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Gold Horses

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

3. 16” Very Rare Model of French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils

88. 14” German Bisque Lady, 1469, by Cuno and Otto Dressel with Original Flapper Body

4. 17” Splendid French Bisque Poupée with Superb Original Costume

96. 28” Beautiful Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 13

14. 20” Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner

98. 10” Petite French Bisque Bébé E.J., Size 2, by Jumeau with Splendid Eyes

17. 28” Beautiful Large Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner

109. 12” German Bisque Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig, Cafe-au-Lait Complexion

20. 29” Grand French Bisque Portrait Poupée by Jumeau in Fine Antique Costume

110. 20” German Black-Complexioned Bisque Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig

21. 20” Very Fine Earliest Period EJ Bébé with Original Jewelry and Signed Jumeau Shoes

111. 22” German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner as Look-Alike Circle/Dot Bru

22. 12” Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé, Size 3, by Emile Jumeau

113. 23” German Bisque Doll by Kestner Known as “A.T. Kestner”

23. 20” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Triste, Rare Size 9, by Emile Jumeau

132. 25” Outstanding French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes

27. 19” Glass-Eyed German Bisque Art Character, 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt

142. 18” Rare German Bisque Character, Model 220, by Kestner with Toddler Body

28. 22” Beautiful French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Jumeau, Size 10

144. 28” French Bisque Bébé, Size 12, Antique Mariner Costume and Signed Shoes

29. 12” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with Especially Beautiful Eyes

148. 14” Petite French Bisque Bébé Jumeau in Factory-Original Jumeau Dress

30. 28” French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé by Jumeau, Size 13, with Lovely Costume

168. 24” Rare French Bisque Portrait Bébé, Model 11X, by Emile Jumeau

31. 18” French Bisque Poupée with All-Wooden Articulated Body and Antique Costume

170. 15” Gorgeous French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau in Fine Antique Costume

39. 17” French Bisque Paris Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Original Couturier Costume

172. 25” French Bisque Bébé, Early “Circle/dot” Model, by Leon Casimir Bru

40. 16” French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Superb Couturier Costume

174. 12” Petite French Bisque Incised “Depose Jumeau”, Size 3, by Emile Jumeau

47. 19” French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Couturier Costume, Jumeau Shoes

176. 31” French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Size 15, Original Signed Shoes

56. 19” Early French Bisque Portrait Bébé with Superb Costume by Emile Jumeau

190. 27” German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7236, by Gebruder Heubach

57. 11” All-Original Petite Sonneberg Bisque Doll for the French Market

205. 13” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 3

58. 16” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé with Incised Depose Mark by Emile Jumeau

206. 14” All-Original French Bisque Bébé Bru Jne with Signed Shoes

61. 10” Beautiful Petite French Bisque Bébé, Size 5/0, by Leon Casimir Bru

222. 17” German Bisque Art Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn

70. 19” French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Couturier Costume

240. 16” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé, Figure C, by Jules Steiner

72. 18” French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes

241. 22” French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A, Signed Body and Shoes

74. 25” French Bisque Bébé E.J., Size 12, with Beautiful Antique Costume

260. 25” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Maison Bru with Splendid Eyes

76. 13” Petite French Bisque Bébé, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Exquisite Expression

261. 17” French Bisque Bébé by Maison Bru with Pretty Antique Costume

77. 26” French Bisque Portrait Bébé, Model 12X, by Emile Jumeau with Dramatic Eyes

272. 27” Grand German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, 16X, by Kestner

81. 19” German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig

274. 21” French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner

84. 30” Large German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt

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1. Petite German Bisque Doll with Closed Mouth by Kestner 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: rare petite closed mouth doll with original fullyarticulated body. $800/1200

2. Maple Psyche Mirror with Elaborately-Carved Frame 9” (23 cm.) Birdseye maple frame with natural honey-toned finish has pencil-stripe inlay, unusual inlay striped frame, and rests between elaborately-carved posts with hinged brackets. Excellent condition. Circa 1870. $300/600

3. Very Rare Model of French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils 16” (41 cm.) Very round and plump bisque head with flat-cut neck socket, pale blue glass eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, painted lashes, feathered arched brows, accented nostrils of tiny pert nose, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, original pate, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with neck dowel for attachment to head, straight wrists and flat-cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 Bte SGDG. Comments: Schmitt et

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Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: the rare model with original distinctive body, has gorgeous face and bisque, brilliant eyes, original body, fine antique white pique costume. $9000/13,000


4. Splendid French Bisque Poupée with Superb Original Costume 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: the all-original poupée has an especially beautiful face with artistic painting of lips, finest bisque, especially sturdy body, outstanding original gown with lace and silk ribbon trim, original undergarments, stockings, shoes and wooden-handled parasol. $3000/4000

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very beautiful face with brilliant blue eyes, very sturdy body, wearing beautiful antique silk gown, undergarments, leather ankle boots, black tulle cap, black silk parasol, shell purse. $2500/3200

6. Three Antique Parasols with Rare Handles 6” (15 cm.) -9”. Each with fancy handle, two with carved bone handles (one with blue ball tip), and the third with wooden handle having a carved bone dog head grip, each with original silk cover and two with silk fringe or tassels. French, circa 1870. $500/800

7. 19th Century French Miniature Candy Container as Toilette Mirror 5 ½” (14 cm.) A wooden-framed toilette box with pull-out drawer at side is surmounted by a frame which encloses a hinged mirror; having decorative pressed gilt paper cover, original

5. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée with Brilliant Cobalt Blue Eyes 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips, and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points:

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mirror, opaque glass top. The drawer was originally purposed as a candy container, designed to be later used as an accessory for poupée display. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1875. Value Points: rare and beautifully constructed accessory in fine state of preservation. $700/1100

8. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier Wearing Exquisite Original Costume 16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, light blue glass inset eyes with darker outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head and shoulders) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: French, Gaultier, 1875. Value Points: the exquisite original costume of aqua silk with lace trim features an elongated train, original undergarments, stockings, shoes and wig. $3000/4000

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9. German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Bodice 16” (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with sculpted short brown hair waved behind her ears, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, brown single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent lips, sculpted bodice with definition of collar, gathers and blue edged dots, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rare brown hair, sculpted bodice, wearing fine antique ivory satin gown. $700/900

10. American Mechanical Walking Doll, Autoperipatetikos, with Rare German Bisque Head 11” (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with heart-shaped face, elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair waved from face, with very full poufed wings, widow’s peak and braided trim, firm torso which forms into a cone-shaped skirt and encloses a clockwork mechanism, brass feet, wearing antique silk and tulle costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 H (shoulders) Patented July 15th, 1862, also in Europe 20 Dec 1862 (skirt). Comments: Autoperipatetikos from the patent designs of Enoch Rich Morrison, circa 1865, marketed by Martin & Runyon; when wound the doll

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“walks” by alternately lifting each foot. Value Points: well-preserved rare early American mechanical doll with rare bisque head for this model. $1200/1700

11. Early French Mechanical Gliding Lady in Original Costume by Vichy et Fils 11” (28 cm.) Standing upon a tinplate base with three spoked wheels is a lady with paper mache swivel head, black enamel eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, two upper and two lower square cut teeth, blonde mohair wig with elaborate original coiffure, paper mache body with modeled bosom and waist, bisque hands. Condition: generally excellent, very light craquelure on forehead. Marks: Vichy a Paris. Comments: Vichy, Paris, circa 1850. Value Points: when wound, the elegant lady glides forward and circles while turning her head and lifting arms alternately; especially beautiful coiffure and original costume. $3500/5500

12. Very Fine French Sewing Necessaire in the Shape of a Spinet Piano 12” (30 cm.) l. 6”h. In the shape of a spinet piano, with decorative inlay finish in checkerboard pattern and inlay design of keys. The lid of the piano hinges open to reveal mirror on the interior lid, and a wellfitted velvet-lined base containing number of elaborate silver and pearl accessories including needlecase, scissors, awl, knife, thimble and thread winders. Very good/excellent condition, one small crack at base of mirror. French, mid-1800s. $1100/1500

13. Extremely Rare German Bisque Doll as “The Work-Table Companion” 8 ½” (22 cm.) excluding base. Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with oval face, pale bisque, blonde sculpted

hair captured in a green painted snood with purple lustre tassel and white feather trim, painted bright blue eyes, eyeliner, closed mouth, muslin body, bisque lower limbs with painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: the rare and dainty lady with fancily-sculpted hair is wearing her original costume, and was presented in The Englishwoman’s Magazine of that time as an exclusive design named “The Work-Table Companion”, the costume decorated with a pin-cushion coiffe, pockets with packets of needles, silk reticule enclosing a thimble, and sash pocket with scissors. The presentation is entirely-original, very rare to find, and preserved on its original base under a glass dome. Ex-collection Puppenspielzeug Museum Davos. $2500/3500

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leather shoes with silver rosette (marked P in medallion). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 3. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with most endearing expression, finest bisque and complexion, original body and body finish. $4500/6500

15. 19th Century Woven Basket as Etrennes Gift, Filled with Miniature Dolls and Toys 10” (25 cm.) overall. A flat-back intricately-woven basket with decorative ribbons is filled with a plethora of miniature dolls and toys including all-bisque mignonettes, wooden tuck comb dolls, bisque monkey Marquis, tinplate penny toys, lamb, and more. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French holiday market, circa 1890 , as presented in Parisian holiday Etrennes catalogs; the basket, known as “hotte” was a miniature version of a traditional peddler’s back-pack basket of the 19th century. Value Points: fabulous presentation with many fine and rare dolls. $1100/1500

16. A Smaller 19th Century Etrennes Basket Filled with Wonderful Miniature Dolls and Toys 14. Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with fringed detail, rose-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing antique white pique dress, undergarments, stockings, black

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9” (23 cm.) overall. A flat-back woven basket is filled with an assortment of various miniature dolls and toys including wooden tuck comb dolls, bisque clapping doll, poodle, black sheep and more. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French holiday market, circa 1890 , the hotte contains especially wonderful early dolls and toys. $1100/1500

17. Beautiful Large Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner 28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded plump face, large brown


glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with dot hightlights, lightly feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, pierced ears, closed mouth with outlined lips, impressed chin dimple at philtrum, brunette mohair wig, cork pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent.

Marks: Sie C 6 (incised) Steiner Bte SGDG Bourgoin St. (red lettering). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: finest expression enhanced by delicate bisque and subtle blushing, original body and body finish, wearing antique white pique cutwork dress, undergarments, black leather shoes with brown silk rosettes. $6500/8500

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18. French Bisque Poupée with Antique Rose Silk Gown 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde human hair over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: delicate features enhanced by dramatic large eyes, sturdy original body, wearing silk coral gown with black lace trim, undergarments, shoes and stockings. $1700/2100

19. French Maitrise Model Cabinet in the 18th Century Manner 16” (41 cm.) The wooden vitrine cabinet with bowed-front and sides has double-door cabinets at the base, and glass-windows above with mirrored back and glass shelves; the cabinet has fine painted finish with decorative painted scenes of birds and flowers framed by scrolled garlands, and is accented by bronzed gilt mounts and drawer pulls.

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Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, maitrise model of the 18th century cabinet mid-1900s. Value Points: very fine diminutive furnishing, with artistic painting of decorations, perfectly preserved. $800/1200

20. Grand French Bisque Portrait Poupée by Jumeau in Fine Antique Costume, Possibly Exhibition Model 29” (74 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separatelymodeled pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gussetjointing of elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11 (head and shoulders) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (torso). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1878, the portrait face of the 1878 era poupée quickly evolved into the Jumeau bébé, and is very rare to find as a poupée. Value Points: the very rare model in extremely rare grand size, complemented by choicest bisque and painting, very fine costume, was likely created as an exhibition model. $7000/9500

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body and body finish, and wearing early dress, original undergarments, original necklace and earrings, knit stockings, and original kid shoes signed “E. Jumeau Med d’or Paris”. $6000/8000

22. Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé, Size 3, by Emile Jumeau

21. Very Fine Earliest Period EJ Bébé with Original Jewelry and Signed Jumeau Shoes 20” (51 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, blue/grey glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately sculpted pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the earliest period of the EJ model, circa 1882. Value Points: the gorgeous bébé has entrancing eyes, finest bisque, modeling and painting, original wig, original

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12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly painted lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body with straight wrists, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: wide-eyed petite bébé has rarer brown eyes, choice bisque, original fine mohair wig, original body and body finish, Jumeau earrings, antique aqua silk dress, undergarments, socks, shoes, bonnet. $3000/4000

23. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Triste, Rare Size 9, by Emile Jumeau with Couturier Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes 20” (51 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes,


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mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, outlined and shaded lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-balljointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, the model known as “Bébé Triste” in reference to its wistful expression. Value Points: rare smallest size of the triste bébé, original body and body finish, wearing superb couturier costume from the Ernestine Jumeau atelier including dress, matching bonnet, socks, and ivory silk shoes impressed “Bébé Jumeau” in gilt lettering. $11,000/13,000

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24. Rare German Bisque Character “Fany” by Marseille with Steiff Bunny 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented eye corners, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with plump tummy and side-hip jointing, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 231 Fany A 2 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with most endearing wistful expression, finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, antique costume, and carrying miniature bunny with original costume and label “Bib” by Steiff. $2500/3800

25. An All-Original German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Doll, 117n, by Kammer and Reinhardt 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and “flirty” eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair bobbed flapper wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapper body with above-the-knee jointing, slender limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117n 43. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: finest quality of bisque, original lashes, flirty eyes, original body and body finish, original factory costume. $1200/1500

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26. German Bisque Art Character with Painted Eyes in Presentation Basket with Costumes 8” (20 cm.) Composition socket head, painted facial features, blue painted eyes, one stroke brows, closed mouth with painted teeth and outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 177/17. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with expressive features, fully-articulated body with original finish, wearing pretty antique dotted Swiss dress and presented with original woven trunk along with several other antique dresses and accessories. $800/1200


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27. Very Rare Glass-Eyed Variation of the German Bisque Art Character, 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 19� (49 cm.) Bisque socket head with well-defined facial features, brown glass sleep eyes, thickly fringed painted upper lashes on heavily modeled eyelids, original mohair lashes, one stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, two beaded upper teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique print dress, pinafore, stockings,

undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 112 49. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from their art character series. Value Points: the glass-eyed variation of the 112 art character has original lashes, outstanding sculpting enhanced by fine shading of complexion and rich decorative glaze on lower lip; original body and body finish,original wig. Ex-collection Puppen Museum of Vienna. $12,000/15,000

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30. Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé by Jumeau, Size 13, with Lovely Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes 28. Beautiful French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Jumeau, Size 10 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with decorative glaze, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 10 J (and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful bébé with finest creamy bisque, very deep eyes, original body and body finish. $3800/4500

29. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with Especially Beautiful Eyes 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, lushly painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded 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: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: finest creamy bisque with gorgeous blue eyes, original body and body finish, antique costume. $3000/4000

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28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, large amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, thick brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, impressed chin dimple and philtrum, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 13 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: strongly-defined features are enhanced by brown paperweight eyes and richly painted features, original early body and body finish, pretty antique costume and bonnet, leather Jumeau shoes with incised bee symbol and Paris Depose mark. $5500/7500


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31. French Bisque Poupée with AllWooden Articulated Body and Fine Antique Costume 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass eyes with rich black eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate,allwooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1870. Value Points: very beautiful face, accented by rich cobalt eyes, and all-wooden fully-articulated body with wonderful posing possibilities. $4000/6500

32. French Gilt Wooden Salon Chair 10” (25 cm.) The fancy wooden chair is finished with rich gold leaf finish, and has a rose silk tufted seat with braid edging. Excellent condition. French, mid-1900s, inspired by the 19th century originals. $300/600

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32.1. French Gilt Wooden Salon Chair 10” (25 cm.) The fancy wooden chair is finished with rich gold leaf finish, and has a rose silk tufted seat with braid edging. Excellent condition. French, mid-1900s, inspired by the 19th century originals. $300/600

33. French Bisque Poupée with Wooden All-Articulated Body 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with rich spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully-articulated body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists hips, and knees, and with extra swivel articulation at upper arms and thighs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful spiralthreaded eyes enhance the fine quality of bisque, wonderfully carved wooden body with extra deluxe articulations, beautiful antique silk costume. $4500/5500

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34. German Bisque Child, Model 152, by Kestner with Original Body and Chemise 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked 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: F made in Germany 10 152 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: all-original doll has soft mohair wig, pate, body, original body finish, original chemise dress, stockings and shoes. $600/800

35. All-Original German Bisque Child by Kestner with Original Excelsior Body 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes,

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brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D made in Germany 8 (head) Excelsior (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty child with fine bisque has original wig, pate, body, body finish, and originl store chemise dress. $500/800

36. German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt with Trunk and Trousseau 13” (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, mohair lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathering, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty child doll with


rare original lashes, original body and body finish, has original trunk with an assortment of costumes and accessories. Included with the doll is a family provenance of its original owner, Elizabeth Wace, of Victoria, Canada. $800/1200

37. German Bisque Child, Model 129, by Kestner with Original Excelsior Body 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique dress, undergarments, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E made in Germany 9 129 (head) excelsior (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: hard to find model with beautiful bisque, original wig, body, body finish. $500/800

38. Petite German Bisque Doll, 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt, with Trunk and Trousseau 9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 192. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1900. Value Points: the petite doll has original body and body finish, and is presented in her own trunk with three original dresses including blue silk chemise, night shift, pinafore, brown wool dress, shoes, bonnet. $1100/1500

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39. Rare French Bisque Paris Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Superb Expression and Original Couturier Costume and Jumeau Shoes 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, very full cheeks and throat, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with glazeaccented and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Tete Depose Paris Bébé 7 (head) Paris Bébé Depose (Paris). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: outstanding sculpting of the highly-defined features on the rare art character model, finest bisque with delicate complexion, soft mohair wig, original body and body finish, wearing original couturier costume of aqua silk dress and bonnet, undergarments, socks, signed Jumeau black leather shoes. $6500/8500

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40. French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Superb Couturier Costume 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner paris Fre A 9 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: superb original condition of the beautiful shy-faced bébé, wearing original aqua silk dress with embroidered lace overlay, matching silk lined woven bonnet, undergarments, lace purse, socks, leather shoes. $4500/6500

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wearing wonderful party costume of silk and lace, and holding a tambourine in right hand, and laceedged black party mask in her left hand. When wound, music plays, her head turns in a circular motion, and she lifts her left hand with tambourine as though shaking it, then lifting the mask, while her right leg taps. Condition: chip in bisque at right elbow, one finger reglued, mechanism functions wonderfully. Marks: L.B. (key). Paper label with two tunes on base including “Carmen Chanson du Toreodor” and “Victoria Valse”. Comments: Leopold Labert, circa 1880. Value Points: luxury automaton enhanced by portrait face, lavish costume and wonderful details of accessories and costume. $6000/9000

41. French 19th Century Oil Painting on Board “Young Boys at Carnival Game” 26” (66 cm.) x 34” framed. An oil-painting on board depicts a welldetailed vividly colorful French carnival scene, with various bazaar tents in the background around which are thronged many onlookers, while a French flag merrily waves. In the foreground is a table piled with prizes alongside a large Polichinelle into which two older children are tossing balls into its open mouth, while two younger children anxiously stand by. There is some very minor paint flaking, but overall excellent. French, late 19th century, unsigned, in the manner of the famed artist Chocarne-Moreau. $5000/7500

42. Wonderful French Musical Automaton “Danseuse” by Leopold Lambert 18” (46 cm.) Seated upon a velvet covered base is a bisque head lady with large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, bisque shoulder plate with shapely bosom, lady-shaped torso and long slender legs posed crossed at the knees, hinged right hip, wire upper arms, bisque forearms,

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43. French Musical Mechanical BlackComplexioned Minstrel Player with Banjo by Gustav Vichy 31� (79 cm.) Standing upon a fabric-covered wooden base is a black-complexioned paper mache man with highly characterized features, brown glass eyes with leather eyelids, broad nose, very full lips with hidden hinge at lower lip, double row of teeth, black fleecy hair, slender carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, and paper mache hands posed to hold the banjo. When wound, he moves his head in a complicated manner, his lower lip opens and closes, eyelids open and close, and he strums the banjo, while musical tunes play. Condition: some rubbing on complexion of face and hands, mechanism functions well. Comments: Vichy, circa 1890, the automaton, deposed by Gustav Vichy, appeared as model 410 in the Vichy catalog. Value Points: the luxury automaton has wonderful details of mouth and eyelids, and is wearing fine original costume. $9000/13,000

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44. French Musical Automaton “Little Girl with Fan and Flowers” by Leopold Lambert 18” (46 cm.) Standing upon a velvet covered wooden base is a bisque head bébé with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms. When wound, the doll turns its head side to side and then nods, while alternately fanning herself, and sniffing the nosegay of flowers which she holds; all the while music plays. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4 (head). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful doll wears fine original silk and lace costume, carries handpainted bone fan and silk flowers. $5000/8000

45. French Boxed Candy Container as Parlor “Loto” Game for Bébé 5 ½” (14 cm.) x 4”. A card stock box in the shape of a game box has marbleized paper cover and gilt lettering “Loto”, and hinges open to reveal a stack of lotto (bingo) cards and two little bags of wooden buttons, along with 12 small cardboard boxes with images of French soldiers. The small boxes originally held small chocolate bars, and were presented as a

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token to the winner of the Loto game. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875, beautifully-preserved presentation box from luxury Parisian candy shop. $800/1000

46. German Mechanical Singing Birds in a Cage 12” (30 cm.) Two feathered birds on a perch are presented in a brass bird cage. When wound, the birds turn their heads from side to side and sing. Stamped Germany on the base. Excellent condition. Germany, mid-19th century. $800/1100

47. Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Couturier Costume and Jumeau Shoes 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig with cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-looseball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: gorgeous bébé with finest quality of delicatelycomplexioned bisque, original body and body finish, superb costume and original Jumeau shoes. $5500/7500

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48. Large German Paper Mache Lady with Sculpted Long Ringlet Curls 22� (56 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head depicting lady with oval face and elongated throat, black sculpted hair looped in front of ears and tumbling into arranged curls at the back shoulders, sculpted ears, painted features, blue eyes with darker outer rims, closed mouth, slender kid body, wooden lower limbs, lovely costume. Condition: very good, some craquelure on shoulderplate and lightly on face. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: rare larger size of the early doll with wonderfully-sculpted hair. $800/1100

49. Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Articulated Body 15� (38 cm.) All wooden doll with one-piece head and shapely torso of slender-bodied woman, oval face and elongated throat, very full carved hair drawn into a braided coil at the back of head, painted complexion and facial features, blue eyes, painted upper eyeliner and single stroke brows, pert closed mouth, doweljointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, chip on left hand, rub on nose paint. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: larger size with fine original painting and finish. $1100/1600

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50. Early American Carved Bone Doll with Ink-Drawn Features 7” (18 cm.) Of carved bone, the doll, depicting a young lad, has one-piece head, torso and upper arms and legs, pin and dowel jointing at elbows and knees, with ink-drawn details of facial features, hair and costume, including buttons on jacket, neck tie, and lattice-work trimmed cap. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: American, early 1800s, the carved bone artifacts, including dolls such as this, were created by naval sailors during their long hours at sea. Value Points: very rare early doll with wonderful detail of costume and facial definition. $1200/1600

51. Petite Early German Wax Doll with Articulated Wooden Body 7” (18 cm.) Wax over paper mache shoulder head with tiny black inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, original brunette tiny ringlet curled wig, all-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted green flat shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: rarity factors include original wig, all-wooden articulated body, and original silk gown and undergarments. $600/900

52. American Carved Wooden “Gingerbread Man” Folk Doll 11” (28 cm.) Hand carved wooden doll has one-piece head and torso with carved definition of facial features, pin-jointed wooden arms, dowel and pin-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: American, mid-19th century. Value Points: charming simplicity of the folk doll is enhanced by its original finish with rubbed patina. $500/800

53. Large German Paper Mache Gentleman with Glass Eyes and Original Costume 24” (61 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with rounded face and sculpted short black curly hair, black glass enamel inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth, slender kid body with wooden lower arms and legs, painted black shoes. Condition: very good overall, original finish albeit cheek rubs, retouch around the lower edge of shoulderplate. Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: wonderful detail of hair sculpting, glass eyes, larger size, and wearing fine antique gentleman’s costume including trousers, jacket, vest, shirt and with watch and fob. $1200/1700

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55. Luxury French Candy Container in the Form of a Miniature Checkerboard 4” (10 cm.) x 3”. The heavy card stock box is decorated with lavish embossed gilt papers, has little gilt claw feet, and a removable lid that is trimmed with a silk cushion top in the shape of a checkerboard. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880, originally presented by a luxury Parisian candy shop as candy container. $300/500

56. Early French Bisque Portrait Bébé with Superb Costume by Emile Jumeau

54. German Mechanical Waltzing Couple in Original Marquis/ Marquise Costumes 9” (23 cm.) A bisque head man and woman costumed as Marquis and Marquise are posed as though waltzing, each with bisque head, blue glass eyes, painted features, open mouth, tiny teeth, white mohair wig; she with carton floorlength cone-shaped skirt which encloses mechanism, wire upper arms, metal hands and feet. When wound, the couple revolve around as though dancing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: O.F. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880. Value Points: well-preserved mechanical toy is in fine original condition, wearing original silk and velvet costumes in the 18th century style. $900/1300

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19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, impressed chin dimple and philtrum, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: very beautiful early model with splendid large eyes, fine bisque and painting, original body and body finish, wearing antique magenta silk dress, red silk cap, magenta silk parasol with wooden handle, undergarments, signed leather boots. $5500/7500

57. All-Original Petite Sonneberg Bisque Doll for the French Market 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, the doll was designed to appeal to the French market, and closely resembles early Jumeau bébés in facial model as well as costuming. Value Points: the petite bébé wears original burgundy silk dress, woven bonnet with silk lining, undergarments, socks, shoes. $1100/1300


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58. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé with Incised Depose Mark by Emile Jumeau 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 7 (incised mark) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, the rare incised model was made for one year only. Value Points: especially beautiful model with very fine delicate complexion that contrasts the brilliant eyes, original body and body finish, fine antique costume with lace and cutwork, ruffled lace bonnet, leather boots with incised mark of doll on soles. $3800/4800

59. French Cream Kidskin Shoes, Size 12, with Bru Jne Signature 5” (13 cm.) Of cream kidskin, the hand-stitched shoes have ankle straps, and decorative silk bows, with leather soles marked “Bru Jne Paris” in oval, and “12”. Very good condition, silk bows frayed. French, circa 1880. $300/500

59.1. French Black Leather Shoes, Size 10, for Bru Jne Bébé 4” (10 cm.) Black leather shoes with brown overcast stitching, decorative leather bow with silver buckly, ankle straps, leather soles impressed “Bru Jne Paris” in oval, and “10”. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $300/500

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60. French Bisque Doll with Trousseau in Original Box with Original Label 5” (13 cm.) doll. 12” x 12” box. Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted features, open mouth, four tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece body, wearing antique lace baby gown. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1910, with original SFBJ label on the box base, indicating that firm’s presentation. Value Points: preserved in original presentation box along with other original costumes and accessories. $1100/1500

61. Beautiful Petite French Bisque Bébé, Size 5/0, by Leon Casimir Bru 10” (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, grey glass enamel inset eyes with darker grey outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with delicately-outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque hands, fine antique costume including fancy shoes and woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5/0 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1877, the earliest model bébé from that firm. Value Points: most endearing expression with finest bisque and painting, rare small size, perfect bisque hands. $8000/11,000

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62. Italian Felt Salon Lady in Elaborate Folklore Costume by Lenci 26� (66 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, oval face, elongated throat, blue side-glancing eyes, closed mouth with accented lower lip, blonde mohair braids, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: good, some costume fading and few moth holes, one heel missing. Comments: Lenci, circa 1928. Value Points: rare early model wearing original costume with elaborate appliques on skirt, vest, and tall hat. $900/1200

63. Italian Felt Miniature Doll by Lenci in Tyrolean Costume 9� (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue googly up-glancing

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eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth, yellow felt skullcap, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original Lenci silver foil paper label, and original parchment label noting Bolzano Tirolo). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: fresh original costume including tall brown felt feathered and flowered hat, applique vest. $500/800

64. Italian Felt Miniature Doll as Shepherd by Lenci 9” (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing googly eyes, painted upper lashes, closed mouth with “O” shaped lips, black felt skullcap under brown felt cap with felt flowers, jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (silver foil Lenci label and parchment label indicating “Lazio”). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: rare model wearing original shepherd costume with lambswool trim. $500/800

65. Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci with Original Costume 17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown sideglancing eyes, grey eye shadow, brown painted lashes, closed mouth with accented lower lip, blonde frizzy mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1932. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression and hair, wearing original costume. $1100/1500

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67. Italian Felt Hand Puppet Depicting Matador by Lenci 11� (28 cm.) Felt doll with pressed and painted facial features, large blue googly-shaped eyes, long painted upper brown lashes and brows, closed mouth with wide smile, black felt skullcap, with hollow puppet body having sewn-on felt costume, felt hands. Condition: generally excellent, light dustiness on face. Marks: Lenci (cloth and paper label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: delightful googly expression, vibrant costume depicting a matador costume. $400/600

66. Italian Felt Salon Lady by Lenci in Traditional Costume 26� (66 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted brown lashes, closed mouth with lower accent dots, blonde mohair wig, long slender torso and limbs, jointing at shoulders, stitch-jointing at hips and knees, high heel posed feet. Condition: good, original costume albeit dusty. Comments: Lenci, circa 1928. Value Points: very detailed costume with applique and embroidered detail, felt floral coronet. $800/1300

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68. Italian Felt Character in Rare Bagpipe Costume with Original Labels by Lenci 20� (51 cm.) Felt swivel head, pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth, painted moustache, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally


excellent. Marks: Lenci (paper label, ink marked 100/123) Zampognaro Abbruzzo (parchment label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1936, the doll depicts a shepherd with bagpipe (Zampognaro in Italian) from the Italian region of Abbruzzo. Value Points: rare costume with wonderful detail including black mohair leggings, felt bagpipie with vibrant felt flower applique and wooden pipes, unusual painted moustache, original labels. $1100/1500

69. Italian Felt Doll Depicting Swiss Guard by Lenci 17� (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, closed mouth with accent dots on bottom lip, brunette mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1930. Value

Points: rare model wearing vibrant original felt costume depicting Swiss Guard, tiered pleated collar, black felt cap, black leather shoes, and carrying wooden sword and shield accessories $1100/1500

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70. French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Couturier Costume 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brilliant blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (head, with artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: an especially beautiful example of the tete model is enhanced by brilliant blue eyes, wearing couturier Jumeau costume of ivory silk faille with embroidered lace overlay. $3000/4000

71. Late 18th Century Miniature Doll with Original Costume 6” (15 cm.) Carton shoulder head with tinted facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, firmly-stuffed body, mohair wig, wooden lower arms and hands. Condition: generally excellent, some paint fading of facial features. Comments: Continental, late 18th century, the doll likely was originally purposed as a dollhouse occupant. Value Points: rare doll in well-preserved state with original costume including saucily-posed hat. $600/900

72. French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark

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eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid body with gussetjointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 8. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: finest quality of bisque and painting, brilliant blue eyes, very sturdy original body with perfect bisque hands, wearing fine antique white pique dress, undergarments, very elaborate bonnet, leather shoes signed “Bru Jne 8”. $11,000/14,000

73. Sonneberg Bisque Miniature Doll with Distinctive Body 7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flanged neck, brown glass inset eyes painted lashes and brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, paper mache five-piece body with dowel neck attachment, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 77 3/0. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885. Value Points: pretty closed mouth child with rare original body. $300/500

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modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair handtied wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, retouch on hands and edges of legs. Marks: Depodse E 12 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value points: very fine modeling with deep definition of features especially around the mouth, finest quality of bisque, lovely antique costume. $4000/5500

75. Sonneberg Musical Handwind Toy Attributed to Zinner and Sohne 10” (25 cm.) l. 11” overall h. Seated on a bench at the back of a wooden platform with lithographed paper cover are two small bisque-head dolls, each with blue glass eyes, painted features, open mouth, blonde mohair wig, paper mache arms and legs, painted shoes and stockings, wearing rose cotton jester costumes with lace trim; one holding a string of bells, and the other playing with two little bisque dolls, of which one is bouncing up and down on her foot. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 192 6/0 (dolls). Comments: Zinner and Sohne, circa 1890, when wound, music plays, their heads turn side to side, one dangles the bell, and the other moves her leg as though bouncing the baby. Value Points: charming vignette with original costumes, delightful actions. $1500/2100

74. French Bisque Bébé E.J., Size 12, with Beautiful Antique Costume 25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, very full cheeks, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curled lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, separately-

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76. Petite French Bisque Bébé, Size 2, by Leon Casimir Bru with Exquisite Expression 13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, 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 slender kid bébé body with kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms, bisque hands, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 2 (head and shoulders) (fragments of original label on body). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful gentle expression on the rare petite bébé with finest bisque and painting, original body with perfect bisque hands. $11,000/14,000

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standing a young girl with fancy dress and bonnet, seemingly transfixed by the wonderful selection of treasures. There is an artist symbol in lower left corner. Some light flaking of paint, but overall excellent. French, late 19th century. $4500/6500

79. Wonderful French Candy Container In the Form of Playful Jester 20” (51 cm.) Standing posed with one foot upon an attached wooden chair is a bisque head doll with large blue glass eyes, painted features, brush-stroked brows, open mouth, row of teeth, brunette mohair wig, and a hollow carton body which separates at the waist for access to the candy container interior, paper mache arms and legs, hands posed to hold a paper and silk accordion. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 44.27. Comments: for the French market, with commissioned bisque head by Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful and imaginative candy container, the bright-eyed jester wearing his original silk jeater costume with original chair and accordion accessories. $1200/1800

80. French Bisque Bébé Gigoteur by Jules Steiner for Au Nain Bleu with Original Labels

77. Rare French Bisque Portrait Bébé, Model 12X, by Emile Jumeau with Dramatic Eyes 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curled lashes, mauve blushed eyeshadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, impressed philtrum, separated modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 12x (incised, head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: gorgeous early portrait model with rare signature mark, finest quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, fine antique costume including leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll. $9000/12,000

78. French Oil Painting on Board “Young Girl at the Toy Bazaar” 22” (56 cm.) x 27” framed. A painting on board depicts a very detailed scene of a street bazaar featuring a toy stall filled with dolls, toy horses, croquet set, balls and more, in front of which is

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20” (51 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flat-cut neck socket, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, open mouth, double row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, carton torso containing clockwork mechanism, composition arms and lower legs, kid over hinged-metal upper legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885, when wound, the clockwork mechanism causes the doll, known as Bébé Gigoteur, to turn its head side to side, arms and legs to wave and kick, and the doll to cry “mama”. Value Points: the doll was commissioned by the Parisien luxury doll shop of Au Nain Bleu, and has original paper label of the shop on its torso and on a cloth tag inside the dress. $1800/2300


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82. German Bisque Character, 116A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 16” (42 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes dark eyeliner, brush-stroked and feahtered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open and laughing, shaded lips, two beaded upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition bent limb baby body, yellow linen romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 116/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: Excellent detail of sculpting with deeply-impressed dimples, original wig, body, body finish. $1100/1500

83. German Bisque Character “Phillip”, Model 115A, by Kammer and Reinhardt

81. German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined tongue tip between the shaded lips, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1488 Simon & Halbig 12. Comments: Germany, Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine details of sculpted features with fine matte bisque, original wig, body, body finish. $1800/2500

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15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115A 38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine modeling and bisque on the deeply-sculpted character with wistful expression. $2000/3000


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84. Large German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 30” (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with decorative glaze on the shaded lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 76. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the wistful model marketed as “Mein Liebling”. Value Points: very finest bisque on the gentle-featured model with touches of dewy patina on the matte complexion, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume, rare large size. $3500/4500

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85. 1920s Rose Chiffon Flapper Era Dress with Elaborate Beading The adult lady’s dress is of soft chiffon in a shrimp-coral color, the dress is lavishly decorated with beaded flowers and garlands, and has matching sash. Excellent condition. 1920s. $300/500

86. German Bisque Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Flapper Body 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair bobbed wig, slender composition lady flapper body with elongated limbs, jointing at shoulders, hips, and above the knees, feet posed high heels, flapper era costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Simon & Halbig S&H 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1920. Value Points: delightful presentation costume, original flapper body $1100/1500

87. German Bisque Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Flapper Body 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, accented lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, slender

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89. 1920s Coral Chiffon Flapper Dress with Tiered Skirt Layers The adult lady’s dress has dropped waist above a double-tiered skirt and is decorated with elaborate silver and white beads. Excellent condition. 1920s. $300/500

composition body with elongated torso and limbs, jointed shoulders, hip-jointing at thighs, jointing above the knees, shapely lower legs with feet posed for high heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Simon & Halbig S&H 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed flapper era lady with well-shaped body for wearing costumes of the era. $1100/1500

88. Rare German Bisque Lady, 1469, by Cuno and Otto Dressel with Original Flapper Body 14� (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with heart-shaped face, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig, composition lady body with slender shapely torso, elongated slender composition and wooden legs with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, feet shaped for high heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1469 C&O Dressel Germany 2. Comments: Dressel, circa 1915. Value Points: very rare model from the flapper era series, with especially fine expression, original body with fine original finish. $1800/2600

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91. Early Carved Bone and Wooden Figure of Bearded Gentleman 9” (23 cm.) Standing upon a carved wooden plinth is a gentleman, with carved bone head, vest, hands and lower legs, with defined beard and tiny blue bead eyes; and with sculpted wooden hat and costume including tricorn hat and flowing tails of coat. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, early 1800s. Value Points: outstanding detail of carving and superb state of preservation. $1200/1600

92. French Bisque Poupée with Unusually Expressive Features and All-Wooden Articulated Body 18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with very plump face, large cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined full lips, unpierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, concave shaping at back thighs allowing for realistic kneeling pose, separately-carved fingers, lovely antique costume including snood. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: unusual and very expressive facial model with dramatically large eyes, rare all-wooden articulated body. $3000/4000

90. French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Articulated Body 16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, arched brow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into head, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, all wooden body with stretched kid cover on torso and legs, doweljointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees, fine antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French circa 1867. Value Points: brilliant cobalt blue eyes contrast the delicate complexion, wonderful all-wooden articulated body. $3500/4500

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93. French Maitrise Model Chinese Chippendale Cabinet with Elaborate Niches 28” (71 cm.) The wooden cabinet in the Chinese Chippendale style has very elaborate interior compartments and niches on the upper section, and lower drawers with bronze pulls; the cabinet is painted in original black and red lacquer with gilt designs. French, mid-1900s in the early 19th century style. Excellent condition. $1400/2200


94. Luxury French Candy Box with Engraving on Lid 5 ½” (14 cm.) x 4”. The heavy cardstock box is richly decorated with luxury papers and embossed gold leaf trim, with enclosed panel on the lid having a coor engraving of young couple along with dog holding lunch basket, castle in the background, and with gilt-edged mirror on the inside lid. Generally excellent, some light paper rubs. French, circa 1850. $200/400

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95. French Luxury Pull-Toy “Little Girl with Dog Cart” 23” (58 cm.) overall length. 10”h. doll. 16” overall h. Arranged upon a wheeled wooden base decorated with fancy papers and gilt paper edging is a wooden dog cart with spoked wheels, original red and gold finish, upon which is seated a bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, wooden hands and legs, painted stockings, wearing aqua silk dress with lace trim and matching bonnet, marked S&H 1010. The cart is being pulled by a paper mache dog fleecy mohair coat, amber glass eyes, open mouth, red saddle and collar. When pulled along, the doll raises and lowers her arms as though urging the dog along. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful luxury toy in well-preserved condition. $3500/4500

96. Beautiful Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 13 28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the pale outlined lips, dimpled chin, defined philtrum, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13 (head) Jumeau Medaile d’Or Paris (body). Comments; Emile Jumeau, the model known as Bébé Triste in reference to its wistful expression, sculpted by renowned French artist CarrierBelleuse, circa 1884. Value Points: large example of the desirable model has fine quality of bisque, lovely antique costume. $9000/12,000

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97. Wonderful German Doll Carriage with Scene of Dancing Grecian Ladies 18” (46 cm.) l. The diminutive-size doll carriage, appropriately sized for about 26”-28” child dolls, has painted blue wooden frame that is decorated with raised sculptural designs of Grecian style dancing ladies, with metal frame, metal spoked wheels, porcelain hand grip and blue canvas foldable sun shade. Excellent condition. Germany, early 20th century, rare and delightful design. $500/800

98. Petite French Bisque Bébé E.J., Size 2, by Jumeau with Splendid Eyes 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique lace dress, undergarments, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 2 J (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: most endearing petite size, original body and body finish, splendid eyes. $3500/4500


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99. Lady’s Antique Day Dress with Detailed Blue Trim The two-piece floor-length day dress has interwoven blue designs, lavishly woven lower sleeves and yoke, and has blue bows at the shoulders. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $300/500

100. 19th Century French Mechanical Singing Bird in Gilded Cage by Bontems 20” (51 cm.) Inside a wooden-based cage with gold-leaf finish, gilt ormolu fencing and hinged door, and with heavy brass ball finial and handle is a bronze perch decorated with silk flowers upon which is perched a green feathered bird. When wound, the bird flutters back and forth, opens and closes its beak, twitches tail feathers, and chirps merrily in a very realistic manner. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: France, circa 1880, Bontems who specialized in creating perfectly-replicated bird songs and movements in his luxury automata. Value Points: beautifully-preserved singing bird in cage with luxury details, perfect working condition. Ex-collection Christian Bailly. $4000/6000

101. Superb French Child’s Gold Leaf Wooden Chair with Original Velvet Tufted Upholstery 22” (56 cm.) The classic style salon chair has added rocker base, and is finished with patina-rubbed gold leaf finish, with tufted velvet upholstery on seat and back. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s, very luxury child’s furnishing. $600/900

102. Outstanding Grand-Sized French Bisque Bébé, Series C, with Splendid Eyes by Jules Steiner 38” (97 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump rounded face, very pale complexion, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, delicately-shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, one-piece nickel-sized reglue at top of back crown rim. Marks: Sie C 5 (incised) J. Steiner Bte SGDG J Bourgoin Suc (red ink signature on head) (caduceus stamp on body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: the rare grand-sized bébé has superb quality of bisque and painting, splendid eyes, original body and body finish, all complemented by antique costume comprising blue velvet coat, lace frock, undergarments, shoes, and elegant bonnet. $9000/12,000

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27� (69 cm.) Solid domed paper mache head with fine gofun complexion, painted hair with combmarked details, enamel inset eyes, incised upper eyeliner, tinted grey brows, closed mouth with incised detail on lips, large size sculpted ears, paper mache shoulderplate, lower torso, and lower legs and feet, wooden lower arms and hands, muslin midriff and upper arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Japanese lettering signature on paper wrap at torso). Comments: Japan, circa 1920s. Value Points: superbly-preserved condition of the grand-sized Ichimatsu which wears luxury original silk and silk crepe costume. $2000/3000

104. Japanese Paper Mache Ichimatsu with Artist Signature and Rare Luxury Costume 17� (43 cm.) Solid domed paper mache swivel head on paper mache shoulder plate, fine gofun complexion, painted hair with

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combmarked details, large sculpted ears, brown enamel eyes under heavy eyelids, tinted brows, closed mouth, paper mache lower torso, arms and lower legs, muslin midriff and upper arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original artist or atelier signature on paper label on torso). Comments: Japanese, circa 1930. Value Points: with rare detailed signature, the wonderfully-preserved doll is wearing original rare costume comprising stiffened brocade skirt over brown silk crepe underkimono, matching kimono with multi-layered sleeves having rich crane design, cord sash with fringe, folded fan, tabi socks; a crest design, symbol of aristocratic background appears on front yoke of both kimonos, front and back of sleeves, and center back. $900/1500

105. Very Fine Japanese Paper Mache Ichimatsu with Original Signature Box 14� (36 cm.) Solid domed paper mache swivel head on paper mache shoulder plate, fine gofun finish, tinted very dark hair with feathering details, brown enamel eyes in half-moon shape, accented nostrils, closed mouth, paper mache lower torso and lower arms and legs, softly-

padded cloth midriff and upper limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (paper label on torso, and signature on box). Comments: Japanese, circa 1920. Value Points: in pristine condition, the doll wears original royal blue inner and outer kimonos with unusual plaid silk detail of sleeves and having five-point aristocratic crest emblems, striped crisp silk skirt, brocade obi and silk cord tie, folded fan, tabi slippers, with elaborate label on torso, and preserved in original box with signature on lid. $1000/1500 105 detail fan design on kimono.

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106. German Felt Wool Riding Horse on Metal Frame by Steiff 18” (46 cm.) Firmly-stuffed brown felt wool pony with white felt legs and blaze, has amber glass eyes, leather saddle and harness, and is posed upon a metal wheeled frame with wooden hand-grip. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiff (silver button in ear). Comments: Germany, Steiff 1920s. Value Points: finely-crafted toy horse with original accessories $1100/1500

107. German Felt Character Doll with Blue Glass Eyes by Steiff 13” (33 cm.) Felt swivel head with center seam, darts at eyes, blue glass eyes, shaped nose, closed mouth, stitched-on ears, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: very good, few moth holes. Marks: Steiff (silver button in ear). Comments: Steiff, Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: the early model wears original green felt flannel costume and cap. $800/1100

108. Pair, German Bisque Googlies, 323, by Marseille in Original Folklore Costumes 7” (18 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, large blue glass sleep eyes,

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painted lashes, single stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, impressed dimples, five-piece paper mache body, painted white socks and brown one-strap shoes, including girl with light brown braids, and boy with brunette bobbed wig. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 323 Germany 11/0 M (both). Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: the pair wear their factory-original folklore costumes. $700/1000

109. Beautiful Petite German Bisque Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig with Cafe-au-Lait Complexion 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with light brown (“cafe-au-lait”) complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, black brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, very full coral-shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 S&H Simon & Halbig Germany 2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model with outstanding bisque, beautiful complexion, enhancing glaze on lips, original wig, body and body finish, rare petite size. $1200/1800

110. German Black-Complexioned Bisque Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 20” (51 cm.) Ebony-black complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, slightlymodeled brush-stroked brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils of upturned nose, open mouth with very full coral-shaded lips, row of porcelain teeth,


pierced ears, black mohair wig, black composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 Germany S&H Simon & Halbig 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very beautiful and flawless complexion with luminous gleam, superb painting of lips, original wig, original body and body finish, fine antique costume including velvetflowered bonnet, red woolen jacket, red woolen stockings, shoes, and undergarments. $5000/7500

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111. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner as Look-Alike Circle/Dot Bru Bébé 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with sculpted row of teeth between the outlined pale lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden early body with attached ball joints and straight wrists, wearing lovely antique costume including cutwork dress, undergarments, leather rosette shoes, brown woolen coat, and fancy woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: rare model with modeled teeth, original body and body finish, finest bisque and painting, the model closely resembles the circle/ dot bébé of Bru whose market this doll sought to capture. $2200/2700

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112. Wonderful German Bisque Character, 363, a Rare Model by Heubach Koppelsdorf 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, cut pate, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, tinted brows, painted lashes, open mouth with impressed dimples at lip corners, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, blonde mohair wig, fivepiece composition toddler body, brown velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 363.3 Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression, fine quality of bisque. $800/1200

113. Rare German Bisque Doll by Kestner with Distinctive Expression Known as “A.T. Kestner” 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with distinctively-shaped pointy nose, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined tongue tip between full lips, shaded and accented lips, impressed lip corners, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden body with attached ball-joints, straight wrists, fine antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare model by Kestner with striking resemblance to the French bébé marked A.T. by Thuillier, with finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $3000/4500

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115. German Wax over Paper Mache Doll with Original Box, Trunk and Trousseau 19” (48 cm.) Wax over paper mache shoulder head, blue glass sleep eyes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, muslin body with paper mache lower limbs, sculpted stockings and blue boots with painted heels and toes. Condition: very good/excellent, some fading of features. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: the doll is preserved with original labeled box “Powell’s, Wax Figure and Papier Mache Works, Market Street San Francisco, Cal.”. and has an antique doll trunk containing additional handmade costumes and accessories. $1100/1500

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114. German Paper Mache Lady Doll by Dressel with Original Body 16” (41 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head of adult lady with slender face and elongated throat, blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with gentle smile, blonde mohair wig in upswept fashion, cloth body with paper mache lower arms and legs, painted yellow heeled boots with red high buttons and accents, wearing original parlor maid uniform. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Cuno and Otto Dressel, circa 1890, an identical model was also made in bisque by Gebruder Heubach. Value Points: rare model is preserved in pristine unplayed with condition, fine original complexion and painting, painted fancy yellow boots. $800/1000

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9” (23 cm.) A blonde-sculpted hair doll with paper mache shoulder head and painted features has shapely tin torso and hinged tin arms, mounted upon a wheeled tinplate platform enclosed in a wire cage frame (designed to be covered by skirt of costume). When wound, the base revolves around and around, giving the illusion that the doll is gliding or dancing. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well, finish on head is original and fresh, some retouch on shoulder plate. Marks: (Lehmann logo on underside and) D.R, Patent, Engl. Patent DRGM. Comments: Lehmann, circa 1900. Value Points: rare toy which hearkens back to the gliding lady French dolls of earlier generations. $900/1300


117. Petite German Paper Mache Child Doll with Nice Antique Costume 11” (28 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head turned to the right, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, lambswool wig, cloth body with stitch-jointing at shoulders and hips, paper mache lower arms and legs, painted red-rimmed white socks and red-rimmed black shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: beautifully-preserved early doll with original body, wearing charming antique dress with matching bonnet, pinafore, undergarments. $500/800

118. German Paper Mache Doll with Rare Painted Brown Hair by Dressel 21” (53 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head with sculpted short brown curly hair having definition of shading at the forehead curls, painted brown eyes with black outline, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blushed cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, wearing antique brown costume, undergarments, shoes, socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (holz-masse stamp). Comments: Dressel, circa 1880. Value Points: superb state of preservation, the gleaming patina is so fresh as to appear as though bisque, with rare brown hair and brown eyes, original body, original maker’s stamp. $800/1300

119. German Paper Mache Doll with Original Stamped Body by Schilling 13” (33 cm.) Paper mache shoulderhead, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, cloth torso and legs, stitch-jointed hips, composition and wooden ball-jointed arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schilling (in garland, stamp on torso). Comments: Germany, Schilling, circa 1880. Value Points: in flawlessly preserved condition, with original rare stamped body, the doll has original socks and leather shoes, original chemise. $700/900

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120. Very Fine German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair baby wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: M made in Germany 16 245 JDK Jr 1914 c. Hilda Ges Gesch N 1070. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their signature model of gentle-faced young child “Hilda”. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, original wig, pate, body and body finish, lovely costume and carrying a little mohair bunny by Steiff. $2200/2800

121. Petite German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde baby hair, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JDK made in Germany Ges Gesch 7. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their beloved model Hilda. Value Points: appealing petite size with choicest bisque and expression, original body with fine original finish. $900/1300

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13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain teeth, tongue, outlined lips, impressed dimples at corners of mouth, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique toddler costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F made in Germany 10 245 JDK Jr. 1914 c. Hilda Ges Gesch N1070. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: especially fine modeling and bisque with deeplydefined features, original rarer toddler body with original finish. $1200/1600

123. Early German All-Bisque Doll in Rare Grand Size with Original Costume 12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, very plump face and tummy, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, right hand posed in little fist. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flakes at peg holes, big and second toe chipped off on left foot. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: extremely rare large early all-bisque with superb detail of expression, quality of bisque, unusual details such as closed fist, original antique costume. $1200/1600


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124. German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model X, by Kestner 14 ½” (37 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line,

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blonde mohair wig, early composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed in rose silk dress, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very lovely bisque with delicate dewy patina complexion on the sought-after closed mouth “X” doll, original body and body finish. $1300/1800

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2 ¼” (6 cm.) The all-bisque vignette features two Kewpies seated on an oval-shaped blue bisque base, each with topknot, forelock, blue wings, side-glancing googly eyes. The larger Kewpie holds a bisque bowl in his lap and a spoon in his right hand which he is using to feed the smaller Kewpie. The smaller Kewpie has a green scarf tied around his head, his right arm held to his head and his left arm outstretched. Marks: c (in circle on the base) (impressed symbol on base). Comments: Goebel, circa 1917. Value Points: extremely rare model with delightful scene. $2000/3000

6” (15 cm.) All-bisque with one-piece head, torso and legs, loopjointed arms, classic Kewpie features, and with original red paper Kewpie label, and preserved in original box with Kewpie illustrations and poem on the lid label. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1912. $300/500

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4” (10 cm.) All-bisque Kewpie lying on his back with kicking left foot and uplifted head is posed upon the lid of a heart-shaped trinket box, with black circle stamp on base of the box. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915. $500/800

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127. Three German All-Bisque Blunderboo Kewpies 3” (8 cm.) Each is one-piece all-bisque depiction of the baby Kewpie, including two seated models (one with arms behind his head, with repair to topknot) and one with fingers in mouth), along with model lying on his tummy with head turned to the side. Excellent condition but as noted. Germany, circa 1912. $600/900


127.1. German All-Bisque Kewpie with Rare Jointed Legs 4 ½” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, classic Kewpie features, loopjointed arms and legs, tinted toes, with original Kewpie shield mark Kewpie label on chest. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1912. $300/500

128. Large German All-Bisque with Rare Painted Shoes and Socks

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10” (25 cm.) All bisque with one-piece head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms, sculpted topknot, forelock curl, side curls, blue wings, black painted shoes with little bows, white socks with blue rims. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915, rare size and rare painted shoes. $800/1000

128.1. German All-Bisque Kewpie with Painted Shoes and Skating Costume 4 ½” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms, painted socks and black shoes with little bows, classic Kewpie features, wearing antique skating costume and holding little soft metal skates. Excellent condition. Marked O’Neill on feet. Germany, circa 1912. $300/500

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129. A Collection of Classic Kewpies Designed by Rose O’Neill 5” (13 cm.) standing Kewpie. Each is all-bisque with classic Kewpie features of blue wings, forelock, topknot, and sideglancing eyes, marked with incised O’Neill, black c. stamp, or red paper Kewpie label. The collection includes examples of the most popular action Kewpie models, including standing Kewpie, Kewpie Farmer, Kewpie Traveler, Kewpie Thinker, seated Kewpie on wicker chair, and Kewpie Huggers. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1912. $1000/1500

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130. Miniature Room in Shadowbox “Conversation Piece” by Narcissa Thorne 16” (41 cm.) x 14”. The wooden-framed glass-fronted shadowbox with ornate gilt frame and glass front displays a French salon scene of the Empire era, circa 1820, with three paper cut-out ladies in various poses, set dimensionally in the room, along with a wooden spinet piano with gilt accents, pair of demi-lune console tables, bench, chair, pair of bronze-framed miniature paintings of Napoleon and Josephine, chandelier, and various accessories. A script paper label on the reverse reads “ ‘Conversation Piece’ by Narcissa Thorne”. Excellent condition. From the collection of period dioramas created by Narcissa Niblack Thorne, whose works were first shown in the 1939 World’s Fair in Chicago, and then donated to the Chicago Art Institute in 1941. $1500/2000

131. French Black Silk Bébé Dress and Fancy Bonnet For about 18”-19” bébé. Of black silk taffeta, the princess style dress with black velvet piping has a silk faille center panel, pleated muslin lace-edged ruffles at hem, cuffs and neck, and with opalescent pearl buttons. Along with a bonnet of stiffened black Alencon lace with white rosebud circlet and silk lining. Excellent condition. French, circa 1882. $600/900

132. Outstanding French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 25” (64 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes,

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rose-blushed eye shadow, slightly-modeled brush-stroked brows with feathered details, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with tiny modeled tongue tip between the shaded and outlined lips, defined philtrum and chin dimple, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bébé body with scalloped-edge collarette, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers, Chevrot hinging at thighs, jointed wooden lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (head and shoulderplate) Bru (shoulderplate). Bébé Bru Bte SGDG... (paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: superb example of the landmark bébé with exceptional quality of bisque, sculpting and painting, perfect bisque hands, sturdy original body, beautiful antique velvet dress and bonnet, and leather shoes signed “Bru Jne Paris” in oval. $17,000/25,000

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133. French Deposed Model of Smiling Poupée by Bru in Rare Celluloid Variation 15” (38 cm.) Celluloid swivel head on celluloid shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accent line between the smiling lips, unpierced ears, ash-blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely firmly-stuffed arms and legs, separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, tiny ding on

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nose, finger tips worn on left hand. Comments: French, Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872 when his smiling poupée model was deposed. Value Points: very rare variation of the beloved model, with original body and wearing original woolen costume, undergarments, shoes. $1200/1600

134. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, grey

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glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with smiling expression enhanced by defined accent lines, impressed laughter crinkles at lip corners, defined philtrum, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with square cut collarette, gussetjointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the facial model was deposed by his firm in that year. Value Points: beautiful expression with exquisite detail of facial painting, gentle smile, original body. $2000/2600

135. Four German AllBisque Bathing Beauties with Wigs 6” (15 cm.) l. Each is allbisque figure of nude woman posed in a provocative manner, each with painted facial features and mohair wig, including rare model with exotic bird perched on her arm, two others with thigh-high grey stockings and heels. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: rare models are perfectly preserved. $800/1200

136. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Wooden Articulated Body 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, brown glass

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enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with delicately painted accented lips in gentle smile, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden body with swivel waist, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1867, the earliest version of his deposed smiling model. Value Points: rare model of poupée with wonderfully distinctive face, wooden fully-articulated body, wearing very fine early silk costume, undergarments, bonnet, shoes. $4500/6500

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138. German Bisque Character, 247, by Kestner in Charming Petite Size 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair bobbed wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 247 JDK 5. Comments: Kestner, their model referred to by collectors as Baby Jean, circa 1914. Value Points: most appealing petite size enhanced by wonderfully-impressed cheek dimples, double chin, eye crinkles, and with original body and body finish, beautiful antique baby gown. $500/700

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18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 14 247 JDK. Comments: Kestner, their model known as “Baby Jean”, circa 1914. Value Points: fine quality of bisque enhancing the impressed dimples and laughter lines. $700/900

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137. German Bisque Dimpled Character, 247, by Kestner with Rare Toddler Body 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: M made in Germany 16 JDK 247 16. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their model known as “Baby Jean”. Value Points: rare model, especially in larger size and with original toddler body with original finish, very fine detail of sculpting includes double dimples at each cheek, and dimples at lip corners. $1100/1400

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22” (56 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde brush-stroked hair, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, two porcelain teeth, tongue, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JDK Made in Germany 15. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque with deeply-impressed facial features lending a highy-characterized gleeful expression, original toddler body with original finish. $700/900


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141. Large Wide-Eyed German Bisque Toddler, Model 260, by Kestner 23� (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass sleep eyes, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair wig, composition toddler body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: JDK 260 Made in Germany 68. Comments: Kestner, circa 1917. Value Points: appealing wide-eyed character with

142. Rare German Bisque Character, Model 220, by Kestner with Toddler Body 18� (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted short curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, double chin, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 14 JDK 220. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: the rarely-found model has exemplary bisque, enhancing the well-characterizing gentle expression, original wig, pate, toddler body and body finish. $1200/1600

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144. Wonderful French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Size 12, with Antique Mariner Costume and Signed Shoes 28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, plump facial modeling, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks; Depose Tete Jumeau SGDG 12 (and artist checkmarks on head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: the pretty bébé has fine gleaming patina, original body, and is wearing antique mariner costume, undergarments, leather boots (incised 12) with silk rosettes, and tan leather mariner cap with gilt lettering “H.M.S.Star”. $3500/4500

145. French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau in Antique Sailor Costume with Signed Jumeau Shoes 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, roseblushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (and artist checkmarks, on head) Bébé Jumeau Diplome D’Honneur (paper label). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: the pretty brown-eyed bébé, with original body and lovely bisque, is wearing original sailor costume, undergarments, straw hat, and Jumeau leather shoes with brown overcast stitching and bows signed “Paris Depose 9” with bee symbols. $3000/4000

146. French Bisque Art Character, 237, by SFBJ with Flocked Hair, Original Mariner Costume 143. German bisque Character, 116/A. by Kammer and Reinhardt with Toddler Body 15” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open with sculpted teeth, outlined lips, impressed dimples and laughter lines, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 116/A 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful delighted expression with well-defined laughter lines and dimples enhanced by lustrous patina, original toddler body with original finish. $900/1300

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19” (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted hair beneath brown flocked finish, brown glass enamel inset eyes, painted brown curly lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, row of sculpted teeth, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 237 Paris 6. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: well-defined features are enhanced with fine luminous patina, original flocked hair, original body with original finish, wonderful antique mariner costume. $1200/1800


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148. Petite French Bisque Bébé Jumeau in Factory-Original Jumeau Dress 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, widely-arched brush-stroked brows, dark eyeliner, lushlypainted lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with richly-outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 5 (and artist checkmarks, on head) Bébé Jumeau Bte SGDG Depose (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful bébé with lustrous patina of complexion, rich eyes, original body and body finish, original Jumeau factory chemise dress with red-flower sprig pattern, undergarments, cream kidskin shoes. $2800/3500

147. French Bisque Bébé E.J. by Jumeau with Original Shoes and Box 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: hairline at left side of head above the ear and into eye corner, otherwise excellent. Marks: Depose E. 9 J (and artist checkmarks, on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: the pretty bébé has original chemise, leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose 9” and presented in original labeled box. $2800/3500

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149. Collection, French Doll-Sized Accessories 8” (20 cm.) l. umbrella. Including a wooden handled umbrella, cardboard suitcase with European travel stickers, woven double-handled basket, leather shoes signed Paris Bébé 6 (with bee symbol), and woven bowler hat with hatmaker’s label of S.H, Meyer New Orleans, La. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $400/600

150. French Bisque Bébé Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru 13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, “O” shaped open mouth designed to accommodate baby bottle, blonde mohair wig


over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing, bisque forearms, wearing lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, metal screw and rubber ball nursing mechanism lacking, one baby finger broken. Marks: Bru Jne 5 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Bébé Teteur, circa 1884. Value Points: especially pretty example of this model with sturdy body. $5000/7500

151. French Miniature Room in Original Folded Box with Furnishings 12” (30 cm.) l. x 5 ½”h. The wooden box with lithographed paper cover has original blue paper label on the lid with gilt lettering “Ameublement Salle a Manger”. When unfolded, the room and its contents are revealed, with original wall paper and floor paper, with corner faux-window with valence and drapery, fireplace with mantel mirror, and furnishings including hutch, table, fernery, and three chairs. Excellent condition, unplayed with. French, circa 1890. $1100/1500

152. French Musical Automaton “The Happy Chef ” by Roullet et Decamps 18” (46 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered base is a bisque head doll with brown glass paperweight eyes, lushly painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose blushed eye shadow, closed mouth, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, in vintage silk and velvet costume depicting a chef, holding a wine bottle in one hand and a copper pan in the other. When wound, he turns head side to side and then nods toward the bottle which he appears to lift to his lips for a drink; his left arms moves forward and back and music plays. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau (and artist checkmarks). Comments: French, circa 1890, Roullet et Decamps. Value Points: charming automaton in beautiful presentation, with well-functioning amusing motions and fine music. $5500/7500

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153. French Bisque Bébé “Dep” with Closed Mouth, Size 12 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: dep 12. Comments: for the French market, circa 1895. Value Points: lovely doll with closed mouth, delicately-blushed cheeks, original body and body finish, and wearing antique coral silk dress, undergarments, stocks, shoes, bonnet. $1800/2300

154. German Bisque Doll, Model 1080, by Simon and Halbig in Fine Original Folklore Costume 16” (41 cm.) Bisque shoulder head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in long original braids, muslin stitch-jointed commercial body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 1010 dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful doll in wonderfully-preserved original condition, braided wig, vibrant original folklore costume. $800/1200

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155. Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, very pronounced dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, kid body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 905. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: a rare early model from the prestige firm has captivating gentle expression, fine bisque and painting. $1100/1500

156. Petite German Bisque Child, 749, by Simon and Halbig 8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lace costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 749 dep 3/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty child, for the French market, is a rarely found model, has rare original lashes. $600/900


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157. French Bisque Child Doll, 939, by Simon and Halbig for the French Market 20� (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, thick brush-stroked brows with feathering, accented nostrils, open mouth, richly accented shaded lips, two squarecut upper teeth and one lower tooth, dimpled chin, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 13 H 939 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful doll with deep paperweight eyes, fine quality of bisque, beautiful antique rose patterned silk dress, undergarments, socks and shoes. $900/1300

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158. French Maitrise Model Writing Desk in the Chinoiserie Manner 14” (36 cm.) l. 8” h. The wooden writing table/ desk has elaborately carved brackets with gilt finish, and black lacquer finish on table tops and legs with gilt designs; there are two hidden drawers and a pull-back top to reveal hand-stamped leather writing surfaces and another hidden compartment. Excellent condition. French, mid-1900s, in the 19th century Chinoiserie manner. $1200/1500

159. French Maitrise Model Cabinet in the Chinoiserie Manner 11” (28 cm.) l. 10”h. The wooden two door cabinet opens to a lacquered burgundy finish, with beautifully painted village scenes in shades of red, gold and green, which open to shelved interior. The scenes are repeated on the lid and sides. Excellent condition. French, mid-1900s, in the Chinoiserie manner of the 19th century. $1100/1500

159.1. German Bisque Amber-Complexioned Portrait of Asian Child, 1329, by Simon and Halbig

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12” (30 cm.) Amber-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, black brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, amber-tinted composition


and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1329 Simon & Halbig Germany S&H 2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful complexion and painting of lips and brows, original wig, body, and body finish, antique embroidered silk costume. $800/1200

160. Pair, Chinese Portrait Dolls with Elaborate Original Silk Costumes 14� (36 cm.) Each is a one-piece sculpted figure representing a Chinese

man or woman, with highly-defined facial features, posed arms, and anatomically-correct bodies; the woman with gentle expression, slight smile and with painted pate and real queue; the man with solemn expression and bald pate. Both are wearing their original silk kimonos, she with elaborate head-dress, and each with painted slippers. Condition: generally excellent, she with repairs on legs, one dome has one-piece reglue at the base. Comments: Chinese, early 1800s. Value Points: the outstanding pair are mounted on original gold leaf bases under glass dome. $3000/4500

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161. Japanese Paper Mache Ichimatsu Doll with Wonderful Original Costume 19� (48 cm.) Paper mache swivel head on paper mache shoulder head, gofun complexion, half-moon shaped brown glass eyes, black brush-stroked brows, closed mouth, blushed cheeks and brows, black human hair, muslin midriff and upper arms and legs, paper mache lower torso and lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Japan, Ichimatsu child, circa 1930. Value Points: the doll wears fine original costume of padded silk patterned with colorful flowers in a cascading garland, gold brocade obi with cord tie, red silk crepe sash. $800/1200

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162. Japanese Paper Mache Ichimatsu Doll in Original Costume 21� (53 cm.) Paper mache swivel head on paper mache shoulderplate, gofun complexion, brown glass enamel eyes in half moon shape, tinted brows, closed mouth, black human hair, padded silk crepe midriff and upper arms and legs, paper mache lower midriff and lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Japanese, Ichimatsu doll, circa 1930s. Value Points: superb original unplayed with condition, the doll wears padded silk crepe costume with vibrantly colored flowers and padded under kimono, red silk crepe sash, brocade obi with cord ties, tabi slippers. $800/1300


163. Italian Felt Miniature Doll Depicting Red-Haired Russian Girl by Lenci 8 ½” (22 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted features, red mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slightly dusty. Comments: Lenci, circa 1936. Value Points: the red-haired tyke wears original colorful felt costume with felt applique designs. $400/600

164. Italian Felt Character Girl with Pumpkin Squash by Lenci 14” (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted upper lashes, coral-shaped lower lip, black mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (original paper label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: the doll wears original forest green felt costume with matching hat, black silk apron, and carries a yellow felt pumpkin squash. $400/600

165. Italian Felt Character Boy in Original Folklore Costume by Lenci 14” (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown sideglancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted brown upper lashes, closed mouth, black mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slight fading of felt. Marks: Lenci (cloth and paper labels). Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: the boy wears original folklore costume of linen and felt with applique designs, original labels. $400/600

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166. French Bisque Poupée by Emile Jumeau with Portrait Like Expression 20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, dark painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: fine example of the transitional era Jumeau poupée whose facial model evolved into the earliest Jumeau bébé, has finest quality creamy bisque accentuated by dramatic eyes, lovely antique costume. $3500/4500

167. French Musical Automaton “Lady at the Harp” by Vichy 15” (38 cm.) Standing upon a paper mache base designed to appear as though a garden path, is a bisque-head lady with portrait like heart-shaped face, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, carved wooden hands, silk and lace gown. She is posed as though holding a harp, and when wound, music plays, she turns her head side to side, and plays the harp with both hands. Condition: generally excellent. Music and mechanism function well. Marks: 00. Comments: Vichy, Paris, circa 1865. Value Points: especially beautiful portrait face, elegant vignette with graceful movements, very fine quality of music. $6000/8500

168. Rare French Bisque Portrait Bébé, Model 11X, by Emile Jumeau with Early Signed Jumeau Shoes and Very Fine Costume 24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, large and very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, separately

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modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight loose ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11X (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: early portrait model, X series, which is rarely found, and has very compelling expression combining gentleness and drama; fine painting of features including blushed eye shadow, original body and body finish, and wearing superb antique dress of waffle-weave pique with attached cutwork cape, undergarments, very lavish antique bonnet, and original Jumeau aqua knit stockings and aqua kidskin shoes signed “E, Jumeau Med. d’Or Paris”. $9000/11,000

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169. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Lovely Bisque and Costume 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pale accented lips, pierced ears, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points:

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fine quality of bisque whose delicate complexion has soft rose blush, original sturdy body. $2700/3200

170. Gorgeous French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau in Fine Antique Costume 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, pale blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: beautiful delicate bisque complemented by lovely eyes, original wig, body, and fine taffeta costume of navy blue with mauve trim, bonnet, undergarments, leather boots, watch with fob and matching earrings. $3000/4000

171. Early French Children’s Book with Engravings of Children at Play 6” (15 cm.) x 4” The hardbound book with blue marbleized cover titled “Les Divertissemens de l’Enfance”, published in Paris in the early 1800s (undated) has a series of 16 short stories of children in various play scenes, each story illustrated by finely-drawn engraving. Excellent condition. French, early 1800. $200/400

172. Grand French Bisque Bébé, Early “Circle/dot” Model with Rare Painted Teeth by Leon Casimir Bru 25” (64 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, very plump cheeks, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, row of defined teeth between the lips, pierced ears, original blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and hands, fine antique embroidered tulle dress and matching jacket, lace bonnet

with frou-frou ribbons, antique undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, right baby finger is missing. Marks: Bru Jne 9 (and circle/dot symbol on head). No. 9 Bru Jne (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: the grand size of the early model Bru is enhanced by superb modeling, very fine painting of complexion and features, splendid eyes, original body and beautifully-sculpted fingers. $11,000/16,000

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173. French Bisque “Eden Bébé” by Fleischmann & Blodel 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, dark curly lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, pale accented lips, row of porcelain teeth, impressed chin dimple, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Eden Bébé Paris 9. Comments: Fleischmann & Blodel, circa 1895. Value Points: very appealing character-like face with unusually fine delicately-tinted complexion. $2500/3500

174. Petite French Bisque Incised “Depose Jumeau”, Size 3, by Emile Jumeau 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 3 (incised, and artist check marks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, the model was made for one year only. Value Points: very endearing shy-faced bébé with finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, original wig, chemise and Jumeau earrings and necklace. $3500/4500

175. Delightful French Pull-Toy “Little Girl Holding Her Doll” 20” (51 cm.) h. 15”l. Arranged upon a velvet-covered wooden base with

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metal spoked wheels is a bisque head doll which is seated on an ebony-black wooden chair, holding a tiny bisque doll wrapped in bunting; the seated doll has brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, composition arms and legs, wearing pretty antique dress and tan leather shoes impressed with full figure of a doll. When pulled along, the doll pivots her upper body and head side to side as though rocking her baby. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. (in scrolls). Comments: French, circa 1890. Value Points: charming mechanical pull-toy with well-functioning action. $2500/3500

176. Large French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Size 15, with Original Signed Shoes 31” (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, dark lushly-painted lashes, tinted eye


shadow, brush-stroked brows with decorative glaze and feathered highlights, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners and chin, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 15 (head, and artist checkmarks). Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: rare grand size of the beautiful brown-eyed bébé, original body and body finish, antique costume and undergarments, black leather shoes signed “Paris Depose 15” with bee symbol. $5000/6500

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are of wood. The porch roof, which extends across the entire front is pressed card stock to simulate shingles and matching the upper roof shingles. There are eight interior rooms, a fancy wooden staircase to the second floor, and the walls are covered with lithographed wall paper and decorations that vary from room to room. Thirteen double pane windows have the original lace curtains, as does the front door window and the tiny gable window. The original Schoenhut label is on the side. Excellent condition, all original finishes, some small bends at roof corners, corner of porch roof worn. A very rare luxury size with rare to find interior finishes and curtains. Schoenhut, circa 1915. Ex-collection Evelyn Ackerman. $1200/1800

178. American Cloth Hospital Baby by Martha Chase 23” (58 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted complexion, blonde impasto-sculpted hair in tousled curls, painted facial features, shaded blue eyes with white eyedots, painted upper lashes, blonde onestroke brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with full lips, oil-painted weighted body, stitch-jointing at shoulders and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, the firm’s “Hospital Baby” designed for teaching techniques to nursing students, circa 1910. Value Points: beautiful blushed complexion on deeplymodeled features. $500/700

177. Large American Wooden Dollhouse by Schoenhut with Lithographed Interior and Original Curtains 27” (69 cm.) x 23” x 23”. The wooden two-story dollhouse has dimensional scored finish to simulate stone foundation and stone brick siding, The window and door frames are of sturdy pressed card stock with original cream finish; the front door is dark wood with natural finish, and the porch columns and balusters as well as wide front steps

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179. American Wooden Sleep-Eyed “Miss Dolly” by Schoenhut 21” (53 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, blue sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with four painted teeth, blonde mohair wig, wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Dll Pat. Jan.17th 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, their sleep-eyed model “Miss Dolly”, circa 1918. Value Points: fine original finish,


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an unusually pretty example of this model, antique rose linen dress (may be original), undergarments, stockings, kidskin slippers. $500/800

180. American Art Character Doll “Gladdie” designed by Helen Jensen 21” (53 cm.) Earthenware sculpted head with flanged neck and sculpted short curly hair, with tousled forehead bangs, small blue glass sleep eyes, upper and lower brown eye shadow, short brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in wide expressive smile with a row of sculpted upper teeth, tongue, and impressed dimples at the lip corners, firmly-stuffed cloth torso, disc-jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Gladdie Copyright by Helen W. Jensen Germany. Comments: the model appeared in the Borgfeldt

catalog of 1929 under the tradename of Gladdie; it was produced in both earthenware and bisque. Helen Webster Jensen, born in Chicago in 1896 studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, and in 1928 moved to Santa Monica, California with her husband where the two pursued a career in portrait bust sculpting; many of their commissioned works exist in the Los Angeles area and she is cited in Edan Hughes book, Artists in California, 1786-1940. She died in Seattle in 1990, and it is likely that Gladdie was the only doll model she sculpted, said to be a portrait of her own daughter. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved example of the distinctive doll, beautiful complexion, original organdy peach costume and bonnet. $800/1200

181. Rare American Composition Art Character Doll by Jessie McCutcheon Raleigh 23” (58 cm.) Socket head of uniquely-formulated composition, sculpted hair in side-parted bobbed fashion, painted blue eyes with shaded detail, black upper eyeliner, fringed lashes, one stroke brows, closed mouth with painted row of teeth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jessie McCutcheon Raleigh, whose Chicago-based firm operated for only four years, 1916-1920; the faces being painted by students at the Chicago Art Institute. Value Points: the rarity of the McCutcheon dolls is rivalled by the artistry of their modeling and painting $1100/1500

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bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JDK 257 made in Germany 21. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: fine original condition including original body finish with dimpled details, wig, lashes, chemise; included is paper mache candy container bunny with amber glass eyes. $400/700

181.1. German Bisque Portrait of Princess Elizabeth by Schoneau and Hoffmeister 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips with shaded outlines, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Porzellan Fabrik Burggrub Princess Elizabeth 3 ½ Made in Germany DRGM. Comments: portrait of the young British princess, circa 1930, Schoneau and Hoffmeister. Value Points: bright-eyed expression is enhanced by very fine delicately-tinted complexion, gentle smile, original body and body finish. $1100/1500

182. Petite German Bisque Character, 257, by Kestner with Bunny Candy Container 8” (21 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair wig, composition

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183. German Bisque Topknot Googly, Model 240, by Marseille 10� (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted topknot and side curls, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, one stroke brows, tiny button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, composition five piece toddler body with chubby torso and side-hip jointing legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 240 0. Comments: Marseille, circa 1915. Value Points: most appealing googly with shy impish expression, delicate complexion and bisque, $1200/1700

184. A Basket of Bye-Lo Babies, A Study in Variation 8-12� (30 cm.) Six Bye-Lo babies, each with solid domed head with flanged neck, five with glass eyes and one with painted eyes, tinted baby hair, closed mouth with wide center line, softly-stuffed muslin body, celluloid hands, and wearing antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, celluloid model has crack at side of head. Marks: copyr. by Grace S, Putnam Made in Germany. Comments: the infant baby designed by American artist, Grace Putnam, mid-1920s, the beloved doll was presented in a number of variations of material, included here, bisque, composition, celluloid, biskoloid, and the very rare wax. Value Points: a very rare collection includes a pair of brown and blue-eyed babies, and each of the dolls wears its original Bye-lo Baby celluloid pin. $1200/1500

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blonde mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6970 Germany 1 (head) (Holz-masse stamp on torso). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: petite glass-eyed pouty character with very fine bisque, original body and body finish. $900/1200

187. German Glass-Eyed Character, 8413, by Gebruder Heubach

185. German Bisque Character, 403, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Original Flapper Body 27” (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mohair lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapper body with sidehip jointing, above-the knee jointing of lower legs. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 403 Germany 69. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: lovely matte bisque, original wig, original flapper body and body finish. $500/700

186. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 11” (28 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast expression,

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8” (20 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with two beaded upper teeth and modeled tongue tip, auburn mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent, original scuffed body finish. Marks: 8413 3/0 Heubach (in square). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: rare glass-eyed model, especially appealing modeling of mouth. $400/600

188. Very Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Baby Stuart by Gebruder Heubach 14 ½” (37 cm.) Bisque socket head with detachable bisque Dutch cap bonnet decorated with rosebuds and green leaves, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume including wooden shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:


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4 Germany Heubach (sunburst mark) 7975. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: very rare variation of the Baby Stuart model with glass eyes and detachable Dutch bonnet. $1200/1500

189. German Glass-Eyed Character, 7407, by Gebruder Heubach 11� (28 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with richly-shaded outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7407 3 Germany. Comments:

Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting on the pensive-faced glass-eyed character, original body and body finish, fine antique costume including fleeced coat and cap. $1100/1300

190. Large German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7236, by Gebruder Heubach 27� (69 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in downcast pouting expression, center line between the lips, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume highlighted by lovely dotted Swiss dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7246 12 Heubach (sunburst mark) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model especially in this larger size, with flawless bisque, original body and body finish $1800/2300

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191. Delightful German Glass-Eyed Googly with Impish Expression 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head with unusual sculpting of ears, large blue glass googly eyes, arched brows, large pointy nose with red tip, closed mouth with wide smiling expression and impressed cheek dimples, wooden torso and lower limbs, metal upper limbs, painted orange shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 76 224. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare little fellow with wonderful expression and ears. $700/900

192. German Black Bisque “Living Eye” Googly by Herm Steiner 10” (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with ebony black complexion and sculpted tightlyfleeced black hair, flanged neck, black movable-disc googly eyes, tiny nose, closed mouth with four tiny beaded teeth, muslin body, composition hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: DRGM 962?? HS (intertwined). Comments: Herm Steiner, circa 1930, with registered “living eye” system of movable googly eyes. Value Points: rare model with distinctive eyes, flawless complexion. $500/800

193. Five German All-Bisque Comic Characters 4” (10 cm.) largest. Each is all-bisque with painted and sculpted details of characterization. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany (name of character on each). Comments: Germany, circa 1920s. Value Points: included is Snowflake by Oscar Hitt with disc eyes, two white

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Bonzo dogs, Perry Winkle with nodding hat, and Buttercup with nodder head. $300/500


194. All-Original German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde lambswool wig, five-piece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Armand Marseille Germany 323 6/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: all-original googly with factory-original felt costume, bow, shoes and socks. $600/800

195. Large Collection of German All-Bisque Comic Character Nodders 2” (5 cm.) -4”. Each is all-bisque with loosely-attached nodding head, painted costume as depicted in the comic strip in which the character appeared. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany (and name of character on each). Comments: Germany, circa 1920s. Value Points: grand collection of nostalgic figures includes Mrs. Winkle, Chubby Chaney, Rachel, Doc, Uncle Bim, Avery, Lord Plushbottom, Mr. Wicker, Pop Jenks, Aunt Mamie, Winnie Winkle, Moon Mullins, Pa Winkle, Tilda, Patsy, Fanny Nebb, Marjory, Lillums, Nicodemus, Emmy, Josie, Lilacs, Grandpa Nebb, Mary Ann Jackson, Farina, Fetch, Mush, and Mickey. $1500/2000

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wig in long braids, fivepiece paper mache body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JDK 260 made in Germany 19. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition of the little tyke, with original braided wig, lashes, original costume. $500/700

199. Lithographed Tin Doll Dishes with Amusing Designs in Original Box 3” (8 cm.) Arranged with a fitted cardboard box is a six-piece pressed tin set of doll dishes, each decorated with a colorful scene of children and performing animals. Excellent condition, bright and vibrant colors. Circa 1910. $400/600

196. German Bisque Art Character, 550, by Marseille with Toy Rattle 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shy smile, brunette handtied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 550 A 4 M DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912. Value Points: shy smile with pert expression, impressed cheek dimples, original body finish, wearing antique white linen sailor costume, carrying whistle and rattle with lithographed scenes of children playing. $800/1200

197. German Bisque Character, 590, by Marseille with Early Toy Bunny 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with smiling expression, shaded and outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 590 A 4 M Germany DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912, from their 500 art character series. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque with impressed cheek dimples, original body finish, the smiling character carries her own little flannel bunny with glass eyes. $800/1200

198. German Bisque Toddler, 260, by Kestner in Original Folklore Costume 8” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair

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200. American Painted Tin “Pantry Set” in Original Box 4” (10 cm.) l, bread box. Contained within its original cardboard box is a cardboard box designed as a pantry, and presenting six tin canisters and storage boxes with original painted finish and gilt lettering, including Bread, Flour, Cake, Coffee, Sugar and Tea. The cardboard box is labeled “Empeco Childsplay Pantry Set, Metal package Corporation, 110 East 42nd Street, New York, USA”. Tins are excellent, cardboard pantry has some wear. Circa 1920. $500/700

201. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner with Lovely Costume 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the outlined lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: fine quality of bisque with luminous complexion, original body and body finish, wearing lovely antique dress. $1200/1700

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pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8 (head and shoulders). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful wide-eyed poupée with very sturdy original body, fine original costume. $3000/4000

203. French Black Velvet Bébé Dress For bébé about 17”-18”. Of black velvet, the dropped waist dress, has wide Bertha collar with featherstitching and lace, silk inset yoke with lace collar. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $300/500

202. French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Beautiful Original Costume

204. Gorgeous Silk Bonnet with Lace Overlay

20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head with kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips,

For bébé about 26”-28”. The wire-framed bonnet with ivory silk cover with shaped brim, and beautiful lace overlay is trimmed with chiffon

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flounce, boa feather, and wide ivory satin ribbons and streamers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $400/600

205. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 3, with Sturdy Original Body 13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kidover-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: excellent condition. Marks: Bru Jne 3 (head) Bru Jne No.3 (shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1886. Value Points: demure shy-faced bébé with beautiful amber brown eyes, lovely complexion, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands, lovely antique dress and silk bonnet, leather shoes. $9000/13,000

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207. German Musical Singing Bird in Gilded Cage

206. All-Original French Bisque Bébé Bru Jne with Signed Shoes and Dress 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 5 (head) Bébé Bru No. 5 (body stamp). Comments: Bru, circa 1890, the new style body was introduced at that time. Value Points: very dear alloriginal bébé has lovely bisque and expression, original signed body, and is wearing original silk faille dress with lace trim and original red silk label “Bébé Bru Paris”, original factory undergarments, socks and leather shoes marked “Bébé Bru Paris”. $7500/9500

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11” (28 cm.) A gilded brass cage with beaded trim, brass ring holder and wooden frame with gilt finish, has a red velvet floor centered by a brass balancing bar decorated with green ivy, upon which is perched a feathered bird. When wound, the bird flits side to side, opens and closes its beak, waves tail feathers, and sings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1920. Value Points: charming diminutive bird in cage with wonderful movements and sounds. $1100/1500


208. All-Original French Bisque Doll with Original Costume by Lanternier Designed by French Sculptor, J.E. Masson 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head of adult lady with oval elongated face, dark blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with double row of teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition lady body with shapely torso and elongated limbs, feet shaped as high heels. Condition: JE Masson Lorraine No 0 A.L. & Co. Limoges. Comments: Lanternier, circa 1917, During the Renaissance of the French doll movement in the early 20th century, noted Parisian sculptors and artists were commissioned to create artistic doll models. These artists included Marque, Poulbot, Van Rozen and the sculptor of this present doll, Jules Edmond Masson (1871-1932) whose bronze sculptures of animals were highly praised. Value Points: distinctive portrait of lady, with artist impressed signature, is perfectly preserved, wearing her original folklore costume and coiffe. $1200/1600

209. French Chaise a Porteur with Fine Inlay Designs 14” (36 cm.) A wooden sedan chair with curve-shaped back and roof, has fine inlay designs, glass windows on three sides, opening front door, leather roof with impressed designs, wooden carrying handles, burgundy silk brocade on interior walls, matching leather seat cushion. Generally excellent. French, circa 1875. $800/1200

210. French Bisque Poupée with Wonderful Original Costume and Matching Parasol 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, grey glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso and limbs, gusset-jointing at hips, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Gaultier, French, circa 1875. Value Points: wonderful original rose silk gown with extended train, ruched silk and lace trim, with matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, and carrying bone-handled silk parasol with lace border. $2500/3500

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211. German Glass-Eyed Paper Mache Gentleman in Original Costume

212. German Handwind Musical Toy “The Performing Seals” by Zinner and Sohne

15” (38 cm.) Paper mache shouder head with deeply-sculpted short black curly hair with stippled details onto the forehead, inset black glass eyes, painted all-around lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth, rosy cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: fine original finish on head and face, restoration on shoulderplate, original body. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare model with superb preservation of deeply-sculpted hair and glass eyes $800/1200

11” (28 cm.) A wooden platform with decorative paper covers presents a lively scene of bisque-headed Maestro and his two paper mache performing seals; the man with sculpted bisque hat and sculpted beard and moustache, is wearing his original costume. Each seal, posed upon a wooden block, has hinged arms, one with loosely-jointed wooden cap holding a bow and violin and the other posed with a gilded harp. When the porcelain knob at the front is wound, the Maestro turns from side to side and waves his arms as though conducting, and the seals move their arms as though playing their musical instruments, the hat turns on one. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, Zinner and Sohne, circa 1890. Value Points: the delightfully-amusing toy is wonderfullypreserved, has rare model bisque head and hat on man, and amusing actions with nice quality of music. $1500/1800

213. German Bisque Portrait of Man with Moustache, Along with Pull-Toy Horse 9” (23 cm.) doll. Bisque head with flanged neck, amber-tinted complexion, brown glass inset eyes, sculpted thick curly brows and thick moustache, painted lashes, closed mouth, incised wrinkles, white mohair wig, wooden body, costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model of man with thick moustache and brows, alongside his wooden pull-toy horse with woolen hide and original leather harness. $800/1200

214. German Pink-Tinted Porcelain Lady with Rare DeeplySet Painted Brown Eyes 18” (46 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with plump rounded face, black

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sculpted hair with center part, scalloped curls framing the face and ringlet curls at the back, painted brown eyes in deeply set sockets, red and black upper eyeliner, painted lower lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth with center line between the lips, stitch-jointed muslin body, porcelain lower limbs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, left leg restored. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: sought-after model with rare brown eyes that are beautifullydefined. $700/900

215. German Porcelain Doll with Pink-Tinted Complexion 18” (46 cm.) Thick paste pink-tinted shoulder head, sculpted short black hair arranged in ringlet curls, painted blue eyes with darker outer rims, white eyedots, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke black brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body with leather arms, antique costume.

Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: pleasing rose-tinted complexion on the early doll. $500/800

216. Rare German Porcelain Doll in Sanitary Commission Fair Costume 13” (33 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead, black sculpted hair in short curls, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, red leather arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860, the doll was presented at a Sanitary Commission Fair in the early 1860s, designed to raise funds in order to supply much needed goods for soldiers; in some instances the dolls were raffled, such as at an 1861 Sanitary Commission fair in Baltimore whose records stated “shares for a wax doll sold for $1”. Value Points: the rare doll wears her original (very frail) silk costume symbolizing the stars and stripes. $600/900

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218. German Bisque Painted Eye Character, Model 340, by Marseille 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features including intaglio blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pouty expression, brunette mohair wig with coiled braids, composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 340 Germany A 1 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with fine bisque, original wig. $800/1200

217. German Bisque Art Character, 151, by Simon and Halbig 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, large blue eyes in deeply-set sockets, dark thick eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with row of sculpted teeth between the outlined lips, broad smiling expression, brunette handtied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: large paint skip or wig pull at back of head under the wig, original body and body finish. Marks: 151 S&H 7 ½. Comments: Simonn and Halbig, 1910. Value Points: rare early character with wonderfully-impressed dimples and laughter expression. $5500/7500

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219. Early Rose Cotton Sunbonnet For larger doll over 30”. Of rose cotton with cutwork design and woven floral design, double row of ruffles and lace around the face, full gathers at the back, extended bavolet, streamers and ties. Circa 1880. $200/300


220. Petite German Bisque Art Character, 101,by Kammer and Reinhardt 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, thick dark eyeliner, short stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, Condition: generally excellent. Marks; K*R 30 101. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the model “Marie” from their art character series. Value Points: excellent detail of modeling with deeplyimpressed features enhancing the pouting expression, original body and body finish, antique costume including wonderful leather shoes. $1100/1300

221. German Celluloid Art Character, 701, by Kammer and Reinhardt 12” (30 cm.) Celluloid socket head, blue painted eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, brunette mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 701 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: rare variation of the pouty-faced character. $300/400

222. German Bisque Art Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, thick dark eyeliner, short fringed upper lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally

excellent. Marks: K&H (in banner) 520 4 ½ Germany. Comments: Germany, Kley and Hahn, circa 1910. Value Points: most endearing model with shy smile, impressed cheek dimples, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume. $1600/2200

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223. Beautiful German Bisque Child, Model 949, by Simon and Halbig, Size 16 29” (74 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, dark painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, impressed chin dimple, pierced ears, ash-blonde hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 16 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful early doll with choicest bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $1100/1500

224. German Bisque Child, 1249, by Simon and Halbig with Original Signed “Santa” Body 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1249 dep Germany 8 (head) Santa Germany (body mark). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rarer model with beautiful bisque, impressed accent dot on bottom lip, original body with rare original Santa marked body, original body finish. $800/1200

225. Petite German Bisque Character, DIP, by Swaine and Co 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted upper lashes, short feathered brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: DIP 1 Geschutz S&C Germany. Comments: Swaine and Co, circa 1917. Value Points: wonderful petite size of the shy-faced character with excellent bisque and modeling, antique costume. $700/900

226. German Paper Mache Brownie Designed by Palmer Cox 5” (13 cm.) One-piece paper mache head and torso with sculpted details of facial features, hat and costume, jointed arms and elongated skinny legs, upturned toes, painted blue googly eyes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1895, depicted is The Dude from the Brownies series by Palmer Cox. Value Points: fine original condition of the rare figure, with well-detailed painted costume. $300/500

227. German Bisque Character, 116/A, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Toddler Body 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open in wide

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smiling expression, shaded lips with enhancing decorative glaze, impressed cheek and lip corner dimples, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 116/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful example of the laughing character with very fine bisque and sculpting, antique wig, original toddler body and body finish, antique blue chambray dress and sunbonnet. $1200/1800

228. German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Toddler, 128, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Stieff “Waldili” 19” (49 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and “flirty” eyes, dark eyeliner, painted long curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair

bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 128 49. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: among the rarest of the K*R toddler models, flirty eyes, deeply-impressed dimples and laughter lines, toddler body with original finish, fine antique costume. $800/1100

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230. Petite Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll 10” (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair, early composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty silk and lace dress and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1882, the doll closely resembles the early French portrait bébés whose market it attempted to capture. Value Points: beautiful petite doll with lovely eyes, lovely bisque, original body and body finish. $1100/1300

231. Petite Sonneberg Bisque Doll with Gorgeous Eyes 8” (20 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, very large blue glass eyes with spiral threading, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty lace costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880. Value Points: dramatic large eyes with beautiful color, fine lustrous patina of bisque. $700/900

232. Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll by Kestner 27” (69 cm.) Bisque socket head with very pale complexion, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16. Comments: Kestner,

229. French Bisque Bébé Gigoteur by Jules Steiner with Especially Beautiful Eyes 21” (53 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flat-cut neck socket, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, open mouth with slightly-parted outlined lips, two rows of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair curly hair, carton torso with clockwork mechanism, composition arms, kid-over-metal hinged upper legs, composition lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jules Steiner, his Bébé Gigoteur model, circa 1880, when wound, the doll waves arms and legs, turns head and cries “mama”. Value Points: an especially beautiful example of the beloved doll with gorgeous eyes, beautiful bisque, original costume including aqua kid shoes. $2000/3000

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circa 1885. Value Points: lovely pale bisque complements the plump facial modeling, original body and body finish, beautiful extended-length antique wig. $2000/2400

233. Two Tiny Antique Doll Costumes For child dolls about 7”-8”. Including white cotton dress with dropped waist, double tiered skirt, wide Bertha collar with scalloped-edge collar, and with matching sunbonnet. Along with tulle dress with lace trim and blue silk buttons. Excellent condition. Circa 1900. $300/500

234. Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, XI, by Kestner 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes dark eyeliner, painted curly ashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, light brunette mohair wig, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful closed mouth doll with gentle expression, lovely antique costume. $1800/2300

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236. Early Ivory Silk Princess Style Dress with Cutwork Trim For 14”-15” bébé. Of delicate ivory silk, the princess style dress has draped sash with long ties at the back, a row of pleats at the hem, and white decorative cutwork panels and trim, with two pearl buttons. Excellent condition. Circa 1880s. $300/500

235. Lovely Embroidered Cutwork Dress and Silk Bonnet for Large Bébé For child doll 30”-34”. Of white cotton, the dropped waist dress has very full gathered skirt, front panel bodice, collar and sleevelets of embroidered cutwork. Along with silk charlotte cap with embroidered detail. Excellent condition. Circa 1885. $500/800

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237. French Rose Silk Dress with Lace Bertha Collar For bébé about 12”. Of delicate rose silk with fitted yoke and full skirt, pleated yoke, puff sleeves, wide lace Bertha collar, lace trim on sleeve edges and hem. Generally excellent, few tiny frail wears on skirt. French, circa 1890. $300/500

238. Early Cotton Dress for Lady Doll For 14”-15” lady doll. Of finely-woven muslin with transfer printed design, the gown features a bodice with thickly-ruched bodice and lace-edged bretelles, with full skirt having double tiers of ruffles. Excellent condition. Circa 1860s. $300/500

239. Italian Felt Purse with Googly Miniature Doll by Lenci 6” (15 cm.) Of rose felt with applique stars and flowers, the hollow purse forming a pouch with zipper opening at the back and topped by a pressed felt face having painted googly eyes and “O” shaped mouth, with rose felt cap and rose felt handle. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci, circa 1937. Value Points: delightful novelty by Lenci. $300/500

240. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé, Figure C, by Jules Steiner 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair in soft curls, French composition fullyjointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner Paris Fre C 0 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: rare model with very expressive features, beautiful bisque and complexion, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume including signed shoes. $3500/4500

241. French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A, with Original Signed Body and Shoes 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with dot highlights, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked fringed brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with pale shaded outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners and chin, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, tiniest original pinflake at left eye rim corner. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 15 (head) Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner Medaille d’or Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: very beautiful bisque, original body and body finish, original costume and shoes signed C.M. $3000/4000

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244. Italian Miniature Doll by Lenci with Original Sicilian Costume 9” (23 cm.) Felt swivel head, brown googly sideglancing eyes, “O” shaped mouth, brown mohair wig with braided chignon, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (silver foil label and parchment label indicating “Sicilia”). Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: wellpreserved doll with vibrant costume, including coiffe and shawl, jewelry, brilliantly appliqued skirt. two original labels. $400/600

245. Italian Miniature Novelty with Soldier Costume by Lenci 7” (18 cm.) excluding hat. Felt head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing googly eyes, long painted lashes, “O” shaped mouth, brown felt applique cap, with original black felt military costume and bicorn hat with yarn “feathers”, and with felt loop for hanging. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (original cloth label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: rare decorative novelty in fresh vibrant color, original label. $300/500

242. Italian Felt Miniature Doll by Lenci with Original Lombardia Label 9” (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue painted googly eyes, “O” shaped mouth, brown felt cap, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lombardia Sondrio (Lenci parchment label) Lenci (silver label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: fresh original felt costume in vibrant colors, original labels. $400/600

243. Two, Italian Miniature Dolls by Lenci with Original Lombardia Costumes 9” (23 cm.) Each has felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown painted googly eyes, “O” shaped mouth, mohair wig with braided coiffure and decorative ornaments, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (each with original silver foil label, and heart-shaped parchment label noting “Lucia Lombardia” or “Valtellina Lombardia”. Comments: Lenci, 1938. Value Points: wellpreserved original dolls with wonderful costumes and original labels. $700/1100

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246. Italian Felt Doll by Lenci in Vibrant Original Costume 14” (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, painted brown curly lashes, grey eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig with long braids, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1937. Value Points: wonderful original condition with vibrant wellpreserved costume, lime-green felt gown, organdy pinafore with felt appliques, wide-brimmed yellow hat, pantalets and petticoat, black shoes, and carrying wooden rake. $900/1300

247. Pair, Italian Felt “Lucia” Dolls with Original Costumes and Labels by Lenci 14” (36 cm.) (excluding hats). Each has felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue painted eyes (glancing at each other), painted lashes and brows, grey eye shadow, closed mouth with coral-painted lower lip, blonde mohair wig (he with side-parted short bob, she with braided chignon), five-piece body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (cloth and paper labels, the paper labels penciled Lucia Fantasie 22 or 23). Comments: Italy, Lenci, circa 1937. Value Points: wonderful pair with original labels, wearing original Tyrolean costumes including elaborate hats, she with duck, he with embroidered lamb on vest. $1100/1600

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248. Large Italian Felt Googly-Eyed Character by Lenci in Original Costume 22” (56 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, very plump face with chubby cheeks, round brown upper glancing googly eyes, long painted upper curly lashes, buttonshaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with bow-shaped lips, coral-shaped lower lip, brunette mohair braids, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: very good, some costume fading. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: wonderful expression on the wide-eyed child doll, wearing original felt school costume with applique detail. $900/1200

249. Italian Felt Character Doll as Polo Player by Lenci 18” (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, pale blue painted sideglancing eyes, painted curly upper lashes, grey eye shadow, single stroke brows, closed mouth with coral-shaded lower lips, brunette mohair side-parted hair, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slightly dusty. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: rare model of polo player wearing original cream felt shirt, cap and riding pants, argyle knit sweater, brown boots, and holding wooden polo stick. $1200/1600

250. Italian Felt Doll as Fashionable Child by Lenci 13” (33 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, white eyedots, painted upper lashes, grey eye shadow, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lower lip, blonde mohair wig with coiled side braids, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci Made in Italy 900 (original paper label).

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253. American Cloth Doll “Kamkins” by Louise Kampes 17” (43 cm.) All cloth doll with stitch-shaped, pressed and oil-painted complexion and facial features, blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette mohair bobbed hair wig, stitch-jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kamkins, circa 1930s, the doll was made by American designer Louise Kampes and sold in her boutique in Atlantic City. Value Points: sought-after doll with bobbed hair, original finish and wig, antique costume including original leopard print plush coat and hat. $1100/1600

Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: pretty brown-eyed child wears original dress of organdy and lime green felt, with applique designs, organdy undergarments, green felt shoes. $800/1100

251. German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille in Rare Large Size 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, delicate one-stroke brows, accented nostrils of button-shaped nose, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig with long braids, composition body jointing at shoulders and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 323 A 2/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: rare large size of the endearing googly. $600/800

252. German Bisque Googly, Model 200, by Marseille 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 200 A 0 M Germany DRGM 243. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: very sweet impish expression of the wide-eyed googly enhanced by delicately-tinted bisque. $500/700

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jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1249 Santa Germany dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: early model with beautiful face and bisque, soft mohair wig, wearing lovely antique costume and carrying tiny all-bisque chair. $600/900

254. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with full lips and center accent line, mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden eight-looseball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: appealing expression with especially fine painting of lips, lovely complexion, original body and body finish. $1100/1500

255. German Bisque Child, 1249, Santa Model, by Simon and Halbig

256. German AllBisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll by Simon and Halbig

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, open mouth, outlined lips, row of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-

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sleep eyes, long painted dark lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four tiny porcelain teeth, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted thigh-high black stockings and five-lace brown heeled shoes, blonde mohair wig. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty all-bisque with fancily-painted shoes and stockings, lovely antique costume. $500/800

257. German All-Bisque Doll with Rich Cobalt Blue Eyes 9” (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque head and torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted knee-high blue stockings with ribbed detail, black one-strap heeled shoes, pretty dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: hard-to-find model with brilliant eyes, larger size. $600/800

258. Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child with French LookAlike Expression 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid pate, brown glass inset

eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the pale outlined lips, pierced ears, mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1885, the model closely resembles the early French bisque portrait bébé whose market the doll aimed to capture. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, appealing expression, original body and body finish. Included with the doll are three miniature pups by Steiff. $1600/2100

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head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid gusset-jointed poupée body with square cut collarette and gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, lovely purple velvet antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1865. Value Points: rare early poupée with gentle smiling expression, lovely bisque and painting. $2700/3500

260. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Maison Bru with Splendid Eyes 25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, heartshaped upper lip with accented outlined, dimpled chin, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely blue silk brocade dress and bonnet, leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll and “11”. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 11. Comments: Maison Bru, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful complexion with splendid eyes, original Bru body, $9000/13,000

261. French Bisque Bébé by Maison Bru with Pretty Antique Costume 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with dot highlights, thickly-fringed brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the shaded lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips, and kiss-throwing joint in right elbow. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 8. Comments: Maison Bru, circa 1892. Value Points: wideeyed bébé with very choice bisque and delicate complexion, original body and body finish, beautiful antique costume including lace-trimmed costume, bonnet, and very fancy shoes. $6000/8500

262. French Bisque Bébé by Gaultier with Original Gesland Body as Formal Gentleman

259. Early Version of the French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, narrow blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, ears pierced into

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20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with modeled tongue tip between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, distinctive body of padded stockinette over metal armature, composition lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent, paint chip below the left ear. Marks: F. 8 G (head and shoulders) (Gesland stamp on torso). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1885. Value Points: dramatic large eyes lend a character expression, accentuating the formal gentleman’s costume with velvet jacket and silk lapels, trousers, umbrella, top hat. $4500/6500


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263. French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Original Chemise, Shoes and Box 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, dark painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate,

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French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish albeit some scuffing on hands and lower right leg. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 11 Bte SGDG (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: an unusually expressive face for this model, the smaller eye cuts are accentuated by their great depth; the bébé has original Jumeau chemise, leather shoes signed “Paris Depose 11” and bee symbol, and original box. $3200/4200

264. French Bisque Bébé Bleuette with SFBJ Markings 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, feathered brows, painted lower lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing original Bleuette costume and woven cloche, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 60 Paris 8/0. Comments: Bleuette,


circa 1915. Value Points: very pretty bébé presented as Bleuette with fine quality of bisque. $800/1300

265. French Bisque Incised “Depose Jumeau” Bébé with Original Box and Early Signed Jumeau Shoes 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the 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: Depose Jumeau 11 (incised and with artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, the model was made for one year only. Value Points: the beautiful bébé has original ivory satin shoes impressed “Bébé Jumeau Depose 11”, lovely antique costume, original muslin chemise, and original Jumeau box. $3800/4800

266. Rare Petite English Poured Wax Doll with Brown Glass Eyes 12” (30 cm.) Poured wax shoulder head, brown glass inset eyes, tinted brows and eyeliner, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, separately-inserted blonde mohair tendrils, softly-stuffed original muslin body, poured wax arms and legs with bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: English, circa 1880. Value Points: rare petite size, rare brown eyes, original body with wax limbs, original costume. $900/1300

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267. Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very endearing petite doll with choice bisque and painting, closed mouth, original body and body finish. $800/1100

268. Tiny Pair of American Cloth Dolls by Betty Curtis 3 ¼” (8 cm.) Each is all stockinette with stitch-shaped and painted facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth, auburn or brunette mohair stitched-on wig, padded stockinette over wire armature body with infinite posing possibilities. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A Doll by Betty Curtis member NIADA (cloth label). Comments: circa 1980s by the American artist. Value Points: wonderful tiny pair of boy and girl, with original costumes, he with pup and she with doll. $300/500

269. German All-Bisque Doll, 184, with Painted Yellow Ankle Boots, by Kestner 8” (20 cm.) One piece head and torso, large brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, thick brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white ribbed stockings with blue rims, yellow ankle boots with little heels and tips, antique costume. Condition: generally

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excellent. Marks: 184 11 (head) 11 (inside limbs). Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: larger size, rare boots, rare model, choice bisque and painting. $500/800


270. Two German AllBisque Miniature Dolls by Hertwig 8” (20 cm.) and 5”. Each is allpink-tinted bisque with one piece head and torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth modeled as though open, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted socks and brown one-strap shoes, the larger with pretty original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany. Comments: Hertwig and Co, circa 1915. Value Points: charming pair with all pinktinted complexion, a classic feature of the Hertwig firm during that era. $300/500

271. Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Resembling Orsini Models

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6” (15 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, rounded nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though in a wide beaming smile, row of teeth, blonde mohair wig, loopjointed arms and legs, painted stockings and blue rims, black one-strap shoes. Condition:

generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1925, the model closely resembles the smiling all-bisque dolls of Jeanne Orsini. Value Points: rare model with great expression, flawless bisque. $300/500

272. Grand German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, 16X, by Kestner 27” (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered details, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners, impressed philtrum, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: outstanding modeling of face with fine bisque and painting, original wig, body and body finish, beautiful antique costume. $1800/2500

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8” (20 cm.) head circ. Each has solid domed bisque head with flanged neck, glass sleep eyes, brown tinted baby hair and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin body, celluloid hands, matching costumes. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: copr. by Grace S. Putnam made in Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1923. Value Points: dear little pair, one with blue eyes, one with brown eyes. $400/600

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274. French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with dot highlights, fringed brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre 13 (head) Le Petit Parisien...(body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful flawless bisque on the dear shy-faced bébé, original body with original finish, antique blue cotton dress with embroidery, leather shoes, ruffled lace bonnet. $3000/4000

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8 ½” (22 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted boyish hair in soft swirls, painted facial features, deep blue eyes, one-stroke brows, black


upper eyeliner, closed mouth modeled as though open with painted row of teeth, five-piece paper mache body with painted black stockings and brown one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R.A. (illegible numbers). Comments: Recknagel, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model from the firm’s art character series, with painted eyes. $400/600

276. Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Mystery Maker 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with very high domed forehead, deep blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, thick painted upper eyeliner, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, Sonneberg composition fully-jointed body, straight wrists, antique velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 3 +. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1885, made for the French market. Value Points: handsome fellow has especially beautiful eyes, choice bisque, original body and body finish. $600/900

277. Petite French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner 10” (25 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body with brown complexion, antique costume comprising silk trousers and head shawl, woolen jacket, red leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A - 3 (head) Le Parisien Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: endearing petite size, the little doll has beautiful complexion with matching original body and body finish, original wig and costume. $2800/3500

278. French Bisque Eden Bébé, Deposed Model, Size 9, by Fleischmann & Blodel 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, dark curly lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, pale accented lips, double row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, not-original body is by Jumeau. Marks: Eden Bébé Paris 9 Depose. Comments: Fleischmann & Blodel, circa 1900. Value Points: fine luminous bisque enhances the features and complexion. $1200/1500

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279. French Pastel “Woman with Doll” by Robert Duflos in Original Frame 36” (91 cm.) x 30” framed. Delicate pastel depicts a seated back view of nude woman with flowing blonde hair, posed on cushions as she admires her boudoir doll seated alongside. Signed Robert Duflos on lower left side, and in original frame with bronze plate “R. Duclos”. Excellent condition. French, early 1900s, the artist Robert Louis Raymond Duflos (born 1898), member of the Salon des Artistes Francais and the Societe de Artistes Independants was most noted for his nude studies in pastel; this is the only known example which incorporated the theme of a doll. $2500/3500

280. French Globe de Mariage with Elaborate Gilt Ormolu Ornaments 16” (41 cm.) Posed upon an ebony wooden base under a glass dome is an elaborate arrangement of velvet tufted cushion with attached wax orange blossoms, and surrounded by a bevy of gilt ormolu ornaments including flowers, leaves and a love bird with wreath. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885, the globe de mariage was a beloved French tradition, created to honor a newly-betrothed couple. $600/800

282. Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Thuillier 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked shaded brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined tongue tip between the shaded and outlined lips, heart-shaped upper lip, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed

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body with straight wrists. Condition: excellent, except small restoration at bottom left eye rim, few wig pulls at back rim, original body with scuffing at fingers. Marks: A. 10 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1885. Value Points: the distinctive portrait model is perfectly expressed

in this example with very beautiful eyes, mauve eyeshadow, very fine bisque and complexion, exquisite painting of lips, original body, beautiful antique costume and bonnet. $9000/14,000

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283. Lovely French Bisque Bébé Bru Jne R with Early Body, Bisque Hands 27” (69 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the delicately-accented lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with Chevrot-hinged hips, wooden lower legs, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: bisque head excellent, bisque shoulderplate has diagonal hairline across the back, both hands restored, kid body sturdy. Marks: Bru JneR 13 (head) N.13 Bru Jne (shoulderplate) (remnants of original Bébé Bru paper label on chest). Comments: Maison Bru, circa 1892. Value Points: beautiful face with gentle smile, fine subtle blushing, lovely antique costume. $6000/9000

134.1. French Velvet-Covered Box as Recamier 8” (20 cm.) The velvet-covered wooden box has padded velvet cover with matching pillow, silk tassel ties, brass claw feet, and hinged side which opens to reveal the hollow interior. Excellent condition. Circa 1920. $300/500

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284. The Very Rare and Sought French Bisque Art Character Doll by Albert Marque 22� (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with highly-artistic sculpting, unique four-part mold used only for this doll, elongated slender throat, pronounced definition of facial planes especially temple, cheeks and chin line, softly-rounded nose tip, brown glass paperweight eyes, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, well-modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, original uniquely modeled body with elongated tapered-shape torso, wide hips, undefined waist, composition upper arms, bisque lower arms with bisque attached-ball-joints at the elbows, separately sculpted fingers, wide upper thighs, elongated lower legs with shapely calves, elongated narrow feet. Condition: restoration to the left side and back of head, throat and upper crown rim. The face, facial complexion and painting of features is original, body is original with restoration to the elbow bisque ball joints, perfect bisque hands, original body finish. Marks: A. Marque (incised signature on head).???beth 1860 No.11 (pencil inscription on foot indicating the nature of the original costume). Comments: France, circa 1916, the artistic doll was sculpted by the esteemed French artist, Albert Marque, with commissioned 284. unique body designed by Aristodeme Botta. It is believed that only 100 models of the Marque doll were created. Value Points: the signature doll of the French Renaissance doll movement of the 20th century has superb sculpting, original painting of features and facial complexion, original body with pencil inscription on foot. $20,000/35,000

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285. French Bisque Art Character Sculpted by Albert Marque 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with highly-artistic sculpting achieved by a unique four-part mold used only for this doll, heart-shaped face with elongated slender throat, pronounced definition of facial planes especially temple, cheeks and chin line, softly-rounded nose tip, blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark fringed eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with petulantly-shaped outlined lips, well-modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, Jumeau composition and wooden fully-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: faint hairline at back of head, body not original. Marks: A Marque (incised on head). Comments: the remarkable art character doll designed by Albert Marque during the Renaissance of the French Doll era, circa 1916. Value Points: the extremely rare doll, of which it is noted that only 100 models were made, has exemplary modeling enhancing the poignant expression. $15,000/20,000

286. French Earthenware Bust of Young Lad by Albert Marque 17” (43 cm.) The earthenware bust depicts a young lad with well-defined side-swept hair, lean handsome face, defined throat and shoulders, impressed “A.Marque 1930”. Excellent condition. Although known in the doll world for his extraordinary sculpture of a young lady, Albert Marque was, significantly, one of the celebrated sculptors of his day; his busts of children ramp among his most noted works. $3500/5500

287. French Terra Cotta Bust of a Young Pensive-Faced Girl by Albert Marque 13” (33 cm.) Of terra cotta, the bust depicts a pouty faced young child with sculpted windblown hair, deeply-set eyes, solemn expression. Impressed A. Marque. Excellent condition. French, 1920s by the celebrated sculptor, Albert Marque. $2500/4500

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289. Rare American Fashionable Child with Fully-BallJointed Body by Alexander 18” (46 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth with red lips, reddish/brown hair in original braids, hard plastic torso and legs, vinyl arms, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: near mint. Comments: Alexander, circa 1957. Value Points: superbly preserved doll, with fresh cheek and lip blush, perfect hair, wearing original turquoise and white checkered taffeta dress with rhinestone and rick-rack trim, hooped frou-frou petticoat, panties, socks, blue cap with red trim, red suede shoes, and carrying curler box. $800/1200

290. American Fashionable Child Doll “Winnie Walker” by Alexander 24” (61 cm.) All hard plastic, socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth with red lips, blushed cheeks, tosca hair with curls and bangs, five-piece walking style body. Condition: generally excellent, tips of shoes scuffed. Marks: Winnie Walker Madame Alexander New York. Comments: Alexander, 1954. Value Points: with beautifully blushed cheeks, very fresh original condition, wearing original crisp blue taffeta coat and bonnet, rose taffeta dress and panties, blue suede shoes, and carrying curler box with fashion award label. $500/800

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291. American Miniature Doll “Guardian Angel” by Alexander 8” (20 cm.) All hard plastic, socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, blonde hair in long curls, five-piece walking style body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Guardian Angel 582 (stamp on original box). Comments: Alexander, mid-1950s. Value Points: preserved in fine unplayed with condition in original labeled box, the doll wears turquoise taffeta angel gown with white feather wings, silver trim, gold shoes and halo, and carrying gilt harp. $500/800


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292. American Miniature Child Doll in Long Gown by Alexander 8” (20 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, tosca hair in long curls, five-piece walking style body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Alexander-kins (costume). Comments: Alexander, circa 1953. Value Points: the sweet doll wears original gown with blue velvet bodice and sheer blue nylon skirt, pink taffeta petticoat and panties, woven bonnet, socks, black suede shoes, and has little Alexander-kins booklet. $400/600

293. American Fashionable Doll “Sweet Violet” by Alexander 18” (46 cm.) All-hard plastic, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, light brown hair arranged in original curly coiffure, unusual ball-jointed walking style body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Madame Alexander (doll and costume). Comments: wearing original blue taffeta dress with lace edging, blue sash and floral cluster, undergarments, socks, purple velvet bonnet with flowers, purple suede-like shoes and carrying hat box with fashion award emblem, the doll was presented in the 1954 Alexander catalog as “Sweet Violet”. Value Points: rare model in very fine original condition with beautiful face blush, crisp and vibrant costume colors. $600/800

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294. American Child Doll “Toni” by Ideal in Original Box with Accessories 20” (51 cm.) All hard plastic, socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, rich lips, blushed cheeks, brunette hair in original lush coiffure, five-piece body. Condition: near mint. Marks: Ideal Doll P-93. Comments: Ideal, circa 1950s. Value Points: in crisp, fresh unplayed with condition, wearing original dress (with cloth label) of plaid taffeta, with ivory taffeta blouse, undergarments, socks, shoes, and presented in her original box with play wave, comb and instructional booklet for play. $300/500

295. American Child Doll “Toni” by Ideal in Original Costume, with Original Box 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic, socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, red lips, blushed cheeks, brunette wig, five-piece body. Condition: near mint. Marks: Ideal Doll P-90. Comments: Ideal, 1950s. Value Points: fresh unplayed with condition, with beautiful facial painting, original coiffure (with net), wearing original red cotton pinafore dress, undergarments, socks, shoes, and with original wrist tag and original box with play wave. $300/400

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24” (61 cm.) All hard plastic, socket head, sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, tosca short curly hair, five-piece walking style body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Alexander, 1953. Value Points: the doll wears her original black cotton flower-print dress with shell-pink polished cotton puff sleeves, pink collar with green rick-rack, petticoat, panties, socks, and pink suede shoes. $500/800

297. American Composition “Jeannie Walker” by Alexander 14” (36 cm.) All composition, socket head, large round brown sleep eyes, dark eyeshadow, painted lashes, single stroke brows, closed mouth with tiny rosebud-shaped lips, brunette braids, jointing at shoulders and hips, pretty cotton dress (uncertain if original). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Alexander Pat. No 2171281. Comments: Madame Alexander, circa 1935, their model “Jeannie Walker”. Value Points: rare model with original undergarments, socks, and shoes, remnants of original box including colorful lid. $300/500


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297.1. American Child Doll by Mary Hoyer with Trunk and Trousseau, Catalogs and Documents 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic, socket head, dark blue sleep eyes, lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth, blonde wig, five-piece body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (raised circle at back torso). Comments: Mary Hoyer, 1950s. Value Points: the doll is preserved in original Mary Hoyer trunk with a number of original commercial (one with Hoyer label) and hand-knit costumes, accessories, and with six original catalogs, and two original brochures advertising this particular trunk described as “custom-built wardrobe trunk”, one brochure with a penciled note on the back cover noting “We are preparing to distribute a Boy Doll in July. Perhaps if you write us again we would have it for your Bazaar...”. $400/600

298. American Composition Doll “Miss Curity” in Pristine State 21” (53 cm.) All composition, socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, dark eyeshadow, painted curly lower lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, jointing at shoulders and hips, blonde mohair wig with soft curls. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: American, circa 1940s, a series of dolls and figures were created to promote the Curity brand of nursing products; among them was this very rare doll model. Value Points: pristine condition of the doll with flawless bisque, soft curls of original coiffure, original nursing gown with Miss Curity signature, cap, undergarments, socks and shoes. $300/500

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300. American Composition Child Doll in Fine Original Costume with Accessories 299. American Composition “Nancy” by Arranbee in Wonderful Original Costume 24” (61 cm.) All composition doll, socket head, brown sleep eyes, real lashes, dark eye shadow, feathered brows, open mouth, two upper teeth, brunette human hair in original soft curls, five-piece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Nancy R&B Quality Doll (original paper tag). Comments: Arranbee, circa 1935. Value Points: wonderful state of preservation, the doll wears original yellow organdy gown with yellow ribbons, tiered tulle bonnet, flowers, petticoat, panties, shoes, and original label. $400/600

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15” (38 cm.) All composition dolll with socket head, blue sleep eyes, real lashes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, open mouth, four teeth, wheat-blonde human hair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: X. Comments: American, circa 1935, the model closely resembles Alexander McGuffey Ana. Value Points: beautifully-preserved doll is wearing her original costume of pink organdy with rayon silk-like bodice, matching little basket-purse and wide-brimmed bonnet, hooped petticoat and pantalets, gold side-snap shoes. $400/500


301. Rare American Composition Doll “Karen Ballerina” by Madame Alexander in Pristine Condition 18” (46 cm.) All composition doll, socket head, blue sleep eyes, real lashes, painted lashes and dark eye shadow, single stroke brows, closed mouth with richly-painted lips, original elaborate coiffure with braided coronet at the crown and floral-decorated coiled braids at each side of face, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: near mint. Marks: Alexander (head and torso) “Ballerina” Alexander (cloth tag on costume). Comments: Madame Alexander, the model is known as “Karen Ballerina”, and was offered in the 1946 catalog of that firm. Value Points: exceptional pristine condition of the beautiful doll, with flawless complexion and coiffure, very fresh original tulle ballerina costume with gold rick-rack trim, matching petticoat and panties, ballet slippers, black velvet choker ribbon and wrist ties. $900/1200

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302. 1930s Novelty Costumed Bunny with Top Hat 16” (41 cm.) Posed standing, the bunny has a silk-like plush head and ears, the ears with pink velvet lining, pink eyes, pink embroidered nose, whiskers, firmly-stuffed body with twill feet designed to stand freely, twill hands, and with stitched-on costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1930s. Value Points: the dapper fellow wears original colorful felt costume in shades of purple, green and yellow, and with matching yellow felt top hat that fits over one ear. $200/400

303. German Porcelain Child-Size Luncheon Set with Kewpie Theme 6 ½” (17 cm.) Of white porcelain with raised garland sculpting, and with gilt accents emphasizing a series of images of frolicking Kewpies, including lidded teapot with scrolled handle, lidded sugar bowl, and six cake plates, and six cups and saucers. The teapot stamped Bavaria. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915. $300/500

304. German Porcelain Dishes with Kewpie Themes from Royal Rudolstadt

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10” (25 cm.) diam. tray. Of fine quality porcelain, each piece has blue-to-green shaded background and images of playful Kewpies in classic scenes, each piece signed Royal Rudolstadt Germany, and “Copyrighted Rose O’Neill Wilson Kewpie”. Included is large round tray, large mug, creamer, cup and saucer, plate and bowl. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915. $300/500


305. German Bisque Head of Kewpie 3” (8 cm.) h. Bisque shoulder head with solid dome, painted blonde topknot, forelock and side curls, blue wings, painted black sideglancing googly eyes, dash brows, impish smile on thin line lips, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9258/4 (incised) Made in Germany (black stamp on inside of head). Comments: Germany, circa 1912, designed by Rose O’Neill. Value Points: rare little model with classic features. $200/400

306. German All-Bisque Happifats Along with Child-sized Happifats Dishes 4 ¼” (11 cm.) dolls. Each doll is all-bisque with one-piece head, torso and legs, loop-jointed short arms, bald pate with forelock curls, tiny upper glancing eyes, sculpted costumes, stamped c in black circle. Along with a set of German porcelain dishes with cobalt blue

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edging, and having transfer designs of Happifats at play, including six plates, six cups and saucers, creamer and lidded sugar. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1920. $300/500

307. German Bisque Art Character “Marie” by Kammer and Reinhardt 10” (26 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, narrow side-glancing painted grey eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 26. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: charming petite art character with choice bisque, original body and body finish. $900/1300

308. German Bisque Art Character “Gretchen” by Kammer and Reinhardt

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10” (26 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 26. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: especially fine modeling for such a petite size, fine quality of bisque. $900/1300

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311. Two German All-Bisque Kewpies and Wedgewood Plate

309. Large Collection of Rose O’Neill Prints Including two 11” x 8” colorful prints of Kewpies with ice cream theme, from Parker-Brawner Co., and 14” x 8” colorful print of Kewepie “scientist” by Parker-Brawner; a 17” x 11” print of four Cuddles Kewpies for Fels-Naptha (Fels Naptha ran 13 monthly ads from April 1928 to May 1929, but this is a previously unknown image, commissioned by them, but not approved for their advertising use). And eight additional images including illustrations of Kewpie themes as well as drawings from the “sweet monster” series. Excellent condition. $300/500

4 ½” (11 cm.) Each is all-bisque, with onepiece head, torso and legs, painted topknot and forelock, blue wings, painted sideglancing googly eyes, painted lashes, loopjointed arms, each incised O’Neill on feet, and with red heart-shaped paper label, along with Wedgewood green plate with raised designs of eight frolicking Kewpies. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1912. $300/500

312. Tin Tray Featuring Kewpies, and Kewpie Metal Ephemera 310. Group of Rose O’Neill Illustrations with Paul Neill Added Signatures 17” (43 cm.) x 11”. Six prints of illustrations by Rose O’Neill, mostly featuring Kewpies, and each with O’Neill signature, are also signed by Paul O’Neill, indicating their provenance from the Bonniebrook holdings. Excellent condition. $300/500

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13” (33 cm.) x 10” tray. The heavy tin tray with O’Neill signature features a scene of 12 frolicking Kewpies as they pluck blackberries from a branch. Along with five various metal novelties featuring Kewpies, including Kewpie thimble holder, Kewpie chocolate mold, Kewpie salt and pepper shakers, and Kewpie toothpick holder. Very good/excellent condition. Circa 1912. $600/900


315. German Porcelain Kewpie-Themed Dishes from Royal Rudolstadt

313. Six Drawings of Kewpie Figures by Norma

10” (25 cm.) diam. Of fine porcelain, with gold edging, and each with frolicking scenes of Kewpies at play, each signed “Copyrighted by Rose O’Neill Wilson Kewpie Germany” and Royal Rudolstadt, including round tray, circular serving plate, two creamers, and six small salt or sauce dishes. Excellent condition. Germany, Royal Rudolstadt, circa 1915. $300/500

9” (23 cm.) x 6”. The six original drawings feature delightful imaginative Kewpie scenes, each with classic Rose O’Neill signature and the added “by Norma”. Excellent condition. $200/300

316. Four German All-Bisque Kewpie Scholars

314. German Porcelain Kewpie-Themed Dishes by Royal Rudolstadt 10” (25 cm.) diam. tray. Of white porcelain with scenes of frolicking Kewpies, including a round tray, baby dish, two plates, mug, and cup and saucer. Each signed Royal Rudolstadt and “Copyright Rose O’Neill Wilson Kewpie Germany”. Excellent condition. Circa 1915. $300/500

3 ½” (9 cm.) h. of double Kewpies. Each is all-bisque with classic Kewpie features of topknot, forelock curl, side-glancing googly eyes, blue wings and impish expression, including seated Kewpie on porcelain “envelope” having signature “with Kewpish love from Rose O’Neill” and real attached US postal stamp (repair on upper pen); another seated allbisque Kewpie holding an oversized pen; a larger seated Kewpie posed as though turning the pages of a book held on its lap; and a pair of standing Kewpies holding a book, with another book behind their legs. Each with c in circle stamp beneath. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1912, from Rose O’Neill designs. $800/1200

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317. Collection of Six Spanish Cloth Caricature Dolls by Klumpe 12” (30 cm.) Each has pressed facial features with exaggerated shape and painting designed to enhance the caricature they are portraying, padded wire armature body in pose to further enhance the caricature, and elaborately-detailed costume and accessories, three with original paper label. Excellent condition. Included are bellhop which precariously balancing birdcage, luggage and golf clubs, folies lady with baton and top hat, Marquis with elaborate costume and hat, Scottish man with kilt and bagpipes, artist with palette, ballerina tying on her slippers. Spanish, Klumpe, mid1900s, imported to US by Effanbee. $1000/1500

318. Italian Felt Character “Rita” by Lenci in Original Costume 14” (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue upper glancing eyes, painted lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth with accent dots on bottom lip, black mohair wig with coiled chignon at the back, jointing at the shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (paper label which has ink-script ‘Rita/30’ on the back side). Comments: Lenci, circa 1936. Value Points: fresh vibrant colors of orange/brown/yellow folklore costume with embroidered chickens and rooster, carrying basket of felt fruit. $500/800

319. Collection of Eight Cloth Caricature Dolls by Roldan 8” (20 cm.) - 10’. Each has pressed cloth face with exaggerated features depicting the sense of the character, with oil-painted features that further enhance that character, mohair wigs, felt body with wire armature that is posed in exaggerated manners, and each with original costume and whimsical accessories, with original Roldan paper labels. Excellent condition with rich vibrant colors perfectly retained. Included are woman with wooden baby cart and two babies; woman walking in a windstorm with coat blown up; woman at the beach, lad with pig and chick, peddler with goods, girl with roller skates having her arm in a sling, man with nightcap, candlestick and his dog, and a judge with gavel. The Roldan caricature dolls were made in Spain in the mid-1900s, and imported to the US by Rosenfeld Imports. $1000/1500

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320. American Felt Artist Collection “The Flopsy Bunnies” by R. John Wright

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12” (30 cm.) d. 4 ½” bunnies. A large felt cabbage with shaded stiffened leaves offers shade to six mohair sleeping bunnies. Excellent condition. American, R.John Wright, #410 from an edition of 500 sets, the Flopsy Bunnies are from the Beatrix Potter Collection, 2001, and have original labels, documents and box. $800/1200

321. American Felt and Wooden “Garden Wheelbarrow” by R. John Wright 13” (33 cm.) The old-fashioned wooden wheelbarrow is filled with a bevy of felt vegetables including carrots, cabbage, rutabaga, and onions. Presented in original labeled box, with original documents and labels, #333 from a limited edition of 500 pieces. R. John Wright, 2001. $600/900

322. American Mohair “Peter Rabbit” by R. John Wright 12” (30 cm.) Of mohair, with hand-tinged details, the standing bunny has swivel head, jointed arms and legs, stand-up ears, black bead eyes, stitched nose, felt ear linings, wearing blue felt jacket, slippers and carrying felt carrot. Excellent condition. R. John Wright, 1999, with original documents, labels and box, #1086 from a limited edition of 1500. $600/900

323. American Mohair “Benjamin Bunny” by R. John Wright 12” (30 cm.) Standing mohair bunny with shaded brown coloring, has swivel head, jointing at shoulders and hips, large black bead eyes, felt lined ears, and wearing brown felt jacket, leather shoes, green woven hat and carrying an onion. Excellent condition. R. John Wright, with original labels, documents and box, #1086 from an edition of 1500, 2001. $600/900

324. American Mohair “Jemima’s Ducklings” by R. John Wright

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Ducklings” from the Beatrix Potter Collection, #39, from an edition of 1000, 2000. $500/800

325. American Mohair “Jemima Puddle-Duck” by R. John Wright 14” (36 cm.) The soft white mohair plush duckling has swivel head,

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Sanctuary - Marquis Antique Doll Auction  

March 19, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, Florida

Sanctuary - Marquis Antique Doll Auction  

March 19, 2016 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, Florida