The Doll as Theatre, Session One

The Doll as Theatre, Session One

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The Doll as Theatre, Session One

The Doll as Theatre, Session One

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The Doll as Theatre, Session One. Hanne Büktas began the pursuit of Continental dolls including Grodnertal, Genovese and Neapolitans, and, as was the case with her poupée collection, the pursuit encompassed each aspect of that collecting niche, including furnishings, accessories, animals, and other accoutrements. This is her final remaining collection, her favorite, and it will be presented in a special one-day event December 5, 2020 and a 2nd part March 2021. To order catalogs visit http://www.theriaults.com/catalogs/ for more auction information call 410-224-3655 or email info@theriaults.com.

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Neapolitan Angel with Carved Wooden Wings Attributed to Ingaldo 1100/1300

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 318)      

11" (28 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta head with sculpted tousled brown curly hair, enamel eyes, parted lips with tiny painted teeth, tow-wrapped armature body, carved wood...moreen lower arms and legs to above the knees, bare feet, antique woven metallic thread gown, and with attached wooden wings having carved detail of feathering, original cream/ochre/teal blue finish. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, attributed to Nicola Ingaldo, mid/late 1700s, his works were recorded in the inventory of Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies.

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Beautiful Neapolitan Court Lady in Elegant Costume 1500/1700

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 318)      

16" (41 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead sculpted tilted to the side, oval face, elongated throat, defined modeled bosom, brown sculpted hair waved loosely from ...moreface and captured in loose curls at her nape, enamel eyes, exquisitely painted complexion, tow-wrapped posable armature body, carved wooden hands and legs, original ivory silk gown with Juliet sleeves, braid sash and tiny bead trim, undergarments, flannel coiffe with Alencon lace and tiny beads. Excellent condition, some light paint wear on hands. Neapolitan, mid-1700s in the manner of Sanmartino.

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Neapolitan Village Man with Wheeled Cart 1400/1800

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 318)      

11" (28 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead depicting a highly-characterized man with strong nose, high cheeks, enamel eyes, firm closed mouth, painted black curly ...morehair under attached leather cap, tow-wrapped body, carved wooden arms and legs with wrapped leggings and sandal straps, wearing original worker costume with detailed features including belt, short pants, flannel vest, and shirt, pushing a wooden single-wheeled cart with wooden barrel. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid/late 1700s, highly-characterized face whose features are enhanced by ruddy nose and cheeks, stubbly chin, finely-crafted wooden cart.

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Neapolitan Lady with Rare Double-Looped Chignon 2000/2500

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 318)      

17" (43 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead of lady with modeled bosom and throat hollow, sculpted brown curly hair waved behind her sculpted ears and forming into ...morea double-looped chignon at the back of her head, enamel inset eyes, well-formed features with defined chin, closed mouth, tow-wrapped posable body, carved wooden arms and legs, very expressive individually-carved fingers, painted green stockings, carved black shoes with red buckles and heels, wearing original folklore costume with well-detailed vest, beaded and gilt necklaces, and carrying woven market basket with flowers. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, late 1700s, especially fine detail of modeling of both hands and fingers.

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Neapolitan Lady with Rare Sculpted Green Cap 1600/1900

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 318)      

11" (28 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead turned to the left with heart-shaped face, well-defined throat hollow and defined bosom, brown sculpted hair with tendri...morels of curls around her face and over her sculpted ears, sculpted green cap with red corners, enamel eyes, charming turned-up nose tip, closed mouth, tow-wrapped posable body, expressively-carved wooden hands and painted blue stockings and red shoes, wearing original low bodice folklore costume with embroidered details, apron, blue apron streamers, and carrying woven basket of fruit. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, late 1700s, most beguiling facial expression enhanced by artistic painting, rare sculpted cap.

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Genovese Carved Wooden Mountain Goat 800/1100

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 318)      

10" (25 cm.) One-piece carved wooden mountain goat posed on back legs, her front legs raised, with sculpted detail of horns, goatee, open mouth, whiskers, and udder, real...moreistic texturing of hide which is shaded black and white, on original wooden base. Excellent condition. Genovese, mid-1700s, a nearly identical piece attributed to G. Pittaluga is in the archives of the Palazzo Rosso in Genoa.

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Neapolitan Young Man with Wind-Blown Sculpted Hair 1800/2400

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 318)      

15" (38 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead of serious young man with sculpted short brown hair in tousled wind-blown manner, enamel eyes, well-defined cheekbones a...morend nose, tow-wrapped posable body, carved wooden lower arms and legs, painted blue stockings and painted tan shoes with black buckles, wearing original brown velvet jacket with gold braid, silk vest, linen pants, shirt. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, late 1700s, outstanding detail of modeling and artistic painting.

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Neapolitan Black Prince in Jeweled Costume with Gold-Tipped Spear 2400/2800

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 318)      

16" (41 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead, ebony black complexion, sculpted short cropped curly hair, black enamel up-glancing eyes, sculpted brows, distinctively...more-modeled nose and firm lips, impressed facial lines, tow-wrapped posable armature body, carved wooden lower arms and legs, painted black stockings, brown knee-high boots, wearing ivory silk faille tunic with hand-stitched vest with inset faux-emeralds and paillettes, metallic embroidery, magenta silk breeches, blue silk jacket with rich embroidery and sequin trim, earrings, and carrying wooden-handled spear with gold-plated tip with shaped figural designs. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid-1700s, outstanding portraiture and sculpting, superb costume.

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Neapolitan Balthazar, King of Arabia, in Splendid Robes, on Horseback 10,000/12,000

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 318)      

20" (51 cm.) h. 28"w. Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead portraying young black-complexioned man with tightly-cropped sculpted hair, enamel eyes, aristocratic features,...more tow-wrapped posable armature body, carved wooden lower arms and legs with carved leg sashes, wearing original royal costume comprising yellow silk trousers, fitted green silk vest, lined red silk long coat, ivory silk collared cape, thickly-padded turban, and with metal sword; each costume element is richly encrusted with gilt threaded embroidery and applique paillettes and pearls. Seated upon a cream painted terra cotta horse with deeply-sculpted mane and tail, enamel eyes, lavishly-fitted with gold-encrusted saddle over fringed yellow silk saddle blanket, sculpted brass bits, noseband and stirrups, and posed on wooden base. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid-1700s, portraying Balthazar. King of Arabia, and bearer of myrrh in the traditional Magi scene. Outstanding in its presentation with extraordinary original costume in every small detail, superb sculpting, and finest state of preservation.

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Neapolitan Caspar, King of Tarsus, in Royal Robes on Horse 10,000/12,000

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 318)      

22" (56 cm.) seated. 18"w. horse. Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead portraying aged grey-haired bearded man, deeply-sculpted hair and flowing beard, enamel eyes, tow-w...morerapped posable armature body, carved wooden arms and legs, carved and painted distinctive green open-toed boots with gold rims, wearing very lavish original royal costume with overall gilt metallic embroidery and beading, comprising silk striped harem pants, lined silk fitted tunic, lined blue velvet jacket, golden silk cape with tasseled trim, padded draped turban with pearl beading and silk tip, sash with gilt sabre, and seated on brown painted terra cotta horse with enamel eyes, deeply-sculpted mane and tail, with decorated red velvet saddle and decorated harness, on wooden base. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid-1700s, portraying Caspar, King of Tarsus, bearer of gold in the traditional Magi scene. The model is extraordinary, only in its luxury size, but in its magnificent sculpting, lavish costume, and perfectly-preserved condition.

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Neapolitan Melchior, King of Persia, in Royal Robes on Horse 9000/12,000

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 318)      

23" (58 cm.) seated. 20"w. horse. Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead portraying young slender-faced man with deeply-sculpted brown hair and trimmed brown chin beard, en...moreamel eyes, tow-wrapped posable armature body, carved wooden arms and legs, carved and painted brown open-toed boots, wearing original royal costume comprising silk striped harem pants, green silk fitted tunic, paper-lined burgundy silk jacket, lined golden silk cape with tasseled collar, padded draped turban with pearl beading, sash, "jeweled" necklace, and seated on black painted terra cotta horse with enamel eyes, deeply-sculpted brown mane and tail, with red velvet saddle over fringed and metallic-thread embroidered saddle blanket, cast metal stirrups and harness trim, on wooden base. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid-1700s, portraying Melchior, King of Persia, bearer of gifts in the traditional Magi scene. Wonderfully-detailed and rare figure with exceptional detail of horse modeled and decorations.

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Neapolitan Young Boy in Blue Laced Vest 900/1100

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 318)      

8" (20 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead turned to the right, sculpted wind-blown brown short hair, enamel eyes, tow-wrapped armature body, sculpted wooden arms a...morend legs, painted rumpled blue leggings and brown shoes with red straps, wearing original costume comprising blue homespun lined and laced vest, white shirt, woolen pants. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, late 1700s, especially fine detail of intelligent gaze on the rare to find smaller model.

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Wooden Chair with Gilt Accented Crest and Finials 300/400

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 318)      

9" (23 cm.) The ladder-back chair with carved detail of spindles and finials has rope-woven seat, and green painted finish with gilt-accented carvings on crest back, spin...moredles, finials and ball feet. Excellent condition. Late 1700s, rare miniature chair with strong craftsman presence.

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Neapolitan Shaggy Dog with Detailed Features 500/700

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 318)      

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta dog with sculpted shaggy fur and curled tail, well-detailed whiskers, shaded brown and white painted finish. Excellent condition. N...moreeapolitan, late 1700s.

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Neapolitan Bald-Headed Country Gentleman 1600/1900

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 318)      

13" (33 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead of gentleman with bald pate and sculpted tufts of hair at forehead and over each ear, enamel eyes, well-defined chin, cl...moreosed mouth with shy smile and painted row of teeth, tow-wrapped armature body, carved wooden arms and legs, painted blue/green stockings and black shoes, wearing original costume comprising silk-lined velvet jacket with gold braid and silver buttons, silk vest and cummerbund, textured short pants, brown cap. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, late 1700s, exceptional and expressive modeling of kindly-faced older man.

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Neapolitan Lady with Braided Chignon 1700/2100

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 318)      

13" (33 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead turned to the right, defined throat hollow and bosom, brown sculpted hair with short tendrils of curls framing the face ...moreand nape, and forming into a large loosely-braided chignon at the back, enamel eyes, closed mouth with two painted teeth, tow-wrapped armature body, carved wooden lower arms and legs, painted red stockings, blue painted clogs, wearing original costume comprising burgundy silk and velvet costume with richly hand-embroidered details, muslin undergarment, silver and coral necklace, mushroom-shaped basket with flowers. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, late 1700s, rare coiffure with exquisite detail of expression and complexion.

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Neapolitan Woman with Rare Sculpted White Bonnet 1800/2200

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 318)      

12" (30 cm.) Polychromed shoulderhead turned to the left, modeled bosom, sculpted white bonnet with gathered back and having brown sculpted hair framing the face and form...moreing into frivolous curls in front of her ears, enamel eyes, mouth modeled as though open with painted teeth and tongue tip, tow-wrapped armature body, carved wooden arms and legs, painted blue stockings, black painted shoes, wearing original silk costume with handmade lace and gilt braid trim, lined silk apron with metallic trim, carrying woven basket with goods. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid/late 1700s, rarity factors include well-detailed bonnet, eyes and mouth.

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Neapolitan Lady with Smiling Expression 1800/2200

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 318)      

12" (30 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead turned to the side, brown sculpted hair waved loosely from her face and gathered in a casual bun at the back crown, larg...moree enamel eyes, closed mouth with wide smiling expression, tow-wrapped posable armature body, carved wooden lower arms and legs, painted stockings and shoes, wearing silk costume comprising peach and emerald green silk brocade with gilt metallic trim, apron, and holding a metal lidded tureen in her outstretched hands. Excellent condition, some professional restoration to fingers. Neapolitan, mid-1700s, unique charming expression enhanced by exquisite painting of facial features.

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Italian Porcelain Miniature Table with Gargoyle Design 600/800

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 318)      

6" (15 cm.) l. Of heavy porcelain, the table with green marble-like finish is supported by four coral-tinted porcelain gargoyles with gilded wings and accents, and four f...moreitted porcelain dishes and containers on the table surface. Excellent condition. Italian, 1800s.

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Tinplate Table with Assortment of Carved Wooden Meats, and Basket of Wooden Ducks 600/900

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 318)      

7" (18 cm.) table l. The tinplate table displays a number of butcher's carved meats including roasts, hams, pig's head, sausages, bologna, and complete body for pig roast...more, along with a basket of carved wooden ducks, each with original painted finish. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.

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Early Tinplate Stove with Flat-Iron Warmers 400/600

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 318)      

11" (28 cm.) The four-legged tinplate stove is designed for heating flat-irons, of which four cast iron irons are included as well as heating copper tea pot, also include...mored. The stove is accented with brass rosettes and brass knobs for opening oven doors. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s.

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Miniature Wooden "Grabber" with Tin Hooks 200/300

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 318)      

6 1/2" (17 cm.) The wooden-handled dowel-stick has tin wrapped tip with two protruding hooks, and was designed for butcher or shop owner to "grab" a meat or supply from a...more high shelf or hook. Excellent condition. Circa 1800, rare accessory.

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Collection of Carved Wooden Butcher Shop Victuals in Shop Setting 800/1000

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 318)      

Thirty-eight carved wooden cuts of meat, poultry, chops, roasts, sausages and birds are hand-painted and displayed in a (contemporary) foam-board butcher stall with detai...morels such as window and door at back. Excellent condition. Meats, early 1800s.

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Miniature Wooden Cabinet with Intricate Inlay 300/400

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 318)      

8" (20 cm.) Wooden cabinet with veneer surface inlaid in intricate pattern of stripes and checks features a hinged lid and single drawer above a double-door lower cabinet...more which opens to three interior drawers, each with a different inlay pattern. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s.

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Outstanding Neapolitan Bearded Man with Pipe Attributed to Sanmartino 5000/7000

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18" (46 cm.) Polychromed terra cotta shoulderhead of deeply-tanned man, his head inclined and gazing to the side, very thick sculpted unruly hair with defined locks onto ...morehis forehead, sculpted stubbly beard and moustache, enamel eyes, pronounced nose, defined chest cavity, tow-wrapped armature body, carved wooden lower arms and legs, very expressive carving of fingers, wearing original costume comprising brown wool twill suit and homespun vest each with hand-stitched lacing holes, matching pants, burlap leggings, kidskin sandals, and with glass flask in woven bottle, kidskin water bottle with wooden cap, and bone-tipped wooden pipe. Excellent condition. Neapolitan, mid-1700s, attributed to Giuseppe Sanmartino, one of the leading sculptors of 18th century Naples, his works included presepio figures such as this as well as full sculptures, silver, and statuettes.

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