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This book is based upon an antique doll collection auctioned by Theriault’s of Annapolis, Maryland.

Design: Travis Hammond Photography: Gerald Nelson Senior Conservator: Terry Lanford Conservators: Meredith Dupree, Hana Holbrook, Scott Netro $49 ISBN: 1-944881-08-5 Printed in Hong Kong


In the 1880s, while accompanying her husband to South America for his coffee business (of which a fortune was made and then lost by the intrepid travelers), the author Alice Wellington Rollins wrote these wise words, “I have no idle hour to spend in hunting up the bitter foe who simply ought to be my friend.” While on this voyage, the famed Vichy automaton “Pierrot Serenading the Moon” was gifted to the Rollins, as a token of friendship, and it has remained in their family, passed from generation to generation, until this time. The automaton will be presented at Theriault’s July 16 auction “Provenance” in Scottsdale, Arizona, along with 400 lots of rare treasures of childhood past, including other important antique dolls which carry their own personal stories, some from original family owners and others having been

cherished in famous collections or museums for many decades, including the important European collection of German doll author Lydia Richter, the Jim Kramer collection of rare Schoenhut circus memorabilia and superb early English wooden dolls. Theriault’s Summer Marquis doll auctions have become legendary in the doll world, with offerings from important collections that range from the most rare to those in all collecting categories of rarity and value. The auction begins with a preview at 9AM and continues at 11AM with a fabulous and fun auction that attracts collectors seeking the best of dolls in all price ranges, and seeking community with fellow collectors from around the world. For those who cannot attend, the auction can be watched in its entirety by live video/audio feed via Proxibid. x


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”. 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.

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1. 5” French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows 4. 17 ½” Very Sought After French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupée “Lily” 12. 12” All-Original French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Exquisite Costume 13. 18” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé with Delicate Complexion by Schmitt et Fils 32. 9” French Bisque Bébé, Size 1, by Emile Jumeau, Seamstress Dress and Signed Shoes 34. 18” French Bisque Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Deposed Wooden Articulated Body 37. 15” Extremely Rare French Bisque Bébé by Denamur with Painted Masquerade Mask 52. 10 ½” Petite French Bisque Bébé, E.J., Size 2, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body 56. 10” Very Dear Petite French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils 59. 18” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 64. 16” Very Rare and Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé “H” by Aristide Halopeau 69. 13” Rare Petite-Sized French Bisque Poupée by Leontine Rohmer with Original Body 76. 11” Very Dear Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Jumeau 78. 28” French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 82. 17” French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils in Wonderful Antique Costume 93. 23” German Bisque Pouting Character “Phillip”, Model 115A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 97. 22” Very Beautiful German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt 101. 8” Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 322, by Heubach Koppelsdorf 102. 27” German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach in Large Size 105. 10” Petite German Bisque Child Doll by Kestner with Closed Mouth 141. 20” Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character, Model 141, by Hertel and Schwab 142. 33” Grand Exhibition Brown-Eyed Model of the Rare French Bisque Bébé Mothereau 143. 32” Large French Bisque Bébé by Mothereau with Splendid Blue Eyes and Early Costume 144. 14” Petite French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 147. 18” Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Splendid Eyes 148. 7 ½” Extremely Rare French Bisque Double-Faced Bru Bébé as Candy Container 162. 16” German Bisque Art Doll, Model 616, by Fritz Bierschenk with Unique Body 189. 28” French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau, Signed Jumeau Shoes 198. 13” German Bisque Portrait of Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 227. 20” Earliest Period French Bisque Bébé EJ by Jumeau with Signed E.J. Shoes 232. 14” French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 238. 12” French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner with Lovely Antique Costume 240. 32” Exhibition French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Rare Painted Teeth 280. 32” German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 296. 20” Very Rare French Bisque Bébé by Petit & Dumoutier with Splendid Eyes 299. 18” French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupée with Rare Neck Articulation 301. 14” Early French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Jumeau with Signed Early Jumeau Shoes 305. 18” French Bisque “Bébé Triste” by Emile Jumeau in Rare Size 9


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1. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows

2. French Miniature Goat Cart with Silk Fittings

5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, daintilypainted lashes and brows, closed mouth with hint of smile, blonde mohair wig with braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, jointed elbows, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: rare jointed elbow model enhanced further by most charming expression, bare feet, and wearing original silk costume and coiffe. $1200/2200

10” (25 cm.) Elaborately-shaped cart is upholstered with ivory silk brocade and beaded accents, with four metal spoked wheels, and being pulled by a silk covered goat with horns and little black bead eyes; a tiny goat is posed on the rim of the cart. Very good condition. French, circa 1875. $600/900

3. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Exquisite Costume

5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted socks and two-strap brown heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: the pretty bright-eyed miniature is wearing ivory silk gown with extended train and cape, edged with tiny seed pearls. $600/800

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A A 17 ½” (45 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with Dehors neck articulation, blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden poupée body with swivel waist and dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (doll) A La Poupée de Nuremberg, 21 Rue de Choiseul, Lavallee-Peronne, Paris (paper label on doll). Comments: French, circa 1870, the doll was presented as Lily by the prestigious Parisian doll shop, A La Poupée de Nuremberg, owned by Jeanne Lavallee-Peronne, who worked closely with the journal, La Poupée Modele, to market her dolls and which described her as a “doll maker of exquisite taste”. Value Points: wearing a very fine antique ivory silk gown, the beautiful poupée has rare wooden body with deluxe articulation, rare neck articulation allowing infinite posing, and her important boutique label. $5500/7500

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6” (15 cm.) x 5”. Presented in a marbled paper folder is a double-sided paper toy which accordions outward to reveal through small openings a complete panorama of scenes; one side depicts “The Passing across the Balcan” and the other side depicts “Solemn Ceremony”. Designed for an international market with three language titles, and publisher’s initial L.F. Toy is excellent, folio has some wear at edges. Early 1800s. $300/500

6. Five Mid-1800s Coin Purses

3 ½” (9 cm.) - 4 ½”. In various woven, beadwork or leather forms, and with various tassels or gold bead trims. Mid-1800s. Excellent condition. $300/600

7. Four Wooden Grodnertal Dolls with Original Costumes and Family Provenance 8” (20 cm.) - 13”. Each is all wooden with heart-shaped face, elongated throat, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted complexion and black

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hair with shaded tendril curls around the face (the two larger with tuck combs), carved and painted facial features, complexion painted arms and lower legs, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent, original finish on each albeit some light craquelure. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: the dolls are wearing wonderful original costumes enhanced with passamenterie, silk flowers, and seed pearls. Provenance: the dolls have resided in the 16th century Griffith estate of Carreglwyd, Anglesey, England, likely acquired during her travels by Maria E.E. ConwayGriffith, a mid-1800s heir to the estate who was an inveterate adventurer and notable collector of curious and interesting objects of all nature. $2500/3500

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8. Exquisite German Bisque Lady Doll with Elaborate Bodice and Glass Eyes 18� (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderplate, heartshaped face and elongated throat, light brown sculpted hair drawn from her face and captured in an arranged chignon at the back with curls tumbling onto her back neck and and a giltedged black hair band with pink bow, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, accented nostrils and eye corners, delicately brows and lashes, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, magenta and blue painted detail of bodice with Dresden ribbon ruffle and rose bud, muslin stitchjointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent excepting some missing Dresden ruffles. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, the doll was featured in the book China, Parian and Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: very rare model with exquisite presence, glass eyes, and wearing superb antique gown. $1200/1600

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painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms, antique ivory satin gown. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the doll is featured in the book, China, Parian and Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: regal presence, rarity factors include brown hair, unusual coiffure, and glass eyes. $800/1200

10. Extremely Rare German Bisque Lady with Elaborate Coiffure and Sculpted Jewelry

22� (56 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of adult lady with oval face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair in unusual side-parted coiffure waved loosely around her face and captured in a loosely braided knot at the back, with curls tumbling low onto her shoulders, partially modeled pierced ears, painted blue eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted and painted necklace with magenta-dotted rose ribbon from which a gilt edged blue brooch dangles, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 N (in script) 9. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, the doll was featured in the book China, Parian & Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: stunningly beautiful doll whose rarity points include brown color of hair, elaborate coiffure, and richly decorated jewelry. $1200/1700

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11. All-Original French Bisque Poupée by Jumeau with Boutique Label “A La Recompense” 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, kid gussetjointed poupée body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A La Recompense Mon. Nadaud Jouets (paper label on body). Comments: Pierre-François Jumeau, circa 1875, the poupée was presented in the illustrious Parisian boutique of Nadaud. Value Points: beautiful poupée with superb original gown, undergarments, bonnet, and shoes. $2800/3500

A A 12. All-Original French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Exquisite Costume 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 6 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: very dear petite bébé, original body and body finish, superb original silk and lace costume with matching bonnet. $3200/3800

13. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé with Delicate Complexion by Schmitt et Fils

18” (46 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, pear-shaped face, almondshaped blue glass enamel eyes with spiral threading, thick black eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes, mauveblushed eye shadow, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere, charming antique costume and fancy bonnet, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield mark) 3 (head) Sch (shield mark on derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: very fine quality of sculpting including dimpled chin, philtrum, expressive lips, pointy nose, enhanced by gorgeous painting of facial features and blush, original body and body finish. $8000/12,000

14. Pair, French Maple Wood Chairs with Aqua Silk Tufted Seats

12” (30 cm.) Of maple wood with natural finish and faux-bamboo carving, the pair of salon chairs have original aqua silk seats with deep tufting and fringed edges. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875. $600/900

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16. Outstanding French Porcelain Poupée by Adelaide Huret with Signed Shoes 17” (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with plump rounded face, delicate complexion with subtle blush, painted blue downcast eyes with thick black upper eyeliner, daintily-painted allaround lashes, fringed brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig over original lambswool wig and cork pate, gutta percha body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, some typical minor body repair. Marks: Brevet Bte SGDG Huret 22 Blvd Montmartre Paris (original green stamp on torso). Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1855, during that year she exhibited her poupée at the 1855 International Exposition in Paris where her dolls were described as “an ingenious idea, of very high quality, solid articulations, accurately assembled, perfect taste in the doll dressing.” Value Points: an outstanding example of the soughtafter important French signature doll, with original signed body, wearing her original costume and undergarments, black and royal blue silk bonnet, and very rare blue silk ankle boots with Huret stamp on the sole. $12,000/16,000

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15. Collection of Victorian Wax Valentines under Glass Domes

5” (13 cm.) -9”. A bevy of poured wax miniature figures and novelties are arranged on bases along with various scenic accessories, and each is preserved under original blown glass dome. Included are girls and boys posed alongside their pet animals as well as several elegant ladies. Generally excellent. Mid-1800s. $1200/1600 14


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17. Very Fine Early 18th Century English Wooden Doll in Original Costume

15� (38 cm.) All carved wooden doll with one-piece eggshaped head and shapely torso with defined bosom and waist, elongated strong throat, inset black enamel eyes, all-around dot painted lashes, single stroke brows with dot accents, defined pointy nose, closed mouth with firmly-set lips, original facial complexion with cheek blush spots, original brunette wig, cloth upper arms, wooden lower arms with fork-shaped fingers, simply-carved wooden legs with dowel-jointing at hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: English, early 1700s, the doll bears a very close resemblance to the famous wooden doll once belonging to Letitia Penn. Value Points: rare early doll is all original including painting and costume, wearing superb silk and brocade gown with original trims, matching woven bonnet, necklace, stockings with applied trim, black leather attached shoes with wooden soles and red buckles, and with attached crewel embroidery purse. Also included is an early box with two additional bonnets, and another box containing an early chatelaine. The doll is preserved in an early wooden box with transfer-printed early paper lining, and which also contains an early hand-lettered indenture paper for a British property, and an 18th century satirical print titled “People of Consequence�. $23,000/35,000

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18. Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Folding Screen with Clock Face

6 ½” (17 cm.) A bronze-framed threepanel folding screen with elaborate garland detail features painted enamel romantic scenes in the 18th century manner; the center panel features a porcelain clock. Excellent condition, clock may need adjustment, key is included. Austria, late 1800s. $700/1100

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20. Austrian Silver and Enamel Miniature Mantel Clock 2” (5 cm.) h. 3 ½”l. The silver-framed clock has four panels of hand-painted romantic enamel scenes, the front scenes centering a brass framed clock, with attached key. Generally excellent, clock may need adjustment. Austria, late 1800s. $500/800

21. Outstanding Austrian Silver Miniature Sedan Chair with Enamel Scenes and Clock

clock may need repairs, key is included. Austria, late 1800s. $1200/1600

4 ½” (11 cm.) Of heavy cast silver with ornate designs of garlands and cherubs, the sedan chair features Sevres blue enamel scenes with cherub on two sides, and a blue Sevres porcelain clock face on the third side. The fourth side hinges open to reveal the clockworks. Generally excellent,

22. Viennese Enamel Miniature Painting with Clock on Bronze Easel

5 ½” (14 cm.) Attached to a gilt bronze easel with Mephistopheles crest design is a gilt framed porcelain scene in a merry kitchen with five persons. A clock is pictured on the back wall, appearing as part of the scene, but actually is a working timepiece. Excellent condition, clock works may need repair, key is included. Viennese, late 1800s. $800/1100

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23. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Endearing Expression

5 ½” (14 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with pert smile, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, bare feet, wearing antique silk dress and woven hat. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at top rim of front torso. Comments: French, circa 1882, the mignonettes were presented as “poupées de poche” (pocket dolls) in reference to their tiny doll size. Value Points: beautiful little doll with choice bisque and most endearing expression. $900/1300

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A A 26. Early English Mahogany Four-Poster Bed with Silk Damask Fittings

14” (36 cm.) h. x 12”l. x 8”w. The mahogany bed with four carved posters and wooden canopy is fitted with draped gold silk damask curtains and matching bed cover and headboard cover, and accented with gold braid, fringe and tassels. The underside reveals original rope-fitted linen slats. Excellent condition. Early 1800s. $2500/3500

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A A 9” (23 cm.) x 7” x 5”. A wooden-cased sewing necessaire with tortoise-shell veneer in an elaborate fan-shaped pattern on the lid, has lion’s head handles, talon feet enclosing gilded balls and opens to an exceptional interior of intricately arranged silk, with many separate compartments having tortoise or bone lids, and containing many silver and bone sewing implements. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: early 19th century, a silver label on the lid of the box is inscribed “C. Sumner 1815” in elaborately scrolled letters. Value Points: superb luxury sewing box with intriguing hint of its provenance. $1400/1800

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28. An Exceptional 18th Century Petite Wax Doll with Original Costume, Possibly by Laetitia Clark Powell 12” (30 cm.) Poured honey-toned wax shoulderhead, blue glass inset eyes with allaround eyeliner and defined brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with tiny tongue tip and two tiny painted upper teeth, curly light brown mohair wig, cloth torso and

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29. Early 1800s English Miniature Mahogany Furnishings

8� (20 cm.) h. cupboard. Each of finely grained wood with natural finish, and of fine craftsmanship, comprising cupboard hutch with plate racks, wall-hanging cupboard with glass doors and green paper linen interior; and Chippendale dining table with one removable leaf and tripod feet. Excellent condition, one foot repaired on table. English, early 1800s. $600/900

30. Important 18th Century English Wooden Doll in Original Nun Habit, with Box and Accessories

24� (61 cm.) All wooden doll with one-piece head and torso, slightly-elongated throat, strong carving of facial features, inset black enamel eyes, thick eyeliner, painted lashes, single stroke brows with feathering accents, eye corner and nostrils accents, closed mouth with center accent line, defined little chin, original complexion with blush cheek spots, dowel-jointed hips and knees of simply-carved legs, cloth upper arms, wooden lower arms with fork-shaped hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: English, mid-1700s, the presence of an English wooden doll in original nun presentation seems, at first, a contradiction, as Catholicism had been outlawed in England for more than a century, and, in fact, in the mid-1700s, anti-Catholicism was particularly virulent in England. Yet documents prove that not only did the religion thrive (albeit secretly), but secret convents for nuns did also, particularly among some members of the aristocratic class. This explains not only the presence of an English wooden doll as nun, but also the fact that this particular example, in a grand size and perfectly preserved, had been created for a member of the wealthy aristocracy. Who that family was still remains a mystery. Value 22

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31. Gorgeous French Bisque Portrait Poupée by Pierre François Jumeau

22” (56 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with rich spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset jointing. Condition: generally excellent, body especially clean and sturdy. Comments: Pierre-François Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: gorgeous portrait poupée with artistic blush on the soft complexion, brilliant eyes, original wig, original very sturdy body, included is coral velvet costume, undergarments, seed pearl coronet. $3200/4500

32. Precious French Bisque Bébé, Size 1, by Emile Jumeau with Fine Seamstress Dress and Signed Shoes

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of fabric, attached underslip, petticoat, pantalets, Jumeau socks and leather shoes signed 1 Paris Depose with bee symbol. $3200/4500

33. German All-Bisque Blue-Stocking Mignonette by Simon & Halbig for the French Market

6” (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, hiplength blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue stockings and black two-strap heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful face on the dear diminutive doll, wearing ivory silk gown, undergarments, coiffe. $800/1200

34. Rare French Bisque Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with Deposed Wooden Articulated Body 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, very plump cheeks, large blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly blushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French all-wooden body with ball-swivel waist, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles. Condition:

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34.1. French Doll’s Fruitwood Armoire with Carved Panels 21” (53 cm.) Of fruitwood with natural warm finish, the doubledoor armoire has carved panels, curved crest, and opens to a shelved interior. Excellent condition. French, early 1800s. $700/900 25


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8 ½” (22 cm.) Poured wax head with tiny bead eyes, painted facial features, firm armature body with welldefined wax-over hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Continental, early 1800s. Value Points: very expressive facial features, wearing original elaborate court costume with metallic gilt edging, paillette-encrusted cap, leather boots, and posed on original wooden stand. $300/600

35. French Ebony Wood Musical Toiletry Box in the Shape of Piano

10” (25 cm.) h. 9”w. The ebony-finished upright piano with beaded edging and silver handles and trim, has a beveled glass front window, and hinges open to reveal a velvet lined interior with beveled mirror back and fitted compartments for various toiletry bottles, display for pocket watch, and various bone toiletry articles. A key at the side is used to wind the hidden music box which plays a wonderful vigorous tune. Excellent condition. Music functions well. French, circa 1890. $1200/1500

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A A 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted/fired on black masquerade mask on the upper half of face with a painted lace edging, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, closed mouth, shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E 7 D Depose. Comments: Etienne Denamur, circa 1888. Value Points: extremely rare and original facial painting, inspired by the popular Parisian “bal masques “ (masked evening balls) of the late 1800s; the doll has original velvet and silk costume, bicorn velvet party hat and carries silver dance card with original attached pencil. No other examples of the rare mask-face bébé are known to exist. $8000/11,000

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38. All-Original French Musical Automaton “Little Girl with Surprise Basket” by Lambert, with Provenance 20” (51 cm.) Standing upon a velvet covered base is a bisque bébé with blue glass paperweight eyes, lushly-painted eyeliner, lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms. She is wearing a luxurious ivory silk satin dress with lace and ribbon trim, matching feathered bonnet and silk shoes, and undergarments, and appears to be carrying a floral draped lidded woven basket (which is actually supported by a hidden rod from her torso). Inside the basket is a little feathered bird. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4 (doll) (original paper tune label on underside indicating the music “La Mascotte”. Comments: Leopold Lambert, Paris, circa 1890, when wound, the doll turns her head from side to side, and nods, while she alternately daintily sniffs the silk rose in her right hand, and then lifts the lid of the basket with her left hand, to reveal a little bird which flutters back and forth. Value Points: in perfectlypreserved original presentation, with elaborate costume and accessories, original tune label.

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Provenance: This automaton, as well as the next (#39) and #201 are being presented from the British/Canadian family of Kensington. Sir Alfred Kensington served for 37 years (1877-1915) in the Indian Civil Service, most notably as Punjab Chief Court Judge, and it was during this time, according to family oral tradition that he was

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39. All-Original French Musical Automaton “Polichinelle with Cymbals” by Lambert with Provenance

20” (51 cm.) Standing upon a green velvet covered base is a bisque bébé with blue glass paperweight eyes, lushly-painted lashes, eyeliner and shadow, brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, characteristic front and back torso humps of the Polichinelle theatrical figure, wire upper arms, bisque hands. She is wearing all original ivory silk satin costume with lace, ribbons and metallic braid trim, including double ruffled collar, silk slippers with upturned toes, bi-corn hat with danging bells, and holds a pair of brass cymbals. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4 (head) (original paper tune label on underside indicating the song “Les Cloches de Cornveille”). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890, when wound, Polichinelle tilts its head side to side and merrily clangs the cymbals, while music plays. Value Points: perfectly preserved original condition, being sold from the family of the original owner (see story #38). $7500/9500

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A A 41. Collection of Thirteen Ormolu Accessories by Erhard & Sohne

3” (8 cm.) mirror. Each of rich gilt ormolu, including two various mirrors, pair of candlesticks with scrollshaped support, pair of tiny candle holders with finger handles, single candlestick, book ends with tiny books, fancy oval frame with lithograph of two women, desk frame with crown finial, vase, and two lamps (missing shades). Generally excellent. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890. $700/1100

40. German Bisque Family of Seven Dollhouse Dolls in Original Costumes, with Provenance

5” (13 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead with sculpted hair and painted facial features, muslin body, bisque lower limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: the dolls,

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43. Outstanding French Miniature “Parfumerie Regence” Room with Elaborate Contents 15” (38 cm.) w. x 15”h. x 18”d (when open). An elaborately-fitted

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45. Very Rare French Musical Automaton “Pierrot Ecrivain” by Gustav Vichy with Paris Boutique Label from Original Family

A A 27” (69 cm.) Seated at a fine wooden desk arranged upon a wooden floor with parquet inlay design, is Pierrot, with paper mache head having classic whitened complexion, fleecy curls, glass eyes with kidskin eyelids, carton body and composition hands sculpted to appear as though holding a pen, wearing ivory silk Pierrot costume with red pom-poms, pleated collar, Pierrot hat, and pom-pom trimmed slippers, holding a quill pen in his hand. A lamp sits at the corner of the desk and an ink-script note rests below his hand. When wound, music plays (two tunes), and Pierrot moves the quill pen across the paper, as if adding further notes, then he pauses, the light turns off and and he appears to drift off to sleep. After a pause, he awakens, appears to turn the light back on, turns his head, blinks and begins to write again. Condition: structurally excellent and fresh, eyelid kid cover is worn, lamp lighting movement is batter activated, mechanism and music function well as described. Comments: Gustav Vichy, Paris, circa 1890, appearing in the original Vichy catalog as #518 titled “Pierrot Ecrivain” (Pierrot writing) and indicating that the piece was uniquely deposed by Vichy. Value Points: considered a prime luxury piece in its time, it is virtually impossible to find today, this example being sold from its original home in the Parisian 16th arrondissement, and bearing the original prestige shop label of “Nadaud” on the base. $35,000/42,000

44. Grand French “Theatre Guignol” Puppet Theatre with Superb Designs

48” (122 cm.) x 30”w. The wooden framed theatre is covered with outstanding lithographed illustrations of Paris theatre scenes as well as street and festival scenes of Paris in the late 1800s, including famous theatrical characters such as Polichinelle and Pierrot. The sides hinge open in various stages to allow dimensional background effect. Very good/excellent, with slight paper wear at edges. French, circa 1890, an 32

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Condition: very good, typical fading and light spotting found on these early models. Comments: Lenci, early 1920s, the classic Pierrot figure was modeled by Marcello Dudovich for Lenci, and was presented in the firm’s early theatrical series. Value Points: artful sculpting and painting enhance the dramatic expression of this very rare model, wearing original cream felt costume with black trim and diamond edging, teal vest with purple hearts, heeled shoes and an exuberant leaf-shaped felt cascade crowning the cream cap. $1600/2600

A A 48. French Bentwood Hat Box with Amusing Pierrot Illustration

7” (18 cm.) The oval bentwood lidded box is decorated with drawings of six different hats around the exterior and with a design on the lid of Pierrot gazing at a table with a mannequin head and other various bonnets. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900. $300/400

49. Rare French Musical Automaton “Pierrot Serenading the Crescent Moon” by Lambert with Family Provenance

46. Italian Felt Theatrical Doll “Pierrot” by Lenci from Early Period

26” (66 cm.) Felt swivel head with very angular structure, pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, all-around blue/grey eye shadow, strong nose, closed mouth, elongated slender torso and limbs, jointing at hips, knees and shoulders. Condition: fair/good, dusty. Comments: Lenci, circa 1920, one of the earliest designs by the illustrious firm. Value Points: the rare early doll is wearing original Pierrot costume of cream felt with black pom-poms, ruffled collar, black leather shoes. $900/1200

47. Extremely Rare Early Italian Felt Doll by Lenci Known as “Pierrot Dudovich”

26” (66 cm.) Pressed felt swivel head with very angular facial features, and head held haughtily upward, elongated throat, brown painted side-glancing eyes with heavy eyelids, brown lower eye shadow, pronounced apostrophe-shaped brows, downcast lips of closed mouth, black skullcap, elongated torso and limbs, jointing at shoulders and hips. 34

21” (53 cm.) Seated on the tip of a paper mache crescent moon is Pierrot, with paper mache head of whitened complexion accented with jester symbols, brown glass eyes, open mouth, brunette mohair wig, slender paper mache body, wearing original Pierrot silk jacket with black tights, silk slippers, ruffled lace collar and felt feathered hat, holding a lute in his arms. The crescent moon, set upon blue clouds, has a large brown glass eye and a hinged jaw. When wound, two tunes play, Pierrot nods and turns his head while strumming the lute, and periodically saucily sticks out his tongue at the moon; the moon opens and closes his mouth as though responding. Condition: very good, some restoration to clouds and light craquelure at


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50. Wonderful All-Original French Holiday Etrennes Presentation “Old Wooden Shoe with Toys”

20” (51 cm.) l. 20”h. The thick paper mache shoe in the shape of an old wooden shoe is filled with a grand bounty of miniature dolls and toys, overseen by a petite French bisque child doll (incised F) with closed mouth and blue paperweight eyes. Included are paper mache poupard, lambs, amusing novelty toys, little bisque dolls, boxed parlor games, and more. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1890, the grand presentation was prepared for a Paris department store holiday catalog, likely Au Samaritaine, an example of their unique and exciting offerings. Value Points: delightful and rare childhood plaything, in all-original condition, the only known to still exist. $2500/3700 36

51. Delightful, Rare and All-Original French Musical Automaton “The Peasant and His Pig” by Gustav Vichy

34” (86 cm.) Perched upon the top rung of a ladder back chair whose enclosed base is designed to disguise the music and mechanism of the automaton, is a paper mache man, the Peasant, with a paper mache pig seated on one knee, as though the pig is a little child. The Peasant has a composition head with exceptional characterization and modeling detail, brown glass eyes, articulated eyelids, articulated bottom lip, painted teeth, original painted finish with ruddy complexion, and brunette mohair wig. He has


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decorative accouterments including glass dome with dried floral arrangement, gilt metal woven basket, glass dome over wax figure of gentleman, carved bone netsuke, brass tray, and a tri-part easel back desk frame. Generally excellent. Late 1800s. $600/900

A A 54. Rare and Beautiful French AllBisque Mignonette with Jointed Elbows 5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig in hip-length braid, peg-jointed arms and legs, jointed elbows, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: very rare mignonette with jointed elbows and bare feet, lovely antique costume. $1200/2200

52. Gorgeous Petite French Bisque Bébé, E.J., Size 2, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body and Shoes

10 ½” (27 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E. 2 J. (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882. Value Points: gorgeous face with dramatic large eyes, rich decoration, original signed body, lovely antique costume including original undergarments, dress, bonnet and Jumeau leather shoes signed Paris Depose 2 with bee symbol. $3500/4500

53. French Doll’s Pedestal Table with Miniature Accouterments

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A A 5 ½” (14 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with upturned lip corners in gentle smile, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, few tiny flakes at peg joints of arms. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: most charming facial expression with gentle smile, rare bare feet, antique ivory silk costume. $900/1200

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57. Swiss Mechanical Singing Birds in Cage

11” (28 cm.) A metal bird cage with bronzed finish and carrying loop handle contains three colorful feathered birds. When key-wound, the blue bird on the perch begins to flutter feathers, turn head and sing; when the blue bird pauses the yellow bird begins its performance, and then back to the blue bird. The red bird does not sing or perform. Very good condition. Swiss, likely Reuge, circa 1940. Ex-collection Legoland Museum of Antique Dolls and Toys. $400/500

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A A 30” (76 cm.) Arranged in a garden like setting on an ebony wooden base under glass dome, is a beautiful woman seated at her sewing machine, she with bisque portrait head, blue glass inset eyes, well-painted features, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, original silk costume and coiffe, carton body, wooden hands in curled pose. The sewing machine has metal frame and wooden table top, movable wheels and treadle, and is arranged with a piece of fabric to be “sewn”. When wound, music plays, and the lady “moves her head, arms and foot and the machine works in splendid imitation of a real sewing machine”, as described in an 1884 advertisement by the Silber and Fleming firm of London. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (original paper tune label “Musique a 2 airs” listing two tunes, illegible writing). Comments: Phalibois, circa 1885, the sewing machine had gradually gained societal acceptance in the mid-1800s, and this automaton is a fascinating glimpse at the newly emerging mechanized world. Value Points: most captivating scene with well-functioning music and movements. $6500/8500

59. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips and tiny stuck-out tongue, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gussetjointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, tiniest pinflake at right eye corner. Marks: Bru Jne 6 (head) No. 6 Bru Jne (shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882, from the firm’s golden era. Value Points: stunningly beautiful bébé with gentle expression, desirable defined tongue tip, perfect bisque hands, lovely antique costume including leather shoes signed “Bru Jne 6 Paris”, and carrying woven basket with early silk floral bouquet. $15,000/18,000

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63. French Wooden Doll Chest with Marquetry Inlays

10” (25 cm.) Of finely grained fruitwood and mahogany, the two drawer chest has an intricately shaped top and is enhanced by rich inlay marquetry of urns, rampant lion, shield, and musical instruments, with bronze pulls. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s. $400/600

60. French Doll-Sized Pedestal Table with Decorative Glassware

6” (15 cm.) h. The mahogany twelve-sided parquet table with elaborate inlays in geometric star designs has an urn-shaped pedestal and three feet, and is laden with a collection of antique miniature glassware. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $400/500

61. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll for the French Market in Original Dress

4 ½” (11 cm.) Bisque socket head on kid-edged bisque torso, large blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair curly wig, pegjointing at shoulders and hips, painted white stockings and brown two-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: pert-faced child has original wig and pretty flowered dress. $600/800

62. German Bisque Seated Boudoir Lady in Original Costume

7” (18 cm.) seated. A waist-up bisque figure of lady with painted facial features, brunette mohair wig, daintily tilted head, ample bosom, peg-jointed arms with delicate fingers, has original attached armature lower torso and porcelain legs with gold shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: rare to find in original presentation, posed seated on bench, wearing richlytrimmed silk gown and matching bonnet. $600/900 42

64. Very Rare and Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé “H” by Aristide Halopeau

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and 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, original body and body finish. Marks: H (and illegible size number, possibly 0). Comments: Aristide Halopeau, Paris, considered one of the three most important French firms in the presentation of bébés, each with a compelling presence. Value Points: most sought after doll, with splendid eyes, original body in very fine original condition, lovely antique costume including signed Paris leather shoes by Alart. $18,000/26,000


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66. French Stationery Set for Child in Luxury Presentation

A 10” (25 cm.) The exterior of the unique box is styled as a slant-top desk, covered with pale blue paper with gilt striping and with an oval center medallion scene; the larger end of the box hinges open to reveal the original tied-in set of luxury stationery and envelopes, each with gilt accents or mauve edging, and the upper end of the box opens to reveal a pencil box with bone-handled writing tools, seal, and letter opener, and with little envelope stickers. Excellent, perfectly preserved condition of the luxury presentation. French, circa 1875. $300/500

67. Five Early Miniature French Children’s Books

65. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée with All-Wooden Articulated Body 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accented lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French wooden poupée body with shapely torso, swivel waist, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, and swivel line at mid-thigh. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish with some typical rubs. Marks: 4 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1870. Value Points: her beauty is enhanced by rare all wooden body with luxury additional 44

4 ½” (11 cm.) x 3”. Five thin little volumes with embossed gilt designs on the pastel covers are titled “Petites Histoires”, and each contains a story for children, with illustration. Published by A. Marcilly, Paris, early 1800s. $300/500

68. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée by Leontine Rohmer with Three Antique Gowns 16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and arched feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils,


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13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck on shoulderplate, brilliant cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, hair-stuffed kid poupée body with gussetjointing at knees and hips, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mme Rohmer Brevete SGDG Paris (stamp on torso). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860. Value Points: rare petite size with fine delicate bisque and beautiful eyes, original body with bisque hands, wonderful antique costume, undergarments, shoes and bonnet. $3500/4500 45


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70. Outstanding Viennese Wooden Sewing Box with Oil Painted Historic Scenes

18” (46 cm.) l. x 7”h. The wooden sewing case of finest woods is decorated on both the exterior and interior with 14 different oil-painted scenes of Austria such as Lake Traun with the Traunstein Mountains in the distance, several scenes depicting the historic Castle Orth, and most of the scenes featuring persons in various boating, hiking, fishing, or contemplative moods. Each of the paintings is edged with pressed gilt paper or metal, and there are four ballshaped metal feet, fancy bail handles at each side,and carved bone knobs on each of the eight interior compartment lids. Superbly-preserved and artistically rendered, likely of a special commission. Viennese, early 1800s. $4500/6500

71. French Paper Mache Mechanical Toy, “Child with Bourrelet Cap” by Theroude

8” (23 cm.) A cheerful-faced toddler with paper mache head, tiny black enamel eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, tiny upper and lower teeth, black painted pate with stippling detail of curls, paper mache torso and legs, and pink kid arms is posed upon a three-wheeled tinplate base with mechanism, which when wound, causes the doll to glide forward and in circles while turning its head and waving its arms. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well. Comments: Theroude, circa 1855. Value Points: delightful toy is perfectly preserved with beautiful patina of complexion, endearing expression and movements, and has its original costume which includes a rare tiny-sized bourrelet cap. $2500/3500

72. Rare Carved Wooden Becassine with Pine-Cone Skirt

10” (25 cm.) Carved wooden waist-up figure of Becassine with jointed right arm, carved and painted details of classic costume and cap, a cloth knapsack slung over left arm, attached to a blue painted pine-cone “skirt” and with hinged lower legs and feet. Condition: structurally excellent, painted finish is very rubbed. Comments: Becassine, a unique presentation of the French storybook character, early 1900s. Value Points: the rare model has curious symbolic construction. $600/900

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74. Early German Bisque Lady with Brown Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes by Simon and Halbig 23� (58 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, brown sculpted hair with brushstroked detail away from face and behind her ears, forming into arranged loosely coiled braids at the back and accented with a sculpted black hair bow at her crown, pierced ears, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, antique cloth stitchjointed body, kid leather arms, lovely antique silk dress, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors on the signed early model include brown hair, glass eyes, and larger size. $1100/1500

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77. Rare French All-Bisque Mignonette with Ball-Jointed Elbows

5” (13 cm.) Allbisque with delicate complexion, the mignonette has swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, pegjointing at shoulders and hips, ball-jointed elbows, bare feet, wearing antique costume and bonnet. Condition: generally

75. Petite French Bisque Poupée by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body

14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed poupée body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: lovely wide-eyed poupée with fine quality of bisque and painting, original signed body, velvet and silk gown, bonnet, undergarments, leather boots. $1500/1800

76. Very Dear Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber-brown paperweight glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, 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 E. 2 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). 48

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A A 78. Lovely French Bisque BrownEyed Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes

28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full lower cheeks lending a solemn expression, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists and plump limbs, lovely antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, and signed Jumeau shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, his important model was sculpted by famed French artist, Carrier-Belleuse. Value Points: finest bisque and painting on the desirable solemn-faced bébé model known as Bébé Triste, original body and body finish. $9000/11,000

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80. French Bisque Poupée with Brilliant Blue Eyes from Aux Reves de L’Enfance Paris Boutique

19” (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, original firmly-stuffed muslin body with shoulder and hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.G. 4. Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: wearing original elaborate velvet and silk theatrical costume of 18th century French courtier. $2500/3500

17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, pronounced black eyeliner, delicatelypainted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Aux Reves de L’Enfance, Speciality de Poupées, 40 rue de Richelieu Paris (stamp on torso). Comments: Pierre-François Jumeau, circa 1870, the doll was presented at the prestigious Paris doll shop, Aux Reves de L’Enfance. Value Points: beautiful poupée with rare boutique label, wearing original gown, undergarments, shoes. The actual doll is shown in the Collector’s Encyclopedia of Dolls, page 31. $2500/3200


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82. French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils in Wonderful Antique Costume

17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, brushstroked and feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Schmitt pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-balljointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield on head and derriere) 2 (head and pate). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: very handsome young lad with elongated very full cheeks, fine facial painting, original body and body finish, fine antique velvet Sunday Best costume. $8000/11,000

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83. Grand-Sized Early Porcelain Lady Doll Head with Pink-Tinted Complexion Attributed to Lippert & Haas of Schlaggenwald

11” (28 cm.) h. 11”w. Solid domed shoulderhead of very thick paste porcelain with overall pink-tinted complexion, plumply rounded face and sturdy throat, slightly defined bosom, deeply modeled features, defined eye sockets with upper-glancing deep blue eyes having white eye notch in pupils, black and red upper eyeliner, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very rich lips, original brunette hand-tied human hair wig. Condition: 52

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84. German Porcelain Miniature Doll with Articulated Wooden Body

6” (15 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with black sculpted hair in uniform finger curls, painted facial features, blue eyes, closed moth, wooden torso with shapely waist, dowel-jointed upper arms and


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6� (15 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of adult lady with oval face, elongated throat, blonde sculpted hair waved away from her face into casually looped curls, with a garland of Dresden flowers forming a coronet overlaid on a blue enameled scarf with gilt accents, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner,

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24” (61 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with oval shaped face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair with braided loop at the forehead encircling a large Dresden flower and leaves, and with braided coronet at the crown #88 back and looped braids at the back of her head, blue glass inset eyes, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, sculpted Dresden collar with blue and magenta painted accents, muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on stockings and shoes, leather arms. Condition: some minor chipping to leaves on headdress, significant chipping of Dresden accents on bodice. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: very rare hair design with elaborate styling, glass eyes, wonderful antique costume. $600/900

89. German Bisque Lady Doll with Dresden Decorations for Adelina’s Christmas 1871

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90. Outstanding English Mahogany Sewing Box With Elaborately Fitted Interior

14” (36 cm.) l. x 4”h. x 10”d. Of finest mahogany, with angled sides and lids, very elaborate bone inlay in garland and floral designs, ball feet, and carved wooden ring handles, the sewing box opens to a superbly-fitted interior; a leather-covered back wall decorated with tufted blue silk and elaborate gilt painting, opens to reveal a


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91. German Porcelain Half Doll “Blue Cap Lady with Tray”

11” (28 cm.) overall. 5” half doll. Waist-up porcelain figure of lady with sculpted grey hair under a sculpted blue Charlotte cap with yellow edging, painted brown downcast eyes with dramatic shadowing, closed mouth, her arms extended and holding a brown tray, on attached pincushion skirt with lace overlay. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

92. German Porcelain Doll Head with Rare Brown Eyes

5 ½” (14 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with light pink tinted complexion, black sculpted hair with uniform finger curls, painted brown eyes in deeply-defined sockets, black and red upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, six sew holes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: well modeled details, rare brown eyes. $500/700

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93. German Bisque Pouting Character “Phillip”, Model 115A, by Kammer and Reinhardt in Antique Costume 23” (60 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, small brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, short curly lashes, short feathered brows, rounded nose, closed mouth in pouting expression, shaded lips, dimpled chin, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 60. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from the firm’s art character series, circa 1912, inspired by the 17th century sculpture of a young boy by the Flemish artist, François Duquesnois, which was enjoying a revival at the time; the model was marketed as Phillip. Value Points: a most endearing example of the favorite model, with very choice bisque, painting, original toddler body with original finish, and wonderful antique costume. $3500/4500

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94. Petite German Bisque Art Character, 114, “Gretchen” by Kammer and Reinhardt

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes with black upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, brunette mohair wig with side coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1909, their art character model marketed as “Gretchen”. Value Points: fine quality of bisque, original wig, original body and body finish. $1100/1400

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95. German Bisque Child on Seated Dog Candy Container

8” (20 cm.) h. Seated upon a paper mache dog with flannel hide and amber glass eyes, removable head for use as candy container, is a bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, open mouth, wooden block torso and limbs, original costume. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1900, all original. $400/600

96. All-Original German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, “Marie”, by Kammer and Reinhardt

11” (26 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue painted eyes in downcast expression, black upper eyeliner, one stroke tapered brows, closed mouth with very full lips, brunette mohair braided wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 26. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt from their art character series, circa 1909, the doll was marketed as “Marie”. Value Points: very choice doll is all original including wig, body, body finish, and costume comprising dress, undergarments, stockings and shoes. $1100/1500

97. Very Beautiful German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt in Original Costume 22” (55 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair

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13” (33 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wistful expression, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7246 4 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: excellent bisque and painting on the rarer glass-eyed Heubach girl. $900/1200

100. German All-Bisque Character Girl with Bobbed Hair by Gebruder Heubach

9” (23 cm.) Allbisque doll with one-piece head and torso, sculpted short brown bobbed hair with bangs, painted brown sideglancing eyes, short feathered brows, closed mouth, loopjointed bisque arms

98. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach

14” (36 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque shoulderhead, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pouting expression, brunette mohair wig, kid pin-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, right thumb repaired. Marks: 3 Heubach (sunburst mark) Germany 7246. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: the glasseyed pouting character is wearing original Scottish costume with matching velvet tam. $600/800 58

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and legs, sculpted white ribbed socks and brown one-strap shoes with little bows, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: charming little girl with well-rendered details of modeling. $400/600

101. Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 322, by Heubach Koppelsdorf

8� (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, slight painted curly upper lashes, curvy brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with little impish smile, blonde mohair wig, fivepiece paper mache body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 322.17/0 Germany. Comments: Circa 1920, Heubach Koppelsdorf. Value Points: very rare model with wonderful expression, original body and great original costume. $1800/2500

102. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach in Rare Large Size 27� (69 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, thickly-fringed brows,

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104. German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner in Lovely Antique Costume

11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, composition five piece baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Hilda c. JDK Jr 1914 Ges Gesch 1914 Made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their signature tradename model. Value Points: especially beautiful example of Hilda with original body and body finish, choice bisque, wonderful antique costume. $1200/1800

105. Petite German Bisque Child Doll by Kestner with Closed Mouth

103. German Bisque Child, Model XI, by Kestner with Closed Mouth

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: pretty wistful-faced expression on the rare-to-find early model, with original body and body finish, $1200/1600 60

10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, brown glass sleep eyes, delicately-painted lashes and arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with solemn expression, blonde mohair wig, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: rare size of the early closed mouth doll, with very fine delicate bisque, subtle blushing of cheeks, original body and body finish. $1800/2400

106. German Bisque Child, Model XI with Delicate Complexion, by Kestner

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painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with solemn expression, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique costume and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Mark: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882, note the variation of complexion and painting of features with lot#103. Value Points: most endearing shy child with very pale complexion and delicate features. $1200/1700

107. German Bisque Child on Candy Container Base 8� (20 cm.) Standing upon a candy box base is a little bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, wooden block torso and legs, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S (pb in star) H 4600 18. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: all-original candy container, the little doll wears original folklore costume. $300/500

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108. German Bisque Child Doll, Size 16, by Kestner with Closed Mouth and Fine Antique Costume

109. Pair, All-Original German Bisque Child Dolls as Candy Containers

23� (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, very plump cheeks, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique costume of dotted Swiss, undergarments, leather shoes, silk bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16 x. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed child with lovely luminous complexion on closed mouth child, original body and body finish. $1500/1800

10� (25 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, on hollow cylinder body torso which opens for use as candy container, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, paper mache lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S pb (in star) H 4700 12. Comments: Schoneau and Hoffmeister, circa 1900. Value Points: the matched pair of dolls are wearing factory original costume and carrying little baskets of fruit, their costumes disguising their candy container bodies. $600/900


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110. German Bisque Character, 143, by Kestner with Rare Brown Complexion

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted black lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, black mohair wig, brown composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C Made in Germany 7 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with flawless brown complexion, fine modeling, original body and body finish. $800/1200

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112. German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Toddler Body

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, single stroke brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition toddler body with starfish-shaped hands, chubby tummy, toddler legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 126 Simon & Halbig Germany. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: most endearing little toddler with wonderful original body and body finish. $400/600

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113. Rare American Cloth “Mammy” Black-Complexioned Doll by Martha Chase

68” (173 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features and rich ebony complexion, dark eyes with red upper eyeliner, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with full lips, sculpted ears, black fleecy wig, stitch-jointed body with bare feet, brown sateen torso cover, well costumed in antique dress, apron, cap, and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, Pawtucket. Rhode Island, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model from the cottage industry dollmaker, this doll with distinctively modeled features, beautiful original complexion and artistic painting of features, very rare larger size. $3500/4500

Three nieces of Maggie and Bessie playing with their favorites dolls and toys at the parsonage home, 1907.

114. Important Collection of Twelve American Cloth Dolls Known as “Maggie-Bessie”, with Related Ephemera and Pfohl Provenance

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119. American Wooden Comic Character “Happy Hooligan” by Schoenhut

9” (23 cm.) All- wooden figure with painted googly eyes and button-shaped nose, wide thin-line smiling expression, jointing at shoulders and hips, flat-palm hands, cotton shirt and jacket, black felt pants, painted black shoes. Depicted is Happy Hooligan, the hobo comic strip character introduced by Frederick Opper in 1900 and presented as a King Features Syndicate until 1932. Very good/excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915. $500/700

120. American Wooden Comic Character “Boob McNutt” by Schoenhut

118. Rare American Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Carved Hair, Original Paper Labels

19” (48 cm.) All wooden doll with socket head, carved hair with deeplydefined comb marks brushed from her face and captured in a braid held by wide pink hair bow at the back of her head, deeply-intaglio blue eyes with pronounced pupils and white eyedots, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, all-wooden springjointed body. Condition: unplayed with, generally excellent, original finish albeit flaking on limbs. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan.17th, ‘11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with beautifully-preserved facial painting, finely sculpted hair, original knit teddy, original paper label “Schoenhut All Wood Perfection Art Doll”, original store label of McCurdy & Norwell of Rochester, N.Y. original (worn) Schoenhut shoes and socks, original stand. $1200/1700 66

9” (23 cm.) All-wooden figure with painted downcast googly eyes and wide point nose, wide thin-line smiling expression, sculpted reddish brown hair and attached small yellow wooden cap, jointing at shoulders and hips, cotton shirt and patterned pants, black felt jacket, painted black shoes. Depicted is Boob McNutt from the comic strip created by Rube Goldberg from 1915-1932. Very good/excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915. $500/700

121. American Wooden Comic Characters “Maggie and Jiggs” by Schoenhut

7” (18 cm.) and 9”. Each is all-wooden with socket head, carved hair and painted facial features depicting the comic strip characters Maggie and Jiggs, wooden body with jointing at shoulders and hips, Maggie with carved topknot and long nose, painted yellow hair band, and painted black heeled shoes, wearing cotton yellow costume; and Jiggs with sculpted crown of hair, wooden cigar in mouth, black and white painted shoes,


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felt trousers and orange shirt. Depicted are Maggie and Jiggs from the “Bringing Up Father” comic strip of George McManus in 1913. Generally excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1920. $600/900

122. American Wooden “Hobo” by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) All-wooden figure, painted features with well-defined moustache and scruffy light beard, painted teeth, jointing at shoulders and hips, double slit in feet for use as acrobat, wearing

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123. All-Original German Paper Mache Man with Sculpted Beard and Top Hat

18” (46 cm.) Paper mache socket head with painted brown upper glancing eyes, pronounced nose, closed mouth with sculpted black beard and moustache, sculpted black hair beneath a sculpted tall black hat, five-piece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: perfectlypreserved original condition of the rare sculpted hat doll, wearing original costume. $800/1200

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124. American Wooden “American Ice Company” Horse and Wagon Riding Toy

31” (79 cm.) A carved wooden horse with painted eyes is resting upon a wooden frame with metal wheels, attached to a wooden yellow wagon with lettering “American Ice Company”; the wagon has green spoked wooden wheels and a “Danger” sign at the back (presumably warning against falling blocks of ice!). There is a cast iron steering rod on the roof which directs the wheels, and is designed for use as a riding toy for child. Excellent condition. American, circa 1900. $500/800

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125. American Wooden Carved Ear Gorilla by Schoenhut

8 ½” (22 cm.) All-carved wooden gorilla, swivel head and jointing at shoulders and hips, onepiece head with carved ears, unusual cupped hands with pink palms, pink soles, painted facial features with open mouth and two rows of teeth and fangs, brown eyes. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $1100/1400

126. American Wooden Monkey with White Face by Schoenhut

7 ½” (19 cm.) Carved wooden monkey with composition face front having painted white face, brown eyes and pronounced double row of teeth, leather ears, jointing at shoulders and hips, rope tail, and wearing original red felt fringed costume and pink and yellow silk cap. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, rare early version of the circus money, circa 1910. $500/800

127. Rare American “Animal Cage Wagon” by Schoenhut with Horses and Driver

31” (79 cm.) A double-team of wooden horses with dappled finish, carved black manes, painted eyes, and leather harness is mounted upon a green wooden wheeled base, and is pulling a wooden-framed cage wagon with metal cage spindles, spoked wooden wheels, paper mache crown and apron with embossed gilt designs and name “Humpty Dumpty Circus”, and overseen by a carved wooden driver with carved beard and wearing original felt uniform and carved wooden (detachable) yellow helmet. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $1500/1800

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128. American Wooden Lion with Furry Cloth Mane and Glass Eyes by Schoenhut

8� (20 cm.) All-carved wood with ball-jointed neck beneath the furry cloth mane, carved open mouth with painted teeth, painted muzzle, green glass eyes, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1905, the earliest version of the lion made for the Humpty Dumpty circus. $600/800

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9� (23 cm.) Carved wood with brown painted finish, jointed neck, open mouth, glass eyes, cloth mane, leather saddle and harness, stirrup, thread tail. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, the first style of carved brown horse, circa 1905. $400/600 69


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130. Rare American Circus Chariot with Clown and Burro by Schoenhut 17” (43 cm.) A wooden burro with attached leather harness and painted eyes is pulling a wooden-wheeled chariot with wooden base and paper mache wrapped sides which are decorated with red paint and embossed gilt designs. Standing in the cart is a wooden clown with original costume. Very good/excellent condition, some light skips on harness. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $1500/2100

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11” (28 cm.) h. Carved wood with double-jointed neck, glass eyes, carved open mouth, defined grooves on nose, rope tail. Very good, some light scuffing. American. Schoenhut, circa 1905, first version of the giraffe. $500/800

132. American Carved Wooden Poodle with Cloth Ruff and Open Mouth

8” (20 cm.) All-carved wood poodle with carved open mouth, painted teeth and black nose, glass eyes, and with original lambswool fleeced mane, ears, whiskers, and tail tip. Generally excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910, this was the first model of the poodle. $300/500

133. American Bisque Head Lion Tamer and Glass-Eyed Lion by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) h. man. Including bisque head man with sculpted brown hair, moustache and goatee, wooden body and attached cap, painted black shoes. With carved mane lion having ball-jointed neck, glass eyes, carved wooden ears, rope tails. Both are structurally

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15” (38 cm.) All carved wooden doll with socket head, intaglio-carved blue eyes, white eyedots, black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, closed mouth with wistful expression, blonde mohair tacked-on wig, all-wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17th, ’11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: most endearing expression with fine original finish, original wig, wearing original costume including Schoenhut shoes, with Schoenhut stand, and owning a blue ribbon award from Doll Collectors of America, November 1982. $700/900

135. American Wooden Brown-Eyed Character Girl by Schoenhut with Original Shoes and Stand

16” (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, intaglio brown eyes in deeplyset eye sockets, feathered brows, closed mouth with artfully-painted lips, brunette mohair tacked-on wig, allwooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan.17, (’11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: most expressive features, original finish, lovely antique dress, original knit teddy, Schoenhut shoes and Schoenhut metal stand. $700/900

136. Two American Wooden Characters, Felix and Danny Doodles, by Schoenhut 8” (20 cm.) h. Felix. Each is wooden with segmented jointing,

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137. A Family of Miniature German Bisque Bye-lo Babies in Decorative Playpen 6” (15 cm.) -8”. Playfully arranged within a woven playpen are four bisque Bye-Lo Babies, two being all-bisque with swivel head, blue glass eyes, tinted hair and brows, closed mouth and bare feet, and two with original cloth bodies, celluloid hands, blue glass sleep eyes, tinted baby hair and wearing original factory gowns with Bye-Lo Baby cloth tags and celluloid pins. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Copr. by Grace S. Putnam Made in Germany. Comments: Bye-lo Baby, designed by the American artist and made in Germany, circa 1923. Value Points: wonderful arrangement of the beloved signature baby with original costumes, rare sizes. $1200/1500

A A 138. Superb French Silk Presentation Box with Tiny Bisque Doll and Trousseau

6” (15 cm.) doll. 12” x 8” box. A luxury padded silk over wooden box with curve-shaped sides and richly embroidered floral decorations, hinges open to reveal a richly furnished interior centered by a bisque head doll with blue glass sleep eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, bare feet, along with an elaborate trousseau. In addition to the silk dress and bonnet she is wearing, there is also another silk dress, mariner ensemble, two bonnets, seven undergarments, and ten accessories including jump rope, combs, sachet, powder puff and more.

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139. Very Rare Pair of German Bisque Dolls by Kestner with Swivel Waists

9” (23 cm.) Each is all-bisque with swivel head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, swivel waist, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white ribbed stockings with above-the-knee scalloped rims, black ankle boots with tassel details, mohair wig. Condition: one with right arm cracked at elbow and chip at shoulder, thumbs restored; other with right wrist restored and left index finger chipped; otherwise excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare all-bisque pair with swivel waists and fancily painted stockings and shoes. $1800/2800

140. Rare German All-Bisque Character “September Morn” Designed by Grace Drayton 5” (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, sculpted short blonde curly hair, painted googly eyes

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141. Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character, Model 141, by Hertel and Schwab with Early Teddy Bear by Steiff 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes and slight feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, impressed cheek dimples, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 141 8. Comments: Hertel & Schwab, circa 1915. Value Points: rare glass-eyed art character with outstanding bisque and sculpted details such as pressed cheek dimples, original wig, body, body finish, antique costume, and carrying her own 8” wellworn loved teddy bear by Steiff. $2000/2600 73


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142. Grand Exhibition Brown-Eyed Model of the Rare French Bisque Bébé Mothereau in Superb Costume 33” (84 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with full cheeks and chin, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, lightly-feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, heartshaped upper lip, prominent dimple on chin and at lip corners, pierced ears, long blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, very fine early silk costume, undergarments, bonnet and leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B 6 M. Comments: Mothereau, circa 1884. Value Points: exceptional quality of bisque, sculpting and painting; few dolls are known to exist by this short-lived firm and models of this size and quality are virtually unknown indicating the doll was created as an exhibition model. $18,000/26,000

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A A 32” (81 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with full cheeks and chin, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker iris rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, lightly-feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, heart-shaped upper lip, prominent dimple on chin and at lip corners, pierced ears, long brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, early dress with blue silk bows, undergarments, bonnet and leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, body is original with original finish albeit rubbed. Marks: B.M. 11.13. Comments: Mothereau, circa 1884. Value Points: gorgeous bébé with finest bisque, complexion and painting of features, splendid eyes, lovely costume, and rare exhibition luxury size. $14,000/21,000

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brows, closed mouth with pert smile, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, nice antique costume and tiny shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: finest bisque and painting, brilliant blue eyes, lovely expression. $600/800

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146. DollSized Wooden Pedestal Table with Decorative Miniature Statuary

6” (15 cm.) h. table. The round pedestal table with tripod base displays four various busts including parian figure of Queen Victoria on ebony base, bronzed metal bust of George Washington celebrating his bicentennial (1732-1932), earthenware bust of woman with ruffled bonnet, and bronze bust of woman with original label “Fleur de Pecheur” and marked France. Excellent condition. Late 1800s/early 1900s. $400/600

144. Gorgeous Petite French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes

147. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Splendid Eyes

14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderplate, very plump cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with rich spiral-threaded eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, light brown hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his model known as “circle/dot”, circa 1880. Value Points: unusually beautiful example of this model with splendid eyes, rare petite size, very sturdy original body and perfect hands, fine antique costume including leather shoes signed “Bru June Paris”. $9000/12,000

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump facial modeling and very delicate pale bisque, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted delicate lashes and feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Schmitt pate, Schmitt composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent, original body with nice original finish. Marks: 2 Sch (in shield, head) Sch (shield, flat cut of derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: early period Schmitt bébé with superb pale bisque enhanced by subtle blush, splendid eyes, original body, antique costume, pinafore, undergarments, bonnet, socks and shoes. $8500/12,000

145. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Cobalt Blue Eyes

148. Extremely Rare French Bisque Double-Faced Bru Bébé as Candy Container

5” (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner,

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149. German Bisque Glass-Eyed Doll Known as “Blue Scarf Lady”

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18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with sculpted blue scarf loosely draped over her sculpted blonde curls, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blushed cheeks, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower limbs, painted orange ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent, thumb tip chipped on right hand. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, their 894 model, circa 1870, the model is known as “Blue Scarf Lady”. Value Points: beautiful painting with delicate bisque and artfully flowing scarf and hair. $700/900 78

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150. German Bisque Gentleman Doll with Brown Sculpted Hair and Blue Glass Eyes

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18” (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of gentleman, brown sculpted side-parted hair with arranged rolled curls, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent dots, muslin stitchjointed body, leather arms, wearing gentleman’s woolen suit, shirt, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair in short mannish style, cobalt blue glass eyes, fancily sculpted bodice with tucks and bow tie. $800/1200

151. German Bisque Lady Doll with Glass Eyes and Fancily Sculpted Brown Hair

18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown sculpted hair with ringlet curls onto the forehead and a sculpted blue hair bow with gilt edging, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, blue kid leather lower arms designed to appear as though gloves, stitched-on blue and white striped stockings and blue leather shoes, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair, glass eyes, sculpted hair bow, original rare body. $800/1100


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23” (58 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with oval face and plump cheeks, blonde sculpted hair drawn from face in deeply-defined waves behind her pierced ears, and capped by a ruffled blue coiffe, painted facial features, blue painted eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent, sculpted ruffled blue collar with black neck ribbon and pendant, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque forearms, lovely antique gown, undergarments, cape. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the doll was featured in the book, China, Parian & Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: regal presence of the rare doll with richly sculpted coiffe, bodice and jewelry. $1100/1400

153. German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Bonnet, Model 908, by Alt, Beck and Gottschalk 22” (56 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with plump face turned slightly downward and to the side, blonde sculpted hair arranged with flowing curls on the right side, and a loosely woven braid on the left, topped by a sculpted pale blue Charlotte cap, blue painted eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, kid pin-jointed body, bisque lower arms, beautiful antique gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 908 N 10. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk, circa 1880. Value Points: rarity of the model is enhanced further by its most appealing gentle expression, most

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154. German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Blonde Hair and Bodice

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155. German Paper Mache Doll in Factory-Original Costume

24” (61 cm.) Paper mache shoulderhead, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, slightly-parted lips, row of tiny teeth, dimpled chin, auburn mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body with stitched-on stockings and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: wearing factory original blue silk dress with feather-stitching, matching bonnet, undergarments. $500/800

156. German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings and Miniature Wooden Dolls

4” (10 cm.) dolls. Included are three Grodnertal wooden dolls with painted features and hair, peg-wooden limbs, wearing original 80

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costumes. Along with five pieces of Walterhausen dollhouse furnishings with gilded accents to simulate carving, comprising sofa and recamier with silk upholstery, dining table with extension leaf, drop leaf side table and armoire. Generally excellent. Germany, 1875. $700/900

157. German Porcelain Dollhouse Doll with Walnut Armoire

6” (15 cm.) doll. 8” Armoire. Porcelain shoulderhead doll with black sculpted uniform curls has painted facial features, closed mouth, muslin body, porcelain lower arms and legs, black ankle boots, is wearing antique muslin gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: fine quality of the doll with original costume, along with an early walnut armoire with paneled door and interior shelving. $400/600

158. Two Early Grodnertal Wooden Dollhouse Dolls in Wooden Box 4 ½” (11 cm.) - 5 ½”. Each is all-wooden doll with one-piece head and shapely torso, painted black hair with shaded curls around the face, painted facial features, dowel-jointed shoulders, elbows, hips


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and knees, with original costumes. Condition: very good, some typical craquelure. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: the early dollhouse dolls are preserved with bentwood box, along with a pair of early chairs. $800/1200

159. Two Early Grodnertal Miniature Wooden Dolls

3 ½” (9 cm.) -4”. Each is all-wooden with painted hair and facial features, one with peg-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, wearing original silk dress with pinafore and coiffe; and the other with wooden arms, and a costume whose skirt is designed for use as a pen wiper. Condition: generally excellent. Comments:

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Germany, Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: rare little pair, the silk-gowned lady is in pristine original condition. $400/500

160. German Wooden Dollhouse Bed and Wooden Babe in Bunting

6” (15 cm.) bed. Walterhausen wooden baby bed with lithographed rosewood surface is well fitted, upon which is resting a Grodnertal wooden head and torso of baby with wrapped homespun bunting with fringed edging. Generally excellent. Grodnertal, circa 1840. $300/500

161. All-Original German Paper Mache Doll with Glass Eyes Attributed to Schilling

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20” (51 cm.) Paper mache shoulderhead turned to the right, blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, stitched-on stockings and shoes with tassel ties. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, attributed to Schilling. Value Points: beautiful wide-eyed child is in perfectly-preserved original condition, wearing royal blue silk dress with lace collar, undergarments, ruffled cap. $800/1200 81


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162. Rare German Bisque Art Doll, Model 616, by Fritz Bierschenk with Unique Body 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with angular facial modeling, strong chin and elongated throat, blue intaglio eyes with black upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, one- stroke tapered brows, closed mouth with modeled space between the expressive lips, two sculpted upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, slender composition body with one-piece arms posed bent at the elbows, one-piece slender shapely legs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: 185/22 F.B. 616 1. Comments: Fritz Bierschenk, the Sonneberg dollmaker registered this singular head model, 616, in 1908; few examples appear to have been made as evidenced by their rarity. Value Points: beautiful portrait like doll with distinctive features and body, finest bisque and painting, original wig, body, body finish and costume. $2200/2800

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164. Pair, German All-Bisque Seated Characters by Gebruder Heubach

5” (13 cm.) Each is a one-piece bisque figure of seated little baby posed in realistic manner, one as though startled and the other in pugilistic pose. Each has blonde sculpted and painted hair, painted side-glancing blue eyes, closed mouth. Each with Heubach square markings. Excellent condition. Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. $400/500

163. German Bisque Half Doll with Jointed Arms and Wig

4” (10 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, oval face and slender throat, modeled bosom, painted features, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed arms with modeled bent elbows and posed wrists. Marks: 3613 Made in Germany. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1915. $300/500 82

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A 165. German AllBisque Bathing Characters Including “Three Men in a Tub”

A A 3” (8 cm.) Each is all bisque, depicting little babies in bath tub; one is a bucket tub with three bathing babies, incised on the outside bucket “Ruba-Dub-Dub, Three Men in a Tub”, and the other is a little baby seated in a blue tub. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1910. $300/500

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166. Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Art Character, 536, by Kley and Hahn

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, deeply-set eye sockets with pale blue painted intaglio eyes, black and red upper eyeliner, painted curly upper lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 536 3. Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1910, from their art character series. Value Points: rare model with wonderfully-sculpted features and artistic painting. $1800/2500

167. Rare German Bisque Art Character, 536, by Bahr and Proschild with Beautiful Sculpting 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue upper glancing eyes in well-defined eye sockets, black upper eyeliner with delicately fringed lashes,

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170. Endearing German Cloth Character “Du Mein” by Kathe Kruse 20” (51 cm.) All-cloth doll with single seam head, pressed and oil-painted facial features and shaded brown hair with forelock curls, shaded blue eyes, brown and black upper eyeliner, white eyedots, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, lightly-weighted stockinette baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kathe Kruse, their “Du Mein” model, 19231925. Value Points: most endearing expression on the plump faced character, with most artistic painting of features and hair. $1800/2500

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168. German Cloth Character Doll by Kathe Kruse

18” (46 cm.) All-cloth doll with firmly-stuffed head, oil-painted hair and facial features, brown forelock curls, painted shaded brown eyes with black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks and ears, stitch-jointed shoulders, disc-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 113222 Kathe Kruse (left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, the second period of the Type I model, circa 1935. Value Points: endearing expression on the wistful-faced character, wearing wonderful lederhausen costume. $1100/1500

169. Two German Early Velvet Animals by Steiff

9” (23 cm.) lion. Each is brushed golden velvet with amber glass eyes, brushed mohair mane, including lion posed on four legs, and reclining lioness. Good condition. Germany, attributed to early velvet animal series by Steiff, circa 1890s. $400/600 84

171. German Cloth Character Doll “Kleines Du Mein”, Type VII, by Kathe Kruse, Wigged Version

14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with early three-seam head, firmly-stuffed and oil-painted head, painted green eyes with shaded detail, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, brunette human hair wig in sidecoiled braids, stitch-jointed shoulders, disc-jointed legs with wide hips, separately-stitched thumbs, antique costume. Condition: very good, some rubs on face, limbs darkened. Comments: Kathe Kruse, wigged variation of the Type VII model known as “Kleines Du Mein”, 19271930. Value Points: rare model with sweet endearing expression. $900/1100

172. German Cloth Character Doll “Kleines Du Mein”, Type VII, by Kathe Kruse, Painted Hair

14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with early three-seam head, firmly-stuffed and oil-painted head, painted brown hair with forelock curls, painted brown eyes with shaded detail, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, stitch-jointed shoulders, disc-jointed legs with wide hips, separately-stitched thumbs, sweet


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14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with mask face on softly-stuffed head with stitched-on bonnet having ruffled lace edging, painted brown forelock curls, painted shaded eyes with black and brown upper eyeliner, blushed cheeks, closed mouth, softlystuffed stockinette body with mitten hands, antique costume including original onesie. Condition: very good, some spotting on original stitched-on bonnet. Comments: Kathe Kruse, the “Sternschnuppchen” bonnet head model was made for only one year. Value Points: among the rarest of the Kruse models, with rare stitched-on bonnet and most endearing expression. $1200/1700

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174. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Zebra by Schoenhut

176. American Wooden Brown Bear with Glass Eyes and Open Mouth by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) All wooden animal with closed mouth, green glass eyes, leather ears, cloth mane, rope tail. Very good condition, original finish albeit scuffed. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $400/600

8” (20 cm.) The carved wooden brown bear has ball-jointed neck, open mouth with painted teeth, amber glass eyes, leather ears, stubby rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1905, the earliest version of the brown bear. $600/900

175. American Wood Arabian Camel with Glass Eyes and Open Mouth by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) All-carved wood camel with single hump, painted brown/gold shaded coat, open mouth with row of teeth, glass eyes, leather tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1905, the earliest model of the Arabian camel with open mouth and glass eyes, $600/800

178. American Wooden Gorilla by Schoenhut With Leather Ears

8” (20 cm.) All-carved wooden gorilla with swivel head and jointing at shoulders and hips, two-part head with leather ears, unusual cupped hands with pink palms, pink soles, painted facial features with open mouth and two rows of teeth and fangs, brown eyes. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $900/1200

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181. Large Lot of Accessories for Schoenhut Circus

Including four wooden balancing stools, four barrels, pair of round balancing tubs, wooden ball, two pedestals with solid bowl, weight, chair and three wooden champagne bottles. Very good/excellent. Schoenhut, circa 1910, accessories for the Schoenhut Circus displays. $500/800

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182. Pair, Wonderful German Cloth Character Children by Steiff with Buttons in Ear

11� (28 cm.) Each is all-felt with center-seamed face and pressed features, black shoe button eyes, painted brows, accented nostrils, and smiling lips, mohair shaggy wig, fivepiece body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiff (early metal button in ear of each). Comments: Germany, Steiff, from the 1910 series of art character dolls designed by Arthur Schlopsnies. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved little dolls with great expression, original buttons, and wellpreserved original costumes. $2500/3500

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8” (20 cm.) Bisque head man with black sculpted hair and moustache, wooden body with double slit feet for acrobatic poses, original costume. Along with the original wooden and metal balancing stand and tall stool. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/800

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184. Three American Circus Clowns by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Each is all wooden (two with two part heads), with original painted complexion and clown features, and each is wearing its factory original costume. Very good/excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $700/900

185. Rare American Wooden Humpty Dumpty Circus Tent by Schoenhut with Animal Cart, Animals and Performers

29”l. x 26” (excluding flags). A three-sided rectangular cotton circus tent has vivid lithographed scenes of excited spectators, and is surmounted by a peaked top with Humpty Dumpty lettering on the front and two flags. Inside the tent are reduced size performers including Lady Acrobat, Ringmaster, Clown and Lion Tamer, and a bounty of reduced size painted eye animals including two striped tigers, spotted tiger, carved mane lion, rhinoceros, acrobat horse with platform, double hump camel, bear, brown striped zebra, pig, and donkey. As well, there is a wheeled animal cage labeled Humpty Dumpty Circus. Included is the original box for the tent. Very good to excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, late 1920s. $4500/6500 88


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186. Early 19th Century Wooden Artist Mannequin in Grand Size

32” (81 cm.) All-wooden artist mannequin with well defined carved facial features, has swivel head, shapely torso with ball-swivel waist, dowel jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles and defined fingers and toes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: the artist mannequin appeared in trade catalogs as early as the 1700s, and remained in continuous production for more than a century; its style, in fact, was the inspiration for the wooden poupée body deposed by Leon Casimir Bru in 1867. Value Points: well-preserved artist mannequin features sensitive carving of face and anatomy, with well retained articulation and is a rare grand size. $1600/2500

187. Very Rare and Important French Etrennes Basket of Childhood Toys

15” (38 cm.) The flat-backed woven basket (“hotte”) with embroidered velvet cover is filled to abundance with eight miniature dolls in original antique costumes, along with animals, dogs, candy boxes, rattles, and other childhood ephemera, centered by a paper mache gentleman holding violin, and guarded by a wooden soldier. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: presented for the French Etrennes holiday market, likely featured in a catalog of a Paris toy store of the season, circa 1895. Value Points: outstanding and delightful presentation is wonderfully-preserved and extremely rare. $3500/5500

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A A 188. Petite French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 1, with Beautiful Brown Complexion

9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich chocolate-brown complexion, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, lushlypainted black lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair curly wig over cork pate, French brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing antique linen dress with red braid trim, undergarments, stockings, red leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: rare size 1 petite bébé has most beautiful complexion with luminous patina, deep paperweight eyes, original wig, body, body finish, earrings and wonderful straw bonnet with red silk ribbon trim. $2400/3200

189. Beautiful French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes

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190. Miniature Leather Bound Photograph Albums and Rare Doll-Related Daguerreotype Case 4 ½” (11 cm.) x 3” daguerreotype case. The daguerreotype case features a raised design on both sides of the cover with a scene of three children playing with a doll and toy horse, with man and woman tintypes inside. Along with three leather-bound photograph albums with embossed gilt lettering containing some miniature tintypes. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. $600/900 91


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191. Superb French Mechanical Musical Tableau “The Village Blacksmith” by Tharin

192. Petite Sonneberg Bisque Doll in Unique Antique Costume of Christopher Columbus

37” (94 cm.) w. x 32”h. x 9” d. A fine oil painting with rich vivid colors depicting a bustling village blacksmith shop is set within a gilded gesso-over-wooden frame with scroll and foliage decorations. The blacksmith shop is seen from the inside, looking over the workings of the shop and out through a wide arched open door into the town with winding narrow streets, mountains and blue sky in the background. There is a working porcelain-face clock signed Tharins a Paris, in the village tower; the clock has silk thread suspension pendulum that strikes the hours and half-hours. There are six people, a horse and a dog in the highly animated scene that includes motions of the bellows, the workers, the horse being shod, and the wagging tail of the dog; the lighting of the painting highlights these movements. Two musical tunes play. Excellent condition, beautifully preserved. French, Tharins of Paris, an outstanding tableau whose fine painting is enlivened by the five movements and two melodious tunes. $8000/9500

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1892. Value Points: the boy wears original velvet and silk costume in the 15th century courtier manner, depicting Christopher Columbus with 1492 gilt lettered on his hat, and celebrating the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America. $600/900

193. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier in Equestrienne Costume

16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and jointing. Condition:


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A 195. Grand French Bisque Bébé, Figure A by Jules Steiner, Rare Size 21 in Superb Antique Costume

A A 38” (97 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 21 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner Medaille d’Or Paris 1889 (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: very rare grand size bébé by Steiner, perhaps the largest made, with finest bisque and painting, original signed body in near mint condition, and superb antique silk costume and bonnet. $7500/9500

196. French Mechanical Toy “Festival Dancer with Tambourine” by Vichy

12” (30 cm.) A bisque-headed doll with brown glass enamel eyes, richly painted dark lashes and brows, closed mouth, black mohair wig, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, wearing original gold silk satin dress with magenta and black lace trim, and carrying a red silk twill-edged tambourine with brass bells is standing upon a three-wheeled tin base. When wound, the wheeled platform moves forward and around, while the girl turns her head from side to side and waves the tambourine. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G. Vichy Paris (on mechanism). Comments: Gustav Vichy, circa 1875. Value Points: the rare early toy is wonderfullypreserved with original costume. $2500/3500

197. Rare French Musical Automaton “Spanish Dancer with Tambourine” by Leopold Lambert

21” (53 cm.) Standing upon velvet covered base is a bisquehead lady with refined portrait face, blue glass eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, dark brunette mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, paper mache hands, original Spanish festival dress of gold silk with black lace overskirt, soutache braid, red silk bows and gold jewelry. When wound, music plays and she sways her body (from the waist) back and forth, turns her head, and alternately lifts her left hand, and then her right hand which she twists back and forth at her wrist, thus shaking the tambourine which she holds. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: L.B. (key). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: all original automaton named “Espagnole” in the firm’s catalog, with distinctive portrait face and exceptional original costume. $5500/7500

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198. All-Original German Bisque Portrait of Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner with Signed Gump’s Costume

200. Very Rare Pair of French All-Bisque Asian Mignonettes

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, small brown glass sleep eyes, delicately-painted curly upper lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, black mohair wig, amber tinted composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent, tiniest original firing line at lower right eye rim. Marks: F made in Germany 10 243 JDK. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, unique portrait model, under commission from Gump’s, the luxury early 1900s gift shop which specialized in Chinese art works, wearing original elaborate silk costume made in that store’s work shops. Value Points: rare and all-original, the costume wearing the original label of Gump’s. $2800/3200

5” (13 cm.) Each with amber-tinted bisque complexion, with solid domed bisque swivel head on matching torso, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs with bare feet, side-slanted dark brown glass eyes, painted wide curvy brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair


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wig. Condition: generally excellent, each has typical tiny flakes at peg holes. Comments: for the French market, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare mignonettes representing Asian child, with expressive face, rare bare feet, original silk costumes. $2200/2800

201. Rare French Musical Automaton “The Chinese Tea Server” by Leopold Lambert with Family Provenance 20” (52 cm.) Standing upon a burgundy velvet-covered base is a bisque-head lady with heart-shaped face and exotic amber-tinted complexion, narrow brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, long painted brown lashes and thick brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, pierced ears, dark brunette mohair wig in upswept fashion over cork pate, slender carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, and amber-tinted bisque forearms, holding a wooden tea set and wearing a fine silk and brocade Chinese costume. When wound, the lady elegantly turns her head side to side, then inclines her head as though offering tea; she then lifts the tea pot and, in a refined and gracious manner, “pours” the tea and extends the tray as though serving. Music plays throughout. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Marks: (original paper tune label indicating the song “Barbe Bleu”). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1888, with portrait bisque head commissioned from Jumeau and sculpted exclusively for this luxury automaton model. Value Points: superb state of preservation of the luxury automaton with exquisite bisque and outstanding original costume. The automaton is being offered from the original Wellington family owners where it has remained until this time; see lots #38 and 39 for further information. $6000/8500

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A PROVENANCE CHINESE DOOR OF HOPE DOLLS, #202-209 During the 1920s, young Mary Louise Ulmer of Pottsville, Pa. traveled with her parents to China and other countries of the Far East, collecting artifacts from those voyages. These artifacts remained in the family holdings for three generations, until this time, a century later, during which they have been carefully nurtured and preserved. Among the artifacts are the Door of Hope dolls presented here, for the first time on the collecting market. A copy of the letter of provenance is presented with each doll.

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204. Chinese Wooden Doll Portraying Older Woman from Door of Hope Mission

12” (30 cm.) Carved wooden head with short side-parted painted hair, carved and tinted facial features, cloth torso, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920. Value Points: handsome young man with well-defined intelligent expression, wearing original blue cotton long-sleeved tunic with black pants tied at the ankles, black silk vest with soutache loops, black silk cap and slippers. $500/800

11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted thinning hair captured in a comb-fitted chignon at the back of her head, carved and painted facial features, cloth body, wooden hands, wearing original purple brochade silk tunic, black skirt over grey silk short pants, stitched on blue shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope Mission, circa 1920. Value Points: depicted is older woman with incised age wrinkles on forehead. rare slippers. $500/800

205. Chinese Wooden “Chang the Chinese Farmer” Doll from Door of Hope Mission

202. Chinese Wooden Door of Hope

11” (28 cm.) Carved wooden head with elongated slender face, bald pate, painted black circlet at the back of head with extended queue, incised age or frown lines above the brows, at corners of eyes and corners of mouth, cloth body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with unusual carving, wearing original blue silk jacket with black soutache ties over brown lined kimono, slacks, slippers, and with black fitted cap. $500/800 98

13” (33 cm.) Carved wooden head with well-defined facial features, carved hair with unusual coiled queue, cloth body, wooden hands posed to hold an object, carved wooden bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission doll, representing “Chang the Chinese Farmer”, described in their catalog as being “carved from wood like ivory by a master Chinese craftsman” and having “gentle impassive features”, circa 1920. Value Points: perfectly-preserved rare model with uniquelysculpted coiled queue, wooden bare feet, and original costume of woven straw over blue denim work suit and woven hat, and with original rake. $700/900

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206. Chinese Wooden Amah and Young Child Dolls from Door of Hope Mission 12” (30 cm.) and 6” (child). Each has carved wooden head with carved and lightly tinted facial features (the child with gentle smile), carved hair (Amah with chignon, baby with defined medallion of hair at crown), firmly stuffed muslin body, wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission circa 1920. Value Points: rare models depicting the caregiver Amah, and child which she carries in a cord wrapped sling on her back, each with original costume, Amah with polished cotton tunic having soutache trim and short blue pants, black slippers; and the baby with embroidered silk collar and cap with fringed silk “ears”. $800/1200

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209. Chinese Wooden Child Doll from Door of Hope Mission

6 ½” (17 cm.) Carved wooden head with painted locks of hair at the crown, carved and tinted facial features, cloth body, wooden limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope Mission, circa 1910, from the early period of production. Value Points: the rare little child is wearing exceptional original costume with lined tunic under lined cotton apron with pouch pocket, cotton print pants, coral and lavender silk cap and collar with embroidered and fringed details, purple slippers with embroidered cat heads at the toes, preserved in near mint condition. $800/1200

6” (15 cm.) Carved wooden head with balding crown, painted black pate decorated with painted red combs, original silk cap with multi-colored pom-poms to which are attached thread hair fringe and queue, carved and painted facial features, cloth body with wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission, circa 1910. Value Points: the rare early child has gentle expression, wearing original coral and pale aqua-green silk tunic and pants, embroidered slippers and headdress. $700/900

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210. Four Chinese Opera Dolls with Provenance

10� (25 cm.) Each has paper mache head with highlycolored theatrical complexions and painted features, paper mache and cloth bodies with dramatically long fingers, glued-on silk slippers with cord trim. Condition: generally excellent, one with throat repair. Comments: Chinese, early 1900s, the dolls represented characters from performances of the Chinese opera. Value Points: each is wearing its original very elaborately-embroidered costume and headdress. From the family collection assembled by Mary Louise Ulmer Ellsworth and her parents of Pottsville, PA. during their Far East travels in the early 1900s; the dolls have remained in the family until this time. $400/600

211. Pair, Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Asian Costumes for the French Market

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10� (25 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, black glass eyes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, dimpled chin, fivepiece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13/0. Comments: for the French market, circa 1900. Value Points: all original, the rare petite pair are wearing


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13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted curly lashes and upswept brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, modeled tongue, two upper teeth, #214 mark composition bent limb baby body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 Made in Germany Butterfly Baby 90 3/0. Comments: mystery maker, circa 1915, the significance of the name “Butterfly Baby” is unknown. Value Points: rare doll with intriguing back story yet to be uncovered; few examples exist. $800/1100

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wonderful silk costumes with elaborate detail, she with outstanding coiffe and basket of silk flowers. $800/1200

212. Japanese Paper Mache Doll Known as Ichimatsu with Original Costume 16” (41 cm.) Solid domed paper mache swivel head with gofun complexion, enamel inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth with slightly upturned smiling lip corners, painted hair with shaded brushstrokes, classic Ichimatsu body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Japan, Ichimatsu play doll, late 19th century. Value Points: superblypreserved condition with wonderful multi-layered costume. $800/1100

213. A Companion Japanese Paper Mache Ichimatsu Doll in Original Costume 16” (41 cm.) Solid domed paper mache swivel head with gofun complexion, enamel inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth with center accent line,

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215. Italian Felt Doll “Sarda” in Vibrant Original Felt Costume

24” (61 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, angular face, dark brown painted side-glancing eyes, all-around grey eye shadow, painted lashes, high comma-shaped brows, bow-shaped lips, elongated slender torso and limbs, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sarda (original Lenci parchment label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: well-preserved, the boudoir doll is wearing original vibrant felt costume of Sarda region with rich symbolic appliques on the jacket and apron, undergarments, black heeled shoes. $700/900

216. Italian Felt Character Boy, Series 110, by Lenci in Vibrant Costume

19” (48 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, light blue side-glancing eyes, pronounced grey eye shadow, lushlypainted upper lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, blonde mohair wig, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1930, from their 110 series. Value Points: especially fine well-preserved vibrant 102

217. Italian Felt “Smoking Winker” by Lenci in Original Costume

11” (28 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted #216 facial features, eyes sculpted to appear as though he is winking with painted blue left eye nearly shut, painted lashes and eyeliner, “dash” brows, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth with smiling expression, painted teeth, original drilled hole for cigarette which is placed at the corner of his mouth, accented bottom #217 lip, brunette mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, the winker model, #121, was introduced during the mid-1920s. Value Points: rare early model with wonderfully sculpted facial features, with original cigarette, black felt uniform and cap. $1100/1400


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19� (48 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue sideglancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig with long braid, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slight fading on hair bow. Comments: Lenci, circa 1930, from their 110 series. Value Points: the wistful-faced girl wears her original folklore costume of brown felt skirt with felt rick-rack and stripes, red decorated apron, black appliqued vest, felt ribbons in hair with bouquet of felt flowers, organdy ruffled petticoat and pantalets, thick woolen socks and felt shoes. $1100/1400

219. Outstanding Italian Felt Lady Doll Depicting Actress Pola Negri by Lenci

29� (74 cm.) Felt swivel head with very elongated strong throat, oval-shaped face with pressed and painted facial features, brown-side-glancing eyes with brown encircling eye shadow, painted lashes and brows, accent dots in eyes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with ruby lips, shaded lower lip, painted teeth, black silk fleece hair in centerpart with side braids, spit curls, and back

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20” (51 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted features, blue side-glancing eyes, smoky eye shadow, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, blonde mohair wig in original braided coronet with interwoven blue ribbons, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Riomaggiore (on original paper parchment label). Comments: Lenci, mid1930s, the doll is wearing an original costume of the Riomaggiore village of northwest Italy. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved doll in richly sky-blue felt gown with embroidered details, ruffled lace collar, silk plaid apron, undergarments, gold bead necklace, felt coiffe with embroidered details, and carrying a woven basket of felt flowers. $1200/1600

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220. Extremely Rare Italian Felt “Russian Dancer” by Lenci from Early Boudoir Series

36” (91 cm.) doll. (40” including coiffe). Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig with extended-length braids having interwoven ribbons, muslin elongated torso and legs with floppy hip jointing designed for sitting poses, stitch-jointed knees, felt arms with modeled bent elbows. Condition: generally excellent, very minor fading. Comments: Lenci, their model 187, depicting a Russian dancer inspired by the popularity of the Ballet Russe which swept Europe at that time, circa 1925. Value Points: very rare early-period Lenci in stunning size and costume, indicating its luxury status, wearing elaborate vibrant felt costume with extensive applique and embroidery, including superb coiffe, and knee-high leather boots with embroidered detail. $1700/2300 104

221. Italian Felt Character Girl “Riomaggiore” by Lenci with Superb Costume

222. Very Rare Italian Felt Portrait Doll “Mozart” by Lenci in Superb Costume

20” (51 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig in unique periwig fashion with rolled curls at each side of face, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slight dustiness of face, few tiny moth holes in jacket. Comments: Lenci, circa 1926, the model appeared in the 1925/1926 catalog, model 253, named “Mozart” in the catalog. Value Points: very rare early model with exceptional detail of original felt costume, having embroidered garlands and symbols on vest and jacket, turquoise felt tricorn hat which matches jacket lining, bouquet of colorful felt flowers, pink pantalets, slippers, stockings, ruffled jabot and cuffs. $1800/2300

223. Rare Italian Felt Child, Series 500, by Lenci in Wonderful Original Costume

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224. 18th Century French Luxury Game “Loto Dauphin”

of the rules, “Regles du Jeu de Loto-Dauphin”. A rare early parlor game, perfect for exhibition with dolls. Late 18th century. $300/500

19” (48 cm.) A tall wooden case with (worn) original transferprinted paper cover hinges open to reveal a twelve-tray interior, each tray forming into a lotto board with carved and tinted bone chips and pegs, and with additional accessories, as well as a copy

225. Handsome German Bisque Dauphin, Model 979, by Simon and Halbig 25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks and strong


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A A 226. Wonderful French “Papeterie” for Poupée with Contents

4” (10 cm.) The firm-sided writing box with red leather embossed cover is gilt lettered “Papeterie”, and hinges open to reveal a well-fitted interior containing stationery, envelopes, various writing tools, including some stationery with tiniest handwritten notes and letters. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $500/700

227. Earliest Period French Bisque Bébé EJ by Jumeau with Signed E.J. Shoes

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, the earliest version of the signature EJ bébé was made for one year only. Value Points: beautiful brown-eyed bébé with loveliest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, fine antique costume includes dress, undergarments, tricolor woven bonnet, Jumeau socks and leather shoes signed E.J. $5500/7500

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229. Eleven Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Furnishings and Accessories

3” (8 cm.) l. settee. Each has gilded bronze frame enclosing hand-painted enamel scenes in the 18th century style, including #229 settee, three arm chairs, table with pull-out drawer, desk chair, and four decorative bars. Excellent condition. Austria, late 1800s. $800/1100

231. Three Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Furnishings

4” (10 cm.) h. settee. Each with gilded bronze frame and having hand-painted romantic scenes in the 18th century manner, including elegant settee, vitrine with hinged lid and velvet interior, and a table with hidden (working) music box. Excellent condition. Austria, late 1800s. $600/800

230. Eleven Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Furnishings

3” (8 cm.) l. settees. Each has gilded bronze frame with painted enamel romantic scenes in the 18th century manner, including three settees, four arm chairs, two side chairs, foot stool, and a side table with pull-out drawer. Excellent condition. Austria, late 1880s, beautiful paintings, the set is in unusual petite size. $1100/1400

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A A 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips and tiny defined tongue tip, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with scalloped edge collarette, gussetjointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 3 (head) Bru Jne No 3 (shoulders) (original Bru paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value Points: gorgeous bébé with finest bisque and painting, desirable tongue tip, original body with perfect bisque hands, early costume (possibly original) and undergarments, woven hat with silk and velvet ribbons, one-handled parasol with silk cover, socks and leather shoes signed “Bru Jne Paris 3”. $12,000/17,000

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233. French Musical Automaton “The Marquis Smoker” by Lambert with Luxury Accessories 24” (61 cm.) Figure. 27” including wooden base. Standing upon a velvet covered platform is a bisque head gentleman doll with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly-painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, slightly-parted lips, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, tall slender paper mache torso and legs, wire upper arms, metal hands, wearing silk Marquis costume and holding a cigarette holder in his right hand and an elegant gilt ormolu lorgnette in the other. The automaton is attached to a music box which winds separately. When wound, he turns his head side to side, then lifts the cigarette holder to his mouth, inhales, lifts his head and exhales, while alternately lifting the lorgnette to gaze at a nearby scene. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: rare automaton with elegant presentation of gentleman Marquis, luxury detail of accessories. $5500/7500

234. French Miniature Vitrine and Sleigh with Painted Scenes, Along with Two All-Bisque Dolls 10” (25 cm.) Including a vitrine with three curved glass windows, velvet-lined shelved interior, and applied metal cover with embossed detail and painted courtly scenes as well as garlands and scrolls; along with an 8” sleigh with gilded metal runners and frame, cherubic scenes and velvet lined interior. Posed in the sleigh are a pair of 5” all-bisque dolls with painted yellow boots. Generally excellent. Circa 1890. $600/900

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A A 11” (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso and legs. Condition: generally excellent, sturdy body. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: petite poupée with original signed body is wearing original costume with matching bonnet. $1200/1600

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235.1. Tiny German All-Bisque Doll with Closed Mouth by Kestner with Antique Ornament

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6” (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, very plump face, cobalt blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig with hip-length braid, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings with black four-lace heeled boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, few tiny flakes at peg holes. Marks: 0 (head and torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: very dear little doll with plump face, original body, antique costume, along with her own little ornament toy of metallic thread hooded crib with little wax doll. $700/1100

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236. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Portrait Face, Fine Antique Costume

12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body. Condition: bisque excellent, repair of legs, hands worn. Marks: 2/0 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: very pretty shy expression on the petite poupée, with lovely antique brown velvet gown and bonnet, undergarments, shoes, jewelry, tiny coin purse. $1200/1600

237. Very Fine French Porcelain Doll’s Tea Service in Original Presentation Box from Au Paradis des Enfants 5” (13 cm.) h. teapot. 14” x 11” box. A porcelain tea service is presented in a leather-covered wooden box with green silk padded lining. The service, with cream background, has Sevres cobalt blue borders accented with gilt and is decorated with five different courtly scenes in the late 18th century manner. Pristine condition. With original label from the prestigious Parisian toy shop, Au Paradis des Enfants. Circa 1890. $800/1200 #236

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238. Rare French Bisque Bébé, Series C, by Jules Steiner with Lovely Antique Costume

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded plump face, amber brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 2/0 (head) (Steiner caduceus mark on body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: rare early Steiner model with expressive features and very fine bisque, original body and body finish, especially appealing in this petite size, fine antique costume. $4500/6500

239. Petite French Bisque Bébé, Figure C, by Jules Steiner

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, widely-arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pertly-shaped lips, pierced ears, 112

blonde mohair wig, Steiner composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, light cheek rubs. Marks: Steiner Paris Fre C 4 (head) (caduceus stamp on torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: rare model with gentle yet mischievous expression so unusual on Steiner bébés, wonderful petite size with fine antique costume, shoes, bonnet. $3500/4200

239.1. Three French Accessories for Petite Bébés

7” (18 cm.) h. chest. Including a mahogany chest with three drawers and elaborate inlays, brass musical birdcage (needs adjustment), and a borzoi dog with lavish white fur coat over paper mache form, amber glass eyes. Generally excellent. Late 1800s. $500/800

240. Superb Exhibition French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Rare Painted Teeth

32” (81 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, very


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brown hair with forelock curls, painted brown eyes with shaded detail, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, stitchjointed shoulders, disc-jointed legs with wide hips, separately-stitched thumbs, well costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kathe Kruse, the Type VII model known as “Kleines Du Mein”, the petite doll was made from 1927-1930. Value Points: most endearing expression on the rare Kruse model with well-preserved original finish. $800/1100

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241. German Cloth Character Doll, Series I, by Kathe Kruse

17” (43 cm.) Cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted hair, facial features and complexion, shaded blue eyes with white eyedots, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brown painted hair with forelock curls, stitchjointed shoulders, disc-jointed wide hips, separately-stitched thumbs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, some wear to fabric of right calf. Marks: Kathe Kruse (left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1915. Value Points: charming child with wistful expression, beautifully painted eyes. $1200/1600

242. German Cloth Character, “Kleines Du Mein” by Kathe Kruse in Wonderful Costume

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3” (8 cm.) The green velvet frog with tan undercoat has painted accents, amber glass eyes with pronounced pupils, and with original Steiff paper label. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1940s. $300/500

244. German Miniature Mohair Teddy Baby by Steiff, US Zone

4” (10 cm.) Of pale golden mohair, the firm-bodied teddy has shaved muzzle, swivel head, plump torso, short hip-jointed legs, jointed arms, tiny amber eyes, stitched nose and mouth, and with original silver Steiff button in ear and Made in US Zone Germany cloth tag. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1945. $200/400

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13” (33 cm.) Of silky brown mohair, the teddy bear has distinctive pointed nose with dark brown embroidered muzzle and lips, black shoe button eyes, stitched ears, swivel head, kapok stuffing, back hump, disc-jointed arms and legs with large feet, felt paw pads. With original early Steiff button in ear. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1910. $900/1200

246. German Cloth Character Doll “Du Mein” by Kathe Kruse 20” (51 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, brown painted baby hair, large painted hazel eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, rounded nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, blushed cheeks, stockinette body with stitch-jointed arms, loosely-attached legs, wearing antique baby gown. Condition: very good/excellent, limbs darkened. Marks:

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247. German Cloth Sleeping Baby “Traumerchen” by Kathe Kruse

20” (51 cm.) All-cloth doll, oil-painted and pressed stockinette head, painted delicate baby hair, closed eyes as though sleeping, painted lower lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, stockinette body with stitch-jointing at shoulders and loosely-attached legs to achieve infant-like body pose, antique baby gown. Condition: very good/excellent, hands and feet are darkened. Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type V model known as “Traumerchen”, circa 1925. Value Points: rare model with beautifully-painted face and hair. $1200/1800 115


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248. American Wooden Humpty Dumpty Circus Tent by Schoenhut with Bounty of Animals, Performers and Accessories 36� (91 cm.) x 36. The cotton tent with Humpty-Dumpty lettering on the front is arranged upon its original base with center ring, and displays an exceptional collection of circus animals, performers 116

and accessories. There are two bisque head acrobat ladies and one bisque acrobat man, and wooden performers including Chinese man with twirling dish, two Hobos, Black Dude, Acrobat Lady, and two clowns. Animals include two monkeys, seal, elephant, kangaroo, tiger, cat, bear, lion, poodle, zebra, donkey, and giraffe (each painted eye except elephant and kangaroo). Along with four


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8” (20 cm.) Each has bisque head with sculpted hair and moustache, painted features, wooden body, including lion tamer with brown hair, wearing original costume and carrying yellow/red training stick; and other with black hair and moustache, well-costumed albeit not original. Excellent condition but as noted. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700

250. Two American Bisque-Headed Circus Acrobat Ladies by Schoenhut

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8” (20 cm.) Each has bisque head with sculpted hair in topknot arrangement, painted features, wooden body with painted red stockings and original costume. One has rare blonde hair, the other brunette, Excellent condition except costume not original on brunette. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/800

251. Three Early Schoenhut Catalogs for Humpty Dumpty Circus

10” (25 cm.) x 7” The catalogs are filled with illustrations and fascinating lore about the Schoenhut circus and other related Schoenhut toys. Included are catalogs for 1904, 1918, and 1928. Some wear on 1904 catalog. Rare documentary treasures to find. $400/600

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252. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Leopard by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) The wooden leopard with ball-jointed neck has painted spots and white under-belly, open mouth with painted teeth, glass eyes, leather ears, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700

254. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Tiger by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Carved wooden tiger with painted stripes and white underbelly, glass eyes, open mouth with painted teeth, leather ears, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $400/600

255. American Wooden Polar Bear with Glass Eyes

8” (20 cm.) The white bear has glass eyes, open mouth with painted teeth, leather ears, and a short tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1905. $400/600

253. American “Beautiful Educated Horse” and Bareback Rider by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Wooden horse with dappled white coat, glass eyes, open mouth, cloth mane, leather ears, with original platform. Along with the bisque-head bareback lady with sculpted blonde hair in topknot, painted features, original costume and included two hoops. Generally excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910, first version of the dappled horse, it was marketed as “The Beautiful Educated Horse”. $800/1200 118

256. American Wooden Brown Bear with Glass Eyes by Schoenhut 8” (20 cm.) Carved wooden brown bear has ball-jointed neck,


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8” (20 cm.) Wooden double-humped came with deeplycarved “fur” has glass eyes, white muzzle with painted lips, leather ears, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, early first style version of the rarer model, circa 1905. $600/800

258. American Wooden Glass-eyed Zebra with Open Mouth by Schoenhut 8” (20 cm.) All-wooden zebra with open mouth, painted teeth, green glass eyes, leather ears, cloth mane, rope tail. Very good/ excellent, few scuffs. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $400/600

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8” (20 cm.) The brown wolf with attached ball swivel neck has open mouth, painted teeth, glass eyes, leather ears, extended woolen tail. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700

260. American Carved Wooden Doll by Schoenhut in Original Knit Teddy with Stand 18” (46 cm.) All carved wooden doll, socket head, intaglio brown eyes in deeply-defined eye sockets, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pensive expression, brunette mohair wig, spring-jointed wooden body, wearing original factory knit teddy and posed on Schoenhut stand. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17, ‘11, USA & Foreign Countries. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: well-preserved original finish, appealing expression. $700/900 119


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261. Italian Felt Character “Renato”, Series 300, by Lenci

17” (1524 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eyeshadow, painted lashes and slight brows, closed mouth, exuberantly fleece-curled brunette mohair wig, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slight dustiness. Comments: Lenci, from their 300 series, the doll was featured in their 1930 catalog as model G, named “Renato”. Value Points: rare model with wonderful hair, wearing original costume of felt smoking jacket with trousers, matching slippers, tassel waist ties, and carrying a wooden pipe and leather tobacco pouch. $1200/1600

262. Italian Felt Character Girl in Stylish Costume of the Era by Lenci 19” (48 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, pronounced grey eye shadow, curly lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig in ringlet curls, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. 120

Condition: generally excellent, slight color smudge onto cream panels of dress. Marks: (original Lenci paper label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1930. Value Points: most endearing wistful expression, the blue of her eyes matching the blue panels in her stylish costume comprising dress, matched cloche cap with tassels, matching shoes, undergarments, socks, and carrying painted wooden toss ball. $1200/1800

263. Very Early Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci with Early Metal Button Tag

16” (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large brown side-glancing eyes, painted upper lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with two accent dots on lower lip, brunette mohair curly wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, few moth holes at dress back. Marks: Lenci (original metal button on undergarments). Comments: Lenci, circa 1922, the metal button tag was used from 1920-1922 only. Value Points: rare early model is wearing original teal blue felt dress with ecru felt edging, colorful felt


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10” (50 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown upper glancing eyes, chubby cheeks, curly lashes, brunette mohair short wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci #263 (original paper label, ink lettered P.F. 22 on reverse). Comments: Lenci, circa 1930, the model is believed to represent the early child film star, Jackie Coogan. Value Points: wellpreserved original condition, wearing original street urchin costume including cap and with cigarette dangling from his lips. $800/1100

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265. Italian Felt Doll “Golfer”, Series 109, by Lenci with Original Tag and Golf Club

22” (56 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes with white eyedots, painted upper lashes, grey lower eye shadow, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, fleecy brunette hair, felt body with jointing at shoulders and arms. Condition: generally excellent, slight fading on #264

jacket, remainder of costume is vibrant and fresh. Marks: Lenci,109/40 (original paper label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1925, the model 40 was from their original 109 series, and was shown in color in the 1925/1926 catalog. Value Points: rare early model is well-preserved with wonderful original costume, highlighted by checkered golfing cap and wooden golf club, with original tag. $1600/2300 121


A 266. Italian Felt Child Doll, Series 149, by Lenci in Superb State of Preservation

18” (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing large eyes, pronounced taupe eye shadow, curly lashes, fringed brows, closed mouth with downcast lips, rosy cheeks, brunette mohair ringlet-curled wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: near mint, unplayed with. Marks: Lenci (cloth label). Comments: Lenci, series 149, circa 1929. Value Points: beautiful complexion and coiffure, the girl wears original green and white checkered dress, undergarments, green felt belted coat and tam, matching shoes, and carrying jump rope. $900/1300

A A 267. Italian Felt Child Doll by Lenci, Series C, in WonderfullyPreserved Condition

16” (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, closed mouth with somber expression, brunette mohair side-parted wig with ringlet curls, jointing at

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shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (original paper tag with pencil-notation indicating model 31). Comments: Lenci, circa 1933, Series C. Value Points: beautifullypreserved, the rosy cheek slender girl wears original organdy dress with green and black accents and embroidered flower, green felt hair bow and shoes, organdy undergarments. $700/900

268. Italian Felt Character Girl, Series 110, Lenci with Toy Accessories

19” (48 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted curly upper lashes, closed mouth, fringed brows, brunette mohair wig with long ringlet curls, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition:


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generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, series 111, circa 1929. Value Points: beautifully preserved doll with wishful expression, wearing original organdy dress with felt sash decorated with applique flowers, undergarment, socks, pink felt shoes, and holding original wooden stick and hoop game. $1100/1300

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270. Italian Felt Character Girl, Series 109, by Lenci with Original Vibrant Costume

16� (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brunette short curly wig, brown sideglancing painted eyes, long curly upper lashes, grey lower eye shadow, closed mouth, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, two tiny moth holes at back bonnet brim. Comments: Lenci, series 149, circa 1929. Value Points: very fresh condition, the girl wears original organdy and felt dress with bands of felt ruffles and flowers, organdy ruffled undergarments, pink felt bonnet and shoes, socks. $800/1000

23� (58 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted upper lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pronounced accent dots on lower lip, brunette mohair wig with coiled side braids, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, few tiny moth holes in dress. Marks: Lenci, Made in Italy, D. E. Scavini N. 109/48 (original paper label on dress). Comments: Lenci, circa 1926, from their early luxury 109 model. Value Points: the wistful-faced doll is wearing original vibrant felt dress in stitched checkered design, with matching tassels, and shoes, original organdy undergarments. $1100/1400 123


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10” (25 cm.) Presented within its original factory box is a bisque #271 label character baby with composition bent limb baby body, along with two additional heads, each head with blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, double chin; one has solid dome with painted hair, and the other two have original blonde or brunette mohair wig over plaster pate. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 211 JDK (two wigged heads) JDK (solid dome head). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: rare multi-head set, presented in its original box with crown logo and English language “Kestner character baby”. $800/1100

272. German Bisque Googly, Model 253 by Marseille for Borgfeldt

9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, five-piece toddler body with chubby tummy and side-hip jointing, antique 124

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costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G.B 23 Germany A 6/0 M. Comments: Marseille, under special commission by George Borgfeldt, circa 1920. Value Points: very fine bisque and painting on the most captivating googly, original body and body finish. $400/500

273. All-Original Large German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and sideglancing googly eyes, painted lashes and short brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, five-piece paper mache toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 323 A 2/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: rare large size in all original factory costume of the most charming googly. $500/700

274. German Bisque Googly, 221, by Kestner in Appealing Rare Petite Size

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with round plump face, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted short curly lashes, short feathered brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, blonde mohair bobbed wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body, wearing antique knit romper, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 JDK 221 Ges Gesch. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, their beloved googly model inspired by the Kewpie design. Value Points: the sought-after wide-eyed googly is


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A A 275. Large German All-Bisque Kewpie as Bridegroom

9” (23 cm.) All-bisque with one-piece head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms with spread fingers, modeled topknot and forelock, blue wings, painted side-glancing googly eyes, dot brows, impish smile. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1915, from original designs by Rose O’Neill. Value Points: the larger size Kewpie is wearing original black satin bridegroom costume with top hat. $300/500

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276. German All-Bisque “Bonnie Babe” with Original Paper Label

6 ½” (17 cm.) All-bisque doll has swivel head with sculpted short curly hair including forelock curl, brown glass sleep eyes, lightly-painted lashes and brows, open mouth two 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. $400/600

277. German All-Bisque Shebee Designed by Charles Twelvetrees with Original Label 5 ½” (14 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, oversized head with bald pate, “O” shaped blue eyes with white eyedots, tiny button-shaped nose, tiny pursed lips, modeled white smock, loop-jointed arms, jointed legs and sculpted pink slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany (underside of smock) (original paper label on chest). Comments Germany, circa 1920, designed by the American artist, Charles Twelvetrees. Value Points: unique characterization is well detailed with blushing on knees, hand, cheeks, original label. $300/400

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

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32” (81 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, thick brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, long wheat-blonde handtied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, finish on hands is original albeit scrubbed. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model marketed as “Mein Liebling”. Value Points: rare large size of the wistful faced child enhanced by finest quality of bisque and painting, superb antique costume. $4000/5500

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278. Rare German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with light “cafe-au-lait” brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted dark curly lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with slightly-parted coral-shaded lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, from their 1300 art character series. Value Points: very dear petite size of the gentlefaced child, flawless complexion, original body and body finish, choice antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes. $1600/2100

279. Petite German Bisque “Mein Liebling”, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette human hair braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model marketed as “Mein Liebling” (my sweetheart). Value Points: rare petite size of the sought-after and beloved model, with appealing shy expression, beautiful antique costume, original body and body finish. $1800/2600 126

281. Large German Mohair Teddy by Steiff in Rare White Color

18” (46 cm.) Of very lush soft white curly mohair, the firmly-stuffed bear has swivel head, long pointy snout with brown embroidered nose tip and mouth, amber glass eyes, stitched ears, elongated jointed arms and hip-jointed legs, and with pronounced hump at back upper torso. With original Steiff button in ear. Generally excellent, mohair is very lush and full, one paw pad repaired, other paw pad has a small spot. Germany, Steiff, circa 1930s, an especially desirable white bear with wonderful presence. $1500/1800

282. Petite German Bisque Child with Original Signed Excelsior Body by Kestner

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing pretty antique costume and original shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B made in Germany 6 (head) Excelsior Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: lovely petite doll with original wig, body, body finish and excellent antique costume that may be original. $400/600


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284. Trio of German AllBisque Seated Children with Variations

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283. Two German Bisque Figures of Seated Laughing Children

7” (18 cm.) and 10”. Each is one-piece all-bisque figure of a seated child in playful pose, arms outstretched, knees bent or ankles crossed, with sculpted curly hair, well-defined sculpted and painted facial features with dimples, intaglio eyes, smiling expression, and with wonderfully

15” (38 cm.) 13”, and 6”. Each is onepiece bisque figure of seated child with well-detailed sculpting of hair, facial features, and decorated costume; the two largest are identical, each holding a pear, except with variation in size. The third has rare painted shoes, and is holding a mirror. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1900. $500/800

285. A Trio of Delightful German All-Bisque Characters

10” (25 cm.) - 14”. Each is one-piece all-bisque depicting a seated child in playful pose, with richly-sculpted hair and costume, decorative details include ruffles and bow accents on costume and hair; one features a wide ruffled bonnet and is holding a ball, another holds a bowl and spoon, and the third has a butterfly perched on its knee. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1900, the wonderfully imaginative trio illustrate the manner in which a maker could achieve seemingly-different models by slight variations in colors, accessories and sizes. $800/1100

286. German Bisque Character, 247, by Kestner Known as “Baby Jean”

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden

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A ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H made in Germany 19 247 JDK 12. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, the doll is known as “Baby Jean”. Value Points: an especially pretty example of the sought after doll with deeply impressed cheek dimples, choice bisque, charming antique costume. $600/900

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12” (30 cm.) seated. All-bisque baby with chubby legs and turnedup toes is posed seated, its arms in front of body clutching a bunch of purple grapes, with sculpted yellow stocking cap and yellow smock, each generously decorated with bows, flowers, gilt accents and ruffles. Excellent condition, original firing lines at ankles. Germany, circa 1900. $400/600

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288. German All-Bisque Character by Gebruder Heubach in Rare Large Size

289. German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner in Rare Largest Size 20

11” (28 cm.) One-piece all-bisque seated child, his head turned to the side, and his knees drawn up and clasped by hands with intertwined fingers, deeply-sculpted hair with topknot detail, narrow intaglio blue eyes, smiling expression, impressed dimples. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark) 4868 (?). Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, especially fine detail of sculpting, rare large size. $500/700

26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, blonde mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G made in Germany 20 245 JDK Jr. 1914 c. Hilda Ges Gesch N 1070. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: the celebrated trade-name doll in very rare largest size made, finest bisque and complexion, original body and body finish. $2200/2600


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290. German Bisque Character “Hilda” by Kestner with Wonderful Toddler Body

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 14 245 JDK Jr. 1914 Ges Gesch 1070 c. Hilda. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: very choice bisque and complexion, original toddler body with original finish. $1200/1700

291. Petite German Bisque Doll by Kestner with Closed Mouth

7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: endearing petite child with fine gleaming complexion, closed mouth with wistful expression, pretty antique costume. $600/800

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292. Beautiful Large German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt 36” (90 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 90. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: rare grand size enhanced by fine bisque and complexion, gorgeous original wig, original body and body finish. $1100/1500 131


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293. Petite French Porcelain Poupée with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes 11” (28 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with light pink-tinted complexion, brilliant cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1860. Value Points: charming petite size with brilliant eyes, wearing lovely antique ivory satin gown. $1200/1600

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A A 20” (51 cm.) Of finely grained woods with beautiful graining, the secretaire-shaped cabinet has curved front drawers below the upper cabinet with eight small drawers centering a tall niche whose door has floral inlay of natural woods. At the center is a pullout drawer which appears as a drop-front writing desk. Each of the drawers is paper lined, and there is fine bronzed escutcheons and pulls. Excellent condition except a small piece of missing wood at bottom right. 1800s. $700/900

295. French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows

5” (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on elongated slender bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with dainty lip accents, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, ball-jointed elbows, bare feet, brunette mohair wig. Condition: generally excellent, repaint on back upper right arm. Marks: BTE. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: fine delicate complexion and very rare jointed elbows, bare feet. $1500/1800

296. Very Rare French Bisque Bébé by Petit & 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, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with metal hands. Condition: generally excellent, hands lightly 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 of features with subtle blush of cheeks and lips, original body, wearing early grey and maroon silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, brown leather shoes with silk rosettes. $8000/12,000

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297. French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier with Very Fine Antique Costume

16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-overwooden upper arms, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent, restoration to fingers of left hand. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value 134

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298. French Woven Garden Chair and Two Salon Dogs

14” (36 cm.) An elaborately woven garden chair with hooded cover is fitted with red silk seat and decorative braid and bows. Along with 4” and 5” paper mache salon dogs with white fur, shaved muzzles, one with amber glass eyes and open mouth, the other with bead eyes and closed mouth. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890. $800/1200


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300. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Bisque Hands and Lovely Early Costume 15” (38 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with pale complexion, brilliant cobalt blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and lightlyarched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointed hips, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, attributed to Blampoix, circa 1865. Value Points: beautiful pale bisque with contrasting brilliant eyes, bisque hands, beautiful early costume. $2300/2800 135


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301. Finest Early French Bisque Portrait Bébé by Jumeau with Signed Early Jumeau Shoes

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, wide blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and pronounced pupils, thick dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and cupped hands, included is antique dress, undergarments and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, his earliest period bébé known as “portrait” in reference to the artistic expression of eyes. Value Points: rare model in pristine condition, very fine bisque and painting, original lambswool wig, superb original body, and original earrings and leather shoes signed “E. Jumeau Med d’Or Paris”. $5500/7500

302. French Maple Wood Doll Chair with Woven Seat, and Basket of Accessories

10” (25 cm.) Of maple wood with natural finish, carved to simulate bamboo, and having woven rush seat. Along with a woven basket with hinged lid and silk lining, containing three bone-handled brushes. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. $300/500 136

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304. Rare Trio of French Postcards Issued by Jumeau for 1900 Paris International Exposition

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firm; included are illustrations of several of the rare 200 character series. Each card is labeled “Les Bébés Jumeau a L’Exposition de 1900”. Excellent condition. 1900. $500/800

305. French Bisque “Bébé Triste” by Emile Jumeau in Rare Size 9

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling and very full cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, light scuffing on hands. Marks: 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his uniquely sculpted portrait model known as “Bébé Triste” in reference to its wistful expression, circa 1884. Value Points: rarest small size of the sought-after model has beautiful eyes, original body and body finish, antique costume and bonnet. $9000/13,000

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308. French Issues of La Poupée Modele, 1905-1908

Included are forty-five issues of the children’s journal, including thirty with original patterns. Fair/good condition. $300/500

306. French Bisque Bébé Jumeau , Size 1, in the Manner of the Premiere Bleuette

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) 2 (torso). Comments: Jumeau/SFBJ, circa 1905, possibly the premiere Bleuette model. Value Points: beautiful bébé with large blue eyes. $1200/1600

307. French Issues of La Poupée Modele, 1900-1904

Included are forty-four original copies of the children’s journal from 1900-1904, of which twenty-two issues include their original patterns. Fair/good condition. $300/500 138

309. French Issues of La Poupée Modele 1909-1911

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A A 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, four porcelain teeth, blonde human hair, French composition and wooden fullyjointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Unis France 71 149 301 (head) 2 (head). Comments: Bleuette, circa 1915, the doll is presented in her original leather case with label “Le Trousseau de Bleuette” inside the case; she is wearing original costume and owns a bounty of additional costumes and accessories. $700/900

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313. French Bisque “Bleuette” with Trunk and Trousseau 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, ombre eye shadow, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing original Bleuette costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Unis France 301 1 ½ (head) 2 (torso) 1 (feet). Comments: French, the doll was presented as Bleuette, circa 1920. Value Points: presented in Bleuette trunk along with four additional original Bleuette costumes. $800/1100

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A A 314. Bisque “Bambino” For the French Bleuette Family 10” (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, tongue, tinted brown short hair, composition five -piece baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: the Bambino baby model for the Bleuette family, circa 1925. Value Points: wearing original costume from Gautier-Langereau presentations. $600/900

315. Petite French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bébé, Size 2, by Jumeau 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-brown complexion, lustrous patina, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black fleecy wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing original antique shoes, socks, chemise, gold coin necklace. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1895. Value Points: very precious petite bébé with finest lustrous complexion, original body and body finish, original wig. $1200/1800

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18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, ombre eye shadow, lightly feathered brows, closed mouth with coral shaded lips, brunette human hair in original coiffe. French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Unis France 71 149 306 Jumeau 1938 Paris 7. Comments: Unis France, portrait doll of the young Princess Elizabeth, created to commemorate her voyage to Paris in 1938. Value Points: pristine original condition of the rare doll, with original organdy gown with blue velvet ribbons, undergarments, shoes. $1200/1500

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317. French Bisque Bébé by SFBJ in Original Jester Presentation 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with whitened clown complexion, painted clown decorations, blue glass sleep eyes, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris 5. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: wearing factory-original ivory silk and lace costume with black pom-poms, matching shoes and cap, carrying tortoise mandolin. $400/600 141


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320. American Carved Wooden Spotted Pig with Glass Eyes

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15” (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, heavily-lidded blue eyes with thick black upper eyeliner, closed mouth with pouting expression, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1909, the model “Peter” from the firm’s art character series. Value Points: very fine bisque with touches of dewy patina, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume of blue serge three-piece suit and cap, leather leggings. $1200/1600

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7” (18 cm.) All carved wood with black painted spots, brown glass eyes, open mouth, leather ears, curly tail. Very good/excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700

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319. German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, “Marie” by Kammer and Reinhardt in Wonderful Costume

15” (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, heavily-lidded eyes with thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips in pouting expression, brunette mohair wig in side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, from the firm’s art character series. Value Points: excellent definition of modeling especially around the nose and mouth, fine quality of bisque original body and body finish, wonderful antique folklore costume. $1100/1600

321. American Carved Wooden Pig with Glass Eyes

7” (18 cm.) All carved wood, brown glass eyes, open mouth, leather ears, curly tail. Very good/excellent. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700


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8” (20 cm.) Each is all wooden, the Farmer and Wife with original painted features, smiling expressions, original tacked-on costumes (albeit dusty). Along with glass-eyed cow with horns, cow bell, leather ears, udder and rope tail; lamb with glass eyes, bell, and carved tail; mule with glass eyes, open mouth, painted teeth and rope tail; and with wooden feed trough and wooden rake. Very good overall condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $1200/1600

323. American Wooden Spotted Deer with Glass Eyes by Schoenhut 7” (18 cm.) Carved wood with shaded brown and cream body enhanced with spots, painted lips, brown glass eyes, with leather ears, tail and extended antlers. Very good/excellent. American Schoenhut, circa 1910. $700/1000

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324. American Wooden Deer by Schoenhut with Glass Eyes 7” (18 cm.) Carved wood with shaded brown and cream body, painted lips, brown glass eyes, with leather ears, tail and extended antlers. Very good/excellent. American Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700 143


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325. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Wolf by Schoenhut 6” (15 cm.) Carved wood with ball-jointed neck, glass eyes (one eye replaced), open mouth, painted teeth, cloth tail. Good condition, finish original albeit rubbed, tail fuzz worn. American, Schoenhut, circa 1905. $400/500

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327. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Rabbit by Schoenhut

5” (13 cm.) All wooden, with amber glass eyes, closed mouth with painted red lips, (replaced) leather ears, leather tail. Good condition, original finish is worn. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $400/500 144

326. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Cat and Bulldog by Schoenhut

6” (15 cm.) Each is all carved wood, including brindle bulldog with brown glass eyes, leather ears, painted mouth, and leather tail; and tabby cat with green glass eyes, carved ears and rope tail. Very good condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $800/1100

328. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Goat by Schoenhut 8” (20 cm.) Carved wood with double-swivel neck, glass eyes, open mouth with painted teeth, leather horns, ears, beard and tail. Very good/excellent. Schoenhut, circa 1910. $400/600


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A A 8” (20 cm.) woman. Each is all wooden, featuring the Farmer’s Wife, with two-part head, painted brown hair and pleasing expression, original costume. Along with the rare spotted cow with glass eyes, curved horns, udder, rope tail leather collar; glass-eyed rabbit (ears replaced), glass-eyed pig with open mouth, and painted eye goose. Good to very good condition overall. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $800/1200

330. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Buffalo by Schoenhut with Cloth Mane 8” (20 cm.) All carved wood with ball-swivel neck under “fur” cloth mane, brown glass eyes, leather horns, black painted muzzle with red lips and nostrils, rope tail. Excellent condition, slight wear on mane. American, Schoenhut, earliest version of the rare model, circa 1905. $600/800

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332. German Cloth Character Boy, Type VIII with Shoulderplate, 1927 Only

20” (51 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and oil painted facial features, stationery head which extends to the inside of the cloth body, oil-painted complexion and features, blue/green eyes with rich shading, two eyedots in each eye, thick brown and black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, closed mouth with wistful expression, blonde human hair in short side-parted boyish fashion, stitch-jointed arms, disc-jointed legs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, some wear to fingers, some age-darkening of body. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and numbers on each foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type VIII, the shoulderplate model made 1927 only. Value Points: rare model with most captivating expression, very artistic painting of eyes. $1200/1700 146

17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, shaded brown eyes with spiral threading, brown and black upper eyeliner, short-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette human hair, stitch-jointing at shoulders, disc-jointing at hips, cotton dress, undergarments, stockings, and shoes. Condition: generally excellent except for some age-darkening on body. Marks: Kathe Kruse 90823 (foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type I model of the 1930 era. Value points: well-modeled features and original painted complexion and features, original wig. $1100/1400

334. Rare German Bisque Smiling Character “Schlenkerchen” by Kathe Kruse

13” (33 cm.) All cloth doll with pressed and oil painted facial features and hair, single seam head, brown hair in swirling curls across the forehead, painted brown eyes in deeply-set sockets, tinted brows, closed mouth with smiling expression and impressed laughter lines, padded armature frame with stockinette cover, mitten hands, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent except some age-darkening of body. Marks: Kathe Kruse 16673


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A A 335. German Cloth Character Doll “Kleines Du Mein”, Type VII, by Kathe Kruse

14” (36 cm.) Allcloth doll with early three-seam head, firmly-stuffed and oil-painted head, painted brown hair with forelock curls, painted hazel eyes with shaded detail, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, stitchjointed shoulders. disc-jointed legs with wide hips, separatelystitched thumbs, antique costume. Condition: very good, limbs have some spotting. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and illegible numbers on foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, the Type VII model known as “Kleines Du Mein”, the petite doll was made from 1927-1930

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336. German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse in Twill Sailing Costume 17” (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted features, brown eyes, thick brown and black upper eyeliner, closed mouth with pouting expression, blonde human hair wig in bobbed style, stitch-jointing at shoulders, disc-jointed hips. Condition: very good, some light touch-up, small hole on right arm, body has some age darkening, wig not original. Marks: Kathe Kruse 85812 (?) (foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1935, the second era of the Type I model. Value Points: neat girl with wistful expression, wonderful antique costume. $900/1200

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337. Grand German Bisque Child, 171, by Kestner with Excelsior Signed Body

34” (86 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: N ½ made in Germany 111 ½ 171 (head) Excelsior Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: grand size with superior quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $800/1200

338. Petite Bisque Bébé “Dep” for the French Market in Original Costume 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows,

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accented nostrils, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep 11. Comments: for the French market, circa 1900. Value Points: wonderful petite bébé with original rare lashes, wig, wearing original velvet and silk costume, undergarments, shoes. $800/1100

339. Rare German Bisque Character, Model 1498, by Simon and Halbig

23” (58 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde boyish hair with swirling curls at forehead and sides, blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish, except one finger broken. Marks: 1498 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: rare doll with especially fine detail of modeling, finest bisque and painting. $1200/1700

340. Wonderful Bisque Doll, Model 749, in Petite Size for the French Market

8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, mohair lashes, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 749 dep 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig model, commissioned for the French market, circa 1895, with original French body. Value Points: wonderful miniature doll is wearing original dress, undergarments, leather


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341. German Bisque Child Doll, 1079, by Simon and Halbig in Factory Original Dress

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342. Beautiful German Bisque Child Doll, Model 192, from Kammer and Reinhardt 31� (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, shaded and accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, early composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique silk dress, undergarments, shoes, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 192 17. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1892. Value Points: rarely found model of child doll with superb bisque, modeling and painting of features, original body and body finish. $800/1100 #341

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343. All-Original French Bisque Bébé, 301, with Factory Chemise Dress

28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: France SFB J 301 Paris (head) (original SFBJ sticker on back torso). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1918. Value Points: fine unplayed with original condition, original wig, body, body finish and wearing beautiful factory original costume. $800/1200

344. French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bébé Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French 150

composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (head) Bébé Jumeau Depose (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: especially fine quality of creamy bisque and gorgeous eyes, original body and body finish, silk costume and with original Jumeau socks and shoes. $2800/3500

345. All-Original French Bisque Bébé with Sleep Eyes by Emile Jumeau with Signed Shoes

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, lushlypainted long lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, six tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1896, with original sleeping


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eye mechanism deposed by Jumeau in that year. Value Points: all original and perfectly preserved, original wig, body, factory chemise, socks and Jumeau shoes signed “Paris Depose 5” with bee symbol. $2200/2700

346. Rare French Bisque Marquis by May Freres with Unusual Mechanical Action

14” (36 cm.) Standing upon a platform is a bisque head doll with socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, hollow plump torso; a metal rod with ball handle is attached to his arms, and when moved up and down, his arms wave up and down. Condition: generally excellent, movement of arms functions well. Marks: M 2. Comments: May Freres, circa 1895, the doll was uniquely commissioned for use as

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347. Beautiful French Bisque Child, Model 230, by SFBJ

26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lower lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, dimpled chin and philtrum, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely silk golden dress with lace overlay, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 23 Paris (in circle). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: beautiful bisque and expression on the seldom round model. $1100/1500 151


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348. German Bisque “Gibson Girl” by Kestner in Exceptionally Fine Costume

21” (53 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of adult lady with haughtily upturned face, slender elongated throat, blue glass sleep eyes, heavy eyelids, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig in upswept manner, slender kid body with pin-jointing, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 172 4 Made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, their fashionable society lady doll based upon the illustrations of American artist Charles Dana Gibson. Value Points: very beautiful example of the classic doll, wearing superb antique velvet dress with lace and beaded trim, feathered bonnet and boa wrap, undergarments, stockings and shoes. $1700/2300 152

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted brown hair at the sides of head, cut pate, painted facial features depicting an adult man, sharplydefined features, strong nose, tiny brown painted eyes, thick brushstroked brows, incised age lines, closed mouth with firmly-set lips, dimpled chin, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips, painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Dressel, circa 1900, from their series of historical heroes of the SpanishAmerican war, this model representing William McKinley, US President

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350. German Bisque Portrait Doll of Admiral Sampson by Dressel

8” (20 cm.) Bisque #351 socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, strong aquiline nose, closed mouth, lips hidden under very prominent modeled bushy gray mustache and beard, gray sideparted hair, black flannel Admiral’s cap over cut pate, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 17 SC. Comments: portrait of the American hero, Admiral Sampson, the model was registered in 1898 by Cuno and Otto Dressel, and designed to appeal to patriotic American spirit aroused by the Spanish American war of that time. Value Points: rare model with exacting portraiture of Sampson, fine quality of bisque, original uniform. $400/700

351. German Bisque Miniature Doll by Schoneau And Hoffmeister

7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single stroke brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, wooden block torso, hands and legs, wire upper arms and legs for posing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S (pb in star) H 4600. Comments: the miniature early doll wears factory original costume. $200/400

352. Petite French Bisque Poupée in Dainty Antique Costume by Emile Jumeau 11” (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate,

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353. German Bisque Soldier, 39.17, by Gebruder Kuhnlenz with Original Costume 8 ½” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth with downcast lips, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 39.17. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: wearing factory-original uniform with brass epaulets, sword, bi-corn hat. $300/500 153


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354. German Bisque Child, 1009, by Simon & Halbig with Splendid Eyes

28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, widely brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: S 13 H 1009 Dep St. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: splendid eyes accentuate the fine bisque, complexion and painting of the beautiful doll. $800/1100

355. French Bisque Bébé Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Body and Original Costume

18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, pierced ears, open mouth in the shape to accommodate nursing bottle, turn screw at back of head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bébé body with Chevrot hinged upper legs, wooden lower legs, kid-over wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jner 8 T (head and shoulderplate). 8 T (inside wig) Bébé Bru Bte SGDG (body label). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his Bébé Teteur, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful facial painting, 154

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especially fine condition of original body, original wig with label, and with original white pique costume. $6000/8500

356. Rare Petite French Bisque Bébé by Henri Delcroix in Beautiful Original Costume

9 ½” (24 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiralthreaded paperweight eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, closed mouth, shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden body. Condition: generally excellent, body is not original but is appropriate in size and style, and of the same era. Marks: Paris 3 J.D. (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Henri Delcroix, circa 1888. Value Points: rare bébé, especially in this petite size, wearing superb ivory and aqua silk costume with embroidery (likely from the atelier of Ernestine Jumeau and original to this body), along with antique woven bonnet and leather shoes. $2800/3500

357. Gorgeous French Bisque Portrait Poupée by Jumeau in Grand Exhibition Size 34” (86 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, mauve-blushed eye shadow, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows,

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358. French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner, Lovely Antique Costume

359. Dainty French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Lovely Costume

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes which operate from wire lever at the back of head, painted lashes with “dot” accents, rose-blushed eye shadow, fringed arched brows, accented eye corners and shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris A 9 (head) (original paper label of doll holding flag and Medaille d’Or Paris on body) J. Steiner (eyes). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1886. Value Points: very beautiful bébé with original and near mint body, rare sleep eyes with Steiner signature, lovely antique costume appears original. $2800/3400

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes with dot highlights, brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 11 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bébé Steiner (body stamp). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: most endearing gentle expression enhanced by finest quality of bisque and painting, original signed body, antique costume including lace-trimmed dress, undergarments, kidskin boots signed C.M. and fancy lace ruffled bonnet. $2600/3200


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360. Sonneberg Bisque Doll with Splendid Eyes, Original Costume

15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with richly-spiral-threaded eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gussetjointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, kid repair at knee joints. Marks: 51/6. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, mystery maker. Value Points: splendid eyes, lovely bisque, wearing original red twill dress, silk bonnet with lace ruffle, undergarments, socks, and fancy ankle boots. $600/800

361. German Bisque Pouting Character, 101, “Marie” by Kammer and Reinardt in Rare Smallest Size

7 ½” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, dark upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pouting expression, blonde human hair, composition and wooden balljointed body, antique costume with lace trim, fancy bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 14. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the model Marie from their art character series. Value Points: rare smallest size, in fullyarticulated body, lovely costume, original body and body finish. $700/1000

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362. All-Original Petite German Bisque Child, 114, “Gretchen”, by Kammer and Reinhardt

10” (26 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, closed mouth with downcast lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 26. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the model “Gretchen” from their art character series. Value Points: all original doll, lovely bisque, original body and body finish, wearing factory-original lace-trimmed muslin dress, undergarments, knit socks and kidskin shoes. $900/1300

363. German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, “Marie”, by Kammer and Reinhadt

13” (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue downcast eyes, thick dark upper eyeliner, closed mouth with shaded lips, blonde mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish, left thumb missing. Marks: K*R 101 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, their art character modeled as “Marie” with appealing pouting expression. Value Points: an especially beautiful costume comprising golden velvet coat and cap over lace dress. $1100/1500 157


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365. German Cloth Character Boy, Type X, by Kathe Kruse

14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with socket head, pressed and oil-painted facial features, hazel eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette side-parted short boyish hair, jointing at shoulders, disc-jointing at legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse 1126 (feet). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type X, circa 1930. Value Points: neat little schoolboy is wearing red cotton school outfit with matching cap, socks and shoes; costume appears to be original. $600/800

366. German Cloth Character “Hampelchen” by Kathe Kruse

364. German Cloth Character Girl, Type VIII, by Kathe Kruse

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21” (53 cm.) All-cloth doll with socket head, pressed and oil-painted facial features, shaded brown eyes with pronounced white eyedots, black and brown upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pouting expression, brunette human hair handstitched wig with braids, stitch-jointing at shoulders, disc-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse 23155 (foot). Comments: Germany, Type VIII, the model known as “Deutsches Kind”, circa 1935. Value Points: charming little girl, wearing her original red rayon crepe dotted dress, pinafore, knit undies, red woolen tam, socks and white shoes. $700/900 158

14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil painted facial features and brown hair with forelock curl, shaded hazel eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, closed mouth with pouting expression, twill body with stitch-jointing at shoulders, bellow-jointing of legs allowing for easy seated pose, nicely costumed. Condition: very good, some touch up. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and illegible numbers on feet). Comments: Kathe Kruse, the model known as “Hampelchen”, circa 1930. Value Points: rare model with distinctive body. $800/1100

367. Two Rare German Mohair Miniature Teddy Babies with Original Labels 3 ½” (8 cm.) Of dark brown or golden


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mohair with tan velvet face, black beaded eyes, black embroidered nose and mouth, swivel head, jointed arms and legs, velvet feet with painted claws. Each with original Steiff button in ear and original Steiff paper label “Teddy Baby”. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1940. $1200/1500

368. Pair, All Original German Character Dolls Featured on Book Cover

19” (48 cm.) Each has socket head, painted hazel eyes, brown and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, stitch-jointed arms, disc-jointed legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and illegible numbers on feet), Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1950, she has brunette braids and is wearing red cotton print dress, petticoat, woolen socks and leather shoes; and he has short side-parted hair and is wearing red cotton twopiece suit, socks, red leather shoes, and each with red woolen tam. Value Points: pristine original condition of the wistful faced children; the dolls were featured on the cover of The Beloved Kathe Kruse Dolls by Lydia Richter. $1200/1600

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A THE AMERICAN WAX DOLLS OF MARY MCEWEN Born in 1866, Mary France McEwen and her husband owned the McEwen Wax Works Factory in Milwaukee which made wax mannequins for store display and it was there that Mary learned her trade. Some time later, she moved to Seattle,and according to an article by Jenny Jones published in Doll News in Summer 1981, began to create miniature wax people using the same techniques employed in her husband’s business. For about 20 years, she is said to have produced hundreds of these small dolls, each individually sculpted and each entirely made by her. Never marketed, the dolls were only later discovered in her estate. The rare dolls have distinctive and highly personalized expressions; notably each of the dolls is different. Each of the dolls has a thick pressed wax finish over paper mache form with rich gleaming brown complexion, large glass brown eyes, highly characterized expression, fleecy wig, padded cloth body over metal armature and wax hands.

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369. American Black Wax Lady Glancing to the Side by Mary McEwen

371. American Black Wax Gentleman with Grinning Expression by Mary McEwen

20” (51 cm.) With up-tilted head and eyes glancing to the side, wearing cotton dress and bonnet with feather-stitched apron, undergarments, shoes, socks and carrying fruit basket. Generally excellent. Mary McEwen, circa 1920s. $400/600

18” (46 cm.) With head and eyes turned upward and with a wide grinning expression, pronounced ears, wearing woolen knit sweater, shirt, trousers, shoes, and straw hat. Generally excellent. Mary McEwen, circa 1920s. $400/600

370. American Black Wax Gentleman with “O” Shaped Mouth by Mary McEwen

372. American Black Wax Boy in Baseball Uniform by Mary McEwen

18” (46 cm.) With eyes wide-open and “O” shaped mouth as though startled, wearing woolen jacket, shirt, trousers, shoes, brown felt cap, and with dog on leash. Generally excellent. Mary McEwen, circa 1920s. $400/600

12” (30 cm.) With head tilted up and mouth open in a startled expression as though a fly-ball is coming his way, the boy is wearing flannel baseball uniform with blue felt “T”, matching socks and cap, wax shoes. Generally excellent, hands are worn. Mary McEwen,


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373. American Black Wax Gentleman with Questioning Gaze by Mary McEwen 20” (51 cm.) With head leaning to the side and eyes turned upward in a questioning manner, wearing woolen plaid jacket, shirt, trousers, shoes, and felt hat. Generally excellent. Mary McEwen,

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374. American Black Wax Lady Gazing Upward by Mary McEwen 18” (46 cm.) With head and eyes turned to the side and gazing upward and with a wide smiling expression, wearing cotton plaid dress, apron, bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks. Generally excellent. Mary McEwen, circa 1920s. $600/800 161


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4” (10 cm.) -6”. Each is all wooden with jointed body to allow for articulation and posing, each handpainted in vibrant colors, the group includes two Sandy the Dog, two pigs, Giraffe, costumed brown bear, two elephants, donkey, white horse with balancing platform, clown, Popeye, Andy Gump, along with five various accessories. Excellent condition. American, JayMar Toys, circa 1930s. The company specialized in wonderful vibrantlycolored wooden figures and animals, some from popular comic strips. $600/900

375. Three All-Original German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Island Babies

8” (20 cm.) Each has solid domed bisque socket head with brown complexion, glass sleep eyes, closed mouth, pierced ears, five-piece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 399 14/0 DRGM Germany (dark brown complexion); Heubach Koppelsdorf 60-15 DRGM Germany (diamond plaid costume and turban); A.M. Germany 341 2/0/K (pink turban). Comments:

377. American Composition Celebrity Doll “Jackie Robinson” in Original Costume

13” (33 cm.) Allcomposition with painted brown complexion and painted black hair, socket head, painted black side-glancing eyes, closed mouth, five-piece brown composition body. Condition: generally excellent, costume faded. Comments: portrait doll of Jackie Robinson, by AlliedGrand, 1950. Value Points:

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378. American Brown-Complexioned Composition “Mammy” by Tony Sarg for Borgfeldt

19” (48 cm.) Composition head with brown complexion, very full cheeks with laughing dimpled expression, painted brown eyes with black outline, black brows, closed mouth, painted teeth, black fleecy hair under bandanna, firmly-stuffed muslin body, composition lower limbs, large hands, sculpted brown shoes. Condition: generally excellent except wear to bottom of apron. Marks: Tony Sarg’s Mammy Doll, Sole Distributors Geo. Borgfeldt Corp, New York, N.Y. (paper label). Comments: circa 1930. Value Points: all original, the doll is wearing her factory original costume and carries little baby. $300/400

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379. All Original American Composition Brown-Complexion Boy

14” (36 cm.) Brown composition head with painted black hair, painted side-glancing eyes, “O” shaped mouth with hole in center as though playing harmonics, spiral spring upper legs for dancing effect, composition lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1935, the doll was inspired by Borrah Minnevitch (1902-1955), leader of the troupe,The Harmonica Rascals; he appeared in various short films, notably “Borrah Minnevitch and His Harmonica Rascals”of 1935. Value Points: the doll wears a vintage celluloid button with a photo of Borrah wearing the same jacket as the doll, and there is a miniature harmonica inscribed “Baguette Borrah Minnevitch” included. $300/500 163


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380. Two American Wooden Characters, Teddy Roosevelt and Dude, by Schoenhut

382. American Wooden Glass-eyed Zebu by Schoenhut 8” (20 cm.) Carved wood with well-defined muscles and hump, glass inset eyes, leather ears, leather horns, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $800/1100

8” (20 cm.) Each is all-carved wood with painted features and jointed bodies, including Teddy Roosevelt costumed for African Safari, with painted brown hair and moustache, sculpted monocle, brown painted boots, unusual design of hands, and (detachable) wooden helmet, wearing original costume. And the model marketed as Black Dude, with original cloth costume and top hat. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910, two rare models in original costume and condition. $800/1100

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381. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Gazelle by Schoenhut

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A A 8” (20 cm.) All-carved wood with inset amber glass eyes, carved wooden white horn, leather ears, rope tail, open mouth with painted teeth. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $400/600

384. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Gazelle by Schoenhut

6” (15 cm.) Carved wooden gazelle with inset glass eyes, leather ears and horn, short tail, shaded golden brown/ cream coat. Excellent condition. America, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/700

387. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Alligator by Schoenhut

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12” (30 cm.) All-carved wood with jointing at neck and tail, glass eyes, five-finger leather feet, open mouth with painted teeth. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $500/800

388. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Hyena by Schoenhut

6” (15 cm.) All-carved wood with glass inset eyes, leather ears and tail, open mouth with painted teeth, painted black stripes on green/brown coat. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $1200/1500

389. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Arabian Camel by Schoenhut

9” (23 cm.) Carved wood with single back hump, glass eyes, closed mouth, leather ears, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $600/800

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390. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Hippopotamus with BallJointed Neck by Schoenhut 8� (20 cm.) Allcarved wood with large swivel ball-joint at neck, rounded back, glass inset eyes, leather ears and tail, open mouth, painted teeth and two wooden teeth. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $700/900

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391. American Wooden Glass-Eyed Hippopotamus by Schoenhut 8� (20 cm.) Allcarved wood, concave shape of back, glass inset eyes, leather ears and tail, open mouth, painted

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392. Six American Wooden Glass-Eyed Animals by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Each is all-carved wood, with inset glass eyes, and original painted finish, including spotted leopard, two glass-eyed ostriches (one with open mouth, one with closed mouth), bulldog, rhinoceros (first period with defined grooves in forehead) and hyena. Excellent condition, hyena has been repainted. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910. $1200/1700

393. American Wooden Circus and Wagon by Schoenhut in Reduced Size 11” (28 cm.) l. wagon. A remarkable collection of carved wooden performers, animals, accessories and animal cage by Schoenhut, in the reduced size includes Ringmaster, Hobo, lady bareback rider, Dude, and clown, each wearing their factory original costume. And

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394. American Wooden Brown-Eyed Character Girl by Schoenhut 19” (48 cm.) All wooden with carved socket head, intaglio carved brown eyes, white eyedots, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with coral shaded lips, original blonde mohair tacked-on wig, spring-jointed wooden body, nice antique dress. Condition: generally excellent, tiny rub on the nose and chin. Marks: Schoenhut Doll, Pat. Jan. 17, ’11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine sculpting of features lends welldefined wistful expression. $600/800 167


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“French Wrestler” in reference to their very muscular bodies. Value Points: beautiful pair of dolls with wonderful bodies, lovely faces. $1100/1500

397. German Bisque Laughing character, 6871, by Gebruder Heubach

15” (38 cm.) Pink tinted bisque socket head, intaglio blue sideglancing eyes with white eyedots, feathered brows, closed mouth with two beaded lower teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips.

395. Lovely French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner

26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with “dot” accents, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed body, lovely antique lace dress, bonnet, undergarments, stockings, and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure A No 18 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (head), (Steiner label of doll holding flag), on torso. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful luminous bisque on the appealing gentle-faced bébé, original signed body. $2800/3400

396. Very Dear Pair of German All-Bisque Dolls Known as “French Wrestlers”

9” (23 cm.) Each is all-bisque with swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, richly-painted lashes and brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, open mouth with square cut teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, matching silk costumes. Condition: one has restoration on right arm, one with missing tooth, each has a few little touch-ups. Marks: 102. Comments: Germany, circa 1885, the models are known as 168

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398. Tiny German All-Bisque BrownComplexioned Doll by Gebruder Kuhnlenz 4” (9 cm.) All-bisque with brown “cafeau-lait” complexion, swivel head, loopjointing at shoulders and hips, black bead eyes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with pouty lips, black mohair wig, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 61-9. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful color of the flawless complexion on the rare little all-bisque. $400/500

399. French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bébé with Fine Lustrous Complexion

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich dark brown complexion, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, black painted lashes and brows, slightly-parted lips, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black human hair in arranged braids, cork pate, French brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely coral silk and lace costume, bonnet, undergarments, rose shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jumeau, circa 1895. Value Points: very beautiful complexion with glowing patina, original body and original finish perfectly matching the face. $1800/2300

400. Delightful Pair of German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls with Rare Brown Boots 8” (20 cm.) Each has one-piece bisque head and torso, very plump

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400.1. German Wooden Swan Sleigh with Elaborate Fretwork Carving 15” (38 cm.) l. The walnut wood sleigh with graceful shape has a swan figure head and elaborate fretwork carving. Excellent condition. Late 1800s. $400/600

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especially fine quality of sculpting and bisque, antique sailor costume. $4500/6500

402. German Bisque Child Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig with Closed Mouth

401. Very Rare French Bisque Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Two Art Character Faces

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with cardboard hood has an alternate face on front and back of head, each face with blue glass eyes and painted features, one face depicting a laughing child with #401 face broad grin and row of porcelain teeth, the other a crying child with mouth modeled wide open, and with sculpted tongue and upper row of teeth, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Marks: 7. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish. Comments: Jumeau/SFBJ, circa 1900, depicting the art character models 203 and 211. Value Points: the rare double-faced laughing/crying art character, utilizing two models from the 1892 character series has 170

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid domed, elongated facial modeling, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig with side coiled braids, composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 8 H 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: charming expression on the early closed mouth doll with beautiful eyes, near mint body, pretty antique costume. $1200/1700

403. Petite German Bisque “Gretchen”, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt

7” (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

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A A 404. German All-Bisque Kewpie Bellhop

4 ½” (11 cm.) All-bisque Kewpie with one-piece head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms, painted googly side-glancing eyes and impish smile, untinted wings, and with sculpted red bellhop cap and blue jacket with three rows of buttons. Marks: O’Neill (feet). Generally excellent, light surface rubs on hat. Germany, circa 1910, a very rare model. $500/800

405. German All-Bisque Bathing Beauties Including Rare Double Set

Including 4 ½”h. all bisque pair of bathing beauties posed seated and gazing at each other, with painted facial features, painted blue and pink shoes, mohair wig; and 5”l. reclining lady with folded arms, wearing factory original swim suit and turban. Generally excellent. Germany, circa 1910. $600/900

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5 ½” (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with slight smile, brunette mohair wig in long original braids, peg-jointed shoulders and hips, jointed elbows, ball-jointed knees, bare feet. antique dress. Condition: generally excellent albeit the complexion is scrubbed. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: extremely rare mignonette with jointed elbows, ball-jointed knees, and bare feet. Included is a silk-lined carriage and 3” allbisque swivel head mignonette in silk dress. $1800/2500

407. Two German All-Bisque Brown-Stocking Ladies with Jointed Arms 7” (18 cm.) and 10”. Each depicts a slender-bodied woman, with one-piece head, torso and legs, posed upon a bisque attached stand, and with jointed arms that are bent at the elbows; each with painted facial features, mohair wig, sculpted detail of painted lingerie, brown stockings and lustre ankle boots. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910, rare models are well-preserved. $800/1100

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410. Very Rare Italian Felt Character Doll Portraying Josephine Baker by Lenci

408. Rare Italian Felt Character “The Courting Gentleman” by Lenci 20” (51 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large painted blue side-glancing eyes, painted curly upper lashes, V-shaped brows, closed mouth with O-shaped pursed lips, upturned nose tip, brunette mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: rare model with wonderful googly-eyed expression, wearing original felt costume of a gentleman with tophat, boutonniere, and carrying a valise with applique lettering “Lettere d’amore”; the valise actually opens, forming into a little box designed to hold a love letter or engagement ring. $1700/2100

409. Italian Felt Doll with Glass Googly Eyes by Lenci

19” (48 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed facial features, blue glass “flirty” eyes, dark eye shadow, painted curly upper lashes, high arched brows, rounded nose, “O” shaped mouth, blonde mohair wig in elaborately-braided chignon, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci, circa 1938. Value Points: the flirty eyed doll wears wonderful original Scottish costume of vibrant felts with applique design, long-waisted brown jacket with soutache trim, green felt cap, black felt boots, undergarments. $900/1200 172

18” (46 cm.) Plumply-shaped light brown wool felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing painted eyes with white eyedots, curly lashes, button-shaped nose with accent dots, very full red felt stitched-on lips, black mohair wig, stitched-on ears with bangle earrings, uniquely-constructed body with voluptuous pose, sculpted bosom, constructed bent left elbow, knees constructed bow-legged. Condition: overall good/ very good, with repair at shoulder of right arm, moth holes on feet, one hole on side of left thigh, bananas missing on skirt and some leaf fading. Comments: Lenci, circa 1926 , the doll portrays the Americanborn Parisian dancer, Josephine Baker, in the costume of her most famous performance, “Danse Banane” at the Folies Bergere; the doll was named Josephine in the Lenci catalog. Value Points: extremely rare Lenci model with uniquely-stitchsculpted body, highly-stylized unique face, with original bangle jewelry. $3500/5500


A 411. Italian Felt “Barefoot Winker” by Lenci in Original Costume, with Silver Lenci Button

A A 10” (25 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, eyes sculpted to appear as though he is winking with painted blue left eye nearly shut, painted lashes and eyeliner, “dash” brows, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth with accented bottom lip, stitched-on large ears, black fleecy silk hair, jointing at shoulders and hips with large hands, flat bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, moth hole at back of cap. Marks: (rare original silver button at jacket back). Comments: Lenci, the winker model, #121, was introduced during the mid-1920s, and presented in various costume color combinations, always barefoot. Value Points: especially well-preserved with purple felt cap, black jacket, brown pants with tan patches, shirt, belt, red neck scarf, rare early model to find especially in this fine state. $900/100

412. Italian Felt Character Doll, Series III, by Lenci 14” (36 cm.) Felt swivel #412

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413. Italian Felt Character Baby by Lenci in Original Costume 16” (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey lower eye shadow, curly upper lashes, chubby cheeks, closed mouth, brunette mohair curly wig, felt baby body with modeled bent legs. Condition: generally excellent, light jacket fading. Comments: Lenci, circa 1931. Value Points: wonderful expression, the little pouting face baby is wearing original costume with applique polka dots, matching slippers and bonnet. $800/1100 173


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14” (36 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and painted facial features and hair, brown hair with forelock curls, painted hazel eyes with pronounced pupils, black upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, firmly-stuffed muslin torso and sling-jointed legs, composition ball-jointed arms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, few paint flakes at crown and back of hair. Comments: Germany, circa 1915, in the Kruse genre. Value Points: wistful-faced child has original painted finish, rare body style. $400/500

416. German Mohair Duck on Wooden Wheeled Base by Steiff

414. Italian Felt Character Boy, Series 300, by Lenci in Elaborate Folklore Costume

17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with drilled hole for insertion of pipe, black side-parted wig, felt body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (foot). Comments: Lenci, circa 1930, this is model 50 from their 300 series, shown in their 1930 catalog. Value Points: well-preserved model with original linen and felt costume having elaborate embroidery, leather boots with fringed detail, wooden painted pipe, walking stick, and floral trimmed hat. $1100/1500 174

8” (20 cm.) A cream mohair duck with hand-painted accent colors in orange and black, orange felt beak and feet, is resting upon a metal framed base with green wooden wheels designed for pullalong play. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1940, with original Steiff button and yellow tag. $300/500

417. French Cloth Stylish Girl by Jean Ray

12” (30 cm.) Solid domed paper mache head with painted complexion and facial features, half-moon shaped eyes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips and wide center line, (sparse) brunette mohair wig, cloth body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: very good, some few rubs on face, moth holes at side of cloche. Comments: designed by Jean Ray for Lang


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& Guillemaut, and presented in the Parisian shop of Au Bon Marche in 1921. Value Points: rare fashionable doll of the flapper years, wearing original costume comprising undergarments, orange cashmere wool belted coat with fauxfur trim, matching cap, twill full-length leggings, black shoes. $400/600

418. English Felt Stylish Girl by Dean’s Rag in Original Costume

14” (36 cm.) Felt head with pressed and painted facial features, large brown eyes with thick black and shaded brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, bow-shaped lips of closed mouth, rosy cheeks, blonde mohair curls below attached cloche cap, peach muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in England by Dean’s Rag Book Co. Ltd (body stamp). Comments: Dean’s Rag, circa 1930. Value Points: fresh condition of the stylish girl wearing fashionable velvet coat and cloche, velvet boots with pink buttons. $300/500

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16” (41 cm.) Allcomposition with socket head, sleep eyes, mohair lashes, blonde mohair wig in ringlet curls, fivepiece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Shirley Temple 16 (head and torso). Comments: portrait doll of the child film star, Ideal, circa 1934. Value Points: fine unplayed with condition, wearing original pink pleated dress, undergarments, socks and shoes, and holding her own little playdoll which is a china doll with printed muslin body. $400/500

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420. German Paper Mache Doll with Ebony Complexion and Original Fancy Boots

12” (30 cm.) Paper mache head and torso with ebony black complexion, large black enamel inset eyes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, black fleecy wig, pin-jointed paper mache arms and legs, painted very fancy orange stockings and blue ankle boots with double rows of white buttons, original costume. Condition: very good with original finish, small nose rub, one piece chip and reglue at back neck. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: rare wide-eyed model with wonderfully-painted boots. $300/500

421. French Dining Table with Original Paper Mache Foods

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sixteen paper mache “foods” on original paper mache plates, each still tied to the table, including souffles, lobsters, roasts, fish, and more. Excellent condition, a very rare original presentation. For the French market, circa 1885. $400/600

422. German BlackComplexioned Paper Mache Doll with Original Body

17” (43 cm.) Solid domed paper mache swivel head on paper mache shoulderplate, ebony black complexion with sculpted tightly-curled hair, black enamel inset eyes, closed mouth with full red lips, muslin midriff, upper legs and upper arms, paper mache lower torso, hands and feet, and wooden lower arms and legs, jointed ankles and wrists, antique blue woolen costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the model inspired by the body of the Japanese Ichimatsu play doll. Value Points: rarely found with superb original black complexion and sculpted hair, original body. $600/900

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A A 423. American Wooden Carriage with Original Brass Patent Date Label 38” (97 cm.) Wooden frame with gracefully curved design, two larger spoked wooden wheels at the back, and two in the front, wooden handle, with original leather tufted seat, carpet floor, and leather sunshade; the carriage is painted original green with floral accents, and there is an original brass plate “Patented May 18, 1874”. American, likely Joel Ellis. Excellent condition, rare to find with original patent date label. $400/600

424. Three German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Costumes

4 ½” (11 cm.) Each is all-bisque (one with swivel head), with glass inset eyes, closed mouth, painted features, blonde mohair wig, jointed arms and legs, painted shoes and stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: each is wearing its factory-original folklore costume. $400/600

425. Large German Wooden Dollhouse with Widow’s Walk Attributed to Christian Hacker 34” (86 cm.) h. 25”w. x 19”d. The large wooden double-storied dollhouse features a widow’s walk at the peak of the lithographedshingled roof, and a elaborately-constructed front with three-sided built-out on the right hand side that extends to both floors. There is

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a detachable attic section, and the house hinges open at the center front for access to the interior rooms which are unfurnished but retain original wall and floor papers, curtaining and fireplaces. The painted house front has two double-stack chimneys, gold accented spindles on the porch railings, and the side exterior walls are covered with lithographed paper to simulate brick. A rain roof extends over the front door. Excellent original condition. Germany, attributed to Christian Hacker, c. 1900. $3500/5500 177


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426. German Black-Complexioned Bisque Character, 1358, by Simon & Halbig

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with ebony black complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted black lashes and brows, coral painted nostrils and lips of open mouth, row of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair fleecy wig, black composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 4. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: beautifully-sculpted model with lovely gentle expression, flawless complexion, original body and body finish. $2200/2700

427. Rare German Black Complexioned Bisque Character, Model 208, by Catterfelder Puppenfabrick

12” (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with ebony black complexion, painted black hair with forelock curl, painted brown eyes, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, tongue, two beaded upper teeth, black composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C.P. 209/30 Deponiert. Comments: Catterfelder Puppenfabrick, circa 1910. Value Points: rare character model with flawless ebony complexion. $700/900 178

428. Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Character, Model 418, by Heubach Koppelsdorf

14” (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, dark brown complexion, tinted black sculpted hair, brown glass sleep eyes, tinted brows, open mouth with smiling expression, row of upper teeth, pierced ears with original bangles, brown composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 418 2/0/ Germany. Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf, circa 1918. Value Points: rare model with very fine modeling, flawless complexion, original body and body finish. $400/600


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7” (18 cm.) The well-detailed dog with painted fur and long bushy tail, amber glass eyes, painted nose tip has a removable head for access to candy container body. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890. $300/500

429.1. German All-Bisque Miniature Soldier with Rare Sculpted Helmet

3 ½” (9 cm.) Allbisque doll with one-piece bisque head and torso, sculpted green military helmet over painted short brown hair, painted facial features, sculpted moustache, jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with original sculpted helmet and original cloth uniform and soft-metal rifle. $300/400

430. Beautiful German Bisque Doll with Closed Mouth by Kestner

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with delicate complexion, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden early fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 13. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: beautiful doll with gentle expression, fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, beautiful antique velvet costume and bonnet, undergarments, fancy leather shoes. $1200/1700

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432. Beautiful Sonneberg Bisque Doll in the French Look-Alike Manner

431. French Bisque “Bébé Phonographe” by Emile Jumeau with Lioret Phonograph

25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, roseblushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with outlined lips, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with phonograph disc system in torso that operates from key-wind and lever at the back torso, metal sound plate. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism operates albeit sound is blurred as typically found. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 11 (head) Bébé Jumeau Bte SGDG Depose (body). (Lioret signature on the mechanism). Comments: Emile Jumeau, with mechanism 180

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 136 12. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1882, the model closely resembles early portrait bébés by Jumeau whose market the doll sought to capture. Value Points: beautiful doll with lovely bisque, original body and body finish, fine antique silk costume and ruffled bonnet. $1100/1600

433. Pair, German AllBisque Miniature Dolls as Twins 4” (10 cm.) Each is all-bisque with one-

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434. German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 548, by Kley and Hahn in Rare Large Size

A A piece bisque head and torso, blue glass inset eyes, closed mouth, single-stroke brows, brunette mohair wig, pin-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted stockings and one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: the little pair wear matching antique green silk dresses. $300/400

435. French Horse and Two Wheeled Cart along with Two Bisque Characters 9” (23 cm.) A hide-covered horse with original leather hardness, amber glass eyes, hair mane and leather ears is pulling a woven two-wheeled cart with drop gate at the back. Riding in the cart are two 4” all-bisque characters with pin-jointed arms and legs, including Polichinelle and bearded jester. Generally excellent, Polichinelle has some repairs, horse and wagon in especially fine condition and of luxury class. French, circa 1890. $600/900

436. German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Original Store Costume, and Horse 3 ½” (9 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, peg-jointed arms

27” (69 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blonde brushstroked boyish hair with forelock details, blue painted eyes, painted short curly upper lashes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open, with defined tongue, outlined lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, retouch on legs. Marks: Germany K&H (in banner) 548 15. Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1912, the model was made in several variations, e. g. wigged or painted hair and glass or painted eyes, this being one of the rarest variations. Value Points: especially fine modeling of character features and finest quality of bisque and painting. $800/1100

and legs, painted facial features, original brunette mohair with sidecoiled braids, painted brown socks and black shoes, and wearing original store costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved little girl, along with hide-covered toy horse with amber glass eyes and original saddlery. $300/500

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438. French Bisque Mechanical Gliding Lady by Jules Steiner 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with outlined lips and double row of teeth, carton torso and full length carton skirt which encloses mechanical mechanism. When wound the doll glides forward and in circles, raising arms and crying “mama”. Condition: generally excellent, one finger tip broken, mechanism functions well. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1867. Value Points: especially beautiful face on the early doll with elegant movements, wonderful original costume. $2200/2600

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437. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé, Classic Model, by Leon Casimir Bru with Tiny Tongue Tip 20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, roseblushed eye shadow, brushstroked and multifeathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips and tiny stuck-out tongue, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French kid slender bébé body with Chevrot-hinged hips, wooden lower legs, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent except very faint 1 ½” hairline on forehead from crown rim, one finger broken, body very sturdy. Marks: Bru Jne 7 (head and shoulderplate) (original Bébé Bru paper label on front torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1885. Value Points: gorgeous face with superb 182

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439. Lovely French Bisque Bébé, Size 13, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body and Shoes

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eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, heart-shaped upper lip, dimpled chin, separately-applied pierced ears, Brunette mohair wig over cork pate French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: faint old hairline at back of head, otherwise excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 13 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Bébé Jumeau Depose (shoes). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: very beautiful expression with gentle shy expression and finest bisque and painting, lovely antique silk dress, undergarments, signed shoes. $2200/2800

440. Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes

17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, amber-brown paperweight glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, mauve-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with gusset-jointing, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent excepting a faint early hairline on forehead (under wig), body very sturdy and perfect bisque hands. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his first period bébé known as “Brevete”. circa 1877. Value Points: very beautiful bisque and painting, sturdy body, original dress, and with original shoes in rare cream kidskin color signed “Bébé Bru Paris”. $7000/9500

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441. Four American Wooden Circus Animals by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Each is all wooden with painted eyes, including wolf, kangaroo, ostrich, and hippopotamus. Excellent condition, except small chip on right side of hippo mouth and replaced fangs. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915. $800/1100

442. Five American Wooden Circus Animals by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Each is all wooden with painted eyes, including ostrich, spotted leopard, wolf, polar bear and brown bear. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915. $800/1100

443. Eight American Wooden Farm Animals by Schoenhut

6” (15 cm.) -8”, Each is all wood with painted eyes, including rabbit (ears replaced), two geese, pig, white bulldog with collar, brindle bulldog with collar, goat, and lamb with bell. Excellent condition except rabbit ears. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915. $800/1100

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444. Five American Wooden Circus Animals by Schoenhut

8” (20 cm.) Each is all-carved wood with painted eyes, including white polar bear, gazelle with striped leather horns, reindeer, rhinoceros with open mouth, and zebu, each with original tail, horns and ears as appropriate (except reindeer whose antlers may be replacements). Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1915. $800/1100

445. Five American Wooden Circus Animals by Schoenhut

6” (15 cm.) -8”. Each is all wooden with painted eyes, including hyena, Arabian camel, zebu, buffalo, and Bactrian camel. Each has all original parts and original painted finish. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915. $800/1100

Provenance  

July 16, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona. To order the catalog https://www.theriaults.com/catalogs

Provenance  

July 16, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona. To order the catalog https://www.theriaults.com/catalogs