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pedestal table which is spread with tea and desserts. She holds a teacup in her right hand and dangles a ball from her left hand. When wound, she turns and nods her head and blinks her eyes, taps her foot, then lifts and lowers ball which the kitten springs back and forth trying to catch, while music plays. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1300-6 Halbig SH (doll) L.B. (key). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: delightful actions enhanced by strong music in the rare automaton. $5000/7500

173. Two French Pairs of Shoes for Bébés Jumeau 3” (8 cm.) and 3 ½”. Each of soft black kidskin with brown overcast stitching at the edges, ankle closures with single buttons, brown silk bows, one marked “11 Bébé Jumeau Depose” and the other marked “8 Paris Depose” with bee symbol. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $300/500

174. French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bébé, Size 11, by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes 24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, roseblushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, burgundy velvet suit and cap. Condition: generally excellent, lower arms repainted. Marks:

172. French Musical Automaton “Little Girl at Tea Table with Kitten” by Leopold Lambert 21” (53 cm.) A bisque head doll with glass eyes, blonde mohair wig, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, wearing original silk costume and hat is seated on a maple wood chair behind a matching 173.

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Miles to Go, Promises to Keep  

A Marquis Antique Doll Auction. July 22, 2019 at the Westin Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee. To order the catalog https://www.theriaults.com...

Miles to Go, Promises to Keep  

A Marquis Antique Doll Auction. July 22, 2019 at the Westin Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee. To order the catalog https://www.theriaults.com...