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A Marquis Antique Doll Auction Featuring the Important Collection of Sharon Jerome. At the Westin Governor Morris Hotel, in Morristown, New Jersey.

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Classic French Bisque Smiling Poupee Deposed by Leon Casimir Bru 2800/3500

Classic French Bisque Smiling Poupee Deposed by Leon Casimir Bru 2800/3500

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 268)      

21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes in perfect almond shape, dark eyeliner, short curled lashes, arched fea...morethered brows, mauve eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with hint of enigmatic smile, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French kid poupee body with square cut collarette, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, lovely antique costume including opera glasses. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy. Marks: J. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872, the year in which he deposed this very distinctive model, said to be a portrait of Empress Eugenie. Value Points: especially beautiful example of the sought-after portrait poupee with finest bisque, complexion and painting, sturdy original body.

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Early-1800s Miniature Portrait Paintings Including Napoleon and Josephine 600/900

Early-1800s Miniature Portrait Paintings Including Napoleon and Josephine 600/900

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 268)      

Including 6"x 3" framed portraits of Napoleon and Josephine with outstanding detail of medals, jewelry, lace and crown, and with illegible tiny artist signature. And 3" r...moreound framed portraits of Spanish King Philippe IV and Spanish Queen Marie of Austria with wonderfully detailed ringlet curls and feathered hair ornaments, with illegible artist signatures. Excellent condition. Early/mid-1800s.

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French Maitrise Model of Marble-Top Chest of Drawers 400/600

French Maitrise Model of Marble-Top Chest of Drawers 400/600

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 268)      

12" (30 cm.) l. 9"h. Featuring bombe-shaped front and sides and with cabriole legs, the two drawer chest is of fine fruitwood veneers with further scrolled inlay pattern,...more and with grey marbled top and bronze drawer pulls and decorative mounts. French, maitrise model, late 1800s.

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19th Century French Trunk by Louis Vuitton for Poupee 1200/1800

19th Century French Trunk by Louis Vuitton for Poupee 1200/1800

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11" (28 cm.) The wooden-framed trunk has signature Vuitton-design cover, with wrapped leather edging bearing the LV stamp, and wooden braces with little brass studs, bras...mores clips and clasp, original paper lining. Excellent condition. French, from the atelier of Louis Vuitton of Paris, circa 1900.

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French Bisque Smiling Gentleman Poupee with Wooden Body by Prevost-Huret  7000/9500

French Bisque Smiling Gentleman Poupee with Wooden Body by Prevost-Huret 7000/9500

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 268)      

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with very elongated facial shape, painted blue eyes accentuated by thick upper black eyeliner, grey eyeshadow, painted lashes, fringed bro...morews, accented nostrils and eye corners, rounded nose tip, closed mouth with upturned lip corners in smiling expression, defined space between the outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, French slender wooden body with swivel waist, jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips and knees, metal hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Huret 66 Rue de la Boetie. (body). Comments: Prevost-Huret, circa 1915, in the illustrious lineage of Adelaide Huret, this model created during the era of the Renaissance of the French Doll. Value Points: very handsome gentleman with artistic painting, original body with original finish, wearing gentleman's antique evening wear.

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French Porcelain Poupee Attributed to Blampoix 1700/2500

French Porcelain Poupee Attributed to Blampoix 1700/2500

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 268)      

15" (38 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with lightly-tinted complexion, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lightly-tinted brows and lashes, accented nostrils, close...mored mouth, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, attributed to Blampoix, circa 1865. Value Points: brilliant cobalt eyes complemented by glowing lustrous complexion.

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Beautiful French Porcelain Poupee with Rare Huret Kid Body Signature 3500/5500

Beautiful French Porcelain Poupee with Rare Huret Kid Body Signature 3500/5500

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 268)      

17" (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with delicately-tinted complexion, painted blue down-glancing eyes with darker blue iris rims, thick black upper eyeliner, delicately-...morepainted lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, unpierced ears, blushed cheeks, blonde mohair wig, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Huret a Paris (and other illegible word, torso stamp). Comments: French, circa 1860, rare untypical body stamp, this being the mark usually found on costumes by Huret. Value Points: very beautiful face with artistic painting of eyes and blushed cheeks.

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English Miniature Portraits of Honorable and Mrs. Edward Perceval by John Smart 1200/1600

English Miniature Portraits of Honorable and Mrs. Edward Perceval by John Smart 1200/1600

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 268)      

4" (10 cm.) x 5 1/2" frames. The delicate watercolor miniature portraits depict the Honorable and Mrs. Edward Perceval in semi-profile with exquisite detail of shading an...mored costume detail, each signed "Smart" and each in original inlay bone and rosewood frame. Ink script on the back identifying their persons. Paintings excellent, some wear on frames. John Smart (c. 1740-1811) was a noted portrait miniaturest in the late 1700s, known for his grey coloring and sense of quietude.

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German Porcelain Doll Known as Nymphenburg Lady 1100/1400

German Porcelain Doll Known as Nymphenburg Lady 1100/1400

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 268)      

18" (46 cm.) White porcelain shoulderhead with elongated face and throat, sculpted grey hair drawn into highly-stylized coiffure, partially-sculpted ears, heavily-modeled...more eyelids lending a down-glancing expression, painted blue/grey eyes, aquiline nose, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower arms, silk gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1910, the doll was introduced at the 1908 Munich Art Doll Exhibition, this being a rare variation of hair color and complexion.

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Dainty French Toilette Table with Porcelain Wash Set 500/800

Dainty French Toilette Table with Porcelain Wash Set 500/800

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 268)      

18" (46 cm.) h. 12'W. The wooden-framed toilette table has inset panels and drawer fronts with rose-patterned chintz cover, inset bevel-edge center mirror, lace and silk ...moretassel accents and is fitted with original white porcelain wash bowl, pitcher and two dresser jars with floral design and gilt accents, with original cord ties to table top. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900.

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French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Extremely Rare Size 0, Signed Bru Shoes 18,000/23,000

French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Extremely Rare Size 0, Signed Bru Shoes 18,000/23,000

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 268)      

10" (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, very plump cheeks and chin, amber brown glass paperweight eyes, t...morehick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, hip-length blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing, curved kid upper arms, bisque hands. Condition: generally excellent, fine professional restoration to right thumb. Marks: (crescent symbol) Bru Jne 0 (head) Bru Jne 0 (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882, his transitional model of circle dot and classic Bru Jne that appears to have been made during a single year period and is rarely found. Value Points: the rarity of the transitional model is accentuated by the most desirable tiny size, having most beautiful face with lovely bisque and painting, original soft elongated wig, very sturdy body and wearing a fine, frail but original silk bebe dress, along with undergarments, pretty bonnet and porcelain perfume bottle on chatelaine, the bebe wears her original leather shoes (one sole replaced) signed "Bru Jne Paris 0". Ex-Nikki Kvitka Collection.

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Outstanding and Rare French Bisque Bebe A.T. Andre Thuillier, Charming Petite Size 18,000/22,000

Outstanding and Rare French Bisque Bebe A.T. Andre Thuillier, Charming Petite Size 18,000/22,000

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 268)      

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner encircles the eye-cut, painted lashes, incised eyeliner, brushstro...moreked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, original composition and wooden fully jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A. 7 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful classic model of A.T. bebe with wonderful definition of lips, choicest bisque, original body and body finish, antique silk and lace dress, leather shoes signed C.P.

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Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau 6000/8000

Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau 6000/8000

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 268)      

20" (51 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes with darker blue outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyesha...moredow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, delicately shaded outlined lips with upturn lip corners, pierced ears, lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with plump limbs and straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful early model with finest complexion and painting, original body and body finish, original factory chemise, and with (very frail) original gold silk dress with extended train.

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Two 19th Century Dance Cards and Mother-of-Pearl Lorgnette 300/500

Two 19th Century Dance Cards and Mother-of-Pearl Lorgnette 300/500

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 268)      

3" (8 cm.) -4". Including mother-of-pearl lorgnette with folding hinged frame, padded silk cushion with dance card and pencil hidden on the back, and a faux-bone dance ca...morerd book with rose silk lining, silver inlays, and set in leather-covered box with silk lining. Very good condition. Late 1800s.

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French Musical Bon-Bon Automaton "Little Girl at the Piano" by Vichy  6500/8500

French Musical Bon-Bon Automaton "Little Girl at the Piano" by Vichy 6500/8500

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 268)      

15" (38 cm.) Standing at an upright wooden piano is a bisque-head bebe with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, long painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, pierced ears, ...moreblonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, paper mache hands, purple velvet dress with lace, undergarments, shoes; the piano has elaborate ormolu candlesticks, music rack and handles, silver basket with silk flowers, and faux keys. When wound, music plays, the girl turns her head side to side and moves her hands up and down "playing" the piano. Condition: generally excellent, music and movement function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Vichy, circa 1890. Value Points: well-preserved parlor automaton with wonderful luxury details of piano, pretty music, charming petite size, and original presentation as a rare luxury candy box, the lid lifting for access to the surprise bon-bons.

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German Bisque Art Character, 101, "Marie" by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1500

German Bisque Art Character, 101, "Marie" by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1500

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 268)      

20" (50 cm.) Bisque socket head, pale blue painted eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, heavy eyelids, one-stroke dash brows, closed mouth with accent line between the lips,...more auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, hands repainted. Marks: K*R 101 50. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the model marketed as "Marie" from the firm's art character series of that year. Value Points: especially well-defined wistful expression with choice bisque and painting, wonderful antique costume.

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Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Art Character, "Willie Pearl's Doll", 208 by Kestner 25,000/35,000

Rare German Bisque Painted Eye Art Character, "Willie Pearl's Doll", 208 by Kestner 25,000/35,000

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 268)      

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with very deeply-impressed sculpted facial features, upper-glancing painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, painted curly lashes...more, accented eye corners and nostrils, rounded tip nose, closed mouth with full outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners and chin, brunette mohair wig in side-coiled braids over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique brown linen dress with handmade lace trim, blouse, undergarments, socks, shoes, lace cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K made in Germany 208 14 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910 from their art character series. Value Points: pristine original condition of the extremely rare model, notably so in this large size, enhanced by superb detail of facial modeling, flawless complexion, original wig, body and body finish, antique costume. Few examples of the size 14 model of the painted eye character 208 are known to exist. Provenance: The childhood doll of Miss Willie Pearl Davis of Douglas, Georgia, born 1905, the doll was tenderly cherished in the Davis family home until the passing of Willie Pearl in 2000, when it was acquired by a local Douglas doll collector who has preserved the doll until this date.

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Early German Mohair Teddy by Steiff with Button in Ear 300/500

Early German Mohair Teddy by Steiff with Button in Ear 300/500

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 268)      

16" (41 cm.) Of golden mohair with long snout, black shoe-button eyes, black re-embroidered nose, swivel head, back hump, excelsior fill, jointing at arms and hips, felt ...morepaws. Fair/good condition with sparse mohair on nose, repair to felt on paws, Germany, Steiff, with original underscored-F Steiff button in ear, circa 1915.

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Petite German Bisque Boy, 224, by Bahr and Proschild 400/500

Petite German Bisque Boy, 224, by Bahr and Proschild 400/500

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 268)      

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four porcelain tiny teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoul...moreders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 224 3. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1890. Value Points: charming young bright-eyed lad with wonderful velvet costume and lace, lace collar and cuffs.

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All-Original German Closed Mouth Child, 208, by Bahr and Proschild 800/1200

All-Original German Closed Mouth Child, 208, by Bahr and Proschild 800/1200

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13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pi...moreerced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 208 4. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1890s. Value Points: most endearing all-original doll with factory-original dress and bonnet, undergarments, socks and shoes. Ex-Mary Merritt Doll Museum.

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German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, 204, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, 204, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 268)      

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, blue spiral-threaded glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye c...moreorners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 204 5. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1890. Value Points: an especially pretty closed mouth child, in the French manner, with rich spiral-threaded eyes, original early body and body finish.

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German Bisque Child Doll, Model 204 with Open Mouth by Bahr and Proschild 400/500

German Bisque Child Doll, Model 204 with Open Mouth by Bahr and Proschild 400/500

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 268)      

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue spiral-threaded glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils o...moref rounded tip nose, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 204 12. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1890. Value Points: bright-eyed child with charming expression, impressed dimples around mouth and eyes, original body and body finish.

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German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, 201, by Bahr and Proschild 900/1200

German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, 201, by Bahr and Proschild 900/1200

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 268)      

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with light-brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth...more, four porcelain teeth, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 201. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed child has beautiful brown complexion, original wig and body finish, and is wearing lovely antique costume.

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American Oil Painting "Young Girl in White Dress" by Anson Daniels, 1877 3000/5000

American Oil Painting "Young Girl in White Dress" by Anson Daniels, 1877 3000/5000

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 268)      

27"w. (69 cm.) x 31"h. Oil painting on canvas depicting a brown-haired girl wearing a white dress with ruffled collar of broderie Anglaise, and with dainty feathering of ...morecurls at the top of her forehead. In original gilt wooden frame with framer's mark, and signed in red by the artist "Daniels 1877". Excellent condition. Anson Daniels of Medway, Massachusetts (1813-1884), the 19th century New England artist/poet, "a man of broad and generous culture" according to documents in the Medway Historical Society, was known especially for his portrait work.

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Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Bru, Size 12, with Original Composition Body 11,000/13,000

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Bru, Size 12, with Original Composition Body 11,000/13,000

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 268)      

30" (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark encircling eyeliner, painted curly lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with d...moreecorative glaze, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely antique white-wear costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 12 (head) Bebe Bru (body). Comments: Bebe Bru, circa 1890, a rare transitional model made for one or two years only with this body prior to the "R" model bebe. Value Points: very beautiful expression with luminous deep eyes, finest quality bisque and painting.

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