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Introduction

For Sandy Kralovetz, life was always about family. And while her family, of course, included Richard, her husband, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, it also included co-workers, fellow travelers and collectors, neighbors, and even strangers. There was Vanessa, a volunteer nurse who came to Houston to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in 2017, staying at the Kralovetz home where she was welcomed with open arms and treated like family, although they had never met before. And Ron, her co-worker who noted how lucky anyone is who has a friend like Sandy “who listens to your complaining and laughs at your jokes”.

In the world of dolls, this feeling of community intertwined with a simple joy of life, was apparent to all who were fortunate to be in her path. From her busy doll shop in Scottsdale which became, quite literally a gathering place for doll lovers, to her eventual move to the Houston area where her splendid home was always open to both individuals and doll groups, to her presence at doll shows, conventions, and auctions, Sandy was always at the center.

Ambitious yet inclusive, driven yet sharing, known for being a straight-talker yet also fair and caring, Sandy Kralovetz takes her place in the highest ranks of legendary doll collectors. This catalog is a testament to that legend. x

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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. 9” Wonderful Tiny French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Rare Smile 4. 16” All-Original French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Jumeau in Jumeau Couturier Dress 12. 26” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé, Size 10, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 15. 8 ½” French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner in Rare Tiny Size 17. 26” Outstanding Pair, French Bisque Character Doll and Bébé by Jumeau in Original Couturier Costumes 25. 28” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Fine Costume 32. 13” Very Rare French Bisque Bébé “H” by Halopeau in Appealing Petite Size 45. 20” French Bisque Portrait Bébé with Splendid Eyes by Emile Jumeau 57. 12” French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Endearing Shy Expression 58. 20” Outstanding French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Original Couturier Costume 67. 21” Outstanding French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Thuillier with Original Signed A.T. Shoes 83. 18” Very Rare French Bisque Poupée with Distinctive Deposed Body by Edouard Briens 92. 20” French Bisque Bébé Triste “Martine” by Emile Jumeau with Costumes and Provenance 97. 19” Exquisite French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau, Rare Size 9 98. 20” Outstanding All-Original French Bisque Bébé in Couturier Costume by Emile Jumeau 99. 13” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Signed Bru Shoes 101. 12” French Bisque Bébé E.J. by Jumeau with Original Costume and Labeled Chemise 104. 20” Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 107. 25” Very Rare Grand-Sized German Bisque Jubilee Googly, Model 165, Size 13, by Hertel and Schwab 117. 26” Outstanding French Bisque Marquis and Marquise by Jumeau in Original Exhibition Costumes 118. 12” Very Rare French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with Cartouche Signature and All-Wooden Body 120. 16” Outstanding Early Model French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier 131. 28” Superb French Bisque Bébé Triste by Jumeau in Original Couturier Costume and Shoes 148. 24” French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Exquisite Painting 149. 11” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Entrancing Large Brown Eyes 156. 12” German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt in Rare Size 163. 10” Tiny French Bisque Bébé Bru, Size 6/0 with Compelling Expression 173. 23” Beautiful Early Period French Bébé EJ by Emile Jumeau 219. 32” Splendid French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Grand Size 15 239. 31” Beautiful French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau 278. 7 ½” Tiniest French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau 282. 24” Gorgeous French Bisque Early Period EJ Bébé by Jumeau 290. 12” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Rare Neck Articulation 292. 18” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Thuillier with Early Costume 310. 26” Splendid French Bisque Bébé, Rare E.J.A. Model, by Emile Jumeau 315. 19” All-Original French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Gilt-Lettered Jumau Shoes 340. 11” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 1 344. 12” Petite French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier with Lovely Expression 363. 10 ½” Rare French Bisque Premiere EJ Bébé by Emile Jumeau in Petite Size 377. 10” Very Dear French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau 384. 24” Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner in the Bru Look-alike Manner 404. 16” Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Original Body 476. 22” Lovely French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau

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1. All-Bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet for the French Market

7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig in hip-length braids, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, shapely legs, bare feet, antique lace costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market,

attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rarity factors include swivel neck, original wig, and bare feet which enhance the especially choice bisque. $700/900

2. German Wooden Doll Bed with Canopy and Original Fittings

10” (25 cm.) h. 8”l. The wooden bed with fancily carved spindles has original ivory paint with gilt accents and finials, and high roofed canopy

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top; the bed has original mattress and is fitted with embroidered bed covers and pillow, which match the lavish lace canopy trim. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885. $400/500

3. Wonderful Tiny French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Rare Smile

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with upturned lip corners in shy smile, accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely costume, matching bonnet, leather shoes. Marks: 2 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: rare variation of the premiere bébé of the illustrious firm with dear smiling expression, choice bisque, original body and body finish. $5500/7500

4. All-Original French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Jumeau in Jumeau Couturier Dress

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted long lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with 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 Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 6 (and artist checkmarks, on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: fine all-original bébé with aqua satin costume from the atelier of Ernestine Jumeau with matching bonnet, undergarments, net socks, aqua shoes, original Jumeau wig, original body and body finish, lovely bisque and painting. The actual doll is shown in The Encyclopedia of French Dolls by Theimer/ Theriault. page 407. Ex-collection Huguette Clark. $5500/7500

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5. Large German All-Bisque Doll, Model 102, with Painted Black Boots, Attributed to Kestner

9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, plumplymodeled cheeks, blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightlyparted open mouth, outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted black six-lace ankle boots, blue stockings, lovely costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 102. Comments: Germany, circa 1880, attributed to Kestner, the model is known as “French wrestler” in reference to its very muscular detail of torso and legs. Value Points: outstanding modeling of body includes dimpled elbows, well-defined structure, enhanced by fine quality of painting on the rare model. $1200/1600

6. Large German All-Bisque Doll, Model 102, with Painted Yellow Boots

Attributed to Kestner

9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, plumply-modeled cheeks, blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted five-lace yellow ankle boots with little black bows, white stockings, lovely costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 102. Comments: Germany, circa 1880, attributed to Kestner, the model is known as “French wrestler” in reference to its very muscular body detail.

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Value Points: especially fine modeling of facial features lend a very expressive appearance, original well-modeled rare body, original wig. $1200/1500

7. Fine Early Mahogany Table with Rare Lamp and Decorative Miniatures

9” (23 cm.) diam. table, 6” h. The round mahogany table with richly grained wood has a center pedestal resting on splayed leg platform, and is laden with rich treasures highlighted by a 4” h. bronzed metal gas lamp with fluted blue glass shade; sterling silver tea service comprising 6”l. tray, lidded coffee pot (with extra stand), lidded tea pot, lidded pot for warm milk, creamer, sugar and two biscuit plates; painting of woman on porcelain resting on gilt metal easel, carved bone statue in original glass-fronted case with gilt paper edging; and miniature French book with engravings (binding loose). Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s. $800/1100

8. French Bisque Bébé E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes

24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, rich blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists, lovely blue silk costume and bonnet, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 11 J (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885.

Value Points: beautiful bébé with fine modeling, complexion, and painting of features, original body and body finish, signed Bébé Jumeau shoes, size 11. $3400/3800

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9. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Bisque Hands

13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, upturned lip corners, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig with interwoven ribbons, kid poupée body with gusset jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms with expressively posed fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the model was deposed by Bru in that year. Value Points: most charming petite size with near mint body, rare bisque hands, original ivory satin costume, undergarments, shoes, and original wig. $2700/3400

10. French Bronze Vitrine with Medallion Cupid Door and Marble Roof

11” (28 cm.) The bronze cabinet vitrine with gilded finish has very detailed ornamental carving of garlands and wreaths on tapered shapely legs, and features a center cabinet whose door is ornamented with a circular medallion of winged cupid and birds; the center cabinet is

flanked on each side by three mirrored-back curved shelves, and there is a drawer beneath the cabinet. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s. $1200/1500

11. French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Costume

15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, light mauve blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy. Marks: D (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, from the depose registered in French courts in that year; some research suggests the model was a portrait of the beloved Empress Eugenie who was deposed from the throne shortly before time. Her influence on fashion was most notable and she was highly supportive in the development of textile and lace industries in France, which may have inspired Bru to commission a model of her as a doll. Value Points: very beautiful quality of sculpting, complexion and painting, sturdy body, original gown, undergarments, and shoes. $2300/2700

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12. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé, Size 10,

26” (66 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathering, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, well-defined dainty tongue tip, impressed philtrum and chin dimples, pierced ears, blonde human hair wig over cork pate, slender kid body with Chevrot hinging at hips carved wooden lower legs, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms with well-modeled fingers, vintage fabric teal blue silk dress and lace, undergarments, matching bonnet, stockings, black kidskin shoes marked “Bru Jne Paris” (in oval). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 10 (head) Bru Jne No.10 (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: very beautiful model with finest sculpting especially of lips and chin, finely-painted complexion and facial features, original very sturdy body and perfect bisque hands. $22,000/26,000

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13. French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes

25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, widely-arched feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, impressed philtrum and chin dimple, separatelymodeled and pierced ears, wheat blonde hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 11 (and artist check marks, head) Bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: lovely brown eyes enhance the gleaming patina of complexion, original body and body finish, beautiful antique lace costume with silk bows, undergarments, leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose 11”. $3500/4200

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14. 19th Century Mahogany Etagere with Miniature Accessories

15” (38 cm.) The mahogany tri-level etagere with graduated-diameter shelves supported by a center pedestal with fancy carving is resting upon three carved claw feet. The shelving is laden with a bounty of miniature treasures including porcelain tea service for four, blown glass carafe and glass with enameled decorations, porcelain urn, three small porcelain dolls in glass dome, ormolu clock in glass dome, brass bird cage, framed print, and several other miniature statues and vases. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $1200/1500

15. French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner in Rare Tiny Size

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass enamel inset eyes,

lushly-painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, tiny closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fullyjointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: Sie C 1/0 (incised) J. Steiner Bte SGDG J. Bourgoin (red ink script). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: most captivating expression enhanced by finest bisque and painting on the very rare sized Steiner bébé, original body and body finish; included are two tiny pups with amber glass eyes. $3200/4500

16. Miniature Bookcase with Leather Bound Set of Shakespeare Works

10” (25 cm.) Each 2”h. book has soft kidskin cover with lettered title, and includes 28 different works by William Shakespeare. Excellent condition. Circa 1900. $500/700

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26” (66 cm.) boy, 24” girl. Highlighted by a bisque socket head boy with highly-characterized facial expression and whitened complexion, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, very dark eyeliner and painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, rose blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth sculpted in wide beaming smile with shaded and outlined lips and row of sculpted teeth, separately applied pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed original body. With a bisque socket head girl with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes and feathered arched brows, accented nostrils,

closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed original body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 203 Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 11 (boy) Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 10 (girl) Bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body of each). Comments: Emile Jumeau, late 19th century, it is likely the pair were costumed to appear at an Exposition, possibly Jumeau’s special exhibit he prepared for the 1899 Paris International Exposition and for which he published a series of color-illustrated postcards that showed the 200 character series. This particular pair of dolls were featured on the cover of the UFDC Doll News in February 1965, then in the private collection of Mrs. Gordon Bennett of Oakland, California, before joining the collection of Vera Bryant from which it was acquired by Sandy Kralovetz. Value Points: the exceptional couple, he being from the very rare Jumeau 200 character series, are wearing their original ivory silk satin theatrical costumes with matching aqua kid gloves and satin shoes with aqua pom-poms, created in the workshops of Ernestine Jumeau, and he having the rare red silk banner “Bébé Jumeau”. $50,000/70,000

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17. Outstanding Pair, French Bisque Character Doll and Bébé by Jumeau in Original Couturier Costumes
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18. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll by Kestner in the Bru Look-Alike Manner

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and throat, blue glass sleep eyes with darker blue outer iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open, row of painted teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden fully-jointed early body with straight wrists, silk costume in the vintage manner. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 12. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882, the doll closely resembles the Bébé Bru known as “circle dot” model. Value Points: rare model with beautiful quality of bisque and painting, unusual painted teeth, original body and body finish. $1200/1600

19. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, blonde human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: excellent quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $900/1200

20. German All-Bisque Miniature with Fancily-Painted Boots

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, dark glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center

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accent line, blonde curly wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks with magenta rims, black five-lace heeled shoes with little bows, princess style dress with red feather-stitch embroidery and lace trim, undergarments, matching bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 ½ (head and legs). Comments: Germany, attributed to Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with beguiling expression, fancilypainted boots, swivel head. $1200/1500

21. German Tin Lithographed Miniature Carriage by Maerklin

9” (23 cm.) The heavy tinplate carriage has original cream finish with golden edging and pink interior and is accented with tulip and leaf designs, with scrolled gold railings, four double-spoked pink-edged

wheels, rolled handle with wooden hand bar. Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890. $900/1100

22. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet

5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, hands folded into little fists, bare feet, lovely red silk dress with lace trim. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: wonderful musculature body and shapely limbs on the rare allbisque model. $700/900

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Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, unusual transitional bébé with original wooden neck attachment featuring facial features more generally appearing on their poupée of this era.

Value Points: rare variation of bébé with fine expression, original body in near mint condition, original shoes signed “E. Jumeau Med. d’Or Paris” with aqua rosettes. $3500/4200

25. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Fine Costume

23. Pair, French Maple Chairs with Original Magenta Silk Tufted Seats in Rare Size

6” (15 cm.) The matched pair of chairs, of fine honey-toned maple wood, have bamboo-styled carving and are fitted with magenta silk tufted seats. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $400/600

24. Wonderful Tiny French Bisque Bébé with Early Signed Jumeau Body and Shoes

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty vintage style silk dress and bonnet, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or

28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, accent dots at eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with solemn expression, shaded lips, impressed dimple at philtrum and chin, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, cork pate, early French plump composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his portrait bébé commissioned from the celebrated sculptor CarrierBelleuse, circa 1884. Value Points: very fine quality of sculpting and bisque, original body and body finish, superb rich burgundy red silk dress and matching bonnet, undergarments, leather boots impressed L.I. $9000/11,000

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26. French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Splendid Eyes

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented eye corners, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball jointed body with straight wrists, nicely

costumed in vintage silks and lace, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: early portrait quality bébé has entrancing spiral-threaded eyes and very fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish. $3800/4700

27. German Bisque Miniature Doll with Original Body and Bisque Bare Feet

8” (20 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, blue glass inset eyes, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with hint of smile, pale blonde mohair wig in original unique coiffure, original commercial muslin body with bisque arms to above the elbows, and bisque lower legs with bare bisque feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 2/0 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: rare early closed mouth model, rare original body and coiffure, fine antique costume. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $1200/1800

28. French All-Original Presentation Set of Early Mignonette with Costumes and Lingerie

5 ½” (14 cm.) Doll. 12” x 10 ½” Box. Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque slender torso, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted

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lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig with long braid, peg-jointed bisque slender arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882, the mignonette was presented in a holiday Etrennes catalog of Parisian toy store such as Au Paradis des Enfants which specialized in such luxury goods. Value Points: original presentation, in original fitted box, the bare foot doll is wearing original lingerie, and owns four additional costumes. $2500/3500

29. French Miniature Antique Accessories for Poupées

6” (15 cm.) l. parasol. Including bone-hard parasol with teal blue silk cover (one tine broken, silk worn), pair of cream kidskin gloves, mahoganybrown purse with belt loop, bone opera glasses, handkerchief with blue edging, brown clutch, blue box with lithographed scene, and

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7” (18 cm.) l. parasol. The collection includes bone-handled parasol with fringed ivory silk cover, linen handkerchief with red scalloped edging and mysterious embroidered “14”, brown kidskin purse, red silk hat pincushion with ormolu accent, ormolu hand mirror, watch on chain, amethyst glass atomized, and red kidskin heeled ankle boots with unusual gilt tips. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $500/700

glass paperweight inset eyes, black encircling eyeliner, painted short lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, softly blushed cheeks, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing lovely silk costume in the vintage manner. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0 H. Comments: Aristide Halopeau, successor to the Barrois firm, circa 1884. Only one facial model of his bébé, marked “H”, was made, and, as indicated by extant examples today, appeared in very small numbers. Value Points: very endearing and gentle facial expression on the rare bébé with finest quality of bisque, original body and body finish. $18,000/26,000

33. French Bronze Miniature Salon Chair with Painted Silk Upholstery

5 ½” (14 cm.) Bronze cast chair with gilded finish has shaped cabriole legs, curved arms, and detailed carving of back frame, fitted with original silk having hand-painted scenes in the romantic 18th century style. Excellent condition, some wear to upholstery. French, circa 1880. $400/500

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8” (20 cm.) l. parasol. The fashionable group includes bone-handled parasol with ivory silk cover trimmed with lavender lace (some frailty to silk), mauve velvet purse, brown kidskin purse with silver studs, brown kidskin coin purse with belt attachment, kidskin gloves, unusual woven hat with fringed ivory silk banding, opera glasses, gilt ormolu lorgnette, and pocket watch with attached turquoise brooch. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $800/1100

32. Very Rare French Bisque Bébé “H” by Halopeau in Appealing Petite Size

13” (33 cm.) Pressed-bisque socket head with rounded facial shape, almond-shaped small brown

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque torso, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig in long braid, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted knee-high white stockings with magenta rims and black five-lace heeled boots, lovely silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, attributed to Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful early doll with brilliant eyes, fancy boots, finest complexion. $1100/1400

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36. French Miniature “Papeterie a Ma Poupée”

4” (10 cm.) The firm-sided slant-front box with hinged front has original blue paper finish with gilt lettering “Papeterie a ma poupée” surrounded by elaborate gilt scrolling, and opens to interior with compartments fitted with various stationery, pen and pencil. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $400/500

35. French Accessories for Poupées

7” (18 cm.) l. parasol. From the golden era of French poupées, the collection includes bonehandled parasol with blue silk cover and ivory fringe, porcelain wash bowl and pitcher with gilt edging and floral trim, folding fan with hand-painted details, chatelaine with three various attachments including cologne vial; enameled hand mirror with figural handle and handpainted scene in the 18th century style, and 2 ¼” kidskin heeled slippers with rich gilt finish and star-centered blue silk bows. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $700/900

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Very Fine Early Miniature SixArm Chandelier with Glass Prisms

9” (23 cm.) suspended h. The chandelier is formed by two graduated width brass rings with six attached gilt metal arms has star-shaped candle holders, and which are decorated with lavish garlands of glass prismatic bead interspersed with tiny metal links. Excellent condition. Circa 1885. $900/1200

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Early French Bisque Poupée by Adelaide Huret in Superb Early Silk Costume

18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with very plump rounded face, painted blue eyes with glazed accent at the lower eyes, thick upper eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accent dots on the heart-shaped upper lip, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully-articulated body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, swivel waist and pivot joint at thighs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1858. Value Points: especially fine sculpting accentuating the rounded nose and chin, very choice delicatelyblushed complexion, on shapely wooden body with deluxe detail of articulation, and wearing superb early silk gown with matching fringe-trimmed jacket, pressed flannel bonnet, bone-handled parasol with silk shade, undergarments, and leather ankle boots signed “Huret a Paris” in green stamp (buttons missing). The doll was featured in an 1986 Doll Reader article “For the Love of the Ladies” written by Estelle Johnston; it remained a favorite of the collector for the nearly 40 years that the doll lived in her home. $21,000/27,000

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39. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll by Kestner

26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden plump balljointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful early doll whose delicate pale complexion contrasts wonderfully with her plump childlike modeling, original body and body finish, original wig. $1200/1600

40. Petite French Bébé in Original Etrennes Presentation

5” (13 cm.) doll. 9” overall. Arranged with a woven egg-shaped basket is a small bisque bébé with blue glass eyes, closed mouth, painted features, blonde mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, painted brown boots. Condition: generally 40.

excellent. Marks: Unis France Paris. Comments: for the French market, circa 1910. Value Points: pristine original condition, the doll resting upon a lace-edged base with decorative blue ribbons, and wearing original silk and lace dress, along with her garden rake and two little chicks. $800/1100

41. German Bisque Miniature Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Petite Size

10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: most charming size of the early closed mouth doll,

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42. Petite German Bisque Smiling Character Girl, Model 190, by Kestner with Blue Glass Eyes

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, two sculpted upper teeth and tongue tip, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: b made in Germany 3 190. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, the model was made in both painted eye and glass eye versions, the glass-eyed version being very rarely found. Value Points: rarity of the character is rivaled by her charming appearance, fine quality of bisque. $1600/1900

43. Petite German Bisque Smiling Character Girl, Model 185, by Kestner with Brown Glass Eyes

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with smiling expression, outlined lips, row of painted teeth, auburn mohair braided wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 185. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: bright rosy smile on the rare little doll, with choicest bisque and painting; the model was made with either painted eyes or in this rarer version with glass eyes. $1400/1600

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44. French Bisque Portrait Poupée in Original Presentation as Candy Box

16” (41 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with portrait like features, brilliant blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with slightly upturned lip corners, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, attached to hollow torso which separates at the waist for access to its original use as a candy box, paper mache lower legs, bisque forearms with separately sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: rare and most beautiful facial model, the poupée is enhanced by its original candy box purpose, which is hidden by the very elaborate original silk costume with rich embroidery and colors. $3500/4500

45. French Bisque Portrait Bébé with Splendid Eyes by Emile Jumeau

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, very plump lower cheeks, large wide blue paperweight eyes with spiral threading and darker iris rims, dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French composition and wooden eightloose-ball jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish with slight scuffing on fingers. Marks: 3 (head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his earliest period luxury bébé known as portrait model, circa 1878. Value Points: gorgeous doll with finest bisque, complexion and painting, splendid eyes, lovely lace and silk dress, ruffled bonnet, undergarments, kidskin shoes with gilt lettering “Bébé Jumeau”. $6500/8500

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46. Two Porcelain Meissen Busts of Young Children

6” (15 cm.) Each is porcelain bust depicting a young girl with painted facial features, arranged on self base; one with gold edged bonnet with rich floral designs and sculpted flower and feather in hair, Dresden floral corsage at collar and elaborately sculpted blouse; the other with dainty white cap allowing soft brown curls to peek out at forehead, and with sculpted ruffled blouse and draped white and blue scarves ornamented by Dresden flowers. Excellent condition. Each has Dresden blue cross shield mark at base. Meissen, late 1800s. $800/1100

47. Pair, Austrian Miniature Urns with Porcelain Paintings and Enamel Accents

7” (18 cm.) The matched pair of double-handled urns feature cast metal gilded bases with enameled pedestals and removable lid with porcelain ball-shaped centers, each with a hand-painted scene featuring Cupid and lady. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $700/900

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French Doll-sized Fruitwood Cabinet with Marble Top

10” (25 cm.) h. 10”w. The two drawer cabinet with bombe-shaped front and sides has richly-patterned fruitwood finish that is ornamented with elaborate gilded metal scrollwork and drawer pulls. The drawers have mortise and tenon jointing, and the top is patterned marble with ogee-shaping at the edges. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s. $600/800

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

17” (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with rounded facial modeling and plump cheeks, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, delicately painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pale blonde fleeced wig over cork pate, original kid body with typical Rohmer softer stuffing, kid-overwooden upper arms with dowel jointing, bisque lower arms with separately sculpted fingers, distinctive leg construction that appears as all-kid but actually has kid-over-wood lower thighs and calves with ball-jointed knees. Condition: generally excellent, body especially sturdy and fine. Comments: Leontine Rohmer, one of her earliest model poupées, circa 1857. Value Points: very rare early French poupée with exquisite beauty of painting, rare original body with brevete, original superb costume in the “child-enfantine” style comprising mauve patterned cotton dress, undergarments, stockings, and leather heeled kidskin shoes. Provenance: Hanne Buktas collection. $6500/8500

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50. Bernadine’s Dollhouse

80”h. x 55”w. x 22”d. The gentlemen stand in the library, their top hats on the table, leather bound books crowding the bookshelves. In the wellfurnished dining room, the table is set for a bountiful banquet. The parlor organ is ready for a performance, and the velvet upholstered salon furniture awaits the elegantly clad men and woman gathered for the evening entertainment. Such is the grand cabinet dollhouse known as “Bernadine’s Dollhouse”. Its construction was undertaken in the 1870s by Joseph Zumbusch of Hackensack, New Jersey, father of the young Bernadine. Built of fine walnut wood, the house boasted six high-ceiling rooms and a large full-length furnished garret, which were accessed by double doors at the front. At each side were four windows and a large bay window. Handmade shingles, 1200 in all, each 1” x 1 ½”, covered the high peaked roof, and the interior rooms were finished with lithographed wall papers and wooden floors. So meticulous was the construction that ten years was required for its completion.

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The house was, actually, a family affair. Joseph’s stepfather, William Franck, a Civil War veteran, fashioned every piece of the original furnishings by hand, enhancing them with carving and marquetry, and with well-crafted drawers and doors that smoothly opened and closed. The furniture was upholstered in rich velvet and silks by Joseph’s sister, Bernadine, for whom the young Bernadine had been named. Too, Aunt Bernadine created the curtains, draperies and bedspreads, as well as costuming the dollhouse people who lived there. Finally, to call the house a home, the finishing touches were needed. For these, the Zumbusch family turned to the New York toy store of FAO Schwarz from which they acquired the dollhouse people who lived there, along with chandeliers, dishes, decorative prints and porcelains, and even a Christmas tree. Upon its completion, the house was proudly labeled with a plaque that still appears on the front doors. “B. Zumbusch 1870”. The house remained in the Zumbusch family for more than 90 years. In the early 1960s, Bernadine Zumbusch moved from the family estate but not before providing a hand-written history of the house, its makers and its very detailed contents. The dollhouse was acquired by Helen Brewer, a doll collector in nearby Pelham, New York, and soon thereafter, Lenore Thomas of Arizona, became its new owner. The house resided in a corner of Lenore Thomas doll room for several decades until her passing, when it was acquired by Mickie Haynes, and then Sandy Kralovetz from whose estate it is now being offered to the next fortunate collector, still all original and still as complete as when made 150 years ago. So important was the house considered that it was written about by Flora Gill Jacobs in her 1965 edition of the book, A History of Dolls’ Houses, in which she described the house as a “magnificent specimen…with original dolls and furnishings in virtually mint condition”. Dollhouses with a documented and continuous provenance are so rare. This is particularly so when the house retains its original and uniquely made furnishings, as well. As an example of superb craftsmanship, and with a detailed chart of every object in each room of the house when originally furnished, and with documented family history including a provenance handwritten by Bernadine Zumbusch in 1963 when she sold the house, it remains today an exceptional visual document of American childhood history. $8000/10,000

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51. German Porcelain Gentleman with Sculpted Brown Hair by KPM

24” (61 cm.) Thick paste porcelain shoulderhead with slightly pink-tinted complexion and very deeply-sculpted features, brown sculpted side-parted hair in short boyish fashion, comb marked detail, sculpted ears, blue painted eyes in deeply-set sockets, red upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, slightly smiling expression, well-defined chin, muslin stitch-jointed body, antique

gentleman’s suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: KPM (blue stamp). Comments: KPM, circa 1850. Value Points: the rare model has outstanding modeling enhanced by wonderfully painted features. $2500/3500

52. Very Rare Early German Porcelain Lady with Sculpted Brown Hair

25” (64 cm.) Pink tinted porcelain shoulderhead with heart-shaped face, brown sculpted hair in center-parted style with individually-sculpted finger curls around the back of her head and tiny ringlet curls at the side of face, deeply set eye sockets with painted blue eyes, brown upper eyeliner, rose eye shadow, brown painted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with slightly-upturned lip corners, muslin stitch-jointed body, lovely brown taffeta gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1850. Value Points: very rare doll with exceptionally fine detail of sculpting, unique facial expression, rare brown hair. Included is antique wooden chair with tapestry cover. $4500/6500

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53. Viennese Ebony and Enamel Miniature Cabinet with Bronze Figural Mount

7” (18 cm.) h. 4 ½” with doors closed. The ebony wooden cabinet has two doors which hinge open to reveal two drawers, and is surmounted by a pedestal platform with bronze figural statue of Roman warrior on horseback. There are bronze figurines mounted at each corner and additional bronze accents, and the cabinet is decorated with nine hand-painted enamel porcelain scenes of Roman gods and goddesses in garden scenes. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $1100/1500

53.1. Victorian Mahogany Pedestal Table

12” (30 cm.) The table features a flared pedestal resting on four splayed legs, and a square shaped table top, accented with highly-carved drops at each side of table and with applied matching carvings on the pedestal sides. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $500/700

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54. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Bare Feet by Kestner

6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, pegjointing at shoulders and hips, very shapely legs, modeled bent elbows with cupped hands, antique undergarments. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake on left leg string hole. Marks: 1. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: rarity factors include swivel neck, closed mouth, well detailed body shaping, bare feet. $700/900

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German Tinplate Canopy Bed by Rock and Graner with Original Fittings

8” (20 cm.) h. canopy. The tinplate bed with painted finish to simulate wood graining features a high rounded canopy top accented with center crest and finials, and fitted with a gold silk quilted bed cover with matching pillows and matching canopy curtains edged with lace. Excellent condition. Germany, Rock and Graner, circa 1880. $600/800

55. Rare German All-Bisque Miniature by Kestner with Jointed Knees and Blue Ankle Boots

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, jointing at knees, painted white socks with magenta ties, blue ankle boots with four black laces, antique lingerie, dress included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 ½. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: the rare model with very beautiful expression has wonderfully modeled body highlighted by rare jointing of knees. $2500/3200

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56. Rare German All-Bisque Miniature by Kestner with Jointed Knees and Grey Ankle Boots

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, jointing at knees, painted white socks with magenta ties, grey ankle boots with four black laces, beautiful antique lace dress, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 ½. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: the rare model with very beautiful expression has wonderfully modeled body highlighted by rare jointing of knees. $2500/3200

56.1. German Brass Miniature High Poster Bed

7” (18 cm.) h. 6”l. The cast brass high poster bed has ball finials at each corner and fancy ball and spindle head and foot boards, metal bed slats, and original mattress and bed cover and pillow. Along with two miniature tabby kittens. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $400/500

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57. French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Endearing Shy Expression

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, dainty lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with piquant smile, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks; 4 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, a

premiere model of his bébé with distinctive shy expression. Value Points: finest bisque and painting enhance the captivating look, original wig, pate, body and body finish, antique costume and earrings. $4500/6500

58. Outstanding French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Original Couturier Costume

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-looseball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9. Comments: Emile Jumeau, his important model known as “triste” in reference to her wistful expression, the model sculpted by Carrier-Belleuse, circa 1882. Value Points: rarely found size 9 model of triste with exemplary sculpting, bisque and painting, original body and body finish, and outstanding original aqua silk couturier costume including dress, bonnet, underwear, socks and shoes. $11,000/15,000

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59. Very Fine French All-Bisque Mignonette with Beautiful Features

6” (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs with elegant elongated shape, bare feet, original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: especially beautiful face and expression, choice delicate complexion, rare bare feet. $1200/1500

60. German Iron Miniature Bed with Drop Sides

6” (15 cm.) The iron bed with shapely spindled sides topped with gold bead balls and finials has original iron springs and is fitted with original bed linens. Excellent condition. Germany, attributed to Maerklin, c. 1890. $400/500

61. Tiny French Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner with Rare Bisque Hands

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, bright blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde fleecy wig over Steiner pate, French composition body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque hands, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG A 1. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: most charming tiny size Steiner bébé with original body, original bisque hands with beautifully-sculpted fingers. $1200/1400

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French Bisque Bébé, Figure C, by Jules Steiner

30” (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, lovely silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C No 6 (incised) J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (red ink) (head) Le Petit Parisien (body stamp). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1884. Value Points: finest quality bisque with delicate complexion, original body and body finish. $3700/4500

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63. Victorian Domed Doll Trunk with Fancy Interior 15” (38 cm.) The wooden trunk with domed top and cast iron handles is decorated with brass-encircled porcelain buttons, and is decorated on the interior with lithographed and embossed gold paper on the inside lid and surrounding the lift-out tray. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $300/400

64. French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupée “Lily” by Madame Lavalle-Peronne from A La Poupée de Nuremberg 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accented lips, ears pierced into head, original blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden poupée body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, and knees, antique undergarments and leather boots included, with silk costume in the French manner. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head) A La Poupée de Nuremberg...Lavallee-Peronne Paris...(original paper label). Comments: the poupée was presented in the doll boutique “A La Poupée de Nuremberg” owned by Madame Lavalle-Peronne, described in La Poupée Modele as a “dollmaker of exquisite taste”; she presented her poupée as Lily,

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considering it her signature work. Value Points: rare to find with boutique label, the poupée has near mint original wooden body with extra articulations, original label, beautiful face with choice bisque. Provenance: Hanne Buktas Collection. $7000/9500

65. French Doll’s Kneeling Prie-Dieu with Velvet Upholstery

15” (38 cm.) The wooden prayer kneeler (“prie-dieu”) with ebony finish and gilded stencil design, has original mauve velvet upholstery on seat and back rest, accented by small metal studs and braid trim. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875, the prie-dieu is suitably sized for display with poupée 17”-18”. $500/800

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66. Pair, French Gilt Salon Chairs with Silk Tufted Seats

11” (28 cm.) The matched pair of salon arm chairs with bambooshaped spindles have original rich gilt finish, the seats of blue silk with deep tufting and blue braid trim. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880, of exceptional quality and perfectly preserved. $800/1100

67. Outstanding French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Thuillier with Original Signed A.T. Shoes

21” (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with luminous depth, dark eyeliner encircles the eye sockets, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with square-cut collarette, gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, bisque forearms with sculpted fingers in expressive pose, defined knuckles and nails. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy and fresh. Marks: A. 9 T. (head and shoulders).

Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1880. Value Points: an exceptionally beautiful bébé from the early period of the illustrious maker with choicest bisque and painting, splendid eyes, original very sturdy body and perfect bisque hands, wearing lovely antique ivory silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, stockings, and black leather shoes with rosettes signed “A.T. 9”. Provenance: Lucy Morgan Collection. This was the last doll added to the Kralovetz Collection. $45,000/65,000

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68. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée from Aux Enfants Sage

16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, bright blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset jointing at elbows, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Aux Enfants Sage Passage Jouffroy (label on torso). Comments: French, circa 1870, the doll was presented in the prestige Parisian doll shop of Aux Enfants Sage. Value Points: brilliant eyes beautifully contrast the very delicate bisque, very sturdy original body, original wig with lush original curls. $2800/3200

69. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Peach Ankle Boots

6 ½” (17 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, outlined eyes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted white stockings and peach ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent, small flake at top of right leg. Comments: for the French market, circa 1882, the dolls were described in Etrennes catalogs of the era as “poupées de poche” (pocket dolls). Value Points: very beautiful miniature doll with brilliant eyes, rare peach ankle boots, original muslin dress with lace trim. $900/1200

70. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Blue Ankle Boots

5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted white stockings and blue heeled ankle boots, antique silk dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1882. Value Points: very lovely bisque and sweet expression. $600/800

71. French Bisque Poupée with Bisque Forearms and Original Costume

15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented

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nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig, cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, hairline on left arm. Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful face with finest complexion, very fine sturdy body with rare bisque forearms, separately sculpted fingers, lovely antique gown, undergarments, leather ankle boots. $3200/3800

72. English Maitrise Secretary Desk with Inlay Designs

17” (43 cm.) The mahogany secretary desk with steepled crest and double cabinet doors that are flanked by rounded columns are arranged above the writing surface with roll-top and single drawer, and with two lower drawers. The drawers are constructed with dove-tailing, the desk is accented with inlay striping, swag and star designs, bone handles. Excellent condition, roll-top needs adjustment. English, mid-1800s. Included is carved bone miniature inkwell set with glass inkwells and miniature sepia image of Lyons castle. $600/800

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73. German Golden Oak Parlor Furnishings in Doll Size

14” (36 cm.) h. hall mirror. Of golden oak with natural finish, the Gothic styled wooden furnishings include floor-standing hall mirror with shelf, library trestle table, and settee with two matching arm chairs, each with original green velvet upholstery. The furnishings have exceptional detail of carving. Included are a metal-based table lamp with milk glass shade, and woven carpet. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, the furniture is perfectly sized for display with your dolls. $500/700

74. Sonneberg Bisque Doll in the French Look-Alike Manner

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig. Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1885. Value Points: charming petite closed mouth doll with very fine bisque, original body and body finish. $700/900

75. French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Very Rare Size 16

33” (84 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very full cheeks, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, impressed chin dimple and philtrum, separately-applied pierced ears, elongated auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, wig pulls at front and left crown rim, some body retouch. Marks: 16 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, their Bébé Triste sculpted under commission by the noted Parisian artist Carrier-Belleuse, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare largest size of the beloved model with very fine bisque and painting, luxury wig, wearing brown woolen dress with embroidered garland and birds, undergarments, lace cap, original signed Bébé Jumeau 16. $9000/12,000

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76. German Singing Feathered Bird in Gilded Cage

11” (28 cm.) Perched on a brass rod with intertwined leaves within a gilded metal bird cage with brass carrying loop is a red feathered bird. When wound on the underside and lever released, the bird flits side to side, waving his tail feathers and merrily chirping. Excellent condition. Germany, mid-1900s. $800/1100

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77. Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Clock with Romantic Scene

2 ¾” (7 cm.) Having a frame of cast bronze with gilt finish and featuring a sculpted basket at the crest, the porcelain-face clock is centered by a hand-painted romantic scene of troubadour with guitar serenading a lady while cherubs fly above. Excellent condition, unknown if clock is functioning. Vienna, late 1800s. $700/900

78. Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Clock with Easel Back

4” (10 cm.) The triangular-shaped bronze frame with gilded finish and elaborately carved details rests against an easel foot at the back, and features a hand-painted porcelain scene of three cherubs against a background of river and castle. Excellent condition, unknown if clock is functioning. Vienna, late 1800s. $900/1200

them. Excellent condition, one hinge needs repair, unknown if clock is functioning. Vienna, late 1800s. $900/1100

81. Pair of German Cast Wax Valentines in Original Domes

8” (20 cm.) Two miniature blown-glass domes with unusual shape are resting on hand-carved wooden bases, and enclose a pair with cast-wax figures of children standing in front of Dresden silver pressed paper trees. The figures were traditionally presented as valentines. Excellent condition. Circa 1830. $300/400

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Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Miniature Clock

4” (10 cm.) Of cast bronze with rich gilt finish, the beautifully shaped clock features scenes in the 18th century style centering a porcelain-face clock at the front with beveled glass cover; there are additional scenes at the sides. Excellent condition, unknown if clock is functioning. Vienna, late 1800s. $1200/1500

80. Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Tripartite Screen with Clock

3 ½” (9 cm.) The cast bronze frame with rich gilded finish comprises three separate sections of a folding screen, the center section with porcelain face clock above a hand-painted porcelain scene of 18th century lovers, while the two outer screens feature a gentleman in one and a lady in the other with flying Cupids above

82. French Wooden Doll-Sized Chest with Hand-Painted Scenes in the Fragonard Manner 10” (25 cm.) width. 8”h. The wooden two-drawer chest features bombe shaping on front and side, gracefully arched feet, ogee shaped edging of top, and is finished with gilt paint that is enhanced by painted scenes of children and cherubs at the top and sides, and by painted garlands which appear to weave between the cast bronze gilded drawer pulls. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $800/1000

83. Very Rare French Bisque Poupée with Distinctive Deposed Body by Edouard Briens

18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, plump facial modeling contrasts the pale complexion, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in very elaborate original coiffure over cork pate, distinctive lady body with shapely and very-firmly stuffed torso, kid-over-wooden legs with side-hip-jointing and doweljointing at knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms to below the doweljointed elbows, bisque forearms with exquisitely sculpted fingers, defined nails. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1860,

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original coiffure, and wears fine early silk and velvet striped gown, undergarments, and green leather shoes, and has finest bisque and painting. The doll is shown in Theimer’s Panorama of Parisienne Dolls, page 191. Ex-collection June Ellen Lane. $8000/11,000

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circa 1880, a similar set was shown in the Etrennes catalog of the Parisian department store Au Printemps in that year. Value Points: perfectly preserved, never removed from its original box. Provenance: the set is shown in the book Etrennes, French 19th Century Holiday Dolls and Playthings by Florence Theriault, page 30. $2800/3500

85. Two Miniature Portrait Paintings with Artist Signatures

Including 6” (framed) portrait of 18th century woman with rose gathered bodice and bouquet of flowers, painting on bone, signed by the artist and arranged in original gilded metal frame. And 5 ½” (framed) portrait of man with white lace bodice and cap, painting on bone, signed by the artist and arranged in brass frame with filigree details. Excellent condition of both. Early 1800s. $600/800

86. French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Body and Dehors Neck Articulation

18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, neck jointing allowing the head to tilt forward and sideto-side as well as swivel, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate kid-over-wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at hips, knees and shoulders, and with bisque arms to above the elbows. Excellent condition, left ring finger restored. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: lovely early model poupée with rich blue eyes, rare neck articulation, and rare wooden body with bisque arms. $4200/5700

87. English Mahogany Wooden Chair with Tasseled Seat

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88. German Porcelain

Gentleman Doll with Rare Sculpted Burgermeister Hat

14” (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead, light pink tinted complexion, sculpted black hair beneath a grey hat with upturned brims decorated with tassels and plumes, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower arms and legs, painted black shoes, gentleman’s costume. Condition: generally excellent, flake on bottom of left shoe. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: rare model with well-rendered traditional hat of a German Burgermeister. $1200/1600

89. Rare 19th Century Porcelain Lady with Colorfully Sculpted Coiffe

14” (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead, black sculpted hair in center part that is captured under a blue-dotted pink snood with yellow and blue draped ribbon at her crown, pierced ears, painted blue eyes with unusual all-around eyeliner and painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1860, the unusual facial painting and classic French poupée body suggest French derivation, but uncertain. Value Points: very rare porcelain lady with unusual painting of eyes, rare coiffe, pleasing presence. $1700/2300

90. Victorian Parlor Table with Accessories

6” (15 cm.) The mahogany round table with pedestal base, ogee shaped edging of table top, and ball feet, displays a fine collection of miniature accessories comprising a 3 ½”h. pair of gilt bronze statues mounted on rose quartz plinths, silver urn with elaborately shaped handle, filigree footed tray with fruit, ormolu fauxclock with porcelain face, porcelain egg-shaped case, bone opera gasses and pocket watch with porcelain back. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $800/1000

91. Early Miniature Walnut Clock with Decorated Clock Face

17” (43 cm.) Of fine walnut finish with inlay banding, mother of pearl medallion, and urn shaped ornament at the crest, the clock features a porcelain watch face in a cast bronze mounting

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that features figurals of cherubs placing a crown on the profile of a person. The clock face is decorated with three oval painted colorful scenes featuring a woman’s face and two cottages, and has three dials, for hourly time, for day of the month and for month of the year. Excellent condition, works appear complete, uncertain if working. Circa 1850. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $1100/1400

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92. French Bisque Bébé Triste

“Martine” by Emile Jumeau with Costumes and Provenance

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, accented and shaded lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, separately-modeled and pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-balljointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, their wistful-faced model known as Triste. The doll was featured in the 2016 UFDC Journal in an article written by Lynn Murray, owner of the doll. She wrote of her determination to provide an authentic trousseau for the doll which came to her uncostumed, and in that quest she enlisted the skills of internationally-known doll couturiers, including Patrizia Nicotra, Marshall Martin, Annette Knuppel, and Patrizia Aiello, each of whom contributed one or more costumes for the doll. These costumes remained with the doll, named Martine, when it was acquired by Sandy Kralovetz and are included with her today along with extensive undergarments and signed Jumeau shoes. $13,000/17,000

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93. German AllBisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Painted Black Boots

6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig with long braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black heeled ankle boots with four laces. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting enhance the beautiful expression, welldetailed body modeling. $1100/1300

94. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shy smile, peg-jointed bisque arms and very shapely legs, tiny ankles, bare feet. blonde mohair wig over plaster pate. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 ½. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: especially wonderful detail of body modeling on the dear smiling child. $900/1200

95. Miniature Cast Brass Bed with Lace Fittings

8” (20 cm.) Of cast brass, features a rolled-edge head and foot board, with ball and stick spindles, and scrolled brass sides, original springs, antique bed fittings include mattress, lace cover and pillow with rose silk bows. Excellent condition. Circa 1900. $400/500

96. Tiny German Bisque Child with Rare Body Style by Kestner

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6 ½” (17 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, kid bébé body with gusset jointing at hips and knees, original bisque arms with peg-jointing at shoulders. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy. Marks: 1 (head and shoulder). Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: very rare body style, the enchanting little doll is wearing antique costume and rose kidskin shoes that likely are original. $900/1200 96.

97. Exquisite French Bisque Portrait Bébé by

Rare Size 9

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with very pale complexion, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accent dots at eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, impressed dimple at philtrum, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-looseball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed in white organdy with rose silk bows, ruffled bonnet, undergarments, rose socks, signed Jumeau leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, some early retouch on body. Marks: 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: the very gentle expression on the exquisite face is enhanced by most delicate rose and mauve blushing on eyeliner, cheeks, chin and ears. $5500/7500

98. Outstanding All-Original French Bisque Bébé in Couturier Costume by Emile Jumeau

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, impressed dimple at philtrum, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden

fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: pristine condition with finest gleaming complexion, original Jumeau wig, and wearing original couturier costume from the atelier of Ernestine Jumeau including dress and matching bonnet, Jumeau earrings, original undergarments, socks, and Jumeau shoes signed Paris Bébé (bee symbol). $6000/8000

99. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Signed Bru Shoes

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13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and separately sculpted fingers, lovely magenta satin dress with embroidery, matching bonnet, undergarments, white kidskin shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (circle dot symbol) Bru Jne 2 (head) Bru Jne No. 2 (shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value points: most charming petite Bru bébé with very fine modeling, original body, perfect bisque hands, original signed Bru shoes. $8000/11,000

100. Most Delightful German Candy Container Pull-Toy

14” (36 cm.) Seated upon a red silk covered candy container egg is a little bisque head boy with blue glass eyes, painted lashes, open mouth, blonde fleecy wig, wooden block torso and limbs, and original costume; the egg is arranged upon a wheeled cart under a woven trellis decorated with red flowers, and is pulled by a fleecy lamb with paper mache face and wooden legs with attached metal wheels. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare candy container presentation is most delightful and is perfectly preserved. $2000/2500

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12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 4 J (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: choice bisque and complexion, original body and body finish original Jumeau chemise with gilt lettered “Bébé Jumeau” label, and with original Jumeau aqua silk couturier dress and matching bonnet, socks, and aqua kidskin shoes with silk rosettes. $4800/5500

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French Maple Wood Doll Chair with Woven Seat

8” (20 cm.) The maple wood arm chair with bamboo-styling and natural finish has original woven seat. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885, an unusual petite size. $300/400

103. German Miniature Crystal Four Arm Chandelier

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6” (15 cm.) h. The two tiered chandelier features a cascade of crystal drops which alternate with rube-tipped drops, and has four gilded metal arms with ball globes and elaborately draped swaths of beads. Excellent condition. Germany, late 1800s. $700/900 103.

104. Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé

20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker blue iris rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with welldefined tongue tip between the outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bébé body with scalloped edge of collarette, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque arms jointed at elbows, Chevrot hinged hips, wooden lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 6 (head) Bru Jne (shoulders) (original Bébé Bru paper label on torso).

Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot epoch, circa 1885. Value Points: outstanding bébé from the golden era of Bru, with finest bisque and painting, very sturdy original body, perfect bisque hands, fine brown silk dress with lace trim, ruffled bonnet, undergarments, brown knit stockings and black leather shoes signed “Bru Jne Paris”. $16,000/22,000

105. Very Rare German Bisque Characters “Max and “Moritz” by Kammer and Reinhardt

15” (38 cm.) Each has bisque socket head with uniquely sculpted face depicting a mischievous lad, small blue or brown glass flirty eyes, very thick brown or black “comma” shaped brows with sculpting detail, laughter crinkles around the eyes, upturned rounded nose with accented nostrils, beaming smile on closed mouth, accented lips, impressed dimples, red or black mohair wig, uniquely sculpted body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, pointing fingers, sculpted stockings and black or brown shoes with upturned toes, wonderful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 124 (on Moritz, Max is unsigned). Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1913, the uniquely modeled urchins were sculpted for the doll firm to represent the popular characters Max and Moritz, originally created by the German author Wilhelm Busch in the mid-19th century, and later immortalized for the American market in the comic strip “The Katzenjammer Kids”. Value Points: among the rarest of the German character series, the pair have distinctive sculpting, superb bisque, and original distinctive and unique bodies that were used for these models only; the dolls are especially rare to find still united as a pair. $28,000/35,000

106. American Salesman’s Sample “Home Comfort Swing Chair” with Original Premium Catalog

13” (33 cm.) The golden oak chair, designed to rock (swing) and recline has attached folding foot rest, well-detailed carving of arms and lower spindles, and original crushed brown velvet upholstery. Included is an original catalog from S.A. Cook, distributors of “food flavors and floral waters”, offering the people-sized version of this chair “free with a $12 assorted box of our specialties”. The chair is illustrated and described in the catalog. Excellent condition. American, circa 1890, well-constructed salesman’s sample chair with fascinating back story. $1200/1500

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107. Very Rare Grand-Sized German Bisque Jubilee Googly, Model 165, Size 13, by Hertel and Schwab

25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump round face, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, long painted curly lashes, arched single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, upturned rounded nose, closed mouth with well-defined lips and smiling expression, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 165-13. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1916, the model was marketed as “Jubilee Googly”. Value points: very rare grand size of the delightful googly, enhanced by wonderful detail of modeling and finest quality of bisque, original body and body finish, fabulous antique costume. $8000/11,000

108. German Bisque Jubilee Googly, Model 165, by Hertel

and Schwab

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial modeling, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, tiny rounded nose, closed mouth with well-defined shaded lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 165-4. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, 1914, created under special commission for Strobel and Wilkin, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary (1865-1914) at this time. The doll was inspired by the popular Campbell Kid designs of Grace Drayton, and was marketed as “Jubilee Doll” in honor of the anniversary. Value Points: the delightful googly has choice bisque, painting, and sculpting, wonderful chubby original toddler body with original finish, antique costume. $2800/3500

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German Bisque Jubilee Googly, Model 165, by Hertel and Schwab

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump rounded face, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, tiny rounded nose, closed mouth with well-defined shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent, one finger tip missing. Marks: 165-5. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, 1914. Marketed as “Jubilee Doll”. Value Points: wonderful cherubic faced model lent character by the impish googly eyes, antique costume may be original. $2800/3500

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111. Six Pairs of Antique Quilted Silk Booties

4” (10 cm.) -5”l. In various pastel colors of aqua, rose and ivory, and a vibrant magenta, the quilted slippers are edged with fluffy white fur and trimmed with silk or velvet ribbons. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $300/400

113. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Rabery and Delphieu in Original Chemise

110. French Bisque Character, Size 0, by

in Presentation Box with Layette

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with smiling expression, two sculpted upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 236 Paris 0 (head) Fabrication Française (body). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: pristine presentation of the tiny size bébé wearing lavish gown and bonnet in lace-edged glass-fronted box along with other bébé clothes and costume elements, soap, rattle, toy lamb and more. $1200/1800

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29” (74 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R. 4 D. (incised). Comments: early period bébé by Rabery and Delphieu, circa 1882. Value Points: finest quality of bisque, complexion and painting, original body and body finish, wearing factory original chemise, shoes and socks. $3500/4300

114. German Pressed Tin Stroller by Maerklin

7” (18 cm.) The heavy tinplate stroller with pressed design of woven wicker rests upon a base with two large spoked wheels in the back and two smaller in the front, and has an adjustable-height curved front foot rest. Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1900. $500/700

115. Tiny French Bisque Bébé by Steiner, Series A with Original Signed Body

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, bright blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with prim shy smile, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Le Parisien A 1 Paris (head) Le Petit Parisien... (body). Comments: Jules Nicholas Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: delightful tiny size with endearing shy expression, choice bisque, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume and shoes. $1100/1400

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116. Very Fine Victorian Walnut Bed of Maitrise Quality with Silk Quilt

22” (56 cm.) Fine polished walnut canopied bed with natural finish has an elaborately carved footboard with burled inset, high canopy headboard with acorn drops and wooden drapery rings, original porcelain casters, original lace bed fittings with embroidered silk quilt. Excellent condition. American, circa 1870. The extraordinary quality of wood and construction indicates its origin from the hands of a fine cabinet-maker of maitrise quality. $1200/1500

117. Outstanding French Bisque Marquis and Marquise by Jumeau in Original Exhibition Costumes

26” (66 cm.) and 24”. Each has bisque socket head with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes and brows, thick brushstroked and feathered brows, rose blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, white periwig in the 18th century style, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG Bte SGDG (the man marked size 12, the woman size 11, each with artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1889, the size and luxury costuming of the bébés suggests their appearance at exhibition, probably L’Exposition Internationale of Paris in 1889. Value Points: the extraordinary pair are wearing their Jumeau original couturier costumes of Marquis and Marquise of richest velvet and hand-painted silk with silver metallic appliques and exquisite silk trims. $10,000/16,000

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12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with delicate bisque, large blue glass

enamel inset eyes with darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden fully jointed body, jointed wrists, wearing lovely dress with embroidery details, undergarments, matching bonnet, and red shoes. Condition: generally excellent, few typical paint scuffs on arms. Marks: Jumeau (impressed in large letters within cartouche, on head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, very early model, circa 1878, made for one or two years only. Value Points: the beautiful bébé is enhanced by rare incised mark in cartouche, original all-wooden body with original finish. $12,000/16,000

119. Victorian Parlor Table with Silver Tea Service and Enameled Vases

7” (18 cm.) diam. table. 6”h. The mahogany pedestal table with beautifully-shaped round top and tripod legs displays lovely accessories, comprising silver coffee service with lidded pot, creamer and tray; silver tea service with lidded teapot, sugar, creamer and two cups; bronzed metal framed miniature painting of aristocratic lady, and a very fine pair of Vienna bronze vases with hand-painted enameled scenes of cherubs and 18th century ladies. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $800/1100

120. Outstanding Early Model French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier

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16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the

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118. Very Rare French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with Cartouche Signature and All-Wooden Body

shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque forearms with separately sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy with some kid reinforcement. Marks: A 6 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1882. Value Points: wonderfully achieved modeling of this early bébé with well-defined distinctive nose tip, finest bisque and painting, original body, perfect hands and, exquisite (restored) burgundy red silk dress and bonnet which may be original, undergarments, leather shoes with kid floral accents. $25,000/32,000 119.

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121. German Miniature Scene “Family Gathering on Christmas Eve” in Domed Presentation

17” (43 cm.) diam. 16”h. dome. Arranged on a carpet-covered wooden platform under a blown glass dome is a generous family setting at holiday time, the family comprising father with sculpted sideburns and unusual original costume, the mother with elegant silk costume, and two young bisque children in original costumes, are seated or standing around the mahogany dining table and four matching chairs, and a decorated feather Christmas tree stands alongside. A banquet cake and a basket of fruits are on the table alongside a leather bound book “Dewdrops”, and three little painted metal kittens play alongside the just-opened holiday gifts of dolls

and toys. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, a wonderful nostalgic scene with rare miniature pieces. $1200/1700

122. Tiny French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde human hair with Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, three fingers on right hand missing. Marks: C (and illegible, head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body).

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Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: rarely found tiny size is complemented by choice bisque and painting. $1200/1600

123. Companion Tiny French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, bright blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body, matching costume to #122. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A J. Steiner Bte SGDG (head) Le Petite Parisien Bébé Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: bright eyes complement the beautiful complexion on the tiny bébé, original body and body finish. $1100/1400

124. Fine Early Miniature Clock Case with Bone Inlays

11” (28 cm.) Walnut case clock with richly banded inlays of fruitwood and bone is decorated with three ivory finials. The roof slides off to reveal a fitted interior for insertion of pocket watch. (Watch included but of later period, c.1930). Condition of case excellent with two splits in bone inlay. 19th century. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $400/500

125. Collection of German Soft Metal Dollhouse Furnishings

6” (15 cm.) clock. Each is of soft metal with black painted finish accented with gilt touches, comprising grandfather clock with swinging pendulum, fancy serving table with swag accent, floor standing sewing basket with hinged lid having swan design, parlor table with table top, gas lamp with milk glass shade, circular floor standing jardiniere, three lever standing cookie tray, basket resting in fancy scrolled gilt metal frame, and large rectangular tray filled with fancy cookies. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $700/900

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126. Miniature Grandfather Clock with Watch Works

12” (30 cm.) A wooden grandfather clock case of fine rich walnut has faux winding door, and is surmounted by three carved finials. A brass clock works is accessed at the back with winding attached key. Case is excellent, clock appears overwound. Circa 1890. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $400/600

127. Large German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Fancy Boots

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso with shapely sculpting, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth in fretful expression, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, hands modeled into small fists, shapely legs with painted white stockings and four-lace black heeled ankle boots, pretty silk costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, chip on upper rim of left leg. Comments: Germany, Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: excellent detail of body modeling such as expressive hands in the rare larger size. $1200/1700

128. Four Miniature Chandeliers with Elaborate Details

Including 6” gilt metal chandelier with ball-shaped center, six arms with glass balls and elaborately arranged crystal and amethyst draped beading; 5” soft metal five arm chandelier in ebony finish with gilt accents and milk glass shades; 4” ormolu three-arm

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chandelier with tulip-shaped milk glass shades; and 4” wall-hanging sconce with crystal beading hiding the sturdy metal frame and three candleabra. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $1200/1500

128.1. Collection of Antique Gilded Metal Miniature Lighting

5” (13 cm.) h. chandelier. Each has cast metal frame with gilded finish, including five arm chandelier with milk glass shades, pair of matching wall scones with opaque glass shades, figural lamp depicting guardsman at a street lamp with three ball-shaped shades; table lamp with unusual clear glass shade, wall sconce with single arm and mirrored back; and table lamp featuring a pedestal base supporting the flared lamp base. Very good/ excellent condition. Germany, late 1800s. $800/1000

129. German Bisque Child Doll Known as “A.T. Kestner”

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump lower face, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7. Comments: Kestner, the model closely resembles the French bébé A.T., and is thus known as “A.T. Kestner”. Circa, 1882. Value Points: beautiful bébé with well-defined features, lovely presence and red satin costume. $1400/1800

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5” (13 cm.) The Cinderella style coach with metal frame and wheels finished in rich bronze tones features the carriage with gilt-edged open windows and doors, and hand-painted porcelain enameled scenes of floral garlands and a circlet of dancing cherubs on the roof top. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $700/900

131. Superb French Bisque Bébé Triste by Jumeau in Original Couturier Costume and Shoes

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28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling and very full cheeks, blue glass paperweight eyes of great depth, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, multi-feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, separately applied pierced ears, dimpled chin and lip corners, elongated blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with plump limbs and straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, an early model of the desirable triste bébé in rare larger size. Value Points: superb delicately-pale complexion enhanced by brilliant eyes and subtle blush, waist-length antique wig, original body and body finish, wearing original Ernestine Jumeau aqua silk costume with elaborate construction detail, matching bonnet, original Jumeau undergarments, socks, and aqua kidskin shoes (one sole missing) signed E. Jumeau. $14,000/17,000 131.

132. Viennese Ebony and Enamel Miniature Cabinet with Bronze Figural Mount 7” (18 cm.) h. 4 ½” with doors closed. The ebony wooden cabinet has two doors which hinge open to reveal two drawers, and is surmounted by a pedestal platform with bronze figural statue of Roman warrior on horseback. There are bronze figurines mounted at each corner and additional bronze accents, and the cabinet is decorated with nine handpainted enamel porcelain scenes of Roman gods and goddesses in garden scenes. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $1100/1500

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Vienna Enamel and Bronze Miniature Pianoforte

4” (10 cm.) The elegantlyshaped pianoforte with three legs and foot rest has a keyboard cover and roof of hand-painted enameled porcelain with romantic scenes in country settings in the 18th century style. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $700/900

134. Vienna Miniature Bronze Statue on Enameled Porcelain

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3 ½” (9 cm.) Gilded metal figure of elegantly clad woman stands atop a round enamel porcelain base with hand-painted romantic scene in the 18th century style. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $400/500

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135. Viennese Enameled Porcelain and Bronze Miniature Settee and Chair

4” (10 cm.) l. settee. Having gilded bronze frame with detailed carving, the tri-part settee has curved arms and spiral twist legs, and with elongated one-piece seat and three back scenes in enameled hand-painted porcelain depicting classical figures and scenes in country like settings; and with matching chair. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $600/800

136. German Bisque Miniature Doll and Viennese Porcelain Enameled Desk

4” (10 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with black sculpted hair in soft curls, painted facial features, blue eyes, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, antique costume, Germany, circa 1870. Along with gilded bronze framed lady’s desk with cabriole style legs, single working drawer, upper shelf, and with two hand-painted porcelain enameled romantic scenes in the 18th century manner. Vienna, late 1800s. Excellent condition. $500/600

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137. German Porcelain Miniature Doll with Viennese Chair

4” (10 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with black sculpted hair, painted facial features, brown eyes, lightly-tinted complexion, muslin body, porcelain lower limbs, antique costume including red woolen great

coat, Germany, circa 1875. Along with gilded metal arm chair with hand-painted porcelain enamel seat and back in 18th century scenes against a rare burgundy color. Vienna, late 1800s. Excellent condition. $400/500

138. English Burled Fruitwood Cabinet with Beveled Glass Door

14” (36 cm.) The fruitwood cabinet with arched roof and bombeshaped lower drawer features ebony-finished edging and feet, and beveled glass windows on opening front door and two sides, with shelved interior and with original key for door and lower drawer. Porcelain miniature figures decorate the interior. Excellent condition. English, mid-1800s. $500/700

139. Collection of Miniature Paintings and Engravings

4” (10 cm.) h. largest. Including brass oval framed lithograph of young girl (original framer’s Philadelphia label on reverse), miniature painting on bone of lady in green dress with gold necklace; engraving of girl in blue dress resting in a garden; early tiny engraving depicting Native American and Colonizer below the words “State of Maine”; and oval engraving of country manse. Each in original frame Very good to excellent condition Early/mid-1800s. $600/900

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140. Early Framed Miniature Painting of Lady with Jewelry

2” (5 cm.) painting. 4 ½”h. frame. Presented in its original oval walnut frame is a handpainted portrait of lady in semi-profile view, with black hair and brown eyes. The painting has remarkable detail including earrings and matching brooch with teardrops, and there is a defined hollow on her elegant slender throat. Excellent condition. Early 1800s. $500/700

141. Collection of Accessories for French Bébés

11” (28 cm.) l. parasol. Including faux-bone handled parasol with red silk and lace cover, cream kidskin gloves with scalloped edge and green binding, leather autograph album with inscriptions from early 1880s, leather shoulder purse, walnut framed hand mirror, and tiny leather-cased tintype with portrait of shy young girl. Very good condition. Late 1800s. $300/400

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142. Early German Porcelain Doll with Brown Hair and Maker’s Mark

14” (36 cm.) Pink-tinted thick paste shoulderhead with very slender face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair looped in front of the beautifully sculpted ears and forming a tightly braided chignon at the back of the head, painted facial features with fine detail of tapered shape brows and accented lips, kid body with shapely waist, separate thumbs, stitched fingers, lovely antique cotton gown and undergarments including a warm red wool petticoat, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, paint rubs at nose tip and back of chignon. Marks: (3 dots and line in green stamp inside shoulder plate). Comments: circa 1845, a beautiful early lady with refined poised expression. Value Points: rare early model in wonderfully-preserved condition. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $1600/2100

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143. English Softpaste Dinner Service with Childhood Themes

6” (15 cm.) largest platter. Of creamy softpaste with transfer blue designs of various childhood countryside scenes and flower and vine edging, the service comprises: large lidded footed tureen (repair at one side), small lidded tureen with serving ladle, two oval shaped bowls, gravy boat, ten dinner plates, two smaller plates, one soup bowl, and six graduated size platters. Excellent condition but as noted. English, mid-1800s. $300/400

144. English Blue Softpaste Child Dinner Service

6” (15 cm.) l. large platter. Of thick softpaste, decorated in rich cobalt and pale blue in the Chinoiserie influence. The set has colorful abstract flowers, and includes large platter, lidded tureen, lidded smaller bowl, doublehandled serving bowls, small platter, two large round platters, five saucers, two double handled plates, seven dinner plates, and two shallow bowls. Excellent condition. English, mid-1800s. $400/500

145. Early Porcelain-Handled Cutlery

4” (10 cm.) Having white porcelain handles with hand-painted blue designs, the lot includes fifteen forks with three tin tines, and eleven knives. Presented in early woven basket. Very good condition, some light rusting. Mid-1800s. $300/400

146. German Ebony Wood Dressing Table with Rare Faucet

19” (48 cm.) h. 11”w. The ebony-finished wooden dressing table with gilt stenciled accents, marble top, bone-shaped knob on the single drawer has

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ormolu mirror above a working faucet which attaches to the receptacle hidden behind the mirror. Excellent condition, some oxidizing of mirror glass. Germany for the French market, circa 1875. $800/1200

147. Rare French Porcelain Poupée with Signed Body by Duval-Denis 17” (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with plump facial shape and pink tinted complexion, thick dark eyeliner, lightly painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line,

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blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset jointing at hips, porcelain arms to above the elbows, blue silk gown with soutache embroidery, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Brevete D.D. SGDG (body). Comments: Duval-Denis, circa 1861, which succeeded the Blampoix firm for only two years, 1861-1862; in 1863 the firm was curiously re-sold to Blampoix. Value Points: rare signed poupée with beautiful clarity of porcelain enhanced by delicate blush, richly outlined cobalt eyes, porcelain arms, signed body. $2800/3600

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148. French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Exquisite Painting

24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very plump cheeks and chin, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker blue rims, thick dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils of pointy-tip nose, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, flat-cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield) 4 (head) Sch (in shield on underside of derriere).

Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: rare

portrait model with superbly defined facial features enhanced by very pale complexion with artistic blushing, early (frail) aqua silk dress, undergarments, bonnet. $6500/8000

149. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Entrancing Large Brown Eyes

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with well-defined accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-looseball-jointed body with straight wrists, flat cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SCH (in shield mark on head and derriere ridge) 4 (head). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: exquisite expression on the petite bébé with choice bisque and painting, original body and body finish, wearing original muslin chemise and owning her original aqua green silk dress and matching woven bonnet $5500/7500

150. Antique Miniature Accessories including Rare Candy Container

5” (13 cm.) l. basket. A woven basket with blue silk lining forming a pincushion on the inside lid contains various sewing accessories including scissors, thimble, beading, red silk pincushion with silver cap and portfolio enclosing various samples. Along with a rare candy container in the shape of a clock case with porcelain clock face and red and tan kidskin cover. Excellent condition. Circa 1900. $400/500

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German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner in Rare Largest Size

25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G made in Germany 20 245 JDK Jr. 1914 c. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: rare grand size of the beloved classic, fine antique costume and bonnet. $1600/2300

152. German All-Bisque “Bonnie Babe” by Averill in Woven Basket with Accessories

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket, sculpted short curly brown hair, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with smiling expression, impressed dimples, two porcelain lower teeth, loop-jointed arms and legs of toddler body, painted white socks and pink one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bonnie babe Copr. by Georgene Averill (original paper label on chest). Comments: Germany, circa 1920, from the original design by the American doll artist Georgene Averill. Value Points: very fine modeling of hair and impressed cheek dimples, included with the doll is a woven basket containing additional costumes and accessories. $400/500

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153. German Bisque Character

17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition baby body, embroidered antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany 13 247 JDK 13. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, the model is known as Baby Jean. Value Points: fine quality of bisque on the gentlefaced baby. $600/800

155. German Bisque Character Baby in Ornate Metal Canopy Baby Bed

10” (25 cm.) doll. 15”l. bed. 24”h. canopy of bed. Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, fleeced blonde baby hair over porcelain pate, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, Hilda baby, circa 1914. Value Points: pristine condition of the unusual size Hilda, resting in fancy iron baby bed with brass finials and curved canopy top, fitted with blankets and lace, and with various baby toys. $1100/1400

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156. German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt in Rare Size

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, real lashes, painted lashes, slight feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast wistful expression, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their “Mein Liebling” model, circa 1912. Value Points: rare petite size of the beloved classic has finest quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $1700/2300

157. Tiny German Bisque Child, 155, by Kestner for G.A.Schwarz

7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes,

brushstroked brows, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 155 (head) Made for G.A. Schwarz Philadelphia (label on back torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: fine quality of bisque, original body, wig, pate, rare store label, and with original costume included. $300/400

158. Petite German Bisque Child, Model 155, by Kestner

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: f made in Germany 2/0 155. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: pretty petite child has excellent bisque, original body and body finish. $400/500

159. German Bisque Child, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally

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excellent. Marks: 1279 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 1. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful expression and bisque, original body and body finish, the hard-to-find model is virtually never found in this tiny size. $500/700

commissioned for the prestige Parisian toy store of Au Nain Bleu. Value Points: all original doll has Au Nain Bleu labeled dress and bonnet, undergarments, white kidskin shoes marked L.E. and Au Nain Bleu labeled body. $800/1200

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Petite All Original Bisque Bébé for the French Market from Au Nain Bleu

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1079 Germany Halbig S&H 2 ½ (doll) Au Nain Bleu Paris (paper label on body, hat, and dress). Comments: Simon and Halbig for the French market, circa 1900, the doll was especially

161. German Tinplate Baby Carriage by Maerklin

12” (30 cm.) Of heavy tinplate the carriage features four double-sided wheels and a carriage bed with single seat, curved handles and wooden hand grip, and gilded decorations at front and back and around the sides; with original great painted sides decorated with green and pink, pink interior. Very good condition, some rubs to original paint. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890. $700/1200

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Bru with Rare Signed Shoes

22” (56 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, mauve blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, original sturdy body with few patches, one finger restored. Marks: (circle dot symbol). Comments:

Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: splendid eyes complement the exquisitely blushed complexion, original body with beautiful bisque hands, lovely antique costume and bonnet, leather shoes impressed “Beaudelot a Paris”, the noted Parisian maker of doll shoes from 1876 to the end of the century. $13,000/16,000

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Tiny French Bisque Bébé Bru, Size 6/0 with Compelling Expression

10” (26 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent lines on lip edges, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with square cut collarette, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque forearms, lovely rose silk costume with black velvet trim, undergarments, bonnet, stockings, black leather shoes, additional chemise dress included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6/0 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his first period bébé, the Bru Brevete, circa 1877. Value Points: outstanding example of the gentle faced bébé in very rare petite size, finest bisque and painting, original body, perfect hands. $9000/12,000

164. German Miniature Dog with Amber Eyes

4” (10 cm.) The firm-bodied dog has hide-like textured fabric cover with painted details of face mask, applied collar, and amber glass eyes. Excellent condition. Germany, early 1900s. $300/400

165. Rare Accessories for French Poupées

4” (10 cm.) enameled. mirror. The collection includes Viennese hand mirror with gilt bronze frame and handle, and having beveled mirror on one side and hand-painted porcelain enamel on the other depicting an aristocratic gentleman; pressed tin hand mirror; porcelain box with hand-painted cherubic scenes;

with scissors and faux watch; and miniature 1882 Petit Almanach. Excellent condition. For the French market, circa 1880s. $700/900

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166. Grand German Bisque Bust Depicting a Smiling Child

19” (48 cm.) The bust of a young child with sculpted blonde hair is posed upon a decorated plinth, the girl with deeply intaglio blue eyes, painted features, closed mouth with a double row of teeth, sculpted ruffled bonnet with yellow streamers, and with highly decorated blouse with gilt highlights, her hand extended in front. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885, exceptional detail of costuming on the grand-sized statue. $600/800

167. German Tinplate Stroller by Maerklin

7” (18 cm.) The heavy tinplate stroller features two large double-sided wheels along with two tiny wheels at the back, curved handles and wooden hand grips, folding silk shade, and has original painted cream finish with gilt accents on the exterior, and pink interior. Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890. $900/1200

168. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Yellow Boots Attributed to Alt, Beck and Gottschalk

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque torso, very plump face, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, tiny pert lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, cupped hands, painted white stockings and yellow heeled boots with black laces, lovely lace dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2(arms). Comments: Germany, circa 1885, attributed to Alt, Beck and Gottschalk. Value Points: well modeled details of very plump child with muscular details of torso and legs, beautiful oversized eyes. $900/1200

169. Viennese Enameled Porcelain and Bronze Miniature Furnishings

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enameled porcelain scenes on table tops or chair seats and back depicting romantic scenes in the 18th century manner; comprising table with working drawer and cabriole style legs, oval table with unusual filigree design on table base, settee with arms, three arm chairs and one side chair. Excellent condition. Vienna, late 1800s. $800/1000

170. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau with GiltLettered Jumeau Shoes

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with richly-outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish except retouch on lower arms. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 2 (head, and artist checkmarks)

Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885, early example of the tete model more closely resembles the EJ bébé. Value Points: beautiful doll with splendid eyes, white kidskin Jumeau shoes with gilt lettering “Bébé Jumeau Med d’Or Paris Depose”. $3200/4500

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17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, bright blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with delicately

accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, body firm albeit few patches. Comments: French, circa 1875. Value Points: lovely bright-eyed features, wearing beautiful antique gown with lace inserts, demi-train, coronet in hair. $2200/2800

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172. Early Wooden Four Poster Bed with Canopy Top

19” (48 cm.) Of fine walnut or cherry, the high narrow bed features four tall posters with ball finials, ebony striping on canopy frames, and high curved bed sides, fitted with mattress, linens and silk patchwork quilt, and curtained with embroidered dotted Swiss fabric. Excellent condition. Circa 1840. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $700/900

173. Beautiful Early Period French Bébé EJ by Emile

23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight

inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight looseball-jointed body with straight wrists, burgundy silk costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 EJ. Comments: Emile Jumeau, his earliest period EJ bébé, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful early bébé with choicest bisque and painting especially around mouth and eyes, original body and body finish. $6500/8500

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174. German Bisque Portrait Bust of Aristocratic Lady

16” (41 cm.) Bisque bust on self plinth depicts an elegant lady with deeply-sculpted blonde hair in arranged ringlet curls that frame her face and tumble onto her shoulders, captured by a rose scarf and beaded gold coronet, intaglio blue eyes, rose all-around eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, blushed cheeks, sculpted low

bodice with blue interwoven ribbons and hint of an ermine wrap at one shoulder. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1875, outstanding sculptural detail. $800/1000

175. Splendid French Bisque Bébé “A.T.” with Beautiful Eyes and Legendary Provenance

12” (30 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale crystal blue enamel eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, delicately feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lip, accent lines on lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with gusset-jointed hips, knees and elbows, bisque lower arms and hands, defined knuckles and nails. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head) # A.T. (shoulderplate). Comments: Thuillier, circa 1884. From the family estate collection of Mildred Seeley. The bébé originally belonged to the young daughter, Elizabeth Bonduel Lillie Tabor (“Lily”), of Denver silver mine magnate Horace Tabor and his wife Baby Doe, whom he married in 1883 after a scandalous divorce from his first wife Augusta. The Tabors lived luxuriously; it is said that Baby Doe’s wedding present was a $90,000 diamond necklace, and when attending the opera their box was decorated with white lilies. Baby Lily’s christening gown was fashioned with diamond and gold pins and she wore a tiny jeweled necklace, costing over $15,000. Lily’s later years were spent with her family, the McCourt’s, and it was from this family home that the A.T. bébé of Lily Tabor was eventually acquired by Mildred Seeley. Value Points: exceptional beauty of the petite bébé with entrancing expression, splendid eyes, lovely bisque, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands, fine antique costume, provenance. $30,000/50,000

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176. Outstanding Victorian Mahogany Canopy Bed of Maitrise Quality

19” (48 cm.) h. 18”l. Of fine polished mahogany, the high canopied bed has elaborately carved footboard with gilded bronze swag centering the two highly-carved pillars; the high wooden canopy features ogee-shaping with acorn drops at each side, and the bed is fitted with original wooden slats, mattress, linens, and very fine green taffeta bed cover and drapes, each with mauve velvet edging. Excellent condition. Circa 1870. The extraordinary quality of wood and construction indicates its origin from the hands of a fine cabinet-maker of maitrise quality. $1200/1500

177. French Bisque Poupée by Adelaide Huret with Especially Beautiful Eyes

17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, very plump cheeks, painted blue eyes with darker blue iris rims and downcast black pupils, dark eyeliner with painted all-around eye lashes, decorative glaze at lower edge of eyes, light eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, unpierced ears, blonde fleecy wig over cork pate, wooden poupée body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees, lovely costume in the classic enfantine mode. Condition: generally excellent, some rubs on original body finish. Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1857. Value Points: outstanding painting of eyes that are beautifully complemented by contrasting plump modeling and delicate complexion. $16,000/23,000

178. English Tea Service in Rare Gaudy Welsh Pattern

5 ½” (14 cm.) teapot. Of fine softpaste with rich decoration in magenta, gilt and blue and with purple lustre edging, the set comprises lidded teapot, two lidded sugars, two creamers, nine mugs, fifteen small bowl-like plates, and fifteen sandwich plates. Excellent condition. English, mid1800s. $400/500

179. Early Chinese Exportware Children’s Dishes and BoneHandled Cutlery

6” (15 cm.) largest platter. Twenty-eight pieces. Of very creamy softpaste, hand-pressed as indicated by varying degrees of thickness, the dishes each depict two Chinese boys at play with kite in a Chinese garden, in rich blue/black designs on cream background. Included are three platters of graduated size (one with hairline), two handled serving plates, two handled bowls, nine dinner plates, six smaller plates (chip on one), four various bowls, and two covered tureens (small flake on inner rim of larger). Condition: generally excellent, a few pieces darkened, see notes above. Marks: (Chinese stamped insignia). Comments: mid-19th century a rare signed export set with delightful design. Also included is a wooden cutlery tray containing a number of pewter and bone-handled cutlery. $500/700

180. German AllBisque Miniature Doll with Blue Painted Stockings

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, rose blushed eye shadow accented nostrils and

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eye corners, open mouth, two squarecut upper teeth and one lower, brunette mohair wig, pegjointed bisque arms and legs, cupped fingers, shapely legs with tiny ankles, painted bright blue stockings to knees, black six lace heeled ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 ¼. Comments: German, circa 1880, the doll is referred to as “French Wrestler” in reference to its very muscular body. Value Points: rare body style and rare color of boots. $1400/1800

181. Miniature Cabinet with Cubicles and Mirrors

17” (43 cm.) The mahogany cabinet is intricately constructed to present many choices for display of treasured objects, including shelving, glass-doored cabinets, and niches. Four mirrors allow added luxury detail. Included with the cabinet is a set of blue and white porcelain service with silver lids, bird cage and statue of horse and a clock on ormolu base. Very goo d condition, two lower front legs have repair. $400/500

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182. German Bisque Character, Model 590, by Marseille with Well-Dimpled Cheeks

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open with suggestion of teeth, deeply impressed cheek dimples, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 590 A 6 M Germany DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderfully animated laughing expression is enhanced by laughter crinkles around the eyes,

and multiple impressed dimples at lip corners, cheeks, and chin, antique costume and carrying little toy bunny. $400/600

183. German Bisque Character, 560A, by Marseille with Smiling Expression 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, impressed cheek dimples, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique

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costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany A 7 M 560a Armand Marseille DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912. Value Points: deeply impressed dimples at cheeks and lip corners, wonderful smiling expression. $500/600

184. German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four tiny porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, body is appropriate although not original. Marks: f made in Germany 4/0 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: charming eager expression on with wide-eyed child. $300/400

185. German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four small porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: f made in Germany 4/0 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: bright-eyed character boy has original wig, pate, body and body finish, antique costume. $400/500

186. German Tinplate Doll Carriage

8” (20 cm.) The tinplate carriage with impressed designs on the sides has four double-sided spoked wheels, folding sunshade, metal handle and wooden hand grip. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $500/700

187. German Bisque Character, Model 241, by Kestner Known as “Hilda’s Older Sister” 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, wheat-blonde short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 ½ made in Germany 7 ½ JDK 241 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: finest bisque and painting on the expressive wide-eyed character, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume. $700/900

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188. German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner in Rare Larger Size

27” (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, dimpled chin, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 14 ½ 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: choice bisque and painting, original body and body finish, very rare size of the sought-after model. $700/900

189. German Bisque Character Doll, Model 143, by Kestner

13 ½” (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: B made in Germany 6 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: pretty rosy complexion, antique costume and bonnet. $400/500

190. German Bisque Child, Model 143, by Kestner

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes,

brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: well modeled definition of features, choice bisque. $400/500

191. German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner in Lace-Fitted Bed

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H made in Germany 12 245 JDK 1914 C. Hilda. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, antique costume, and presented in wooden framed baby bed with silk and lace fittings. $1200/1500

192. German Mohair Llama by Steiff

17” (43 cm.) The firmly-stuffed llama has shaved face and legs with painted detail, amber brown glass eyes, felt lined ears, and long curly mohair coat and tail with painted accents. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, mid-1900s. $400/500

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193. French Bisque Automaton “Troubadour with Mandolin” by Roullet & Decamps

20” (51 cm.) Standing upon a (worn) velvet covered platform is a bisque-head doll with brown paperweight eyes, closed mouth, blonde curly mohair wig, bisque hands, holding a wooden mandolin. When wound, and lever released, the Troubadour plays musical tunes, strums the mandolin and turns his head proudly from side to side and nods. Condition: generally excellent, some costume wear. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3. Comments: Roullet & Decamps, circa 1890, a companion piece to #195. The pair were featured in Estrid Faurholt’s Book of Dolls and Dollhouses, from her collection, and later acquired by the Legoland Museum. Value Points: the doll wears a superb original velvet and silk costume with metallic edging, matching cap. $5500/7500

194. French Brown-Eyed Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau

23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty silk dress in the French manner, signed Jumeau leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, arms repainted. Marks: 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed bébé with beautiful painting that emphasizes her eyes. $4500/5500

195. French Bisque “The Lady Troubadour” by Roullet & Decamps

20” (51 cm.) Standing on a (worn) velvet covered wooden box is a bisque-headed doll with blue paperweight eyes, closed mouth, blonde mohair fleecy wig, bisque forearms, holding a wooden mandolin in her arms. When wound and lever released, music plays and she strums the mandolin, turning her head from side to side and then nodding. Condition: generally excellent, costume is all original but silk is quite worn. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3. Comments: Roullet & Decamps, circa 1890, a beautiful companion lady to #193, with superb original costume indicating original luxury commission. The pair were featured in Estrid Faurholt’s Book of Dolls and Dollhouses, from her collection, and later acquired by the Legoland Museum. $5000/7000

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21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body, rose silk and lace dress, lace bonnet, undergarments, signed Jumeau shoes, rose socks. Condition: generally excellent.

Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful gleaming patina of complexion, original body and body finish, the doll is in original box with a hand-written letter dated 1890 in which Mr. Harry Allen writes to “my dear Alice” telling her about the doll “Miss

Eugenie” that he had found for her “in Burlington Arcade...just across from Paris”. $3000/4000

197. French Early Period Bébé EJ by Jumeau with Brilliant Blue Eyes

23” (58 cm.)

Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, separatelymodeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight loose-balljointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent.

Marks: 9 EJ. (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his earliest period EJ bébé, circa 1882. Value Points: outstanding example of the early period EJ with finest bisque and painting, original very plump body with original finish. $6500/8500

198. German Tinplate Carriage by Maerklin with Maker’s Insignia

The heavy tinplate carriage with four double-sided spoked wheels is painted original cream with gold edging and decorations, gilt borders and handles, wooden hand grip. The Maerklin insignia stamp is on the underside. Excellent condition, paint on wooden hand grip is worn. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890. $1200/1500

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199. German Bisque Character, Model 143, by Kestner with Original Signed Body

21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J made in Germany 13 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: excellent modeling and very fine bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $600/800

201. Petite German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner

7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: charming little girl with excellent bisque and modeling. $300/400

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202. German Bisque Character, Model 143, by Kestner

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful model of the very dear little character has choice bisque, original wig, pate, body, and body finish. $400/500

203. Petite German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner in Original Scottish Costume 9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: e made in Germany 0 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: pristine condition, original wig, pate, body, and body finish, and wearing original Scottish costume with accessories. $400/500

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204. Rare Size German Bisque Character, Model 143, by Kestner with Original Body 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner,

painted curly lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain teeth, outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, blue woolen mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: L made in Germany 15 143 (head) Excelsior (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: exceptionally fine quality of sculpting on the wide-eyed child enhanced by finest painting and complexion, original body and body finish. $800/1100

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19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Btw SGDG 8. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty amber eyes accentuate the vibrant burgundy satin silk dress and matching bonnet with velvet trim. $2800/3500

206. German Brown-Complexioned Child Doll, 134, by Kestner in Trunk with Costumes 9” (23 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, black painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, black fleecy mohair wig, plaster pate, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 134 2/0. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model, especially with fine flawless brown complexion, wearing antique costume and is preserved in antique trunk with two additional dresses, undergarments, coat and hat. $900/1300

207. German Bisque Miniature Doll. 929, by Simon and Halbig 6” (15 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 929. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model especially in this tiny size, with fine bisque, original body and body finish antique costume including red woolen coat with plush hat and collar, along with miniature dog with label “Made in Germany”. $500/700

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208. German Vignette “Gather Around the Christmas Tree” Presentation

14” (36 cm.) h. 14”l. Arranged on a carpeted ebony wooden platform under glass dome is a festive holiday family gathering, the family comprising Grandpa with bald pate, Mother with sculpted brown hair, three small all-bisque children with glass eyes and mohair wigs. There is a

walnut pedestal table and four matching chairs with velvet upholstery, and a decorated feather Christmas tree stands alongside. Various foods and a gilded metal clock are arranged on the table, and the children play with their just-received holiday dolls and toys while their little dog sits sadly on a chair wanting to join the play. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, each of the dolls is wearing its factory original costume. $1200/1700

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209. German Bisque Character “Just Me” by Marseille with Original Body

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing eyes, painted short lashes, tiny one-stroke brows, closed mouth with tiny bow-shaped lips, auburn mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips, modeled bent right elbow, nicely costumed.

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Just Me Registered Germany A 310/1/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1925. Value Points: delightful shy-faced imp made for the American market, with original unique body, original body finish. $600/800

210. German All-Bisque Miniature Googly, Model 111, with Jointed Elbows and Knees

6” (15 cm.) Onepiece bisque head and torso with chubby shape, brown glass sideglancing sleep googly eyes, painted dark curly lashes, single-stroke brows, little button-shaped nose, closed mouth in tiny line smile, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted socks and shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 3 (head and limbs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915, mystery maker, the facial model was inspired by the designs of Grace Drayton. Value Points: very rare eight-point jointing of the most endearing googly. $1200/1600

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German All-Bisque Bye-Lo in Trunk with Costumes

4 ½” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, painted brown hair and facial features, tiny blue eyes, closed mouth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Copr, G.S. Putnam made in Germany. Comments: Bye-Lo, circa 1925, from original designs by Grace Story Putnam. Value Points: wearing antique costume, the doll is presented in early cardboard trunk along with additional antique costumes. $300/400

212. Petite German Bisque Toddler, 260, by Kestner with Pet Bunny

8” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted long curly lashes, feathered and fly-away brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four tiny porcelain teeth, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition toddler body with side-hip jointing, starfishshaped hands, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JDK 260 made in Germany 19. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915, wonderful expression and original near mint body, included is a white fur bunny with pink glass eyes. $500/700

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6” (15 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with chubby shape, blue glass side-glancing sleep googly eyes, painted dark curly lashes, single-stroke brows, little button-shaped nose, closed mouth in tiny line smile, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted socks and shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 3 (head and limbs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915, mystery maker, the facial model was inspired by the designs of Grace Drayton. Value Points: very rare eight-point jointing of the most endearing googly. $1200/1600

214. French Wooden Wash Stand with Softpaste Pitcher and Bowl 13” (33 cm.) The wooden stand with original white painted finish has bottom shelf and attached bar for the softpaste pitcher which allows it to tip forward and back. Included is original matching bowl and pitcher of

white softpaste with blue and green garland border. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900. $500/700

215. German Bisque Googly, Model 221, by Kestner with Captivating Expression 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper lashes, side-angled brows with feathered details and ochre shading, accented nostrils of tiny nose, closed mouth with watermelon-slice-shaped smile, outlined lips, blonde mohair bobbed wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique tunic dress, undergarments, black shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G made in Germany 11 JDK 221 Ges Gesch made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: the delightful googly has choicest bisque and painting, original body, body finish and wig. $2800/3400

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216. French Maple Wood Doll’s High Chair in Unusual Petite Size

14” (36 cm.) The maple wood high chair with natural finish has carved spindles in the bamboo manner, and features original woven seat, and hinged food tray. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $400/500

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French Bisque Bébé Teteur by Maison Bru

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with “O” shaped hole for accommodation of baby bottle nipple, metal screw at back of head to allow the sucking motion when turned, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, original wooden body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: faint old hairline at turn screw at back of head, otherwise bisque excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 2. Comments: Maison Bru, the Bébé Teteur model from 1890 era. Value Points: dainty petite size of the model has lovely softlyblushed complexion, original body. $2500/3500

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5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque slender torso, blue glass sleep eyes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, jointed elbows, bare feet, delicate antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: exceptional beauty of tiny face on the rare mignonette, rare jointed elbows. $1200/1500

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Splendid French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau in Grand Size 15

32” (81 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial shape and very full cheeks and chin, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, widely arched brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils of pointy-tip nose, closed mouth, defined space between the outlined lips, separately modeled and pierced ears, brunette human hair in ringlet curls, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing pretty antique white cotton dress with tucks and cut-work, undergarments, black silk parasol, brown velvet bonnet with silk satin ribbons, brown leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose”. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 15 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,

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circa 1884, from the bébé modeled by Parisian sculptor CarrierBelleuse. Value Points: especially beautiful model, dramatic eyes enhanced by rose blushed eye shadow, finest quality of bisque and

decoration, luminous complexion, original signed body and shoes. Provenance: from the family collection of Mildred Seeley, and featured in several of her books. $11,000/15,000

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220. German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair, Model 1127, by Kammer and Reinhardt

30” (76 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown sculpted hair in short boyish fashion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body, brown mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany Simon & Halbig K*R 127 62. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine detail of sculpted and painted hair with enhancing decorative glaze, excellent bisque and painting, rare larger size. $500/700

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Closed Mouth, Model 903, by Simon and Halbig 13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, original muslin body with bisque lower arms and bisque lower legs with painted stockings and black three-lace heeled ankle boots, nicely costumed in antique dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 3 903. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model of early closed mouth doll with endearing expression, appealing petite size. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $1100/1500

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222. German Bisque Child, XI Series, by Kestner

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden early fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some body retouch. Marks: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: expressive features with pleasing rosy complexion, original body, beautiful embroidered dress. $900/1200 223.

223. German Bisque Character, 241, by Kestner Known as “Hilda’s Older Sister”

26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, real lashes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K ½ made in Germany 14 ½ 241 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, the model is often referred to as “Hilda’s older sister” for its resemblance to a more grown-up version of the Hilda toddler.

Value Points: outstanding quality of bisque, soft matte complexion, and very fine painting of features, original wig, pate, body and body finish and wonderful antique costume. $2100/2500

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225. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, X Series, by Kestner,

27” (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, early composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16 X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: fine luminous patina of complexion enhances the beautiful complexion, original body and body finish. $1200/1600

226. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll

5 ½” (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown

glass eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, loop-joined bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and brown one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: repair to back torso, otherwise excellent.

Germany. Comments: Germany circa 1885. Value Points: charming pert expression on the early closed mouth doll. $300/400

227. German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner

5 ½” (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black lace ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: very pert expression on the rare early closed

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228. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque on the plumpcheeked child. $800/1000

229. Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner

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13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: appealing plump-faced child with softly blushed cheeks, choice bisque, original body and body finish. $1100/1500 227.

230. Large German All-Bisque Child, Model 150, by Kestner with Blue Eyes

11” (28 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue ribbed stockings and black one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150 6. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900.

Value Points: exceptionally large allbisque with fine quality bisque and painting. $900/1200

231. Large German AllBisque Child, 150, by Kestner With Brown Eyes

10” (25 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass sleep eyes,

painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted pink stockings, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: the large all-bisque is perfectly preserved with excellent bisque. $900/1200

232. German Bisque Character, Model 143, by Kestner

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde curly mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: the brown-eyed child has original wig, body, and body finish, antique sailor costume. $400/500

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12” (30 cm.)

Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden balljointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: excellent quality of deep modeling on the bright eyed child. $400/500

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German Bisque Child Doll by Kestner with Original Early Body

22” (56 cm.)

Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13 ½. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value points: early Kestner child with sweet shy expression has original early body and body finish. $500/600

235. Trio of Bleuette Accessories Including Cloth Becassine, Fripon Dog, and Mariner Costume

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8” (20 cm.) doll. The lot includes a softly stuffed stockinette doll depicting the story book character Becassine with original costume, circa 1940; firm-bodied seated Fripon dog with silky plush spotted hide and black bead eyes, 1990s replica of the original; and navy blue and burgundy wool mariner costume with hat for Bleuette, 1920s. $500/700

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4. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: the plump face and brilliant eyes beautifully contrast the very pale complexion, articulated wooden body, antique gown, undergarments, leather shoes. $3500/4500

236. French Bisque Poupée with All-Wooden Fully-Articulated Body

18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, light rose tinted eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French all-wooden body with shapely torso, doweljointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees, swivel jointing at waist and upper thighs. Condition: bisque is excellent, body is structurally excellent albeit finish is scuffed. Marks:

237. Four Pairs of Antique Kidskin Shoes for French Poupées

Each is kidskin with leather soles, including 2”l. black ankle boots with gold star accents and side button closure; 2 ¼”l. teal green boots with scalloped rim edging and gold button closure; 2 ½”l. black boots with brown edging gold buckle, heels, and tiny gold bead buttons (two buttons missing); and 2 ½”l. black boots with brown edging, side button closure, brown tassel trim, and heels. Very good to excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $400/600

238. French Bisque Poupée with Lovely Eyes by Gaultier

17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner,

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painted lashes, accented nostrils, rose blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body, lovely antique silk gown, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent, some age darkening of body. Marks: F.G. 3. Comments: French, circa 1895. Value Points: brilliant large eyes beautifully contrast the lovely pale complexion. $1200/1600

239. Beautiful French BrownEyed Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau 31” (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed philtrum dimple, separatelymodeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 14 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: early tete model with exceptional quality of bisque, brilliant eyes, original wig, original body and body finish, lovely antique aqua bébé dress, bonnet, undergarments, socks, shoes and Jumeau blue button earrings. $3700/4300

240. Early Large German All-Bisque Doll with Bare Feet by Kestner

10” (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque torso, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value points: beautiful doll in rare size, wellmodeled muscular body with rare bare feet, lovely costume. $1100/1300

241. Rare and Delightful French Mechanical Three-Wheel Tin Carriage

7 ½” (19 cm.) l. Pressed tinplate carriage with textured finish to simulate wicker has painted gold finish with green edging, and decoupage colorful flowers on each side, with two large spoked wheels at the back and a small centered wheel at the front, and with attached hood. A bisque head with blue glass eyes, painted features, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig,

and antique costume which covers the upper torso and jointed tin arms which are attached to the hidden mechanism below. When the carriage is pulled along, the doll waves its arms up and down as though delighted. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1875. Value Points: very rare toy has beautifully-preserved finish enhancing the charming action. Provenance: Stein am Rhein Museum. $1300/1700

242. Beautiful German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Closed Mouth

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and back lace heeled shoes, lovely silk and lace dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: an exceptionally beautiful face with most gentle expression, finest bisque and painting. $1200/1600

243. French Maple Wood Doll’s Chest of Drawers

12” (30 cm.) w. 10”h. Of fine maple wood with natural finish, the chest of drawers is styled in faux-bamboo manner with excellent details of fine furniture. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $300/400

244. Victorian Brass Oil Lamp with Milk Glass Shade

10” (25 cm.) The brass pedestal base with brass oil receptacle has milk glass shade. Excellent condition. Circa 1885. $200/300

245. French Bisque Bébé with Rare Incised Depose Marks by Emile Jumeau

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rich rose eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-

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jointed body with straight wrists, lovely silk dress in the vintage French style. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose 8 (incised, head) Paris Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884.

Value Points: beautiful bébé with splendid painting of eye shadow and lashes to emphasize the rich eyes, choice bisque and complexion, original body and body finish, shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose”. $3500/4500

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246. All-Original German Bisque Character, Century Doll, by Kestner

24” (61 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with plump rounded face, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short curly brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette curly hair, muslin torso and upper legs, composition jointed arms and lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 282/7 Century Doll Co Kestner Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1920. Value Points: pristine condition, the doll is wearing original muslin baby dress with lace trim. $500/700

247. Set, American Composition Dionne Quintuplets in Wooden Ferris Wheel

8” (20 cm.) dolls. 19”h. Ferris wheel. Each doll is all composition with socket head and five-piece jointed toddler body, painted hair and facial features, and each is wearing its original matching flower-patterned romper suit with matching bonnet, socks and shoes and each with original brass name tag labels. The dolls are presented in an original wooden revolving Ferris wheel in colorful blue, yellow and green designs, each with its own seat. Condition: very good, both the dolls and wheel have been well-played with, the composition of dolls is excellent. Marks: (each Quint has original label on costume). Comments:

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

5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, narrow blue glass eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with wide smiling grin, hint of teeth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, modeled bent elbows, defined pointing finger, painted white stockings to above the knees, flat black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 41 (incised). Comments: Germany, circa 1920, from designs by the American artist Jeanne Orsini. Value Points: rare littlebisque with most endearing expression. $500/700

249. German All-Bisque “Mimi” Designed by Jeanne Orsini

5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass side-glancing painted eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, slightly open O-shaped mouth, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, modeled bent elbows with pointing finger, painted white stockings to above the knees, flat black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 44 (incised). Comments: one of the trio of character dolls designed by the American artist, circa 1920, made in Germany. Value Points: rare doll with original wig, great expression. $400/600

250. German Bisque Jubilee Googly, Model 173, by Hertel and Schwab

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide beaming smile, accent line between the lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 173-6. Comments: Hertel and Schwab for Strobel & Wilkin, 1914, the googly was marketed as “Jubilee” googly to celebrate the firm’s 50th anniversary. Value Points: wonderful expression of shy delight enhanced by fine quality of bisque and painting. $1800/2200

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251. German Bisque Character, Model 243, by Kestner

in Larger Size

28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: L made in Germany 15 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: excellent quality of modeling, bisque and painting on the hard-to-find larger size of this model, original body and body finish, vintage costume of Little Boy Blue with brass horn. $600/800

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252. German Bisque Doll in Original Military Costume

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted facial features, open mouth, four tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1894 AM dep Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: wearing factory original military costume and hat. $150/250

253. American Bisque Character, Model 570, by Marseille

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accent dots at eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open and smiling, outlined lips, deeply-impressed dimples at lip corners and cheeks, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 590 A 3 M Germany DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful eager expression enhanced by deeply-sculpted dimples, the doll holds a vintage tin musical “trompette harmonie”. $400/500

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254. French Child’s Toy Breastplate and Helmet from Suit of Armor

14” (36 cm.) h. breastplate. Of fine polished metal, the set comprises two-part breastplate with brass and leather strap attachments, along with matching helmet which is decorated with embossed brass ornamentation in the shape of a family crest with various symbols. Also included is original toy sabre. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s. $500/700

255. Smaller French Child’s Toy Breastplate and Helmet from Suit of Armor

12” (30 cm.) h. breastplate. Of fine polished metal, the set comprises twopart breastplate with brass and leather strap attachments, and with brass ornamentation at the front, along with matching helmet which is decorated with embossed brass ornamentation in the shape of a family crest with various symbols. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s. $500/700

256. German Bisque Googly by Recknagel and Two Tin Toy Mice

8” (20 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted light tan hair with sculpted curls above each ear, painted blue down-glancing googly eyes, one-stroke short brows, tiny nose, closed mouth with wide beaming smile, paper mache body with painted shoes and socks, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R 49 A Germany. Comments: Recknagel, circa 1915. Value Points: the smiling yet nervous little character is holding two lithographed tin mice with simply-designed scampering action on movable legs. $400/500

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German Miniature School Satchel as Candy Container

4” (10 cm.) x 2 ½”. A heavy cardboard school bag with fauxleather and fur cover, leather straps, opens to reveal a woodenframe slate board and little sponge for cleaning the slate, with a chalk lithographed drawing on the slate of little bunnies. Beneath the slate is a cardboard candy container. Excellent condition, the candy container is a rare novelty presentation in virtually flawless preservation. Circa 1900. $300/400

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258. German Wooden Noah’s Ark and Animals

28” (71 cm.) w. The grand-size Noah’s Art is constructed with removable side for access to animals during play, and has original painted architectural details including brick and stone work, and curtained windows. Structurally excellent, finish is original albeit rubs. Germany, late 1800s, included are seventeen various animals. $400/500

259. American Cloth Alabama Baby by Ella Smith with Wooden Toy Soldier

19” (48 cm.) All-cloth doll with stiffened oil-painted complexion, painted brown hair in short curly fashion, painted large brown eyes with curly upper lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body with oil-painted hands and painted blue shoes, antique costume. Condition: very good, original body finish with few scuffs, body darkened. Comments: Ella Smith, her Alabama Baby, circa 1910. Value Points: well-modeled features, original finish, especially fine details of shaded hair color, the doll holds a wooden toy soldier pull-toy stamped “c. Lewis Nichols”. Circa 1980s by the American cottage industry wooden toy maker. $800/1100

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Pair, Tiny German All-Bisque SiennaComplexioned Dolls and Toy Cows

4” (10 cm.) Each doll is all-bisque with sienna-tinted complexion, tiny black glass bead eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth, black fleecy wig, jointing at shoulders and hips, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 218 (?) 9. Comments: Germany, mystery maker, possibly Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: rare pair of allbisque children with matching costumes, and including two paper mache toy cows with leather harness. $400/500

261. German Bisque Toddler, Model 128, by Kammer and Reinhardt

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and “flirty” eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 128 32. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: fine matte bisque on the hard-to-find model, original body and body finish. $500/600

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262. German Lithographed-over-Wood Elevator Doll House by Gottschalk

18” (46 cm.) 18” x 10” x 8”. The wooden two story house with painted blue roof features gilded pressed cardboard porch railings on each balconied floor, wooden porch railings, faux marble base, two hinged doors with classic Gottschalk door knockers, glass windows on front and sides, well detailed lithographed architectural features including attic window. The front hinges open to reveal two rooms and two foyer rooms with an elevator at the back that operates from a turning lever at the house exterior. The house has all original interior wall and floor papers, and lace curtains. The elevator functions. Germany, Gottschalk, circa 1900. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $1100/1300

263. Early Wooden Stage Coach and Team with Victoria Rex Insignia

22” overall l. 7”h. A wooden stage coach with hinged door access to the interior seats, has both driver and passenger seats on the

exterior, along with tied luggage on the roof, wooden spoked wheels and is painted in mellow shades of ochre, blue, green and red in vivid design, along with the initials V.R. (Victoria Rex). A team of wooden carved horses with flannel cover pulls the coach. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: handmade coach of imaginative design, circa 1860, the coach was shown in Faurholt’s Book of Dolls and Dollhouses, page 75. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $500/700

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7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and black one-strap shoes with sculpted bows, pretty costume. Condition: generally excellent, flake at outside right leg rim. Marks: 121 9. Comments: Germany, attributed to Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful face, rare teeth, impressed chin dimple, pretty costume. $400/600

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German AllBisque Miniature Doll with Fancy Costume

6” (15 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, singlestroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed arms and legs, painted white stockings and one-strap ankle boots, pretty silk and lace dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: excellent bisque and painting, unusual boots. $400/500

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266. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll by Kestner

6” (15 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, composition body with jointing at arms, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, some body retouch. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare size of the little closed mouth child, original articulated body, $400/500

267. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 150, by Kestner

7” (18 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and

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legs, painted white stockings and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: especially pretty example of that model, the doll wears original dress with matching bonnet and pantalets. $400/500

268. German All-Bisque Miniature doll with Unusual Brown Ankle Boots

5 ½” (14 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, plumply modeled face, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast expression, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and brown ankle boots with black lacing and tips, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: German, attributed to Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1890. Value Points pretty plump-faced child has ankle boots. $400/500

269. Tiny German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Yellow Ankle Boots

4 ½” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, large blue glass inset

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eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted stockings and black-rimmed yellow ankle boots, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 184 3. Comments: Kestner, circa 1895. Value Points: pretty wide blue eyes, hard-tofind yellow ankle boots. $300/400

270. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Attributed to Simon and Halbig

6 ½” (17 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, auburn mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900, attributed to Simon and Halbig. Value Points: dainty little closed mouth child with fine quality of bisque. $300/400

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German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Original Costume

6” (15 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, auburn mohair wig, jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: the plump little girl has original wig and is wearing factory original dress and hat. $400/500

272. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Unusual Shoes

6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed slender bisque arms and legs, painted stockings, painted black heeled shoes with blue bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Germany, attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rarity factors include closed mouth and unusual shoes, very pretty antique dress may be original. $500/700

273. German All-Bisque Bright-Eyed Child with Impressed Dimples

6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes. single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, two porcelain upper teeth, impressed cheek dimples, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and black one-strap shoes, pretty costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake on one stringing hole. Marks: 133. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: very charming all-bisque with unusual modeling and dimpled cheeks. $400/500

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German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll by Kestner

7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, early composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Kestner, circa 1899. Value Points: dear early closed mouth child in rare small size, original body and body finish, choice bisque, antique costume. $800/1100

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finely contrast the delicate complexion, wooden allarticulated body, lovely antique costume and bonnet. $3200/3700

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French Mahogany Toilette Table with Mirror

12” (30 cm.) h. 8”w. The mahogany toilette table features spindled legs, shelf for various toiletry jars, and an attached oval mirror in spindled brackets, excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $400/500

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French Porcelain Toilette Set in Original Box

275. French Bisque Poupée with Wooden Fully-Articulated Body

15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French wooden body with shapely torso, dowel articulation at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: beautiful cobalt eyes

9” (23 cm.) x 6” box. 2 ½”h. pitcher. Presented within original box with lithographed paper to simulate fruitwood and gilt lettering “Toilette” is a porcelain wash bowl and pitcher with decorative garlands and flowers, along with matching lidded jar, little bowl, and two lidded boxes. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $500/800

278. Tiniest French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes,

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9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushlypainted lashes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, rare petite size. $2200/2800

long painted lashes, brushstroked and lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, early body retouch. Marks: (artist checkmarks on head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare tiniest size of the bébé has wonderful expression and painting, lovely antique costume. $1800/2400 278, 279. 277. 277. Lid

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280. French Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner with Toy Marotte

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, accent dots in eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally

excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte GDG Paris Fre A 9 (head) (Steiner paper label on body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: especially beautiful painting around the eyes, choice bisque, original body, lovely antique costume, and carrying antique miniature party marotte with bisque head and jester costume. $3200/3800

281. Wooden Fireplace Wall with Mantel and Accessories

28” (71 cm.) h x 18”w. A white wooden mantel is set against a papered wooden wall; the fireplace is surmounted by a cast brass figural group which rests under a gilt-framed print, and the fire place features a brass hearth and various brass fireplace accessories. Excellent condition. Fireplace and accessories, late 1800s. $500/700

282. Gorgeous French Bisque Early Period EJ Bébé by Jumeau

24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled and pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely ivory satin early dress, undergarments, lace bonnet, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882. Value Points: gorgeous example of the sought-after size 9 early period EJ has exceptional quality of delicate complexion, especially nice painting around the eyes, original body and body finish. $6000/8000

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French Bronze Miniature Lady’s Desk with Chess Set

4” (10 cm.) The cast bronze desk with sculpted detail of cabriole legs has hinged lid to interior compartment, and leather desk top upon which is affixed a cast metal and bronze partiallyplayed chess set. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s. $300/400

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French Miniature Cast Bronze Bust on Marble Plinth

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upon original marble base with brass floor. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s. $500/700

285. Early Miniature Engraving of Royal Man in Unusual Setting

2” (5 cm.) Within an oval-shaped embossed brass frame which rests upon a velvet form is a miniature engraving of man in royal ceremonial garb, the engraving heightened by painted details. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $300/400

286. Seven German Bisque Dollhouse Gentlemen in Original Military Costumes

7” (18 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, sculpted hair, five with sculpted moustache, muslin body, bisque lower legs and bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: fine group of gentleman, having variations in facial model and hair style, wearing factory-original military parade costumes, some with matching helmets and boots. $1500/2100

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When the keys are played, a mechanism connects with the dolls which dance about. The piano is labeled “Gem” in gilt lettering. Excellent condition, mechanism functions well. The dancing dolls piano was patented on June 21, 1881, marketed as “Bailey’s Midget Piano”; it was made in several sizes, this appearing to be the most deluxe of the models. It is very rare to find. $1600/2100

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287. American “Bailey’s Midget Piano” with Eleven Dancing Dolls 17” (43 cm.) w. x 23”h. The wooden piano with ebony finish and elephant-shaped cast iron legs is surmounted by a display cabinet with mirrored back that contains eleven miniature porcelain-head dolls.

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23” (58 cm.) w. 13”h. Within the glass-sided mahogany cabinet is a parlor setting suggesting a soon-to-occur wedding, centered by a pair of porcelain shoulderhead dolls, each with sculpted black hair and painted facial features, muslin body, porcelain limbs, wearing fine

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antique wedding costumes of bride and groom. The dolls are posed alongside several pieces of fine Walterhausen furnishings, beneath a hanging lamp with cranberry glass shade; other features include birdcage, framed images on furniture, engravings on wall, and more. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885. $900/1200

289. German Bisque Dollhouse Gentleman and Lady with Furnishings

6” (15 cm.) dolls. Each doll has bisque shoulderhead, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, painted shoes and socks, the gentleman with sculpted brown hair and moustache, wearing gentleman’s formal wear suit, the lady with tiny blue glass eyes, blonde mohair wig, in beaded satin evening gown. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: charming pair, included is richlycarved wooden chest of drawers and matching arm chair. $500/700

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Schmitt et Fils, circa 1878, their earliest period bébé, and with BTE marking indicating the model was registered with the French courts. Value Points: very rare early Schmitt bébé with beautiful expression, fine original state of preservation, and with original store boutique label from the prestigious Paris toy store of Au Magasin des Enfants. $6500/8500

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French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Rare Neck Articulation

12” (30 cm.) Bisque head with flat-cut neck socket that accommodates to dowel atop the original composition torso, very plump face, blue glass spiral threaded eyes, painted lashes, delicate rose eye shadow, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over original Schmitt pate, composition body with eight-looseball jointing and flat-cut derriere ridge, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0 Bte SGDG (head) BTE (bottom derriere). Comments:

18” (46 cm.) Walnut spinning wheel with elaborately carved spindles is decorated with balls and finials of carved bone, as well as inlaid wood designs of a lighter shade. The spinning wheel works when the foot treadle is pumped up and down. An exceptional and well-detailed early miniature model. French, mid-19th century. $1100/1500

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292. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Thuillier with Early Costume

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, brilliant blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathering, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with distinctively painted lips, upturned lip corners, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A. 7 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1885. Value Points: exceptional artistry of painting around the eyes highlighted by mauve eye shadow, beautifully-painted lips, original body and body finish, antique costume, leather shoes (not original) signed “E. Jumeau Paris”. $16,000/25,000

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293. Four Framed Engravings of London Street Scenes, Early 1800s

6” (15 cm.) x 5” largest. Each is a color-tinted engraving of a London street scene, 1820-1850, from various publishers, and includes The Queens Palace at Pimlico, Haymarket Theatre, Burlington Arcade in Piccadilly, and The Quadrant, each under glass in gilt metal frame. Excellent condition. Early 1800s. $400/500

294. Early Metal Fireplace with Mantel and Accessories

23” (58 cm.) x 14”. Fitted into the architectural center of a wooden fireplace mantel wall is a cast metal fireplace with attached fender. Included with the fireplace and various cast brass fireplace utensils, a pressed tin mantel clock with (non-working) wind-up mechanism; and a cast brass birdcage with bird. A charming centerpiece for doll

vignettes. Excellent condition. Contents are German, late 1800s. $800/1100

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French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier with Gesland Body and Bisque Bare Feet

19” (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, metal armature body with padded stockinette cover from original depose by Gesland allowing the doll infinite articulation, bisque hands and lower legs with bare feet, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head) F.G. (shoulderplate). Comments: Gaultier with original deposed body by Gesland, circa 1870. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, rare body with especially fine sculpting of hands and feet. $2400/2800

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296. Beautiful and Rare German Parlor Stove, Possibly Maerklin

16” (41 cm.) A narrow cylinder-shaped parlor stove of heavy iron is decorated with nickel-plating featuring elaborately designed fretwork door that opens to sculpted heating elements, and very fancy crown and base, the entire stove resting upon original

nickel-plated base. Possibly Maerklin, circa 1885. Excellent condition. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $800/1000

297. German Tinplate Toy Stove with Copper Kettles

14”h. x 12”l. x 9”d. A black tinplate stove with gilded borders and decorations on feet features three embossed brass oven doors and a brass drying rack that extends around three sides of the stove. There is a chimney with brass cap, and five burner holes, each with its fitted lidded copper kettle including oval water heater and tea kettle. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $600/900

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10” (25 cm.) The bombe-shaped cast iron parlor stove has deeplydefined pressed decorations overall, hinged side door, fancy surmounted crest, and attached fire fender at the front. Excellent condition. Mid1800s. $400/500

299. Early Copper-Plated Cast Iron Stove with Pots

16”h including chimney, 9”l. 6”d. A heavy cast iron low stove is covered with brass and copper plating including the tall narrow chimney, with decorative scalloped edging, one arched oven door, wood door and

curved front ash door. Two enamel-lined cast iron pots fit into the open burners. Excellent condition. Circa 1850. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $500/700

300. German Porcelain Doll with Original Danish Folklore Costume

13” (33 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with short black sculpted hair in tousled curls, painted facial features, kid body with tiny waist, wearing original folklore costume with black woolen dress, shawl, blue skirt, and silk coiffe with embroidered flowers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $400/600

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Wonderful German Roof Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk with Painted Attic Curtains

26” (66 cm.) h. x 17”l. x 12”d. A two-story wooden dollhouse has original lithographed brick paper on the second floor and stone-work paper on the first; the remainder of the house, including roof and all architectural details, have original painted finish including stonework details and outlines of window frames, balcony and porch. There is a second floor balcony with opening door, front porch with columns and arched window above the porch roof, two full-length bay windows on the first floor, and two dormer windows at the attic roof. The house rests on original base. There are two large rooms inside and the house has original wall and floor papers, and original curtains (frail on the second floor). A unique feature of the house are the painted cardboard curtains of the attic dormer windows. Excellent original condition with some minor rubs. Germany, Moritz Gottschalk, model #9, circa 1890. A very rare dollhouse, it was featured in The Genius of Moritz Gottschalk by Evelyn Ackerman, page 27. $1800/2700

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German Cloth Character Doll by Kathe Kruse in Superb Original Condition

17” (43 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted head, three seams at back of head, brown boyish hair with forelock curls and detailed tendrils, blushed ears, painted shaded brown eyes with spiral details and white accent dots, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, stitch-jointed arms, separately-stitched thumbs, disc-jointed legs with five leg seams. Condition: generally excellent, faintest nose rub. Marks: Kathe Kruse 75078 (left foot) Made in Germany (right foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, c. 1915. Value Points: remarkable state of preservation, finest original painting, and wearing original costume comprising cotton print tunic and matching cap, white shirt and shorts, red knit sweater vest, stockings, and woven shoes. Included are two framed postcards of the 1910 era depicting very similar Kruse dolls in costumes nearly identical to this. $2200/2600

303. German Wooden Miniature Dishes from Erzebirge

2” (5 cm.) diam. large platter. Of turned wood and with original painted pale yellow finish accented with delicate rose petal and leaves design and orange edging, the set comprising lidded double-handled tureen, large round platter, coffee urn, two goblets, two small serving bowls, five soup bowls, eight dinner plates, and four dessert plates. Excellent condition. Germany, Erzebirge region, late 1800s. $400/500

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304. Pair, All-Original German Bisque Art Characters, Hans and Gretchen, by Kammer and Reinhardt

7 ½” (19 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, painted facial features, one-stroke brows, upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent, composition body with shoulder and hip jointing. The girl has blonde mohair wig and blue painted eyes. The boy has brunette bobbed wig and blue painted eyes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 19. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, “Hans” and “Gretchen” from their art character reform series, circa 1915. Value Points: fine unplayed condition, the wistful-faced child have choice bisque, original wigs and bodies, original body finish, and wear wonderfully detailed original folklore costumes. $2200/2600

305. German Miniature Dollhouse Furnishings with Lithographed Decorations

7” (18 cm.) h. mirror. Of light wood with dark painted finish on legs, the furnishings are finished with lithographed paper to simulate architectural details and inlays, comprising standing hall mirror, cabinet with shelf and double doors, turtle-top shaped parlor pedestal table, wide arm chair and two side chairs with paper edging and floral upholstery and fringe, and with an additional matching curved back sofa and three club chairs with matching upholstery and fringe.

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Excellent condition, upholstery somewhat age-darkened. Germany, circa 1890, wonderful to find as matching set. $500/600

306. German Cloth Character Doll Attributed To Bing

8” (20 cm.) All-cloth doll with swivel head, hand-pressed and painted complexion, facial features and short brown curly hair, outlined brown eyes with pronounced pupils, painted red upper lashes, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, muslin body with disc-jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Bing, early 1920s. Value Points: well-preserved little doll in fine unplayed with condition, wearing original costume. $300/400

307. German Cloth Character Girl, “Margaretchen”, Type I, by Kathe Kruse

17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with threeseamed head construction, painted brown hair in curls tumbling onto her forehead, shaped ears, amber-green painted eyes with distinctive threading, black and brown upper eyeliner, tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pouting expression, stitch-jointed arms, separate thumb, disc-

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jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse (left foot) Kathe Kruse Made in US Zone Germany (label, and with hand-lettered name “Margaretchen”). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1945. Value Points: all-original in impeccable condition, the little girl wears her factoryoriginal costume. The doll, and her companion, #308, appeared on the cover of Theriault’s auction catalog of November 2000. $2000/2500

308. German Cloth Character Boy, “Jackerle”, Type I, by Kathe Kruse

17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with three-seamed head construction, very plump cheeks, painted brown hair with forehead curls, shaped ears, amber-green painted eyes with distinctive threading, black and brown upper eyeliner, tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pouting expression, stitch-jointed arms, separate thumb, disc-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse (left foot) Kathe Kruse Made in US Zone Germany (paper label and with ink lettered name “Jackerle”): Kathe Kruse, circa 1945. Value Points: the little boy is preserved in impeccable condition, wears his factory-original costume. The doll, and his companion, #307, appeared on the cover of Theriault’s auction catalog of November 2000. $2000/2400

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309. Wonderful Vignette of Holiday Party with Feather Tree and Dolls, In Glass Dome

18” (46 cm.) Arranged upon a wooden platform is an elaborate holiday arrangement centered by a feather tree with little glass ornament balls, along with a table laden with festive treats including roast turkey, three bisque dolls including petite 143 child by Kestner and two all-bisque dolls with glass eyes, the family pet dog and a playful kitten, and a generous arrangement of holiday toys including

tiny bisque doll in cradle, wooden see-saw, and more. The contents are mostly German, early 1900s. Excellent condition. The arrangement is preserved under a blown glass dome. $1200/1500

310. Splendid French Bisque Bébé, Rare E.J.A. Model, by Emile Jumeau

26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded details, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-balljointed body with straight wrists, lovely red silk antique costume and matching bonnet, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: EJ/A 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his premiere signature model made for one or two years only, 18791881. Value Points: the rarity of this important doll is rivaled by its very beautiful expression, quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $14,000/18,000

311. Pair, German Bisque Children in Snow Suits as Candy Containers

7” (18 cm.) Seated upon a wooden sled are two bisque-head child dolls, each with blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four teeth, brunette mohair wig, hollow carton body (designed to hold candy), wooden legs, bisque arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4600 S (pb in star) H. Comments: Schoneau and Hoffmeister, circa 1910, the dolls were presented originally as imaginative candy containers. Value Points: delightful presentation is entirely original including knit costumes. $800/1200

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312. German All-Bisque Doll, Model 887, by Simon and Halbig in Presentation Egg

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted mid-thigh black stockings, brown one-strap

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heels, silk and lace dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 887 2.

Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: lovely “black stocking” girl is presented in vintage paper mache egg with lithographed cover, along with various accessories including bone-handled parasol with silk cover, woven bonnet, beaded necklace, and more. $1200/1500

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313. German Porcelain Tea Service with Christmas Theme

6” (15 cm.) Of white porcelain with transfer designs of holiday-themed scenes, including children bringing home the Christmas tree and children gathered around the tree. The set comprises lidded teapot, lidded sugar, creamer, six cups and four plates. Germany, circa 1900. Excellent condition. Also included is children’s book, “The Night Before Christmas”, published by Charles Graham, early 1900s (spine loose, pages worn). $300/400

314. Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, 862, by Simon and Halbig

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, brown painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig, pegjointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings, five-strap brown ankle boots with heels and bows, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flakes at stringing holes. Marks: 862 0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare model with most endearing expression, unusual painting of ankle boots. $1200/1600

315. All-Original French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Gilt-Lettered Jumeau Shoes

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, dark rose eye shadow, brushstroked brows 313.

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with decorative glaze, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: outstanding quality of the classic tete model, especially of eye decoration, original body and body finish, original wig, pate, red silk costume and matching bonnet, original Jumeau undergarments, Jumeau burgundy knit stockings, Jumeau red silk shoes signed with gilt lettering “Bébé Jumeau Med d’Or Paris”, Jumeau earrings. $5500/6500

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316. Collection of Five Toni Dolls by Ideal in Near Mint Condition

14” (36 cm.) and 16”. Each is all hard plastic with sleep eyes and fivepiece hard plastic body, including two 16” dolls being a brunette girl with rare yellow dress and platinum-haired girl in original dress; along with three 14” models including brunette with red plaid dress, platinum-haired girl in magenta, and platinum-haired girl in pink plaid. All are appropriately marked, most have original labels, and all except brunette girl with yellow dress are preserved in their original boxes in pristine, rosy-cheeked, near mint condition. Ideal, 1950s. $1000/1300

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Pair, German All-Bisque Googly Dolls with Original Costumes

5” (13 cm.) Each has bisque swivel head on bisque torso, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted features, closed mouth with impish smiling expression, jointed bisque arms and legs, painted shoes and blue socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 292.10 Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: the impish pair are wearing original folklore costumes. $500/800

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318. German Tin Lithographed Toys including Three Mechanical Beetles by Lehmann

5” (13 cm.) l. beetles. Each of the beetles is of brightly colored lithographed designs, (each different) with well-defined fantastical features. When coil-spring wound, the beetles move quickly along, forward and up and down, moving legs in realistic manner and with

flapping wings. Marked Lehman except one having the earlier Adam mark (acquired by Lehmann in 1898). Comments: Lehnmann EPL model 451, circa 1900. Also included are three smaller beetles with wheeled bases allowing animated movement of legs. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $900/1200

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319. German Bisque Character “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt

25” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 66. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model marketed as Mein Liebling. Value Points: well modeled wistful child with fine matte finish. $2400/2800

320. German Bisque Child, 1894, by Marseille in Presentation Trunk for the French Market

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg

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composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1894 AM DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1895. Value Points: the little doll is presented in trunk with three various costumes and an arrangement of accessories and toys. $800/1100

321. German Porcelain Child’s Tea Set with Christmas Theme 6” (15 cm.) The set of white porcelain with shaded pink edging has transfer designs of Santa Claus themes on each piece, including unusual scenes of Santa in a hot air balloon and Santa being flown by an overhead blimp. The set comprises lidded teapot, lidded sugar, creamer, five cups, four saucers, and five plates. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $300/400

322. Rare German Bisque Character, 11173, by Gebruder Heubach 6” (15 cm.) Bisque socket head depicting a little girl with puckered lips as though about to bestow a kiss, blue glass sleep eyes, painted upper curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils of upturned nose, closed mouth with puckered lips, impressed cheek dimples, brunette mohair wig, fivepiece paper mache body, factory original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11173 4/0 Heubach (square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1927, the model was commissioned for George Borgfeldt, the doll design was by the German-born American artist Hy Mayer who copyrighted the doll in 1927 according

to information in the Borgfeldt catalog of that year. Henry “Hy” Mayer was a cartoonist for Universal Studios from 1913-1920, and designed the “Such is Life” film series from 1920-1926. Value Points: the very rare and charming doll has added appeal from its Americanartist design background. $700/900

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323. American “Santa Claus with Mickey Mouse Car” by Lionel in Original Box

11” (28 cm.) A red-suited figure of Santa Claus with gift sack at his back containing Mickey Mouse is standing at the back of a metal hand car, a Christmas tree arranged on the front rack. When placed on metal tracks (included) and wound, Santa propels along the track, moving to and fro as though propelling the hand car. Preserved in original box (slightly worn) with tinted illustration on the lid labeled “Lionel Santa Car with Mickey Mouse in His Gift Pack”. Excellent condition. Lionel, model 1105, circa 1935. $600/800

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325. America Vintage Kaleidoscope of Disney Characters

9” (23 cm.) The kaleidoscope is decorated with lithographed paper colorful scenes of various Disney characters including Mickey, Minnie, Donald Duck and kids, and Pluto. When revolved, the figure of Mickey appears in many fragmentations. Marked Walt Disney Productions c. Excellent condition. 1940s. $200/300

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8” (20 cm.) Balanced on either side of the metal hand car are Mickey and Minnie Mouse with painted costumes and features. The hand car is designed, when placed upon the metal tracks (included), and wound, to propel along and they see-saw up and down. The set is presented in original box labeled “Mickey Mouse Hand Car, Lionel Corp. New York”. Excellent condition, some scratching on rails, mechanism functions well. Lionel, model 1100, 1935. $700/900

324. American “Mickey Mouse Circus Train Set” in Original Box

5” (13 cm.) h. Mickey. The set includes red metal mechanical locomotive, red stoke tender car with a shoveling Mickey, Circus Dining Car, Circus Band Car and Circus Animal Car, each with brilliant lithographed designs of Mickey Mouse characters to enhance each theme, along with Mickey Mouse figure, and even with original paper tent and various cut-out pieces. When placed on the metal tracks (included) and wound, the train revolves around. The set is presented in (somewhat worn) original box in excellent condition. American, Lionel, made; 1536, 1935. $900/1200

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10” (25 cm.) Arranged within its original box in unplayed with condition is metal and paper mache figure of Donald Duck with painted features and blue jacket and hat who is pushing Pluto as he rests half-inside his tinplate dog house. Designed to be arranged upon the rail tracks (included), when wound, Donald vigorously walks along pushing the car. The box (worn) has an image of the toy and is labeled Lionel Donald Duck Rail Car

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and C. Walt Disney Enterprises. Lionel, Model 1197, 1936. Near mint condition, functioning well. $800/1200

327.1. American Composition Ella Cinders by Horsman

18” (46 cm.) Composition head with black painted hair in short bob, painted facial features, blue upper-glancing googly eyes, painted upper lashes, freckles, closed mouth modeled in “O” expression, cloth torso and upper legs, composition

arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: “c. 1925 M.N.S.” (head) “Ella Cinders, Horsman Doll, Mfd in USA” (costume tag). Comments: Horsman, circa 1928, the 1926 film starring Colleen Moore was the inspiration for this early licensed doll. Value Points: hard-to-find doll with highly characterized features, wearing original tagged costume. $600/900

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by Lionel in Original Box

12” (30 cm.) Arranged within its original box is a yellow metal hand car with green wheels being operated by Peter Rabbit with red vest and pink bead eyes, and pushing above a green Easter basket. The hand-car, when placed on metal tracks (included) and wound, whisk along the track, Peter moving his body to and fro as though pumping the hand car. The set is presented in original (worn) box labeled “Peter Rabbit ChickMobile” with an illustration of the toy. Excellent condition, well functioning. Lionel, model 1103, circa 1935. $800/1000

329. German All-Bisque Googly, Model 111, with Rare Jointing of Elbows and Knees

6 ½” (17 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with chubby shape, brown glass googly sleep and side-glancing eyes, painted dark curly lashes, single-stroke brows, little button-shaped nose, closed mouth in tiny line smile, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 4 (head and limbs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915, the

facial model was inspired by the designs of Grace Drayton, mystery maker. Value Points: very rare eight-point jointing of the most endearing googly. $1100/1400

330. German Bisque Googly, Model 221, by Kestner

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper painted lashes, short side-angled brows with ochre shading, button-shaped tiny nose, closed mouth with watermelon-slice smile, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C made in Germany 7 JDK 221 Ges Gesch. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: scarce petite size of the beloved classic, with very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, wig and pate. $2800/3500

331. German Bisque Character, 117, Mein Liebling, in Rare Tiny Size

8” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass

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sleep eyes, painted lashes and tiny one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wistfulshaped lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117/A 19. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: rare tiniest size of the beloved “Mein Liebling” character is virtually unknown, has original body and body finish, antique costume including shoes. $1200/1500

332. German Bisque Character, 117A, Mein Liebling, by Kammer and Reinhardt 20” (50 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117/A 50. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model marketed as Mein Liebling (my darling). Value Points: very beautiful gleaming patina enhances the complexion, original body and body finish. $2800/3400

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333. German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Trunk and Trousseau

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, closed mouth with pouting expression, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden balljointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 20. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, their art character model marketed as “Marie” Value Points: fine quality of bisque, original fully-articulated body and body finish, the doll is presented in original trunk with six additional early dresses and various undergarments and chemises. $1800/2400

334. German Bisque Pouty Character by Gebruder Heubach in Original Costume

7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted short tan hair, intaglio blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: the little pouty face child is wearing his store original plush jacket and hat with pink braid trim, white knit pants and slippers. $300/400

335. Grand-Sized German Bisque Frowning Character Model, 8644, by Gebruder Heubach 24” (61 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque shoulder head with deeply sculpted brown curly hair having topknot and forelock curl, painted blue sideglancing intaglio eyes with prominent black pupils and white eye dots, black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, rounded tiny nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast expression, muslin torso, composition arms and legs in bent baby pose, wonderful antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (square) 8644 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, the doll bears a remarkable similarity to Baby Grumpy created by Effanbee several years later. Value Points: the rare grand-sized model has exceptional quality of deeply sculpted hair including forelock curl, wonderfully-rendered facial expression, including well-defined furrows on forehead, and around the eyes and lips. $3500/4500

336. German All-Bisque Googly, Model 111, with Jointed Elbows and Knees 6” (15 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with chubby shape, blue glass googly side-glancing eyes, painted dark curly lashes, single-stroke brows, little button-shaped nose, closed mouth in tiny line smile, blonde

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mohair wig, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 2 (head and limbs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915, mystery maker. Value Points: rare googly model with jointed elbows and hips, delightful rosy cheeks. $1100/1300

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337. Tiny French Bisque Bébé, Size 0, by Gaultier

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, thick brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed

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mouth, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0 F.G. (scroll). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: sweet tiny bébé has fine quality bisque, lovely antique costume. $800/1000

338. German Dollhouse Sofa and Chair with Original Upholstery

8” (20 cm.) l. sofa. Each has light wood frame with original padded silk upholstery, piping and fringe, ebony wooden spindled legs, curved back. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885, unusual design and upholstery. $300/400

339. German Bisque Miniature Boy, 1078, by Simon and Halbig with Toy Cat

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth,

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pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece body with painted shoes and socks, wearing black velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1078 Simon & Halbig S&H Germany 2/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: handsome young lad, included is white fur cat with green glass eyes. $300/400

340. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 1 11” (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with dark blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bébé body with scalloped rim collarette, Chevrot hinged hips, carved wooden lower legs, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 1 (head and shoulder) Bébé Bru...(original paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1885. Value Points: wonderful petite bébé Bru with beautiful eyes and expression, very sturdy original body, perfect bisque hands and exquisite antique costume, bonnet, kidskin boots and socks. $12,000/16,000

342. Petite French Bisque Bébé in Original Case with Trousseau

9” (23 cm.) doll. 19” x 19” case opened. Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain teeth, auburn mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, case exterior is very worn. Marks: 129 0. Comments: French, circa 1914. Value Points: the doll is presented in original case along with an array of additional costumes and accessories, still tied into the laceedged compartments with dainty rose silk ribbons. $1700/2100

343. Early Miniature Wooden Chest and Miniature Sewing Accessories

7” (18 cm.) h. chest. The walnut four-drawer chest has nicely turned knobs, ebony edging around the drawers. Included are three French sewing accessories: 2” bombe-shaped necessaire of leather with fabric inserts and red silk lining; 2” green kidskin case which hinges open to

silk lined interior and containing tiny scissors, two bone tools and tiny thimble; and 2” black firmsided kid-covered chest with shoulder strap and gilt edging and lettering “Needles” containing tiny stork scissors. Excellent condition. French, circa 1865. $700/900

344. Petite French Bisque Bébé A.T. by Andre Thuillier with Lovely Expression

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly-painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, Bébé pin. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A.T.2. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1884. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque, complexion, and painting on the very rare early beautiful bébé with original body and body finish, sought-after petite size. $12,000/16,000

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345. Outstanding French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A, with Rare Bisque Hands

38” (97 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly painted lashes, brushstroked fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body, bisque hands, beautiful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Mark: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 21 (head) Medaille d’Or Paris 1889 (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: rare grand size in beautifully-preserved condition, choice bisque and painting, original signed body, very rare bisque hands with outstanding sculpting. $7500/9500

346. French Child’s Festival Silk Costume on Mannequin

27” (69 cm.) overall. 10”shoulder width. Of fine ivory and black silk in alternating vertical bands edged by silver braid, and decorated by matching lappets with silver bells at their tips, the costume was designed for wear at a luxury Parisian festival party by young child. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $700/1000

sockets, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful amber brown eyes, fine luminous bisque, original body. $3000/3600

347. French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé by Emile Jumeau

23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, closed mouth, outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Mark: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 11 (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, early period tete with smaller eye

348. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child with Rare Body by Kestner

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pertlyshaped lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, kid torso and legs with gusset jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms with peg-jointing at shoulders, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 ½ (head and shoulders). Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: very dear little closed mouth child with rare body style, lovely bisque, included is little pink woven basket. $1100/1400

349. French Rose Silk Bébé Bonnet of Couturier Quality

4” (10 cm.) head width. 11” overall width. Of textured pebbled rose silk with gathered back, the bonnet features richly gathered rose organza ruffles to frame the face, edged with tiered lace ruffles and decorated with a pink feather boa. Near mint condition. French, circa 1890. $400/500

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350. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, 886, by Simon and Halbig with Orange Stockings

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two tiny porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted high orange stockings and black five-lace heeled boots, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 886 S 3 H. Comments: Simon & Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: choice bisque and painting, rare orange stockings. $1100/1500

351. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, 881, by Simon and Halbig with Blue Stockings

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted high blue stockings and black five-lace heeled boots, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 881 S 3 H. Comments: Simon & Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: excellent bisque and painting on the large all-bisque with painted stocking variation. $1100/1500

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352. Early 19th Century Caleche with Brass Lanterns and Horse

20” (51 cm.) wheel base. 16” h. Of pressed metal construction with cast metal spoked wheels, and having leather covered roof, seats and front panel, the caleche has a brass foot rail, brass frame and hinges of hood, and ornate brass and glass lanterns, and is painted original black with red stenciling. Very good to excellent condition, the caleche appears to be a unique craftsman model, probably French, mid-19th century. Along with carved wooden horse on wood wheeled base. $1500/2500

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353. French Bisque Poupée as Gentleman in Original Costume

13” (33 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French poupée body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: wearing original (somewhat worn) gentleman’s costume with boutonniere tie, and hat. $1100/1300

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354. Large German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig 9 ½” (24 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, singlestroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig in long braids, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted mid-thigh white stockings and burgundy shoes with little ankle bows. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at back torso neck rim. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: rare large size of the very beautiful all-bisque with uniquely-painted shoes, beautiful burgundy silk costume, undergarments. $1400/1800

355. Set, German Ebony Wooden Salon Furnishings with Gas Lamp and Tea Service 7” (18 cm.) l. settee. The ebony-finished wooden furnishings in the Renaissance style have detailed carving and original purple velvet upholstery, comprising three-seat settee, grand arm chair, and four side chairs, along with a white marble top trestle table, and a white marble top desk with various cubicles. Also included is a silver metal gas lamp and a silver tea service with lidded pot, two creamers and sugar bowl. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885. $600/800

356. Rare French Bisque Paris Bébé by Emile Jumeau 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full chin and lower cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips and slightly upturned lip corners, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, hands retouched. Marks: Paris Bébé Tete Depose 10 (stamp on head) Paris Bébé Depose (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890, the doll creation was the result of Jumeau’s winning lawsuit against Danel & Cie, was made for only a short time, and is considered the first line of the celebrated 200 art character series by Jumeau. Value Points: fine modeling especially around the mouth and dimpled chin, choice quality of bisque, original signed body. $5500/7500

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shelf and ebony-finished black spindled legs, and with beaded edge top which hinges open to tufted red silk interior, containing a tape measure in the shape of a carriage clock, lorgnette thimble, and lace pieces. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $700/900

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9” (23 cm.) The fruitwood sewing table of fine burled wood has lower

28” (71 cm.) Ebony-finished wooden pedestal with fancy turnings supports a wire-framed mannequin shape, designed for display of costume and bonnet in early doll or child’s shop. Very good condition. French, late 1800s. $300/400

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Rare French Bisque Bébé by Petit et Dumoutier with Splendid Eyes

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, delicate pale bisque, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with metal hands,

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nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, hands retouched. Marks: P 3 D. Comments: Petit et Dumoutier, circa 1878. Value Points: gorgeous early bébé whose very plump features are enhanced by delicate bisque, finest painting including subtle blush of cheeks and lips, original body, and splendid eyes. $7500/9500

360. Five German Dollhouse Lithographs in Ormolu Frames

2” (5 cm.) x 2 ½”. Five various oval or rectangular embossed ormolu frames are enclosing colorful lithographed scenes of countryside, child and woman. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $200/300

361. “ Cinderella’s Ball Room” with Viennese Miniature Furnishings and Provenance

27” (69 cm.) w. x 24”h. x 23”d. The constructed room box whose sides are covered with early lithographs depicting the story of Cinderella is furnished with an outstanding collection of Viennese bronze miniature pieces, each with superb handpainted and enameled finish depicting 18th century romantic scenes, including grand piano, harp, lady’s desk with high paneled back, three-part folding screen, table with drawer, four side chairs, two settees, lady’s secretary desk, along with 21 hand-

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painted porcelains that decorate the walls, and two bisque dollhouse dolls, presumably Cinderella and the Prince. The miniature furnishings are in near mint condition, Vienna, late 1800s. The room was constructed at a later date and for many years was displayed in the Doll Museum at Knotts Berry Farm in California. $4000/5000

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363. Rare French Bisque Premiere EJ Bébé by Emile Jumeau in Petite Size

10 ½” (27 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer iris rims, painted lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1/EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his premiere signature doll, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful large eyes on the rare model made for only a short period, and virtually never found in this petite size. $4500/6500

365. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Table and Tea Set

5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head, blue glass enamel inset eyes, delicately painted lashes and single-stroke brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and brown two-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: generally excellent, little flake rim of left leg. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: beautiful mignonette stands alongside embossed brass tea table with cabriole legs, with porcelain tea service in unusual pattern. $800/1000

366. Victorian Mahogany Canopy Bed of Maitrise Quality

19” (48 cm.) h. 17”l. 12”w. Of fine polished mahogany, the high canopied bed has carved footboard centering the two columns; the high wooden canopy features ogee-shaping with acorn drops at each side, and the bed is fitted with original wooden slats, mattress, linens, and blue taffeta bed cover and drapes. Excellent condition. Circa 1870, likely originating from the hands of a fine cabinet-maker of maitrise quality. $900/1200

367. French Bisque Poupée with Original Boutique Label “Au Paradis des Enfants” 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips, wooden knee joints with kid cover, kid over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms with sculpted cupped hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head) Au Paradis des Enfants...(body). Comments: French, circa 1865, the doll offered originally in the prestigious Parisian doll shop of Au Paradis des Enfants. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque, desirable pale complexion contrasting the rich cobalt eyes, rare body style with bisque arms, beautiful antique gown, undergarments, blue kidskin boots. $2400/2800

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368. Early Period French Bisque Bébé

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20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, very plump cheeks and chin, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered

brows, shaded nostrils, accented eye corners, closed mouth

with defined space between the shaded lips, suggestion of painted teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, plump kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms to elbows, separatelysculpted fingers with outlined nails, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, body is original albeit patched. Marks: circle. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his early second period Bru bébé model, circa 1882, the model known as “circle dot” (in reference to impressed symbol at back of head).

Value Points: lovely example of the early model with rare painted teeth, choice bisque, perfect hands.

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Mouth Doll, Model 949, by Simon and Halbig

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, small blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 4 949.

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370. 19th Century Miniature Table with Accessories

5” (13 cm.) table width. The rounded top walnut table with pedestal base and claw feet is laden with a bounty of antique miniature accessories including gas lamp with milk glass shade, ormolu-framed print with easel back, blown glass tableware, tiny tintype and more. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $500/700

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371. Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Resembling Bébé Bru

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer iris rims, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, rose blushed eye shadow, closed mouth with downcast pouty lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, curved arms with cupped fish hands, bisque bare feet, well-costumed. Condition: excellent condition, very small imperceptible chip and reglue on upper crown rim (under wig). Marks: 132 0. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1880, the doll closely resembles the early bébé of Bru. Value Points: rare and beautiful all-bisque with especially fine modeling of body musculature, bare feet. $800/1100

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372. Pair of Exhibition Size Native American Dolls “Skookums” by Mary

35” (89 cm.) Each has paper mache head with highly characterized features, sienna tinted complexion, painted side-glancing eyes, black painted brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth, black mohair wig, costume-wrapped straw-fitted body with enclosed arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Skookums, the trade-named portrait dolls of Native American peoples, created and designed by Mary McAboy, circa 1925; the dolls were designed in various sizes and styles, representing various tribes. Value Points: very rare grand Exhibition-sized pair with elaborate original costumes and accessories. $600/900

373. Eight Pairs of Vintage Children’s Shoes

4” (10 cm.) - 5 ½”. Of leather in various colors and styles, including fancy red

leather shoes with silk bows, three pairs of high boots with lacing or side button closure, two pairs of ankle boots in unusual brown/black and aqua/black colors with laced closure, and two pairs of ankle boots with side button closure. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $300/400

374. German Bisque Miniature Doll with Toy Horse

6” (15 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, painted black stockings and brown shoes, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H Germany. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: little boy carries his dappled toy horse with flannel hide, leatherette saddle and harness. $300/400 372.

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34” (86 cm.) -36”. Each has paper mache head with highly characterized features, sienna tinted complexion, painted side-glancing eyes, black painted brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth, black mohair wig, costume-wrapped straw-fitted body with enclosed arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Skookums, the tradenamed portrait dolls of Native American peoples, created and designed by Mary McAboy, circa 1925. Value Points: very rare grand Exhibitionsized group includes two men and woman with little child, each with elaborate original costumes and accessories. $900/1300

377. Very Dear French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau

10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, lightly-painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: wonderful earliest period bébé with splendid eyes, very dear shy expression, original body and body finish, antique costume and carrying gilt birdcage. $3500/4500

378. Collection of French Candy Boxes with Childhood Scenes

5 ½” (14 cm.) l. curved shape box. Each is firm cardboard box with original lid which is decorated with a colorful lithograph, six of which feature playful or flirtatious children. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $400/500

379. French Maple Wood Doll’s Bedroom Ensemble in Unusual Petite Size

11” (28 cm.) h. armoire. Of natural finish maple wood in the faux-bamboo styling, the set comprises bed with attached canopy and fittings, wall table with marble top, two small cabinets designed to appear as though three drawers with hinged cabinet and single drawer, and armoire with mirrored hinged door. Excellent condition. French, 377.

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circa 1890, well preserved original finish in rare petite size of the sought-after furniture style. $700/900

380. Beautiful Early Period Bébé by Gaultier in Petite Size 1 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig in hip-length braids, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, early chemise with lace trim. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 1 G. (block letters). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: very dear tiny size early period doll with beautiful complexion and painting. $2200/2800 378. 379. 380.

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381. French Presentation Box with Doll and Wonderful Costumes and Accessories

9” (23 cm.) doll. 15” x 15” box. Presented within a lavishly fitted box with decorative paper covers and lace edging is a bisque head doll with brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, single-stroke brows, open mouth, four tiny porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body, marked A 390 M DRGM Germany. The doll is wearing pretty school dress and is surrounded by a fine assortment of additional costumes and accessories including three additional dresses, coat and hat, chemise, shoes, opera glasses, brush,

powder puff and more. Excellent condition. For the French market, circa 1890. $1600/2300

382. Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in the French Look-Alike Manner

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally

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excellent. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1880, the doll closely resembles early French bébés whose market it aimed to capture. Value Points: very beautiful doll with fine decoration around the spiral threaded eyes, lovely bisque, original body and body finish. $1100/1600

383. Early German Closed Mouth Doll Attributed to Simon and Halbig

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed

eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, early Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: rare doll with most endearing expression enhanced by delicate bisque and soft rose blush, original body. $2100/3000

384. Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner in the Bru Look-alike Manner

24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, modeled closed mouth with suggestion of painted teeth between the shaded lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden eight loose ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882, the doll closely resembles the early bébé of Leon Casimir Bru whose market the company sought to capture. Value Points: the rarity of the doll is rivaled by its excellence of modeling, quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $2200/2800

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385. German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings Styled in the Gothic Manner

7” (18 cm.) l. settee. Of rich golden oak, the set is elaborately carved in the Gothic manner, with highly spindled legs and backs, the seated pieces with original burgundy velvet upholstery, and comprising settee with high shelved back, two matching arm chairs, two matching side chairs, and an octagonshaped table with unusual highly-carved four-leg base. The settee is ornamented with ormolu lion’s heads at the tip of the arm rests. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885.

$500/700

386. Set of German Wooden Dollhouse Furniture in Gothic Manner

7” (18 cm.) h. hall mirror. Each is of oak with dark finish, and designed with elaborate carved details. Including hall mirror with two side shelves, cupboard with hinged doors at top and bottom cabinets which are decorated with sunflower like design on the doors, settee with brown silk upholstery, three side chairs with brown upholstery. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, unusual sunflower design is repeated on each piece. $400/500

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German Porcelain Lunch Set “Children in the Nursery”

5” (13 cm.) diam. plates. Of white porcelain with shaded lustre blue edging, each piece (except saucer) is decorated with colorful and amusing scene of children playing in the nursery. There are four different scenes, and the set comprises six plates, three cups and saucers, covered sugar and creamer. Marked Germany. Excellent condition. Circa 1910. $200/300

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388. Early Wooden Spinning Wheel with Bone Accents

18” (46 cm.) Walnut spinning wheel with elaborately carved spindles is decorated with balls and finials of carved bone, as well as inlaid wood designs of a lighter shade. The spinning wheel works when the foot treadle is pumped up and down. An exceptional and well-detailed early miniature model. French, mid-19th century. $1100/1500

389. American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as “Maggie-Bessie” in Original Costume

13” (33 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, oilpainted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering details, shaded blue eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined

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Value Points: superbly-preserved early cloth doll wearing original costume with white trim, undergarments, shoes and socks. $3000/4000

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25” (64 cm.) w. x 11”d. x 12”h. The open front store features two show windows at the front side with interior shelving, built-in shelving at the back wall centered by twelve drawers that are labeled with spices or food stuffs, along with a bounty of foods, tools including rare tongs, accessories including a rare lithographed tin clock, and two bisque doll personnel. Very good overall condition. Germany, circa 1789. $1100/1300

391. French Wooden Toy Piano with Art Nouveau Style Decorations

14” (36 cm.) Of wood with dark brown painted finish to simulate wood grain, the upright piano has Art Nouveau style gilt and green painted floral garlands and scrolls, covered keyboard, and two twelve keys with different notes; the lid lifts for adjustment of internal board. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $400/500

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Gold Medal, the first American doll to win this international award. Value Points: rarer petite size of the pivotal American doll. $1200/1800

394. American Cloth Doll by Polly Heckwelder for Ladies Moravian Church 18” (46 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, handpainted curly brown hair and facial features, brown eyes, stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, antique costume. Condition: very good, some fading of paint features. Comments: circa 1920, an early example of the charity doll presented by Moravian Church society under the early direction of Polly Heckwelder. Value Points: rare to find doll especially this early example. $300/400

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Victorian Miniature Brass Table with Accessories and Lamp

6” (15 cm.) h. table. Cast brass pedestal parlor table set with an arrangement of tiny decorative accessories including shell-shaped dish on figural pedestal, ruby glass compote with fruit, reclining cat, and more. Along with a hanging two-arm chandelier with scrolled arms and milk glass shades with pink ruffled edging. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $300/400

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American Oil-Painted Brown Eyed Columbian Doll in Rare Petite Size

15” (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with egg-shaped head, flatdimensional facial features, oil-painted facial features and hair, painted blue eyes, single-stroke brows, rounded outlined nose, closed mouth with well-shaped lips, brown swirling painted curls, stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, oil-painted lower arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, body darkened. Comments: the cottage industry dolls of Emma Adams were presented at the Chicago International Exposition (“Columbian Exposition”) of 1892 wherein it was awarded the

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14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 5 G. (block letters). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful bright-eyed bébé has welldefined modeling of cheeks and chin, fine quality of bisque. $3500/4500

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French Carved Wooden Horse with Woven Two-Wheeled Cart

29” (74 cm.) A carved wooden horse with hide cover and brown glass eyes has elaborate leather saddlery and little wheeled feet, and is pulling a woven wicker cart with two large spoked wheels. Excellent condition. Included are two early French woven market baskets and suitcase. French, circa 1875. Provenance: Stein an Rhein Museum. $600/900

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French Bisque Character, Model 238, by SFBJ

22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass inset eyes, long curly brown lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted outlined lips, row of porcelain teeth, brunette human bobbed hair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, well-costumed as young school boy. Condition: generally excellent, hands repainted. Marks: SFBJ 238 Paris 8. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: handsome older lad with fine quality of bisque, fine luminous complexion, original body. $900/1200

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398. French Bisque Early Period Bébé

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden body with eight-loose-balljointing, nicely costumed as young lad. Condition: generally excellent, light nose complexion rub, repair to left foot. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his premiere bébé, circa 1878. Value Points: classic shy expression of this model is well achieved on this doll.

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399. German Bisque Dollhouse Gentleman and Furnishings

6” (15 cm.) doll. Bisque shoulderhead with painted brown hair and moustache, painted facial features, muslin body, painted shoes and stockings, wearing brown flannel suit; the man is seated on carved wooden rocking chair in setting which includes tapestry carpet, table top table, two porcelain cats, Walterhausen style wall clock, bisque bust on cast metal pedestal, bisque bust, book and small porcelain figure of dog. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $500/700

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pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1877, earliest period bébé by Jumeau with wide-eyed shy expression, fine bisque, original body. $3200/3600

401.1. German Walterhausen Wooden Miniature Toilette Table with Marble Top 7” (18 cm.) h. The light wood toilette table with lithographed paper cover enhanced with gilt accents in the Walterhausen manner has white marble top, wide drawer, and lower shelf. Along with white porcelain wash bowl and pitcher with floral design. Excellent condition. Walterhausen, circa 1880. $400/500

402. Early French All-Bisque Mignonette with Jointed Elbows

5 ½” (14 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque elongated torso, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pertly-shaped lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs with ball-jointing at elbows, bare feet, costume included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bte (back torso). Comments: French, circa 1880, the all-bisque mignonette with ball-jointed elbows was deposed by Sustrac in 1877 and then by Schmitt & Fils in 1879. Value Points: extremely rare mignonette model in impeccable condition, with exquisite beauty. $2200/2600 400.

400. German Bisque Character, Model 127, by Kammer and Reinhardt as Gentleman

28” (71 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde boyish hair with modeled detail of forelock, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent.

Marks: K&R Simon & Halbig 127 56. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: especially fine modeling of hair with enhancing decorative glaze, original body and body finish, wonderful gentleman’s costume including over-sized velvet polka dot tie and watch on fob. $500/700

401. French Brown-Eyed Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips,

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4 ½” (11 cm.) A porcelain orb with handpainted portrait of elegant lady rests upon a glass pedestal with spiral design. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $400/500

404. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Original Body

16” (41 cm.) Bisque head with flat-cut neck which accommodates to dowel protruding from torso, plump face, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, arched feathered brows, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Schmitt pate, composition and wooden eight-loose-balljointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bte SGDG (head) Sch (body, on flat ridge of derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, their earliest period bébé, circa 1878. Value Points: rare early model with distinctive original body style, beautiful expression that is enhanced by finest bisque, splendid eyes, original body finish, lovely antique costume. $6500/8500

405. French Sewing Presentation

“Confection

Layette” with Toy Sewing Machine

16” (41 cm.) x 11” box. A firm-sided box labeled “Confection Layette Machine a Coudre” in gilt lettering on the lid, hinges open to neverremoved original contents centered by a tin toy sewing machine which is surrounded by ribbon-wrapped fabrics, threads, trims, buttons, and an instruction manual for teaching children to sew. The inside lid of the box is fitted with white pique bébé costume still tied to original backing. Contents are excellent, box is sturdy but paper cover is worn. French, circa 1890. $900/1200

406. Grand German Bisque Piano Baby with Tousled Hair

14” (36 cm.) One-piece bisque figure of seated child with head tilted to the side, bare feet with crossed ankles, blue side-glancing painted

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eyes, rose eye shadow, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with smiling expression, blonde sculpted hair in tousled curls, modeled and painted smock, arms posed expressively. Excellent condition. Germany, attributed to Hertwig, circa 1890. Wonderful painting on the rare large figure. $400/500

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19” (48 cm.) A tall narrow sink has painted tin base, white marble-fronted tin water tank, and stenciled cream faience sink. The base has original painted green stenciled designs, that coordinate with the

faience designs, and the sink area has oval bowl with drain pipe to tin receptacle below, and indentations for soap and creams. A fancy nickel faucet actually functions. Structurally excellent, there is paint wear on the tin base. Circa 1885, very rare doll accessory. $600/800

408. French Child’s Embroidery Set “La Layette de Ma Poupée”

18” (46 cm.) x 12” box. A wooden box with lithographed floral paper cover is gilt lettered “La Layette de Ma Poupée”, and hinges open to well-fitted contents including fifteen clothing and accessory items that are each stamped with patterns designed to be embroidered; along with two instruction manuals, needles, scissors, thimble, buttons and various threads. The box has some wear, the costumes are age spotted, but the presentation remains, unused, never removed from the box. French, circa 1890. $900/1200 408.

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Largest Size

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump rounded face, large brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, painted side lashes, angled shaded brows, tiny button-shaped nose, closed mouth with watermelon-slice-shaped smile, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, some body retouch. Marks: H made in 12 Germany

JDK 221 Ges Gesch. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: largest size of the beloved googly has very fine modeling, complexion, and painted features, wonderful original chubby toddler body. $3500/4500

410. Pair of German Mohair Standing Bunnies by Steiff, US Zone

11” (28 cm.) Each is firmly stuffed with cream mohair fur having painted accents, large brown glass eyes, pink embroidered and felt nose, large stand-up ears, stitched-on red felt shoes, and each wearing factory original costume. Each has original silver Steiff button in ear, and original (worn) cloth tag “Made in US Zone Germany”. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950. $400/500

411. Pair, German Mohair Bib and Bibbie Bunnies by Steiff with Original Costumes

5” (13 cm.) Each has mohair head with painted accents depicting bunny, attached ears, brown glass eyes, pink embroidered nose tip, firm torso and hardened rubber hands and feet. Each is wearing original factory costume and carries a woven basket. With original paper labels

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“Bibbie” and “Bib” and with original Steiff button and yellow tag “312”. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, 1950s. $400/500

412. German Bisque Jubilee Googly, Model 165, by Hertel and Schwab in Rare Grand Size 12 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with watermelon-slice shaped smile, shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 165/12. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, their model marketed as Jubilee googly, circa 1916. Value Points: very rare grand size of the delightful faced smiling googly with ringlet curled original wig, original body and body finish, antique costume. $4800/5800

413. Vignette of Holiday Scene with Feather Tree, Dolls and Toys in Cabinet

18” (46 cm.) x 15” case. The glass-sided wooden cabinet room is decorated with a vintage feather tree decorated with tiny glass balls, and populated with two small bisque “children” (including 155 model Kestner girl and 126 K*R baby), a wooden hand-carved rocking chair with all-bisque doll, carved rocking horse, and a Steiff mohair terrier; an early print of little girl playing with her doll is on the back wall, along with a gilded metal hanging clock with pendulum. Germany, early 1900s. Excellent condition. $1200/1500

414. Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls as Nurse’s

4” (10 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead with blonde sculpted hair, painted facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth, muslin body with bisque lower arms and legs, painted stockings and black

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ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent.

Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: each is wearing original nursing uniform with embroidered Red Cross on uniforms and veils. $400/500

415. German Bisque Character, Model 410, with Rare Double Row of Teeth, by Marseille 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, plump cheeks with deeply-impressed dimples, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, wideopen mouth, outlined lips, row of upper porcelain teeth, tongue, row of lower porcelain teeth which disappear when the doll is lain down, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball- jointed body with side-hip jointing, antique dress, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 410 7. Comments: Marseille, circa 1913, commissioned by the doll firm of Robert Maaser with registered teeth mechanism curiously described as “movable jaw”. Value Points: very rare model with delightful expression, virtually unknown in this larger size. $900/1200

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paper mache bunny with glass eyes and removable head for use as a candy container. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved condition of the rare candy container, with original costume and accessories. $1100/1300

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417. 19th Century Walnut Cabinet with Miniature Accessories

16” (41 cm.) The walnut cabinet with upper cabinet having double doors with glass windows that are framed by bronzed metal mounts and with fancily carved upper chest, rests upon desk with rolled front and elaborately carved claw feet. The interior cabinet has mirrored back and red velvet floor. Contained within is a cranberry bowl with ormolu base, glass bud vase with ormolu base, Viennese enamel and bronze miniature chair with hand-painted scene, ormolu serving tray with center carrying loop, and porcelain bowl with unusual brass frame. Excellent condition, roll-top of desk needs adjustment. Late 1800s. $700/900

418. French Walnut Table and Cast Metal Figural “Little Girl Bathing Her Dolls”

6” (15 cm.) h. table. Mahogany trestle style table with carved detail has hinged lid which opens to storage compartment for papers or sewing materials. Resting atop the cabinet is a richly-gilded cast metal figural depicting a little girl bent over a wash tub in which her doll is submerged. Lying in a bowl alongside are the other dolls, posed in a topsy-turvy manner, awaiting their bath. Excellent condition. French, late 19th century. $500/700

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French Rosewood

Doll’s Tall

Chest in the Louis XV Manner

20” (51 cm.) h. x 12”w. The rosewood chest with finely grained rosewood veneers artfully arranged in angled manner has inlay detail, and features seven drawers, cast gilt bronze drawer pulls and decorative mounts. Excellent condition. French, in the Louis XV manner. $800/1000

420. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé with Incised Jumeau Mark and Rare Signed Wooden Body

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted lashes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, fine burgundy silk dress and matching bonnet, undergarments, signed Jumeau shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 6 (incised, head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: an especially beautiful bébé with dear gentle expression, fine quality of bisque, rare early wooden body. $5500/7500

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421. French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 14, Signed Jumeau Shoes

30” (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with plump limbs, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, old retouch on body. Marks: 14 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful quality of bisque, complexion and painting, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume. $9000/13,000

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French Boxed Set of Puzzles in Pristine Condition from Au Nain Bleu

16” (41 cm.) A wooden box depicting a fashionable young girl on the lid contains a set of wooden block puzzles, each block side containing a rich chromolithographed image; thus, six different puzzles can be formed from the blocks. Copies of the actual six puzzle images are included, each depicting children in vivid scenes. The set is preserved in remarkable original condition as though never played with. The original Parisian toy store label of Au Nain Bleu is inside the box lid. French, circa 1885. $500/800

423. Lot of Miniature Antique Books and Accessories

3” (8 cm.) violin. Including miniature faux-wood violin attached to original violin case with little handle (label on back “Van Housen’s Favor Chicago/Dance,Table and Party Favors”); 2 ½” green embossed leather photo album with gilt clasp, mostly unused but with few tiny sepia vintage photos; 2” red leather bound Troilus and Cressida play; 2” Tennyson’s In Memoriam poem in red leather binding; Dew-Drops book of sayings, and early color engraving of family on a country outing, in gilt frame. Excellent condition. Mid/late 1800s. $400/500

424. Two Rare French Children’s Books with Engravings including “Histoire de Sept Poupées”

12” (30 cm.) x 9”. Including “Histoire de Sept Poupées” and “Fernand, Le Roi des Tapageurs” both written by noted child’s author Marie Guerrier de Haupt and printed by Lith. Badoureau, Paris in mid19th century. Each has colorful cover of children at play with their dolls and toys, and the story inside relates to that image along with a number of other lithographed images of children with dolls and toys. Both very good with some aging. French, circa 1875, very rare to find. $300/400

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425. German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner with Antique Chair 10” (25 cm.)

Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden balljointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C made in Germany 3. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: fine bisque, original body and body finish, included with the little character is a maple wood chair with woven seat. $400/500

426. German Wooden Horse and Wooden Wheeled Cart

23” (58 cm.) overall. A wooden horse with black burlap cover, black bead eyes, horsehair mane and tail has elaborate original leather harness and is pulling a two-wheeled wooden cart with original paint. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $400/500

427. German Bisque Toddler, Model 260, by Kestner 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition five-piece toddler body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JDK 260 made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful little toddler with original body, body finish, and costume. $400/500

428. German Bisque Toddler, Model 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 10” (26 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, auburn mohair wig, composition toddler body with side-hip jointing, starfish-shaped hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 26. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: the little toddler has real lashes, original toddler body with distinctive shape, fine antique costume. $400/500

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429. Victorian Gable House with Hand-Cut Shingles, Probably English

37” (94 cm.) 37” (94 cm.) h. x 24”w. x 22”d. A wooden three-story house including attic, features a very high steeped roof and a small front garden enclosed by a carved fence. There are four bay windows at the front below two gables with arched windows, and unusual double windows at each side that provide access to the house interior. The front door is protected by an arched and pillared front porch. A pair of double chimneys flank the roof which is covered with thick handcarved roof shingles; and the roof, eaves and window moldings are decorated with intricate detailing on elaborate gingerbread trim. Inside are four rooms, each with a fireplace (the living room fireplace hand-painted and framed by architectural alcoves). There are decorative plaster moldings on the ceilings of the dining and living rooms, and wooden baseboard moldings. The center staircase has a detailed banister with turned spindles. Excellent condition. Circa 1885, probably English. $2500/3500

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430. Child-Sized French Toy Military Costume in Navy and Red 10” shoulders. 17”l. jacket. Of red and navy blue wool, the uniform features a fitted jacket with shoulder epaulets and various decorative elements, matching trousers, and a matching brimmed hat. Very good condition, few moth holes. French, circa 1890, the costume was offered in various French Etrennes catalog of Paris department stores. $300/400

431. Child-Sized French Toy Military Costume in Pale Blue and Red 9” shoulders. 15”l. jacket. Of red and pale blue wool, the uniform features a fitted jacket

with various decorative elements, matching trousers, and a matching brimmed hat. Very good condition, few moth holes. French, circa 1890, a variation of the popular ceremonial parade military costumes presented to young boys in French Etrennes catalogs. $300/400

432. German Bisque Character, Model 216, by Gebruder Knoch 11” (28 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, blonde brushstroked hair, small intaglio blue eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, modeled closed mouth in laughing expression, two lower teeth, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque lower arms, heavy knit sweater and pants. Condition: generally excellent, body somewhat weak. Marks: made in Germany ges gesch No. 216 16/0A. Comments: Gebruder Knoch, circa 1910. Value Points: very expressive facial model on the little imp. $300/400

433. German Bisque Character, 7602, by Gebruder Heubach

18” (46 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted blonde hair with detailed curls at top crown, intaglio dark blue eyes, black and incised upper eyeliner, one- stroke brows,

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accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, composition and wooden ball jointed body, boy’s costume and leather saddle shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7602 6 Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1912. Value Points: excellent bisque and painting on the solemn faced young lad. $300/400

434. 19th Century Toy Horse with Nodding Head Mechanism

26” (66 cm.) h. 24”l. The firm-bodied horse with brown hide cover has separate head which rests on metal frame inside the neck and which is designed to nod up and down when activated, with brown glass sleep eyes, black horsehair mane and tail, and having elaborate and original leather harness and saddle. The horse has key-wind mechanism which is designed to cause the horse to nod head and simultaneously wag his tail. Condition: structurally excellent, head and tail move when manually tapped, but key-wind mechanism needs adjustment. Comments: late 1800s. Value Points: very fine quality of workmanship, and rare detail of harness and saddle, amusing accompanying tail action. $600/900

435. German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 183, by Kestner with Whistling Jim

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined row of tiny teeth between the lips, impressed lip dimples, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden balljointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 183. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: lovely bisque and painting, original body and body finish, original wig and pate, the little girl holds her own little doll, bisque “Whistling Jim” by Gebruder Heubach. $1400/1700

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436. French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Boutique Label

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked fringed brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body, straight wrists, lovely antique red serge costume, flannel hat with red ribbons, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 9. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque, appealing shy expression, original body and body finish, and with original boutique paper label from Magasin des Enfants in Paris. $2400/2700

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437. Petite French Bisque Bébé F, Size 1, by Jumeau with Trunk and Costumes

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F 1 (incised on head, and artist checkmarks). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1886, the F designation remains a mystery although likely indicating commissioned bébé for particular doll store. Value Points: rare doll in desirable petite size has original body and body finish, and is presented in antique doll trunk with a selection of various costumes. $2800/3200

438. Rare French Sac du Voyage with Original Key for Grand Poupée

7” (18 cm.) l. Having firm-sided base with original canvas and leather cover and brass stud trim, and with working lock and key, below the attached carpet-bag canvas top with striped design, brass frame, and braidedleather handles. Generally excellent. French, circa 1875, the sac du voyage is extremely rare to find especially in this size. $400/500

439. French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau in Original Chemise

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Mark: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: gorgeous eyes and fine creamy bisque, original Jumeau wig and earrings, original body and body finish, wearing original chemise commissioned by Au Samaritaine department store for their Bébé Jumeau. $2700/3200

440. French Bisque Bébé 1907 by Jumeau/SFBJ with Folklore Costume

32” (81 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1907 14 (incised) Tete Jumeau (red stamp). Comments: Jumeau/SFBJ, circa 1910. Value Points: pretty bébé has original body, wears colorful and well-detailed antique folklore costume. $1100/1500

441. German Wooden Miniature Doll Furnishings

6” (15 cm.) d. table. Of fine mahogany comprising pedestal table with inlay striping on table top, wooden sofa with curved back and brown velvet upholstery, along with matching arm chair and two side chairs. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1865. $400/500

442. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Early Dollhouse Furnishings

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-

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jointed arms and legs, bisque bare feet, wearing silk original dress. (Restoration on the torso), French, circa 1880. Along with 6” diam. mahogany pedestal table with inlay striping on table top, wooden sofa with curved back and brown velvet upholstery, along with matching arm chair and two side chairs, excellent condition. Germany, circa 1865. $600/800

443. Group, German Ormolu Miniature Accessories and Furniture

5” (13 cm.) h. etagere. Each is of metal with gilt ormolu finish and decorative accents, including three-shelf etagere with fancy crest, oval table with cabriole legs, side table with lyre shaped side legs, three-arm hanging chandelier with mild-glass shades, standing four-arm floor lamb with

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spiral pedestal (one shade included), and tiny letter holder. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $1200/1500

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Seven Miniature Lithographs with Ormolu Frames

2” (5 cm.) x 3”largest. Each frame of gilt ormolu with deeply sculpted detail surrounds a mirror or colorful lithograph of children or romantic couple. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1895. $300/400

445. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Painted Blue Shoes

5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, pegjointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and blue two-strap heeled shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1880. Value Points: pretty child with sprightly expression, brilliant eyes. $600/800

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Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed

Bébé by Gaultier with Superb Costume 31” (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick brown eyeliner, painted lashes, brows, blushed eye

shadow, brushstroked 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. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. (scroll) 12. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1886. Value Points: especially lovely scroll-mark bébé with fine bisque and painting, original Gaultier body, superb cream cashmere wool coat/ dress with elaborate construction. $4500/6500

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447. French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Original Costume

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rich mauve eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with upturned lip corners, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: early portrait model with finest quality of bisque, complexion, painting, original body and body finish, wearing original Jumeau couturier dress. $4500/5700

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448. German “Symphonion”

Music Box

7 ½” (19 cm.) A walnut-cased music box with name Symphonion written on the lid, hinges open to beautifully decorated interior, a colorful lithograph on the inside lid, and a gilded disc plate. When activated at the sides, the lovely music plays. One 6” disc is included. Excellent condition, music functions well and beautifully. Circa 1900. $700/900

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Early German Bisque Doll by Simon and Halbig with Rare Body

7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, cobalt

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blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig, original muslin body with bisque lower limbs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1876. Value Points: beautiful features on tiny brighteyed doll, rare body style, the doll is presented in early French bent wire carriage. $800/1100

450. Very Rare German All-Bisque Child with Jointed Knees by Kestner

8” (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, modeled bent elbows and cupped hands, jointing at hips and knees, painted white socks with magenta ties, blue ankle boots with lacing, and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: wonderfullypreserved rare doll with beautiful bisque and complexion, rare jointing of legs allowing kneeling and crossing ankles poses. $2200/2600

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451. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, very plump rounded face, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pert lips, blushed cheeks, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, very muscular legs on tiny ankles and bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare early all-bisque with wonderful quality of bisque and painting, original wig, rare bare feet. $1100/1400

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Collection of Antique Doll-Sized Kitchen Copper Ware

4 ½”l. heart mold. 14 pieces. Each of fine cast copper, including five molds, bed warmer, poaching pan, candle stick, and rare double-handled coffee pot with faucet and lid. Excellent condition. Late 19th century. $300/400

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Six Toy Sewing Machines

2 ½” (6 cm.) -6”. Of heavy tinplate or cast metal, the toy sewing machines are decorated with rich gilt and red designs, and each appears to be complete and operable. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $400/500

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Four Dollhouse Fireplace Hearths

4” (10 cm.) -8”w. Of cast iron or heavy tinplate with brass embellishments, the four fireplace hearths are designed for placement within a wall structure of dollhouse room or kitchen. Excellent condition. Mid/late 1800s. $300/400

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French Wooden Kitchen Cabinet with Blue Pebbled Windows

28” (71 cm.) Maple wood cabinet with birdseye graining of wood features two blue pebbled glass windows in the upper cabinet, paneled cabinet doors below and a wide single drawer, with carved crest at the roof line. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $400/500

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Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 32.28, by Gebruder Kuhnlenz

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, body retouched. Marks: 32.28. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: unusual expression on the closed mouth child, fine quality of bisque. $700/900

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was likely created as a salesman sample. $800/1200

458. Lot, German Porcelain Kitchenware with Blue Decorations

3” (8 cm.) h. steins. Including two German steins with pewter lids, two rolling pins with wooden handles and blue decorations, five wooden handled kitchen tools with blue decorations, four wall-hanging canisters for salt and honey, five small pitchers, cutting board, straining bowl, and funnel, each with blue decorations. Excellent condition. Germany, late 1800s. $400/500

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Blue Granite Stove from Karr

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22” (56 cm.) The heavy iron stove with blue granite enamel finish and cast metal frame features a upper warming cabinet and cast iron range top. The stove has original door label of Karr of Belleville, Illinois who created this salesman sample of the people-sized stove, Number 420, in their assembly line. Excellent condition. American, Karr, early 1900s. $500/700 458.

with black sculpted hair cropped short with curls around the forehead, painted facial features, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain limbs, painted flat black shoes. Condition: generally excellent, left thumb broken. Marks: DM EE (in script inside shoulder plate). Comments: Germany, circa 1865, the doll is wearing its original shirt and white pique pants, bow tie, was owned by Marie Sophie Morgensen, a grandchild of King Frederik VI of Denmark. Provenance: Legoland Museum. $500/700

461. German Porcelain Doll with Brown Painted Eyes

22” (56 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead, light pink tinted complexion, black painted hair in short uniform finger curls, painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, singlestroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitchjointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value points: rare brown eyes. $400/500 458.1.

459. German Miniature Porcelain Kitchen Containers

3” (8 cm.) h. largest. Of white porcelain with green tinted finish and transfer designs of little children playing, each with original lid and each labeled with name of contents, there are two cruets (one missing stopper), one wall-hanging salt container, five larger canisters, and six smaller. Marked Germany. Excellent condition. Circa 1920. $200/300

460. German Porcelain Boy with Provenance

16” (41 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head

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Large German All-Bisque Doll with Her Two Dolls

9” (23 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: rare large size of the all-bisque, holding two little all-bisque dolls in original matching factory costumes. $600/800

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German Bisque Child Doll, Model 143, by Kestner

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 2/0 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: rare tiny size of the beloved model, original body and body finish. $300/400

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464. Tiny German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, tiny porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 4/0 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: charming little fellow has original fully-articulated body, original body finish, great costume. $300/400

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German Push-Toy Mechanical Girl in Stroller

19” (48 cm.) l. of stroller. Seated in a bentwood stroller with two spoked wheels and arched handle is a bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, painted features and closed mouth, wooden block torso and paper mache lower arms and legs with painted fancy brown boots, original cotton dress, blonde mohair wig. When the stroller is pushed along, the doll turns her head

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side to side while waving her arms. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, the delightful toy is all-original and well-preserved. $800/1100

467. Sonneberg Bisque Bébé. Model 137, in the French Look-Alike Manner 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye

shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 137. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, mystery maker, the doll closely resembles French Bébés whose market it sought to capture. Value Points: the beautiful bébé has lovely bisque, original body and body finish. $1100/1300

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468. French Bisque Bébé Series C, by Jules Steiner with Signed Steiner Eyes

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass sleep eyes which open and close by wire lever at back of head, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 0 (incised) Steiner SGDG Bourgoin (red ink lettered). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: gentle-faced child with very beautiful softly blushed complexion, original signed Steiner eyes, original body and body finish. $3200/2800

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French Wooden Bench with Tapestry Seat

18” (46 cm.) Wooden bench with ebony finish has fancily carved spindles ad tapestry upholstery seat with tassel trim. Excellent condition, few tassels missing. French, circa 1885. $300/400

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German All-Bisque Child with Rare Painted Boots

7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings, brown five-lace heeled ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: rare large and very beautiful all-bisque child with most expressive features, rare painted boots. $1200/1600

472. French Bisque Blue-Eyed Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, earliest period bébé. Value Points: lovely bébé with delicate complexion and painting, original body and body finish, lovely lace costume. $3500/4200 470.

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473. German All-Bisque Miniature by Kestner with Rare Painted Brown Pate

7 ½” (19 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque long slender torso, painted brown circular pate under wig, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed elongated bisque arms and legs, bare bisque feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny professional repair to one thumb.

Comments: Germany, Kestner, circa 1880. Value points: rarity factors include painted pate, bare feet. $800/1000

474. Two French Metal Vitrines with Tiny Accessories

8” (20 cm.) Each is cast metal vitrine in the shape of glasssided vitrine with elaborate carving and cabriole legs, one with gilded finish and mirrored back, with assortment of tiny silver miniatures; and the other with silvered finish and paper back with small porcelain accessories. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s. $400/500

475. French All-Bisque Mignonette Attributed to Gaultier

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig with long braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, attributed to Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: rare all-bisque mignonette with especially beautiful features, bare feet. $1100/1500

476. Lovely French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau

22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, outlined shaded lips, impressed dimples at chin and philtrum, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely silk costume, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the model known as Bébé Triste is reference to its wistful expression, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful delicate complexion contrasts the rich brown eyes, original body and body finish. $9000/12,000

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6” (15 cm.) largest platter. Of thick creamy softpaste, each piece is decorated with a mauve lattice-design border; the service comprises ten rectangular platters in various sizes, pair of eight-sided lidded tureens, large rectangular lidded tureen with ladle, two small rectangular tureens, gravy boat, six soup bowls, footed bowl, eleven dinner plates, five bread plates, six salad plates. Excellent condition. English, mid-1800s. $300/400

478. Pair of Framed Prints of Fashionable Women

7” (18 cm.) Presented in gilt frames under glass are two images of elegant fashionable woman in stylish costumes in the 1870 mode. Along with wooden shadow box frame with wreath trimmed ormolu accent. Excellent condition. $200/300

479. French Maple Wood Mirrored Armoire

23” (58 cm.) h. 14”w. The maple wood armoire which features beautiful birdseye graining of the wood is accented with faux-bamboo edging all around, and includes full-length door with mirror, ¾ length cupboard door with shelving, single bottom drawer and decorative crest. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $400/500

480. Early Period French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Emile Jumeau

17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, feathered brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils closed mouth, outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-balljointed body, lovely antique lace dress. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted.

Marks: 1. Comments: Emile Jumeau, early period portrait bébé, circa 1878. Value Points: splendid painting of details around the eyes, softly blushed complexion. $3800/4600 478.

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481. Gorgeous French Bisque BrownEyed Bébé by Emile

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880, his first period portrait bébé. Value Points: very delicate complexion with soft blushing on eye lids, cheeks and chin is most beautiful. $3500/4200

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French Porcelain Toilette Service for Bébé in Original Presentation Basket

14” (36 cm.) x 10”. The woven basket with flared sides has scalloped upper edge and is fitted with a lace-covered card upon which is attached a porcelain toilette service of white porcelain with pink borders and floral trim, comprising wash bowl and pitcher, two lidded boxes and small bowl; along with glass cologne bottle with stopper, and two sets of brushes and combs. The card can be lifted for access to a fitted storage space below. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $700/900

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Fine French Rosewood Toilette Table and Service from Alphonse Giroux

17” (43 cm.) h. 13”w. Rosewood toilette table with trestle base and spooled legs, two towel bars, inserts at the table top for placement of porcelain wash set (included),

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and with attached carved brackets with adjustable mirror. There is an original paper label attached to underside for Alphonse Giroux, the prestigious luxury boutique of fine decorative objects in Paris. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $800/1100

484. Petite French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent.

Marks: (artist check marks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful wideeyed expression, fine gleaming patina of complexion, sought-after petite size. $2800/3400

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French Maple

Wood

Armoire with Mirrored

Door 17” (43 cm.) The maple wood armoire with carving in the faux-bamboo style features a steepled crest, small cabinet door with pebbled green glass, tall door with beveled mirror, three narrow drawers, one wide drawer. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. Luxury details include green pebbled glass, beveled mirror, and fine birdseye graining of wood. $400/500

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486. Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll for the French Market

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-

ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, some body scuffing. Marks: 4. Comments: Sonneberg, maker unknown, circa 1882, the doll was made for the French market. Value Points: very beautiful face with lovely painting, pretty antique costume. $1200/1500

487. German Tinplate Carriage by Maerklin with Bisque Doll 8” (20 cm.) The heavy tinplate carriage has original cream painted finish with gilt accents and blue interior, spoked wheels, adjustable sunshade (cover missing) by Maerklin; and contains a small bisque doll with brown glass eyes, open mouth, two tiny teeth, mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body (marked made in Germany 155), along with her own little doll. Excellent condition. Early 1900s. $600/800

488. German Bisque Character, Model 143, by Kestner 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: A made in Germany 5 143 (head) Germany (torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: original body and body finish. $300/400

489. German All-Bisque Mignonette, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 7” (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and black one-strap shoes, nicely costumed. Marks: 905 S 2/0 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rare model with most endearing tentative smile, fine quality of bisque and painting. $700/900

490. Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 183, by Mystery Maker 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes dark eyeliner, painted lashes, 487, 488.

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rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierce ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fullyjointed body antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 183. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1882. Value Points: lovely doll in rare larger size, choice bisque, original body and body finish. $1200/1500

491. Delightful German Pull-Toy Candy Container

15” (38 cm.) The flannel-covered white bunny with amber glass eyes and stiffened ears has removable head for use as candy container; and is attached to a silk wrapped frame with decorative brass bells upon which a bisque head boy with blue glass eyes is standing, wearing ivory silk sailor costume, and holding silk reins. Arranged on the frame behind the boy is a silk covered paper mache egg with decorative silk flowers which separates to also be used as candy container. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, a delightful luxury candy container in beautifully preserved condition. $1100/1400

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porcelain teeth, tongue, row of lower porcelain teeth which disappear when the doll is lain down, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with side-hip jointing, antique dress, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 410 7. Comments: Marseille, circa 1913, commissioned by the doll firm of Robert Maeser with registered teeth mechanism curiously described as “movable jaw”. Value Points: very rare model with delightful expression. $900/1200

494. German Bisque Miniature Doll in Woven Presentation Egg

7” (18 cm.) Presented within a woven Easter egg with red ribbon bow is a small German bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, open mouth, tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body, in bunny costume with attached pink ears, surrounded by flowers and little grey plush chicks. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900. $400/500

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492. German Bisque Child “Mein Liebling”, Model 117A, by Kammer and Reinhardt

23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 117/A 58. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model presented as “Mein Liebling”. Value Points: fine luminous complexion on the gentle-featured child, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume. $2800/3200

493. German Bisque Character, Model 410, with Rare Double Row of Teeth, by Marseille

22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, deeply-impressed dimples, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, row of upper 493, 494.

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495. Italian Felt Miniature Doll by Lenci and Two Candy Containers

8” (20 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large blue side-glancing eyes, painted upper lashes, closed mouth, single stroke brows, “O”-shaped mouth, blonde mohair wig, stitch-jointing at shoulders and hips, wearing original yellow organdy dress with felt floral applique. Condition: very good, speck on nose. Marks: Lenci (cloth and paper labels). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: included are two German paper mache candy container bunnies. $400/500

496. German Bisque GlassEyed Character, Model 6969, by Gebruder Heubach in Rare Large Size

25” (64 cm.) Pink tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center line between the downcast lips, brunette mohair wig, composition

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and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent Marks: 6969 11 Heubach (sunburst) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful modeling, choice bisque, rare larger size, on the wistful-faced doll. $1100/1300

497. German Tin Mechanical Ladybug by Gunthermann

6” (15 cm.) A lithographed ladybug with large white dots and black legs and head moves on two-wheeled base, the legs not moving and never having flapping wings. Fair condition, mechanism over-wound. Marked Gunthermann, patented 1911. $200/300

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498. Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, Model 989, by Simon and Halbig 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, full cheeks, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pertly-shaped lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 989 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, the early model was registered in 1887. Value Points: rare early model with distinctive modeling, choicest bisque, original body and body finish. $1200/1600

499. German All-Bisque Doll in Rare Large Size

10” (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted stockings with blue rims, black heeled one-strap shoes and sculpted bows, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 121. Comments: Germany, circa 1890.

Value Points: rare large size, beautiful face and fine bisque. $900/1100

500. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, X Series, by Kestner

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden alljointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, some light early repaint. Marks: X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: finest quality of bisque enhanced by beautiful facial and complexion painting. $1200/1500

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501. Victorian Mahogany Sofa with Carved Crest

22” (56 cm.) The Victorian sofa with dark ebony finish features gracefully curved back centered by a richly carved crest which matches the carving on the front of each arm, with four ball and stick legs, and upholstered in bronze green silk twill with gold passamenterie trim. Excellent condition. Circa 1880. $300/400

502. Pair, German All-Bisque Figures of Children and Their Pets

9” (23 cm.) Each is one-piece figure of child posed on base, having sculpted costume and hat; the girl holds a brown kitten in her arm while the mother cat stands alongside; the boy holds a puppy which the mother dog is trying to reach. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885. $300/400

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503. French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 7

20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bébé body with scalloped edge collarette, Chevrot hinged hips, wooden lower legs, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms and hands, nicely costumed in the French style. Condition: generally excellent, professional restoration on left hand, body somewhat age darkened. Marks: Bru Jne 7 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot

epoch, circa 1886. Value Points: lovely soft blush of complexion with fine artistic painting around the eyes. $12,000/15,000

504. German Woven Doll Carriage with Unusual Presentation Doll

13” (33 cm.) The woven doll carriage with gilt accented trim is displaying a white flannel coat, scarf and matching tam which are attached to a lace-edged card that covers the carriage. When the card lifts up, it reveals a surprise below: a little bisque doll with flapper body, glass eyes, open mouth, brunette bobbed hair, original costume, marked SH 1078, along with an additional costume. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, rare and delightful presentation. $900/1300

505. French Bisque Miniature Bébé by Gaultier

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 2 G. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: most endearing petite bébé with sprightly expression, excellent bisque. $1400/1800

506. 19th Century Miniature Mahogany Table with Tea Set and Porcelains

5” (13 cm.) d. 4”h. The Hepplewhite circular table with four tapered legs and raised edging is displaying a silver tea service comprising silver tray with wooden base, coffee pot on detachable base allowing the pot to tip back and forth, lidded tea pot, and sugar bowl; along with a pair of porcelain figurines depicting man and woman. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $500/700

507. Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child

17” (43 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented

nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880. Value Points: early doll with original body and pretty vintage costume. $600/800

508. Beautiful Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner

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9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, lovely aqua silk costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: delightful petite child with wonderful expression, choice bisque, original body and body finish. $1200/1600

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509. German Bisque Character, 237, Early Period Hilda Model, by Kestner

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, small brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, rounded nose tip, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: made in Germany 14 JDK 237 ges gesch N. 1070. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, early period of the character model later also marked “Hilda”. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting, complexion and painted features, original body. $1800/2200

510. German Bisque Blue-Eyed Character, 143, by Kestner

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H made in Germany 12 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: especially fine modeling and bisque, original body and body finish. $400/500

511. French Bisque Bébé from Roullet et Decamps

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, French composition body with jointing at shoulders, mechanical walking hinged hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 1078 dep Germany. Comments: Roullet et Decamps, with original Simon and Halbig head, circa 1895, when key-wound, the doll moves its legs alternately forward. Value Points: pretty child with original lashes, mechanical movement, original chemise. $1100/1400

512. German Bisque Child, Model 1249, by Simon and Halbig

24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition

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and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1249 dep Germany 11 ½ (head). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rarer model with beautiful bisque, impressed accent dot on bottom lip, original body and body finish. $700/900

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German Bisque Blue-Eyed

Character, 143,

by Kestner

22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H made in Germany 13 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: beautifully-preserved doll with very fine bisque, modeling, and painting, original body and body finish. $400/500

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German Bisque Character, 2048, by Bruno Schmidt

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21” (53 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted brown hair in short boyish fashion with side-part and forehead lock, painted lashes, brown brushstroked brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, composition and wooden balljointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B.S. (in heart) 2048. Comments: Bruno Schmidt, circa 1912, the model is referred to as Tommy Tucker. Value Points: excellent bisque and painting on the handsome young lad. $400/500

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German Bisque Character, Model 187, by Kestner

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 187. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: hard-to-find model with charming quizzical expression enhanced by very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. 515.

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The Story of Baby Doe Tabor, Her Daughter Lily, and Lily’s Beautiful Doll

It was the booming 1880s in the West. Adventurous dreamers struck out from the East to make their fortunes by mining gold, silver and copper. Some, such as William Clark, whose mysterious daughter Huguette Clark later became known for her singularly important antique doll collection which was auctioned by Theriault’s in 2020, succeeded in their quest. Others found nothing.

Lily, as drawn by artist Thomas Nast, appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazar in 1887.

And yet a third group made fortunes, lavishly lived the dream, and then lost all. Such was Horace Tabor, husband of the scandalous Baby Doe Tabor, and father of the ethereal Elizabeth Bonduel Lily Tabor, known simply as Lily.

Horace, a Kansas farmer, had abandoned tilling in the mid-1870s, making his way to Leadville, Colorado to mine for silver or gold. Within just a few years he was well on his way to becoming one of the richest men in the country. And he lived his life to prove it, sporting “magnificent cuff buttons of diamonds and onyx”, said to be worth 8 million dollars, and setting

The young child Lily bore a remarkable resemblance to her beloved doll by Thuillier

Above: Baby Lily Tabor at 24 months

up residence at the lavish Windsor Hotel in Denver whose mirrors were made of diamond dust, and in which he owned a gold-leafed bathtub in his suite. At this time, he met his second wife, the gorgeous Baby Doe. He was 52 and she was 28, and in 1883 they were married at the Willard Hotel in Washington D.C. She wore a wedding gown that cost $7000 and a bejeweled necklace valued at $90,000.

A year later Lily was born. Her christening gown, valued at $15,000, was fashioned with diamond and gold pins accented by a jeweled necklace. In 1887 her image was drawn by the famous artist Thomas Nast and appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazar. And although her mother, Baby

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Doe, was never accepted by Denver society, being considered an opportunistic gold-digger, the Tabor family lived a life of unimaginable luxury for the next ten years. Lily, a dainty child, wore the finest costumes of delicate lace and played with exquisite and expensive dolls including a French bébé by Andre Thuillier that, curiously, bore a remarkable likeness to the child herself.

However, that fine living ended abruptly in 1893 when silver prices plunged and the Tabor fortune was wiped out. The Denver mansion and contents were sold, the family moved to a boarding house in town, and Horace took work as a common mineworker for the next five years, dying in 1898. His wife, Baby Doe, moved back to Leadville in a futile attempt to save the deteriorated silver mine, fruitlessly living there until her sad penniless death in 1935.

Meanwhile, at some time in the late 1890s, the child Lily left Colorado to live with the McCourt’s, her mother’s family in Wisconsin and Chicago, taking with her some few beloved toys from her childhood, including the French bébé by Andre Thuillier. The doll was cherished by Lily throughout her lifetime and at her passing in 1946 was passed along in the family, likely to her daughter Caroline who died in 1987.

It is likely at this time that the doll was acquired from the McCourt family heirs by doll author and collector Mildred Seeley who wrote of the doll in her book, French Bébés. The doll remained in Mildred

Lily’s French bébé by Andre Thuillier, size 3, a dainty 12” tall, and is presented as Lot #175 in the auction Dreams, The Sandy Kralovetz Collection.

Seeley’s family collection until 2008 when it was acquired by Sandy Kralovetz at the Theriault auction Crowning Glories where it has remained until this time. x

For further reading about Lily Tabor Baby Doe Tabor: The Madwoman in the Cabin by Judy Nolte Temple, 2009 (non-fiction)

Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor by Rebecca Rosenberg, 2019 (novel)

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“The Little Dolls” From the Sandy Kralovetz Collection

In the photograph the celebrated doll collector, Sandy Kralovetz stands in the garden of her Texas home alongside a lifesize statue of a doll. The statue symbolized the importance of dolls in the Kralovetz home but is also a whimsical juxtaposition to one special category of dolls in her vast connoisseur collection known simply as “the little ones”.

Collectors refer to little dolls by many different names. Mignonettes, miniature dolls, dolls that fit in the palm of the hand, and dolls 12” or smaller, are just a few of the names. The Kralovetz collection includes the rarest of the rare There are all-bisque French mignonettes, whimsical bisque character dolls, and the so-veryrare tiny sizes of the classic French bébés with kid or composition bodies from makers including Bru, Thuillier, Gaultier, Steiner and Jumeau. They range in size from 2”-12” and are equally sought for the beauty of their face or the rarity of their body style or painting.

Although miniature dolls had existed for centuries made of various materials ranging from wood to cloth to terra cotta, the miniature doll that was “born” in the 1875 era was different. The all-bisque articulated doll was a realistic little child, with real wig and glass eyes, fullyarticulated, able to be dressed and undressed, a veritable tiny model of

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its child owner. Illustrations of these little treasures in the Paris Etrennes catalogs bear testimony to that, and, in 1878 a notice in La Poupée Modele, the popular children’s magazine even gave a name to these dolls, poupées de poche, a name that is as appropriate as it is alliterative. A little doll that fits in your pocket. One that can easily travel along with you. A doll for a bigger doll. A size that means you can

always find room for another!

Until you begin a search for a particular doll, or particular type of doll, you are often unaware of its rarity. Such is the case with all-bisque dolls. What is their enchantment?

Their diminutive size – so precious to cradle, so easy to display, so able to always find room for another? Is it their costuming? Their posture? The faces – with exquisite detail of painting, or whimsical character expressions? Or is it simply the miracle that, given their tiny posable size, some still exist?

These tiny dolls were a special favorite of Sandy Kralovetz. Here is a brief photographic survey of just a few of these dolls from her collection to be offered in the January 7 and 8 auction “Dreams”. x

This is a brief excerpt from the book, The Little Ones, by Florence Theriault, 1999.

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