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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

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ighly featured in this auction are dolls from the Private Collection and Museum of Judene Hansen of Lake Worth, Florida. An adventuresome and fearless collector, with a vibrant personality and a flawless eye for the unique, she has gathered over the past 20 years,

the best of the best from the world of antique and vintage dolls, always insisting on originality and pristine condition. Her dolls, she has said, enigmatically, are “a statement of who she is, who she wants to be, and who she never was”. When Judene Hansen opened Dream Doll Gallery and More in West Palm Beach, her vision extended beyond a shop offering contemporary dolls and bears. Her mission has been to encourage new collectors by featuring museum showcases of vintage and antique dolls, insisting enthusiastically that every collector should have an opportunity to see and learn about classic dolls even while beginning their collecting with new dolls. Her mission has thrived. Dream Doll Gallery has become a mecca for doll lovers throughout South Florida and beyond. Yet her generosity of spirit has extended beyond the doll world. Judene is notable in the encouragement of contemporary doll artists. At various charity auctions over a period of years she has been an avid bidder for one-of-a-kind artist dolls by both highly-acclaimed and upcoming artists, with all proceeds going to charity benefit. Notable among these charities has been CAAF (Children Affected by AIDS Foundation) who count her as among their most loyal supporters. These one-of-a-kind dolls will continue to be featured in her Florida museum and shop. Still few of the collectors who visited her shop or saw her enthusiastic bidding at charity auctions knew that in her home she had established a world-class museum of antique dolls. French dolls from Bru, Schmitt, Steiner, and Jumeau graced her cabinets, French pouées with luscious trousseaus, fine mid-19th century dolls with rare features, and always, always, the best of class enhanced by beautiful costumes and presentations. It is this antique collection, along with singular fashion rarities from mid-20th century American firms, that is offered at this auction. Note: Dream Doll Gallery and More, both the shop and museum, remains open in West Palm Beach. On display in the Museum is Judene Hansen’s world-class collection of vintage and one-of-a-kind Barbies. In addition to the Alexander dolls presented in this catalog, an auction of her other rare and vintage Alexander dolls will take place later in 2012.

Germany A 310/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1928. Value Points: rare large size of the innocent-faced imp in pristine unplayed with condition, choice bisque, original wig, original body and body finish with blush detail, original blue organdy dress with printed flowers, cap, undergarments, shoes and socks. $1200/1800

2. Rare German All-Bisque Character “Mildred, The Prize Baby” 6” (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flanged swivel neck, painted brown baby hair, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightlytinted brows, closed mouth with slightly-smiling expression, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent-limb baby pose, painted white socks and pink shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: copr. by Mildred The Prize Baby Germany 88015 (torso) 881-15 (legs) 15 (arms) (and illegible original paper label on torso). Comments: Germany, commissioned by Borgfeldt of New York for his line of Prize Baby all-bisques, circa 1925; the name “Mildred’ may refer to the designing artist. Value Points: few examples of the model exist, this with all-original parts and excellent quality of bisque and painting. $700/1000

1. Large German Bisque “Just Me” by Marseille in Pristine Condition 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, large blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, oneshort-stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with bow-shaped lips, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body with modeled bent right elbow, elongated legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Just Me Registered

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3. Rare All-Original German Bisque Character, 217, by Catterfelder Puppenfabrick 12� (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes in defined eye sockets, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig in long braids, composition and wooden balljointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C.P. 217 30. Comments: Catterfelder Puppenfabrick, circa 1910, from their art character reform series. Value Points: few examples of the model exist, this example in pristine original condition, with beautiful bisque, original body and body finish, original wig, original cream silk dress with blue silk ribbon trim to match hair ribbons, undergarments, socks and shoes. $1200/1800

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4. Outstanding German Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon & Halbig with Trunk and Trousseau 7 1/2� (19 cm.) Solid-domed bisque shoulder head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils,

wig, aqua silk dress with lace trim, and woven bonnet and is presented in her original trunk with unusual blue lithographed floral design. Within

closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig in long braids, muslin body

the trunk are store-original costumes

with bisque lower arms and legs, painted white stockings and black ankle boots.

including maroon silk dress and apron,

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S & H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, the doll has beautiful original

blue flannel coat, undergarments, collars and accessories, each with original silk ribbons. $2500/3500

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5. German Bisque Googly, 950, by Porzellanfabrick Mergensgereuth 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, short-stroke feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shy smiling expression, accented lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body, wearing pretty antique cotton dress. Condition: generally excellent, original firing line at right eye corner, orignal body finish albeit scuffed. Marks: 950 P.M. 6/0. Comments: Porzellanfabrick Mergensgereuth, circa 1920. Value Points; rarer googly model with wonderful expression and fine modeling. $800/1200

6. Rare Large German Bisque Brown-Eyed Googly, 221, by Kestner 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with round facial modeling, large brown glass side-glancing googly sleep eyes, thick black eyeliner , short fringed dark upper lashes, angled feathered brows, accented nostrils of tiny upturned nose, closed mouth with impish smiling expression, blonde mohair curly wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body, wearing calico cotton print dress, undergarments, red leather shoes, straw bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G made in Germany 11 JDK 221 y Ges Gesch. (plaster pate also marked 221). Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, their trademarked googly model that closely resembles the glasseyed O’Neill Kewpie that was also produced by Kestner during this era. Value Points: wonderful large size of the delightful googly with outstanding quality of bisque, painting and complexion, original body and body finish, $6000/8500

7. German Blue-Eyed Bisque Googly, 221, by Kesgtner 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, side-stroke brows with feathered details, button-shaped nose, watermelon-slice-shaped mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing delightful polka dot dress and cap, pinafore, blue and white striped knit stockings, shoes, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent, body finish original albeit scrubbed, one baby finger broken. Marks: JDK 221 Ges Gesch F. Made in Germany 10. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine sculpting and quality of bisque on the delightful impish googly. $4000/6000

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8. Very Rare Early Period French Bisque Bébé by Jules Nicolas Steiner 18” (46 cm.) Pale pressed bisque socket head with rounded facial shape, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eye shadow, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined and accented lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over original Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body, wearing original dainty dress of fine dotted Swiss voile with lace trim, aqua silk sash, undergarments, socks, black leather shoes with brown silk faille bows marked “Modes de Paris”. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1877, his earliest period bisque composition-bodied bébé. Value Points: very beautiful early bébé with superb delicate complexion and subtle blushing on eyelids, cheeks and chin, original early period Steiner body and pate, and very fine antique costume that likely is original. $4500/6500

9. French Inlay Wooden Chest with Bronze Trim and Marble Top 12” (30 cm.) x 10”. The wooden chest with gracefully-curved bombe sides and front has two drawers, inlay panels on drawer fronts and sides with inlay-marquetry borders, elaborate bronze trim on the feet, apron, side columns and drawer pulls, and a curved marble-top. Excellent condition. French, 19th century, the quality of workmanship and materials suggests its production as a maitrise model. $600/900

10. An All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, 10X, in Couturier Costume with Rare E. Jumeau Aqua Shoes 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eye shadow, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately-modelled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 X (and artist checkmarks, on head). Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: early period bébé with very beautiful expression, bisque and painting, original wig of soft curly mohair, original pate, body, body finish, and wearing superb original couturier costume from the workshops of Ernestine Jumeau, including pale and bronze green silk and velvet with original dust ruffle on skirt underside, petticoat, muslin chemise, woven bonnet, aqua knit stockings, and aqua kidskin shoes with aqua silk bows incised “E. Jumeau Med d’Or Paris 1878”. $7500/9500

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When keywound, she daintily plays the piano, flitting her fingers across the keys in a realistic manner, turning her head side to side, occasionally nodding as though in time to the music, and now and then pausing for effect, while music plays. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Comments: Gustav Vichy, circa 1880, deluxe models as this were offered in the finest Parisian decorative arts stores such as Giroux & Cie. Value Points: the luxury quality of the rare piece is indicated by its materials such as fine exotic woods of the piano ornamented with elaborate gilt ormolu and bone piano keys, and the inclusion of the threetune music box with original paper tune label on the piano back. The doll itself is of finest quality with gorgeous wig in elaborate original

11. Magnificent French Musical Automaton “Lady at Her Piano” by Gustav Vichy wooden piano stool in front of her rosewood and ebony piano, she having

12. Fine French Maitrise Model Chest with Elaborate Inlay Designs

pale blue enamel eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, pierced

12” (30 cm.) x 11”. The solid

ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper

wooden two-drawer bombe-shaped

arms and legs, wearing an elegant silk gown with black velvet ribbons.

chest has fine burled-maple veneers

17” (43 cm.) seated. 16” piano length. A bisque-headed lady is seated on a

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coiffure. $14,000/18,000

with elaborate marquetry inlays on the front and side panels; and two drawers that fit perfectly to form a united design; with bronze side mounts and drawer pulls, and having a scalloped-front apron and curved marble top. Excellent condition. French, 19th century, of very fine maitrise-model quality of woods, construction and trim. $700/1200

13. All-Original French Bisque Lady by Jules Steiner in Shepherdess Costume 22� (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, white/blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed lady body with shapely bosom, waist, and derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A-13 Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved doll with rare lady body, original body finish, original rare color wig, lovely bisque, and wearing original silk and lace couturier costume in the 18th century Shepherdess style including silk and lace gown, bonnet, undergarments, stockings, silk shoes. $6000/8500

14. Very Rare Grand-sized German All-Bisque Glass-eyed Kewpie 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head with flat-cut neck socket that fits to specially-modeled neck of torso, modeled brown topknot, forelock, and side curls, blue glass inset googly eyes in upward-glancing pose, painted short curly lashes, one-stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, one-piece torso and legs with chubby tummy, modeled blue wings, loop-jointed arms with starfish-shaped hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1912, an exhibition model of the beloved Kewpie, likely a special commission. Value Points: extraordinary model in amazing size, with wonderful presence and painting of details and classic features. $4000/6000

15. Two German All-Bisque Kewpies 9” (23 cm.) One-piece all-bisque head, torso and legs, painted blonde topknot, forelock curl and side curls, blue wings, painted side-glancing googly eyes, dash brows, wide smiling expression, loop-jointed arms with starfish-shaped hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: O’Neill (feet). Comments: Kewpie, designed by Rose O’Neill, circa 1915. Value Points: the charming pair of googlies, one with original paper label, are glancing at each other. $300/500

16. Two German All-Bisque Kewpie Soldiers including Rare “Kewpie Hero” 4” (10 cm.) Each is all-bisque with painted sideglancing eyes, impish smile, blue wings, one sculpted with red soldier’s cap, belt with sabre, rifle, red sheild Kewpie label on torso and paper label on back; and the other with sculpted and painted green uniform, helmet, and brown boots, belt, back pack, holding rifle, with original red shield paper label “Kewpie Hero” and incised O’Neill on feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: designed by Rose O’Neill, circa 1915. Value Points: rare models with original paper labels. $600/900

17. German Bisque Googly, 686, by Bahr and Proschild 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented

nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece toddler body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 686 3/0 BP (in heart) Made in Germany (head) Made in Germany (torso). Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1918. Value Points: rarer googly model with endearing expression. $700/900

18. Extremely Rare German Bisque Googly, 318, with Original Lamp Bonnet 11� (28 cm.) doll. 15� including bonnet. Bisque socket head with plump facial shape, blue glass inset googly eyes, painted short curly lashes, feathered brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with dainty impish smile, brunette mohair wig, unusual cut of crown designed to accommodate a small night-light bulb which would be covered by the oversized woven bonnet, five-piece paper mache toddler body, antique costume, posed on original wooden platform with hidden electric cord running through her body and leg. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 318.7/0 Germany A.H. Schalkau DRGM (head) DRGM 333 (base). Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess, the unique novelty character lamp was registered in 1922 and the character head was registered by Hess in 1923; the unique over-sized bonnet was designed specifically to accommodate the light bulb. An article about the doll appears in German Doll Studies by Cieslik, page 270. Value Points: extremely rare googly model, made especially rare and choice be its original unique bonnet and with original stamped base. $3500/4500

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19. Beautiful Early Period French Bisque Bébé by Gaultier with Bisque Hands 16” (41 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, roseblushed eye shadow, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with gussetjointing, bisque lower arms and hands, beautiful rose silk and lace French style gown with matching bonnet, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent, two tiny mends on kid of right arm. Marks: F. 6 G. (head and shoulder plate). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1880, early period bébé. Value Points: very beautiful facial model enhanced by splendid eyes, fine painting and complexion, superb sculpting of bisque hands. $6000/8000

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20. 19th-Century Porcelain Miniature Painting “Child with Poupée” 3” (8 cm.) h. painting. 4 1/2” x 2 1/2” frame. An oval oil-painted porcelain depicts a young child seated on draped green velvet, lovingly gazing at the bisque poupée she is holding. Details of painting include embroidered ruffles on the girl’s dress, blue hair bow, and exquisitely detailed gown and bonnet of the poupée. The painting is in its original silver frame with crown $1100/1700

21. Collection of Miniature Purses and Gloves for Poupées 2” (5 cm.) velvet purse. Highlighted by a fine magenta velvet purse with bronze frame and trim, soft kidskin interior. Along with six additional purses, and with three pairs of gloves. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870. $400/600

22. Wonderful French Bisque Poupée by August Dehors with Rare Articulation and Wooden Body 18” (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, unique neck articulation allowing the head to to swivel, tilt side-to-side or nod forward, blue enamel inset eyes, dark

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eyeliner, painted short dark lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French wooden poupée body with deluxe articulations, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees, swivel-jointing at waist. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose 4 (shoulder plate). Comments: August Dehors, his 1866 depose for unique head articulation was celebrated in an 1867 book about the French doll industry, comparing the Dehors doll to Huret poupées, “... the Dehors dolls can make neck motions that allow them to say yes and no, and to incline their heads to the side. These new movements make available to the dolls a modest sense of superiority as if to say ‘Go ahead Huret doll, see if you can do the same’. Value Points: gorgeous doll with delicate bisque and painting, original wig, rare wooden articulated poupée body with fine original paint, wearing beautiful rose silk twopiece gown with extended train, rose silk ribbons, undergarments, leather boots, straw bonnet. $7500/11,000

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23. Wonderful French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru from Maison Guillard with Trousseau

with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally

12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue

the early model of his letter series poupée, circa 1865. Value Points: rare doll in

glass enamel eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and

pristine condition, along with her original domed trunk with original early-period

eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips and slightly-upturned lip corners,

boutique label of Maison Guillard bearing the designation of supplier to his

ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden body

Imperial Highness; and with original trousseau including brown velvet gown with

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excellent. Marks: D (head and shoulder plate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru,

with gusset jointing at hips, knees and elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1867. Value Points: charming dainty poupée with especially sturdy original body, wearing original costume and signed C.C. leather boots along with bone-handled parasol, lorgnette, and jewelry. $2000/3000

25. Beautiful French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru in Original Costume 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with upturned lip corners in slight enigmatic smile, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Bru poupée body with shapely one-piece muslin torso and legs, square-cut collarette, kid arms with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body especially sturdy except two fingers worn away on each hand. Marks: C (head and shoulder plate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the facial model with distinctive smiling expression was deposed by Bru in 1872, believed to be inspired by aqua silk trim, blue linen gown with elaborate construction,

Empress Eugenie. Value

cream cashmere gown with silk faille and lace trim and

Points: an especially

extended train, woolen walking suit, various undergarments,

beautiful model with

lace coiffe, shoes, and bag. $8000/12,000

fine quality of bisque,

24. Dainty French Bisque Poupée in Fine Antique Costume

original body, original wig, and wearing fine original

13” (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder

blue silk and muslin

plate, cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted

costume (bodice

lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners,

frail) with matching

closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head,

bonnet, undergarments,

blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body

stockings, leather shoes. $2800/3800

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26. Extremely Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 208, by Kestner 19� (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full lips in pouty expression, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with shorter toddler legs, wearing fine antique blue wool mariner costume and cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C made in Germany 14 208 (head) Germany (torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, the extremely rare art character model was offered with either glass or painted eyes; few models are known to exist. Value Points: the rarity of the model is rivaled by the very fine detail of sculpting with impressed details of frown lines around eyes and mouth, plump chin, original body and body finish. $18,000/25,000

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27. Very Rare German Bisque Painted-Eye Googly, 8590, by Gebruder Heubach 16� (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted blonde boyish hair having pronounced topknot and forelock curls, painted side-glancing googly eyes with pronounced black pupils and white eyedots, one-stroke brows, upturned pug nose, closed mouth with smug smile, well-detailed sculpted ears, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing antique blue woolen mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (square) 8590 Germany 8. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: among the rarest of the art character Heubach dolls, with exceptional quality of sculpting, bisque and painting, wonderful antique costume. $7500/11,000

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28. German Bisque Googly “Uncle Sam” with Sculpted Hat by Handwerck 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial shape, sculpted blue top hat with blue hat band decorated with stars, brown painted hair, blue glass sideglancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing Uncle Sam costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite U.S. 1. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1918, from the firm’s series known as “helmet googlies”. Value Points: rare googly model with wonderful detail of sculpted Uncle Sam hat inspired by American illustrator Thomas Nast. $1700/2500

29. Two Amusing German All-Bisque Googlies 5” (13 cm.) Each is all-bisque with one-piece head, torso and legs, loop-jointed arms, painted blue smock, and closed mouth with tentative smile, including one with blue glass googly sleep eyes, blonde mohair wig, and bare feet; and another with sculpted brown hair under blue shaded cap, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent.

30. Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 240, by Mystery Maker

Marks: 115/122 13 (glass-eyed) 125

9” (23 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, brown

(arms on each). Comments: Germany,

painted hair in short bobbed fashion with side part and

circa 1918. Value Points: delightful pair

forelock curl, painted large blue side-glancing googly

with interesting variations of details.

eyes, black upper eyeliner, button-shaped nose, closed

$500/800

mouth, five-piece composition toddler body, antique

side-glancing googly eyes, blue painted

romper costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany 240 16/0. Comments: mystery maker, circa 1920. Value Points: rare character with dramatic large googly eyes, well-defined hair style. $800/1200

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31. Rare German All-Bisque Googly with Jointed Elbows and Knees 7� (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head with chubby facial modeling, blue glass sleep and sideglancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with little moon-slice smile,

32. Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 318, by Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess

brunette mohair wig, jointing at shoulders, elbows,

13� (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, five lashes painted on each

hips and knees, painted socks and shoes. Condition:

upper eyelid, high painted brows with feathered details, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with sweet smiling

generally excellent. Marks: 112 5 (head and torso).

expression, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing,

Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points:

antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach KIoppelsdorf 318 7/0 Germany A.H. Schalkau

very rare jointing of both elbows and knees on the

DRGM . Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess who registered the head model in 1923; the model was

wonderful impish googly, choice bisque, original

used for their lamp doll (see lot 18) or as this model with traditional pate cut. Value Points: very rare model whose

chemise and little silk dress. $1600/2500

captivating expression and fine quality of bisque and painting rivals the rarity. $3000/5000

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33. Wonderful All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau in Petite Size 2, with Original Box 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly-painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Tete Jumeau 2 (with untinted square at back of head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his Bébé Reclame designed to enable stores to place their exclusive labels on the back of head; in his advertising Jumeau labeled these dolls “Bébé Reclame”, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful all-original condition of the petite bébé, with softest original wig, original burgundy silk costume (ivory front panel frail), undergarments, socks, leather shoes incised “2”, and earrings; the doll is preserved in her original Jumeau box labeled “Bébé Reclame 2”. $5000/7500

34. Outstanding Grand-Sized French Bisque Bébé Bru Jne, Size 12, in Superb Costume and Signed Bru Shoes 30” (76 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, blue glass deep-paperweight eyes, thick dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, delicately-painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, tiny modeled tongue tip, impressed chin dimple, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bébé body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-woodenupper arms, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent, few kid repairs, two fingers on right hand have light overpaint. Marks: Bru Jne 12 (head) (original partial Bru paper label on front torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: the grand size and luxury quality of the bébé indicate creation for special commission or exhibition, the doll has most beautiful bisque and painting, and wears a superb presentation costume of magenta silk and patterned silk faille, matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes signed Bru Jne. $28,000/38,000

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36. German Bisque Character, 8420, by Gebruder Heubach in Original Cossack Costume 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with accented lips, five-piece composition toddler body with painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent, very faint hairline from rim to right brow is likely original. Marks: 8420 Heubach (square) Germany 0. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1917. Value Points: in virtually unplayed-with condition, wearing original well-detailed velvet, silk and fur Cossack costume with sequin trim. $300/500

37. Antique Silk Costume for Asian Doll To fit doll about 20” Of fine brocade silks

35. German Bisque Character, “Ox” by Schoneau and Hoffmeister in Wonderful Spanish Costume

trim, black silk frog closures, tassel accessories, including under robe and

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes,

matching vest. Very good condition, some

painted lower lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open

fading. Late-19th century. $300/500

mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette human hair, composition

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with embroidered silk borders and metallic

and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: bisque is excellent,

38. German Bisque Asian Child, 1329, by Simon and Halbig

body repainted. Marks: S (pb in star) H Ox Germany. Comments:

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes,

Schoneau and Hoffmeister, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful

painted lashes, black brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth,

character expression with excellent bisque, wearing wonderful

four porcelain teeth, outlined lips, pierced ears, black mohair wig with long queue, amber-

Spanish matador costume of red silk faille with gilt metallic

tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

appliques, matching cape, cap, $500/800

Simon & Halbig 1329 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very fine

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quality of bisque, original body and body finish, wearing well-detailed antique silk costume and cap. $1100/1500

39. German Bisque Asian Child, 1329, by Simon and Halbig 20� (51 cm.) Amber-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing antique cotton kimono, undergarments, shoes, stockings, feather fan. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: 1329 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: beautiful complexion, rare mohair lashes, original body and body finish. $1100/1600

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excellent. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1877, an early period bisque bébé. Value Points: rare early bébé is virtually unknown with this rich ebony black complexion enhanced with fine luminous patina, original body and body finish, superb costume. $5000/7500

41. An Extraordinary French BrownComplexioned Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner in Original Opera Costume of La Perichole 22” (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with cafe-au-lait brown complexion, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, black painted lashes with “dot” highlights, black brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, pierced ears, French brown composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 15. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880, the doll wears her original couturier costume from the luxury Paris doll store of Au Nain Bleu (original label in costume) depicting La Perichole, the stage name of the celebrated 18th century Mestiza actress Micaela Villegas of Peru whose life was the inspiration for painters, writers, and, notably, the French opera composer Offenbach for his opera “La Perichole”. It is likely the costume was prepared in expectation of foreign royal visitors to the 1889 Exposition Universelle

40. Early Perioid French Bisque Bébé Steiner with Rare Ebony Black Complexion

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of Paris with cross-over attraction for opera lovers. Value Points: extraordinary beauty of the doll with glowing cafe-au-

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial

lait complexion enhanced by luminous

shape and very small pate opening at the crown, ebony

patina, original body and body finish, wearing

complexion, brown glass enamel inset eyes, painted black

her perfectly-preserved original costume of

lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open

cream silk satin decorated with feathers and

mouth, coral lips, double row of tiny beaded teeth, pierced

gold passamenterie. The costume comprises

ears, black fleecy wig, French composition fully-jointed

dress, leggings, lined cape, feathered coronet

ebony body, wearing Moroccan lace costume with bead

and “diamond” ear studs and necklace, and has

trim, gold coin necklace, earrings. Condition: generally

original Au Nain Bleu label. $20,000/30,000

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44. An Outstanding Grand-Size and All-Original French Bisque Bébé Jumeau, Size 15, with Original Box 32” (81 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accent dots at eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 15 (head, and artist check marks) Bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1889. Value Points: the flawless beauty of the auburn-haired bébé is enhanced by her pristine original condition, as though she appeared in a store window 120 years ago, having original wig, pate, body, body finish, muslin chemise dress with aqua ribbons and Bébé Jumeau banner, aqua knit stockings, aqua silk shoes with gilt lettering “Bébé Jumeau” (one sole missing), aqua parasol, earrings, and

42. French Bisque Crying Character, Model 233, by SFBJ

original box labeled Bébé Jumeau 15.

23” (58 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, sculpted short brown boyish hair with forelock detail, very narrow eye sockets

$8000/12,000

as though crying, inset blue eyes, painted brown curly lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open in a crying expression, shaded lips and defined tongue, French composition and wooden walking-style body which creates a crying sound when the legs are moved back and forth, wearing blue silk shirt with lace collar, ivory silk faille breeches and vest, stockings and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 233. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912, from their art character 200 series. Value Points: rare model with superb quality of sculpting including crinkles and folds of a crying face, fine quality of bisque. $2200/2800

43. French Bisque Smiling Character, 227, by SFBJ 20” (51 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, brown sculpted hair with forelock detail and enhancing decorative glaze, blue glass enamel eyes in narrow squinting shape, painted long lashes, incised eyeliner, arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted shaded lips in smiling expression, row of porcelain teeth, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, boy’s antique pique suit, undergarments, saddle shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 227 Paris 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: outstanding example of laughing character with deeply impressed eye crinkles, cheek and mouth dimples, fine luminous bisque, original body finish. $2000/2700 44 shoe label.

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46. German Bisque Dimpled Character by Gebruder Heubach 15” (38 cm.) Solid-domed pink-tinted bisque socket head with loop-jointed neck, sculpted blonde boyish hair, intaglio deep blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, white eye dots, black and red upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with two beaded teeth, outlined lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed in school boy garb. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine modeling with impressed dimples in cheeks and chin, fine quality of bisque. $600/800

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45. 24” German Bisque Art Character Doll, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt

47. German Bisque Art Character by Gebruder Heubach in Wonderful Tyrolean Costume

24” (60 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, slate-blue painted eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, one-

12” (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, light

stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils of rounded nose, closed mouth with very full accented lips, wheat-blonde

brown painted hair in short boyish fashion, sculpted

hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing antique cotton school dress,

facial features, tiniest squinting beaded eyes, black

undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 60. Comments: Kammer and

upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils and

Reinhardt, circa 1910, “Gretchen” from their art character reform series. Value Points: unusually fine quality

eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open in

of sculpting suggesting “first from the mold” production, with impressed details of facial planes and expression,

a wide grimacing expression, shaded lips, composition

enhanced decorative glaze on beautifully-painted eyes and lips. $3500/5500

and wooden ball-jointed toddler boy with side-hip

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mouth with laughing expression, composition baby body, well costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7804 Heubach (square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful laughing expression, included is a handmade folk art wooden horse with hide-covered torso and head, leather harness and saddle. Provenance: Legoland Museum Collection. $400/600

49. Rare Grand-sized German Bisque “Baby in Papa’s Shoe” by Gebruder Heubach 12” (30 cm.) All-bisque figure depicts a smiling young baby who has climbed inside his Papa’s comfortable old shoe and now is busily trying to lace the shoe; featuring deeply sculpted blonde hair with forelock curl, downcast intaglio eyes with heavy eyelids, feathered brows, closed mouth with beaded upper teeth, dimpled cheeks, toes peeking out from the worn hole at the front of the shoes, sculpted white smock with ruffled edges and blue bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: among the rarest and most extravagant of the Heubach piano-baby series featuring an extraordinary size, and outstanding sculpting and detail that enhance the delightful and charming activity. jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7761 Heubach

$2500/3000

(in square). Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, the model is affectionately known as “Spinach Boy” by collectors in reference to his expression. Value Points: rare model with most realistic and delightful expression, toddler body, wearing welldetailed wonderful Tyrolean costume. $5000/7500

48. German Bisque Character by Gebruder Heubach with Toy Horse 9” (23 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head with painted brown boyish hair, painted blue intaglio eyes, feathered brows, closed

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50. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Lavishly-Fitted Trunk and Trousseau 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body especially sturdy and clean. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: fine unplayed with and fresh condition of the dainty poupée with original wig, pate, and body, she is preserved with her original trunk with cast brass hardware, black and red leather covering, and unusual mauve-paper lined trunk with fabric lift-out tray and bonnet holder. She is wearing her original undergarments, cap, and leather ankle boots incized 2, and owns a white knitted day dress, black and white wool two piece dress, superb blue silk gown with elaborately-constructed back, four fine bonnets, bone-handled parasol, black

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woven snood, sewing necessaire of aqua silk, gilt purse, bustle and a few other sundries. $4000/6500

51. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée in Superb Antique Costume with Accessories 15” (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue/grey glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gussetjointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: beautiful pale bisque with dainty blush, sturdy original body, wearing fabulous original gown, bonnet, undergarments, leather ankle boots, and with bonehandled parasol and mauve silk purse with cast brass frame. $2500/3500

52. Two French Salon Dogs for Poupées 10” (25 cm.) Each is of paper mache with lavish white fur cover, having shaved faces and legs, carved open mouth with painted teeth, amber glass eyes, blue silk bow at the neck, including rare reclining model. Excellent condition. French, late-19th century. $300/600

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53. Capodimonte Porcelain Figure of French Soldier 12” (30 cm.) Porcelain figure of soldier posed upon porcelain base with gilt edging and royal Napoleonic “N” within a gold wreath, with sculpted and painted costume and accessories, including sabre, silver helmet with tassel, silver chest armor, and having artistically-painted facial features including moustache. Excellent condition. Marks: (crown over N) 55/1259 DiPietro (blue stamp). $200/300

54. Extremely Rare French Bisque Bébé with Gutta-Percha Body and Bisque Hands by Huret 18” (46 cm.) Very pale pressed bisque socket head with dainty features centered in the plump rounded face with pronounced double chin, light-bulb-shaped neck, ice-blue enamel glass inset eyes with spiral threading, delicately-feathered brown lashes and brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, gutta percha bébé body based upon the Huret deposed body design, dowel-articulation at the shoulders, elbows, hips and knee joints, bisque hands with separately-defined fingers and knuckles. Condition: generally excellent, some typical restoration to body joints, bisque head and hands perfect. Marks: Huret 54 Boulv. Haussman Paris (kid torso band). Comments: Huret, circa late 1870s, this particular gutta-percha-bodied bébé presumes a very specific moment of history, positioned between the end of Huret’s gutta-percha-bodied poupée (about 1875/1880) and the beginning of Huret’s wooden-bodied bébé (about 1880). It may rightly be considered the very first of the Huret bébés, and it is not likely to have been made for more than one or two years in extremely limited numbers; only one or two other examples are known to exist. Its specific size is notable: although the doll is the exact height (18”, 45 cm) of the earlier Huret poupée, its proportions are that of a child (9 1/2” head circumference, 10” waist, 12” hips, and legs are torso scaled to match at 7 1/2” each - exactly like a child’s body would be). Even the superb bisque hands were sculpted with the plump roundedness of a child’s hand. Value Points: the rarity of the doll, its uniquely sculpted face, hands and body, is enhanced by its great beauty and quality of bisque and painting. The doll wears her original purple velvet and silk twill costume, muslin undergarments with lace trim, stockings, bonnet and original boots stamped “Huret a Paris”, and is preserved in an early box that is likely Huret original. Provenance: the bébé was first offered by Theriault’s from its original French family estate in 1996 when it was acquired by noted collector Elaine Shallenberger, and was later sold at the Shallenberger estate auction in 1999. It has been in its present owner’s collection since that time. The actual doll is photographed in The Encyclopedia of French Dolls by Theimer and The Huret Book by Theimer. $30,000/40,000

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slender limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H dep 1159 Germany 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting, original wig and mohair lashes, original body and body finish, wearing original undergarments including bone-shaped corset, cashmere wool jacket and hat. $1200/1800

56. Rare Grand-Sized German All-Bisque Character with Brown Complexion 14” (36 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with light-brown complexion, deeply-sculpted short black curly hair, sculpted ears, painted dark brown eyes with black and incised upper eyeliner, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, dimpled chin, loop-jointed brown arms and legs, slightly-curled fingers with defined knuckles and nails, modeled bent legs with knee dimples, bare feet with curled toes on left foot, velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value points: rarity factors include brown complexion with beautiful patina, black hair, very large size, all-original parts, fine sculpting details. $1500/2000

57. Three German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Costumes 5” (13 cm.) Each has one-piece bisque head and torso, painted facial features, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, original blonde or brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 130. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: the pretty trio wear their original antique costumes in a variety of styles. $500/800

55. German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lingerie 24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig in upswept fashion, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with lady-shaped torso and elongated

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58. Petite German Bisque Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 3 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, the doll has her original costume, nearly identical to #59, likely also the work of Johannes Franz of Sonneberg. Value Points: beautiful closed mouth child with lovely bisque, original body and body finish, wears burgundy silk dress with lace overlay, undergarments, socks, brown kidskin shoes, woven bonnet. $800/1100

59. All-Original German Bisque Doll by Kling with Provenance 15” (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulder head, brown glass inset eyes, painted facial features, closed mouth with downcast pouty expression,

house of Johannes Franz of Sonneberg, designed to emulate

blonde mohair wig, original muslin commercial

the French doll costumes. Value Points: superb original

body, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally

costume of the beautiful doll, from the original collection of

excellent. Marks: 167-4. Comments: Kling,

Estrid Faurholt, featured in her 1967 Book of Dolls and Doll

circa 1890, the doll is wearing her original

Houses with a story about its original owner. According to

maroon sateen and lace dress with matching

the story, doll named Klara was given to a little Danish girl in

bonnet, undergarments, stockings and leather

1888 “with permission to take it out of the cupboard every

shoes, and was featured in an article in Cieslik’s

Sunday to look at, not to play with. The little girl looked

Puppenmagazin wherein she was identified as

forward to this moment all week and she kept the doll until

wearing an original costume from the doll fashion

her death at the age of eighty”. $800/1200

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61. 19th-Century Miniature Chest of Drawers 12” (30 cm.) The fruitwood chest has beveled sides, three drawers with cast brass pulls, and veneer panels with pencil stripe inlay design on the drawers and top surface. Excellent condition. Late-19th century. $300/600

62. Miniature English Silver Grandfather Clock 7” (18 cm.) The sterling silver grandfather clock has rich repousse detailing, claw feet, medallion design of basket of flowers, arched crest, and is surmounted by two figures with trumpets. There are impressed hallmarks at the back. Excellent condition. English, late-19th century. $300/500

63. Toy Miniature Clock with Striking Gnome 4 1/2” (11 cm.) Tinplate clock with silver finish over richly-embossed designs featuring side columns and cherubic face has faux-paper clock face, swinging pendulum, and keywind at back. A gnome with hammer is perched atop, and at each hour he strikes the gong. Included is a fruitwood table with slate top. Very good condition, movement is sporadic. Circa 1890. Provenance: Legoland Museum of Antique Toys. $300/500

64. Outstanding German Bisque Smiling Lady, 1388, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with oval face and well-defined chin and cheek lines, almondshaped blue glass flirty eyes that operate from rare glass rod inside the head, mohair lashes,

60. Very Choice German Bisque Doll Known as “Wendy” by Bruno Schmidt in Petite Size

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painted curly all-around lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth

12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners

with splendid smiling expression on the outlined

and nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed

lips, row of sculpted teeth, impressed dimples

body, wearing beautiful antique burgundy silk dress with lace trim, velvet bonnet, undergarments, socks, and shoes.

at lip corners, cheeks and chin, unpierced ears,

Condition: generally excellent, one thumb tip chipped. Marks: 2033 BSW (in heart) 537 2/0. (head) Germany

brunette mohair wig, French composition and

(body). Comments: Bruno Schmidt, circa 1910, the model is known by collectors as “Wendy”. Value Points: superb

wooden ball-jointed lady body, shapely torso with

detail of sculpting especially notable on petite model, wonderfully-painted features including very full lips, original

modeled bosom, waist and derriere. Condition:

body finish, beautiful antique costume. $8000/12,000

generally excellent. Marks: Bébé Jumeau Diplome

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d’Honneur (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig’s 1388 model, circa 1910, the doll’s unmarked head, her original signed French lady body, and her original French silk costume suggest its original commissioned production for a luxury Parisian boutique. Value Points: very beautiful doll with superior quality of bisque, sculpting and painting, in rare large size, with original lashes, rare glass-rod flirting eyes, signed body, and wearing superb French Edwardian era costume in burgundy and magenta silk with plumed straw bonnet, undergarments, black stockings, leather shoes. $17,000/24,000

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65. German Bisque Pouting Character, 115/A, by Kammer and Reinhardt

composition bent-limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R

15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted

model marketed as “Phillip”. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque, sculpting

curly lashes, short brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils of

and painting, original body and body finish, beautiful antique baby costume.

rounded nose, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, brunette mohair wig,

Provenance: Legoland Museum of Antique Dolls and Toys. $2500/3500

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Simon & Halbig 115/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the

66. Outstanding All-Original German Bisque Hilda by Kestner in Original Wooden Box 25” (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and accented lips, two porcelain teeth, blonde fleeced hair over plaster pate, composition bent-limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Q made in Germanhy 20 237 JDK Jr. 1914. Hilda. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their signature trademark doll of that year. Value Points: outstanding quality of bisque, sculpture and painting on the large model of the gentle-faced child, presented in absolutely pristine condition in its original wooden packing box. $4500/6500

67. Rare German Bisque Toddler “Schneey Lockchen” by Bahr and Proschild 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, modeled space between the shaded lips, blonde curly lambswool wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, well costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schneey Lockchen/562/2/0.

wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing antique white

Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1910, the unusual incised

linen suit and cap, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1428 6. Comments: Simon and

trademark signature “Schneey Lockchen” refers to a Bavarian

Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine quality of sculpting with impressed details of dimples and

wildflower as well as having the literal translation of “curly

laughter crinkles around the eyes, choice bisque, original body and body finish. $1200/1700

white hair” (note the wig). Value Points: very rare character, bisque and decorations, appealing character expression, original

69. Beautiful and Rare German Bisque Character, 612, by Simon and Halbig for Bergmann

body finish. $2500/3500

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump facial modeling, small brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes,

previously undocumented in existing literature, has choicest

68. German Bisque Character, 1428, by Simon and Halbig

dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing beautiful antique white-wear costume with dainty embroidery, undergarments, stockings,

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes,

shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany Simon & Halbig C.M. Bergmann 612 8

fringed lashes, short one-stroke brows, rounded nose, closed

1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig for Bergmann, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with most endearing

mouth with crooked smile, shaded lips, brunette mohair

gentle expression, finest quality bisque and painting, original body and body finish. $1200/1800

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70. Exceptional French Bisque Bébé Mothereau in Grand and Extremely Rare Exhibition Size 35” (89 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, brilliant blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, smoky eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, soft blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, hairline at back left crown rim through the ear. Marks: B.M. 11.13. Comments: Mothereau, circa 1880, the luxury doll firm produced dolls for only a very limited period. Value Points: gorgeous bébé with superb bisque and painting, especially fine sculpting around the eyes, defined philtrum and chin dimple, original body and body finish, superb antique white pique costume, ruffled bonnet, antique shoes; its grand size and luxury details suggest the doll was created as an Exhibition model. $9000/12,000

71. Exceptionally Beautiful and Rare French Bisque Bébé E.J.A. by Jumeau with Splendid Eyes 25” (64 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, blue glass paperweight inset eyes of great depth, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multifeathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and plump limbs, wearing fine antique blue silk dress with embroidered lace trim, undergarments, stockings, black leather shoes signed C.C. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E.J. A 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880, the rare model was made for one or two years only, and can be considered the first of the signature bébés by that firm. Value Points: splendid example of the very rare bébé with finest quality of bisque enhanced by stunningly-deep paperweight eyes, subtle blushing, deeply-impressed lip and chin dimples, original body and body finish, superb costume and wig. $19,000/25,000

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72. Superb German Bisque “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt in Original Mariner Costume 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with slightly pouty lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, fine original body finish except retouch to hands. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 58. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model marketed as “Mein Liebling”. Value Points: especially beautiful model with fine lustrous complexion and beautifully-painted lips, original wig and body, original white cashmere woolen sailor costume, complete set of matching undergarments, socks, leather boots, straw hat. $4500/6500

73. German Bisque Googly from Rare Helmet Series by Handwerck 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, sculpted blue flat-topped hat with yellow band and black brim, painted black hair,

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blue glass googly eyes, feathered brows, closed mouth with impish smile, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing brown and tan costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite J 2/0. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1925, from his series of “helmet googlies”, the dolls were modeled to represent various soldiers of various countries, this example being Japan. Value Points: among the rarest models of the helmet googly series, with excellent detail of sculpting and painting. $1200/1500

74. German Bisque Double-Face Googly from Rare Helmet Series by Handwerck 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted caps, and having two different faces that are alternately revealed by simply pivoting the head. One face has sculpted fez, black hair, brown glass googly eyes and closed mouth with smiling expression; the other face has green cap with brim, blue glass googly eyes, brown sculpted hair and smiling expression on closed mouth. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite OT 2/0. Comments: Max Handwerck, from his helmet series representing various nationalities, circa 1925. Value Points: rarest of the helmet series, the double-faced googly represents Turkey with two faces, one inclining to the East and one to the West. $1200/1600

74.1. German Bisque Child, 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt in Original Costume 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, glass sleep eyes, painted

Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1895. Value Points: the little boy wears his factory-original sailor

lashes, feathered

costume, original wig, body and body finish. $400/600

brows, accented nostrils, open mouth,

75. Rare and Beautiful Largest Model of German Bisque “Mein Liebling”

four porcelain teeth,

32” (81 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, short brush-

blonde mohair curly

stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and accented lip,

wig, composition and

dimpled chin, brunette hand-tied human hair in ringlet curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed body.

wooden ball-jointed

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhyardt, circa

body. Condition:

1912, their model marketed as “Mein Liebling” (my darling). Value Points: largest model ever made of the desirable

generally excellent.

wistful-faced child, having finest quality of bisque and sculpting, original body and body finish, beautiful antique

Marks: 192 0.

brown wool and velvet coat and bonnet, dress, undergarments, shoes and stockings. $6000/8000

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short stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with hint of smile, dimpled cheeks, brunette human hair braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 530 A 3/0 M DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1915. Value Points: rare little model in appealing size wears antique romper suit and belt, striped socks, leather shoes, straw hat. $600/900

78. All-Original German Bisque Googly, 9573, by Gebruder Heubach 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, one-stroke brows, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, five-piece composition toddler body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9573 6 Heubach (in square). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: delightful little imp wearing his original factory costume. $700/900

79. French Bisque Character, 226, by SFBJ with Rare Brown Complexion 13” (33 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head with brown complexion, painted short black hair with detailed stippling around the face, brown glass inset eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed

76. All-Original German Bisque Child, 6969, by Gebruder Heubach

brown composition bent-limb baby body, wearing antique striped cotton suit and cap.

13" (33 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted

Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth

SFBJ 226 Paris 4. Comments: SFBJ, circa

with downcast lip corners, brunette mohair wig in long braids, composition and

1912, from their art character series.

wooden ball-jointed body, factory-original rose sateen dress and straw bonnet,

Value Points: beautiful light brown

undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6969 3

complexion with gleaming patina

Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: all-original

on the cheerful-

pouty-faced child has superlative bisque and painting, original body and body

faced character, this

finish, factory-presentation dress and bonnet, wonderful original mohair wig.

version is rarely

$1100/1500

found. $1800/2500

77. German Bisque Character, 550, by Armand Marseille 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes,

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80. All-Original German Bisque “Jutta”, Model 1349, by Simon and Halbig in Original Box 13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1349 Jutta S&H 3 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, the beautiful doll is still tied in the base of her original labeled box, with gorgeous soft curling wig and wearing her original red silk and lace dress and matching bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks. $1800/2500

81. Very Rare German Bisque Doll Presentation with Character Heads in Original Box 15” (38 cm.) The boxed set includes a bisque-headed doll with blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, original brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, muslin chemise, along with three additional bisque heads designed to be interchangeable with the body, each head with original soft mohair wig over plaster pate. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B made in Germany 6 171 (doll) Germany (body) (each other bisque head marked with unique model number). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, the three other rare bisque heads each have painted blue eyes and closed mouth, including (top to bottom in photo): model 182 with very full lips and pensive expression, model 183 with smiling expression and painted teeth, and model 179 with slightly downcast lips and pouty expression. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, superb preservation of original wigs and body, with flawless bisque, and in original (worn) box with paper label having illustration of crown and “Kestner Character Doll”. $8500/12,500

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82. Exceptionally Rare and Pristine, The Complete Set of Six American “Mystery Portrait Dolls” by Madame Alexander 21" (53 cm.) Each of six all-hard-plastic dolls has socket head, sleep eyes, closed mouth, and five-piece body, with variations (as described for each below) of facial model, hair color and coiffure, painting of facial features including lips and eye shading, and costume and hair ornamentation. Condition: near mint/mint condition. Victoria Bride.

Background: at the end of the WWI era, Madame Alexander

looked to invigorate the doll world with new designs - in materials, in models, and in fashion. To accomplish this, she enlisted the aid of designers and moguls in the New York fashion industry who astutely determined that the flip of that coin would benefit them as well. This path, in fact, was not new. It was exactly the path that the French fashion industry had undertaken earlier in the 20th century when French artists such as Marque and Prevost-Huret had joined forces with Parisian couturiers to create artistic dolls in extraordinary costumes, to the benefit of both. The illustrious dolls that issued from the Alexander studios in the late 1940s and early 1950s have been described as “paeans to past perfection” (Madame Alexander Dolls, An American Legend). “The Godey Ladies”, “The Fashions of a Century”, and, most notably the six extraordinary ladies known only as “The Mystery Dolls” were created during that time. All are highly desirable if found today, but do not compare with “The Mystery Doll Series” of 1951. The series never appeared in the Alexander catalogs, and it is likely that they were only made in the same limited numbers as the prized bisque French Marque doll of 1915. The reason is understandable. Each face is hand-painted to the highest of artistic standards and each is ornamented with luxury details such as a rhinestone beauty mark or hand-cut lashes with geometric detail. The coiffures are meticulous, of distinctive hand-dyed colors, with highly-stylized arrangements ornamented with jewels, lace or flowers. It is not known if the fabrics used in the construction were antique, but they are, surely, from the finest fabric houses of the world comprising hand-woven lace, softest silk satins, and the daintiest of fabric flowers.

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Madame Alexander receiving the Fashion Academy Award in 1951. Seen in the background is the Victorian Bride Mystery Doll. Photo: courtesy Alexander Doll Company archives. So spectacular were the dolls that in 1951 Beatrice Alexander received the celebrated Fashion Academy Gold Medal for her designs. In a photograph in the Jewish Women's Archive of New York, she is shown accepting the award from Emil Hartman, director of the New York Fashion Academy while an example of one of the “Mystery Dolls” is posed between them. What was most notable about this was that the Award had been meant to honor designers of “real people” costumes, and here it was, being awarded to a doll

Pink Champagne.

designer! A letter accompanying her 1952 Fashion Academy Award read, "Accenting fine fabrics and meticulous workmanship with the newest in fashion trends, you have imbued dolls' clothes with all the loveliness and smartness that might well characterize a leading couturier's collection". Each of the dolls in this set owns its original gold wrist award. “The Mystery Series” of six portrait dolls are known by collectors as Champs-Elysee, Victorian Bride, Lady with Rhinestone Beauty Mark (or Judy), Deborah Ballerina, Pink Champagne (or Arlene Dahl) and Kathryn Grayson. Presumably, these were not names used by the Alexander doll firm in 1951, but they are somewhat useful in identifying the dolls to collectors today. As rare as the individual dolls might be - and that is exceptionally rare - this set is unique: it is the only complete set of six known to exist intact from one original owner. When the dolls first surfaced in 2003, the original owner noted that her grandfather had been in the New York fashion industry and had bought the dolls for her as a special gift. They had been in her possession since 1951 and she wished to have them remain together. The set was acquired by Judene Hansen and has been featured in her West Palm Beach, Florida doll museum since that time. $60,000/90,000

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Kathryn Grayson.

Lady with Rhinestone Bea

uty Mark.

Deborah Ballerina.

Champs-Elysee.

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84. Italian Cloth “Lucia” Doll in Green Trousers by Lenci 15” (38 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, rosy cheeks, brunette mohair braids, felt body with shoulder and hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Italy Lenci (cloth and paper labels, Lucia penciled on paper label). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: original costume is preserved in vibrant original orange and green colors with applique flowers on hat, two original labels. Provenance: the childhood collection of Jane Withers, certificate attached. $800/1100

85. Italian Cloth Character Girl by Lenci, Model 111, in Green Felt Costume with 1923 Silver Lenci Button 12” (30 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted curly upper lashes, short stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette mohair curly wig, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, slight dustiness. Marks: Lenci (silver label on undergarment). Comments: Lenci, model 111, with original silver button

83. Italian Felt Dutch Boy by Lenci

only. Value Points:

16” (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,

rare early doll wearing her original green felt dress

brown side-glancing eyes, dark smoky eye shadow, painted curly lashes,

and shoes with applique flowers, felt bow, socks,

closed mouth with accent dots on lips, brunette mohair curly wig, jointing

and original muslin undergarment with rare silver

at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Lenci,

button. $700/1100

circa 1935. Value Points: beautifully-preserved doll, the boy wears his lambswool fleecy cap, wooden shoes, and carries wooden shoulder yoke

86. Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci in Original Costume and Box

with wooden pails. Provenance: childhood collection of Jane Withers,

9” (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and

certificate is included. $900/1200

painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes,

original vibrant felt costume of checkered pants, red shirt, black jacket,

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painted upper lashes, comma-shaped brows, closed mouth with “O”-shaped lips, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (cloth and silver paper labels). Comments: Lenci, circa 1935. Value Points: pristine condition, googly-eyed girl is wearing vibrant original felt costume with embroidered and applique details, and is preserved in her original box. $800/1000

87. Extremely Rare and Pristine Italian Felt Girl in Equestrienne Costume by Lenci 17” (43 cm.) Pressed felt swivel head with painted facial features, pale blue side and upper-glancing eyes, brown upper curly lashes, brown eye shadow, black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lower lips enhanced with rich glaze, blonde mohair wig in arranged ringlet curls, felt body jointed at shoulders and hips. Condition: pristine near mint condition, unplayed with in original box. Marks: Lenci (cloth and paper labels, the paper label penciled inventory “100/26”). Comments: Lenci, circa 1930, from the Sports Series. The model has appeared in Lenci catalogs as a young boy in identical costume; this example as young girl is extremely rare, perhaps a commissioned exclusive. Value Points: flawless vibrant original costume, the very rare model wears her original red equestrienne’s jacket, black felt riding breeches, black riding hat, knee-high boots, silver rowelled spurs with leather straps and matching silver buckles, and carries a wooden-handled braided leather riding crop. She is preserved in her original box with old hand-written label on the end “Blonde Doll in Red English Riding Suit” and with original Lenci label. $3000/4500

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89. Petite American Wooden Girl by Schoenhut with Carved Braids 14” (36 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, carved hair with deeply-defined brush-marks and braids, gathered into a blue bow at the back of her head, intaglio brown eyes, white eyedots, closed mouth with full lips, all-wooden spring-jointed body, wearing antique costume, socks and shoes and carrying little wooden doll. Condition: generally excellent, rub on nose tip, left thumb restored. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17, 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: appealing petite size, rare model with deeplysculpted hair. $800/1100

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90. American Wooden Character Doll by Schoenhut with Original Dress, Shoes and Wig 19” (48 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, painted facial features, intaglio blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, white eyedots, black upper eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the coral lips, brunette mohair tacked-on wig, all-wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17, 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: very beautiful model with fine original painted finish, gentle expression, original wig, original dress and Schoenhut shoes. $800/1200

88. Pair, Large American Native Indian Dolls in Original Costumes and Boxes, Marketed as “Skookums”

16” (41 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, brown sculpted hair in short boyish

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21” (53 cm.) and 22”. Each with sienna tinted composition head, very

fashion with forelock curl, intaglio carved blue eyes with white eyedots, short stroke brows,

strong angular features with well-defined cheek bones and nose, painted

accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, all-wooden spring-jointed

side-glancing black eyes, closed mouth, firmly-stuffed torso with faux-

body. Condition: generally excellent, hands repainted otherwise original finish throughout. Marks:

wrapped arms, wooden lower legs, black mohair wig in long braids.

Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan.17, ‘11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, model 204

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Skookum Bully Good Indian

from the Classics Dolls series, circa 1912. Value Points: rare early carved hair model with fine

(on foot of each, and box also labeled). Comments: originally designed

carving and endearing expression, wearing original sailor costume and shoes. Provenance: the doll

by Mary McAboy about 1914, with heads of dried apple, and then with

was shown on the cover of Theriault’s “Stillwater” catalog of October 1989, featuring the dolls of

composition heads, about 1920 by the Arrow Novelty Co, under her

noted collector Doris Hupp whose collection had been earlier been featured in a 1965 article of

direction. Value Points: superb original condition, perfectly-preserved

Woman’s Day Magazine. $2000/3000

with original boxes and wearing original flannel blanket costumes with

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91. American Wooden Boy with Carved Hair by Schoenhut

beads, moccasins, the man as Chief with feathered head-dress, and the

92. American Wooden Girl with Carved Hair and Pink Ribbon by Schoenhut

woman with baby strapped to her back. $1200/1600

16” (41 cm.) Carved wooden head with sculpted bobbed hair and painted pink hair band with

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defined bow at the back of her head, intaglio-sculpted blue eyes, white eyedots,

93. 19th-Century Doll-Sized Carved Wooden Rocking Horse

feathered brows, closed mouth with very full lips, center accent line on lips, all-

23� (58 cm.) A carved wooden horse with painted grey dappled finish has black

wooden-spring-jointed body, wearing antique cotton dress, Schoenhut knit teddy

bead eyes, horsehair mane and tail, applied leather saddle and harness and is

and stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, scrub rubs on hair.

mounted on a red wooden rocking frame. Excellent condition, some original paint

Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17th 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa

wear. Mid-19th century, a rare size of the beloved Victorian toy, seldom found in

1912. Value Points: rare model with original painted finish, especially fine sculpting

doll scale. $500/800

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94. An All-Original French Paper Mache Poupée in Original Turkish Costume

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95. Superb Early French Wooden Doll with Original Costume 12” (30 cm.) Solid domed carved wooden head and upper torso, oval-shaped face,

14” (36 cm.) Solid domed paper mache shoulder head of slender-faced

elongated throat, shapely-modeled bosom, painted-over-gesso complexion and hair,

lady with elongated throat, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, accented

outlined blue eyes with large black pupils, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed

nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, original brunette human

mouth with primly-shaped lips, blushed cheeks, painted brown hair in tight cap style with

hair wig over black painted pate, slender kid poupée body with mitten hands,

tendrils of curls around the face, hand-stitched kid lower torso, legs and arms, stitched-

shapely torso and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa

on thumbs and separately-defined fingers, stitched-on slippers, wearing original costume

1850. Value Points: pristine original costume, of beautifully chosen fabrics in cotton

of silk and muslin ornamented with paillettes and braid. Condition: generally excellent.

transfer print, woven silks, lace with decorative embroidery, applique paillettes,

Comments: French, circa 1830. Value Points: very rare doll with regal presence and

elaborate headdress, and jewelry. $900/1500

painting, superb hair, original body and wonderfully preserved condition. $4500/6500

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96. Petite Porcelain Doll in Original Costume for the French Market 8” (20 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with black painted short hair, stippled detail around the forehead, painted facial features with unusually large blue eyes, closed mouth, pink kid hand-stitched poupée body with mitten hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1860. Value Points: the doll wears her original patterned green silk gown with lace trim, ormolu brooch, undergarments, shoes and carries a tiny porcelain bonnet doll (limbs broken). $400/500

97. French Child’s Book “Histoire de Sept Poupées” 13” (33 cm.) x 10”. The children’s book relates the story of seven dolls, having colorful front cover and numerous black and white illustrations inside that correspond to the misadventures of little girls and their dolls that are told inside. Written by Marie Guerrier de Haupt, illustrations by Jules Desandre, published in Paris by Bernardin-Bechet, 1882. $200/400

98. Very Rare German Porcelain Lady with Ringlet Curls and Wooden-Articulated Body 12” (30 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with oval-shaped face and elongated throat, black-sculpted hair with center-part, drawn smoothly around the sides of her face

generally excellent. Marks: 62/ (pencil mark on back torso). Comments:

and falling into so-called “sausage” or ringlet curls onto her sloping shoulders, blue upper

Germany, circa 1850, the doll has an original award ribbon from the 1941

glancing eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed

Philadelphia Doll Show. Value Points: impeccable condition of the very

mouth with pert smile, carved wooden torso designed to accommodate the shoulder plate,

rare doll, with unique shoulder plate construction designed for wooden

shapely waist, dowel-jointing at shoulders and hips, porcelain lower limbs with attached

body, perfect original body and limbs, beautiful complexion, and wearing

dowels, slightly-cupped fingers, painted blue stocking bows and black ankle boots. Condition:

her original silk costume and undergarments. $8000/11,000

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99. Two American Cloth Dolls by Martha Chase Including Rare Tiniest Size 8” (20 cm.) and 13”. Each is all-cloth with oil-painted complexion, facial features and impastopainted short blonde hair, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, closed mouth, stitched-ears, very thickly-painted short blonde hair in impasto style, stitch-jointed limbs, nice antique costumes. Condition: both with original painted finish on face and hair, the smaller with some cheek smudges, each with possible touch-up on hands. Marks: (Chase logo design on leg of larger). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1890. Value Points: charming pair, including the extremely rare tiniest size Chase doll with wonderful expression, very long and lush lashes. $900/1300

100. Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Antique Costume and Wooden Desk 8” (20 cm.) All-wooden doll with painted black hair and carved and painted facial features and complexion, jointing at shoulders and hips, wearing original mustard gold silk dress with flannel petticoats being used as sewing pin holder. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, mid-19th century. Value Points: included with the charming doll is a mid-19th century superb birdseye maple slant-front desk with three drawers, desk interior with six small drawers and cubby hole with bone handle. $800/1100

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101. 19th-Century American Cloth Doll for J.B. Sheppard Store Known as “Philadelphia Baby” 21” (53 cm.) All cloth doll with deeply-pressed and oilpainted complexion, hair and facial features, light brown shaded hair with stippling details, large brown eyes in well-defined sockets, incised eyeliner, feathered brows, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth with very full lips, stitched ears with blushed detail, stitch-jointed limbs with oil-painted finish on lower arms, hands and lower legs, antique costume and undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: the doll was commissioned exclusively for the J.B. Sheppard department store of Philadelphia although its actual maker remains a mystery, late-19th century. Value Points: rare doll with outstanding quality of pressed sculpting, original oil-painted complexion. $2500/3500

102. Extremely Rare Early 19th-century Wooden Doll with Eight-Leg Walking Body 20” (51 cm.) All-wooden doll with simplistic hand-carving, flat-cut dowel-attached swivel head, very elongated face, brown sculpted hair looped above the ears and captured into a coiled chignon at the back of head, enamel eyes, defined lashes and brows, closed mouth, elongated torso with defined waist and bosom, dowel-jointing at shoulders and elbows, defined fingers, blue-painted torso that extends nearly floor-length with center archway in which eight legs are arranged in a spoked wheel arrangement. Condition: overall good, some touch-up on face and hair. Comments: early-19th century, when costumed, the doll’s fabric gown would cover the leg construction, allowing the doll to “walk” when in play, yet appear to have only two legs. Value points: very rare doll with unusual construction, well-detailed carving. $6000/8000

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103. Gorgeous and Rare French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé E.J.A. by Emile Jumeau 26” (66 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, elongated face with very plump lower cheeks and chin, brown glass enamel inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the pale outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing lovely antique gown with lace and silk trim, undergarments, stockings, kidskin shoes, extravagant silk ruffled bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, one small wig pull high at crown rim, retouch to hands and joints. Marks: E.J.A 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his first signature bébé, the model was made for one or two years only, circa 1880. Value Points: rich brown eyes are dramatized by thick black eyeliner and smoky mauve eye shadow, and contrast with the fine delicatelytinted bisque of the rarely-found model. $18,000/22,000

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104. Splendid French Bisque Bébé by Schmitt et Fils with Original Body 31” (79 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with pear-shaped face, very full cheeks, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, mauve blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils of pointy-tip nose, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, impressed chin and philtrum, dimples, pierced ears, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden body with flat-cut derriere, straight wrists, slightly-curled fingers, beautifully costumed in silk and lace dress, undergarments, lace cap, stockings, red leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (large raised number) Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1884. Value Points: possibly largest size of the sought-after bébé has finest quality bisque and sculpting, original body and body finish. $15,000/18,000

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105. Beautiful French Brown Bisque Bébé by Jules Steiner in Original Velvet Costume for Au Nain Bleu 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-brown complexion, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted lashes, brush-stroked dark brown brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, pierced ears, black mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner brown composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, two fingers reglued. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 7 (head) Medaille d’Or Paris 1889 (paper label on body) Au Nain Bleu Paris (body label). Comments: Jules Steiner, created exclusively for the luxury Parisian doll store, Au Nain Bleu, circa 1890. Value Points: Superb doll with beautiful complexion, enhanced by luminous patina, original wig, pate, body, body finish including original painted finger nails, Au Nain Bleu label, and wearing outstanding golden velvet gown with lace trim, satin sash, elaborately woven bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes impressed with symbol of boot and “Depose”. $8000/12,000

106. Rare French Book “Histoire des Jouets” by HenryRene D’Allemagne 12” (30 cm.) x 10”. The hardbound book with very beautiful cover has impressed designs of children at play with dolls and toys, with Polichinelle and clown figures, enhanced with gilt lettering. There are 350 illustrations, 50 of which are in color. This important research of children’s playthings through the ages offers a copious tomb on the history of dolls, toys, and childhood ephemera. Excellent condition. Late-19th/early 20th century. $300/500

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107. Rare French Book “Les Jouets” by Leo Claretie 10” (25 cm.) x 8”. Hardbound with leather cover having impressed designs with gilt enhancement depicting various children’s toys features a history of dolls, toys, automata, and various other playthings, with emphasis on French history. With 300 illustrations of which 6 are in color. Printed in Paris, undated, late-19th/early 20th century. Excellent condition. $200/400

108. Two 19th-Century French Children’s Books about Dolls 8” (20 cm.) x 5 1/2” each. Printed on stock paper with selfcovers, each features a story about a little girl and her doll, each with color-illustrated cover and 8 interior color pages, including “Le Joli Bébé” and “Honorine ou L’Institutrice d’Une Poupée” in which a little girl teaches her doll. Both published by Imagerie d’Epinal, Pellerin. Late-19th century. Excellent condition. $300/500

109. Exceptionally Lovely French Bisque Bébé Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 14 29” (74 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with long-cheeked modeling, blue glass paperweight inset eyes in deep eye sockets with pronounced eyelids, dark eyeliner encircles the eyecut, incised eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, modeled space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled philtrum and chin with blushing detail, separatelyapplied and blushed pierced ears, brunette mohair “extended length” wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed early body with plump limbs and straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14 (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the model known as “triste” in reference to its sad or wistful expression was sculpted for Jumeau by the famous French artist Carrier-Belleuse under special commission, circa 1880. Value Points: exceptional beauty of the rare larger size Bébé Triste with choicest bisque and decoration, fabulous wig, original body and body finish, antique velvet and silk dress, signed leather Paris Depose shoes. $14,000/18,000

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110. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé Jumeau E.J. with Early Original Body 26” (66 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, separatelymodeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original black beauty spot on nose bridge. Marks: Depose E 12 J (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: the beautiful bébé has deeply-modeled features with special attention to modeling around the mouth, lovely bisque and painting, original body and body finish, wearing superb antique burgundy silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, black stockings, black leather shoes signed “Paris Depose 12”. $5000/6500

111. Wooden Secretary Desk in the Louis XVI-Style with Cast Brass Trim 17” (43 cm.) h. 15”w. The wooden desk with ebony black painted finish has cabriole legs, arched apron, and unusual curved desk front that hinges open to a simplistically-fitted interior that contrast the exuberance of the exterior. The desk is trimmed with gold stenciling and has cast brass leg mounts including figural head of a lady, and cast brass railing with crown and floral designs. Very good condition, perfect for display with poupées about 22”, or bébés 22”-24”. $800/1200

112. French Bisque Premiere Bébé by Emile Jumeau with Gorgeous Eyes 14” (36 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, dark glass enamel inset eyes in very wide-cut eye sockets, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, early luxury quality premiere bébé with rare eyes known as “wrap-around”, beautiful painting including mauve-blushed eye shadow, original wig, original body and body finish, wearing superb white pique bébé dress, bonnet, undergarments, cream kidskin shoes with silk rosettes signed “4”. $7500/9500

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113. French Bisque Poupée with Splendid Eyes, by Gaultier with Rare Gesland Body 19” (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, very deep blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French body with padded stockinette-over-metal armature designed to permit articulation, bisque hands, lower legs and bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head) FG 5 (shoulder plate). Bébé A. Gesland Brevete SGDG 5 Rue Beranger 5 Paris (body stamp). Comments: Gaultier, with original body deposed by Pannier and created by Gesland, circa 1875. Value Points: gorgeous eyes enhanced by lovely bisque, pristine body with well-sculpted bisque hands and feet, included is original gown, undergarments, bonnet and ankle boots. $3500/5500

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114. Fine French Bisque Poupée with Stately Presence 20” (51 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, very full sculpting of lower face and throat, small blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with gusset-jointing, stitched and separated fingers, wearing fine burgundy silk gown, undergarments, bonnet, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: very distinctive portrait-like features with stately regal presence, finest quality of bisque and painting, sturdy original body. $3500/4500

115. Gorgeous Grand-Sized French Bisque Portrait Poupée by Jumeau 32” (81 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kidedged bisque shoulder plate, small blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined and shaded lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body with stitched and separated fingers, wearing lovely antique silk gown with black silk fichu and apron, elaborate bonnet, undergarments, leather boots marked C.C. Condition: generally excellent, 3/4” bisque surface flake at neck rim of shoulder plate, few body mends. Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875. Value Points: the gorgeous quality of sculpting, bisque and painting as well as her large size suggest the poupée’s creation for exhibition purposes, original wig, beautiful costume. $5000/7500

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116. French Musical Automaton Depicting Bisque Girl in Winter Garb 20” (51 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered wooden base is a bisque-head girl with blue glass eyes, mohair lashes, feathered brows, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, French carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, paper mache hands, wearing her factoryoriginal costume comprising suede leggings and boots, velvet coat and hat with brown fur trim, and a large fur muff in which her hands are tucked. When wound, her head turns, she “breathes” by moving shoulders up and down as though shivering, and moves each arm to and fro, her right hand moving in and out of the muff as though waving, while music plays. Condition: original costume somewhat dusty, bisque excellent, music and mechanism function albeit with grinding sound. Marks: France SFBJ 301 Paris 3. Comments: attributed to Decamps, circa 1920. Value Points: charming presentation with original costume aptly depicting flapper era. $3500/5500

117. German Musical Automaton “The Blinking, Fiddling Clown” Attributed to Mueller 24” (61 cm.) A faux-rosewood base with black ebony finish displays a wooden white chair upon which is seated a paper-mache clown with highly-characterized facial expression, uptilted long nose, painted white complexion, clown decorations, open mouth in beaming smile, painted teeth, brown fleecy wig, carton torso, carton legs in seated pose with hip hinging, wearing a silk and cotton costume and holding a violin and bow in his hands. When wound, the clown turns his head from sideto-side while his eyes roll up and down as though blinking, and his right arm strums the violin; his hinged hips are designed to allow his feet to tap in time to the music which is wound separately. Condition: generally excellent, fine original presentation, music and mechanism function well except foot tapping needs adjustment. Comments: attributed to Adolf Mueller of Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful characterization of the face and fine state of preservation. $6000/8500

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118. Rare German Bisque Googly, 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt in Tyrolean Costume 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, impressed dimples, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden balljointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 131 Germany 28. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1918. Value Points: rare googly model in wonderful size, great expression and bisque, original toddler body, charming Tyrolean costume. $4000/6000

119. All-Original and Rare French Bisque Googly, Model 245, Size 0, by SFBJ

120. Very Rare German Bisque Googly, 318, by Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, very large blue

chubby cheeks, large blue glass googly side-glancing eyes, painted

glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly

upper curly lashes, arched feathered brows, button-shaped nose, closed

upper lashes, short feathered brows, accented

mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece

nostrils, closed mouth with shy smile, row of

chubby toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent.

beaded teeth, brunette human hair wig, five-

Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 318.7/0 Germany A H Schalkau DRGM.

piece composition body with painted shoes

Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf for Albin Hess who registered the

and socks. Condition: generally excellent.

doll model in 1923. The model, with uniquely cut pate was used for

Marks: 0. Comments: SFBJ, their model 245

their lamp doll (see Lot #18, this catalog) or with standard pate cut to

from art character series, circa 1918. Value

be presented as a classic doll (this present example); both versions are

10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump rounded facial shape,

Points: wonderful sculpting with deeply-impressed laughter lines and dimples, excellent bisque,

extremely rare. Value Points: the rarity of the model is enhanced by its

original factory costume of Brittany child including coiffe. $2500/3500

most captivating and charming expression. $3000/5000

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123. Important Original Artwork, Ephemera and Dolls Related to Flora McFlimsey by Mariana Comprising two hand-made cloth dolls, one 18” with firmly-stuffed head, mohair wig, and loosely-loop-jointed limbs, wearing her original velveteen dress and fancy matching bonnet, undergarments, shoes and socks, and one 10” with yarn hair, both with oil-painted complexions and highly-stylized facial features to personify Flora as shown in the Mariana books. Along with 12 original watercolor paintings by Mariana, including characters, pets and scenes from the story books as well as an intriguing set of watercolor samplers; each is signed by the artist. And with nine Flora McFlimsey books written between 1949-1965: Christmas Eve, Baby New Year, Easter Bonnet, Birthday, Little Laughing Water, Little

121. Two Chinese Paper Mache Dolls in Original Box

Red Schoolhouse, Valentine, May Day, and Halloween, and three additional Mariana books: Journey of Bangwell Putt, Doki, and Hotspur. And with a folio of paper ephemera including letters from Mariana to the present owner, reprint of a Life magazine article from September 1952, and more. Also included is a red wooden doll chair upon which the Flora doll sat

9” (23 cm.) Each has paper mache

in Mariana’s home, and a petite 9” French bisque poupée that also belonged to Mariana. The books are in fair to good

head with painted facial features and

well-read and loved condition, the larger doll is excellent with small nose rub, the smaller doll has extensive craquelure,

hair, firmly-stuffed cloth body, wood-

the bisque doll has a serious crack on the forehead, the art work is in very fine condition.

composition hands and feet, and each is wearing its original elaborate silk

About Mariana, the Artist-Writer:

embroidered costume, the girl with

Marian Foster Curtis was born in a small town at the end of the 19th century. At an early age obliged to choose

added braids. The dolls are preserved, in

between piano or drawing lessons she “chose what seemed the lesser of two evils”, drawing. Her love of art developed

unplayed with condition in their original

and continued into studies at the Art Students League in New York and into free-lance work for the New York Herald

decorative box with porcelain accessories

Tribune. “When the Great Depression hit I got a job on the ‘American Index Project of the W.P.A’.”. We made factual

and flowers. Marked “Made in China” on

drawings of ‘Early Americana’ at the museums and here I discovered the fine craftsmanship and beauty of pre-mass-production

feet. Excellent condition of the original

days. It was the old toys which charmed me most...especially the old dolls in their faded elegance”. During that work project,

store presentations. This presentation

Mariana discovered an old cloth doll at the New York Historical Society named for the heroine of the 19th-century

was for the American market, circa 1920.

poem “Miss Flora McFlimsey of Madison Square” about a young lady who had silk and velvet gowns galore, but “nothing

$200/400

to wear, nothing to wear”.

122. Chinese Paper Mache Doll in Original Box

Inspired by that doll, Mariana went on to write and illustrate nine children’s books about the adventures of her own Miss Flora McFlimsey who she described in a 1952 article in Life Magazine as “a cross between Queen Victoria and Mae West”. Her simple line drawings feature a doll with large O-shaped pupil-less eyes and a prim little mouth.

8” (20 cm.)

Those same features are present in the two cloth dolls that she made, inspired by her

Paper mache

drawings.

head with painted facial

Mariana died in 1978 in East Hampton, Long Island at the age of 86. In the garden of

features,

her East Hampton home still stood the large one-room playhouse of her youth. It was

firmly-stuffed

said that during her writing years the playhouse served as her muse, and during the

cloth body with wood-composition lower

summer months she moved into the child-scaled

arms, hands and feet, and wearing original

playhouse along with a full-size cot, a chair, and all

embroidered silk costume. The doll is

Life Magazine article, 1952.

her drawings, writings, and dolls.

preserved in fine unplayed with condition in its original box. Although made in

About the books:

China, this presentation was for the

“Once there was an old doll whose name was Flora McFlimsey. She lived in a toy cupboard

American market, circa 1920. $200/300

in the attic with a box of Tiddly-Winks and a Mother Goose book and Gulliver’s Travels and a Noah’s Ark and a fat sheep on wheels and an old, old, doll’s trunk”. So begins the story of Flora McFlimsey, written in 1949, and the first of a series of adventures about Flora, her pets, her friends, and her companion dolls. The books were published by Lothrop,

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Lee & Shepard Co. and for a number of years were printed, re-printed, and finally grew out-of-print. About the collection: As a young girl, Linda Mumew Ruskoski, didn’t much like to read. So when the Bookmobile came to her second-grade classroom she searched for books with nice illustrations, and spotted the book ‘Miss Flora McFlimsey’s Christmas Eve’. She relates, “After dinner, I sat in the living room

Flora undressed.

and began to read this special story about a doll that had been relegated to the attic and forgotten. Then, thanks to Santa, she began life anew...I loved pouring over all of the accessories on the pages. It has always been one of my favorite illustrations. I can’t tell you how many times that little book was read and reread.” And Linda began a life-long love of reading. At that time, her father worked in offices at the Plaza Hotel, near FAO Schwarz where the children’s books were sold and each time a new Miss Flora McFlimsey book was published it was added to her book shelf. Years later, Linda relates “I decided to write Mariana a letter, sharing with her that I did not like to read until I discovered her books. Well, Mariana wrote me back! We became friends! .... Spending time with her was incredibly special to me. She was so modest and humble, like Flora”. During the coming year, Linda determined that the books must be reprinted, and began a dedicated drive to that end. The anecdotal details of that project are outlined in hand-written correspondence

her illustrations”. In addition, Mariana had given to the young teacher a

from Mariana.

number of her hand-colored artworks. As for the books in this collection, they are all the childhood property of Linda Mumew Ruskoski, cherished

Only one year later, in 1978 Mariana died. Shortly before her

these many years, except for the book “Hotspur” which has a hand-drawn

death, a large box arrived at Linda’s home. “Carefully, I opened

image on the inside front page and the message “A Merry Christmas from

the package and inside was the doll, Miss Flora McFlimsey, a

Hotspur, To Linda, Mariana”. The dolls, artwork, and books have been in

smaller Flora and a French fashion doll name ‘Mamselle’....

the private possession of Linda Ruskoski until this time, and are exceptional

Mariana had made the two Flora’s herself to use as models for

documentary and poignant ephemera of one woman’s work. $2000/3000

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125. Impeccable German Bisque Glass-Eyed “Marie” by Kammer and Reinhardt 19” (49 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, fringed upper lashes, incised eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils of upturned nose, closed mouth with very full accented lips, blonde mohair wig in side-coiled braids, composition and wooden balljointed body, antique dress with pique bib-front, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 49. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the glass-eyed version of the beloved “Marie” art character reform doll, circa 1912. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition of the rare doll, with superb original mohair wig, original body and body finish, antique costume that is likely factory-original. $4500/6500

126. Wistful German Bisque Toddler, 115/A by Kammer and Reinhardt 15” (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with sidehip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character series, circa 1912, this doll and her companion, lot #126.1, were once owned by the Campbell children of

124. Rare German Bisque Character, Model 700, by Marseille

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the Campbell Soup family, according to oral provenance. Value Points: very

16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted features, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with

fine all-original condition with choice

accent line between the lips, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume, shoes and hat.

sculpting, fine luminous quality of

Condition: generally excellent, tiny firing flaw at upper left eye rim. Marks: 700 1. Comments: Armand Marseille, circa 1910.

bisque, original body and body finish,

Value Points: rare model with very appealing pale bisque enhanced by artistic painting, original body finish. $2200/3800

original costume. $3500/4500

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126.1. A Companion German Bisque Toddler, 115/A by Kammer and Reinhardt

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 38. Comments:

15� (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes,

his companion, #126, were once owned by the Campbell children of the Campbell

short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast wistful

Soup company, according to oral provenance. Value Points: wonderful expression

expression, accented lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed

enhanced by finest bisque and complexion, great toddler body with chubby details,

toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing antique pink cotton romper suit.

original body finish, antique costume. $3500/4500

Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from their art character series, this doll and

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127. Very Rare ExhibitionSize French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A, Size 21 37” (94 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 21 (head) (original partial paper label on body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: rare exhibition size bébé with especially lovely bisque and painting. $6500/8500

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128. The Rare and Enchanting French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Series A, in Charming Petite Size 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, large deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with slightly-upturned lip corners, shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, beautiful antique lace dress and bonnet, undergarments, stockings, kidskin ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie A 0 (head) (Steiner cadeceus stamp on body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with most endearing wide-eyed expression, beautiful bisque and painting, original signed body and body finish, lovely antique costume. $6000/8000

129. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Gentle Expression 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial shape, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multifeathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with slightly-upturned lip corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, wearing beautiful antique blue embroidered cotton and lace dress, undergarments, lace ruffled cap, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C. No 2 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: an especially beautiful example of the rare-to-find model with finest quality of bisque and painting, gorgeous eyes, original body and body finish. $5000/7500

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131.

130. Early French Bisque Poupée with Rare Wooden Body by Cruchet 18” (45 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid-over-wooden body with so-called “baggy” kid cover over the joints, metal upper arms, bisque lower arms and hands, articulation at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, beautiful silk costume, undergarments, leather shoes signed C.C. (one heel missing), parasol. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: French, circa 1862, with head attributed to Barrois. and rare original body from the 1862 deposed design of Marie Emmanuel Cruchet, as shown in The Panorama of 130.

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Parisienne Dolls by Theimer, page 217. Value Points: beautiful model doll with deluxe construction of body; the model is rarely found and was likely made for one or two years only in limited numbers and offered only in exclusive doll boutiques such as that of Terrene on Rue du Marche St. Honore.

132.

$3000/4000

131. Petite French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes 14” (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gussetjointed body with stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: charming petite poupée with cobalt blue eyes that dramatically contrast with her pale complexion, wearing beautiful antique silk costume with silk fringe, undergarments, leather boots. $2000/2600

132. Very Beautiful French Bisque Smiling Poupée, E, by Leon Casimir Bru 16” (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged

133.

bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass enamel eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris-rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with enigmatic smiling expression, shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with square-cut collarette and gusset-jointing,

mattress (which actually disguises the mechanical and musical works) and bed

stitched and separated fingers, wearing beautiful pale blue silk gown of antique

linens of lace-edged muslin and blue sateen. Resting upon the bed is a bisque-head

fabrics and trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, heeled shoes. Condition:

girl with brown glass eyes, painted features, open mouth, four tiny teeth, blonde

generally excellent. Marks: E (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir

mohair wig with coiled braids, carton upper torso, bisque lower arms and legs. The

Bru, circa 1872, his deposed model of portrait poupée believed to represent

doll is designed without lower body, covered with blankets, to appear as sleeping in

Empress Eugenie. Value Points: an exquisite example of the rare lady with

her bed, a little all-bisque doll with glass eyes, closed mouth, jointed limbs, black

enigmatic smile, very beautiful bisque, original body in very sturdy fresh

painted stockings, lace costume, held in her arms. When wound, music plays and

condition. $3000/4000

the little girl slowly sits up in bed as though awakening, lifts the little doll toward

133. All-Original 19th-Century Mechanical Musical Toy “Little Girl in Bed with Doll” 13” (33 cm.) l. A gilt metal bed with fancily-scrolled designs is fitted with original

her face and appears to kiss her gently. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Comments: Circa 1890, maker unknown. Value Points: enchanting presentation with most endearing movements and music, which function well, all-original presention. $3500/5500

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135. Delightful German Bisque Handwind Mechanical Toy “Dancing and Musical Clowns” 11” (28 cm.) x 8” x 13”h. A wooden platform with lithographed paper cover to suggest a flower garden contains a hidden mechanical and musical device that is activated by a porcelain-tipped handle at the front. Posed upon the platform are two bisque-head clowns, each with blue glass eyes, smiling expression on closed mouth, and wooden lower limbs with painted shoes; one with very ruddy complexion and blue painted cap, holding a paper accordion, and the other with white untinted complexion, bald pate, and painted clown decorations, holding his hat in hand. When wound, both move their head side to side, while the musician plays his accordion and the other clown extends his hand to and fro

134. Most Appealing German Bisque Googly, 221, by Kestner

excellent, some scuffs on platform corners, original costumes albeit somewhat

11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, very large grey glass sleep googly eyes, dark eyeliner,

frail. Comments: attributed to Zinner and Sohne, Germany, circa 1890. Value

painted upper curly lashes, short feathered brows, rounded nose with accented

Points: delightful concept enhanced by rare bisque heads, well-functioning

nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition

movements and music. $2000/3000

and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume.

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as though asking for donations for their beautiful music! Condition: generally

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B made in Germany 6 JDK 221 Ges Gesch.

136. German Bisque Googly, 208, by Strobel and Wilkin

Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful example of the beloved

8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes,

googly with original body and body finish, very fine bisque and painting. $3000/4500

painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile,

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brunette mohair bobbed wig, fivepiece composition body with painted shoes and socks, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 208 7/0 (SW intertwined mark) Germany. Comments: Strobel and Wilkin, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression, enhanced deeply impressed dimples at lip corners, very fine quality of bisque that is rarely found on small novelty dolls, original body and body finish. $600/800

137. Rare German Bisque Googly, Model 608, Attributed to Bahr and Proschild 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing flirty eyes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 608 7/0. Comments: attributed to Bahr and Proschild, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with most endearing expression. $600/900

138. Very Wonderful Large German Bisque “Jubilee Googly” for Strobel and Wilkin 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial modeling, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, tiny rounded nose, closed mouth with well-defined shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden balljointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 165 -9. Comments: Hertel and Schwab,1914, created under special commission for Strobel and Wilkin, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary (1865-1914) at this time; the doll was inspired by the popular Campbell Kid designs of Grace Drayton, and was marketed as “Jubilee Doll” in honor of the anniversary. Value Points: very rare large size googly with choice bisque, painting, and sculpting, wonderful chubby original toddler body with original finish, original wig, lace and cotton dress, undergarments, shoes and stockings. $5000/7500

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140. Small German Bisque Googly, 163, by Strobel and Wilkin 10” (25 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, sculpted orange hair in bobbed fashion with forelock curl, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, one-stroke orange brows, closed mouth with watermelonslice-shaped smile, composition baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 163 2/0. Comments: Hertel and Schwab for Strobel & Wilkin, circa 1912, the model was inspired by the Campbell Kid

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designs of Grace Drayton. Value Points: wonderful size of 140.

the impish wide-eyed googly with very fine quality of bisque and painting. $2000/3000

141. Rare German Bisque Googly, 9573, by Gebruder Heubach 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes,

139. Rare German Bisque Googly with Double Face by Strobel and Wilkin

139 reverse.

brows, accented

12” (30 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head with double-faced

nostrils, closed

modeling, composition baby body, antique romper suit; one face

mouth with

with sculpted orange/blonde hair in side-parted bobbed style, blue

shy smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition five-

glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted long curly lashes, arched

piece toddler body, antique costume including little soldier’s

feathered brows, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth

cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9573 5/0

with watermelon-slice-shaped smile, shaded lips; the alternate

Heubach (in square). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa

face being a classic character baby with painted blonde hair,

1918. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression,

small brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed

especially modeling of lower lip, fine quality of bisque.

mouth modeled as though open with sculpted teeth and tongue,

$500/800

sculpted ears. Condition: old hairline from nose to left eye and

141.

Schwab for Strobel and Wilkin, circa 1912. Value Points: very rare character with double-face construction.

142. German Bisque Googly with Stuck-Out Tongue by Ernst Heubach

$2500/3500

7” (18 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, sculpted short

into hair of googly face, few small flakes on bottom of neck socket. Marks: 163. Comments: Hertel and

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143. German Bisque Bellhop Googly by Max Handwerck 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with 142.

solid dome, sculpted reddish/blonde hair with forelock curl and sculpted bellhop cap with black strap, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, bellhop-style costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite E 2/0. Comments: Max Handwerck from his series of modeled-cap googlies, circa 1920. Value Points: charming little imp with jauntily-set cap, great expression. $1100/1500

144. Wonderful German Bisque “Einco” Googly with Flirty Eyes by Gebruder Heubach 14” (36 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, large blue glass googly eyes that 144.

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back of head, dark eyeliner, dark upper

costume, pinafore, undergarments, argyle stockings, leather shoes, woven bonnet.

eye shadow, rounded nose with accented

Condition: generally excellent, original body finish except two fingers restored on

nostrils, closed mouth with generous smile,

each hand. Marks: Einco 8723 Heubach (sunburst mark) Germany. Comments:

accent line between the lips, deeply-

Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915, especially commissioned for Eisenmann & Co. Value

impressed cheek dimples, brunette mohair

wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique

Points: rare googly model in wonderful size with fabulous sculpting and expression, fine bisque and painting, well-functioning rare flirty googly eyes. $3500/5500

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145. Beautiful German Bisque Blue-Eyed Child, 169, by Kestner with Closed Mouth 23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, slightly-modeled brush-stroked brows with decorative enhancing glaze, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, shaded and accented lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H 1/2 made in Germany 12 1/2 169 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful all-original doll with soft mohair wig, pate, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume, bonnet and shoes. $1800/2500 145.

146. Petite German Bisque Child, 155, by Kestner 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 made in Germany 3 155. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: charming petite size, original body and body finish, wig and pate, wearing pretty antique dress, undergarments, leather boots, stockings, bonnet. $400/500

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147. Rare Small-Size German Bisque “Bye-lo” with Original Costume 147.

9” (23 cm.) l. 4 1/2” head circ. Solid-domed bisque head with flanged neck, lightly-tinted brown hair and brows, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin body, celluloid hands. Condition: generally excellent, the muslin body is not the typical Bye-lo “frog-shape” but seems original. Marks: cop by Grace S. Putnam Made in Germany. Comments: circa 1923, commissioned from German doll makers by George Borgfeldt from Grace Putnam designs of the Bye-lo Baby. Value Points: rare size of the infant doll, wearing original muslin gown with (faded) original label, Bye-lo Baby pin, and pink flannel bunny blanket. $300/500

148. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 16” (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: very pretty shyfaced child with original wig, pate, early body and body finish, wearing original cotton antique dress, undergarments, leather shoes, stockings. $1100/1400

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149. German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 12� (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed

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jointed body with straight wrists, pretty antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent, significant wig pulls around the crown rim albeit hidden under wig. Marks: 7. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: especially pretty little child with shy expression, original body and body finish. $800/1200

150. Fine German Bisque Brown-Eyed Doll, 169, by Kestner with Closed Mouth

generally excellent, tiny eye rim pinflake at right eye corner. Marks: K 1/2 made

25� (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted

1890. Value Points: an especially pretty dolly-face model with fine lustrous

lashes, slightly-modeled brush-stroked brows with decorative glaze, accented

patina of bisque, original very soft curly wig, original body, pate, body finish,

nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde mohair wig

and beautiful multi-layered costume with rose kidskin shoes and knit stockings.

over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition:

$1300/1700

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151. Gorgeous French Bisque Bébé in Grand Size, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 33” (84 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth with slightly-parted lips, row of tiny porcelain teeth, impressed chin dimple, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, light old body retouch. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 20 Le Parisien. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: very beautiful face enhanced by fine bisque, dainty teeth, rare mohair lashes, and superb antique costume including bonnet with original Fifth Avenue label. $6000/8500

152. Petite French Bisque Bébé Steiner, Figure A 3, with Beautiful Facial Painting 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted dark curly lashes, strong brushstroked and feathered brows with enhancing decorative glaze, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over original Steiner pate, beautiful antique lace and silk costume, bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Parisien SGDG A 3 (head) Le Petit Parisien (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: petite bébé with especially beautiful facial painting, especially dramatic enhancement of eyes that contrasts with the shy expression, original body and body finish. $2500/3500

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153. French Bisque Bébé, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Original Costume 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A11 (head) Le Petit Parisien (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: the pretty shy-faced bébé wears her original aqua silk dress,

composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.

undergarments, aqua stockings, black leather shoes, fancy bonnet. $3200/3800

Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Bte A 5 (head) Le Parisien (body). Comments:

154. Very Beautiful and All-Original Petite French Bisque Bébé Steiner

Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: especially beautiful facial painting on the all-original petite bébé, choice bisque, original signed

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brush-

body and body finish, original wig, pate, earrings, rose sateen dress,

stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with

matching bonnet, rose knit stockings, white kid shoes, original factory

shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over Steiner pate, French

undergarments. $4000/5500

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155. German Bisque Pouty-Faced Toddler, 115/A “Phillip” by Kammer and Reinhardt 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, dimpled chin, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 48. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model was marketed as “Phillip” from their transitional art-character doll series, circa 1914. Value Points: unusually fine quality of bisque with luminous complexion, original wig, toddler body, body finish, and wearing wonderful boy’s antique costume. $2500/3500

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156. German Bisque Pouty Character, 116/A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open with shaded lips, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent, light paint touch-up on hands. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 116/A 42. Comments:

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157. German Bisque Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck 11” (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted green military helmet having raised eagle design, painted brown hair, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with impish smile, composition five-piece toddler body, wearing grey woolen uniform with accessory details. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite D1. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1918. Value Points: rare googly model with fine quality of bisque and painting. $1200/1600 156.

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158. German Bisque Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted military helmet having raised design of eagle on front, brown sculpted hair, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth with impish smile, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing grey woolen uniform. Condition: generally excellent Marks: Dep Elite D 1. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1918, from his “helmet” series of googlies. Value Points: sought-after googly model with incongruous impish smile, well-modeled details with pleasing bisque. $1200/1600

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159. Extremely Rare German Felt Character “Infantryman in Field Uniform” by Steiff 13” (33 cm.) Pressed-felt head with

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center seam, blue glass bead eyes, painted brows, eye dots, nostril accents, lips and moustache, painted hair, firmly-stuffed slender body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Steiff, circa 1916, depicting infantryman in field uniform. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved doll wearing amazingly-complete original costume comprising helmet with leather strap, taupe woolen uniform with red edging, buttons, brown boots, belt with wooden “ammunition”, canvas bag, canteen, backpack with attached blanket and leather pouch, and original wooden and metal rifle with leather strap. $2000/3000 159.

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160. Outstanding Grand-Sized French Bisque Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Eyes and Perfect Hands 29” (74 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, very plump cheeks and throat, large blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space and painted teeth between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, early kid bébé body with gusset jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: generally excellent, tiniest pinflake on back of shoulderplate at neck rim. Marks: (crescent circle/dot symbol) 5 (head) Depose (front of shoulder plate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his early circle-dot bébé model, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare luxury size of the early bébé with exemplary bisque and painting enhancing the very deeplysculpted features, rare painted teeth, splendid eyes of great depth, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands. Also included is additional antique rose silk dress and bonnet. $17,000/25,000

161. Fine French Bisque Smiling Poupée by Leon Casimir Bru with All-Wooden Articulated Body 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, narrow blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with upturned lip corners in slightly-smiling expression, accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, and having ball-swivel waist. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872. Value Points: the desirable smiling deposed model with very choice bisque and painting, is enhanced by the all-wooden articulated body with deluxe extra jointing; included is the original blue silk dress. $3500/5500

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162. Very Beautiful French Bisque Bébé E.J. by Jumeau with Deep Paperweight Eyes 20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing beautiful lace and silk dress in the French style. Marks: Depose E. 9 J (and artist checkmarks on head). Jumeau Medaille d’Or Pair (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: dramatically-beautiful face with finely-sculpted and blushed features, original body and body finish. $4500/6500

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163. Rare French Art PoupÊe with Original Body by Prevost-Huret 18� (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender oval facial modeling and strong jaw and nose planes, elongated strong throat, on original composition shoulder plate with modeled bosom, painted facial features, pronounced blue intaglio eyes with iris rims, thick dark eyeliner and eye shadow, painted lower lashes, multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, blonde mohair wig in original upswept coiffure, original lady-shaped body of very light paper mache or gutta-percha, metal hands, jointing

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at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, original typical firing chip on pate rim, vertical faint hairline on forehead. Marks: Huret (head). Comments: Eliza Prevost, Huret successor, circa 1905, her new-era art doll with especially-sculpted facial model from her series. Value Points: rare doll with unusually beautiful face from the artistic series, original body, presented in original wooden store box, antique lingerie, shoes. $9000/13,000

164. 19th-Century Doll-Sized Mahogany Secretary 31” (79 cm.) x 18”. The mahogany secretary with fine burled woods has carved crest, lower drawers, and a drop front that opens to reveal the desk surface and fancy interior niches. Excellent condition. Circe 1850. $400/600

165. Elegant French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Fine Antique Costume 25” (64 cm.) Pale-complexioned bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, dark cobalt blue enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes, lightlyfeathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Blampoix, circa 1860. Value Points: elegant poupée with imposing presence, fine bisque, painting, sturdy original body, wearing stunning brown silk and velvet costume with brown sheared fur cape, bonnet, fancy fob with watch, undergarments, shoes. $3000/4000

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166. Very Rare and Beautiful French Bisque Double-Face Bébé by Leon Casimir Bru 12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, the head with two different faces that are alternately revealed by pivoting the wig and bonnet back and forward. One face depicts a pretty plump-faced child with painted brilliant blue eyes, dark upper eyeliner, painted lashes, closed mouth with two rows of painted tiny teeth; and the other features a crying child with painted features, squinting eyes with black upper eyeliner, painted lashes, scowling expression, closed mouth modeled as though open and wailing. The wig is attached to a carton hood that pivots back and forward. The bébé has classic Bru kid bébé body with gusset-jointing, bisque forearms and separately-sculpted fingers, and is wearing a beautiful maroon sateen dress, fancy bonnet, undergarments, socks, red leather shoes, and also owns original bébé pique night wear. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880, the model was an adaptation of the earlier double-face poupée deposed by Bru, and was only made for a very few short years. Value Points: among the rarest of the Bru bébés, this example with very beautiful bisque and painting, sturdy original body with perfect bisque hands. $12,000/18,000

167. Outstanding French Bisque Bébé Mothereau with Highly Characterized Expression 22” (56 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with highly-characterized features, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, rounded nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with well-defined space between the shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely antique lace dress and bonnet, undergarments, knit stockings, kidskin cream shoes. Condition: generally excellent, body not original but of the same era and appropriate style and size. Marks: B 3 M. Comments: Bébé Mothereau, circa 1882, very few models were made by the firm during this early era. Value Points: outstanding character expression achieved by superlative sculpting such as sculpted dimples at philtrum, chin and just below the bottom lip, enhanced by finest bisque and painting. $11,000/14,000

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mouth, four teeth, brunette human hair wig in original upswept coiffure, French composition and wooden fully-jointed lady body with shapely torso. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11 France 149 301 E. r. T. (head) Fabrication Jumeau Paris (original gold wrist tag with pencil notation “Femme 1900”). Comments: Jumeau successors, Unis France, circa 1930s. Value Points: from a rare series of dolls in historical fashion costumes, the doll wears her original high-fashion costume of the early 20th century comprising fitted gown, detachable fancy cape, matching bonnet, parasol, matching rose satin petticoat with lace edging, stockings, and shoes stamped Made in France. $1100/1500

169. All-Original German Bisque Doll by Marseille 8 1/2” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 390 A 11/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1900. Value Points: all-original costume, wearing her factory-original muslin dress with lace trim, woven bonnet, wig, shoes, socks. $200/300

170. Petite German Bisque Child by Kuhnlenz with Armoire and Costumes 8” (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece

168. French Bisque “Femme 1900” by Jumeau Successors in Original Costume with Gold Paper Label

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19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with slightly-amber complexion, blue glass sleep

costume; included is a walnut cabinet with inlay designs, fitted with coral velvet lining

eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open

and an additional peach wool dress with cutwork and embroidery. $400/700

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171. All-Original German Bisque Flapper Girl, 1078, by Simon & Halbig 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with richly-shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, wheat-blonde human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapper body with slender limbs, elongated lower legs with above the knee jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1078 Simon & Halbig S&H 9 (head) Heinrich Handwerck (body). Comments: circa 1920. Value Points: beautifullypreserved flapper-era doll with original body and wig, wonderful rose silk coat and matching bonnet, delicate short dress and bloomers, rose silk stockings, shoes, parasol, watch and fob and gloves. $700/1000

172. An All-Original Bisque Doll with Keywind Walking Mechanism from Roullet & Decamps 17” (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark brown glass “flirty” eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, slightlymodeled brush-stroked brows with feathered details, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition body with jointing at shoulders, hinge-jointing at hips; when wound, the doll “walks” by alternately lifting each leg. Condition: generally excellent, Marks: SH 1039 Germany dep 7 1/2. Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1890 with original bisque head commissioned from Simon and Halbig. Value Points: fabulous all-original condition, the doll has her original peach silk dress with lace trim and rose silk ribbons, undergarments, socks, cream kid shoes, and elaborate woven bonnet with crepe de chine and floral trim. $2000/3000

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173. All-Original German Bisque Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig

21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass sleep eyes, painted dark curly lashes, dark eyeliner short feathered brows with sculpting detail, accented nostrils, open mouth, shaded lips, four porcelain teeth,

14” (36 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head with

pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed in antique

flattened solid dome, brown glass inset eyes, painted

dress with tatted lace trim, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H

lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye

1279 Germany dep 9. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 112. Value Points: rare model with expressive

corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced

features, unique impressed dimples in cheek centers and bottom lip, original body and body finish.

ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and

$1200/1800

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generally excellent. Marks: SH 5 949. Comments: Simon

175. German Bisque Brown-Eyed Character, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig

and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: most endearing

23” (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, slightly-modeled

wistful expression on the early closed mouth child, fine

short brows with feathered detailing, accented nostrils, open mouth, shaded lips, two porcelain upper teeth,

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accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair curly wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Halbig K*R 46. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: all-original doll with flirty eyes, rare-to-find mohair lashes, softest curly mohair wig, original body and body finish, original store costume. $600/800

pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden

177. Rare German Double-Face Doll by Simon and Halbig

ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with solid dome, having two different faces which are alternately

1279 dep 11. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value

revealed by simply swiveling the head; one face depicts a crying child, having brown glass eyes,

Points: rare-to-find model with charming characteristic dimple in

painted lashes, painted scowling brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth in crying

center of bottom lip and impressed cheek dimples, beautiful bisque

expression; the other face depicts a smiling child with brown glass eyes, daintily-painted features,

and painting, original body and body finish, wearing antique

closed mouth with upturned lip corners in smiling expression, blonde mohair wig, composition and

mariner costume, undergarments, shoes, stockings. $1200/1800

wooden fully-jointed body, nice antique costume comprising pique coat/dress, undergarments, rose

176. All-Original German Bisque Child with Flirty Eyes by Kammer and Reinhardt 18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and “flirty”

silk stockings, kidskin shoes, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: the two-facial models, each rare in themselves, felicitously combine in an extremely rare double-face doll with fine quality of bisque and painting, antique costume. $1800/2500

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179. Delightful German Bisque Googly, 180, by Kley and Hahn with Modeled Tongue Tip 9” (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide beaming smile and tiny modeled tongue tip, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 180 2/0 K&H (in banner). Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1915. Value Points: the rarity of the little imp is rivaled by its delightful googly expression, fine

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180. German Bisque “Jubilee Googly”, Model 173, for Stobel & Wilkin 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep 178.

178. German Bisque Child, 143, by Kestner in Wonderful Costume

and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed

19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes,

mouth with wide beaming

painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils

smile, accent line between

and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips,

the lips, brunette mohair

two porcelain upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over

bobbed wig, composition

plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed

and wooden ball-jointed

body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H made in

toddler body with side-hip

Germany 12 143 (head) Germany (body). Comments:

jointing, amusing young

Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: charming child doll

chef costume. Condition:

with expressive features, original body and body finish,

generally excellent, some

wearing wonderful antique dress, bonnet, undergarments,

light body retouch. Marks:

shoes, stockings. $500/800

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181. Rare Model German Bisque Googly, 686, by Bahr and Proschild 10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and sideglancing googly eyes, long curly painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed 181.

mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair curly wig,

composition five-piece toddler body, wellcostumed. Condition; generally excellent. Marks: 686 2/0 B.P. (in heart). Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with delightful expression, the googly eyes contrasted by primly-set lips, fine quality of bisque. $800/1300

182. Amazing Grand-Sized Pair of German Composition Googlies with Mechanical Flirty Eyes 23” (58 cm.) Each has very large over-sized composition head with very plump face, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes that mechanically flirt when keywound at the side of torso, composition torso and limbs,

craquelure. Comments: Germany, circa 1915, the pair were likely used as attention-grabbers in a store setting. Value

jointed arms, painted white socks and black

Points: absolutely delightful pair of characters with wonderful expressions, mechanical movements, and great antique

one-strap shoes. Condition: good, some

costumes. $1100/1600

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183. All-Original French Bisque Laughing Character, 236, by SFBJ with Original Box 26” (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, brown painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with joyful wide smile, shaded lips and defined tongue, two beaded upper teeth, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, French composition fully-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 236 Paris 12. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: the doll is preserved in fine unplayed with condition wearing her original costume and cap, in her original box labeled “Bébé a Tete Caractere”, fine quality of bisque and modeling. $1600/2300

184. Beautiful AllOriginal French Bisque Bébé Steiner 24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted eye liner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over original Steiner pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte DGDG Paris Fre A 17 (head) Le Petit Parisien (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1880. Value Points: the beautiful shy-faced bébé has finest quality of bisque and painting, original body with pull-string “Mama” crier, original body finish, and wearing original costume and cap. $3800/4800

185. French Bisque Bébé E.J. by Jumeau with Original Silk Costume and Bonnet 19” (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the accented 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: Depose E. 8 J. (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful early model with fine bisque and painting, original body

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and body finish, wearing original magenta silk dress with lace trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, socks, leather Jumeau shoes signed “Paris Depose 8”. $4000/5500

186. French Bisque “Seated Clown Playing Mandolin” by Leopold Lambert 20” (51 cm.) excluding hat. Posed upon a wooden platform, covered with woven tapestry to simulate carpet, is a paper-mache-headed clown who is perched on the edge of a high wooden chair. He has glass brown eyes, painted white complexion, painted clown features with red-tipped nose, open mouth with movable tongue, red fleecy mohair wig, carton torso, hinged carton legs, bisque forearms, wearing original silk costume and cap, and holding a wooden mandolin. When wound, his head turns and nods realistically, he strums the mandolin, and periodically he taps his foot to the music and sticks his tongue out, while two tunes play. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: L.B. Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: original costume and condition, functioning well, original paper tune label at base. $4000/6500

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187. Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bébé E.J. by Jumeau 25” (64 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, (new) blonde human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and plump limbs, nicely costumed in the French style of rose silk and lace, brown leather shoes signed “Bébé Jumeau Depose 11”. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E. 11 J. (and artist checkmarks on head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or

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Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: beautiful creamy bisque contrasts with the rich brown eyes, fine quality of bisque, original early body and body finish. $4800/6500

188. French Bisque Musical Automata “Lady with Perfume and Hankie” by Lambert 18” (46 cm.) Standing upon a wooden platform with patterned brown velvet cover is a bisque head lady with brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, closed mouth, pierced ears, pale-blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs with shapely lady torso and long slender legs, bisque forearms. When wound, music plays, and the lady turns her head side-to-side while dabbing perfume onto the hankie she holds; then she inclines her head forward and delicately touches the hankie to her face. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1 (and artist checkmarks on head) (partial original paper label on base). Comments: Leopold Lambert with bisque head by Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: beautifully-preserved automaton with rare lady body, ivory silk satin Marquise costume with lavish lace trim. $5000/8000

189. Very Rare French Bisque Bébé by Joanny with Superb Bisque 26” (66 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with well-defined, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with plump limbs, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 12. Comments: Joanny, from his prestigious doll store at 202 rue de Rivoli, the doll dates from the early years, circa 1882. Value Points: early dolls by this firm are rarely found, the facial model most distinctive and compelling, this example with especially fine bisque, painting, gorgeous eyes, original body and body finish, and wonderful antique costume. $6000/8500

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190. Rare Exhibition Model French Bisque Bride by Edmund Daspres, Steiner Daspres 35” (89 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender facial shape and elongated throat, brows, glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils of aquiline nose, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, French composition fully-jointed lady body with ample and well-defined bosom and derriere, tiny waist, elongated limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1199 S&H dep 13 (head) EBD (initial stamped on torso). Comments: the model was marketed as “La Patricienne” by Edmund Daspres, the successor to the Jules Steiner firm, 1902-1915, with unusual closed mouth variation of the 1159 model that was likely commissioned exclusively for this doll, and has a unique body that was designed to enhance the fashionable costumes of the era; the body seems almost as though hand-sculpted indicating its very limited production. Value Points: wearing exquisite antique wedding gown of the 1910 era, the grand size of the rare closed mouth model suggests its creation as an Exhibition model. $7000/10,000

191. French 19th Century “Globe de Mariage” 19” (48 cm.) Arranged upon an ebony wooden base is an elaborate arrangement of gilt-ormolu decorations and mirrors, that center a coral velvet tufted cushion. Resting upon the cushion is a bridal coronet of silk flowers, glass pearls and wax orange blossoms, and the arrangement is covered by an original glass dome. The “globe de mariage” was a French tradition of newly-wed couples, symbolizing their hopes of a blissful future, prominent throughout the 19th century in provincial towns and cities. Circa 1890. Excellent condition. $300/500

192. Gorgeous French Bisque Earliest Period EJ Bébé by Jumeau 22” (56 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with full outlined lips, impressed dimple at chin and below philtrum, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, very pretty lace costume with fancy bonnet, undergarments, antique rose silk shoes, net stockings. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8/EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful earliest period EJ with delicate complexion enhanced with soft blushed details, early original body with original finish. $5500/7500

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mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupée body with plump shape, gussetjointing at hips and knees, porcelain arms to above the elbows, wearing blue silk gown with lace trim, undergarments, woven bonnet with blue silk flowers, undergarments, leather boots with blue silk ribbons. Condition: generally excellent, body a bit darkened yet quite sturdy. Comments: Blampoix, circa 1857. Value Points: early period poupée with beautiful complexion and brilliant eyes, wellmodeled porcelain hands, lovely costume with superb boots. $2000/3000

193. Pretty French Bisque Bébé by Jumeau, Size 3, with Wonderful Costume 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted long lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (head) Bébé Jumeau Diplome d’Honneur (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: dainty little bébé with lovely bisque and presence, original signed body with original finish, antique costume including fancy bonnet, Jumeau leather shoes signed “Paris Bébé”. $3000/4000

194. Six Antique Doll Parasols with Original Covers 13” (33 cm.) Designed for use with bébés about 22”-24”, three with wooden handles and fauxbone grips, one with faux-bone handle and grip, an done with wooden handle with silver trim; three with rich silk covers and three with cotton covers, all lavishly trimmed with lace. Excellent condition, all have original covers. French, circa 1885. $800/1200

195. Early French Porcelain Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Porcelain Hands 15” (38 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with rounded facial shape, rich cobalt blue glass enamel eyes, dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, brunette

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196. Delightful AllOriginal French Musical Automaton “Magician with Surprises” Attributed to Renou 16” (41 cm.) Posed behind a pedestal table with velvet cover and metallic fringe is a bisquehead doll with large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with full lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, bisque forearms and hands, wearing original silk and velvet magician costume and coiffe. When wound and lever released, music plays and the magician slowly lifts and then lowers the bouquet of silk flowers centered on the table; various “surprise” objects are revealed one after the other including dice, red ball, flowers, coin, and, finally, nothing. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Marks: M 1 (head). Comments: attributed to Renou, circa 1890, with rare-to-find original bisque head “M” model by Jumeau. Value Points: fine all-original automaton with enchanting movements, gorgeous costume. $6000/8000

197. French Bisque Bébé Bru, Girard Epoch, with Original Signed Body 21” (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body, lovely antique costume, undergarments, bonnet, socks, and antique French aqua shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru JneR 9 (head) Bébé Bru No. 9 (body stamp). Comments: Bru Maison, Girard Epoch, circa 1892. Value Points: pretty bébé with creamy bisque, original body and body finish. $4000/6000

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198. Beautiful French Bisque Bébé, Circle/Dot Model, by Leon Casimir Bru 17” (43 cm.) Pressed bisque swivel head with very plump cheeks and throat, on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate with modeled bosom and shoulder blades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined teeth between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid bébé body with gusset-jointing, curved kid arms with bisque forearms and hands, antique lace and cotton dress, undergarments, bonnet, stockings, boots. Marks: (crescent and circle/dot impression on back of head) Bte SGDG (forehead crown rim). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful bébé with original sturdy body, original perfect hands, lovely bisque and sculpting including rare teeth detail. $12,000/16,000

199. German All-Bisque BlackComplexioned Doll with Bare Feet 4 1/2” (11 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with ebony-black complexion, tiny brown glass inset eyes, black painted brows, accented nostrils and coralshaded closed mouth, black fleecy wig, jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890, possibly Kuhnlenz. Value Points: fine quality of complexion enhancing the little character expression, rare bare feet, original costume. $300/500

200. Two-Volume Set “the Book of the Queen’s Dolls’ House Library”, 1924 Edition 10” (25 cm.) x 7 1/2”. The limited edition two-volume set was published in 1924, and served as a detailed history, inventory and description of The Queen’s Dollhouse which was made

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as a gift to Queen Mary. The books are hardbound with cloth and paper-covered boards. The first volume, describing the house and furnishings has ninety-two plates of which twenty-four are in color. Volume II, describing the dolls’ house library has twentyfour plates of which eight are in color. Published by Methuen & Co, London. The set is #935 from an edition of 1500 copies. Excellent condition. $300/500

201. Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Brown-eyed Bébé with Superb Costume 19” (48 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with plump cheeks, almond-shaped brown-glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eye shadow, brush-stroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eightloose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, beautiful antique silk dress and bonnet with lace overlay and rose silk sash and bows, matching undergarments, socks, and brown leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, light touch-up at joints. Marks: 9 (head, with artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d’Or Paris (body).

Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful brown-eyed bébé with choice bisque and painting, original eight-loose-ball-jointed body and gorgeous costume. $5500/7500

202. Collection of Accessories for French Bébés 8” (20 cm.) l. dog. Wonderful group of accessories including paper mache salon dog with white fur and amber glass eyes; emerald-green velvet necessaire with velvet edging and trim (interior frail); sac du voyage with double compartments; 3 3/4” black kidskin shoes marked “C.P.11” with silver buckles; 2” black leather shoes signed “C.P.”; and bone-handled parasol with original silk cover and lace edging. Good to excellent condition. French, circa 1880. $1100/1600

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203. All-Original German Bisque Doll, Cone-Skirt Mechanical Walking Body

204. Cheerful German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset

24” (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils

eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, row

and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-

of tiny teeth, mohair wig, carton torso that forms

jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 56.

into a floor-length cone-shaped skirt below the

Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: excellent sculpting enhanced by rich matte bisque,

waist, composition arms jointed at the shoulders

original wig, toddler body with original finish, antique costume. $500/700

and elbows, four metal spoked wheels at the excellent, original faint firing line at back of head.

205. Beautiful Grand-Sized German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt in Choice Antique Costume

Marks: I 4/0 made in Germany. Comments: when

32” (81 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows with feathered detail,

wound, the doll “walks” on her wheeled base

accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette

and cries “mama”, circa 1890. Value Points: all-

mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig

original and well-functioning doll, original rose

80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: especially beautiful dolly-faced model with fine

cotton sateen dress and bonnet. $500/800

painting on matte bisque, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume. $600/900

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206. All-Original German Bisque Pouting Character, 6969, by Gebruder Heubach 14” (36 cm.) Pinktinted bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, closed mouth with pouting expression, accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6969 4 Germany Heubach (sunburst mark) (Holzmasse mark on body). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: pristine condition of the rare little pouty model with glass eyes, original signed body and body finish, original wig, original store costume.

generally excellent. Marks: Revalo dep 3. Comments: Ohlhaver, circa 1915. Value

$1100/1500

Points: excellent detail of sculpting and painting on the stylized model of early-

207. Four German Bisque Coquette Doll Heads by Ohlaver

20th century child. $800/1200

208. Rare German Bisque Googly, 164, by Hertel and Schwab with Wonderful Expression

3 1/2” (9 cm.) Each is solid-domed

14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes,

bisque socket head with sculpted short

painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed

brown curly hair in bobbed style with

mouth with shy yet generous smile, deeply impressed laughter crinkles around

modeled and painted hair bow in pink

the eyes and impressed dimples in cheeks and lip corners, blonde mohair wig,

or blue, sculpted and painted facial

composition bent-limb baby body, jointed wrists, nice antique costume. Condition:

features, brown side-glancing intaglio

generally excellent. Marks: A 164/4. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1915.

eyes, red and black upper eyeliner,

Value Points: very rare model from their googly series, with extraordinary detail of

feathered brows, closed mouth with

sculpted laughter lines on the face enhanced by fine quality of bisque, original body

row of painted teeth. Condition:

and body finish, original wig. $4000/6000

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210. German Bisque Googly, 323, by Marseille 7” (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass sleep googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with impish smile, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body, painted shoes and socks, wearing factory-original costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 323 Germany A 11/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: wonderful expression on the wide-eyed googly, original costume and body. $300/500

211. German Bisque Topknot Googly, Model 240, by Marseille 10” (25 cm.) Solid-domed bisque

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socket head, modeled topknot and little side curls above the ears, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, short-stroke brows, tiny nose, closed mouth with impish smile, composition

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five-piece toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiniest rub flake on bottom rim corner of right eye. Marks: 240 0. Comments: Armand Marseille, circa 1915, the model was inspired by the popular Kewpie of the time. Value Points: impish googly with very sweet expression, stylized hair, wonderful

209. German Bisque Googly, 323, in Rare Larger Size

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bisque and painting. $1200/1700

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing flirty eyes, painted

212. German Bisque Topknot Googly, Model 252, by Marseille

curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils of rounded-tip nose, closed mouth

9” (23 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, sculpted brown hair with forelock

with prim shy smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition five-piece toddler

curl and modeled topknot, intaglio side-glancing blue googly eyes, black upper

body, wearing antique cotton dress, undergarments, shoes and stockings. Condition:

eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with impish smile, composition

generally excellent. Marks: Germany 323 A 0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920.

five-piece body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 252

Value Points: the popular googly is rarely found in this larger size, with original body,

Germany A 6/0 M DRMR. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points:

charming expression. $700/1000

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213. German Bisque Googly, Model 324, by Marseille 10” (25 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, brush-stroked forelock curl and side-curls over the ears, intaglio side-glancing blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, short-stroke brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, double chin, five-piece composition toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 324 A 4/0 M DRGM 255A Germany. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: whimsical little googly with deeply impressed lip dimples to complement the mischievous eyes. $500/800

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214. German Bisque Googly, 320, by Marseille

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7” (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, lightlypainted brown hair, intaglio blue side-glancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, short stroke brows, upturned nose, impish smile, composition five-piece toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 320 A 11/0 M Germany. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: very sweet expression is enhanced by googly eyes, fine lustrous patina of bisque, original body and body finish. $400/600

215. German Bisque Googly, Rarer Model 325, by Marseille 8 1/2” (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, one-stroke brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with slight over-bite smile, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece toddler body with painted shoes and socks, wearing original factory costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Armand Marseille Germany 325 A 6/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression, original body and body finish, nice rosy complexion, original body and costume. $600/900 213.

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217. German Bisque Gentle-Faced “Hilda” by Kestner 14” (36 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, painted blonde baby hair with forelock curl, blue glass sleep eyes, painted features, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, composition bent-limb baby body, wearing beautiful antique baby gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Hilda C. JDK Jr 1914 Ges Gesch 1070 Made in Germany 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914, their signature baby model. Value Points: an especially pretty model with lovely bisque and painting, original body and costume. $1400/1800

218. Sonneberg Bisque Child Doll with Closed Mouth 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fullyjointed body with straight wrists, wearing pretty

216. Large German Bisque Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig

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antique rose cotton costume, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent.

33” (84 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, very full cheeks, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark

Comments: Germany, Sonneberg for the

eyeliner, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth,

French market, circa 1880. Value Points: sweet

pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with plump limbs, lovely antique lace dress,

doll in petite size with shy expression that is

undergarments, stockings, and shoes. Marks: S 17 1/2 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points:

very captivating, original body and body finish.

very fine deep modeling on the sought-after early model, fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish. $1100/1400

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219. Petite French Bisque Poupée by Gaultier, Size 0, in Original Costume 12” (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupée body with shapely torso. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: attributed to Gaultier, circa 1880. Value Points: hard-tofind size 0 poupée wearing original white pique gown with handmade red rick-rack trim. Provenance: from the original collection of Estrid Fairholt of Denmark and was featured in The Book of Dolls and Dollhouses, and later acquired by the Legoland Museum. $1200/1800

220. Beautiful French Bisque Poupée with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Bisque Arms 17” (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, rose-blushed eye shadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body, bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1867. Value Points: gorgeous poupée with lovely delicate bisque, cobalt blue eyes, sturdy original body with rare bisque hands, superb sculpting of fingers, wearing antique costume, undergarments, stockings, and shoes. $2200/2800

221. A Trio of French Paper Mache Borzoi Dogs for Display 7” (18 cm.) largest. Each has lean paper mache body depicting Borzoi dog, with shaved face and legs, long white fur body cover, long tail, amber glass eyes, open mouth, teeth. Very good condition. French, circa 1900, perfectly sized for display with classic poupées. $500/800

222. Collection of Antique Miniature Poupée Accessories 3”w. (8 cm.) bonnet. Including woven bonnet with red silk ribbons and bows, three bone folding fans with filigree cutwork, celluloid fan, pearl-handled pocket knife, three tiny mesh purses, two wooden miniature darning eggs, three Asian charm rings each with a multitude of carved tiny charms, and a 5 1/2” woven hat with unusual woven topknot originally designed as a candy container and having silk sack lining. Excellent condition. Late-19th century. $300/600

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223. Very Sweet German Bisque Child “Mein Liebling” by Kammer and Reinhardt 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with slightly-downcast lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden balljointed body, wearing pretty antique dress, lace trim, undergarments, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their transitional art character modeled as Mein Liebling, circa 1912. Value Points: rare size of the wistful-faced child, this model with exemplary bisque, fine lustrous patina of complexion, lovely presence. $3000/4000

224. French Paper Mache Glass-Eyed Goat 7” (18 cm.) Paper mache goat with rich coarse-fur cover in shaded cream/ brown, has green glass eyes, leather harness, applied ears, shaved legs, collar with brass bell. Excellent condition. Probably French, circa 1890, a rare toy animal with most appealing charm. $700/1000

225. German Bisque Character, 247, by Kestner Known as “Baby Jean” 14” (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition bent-limb baby body, antique baby dress, and rattle. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F made in Germany 10 247 JDK. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: very pretty baby with well-detailed sculpting of dimples. $400/600

226. German Bisque Pouting Character, 6894, by Gebruder Heubach 15” (38 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with solid dome, painted blonde boyish hair with forelock curl, dark intaglio eyes with black and incised upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full pouty lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 6894 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine

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quality of bisque and sculpting, well-defined features, wearing wonderful antique linen costume. $500/700

227. Wonderful German Miniature Holiday Bazaar with Dresden Decorations 16” (41 cm.) x 16” x 12”d. The wooden open-front stall is lavish trimmed with lithograph scenes, silver tinsel and cotton “snow” with sparkle accents. The stall has an assortment of holiday decorations including feather tree with wooden candle, bisque doll in cotton wrapped hooded costume, paper mache sheep, miniature houses, toys, gifts and glass ornaments. Excellent condition. A wonderful presentation of German holiday market stalls, filled with fabulous antique Dresden decorations and ephemera. $2000/3000

228. German Bisque Doll Blonde with Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes by Kling 18” (38 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with short blonde sculpted hair having deeply-sculpted bangs, large brown glass eyes, closed mouth, modeled ears, kid pin-jointed body, composition lower legs, bisque lower arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, three finger tips chipped on underside. Marks: 131 K (in bell). 5 Comments: Kling, circa 1890, the large brown eyes and very beautiful bisque enhance her serene expression. Provenance: ex-Legoland Museum. $400/600

229. German Bisque Laughing Child with Sculpted Hair by Ohlhaver 11” (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted short brown hair in bobbed style with bangs, sculpted intaglio blue upper-glancing eyes, white eyedots, red and black upper eyeliner, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with tiny beaded teeth, composition five-piece toddler body, wearing cream knit toddler suit with shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Revalo dep 7. Comments: Gebruder Ohlhaver, circa 1920. Value Points: rare little character with very expressive features, deeply-sculpted hair and eyes. $600/900

230. Petite German Miniature Holiday Market Stall

or shrubs, and added little carved wooden Ergzebirge figures from

10” (25 cm.) x 9” x 6”d. The wooden open-front market stall is covered with cotton “snow”,

later era. Excellent condition. A charming presentation with

decorated with snow sparkle and hanging cotton icicles, and is filled with lithographs, feather trees

wonderful theme and accessories. $500/800

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231. Early French Shell Doll “The Flower Peddler” with Shell Chair 9” (23 cm.) A wax-head doll with painted facial features and wooden limbs is posed upon her original wooden stand, wearing a lavish “costume” made entirely of shells in a variety of colors, and carrying a basket and bouquet of silk and shell flowers that she appears to be peddling.

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Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, mid-19th century,

painted outlined blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke

the shell-costumed dolls

brown brows, accented nostrils, accent line between the lips, muslin

were produced along the Brittany coast during winter months when ships were harbored, and

stitch-jointed body with leather arms. Condition: generally excellent.

eventually became a recognized art form. Value Points: fine artistry detail includes differentiation

Comments: Germany, circa 1865, the model is sometimes known as Alice

of shell colors to define the separate costume elements such as her apron. Included is a wooden-

in Wonderland in reference to the similar hair style seen in illustrations

framed chair with (frail) silk upholstery and shell ornamentation. $700/1000

of that book. Value Points: fine large size with excellent pale bisque,

232. German Wax Child Doll with Original Costume and Chest of Drawers

original sturdy body, wearing beautiful antique gown, undergarments, silk stockings, red leather boots. $700/900

12” (30 cm.) Thick wax-over-composition socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, closed mouth, original blonde mohair wig, original costume, fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. near mint body. Comments: circa 1885. the facial model and body style suggest production by Kestner. Value Points: rare doll in well-preserved condition; the doll owns her fine original dress and undergarments, included is a wooden three-drawer chest with paint-grained decorations and unusual bone handles. $800/1200

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233. German Wax Child Doll with Original Body and Costume 14” (36 cm.) Wax over composition shoulder head with plump facial modeling, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, wax-over-composition lower limbs. Condition: very good, some typical wax rubs and faded painting of lips. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: rare doll with sleeping eyes, near mint original sturdy body, elaborately-embroidered and lace-trimmed cotton gown, undergarments, woolen stockings, shoes. $600/900

234. Large German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair and Original Body 26” (66 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with short ringlet-curled blonde sculpted hair waved away from her face, tucked behind her ears, and held by black hair band at the crown,

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235. German Paper Mache Lady with Beehive-Style Coiffure 11” (28 cm.) Paper mache shoulder head of adult lady with elongated throat, sculpted black hair with an elaborate arrangement of looped curls at her crown and at sides of face, 235.

painted large teal-blue eyes, outlined eyes, one-stroke brows, closed mouth with prim smile, slender kid body with shapely torso, wooden lower arms and legs, painted yellow shoes, wearing early hand-stitched gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent, some typical light rubs on

hair. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: rare early model with original early simple cotton gown. $400/600

236. German Porcelain Doll with Original Costume and Provenance 10” (25 cm.) Porcelain shoulder head with black sculpted hair in short curls, painted facial features, blue down-cast eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted single-stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin body with porcelain lower arms and legs, painted flat black shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa

original costumes. Marks: (original paper labels on torsos). Comments: Japanese

1870. Value Points: the doll wears her original costume of multi-layered cotton-patterned

play dolls, known as Ichimatsu, later 19th/early 20th century. Value Points: most

petticoats, skirt and apron. Attached is an old paper label indicating the doll was once

captivating character expressions with mischievous smiles, each with original

in the collection of Louise Lund, early president of UFDC. $300/500

237. Pair, Japanese Ichimatsu Dolls in Original Costumes

costumes, complexion, and well-detailed realistic boy and girl bodies. $900/1300

238. Collection of Miniature Dolls in Wood and Bisque 1/2”-3”. Seventeen tiny dolls of various genre including Erzebirge wooden dolls with hinged arms and original painted costumes, an unusual Grodnertal wooden doll with dowel-jointing and brown complexion, and all-bisque dolls of various

16” (41 cm.) Each has eggshell

sizes with original costumes. Very good/excellent condition. Germany, late-19th

composition (“gofum”) swivel head

century. $300/600

and limbs with painted complexion over gesso, enamel inset eyes, painted facial features with sculpted character details such as pierced nostrils and chin dimple, the girl with black wig and the boy with painted hair. each with classic Ichimatsu body with (non-working) bellows “mama” crier in mid-torso. Condition: generally excellent, original finish is wellpreserved, some small repair to 236.

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239. All-Original German Bisque Doll, 119, by Handwerck in Original Box 28” (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, slightly-modeled brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing factory-original muslin chemise. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11913 Handwerck Germany Halbig 5 (head) Heinrich Handwerck (body). Comments: Handwerck, circa 1900. Value Points: in pristine unplayed with condition, the doll is preserved in her original Bébé Cosmopolite labeled box, with beautiful detail of body finish, and soft mohair curls. $600/900

240. Three Antique Doll Dresses and Parasol Largest to fit doll about 20” with 5” shoulder width. Two of fine patterned cotton and trimmed with black velvet ribbon banding and lace, and one of fine lightweight wool with black ribbon. Along with wooden-handled doll parasol. Excellent condition. Circa 1890. $300/500

241. German Bisque Child, 129, by Kestner with Antique School-Girl Costume

undergarments, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, scratch on left cheek, hands repainted. Marks: 950 P.M. 4/0. Comments: Porzellanfabrick Mergensgereuth, circa 1918. Value Points: rarelyfound googly model with captivating expression. $600/900

243. German Bisque Character with Impressed Cheek Dimples by Gebruder Heubach 19” (48 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with loop-attachment at neck socket, painted blonde hair with delicate curls, intagliosculpted blue eyes with large black pupils and white eyedots, black and red eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full shaded lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, white pique sailor suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 Germany (head) (Holz-mass stamp on body). Comments:

18” (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, accented lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: H made in Germany 12 129 (head) Excelsior Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: rare-to-find model with endearing child-like expression, lovely bisque, original wig, pate, body, body finish, nice school-girl antique costume including red knit stockings and kidskin shoes. $500/700

242. Rare German Bisque Googly, 950, by Porzellanfabrick Mergensgereuth 12” (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, one stroke brows, upturned nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish smile, very plump cheeks and chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden balljointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, nice antique costume, argyle stockings, shoes, 241.

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Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: especially fine quality of bisque and sculpting especially around 244.

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centers, original body and body finish. $800/1100

244. German Tin Toys with Variations on a Theme 6” (15 cm.) Each features a central portion in which an red-suited monkey with outstretched arms is seated upon a blue cart with large tin wheels having a lithographed scene of the three rolling monkeys; one is mechanical and features a dog which is pulling the cart; the other is friction-activated and features a large dog pushing the cart. Both

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are marked :DRGM (cross mark) Marke Stock. Very good condition. Germany, circa 1915, also included is a handwind musical toy with scenes of children playing. $300/500

245. German Bisque Modeled Hair Googly, 10426, by Gebruder Heubach 8” (20 cm.) Solid-domed bisque socket head, sculpted short brown bobbed hair with bangs, painted side-glancing grey intaglio googly eyes with pronounced black pupils, white eyedots,

wig, composition five-piece toddler body with outstretched fingers.

one stroke brows, closed mouth with impish

Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 25.

smile, paper mache body with painted shoes

Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1916. Value Points: very

and socks, wearing original cotton costume,

sweet-faced child has fine matte bisque, original body and body finish,

undergarments. Condition: generally excellent.

original wig, original costume, shoes and hair-bow. $500/700

Marks: 00 Heubach (in square) 10426 Germany. Value Points: hard-to-find model with flirtatious

247. German Bisque Toddler with Original Costume and Wig

expression, googly eyes. $400/500

13” (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, long painted

Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915.

246. German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Original Costume

curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with half-smile, impressed dimples at lip corners, cheeks and philtrum, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition five-piece toddler body with outstretched fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

10” (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass

(impressed initials within circle) 4. Comments: Germany, circa 1920.

sleep eyes, long painted curly lashes, feathered

Value Points: wonderfully appealing toddler with excellent sculpting

brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two

details, fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish, original

porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed

undergarments and silk dress. $600/900

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248. Rare Automaton “The Gymnast with Two Chairs”, in the Vichy Lineage by Michel Bertrand 33” (84 cm.) Standing upon a walnut base with red velvet floor is an theatrically-costumed acrobat, posed between two chairs, having golden-sienna complexion with painted decorations, glass eyes, black mohair wig, and rich silk costume with embroidered vest, turban and pointed gold slippers with fax-emerald settings. When wound, he performs a series of elaborate and convoluted acrobatic maneuvers including balancing on the back of a chair with one hand, and standing upside down balanced on the backs of two chairs; there are ten animations and music. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: created under special commission by Michel Bertrand of Switzerland in 1984, inspired by Vichy’s deposed model 517, “Gymnast”. Value Points: one-of-a-kind unique automaton is perfectlypreserved with superb animations. Ex-Steinbaum collection. $15,000/22,000

249. Exclusive Automaton “The Clown Conjuror with Six Secrets” in the Vichy Lineage by Michel Bertrand 38” (97 cm.) Standing upon a wooden base with a fringed burgundy velvet floor is a paper mache clown with painted clown features, glass eyes, and smiling expression, costumed by multi-colored silk and velvet costume. He stands behind a green-velvet-draped pedestal table holding a red conjuring cup and a white magic wand. When wound, he nods his head, moves his lips as though speaking to an audience, then waves his wand and raises and lowers the red conjuring cup to reveal, in sequence, six different objects: mouse, jewelry, flowers, goldfish, dice and bird in a cage. The complicated movements are achieved by eight hidden cams, and there is a six-tune antique musical movement. Condition: generally excellent. movements and music function well. Comments: created by Michel Bertrand of Switzerland, 1993, under special commission, inspired by an earlier piece in the Vichy inventory. Bertrand was the final successor to the Vichy firm and incorporated many of the original Vichy parts into his works, such as this example. Value Points: striking automaton in the grand tradition, perfectly preserved, and with intricate movements and music. Ex-Steinbaum collection. $15,000/25,000

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250. German Bisque Portrait of “Princess Elizabeth” by Schoneau and Hoffmeister

24” (61 cm.) l., 21”h. including wheel base. Firmly-stuffed dog with shaved torso,

20” (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes with dark eyeliner, and

face, tail and feet has long curly mohair muff, crown, ears, and legs, unusual brown

dark curly lashes, mohair lashes, short brush-stroked brows with feathered

glass eyes with appliqued “whites” at each side of irises, embroidered nose and

details, accented nostrils, open mouth with slightly-parted lips, four porcelain

mouth, with pull-string “bark”, metal handle for child to hold when riding, and

teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition five-piece toddler body, wearing

a metal base with four white rubber-tire metal wheels. With original Steiff metal

factory original dress with ruffled skirt. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

button on ear. Excellent condition, some mohair sparseness on crown, and bark a

Porzellanfabric Burggrub Princess Elizabeth 5 Made in Germany. Comments:

bit weak. Steiff, 1950s, a wonderfully designed and rare riding toy. $800/1300

circa 1930, the doll was sculpted by prominent artist Caesar Schneider under an international success. The story of the doll is told in German Doll Studies

252. Wonderful Grand-sized American Composition “Bubbles” by Effanbee

by Cieslik. Value Points: the exacting portrait of the young English princess is

26” (66 cm.) Composition shoulder head with round chubby face, sculpted short

of finest quality bisque and painting, with original wig, body, body finish, and

blonde curly hair, sleep eyes, painted curly upper lashes and one-stroke brows, open

dress. $1800/2500

mouth with two upper teeth, firmly-stuffed muslin torso and upper legs, jointing at

special commission and presented to Sonneberg exporters in 1931where it was

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hips, composition hands with painted white gloves, composition feet with sculpted shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Effanbee, circa 1937, portrait of Charlie McCathy. Value Points: near mint condition, the gentleman doll is wearing his original black formal costume, top hat and monocle. $400/700

254. American Composition “McGuffey Ana” by Madame Alexander 16” (41 cm.) Composition socket head, sleep eyes, lashes, painted lower curly lashes, dark eye shadow, short feathered brows, open mouth, four upper teeth, blonde human hair in original style with long braids and bangs with arranged curls, five-piece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Princess Elizabeth Alexander Doll Do. (head). “McGuffey Ana Madame Alexander Doll Co. (costume). Comments: Madame Alexander, circa 1935, the doll was presented as the storybook character of McGuffey Ana and remained a popular figure in the Alexander line, offered with various costumes and made of different materials, for nearly half a century. Value Points: original tagged costume of crisp pale pink organdy dress under apple-green organdy pinafore and bonnet, undergarments, shoes and ankle boots, in shoulder and hips, composition arms and lower legs. Condition: generally excellent, muslin body has some small age spots. Marks: Effanbee Bubbles

unplayed with condition. $400/600

Points: rare size, and superbly-preserved condition, the doll wears fine

255. American Composition “Jane Withers” by Alexander in Exclusive Studio Costume from “This is The Life”

original costume with Effanbee cloth tag, and has Effanbee necklace,

19” (48 cm.) All composition with socket head, brown sleep

publicity envelope with photograph, and her original (worn) labeled box.

eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, open

$500/700

mouth with slightly-parted lips, row of teeth, brunette mohair

copr 1924 Made in USA. Comments: Effanbee, the doll was introduced in 1924 in various sizes, this 26” size apparently being the largest. Value

253. American Composition Charlie McCarthy by Effanbee

curly wig, composition five-piece jointed body. Condition: very good/excellent, two small splits at eye rims, one craze line on left cheek. Comments: Alexander, circa 1935, the rare larger size with

19” (48 cm.) Composition shoulder head depicting adult man, with brown

open mouth. Value Points: one-of-a-kind doll, she was costumed especially for Jane Withers in

painted side-parted hair, painted brown eyes with white eyedots, painted

1935 to commemorate her role in the film “This is the Life”; the costume was made in the studio

lashes, red and black eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, hinged

wardrobe department of 20th Century and was presented to the young star as a gift. Included

jaw with painted teeth, pull-string at the back of the head which causes the

with the doll is a vintage photograph of Jane wearing the costume and a certificate signed by Jane

mouth to open and close, muslin body with stitch-jointing at shoulders and

Withers when the doll was first sold by Theriault’s in 2004. $1100/1500

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rich Jiggs who just wanted to hang out with his old Irish buddies, and his social-climbing wife Maggie. Value Points: very rare cloth dolls with wonderfully-detailed faces, costumes and accessories including Maggie’s famous rolling pin and Jiggs’ cane and felt cigar, all in fresh original condition. $2000/2500

257. Pair, American Cloth Characters “Bobby Q” and “Susie Q” by Alexander with Provenance 13” (33 cm.) Each doll has mask-pressed face with arch-shaped large side-glancing googly eyes, black outline around the eyes, four curly upper lashes, button-shaped nose with red blush tip, small s-curved mouth, chubby blushed cheeks, peach muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on striped stockings; the girl with blonde yarn hair braids, and red and white striped stockings; the boy with curly red yarn hair, and blue

256. Pair of Rare Cloth Dolls Portraying Maggie and Jiggs from “Bringing up Father” Comic Strip Fame

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and white stockings. Condition: generally excellent, Susie has wear to hat and to yarn hair at back of head. Comments: “Susie Q” ( or “Bobby Q”) Madame Alexander New York. Comments: Alexander, circa 1935.

20” (51 cm.) Jiggs. Each is all felt with stitch and press-shaped facial features, painted facial

Value Points: the dolls wear their original felt and costumes, and were

features to highlight the applique felt mouth on Jiggs and eyes and mouth on Maggie, well-

the childhood property of child film star, Jane Withers; included is a

detailed felt body, cotton and felt costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa

photograph of Withers with her doll collection including these dolls,

1940s, the amusing figures depict Maggie and Jiggs from the George McManus “Bringing up

and a signed certificate attesting that the dolls once belonged to her.

Father” comic strip, introduced in 1913, which humorously related the adventures of the newly-

$500/700

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258. American Plush Kitten from Posey Pets Series by Madame Alexander 17” (43 cm.) With light sand-brown plush “fur” on face and paws, the standing kitten has tiny black shoe-button eyes set in petal frames, petal-nose, pink-satin-lined ears, muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Madame Alexander New York. Comments: Alexander, circa 1950 from the Posey Pets series. Value Points: rare-tofind, the delightful kitten wears her original red and white striped dress with stitched-on blue pinafore, petticoat, pantalets, and flower-trimmed felt hat. $400/600

259. American Cloth “Clara-Belle” Clown by Madame Alexander 19” (48 cm.) Of firmly-stuffed canvas with three vertical seams on the face, large stitched-on felt ears, stitched-on colorful felt eyelids, mouth and cheeks blush, pink pom-pom nose, and purple loopedyarn hair, black shoe-button eyes, muslin body with stitch-jointing at shoulders and hips, stitched-on green velvet shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: “Clara-belle Clown” Madame Alexander, New York (cloth tag on costume). Comments: Alexander, 1951, from the firm’s Posey Pet series inspired by the Howdy Doody TV show. Value Points: rare doll in pristine fresh condition with inspired details of facial decoration, vibrant original silk-rayon clown costume with felt applique flower petals. $400/600

260. American Plush Bunny from Posey Pets Series by Madame Alexander 17” (43 cm.) With silky white plush “fur” on face and paws, the bunny has white plush ears with pink satin lining, purple felt eyelids and pink lower eye rims, heartshaped felt nose, large brown eyes, long attached eye lashes, flower-patterned cotton body with stitch-jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Madame Alexander New York (costume). Comments: Madame Alexander from the Posey Pet series, circa 1951. Value Points: most imaginative and charming costumed bunny, wearing original pale green organdy sheer body suit that allows the patterned body to show through, cutwork cotton ruffles, lilac

cover and wooden wheels, two with varying images of Donald Duck as train conductor and

organdy pinafore, felt bonnet with flower trim. $400/600

with engine labeled “Choo-Choo”, and the third, featuring a baby duck pulling a small

261. Three Wooden Pull-Toys by Fisher-Price 9 1/2” (24 cm.) Each is a wooden-framed toy with colorful lithographed

cardboard container with duck decoration. All have the Fisher-Price Toy label. The two Donald Duck trains are very good to excellent, one slight paper rub on red engine; baby duck toy has worn container. Fisher-Price, circa 1940s. $300/500

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262. Very Rare American Composition “Pretty Bettsie” Designed by Joseph Kallus 18” (46 cm.) Composition socket head with sculpted short bobbed hair in side-parted style, painted blue side-glancing eyes, black curly upper lashes, rounded nose with accent dots, closed mouth with hint of tongue tip, one piece body with slender and elongated torso and limbs, sculpted and painted costume featuring a short dress with three tiers of ruffles, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent, some light paint flaking on legs, wrist ruffles, torso neck. Marks: Pretty Bettsie Des. & Copyright by Jos. L.Kallus (paper label on torso). Comments: designed by the noted American doll artist and patron, Joseph Kallus, circa 1930s. Value Points: very rare model in fine unplayed with condition, very beautiful face with perfectlypreserved face and hair. $500/800

263. American Mechanical Toy “Disneyland Express” in Original Box by Marx 13” (33 cm.) Having cast plastic engine with keywind mechanism that is pulling three tin cars with lithographed designs of various Disney characters including Donald Duck family, Mickey and Minnie, and Pinocchio, labeled “Casey Jr. Disneyland Expression”. In near mint unplayed with condition, working mechanism, except rubber tires missing on two cars. The toy is presented in its original labeled box with illustrations, and bearing “c. W.D.P.” stamp and Louis Marx signature. Marx, circa 1940s. $200/300

264. Two, American Cloth “Little Shaver” Dolls by Madame Alexander 10” (25 cm.) Each is all stockinette with mask-pressed and painted facial features, round sideglancing eyes with large black pupils, curly upper lashes, small bow-shaped lips, softly-stuffed

wonderful costumes. $500/700

gloves. Condition:

17” (43 cm.) All pink

generally

stockinette with mask-pressed

excellent.

and painted facial features,

Marks: Little

large round side-glancing eyes,

Shaver Madame

painted upper curly lashes,

Alexander (cloth

button-shaped nose, closed

tags on each).

mouth with rosebud lips, blonde

Comments:

curly fleece-yarn hair, padded

Madame

stockinette body with delicate

Alexander, circa

wire armature allowing posing,

costume. Each doll has a fanciful cluster of flowers in hair held by black netting, and black

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lace fingerless

peach and grey costume; and girl with blonde fleecy-yarn hair wearing magenta and yellow

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costumes and facial painting

265. Pristine American Cloth Character “Little Shaver” by Madame Alexander

body, velvet black sewn-on shoes; including girl with brunette mohair curls and wearing

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black velvet sewn-on shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Little Shaver Madame Alexander New York (cloth tag on dress). Comments: Alexander, circa 1940. Value Points: pristine condition with vivid facial painting, wonderful long curly locks topped by a profusion of colorful flowers, and wearing grey and peach original costume, black lace fingerless gloves, undergarments. $600/900

266. American Composition “Alice in Wonderland” by Madame Alexander 14” (36 cm.) Compositionsocket head, sleep eyes, real lashes, painted lower lashes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth with bow-shaped ruby lips, blonde human hair, all-composition body with swivel waist, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, small flake at back neck socket under wig. Marks: Mme Alexander...(head) Wendy (body) Alice in Wonderland by Madame Alexander (costume tag). Comments: Alexander, circa 1935. Value Points: beautifully-preserved story book doll has fine original coiffure, and wearing her fresh original costume, undergarments, shoes and socks. $300/500

267. German Mohair Miniature Teddies by Steiff in Original Presentation Cabinet 6” (15 cm.) -7”. The curved front wooden cabinet has eight separate niches, designed to individually display eight mohair teddy bears by Steiff, from their Historic Steiff Miniatures Series

and belt. Condition: good, some shelf dustiness, some holes on bottom of shoes. Comments:

replicas of the early originals.

Chad Valley, circa 1937, made popular by the Disney film of that year. Value Points: rare to

Each bear has its original labels, button and historical booklet,

find complete set of the beloved characters. $900/1300

Teddy of 1960, Brown muzzle bear (no booklet), white Zotty of 1960, golden

269. American Tin Toys and Ephemera

Teddy of 1960, shaded Petsy of 1928, white Dicky of 1930, and brown Jungbar

8 1/2” (22 cm.) Including lithographed

teddy of 1960. Near mint unplayed with condition, theses are historic replicas

tin figure of Pinocchio with movable

of the original models by the illustrious German firm. $600/900

eyes and feet, which, when keywound,

and is unplayed with condition. Included is Blue Teddy bear of 1908, caramel

268. Set, English Felt Character Dolls, “Snow White and Seven Dwarves” in Original Costume

appears to briskly walk and rolls his eyes, marked “c.1939 Walt Disney Ent” and Louis Marx. Along with a set

15” (38 cm.) Snow White. 6 1/2” Dwarves. Each has pressed felt face with painted

of boxed Pinocchio-theme children’s

facial features, and muslin body, including Snow White with black mohair wig and

hankies, and with a pull-toy “Waddle

sewn-on felt shoes, wearing her film-inspired blue and peach gown; and the Seven

Duck”, the duck with lithographed tin

Dwarves, each with uniquely-painted face inspired by the character in the Disney

designs over the wooden body, and with two-wheeled red tin cart. Very good condition.

film, mohair beards, and each with sewn-on trousers and cotton shirt, felt shoes

Circa 1940, American. $300/600

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270. An Exceptional German Circus Wagon Set by Steiff with Original Artwork 9” (23 cm.) each wagon. Including Calliope carriage with working music box, pulled by large grey elephant, lion carriage with “Leo” lion, giraffe carriage with giraffe whose head peeks from the roof, tiger carriage with Bengal tiger inside, and bear carriage with two “Dicky” bears. Also included are circus extras : Circus Jocko, Kangaroo Juggler, Robby Seal, Elephant Balloon Seller, Jumping Tiger. Circus Fat Lady, Circus Fire Eater, 5-piece animal band, 2 Circus Clowns, Teddy Baby, and the Bareback Rider set with extra pony. Each piece has its original tags, button, and labels,

271. American Felt Doll “Hannah” by R. John Wright`

and is preserved in

17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features,

its original box. Steiff,

brown eyes, painted upper curly lashes, lightly-feathered brows, closed

1986-1990. The set

mouth, blonde mohair wig with narrow hair-braid coronet, five-piece

was acquired by Judene

jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R. John Wright

Hansen in May 1997, as

(foot signature) Hannah, No 8-250, Little Children Series I. Comments:

the first issue of the Circus

R. John Wright from his earliest period Little Children series, Hannah

Wagon Set along with

was issued in 1981 in an edition of only 250 dolls. Value Points: perfectly

drawings of the original

preserved, wearing original brown plaid dress, undergarments, stockings,

artwork for the circus

leather ankle shoes, and preserved in her original labeled box, with two

design, that are unique in

original doll labels (one autographed). $1500/2000

the world. $2000/2500

270 original artwork.

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272. American Felt Character Doll “Lillian” by R. John Wright

I (paper label). Comments: R. John Wright, the American doll artist, from his first

17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown painted

series of Little Children dolls, released in 1981 in an edition of only 250 dolls. Value

eyes with richly-colored irises, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils,

Points: perfectly preserved, the curly-haired boy wears original brown felt vest, green

closed mouth with pensive expression, reddish/brown mohair wig, five-piece felt

felt shorts, shirt, woolen leggings, leather shoes and carries a cloth knapsack, along

body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Wright (left foot) R. John Wright Little

with original box and two paper labels (one autographed). $1500/2000

Children Series I/Lillian/No 48-250 (paper labels on costume). Comments: R. John Wright, the doll was issued in 1981 in a limited edition of 250 dolls. Value Points:

274. American Felt Doll “Hannah” by R. John Wright

fine unplayed with condition of the rare model, wearing original plaid skirt, shirt,

17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown

undergarments, brown woolen stockings, brown leather shoes, heavy knit cap, and

eyes, painted upper curly lashes, lightly-feathered brows, closed mouth, blonde

having three original tags and her original labeled box. $1500/2000

mohair wig with narrow hair-braid coronet, five-piece jointed body. Condition:

273. American Felt Character “Peter” by R. John Wright

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generally excellent. Marks: R. John Wright (foot signature) Hannah, No 8-250, Little Children Series I. Comments: R. John Wright from his earliest period Little

17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, shaded blue

Children series, Hannah was issued in 1981 in an edition of only 250 dolls. Value

eyes, painted lashes and feathered brows, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde

Points: perfectly preserved, wearing original brown plaid dress, undergarments,

mohair curly hair, five-piece jointed felt body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:

stockings, leather ankle shoes, and preserved in her original labeled box, with two

R. John Wright (foot stamp) Peter No 18-250 R. John Wright’s Little Children Series

original doll labels (one autographed). $1500/2000

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275. American Felt Doll “Edward and His Rum-a-Tum Drum” by R. John Wright 17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth in pensive expression, auburn mohair wig, five-piece felt body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R. John Wright/Edward and his Rum-a-Tum Drum/Made Exclusively for The Enchanted Doll House/95/150 (paper label on costume and box label). Comments: R. John Wright, the model was released in 1985 in a very limited edition of 150 dolls for the famous New England doll shop. Value Points: very rare and perfectly preserved model, wearing original wine-colored velvet costume with ruffled collar and cuffs, matching cap, stockings, shoes, and carrying a custom-designed wooden drum with leather straps and drumsticks, preserved in its original box with documents. $1800/2500

276. Two American Felt Brownies by R. John Wright and Felt Table Decorations 8” (20 cm.) The two dolls are of firmly-pressed and stuffed felt depicting members of the Brownie Band as designed by Palmer Cox in 1887, each with painted features and original felt costume and accessory. Included is “Mace”, the Band Leader with wooden baton, and “Cymbals”. Also included is a felt table centerpiece with applique designs, along with two pinwheel-shaped napkin rings, presented at UFDC 2007 convention in a special limited award edition. Mint condition of all pieces, the Brownies in their original boxes with original labels and documents, from limited edition of 175 pieces, 2007. $1000/1500

277. Very Rare Artist Proof American Felt Doll “Little Bo-Peep” by R. John Wright 17” (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue eyes with painted spiral details, painted brown curly lashes at the upper-side rims, feathered brows, closed mouth with full pensive lips, brown mohair wig, five-piece body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R. John Wright’s Nursery Rhyme Series Artist Proof No5/5 Little Bo Peep. Comments: The model was an exclusive for The Doll Shop in an edition of only 100 dolls; this doll is the very rare artist proof, released in 2002. Value Points: impeccably-preserved, the doll wears her original grey homespun dress with felt applique dots, felt bonnet, striped woolen stockings, and leather shoes with large silk bows, carries a wooden shepherdess crook, and owns a little white fleecy wool lamb; preserved in original box and with original labels and documents. $1500/2000

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278. Beautiful American Glamour Girl by Alexander with Cascading Rosebuds

279. American Lady Doll “Cissy” in Original Costume by Alexander

18” (46 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, walking style body, blue sleep eyes,

20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, red lips, brunette

real lashes, dark eye shadow, bow-shaped lips, , blonde hair in fine original coiffure.

hair in elaborate original coiffure with curled bangs, elaborate braided chignon

Excellent condition, small spot at dress side. The costume, with original Alexander

at the back of her head and spit curls over her ears, seven-piece adult lady body,

tag, comprises a floor-length gown with black velvet bodice, pink nylon taffeta

wearing her original tagged gown of burgundy satin faille with black soutache trim,

skirt and sleeves, stiffened black net cap with black lace ruffle and tulle streamer,

matching fitted jacket edged with boa feather trim, green stiffened tulle petticoat,

petticoat, panties, stockings, black front-snap shoes, and ornaments that include a

panties, stockings, black sling heels. Excellent condition, perfect coiffure and

cascade of flowers to match flowers in hair, hat box, and gilt metal Fashion Award.

complexion. Alexander, 1950s. $1800/2500

Alexander, from the Glamour Girl series, model 2010C, circa 1953. $900/1300

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280. American “Godey Lady” by Alexander in Lilac Taffeta 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, five=piece body, blue sleep

281. American Lady Doll by Alexander from “Cissy Models Her Formal Gown” Series

eyes, lashes, red lips, blonde hair in center-part with neatly-arranged curls

20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, richly-shaped coral lips, brunette

at each side of her face. Very good/excellent condition, two faint spots on

hair in original coiffure, waved from face into clusters of curls at the back crown and nape,

dress. The costume, which has original “Godey Lady” cloth label, comprises

nine-piece adult lady body, wearing her original tagged dotted Swiss white tulle gown over pale

a lilac taffeta floor-length gown with lace ruffles, green silk sash trimmed

pink organdy underskirt and pink taffeta petticoat, pink satin waist sash with floral trim, double-

with dainty lilacs that are complemented by flowers in her hair and a

brimmed bonnet with blue velvet and rose petal flowers, faux-diamond earrings and bracelet,

bouquet at her wrist, petticoat, pantalets, socks, black side-snap shoes with

solitaire ring with large rhinestone centers, panties, stockings, sling heels. Near mint condition,

bows. She has her original clover paper wrist tag. Alexander, 1950 from the

with perfectly-preserved coiffure, complexion and costume. Alexander, the doll appeared in their

Godey Lady series. $700/900

1957 catalog series “Cissy Models Her Formal Gowns”, model 2160. $1200/1500

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283. American Lady Doll “Cissy” by Alexander from “Dolls to Remember” Series 20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, green sleep eyes, lashes, eye shadow, coral/red lips with rich color, blushed cheeks, auburn hair in original coiffure with little forehead curls, arranged curls at the back crown and nape, nine-piece lady-shaped body, wearing her original tagged rose satin cocktail dress with matching rose tulle bouffant stole having cluster of roses to match the roses in her hair, pink tulle petticoat, panties, stockings, sling heels, wrist-length gloves, pearl necklace and earrings. Near mint condition, beautiful color of complexion, perfect coiffure and costume. Alexander, the doll appeared in their 1958 catalog in the “Dolls to Remember” series. $1500/2100

282. Rare American Lady Doll “Cissy” in Blue Satin Gown from “A Child’s Dream Come True” Series 20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, ash blonde hair in original pristine coiffure with curled bangs and captured curls at her nape, nine-piece adult lady body, wearing original tagged aqua blue satin gown with very flared fulllength skirt, capelet sleeves generous trims of sequins, faux-sapphires and braid, blue taffeta and tulle petticoat with blue satin 3edging, panties, stockings, sling heels, rhinestone bracelet and a coronet of dainty flowers at her crown. Excellent, condition with beautiful complexion, blushed cheeks, perfect coiffure, fresh and vibrant costume. The rare model appeared in the Alexander 1955 catalog from “A Child’s Dream Come True” series, as model 2097. $1200/1700

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284. American Lady Doll “Cissy” in Red Satin Brocade Evening Dress by Alexander 20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue/green sleep eyes, lashes, blushed cheeks, brunette hair in original coiffure with short curls at the forehead, nine-piece lady shaped body, wearing her original cocktail dress of brocade red satin with fitted bodice and very full skirt, with matching stole trimmed with white rose, faux-diamond earrings, bracelet and ring, tulle petticoat, stockings, red sling heels. Excellent condition. Alexander, circa 1957. $1200/1800

285. Exquisite American Portrait Cissy in Champage Satin Gown by Alexander 20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, richly-shaped lips, auburn hair in original coiffure, nine-piece lady body. Excellent condition, with original tagged costume comprising a chartreuse-yellow gown with dart-shaped bodice and cap sleeves an d very full long skirt over a yellow taffeta hooped petticoat. The gown is decorated with unique and very elaborate topaz and rhinestone necklace that edges the V-bodice shape, and she wears a matching bracelet, along with pearl earrings and necklace, carries a rose corsage in a bed of yellow tulle, and has a matching tulle crown with rhinestones and topaz crystals. Alexander, 1955 from “A Child’s Dream Come True” series, model 2094. $1800/2500

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sling heels, pearl drop earrings, and carrying a clear-plastic box-shaped purse with hankie and flower. In near mint condition with gorgeous complexion and pristine original coiffure, superbly-preserved costume. The doll appeared in the Alexander 1955 catalog featured in “A Child’s Dream Comes True” series, model 100. $1800/2500

287. Rare American Child Doll in Original Tagged Vogue Costume 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, five-piece hard plastic body, wearing her original pink nylon taffeta gown with tiny rose design, pouf sleeves and over-skirt, lace trim, matching bonnet, roses in hair, petticoat, panties, shoes. The doll is marked 14 (head) and Made in USA (torso), and the costume has original Vogue label. Circa 1950s. Pristine condition of the very rare doll with beautiful complexion, coiffure and original tagged costume. $500/800

288. American Child Doll in Dotted Swiss Ensemble by Mary Hoyer 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue sleep eyes, dark eye shadow, closed mouth with ruby lips, brunette hair with long curls and bangs, fivepiece body, wearing

286. American Lady Doll “Cissy” by Alexander from “A Child’s Dream Come True” Series

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her original pink polka dotted dress with ruffed

20” (51 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue/green sleep eyes, lashes, richly-shaded lips,

skirt, matching parasol

brunette hair in original elaborate coiffure that is waved away from her face into arranged

with lace edging,

curls at the back crown and nape, and with spit curls over each ear, nine-piece lady body,

stiffened petticoat, panties, snap-front shoes, woven bonnet. The doll and

wearing original tagged rose taffeta sheath-fitted gown with deep decolletage and widely-

her petticoat are marked Mary Hoyer Doll. Near mint condition, Mary

flared skirt below the hips, trimmed with matching braid at the neckline and having a wide

Hoyer, circa 1950, the doll is preserved in her original labeled box along

ribbon-striped sash with over-sized bow, mauve tulle and taffeta petticoat, panties, stockings,

with various advertising pieces. $400/600

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289. American Child Doll in Blue Knit Winter Ensemble by Mary Hoyer

291. American Child Doll Ginny as “Tiny Miss” by Vogue in Original Box

14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic

sleep eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth, brunette

with socket head, blue/green

long curly hair with bangs, five-piece hard plastic

sleep eyes, dark eye shadow,

walking-style body, wearing her original pink and

lashes, ruby red lips of closed

white print cotton dress and panties, bright pink

mouth, platinum curly wig, five

pinafore with lace trim that matches the trim on her

piece body, wearing her original

bonnet, socks, shoes, and presented in her original

blue knit pants, cap and sweater

box with booklet and wrist tag. The doll is marked

trimmed with white mohair and

Ginny Vogue Dolls and the dress has original Vogue

pom-pom, socks and shoes. The

label. Near mint condition. Vogue, 1954, the model

doll is marked Original Mary

marketed (and the box labeled) as Tiny Miss.

Hoyer Doll and is preserved in

$300/500

8” (20 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue

her original (worn) labeled box in near mint condition. Mary Hoyer, circa 1950. $500/700

292. American Red-Haired Ginny by Vogue in Original “Pretty, Pretty” Costume 8” (20 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, brown sleep eyes, painted lashes, closed mouth, red hair in long braids, five-piece walking style body, wearing original colorfully-striped cotton dress with red plastic dog applique and belt, matching panties, socks, red front-snap shoes, red straw bonnet, red vinyl bag, and presented in

290. American Child Doll Ginny as “Cathy” by Vogue in Original Box

her original box. The doll is marked Ginny, Vogue Dolls and the dress is also tagged Vogue. Near mint condition of the rare model. Vogue, 1954. $300/500

brown sleep eyes,

293. American Child Doll Ginny as “Ginger” by Vogue in Original Box

brown long curly hair

8” (20 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue

with side-part, five-

sleep eyes, painted lashes, red curly hair and bangs,

piece strung body,

five-piece strung body, wearing her original red

and wearing her

velvet dress and bonnet with embroidered ribbon

original organdy dress

trim on dress and feathers and berries in bonnet,

with flocked polka

petticoat, panties, socks and red snap-front shoes.

8” (20 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, painted lashes,

dots and ribbon and lace edging, petticoat, panties, green ankle socks,

The doll is marked Vogue and the dress has original

black front-snap shoes, original green woven bonnet, and having floral

Vogue label. Near mint condition, original box with

nosegay on skirt and bonnet, and with original silver wrist tag, original

booklet. Vogue, the Ginny model was marketed as

box labeled Cathy. The doll and costume are marked Vogue. Excellent

“Ginger of the Debutante Series”, 1953. $400/600

all-original condition. Vogue, 1953. $400/600

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294. American Child Doll “Toni” by Ideal in Original Presentation Box 18” (46 cm.) Hard plastic socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, brunette hair, closed mouth, five-piece body, wearing her original plaid taffeta pinafore dress, petticoat, panties, socks and shoes, and presented in her original box along with Toni Play Wave, and various accessories for doll play. Excellent condition, doll is virtually unplayed with, box is very worn. Marks: P-92 Ideal Doll. Ideal, Toni, circa 1950. $400/600

295. American Child Doll “Sweet Sue Walker” in Original Box 18” (46 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, blue sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth with ruby lips, ash-blonde curly wig, five-piece hard plastic walking style body, wearing her original coral 294.

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sleeves and bodice, matching panties, socks and shoes, bonnet. The doll has her original hang tag “Sweet Sue Walks” and original store price tag of $5.95, and is preserved in her original (worn) box. The doll is in near mint unplayed with condition. American Character, circa 1953. $300/400

296. American Child Doll “Toni” by Ideal In Original Costume and Box 14” (36 cm.) All hard plastic with socket head, green sleep eyes, lashes, closed mouth with red lips, platinum blonde waist-length hair, five-piece walking style body, wearing her original organdy dress with blue polka dots and red rick-rack over magenta red under-dress, panties, red bow in hair and waist, socks, shoes. Excellent condition. Marks: Ideal Doll 90 W. The doll is preserved in impeccable original condition, with crisp fresh costume and flawless complexion, in her original (very worn) box. Ideal, circa 1950, Toni Walker. $400/500

297. American Celebrity Doll “Shirley Temple” by Ideal with Original costume 17” (43 cm.) All vinyl/plastic doll with socket head, sleep eyes, lashes, smiling expression with row of sparkling teeth, blushed and dimpled cheeks, rooted hair in original arranged ringlet curls, five-piece body, wearing her original costume of red and white checkered shirt with attached denim pinafore dress, checkered head scarf, slip, panties, socks and shoes, and having original silver Shirley Temple pin and wrist booklet. The doll is marked Ideal Doll ST 17. Ideal, 1959, gorgeous rosy cheeks and perfectly-kept coiffure and costume. $300/500 296.

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