition: generally excellent, some small stains on face, light costume fading. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925. Value Points: with rare “modern” coiffure, the young girl wears her original patterned rose tunic and matching trousers, with jade-green and pink edging, matching slippers. $700/900


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141. Chinese Wooden “Modern Bride” with Floral Coiffure 11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head, carved hair in very distinctive coiffure having comb-marked oval at the center forehead, with part line behind, cut in short bob with curved front edges, and decorated with four red painted flowers, each with four green leaves, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925, the figure was identified as “Modern Bride”. Value Points: very rare model, very fine floral hair decoration, wearing original rose silk kimono with jade-green cording, cotton trousers, pink silk slippers. $1200/1600

142. Chinese Wooden Manchu Woman from Door of Hope Mission 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head, extended wings of elaborately sculpted hair whose actual design called for the hair to be wrapped around a wooden form, with red decorative combs, square cut of hair at forehead to indicate matron status, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925. Value Points: rare coiffure 142. and wonderful facial expression, wearing original silk patterned kimono with linen lining, blue cord edging, silk cord trousers, unusual carved wooden feet with painted shoe design and carved heels. $1200/1700

143. Extremely Rare Chinese Wooden Woman with Unique Carving of Hair 11” (28 cm.) Carved head on wooden neck extension to allow for high collar, carved and painted hair

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in unique style with rolled brim-like curl at the forehead with coral bow, stippled detail of hair at front of ears and narrow braid coiled around the back of head, sculpted 143. and tinted facial features, tiny deeply set eyes, tinted brows, unusual broad nose, cloth body, wooden lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925. Value Points: extremely rare model with distinctive facial model as well as coiffure. $2000/2500

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145. Two American Lithographed Cloth Dolls by Ida Gutsell

144. American Black Stockinette “Missionary Rag Baby” Attributed to Julia Beecher 20” (51 cm.) Firmly stuffed black stockinette head with stitch-shaped facial features, cut-out eye sockets with black shoe button eyes on background, eye whites with painted lashes, embroidered brows, nostrils and well-shaped red lips, black yarn hair cap, original brown cotton sateen body with stitch jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, mitten hands with separate thumbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Julia Beecher, of Elmira, New York, circa 1890, sister-in-law of Harriet Beecher Stowe, who authored Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and of Henry Ward Beecher, the famed abolitionist. Stockinette dolls were made in the sewing circle of the Elmira, New York, Congregational Church 1893 to 1910, with proceeds donated to missionary groups, thus earning the dolls the name of Missionary Rag Babies. Value Points: rarely found doll in especially fine condition with original body and antique costume. $1100/1500

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13” and 15”. Each is a cut, stuffed and stitched doll with lithographed face and hair depicting a young boy, one with printed sewn-on costume, and the other with original printed removable costume. Condition: very good. Comments: Ida Gutsell, her printed dolls were patented in 1893; of particular importance in her patent was the design of forward-facing feet for realism. Value Points: included is her rare model with centerparted hair and having removable jacket and trousers, and a brown-complexioned boy marketed as “Darkey”, produced by Cocheco Manufacturing from Ida Gutsell designs. $500/800

146. American Cloth Raggedy Ann by Volland with Early Patent Date 16” (41 cm.) All-cloth doll, stitch-jointing at shoulders and hips, cardboard heart, brown worsted yarn hair, black shoe button eyes, painted facial features with six lashes under each eye, lightly


outlined slanted nose, broad grin on thin line mouth, red and white narrow-striped stockings, brown sewn-on shoes, original patterned dress, pinafore, and pantalets. Condition: very good. Marks: Patented Sept 7, 1915. Comments: Raggedy Ann by Volland, circa 1920, unusual to find hand-painted features. Value Points: rare early model of the beloved storybook doll with most endearing expression. $700/1000

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147. American Wooden Quacky Doodles and Danny Doodles by Schoenhut, with Boxes and Book 9” (23 cm.) Each is constructed of carved wood with jointed legs and woodsegmented swivel neck, having carved beak, painted large eyes, painted yellow feathers under “people” costumes. Condition: very good, few very minor flakes. Marks: Quacky Doodles T.M. Reg. P.F. Volland & Co Pat. Dec.2, 1902, Apl 14,1903, Design Patd Sept 7, 1915 (labels on boxes). Comments: Schoenhut, for Volland, 1916, the wooden duck family was issued in conjunction with the publication of the 1916 Quacky Doodles and Danny Daddles Book, illustrated by Johnny Gruelle, which related in rhyme the nighttime activities of toys in a nursery. Value Points: the two rare toys have original vibrant finish, she with original cotton head scarf, both in their original colorful box and original book. $600/900

148. Rare American Wooden Character “Schnickelfritz” by Schoenhut with Rare Schoenhut Ankle Shoes 15” (38 cm.) All-wooden carved doll, socket head with sculpted short curly hair having pronounced forelock curl, carved ears, well-defined carved and painted features, narrow blue eyes, tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open with laughing expression, two beaded upper teeth and two beaded lower teeth, all-wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut

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Doll. Pat. Jan. 17, ‘11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1911, one of the earliest models by the firm, known as “Schnickelfritz”, a term on teasing endearment. Value Points: the rare and delightful model has fine original painting and expression, baby dress appears original, original Schoenhut socks and white kidskin ankle boots with two-button closure and holes in feet for positioning. $1200/1800

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149. Rare German Bisque Art Portrait of Native American by Gebruder Heubach 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head with light brown complexion depicting an aged woman with deeply impressed age lines, tiny blue intaglio eyes with heavy lids, strong nose, painted brown brows, closed mouth with downcast lips, prominently sculpted strong cheekbones and jowls, original brown muslin body, composition lower arms, wearing original felt flannel and kidskin costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (square) 9457 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, the doll is said to portray Princess Angeline (1811-1896), the eldest daughter and last living descendant of the great Suquamish Chief Seattle whose poignant story has been related in several books; the doll is a precisely accurate rendition of actual photographs taken during her final years. Value Points: rare art character doll, a most unusual subject for the Heubach firm ranks among their finest models in terms of exceptional sculpting and very fine painting and complexion. $3000/4000

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11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head depicting an old man with deeply incised and accented age wrinkles, brown glass inset eyes, strong nose, thick bushy white brows, closed mouth with scowling lips, pronounced ears, white mohair wig and beard, Sonneberg composition fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Old Rip 12/0. Comments: Cuno and Otto Dressel, circa 1890. Value Points: well-detailed sculpting of features with deeply incised wrinkles, original body and factory-original costume. $1200/1500

151. Rare All-Original German Bisque “St. Nicholas” by Cuno and Otto Dressel 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with highly defined features, strong nose, blue glass inset eyes, painted red age wrinkles, painted lashes and thick grey brows, closed mouth, white mohair wig and beard, Sonneberg five-piece body with jointing at shoulders and hips, painted shoes and stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: Cuno and Otto Dressel, Sonneberg, circa 18890, the same model was presented by that firm as Uncle Sam and as Farmer. Value Points: the all-original St. Nicholas figure has flannel hooded coat with white “fur” trim, carries a flannel sack and little feather tree. $1200/1600


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center accent line, brunette human hair, firmly stuffed stitch-jointed original body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F 3. Comments: DeFuisseaux, Belgium, early 20th century art movement. Value Points: poignant shy expression on the rare little art character has original body, and is wearing fine antique woolen market costume, holding small cloth doll and cloth market sack. $1100/1500

153. German Bisque Art Character Doll by Theodor Hornlein

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152. Belgian Bisque Art Character Girl by DeFuisseaux 14� (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head with angular face, painted small blue eyes with outlined detail, white eye dots, red and brown eyeliner, thick-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with

13� (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, small pale blue upperglancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in wide smiling expression with outlined lips and two beaded upper teeth, deeply impressed cheek dimples, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body, straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: W 142. Comments: Germany, circa 1910, attributed to Theodor Hornlein. Value Points: rare model with wonderfully expressive features, fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $1200/1900

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155. Fine German BrownComplexioned Bisque Child. by Kestner with Original Costume 16” (41 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of porcelain teeth, black fleecy mohair wig over plaster pate, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E made in Germany 9. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: flawless complexion on the beautiful face, perfect original body, wig, and pate, nice antique red and white costume is likely original. $1100/1500

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154. Petite All-Original German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 15” (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with richly shaded lips in wistful expression, brunette mohair braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character transitional series, marketed as “Mein Susser Liebling” (my sweet darling). Value Points: fine all-original condition of the pensive child, beautiful matte bisque with touches of glazed patina, original wig, body, body finish, and factory-original costume including flowered dress, undergarments, socks, shoes, and red felt flannel coat and matching cap. $2800/3800

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156. Petite Sonneberg Bisque Doll Attributed to Alt, Beck and Gottschalk

10” (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, large brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils of tiny nose, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, fleecy auburn hair, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty lace and cotton dress, undergarments, shoes and stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Germany, circa 1885, attributed to Alt, Beck and Gottschalk. Value Points: very pretty diminutive closed mouth child with entrancing large eyes, lovely bisque, original body and body finish. $800/1000

157. Petite German Bisque Child, 99, by Handwerck in Wonderful Antique Costume 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted 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: 99 Germany H 4/0. Comments: Heinrich Handwerck, circa 1900.


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Value Points: the pretty wide-eyed child has lovely bisque, original body and body finish, and wears beautiful antique dress, knit cap, undergarments, shoes and socks. $500/700

158. German Bisque Art Character, 114, “Hans” by Kammer and Reinhardt with Rare Glass Eyes 19” (49 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper lashes, onestroke tapered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full accented lips in downcast pouting expression, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing fine antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 49. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their model marketed as “Hans”, this being the rare glass-eyed transitional model. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting and bisque on the rarelyfound endearing model, with original body finish, wig, and antique costume. $6000/9000

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159. Fine Early French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Shoes 17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms with separately sculpted fingers, beautifully costumed in antique wool and brown velvet jacket dress, undergarments, velvet purse and bonnet, stockings, Bru leather shoes signed B (script in oval). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (circle dot on back of head) 1/0 (left shoulder) Bte SGDG (forehead crown). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: fine detail of sculpting, especially around the mouth, enhanced by choicest bisque and painting, original wig, sturdy body, perfect hands, couturier costume, signed Bru shoes. $15,000/19,000

160. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 3, with Splendid Eyes 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blade, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined tongue tip between the outlined and shaded lips, pierced ears, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wood upper arms, bisque arms with separately-sculpted fingers, lovely antique silk dress, undergarments, stockings, signed French shoes, ruffled lace bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 3 (head) Bru Jne No. 3 (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value Points: an early period classic Bru Jne with original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands, very beautiful expression and exceptional splendid eyes. $15,000/19,000

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161. German Bisque Asian Child, 1329, by Simon and Halbig 21” (53 cm.) Amber tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, black brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black human hair, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique kimono, undergarments, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig Germany 1329 8. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: especially fine quality of bisque and complexion, heightened with touches of dewy patina, original body and body finish, nice larger size for this model. $1200/1500

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7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass inset eyes in side-slant expression, black painted curvy brows, black curly lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, peg-jointed amber-tinted bisque arms and legs, painted abovethe-knee white stockings and blue slippers with upturned toes, black mohair queue from hole at top at head. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: fine larger size all-bisque with very expressive features, characterized stockings and slippers. $800/1000

163. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll of Asian Child by Simon and Halbig 7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head with amber-tinted complexion on matching kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, black curvy brows, closed mouth, black mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and aqua slippers with pointy toes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890, attributed to Simon and Halbig. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, fine antique red silk costume. $600/900


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164. German All-Bisque Miniature Chinese Boy 7” (18 cm.) Amber-tinted bisque swivel head on matching kid-edged bisque baby torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, slightly parted lips, row of teeth, black mohair wig, peg-jointed amber bisque arms and legs in bent baby pose, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: rare little Asian baby with distinctive sculpting of features and fine detail of painting. $800/1100

165. Very Rare Sonneberg Ebony Black Bisque Character by Mystery Maker with French Boutique Label 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with very high domed forehead and very expressive features, rich ebony-black complexion, brown glass inset eyes, black eyeliner, black painted lashes and brows, upturned nose, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full coralshaded lips, row of painted teeth, pierced ears, black

fleecy wig over cork pate, Sonneberg ebony-black composition and wooden fully-jointed body, fine antique silk and purple velvet dress, cap, undergarments, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (partial French doll shop label on back torso “...Jouets...Pasage de L’Opera”). Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, mystery maker for the French market. Value Points: very rare doll with outstanding sculpting and flawless bisque, original body and body finish, beautiful exotic costume. $3000/4000

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and combed back into chignon which is held by black hair combs, carved and painted facial features, cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, from the original series, the woman has original ink script paper label “widow dressed for the day of funeral”. Value Points: rare model wearing original homespun tunic under coarsely woven tunic with burlap cord, with homespun head scarf and slippers. $1100/1500

168. Chinese Wooden Widow with Gold Hair Barrette from Door of Hope Mission

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166. Chinese Wooden Son in Mourning Costume by Door of Hope Mission 12” (30 cm.) Carved socket head with bald pate except small patch of painted hair at back crown with real queue below, carved and tinted facial features, very small eyes, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, with original paper label “son in mourning costume”. Value Points: the young

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man wears original linen tunic over silk twill leggings, and with coarsely woven coat and burlap ties, linen slippers, woven cap with three pom-poms designed to cover the eyes while in mourning. $1100/1500

167. Chinese Wooden Doll as Widow from Door of Hope Mission 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with carved and painted hair, stippled detail of hair around the forehead

11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, carved hair stippled around the forehead and captured into a chignon at the back, held by a gold barrettes, carved and tinted facial features, deeply set eyes, cloth body. Condition: doll is generally excellent, coarsely woven netting is worn. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920, the third series of widow with a gold hair band. Value Points: wearing original homespun jacket and skirt with frog closures, head wrap, linen slippers, coarsely woven overjacket. $900/1300

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head, black carved and painted hair with square-cut coiffure at forehead, coiled chignon with gold combs, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, the doll was a first offered model of 1910. Value Points: with exquisite detail of facial modeling and expression, the early doll wears original aqua silk tunic with elaborate frog closures, black silk skirt with cord trim, blue silk pants, royal blue ankle boots, and elaborately beaded coiffe. $900/1200

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12� (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted pate at back of head and attached queue, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, from the early 1910 original series. Value Points: the rare early model wears original bronze-green silk short jacket with black closures, matching skirt with blue twill lining, leggings, woven slippers, black silk cap. $700/900

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green jacket with black frog closures, long patterned silk tunic, silk leggings, silk slippers with upturned toes, silk cap. $900/1200 173.

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173. Chinese Wooden Aged Lady from Door of Hope Mission 12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, painted black hair with cut-back hair at forehead, then combed into a chignon at the back held by gold 173. combs, incised carving at the forehead and sunken eye hollows, tinted facial features, cloth body with wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, from the original 1910 group, described as depicting an aged woman. Value Points: very fine detail of carving, the woman wears original black silk short tunic over white underblouse, black silk skirt, purple pants, black silk slippers with embroidered trim, and two black silk head wraps. $1100/1400

174. Chinese Wooden Farmer in Rainy Day Costume from Door of Hope

172. Chinese Wooden Old Gentleman from Door of Hope Mission

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12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, carved and tinted facial features with incised age lines and high cheekbones, deeply set sockets, tinted brows, black painted pate at back crown and attached queue, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910 from the original group, the model was described as “old gentleman”. Value Points: the aged man wears original smoke-

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carved and tinted facial features, muslin torso, carved wooden lower arms and legs with bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920. Value Points: wonderfully preserved rare model wearing original cotton tunic and pants with roll-up cuffs, under woven skirt and cape with tie strings, and with woven wide-brimmed hat. $800/1000

and at sides of mouth, painted and carved features, tinted features, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1925, at this time the dolls were marketed in the US by Kimport Dolls whose tag and description are still attached to the doll. Value Points: wonderful facial carving, wearing original black silk jacket over (faded) lavender tunic, blue leggings, black silk slippers. $900/1100

175. Chinese Wooden Aged Gentleman with Original Paper Label

176. Chinese Wooden Young Gentleman from Door of Hope

11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with very high domed bald crown, black painted circlet of hair at back of head with hole for queue (missing), incised age wrinkles on forehead

11 ½” (29 cm.) Carved wooden head, painted black circlet of hair on bald pate, carved and painted facial features, unusual tiny eyes, cloth body. Condition: very good, some darkening of complexion.

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177. German Bisque Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with square-cut shape of jaw lending a character expression, painted large blue eyes with upper-glancing expression, thick black upper eyeliner, white lower eyeliner, angled feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, impressed cheek dimples, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition generally excellent. Marks: 520 8 ½ K&H (in banner). Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1910. Value Points: especially fine sculpting of cheek dimples, artistic painting of eyes, original body and body finish. $2000/3000

178. Very Rare and Fine German Bisque Art Character “Karl”, Model 107, by Simon and Halbig 22” (55 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated slender face portraying an older child, painted blue/grey upper-glancing eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, strong nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips in solemn expression, sculpted ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, tiny rub on nose. Marks: K*R 107 55. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, from their art reform character series, sculpted by the renowned German artist Arthur Lewin-Funcke from his original bronze sculpture “Portrait of a Boy”. The identity of this famous sculptor was not known until 1991 when research in German archives by Jurgen and Marianne Cieslik made the important discovery. The doll firm and the sculptor had deliberately kept their alliance private as the doll enterprise was considered a commercial endeavor antithetical to the art community. Cieslik noted, “LewinFuncke had taken his secret of being the father of the character doll movement to his grave in 1937” (German Doll Studies, page 227). The doll was marketed under the name “Karl”, although few examples of this larger size were ever made. Value Points: exceptional detail of sculpting achieves an almost hand-pressed look, with very fine bisque and painting, original wig, body and body finish, antique knit mariner-style suit with blue woolen sailor cap, knit stockings and saddle shoes. $25,000/35,000

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180. English Velvet Bonzo Dog by Chad Valley 10” (25 cm.) All-brown velvet dog posed seated on back haunches, with curly velvet tail, floppy ears with painted black detail, painted closed eyes, black embroidered nose, tiny stuckout tongue. Generally excellent, slight fading. English, Chad Valley, the comic dog “Bonzo” is depicted, 1930s. $300/500

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5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms with starfish-shaped hands, painted topknot and forelock curls, blue wings, black side-glancing eyes, thickly fringed upper lashes, dash brows, painted white socks with blue rims and black one-strap shoes with tiny bows, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: O’Neill (feet). Comments: Kewpie, designed by Rose O’Neill, made in Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: rare painted shoes and socks, antique costume. $300/500

179. Large German Bisque Art Character, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 19” (50 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted baby hair with brushstroked detail, painted grey/blue eyes with heavily modeled eyelids, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 100 50. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the first of their series of art reform character dolls, 1909. Value Points: exceptional quality of sculpting especially around the mouth and chin, very fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish, rare largest size of the model. $500/700

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182. Rare German Bisque Double-Faced Art Character Doll for Kley and Hahn 15” (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with alternate faces on front and back that can be revealed by turning the head;

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one head with painted squinting brown eyes, painted upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, furrowed temples, closed mouth as though crying; the other face with brown glass eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open with sculpted tongue and two upper teeth; with brush-stroked painted baby hair and unusual sculpting of doublesided ears, composition baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 159 (painted eye face) 6 (glass eyed face). Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1915, as a 182.

special commission for Kley and Hahn. Value Points: rare double-faced character with fine quality of production, original body and body finish. $1200/1700

183. A Family of Six German All-Bisque Kewpies 5” (13 cm.) -12”. Each is all bisque with one-piece head and torso, painted topknot and forelock curls, painted side-glancing googly eyes, thickly painted lashes, dash brows, closed thin-line smile, blue wings, loop-jointed arms with starfish-shaped hands. Condition: generally excellent, largest has hidden repair on stringing loop of one arm. Marks: O’Neill (incised on feet of all) (three have original paper labels, two with red heart labels). Comments: Kewpie, designed by Rose O’Neill, made in Germany, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful family of graduated sizes, including the very rare largest size all-bisque Kewpie. $1100/1300

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184. German Bisque Art Character, 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt 15” (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined and shaded lips, blonde mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden balljointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their art character model marketed as “Marie”, circa 1909. Value Points: charming little girl with well-modeled details, fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish. $1200/1800

185. German Bisque Art Character, 151, by Simon and Halbig

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15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted bright blue eyes with shaded detail, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled in smiling expression, accented and glazed lips, row of teeth, impressed dimples, blonde human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 151 S&H 0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, from their art character series, circa 1910. Value Points: charming portrait of shyly smiling young girl with well-modeled dimples and painted teeth, lovely bisque and painting. $4000/6000

186. German BrownComplexioned Bisque Pouty, 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with brown complexion, painted brown eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with very full pouting lips, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed including helmet. Condition: generally 186.

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excellent, some wig pulls at back and right crown rim. Marks: K*R 30 101. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their model “Peter” from the firm’s art character movement of 1909. Value Points: dear size with flawless brown facial complexion, original body and body finish. $1200/1500

187. German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, Model 739, by Simon and Halbig 17” (43 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted dark curly lashes, thick dark brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, black fleecy hair, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 8 ½ H 739 Dep Germany. Comments:

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, black sculpted hair with deeply impressed curls, forelock curl, painted brown side-glancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, brown composition and wooden fully jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5/0 Heubach (sunburst) 189. 7671 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: flawless complexion and hair on the little character, with original matching body. $700/900

189. German Bisque Character, 1428, by Simon & Halbig 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, fringed upper lashes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open with well-defined space between the shaded lips, blonde human hair, composition five-piece toddler body, well costumed. Marks: 1428. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: outstanding sculpting especially around the eyes and mouth, very fine quality of bisque. $1200/1800

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Petit et Dumoutier, circa 1882. Andre Petit had been involved in the toy industry in France since the 1830s, but only began a serious interest in creation of luxury bébés after his partnership with Andre Dumoutier in 1875; however, it was a fairly short-lived doll business as toward the end of the 1880s, the firm reverted to the making of skittles, marottes and other toys. The luxury nature of the doll, combined with its short period of production, explains its rarity today. Value Points: splendid eyes with dramatic eyeliner contrasts beautifully with lovely pale complexion, with original body having original finish except touch-up on hands, lovely antique costume and wig. $11,000/15,000

191. Mid19th Century Miniature Wax Figure “Lady at Spinning Wheel” Under Dome

190. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Petit et Dumoutier 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump rounded face accented by little pointed chin and nose, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined and shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with metal hands, beautiful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: P. 1 D. Comments:

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8” (20 cm.) Arranged under a blown glass dome on faux wooden base, under a garland of silk flowers, is a wax figure of woman with shawl, seated on a chair at her spinning wheel. Wax flowers and a miniature table arranged below. Very good condition. Germany, mid-1800s, the miniature arrangements were often presented as “Valentine” gifts. $200/400

192. Rare French Bisque Awake/Asleep Double-Faced Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with faces on front and back which can be alternately revealed by turning the head; one face has blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed


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mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears; the other face has modeled closed eyelids as though sleeping, rose-blushed eye shadow to match cheek blush, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accent line between the lips. With kid poupĂŠe body having shapely torso, mitten hands, and wearing lovely antique brown silk plaid costume, Patent from The Bru Book undergarments, leather ankle boots, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1868, the awake/asleep facial variation was shown in the illustration of his depose that was registered in that year. Value Points: the rarity of the early deposed model poupĂŠe is enhanced by its superb quality of bisque and painting. $5000/7500

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193. Lovely Wide-Eyed French Bisque Bébé Mothereau in Petite Size 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, very large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists, beautiful antique costume with lace detailing, undergarments, matching bonnet, leather shoes with rosettes, knit socks. Condition: generally

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excellent. Marks: M 3 B. Comments: Mothereau, circa 1885, the bébés of this firm, notable for their dramatic eyes, are very rare especially in this petite size. Value Points: very beautiful bébé with lovely bisque and painting to accentuate her eyes. $6500/8500

194. Gorgeous Petite French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Size 4, in Original Costume 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, almond-shaped blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists, fine antique cream wool dress with woven collar and cuffs, matching wide-brimmed bonnet, undergarments, brown leather shoes with silk rosettes. Condition: generally excellent, body finish original albeit scrubbed. Marks: A. 4 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1882. Value Points: very precious gorgeous bébé in most appealing size has classic and sought-after A.T. facial model, lovely bisque and painting, wonderful antique costume. $14,000/21,000

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196. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Thigh-High Blue Stockings 6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two square-cut teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, blue stockings painted to mid-thigh, black one-strap shoes with black bow. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1885, attributed to Simon and Halbig. Value Points: rare stockings, antique red silk dress and cap, lovely face. $500/700

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197. Very Fine French Rosewood and Bronzed Cabinet with Exhibition Top 15” (38 cm.) l. x 10”h. x 12”d. Having bombe-shaped sides with fine rosewood veneers, the table-top cabinet rests upon elaborately carved bronzed legs, and is decorated with scroll and garland apron edging, and beaded trim around the top. The top has a beveled glass surface, which hinges open for access to the velvet-lined exhibition interior, with lock and key. French, circa 1860, of luxury quality and construction indicative of the fine Parisian Maison Giroux. $2000/3000

195. Very Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Jointed Knees and Superb Costume 8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso with shapely modeling, plump cheeks, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the pale lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg jointing at shoulders, jointed hips and knees allowing for easy sitting or kneeling poses, shapely legs with tiny ankles, grey painted ankle boots with black lacing. Condition: generally excellent, some retouch to torso. Marks: 111 (head and thighs). Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: extremely rare all-bisque in grand size, with exquisite modeling and bisque, very rare jointed-knee body, and wearing an exquisite antique costume and bonnet. $3000/4500

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198. Very Fine Early Doll Costume and Bonnet To fit child doll about 12”. Of woven natural linen color, the drop-waist dress has sewn-on bodice lappets with red featherstitch embroidery and little pearl beads, with gathered lower skirt having featherstitch at the hem and an overlay skirt of woven cotton 198. lace. There is a red silk sash at the hips with bows at front and back, and a matching cap with lace and ribbon frou-frou. Circa 1885. $600/900

199. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé EJ, Size 8, by Emile Jumeau 19” (48 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with lovely pale bisque, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, mauveblushed eye shadow, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8 EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882. Value Points: gorgeous bébé with most beautiful delicate bisque, subtle blushing, original body and body finish, wearing fine antique costume, undergarments, ruffled lace bonnet, Jumeau leather shoes marked “Paris Depose 8”. $6000/8500

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200. Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Rare Painted Teeth

201. All-Original German Bisque Child, 167, by Kestner

23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with rare painted teeth, plump cheeks, brunette human hair, early composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful early model child doll of Kestner with rare painted teeth on closed mouth, fine quality of bisque, original early body and body finish. $1300/1600

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B ½ made in Germany 6 ½ 167 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty child has original body, body finish, wig, pate, and wears lovely original silk dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes, and with lace cap. $800/1200

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202. Early German All-Bisque Child by Kestner Known as “French Wrestler” 10” (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque torso, very plump face, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, open mouth with pale outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, brunette auburn wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, sculpted left elbow and curled fingers, muscular-shaped legs with tiny ankles, painted stockings, black heeled boots with lacing, beautiful antique costume. Condition: small chip and reglue at bottom of neck, professional restoration on left boot. Comments: Kestner, circa

1880. Value Points: especially beautiful doll with finest bisque and painting, grand large size, lovely antique costume. $1100/1600

203. Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Known as “A.T. Kestner” 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, thick brush-stroked and feathered brows, pointy shaped nose with shaded nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair, composition and wooden early body with straight wrists and jointed ankles, wearing pretty lace dress and bonnet with rose silk ribbons, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13. Comments: Kestner, the model known A.T. Kestner for its resemblance to the French A.T. bébé, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful example of the rare doll, having gleaming patina of complexion, rarer original body and body finish, jointed ankles. $3500/5500

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204. German Bisque Character “Phillip” with Rare Sculpted Hair by Kammer and Reinhardt

205. German Bisque Child with Flirty Eyes, 117n, by Kammer and Reinhardt

16” (41 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted light brown boyish hair with modeled forelock curl, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, short tapered brows, closed mouth with downcast lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 115 . Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model known as “Phillip”. The wistful-faced character model was inspired by a very similar 17th century bust of a young child by Francois Duquesnoy. Value Points: rare sculpted hair model has finest quality of bisque and painting enhanced by luminous patina, original toddler body with original finish. $4000/5500

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and “flirty” eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117n Germany 46. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: pretty rosy- cheeked girl with flirtatious eyes . $1200/1600

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206. German All-Bisque Doll by Kestner with Fancy Tasseled Boots 7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque torso, plump cheeks, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted black ankle boots with tiny heels, blue tassels, magenta stockings rims, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 ½ (head shoulders, arms and legs). Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful early all-bisque with matched signed parts, fancy boots. $700/900

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207. Petite German Bisque Googly with Wonderful Expression 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head with square-cut facial shape, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper-mache body with painted socks and shoes, pretty silk dress. Condition: generally excellent, body a tad oversized. Marks: (illegible, possibly Heubach square). Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: rare googly with captivating whimsical expression. $400/600

208. Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Original Toddler Body

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15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with chubby round face, very large brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper lashes, angled feathered brows, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the smiling small lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1918. Value Points: rare googly character, model 131, whose beguiling expression combines mischief and shyness, with especially fine quality of bisque, sculpting and painting, original body and body finish. $6500/8500

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210. German Bisque Character, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, blonde mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 28. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: pretty rosycheeked doll has original wig, body, body finish. $300/500

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209. German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt with Lovely Antique Costume 31” (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish albeit hands a bit scuffed. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: beautiful large child doll has very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body, and wears fine antique costume and jewelry, undergarments, shoes and socks. $700/900

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211. German Bisque Child, 167, by Kestner with Beautiful Antique Costume 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with accented lips, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany 10 ½ 167 (head)


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Germany (torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: beautiful classic dollyface with original wig, body, body finish, and gorgeous antique costume. $600/800

212. Pretty German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body.

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Condition: little chip at upper right eye rim. Marks: 7. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty closed mouth child wearing beautiful antique costume with lace and embroidered details, bonnet, undergarments, stockings, rose sateen shoes. $400/600

213. German Bisque Child Known as “Kestner Bru” with Rare Body 19” (48 cm.) Pale bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and throat, blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered details, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, painted row of teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden early fully jointed body including jointed ankles, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: 13. Comments: Kestner, circa 1884, the model closely resembles the “circle/dot” model of Leon Casimir Bru, hence is often referred to “Kestner Bru”. Value Points: rare model with beautiful pale bisque, wearing pretty rose silk faille dress, undergarments, leather shoes resembling Bru shoes. $2500/3500

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Copyrighted 1935 E.T.M. (on feet). Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1935, marketed as the Pinn Family in reference to their clothespin bodies. Value Points: the amusing six dolls each wear their original costumes and have amusing variations of facial design. $400/600

215. American Wooden Child by Schoenhut With Wonderful Circus Toy

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16” (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, decalomania eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with painted teeth, brunette mohair wig, all-wooden springjointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll, Pat. Jan. 17, ‘11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1917. Value Points: included is circus cart whose metal spoked wheels center a wooden barrel with lithographed paper cover of clowns and circus, upon which a Schoenhut clown is standing, and which is being pulled by a cast metal horse; the cart is marked “No. 28 G.A. Heimer, patent no. 1234472 July 24, 1917”. $900/1300

216. American Wooden Sleep-Eyed Doll by Schoenhut with Toy Lamb 214. American Wooden “Pinn Family” by Schoenhut in Original Costumes 6” (15 cm.) -12”. Each has egg-shaped wooden head with flat-cut swivel neck, painted facial features in caricature style, yarn hair, wooden block torso with clothespin-style arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: patent pending,

16” (41 cm.) All-wooden doll, socket head, brown sleep eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with four painted teeth, brunette mohair wig, spring-jointed wooden arms and legs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17, 1911, USA (oval paper label). Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1918. Value Points: the rare sleep-eyed model has fine original finish, wearing pretty antique dress, and carries her own carved wooden toy lamb by Schoenhut. $600/900

217. American Cloth Character “Kamkins” Doll

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19” (48 cm.) All-cloth doll with swivel head, pressed and painted complexion and facial features, blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, white eye dots, closed mouth with full lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, stitch jointing at shoulders and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, some dustiness. Marks: Kamkins (heart mark on chest). Comments: Louise Kampes,

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217.1. All-Original German All-Bisque Googly, Model 189 5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, buttonshaped nose, tiny closed mouth with watermelon slice-shaped lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and black one-strap shoes, wearing factoryoriginal folklore costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at right eye rim. Marks: 189. Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: most endearing tyke with impish expression, original factory costume. $600/900

218. American Cloth Folk Doll with Oil-Painted Face

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18” (46 cm.) All-cloth doll whose head is constructed with side seams and back seam that extends partly down the forehead and lends shape to the face, and a chin seam, with oil-painted facial features, complexion, and hair, painted blue eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, stitch jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: very good, some darkening of painting. Comments: American, circa 1900. Value Points: charming folk doll with hand-painted features, antique costume. $400/600

219. American Cloth Folk Doll with Original Costume 15” (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional rounded face, gusset side seams giving fullness to the painted hair, silk-over-muslin face with painted complexion, hair and facial features, outlined blue eyes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, stitch jointing at shoulders, hips and knees. Condition: good, some fading of painted features, wear to silk on right cheek. Comments: American, circa 1890. Value Points: unusually constructed folk doll, with original costume comprising jacket with plaid collar, vest, shirt, tie, brown trousers, leather shoes. $200/400

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220. Pretty German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, X, by Kestner

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15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: pretty closed mouth child with lovely bisque, original body and body finish, fine antique costume, undergarments, stockings, shoes, and wonderful beaded bonnet. $1200/1600

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painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece body, painted socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 253 M Nobbi Kid Re. US Pat. Off. Germany 11/0. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: impish googly wears factory-original costume. $400/500

221. Pair, German Bisque Characters “Bébé Brandeis” with Original Czech Costumes with Boutique Label 221 label

8” (20 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair bobbed wig, five-piece toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 320 Germany. Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf, circa 1920. Value Points: fine all-original traditional Czech costumes with elaborate detail including distinctive print head-dress; the girl having original silk label inside petticoat “Bébé Brandeis Prague”. $600/900

223. German Bisque Googly, Demalcol, by Catterfelder Puppenfabrick

222. German Bisque Googly “Nobbi Kid” by Marseille 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes,

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generally excellent. Marks: (Goebel crown symbol) 12/0 x Germany. Comments: Goebel, circa 1920. Value Points: wonderful expression with wide-eyed look mirrored by shape of mouth. $400/600

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side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig, five-piece composition body. Demalcol 5/0 Germany. Comments: produced by Catterfelder Puppenfabrick for Dennis, Malley and Co. (hence, Demalcol) of London, circa 1926. Value Points: charming googly with impish yet innocent smile, wearing great antique Tyrolean costume. $700/900

224. German Bisque Googly with Astonished Expression by Goebel 7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted pixie-like golden hair, painted blue extra-large googly eyes gazing to the right, painted curly upper lashes, dot brows, “O”-shaped mouth with defined space between the lips, composition five-piece body with painted shoes and socks, antique costume. Condition:

9” (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted brown hair in distinctive style, modeled coiled topknot, forelock and side curls, painted facial features, blue side-glancing googly eyes, painted upper lashes, single-stroke brows, tiny nose, closed mouth with triangular-shaped lips, five-piece paper mache body with painted socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0 Heubach (square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression, rare hair style. $700/900

226. German Bisque Character “Gladdie” Designed by Helen Jensen in Rare Size 10” (25 cm.) Solid domed head with flanged neck, sculpted brown bobbed hair with long forelock curls, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, tinted brows and eye shadow, fringed upper lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth with accented lips, tongue, four teeth, impressed dimples at lip corners, muslin body with composition arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Gladdie Copyright by Helen W. Jensen Germany 1005/14/73. Comments: very fine sculpting of dimples and laughter lines, choice bisque, very rare size of this model. $1100/1500

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227. French Bisque Bébé by Danel et Cie with Original Signed Body 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, large hazel paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Paris Bébé Tete dep 8 (head) Paris Bébé Depose (and Eiffel Tower symbol on torso). Comments: Danel et Cie, c. 1892. Value Points: rare-to-find bébé with dramatic large eyes, wearing wonderful brown flannel gentleman’s suit with vest. $2800/3500

228. French Bisque Commemorative Bébé E.D. by Jumeau 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E. 7 D. (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the bébé bears the initials of Emile Douillet. the longtime foreman of Jumeau, marked as a special gratitude for that man, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with very pretty face and painting, original body, wearing beautiful original velvet dress, undergarments, leather shoes, velvet bonnet. $3000/3800

229. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Antique Costume 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed

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arms, painted white stockings and black laced ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0. Comments: Germany, attributed to Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1885. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed child wearing dainty silk gown and bonnet. $200/400

230. Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Yellow Tuck Comb 11” (28 cm.) All-wooden doll with one-piece head and torso, rounded head and elongated throat, heartshaped face, black painted hair with double-scalloped curls at each side of face, carved and painted yellow tuck comb, tiny painted facial features, pierced ears into head, dowel jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: fine original finish with beautiful painting. $800/1100

231. French Bisque Bébé Mascotte by May Freres

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19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, hazel glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, thick brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: M 8. Comments: May Freres, their model “Mascotte”, circa 1895. Value Points: hard-to-find model, wearing very pretty antique carnival costume and bonnet. $1800/2500

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232. American Wooden Girl with Carved Bobbed Hair by Schoenhut 15” (38 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, carved bobbed hair with sculpted and painted blue hair band, painted facial features, blue intaglio eyes, single- stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouty lips, wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17, ‘11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with fine original painting, the blue eyes exactly matching the blue hair band. $1100/1500

233. Two American Wooden Character Dolls by Schoenhut 19” (48 cm.) Each is all wooden with carved socket head, painted facial features, closed mouth with downcast lips, tinted brows and eyeliner, blonde mohair wig, all-wooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan.17,1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: most compelling sister dolls with artistic sculpting and painting, one with blue eyes, one with brown. $1500/2100

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234. American Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Original Costume and Shoes 19” (48 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, deeply carved face, intaglio brown sculpted eyes with white eye dots, black painted eyeliner, fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, spring-jointed wooden body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17th, 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine detail of sculpting, original finish, wearing original knit Union suit, dress, leather shoes with holes in feet for posing. $800/1000

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234.1. American Wooden Comic Characters “Maggie and Jiggs” by Schoenhut 7” (18 cm.) Each is all-wooden with socket head, carved hair and painted facial features depicting the comic strip characters Maggie and Jiggs, wooden body with jointing at shoulders and hips, Maggie with carved topknot and long nose, painted yellow hair band, and Jiggs with sculpted crown of hair and cigar in mouth. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1915. Value Points: rare characters well-depict the comic strip characters and have original finish and original costumes and accessories. $800/1100

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235. Large American Blue-Eyed Character by Schoenhut 21” (53 cm.) All-wooden carved doll, carved and painted facial features, large blue intaglio eyes, white eye dots, closed mouth with shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, all-wooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat Jan. 17th 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare large model with very fine quality of carved features, original artistic painting, rare large size. $900/1200

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16” (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, decalomania blue eyes, painted blue eyeliner and brows, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, blonde mohair wig, bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent.

Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1918. Value Points: fine original finish on the pouty-faced baby. $500/700

237. American Wooden Toddler by Schoenhut 16” (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head of chubbyfaced toddler, very full chin, decalomania small blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, tinted brows, closed mouth with very pouty lips, blonde mohair wig, spring-jointed body with shorter toddler legs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H.E. Schoenhut (head) Schoenhut Doll Pat, Jan. 17th, 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1918. Value points: fine original finish on the wistful-faced toddler. $700/900

237.1. American Wooden Musical Toy “Trinity Chimes” by Schoenhut 18” (46 cm.) Wooden organ toy with paper lithographed cover depicting scenes of cathedral and bells has eight wooden keys which produce musical scale sound when pressed, labeled Trinity Chimes on the front. Very good condition, lithographed paper missing on crown. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $300/500

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239. Pair, German Bisque Character Babies “Our Pet” in Original Presentation

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238. German Bisque DoubleFaced Character Doll 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flanged neck, tinted brown hair with forelock detail, having two faces which can be alternately revealed by twisting the head; one face with painted blue eyes enhanced by glazed decoration, black upper eyeliner, tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in pouting expression; 238. the other face with blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, open mouth, two beaded upper teeth, tongue; and with muslin body and composition hands, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1918. Value Points: rare two-faced model with wonderful expressions and fine quality of bisque. $600/900

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9” (23 cm.) Each has solid domed bisque socket head, tinted light brown baby hair, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, open mouth, two lower teeth, composition five-piece baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: AM 351 14/0 Germany. Comments: Marseille, circa 1925. Value Points: the pair of toddlers are wearing original factory costumes, and are presented in original playpen with rattles, beads, and original label “Our Pet”. $700/1000

240. German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shy smile, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece toddler body, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Armand Marseille Germany 323 A 6/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1925. Value Points: sweet imp with excellent quality of bisque. $300/500


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241. German Bisque Character “Siegfried” by Kestner 13” (33 cm.) circ. 17”l. Solid domed bisque head with flanged neck, painted brown baby hair and brows, small almond-shaped brown glass sleep eyes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, muslin body, composition lower hands, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Siegfried Made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with very fine quality of bisque and sculpting. $800/1100

242. German Bisque Character Baby with Wistful Expression, “Lori” by Swaine 21” (53 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with delicate peach-toned complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, blonde painted baby hair with delicate stippling, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lori 2 (incised) Geschutz S&Co Germany (green stamp). Comments: Swaine and Co., circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with exquisite painting and detail of modeling, original body and body finish, fine antique costume. $1100/1500

243. American “Billiken” by Horsman with Teddy Bear Body 12” (30 cm.) Textured composition head with flanged neck, sculpted hair with topknot, large pointy ears, painted facial features with squinty angled eyes, upturned nose, angled brows, wide beaming smile, original teddy bear mohair body with excelsior filling. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Horsman, circa 1911, the “Billiken Teddy Doll”, designed to capture the teddy bear market, was advertised in the 1910 Siegel-Cooper Catalog described as “nothing funnier made, brings joy to all”. Value Points: rare model with wonderfully preserved teddy body, original (albeit illegible) cloth label. $200/400

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245. Four American Poured Wax Figures by Vargas 7” (18 cm.) Each representing a figure of the New Orleans black community, posed as though at the marketplace, with hand-sculpted wax face, tiny bead eyes, painted features, waxed limbs, wearing handmade cotton costume that is wax-dipped for shape, and mounted upon its original wooden stand. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Vargas, made in New Orleans (stamp on base of seated woman). Comments: circa 1925, the wax figures were created by Conception Vargas, daughter of the celebrated 19th century Spanish wax sculptor Vargas who immigrated to New Orleans; the figures represented everyday people of the street in that city and were offered solely through Harriets of Rue Royale in the French Quarter from 1915-1930s. Value Points: an exceptional quartet, the figures include two women offering picked cotton, and two women offering beignets and other baked goods, preserved in a remarkably fine state with vibrant colors and rich details. $500/800

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246. American Black-Complexioned Folk Doll with Leather Head

30” (76 cm.) Black silk-like cloth doll with flatdimensional face, stitch-shaped nose, embroidered outline of nose and mouth, white eye dots, black stitched yarn hair, stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: American, age uncertain. Value Points: the folk doll wears her original red cotton print dress, and has imaginative detail of facial features. $300/500

15” (38 cm.) Stiffened leather head with pressed definition of features and ebony-black complexion, tinted brown eyes, closed mouth, black wiry hair, black stockinette body with stitch jointing at hips. Condition: good. Comments: American folk doll of unique handmade construction and with original glazed finish, late 19th century. Value Points: unique and highly characterized model. $200/400

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247. American Folk Art Doll with Oil-Painted Features 12” (30 cm.) All-cloth doll with flatdimensional face, black shaded hair, painted facial features, outlined eyes, brows, closed mouth, stitch jointing at shoulders and hips, antique costume. Condition: good, some darkening of complexion. Comments: American, circa 1890. Value Points: rare small size with hand-painted features. $300/500

248. American Cloth Character Doll from Milwaukee W.P.A. Series 22” (56 cm.) All-cloth doll with stitchedon firmly pressed stockinette head with oil-painted complexion and features, large brown eyes, painted brows, closed mouth with rich red lips, brown fleeced yarn braids, muslin firmly stuffed body with stitch jointing at shoulders, funnel jointing at hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: WPA Handcraft Project

#10235 Milwaukee Wisconsin sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers (body stamp). Condition: Milwaukee WPA artist’s project, created circa 1935 during the Great Depression, as a means of providing work and also preserving American history. Value Points: fine original condition is beautifully preserved, the dress, underwear and apron each bear the WPA stamp, as well as the fully signed doll. $1100/1500

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249. American Cloth Topsy-Turvy Doll by Bruckner with Original Label 11” (28 cm.) An alternate doll head is posed on either side of a muslin torso, and designed so that the full-length red checkered costume which accompanies each head will hide the alternate head. When the doll is flipped over, the second head and second costume appear. Each head has sewn-on mask face with painted/printed features, including black child with brown eyes, black mohair wig, smiling expression with double row of teeth; and white child with blue eyes and curly blonde hair. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Patent (stamp on neck of back child) Bruckner Doll, made in USA (cloth label). Comments: Albert Bruckner, circa 1915. Value Points: fine original condition and costume, original Bruckner label. $200/500

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252. German Pink-Tinted Porcelain Doll

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16” (41 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head, black sculpted hair with short ringlet curls, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin body with stitch-jointed limbs, leather arms, costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: rarity factors include pink-tinting and original body. $200/400

250. German Wax Peddler Lady with Bountiful Wares in Cabinet 16” (41 cm.) h. x 13”w. x 12”d. Arranged within a wooden-framed glass cabinet is a wax-over-paper mache peddler lady with painted features and hair, posed in front of a wall with baskets and shelves of various novelties and wares, and behind a table that is filled to overflowing with treasures of every type and variety, including dolls, sewing notions, trinkets, household goods, even a glass eye and a clock. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: mid1800s. Value Points: wonderful peddler cabinet with an extraordinary assortment of treasures $1200/1700

251. German Wax Lady Doll in Original Costume 15” (38 cm.) Wax over paper mache shoulder head with oval face and elongated neck, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, brunette wig with original coiffure, original muslin body with paper mache lower arms and legs, painted black boots. Condition: fair/good, extensive shoulder plate crazing. Comments: Germany, the fashionable lady is known as “Staatdamen”, circa 1875. Value Points: wearing original fashionable gown, original coiffure. $200/300

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253. Petite German Paper Mache Lady with Long Ringlet Curls 7” (18 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with long sculpted black ringlet curls that fall onto her shoulders,


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lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: very distinctive and highly characterized portrait like face, fine lustrous patina, wearing good antique costume, and carrying toy soldier doll. $800/1200

255. American Brown-Eyed Alabama Baby by Ella Smith in Rare Smaller Size

heart-shaped face, painted black eyes, black upper eyeliner and brows, slender kid body with wooden lower arms and legs, painted green shoes, tulle costume. Condition: very good, original condition, nose rub. Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: dear little dollhouse-sized early doll with rare coiffure. $400/600

14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted features, oil-painted shaded brown hair in soft short curls onto the forehead, stitched-on ears, large painted brown eyes with thickly painted black lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, stitch-jointed body with oil-painted arms and legs, painted thighhigh blue stockings with black detailing, antique cotton dress and undergarments. 256. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mrs. S.S. Smith, Manufacturer Roanoke, Ala. No 0. Patented September 26, 1905 (body stamp). Comments: Ella Smith’s Alabama Baby, circa 1910. Value Points: rare small size with wonderful facial painting with original finish that includes rich eye decoration and fine rosy cheeks. $800/1100

256. German Paper Mache Tauffling Baby with Endearing Expression

254. German Paper Mache Black-Complexioned Portrait Man 20” (51 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with ebony-black complexion, sculpted tight curls, very full cheeks, brown glass eyes, black brows, closed mouth with full lips, brown muslin body, paper mache black

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11” (28 cm.) Solid domed paper mache head with dowel-attachment shoulder plate, black enamel eyes, painted features, closed mouth, muslin midriff with bellows crier, muslin upper legs, wooden legs and arms, loosely attached paper mache hands and feet designed to simulate infant movements, antique chemise. Condition: generally excellent, two small repairs at limb joints. Comments: Germany, circa 1860, the tauffling baby was inspired by the Japanese Ichimatsu baby introduced at the London International Exhibition of 1851, to which this model bears a remarkable resemblance. The doll is considered the inspiration for the classic European child doll or bébé that followed. Value Points: soughtafter and most appealing doll with historical significance. $800/1100

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257. German Bisque Flapper Lady, 401, by Marseille with Original Body 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed slender flapper body with elongated limbs, shapely torso, feet posed for wearing high heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Armand Marseille Germany 401 A 5/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression, original rare body, body finish, wig, and wearing original lingerie and shoes. $1100/1500

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258. German Bisque Lady, 1159, with Original Flapper Body

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, tiny open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapped body with slender elongated limbs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: 1159 Simon & Halbig S&H 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: fine matte bisque with rare flapper body. $800/1000

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259. Two German Bisque Miniature Dolls 6” (15 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, blue or brown glass sleep eyes, painted features, single-stroke brows, open mouth, five-piece paper mache body with painted shoes, flapper-style body. Condition: generally excellent, hand broken on blonde-haired doll. Marks: 192 9/0 (on one) Germany A 14/0 M (the other). Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty little diminutive dolls. $300/400

260. German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye


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corners, open mouth, accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body with shapely bosom and waist, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Germany Halbig S&H 6 (head) Heinrich Handwerck (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty gentlefaced lady has original wig, lashes, lady body and body finish. $1100/1500

261. Petite German Bisque “American Schoolboy” 10” (25 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, sculpted blonde hair with modeled bangs, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with center accent line, kid body

with gusset jointing, bisque forearms, black velvet suit, lace collar. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: appealing diminutive size of the sculpted hair character. $200/300

262. German All-Bisque Kewpie Wedding Party 4 ½” (11 cm.) - 8 ½”. Each of five all-bisque Kewpies has jointed arms, one-piece head, torso and legs, sculpted topknot, forelock curls and side curls, sculpted blue wings, painted large side-glancing eyes, and impish smile, each signed O’Neill on feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kewpie, Germany, circa 1915, from original designs by Rose O’Neill. Value Points: the cheerful group are wearing their original handsewn wedding costumes, including Groom with top hat, Bride, two Bridesmaids, and Flower Girl. $800/1000

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wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some flaking to original finish on hands. Marks: dep 7. Comments: for the French market, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty bébé has original wig, pate, lashes, body, and wears original costume (frail skirt), original knit stockings and shoes. $700/900 263.

264. All-Original Petite French Bisque Bébé by SFBJ 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris 2/0. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1920. Value Points: very dear petite bébé with especially pretty face, wonderful original wig, original French body, chemise and shoes signed “1”. $500/700

265. French Bisque Bébé by Gaultier Freres

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17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. (scroll) 6. Comments: Gaultier Freres, circa 1888. Value Points: pretty bébé has original body and body finish, wears antique costume. $2500/2800

266. French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Size 11, in Beautiful Antique Costume with Signed Shoes

263. French Bisque Bébé “Dep”, with Original French Body 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hand-tied hair over cork pate, French composition and

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23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly painted dark lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, dimpled chin, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 11 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful brown-eyed bébé with rich eye decoration, original body and body finish, very fine antique costume, undergarments, stockings, silk and lace bonnet, leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose 11”. $3000/4000


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266.1. French Bisque Bébé, Size 3, by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Jumeau Shoes 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, large amber glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly painted long lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig with cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body, pretty antique dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: original matched and signed head and body, original body finish, wig, and with beautiful antique dress, silk bonnet, leather shoes signed “Paris Depose 3” with bee symbol. $2800/3500

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267. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 15� (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde human hair, composition and wooden fully jointed Sonneberg body. Condition: generally excellent, nose rub. Marks: VIII. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: fine quality of bisque with luminous glaze on lips, beautiful antique costume. $1200/1600

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268. German Bisque Closed-Mouth Doll, 39-27, by Gebruder Kuhnlenz 19� (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G.K. 39-27. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful shy face with large eyes, closed mouth, very choice bisque. $500/800


269. Sonneberg Bisque Doll, Model 630, by Mystery Maker 11� (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, dimpled chin, pierced ears, auburn human hair, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists, silk and lace dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 630 1. Comments: Germany, mystery maker, circa 1885. Value Points: most endearing wistful expression on the closed-mouth doll. $600/800

271. Beautiful German Bisque Child, Model 915, by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk 15� (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, tiny nose, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 915 #9. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1885. Value Points: the delicate bisque complexion beautifully contrasts the very plump modeling. $1100/1400

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272. French Bisque Poupée with Gentle Expression Attributed to Jumeau 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, grey glass enamel inset eyes with dark outer rims, accented eye corners and nostrils, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with accented pale lips, pierced ears, kid poupée body with shapely torso, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms, gusset jointing at hips and knees, fine antique costume, undergarments, ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent, restoration to bisque hands. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful pale bisque with dreamy eyes. $1700/2200

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with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid lady body with gusset jointing, bisque lower arms, French-style ivory satin wedding gown, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1875, attributed to Jumeau. Value Points: especially beautiful face with lovely bisque, extra head articulation allowing forward tilting movement as well as swivel. $1700/2100

273. French Bisque Poupée with Beautiful Face Attributed to Jumeau

274. German Bisque Doll with Rare Swivel Head and Fancy Boots

16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth

14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, sculpted blonde hair

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with graduated ringlet curls, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, original muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower arms and legs, painted stockings, painted fancy light tan boots with brown tips and blue rims and tassels, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, roughness around side rim of shoulder plate. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors include glass eyes, swivel head, original body with rare boots, and with little toy St. Nicholas figure with bisque head. $800/1200

275. German Bisque Character, Model 123, by C.F. Kling 17” (43 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head, painted blonde hair in short 275. boyish fashion, painted blue shaded eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, kid pin-jointed body with bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 123-4. Comments: C.F. Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: fine painting of gentle features on the dear fellow. $300/500

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276. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 11, by Kestner 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes with spiral threading, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: bright-eyed child with closed mouth and fine luminous bisque. $700/900

277. Sonneberg Bisque Doll as Look-Alike Bru 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, the doll closely resembles the circle/dot model of Bru whose market the maker hoped to capture. $700/900

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278. All-Original German Bisque Child, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach 10” (25 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, brunette mohair wig in long braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, very faint hairline at back of head seems original. Marks: 7246 Heubach (sunburst) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: sweet little girl, rare model, is all original with braids and wonderful folklore costume. $500/800 278.

279. French Bisque Character, Model 252, by SFBJ

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, singlestroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette human bobbed hair wig, composition baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, one finger broken. Marks: 21 SFBJ 252 Paris 6. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: highly defined sculpting with lustrous patina, original body and body finish. $1200/1600

280. French Bisque Bébé, 301, by SFBJ 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, four tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris 2/0 (head) Fabrication Francaise SFBJ (body). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: sweet petite bébé with lovely antique dress. $300/500

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281. German Bisque Character Baby, 211, by Kestner 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain lower teeth, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body, knit costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 14 211. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. 280. $300/500


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282. Two American Wooden Amusing Toys 8” (20 cm.) and 9”. Each is all wood with segmented jointed body, including Mr. Peanut with peanutshaped body, painted face with monocle, wooden blue top hat labeled Mr. Peanut; and muscle-man with painted bright costume details, marked The Toy Tinkers. Generally excellent. Circa 1930s. $200/300

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9” (23 cm.) and 6 ½”. Each has solid domed socket head, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, black painted hair and brows, closed mouth, brown composition baby body, one with bisque head marked 341, by Marseille, and the other with composition head (model illegible) by Heubach Koppelsdorf. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1920, the dolls were marketed as South Seas Babies. Value Points: charming little pair with lustrous complexion, original body. $200/400

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284. Glass-Eyed Felt Doll with Exceptional Original Norwegian Costume 17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed facial features, brown glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, muslin body with stitch-jointed arms, disc-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1920. Value Points: perfectly preserved condition, the doll wears beautifully crafted original Norwegian costume with embroidered details on vest and apron, with original blouse, skirt, undergarments, stockings, shoes, coiffe. $800/1100

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285. American Wooden Walking Doll by Schoenhut 11” (28 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, carved facial features, decalomania eyes, closed mouth with downcast lips, double chin, brunette mohair bobbed wig, all-wooden body with one-piece walking-style legs, antique costume may be original. Condition: generally excellent, light craze lines on forehead. Marks: Schoenhut Walkable Doll, Patents USA Jan. 17, 1911, Dec. 30, 1914, March 23, 1920. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model in petite size, original finish, wig, wonderful costume, carrying little lithographed toy “The New Mail Baby”. $700/900

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286. German Bisque Laughing Character, 7644, by Gebruder Heubach 20” (51 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque shoulder head, blonde sculpted hair with forelock curl, deep intaglio squinting eyes, white eye dots, short angled brows, laughter crinkles around the eyes, upturned nose, closed mouth modeled as though laughing, outlined lips, modeled tongue tip, pin-jointed kid body, bisque forearms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7644 Heubach (sunburst) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: deeply sculpted laughter crinkles around the eyes and mouth. $500/800

287. German Bisque “Coquette” by Gebruder Heubach 16” (41 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque shoulder head, sculpted short brown curly hair with sculpted blue hair band with side bow, intaglio blue side-glancing eyes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with row of tiny beaded teeth, impressed lip and cheek dimples, pin-jointed kid body, bisque forearms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, restoration to part of one bow. Marks: Heubach (square). Comments: Germany, Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: deeply sculpted features on the smiling doll known as “Coquette”. $200/400


288. German Bisque Character Doll, “Einco” by Eisenmann 13” (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted brown baby hair, intaglio blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and accented lips, pronounced ears, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent, some body repainting. Marks: Einco 1 Germany. Comments: Eisenmann, circa 1915. Value Points: hard-to-find model with deep sculpting around the eyes and mouth, beautiful antique gown. $200/400

289. German Bisque Character, 151, by Hertel and Schwab 19” (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blonde blush-stroked baby hair with forelock curl, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes,

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brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, composition bent limb baby body with jointed wrists. Condition: bisque excellent, body repainted. Marks: Made in Germany 151/11. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa1912. Value Points: well-modeled character features with fine lustrous bisque, fine antique costume. $300/400

290. Two Vintage Toys, Jack-in-theBox and Felix 8” (20 cm.) Including German paper mache clown as jack-in-thebox with lithographed paper cover on the box depicting a variety of 291. colorful toys; and Felix the Cat. American allwooden toy with wood-segmented limbs, defined face, leather ears, labeled Felix on chest, and marked “Felix copyright 1922-1924 by Pat Sullivan”. Very good condition. Early 20th century. $300/500

291. American Wooden Character Doll by Schoenhut with Schoenhut Glass-Eyed Pig 14” (36 cm.) All-wooden doll, carved socket head with painted short blond hair, painted dark blue eyes, painted upper lashes closed mouth, double chin, springjointed toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17th 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1915. Value Points: original body finish, blue woolen sailor costume, carrying wooden toy pig with glass eyes by Schoenhut. $600/900

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teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H CMB 8 ½. Comments: Bergmann, circa 1910. Value Points: pretty dolly-faced model with original wig, body, body finish, original rose silk dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes. $700/900

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293. Large German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner 20” (51 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde baby hair with modeled forelock curls, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain teeth, composition baby body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Hilda JDK Jr. 1914 Ges Gesch N.1070 Made in Germany 16. Comments: Kestner, 1914. Value Points: very fine modeling, bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $1400/1800

294. German Bisque Character Doll, Model 141, by Hertel and Schwab

292. German Bisque Child by Bergmann with Beautiful Rose Silk Costume 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain

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20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short curvy feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the very full outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 141 7. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with wonderful detail of sculpting, especially of lips, fine quality of bisque and painting. $1800/2300

295. German Bisque Child, 1279, by Simon and Halbig 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with tiny


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bow-shaped lips, accent dot at center bottom lip, two porcelain upper teeth, impressed dimples at cheeks and chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 dep Germany 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model with wonderful detail of dimples, distinctive lip modeling, original body and body finish. $800/1200

296. Grand German Bisque Child Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig 35� (89 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde human hair, composition and wooden balljointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: bisque excellent, body repainted. Marks: S 17 ½ H 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: grand size and wonderfully modeled doll, desirable model. $900/1300 295.

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298. German Bisque Character, 122, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Flirty Eyes 297.

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing “flirty” eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, tongue, two porcelain teeth, auburn fleecy hair, composition bent limb baby body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 122 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: fine quality of bisque, flirty eyes, original body and body finish. $300/500

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299. Rare German Bisque Character with Wonderful Dimples by Mystery Maker 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with very chubby plump face, narrow brown glass inset eyes with heavily modeled eyelids, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, two upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, five-piece body with painted stockings and blue shoes, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D 4 (raised letters). Comments: Germany, mystery maker, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful characterization with deeply impressed dimples and expression. $500/700

300. German Bisque GlassEyed Character by Kammer and Reinhardt

297. German Bisque Child, 390, by Marseille with Beautiful Costume 35” (89 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 15 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1900. Value Points: wearing beautiful early white pique dress and cutwork bonnet, undergarments, stockings and shoes. $800/1100

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11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, very narrow brown glass sleep eyes, fringe-painted upper lashes, one-stroke angled brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition bent limb baby body, antique romper suit. Condition: original ½” firing line at crown rim, body repainted. Marks: 28. Comments: rare glass-eyed version of the Kammer and Reinhardt 100 model, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine sculpting of characterization around the eyes and mouth, enhanced by fine quality of bisque. $300/500


301. German Bisque Character, 1272, by Franz Schmidt 10” (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blonde brush-stroked baby hair, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, pierced nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two sculpted upper teeth, tongue, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.S. & Co 1272/282 Deponiert. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1915. Value Points: appealing little tyke with well-modeled dimples, fine quality bisque. $300/500

303. French Bisque Bébé by Denamur as Fortune Teller 302. Two Rare American Bye-Lo Dolls and Schoenhut Animals 112” (284 cm.) circ. 16” l. Including carved wooden head Bye-lo and composition head Bye-lo, each with sleep glass eyes, and each with original muslin Bye-lo body, with antique costumes. Condition: craquelure on wooden model, excellent on composition doll, clown face repainted. Comments: American, circa 1925. Value Points: rare wooden head Bye-lo by Schoenhut; also included are three Schoenhut wooden animals (cow, donkey and goat) with painted eyes and clown. $500/800

17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate French five-piece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E. 4 D. Comments: Denamur, circa 1890, costumed as fortune teller with skirt of folded paper fortunes written in ink-script French. Included is terra cotta Neapolitan figure with expressive features. $800/1200

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Novelties, circa 1940, depicting the storybook characters Uncle Wiggily and Mrs. Wiggily. Value Points: wonderfully designed storybook figure in well-preserved condition. $600/900 304.

304. Two American Cloth Dolls from the Raggedy Ann Family 15” (38 cm.) and 19”. Including brown muslin Beloved Belindy with button eyes, painted features, original costume, by Georgene Novelties; along with Raggedy Andy with oil-cloth face and printed features, red yarn hair, sewn-on stockings and shoes, antique costume, by Molly-e. Also included is limited edition sketch of Johnny Gruelle by Jeff Edwards, 1993; and two authorized copies of the original patent design for Raggedy Ann and Andy as originally registered, and then signed “with magical wishes Kim Gruelle ‘94”, framed. $700/900

305. Pair, American Cloth Mrs. and Uncle Wiggily by Georgene Novelties 20” (51 cm.) Each is of brown muslin with stitch-shaped mask face, large black shoe button eyes on white eye dots, painted facial features including Uncle Wiggily’s whiskers, stitched-on ears, stitch-jointed arms and legs with paw hands and outstretched feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Georgene

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306. Pair, German Paper Mache Nodders, One as Foxy Grandpa 6 ½” (17 cm.) Each is paper mache, depicting older man and woman seated on chairs, he with topknot and painted spectacles, she with topknot, the heads loosely attached in nodding style. Condition: fair/good, feet worn on man. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: sought-after early comic character, Foxy Grandpa is featured. $150/200

307. American Cloth Googly Character with Original Sewn-On Costume 15” (38 cm.) All-cloth doll pressed and painted facial features, brown complexion, painted large black side-glancing eyes with black upper


curls, “O”-shaped mouth, black yarn hair, stitch-jointed arms, chubby body, stitchedon blue shirt and checkered red and white overalls. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: American, circa 1935. Value Points: wonderful expression on the wide-eyed googly character, in rich vibrant condition. $200/400

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13” (33 cm.) All-muslin doll with pressed and painted mask face, blue side-painted eyes, real lashes, short dash brows, rounded nose, closed mouth, blonde yarn hair, stitchjointed muslin body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Georgene’s Nu-Art Doll Miss America A Product of Georgene Novelties, Inc.” Comments: circa 1940, Georgene Novelties. Value Points: wearing original red, white and blue patriotic costume with Statue of Liberty headdress, original label. $200/300

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309. Pair, American Felt Artist Dolls by R. John Wright 17” (43 cm.) Pair of all-felt dolls depicting man and woman character, each with center-seam face, stitch-shaped nose, painted facial features, woolen hair, jointing at shoulders and legs, oversized felt arms and legs, each wearing original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made by R. John Wright Brattleboro, Vermont (original paper labels, with artist signature). Comments: R. John Wright, late 1970s. Attached is a paper note detailing the provenance of the doll as cited by Billie Welker. Value Points: rare-to-find early work by the American artist. $500/800

310. American Wooden Dollhouse by Bliss 12” (30 cm.) h. 8”w. The wooden two-story dollhouse in diminutive petite size has lithographed paper cover depicting architectural details, front porch, hinged door marked “Bliss”, with two interior rooms having floor and wallpaper. Very good condition. American, Bliss, circa 1890, rare petite size. $500/700

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legs, depicting Max and Moritz as portrayed in The Katzenjammer Kids comic strip that was inspired by the German children’s book written by Wilhelm Busch; including Max with black mohair wig, wide googly eyes, bulbous nose, smiling expression; and Moritz with auburn mohair wig, painted brown eyes, upturned nose. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (each has original paper label of R. John Wright, numbered 9/100). Comments: R. John Wright, circa 2010. Value Points: included are original boxes and documents from the low edition series by the renowned American artist. $1100/1500

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313. American Composition “Howdy Doody” in Original Costume 311. American Felt Brownies on “Strike Up The Band” Bandstand by R. John Wright 8” (20 cm.) Each is all felt with pressed and painted facial features depicting the Brownie characters as created by Palmer Cox, each with googly eyes, spindly legs, wearing felt uniform and holding a parade instrument. The Brownie band is presented upon a wooden bandstand with patriotic bunting and banner. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Palmer Cox Brownie Band (each has original paper label). Comments: American artist, R. John Wright, 2007. Value Points: each doll carries its original musical instrument; included are original boxes and certificates of authenticity for each figure and for bandstand which was made in a limited edition of 50. $1100/1500

312. American Felt Artist Dolls “Max” and “Moritz” by R. John Wright 17” (43 cm.) All-felt dolls, each with swivel head, pressed and painted highly characterized features, jointed felt arms and

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22” (56 cm.) Composition head with flanged neck, sculpted side-parted red hair, painted freckles on nose, forehead and cheeks, brown sleep eyes, closed mouth with wide beaming smile with painted teeth, muslin body with stitch jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Howdy Doody, circa 1950. Value Points: wonderful expression and characterization, wearing original costume as depicted on TV show, with Howdy Doody monogram on scarf. $300/500

314. German Earthenware Character Doll “Gladdie” 18” (46 cm.) Earthenware flanged head with sculpted hair, small blue glass sleep eyes, closed mouth modeled as though open with row of sculpted teeth, tongue, impressed dimples, muslin torso, composition jointed arms and legs, nicely costumed. Condition generally excellent. Marks: Gladdie copyright by Helen Jenson. Comments: Gladdie, designed by American artist Helen Jensen, a portrait of her daughter, circa 1925, the doll was made in both bisque and earthenware. Value Points: well-preserved finish on cheerful character by known artist. $500/800

315. German Earthenware “Living Eye” Googly by Herm Steiner 12” (30 cm.) Solid domed earthenware head with flanged neck, painted hair, large brown disc-jointed eyes, painted upper lashes, single-stroke brows, tiny nose, closed mouth with


pert smile, muslin body with disc-jointed arms and legs, antique dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D.R.G,M.954642 HS (intertwined) Germany. Comments: Herm Steiner, circa 1930, with registered “Living Eye” system. Value Points: the cherubic smile neatly contrasts the impish googly eyes. $400/600

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316. American Hard Plastic “Buddy Lee” in Original Overalls 13” (33 cm.) All-hard plastic with one-piece head, torso and legs, jointed arms, sculpted hair, painted facial features, black side317. glancing googly eyes. Condition generally excellent. Comments: 316. Buddy Lee, circa 1950. Value Points: the impish fellow wears original blue and white striped denim overalls and matching cap, each with original Lee label. $200/300

317. American Hard Plastic Mary Hartline Doll 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth with red lips, blonde saran wig, five-piece body. Condition: very good. Marks: Ideal Doll Made in USA. Comments: Ideal, 1950s. Value Points: fine fresh coloring, wearing original red cotton skating uniform “Mary Hartline”, with boots. $150/250

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318. Three Colorful American Storybook Figures 11” (28 cm.) Danny. Including composition figure “Danny Dimwit” with double-nodding action and painted vibrant coat and hat; all-wooden Jiminy Cricket with articulated wood-segmented limbs, painted face, and wooden top hat; and Pinocchio with composition head and hat, painted wooden body with segmented body parts, each with original Disney labels. Condition: good with some play wear. Comments: American, circa 1935. Value Points: colorful and imaginative storybook figures in vibrant colors and designs. $500/700

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319. Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci 12” (30 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown sideglancing eyes, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, jointed felt arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent, few moth holes in costume. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: pert-faced little girl wears original peach felt dress with turquoise trim, felt flowers, cloche hat and shoes. $300/500

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321. American Composition Doll “Debu’Teen” by Arranbee with Original Box

8” (20 cm.) All composition with socket head, painted sculpted short hair, painted facial features, blue painted eyes, closed mouth with rosebud lips, five-piece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Vogue Toddles (original boxes). Comments: Vogue, circa 1935. Value Points: in near mint condition, the dolls wear original blue cotton matching boy and girl costumes, original labeled boxes. $400/600

322. American Composition “Nancy Lee” by Arranbee

14” (36 cm.) All-composition doll, socket head, brown sleep eyes, real lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth, auburn mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Arranbee, circa 1930. Value Points: near mint condition, with beautiful complexion, the doll wears its original costume and hat, has original paper label “Debu’Teen” and is preserved in original labeled box. $200/300

14” (36 cm.) All composition, socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, jointed bisque arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R&B. Comments: Arranbee, marketed as “Nancy Lee”, circa 1935. Value Points: all original, the doll wears velvet skating costume with matching hooded jacket, and original paper label. $200/400


323. American Composition “Scarlett O’Hara” by Madame Alexander 11” (28 cm.) All composition with socket head, green sleep eyes, real lashes, dark eye shadow, painted lashes, brows, closed mouth, tiny red lips, black human hair, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Alexander (doll and dress, dress also marked Scarlett O’Hara). Comments: Alexander, circa 1939, one of the series of dolls issued with the opening of the 1939 film “Gone with the Wind”. Value Points: fine well-preserved condition, original coiffure, wearing red and white striped costume with red velvet bonnet and bodice, undergarments, red shoes. $300/500

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324. American Composition “Sonja Henie” by Madame Alexander 18” (46 cm.) All composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, real lashes, dark eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four teeth, brunette human hair, five-piece body. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: Madame Alexander (doll, and original cloth label with “Sonja Henie”). Comments: Alexander, circa 1935, depicted is the famed skater. Value Points: beautiful original condition, perfect coiffure, vibrant costume and blushed cheeks. $400/500

325. American Composition Charlie McCarthy by Effanbee in Original Costume 18” (46 cm.) Composition shoulder head, sculpted brown hair, painted facial features, brown eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, fringed brows, hinged jaw, painted teeth, muslin body, composition feet with painted shoes, and composition hands with white gloves. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Effanbee, circa 1935, depicted is Charlie McCarthy. Value Points: wearing original black formal wear suit with vest, shirt, jacket with silk lapels and long tails, monocle and top hat. $300/500

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326. Very Rare American Portrait Doll “Deborah Ballerina” by Madame Alexander 21” (53 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head and five-piece body, grey/green eyes with lush diagonally cut elongated lashes, hand-painted eyebrows and lower lashes, very full hand-painted lips, burgundy-brown wig in elaborate coiffure waved away from her face and captured in a rhinestone-accented black snood, wearing a white lace and satin tutu, multi-layered tulle skirt overlaid with fine Alencon lace and trimmed with imbedded rhinestones and colorful silk flowers that are repeated at her throat, satin panties, stockings, pink ballet slippers, and crown of starched lace, rhinestones and seed pearls, tagged “Madame Alexander”. Condition: near mint. Comments: Alexander, from her series of six portrait dolls with hand-painted features created in 1951. Value Points: very rare doll with exquisite costume. $3000/5000

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Among Friends  

Theriault's Marquis Antique Doll Auction, July 15, 2015 at The Little Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri

Among Friends  

Theriault's Marquis Antique Doll Auction, July 15, 2015 at The Little Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri