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Tears for Mina, Day Two

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Two day Marquis auction features Part II of Samy Odin’s Musée de la Poupée in Paris, a private collection of French poupées, bébés and automata; and the Myla Perkins Collection of Leo Moss.

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German Porcelain Lady with Wonderful Large Brown Eyes 900/1200

German Porcelain Lady with Wonderful Large Brown Eyes 900/1200

Lot # 295 (Sale Order: 1 of 142)

23" (58 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with plump rounded face, strong throat, black sculpted hair in center-part with soft curls at each side of forehead and then waved beh...moreind the ears, deeply-defined large eye sockets with painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, painted lower lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with piquant smile, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare brown-eyed model with exceptional detail of modeling, especially of eyes and lips.

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Large German Blue Roof Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk 1200/1500

Large German Blue Roof Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk 1200/1500

Lot # 296 (Sale Order: 2 of 142)

28" (71 cm.) x 16". The wooden two-story dollhouse has a painted blue roof with tower, and lithographed paper cover overall featuring architectural details such as bricks...more, timbers, and attic windows, and with glass windows, front porch railing, second floor balcony with roof, and working front door. The side opens to two large rooms, each with original wall and floor papers and with original window curtains. With classic Moritz Gottschalk knobs on each door. Excellent condition. Germany, Gottschalk, circa 1890.

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German Bisque Portrait Doll of Admiral Sampson by Dressel 500/800

German Bisque Portrait Doll of Admiral Sampson by Dressel 500/800

Lot # 297 (Sale Order: 3 of 142)

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

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German Bisque Portrait of "Uncle Sam" by Dressel in Rare Small Size 900/1200

German Bisque Portrait of "Uncle Sam" by Dressel in Rare Small Size 900/1200

Lot # 298 (Sale Order: 4 of 142)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with highly characterized facial sculpture of kindly old gentleman based upon the Thomas Nast drawings of Uncle Sam, angular face with pro...moreminent nose, cheek bones and jaw, blue glass inset eyes, sculpted grey brows, closed mouth, beaming smile, incised and highlighted age wrinkles, grey mohair wig and beard, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 3 Germany. Comments: Cuno and Otto Dressel, circa 1895, from their series of American historical figures. Value Points: well-rendered portrait of the notable symbolic figure, with factory original costume.

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Larger German Bisque Portrait of Uncle Sam by Dressel 1000/1300

Larger German Bisque Portrait of Uncle Sam by Dressel 1000/1300

Lot # 299 (Sale Order: 5 of 142)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with highly characterized facial sculpture based upon the Thomas Nast drawings of Uncle Sam, angular face with prominent nose, cheek bones...more and jaw, brown glass inset eyes, very thick sculpted grey brows, closed mouth, beaming smile, incised and highlighted age wrinkles, white mohair wig and beard, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 3 Germany. Comments: Cuno and Otto Dressel, circa 1895, from their American historical series. Value Points: especially fine modeling enhanced by artistic painting, the doll is all-original and wears factory original costume.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Uncle Sam" by Shepard & Adams 1800/2300

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Uncle Sam" by Shepard & Adams 1800/2300

Lot # 300 (Sale Order: 6 of 142)

11" (28 cm.) The cast iron figure of Uncle Sam, based on Thomas Nast drawing of 1877, is standing upon the base with raised eagle design and the words "Uncle Sam"; he hol...moreds a green cast iron umbrella in his left hand and a cast iron satchel with raised lettering U.S. is at his feet. When a coin is placed in his hand, and the lever pushed, he lowers his hand to drop the coin in the satchel which opens up; meanwhile his beard wags up and down. Very good/excellent, mechanism is complete and functioning, painted finish is original albeit with some rubs and fading. American, circa 1886, Shepard & Adams.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Cat and Dog Organ Grinder" by Kyser & Rex 1200/1500

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Cat and Dog Organ Grinder" by Kyser & Rex 1200/1500

Lot # 301 (Sale Order: 7 of 142)

8" (20 cm.) Seated atop a cast iron organ is a monkey with a donation plate held in its right arm, and his cap held in his left hand. Posed on either side are a dancing c...moreat and dog which revolve while chimes play when the handle is turned at the side; the monkey receives donations on his extended plate, drops the coin in the slot, and tips his hat in thanks. Generally excellent, complete and with original paint albeit somewhat faded. American, c. 1882. Kyser & Rex of Pennsylvania, from their original patent.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "William Tell" by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1600

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "William Tell" by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1600

Lot # 302 (Sale Order: 8 of 142)

7" (18 cm.) Standing upon a cast iron base is William Tell, having very elaborate caped uniform and cap, and with nodding head, a rifle held in his extended hands, aimed ...moreat the apple on the head of a young boy standing in the doorway of the cast iron fort. When a coin is placed in the rifle barrel and William's right foot pressed, he nods forward, and the rifle releases the coin toward the apple on the boy's head, and then is captured into the bank. Generally excellent, original parts and functioning mechanism, original painted finish with some minor rubs. American, circa 1896, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Paddy and the Pig" Glass Eyes by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1500

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Paddy and the Pig" Glass Eyes by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1500

Lot # 303 (Sale Order: 9 of 142)

8" (20 cm.) Seated upon the iron base is an Irishman with sculpted hat emblazoned with a shamrock, with brown glass movable eyes and hinged jaw, dark brown jacket, yellow...more trousers, and holding a white piglet in his lap. When a coin is placed on the piglet's nose and the lever pushed, the piglet kicks up his foot, popping the coin backwards into the hinging-open mouth of Irishman whose eyes also roll back and forth. Very good/excellent, finish all original with some paint wear and rubs, mechanism intact and functioning, coin trap missing. American, circa 1880s, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Indian and the Bear" by J. & E. Stevens 800/1200

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Indian and the Bear" by J. & E. Stevens 800/1200

Lot # 304 (Sale Order: 10 of 142)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) A large brown cast iron bear is standing at one end of a the cast iron base, and at the other end, a Native American is posed kneeling, his rifle aimed at...more the bear. When a coin is placed in the barrel slot of the rifle, and lever released, the Native American nods his head and fires the coin into the coin slot of the bear who opens and closes his mouth. With early "Pat Pend" embossed plaque on the underside base. Overall good with original paint except feathers are replaced. American, 1880s, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical "Artillery Bank" by J. & E. Stevens 700/900

American Cast Iron Mechanical "Artillery Bank" by J. & E. Stevens 700/900

Lot # 305 (Sale Order: 11 of 142)

6" (15 cm.) A Union Army soldier stands alongside a cannon, in front of a fort tower. When coin is placed in the cannon, the hammer pulled back, and the thumb-piece press...moreed, the coin is shot into the tower, while the soldier's arm rises as though directing "Fire!" The coin trap is impressed "Patd Feb 2 1875" and the base is impressed "Pat May 31 1892". Overall good, the base and tower are separated, original painted finish albeit some fading, mechanism functions well. American, 1890s, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Eagle and Eaglets" by J. & E. Stevens 800/1300

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Eagle and Eaglets" by J. & E. Stevens 800/1300

Lot # 306 (Sale Order: 12 of 142)

6" (15 cm.) h. 7 1.2"l. An eagle and her nest of baby eaglets is displayed upon its cast iron base with well-defined ground cover and a tiny hidden yellow bear. The eagle...more has glass eyes and hinged wings. When the coin is placed in the eagle's beak, and lever pressed, the eagle leans forward, spreading his wings, and drops the coin into the eaglets' nest; while simultaneously the eaglets reach upward, their little mouths opening and closing. Structurally excellent with original paint albeit rubbed, mechanism functions well. Incised "Pat, Jan. 23 1883" on underside. American, circa 1883, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Owl" with Turning Head by J. & E. Stevens 800/1100

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Owl" with Turning Head by J. & E. Stevens 800/1100

Lot # 307 (Sale Order: 13 of 142)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) The cast iron owl is perched upon a log, against an upright branch, with well-defined talons and feathers, glass eyes. When coin is placed on the top of t...morehe branch and lever pressed, he turns his head abruptly, causing the coin to fall into the bank. Generally excellent, trap door is a replacement. American, circa 1880s, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Bad Accident" by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1500

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Bad Accident" by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1500

Lot # 308 (Sale Order: 14 of 142)

6" (15 cm.) h. 10"l. Posed on the flower-edged pathway of a cast iron base is a two-wheel cart pulled by a harnessed mule. A black man sits on the cart and a small black ...morechild hides behind a nearby shrub. When coin is placed under the driver's feet and the lever released, the little boy jumps in front of the frightened mule, causing the cart to lurch backward, while the coin slips into the cart bank. Very good/excellent, some paint fading, harness and yellow flower have old retouch, mechanism functions well. American, circa 1890s, J. & E. Stevens.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "I Always Did ‘Spise a Mule" by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1400

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "I Always Did ‘Spise a Mule" by J. & E. Stevens 1100/1400

Lot # 309 (Sale Order: 15 of 142)

10.25" (26 cm.) Posed upon the cast iron base with red painted frame and grassy ground cover is a harnessed mule upon which is seated a black boy in jockey like uniform. ...moreThe coin is held in the rider's mouth, and when the lever is released, the mule kicks his back feet, tossing the rider forward and the coin is thrown into the receptacle below. Incised "Pat. Jul 22, 1879" on underside and with raised lettering "I always did ‘spise a mule" on ground. Very good/excellent, original painted finish with fading and rubbed patina, mechanism functions well. American, circa 1880, J. & E. Stevens.

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English Cast Iron Figural Mechanical Bank 700/900

English Cast Iron Figural Mechanical Bank 700/900

Lot # 310 (Sale Order: 16 of 142)

7" (18 cm.) The bust depicting a black man has highly-characterized features, painted red shirt with white collar and blue bow, hinged right arms with extended curled fin...moregers designed to hold a coin, movable brown eyes, and movable tongue. When the lever is released, he flips the coin into his mouth, his tongue moves, and his eyes roll up and down. Incised "Jolly Nigger Bank" in arched design at the back of shirt. Generally excellent. English, circa 1900.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Elephant with Hidden Rider" by Enterprise 800/1100

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Elephant with Hidden Rider" by Enterprise 800/1100

Lot # 311 (Sale Order: 17 of 142)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) h. 6 1/2"l. The cast iron elephant with curled movable trunk and box-shaped howdah above a painted blanket. When a coin is placed on the elephant's mouth ...moreand lever released, the elephant pushes the coin into his mouth with his trunk, and the lid of the howdah lifts up revealing a little wooden man with painted black hat. Very good/excellent, original paint with some wear, mechanism functions well. American, circa 1885, Enterprise Man'f. Co.

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American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Dog on Turntable" by H. L. Judd 700/900

American Cast Iron Mechanical Bank "Dog on Turntable" by H. L. Judd 700/900

Lot # 312 (Sale Order: 18 of 142)

5" (13 cm.) The cast iron building with arched windows on sides and backs has two arched doorways at the front, edged by a porch with railing and steps. A turntable revol...moreves between the two doors upon which is posed a dog holding a plate in his mouth upon which a coin can be placed. As the dog enters the building, the coin falls from mouth, being deposited in the bank. Excellent condition. American, circa 1895, H. L. Judd of Connecticut.

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All-Original Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll "The Girl from Paris"  1800/2200

All-Original Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll "The Girl from Paris" 1800/2200

Lot # 314 (Sale Order: 19 of 142)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with pronounced spiral threading, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshado...morew, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with rich outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 137 11. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1885. Value Points: gorgeous all-original closed mouth doll, wearing factory original dress and bonnet, with yellow waist sash lettered "The Girl From Paris".

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All-Original Sonneberg Bisque Doll in the Bru Look-Alike Manner with Provenance 2200/2500

All-Original Sonneberg Bisque Doll in the Bru Look-Alike Manner with Provenance 2200/2500

Lot # 315 (Sale Order: 20 of 142)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows...more, rose-blushed eyelids, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression and with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (indecipherable model number). Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1885, the model closely resembles the "circle/dot" bebe of Leon Casimir Bru whose market the Sonneberg maker sought to capture. Value Points: pristine unplayed with condition, the beautiful doll wears factory original red silk frock, undergarments, bonnet, socks and shoes. Ex-collection of Doris Hupp whose dolls were featured in Woman's Day magazine of January, 1965.

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Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Royal Coach 600/900

Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Royal Coach 600/900

Lot # 316 (Sale Order: 21 of 142)

5" (13 cm.) Richly gilded bronze frame with fancy scrolled wheels, and having hand-painted porcelain enamel carriage body with scenes of winged cherubs on the roof, and w...moreith floral decorated garlands on each side; the coach has a gilt crown on the roof and doors and windows are framed with ornate gilt edging. Excellent condition. Austria, early 1900s.

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French Musical Automaton "At the Toilette Table" by Leopold Lambert 5800/7500

French Musical Automaton "At the Toilette Table" by Leopold Lambert 5800/7500

Lot # 317 (Sale Order: 22 of 142)

22" (56 cm.) Arranged upon a velvet-covered wooden base is a bisque-head bebe standing behind a wooden toilette table upon which is arranged a bounty of toilette articles...more; the bebe has blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, six tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, and is wearing ivory satin dress with applique lace and red satin bows, undergarments, shoes, and a wide-brimmed red satin bonnet. When wound, the doll turns her head side to side and then upright, while she alternately powders her nose and lifts her hand mirror to gaze at her reflection. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: L.B. (key) (and original paper music tune label on base). Comments: Leopold Lambert, with bisque head by Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: very elegant and luxurious automaton which functions beautifully and has strong musical tunes.

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French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Jumeau with Original Wig, Comb and Body 4500/5500

French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Jumeau with Original Wig, Comb and Body 4500/5500

Lot # 318 (Sale Order: 23 of 142)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accent...moreed nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful face with gentle expression, lovely eyes, original wig with original Jumeau comb, near mint original early body.

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Three Early Miniature Silver Accessories 300/500

Three Early Miniature Silver Accessories 300/500

Lot # 319 (Sale Order: 24 of 142)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) l. tray. Including a rectangular tray with heavy repousse design and fancy bracket handle; double-handled bowl with repousse design; and a silver holder wi...moreth two glass goblets. Generally excellent. Mid-1800s.

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Splendid French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Box 9000/13,000

Splendid French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Box 9000/13,000

Lot # 320 (Sale Order: 25 of 142)

29" (74 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very full cheeks, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow,...more brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere and straight wrists, antique cotton voile dress with cutwork and embroidery, undergarments, shoes, wire-framed bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, some body retouch. Marks: 9 (raised number). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: very deep modeling of full cheeks and impressed dimples around the mouth, choicest bisque, original body, and original wooden box.

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