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Cataloged Marquis Auction featuring over 300 lots including the collection of Madame Bossard of Luzerne, Switzerland and Rose Rogan of Pennsylvania. Absentee, telephone, and live online bidding available. The auction has live audio/video. Register today. Catalog coming soon: https://www.theriaults.com/catalogs/
Tiny Sonneberg Bisque Doll Known as Tiny Sonneberg Bisque Doll Known as

Tiny Sonneberg Bisque Doll Known as "Look-Alike Bru" 800/1100

Lot #1 (Sale Order 1 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast lips, pierced ears, ash blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume, undergarments, tiny antique leather shoes. Marks: 0. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, the doll closely resembles the Bru bebe known as "circle-dot" whose market the doll attempted to capture. Value Points: most endearing doll with wonderfully expressive features, especially rare in this tiny size.
Early Walnut Pedestal Etagere with Ormolu Accessories 500/700 Early Walnut Pedestal Etagere with Ormolu Accessories 500/700

Early Walnut Pedestal Etagere with Ormolu Accessories 500/700

Lot #2 (Sale Order 2 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) h. etagere. The double-shelved etagere with curved tripod pedestal base is laden with a bounty of ormolu miniatures including vase, double-handled urns, framed lithograph, gramophone. Excellent condition. Etagere circa 1875, accessories circa 1900.
German Brown Leather Boots in Luxurious Design 200/400 German Brown Leather Boots in Luxurious Design 200/400

German Brown Leather Boots in Luxurious Design 200/400

Lot #3 (Sale Order 3 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) l. 4"h. The textured brown leather boots have scalloped front panels with silver button closure, white leather piping along the edges, brown kidskin soles, heels. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1880.
Very Fine Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Miniatures 900/1200 Very Fine Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Miniatures 900/1200

Very Fine Viennese Porcelain and Bronze Miniatures 900/1200

Lot #4 (Sale Order 4 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) urns. 4 1/2" clock. Comprising a pair of hand-painted porcelain urns with cast bronze bases and elaborate handles. With rare mantel clock featuring four porcelain columns centering a clock with glass dome front, Viennese porcelain base enclosed in cast bronze frame, two bronze Cupids posed atop. Excellent condition, clock not functioning. Austrian, circa 1880.
French Bisque Premiere Bebe with Endearing Expression 3500/4500 French Bisque Premiere Bebe with Endearing Expression 3500/4500

French Bisque Premiere Bebe with Endearing Expression 3500/4500

Lot #5 (Sale Order 5 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume (may be original), undergarments, stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body), Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: the early period bebe has original body and body finish, most endearing shy expression enhanced by beautiful eyes and dainty blush, soft original wig.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner as Marquis, with Pup 1200/1600 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner as Marquis, with Pup 1200/1600

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner as Marquis, with Pup 1200/1600

Lot #6 (Sale Order 6 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, auburn mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden six-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish, scuffed finish on hands. Marks: 13. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: fine delicate bisque, enhanced by silk and velvet Marquis costume, along with plush and velvet pup with amber glass eyes.
Pair, German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls as Fine Lady and Gentleman 500/700 Pair, German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls as Fine Lady and Gentleman 500/700

Pair, German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls as Fine Lady and Gentleman 500/700

Lot #7 (Sale Order 7 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, including lady with mohair wig arranged with ringlet curls, glass eyes, closed mouth, wearing fine antique gown with lace trim and matching high top bonnet, model 1160 by Simon and Halbig; and gentleman with sculpted black hair and moustache, wearing wonderful original costume and tophat. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful original costumes, the woman with original dainty wig.
Early Miniature Oil Portrait in Profile 500/700 Early Miniature Oil Portrait in Profile 500/700

Early Miniature Oil Portrait in Profile 500/700

Lot #8 (Sale Order 8 of 318)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) x 6" framed. The handsome young gentleman is posed in profile, oil-painted on porcelain, with strong nose, brunette hair with sideburns, moustache, wisps of curls at the back of head, in original gilt-finished wooden frame. The name Herzog (illegible), Weimar is pencil script on the back. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe E.J., Earliest Period, by Emile Jumeau 3800/5300 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe E.J., Earliest Period, by Emile Jumeau 3800/5300

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe E.J., Earliest Period, by Emile Jumeau 3800/5300

Lot #9 (Sale Order 9 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted blush, brushstroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-applied pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique bronze silk costume with brown velvet yoke, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 EJ. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, the earliest presentation of his celebrated EJ signature model. Value Points: very beautiful bebe, the rare model has finest creamy bisque which contrasts her soft brown eyes, original body and body finish.
French Bisque Bebe in Original Historical Costume, Possibly Margaine-Lacroix 800/1200 French Bisque Bebe in Original Historical Costume, Possibly Margaine-Lacroix 800/1200

French Bisque Bebe in Original Historical Costume, Possibly Margaine-Lacroix 800/1200

Lot #10 (Sale Order 10 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, feathered brows, painted lower lashes, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris 5. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1917. Value Points: very pretty bebe with original wig, body, body finish, is wearing original theatrical costume in the Renaissance manner, and cream kidskin shoes, "jewel" trimmed crown, metallic braid trim, likely from the series of costumes created by the Parisian studio of Margaine-Lacroix, featuring the important Albert Marque art doll.
Two Early Wax Miniature Dolls in Original Theatrical Costumes 400/500 Two Early Wax Miniature Dolls in Original Theatrical Costumes 400/500

Two Early Wax Miniature Dolls in Original Theatrical Costumes 400/500

Lot #11 (Sale Order 11 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) Each has poured wax head with painted facial features and sculpted hair, armature body with wooden lower limbs. Condition: generally excellent, one has missing hands hidden under sleeves. Comments: Continental, early 1800s. Value Points: presented on original platforms, each doll is wearing original theatrical costume in the Renaissance manner.
French Bisque Character, 237, SFBJ with Historic Costume from Margaine-Lacroix Studio 2800/3800 French Bisque Character, 237, SFBJ with Historic Costume from Margaine-Lacroix Studio 2800/3800

French Bisque Character, 237, SFBJ with Historic Costume from Margaine-Lacroix Studio 2800/3800

Lot #12 (Sale Order 12 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted hair under flocked original finish, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, brown eyeliner, brown painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips with row of porcelain teeth, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 237 Paris 4. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: handsome lad with splendid eyes, rare flocked hair, is wearing his original costume from the 1915 exhibition of costumed dolls at the Margaine-Lacroix studio in Paris including headdress and belt with figural coin emblems, the tunic bearing the original silk label "Margaine-Lacroix 19 Boulevard Haussmann Paris".
Very Rare German Bisque Doll Known as Very Rare German Bisque Doll Known as

Very Rare German Bisque Doll Known as "A.T. Kestner" 3800/5200

Lot #13 (Sale Order 13 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented details, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden six-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885, the model is known as "A.T. Kestner" for its close resemblance to the French bebe by Thuillier marked A.T. which likely inspired this doll. Value Points: outstanding example of the rarely found model with pronounced clarity of sculpted nose and lips, very choice bisque, original wig, outstanding original body in near mint condition. Included is vintage rose silk dress with mohair muff.
Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, X Model, by Kestner 1200/1500 Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, X Model, by Kestner 1200/1500

Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, X Model, by Kestner 1200/1500

Lot #14 (Sale Order 14 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue/grey glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique black velvet Sunday best costume with lace collar, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body, body finish, and soft mohair wig.
Seven German Bisque Seven German Bisque

Seven German Bisque "Wedding Party" Miniature Dolls by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

Lot #15 (Sale Order 15 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, glass inset eyes, closed mouth, painted facial features, brunette mohair wig in original coiffure, muslin body, bisque lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1160 Germany. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: superb ensemble of seven dolls in antique costumes of wedding party, including the Bride and Groom as well as five bridesmaids, each with floral bouquet.
Outstanding Miniature 19th Century Boutique of Decorative Objects and Silver 3500/4500 Outstanding Miniature 19th Century Boutique of Decorative Objects and Silver 3500/4500

Outstanding Miniature 19th Century Boutique of Decorative Objects and Silver 3500/4500

Lot #16 (Sale Order 16 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) w. x 13"h. x 11'd. The wooden-framed open shop with angled sides has built-in shelves back and sides with painted finish to simulate marble and accented with gilt beading and decoupage trim, wooden parquet flooring, hanging tri-arm chandelier, matching ormolu framed mirrors on alternate walls. The shelves are laden with more than 60 miniature treasures including silver tea service, bird cage, tiny dolls in miniature silver chairs, Berlin porcelain statuary, collection of clocks, rare book press, and much more. Excellent condition. An outstanding original presentation of rare antique miniatures in early shop. Mid-1800s.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 1, by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Shoes 11,000/14,000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 1, by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Shoes 11,000/14,000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 1, by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Shoes 11,000/14,000

Lot #17 (Sale Order 17 of 318)

11 1/2" (29 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderhead with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with tiny tongue tip, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bebe body with scalloped upper edge, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms, Chevrot hinged hips, wooden lower legs. Condition: generally excellent, original body in near mint condition. Marks: Bru Jne 1 (head and shoulders) Bebe Brevete Bte SGDG...(paper label on chest). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: the gorgeous bebe combines rarity of size, exceptional modeling and painting, near mint body and bisque hands, beautiful antique costume including cream kidskin shoes marked "B" in oval.
Rare Sonneberg Bisque Doll as Look-Alike Bru with Rich Amber Complexion 1800/2200 Rare Sonneberg Bisque Doll as Look-Alike Bru with Rich Amber Complexion 1800/2200

Rare Sonneberg Bisque Doll as Look-Alike Bru with Rich Amber Complexion 1800/2200

Lot #18 (Sale Order 18 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome and rich amber-tinted complexion, brown glass inset eyes, long painted lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, pierced ears, long brunette human hair wig, amber tinted composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 121 8. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1884, the model closely resembles Bru's circle-dot model, whose market it aimed to capture. Value Points: the rarity of the model is matched by its gorgeous sculpting and luminous patina of golden-brown complexion, original body and body finish, wearing superb original burgundy silk and velvet dress, undergarments, knit stockings, leather shoes.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Wonderful Original Costume 600/900 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Wonderful Original Costume 600/900

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Wonderful Original Costume 600/900

Lot #19 (Sale Order 19 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted knee-high ribbed stockings enhancing the shapely legs, black painted heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G.K. 42.17 (torso and legs). Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: wearing original silk and lace costume and feathered felt bonnet, for the French market.
French All-Bisque Miniature Doll as Cavalier with Miniature Chair 800/1100 French All-Bisque Miniature Doll as Cavalier with Miniature Chair 800/1100

French All-Bisque Miniature Doll as Cavalier with Miniature Chair 800/1100

Lot #20 (Sale Order 20 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) doll. 5" chair. One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, painted facial features, peg-jointed arms and legs, blonde mohair wig. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: the doll wears original costume designed as cavalier. Included is miniature metal chair with rich gilt bronze finish and silk seat.
German All-Bisque Miniature Soldier with Sculpted Helmet 300/400 German All-Bisque Miniature Soldier with Sculpted Helmet 300/400

German All-Bisque Miniature Soldier with Sculpted Helmet 300/400

Lot #21 (Sale Order 21 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, sculpted military helmet over blonde hair, painted facial features with sculpted moustache, jointing of arms and legs, painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent, small flake at helmet. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare helmet, moustache, and wearing factory original costume.
German Bisque Pouting Character, German Bisque Pouting Character,

German Bisque Pouting Character, "Phillip", Kammer & Reinhardt in Wonderful Costume 1600/2200

Lot #22 (Sale Order 22 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, chubby cheeks, brunette human hair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model is known as "Phillip". Value Points: wistful faced character with fine luminous bisque, original body and body finish, wearing woolen costume, with tin lithographed horn, leather valise, and metal military helmet.
German Paper Mache Lady with Enamel Eyes and Original Costume 900/1200 German Paper Mache Lady with Enamel Eyes and Original Costume 900/1200

German Paper Mache Lady with Enamel Eyes and Original Costume 900/1200

Lot #23 (Sale Order 23 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Solid domed paper mache shoulderhead, painted black pate, black enamel eyes, delicately-painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, brunette hand-tied human hair wig in long braids, muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, some light craquelure on shoulderplate. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: early glass-eyed lady with prideful pose, has original wig and is wearing her original folklore costume including bead embroidered vest and ribbon-tied pearls.
German Brown-Eyed Paper Mache Boy 400/600 German Brown-Eyed Paper Mache Boy 400/600

German Brown-Eyed Paper Mache Boy 400/600

Lot #24 (Sale Order 24 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Paper mache shoulderhead, sculpted short black curly hair with painted details around the face, painted brown eyes, lightly-outlined eyes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, wearing black woolen suit with silk shirt and black velvet bow, saddle shoes. Condition: generally excellent, slight touch-up at right shoulder seam. Comments: Germany, circa 1875. Value Points: well sculpted detail of hair with original feathering detail.
Very Rare German Pull-Toy Cow in Swiss Festival Costume 1600/2200 Very Rare German Pull-Toy Cow in Swiss Festival Costume 1600/2200

Very Rare German Pull-Toy Cow in Swiss Festival Costume 1600/2200

Lot #25 (Sale Order 25 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) l. Standing upon a wooden base with cast iron spoked wheels is a brown and white hide-covered cow with large brown glass eyes, horns, carved hooves and nose, and hide tail. The cow has original leather collar with brass bell, and is decorated with a bead-trimmed needlework collar accented with colorful braided ribbon streamers, and with a brass coronet with colorful wreath of flowers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, mid-1800s. The Alpine regions of Switzerland, Germany and Austria traditionally celebrated Spring with the annual "ascent to the mountains" during which herds of cows and their shepherds single-filed the narrow mountain passes to reach the freshest grasses at the mountain peaks, where they feasted until August. At that time, they returned, single-file again, down the narrow passes to the villages below. The return to the villages ("descent from the mountains", known as "Almabtrieb" in Austria and "Alpabfahrten" in Switzerland) was celebrated by merry festivals. The shepherds dressed in colorful traditional folklore costumes, and the greatest milk-producing cow was bedecked with flowers and a crown. Historical accounts have poetically described the event as "cow bells across the meadows". Value Points: very rare early toy with wonderful detail and historical background.
Early German Porcelain Doll with Original Costume 600/800 Early German Porcelain Doll with Original Costume 600/800

Early German Porcelain Doll with Original Costume 600/800

Lot #26 (Sale Order 26 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with short black sculpted hair accentuated with feathered detail around the forehead, double chin, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower arms. Condition: generally excellent, left thumb chipped. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: seldom-found early model with plumply-modeled face and short hair, original forelock costume.
Two Early 19th Century Carved Wooden Figures from Grodnertal 1200/1500 Two Early 19th Century Carved Wooden Figures from Grodnertal 1200/1500

Two Early 19th Century Carved Wooden Figures from Grodnertal 1200/1500

Lot #27 (Sale Order 27 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) h. man. 9"l. donkey. Each of superbly-carved dark wood with rich patina of finish, including man in costume of early 1800s including top hat, long tail jacket, breeches, and with satchel and rifle, with maker's initial H.A. on underside. And carved donkey with carved detail of harness and saddle and with two detachable baskets, a baby resting in one, and a bird and dish in the other, with old paper label on underside, indicating provenance to the estate of J. Meyer-am Rhyn. Excellent condition, repair to donkey tail. Grodnertal, early 1800s.
Outstanding Early Apothecary Shop with Original Contents 3500/4500 Outstanding Early Apothecary Shop with Original Contents 3500/4500

Outstanding Early Apothecary Shop with Original Contents 3500/4500

Lot #28 (Sale Order 28 of 318)

34" (86 cm.) x 19" x 11". The early wooden shop with angled sides has original painted ochre/brown finish and is fitted with numerous cabinets, drawers and shelving around the three walls, and with matching counter which stands in the center of the wooden floor with original patterned finish. The store is lavishly filled with apothecary contents including a matched set of milk glass labeled jars which line the top shelf, dozens of glass bottles with intriguing herbal cures, and various labeled tin and cardboard containers, as well as scales, mortar and pestle, ladder, two skulls and a skeleton. A porcelain head man in blue uniform stands in attendance. The shop has original Apotheke name at the center top of back wall. Excellent condition. Germany, mid-1800s.
Beautiful Early French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Rabery and Delphieu 3500/4500 Beautiful Early French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Rabery and Delphieu 3500/4500

Beautiful Early French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Rabery and Delphieu 3500/4500

Lot #29 (Sale Order 29 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, dimpled chin, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R 2 D. Comments: Rabery and Delphieu, circa 1882, early period block letter model from that firm. Value Points: lovely pale bisque accentuated by rich brown eyes, beautifully painted lips.
French Mechanical French Mechanical

French Mechanical "Bunny in the Cabbage" by Roullet et Decamps 2500/3500

Lot #30 (Sale Order 30 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Emerging from the top of a paper mache cabbage, covered with fabric cabbage leaves, is a white fur-covered bunny with amber glass eyes, hinged ears, hinged jaw with red lips. When wound, music plays, the bunny turns side to side and his ears move up and down. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1900. Value Points: wonderful state of preservation of the white bunny whose motions and music function well.
German All-Bisque Miniature Boy with Bisque Tabby Cat 400/500 German All-Bisque Miniature Boy with Bisque Tabby Cat 400/500

German All-Bisque Miniature Boy with Bisque Tabby Cat 400/500

Lot #31 (Sale Order 31 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, painted blue eyes with glazed decoration, painted upper eyeliner and brows, closed mouth, jointed bisque arms and legs, white socks and black ankle boots, wearing original black velvet Sunday best suit, hat. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1900. Value Points: the charming fellow owns an all-bisque tabby cat with painted blue collar and long swishy tail.
German all-Bisque Blue-Stocking Miniature Doll with Wooden Furnishings 600/800 German all-Bisque Blue-Stocking Miniature Doll with Wooden Furnishings 600/800

German all-Bisque Blue-Stocking Miniature Doll with Wooden Furnishings 600/800

Lot #32 (Sale Order 32 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) All-bisque doll with swivel head, cobalt blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted above-the-knee blue stockings and black flat shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: pretty child doll with rare blue stockings along with wooden miniature washstand with bracketed mirror and matching chair, each with original painted decorations.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letter Markings 4500/5500 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letter Markings 4500/5500

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letter Markings 4500/5500

Lot #33 (Sale Order 33 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lip, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms, antique costume and undergarments, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F 3 G (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Gaultier, early period bebe from the illustrious firm, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful face on the rare early model, with original kid body, perfect bisque hands.
Petite French Bisque Earliest Period Smiling Bebe by Emile Jumeau  3200/3800 Petite French Bisque Earliest Period Smiling Bebe by Emile Jumeau  3200/3800

Petite French Bisque Earliest Period Smiling Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800

Lot #34 (Sale Order 34 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with softly-upturned lips in tentative smile, pale lips, Blonde fleecy hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, pretty silk dress and bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, chip at left pierced ear lobe. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1877, earliest period bebe with distinctive smiling expression, lovely bisque, original early body and body finish.
German Ormolu Miniature Accessories by Erhard & Sohne 500/800 German Ormolu Miniature Accessories by Erhard & Sohne 500/800

German Ormolu Miniature Accessories by Erhard & Sohne 500/800

Lot #35 (Sale Order 35 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) h. chandelier. The miniature assortment includes hanging chandelier with looped crystal beads and ormolu band, along with the following accessories, each of fine gilt ormolu: matched pair of frames with lithographed images of boy and girl, birdcage with wall hanging loop, and hanging shelf with elaborate crest. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890.
Superb All-Original French Bisque Bebe Marchant by Maison Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 7500/9500 Superb All-Original French Bisque Bebe Marchant by Maison Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 7500/9500

Superb All-Original French Bisque Bebe Marchant by Maison Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 7500/9500

Lot #36 (Sale Order 36 of 318)

25" (65 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lavishly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, rose-blushed eyeshadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin and philtrum, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, composition body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists and knees, and kid-over metal hinges at hips which connects to keywind mechanism in torso. When wound, the bebe cries "mama" and "walks". Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bebe BruR 11. Comments: Bru, Girard epoch, the bebe was deposed in 1891 as Bebe Petit Pas and, again, in 1892 as Bebe Premiere Elan, and was marketed as Bebe Marchant; it was made in this one size only and, considered a luxury model, sold for 30% more than the classic bebe Bru of the era. Value Points: rare model in superbly preserved condition, the bebe is wearing original aqua silk brocade and lace dress with matching bonnet, original undergarments, socks, and ivory satin shoes impressed "Bru Jne Paris".
French Bisque Character with Pouting Expression, Model 252, by SFBJ 1400/1800 French Bisque Character with Pouting Expression, Model 252, by SFBJ 1400/1800

French Bisque Character with Pouting Expression, Model 252, by SFBJ 1400/1800

Lot #37 (Sale Order 37 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips in pouting expression, blonde mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body, wearing lovely antique lace dress and bonnet, undergarments, knit slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 252 Paris 3. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912, from their art character series. Value Points: most endearing expressive features, fine quality of bisque, lovely costume.
French Blue-Eyed Bisque French Blue-Eyed Bisque

French Blue-Eyed Bisque "Bebe Francais" by Emile Jumeau 2800/3600

Lot #38 (Sale Order 38 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils of distinctive small nose, small closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at left pierced ear hole. Marks: B 5 F. (head) Bebe Jumeau Diplome d'Honneur (body). Comments: rare model of the Jumeau firm with fine creamy bisque, original signed body, antique blue woolen mariner costume.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Original Presentation Box 200/300 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Original Presentation Box 200/300

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Original Presentation Box 200/300

Lot #39 (Sale Order 39 of 318)

3" (8 cm.) All-bisque miniature doll with painted facial features, jointed arms and legs, painted shoes, antique blue cotton postman costume. Excellent condition. Germany, for the French market, the doll is presented in original store window box with tiny envelopes and French messages, tied with blue bows, circa 1900.
Splendid French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe EJA by Emile Jumeau  12,000/15,000 Splendid French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe EJA by Emile Jumeau  12,000/15,000

Splendid French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe EJA by Emile Jumeau 12,000/15,000

Lot #40 (Sale Order 40 of 318)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling and very full cheeks, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lip, outlined lips, dimpled chin and philtrum, separately-applied pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: EJA 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, the early signature model was made in two large sizes only, indicating its luxury status. Value Points: very beautiful quality of bisque, complexion, and painting of features, luxurious antique wig, original body and body finish, antique mariner costume.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Andre Thuillier 5500/7500 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Andre Thuillier 5500/7500

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Andre Thuillier 5500/7500

Lot #41 (Sale Order 41 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with upturned lip corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique mariner costume, undergarments. Condition: 1/2" hairline at back of head by crown rim, otherwise excellent. Marks: A. 4 T. Comments: Andre Thuillier, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful example of the rare bebe with entrancing large eyes, very lovely bisque and painting, original body and body finish.
Five German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Factory Costumes 800/1100 Five German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Factory Costumes 800/1100

Five German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Original Factory Costumes 800/1100

Lot #42 (Sale Order 42 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, painted features, blonde mohair wig, jointed bisque arms and legs, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: wonderful original costumes include boy in double-breasted green jacket with black pants and hat, painted black stockings and shoes, little girl in Kate Greenaway style costume and three additional.
French Mechanical Toy French Mechanical Toy

French Mechanical Toy "Merry Couple on a Bicycle-Built-For-Two" with Pup 1800/2200

Lot #43 (Sale Order 43 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) l 9"h. Bisque head man and woman with blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouths, man with painted moustache and goatee, carton torsos and lower limbs, wire upper limbs, are seated on a tandem bicycle (commonly known as bicycle-built-for-two), with rubber-edged spoked metal wheels, metal frame, and with attached rod with wheeled base to which is attached a white furry poodle with red leather blanket. When wound, the riders briskly wheel along, their little pup at their side. Condition: dolls excellent, costumes original with some dustiness, mechanism appears intact and working except bicycle fork needs reinforcement at wheel junction (mechanism sold as is). Marks: F.G. (dolls). Comments: French, circa 1890, the tandem bicycle enjoyed popularity during the 1880s when a number of patents were issued, and was further popularized with the 1892 song "Bicycle Built For Two". Value Points: all-original toy as important social history document is given added charm with attached pup, original costumes.
Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes 1400/1800 Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes 1400/1800

Petite French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes 1400/1800

Lot #44 (Sale Order 44 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1900. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed bebe with original wig, body, body finish, and wearing original muslin chemise with red ribbons, original red knit Jumeau socks, original leather shoes signed Paris Bebe with bee symbol.
French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier in Original Nun's Habit 2300/3200 French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier in Original Nun's Habit 2300/3200

French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier in Original Nun's Habit 2300/3200

Lot #45 (Sale Order 45 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, shaded lips, pierced ears, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1875. Value Points: especially beautiful face with richly-painted eyeliner and lashes, very study original body, wearing original multi-layered nun's habit with cape, rosary and other accessories.
Outstanding Early German Reliquary Store with Plentitude of Contents 3500/4500 Outstanding Early German Reliquary Store with Plentitude of Contents 3500/4500

Outstanding Early German Reliquary Store with Plentitude of Contents 3500/4500

Lot #46 (Sale Order 46 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) h. x 26"w. x 13"d. The wooden store with angled roof is painted, original brown exterior with added painting of curtained window at one side, and an open window for clerk at the other side which is framed by painted shutters. The store rests upon a green velvet (later) covered base, and has original store signage "Raritaten - Devotionalien" above, with tapestry covered front counter, and lace edged shelving at the back wall. The store is filled with an extraordinary collection of miniature religious artifacts including candle holders, statuary, domed wax figures, reliquaries, chalices and more and a bisque doll (later era, circa 1890) stands in attendance. Excellent condition. German, early 1800s.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 1428, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 1428, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 1428, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #47 (Sale Order 47 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, fringed upper curly lashes, one-stroke brows, tiny nose, closed mouth modeled as though open with shaded lips, smiling impish expression, laughter crinkles around the eyes, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1428 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine modeling on the rare expressive character, fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish, great antique costume, along with German mohair amber-eyed pup by Steiff.
French Mechanical French Mechanical

French Mechanical "Boy with Cart of Toys" by Roullet Decamps 1800/2300

Lot #48 (Sale Order 48 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) h. 12"l. Bisque-head boy with blue glass inset eyes, painted features, open mouth, blonde lambswool wig, carton torso, metal upper arms and legs, hinged legs, and metal hands, is pulling a wooden side-slat cart with metal spoked wheels. When wound, the boy moves legs forward, pulling his toy cart behind. Condition: generally excellent. Mechanism functions well. Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1900. Value Points: the delighted young lad is wearing his factory original black velvet sailor suit, and his cart is filled with four little pups and three miniature bisque dolls.
Rare German Curly Brown Mohair Pull-Toy Ram with Rare German Curly Brown Mohair Pull-Toy Ram with

Rare German Curly Brown Mohair Pull-Toy Ram with "Baa-a" Bellows 1200/1500

Lot #49 (Sale Order 49 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Standing upon a cast iron frame with spoked wheels is a toy ram with brown curly mohair coat, shaved kidskin muzzle and lower legs, amber glass eyes, ears, tin horns, decorative bows, and with working "baa-a" bellows crier when head is tipped forward. Very good condition. Germany, circa 1890, rare brown curly mohair and tin horns.
German Bisque Character, 980, by Marseille with Mechanical Eyes and Tongue 800/1200 German Bisque Character, 980, by Marseille with Mechanical Eyes and Tongue 800/1200

German Bisque Character, 980, by Marseille with Mechanical Eyes and Tongue 800/1200

Lot #50 (Sale Order 50 of 318)

28" (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, two upper teeth, movable tongue, composition toddler body with side-hip jointing, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 980 M Germany 16 DRGM. Comments: Marseille, circa 1915, the doll has mechanical device in torso and, when wound, the doll moves eyes back and forth in a flirty manner, while simultaneously sticking tongue in and out. The doll was presented as a promotional "attention-getter" in children's clothing shops. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and modeling, with rare, amusing and well-functioning mechanical device.
Very Rare German Bisque Very Rare German Bisque

Very Rare German Bisque "Max" with Sculpted Dark Brown Bobbed Hair by Kestner 4000/5000

Lot #51 (Sale Order 51 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, sculpted short brown bobbed hair with bangs and comb-marked detail, intaglio blue side-glancing painted eyes, white eyedots, single-dash brows, black and red upper eyeliner, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with wide impish one-line smile, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915, depicted is Max from 19th century children's books of Wilhelm Busch and popularized in the early 20th century American comic strip, The Katzenjammer Kids. Value Points: rare variation of Kestner's version of Max which was also produced in smaller size as an all-bisque doll.
German Mohair Rooster and Hen by Steiff with Original Labels 400/600 German Mohair Rooster and Hen by Steiff with Original Labels 400/600

German Mohair Rooster and Hen by Steiff with Original Labels 400/600

Lot #52 (Sale Order 52 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) and 11". Each is of brushed mohair with painted colorful feathers in shades of yellow, black and gold, with felt-covered feet, felt feathers, black bead eyes. Each has original silver button in tail with yellow cloth label, and original paper label with Eulan stamp on reverse. Near mint condition. Germany, Steiff, 1950s.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 536, by Bahr and Proschild 1600/2100 German Bisque Art Character, Model 536, by Bahr and Proschild 1600/2100

German Bisque Art Character, Model 536, by Bahr and Proschild 1600/2100

Lot #53 (Sale Order 53 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, intaglio brown painted eyes in deeply-set sockets, painted upper lashes with short curly lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with well-defined space between the full outlined lips, impressed dimples in cheeks, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 536 8. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1910. Value Points: especially fine modeling details such as upper-glancing intaglio eyes, original body and body finish.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Whistling Jim" by Gebruder Heubach in Wonderful Costume 1100/1500

Lot #54 (Sale Order 54 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, sculpted blonde hair, intaglio blue side-glancing eyes, white eyedots, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with mouth posed for whistling, muslin body containing bellows for whistling when squeezed, composition hands. Condition: generally excellent, whistling mechanism functions sporadically. Marks: Heubach 5 Germany (model number indecipherable). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful costume comprising black velvet uniform with tunic front, medals, and pressed velvet helmet with wooden finial and gilt trim.
German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse, Type VIII known as German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse, Type VIII known as

German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse, Type VIII known as "Eierkopf" 1100/1500

Lot #55 (Sale Order 55 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) All-cloth doll with firmly-pressed and oil-painted facial features, brown side-painted hair with forelock curls, shaded blue/green eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, closed mouth, double chin, stitch-jointing at shoulders, disc-jointing at hips. Condition: generally excellent, light cheek rubs. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and illegible number, left foot) . Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type VIII, circa 1940, known as "Eierkopf", in reference to oversized egg-shaped head. Value Points: rare model with uniquely-shaped head, wearing wonderful costume of red suede lederhosen, plaid shirt, red knit socks, unusual shoes.
German Cloth Character, Type I, by Kathe Kruse in Original Costume 1100/1500 German Cloth Character, Type I, by Kathe Kruse in Original Costume 1100/1500

German Cloth Character, Type I, by Kathe Kruse in Original Costume 1100/1500

Lot #56 (Sale Order 56 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) All-cloth doll with firmly-pressed and oil-painted brown hair and facial features, well-detailed forelock curls, painted shaded brown eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouty expression, stitch-jointed upper arms, disc-jointed legs, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2963 (right foot) Kathe Kruse 94177 (left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type I, circa 1935. Value Points: appealing expression on the well-preserved doll, wearing factory original costume and shoes.
Grand German Wooden Dollhouse with All-Original Papers with Luxury Details 2500/3500 Grand German Wooden Dollhouse with All-Original Papers with Luxury Details 2500/3500

Grand German Wooden Dollhouse with All-Original Papers with Luxury Details 2500/3500

Lot #57 (Sale Order 57 of 318)

30" (76 cm.) x 25"w. x 14"d. The wooden two-story dollhouse with simulated shingle roof has lithographed wall-covers and architectural designs on all four sides, featuring shutters, brickwork, corner stones and more. The house is resting on self-base and features a side-porch, working front door, hinged sides to access the interior room which still retain their original wall and floor papers and curtains, There are two balconies, chimney, gable window, clock face, glass skylight on the roof, and a spiral staircase. Excellent all-original condition. Germany, late 1800s.
Set, German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishingswith Lithographed Designs 500/800 Set, German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishingswith Lithographed Designs 500/800

Set, German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishingswith Lithographed Designs 500/800

Lot #58 (Sale Order 58 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Each is of light wood with ebony-finished legs and lithographed paper to simulate carved and painted designs, the set comprising settee and two side chairs with gold velvet upholstery, three parlor tables in various styles, etagere with cupboard base, two-drawer chest with mirrored top and a hall commode with attached mirror. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1995, rare to find in complete set.
Two Early 1800s Miniature Portrait Paintings 600/900 Two Early 1800s Miniature Portrait Paintings 600/900

Two Early 1800s Miniature Portrait Paintings 600/900

Lot #59 (Sale Order 59 of 318)

Including 5"x 5" portrait painting depicting a young lad leaning forward, his chin resting upon his hand and a far-away gaze in his eye, with ink script documentation on the reverse indicated Conrad Kirzel 1824 (very good, with some fading at edges); and 4 1/2" circular painting of distinguished gentleman, in semi-profile with strong nose, lace cravat and stand-up collar, balding pate and side-burns, with (illegible) ink script name on reverse and date of his life 1769-1841 (excellent condition). Germany, early 1800s.
Early Musical Mechanical Handwind Vignette Early Musical Mechanical Handwind Vignette

Early Musical Mechanical Handwind Vignette "Lady Seated at the Piano" 1800/2300

Lot #60 (Sale Order 60 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) h. 9"w. Arranged upon an early walnut platform which hides the mechanical and musical movements is an elegant lady with sculpted wooden head and torso, painted facial features and carved black hair with arranged curls, and bronze green silk gown. She is seated on a piano stool in front of an upright piano with gilt stenciled trim and painted keyboard with movable keys. When hand wound with brass lever at the front, her hands move up and down over the working keys and beautiful music plays. Condition: generally excellent, costume is frail, mechanism and music function well. Comments: Continental, early 1800s. Value Points: charming early mechanical vignette with original finish on piano and parquet floor.
Early Wooden Grodnertal Doll with Yellow Comb  1800/2500 Early Wooden Grodnertal Doll with Yellow Comb  1800/2500

Early Wooden Grodnertal Doll with Yellow Comb 1800/2500

Lot #61 (Sale Order 61 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Carved wooden head and torso with very elongated slender throat and waist, heart-shaped face with carved wooden yellow tuck comb at crown, black painted hair waved behind carved ears and with well-defined ringlet curls at the sides of her face, painted creamy complexion and facial features, elongated torso and limbs, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, shapely ankles. Condition: generally excellent, original finish with very minor typical aging. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1830. Value Points: well-preserved early doll with wonderful ringlet curls, included is early black woolen dress original to the doll.
Wonderful German Cloth Wonderful German Cloth

Wonderful German Cloth "Traumerchen" Doll by Kathe Kruse 2200/2800

Lot #62 (Sale Order 62 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial complexion, features and baby hair in shaded brown curls, painted blue eyes with shaded detail and white eyedots, black upper eyeliner and brows, eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pouty expression, blushed cheeks and earlobes, cloth ring neck, stockinette body, separately stitched arms, loosely attached legs, sewn belly button, wearing coral corduroy ensemble, and with additional baby dress and bonnet included. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kathe Kruse, type 5 model marketed as "Traumerchen", circa 1925. Value Points: especially well-preserved original finish on the rare model with most endearing expression, costume is likely original.
Two German Bisque Miniature Dolls 400/500 Two German Bisque Miniature Dolls 400/500

Two German Bisque Miniature Dolls 400/500

Lot #63 (Sale Order 63 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) -6". The larger with solid domed bisque socket head with flat-cut neck socket, tiny glass eyes, closed mouth, wooden body with jointed arms and legs, antique costume, including toy weighted roly-doly; the smaller is all-bisque with sculpted blonde hair and painted features, jointed arms and legs, painted black ankle boots, velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent, smaller doll has repair at neckline (under costume). Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: charming pair of miniature dolls.
Two German All-Bisque Googlies in Original Elaborate Cossack Costumes 600/900 Two German All-Bisque Googlies in Original Elaborate Cossack Costumes 600/900

Two German All-Bisque Googlies in Original Elaborate Cossack Costumes 600/900

Lot #64 (Sale Order 64 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) -5". Each is all-bisque with large blue glass googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, jointed bisque arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: the impish pair are wearing rare all-original Cossack costumes including elaborately-beaded head-dress.
Two German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls 400/500 Two German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls 400/500

Two German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls 400/500

Lot #65 (Sale Order 65 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Each is all-bisque with swivel head, jointed limbs, mohair wig, including girl with painted facial features, wonderful antique costume, painted socks and shoes; boy with blue glass eyes, painted features, painted rare brown socks and black one-strap shoes. Included is a pair of small metal dogs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: delightful little pair of all-bisque dolls.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Rare Jointed Ankles 1200/1600 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Rare Jointed Ankles 1200/1600

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Rare Jointed Ankles 1200/1600

Lot #66 (Sale Order 66 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with row of painted teeth, double chin, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists and jointed ankles, antique brown velvet dress with lace trim, undergarments, leather shoes. Marks: 10. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful doll with rarity factors including painted teeth and jointed ankles, and with luxurious original mohair wig, original body and body finish.
Early Period French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Presentation Box 8000/11,000 Early Period French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Presentation Box 8000/11,000

Early Period French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Presentation Box 8000/11,000

Lot #67 (Sale Order 67 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, double chin and plump cheeks, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms and hands. Condition: bisque excellent, some patching on kid body, left hand fingers repaired. Marks: (illegible size number at back of head). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, the rare earliest period bebe by that firm, circa 1877, with original body. Value Points: very sweet expression with lovely soft blush on eyelids and cheeks contrasting the rich brown eyes, wearing antique costume and elaborate white kid skin high-buckle shoes, and presented in early wooden presentation box with (later) muslin dress and undergarments.
Very Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru 9000/12,000 Very Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru 9000/12,000

Very Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru 9000/12,000

Lot #68 (Sale Order 68 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass spiral-threaded inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with delicately-shaped outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at knees and hips, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, some light patching of kid body. Marks: 5. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his first model bebe, circa 1877, with original early body. Value Points: especially beautiful bebe with splendid eyes, exquisite painting of features, perfect bisque hands, antique costume, bonnet, leather shoes.
French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 3200/3800 French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 3200/3800

French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 3200/3800

Lot #69 (Sale Order 69 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E. 9 J (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: lovely creamy bisque with finely-painted features, original body and body finish, wearing antique chemise dress, knit cap, undergarments, signed Jumeau shoes.
French Bisque Polichinelle in Original Costume and Box 800/1200 French Bisque Polichinelle in Original Costume and Box 800/1200

French Bisque Polichinelle in Original Costume and Box 800/1200

Lot #70 (Sale Order 70 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with blue glass inset eyes, painted facial features, open mouth, two tiny teeth, white mohair wig, on original straw-filled body with sewn-on rose and ivory silk jester costume with gilt metallic fringe and trim, matching bi-corn hat and slippers, brass bells. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1890. Value Points: fine original condition with lavish original costume, presented in original boutique box with tambourine.
Earliest Period French Bisque EJ Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3500/4500 Earliest Period French Bisque EJ Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3500/4500

Earliest Period French Bisque EJ Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3500/4500

Lot #71 (Sale Order 71 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered details, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lip, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at right upper eye rim. Marks: 7/ EJ.(head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: splendid spiral-threaded eyes on the rarely-found earliest period version of EJ bebe, original body and body finish.
German Lithographed-over-Wood Doll Room with Wonderful Detail and Furnishings 1100/1300 German Lithographed-over-Wood Doll Room with Wonderful Detail and Furnishings 1100/1300

German Lithographed-over-Wood Doll Room with Wonderful Detail and Furnishings 1100/1300

Lot #72 (Sale Order 72 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) x 12" x 7". An open-front doll room forms a Victorian parlor with lavish lithographed paper-over-wood on the three walls detailing windows, draperies, paintings, furniture, accessories, and even a peek into an adjoining room. The floor has lithographed paper to simulate carpet, and the room has actual furnishings in addition to the printed ones: a Walterhausen Boulle style ensemble with gilt accents and crushed velvet upholstery with silk fringe. There are two side chairs, a pedestal table and a settee with high crest back. The room also has two tall silver candelabras, a six-arm candelabra, and a gilt vase with dried flowers. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
French Lady's Desk for Petite Bebe or Poupee in the Louis XVI Manner 600/900 French Lady's Desk for Petite Bebe or Poupee in the Louis XVI Manner 600/900

French Lady's Desk for Petite Bebe or Poupee in the Louis XVI Manner 600/900

Lot #73 (Sale Order 73 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) The wooden-framed lady's desk with slanted drop front has cabriole-shaped bronze legs, metal lattice edging at the top, and is richly decorated with printed embossed sides and front having lavish garlands surrounding Grecian-themed scenes of women and Cupids. The interior is silk lined (lacking one shelf). Marked Modele Depose Brevete SGDG in gilt on underside. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880.
Petite French Salon Furnishings for Small Bebe or Poupee 500/800 Petite French Salon Furnishings for Small Bebe or Poupee 500/800

Petite French Salon Furnishings for Small Bebe or Poupee 500/800

Lot #74 (Sale Order 74 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) l,. sofa, 7"h. chairs. The four-piece ensemble features ebony wooden legs and includes pedestal table with hand-painted flowers on rose silk table cover, along with sofa and two matching chairs each with original rose silk upholstery with coral buttoned tufting, braid edging. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
19th Century Aqua Gown for Lady Doll, with Bonnet 300/500 19th Century Aqua Gown for Lady Doll, with Bonnet 300/500

19th Century Aqua Gown for Lady Doll, with Bonnet 300/500

Lot #75 (Sale Order 75 of 318)

For lady doll about 24"-26", 6" shoulders. 19" overall. Of aqua fabric with dart-shaped definition of waist, self-covered buttons and button holes down the entire front, coat sleeves with pleated cuffs, arranged drapes at the back of gown, over underskirt. Along with woven cap with tulle cover, blue flowers and blue silk streamers. Fair/good condition, some fading of fabric, underskirt may not be original.
French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Original Signed Body 2800/3500 French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Original Signed Body 2800/3500

French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Original Signed Body 2800/3500

Lot #76 (Sale Order 76 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead, painted blue outlined eyes with painted all-around lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French softly-stuffed kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, porcelain lower arms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mme. Rohmer/Brevete SGDG Paris (torso stamp). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860. Value Points: especially beautiful painting on face with richly-painted eyeliner and lashes, original signed body.
German Bisque Character, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig with Impressed Cheek Dimples 700/900 German Bisque Character, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig with Impressed Cheek Dimples 700/900

German Bisque Character, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig with Impressed Cheek Dimples 700/900

Lot #77 (Sale Order 77 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, tiny mouth with outlined open lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty lace dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 Dep Germany 3 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1895. Value Points: scarce model with wonderful impressed dimples at lip corners, cheeks, chin and philtrum, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Character Doll by Gebruder Heubach in Tinplate Maerklin Carriage 1100/1500 German Bisque Character Doll by Gebruder Heubach in Tinplate Maerklin Carriage 1100/1500

German Bisque Character Doll by Gebruder Heubach in Tinplate Maerklin Carriage 1100/1500

Lot #78 (Sale Order 78 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) doll. 7" carriage. Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde brushstroked hair, painted facial features, closed mouth with downcast pouty expression, composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: the wistful-faced doll is wearing factory original flannel costume, and is posed in original tinplate three-wheel stroller with spoked wheels, original cream and aqua, with gilt handle, very fine original condition.
German Bisque Character with Shy Smiling Expression by Gebruder Heubach 400/600 German Bisque Character with Shy Smiling Expression by Gebruder Heubach 400/600

German Bisque Character with Shy Smiling Expression by Gebruder Heubach 400/600

Lot #79 (Sale Order 79 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, light blonde brushstroked hair, intaglio tiny blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, white eyedots, closed mouth with shy smiling expression, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (in square) 2/0 D Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: most endearing shy expression with impish undertones on the little tyke.
Trio of German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls Designed by Jeanne Orsini, Original Costumes 1200/1600 Trio of German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls Designed by Jeanne Orsini, Original Costumes 1200/1600

Trio of German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls Designed by Jeanne Orsini, Original Costumes 1200/1600

Lot #80 (Sale Order 80 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) Each has one-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, original mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, modeled bent elbows with pointing finger on right hand, painted white stockings to above the knees, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 (incised). Comments: the unique trio of character dolls, each with distinctive facial expression, designed by the American artist, circa 1920, made in Germany. Value Points: wonderful dolls, rare to find as a complete set, are wearing their factory original costumes.
Two Continental Wax Poupards in Original Presentations 800/1200 Two Continental Wax Poupards in Original Presentations 800/1200

Two Continental Wax Poupards in Original Presentations 800/1200

Lot #82 (Sale Order 82 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) and 7". Each is poured wax head with tiniest enamel inset eyes, painted lips of closed mouth, lightly-blushed cheeks, on original firm cone-shaped body form which is enclosed in original silk and lace bunting. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Continental, early 1800s. Value Points: rare dolls in most desirable petite size are in original presentation costumes, stored in early paper box.
Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in Wonderful Original Costume 1100/1400 Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in Wonderful Original Costume 1100/1400

Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in Wonderful Original Costume 1100/1400

Lot #83 (Sale Order 83 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, the model was designed to appeal to the French market. Value Points: beautiful French look-alike doll is wearing original lace dress with aqua silk trim, matching bonnet and fringed cape, undergarments, socks, leather shoes with silver buckles.
French Bisque Character, Model 229, by SFBJ in Wonderful Antique Costume 1200/1500 French Bisque Character, Model 229, by SFBJ in Wonderful Antique Costume 1200/1500

French Bisque Character, Model 229, by SFBJ in Wonderful Antique Costume 1200/1500

Lot #84 (Sale Order 84 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted curly lashes, light feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips in smiling expression, row of porcelain teeth, accented nostrils, brunette mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: Generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 229 Paris 6. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: rarer model with wonderfully defined smiling expression, wearing antique black velvet suit, brocade vest, saddle shoes, watch and fob, and with wonderful salesman sample beaver skin top hat with silk lining and gilt lettering of manufacturer.
French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe, Size 2, by Schmitt et Fils  5500/7500 French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe, Size 2, by Schmitt et Fils  5500/7500

French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe, Size 2, by Schmitt et Fils 5500/7500

Lot #85 (Sale Order 85 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, very dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth, center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere. Condition: bisque excellent, body is original and with original finish albeit quite rubbed. Marks: Sch (in shield) 2. Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful shy-faced bebe with especially fine painting around the eyes, pretty antique costume.
German Tinplate Miniature Doll Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Baby 1100/1400 German Tinplate Miniature Doll Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Baby 1100/1400

German Tinplate Miniature Doll Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Baby 1100/1400

Lot #86 (Sale Order 86 of 318)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) l. carriage. The tinplate metal doll stroller has two large spoked wheels and unusual metal frame allowing the carriage to remain upright when not supported by the pusher, with tiny spoked wheels at the back frame, in original ivory finish with gilt accents, handle and wheels, and (recovered) hinged sunshade. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Maerklin, Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model carriage in fine original condition, along with all-bisque baby of the era.
German Pressed Tin Carriage by Maerklin  1200/1600 German Pressed Tin Carriage by Maerklin  1200/1600

German Pressed Tin Carriage by Maerklin 1200/1600

Lot #87 (Sale Order 87 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) The pressed tinplate carriage with four double-spoked wheels, curved handle and wooden hand grip, hinged sunshade, with antique fittings and containing two small dolls. Excellent condition, original finish with some typical rubs. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890.
Petite French Bisque Bebe, Rare Size 000, by Schmitt et Fils 6000/8000 Petite French Bisque Bebe, Rare Size 000, by Schmitt et Fils 6000/8000

Petite French Bisque Bebe, Rare Size 000, by Schmitt et Fils 6000/8000

Lot #88 (Sale Order 88 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, very full cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eye- shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere and straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish except retouch to hands. Marks: Sch (in shield) 000 (head) Sch (in shield, on derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: very dear bebe with delicate expression and painting, original body and body finish, rare 000 size, antique costume.
Unique French Postal Train Car with Original Provenance 1800/2500 Unique French Postal Train Car with Original Provenance 1800/2500

Unique French Postal Train Car with Original Provenance 1800/2500

Lot #89 (Sale Order 89 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) w. x 13"h. x 11"d. A wooden-framed railway car is finished with tinted straw in decorative manner to create wall murals, carpets, inlay furnishings, and walls in the interior, and slatted boards and window frames on the exterior. When opened, the interior room has built-in furnishings including table, reclining sofa with pillows, desk and work table with lamp and telephone, and a carpet is attached to the floor. The exterior has cast iron wheels, lamps, and other railway car apparatus. Very good/excellent condition. Included is an early ink script note describing the car which (translated) reads "Postal Wagon [made] in tinted straw, made by J. Gardon, retired courier of Paris mail, made in Saint Maur-les-Fosses, May 25, 1915" with J. Gardon signature. The French postal service historically used train cars known as post wagons, mostly integrated into passenger trains with sleeping and resting areas as well as office space. This unique and wonderfully-imaginative piece, with maker's provenance, was one man's celebration of his earlier working history.
French Sac du Voyage for Poupee or Small Bebe 400/500 French Sac du Voyage for Poupee or Small Bebe 400/500

French Sac du Voyage for Poupee or Small Bebe 400/500

Lot #90 (Sale Order 90 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) With wooden base covered with black leather and brown kidskin straps accented with brass studs, and with striped canvas upper section with brass frame and braid handle. Condition: good/very good, one handle missing, canvas age-darkened. Comments: French, the sac du voyage (commonly referred to as "carpet-bag" in America during its era) was a popular travel case during the mid-1800s, allowing closed storage below, and easy access above. Value Points: rare accessory for French dolls.
German Dollhouse Parlor Furnishings with Original Velvet Upholstery 500/800 German Dollhouse Parlor Furnishings with Original Velvet Upholstery 500/800

German Dollhouse Parlor Furnishings with Original Velvet Upholstery 500/800

Lot #91 (Sale Order 91 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) h. chairs. The set comprises two arm chairs, two side chairs and a sofa with rolled arms accented by ormolu lion's heads, each upholstered in original burgundy velvet with patterned velvet back and decorative braid and fringe; along with a walnut desk with working drawer, carved details, decorated with various desk accessories and frame. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, rare parlor set with wonderful details of finish.
Three German Bisque Dollhouse Gentleman in Elaborate Costumes 500/700 Three German Bisque Dollhouse Gentleman in Elaborate Costumes 500/700

Three German Bisque Dollhouse Gentleman in Elaborate Costumes 500/700

Lot #92 (Sale Order 92 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead with blonde sculpted hair, painted features, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, painted brown ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: each is wearing original silk costume in the 18th century manner; including gilded metal chair and Gothic style hanging wall clock.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Signed Bru Shoes 13,000/16,000 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Signed Bru Shoes 13,000/16,000

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Signed Bru Shoes 13,000/16,000

Lot #93 (Sale Order 93 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin and philtrum, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bebe body with scalloped upper edge, kid-over-hinged hips, wooden lower legs, kid-over-wooden arms, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, restoration to one finger on left hand. Marks: Bru Jne 5 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: splendid eyes are featured in this beautiful bebe from golden age of Bru, original body, lovely antique costume, leather shoes signed "Bru Jne Paris 5".
German All-Bisque Boy with Carved Bone Toy Hobby Horse 300/500 German All-Bisque Boy with Carved Bone Toy Hobby Horse 300/500

German All-Bisque Boy with Carved Bone Toy Hobby Horse 300/500

Lot #94 (Sale Order 94 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted features, closed mouth, jointed bisque arms and legs, painted black socks and yellow shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare painted shoes and socks, antique (frail) burgundy woolen suit, and carrying carved bone hobby horse.
Early German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair by Simon & Halbig 800/1100 Early German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair by Simon & Halbig 800/1100

Early German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair by Simon & Halbig 800/1100

Lot #95 (Sale Order 95 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with sculpted short brown hair, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with center accent line, kid pin-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 3 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: bright-eyed little boy with slight smile, maker's signature, antique velvet costume and carrying early carved wooden puppet king.
Outstanding Wooden Dollhouse Mansion with Luxury Details 2500/3500 Outstanding Wooden Dollhouse Mansion with Luxury Details 2500/3500

Outstanding Wooden Dollhouse Mansion with Luxury Details 2500/3500

Lot #96 (Sale Order 96 of 318)

37" (94 cm.) h. x 34"w. (39" if front panels opened) x 17"d. The wooden two story dollhouse is painted original cream with hand-painted decorative borders, faux-marble painted side columns, grey paned windows on all sides, mansard roof (which removes for access to added European wiring for interior lights, not known if working), widow's walk above the roof line, balconies on each side, lock and key for closing the front panels. The interior features four large rooms with interior hinged doors, and the rooms have wall and floor papers or carpets (possibly original) as well as curtained windows. Excellent condition. The house was a center feature in the Madame Bossard collection. Mid/late 1800s.
Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Kid-Over-Wooden Body and Bisque Arms 2500/3500 Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Kid-Over-Wooden Body and Bisque Arms 2500/3500

Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Kid-Over-Wooden Body and Bisque Arms 2500/3500

Lot #97 (Sale Order 97 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid-stretched-over-wood body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands, antique costume and leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, small chip at back upper shoulderplate, right wooden toes broken. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: beautiful face with gentle expression and flawless complexion, rare body style, perfect bisque hands with well-defined fingers.
Collection of Tiny Carved Bone Miniature Furnishings and All-Bisque Doll 500/800 Collection of Tiny Carved Bone Miniature Furnishings and All-Bisque Doll 500/800

Collection of Tiny Carved Bone Miniature Furnishings and All-Bisque Doll 500/800

Lot #98 (Sale Order 98 of 318)

3" (8 cm.) h. armoire. Each of the miniature furnishings is of filigree carved bone with elaborate detail, including pianoforte with sheet music rack, two side chairs with finials, armoire with mirrored front which opens to shelved interior containing a selection of carved bone dishes, rocking chair and settee. Along with all-bisque doll with swivel head, painted features, blue ankle boots, factory original costume. Condition: generally excellent, one small damage on top of piano. Comments: late 1800s. Value Points: wonderful selection of tiny furniture with intricate detail.
Pair, German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Antique Costumes 600/800 Pair, German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Antique Costumes 600/800

Pair, German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Antique Costumes 600/800

Lot #99 (Sale Order 99 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, closed mouth, muslin body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted shoes and socks, including woman with glass eyes, blonde mohair up-swept wig with ringlet curls, wearing a superb antique gown and carrying basket; and gentleman with black sculpted hair in 1830s style , painted brown eyes, and wearing brown and tan suit of the era with tiny boutonniere and top hat. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890, the woman by Simon and Halbig. Value Points: especially charming pair, the gentleman with rare hair style, and she with superb wig and gown.
Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Dehors Articulation from Maison Simonne 2500/3500 Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Dehors Articulation from Maison Simonne 2500/3500

Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Dehors Articulation from Maison Simonne 2500/3500

Lot #100 (Sale Order 100 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, Dehors neck articulation allowing the head to tilt side-to-side and front and back as well as traditional swivel, thick dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, accented lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows. Condition: generally excellent, few kid patches on body. Marks: Simonne Paris Passage Delorme (stamp on front torso). Comments: Maison Simonne, the prestige Parisian doll shop, presented the doll, circa 1870. Value Points: beautiful poupee with Simonne label, rare Dehors articulation, and very fine antique ivory satin ensemble and ivory kidskin shoes.
German Embossed Tinplate Carriage by Maerklin 900/1300 German Embossed Tinplate Carriage by Maerklin 900/1300

German Embossed Tinplate Carriage by Maerklin 900/1300

Lot #101 (Sale Order 101 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Heavy tinplate carriage with embossed design to simulate wicker has double-spoked wheels, original ivory finish with gilt accents and rolled handles, collapsible sunshade. Very good condition, some rubs to finish, sunshade cover is worn. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1900.
Tiniest Early Period French Bisque Bebe, 3/0, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 2800/3200 Tiniest Early Period French Bisque Bebe, 3/0, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 2800/3200

Tiniest Early Period French Bisque Bebe, 3/0, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 2800/3200

Lot #102 (Sale Order 102 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique cotton smock, undergarments, socks, shoes, woven bonnet with floral design. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0 (head) (caduceus original stamp on body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1875, early period bebe by that firm with original signed body. Value Points: rare size, most endearing expression, of the early bebe.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Lovely Antique Costume 2800/3500 French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Lovely Antique Costume 2800/3500

French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner in Lovely Antique Costume 2800/3500

Lot #103 (Sale Order 103 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked fringed brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 13 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner Medaille d'Or Paris 1889 (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful bebe with original body and body finish, original aqua silk and lace trim, matching frou-frou bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes.
Rare French Mechanical Toy Poodle by Roullet et Decamps 1200/1600 Rare French Mechanical Toy Poodle by Roullet et Decamps 1200/1600

Rare French Mechanical Toy Poodle by Roullet et Decamps 1200/1600

Lot #104 (Sale Order 104 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) The paper mache shaped poodle with flannel cover has kid-over-paper mache hinged legs and elongated muzzle, amber glass eyes, black painted nose, fluffy white curly modeled tail, mane and chest. When wound, the poodle walks forward. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1900, Roullet et Decamps, from their series of mechanical elephants which ranged from elephants to piglets. Value Points: rare variation of mechanical animal with delightful action.
French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner 2800/3200 French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner 2800/3200

French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner 2800/3200

Lot #105 (Sale Order 105 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sie C 1. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1882. Value Points: sought-after early model with lovely painting, original body and body finish.
All-Original German Bisque Character, 101, All-Original German Bisque Character, 101,

All-Original German Bisque Character, 101, "Marie", by Kammer and Reinhardt 1800/2300

Lot #106 (Sale Order 106 of 318)

13" (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, painted blue downcast eyes with heavily modeled eyelids, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pouty lips, brunette mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, their model "Marie" from their art character reform series. Value Points: wonderful all original model in unplayed with condition, has original wig, body, body finish, and wears wonderful original folklore costume with embroidered flowers on shawl and coiffe.
German Wooden Elevator Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk for the French Market 2500/3500 German Wooden Elevator Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk for the French Market 2500/3500

German Wooden Elevator Dollhouse by Moritz Gottschalk for the French Market 2500/3500

Lot #107 (Sale Order 107 of 318)

34" (86 cm.) h. x 28"w (48" if doors fully opened) x 24"d. The two-story wooden dollhouse with lithographed paper cover and painted blue roof features out-set center front panel with porch on first and second floor, each with opening doors with original Gottschalk door handles, and a large glass window on the attic floor, there are wooden-framed windows at front with detailed architectural trim, front columns, front steps, two rooftop balconies, and important large elevator with luxury fitted interior and seat which extends the entire height from 1st floor to attic. There are original wall and floor papers; curtains are later added. There is an original paper label for Au Nain Bleu of Paris on the side. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, Moritz Gottschalk for Au Nain Bleu.
Rare German Bisque Character Set by Kestner in Larger Size and in Original Box 6000/8000 Rare German Bisque Character Set by Kestner in Larger Size and in Original Box 6000/8000

Rare German Bisque Character Set by Kestner in Larger Size and in Original Box 6000/8000

Lot #108 (Sale Order 108 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Presented in original box base is a bisque-head complete doll and three additional bisque heads. The doll has blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, and is wearing factory-original muslin chemise with lace and ribbon trim. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany G 7 1/2 171 10 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: in fine unplayed with condition, the set includes the original three additional bisque art character heads, each with blonde or brunette mohair wig, painted brown eyes, and closed mouth, and each with variation of expressive mood (smiling, somber).
German All-Bisque Miniature Child Dolls with Sculpted Smocks 300/400 German All-Bisque Miniature Child Dolls with Sculpted Smocks 300/400

German All-Bisque Miniature Child Dolls with Sculpted Smocks 300/400

Lot #108.1 (Sale Order 108 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) pair. Each is one-piece all bisque with painted facial features and sculpted costumes, including a crawling baby with sculpted blonde hair and cherubic facial expression, and modeled-together pair of girl posed as though dancing, with clasped arms, mohair wigs. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Nobbi Kid, by Marseille 400/500 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Nobbi Kid, by Marseille 400/500

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Nobbi Kid, by Marseille 400/500

Lot #109 (Sale Order 109 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, composition toddler body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 253 M Nobbi Kid US Pat.Off Germany 11/0. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: wonderful expression, wearing factory-original Tyrolean style costume.
German Bisque Brown-Eyed Googly, 189, in Delightful Expression 300/400 German Bisque Brown-Eyed Googly, 189, in Delightful Expression 300/400

German Bisque Brown-Eyed Googly, 189, in Delightful Expression 300/400

Lot #110 (Sale Order 110 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, firmly-stuffed twill body, Tyrolean style costume. Condition: bisque excellent, originality of body uncertain. Marks: 189. Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: great expression on the hard to find model.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 221, by Kestner 2500/3500 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 221, by Kestner 2500/3500

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 221, by Kestner 2500/3500

Lot #111 (Sale Order 111 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue round glass googly sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted upper curly lashes, side-angled brows with ochre shading, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with slight impish smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing green knit costume and cap, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: B Made in Germany 6 JDK 221 Ges Gesch. Comments: Kestner, circa 1912. Value Points: delightful googly imp with very choice bisque, original body, body finish, wig, rare size, and with velvet googly-eyed pup.
German Play Set German Play Set

German Play Set "Die Schule" (The School) in Original Box 800/1100

Lot #112 (Sale Order 112 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) x 13". The heavy wooden and card stock box with beautiful lithographed design of children playing school on lid (and repeated on inside lid), opens to a well-fitted interior of various school accessories including abacus, soft metal ink well, series of notebooks and composition books, folios, lesson cards, leather valise lettered "Schulmappe" and a small leather valise lettered "Fruhstuck" (breakfast). Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character

Rare German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character "Dolly Dimple" by Gebruder Heubach 800/1100

Lot #113 (Sale Order 113 of 318)

18" (43 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, very full outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, impressed dimples at center bottom lip and cheeks, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: dep Dolly Dimple Germany 7 1/2. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: the rarity of the model, named for the distinctive deeply-impressed cheek and chin dimples, is accentuated by fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish, factory original dress.
German Bisque Art Characters German Bisque Art Characters

German Bisque Art Characters "Hans" and "Peter" by Kammer and Reinhardt, Steiff Pup 1600/1900

Lot #114 (Sale Order 114 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Each with bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, painted brows and facial features, closed mouth with pouting expression, blonde or brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 (or 114) 21. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from the firm's art character series, the models marketed as Hans and Peter. Value Points: wonderful little pair, each with original wig, fully-articulated body and body finish, antique costume, and carrying original Steiff bulldog pup with amber glass eyes and early Steiff button in ear.
Beautiful German Bisque Character by Gebruder Heubach, Variation of Dolly Dimple 1100/1300 Beautiful German Bisque Character by Gebruder Heubach, Variation of Dolly Dimple 1100/1300

Beautiful German Bisque Character by Gebruder Heubach, Variation of Dolly Dimple 1100/1300

Lot #115 (Sale Order 115 of 318)

23" (58 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, long painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, fringed narrow brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with impressed dimples at lip corners and philtrum, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nice antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11 Heubach (sunburst mark). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915, the identical model to the Heubach doll marked "Dolly Dimple" except without cheek dimples. Value Points: beautiful doll highlighted by wide-eyed expression, choicest bisque.
Swiss Carved Wooden Doll with Bobbed Hair Style by Huggler 400/500 Swiss Carved Wooden Doll with Bobbed Hair Style by Huggler 400/500

Swiss Carved Wooden Doll with Bobbed Hair Style by Huggler 400/500

Lot #116 (Sale Order 116 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) All wooden shoulderhead with carved hair in bobbed style, painted brown eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, original cloth stitch-jointed body, wooden lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Huggler of Switzerland, early 1900s. Value Points: the demure brown-eyed doll has deeply-sculpted hair and is wearing factory original costume.
Swiss Carved Wooden Doll with Side Coiled Braids by Huggler 400/500 Swiss Carved Wooden Doll with Side Coiled Braids by Huggler 400/500

Swiss Carved Wooden Doll with Side Coiled Braids by Huggler 400/500

Lot #117 (Sale Order 117 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) All wooden doll with swivel head, deeply-carved hair with side-coiled braids, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with slight smile, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Huggler of Switzerland, early 1900s. Value Points: deeply-carved detail of hair and fully-jointed wooden body, original folklore costume.
German Dollhouse Room with Wonderful Architectural Details by May & Widmayer 3500/4500 German Dollhouse Room with Wonderful Architectural Details by May & Widmayer 3500/4500

German Dollhouse Room with Wonderful Architectural Details by May & Widmayer 3500/4500

Lot #118 (Sale Order 118 of 318)

27" (69 cm.) w. x 18"h. x 20"d. Of sturdy chestnut with original dark finish, the large banquet room features wooden floor, wainscoting and ceiling molding, a set-back alcove at the center back with large windows, two windows at the left side and a faux double-door at the right. The windows have original die-cut tinplate stencils to appear as leaded windows. The wall above the wainscoting have original ink-blue paper cover. The room is furnished with dark wood tavern table and chairs, grandfather clock, and more. Carved wooden figures stand on pedestal tables, pewter and earthenware furnish the table and shelves, mounted deer heads hang on the walls, carved wooden dogs stand in attendance, and a carved wooden man in original costume stands in the center. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1895, a nearly identical room appeared in the 1894 catalog of the firm, May & Widmayer, described as "deutscher Renaissance" style.
Early German Wooden Carved Lady and Gentleman with Rare Jointed Necks 1200/1600 Early German Wooden Carved Lady and Gentleman with Rare Jointed Necks 1200/1600

Early German Wooden Carved Lady and Gentleman with Rare Jointed Necks 1200/1600

Lot #119 (Sale Order 119 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Each is all-wooden with well-defined sculpting of facial features, painted brown eyes in deeply-set sockets, strong nose, firmly-set lips, original wig, dowel-jointed throat allowing the head to tilt forward, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, carved and painted shoes and stockings, and attached to original wooden base. Condition: generally excellent, woman's wig worn away in the back. Comments: Germany, early 1800s Value Points: rarity factors including jointing of throat, wonderful detail of carved boots, original costume of woman.
Pair, German Carved Wooden Dollhouse Dolls in Early Costumes 400/500 Pair, German Carved Wooden Dollhouse Dolls in Early Costumes 400/500

Pair, German Carved Wooden Dollhouse Dolls in Early Costumes 400/500

Lot #120 (Sale Order 120 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each is all wooden with one-piece head and torso, sculpted and painted hair, painted complexion and facial features, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, and hips, mounted on original round wooden bases. Condition: generally excellent, original finish albeit a bit faded. Germany, early 1800s. Value Points: each is wearing original velvet costume in the Renaissance style.
Early Continental Carved Wooden Character with Rare Jointed Elbows 1100/1500 Early Continental Carved Wooden Character with Rare Jointed Elbows 1100/1500

Early Continental Carved Wooden Character with Rare Jointed Elbows 1100/1500

Lot #121 (Sale Order 121 of 318)

9 1/2" (24 cm.) The carved wooden doll with one-piece head, torso and legs posed in semi-seated manner, has deeply-sculpted curly brown hair, well-defined facial features, brown enamel eyes, closed mouth with solemn expression, jointing at shoulders and elbow, separately-carved curled fingers, defined toes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Continental, early 1800s. Value Points: rare doll with well-preserved original finish, enamel eyes, rare elbow jointing.
Early German Nuremberg Kitchen with Rare Built-in Stove and Chimney 1800/2500 Early German Nuremberg Kitchen with Rare Built-in Stove and Chimney 1800/2500

Early German Nuremberg Kitchen with Rare Built-in Stove and Chimney 1800/2500

Lot #122 (Sale Order 122 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) w. X 20"h including chimney x 15"d. The wooden-framed kitchen with original painted olive-green exterior and mustard-yellow interior walls has built-in wooden stove with chimney, built-in shelves on each side wall with plate rails, built-in cupboard and chicken coop. The floor has original painted finish to simulate wood planking. The kitchen is furnished with tin and copper utensils and pots, as well as early earthenware bowls. Attending the kitchen is a paper mache doll with early costume and original body. Excellent condition, original finish throughout. Germany, Nuremberg, early 1800s.
Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll as English Peddler Lady with Wonderful Wares 1200/1500 Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll as English Peddler Lady with Wonderful Wares 1200/1500

Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll as English Peddler Lady with Wonderful Wares 1200/1500

Lot #123 (Sale Order 123 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Standing upon a wooden platform behind a wooden table is a wooden Grodnertal doll with painted features and hair, dowel-jointed body, wearing original costume. The table is laden with a bounty of exceptional early wares in a rich assortment. Condition: well-preserved and original albeit age darkened costume and wares. Comments: presented for the English market, early 1800s. Value Points: wonderfully laden table with notions, folio of drawings, musical instruments.
Early Wooden Box with Hand-Painted Decorations 500/700 Early Wooden Box with Hand-Painted Decorations 500/700

Early Wooden Box with Hand-Painted Decorations 500/700

Lot #124 (Sale Order 124 of 318)

23" (58 cm.) w. x 9"h. x 11"d. The wooden box has metal framing and is painted original red with hand-painted decorations in gold and black, and with additional metal stud border edgings, one bail handle at side (one missing). The unfinished interior has early decoupage etchings.
Outstanding Collection of Early English Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings 1200/1500 Outstanding Collection of Early English Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings 1200/1500

Outstanding Collection of Early English Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings 1200/1500

Lot #125 (Sale Order 125 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) h. armoire. Fifteen pieces of fine fruitwood or walnut furnishings, each of the Hepplewhite era, and each decorated with inlay star designs, including cupboard with double glass doors, drop-front secretary desk, two tables, two three-drawer chests, sewing table with lift-top, bed, and six chairs with original upholstery and fringed edging. Excellent overall condition. English, early 1800s.
Early French Portrait Painting of Aristocratic Gentleman 700/900 Early French Portrait Painting of Aristocratic Gentleman 700/900

Early French Portrait Painting of Aristocratic Gentleman 700/900

Lot #126 (Sale Order 126 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) Presented in original oval gilt frame is a semi-profile painting of aristocratic gentleman with pronounced nose, white periwig, garbed in regimental uniform. Ink script on the back of the frame indicates the partly legible name of the person as Le Colonel Hauser. Excellent condition. French, early 1800s.
Early German Paper Mache Lady with Enamel Eyes and Very Fine Original Wig 1400/2200 Early German Paper Mache Lady with Enamel Eyes and Very Fine Original Wig 1400/2200

Early German Paper Mache Lady with Enamel Eyes and Very Fine Original Wig 1400/2200

Lot #127 (Sale Order 127 of 318)

25" (64 cm.) Solid domed paper mache shoulderhead with oval-shaped face and strong elongated throat, black enamel inset eyes, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lip, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1840. Value Points: fine original lustrous finish, with superb original wig in elaborate looped braids, early costume.
American Carved Wooden Blue-Eyed Character Boy by Schoenhut 400/500 American Carved Wooden Blue-Eyed Character Boy by Schoenhut 400/500

American Carved Wooden Blue-Eyed Character Boy by Schoenhut 400/500

Lot #128 (Sale Order 128 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, painted blue intaglio eyes with white eyedots, lightly-tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, blonde mohair tacked-on wig, wooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, original finish with little paint flake on upper lip. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17th, 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: deeply-defined features including intaglio eyes, original wig and Schoenhut shoes.
American Carved Wooden Brown-Eyed Character Girl by Schoenhut 400/600 American Carved Wooden Brown-Eyed Character Girl by Schoenhut 400/600

American Carved Wooden Brown-Eyed Character Girl by Schoenhut 400/600

Lot #129 (Sale Order 129 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, painted brown eyes with white eyedots, lightly-tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, blonde mohair wig, wooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan. 17th, 1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare large size of the wistful-faced girl with fine original finish.
Two Large German Reclining Collie Dogs by Steiff 400/600 Two Large German Reclining Collie Dogs by Steiff 400/600

Two Large German Reclining Collie Dogs by Steiff 400/600

Lot #130 (Sale Order 130 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) and 20" including tails. Each is of long curly golden mohair with hand-painted accents, long fluffy tail, amber glass eyes, open mouth with felt interior and tongue, embroidered nose tip. Each with original Steiff button in ear, the larger with yellow cloth label 2343, and with Eulan-backed Steiff original paper label "Collie". Near mint condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950.
German Wooden Horse Stable with Caretaker's Apartment 1200/1500 German Wooden Horse Stable with Caretaker's Apartment 1200/1500

German Wooden Horse Stable with Caretaker's Apartment 1200/1500

Lot #131 (Sale Order 131 of 318)

26" (66 cm.) x 21" x 10". The wooden stable is constructed with open stables below a constructed apartment, with lithographed paper cover to simulate architectural details, painted blue roof. Above the four stable stalls are names of horses, Humbold, Prinz, Vulkan, and Mars, and housed in the stalls are three horses on wooden platforms. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
Delightful German Bisque Googly in Polka Dot Costume 400/500 Delightful German Bisque Googly in Polka Dot Costume 400/500

Delightful German Bisque Googly in Polka Dot Costume 400/500

Lot #132 (Sale Order 132 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair wig, composition five-piece toddler body, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10/6 Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1915, charming polka dot costume and cap, linen pinafore.
Collection of German Ormolu Dollhouse Prints by Erhard & Sohne 500/800 Collection of German Ormolu Dollhouse Prints by Erhard & Sohne 500/800

Collection of German Ormolu Dollhouse Prints by Erhard & Sohne 500/800

Lot #133 (Sale Order 133 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) x 2 1/2". Each of 17 lithograph prints or mirrors, several being matched pairs, enclosed in original ormolu frame, including print of girl with doll, and several child themed. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890.
French Child Mannequin with Riding Costume and Accessories 600/800 French Child Mannequin with Riding Costume and Accessories 600/800

French Child Mannequin with Riding Costume and Accessories 600/800

Lot #134 (Sale Order 134 of 318)

36" (91 cm.) The firm-bodied armature with wooden finial and carved wooden boots having defined side buttons and heels, has applied felt flannel riding pants, and is wearing a black velvet double-breasted vest and lace jabot. Included is a brass hunting horn and pewter flask with embossed designs of hunting dog and birds. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880.
Wonderful Trio of German All-Bisque Brown-Complexioned Dolls in Original Costumes 1200/1500 Wonderful Trio of German All-Bisque Brown-Complexioned Dolls in Original Costumes 1200/1500

Wonderful Trio of German All-Bisque Brown-Complexioned Dolls in Original Costumes 1200/1500

Lot #135 (Sale Order 135 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) Each is all-bisque with rich brown complexion, swivel head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted features, closed mouth, peg-jointed arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model, especially in this trio set, each wearing its factory-original exotic costume with faux-jewel trim.
Rare French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Petite Size 2 9000/11,000 Rare French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Petite Size 2 9000/11,000

Rare French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Petite Size 2 9000/11,000

Lot #136 (Sale Order 136 of 318)

11 1/2" (29 cm.) Light-brown complexioned bisque swivel head on matching bisque shoulderplate, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted eyeliner, brown brushstroked brows, painted lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, outlined lips, pierced ears, black mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bebe body with scalloped upper rim, kid-over-wooden upper arms, brown bisque lower arms, hinged hips, wooden lower legs, antique red flannel coat dress and matching bonnet with embroidery edging, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, tiny nose tip rub Marks: Bru Jne 2 (head and shoulders) Bebe Bru...(original paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1885. Value Points: rare glowing amber brown complexion, original sturdy body with matching bisque arms and perfect hands, rare petite size.
German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings by D.H. Wagner 600/900 German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings by D.H. Wagner 600/900

German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings by D.H. Wagner 600/900

Lot #137 (Sale Order 137 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) h. desk. Each is of light wood with lithographed paper finish having gilt designs to simulate inlay French boulle furniture, and some with white accents to suggest marble; included is secretary-desk with drop front above three drawers; four drawer chest of drawers; lady's desk with compartments on upper cabinet; armoire with double doors; washstand with double-door cabinet and attached mirror; side table and a smaller matching side table; oval parlor table with pedestal base, and small four drawer cabinet. Excellent condition. Germany, attributed to D.H. Wagner, circa 1880.
Collection of German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings in the D.H. Wagner Manner 600/900 Collection of German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings in the D.H. Wagner Manner 600/900

Collection of German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings in the D.H. Wagner Manner 600/900

Lot #138 (Sale Order 138 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) l. sofa. Each is of light wood with dark mahogany finish or lithographed paper finish to simulate inlay French boulle designs. Included are a long sofa with original green silk upholstery and pillows; large open-front cupboard with green paper lining on shelves; small marble-top chest; wall-hanging cabinet for keys; marble-top table with attached unit (two drawers missing); tall hall mirror with white marble shelf, and small hanging cabinet. Overall excellent. Germany, circa 1880.
Outstanding Set of German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings by Eppendorfer & Nacke 800/1100 Outstanding Set of German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings by Eppendorfer & Nacke 800/1100

Outstanding Set of German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings by Eppendorfer & Nacke 800/1100

Lot #139 (Sale Order 139 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Each of fine wood with mahogany finish and with ebony accent trim and gilt ormolu applique mounts, including bookcase with paned window on upper cupboard and ebony-trimmed columns; desk with curved front cabinets, pencil drawers and mirrored top; trestle table; upright piano with hinged keyboard cover, and two arm chairs, one side chair and stool with green silk upholstery having braid edging and painted designs. Excellent condition. Germany, Effendorfer & Noche, circa 1890.
Three German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Rare Expressions 800/1100 Three German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Rare Expressions 800/1100

Three German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Rare Expressions 800/1100

Lot #140 (Sale Order 140 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, sculpted hair, painted facial features, muslin body, bisque lower limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: rare trio with unique features, including brown-eyed man with black goatee and moustache, blonde haired man with brown eyes and long blonde beard and very full moustache, and black haired young man with large brown eyes.
French Bisque Closed Mouth Clown by Rabery and Delphieu with Clown Decorations 1800/2200 French Bisque Closed Mouth Clown by Rabery and Delphieu with Clown Decorations 1800/2200

French Bisque Closed Mouth Clown by Rabery and Delphieu with Clown Decorations 1800/2200

Lot #141 (Sale Order 141 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with white complexion with painted facial clown decorations, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, brown curvy brows, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French paper mache body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: chip at back crown rim, some frailty to original silk of costume, otherwise excellent. Marks: R. 4 D. Comments: Rabery and Delphieu, circa 1890. Value Points: charming fellow with wonderfully-painted features, flawless complexion, factory original costume.
German Black-Complexioned Bisque Doll by Gebruder Kuhnlenz 400/500 German Black-Complexioned Bisque Doll by Gebruder Kuhnlenz 400/500

German Black-Complexioned Bisque Doll by Gebruder Kuhnlenz 400/500

Lot #142 (Sale Order 142 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, rich brown complexion, black glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, slightly-parted lips, black fleecy hair, brown complexion body with jointing at hips and shoulders, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 34-17. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: flawless complexion, the little boy wears wonderful Moorish costume.
German Bisque Googly Character, Model 323, by Marseille 300/400 German Bisque Googly Character, Model 323, by Marseille 300/400

German Bisque Googly Character, Model 323, by Marseille 300/400

Lot #143 (Sale Order 143 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, composition toddler body, painted socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Armand Marseille Germany 323 8/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: the googly-eyed rascal is wearing original muslin clown costume.
Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 1700/2300 Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 1700/2300

Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 1700/2300

Lot #145 (Sale Order 145 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, pretty antique costume and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner Paris Fre A 3 (head) Le Petit Parisien (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: precious petite size with sweet expression, lovely bisque and painting, original wig, pate, body and body finish.
French Bisque Bebe E.J., Emile Jumeau Superb Exotic Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes 3500/4500 French Bisque Bebe E.J., Emile Jumeau Superb Exotic Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes 3500/4500

French Bisque Bebe E.J., Emile Jumeau Superb Exotic Costume and Signed Jumeau Shoes 3500/4500

Lot #146 (Sale Order 146 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark painted eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E 8 J (and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: very fine bisque, complexion and features, original early body and body finish, superb exotic silk costume with embroidered details and leather shoes signed Bebe Jumeau Depose 8.
French Bisque Bebe EJ, Early Period, by Emile Jumeau 3500/4200 French Bisque Bebe EJ, Early Period, by Emile Jumeau 3500/4200

French Bisque Bebe EJ, Early Period, by Emile Jumeau 3500/4200

Lot #147 (Sale Order 147 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve blushed eye shadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, rub on right eye brow. Marks: 7 EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, early period of this signature model, circa 1882. Value Points: lovely bisque with subtle blush on eyelids, cheeks and chin, original early body in especially nice condition, beautiful antique costume and bonnet.
Collection of German Ormolu Dollhouse Accessories 800/1000 Collection of German Ormolu Dollhouse Accessories 800/1000

Collection of German Ormolu Dollhouse Accessories 800/1000

Lot #147.1 (Sale Order 147 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) h. buffet. Each piece is of ormolu, and includes buffet with lattice back, double cupboard doors and upper shelves; mantel clock with pendulum; grandfather clock with movable hands and swinging pendulums; bird cage with bird and feeders; three-arm hanging chandelier with milk glass shades; cutlery tray; and hanging shelf with metal figurine. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1890.
Seven French All-Bisque Mignonettes with Original Costumes 400/500 Seven French All-Bisque Mignonettes with Original Costumes 400/500

Seven French All-Bisque Mignonettes with Original Costumes 400/500

Lot #148 (Sale Order 148 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Each is all-bisque with swivel head, painted facial features, mohair wig, jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue or brown ankle boots, Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, the dolls were presented in original store catalogs as Lilliputians, circa 1900. Value Points: each is wearing factory original costume including Pierrette, chef, and parlor maid.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Poupee by Emile Jumeau in Early Costume 2800/3500 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Poupee by Emile Jumeau in Early Costume 2800/3500

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Poupee by Emile Jumeau in Early Costume 2800/3500

Lot #149 (Sale Order 149 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, shapely kid poupee body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 (head and shoulders) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, Value Points: regal brown-eyed poupee has very lovely bisque and painting, sturdy body, wearing lovely antique gown and bonnet.
German Bisque Character Girl, Model 1279, Simon and Halbig in Antique Costume 1100/1400 German Bisque Character Girl, Model 1279, Simon and Halbig in Antique Costume 1100/1400

German Bisque Character Girl, Model 1279, Simon and Halbig in Antique Costume 1100/1400

Lot #150 (Sale Order 150 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mohair lashes, brushstroked brows with sculpted detail, accented nostrils on rounded nose, open mouth with accent dot at the center of the bottom lip, four porcelain teeth, impressed cheek dimples, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 12 dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1895. Value Points: the rare model has choice gleaming patina of complexion, beautifully-painted features, signature impressed dimples on lip and cheeks, original body and body finish, waist-length original wig, and is wearing wonderful blue flannel woolen polka dot dress with black velvet trim and matching cap.
German Bisque Pouting Character, 6969, by Gebruder Heubach with Original Signed Body 800/1100 German Bisque Pouting Character, 6969, by Gebruder Heubach with Original Signed Body 800/1100

German Bisque Pouting Character, 6969, by Gebruder Heubach with Original Signed Body 800/1100

Lot #151 (Sale Order 151 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, small brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full downcast lips, center accent line, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, blue velvet Sunday Best suit. Condition: generally excellent, hands repainted. Marks: 6969 Germany 6 (head) (original Holz-masse stamp on body). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: fine quality of bisque enhances the solemn expression, original stamped body.
German All-Bisque Googly, Model 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100 German All-Bisque Googly, Model 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

German All-Bisque Googly, Model 131, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

Lot #152 (Sale Order 152 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth in shy smile, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, side-hip toddler legs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, retouch to small chip at back upper torso. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 131-23. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1916. Value Points: among the harder-to-find googly models, this example has a particularly captivating expression.
Impish German Bisque Googly, 172, Hertel and Schwab, Googly-Eye Pup by Chad Valley 2800/3500 Impish German Bisque Googly, 172, Hertel and Schwab, Googly-Eye Pup by Chad Valley 2800/3500

Impish German Bisque Googly, 172, Hertel and Schwab, Googly-Eye Pup by Chad Valley 2800/3500

Lot #153 (Sale Order 153 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with high domed forehead, brushstroked hair, deeply-modeled forelock curls and side curls above the ears, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide beaming smile, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 172 - 9. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1918, from their Jubilee Googly series. Value Points: captivating Kewpie-like broad smile with deeply-modeled dimples at sides of cheeks, well-modeled forelock and side curls. Included is golden velvet pup with glass googly eyes, felt scalloped-edging on ears and tail, and original Chad Valley cloth label on paw.
Alpine Wooden Toy Chalet with Stylized Carving, Wooden Doll and Dogs 800/1100 Alpine Wooden Toy Chalet with Stylized Carving, Wooden Doll and Dogs 800/1100

Alpine Wooden Toy Chalet with Stylized Carving, Wooden Doll and Dogs 800/1100

Lot #155 (Sale Order 155 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) x 11" x 6". The wooden chalet with all natural finish except defined shingles on roof, has an over-hanging steeped roof, features two stories and a garret, faux-doors with paneled windows at each floor and open-paned windows with shutters at front and sides of house. The front hinges open to reveal two levels, Excellent condition. Early 1900s. Included is a carved wooden doll with jointed arms, carved hair, and antique costume, along with carved wooden dog with water barrel, and smaller dog with three attached pups.
Set, Rare German Fretwork Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings and Accessories 500/700 Set, Rare German Fretwork Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings and Accessories 500/700

Set, Rare German Fretwork Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings and Accessories 500/700

Lot #156 (Sale Order 156 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) h. cabinet. Of light wood with fretwork carving and stenciled black designs to simulate carving including scrolls, garlands, and mythological woman on front door of armoire, the set comprises single door armoire, settee with rolled arms, oval parlor table with pedestal base, cradle, and three chairs. Also included is a seated-body all-porcelain baby, and a pair of plush pups resting upon a padded cushion. Excellent condition. Circa 1900.
Pair, German Porcelain Dolls in Original Chimney Sweeper Costumes as Pen Wiper 300/400 Pair, German Porcelain Dolls in Original Chimney Sweeper Costumes as Pen Wiper 300/400

Pair, German Porcelain Dolls in Original Chimney Sweeper Costumes as Pen Wiper 300/400

Lot #157 (Sale Order 157 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) including broom. Each is an all-porcelain figure of standing baby with sculpted black hair, painted facial features, arms held in front of body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890, before the days of central heating, the chimney sweeper performed one of the more necessary jobs in both small towns and large cities. Their costumes were functional (thus, black to hide the soot), and eventually evolving into a traditional uniform. Value Points: each doll is wearing its original black tightly-woven suit and cap. Carries accessories including ladders and broom, and is mounted upon a padded woolen base, designed for use as pen wiper.
English Wooden Butcher Shop with Wooden Persons in Folk Art Manner 800/1100 English Wooden Butcher Shop with Wooden Persons in Folk Art Manner 800/1100

English Wooden Butcher Shop with Wooden Persons in Folk Art Manner 800/1100

Lot #158 (Sale Order 158 of 318)

21" (53 cm.) x 14" x 8". The craftsman-carved wooden open-front butcher shop with built-in counter has a bounty of carved wooden meat cuts, butcher blocks, and is attended by three carved wooden butchers with jointed arms, carved and painted clothing and top hats. English, early 1900s.
French Mechanical Piglet by Roullet et Decamps 800/1100 French Mechanical Piglet by Roullet et Decamps 800/1100

French Mechanical Piglet by Roullet et Decamps 800/1100

Lot #159 (Sale Order 159 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) The paper mache pig with soft kidskin cover has hinged neck and legs, tiny glass eyes, leather ears and curly tail, and painted mouth with two teeth. When the mechanism, hidden in torso, is wound, the piglet waddles forward in an amusing action, and "oinks". Excellent condition, mechanical functions well. French, from the series of mechanical animals presented by Roullet et Decamps, circa 1800.
French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes  3800/4300 French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes  3800/4300

French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes 3800/4300

Lot #160 (Sale Order 160 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, early period Jumeau bebe. Value Points: very fine delicate bisque with pale complexion, original body and body finish, antique black velvet mariner costume, undergarments, and ivory kidskin shoes signed Paris Depose with bee symbol.
Five German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Factory-Original Mariner Costumes 700/900 Five German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Factory-Original Mariner Costumes 700/900

Five German All-Bisque Miniature Dolls in Factory-Original Mariner Costumes 700/900

Lot #161 (Sale Order 161 of 318)

4" (8 cm.) Each is all-bisque with one-piece head and torso, blue glass inset eyes, closed mouth, painted features, original mohair wig, jointed arms and legs, the girls with painted white stockings and black shoes, and the boys with painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: the ensemble are wearing matching boy and girl mariner costumes, the girls with pleated striped skirts and tams, and the boy with striped shirts under button jackets.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letter Markings 3200/3800 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letter Markings 3200/3800

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier with Early Block Letter Markings 3200/3800

Lot #162 (Sale Order 162 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 7 G. (block letters). Comments: Gaultier, early period bebe, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful bebe with lovely pale bisque enhanced by rich decoration, original body and body finish, antique mariner costume.
Five French Market Baskets for Bebes 300/500 Five French Market Baskets for Bebes 300/500

Five French Market Baskets for Bebes 300/500

Lot #163 (Sale Order 163 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) - 6 1/2"l. Each is of woven wicker in various styles including domed lid hamper with bail handles, open flower basket with handle, and three double-lidded baskets with handles. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s.
French Mechanical Horse and Woven Carriage, Attributed To Theroude 2500/3500 French Mechanical Horse and Woven Carriage, Attributed To Theroude 2500/3500

French Mechanical Horse and Woven Carriage, Attributed To Theroude 2500/3500

Lot #164 (Sale Order 164 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) The metal horse with painted white finish and elaborate leather harness is supported by a small spoked wheel and is pulling a tinplate two-wheel cart with woven carriage seat. The mechanical clockwork is hidden below, and when wound, the carriage briskly moves forward. Condition: generally excellent, original finish with few rubs, mechanism functions well. Comments: French, attributed to Theroude, circa 1870. Value Points: rare early toy with original finish, horsehair mane and tail, original harness.
Petite German Bisque Art Character, 114, Hans, by Kammer and Reinhardt 900/1300 Petite German Bisque Art Character, 114, Hans, by Kammer and Reinhardt 900/1300

Petite German Bisque Art Character, 114, Hans, by Kammer and Reinhardt 900/1300

Lot #165 (Sale Order 165 of 318)

8" (21 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, one-stroke brows, upper eyeliner, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 114 K*R 21. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: handsome young fellow is wearing well-detailed regimental uniform.
French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe by Gaultier with Toy Soldier 2700/3100 French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe by Gaultier with Toy Soldier 2700/3100

French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe by Gaultier with Toy Soldier 2700/3100

Lot #166 (Sale Order 166 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, well costumed in flannel uniform and cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 F.G. (in scroll). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1895. Value Points: the wide-eyed brown-eyed boy is carrying his own little bisque doll in soldier uniform.
Five German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Original Uniforms 900/1200 Five German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Original Uniforms 900/1200

Five German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Original Uniforms 900/1200

Lot #167 (Sale Order 167 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead with sculpted hair and painted facial features, muslin body, bisque lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: the five dollhouse gentlemen are each wearing original regimental costumes including tall boots, including postman with sculpted cap, satchel and holding an envelope; three men with sculpted hair and sculpted moustaches, and soldier with detachable military helmet.
French Bisque Gentleman as Post Man in Original Costume 1800/2500 French Bisque Gentleman as Post Man in Original Costume 1800/2500

French Bisque Gentleman as Post Man in Original Costume 1800/2500

Lot #168 (Sale Order 168 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, mohair lashes, painted lashes, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows with feathering, shaded nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, applied moustache, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912, with original bisque head by Simon and Halbig. Value Points: original woolen costume comprising blue woolen great coat with buttons, red collar accented, red flannel pants, red flannel brimmed cap with postal satchel.
German Wooden Store by Christian Hacker with Back Door 1400/1900 German Wooden Store by Christian Hacker with Back Door 1400/1900

German Wooden Store by Christian Hacker with Back Door 1400/1900

Lot #169 (Sale Order 169 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) w. x 13" x 11". The wide wooden store with angled sides has bronze green painted exterior and base, original wall paper with decorative ceiling border, original floor paper to simulate wood parquet design, and front columns decorated with pewter designs in the Art Nouveau style. The store interior features four identical chestnut cabinets of which two on the back wall center a wide display niche with a paneled door with decorative mirrors. The archway and cabinets have exuberant carved crests, and there is a faux-clock on the center crest. Each cabinet has six drawers with porcelain labels. There is a matching counter with unusual slant-top desk area, store scale, step ladder, and barrel. Excellent original condition throughout. Germany, circa 1890, Christian Hacker. The actual store is shown in Kohler's book, Christian Hacker, page 188, described as "Art Nouveau with pewter embellishments". Ex-The Boy's Collection.
Four German Bisque Occupational Dollhouse Dolls 600/800 Four German Bisque Occupational Dollhouse Dolls 600/800

Four German Bisque Occupational Dollhouse Dolls 600/800

Lot #170 (Sale Order 170 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) - 6 1/2". Each has bisque shoulderhead, sculpted hair, painted facial features, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, and each is wearing factory original costume indicating an occupation. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: including school teacher with topknot hair and painted spectacles; chauffeur with side-parted hair, brown flannel uniform with tall boots; pageboy with grey flannel uniform and cap, monocle; and housemaid with original gown and apron.
German Wooden Store with Detachable Store Front Windows 1600/2100 German Wooden Store with Detachable Store Front Windows 1600/2100

German Wooden Store with Detachable Store Front Windows 1600/2100

Lot #171 (Sale Order 171 of 318)

31" (79 cm.) x 16" x 11". The wooden store with warm natural finish on nicely-grained wood is highlighted by two detachable store front windows with rich architectural decorations including paneling, shaped columns and carved crests. Those same details are repeated on the center section of interior shelving which is flanked by two sets of eight wooden drawers with tin labels bearing the content names which include bon-bons and kaffee, but also rare names such as "fenchel" (fennel) and "datteln" (old German word for dates). The walls and floor have original papers, with the floor designed to appear as parquet, and there is a matching store counter, wooden scale with brass trays, rare convertible chair/ladder, barrels and stoneware jugs. Excellent condition with fine original finish, one drawer knob is replaced. Germany, circa 1900, the maker is unknown. Ex-The Boys' Collection.
Five German Metal Dollhouse Heating Stoves  800/1100 Five German Metal Dollhouse Heating Stoves  800/1100

Five German Metal Dollhouse Heating Stoves 800/1100

Lot #172 (Sale Order 172 of 318)

3" (8 cm.) -6". The heating stoves, designed for use in corners of parlors or bedrooms include small round stove with original cream finish and brass trim; two tinplate stoves with embossed brick designs and brass-plated doors and trim; similar green tinplate stove with additional floor railing; and early cast iron fancy parlor stove with self base and side-opening door, brass trim. Very good condition. Germany, some attributed to Maerklin, late 1800s.
German Wooden Store with Staircase and Mezzanine by Christian Hacker 1700/2200 German Wooden Store with Staircase and Mezzanine by Christian Hacker 1700/2200

German Wooden Store with Staircase and Mezzanine by Christian Hacker 1700/2200

Lot #173 (Sale Order 173 of 318)

25" (64 cm.) The wooden-framed store has ochre-painted exterior with red striping, bronze-green painted base, and front decorative columns with black stenciled trim that matches the stenciled design on the interior counter and cabinet base. The interior has original wall and floor papers and there is a wall-length cabinet against the back wall with two arched display niches and 12 drawers with porcelain drawer knobs and labels having elegant script names of various spices and delicacies. An attached wooden ladder at the left side leads to a mezzanine with railing for storage of more food stuffs. The store includes its original tin oil lamp with milk glass shade. Original condition throughout, excellent except wall paper spotted. Germany, circa 1890, Christian Hacker. The kitchen is pencil script marked on the underside 2/345 (or b45) A hw (or A hh) ...H. and has the store stamp of Brost Schmidt, Bayreuth....(rest illegible).
German All-Bisque Googly, Model 189 300/500 German All-Bisque Googly, Model 189 300/500

German All-Bisque Googly, Model 189 300/500

Lot #174 (Sale Order 174 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted long lashes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with impish smile, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and black one-strap shoes, brunette mohair wig, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 189 3/0 (head) 3/0 (under limbs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: charming impish little googly with cotton dress and pinafore.
German Wooden Store with Original Decorative Papers from Gebruder Bing 1400/1800 German Wooden Store with Original Decorative Papers from Gebruder Bing 1400/1800

German Wooden Store with Original Decorative Papers from Gebruder Bing 1400/1800

Lot #175 (Sale Order 175 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) x 12" x 9" The charming small store has natural wooden finish, front windowed panels with carved detail and steeple-shaped cornices. The wall and floor paper is original with especially nice border design of paper. The back wall has built-in shelving with two sets of six spice drawers with cardboard printed labels flanking an arched display center. There is a matching counter, brass-stemmed wall lamp, and a rare wooden ladder that converts into a chair. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, a duplicate store is shown in Cieslik's Lexicon des Puppenstuben, page 25, identified as distributed by Gebruder Bing. The store is perfectly preserved and has very rare chair/ladder.
German All-Bisque Googly, 601, with Shyly Tucked Head Pose 600/800 German All-Bisque Googly, 601, with Shyly Tucked Head Pose 600/800

German All-Bisque Googly, 601, with Shyly Tucked Head Pose 600/800

Lot #176 (Sale Order 176 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) One-piece all-bisque head, torso and legs, the head posed inclined forward, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted upper curly lashes, dot brows, pug-shaped nose, tiny impish smile, brunette mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms, bare feet, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 601 3/0. Comments: Germany, circa 1915. Value Points: rare googly whose endearing shy expression is enhanced by unusual pose of head.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

Lot #177 (Sale Order 177 of 318)

13" (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, blonde mohair wig in side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, eyes set, light rub on cheek. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117/A 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their model marketed as Mein Liebling, circa 1914. Value Points: seldom-found size of the sought-after gentle-faced doll, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Laughing Character, 116, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Pet Animals 800/1200 German Bisque Laughing Character, 116, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Pet Animals 800/1200

German Bisque Laughing Character, 116, by Kammer and Reinhardt with Pet Animals 800/1200

Lot #178 (Sale Order 178 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth modeled as though open with laughing expression, shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 116 28. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine luminous bisque, original wig, original body in near mint condition, included are three mohair toy animals including unusual pelican and two pups.
Outstanding German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character Outstanding German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character

Outstanding German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character "Gretchen" by Kammer and Reinhardt 6500/8500

Lot #179 (Sale Order 179 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes in half-moon shape, dark upper eyeliner with fringed detail, incised upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full downcast pouting lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 56. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model Gretchen from the firm's art character series, circa 1912. Value Points: rare glass-eyed variation of 114 has finest matte bisque, original wig, original body and body finish, lovely antique dress, undergarments and shoes.
Rare German Bisque Doll, Model 908, by Simon and Halbig with Closed Mouth 1800/2300 Rare German Bisque Doll, Model 908, by Simon and Halbig with Closed Mouth 1800/2300

Rare German Bisque Doll, Model 908, by Simon and Halbig with Closed Mouth 1800/2300

Lot #180 (Sale Order 180 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 6 1/2 H 908. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare model has wonderful expression, choice bisque and painting, original body and body finish, and beautiful antique dress, bonnet and shoes.
Petite German Bisque Child Doll Known as Petite German Bisque Child Doll Known as

Petite German Bisque Child Doll Known as "A.T. Kestner" 1600/1900

Lot #181 (Sale Order 181 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (head) Excelsior Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1885, the model is known as "A.T. Kestner" for its resemblance to the French bebe marked A.T. Value Points: very beautiful shy-faced child with finest quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, antique lace dress.
Beautiful and Rare Large German Bisque Doll Known as Beautiful and Rare Large German Bisque Doll Known as

Beautiful and Rare Large German Bisque Doll Known as "A.T. Kestner" 5500/7500

Lot #182 (Sale Order 182 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 15. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885, the doll closely resembles the French bebe marked A.T., by Thuillier whose market the doll attempted to capture. Value Points: the rarity of the doll is rivaled by its superb quality of bisque and painting, the larger size allowing finest definition of features, original body and body finish.
German All-Bisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll, Model 886, by Simon & Halbig 600/800 German All-Bisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll, Model 886, by Simon & Halbig 600/800

German All-Bisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll, Model 886, by Simon & Halbig 600/800

Lot #183 (Sale Order 183 of 318)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted black stockings to above the knees, brown five-lace heeled shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 886 SH. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, the model is known as "black-stocking girl". Value Points: large size of the 886 model, fine quality of bisque and painting.
German Bisque Child Doll with Costumes in Original Presentation Box 800/1100 German Bisque Child Doll with Costumes in Original Presentation Box 800/1100

German Bisque Child Doll with Costumes in Original Presentation Box 800/1100

Lot #184 (Sale Order 184 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: AM 390 4/0 Germany. Comments: Marseille, circa 1900. Value Points: the doll is presented in its original presentation box, with antique costume, and along with several additional costumes, undergarments, and accessories, the box with lithographed image of child on the lid.
Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, 739, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400 Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, 739, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child, 739, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #185 (Sale Order 185 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with warm brown complexion, brown glass eyes, black painted brows with feathered detail, painted curly lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, coral shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black fleecy wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 4 H 739 dep Germany. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with beautiful brown complexion having flawless patina, original body and body finish, original wig, nice antique costume and shoes.
French Wooden Ironing Board Ensemble with Accessories 300/500 French Wooden Ironing Board Ensemble with Accessories 300/500

French Wooden Ironing Board Ensemble with Accessories 300/500

Lot #186 (Sale Order 186 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) The wooden ironing board with flannel cover has original tied-on accessories which include cast-iron iron and trivet, sleeve board, laundry soap. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900.
Rare German Lithographed Tinplate Candy Box in the Shape of Baby Cradle  800/1200 Rare German Lithographed Tinplate Candy Box in the Shape of Baby Cradle  800/1200

Rare German Lithographed Tinplate Candy Box in the Shape of Baby Cradle 800/1200

Lot #187 (Sale Order 187 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) The heavy tinplate cradle-shaped box with gilt rockers and finials, and with hinged lid, is richly-decorated with scenes of playful children on the sides, and a baby in taufling costume on the lid. The inside lid depicts a stork delivering a baby to a rooftop nest, and the advertising for "Strassburger Storchen-Bonbons". Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, the rare and wonderfully-designed candy box was designed as a luxury gift for a baby shower or Christening celebration.
German Bisque Character, Model 300, by Heubach Koppelsdorf in Original Costume 300/500 German Bisque Character, Model 300, by Heubach Koppelsdorf in Original Costume 300/500

German Bisque Character, Model 300, by Heubach Koppelsdorf in Original Costume 300/500

Lot #188 (Sale Order 188 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, short feathered brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, outlined lips, impressed dimples in cheeks and chin, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach Koppelsdorf 300 - 0 Germany. Comments: Heubach Koppelsdorf, circa 1918. Value Points: rosy-cheeked dimpled character has original wig, body, body finish, and is wearing factory-original organdy dress and bonnet with lace trim.
German Bisque Lady with Hidden Mechanical Gliding Mechanism 1100/1300 German Bisque Lady with Hidden Mechanical Gliding Mechanism 1100/1300

German Bisque Lady with Hidden Mechanical Gliding Mechanism 1100/1300

Lot #189 (Sale Order 189 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with head turned to the side and nestled into shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with row of painted teeth, outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, on carton torso with cone-shaped skirt enclosing a hidden clockwork mechanism which, when wound, causes the doll to glide forward on three-wheeled base. Condition: generally excellent, very small roughness flake at bottom edge of front shoulderplate (under costume), mechanism functions. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: an especially beautiful face with distinctive pose of the head, original ice blue silk costume.
German Ebony Dollhouse Parlor Set with Original Blue Silk Upholstery 700/900 German Ebony Dollhouse Parlor Set with Original Blue Silk Upholstery 700/900

German Ebony Dollhouse Parlor Set with Original Blue Silk Upholstery 700/900

Lot #190 (Sale Order 190 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) l. of settee. Of light wood with ebony painted legs and arms and with black paper cover having gilt lithographed designs, the set comprises settee, two arm chairs, and four side chairs, each with royal blue silk upholstery trimmed with blue fringe. Excellent condition. Germany, Walterhausen, circa 1880. Included is German porcelain dollhouse doll with antique cavalier like costume.
Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Musical Piano 700/900 Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Musical Piano 700/900

Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Musical Piano 700/900

Lot #191 (Sale Order 191 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Each doll has bisque shoulderhead with painted features, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, including man with sculpted blonde hair and factory-original regimental costume, and woman with blonde mohair wig, wearing original muslin gown with demi-train and lace trim. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: included is a bronze miniature grand piano, marked Depose, with oval medallion image of 18th century lady on the lid; the lid hinges open to reveal the music box inside. The music box winds on the underside and plays when the lid opens.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Blue Eyes 8000/10,000 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Blue Eyes 8000/10,000

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Blue Eyes 8000/10,000

Lot #192 (Sale Order 192 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer iris, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands. Condition: head and shoulderplate excellent, sturdy original body albeit darkened and aged, right hand restored. Marks: (circle dot symbol) 6. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his early bebe of 1880. Value Points: beautiful bisque and delicate blush painting of eyeshadow, cheek and chin blush, enhancing the splendid eyes, lovely antique costume including Bru leather shoes signed "B" in oval.
German Bisque Art Character German Bisque Art Character

German Bisque Art Character "Phillip", Model 115/A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1200/1600

Lot #193 (Sale Order 193 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette human hair in bobbed fashion, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 115/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their model known as "Phillip", circa 1912. Value Points: choice modeling of plump cheeks and double chin on the wistful-faced toddler, original body and body finish, mariner costume, white kidskin shoes.
French Doll's Woven Basket with Soft Metal Set and Napkins 200/300 French Doll's Woven Basket with Soft Metal Set and Napkins 200/300

French Doll's Woven Basket with Soft Metal Set and Napkins 200/300

Lot #194 (Sale Order 194 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) x 4" basket. The woven basket with decorative bows contains soft metal lidded cookie jar, two cups, four plates and saucers, and four napkins with napkin rings. Excellent condition. Circa 1900.
Petite German Bisque Art Character Petite German Bisque Art Character

Petite German Bisque Art Character "Marie", Model 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

Lot #195 (Sale Order 195 of 318)

9" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, blonde mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 25. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the tiniest size of their art character Marie, circa 1909. Value Points: wistful-faced child is wearing original costume.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll and Carriage 200/300 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll and Carriage 200/300

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll and Carriage 200/300

Lot #196 (Sale Order 196 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) All-bisque doll with swivel head, painted blue eyes, closed mouth, jointed arms and legs, painted brown socks and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: the little girl, with rare brown socks, wears antique costume; included is soft metal carriage.
Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Ernst Grossman 1200/1500 Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Ernst Grossman 1200/1500

Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Ernst Grossman 1200/1500

Lot #197 (Sale Order 197 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, rose-blushed eyeshadow, cheeks and chin, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8. Comments: Ernst Grossman, Sonneberg, circa 1880, (see comments for #198). Value Points: beautifully-painted features of the rare early doll, original body and body finish, factory original sailor costume.
Rare and Important Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Ernst Grossman 2200/3400 Rare and Important Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Ernst Grossman 2200/3400

Rare and Important Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Ernst Grossman 2200/3400

Lot #198 (Sale Order 198 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, brown glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, closed mouth modeled as though open with row of painted teeth, outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn hand-tied human hair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 12 (head) E.G. (on torso). Comments: Ernst Grossman, the Sonneberg sculptor and doll maker, registered the first German design for "ball joints moving in every direction" (GM 82) and "doll able to make several movements by means of rubber strings" (GM88) in 1880. The body was inspired by the newly popular French bebe, as was this facial model, resembling Bru's "circle/dot" bebe. Value Points: rare and beautiful doll, the first known German design for composition jointed body, with wonderful antique mariner costume, leather shoes.
American Artist Portrait Doll American Artist Portrait Doll

American Artist Portrait Doll "Jefferson Jones" by Dewees Cochran from Grow-up Series 1000/1300

Lot #199 (Sale Order 199 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) All-latex composition depicting a grown man with handsome well-sculpted slender face, elongated throat, painted blue upper-glancing eyes, real lashes, painted strong brows, closed mouth, brunette side-parted hair, five-piece body with defined musculature, slender limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: DC JJ ‘60 3. Comments: Dewees Cochran, circa 1960, the doll portrays Jefferson Jones at age 20 from her Grow-up Series. Value Points: very rare model by the esteemed American artist in pristine condition, with original shorts, sandals.
American Artist Doll American Artist Doll

American Artist Doll "Cookie" by Dewees Cochran with Original Costume, Brochure, Box 1200/1600

Lot #200 (Sale Order 200 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Latex composition socket head, highly-expressive features with smiling expression on closed mouth, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, brunette side-parted human hair, slender torso and limbs with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent, original finish, light scuffing on torso. Comments: Dewees Cochran, from her portrait series, the doll was presented in her brochure as "Cookie", circa 1940s. Value Points: very rare to find model from the celebrated American doll artist, with early Cochran box, and with original brochure describing this costume as velvet flannel apple green day dress; additional original costume described by her as "flowered pink and white Bates fabric with wide Bertha collar" also included.
American Artist Portrait Doll of American Artist Portrait Doll of

American Artist Portrait Doll of "Belinda Bunyan" by Dewees Cochran 900/1100

Lot #201 (Sale Order 201 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) All-latex composition portrait doll of a young girl about 7 years of age, painted facial features, brown eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with richly painted lips, waist-length brunette hair with bangs and braids, five-piece body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: DC BB'52 #26. Comments: Dewees Cochran, 1952, her model of "Belinda Bunyan" from the Grow-up Series. Value Points: rare model is well preserved, wears her original dress, undergarments, red shoes and socks.
American Artist Portrait Doll American Artist Portrait Doll

American Artist Portrait Doll "Peter Ponsett" as Young Boy by Dewees Cochran 500/800

Lot #202 (Sale Order 202 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Latex composition with socket head, painted facial features, small hazel eyes with fringed upper lashes, closed mouth with shy smile, light brown mohair wig, five-piece body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D.C. PP ‘54 #29. Comments: by the American studio artist Dewees Cochran, the boy is a "Grow-Up" portrait of Peter Ponsett at age 5, 1954. Value Points: rare and well-preserved American art doll by the illustrious artist, in original artist-made costume; with original artist price tag featuring her signature, description of the doll and price ($21.50 dressed, $16.50 not dressed).
American Artist Portrait Doll of Angela Appleseed at Age 5 by Dewees Cochran 900/1200 American Artist Portrait Doll of Angela Appleseed at Age 5 by Dewees Cochran 900/1200

American Artist Portrait Doll of Angela Appleseed at Age 5 by Dewees Cochran 900/1200

Lot #203 (Sale Order 203 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) All-latex composition doll depicting a young girl with smiling expression, socket head, painted facial features, brown eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with beaming smile, impressed cheek laughter crinkles, two rows of painted teeth, waist-length brunette human hair, five-piece body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: DC AA 52 #17 (head). Comments: portrait model of Angela Appleseed by Dewees Cochran, 1952, depicting the child at age 5. Value Points: very fine sculpting with artfully-painted features that are perfectly preserved, wearing original artist made dress.
English Poured Wax Child Doll in the Montanari Manner with Original Costume 900/1300 English Poured Wax Child Doll in the Montanari Manner with Original Costume 900/1300

English Poured Wax Child Doll in the Montanari Manner with Original Costume 900/1300

Lot #204 (Sale Order 204 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Poured wax shoulderhead, blue glass enamel inset eyes, tinted brows and eyeliner, closed mouth with accented nostrils, inserted blonde baby hair, muslin stitch-jointed body, wax lower arms and legs with grommet attachments. Condition: generally excellent, early repair on back shoulderplate. Comments: English, attributed to Montanari, circa 1880. Value Points: the gentle-faced baby is wearing beautiful original baby gown with lace trim, undergarments, cream cashmere cape with lace trim, white rabbit fur bonnet with silk lining and lace edging.
Early Miniature Portrait Painting in Original Frame, Dated 1772 500/800 Early Miniature Portrait Painting in Original Frame, Dated 1772 500/800

Early Miniature Portrait Painting in Original Frame, Dated 1772 500/800

Lot #205 (Sale Order 205 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Delicately-shaded semi-profile portrait of young child holding lyre, wisps of delicate blonde hair, is enclosed in brass frame with copper backing which is inscribed "Ludovicus Meyer de Knonau 2 1/2 an Aprilis 1772 Wertmuller". Excellent condition.
Pair, German Miniature Dollhouse Ormolu Frames with Early Engravings 200/300 Pair, German Miniature Dollhouse Ormolu Frames with Early Engravings 200/300

Pair, German Miniature Dollhouse Ormolu Frames with Early Engravings 200/300

Lot #206 (Sale Order 206 of 318)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) Fancy gilt ormolu frames enclose engravings of two 1830 era women in stylish costumes. Excellent condition. Germany, frames by Erhard and Sohne, circa 1900.
Miniature Book Miniature Book

Miniature Book "Cinquante Vues de la Suisse" in Original Folio 200/300

Lot #207 (Sale Order 207 of 318)

2" (5 cm.) x 1 3/4". Enclosed in a green leather folio with gilt tooling "Vue de la Suisse" is a pink covered book "Cinquante Vues de la Suisse" which contains 40 engravings of scenic wonders in Switzerland, Excellent condition. A rare miniature treasure. Germany, early 1800s.
English Poured Wax Portrait Lady with Unique Pose of Head 1100/1500 English Poured Wax Portrait Lady with Unique Pose of Head 1100/1500

English Poured Wax Portrait Lady with Unique Pose of Head 1100/1500

Lot #208 (Sale Order 208 of 318)

25" (64 cm.) Poured wax shoulderhead of adult lady with modeled bosom, her head inclined to the side and gazing modestly downward, blue glass enamel inset eyes, tinted brows and eye liner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette inset human hair, original muslin body with shapely waist, brass grommets for attachment of wax limbs to torso, slender wax arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent, complexion pleasingly faded. Comments: English, in the Pierotti manner, circa 1875. Value Points: exquisite portrait with distinctive regal pose, original body, antique muslin gown, undergarments, original ivory kidskin heeled slippers.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 12, by Leon Casimir Bru 7000/9000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 12, by Leon Casimir Bru 7000/9000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 12, by Leon Casimir Bru 7000/9000

Lot #209 (Sale Order 209 of 318)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume and leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll and "12". Condition: bisque is excellent with one tiny forehead paint skip, French body of the same era is not original but is appropriately sized. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1885. Value Points: desirable early face with wonderfully-defined features and pleasing blush on eyelids, chin and cheeks.
French Bisque Miniature Dolls with Amusing Mechanical Action 800/1200 French Bisque Miniature Dolls with Amusing Mechanical Action 800/1200

French Bisque Miniature Dolls with Amusing Mechanical Action 800/1200

Lot #210 (Sale Order 210 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, blue or brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, paper mache shaped body, wire upper arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: each is wearing its (frail) original costume and when leg or torso is pushed an amusing action occurs: one raises and lowers the mask he is holding to his face, and the other lifts up and down the tiny party marotte he is holding.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Rare Size 10 11,000/14,000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Rare Size 10 11,000/14,000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Rare Size 10 11,000/14,000

Lot #211 (Sale Order 211 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space and painted teeth between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (circle dot symbol on head) 10 (shoulderplate) Bte SGDG (forehead). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: finest modeling achieved by rare larger size, enhanced by splendid bisque and painting, very sturdy original body and perfect bisque hands, antique costume.
Rare French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier as Violinist with Handwind Music Box 1200/1600 Rare French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier as Violinist with Handwind Music Box 1200/1600

Rare French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier as Violinist with Handwind Music Box 1200/1600

Lot #212 (Sale Order 212 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque head, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, carton torso containing music box, wire upper arms, carved wooden lower arms and legs. When hand-wound with porcelain-tipped knob at back torso, music plays and the man briskly plays the violin he holds in his arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: rare musical mechanical toy has very fine quality of bisque head, fine silk original costume, mechanism functions well.
German Bisque Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 1800/2200 German Bisque Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 1800/2200

German Bisque Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 1800/2200

Lot #213 (Sale Order 213 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, black mohair wig, amber tinted composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent, retouch to legs and left arm. Marks: F made in Germany 11 243 JDK (head) Made in Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: the Chinese baby is wearing factory-original chemise with original paper label, original wig, body and body finish.
German Bisque Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner in Elaborate Costume 1800/2200 German Bisque Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner in Elaborate Costume 1800/2200

German Bisque Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner in Elaborate Costume 1800/2200

Lot #214 (Sale Order 214 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, black mohair wig, amber tinted composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent, retouch to legs and left arm. Marks: F made in Germany 10 243 JDK (head) Made in Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: the Chinese baby is wearing elaborate costume with embroidered detail, pom-pom accented cap.
Petite German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child, Model 1329, by Simon and Halbig, Rare Size 800/1000 Petite German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child, Model 1329, by Simon and Halbig, Rare Size 800/1000

Petite German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child, Model 1329, by Simon and Halbig, Rare Size 800/1000

Lot #215 (Sale Order 215 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, black feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair up-swept wig, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1329 Halbig Germany S&H 1. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare petite size with lovely bisque, original wig, body and body finish, factory original costume.
Early Pair of Asian Paper Mache Man and Woman in Superb Original Costumes 800/1100 Early Pair of Asian Paper Mache Man and Woman in Superb Original Costumes 800/1100

Early Pair of Asian Paper Mache Man and Woman in Superb Original Costumes 800/1100

Lot #216 (Sale Order 216 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) seated and 27" standing. Each has light paper mache head on wooden dowel which attaches to light paper mache torso, each with painted complexion and facial features, narrow painted eyes set in deeply-defined sockets, closed mouth, painted hair, wire articulation at elbows allowing posing of hands. Condition: very good, original finish with some fading of painted finish on head and hands, some costume fading. Comments: Asian, early 1900s. Value Points: the pair, she posed seated on bench, are wearing their original costumes with embroidery and paillettes, she with tiny bound feet.
French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau, Rare Size 9 9000/12,000 French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau, Rare Size 9 9000/12,000

French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau, Rare Size 9 9000/12,000

Lot #217 (Sale Order 217 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: charming demure expression with lovely bisque and painting, original body and body finish, rarest size of the beloved Bebe Triste.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau 9000/12,000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau 9000/12,000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau 9000/12,000

Lot #218 (Sale Order 218 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: very delicate bisque contrasts her dramatic brown eyes with rich decoration, original body and body finish, leather shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau 10."
German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes, Model 131, by C.F. Kling 800/1200 German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes, Model 131, by C.F. Kling 800/1200

German Bisque Doll with Sculpted Hair and Glass Eyes, Model 131, by C.F. Kling 800/1200

Lot #219 (Sale Order 219 of 318)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with blonde sculpted hair in curls and very full bangs, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, kid body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 131 8. Comments: C.F. Kling, circa 1880. Value Points: pretty bright-eyed child with gleaming patina of combmarked hair, is wearing mauve silk gown with lace trim, and is carrying tiny bisque doll with sculpted hair and glass eyes, painted orange boots.
Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in the French Look-Alike Manner 1100/1300 Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in the French Look-Alike Manner 1100/1300

Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll in the French Look-Alike Manner 1100/1300

Lot #220 (Sale Order 220 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes with darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, the doll closely resembles the early portrait bebe by Jumeau whose market the doll sought to capture. Value Points: beautiful face with wonderful painting of eyeshadow and lashes, original body and body finish, antique costume.
Three German Bisque Miniature Dolls with Sculpted Hair 400/600 Three German Bisque Miniature Dolls with Sculpted Hair 400/600

Three German Bisque Miniature Dolls with Sculpted Hair 400/600

Lot #221 (Sale Order 221 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) -5". Including two all-bisque dolls and bisque doll with muslin body, each with sculpted blonde hair and painted facial features, the larger with black hair bow and painted purple lustre shoes, each with antique costume. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, Model XI, by Kestner 1100/1500 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, Model XI, by Kestner 1100/1500

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, Model XI, by Kestner 1100/1500

Lot #222 (Sale Order 222 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast lips, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: the pensive-faced child with expressive features has finest quality of bisque, complexion and painting, original body and body finish, antique costume.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner in Snow Angel Costume 1200/1500 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner in Snow Angel Costume 1200/1500

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner in Snow Angel Costume 1200/1500

Lot #223 (Sale Order 223 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, blonde lambswool wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: wide-eyed child with delicate pale bisque contrasted by rich brown eyes and brows, original body and body finish, wearing wonderful ivory silk quilted snow costume comprising coat, cap, leggings, and muff, over ivory silk dress.
German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings Attributed to D.H. Wagner 600/900 German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings Attributed to D.H. Wagner 600/900

German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings Attributed to D.H. Wagner 600/900

Lot #224 (Sale Order 224 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Of light wood with paper cover to simulate ebony wood with gilt stenciling, including glass-front cupboard with shelved interior, two lady's desks with elaborate niches and detail of trim, round pedestal table, game table with some game pieces, bookcase with glass door upper cupboard and single drawer. Excellent condition. Germany, attributed to D.H. Wagner, circa 1885.
Four German Bisque Dollhouse Gentlemen  700/900 Four German Bisque Dollhouse Gentlemen  700/900

Four German Bisque Dollhouse Gentlemen 700/900

Lot #225 (Sale Order 225 of 318)

7" (18 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead with sculpted short brown hair, painted facial features, closed mouth, three with sculpted moustaches, muslin body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted shoes and socks, and each is wearing woolen gentleman suits. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
Collection German Ormolu Dollhouse Accessories and Furnishings 800/1100 Collection German Ormolu Dollhouse Accessories and Furnishings 800/1100

Collection German Ormolu Dollhouse Accessories and Furnishings 800/1100

Lot #226 (Sale Order 226 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) h. mirror. Each is of fine gilt ormolu, including mirror with fancy crest, two small tables with cabriole legs, round table with tripod base, pair of landscape prints with matching frames, round mirror with wreath frame, candle holder, pedestal bowl, and fishbowl holder, along with gilded metal statuary of woman holding a clock. Excellent condition. Germany, Erhard & Sohne, circa 1900.
French Miniature Room with Original Furnishings in Original Presentation Box 1400/1800 French Miniature Room with Original Furnishings in Original Presentation Box 1400/1800

French Miniature Room with Original Furnishings in Original Presentation Box 1400/1800

Lot #227 (Sale Order 227 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) x 11" x 11". A light wood box with paper lithographed cover opens to form into the floor and frame of a late-19th century dining room, with folding heavy stock walls having original patterned burgundy wallpaper and gilt paper edging and with two windows at the back wall with original burgundy satin draperies and lace linings. The room is furnished with dark wooden dining room table with six chairs, cupboard, dessert buffet, and jardiniere filled with flowers, the chairs with leather seats and all furnishings with gilt paper edging. There is a fireplace with burgundy satin trim and the room is accented with two large ormolu mirrors, ormolu mantel clock, pewter tea set and more. Three dollhouse dolls are included. Excellent condition. The folding box rooms were presented in Paris by Badeuille and his successor from the mid-1800s until 1897 of which this example is circa 1890s, and are very to find complete.
Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Costumes 400/600 Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Costumes 400/600

Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Costumes 400/600

Lot #228 (Sale Order 228 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, including older gentleman with bald pate, grey hair, painted facial features, wearing formal wear suit with black jacket, cravat, silk vest and blue woolen pants, and glass-eyed lady with blonde mohair up-swept wig, closed mouth, model 1160 by Simon and Halbig, wearing silk gown. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Costumes 400/600 Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Costumes 400/600

Two German Bisque Dollhouse Dolls in Wonderful Costumes 400/600

Lot #229 (Sale Order 229 of 318)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, including older gentleman with bald pate, painted facial features, wearing formal wear suit with blue jacket, boutonniere, silk vest and pants, and glass-eyed lady with ringlet curls, closed mouth, model 1160 by Simon and Halbig, wearing silk gown, shawl and high bonnet. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 1200/1800 French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 1200/1800

French Brown-Complexioned Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 1200/1800

Lot #230 (Sale Order 230 of 318)

22" (56 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, black painted lashes and brows with feathered details, accented nostrils, open mouth, row of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body, pretty antique dress and undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1895. Value Points: beautiful gleaming cafe-au-lait complexion, original wig and body, especially fine original condition of body.
French Bisque Bebe Jumeau, Size 1, with Original Signed Body 1100/1300 French Bisque Bebe Jumeau, Size 1, with Original Signed Body 1100/1300

French Bisque Bebe Jumeau, Size 1, with Original Signed Body 1100/1300

Lot #231 (Sale Order 231 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig in upswept style, cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, burgundy velvet dress, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1900. Value Points: petite wide-eyed bebe has original signed body.
French Mechanical Toy French Mechanical Toy

French Mechanical Toy "Ostrich Pulling a Wicker Cart" 1100/1500

Lot #232 (Sale Order 232 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) A paper mache ostrich with glass eyes and feathered body has hidden mechanism, which when wound, causes the ostrich to briskly walk along pulling the wicker cart with velvet seat and spoked metal wheels to which he is attached. Generally excellent, some paint rubs on frame, mechanism functions well. French, circa 1880.
French Bisque Bebe French Bisque Bebe

French Bisque Bebe "Le Parisien" by Jules Steiner 1300/1800

Lot #233 (Sale Order 233 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, widely arched brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 6 Paris (incised) Le Parisien (red stamp on head) Bebe Le Parisien Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Steiner, circa 1895. Value Points: pretty blue-eyed bebe has original signed body, original store chemise (sleeves frail) matching bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes.
Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, Rare Size 3/0, by Jules Steiner 2200/2800 Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, Rare Size 3/0, by Jules Steiner 2200/2800

Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, Rare Size 3/0, by Jules Steiner 2200/2800

Lot #234 (Sale Order 234 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure A No 3/0 Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (head) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: especially beautiful petite bebe with subtle rose-blushed eyelids, cheeks and chin, original body and body finish.
French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Charming Presentation 7000/9500 French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Charming Presentation 7000/9500

French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Charming Presentation 7000/9500

Lot #235 (Sale Order 235 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid body with scalloped-edge kid collarette, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms, wooden lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 4 (head and shoulders), Bebe Bru...(partial original paper label on body). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1886, Value Points: charming fellow has original body, great expression and painting of features, antique costume, cap, and shoes, and carrying faux-tortoise mandolin and leather case.
Early Period French Bisque Bebe Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru in Superb Condition 7000/9500 Early Period French Bisque Bebe Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru in Superb Condition 7000/9500

Early Period French Bisque Bebe Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru in Superb Condition 7000/9500

Lot #236 (Sale Order 236 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils and eye corners, parted lips with interior drilled hole for bottle nipple, very full cheeks, metal turn-screw at back of head designed to create sucking action with rubber ball inside head, as though sucking on baby bottle, kid bebe body with scalloped collarette, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, an early period model of the firm's popular Bebe Teteur, circa 1884. Value Points: superb original condition, with intact nursing mechanism, near mint body with perfect hands, very fine bisque and painting.
Very Rare French Bisque Body for Bebe Gourmand by Leon Casimir Bru 2000/3000 Very Rare French Bisque Body for Bebe Gourmand by Leon Casimir Bru 2000/3000

Very Rare French Bisque Body for Bebe Gourmand by Leon Casimir Bru 2000/3000

Lot #237 (Sale Order 237 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque shoulderplate with defined bosom and shoulderblades, plump firm kid body with scalloped upper edge and scalloped leg edging, bisque lower arms and hands with individually-sculpted fingers, bisque lower legs with well-defined musculature, knees and toes, open soles designed for Bebe Gourmand function. Condition: reglue at ankle and back calf of right leg, otherwise near mint. Marks: I.T. Comments: the distinctive body designed by Leon Casimir Bru for his unique Bebe Gourmand, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare body with outstanding modeling, sturdy original condition.
French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Sought-After Tongue Tip 6000/8000 French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Sought-After Tongue Tip 6000/8000

French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Sought-After Tongue Tip 6000/8000

Lot #238 (Sale Order 238 of 318)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and lightly-feathered brows, shaded nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with tiny tongue tip modeled between the closed lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque lower arms with elbow jointing, bisque hands. Condition: small restoration on upper eyelid, nose rub, some kid body patching. Marks: Bru Jne 6 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1882. Value Points: most sought-after Bru bebe face with beautiful eyes and decoration, perfect bisque hands, antique dress which may be original, undergarments, socks, leather shoes.
Two French Bronzed Miniature Cabinets and Pair of Dollhouse Dolls 900/1200 Two French Bronzed Miniature Cabinets and Pair of Dollhouse Dolls 900/1200

Two French Bronzed Miniature Cabinets and Pair of Dollhouse Dolls 900/1200

Lot #239 (Sale Order 239 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) h. cabinets. Each cabinet is of metal with gilt bronze finish are elaborately formed in the Louis XVI manner, including bombe panels and fancy crests, each with shelved interior and mirrored backs, each signed Depose N23 (the wider) (or N26 the other), French circa 1885. Along with a pair of German bisque dollhouse dolls, model 1160 by Simon and Halbig, each with glass inset eyes, closed mouth, original blonde mohair wig with ringlet curls, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, and wearing beautiful antique costume, Generally excellent.
Nine French Miniature Porcelain de Paris Lattice-Edge Bowls 400/500 Nine French Miniature Porcelain de Paris Lattice-Edge Bowls 400/500

Nine French Miniature Porcelain de Paris Lattice-Edge Bowls 400/500

Lot #240 (Sale Order 240 of 318)

2" (5 cm.) h. footed bowls. Each is of fine white porcelain with lattice work sides, eight with pedestal foot, decorated with gilt accents, some with applique leaves or flowers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875.
Early French Bisque Wide-Eyed Bebe, Series A, by Jules Steiner 4500/6500 Early French Bisque Wide-Eyed Bebe, Series A, by Jules Steiner 4500/6500

Early French Bisque Wide-Eyed Bebe, Series A, by Jules Steiner 4500/6500

Lot #241 (Sale Order 241 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with very round plump face, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, retouch on bottom left ear lobe. Marks: Sie A 5 (incised on head) J. Steiner Bte SGDG J. Bourgoin St. (head, red ink script). Comments: Jules Steiner, series C model, circa 1882. Value Points: most desirable very pale bisque on the early model Steiner bebe which beautifully contrasts the brilliant eyes and dark eye decoration, original body and body finish. Included is curly mohair pup with amber glass eyes.
Collection, German Soft Metal Dollhouse Furnishings with Two All-Bisque Dolls 600/800 Collection, German Soft Metal Dollhouse Furnishings with Two All-Bisque Dolls 600/800

Collection, German Soft Metal Dollhouse Furnishings with Two All-Bisque Dolls 600/800

Lot #242 (Sale Order 242 of 318)

3" (8 cm.) Included is a collection of soft metal furnishings with elaborate filigree and fretwork details, in original ebony finish with gilt accents, including rare round jardiniere, wall-hanging paper holder, round pedestal side table, hanging corner rack, baby high chair (one back leg missing) and five chairs with upholstered velvet seats. Along with a pair of all-bisque dolls with jointed arms and legs, blonde mohair wigs, antique costumes, one with tiny glass eyes, and one with rare brown stockings. Excellent condition but as noted. Germany, circa 1900.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Antique Costume 3500/4500 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Antique Costume 3500/4500

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Antique Costume 3500/4500

Lot #243 (Sale Order 243 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, shaded nostrils, accents at eye corners, closed mouth with slightly-upturned corners of shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C No. 2 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (head) Le Petit Parisien (body stamp). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: finest quality of bisque, complexion with subtle blushing, and artistically-painted features, original body in near mint condition, along with beautiful antique dress and undergarments.
Early German Waxed Valentine in Miniature Dome 300/500 Early German Waxed Valentine in Miniature Dome 300/500

Early German Waxed Valentine in Miniature Dome 300/500

Lot #244 (Sale Order 244 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Waxed figure of winged angels with flowing blue scarf is standing behind a small child with clasped hands, with wax flowers at their feet, and arranged under original blown glass dome with original paper mache base. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.
Three Early Dollhouse Chandeliers in Various Styles 400/600 Three Early Dollhouse Chandeliers in Various Styles 400/600

Three Early Dollhouse Chandeliers in Various Styles 400/600

Lot #245 (Sale Order 245 of 318)

Including 3"h. hanging chandelier with green and topaz glass beading and golden rods captured in an ormolu frame; 3" hanging chandelier with metal frame that is fitted with ruby and crystal rods and beads; and elaborate 6" hanging chandelier with garlands of tiny green, crystal and cranberry glass beads in festive arrangement (may be some ruby dangles missing). Overall excellent. Germany, late 1800s.
Especially Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bebe with Splendid Eyes by Emile Jumeau 5500/7500 Especially Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bebe with Splendid Eyes by Emile Jumeau 5500/7500

Especially Beautiful French Bisque Portrait Bebe with Splendid Eyes by Emile Jumeau 5500/7500

Lot #246 (Sale Order 246 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, pierced ears, original blonde wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: very beautiful face on the early period portrait bebe enhanced by splendid eyes, choice bisque, original body in near mint condition, along with original chemise and undergarments.
German All-Bisque Doll, 130, by Kestner in Rare Large Size 600/900 German All-Bisque Doll, 130, by Kestner in Rare Large Size 600/900

German All-Bisque Doll, 130, by Kestner in Rare Large Size 600/900

Lot #247 (Sale Order 247 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, knee-high ribbed stockings with blue rims, brown two-strap shoes with black bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 130 14 (torso and limbs). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: rare large size of the all-bisque in especially fine state of preservation.
German All-Bisque Bye-Lo in Fitted Baby Bed 400/600 German All-Bisque Bye-Lo in Fitted Baby Bed 400/600

German All-Bisque Bye-Lo in Fitted Baby Bed 400/600

Lot #248 (Sale Order 248 of 318)

6" (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, small brown glass sleep eyes, brown tinted hair, accented nostrils, closed mouth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent baby pose. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 - 15 Copr by Grace S. Putnam Germany. Comments: Germany, Bye-Lo Baby, circa 1925. Value Points: rarity factors include swivel head and glass eyes, original paper label on torso, antique costume and presented in antique iron baby bed with fittings and lace canopy.
Petite German Bisque Child, 174, by Kestner with Original Early Body 300/500 Petite German Bisque Child, 174, by Kestner with Original Early Body 300/500

Petite German Bisque Child, 174, by Kestner with Original Early Body 300/500

Lot #249 (Sale Order 249 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 2/0 174. Comments: Kestner, circa 1895. Value Points: very dear petite child has original wig, body, body finish, lovely bisque.
German Bisque Child Doll, 1129, by Simon and Halbig with Her Two Miniature Dolls 800/1100 German Bisque Child Doll, 1129, by Simon and Halbig with Her Two Miniature Dolls 800/1100

German Bisque Child Doll, 1129, by Simon and Halbig with Her Two Miniature Dolls 800/1100

Lot #250 (Sale Order 250 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Amber-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, slightly-parted lips, teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig in up-swept manner, amber-tinted body with knee-high painted brown stockings, shoes, silk dress. Marks: Germany Halbig 1129. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare size with beautiful flawless complexion, original wig. Included are her two miniature bisque dolls, each with amber-tinted bisque socket head, painted brown eyes, closed mouth, amber-tinted body, painted slippers with upturned toes.
Early French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau in Aqua Mariner Costume 4500/6500 Early French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau in Aqua Mariner Costume 4500/6500

Early French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau in Aqua Mariner Costume 4500/6500

Lot #251 (Sale Order 251 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, delicately-painted eyeshadow and cheek blush, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his premiere bebe with sweet expression, original body and body finish, original aqua mariner costume with cream trim, matching cap.
American Carved Hair Character Boy, Model 201, by Schoenhut from Early Period 800/1100 American Carved Hair Character Boy, Model 201, by Schoenhut from Early Period 800/1100

American Carved Hair Character Boy, Model 201, by Schoenhut from Early Period 800/1100

Lot #252 (Sale Order 252 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, carved hair in deep combmarks with loose curls onto forehead, deeply set painted eyes, closed mouth with downcast lips, wooden spring-jointed body, wearing boy's suit. Condition: head has original finish albeit a bit faded, some repainting or repair to body. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17,'11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut. model 201, from original sculpture by Graziano, and inspired by Kammer and Reinhardt's 114 model, 1911. Value Points: the rare model was made for one year only.
Abundantly-Filled German Wooden Abundantly-Filled German Wooden

Abundantly-Filled German Wooden "Noah's Ark" with 140 Animals 1200/1600

Lot #253 (Sale Order 253 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) The wooden Noah's Ark with hand-painted details of exterior opens by sliding front door to reveal an abundance of carved wooden animals, many in pairs. There are more than 140 animals including farm animals, wild animals and birds, each with wonderful hand-carved and painted details. Excellent condition. The Noah's Ark toy was a fixture in Victorian homes, being one of the few toys allowed for play on the Sabbath, this example is notable for quantity of animals. Germany, mid/late 1880s.
German Paper Mache Pull-Toy Guernsey Cow on Wheeled Platform 400/500 German Paper Mache Pull-Toy Guernsey Cow on Wheeled Platform 400/500

German Paper Mache Pull-Toy Guernsey Cow on Wheeled Platform 400/500

Lot #254 (Sale Order 254 of 318)

13" (33 cm.) l. The paper mache cow with cream/tan finish has painted eyes and mouth, horns, leather ears, rope tail, and udder, and is standing upon a wooden platform with cast iron spoked wheels (one wheel missing). Excellent original finish. Germany, circa 1885, rare to find animal on pull-toy series.
American Carved Wooden Character Boy with Sculpted Hair by Schoenhut 500/700 American Carved Wooden Character Boy with Sculpted Hair by Schoenhut 500/700

American Carved Wooden Character Boy with Sculpted Hair by Schoenhut 500/700

Lot #255 (Sale Order 255 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) All-wooden with carved socket head, carved short boyish hair in side-parted fashion, dark blue painted intaglio eyes, white eyedots, closed mouth with downcast lips, wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with sculpted hair, solemn expression, original finish, antique costume including knit teddy and Schoenhut shoes.
American Wooden Schoenhut Doll as Native American Girl 600/800 American Wooden Schoenhut Doll as Native American Girl 600/800

American Wooden Schoenhut Doll as Native American Girl 600/800

Lot #256 (Sale Order 256 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) All-carved wooden doll with socket head, sienna-tinted complexion, intaglio blue eyes with white eyedots, closed mouth, black human hair wig in long braids over painted black pate, spring-jointed body, Condition: fair/good, paint wear on face, unknown if finish is factory-original special commission or later revision. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912, possibly a special commission from the firm. Value Points: rare model, with original brown homespun tunic and skirt with beaded and fringe trim.
Rare American Wooden Schoenhut Girl, Model 106, with Carved Hair and Bonnet 2000/2600 Rare American Wooden Schoenhut Girl, Model 106, with Carved Hair and Bonnet 2000/2600

Rare American Wooden Schoenhut Girl, Model 106, with Carved Hair and Bonnet 2000/2600

Lot #257 (Sale Order 257 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, carved hair with forelock and side curls peeking from beneath the sculpted cap, intaglio blue eyes, white eyedots, fringed brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, wooden spring-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, few typical rubs. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17, ‘11 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, introduced in 1912 and made for four years only, the very rare carved bonnet girl was the last of the carved hair girls made by Schoenhut. Value Points: very rare model is wonderfully preserved, the hat decorated with classic yellow and red flowers and green leaves, with gilt banding.
German Bisque Character, 7248, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900 German Bisque Character, 7248, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900

German Bisque Character, 7248, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900

Lot #258 (Sale Order 258 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7248 4 Germany Heubach (sunburst mark, head) (Holz-masse stamp on body). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: pouty-faced fellow with glass eyes, original signed body with original finish.
Three Early Mechanical Toys Including Theroude Boy on Horse 800/1100 Three Early Mechanical Toys Including Theroude Boy on Horse 800/1100

Three Early Mechanical Toys Including Theroude Boy on Horse 800/1100

Lot #259 (Sale Order 259 of 318)

9 1/2" (24 cm.) merry-go-round. Including tinplate merry-go-round in original pastel shades, with rider on horse, boy on swan, and two children on double-seated cart, which activates from spring lever at the side, causing rides, spiral spring and flag to revolve merrily around; swan on wheeled tinplate base with flapping wings, activated by friction movement; and paper mache boy on horse which is spring-mounted on three-wheeled pedestal with key-wind mechanism, signed A. Theroude Paris. Very good condition, all mechanisms function, wear to finish on Vichy toy.
Most Endearing German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 950, with Googly Pup 700/900 Most Endearing German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 950, with Googly Pup 700/900

Most Endearing German Bisque Glass-Eyed Googly, Model 950, with Googly Pup 700/900

Lot #260 (Sale Order 260 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head with chubby cheeks, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, short-stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with center accent line, composition toddler body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, slight cheek rub. Marks: 950 P.M. Comments: Porzellenfabrick Mengersgereuth, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with most endearing expression, along with her own brown velvet pup with glass googly eyes, attributed to Chad Valley.
Rare German Lithographed Toy Rare German Lithographed Toy

Rare German Lithographed Toy "Circus Spearino" in Original Box 800/1100

Lot #261 (Sale Order 261 of 318)

15" (38 cm.) x 14" box. 4"-6" characters. A heavy card stock box with vividly colorful lithograph on the lid depicting an audience clapping at circus performances is labeled "Circus Spearino", and opens to a bountiful collection of circus performers, animals and props, and includes planked wooden flooring (for insertion of figures to allow standing), and various tables, benches and chairs. The figures are each hinged at arm and leg joints to allow variation of poses, and each has well-detailed costume. The interior lid of the box has illustrated suggestions for posing (much in the manner of early Schoenhut circus ads), and was likely designed as a competition to the American wooden circus toy. Germany, early 1900s.
American Carved Wooden Smiling Character, Model 203, by Schoenhut 800/1100 American Carved Wooden Smiling Character, Model 203, by Schoenhut 800/1100

American Carved Wooden Smiling Character, Model 203, by Schoenhut 800/1100

Lot #262 (Sale Order 262 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, carved hair in casual combmarked curls, well-defined ears, painted intaglio dark eyes with white eyedots, closed mouth with wide grinning expression, row of painted teeth, impressed dimples, all-wooden spring-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: very good/excellent, original finish on face and hair, rub on nose tip, some repair/repaint on body. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17,'11 USA & Foreign Countries. Comments: Schoenhut, model 204, from Graziano sculptures, the model was made for six months only, 1911. Value Points: rare Schoenhut model with excellent sculpting details of smiling lad, with well-defined hair.
German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Doll, 739, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100 German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Doll, 739, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Doll, 739, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Lot #263 (Sale Order 263 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, black painted curly lashes and brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 8 1/2 H 739 dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rarer model especially with flawless brown complexion, original body and body finish.
German Brown-Complexioned Flirty-Eyed Bisque Character, 1294, Simon & Halbig, Pet Dog 700/900 German Brown-Complexioned Flirty-Eyed Bisque Character, 1294, Simon & Halbig, Pet Dog 700/900

German Brown-Complexioned Flirty-Eyed Bisque Character, 1294, Simon & Halbig, Pet Dog 700/900

Lot #264 (Sale Order 264 of 318)

13" (32 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass "flirty" eyes, black painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, black mohair wig, brown composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1294 Simon & Halbig Made in Germany 32. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rarer model flawless complexion, well-functioning flirty eyes, original body in near mint condition, along with pet mohair amber-eyed dog.
Amusing German Wooden and Paper Mache Pop-Up Toy 200/300 Amusing German Wooden and Paper Mache Pop-Up Toy 200/300

Amusing German Wooden and Paper Mache Pop-Up Toy 200/300

Lot #265 (Sale Order 265 of 318)

5" (13 cm.) l. box. A light wood crate with hidden spring mechanism, has a hinged lid which, when released, pops to reveal a paper mache stork in gentleman's costume with little paper mache baby attached to his lapel. Germany, late 1800s.
German Bisque Character, 1358, with Rare Cafe-au-Lait Complexion 1100/1500 German Bisque Character, 1358, with Rare Cafe-au-Lait Complexion 1100/1500

German Bisque Character, 1358, with Rare Cafe-au-Lait Complexion 1100/1500

Lot #266 (Sale Order 266 of 318)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with light cafe-au-lait complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, black painted curly lashes, black brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils, open mouth, very full coral-shaped lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: especially pleasing light brown complexion and painting of lips on the hard-to-find character model.
Petite German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Model 277, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900 Petite German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Model 277, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900

Petite German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Model 277, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900

Lot #267 (Sale Order 267 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, black feathered brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 277 dep. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful petite size, flawless rich complexion, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume.
Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Doll, 739, by Simon & Halbig  800/1000 Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Doll, 739, by Simon & Halbig  800/1000

Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child Doll, 739, by Simon & Halbig 800/1000

Lot #268 (Sale Order 268 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass eyes, black eyeliner, black painted lashes and brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, impressed chin dimple, black mohair fleecy wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume, undergarments and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 10 H 739 dep Germany. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with beautiful flawless complexion, lovely costume.
Rare German Miniature Salesman's Sample Rare German Miniature Salesman's Sample

Rare German Miniature Salesman's Sample "Schmidt's Waschmaschinen" 700/900

Lot #269 (Sale Order 269 of 318)

10" (25 cm.) including handle. The doll-size wooden-framed washing machine has iron legs and straps, drain faucet at bottom edge, wooden handle which, when moved back and forth, causes the internal metal agitators to swivel back and forth. The machine is metal-lined and has a tin-lined wooden soap board. Very good/excellent, some aging of metal lid and interior. The lid is labeled "Schmidt's Waschmaschinen", and was created as a salesman's sample, designed for later child play, to encourage the sale of the full-size popular washing machine of the early 1900s (see image of promotional image created about 1900).
Collection of 1800s Doll-Sized Kitchen Utensils Including Rare Iron Variation 800/1000 Collection of 1800s Doll-Sized Kitchen Utensils Including Rare Iron Variation 800/1000

Collection of 1800s Doll-Sized Kitchen Utensils Including Rare Iron Variation 800/1000

Lot #270 (Sale Order 270 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) l. bed warmer. Scaled for display with dolls about 24"-28", the collection includes wooden-handled copper bed warmer with windmill scene, two copper pudding molds, silver-plated teapot with unusual elongated wooden handle, metal pitcher with embossed flower design, wooden coffee grinder with dove-tailed construction and cast iron handle, and two heavy cast irons (the larger with rare design of lift door at the back to allow the internal heated bar to be constantly refreshed). Overall excellent. Late 1800s.
Grand German Wooden Dollhouse Kitchen with Exceptional Built-in Cabinets 3000/4000 Grand German Wooden Dollhouse Kitchen with Exceptional Built-in Cabinets 3000/4000

Grand German Wooden Dollhouse Kitchen with Exceptional Built-in Cabinets 3000/4000

Lot #271 (Sale Order 271 of 318)

35" (89 cm.) w. x 19"h x 18"d. The wooden dollhouse kitchen with open front has interior lithographed wall and floor paper to simulate various tiling patterns, an opening back door with very ornate door frame which matches the window frame on the right side. Built-in ornate cupboards with original painted and stenciled finishes include a large corner cupboard and matching cupboards and shelving which completely line the left wall. There is a tinplate stove with brass doors and copper utensils, as well as various tables and chairs, butcher block and more furnishings, and the room is abundantly finished with wonderful miniature objects including hanging oil lamps, painted tinplate coffee grinder, numerous pans and cooking tools, and more. A bisque doll in dress and apron stands in attendance. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890, an outstanding room is wonderfully-preserved and furnished.
A Trio of German All-Bisque Kewpies 800/1100 A Trio of German All-Bisque Kewpies 800/1100

A Trio of German All-Bisque Kewpies 800/1100

Lot #272 (Sale Order 272 of 318)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) 7 1/2", and 11". Each is all-bisque with classic sculpted topknot, forelock and side curls, large painted side-glancing googly eyes, impish smile, blue wings. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1912, from original designs by Rose O'Neill. Value Points: the trio includes rare largest size of the all-bisque with early angel-wing costume, and medium-sized with rare jointing of legs as well as arms.
German All-Bisque Character, Model 892, with Googly-Eyed Pup 400/600 German All-Bisque Character, Model 892, with Googly-Eyed Pup 400/600

German All-Bisque Character, Model 892, with Googly-Eyed Pup 400/600

Lot #273 (Sale Order 273 of 318)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) One-piece solid domed bisque head and torso, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, painted blonde boyish hair, painted blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, closed mouth, antique knit costume. Condition: generally excellent, hidden restoration on internal stringing loop of right leg. Marks: 892 4 (head and limbs). Value Points: charming little fellow with all-matching signed limbs, antique costume, with his own little mohair pup with glass googly eyes.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117, Kammer and Reinhardt, Original Body 1800/2400

Lot #274 (Sale Order 274 of 318)

15" (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with slender torso, rare side-hip and mid-thigh jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model marketed as "Mein Liebling". Value Points: wonderful size of the beloved model with beautiful expression and bisque, rare original body in near mint condition.
Beautiful German Bisque Beautiful German Bisque

Beautiful German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 3200/3800

Lot #275 (Sale Order 275 of 318)

28" (70 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pertly-shaped lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117/A 70. Value Points: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model was marketed as "Mein Liebling" (my darling). Value Points: very beautiful example of the gentle-faced child, with original wig, body, and body finish, and is wearing lovely antique costume which is likely original.
French Bisque Blue-Eyed Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Lovely Antique Costume 3800/4800 French Bisque Blue-Eyed Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Lovely Antique Costume 3800/4800

French Bisque Blue-Eyed Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Lovely Antique Costume 3800/4800

Lot #276 (Sale Order 276 of 318)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, 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 early portrait bebe, circa 1878. Value Points: beautiful early bebe has original body in near mint condition, choice bisque, fine antique costume and cream kidskin shoes impressed with full figure of doll.
Grand French Bisque Grand French Bisque

Grand French Bisque "Bebe Triste" by Emile Jumeau, Size 15 12,000/16,000

Lot #277 (Sale Order 277 of 318)

32" (81 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, mauve- blushed eye shadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed chin and philtrum dimples, separately modeled pierced ears, mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with very plump limbs and straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks:15 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the portrait bebe sculpted by Carrier-Belleuse, circa 1882. Value Points: rare grand size with gorgeous delicate bisque enhanced by depth and clarity of paperweight eyes, original body and body finish.
French Bisque Art Character, 227, by SFBJ with Laughing Expression 1100/1500 French Bisque Art Character, 227, by SFBJ with Laughing Expression 1100/1500

French Bisque Art Character, 227, by SFBJ with Laughing Expression 1100/1500

Lot #278 (Sale Order 278 of 318)

21" (53 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted brown boyish hair with modeled forelock, small brown glass inset eyes, painted curly lashes, included eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly parted shaded lips, row of upper porcelain teeth, nice woolen costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 227 Paris 8. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine sculpting of laughter crinkles around the eyes and cheek dimples enhanced by finest bisque, original body and body finish.
Two French Nodding-Head Bulldogs with Flocked Finish 800/1000 Two French Nodding-Head Bulldogs with Flocked Finish 800/1000

Two French Nodding-Head Bulldogs with Flocked Finish 800/1000

Lot #279 (Sale Order 279 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Each is firm-bodied carton with muscular body and loosely-attached nodding head, glass eyes, attached stud collar. The heads are designed to "bob" in an amusing action. Excellent condition. French, mid-1900s.
German Bisque Child, 1078, by Simon and Halbig with Pair of Pull-Toy Horses 400/500 German Bisque Child, 1078, by Simon and Halbig with Pair of Pull-Toy Horses 400/500

German Bisque Child, 1078, by Simon and Halbig with Pair of Pull-Toy Horses 400/500

Lot #280 (Sale Order 280 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, five-piece paper mache body, antique khaki uniform with belt, medallion and black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1078 Halbig S&H 1 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: the wide-eyed uniformed boy owns a matched pair of wooden pull-toy horses on wheeled bases, each with painted dappled finish.
Wonderful Collection of Accessories for Boy Dolls  700/900 Wonderful Collection of Accessories for Boy Dolls  700/900

Wonderful Collection of Accessories for Boy Dolls 700/900

Lot #281 (Sale Order 281 of 318)

Including 9" chip-carved wooden dog with painted collar; three petite leather-bound books in case; domed leather satchel with silver-finish straps and bail handle; tan leather school satchel with handle; another rounded tan satchel; 4" miniature meerschaum pipe with carved galloping horse; sepia early photograph of young boy and girl, boxed set of dominoes, and a cast iron helmet with spread eagle design and finial. Excellent condition. Late 1800s/early 1900s.
French Bisque Pouty-Faced Character, Model 252, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 2200/2800 French Bisque Pouty-Faced Character, Model 252, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 2200/2800

French Bisque Pouty-Faced Character, Model 252, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 2200/2800

Lot #282 (Sale Order 282 of 318)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with very chubby cheeks and double chin, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pouting expression, brunette mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique sailor costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 252 Paris 11. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: outstanding quality of modeling including frown lines around the eyes and forehead, very fine luminous bisque, original body and body finish.
Rare German Bisque Two-Faced Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck 1100/1300 Rare German Bisque Two-Faced Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck 1100/1300

Rare German Bisque Two-Faced Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck 1100/1300

Lot #283 (Sale Order 283 of 318)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head with two alternate faces, each with glass googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with impish smile; on one side is blue-eyed googly with painted black hair and sculpted red fez with Turkish symbols; on the other is brown-eyed googly with blonde hair and green military cap with brim; having composition ball-jointed toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite D.T 2/0. Comments: Max Handwerck, circa 1915, from his series of modeled helmet googlies. Value Points: rarest of the googly models, with excellent bisque and defined helmets.
French All-Bisque Miniature Doll In Presentation Box 200/300 French All-Bisque Miniature Doll In Presentation Box 200/300

French All-Bisque Miniature Doll In Presentation Box 200/300

Lot #284 (Sale Order 284 of 318)

4" (10 cm.) x 3" box. 2 1/2" doll. Within a cardstock box with lithographed cover depicting Moroccan scene is an all-bisque brown-complexioned doll with painted facial features, swivel head, jointed limbs, black mohair wig, in Moroccan costume, along with a metal double-humped camel. Excellent condition. French, circa 1900.
German Bisque Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck with Rare Open Mouth  700/900 German Bisque Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck with Rare Open Mouth  700/900

German Bisque Helmet Googly by Max Handwerck with Rare Open Mouth 700/900

Lot #285 (Sale Order 285 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted green military helmet above brown painted hair, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, painted short lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly parted lips in beaming smile, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep Elite D 1. Comments: Max Handwerck, from his series of helmet googlies, circa 1918. Value Points: rare open-mouth variation of the helmet googly.
German Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 886, by Simon & Halbig in Original Brittany Costume 400/500 German Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 886, by Simon & Halbig in Original Brittany Costume 400/500

German Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 886, by Simon & Halbig in Original Brittany Costume 400/500

Lot #286 (Sale Order 286 of 318)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, slightly-parted lips, blonde mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 886. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: the doll is wearing wonderfully-preserved original Brittany costume with well-detailed embroidery.
Team of German Pull-Toy Horses and Vintage Photos of Children with Toy Horses 500/800 Team of German Pull-Toy Horses and Vintage Photos of Children with Toy Horses 500/800

Team of German Pull-Toy Horses and Vintage Photos of Children with Toy Horses 500/800

Lot #287 (Sale Order 287 of 318)

12" (30 cm.) l. A matched pair of paper mache horses with dappled painted finish, sculpted manes and harness, horse-hair tails, are posed on wheeled wooden platforms, each with rare woven head-dress with red ball tassels worn over their heads, connected by wooden harness. Included is a collection of six vintage photos of boys and girls alongside their toy horses. Excellent condition. Circa 1890.
Three Rare Small-Sized Lamps Including Mariner's Map Lamp and Wax Jack 300/500 Three Rare Small-Sized Lamps Including Mariner's Map Lamp and Wax Jack 300/500

Three Rare Small-Sized Lamps Including Mariner's Map Lamp and Wax Jack 300/500

Lot #288 (Sale Order 288 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) Including 8" chrome mariner's lamp with red glass shade and original attached snuffer, incised Lamp Nut with various 1889 medaille awards, purposed as a mariner's map-reading lamp. Along with two wax jack lamps, one in elaborate cast brass stein-shaped case with gargoyle handle. Excellent condition.
French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe by Gaultier 2800/3300 French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe by Gaultier 2800/3300

French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe by Gaultier 2800/3300

Lot #289 (Sale Order 289 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with "dot" highlights, thick brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with modeled tongue tip and beautifully-shaded lips, pierced ears, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9 F.G. (in scroll). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1890. Value Points: lovely bisque, dramatic large eyes with richly-painted brows enhanced by glazed highlights, original body and body finish.
Rare-To-Find French Bisque Bebe by Henri Alexandre 2500/2800 Rare-To-Find French Bisque Bebe by Henri Alexandre 2500/2800

Rare-To-Find French Bisque Bebe by Henri Alexandre 2500/2800

Lot #290 (Sale Order 290 of 318)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, large dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, thick brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, some light retouch on body. Marks: H 10 A (and symbol). Comments: Henri Alexandre, circa 1890. Value Points: rare to find model with very distinctive expression accentuated by large eyes.
French Bisque Bebe French Bisque Bebe

French Bisque Bebe "Bleuette" with Original Body 500/700

Lot #291 (Sale Order 291 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, cotton suit with black edging. Condition: generally excellent, two faint lines above left ear may be original. Marks: SFBJ 60 Paris 8/0 (head) 2 (torso) 1 (feet). Comments: Bleuette, from the 1916-1922 era. Value Points: excellent quality of bisque, original body and body finish.
Tiny German Velvet Tiny German Velvet

Tiny German Velvet "Bully" by Steiff with Original Label 400/500

Lot #292 (Sale Order 292 of 318)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Firmly-stuffed velvet pup in seated pose, with upright large ears, collar ruff, amber glass eyes, embroidered nose, neck band with brass bell. With original silver-edged white label "Bully Steiff-Original". Very good condition, some fading of velvet. Germany, Steiff, circa 1905.
French Bisque Bebe, Size 1, as First Period Bleuette from Gaultier-Langereau 1200/1500 French Bisque Bebe, Size 1, as First Period Bleuette from Gaultier-Langereau 1200/1500

French Bisque Bebe, Size 1, as First Period Bleuette from Gaultier-Langereau 1200/1500

Lot #293 (Sale Order 293 of 318)

10 1/2" (27 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Bebe Jumeau, circa 1905, the doll was presented as the first period Bleuette. Value Points: rare model with original body, body finish, original shoes signed Paris Bébé 1 with bee symbol, original Bleuette dress of later period.
German Tin Lithographed Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Doll 400/600 German Tin Lithographed Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Doll 400/600

German Tin Lithographed Stroller by Maerklin with All-Bisque Doll 400/600

Lot #294 (Sale Order 294 of 318)

8" (20 cm.) including handle. Lithographed tin double-edged doll stroller in original ivory and coral painted finish, has hinged foot rest, and unique frame designed to allow the stroller to free-stand. Seated in the stroller is an all-bisque doll with sculpted blonde hair, painted facial features, jointed arms and legs, antique knit suit. Excellent condition. Carriage by Maerklin, Germany, circa 1890.
French Woolen Ensemble for Edwardian Lady Doll, with Parasol and Trunk 800/1100 French Woolen Ensemble for Edwardian Lady Doll, with Parasol and Trunk 800/1100

French Woolen Ensemble for Edwardian Lady Doll, with Parasol and Trunk 800/1100

Lot #295 (Sale Order 295 of 318)

To fit lady-bodied doll about 24". Of green wool serge with shadow pinstripes, the two-piece suit features triple-layered collar with lapels, green velvet trim and cuffs, braid edging, matching skirt. Along with a wooden doll trunk, 7"h. x 9"w, with natural canvas cover, tin and wooden slats, lift-out tray; and with a 16"l. wooden handled parasol with grey/black silk cover, and rare figural emblem at the handle grip depicting the head of girl with ruffled cap. Excellent condition. For the French market, circa 1895.
German Bisque Lady, Model 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lingerie and Shoes 1100/1400 German Bisque Lady, Model 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lingerie and Shoes 1100/1400

German Bisque Lady, Model 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lingerie and Shoes 1100/1400

Lot #296 (Sale Order 296 of 318)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, dark curly lashes, brushstroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, richly-shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig in original up-swept style, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body with shapely bosom and waist. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Simon & Halbig S&H 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: fine quality of bisque with artistic matte complexion, original lady body with original finish, wearing original undergarments with rare extended train on petticoat, cream heeled shoes.
German Bisque Child by Kestner 400/500 German Bisque Child by Kestner 400/500

German Bisque Child by Kestner 400/500

Lot #297 (Sale Order 297 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth with outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique dress and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: c made in Germany 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: pretty wide-eyed child has original wig, pate, body and body finish.
German Bisque Child, 174, by Kestner 300/400 German Bisque Child, 174, by Kestner 300/400

German Bisque Child, 174, by Kestner 300/400

Lot #298 (Sale Order 298 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing boy's flannel suit and velvet cap, shoes, socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: made in Germany 174. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: neat little fellow with excellent bisque, original body and body finish, original wig and pate.
Collection of Early Purses 300/500 Collection of Early Purses 300/500

Collection of Early Purses 300/500

Lot #299 (Sale Order 299 of 318)

3"-6". Including woven green coin purse with silver ring and silver bead embroidery; three various bead purses for drawstring closures with intricate designs, brass-framed purse with purple velvet sides (faded) and red sateen linen interior, and an unusual brown leather purse with chrome-plated clasp and belt loop, with applied faux-ivory image of cathedral. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s.
American Patented American Patented

American Patented "Autoperipatetikos" Lady with Rare Sculpted Blonde Hair 900/1100

Lot #300 (Sale Order 300 of 318)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque shoulder head with sculpted blonde hair waved from face and forming into three tiers of rolled curls which are captured at the back of head within a modeled snood with black head band, painted blue eyes, red and brown upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth, carton torso and skirt which contains clockwork mechanism, brass feet; when wound, the lady walks forward. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Patented July 15th, 1862; also in Europe 20 Dec. 1862. (imprinted on bottom of cardboard skirt). Comments: Autoperipatetikos, circa 1865, the patented walking model utilized several different heads including this German bisque model. Value Points: exquisite sculpting and painting of the early model, original mechanical walking body, antique silk dress.

"1607 - Indian" in Kidskin Tunic with Beads 200/300

Lot #301 (Sale Order 301 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With sienna-tinted complexion, black mohair wig in long braids, brown eyes, wearing kidskin fringed tunic with pants, dark tan moccasins with beading, colorful strands of beads. Some light spotting on tunic. In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"Primitive Indian 1492" in Kidskin Costume 200/300

Lot #302 (Sale Order 302 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With sienna-tinted complexion, black hip-length straight human hair, brown eyes, wearing kidskin fringed pants with petal-shaped suspender, cuffs, and knee covers. The doll was named in the Effanbee booklet as "Primitive Indian-1492". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"St. Augustine Settlement 1565" with Black Lace Mantilla 200/400

Lot #303 (Sale Order 303 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With black hair arranged in chignon at her nape and covered with black lace mantilla, brown painted eyes, wearing brown cotton full-length dress with lace collar and cuffs, petticoat, pantalet, shoes and socks, and with Effanbee heart bracelet. In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1608 - Virginia Colony" Lady in Green Gown 300/400

Lot #304 (Sale Order 304 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With reddish/brown very full waist-length hair, painted blue eyes, wearing green cotton gown with lace-trimmed sateen collar and cuffs, coral bows, petticoat, pantalet, shoes and socks. Described in the 1939 booklet as a "typical James I period dress, such as might have been worn by Mistress Anne Forest, the first Englishwoman to come to America in 1608". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1625 - New York Settlement" Lady in Burgundy and Grey Gown 300/400

Lot #305 (Sale Order 305 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With brown human hair in long curls and bangs, painted blue eyes, wearing burgundy cotton gown with gold edging and white bodice under a grey full-length jacket with pleated sides, with gold belt, hankie, petticoat, pantalets, socks and shoes. The 1939 brochure noted "the ladies of this section closely followed the French fashions in their elegant perfection". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1682 - Quaker Colony" Lady in Simple Dress with Green Apron 300/400

Lot #306 (Sale Order 306 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With grey hair, painted brown eyes, wearing tan/brown cotton gown with black laced bodice panel, white collar and cuffs, attached green apron, petticoat, panties, shoes and stockings. The 1939 brochure noted "The Quakers chose their clothes for simplicity and they preferred the grave, dull colors which gave them an air of unpretentious refinement". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1711 - Colonial Prosperity" Lady with Elegant Coiffure and Gown 400/500

Lot #307 (Sale Order 307 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With white mohair wig arranged in elaborate up-swept curls, painted blue eyes, original face patch, wearing wide hooped cotton floral gown with blue center panel, cuffs and hankie, red bows at bodice, petticoat, panties, socks, and shoes, gold heart bracelet. The 1939 brochure noted "fashion was of primary importance...patches were worn to signify ones political leanings...Tory sympathizers wore them on the right". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1685 Later Carolina Settlement" Lady in Yellow Gown with Flowered Panels 300/400

Lot #308 (Sale Order 308 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With brown human hair, blue painted eyes, wearing yellow cotton gown with blue bows at bodice, yellow-cotton-lined floral-printed cotton overskirt and bretelles, three tiers of lace at the hem, petticoat, pantalets, socks, yellow shoes. The brochure noted that "these people surrounded themselves with comforts and luxuries". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1720 - The Pioneer American Spirit" in Green "Watteau Sacque" Costume 400/500

Lot #309 (Sale Order 309 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With ash-blonde hair drawn away from face, blue painted eyes, wearing teal-green floral-printed gown with unusual self-banding, matching overskirt with red cotton lining, red bows at bodice, petticoat, panties, socks and shoes. The 1939 brochure noted "this dress reveals the elaborate prints that were so much used. The ‘Watteau Sacque' was introduced". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1760 - Pre-Revolutionary Period" in Cream Cotton Gown 400/500

Lot #310 (Sale Order 310 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With white hair drawn back from into arranged curls at her crown, painted blue eyes, wearing tan/cream cotton gown with lace trim, fitted bodice, extended train and pagoda sleeves, petticoat, pantalets, stockings and shoes. The 1939 brochure said "Ladies of this period favorite gowns with pointed bodice front and face and long full skirt with long sweeping train". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1777 - Revolutionary Period" White-Haired Lady in Green Gown 300/400

Lot #311 (Sale Order 311 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) White human hair in elaborate coiffure, blue painted eyes, wearing green cotton gown with box-pleated hem and cuffs under a flower-printed coral over-dress with panniers, petticoat, pantalets, socks, shoes, gold heart bracelet. Described in the 1939 brochure as "The dress, such as Martha Washington might have worn, closely followed the prevailing French fashions. The fashion for wearing powdered hair was prevalent". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1804 - Louisiana Purchase" Lady in Blue Gown with Embroidered Details 300/500

Lot #312 (Sale Order 312 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With brunette human hair in elaborate curls, painted blue/green eyes, wearing blue cotton high-waisted gown with embroidered details on bretelles and skirt, white pleated band at skirt and edging the attached blue cotton train, lace trim, petticoat, pantalets, stockings, shoes. Described in the 1939 brochure as "gowns of this period were elaborately embroidered...long trains were fashionable". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1816 - Monroe Doctrine" with Red and Cream Striped Gown 300/400

Lot #313 (Sale Order 313 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Dark brunette human hair, painted blue/grey eyes, wearing cream cotton tunic with very full sleeves, over cream and red striped skirt, four-tier lace yoke, petticoat, panties, stockings and shoes. The 1939 brochure said "dresses at this time were shorter and skirts narrower; emphasis was placed on the sleeves". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1841 - Pre-Civil War Period" Lady in Red Cotton Gown 400/500

Lot #314 (Sale Order 314 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Black human hair in long curls, painted blue/green eyes, wearing red cotton gown with fitted bodice, five-tiered lace sleeves and neckline, petticoat, pantalets, stockings, shoes. gold heart bracelet. The doll was described in the 1939 catalog as "picturesque". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1864 - Civil War Period" in Coral-Pink Cotton Gown 300/400

Lot #315 (Sale Order 315 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) Brunette human hair drawn away from face, painted dark blue eyes, wearing coral-pink cotton gown with two rows of box pleats at the hemline, blue bodice, coral-pink jacket with box-pleat edging, petticoat, pantalets, stockings and shoes. The 1939 catalog noted "it is a gown such as Scarlett O'Hara might have favored". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1666 - Massachusetts Bay Colony" Lady in Purple Gown 300/400

Lot #316 (Sale Order 316 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With long flowing black human hair curls, painted brown eyes (paint flake on iris of left eye), wearing royal purple cotton gown with lace edging on bodice and full sleeves, petticoat, pantalets, stockings, shoes. The 1939 catalog noted "gay colors, rich trimming and the use of gay petticoats which were revealed by looping back the dress". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1873 - Industrial South" Lady in Mauve Cotton Gown with Purple Jacket 200/300

Lot #317 (Sale Order 317 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With dark brunette human hair in long curls, painted blue eyes, wearing coral cotton dress with gold edging and rich draping, detachable long purple train, matching purple cotton jacket with flared lower sleeves, petticoat, pantalets, stockings, shoes. The 1939 brochure noted an emphasis "both in the front draping and the back sweep of the jacket and train". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1896 - Unity of Nation Established" Lady in Coral and Lace Ensemble 300/400

Lot #318 (Sale Order 318 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With red human hair drawn into chignon at her crown, painted brown eyes, wearing coral cotton ensemble with flared skirt trimmed with pyramid-shaped lace panels, and matching jacket with generous leg'o mutton sleeves and ruffled bodice front, petticoat, pantalets, stockings, shoes, gold heart bracelet. The 1939 brochure stated "dresses at this time featured leg'o mutton sleeves, short jackets which terminated in a peplum and the extensive use of lace and braid". In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.

"1888 - Settling the West" Lady in Blue Cotton Gown with Detachable Bodice 200/300

Lot #319 (Sale Order 319 of 318)

14" (36 cm.) With brunette human hair arranged in long elaborate curls, painted green eyes with blue iris edging, wearing blue cotton gown with sleeveless bodice under detachable shirred bodice with garland of flowers, and with front panel skirt ( light spotting) over a very elaborate underskirt with draping at the front and extended train at the back, petticoat, pantalets, stockings, shoes, gold wrist bracelet. In 1939, the American firm of Effanbee introduced a series of Historical Dolls depicting fashion through American history as symbolized in important events or times. The complete series of 30 dolls were designed to bring history alive to children, and, according to a booklet which was issued with each doll were "true replicas of the nationally famous exhibition series of Historical Dolls that Effanbee produced at a cost of over $30,000 and which are now being displayed in leading stores throughout the land". Each of the dolls is 14", all-composition with socket head having what Effanbee described as "satin-smooth complexion", painted facial features, closed mouth and jointing at shoulders and legs, and each is marked "Effanbee Anne-Shirley". Each is in excellent condition unless noted.