The Reaches of the Street Marquis Auction: Day One

The Reaches of the Street Marquis Auction: Day One

Saturday, October 3, 2020  |  11:00 AM Eastern
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The Reaches of the Street Marquis Auction: Day One

The Reaches of the Street Marquis Auction: Day One

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The title pays homage to dolls created during the art character movement, dolls aptly described in one famous exhibition as “children of the street”. The auction is highlighted by the important collection of art character dolls from the late Susan Hill of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Live telephone and absentee bidding are available. Call us at 410-224-3655 M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM EST or email info@theriaults.com anytime. You can order collectible catalogs today at http://www.theriaults.com/catalogs

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Collection of Antique Accessories for Gentleman Doll 800/1100

Lot # 26 (Sale Order: 26 of 319)      

For display with doll about 14"-15". Including wooden framed club chair with tufted burgundy leather upholstery; 3" metal goose-neck telephone signed Stromberg-Carlson; b...moreurled walnut pipe, parchment-bound book The Sonnets of Buonarroff, 1906; walnut table with inlay checkerboard table top; tinplate mantel-top clock with mechanical clown and elephant; velvet-covered book box containing miniature bone dice; and a heavy card stock suitcase. Excellent condition. Late 19th century.

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Grand French Bisque Gentleman as Marquis, Rare Model 1303, by Simon and Halbig 7500/9500

Lot # 27 (Sale Order: 27 of 319)      

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head portraying an adult man with highly-defined characterization around the eyes and cheek planes, brown glass inset eyes, painted lower lashe...mores, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows, aquiline-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with firmly set lips, center accent line on lips, defined philtrum and creases at lip corners, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 S&H 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, from their 1300 art character series. The model was adapted for several variations because of its highly-characterized adult expression, including as native American or black or mulatto complexions, having been inspired by international travelers to the grand expositions of the era. Value Points: outstanding sculpture on this example portraying a handsome aristocratic gentleman with finest quality of bisque and painting, fine antique velvet and silk marquis costume.

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Pair, French Etageres with Hand-Painted Floral Decorations 400/600

Lot # 28 (Sale Order: 28 of 319)      

32" (81 cm.) The matched pair of wall-hanging corner etageres, originally created for a stylish French salon on the 1870s era feature four graduated-size shelves, and ori...moreginal painted ebony finish with gilt edging and garlands of hand-painted flowers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875.

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Three German Porcelain Half-Dolls in the 18th Century Style 500/700

Lot # 29 (Sale Order: 29 of 319)      

4" (10 cm.) -5". Each is waist-up porcelain figure of nude adult lady, with sculpted grey hair in elaborate 18th century style coiffure (one with sculpted Charlotte cap),...more painted features, each with extended arms in dramatic fashion, one with jointing at shoulders. One with blue stamp for Dressel and Kister. Excellent condition, circa 1910.

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Two German Porcelain Half-Dolls including Nefertiti 400/500

Lot # 30 (Sale Order: 30 of 319)      

Each is porcelain waist-up figure of nude adult woman with painted facial features, including woman with arms held in front of bosom, folded fists, wearing Egyptian style...more coiffe which completely covers her head, marked "Germany 14286", and lady with brown sculpted hair wrapped with aqua hair ribbons and with gilt necklaces and gold bracelets, her head turned sharply to the side and her hands stylishly posed. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910.

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Rare French Needlework Necessaire in the Form of a Bird's Nest 1200/1400

Lot # 31 (Sale Order: 31 of 319)      

7" (18 cm.) Of intricately-woven gilt metal in the shape of a bird's nest that is resting in a bower of twigs that are decorated with green-enamel metal leaves, necessair...moree features a fitted opaline glass egg with brass frame which hinges open to reveal well-fitted interior containing gold thimble and needle case (lacking scissors and awl). Excellent condition of the rare luxury accessory. French, circa 1870.

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Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Exhibition Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 7500/9500

Lot # 32 (Sale Order: 32 of 319)      

37" (94 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled definition of bosom, aquiline nose and well-shaped chin and cheek bones in portrait-like ma...morenner, very deep brilliant blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full shaded lips, pierced ears, ash-blonde hand-tied human hair wig in chignon, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, very lovely lady's antique French silk fashion gown in couturier re-fitting for this poupee, undergarments, leather shoes, pearl necklace and earrings, and silk parasol. Condition: generally excellent, the body is one size large but appears original, perhaps in design for use as Exhibition model. Marks: H 8 (red lettering on head). Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1872, the model was likely produced in the firm's newly-built 1872 porcelain works, specifically for his exhibition at the 1872 L'Exhibition Universelle in Vienna. Value Points: the rarity of the doll is rivaled only by its superb beauty, unique portraiture and finest painting and bisque, exquisite costume. Few other examples are known to exist.

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Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes and Superb Costume 1800/2500

Lot # 33 (Sale Order: 33 of 319)      

21" (53 cm.) Pale bisque shoulderhead with full cheeks, brilliant cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lightly-feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented ...morenostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with shapely torso and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, attributed to Barrois, circa 1865. Value Points: the rich cobalt blue eyes beautifully contrast the delicate complexion and mauve eyeshadow, lovely antique costume featuring a finely woven dimity gown, undergarments, leather slippers, and silk-trimmed woven sun bonnet.

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French Doll-Sized Pedestal Table with Rare Porcelain Tisaniere 300/500

Lot # 34 (Sale Order: 34 of 319)      

5" (13 cm.) h. table. 5 1/2" overall tisaniere. The walnut pedestal table, with maple wood inlay edging, displays a four-piece French porcelain tisaniere of Sevres blue w...moreith hand-painted floral accents and gilt lettering "BRU" in rich script; the set comprises tea pot, lid, pedestal stand which encloses a veilleuse oil lamp for warming the tea. Also included is wooden arched back chair. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.

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Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Antique Costume, with Chair 1100/1300

Lot # 35 (Sale Order: 35 of 319)      

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth ...moreand one lower, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white ribbed stockings and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare early model in lovely original antique costume and bonnet, along with antique wooden chair with stenciled designs.

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Stunningly-Beautiful German Bisque Twill-Bodied Lady Doll by Simon and Halbig 2400/2800

Lot # 36 (Sale Order: 36 of 319)      

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils...more and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, twill-over-wooden lady body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, and ankles, bisque lower arms, separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1875, with unique body appearing on this model only. Value Points: rare model with exquisite quality of pale bisque, original body with fine bisque hands, rare original body, wearing antique ivory and silk satin fashion gown, undergarments, blue kidskin slippers, black woven cap with ormolu pin.

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French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Rare Incised Depose Mark in Original Jumeau Dress 4500/5800

Lot # 37 (Sale Order: 37 of 319)      

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks and chin, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented...more nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose 10 (incised, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, the model was made for one year only. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with great depth of eyes, loveliest bisque and painting, original wig, body, body finish, antique undergarments, stockings, aqua kidskin shoes and original Jumeau aqua/blue satin dress.

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A Trio of 19th Century French Accessories for Poupees 600/800

Lot # 38 (Sale Order: 38 of 319)      

8" (20 cm.) l. parasol. Including pagoda-shaped parasol with silk cover, silk thread fringed trim, and carved bone handle with marble tip; 5" folding fan with exquisite f...moreolding fan depicting Watteau style romantic scene on both sides; 2 1/2" cream kidskin gloves; and a domed top leather valise fitted with miniature bone toiletries. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870.

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Very Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 10 9500/12,000

Lot # 39 (Sale Order: 39 of 319)      

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brus...morehstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, accented eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, upturned lip corners, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig with ringlet curls over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his signature portrait doll sculpted by famed Parisian artist Carriere-Belleuse, circa 1884. Value Points: finest example with lustrous complexion, brilliant eyes, finest painting, original body, antique embroidered costume, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll, aqua pressed flannel and silk bonnet, earrings, gilt necklace and tiny ring.

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Early German Bisque Child Doll with Splendid Eyes 1200/1500

Lot # 40 (Sale Order: 40 of 319)      

28" (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very full cheeks, very deep blue glass paperweight eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, dark painted c...moreurly lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, impressed dimple at philtrum and chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S H 16 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: outstanding quality of pale bisque with gleaming patina, splendid eyes, original body and body finish.

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Collection, French Accessories for Poupees or Bebes 300/500

Lot # 41 (Sale Order: 41 of 319)      

1 1/2" (4 cm.) - 4 1/2". Including gilt-finished metal basket with beveled-edge glass on all sides, double-hinged lid, arched handle, and silk tufted cushion with blue bu...morettons. Along with three opalescent shell purses with elegant silver or brass inlays and frames, and folding lorgnette with opalescent handle. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.

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Bisque Character, Shy Mischievous Smile, Model 1304, Simon and Halbig, French Market 1600/2100

Lot # 42 (Sale Order: 42 of 319)      

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with untinted complexion to depict clown or jester, brown glass inset eyes, painted lower lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed ...moremouth with impish grin, red and gold fleecy mohair wig, French composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: imperceptive faint hairline at side of head from crown rim to ear (likely original). Marks: 4 1304 S&H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, the rare character model was designed specifically for portrayal as a theatre performer doll for the French market; its various uses were as a doll, as a head for a Pierrot automaton by Lambert, and as the head for a hollow-bodied candy container for luxury Parisian candy store. Value Points: rare model with wonderful detail of sculpting and expression, original body, wig, and costume.

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Especially Lovely German Bisque Child, Model 719, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1600

Lot # 43 (Sale Order: 43 of 319)      

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, bright blue glass eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented...more nostrils and eye corners, impressed dimples at chin and philtrum, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H 719 Dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1888, the doll was made in many variations including size, open or closed mouth, white or black complexion, and even as the cheerful-face model to accompany the body and works of the Edison Phonograph doll. Value Points: hard-to-find model, especially in this larger size, has exemplary bisque, beautiful eyes, original body and body finish, and wonderful antique dress, undergarments, leather shoes, and ruffled bonnet with silk frou-frou ribbons.

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Early and Very Fine Bone and Mosaic Inlay Sewing Box 900/1400

Lot # 44 (Sale Order: 44 of 319)      

17" (43 cm.) l. x 11" x 6". The solid wooden large sewing box is elaborately decorated on the lid sides and interior of bone and intricately-designed mosaics, and has a b...morelue velvet lid lining and lock and key. When the lid is lifted, the sewing box is revealed with elaborately-constructed niches and boxes, also with inlay, and along with a number of carved bone tools including unusual barrel-shaped spools with turning knobs on the lids, richly-carved case, and green silk-covered pincushion. A single dove-tailed drawer at the base pulls open to reveal a blue velvet hinged work surface, more cubicles, an unusual open-carved flat box, and a carved bone pair of scissors, along with early playing cards. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.

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Petite German Bisque Child Doll, 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

Lot # 45 (Sale Order: 45 of 319)      

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, outlined eye socks, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pier...moreced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 192. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt who registered the model in 1892. Value Points: hard to find model with original body, lovely antique silk costume.

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Superb Rare German Bisque Art Character, 111, Attributed to Kammer and Reinhardt 14,000/17,000

Lot # 46 (Sale Order: 46 of 319)      

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with oval-shaped face depicting an older child, almond-shaped blue glass eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer iris rims, dark ...moreeyeliner, painted curly lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with solemn expression, center accent line on lips, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume comprising ivory silk faille coat with lace-edged double collars, white cotton dress, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 6. Comments: attributed to Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from the firm's art character series. Value Points: outstanding example of the rare art character, her rarity rivaled only by artistic modeling and finest bisque, original body and body finish.

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German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Trunk and Trousseau 1100/1500

Lot # 47 (Sale Order: 47 of 319)      

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, outlined lips, pierce...mored ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body. Condition: generally excellent, body has mis-matched parts but is age and size appropriate. Marks: 1159 S&H dep 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: the well-costumed lady in brown linen dress owns her own trunk with six additional seamstress made antique dresses, undergarments, bonnet, and jewelry.

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Pair, German All-Bisque Bye-Lo Babies 400/600

Lot # 48 (Sale Order: 48 of 319)      

4 1/2" (11 cm.) -6". Each is all-bisque, with solid-domed bisque swivel head on bisque baby-shaped torso, tinted light brown baby hair, brown or blue glass sleep eyes, pa...moreinted lashes and lips of closed mouth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent baby shape, bare feet, antique costumes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Copr. Grace S. Putnam made in Germany. Comments: Bye-lo Baby, 1925, designed by Grace Putnam. Value Points: rarity factors include glass eyes and swivel head.

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French Wooden Sewing Cabinet for Bebe with Unusual Attached Pincushion 500/800

Lot # 49 (Sale Order: 49 of 319)      

13" (33 cm.) h. A wooden sewing table with carved detail and fancily spindled legs, has a hinged lid with mirrored back and a lower hidden pull-out drawer for more suppli...morees. There is an unusual pin-cushion attachment that flips over and is hidden when the cabinet lid is closed, or can flip out for easy use during sewing sessions. The cabinet contains an assortment of various sewing tools, accessories, needles, threads, and a miniature handmade sampler. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.

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French Bisque Doll by Emile Jumeau with Rare Lady Body and Original Body 4500/5500

Lot # 50 (Sale Order: 50 of 319)      

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cor...morek pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed lady body with shapely waist and bosom, original undergarments including laced corset, and with antique cotton fitted lady dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 11 (and artist checkmarks, on head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful ivory-like complexion with fine painting of eye details and lips, original wig, pate, Jumeau earrings, undergarments, and leather shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau Depose 11".

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