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"Keeper of the Dolls"

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Featuring the lifelong collection of Connie Bailey of North Carolina with exceptional collections of French and German bisque dolls - all your favorite classics in pristine condition with fine antique costumes and original wigs. Order catalogs here http://www.theriaults.com/catalogs
Two Framed Antique Photographs of Young Girls with Their Dolls 200/400 Two Framed Antique Photographs of Young Girls with Their Dolls 200/400

Two Framed Antique Photographs of Young Girls with Their Dolls 200/400

Lot #1 (Sale Order 1 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Each is sepia-toned vintage photograph, one depicting a young girl holding the handgrip of a woven doll carriage in which is seated her Bebe Jumeau, the girl's straw bonnet resting nearby on the ground, in original frame; the other depicting a young girl in silk dress standing against a richly-carved Victorian wall, her favorite doll clasped in her arms, framed. Excellent condition. Circa 1880.
German Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin with Early Porcelain Doll 400/500 German Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin with Early Porcelain Doll 400/500

German Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin with Early Porcelain Doll 400/500

Lot #2 (Sale Order 2 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) l. carriage. 3" doll. The pressed tin carriage with embossed wicker design on the sides has original cream painted finish with rose interior, four spoked wheels, gilt edging, metal handle, by Maerklin, circa 1900. In the carriage is a miniature porcelain lady with chignon coiffure, feathering at sides of face, painted features, muslin body, porcelain lower limbs, silk costume, Germany, circa 1860. Excellent condition.
Precious French Bisque Bebe, 5/0, by Rabery and Delphieu in Diminutive Size 3200/3800 Precious French Bisque Bebe, 5/0, by Rabery and Delphieu in Diminutive Size 3200/3800

Precious French Bisque Bebe, 5/0, by Rabery and Delphieu in Diminutive Size 3200/3800

Lot #3 (Sale Order 3 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, delicate rose blushing, accented eye corners, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with rosebud-shaped lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely silk costume with aqua ribbons, aqua kidskin shoes, woven bonnet, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R 5/0 D. Comments: Rabery and Delphieu, early period bebe from the firm, circa 1880. Value Points: especially precious expression on the petite bebe with loveliest bisque, original body and body finish.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe, 3/0, by Rabery and Delphieu with Splendid Eyes 3200/3800 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe, 3/0, by Rabery and Delphieu with Splendid Eyes 3200/3800

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe, 3/0, by Rabery and Delphieu with Splendid Eyes 3200/3800

Lot #4 (Sale Order 4 of 307)

13 1/2" (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, rose-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with rosebud-shaped lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R 3/0 D. Comments: Rabery and Delphieu, early period bebe, circa 1880. Value Points: finest delicately shaded pale bisque complexion enhanced by splendid eyes, original body and body finish.
Rare German Blue and Cream Velvet Rare German Blue and Cream Velvet

Rare German Blue and Cream Velvet "Bully" by Steiff with Red Cloth Label 1100/1400

Lot #5 (Sale Order 5 of 307)

3 3/4" (10 cm.) (excluding ears). The miniature bulldog seated on back haunches, has aqua/blue and cream velvet cover, large amber glass eyes, swivel head, black stitched nose, black leather collar, and original metal button with underscored F, and red cloth label "Steiff 3410...". Near mint condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1927, the velvet Bully was made in three sizes only, this being the smallest size. A very rare model especially in these distinctive velvet colors and in superb condition.
Framed Victorian Photograph of Father with Child and Doll 200/300 Framed Victorian Photograph of Father with Child and Doll 200/300

Framed Victorian Photograph of Father with Child and Doll 200/300

Lot #6 (Sale Order 6 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) x 10" frame. The sepia-toned antique studio photograph depicts a gentleman with moustache, tophat and great coat, seated on a carved chair, holding a bonneted child who, in turn, is holding her favorite doll, in gold frame. Excellent condition. Photograph circa 1885.
French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Original Costume, Signed Jumeau Shoes 4000/5500 French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Original Costume, Signed Jumeau Shoes 4000/5500

French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Original Costume, Signed Jumeau Shoes 4000/5500

Lot #7 (Sale Order 7 of 307)

30" (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 13. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885, earliest presentation of the tete model with smaller eye cuts transitioning from incised depose model, and with straight wrist body. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with finest bisque, complexion and features, original body and body finish, and wearing Jumeau-original rose silk dress, undergarments, and leather shoes signed Bebe Jumeau Depose.
Pair, German Bisque Pair, German Bisque

Pair, German Bisque "Boy and Girl with Pets" by Gebruder Heubach 500/700

Lot #8 (Sale Order 8 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Each of the matched pair portrays a young boy or girl with blonde tousled curly hair (hers held by sculpted pink hair bow at the back crown), expressive features, sculpted ruffled smock with floral accents, pink boots. She holds a white dove in her arms to which she appears to be speaking, and he, with mischievous expression, is frantically holding a white bunny, tugging at its ear. Each piece bears the stamp mark of Gebruder Heubach, circa 1900. Excellent condition.
Two German All-Bisque Begging Pups by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 Two German All-Bisque Begging Pups by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Two German All-Bisque Begging Pups by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #9 (Sale Order 9 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque figure of white shaggy-haired pup posed as though begging for a treat, each with painted intaglio brown eyes highlighted by white eyedots, painted collar, and with detail of painted paws. The larger bears the blue sunburst stamp of Heubach. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910.
German Bisque Character German Bisque Character

German Bisque Character "Fany" by Marseille with Wonderful Antique Costume 3500/4500

Lot #10 (Sale Order 10 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, arched lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, very plump cheeks and chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with well-detailed muscular and chubby shape. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 231 Fany DRMG 248/1 A 5 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912. Value Points: rarely found model from this firm, its rarity rivaled by outstanding sculpting and quality of bisque, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume, and carrying little Steiff lamb "Snucki".
German Blue-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature by Kestner with Painted Grey Boots 800/1100 German Blue-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature by Kestner with Painted Grey Boots 800/1100

German Blue-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature by Kestner with Painted Grey Boots 800/1100

Lot #11 (Sale Order 11 of 307)

8 1/2" (22 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the solemnly-set lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted white stockings with scalloped rims, green ties, grey ankle boots with black tassels, lovely antique cotton and lace dress, undergarments, coral silk bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, chip on left leg at stringing hole. Marks: 3 (head) 111 (torso). Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: rare large size, rare painted boots and green stocking ties, lovely bisque.
Doll's Mahogany Etagere with Miniature Silver Filigree Furnishings 400/500 Doll's Mahogany Etagere with Miniature Silver Filigree Furnishings 400/500

Doll's Mahogany Etagere with Miniature Silver Filigree Furnishings 400/500

Lot #12 (Sale Order 12 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) The three-tiered etagere with fancily spindled posts is laden with delicate filigree miniature furnishings and accessories, including parlor set and tables, along with various serving pieces. Excellent condition. Late 19th century.
German Brown-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Painted Blue Boots 700/900 German Brown-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Painted Blue Boots 700/900

German Brown-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Painted Blue Boots 700/900

Lot #13 (Sale Order 13 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth in solemn expression, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, painted white ribbed socks with maroon ties, blue ankle boots with black tassels, lovely rose silk dress, undergarments, straw bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flakes at right shoulder and left hip stringing holes. Marks: 2. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful little miniature doll with fancy blue ankle boots.
Doll-Size Mahogany Three-Tier Table with Collection of Decorative Miniatures 800/1100 Doll-Size Mahogany Three-Tier Table with Collection of Decorative Miniatures 800/1100

Doll-Size Mahogany Three-Tier Table with Collection of Decorative Miniatures 800/1100

Lot #14 (Sale Order 14 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) The three-tiered mahogany table with graduated-width tiers banded by brass grill walls has a tripod pedestal base with claw feet, and is laden with a bevy of miniature decorative objects including porcelain tete-a-tete tea service, five various silver and gilt metal frames, porcelain basket, ten-piece silver filigree tiny chairs and table, sterling basket, silver faux-clock, and metal-framed diorama with easel back, and mechanical movements. Excellent condition. Late 19th century.
Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Antique Lace Dress 1400/1800 Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Antique Lace Dress 1400/1800

Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Antique Lace Dress 1400/1800

Lot #15 (Sale Order 15 of 307)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, lightly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with solemn expression, outlined pale lips, wheat-blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 15. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful child with fine gleaming complexion, wonderfully-painted lips, original body and body finish, antique lace dress, undergarments, woven bonnet, leather shoes.
French Miniature Sedan Chair with Cherubic Scenes 400/500 French Miniature Sedan Chair with Cherubic Scenes 400/500

French Miniature Sedan Chair with Cherubic Scenes 400/500

Lot #16 (Sale Order 16 of 307)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) The firm-sided miniature sedan chair has teal blue velvet lining and roof, beveled glass windows and opening door, and applied metal sides with raised scenes of frolicking cherubs. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
French All-Bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet 600/800 French All-Bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet 600/800

French All-Bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet 600/800

Lot #17 (Sale Order 17 of 307)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque slender torso, bright blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with hint of smile, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed slender elongated bisque arms and legs, bare feet, wearing original silk gown. Condition: generally excellent, tiny back torso chip at neckline. Comments: French, circa 1882, the mignonettes were presented as "poupees de poche" (pocket dolls) in reference to the diminutive size. Value Points: lovely expression, choice bisque, rare bisque bare feet.
Petite French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Arms, Petite French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Arms,

Petite French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Arms, "A Deux Bonjours" Bonnet 1400/1700

Lot #18 (Sale Order 18 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with shapely torso and gusset-jointing, bisque arms to elbow, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: expressive features with pertly shaped lips, very sturdy and clean body, rare "A Deux Bonjours" bonnet.
French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Teal Silk Costume, Signed Shoes 11,000/15,000 French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Teal Silk Costume, Signed Shoes 11,000/15,000

French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Teal Silk Costume, Signed Shoes 11,000/15,000

Lot #19 (Sale Order 19 of 307)

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 curly lashes and brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, shaded nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with upturned lip corners, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, dimpled chin, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid bebe body with scalloped upper trim, Chevrot-hinged hips, wooden lower legs, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 7 (head and shoulders). (Bru paper label on chest). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot era, circa 1886. Value Points: The lovely bebe with soft subtle blushing of complexion has original wig, sturdy original body, perfect bisque hands, and is wearing early Bru aqua silk dress and bonnet with lace trim, undergarments, leather shoes signed Bru Jne Paris (in oval), and is in base of original wooden box.
Early French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 7500/9500 Early French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 7500/9500

Early French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 7500/9500

Lot #20 (Sale Order 20 of 307)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, shaded nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed plump body with flat-cut derriere, straight wrists, early bronze green satin dress, woven bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SCH (in shield 4 (on head) SCH (on flat edge of derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880, early period bebe by that firm. Value Points: finest quality of bisque complexion and painting of features, original body and body finish.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Painted Pale Rose Ankle Boots 800/1200 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Painted Pale Rose Ankle Boots 800/1200

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Painted Pale Rose Ankle Boots 800/1200

Lot #21 (Sale Order 21 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white knee socks with blue rimes, pale pink heeled ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: very fine all-bisque, wonderfully-detailed body, expressive features, rare painted boots.
German Lithographed Tinplate Doll Carriage by Maerklin 1100/1300 German Lithographed Tinplate Doll Carriage by Maerklin 1100/1300

German Lithographed Tinplate Doll Carriage by Maerklin 1100/1300

Lot #22 (Sale Order 22 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) The heavy tinplate carriage has four double-sided spoked wheels, hinged sunshade with original silk covers, wooden hand grip, and original aqua and cream finish with blue flowers and gilt scrolled accents. Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1895.
Charming Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1200/1400 Charming Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1200/1400

Charming Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1200/1400

Lot #23 (Sale Order 23 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden body with jointing at shoulders, knees and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: dearest expression on the wistful closed mouth child, near mint body finish.
Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Known as Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Known as

Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Known as "A.T. Kestner" 3800/4500

Lot #24 (Sale Order 24 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, accent nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely silk and lace dress, bonnet, aqua kidskin shoes, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9. Comments: Kestner, the model is known as "A.T. Kestner" in reference to its close resemblance to the French bebe marked A.T. Value Points: the rarity of the beautiful doll is rivaled by its beauty and fine condition, original body and body finish.
Large German Mohair Teddy by Steiff Along with Mohair Balls 400/600 Large German Mohair Teddy by Steiff Along with Mohair Balls 400/600

Large German Mohair Teddy by Steiff Along with Mohair Balls 400/600

Lot #25 (Sale Order 25 of 307)

26" (66 cm.) Light brown curly mohair teddy has swivel head, rounded nose muzzle with brown embroidered nose, amber glass eyes, stitched ears, jointed shorter arms and legs with felt paw lads, and with original Steiff button in ear and yellow tag (number illegible). Along with Steiff colorful mohair balls enclosed in original woven netting. Excellent condition. Steiff. circa 1960.
Collection of Vintage Photographs of Children with Teddy Bears 300/400 Collection of Vintage Photographs of Children with Teddy Bears 300/400

Collection of Vintage Photographs of Children with Teddy Bears 300/400

Lot #26 (Sale Order 26 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) -9" largest. Twelve vintage studio photographs depict young boys and girls holding a favorite teddy bear. Excellent condition. Early 1900s.
German Bisque Character, Model German Bisque Character, Model

German Bisque Character, Model "119 Baby" by Kammer and Reinhardt 1800/2500

Lot #27 (Sale Order 27 of 307)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted short curly lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume including wonderful brushed flannel coat with long curly mohair fringe. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 119/Baby 62. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, a continuation model from the firm's art reform series, the use of the English language word "baby" in the head markings indicates its intention for the American or English market; the scarcity of the model suggests either its failure as a commercial endeavor or its exclusive production for a specific store. Value Points: extremely rare, few examples of this "119/Baby" model are known to exist, this example with finest quality of bisque and sculpting, original body and body finish.
German Mechanical Walking Dog German Mechanical Walking Dog

German Mechanical Walking Dog "Trippel-Trappel" by Bing 400/600

Lot #28 (Sale Order 28 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Brown-spotted white mohair pup with long floppy ears, amber glass eyes, light brown stitched nose and mouth, swivel head, tail, brown leather collar with leash, has hinged legs with hidden metal wheels allowing the pup to be pulled along in a brisk walking action. The dog has original red metal tag "DRGM D.R. Patent Trippel Trappel BTE SGDG Engl. Patent, Amerik Pat. Appd For" and with Bing logo on reverse side. Excellent condition, mohair well preserved. Germany, Bing of Bavaria, circa 1912, the toy was made in a variety of different dogs, but is very rare to find especially in this fine condition.
Early French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Eyes 11,000/15,000 Early French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Eyes 11,000/15,000

Early French Bisque Bebe Brevete by Leon Casimir Bru with Splendid Eyes 11,000/15,000

Lot #29 (Sale Order 29 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms and hands, burgundy velvet bebe dress with lace trim, lace bonnet, undergarments, burgundy knit stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, body very sturdy and clean some patch-up on arms. Marks: 2. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, his earliest period bebe, circa 1878. Value Points: finest delicate complexion enhanced by very subtle blush on cheeks and chin, splendid eyes, original sturdy body, perfect bisque hands.
French Miniature Borzoi Salon Dog  300/400 French Miniature Borzoi Salon Dog  300/400

French Miniature Borzoi Salon Dog 300/400

Lot #30 (Sale Order 30 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Firm-bodied standing Borzoi dog has brushed flannel face and legs, open mouth, felt tongue, black bead nose, amber glass eyes, long curled tail, and is covered with very lush white fur. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 11,000/16,000 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 11,000/16,000

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 11,000/16,000

Lot #31 (Sale Order 31 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (circle dot mark). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with finest bisque and painting, original wig, original very sturdy and clean body, perfect bisque hands, wearing antique magenta and ivory silk dress, undergarments, bonnet, burgundy silk parasol and with ivory kidskin shoes marked B in oval.
German Bisque Blue-Eyed German Bisque Blue-Eyed

German Bisque Blue-Eyed "Gretchen", Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 2500/3500

Lot #32 (Sale Order 32 of 307)

21" (54 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted pale blue eyes, thick dark upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, impressed frown lines under eyes and lip corners, dimpled chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 54. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model presented as "Gretchen" by their firm from their art character series, circa 1910. Value Points: rare larger size of the artistically-sculpted model, with finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, wonderful antique mariner costume.
German Bisque Child with Rare Square-Cut Teeth, 929, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300 German Bisque Child with Rare Square-Cut Teeth, 929, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

German Bisque Child with Rare Square-Cut Teeth, 929, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

Lot #33 (Sale Order 33 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, blue glass spiral threaded inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, slightly-parted lips with two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, dimpled chin and philtrum, pierced ears, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique burgundy silk dress and bonnet, undergarments, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 10 H 929. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885, rare model from their 900 series with distinctive teeth, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #34 (Sale Order 34 of 307)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, large blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, body retouched. Marks: S 15 H 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: the closed mouth child has very expressive features enhanced by gleaming complexion, antique costume and bonnet.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 700/900 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 700/900

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 949, by Simon and Halbig 700/900

Lot #35 (Sale Order 35 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 3 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: dainty early model in rare size, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Bare Bisque Feet by Simon and Halbig 600/800 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Bare Bisque Feet by Simon and Halbig 600/800

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Bare Bisque Feet by Simon and Halbig 600/800

Lot #36 (Sale Order 36 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, original cloth body with bisque arms to above the elbows and bisque legs below knees, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 0 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: dainty doll with beautiful expression, original body with bare feet.
Victorian Miniature Doll Chair 200/300 Victorian Miniature Doll Chair 200/300

Victorian Miniature Doll Chair 200/300

Lot #37 (Sale Order 37 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) Ebony bentwood chair in unusual curved shape is fitted with original patterned tapestry and matching tassel fringe, with white beading at tips. Excellent condition. Late 1800s.
English Mahogany Doll's Slant Front Desk with Painted Details 800/1100 English Mahogany Doll's Slant Front Desk with Painted Details 800/1100

English Mahogany Doll's Slant Front Desk with Painted Details 800/1100

Lot #38 (Sale Order 38 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) h. x 13"w. x 8"d. The rich mahogany slant front desk with two pencil drawers and two full width drawers is decorated with inlay marquetry borders on drop front and drawers, and with an oval hand-painted panel of cherub in country scene surrounded by a garland of Flowers. The desk top has another handpainted arrangement of flutes and tambourines. Excellent condition, missing one small wooden piece on right front foot, and 1 1/2" piece of missing marquetry border. English, mid-1800s, superb workmanship and design enhanced by finest woods and hand-painting.
French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Jumeau with Original Jumeau Shoes 3500/4200 French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Jumeau with Original Jumeau Shoes 3500/4200

French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Jumeau with Original Jumeau Shoes 3500/4200

Lot #39 (Sale Order 39 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-applied pierced ears, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique rose and silk ivory costume, feathered bonnet, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 8 J (body) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: dramatic large eyes highlight her beautiful face with lovely painting, original body and body finish, original leather shoes incised "Bebe Jumeau Depose 8".
French Bisque Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru with Wooden Articulated Body 2800/3500 French Bisque Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru with Wooden Articulated Body 2800/3500

French Bisque Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru with Wooden Articulated Body 2800/3500

Lot #40 (Sale Order 40 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, wooden poupee body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles, and with ball swivel waist. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1868, early version of the firm's deposed smiling poupee with original Bru deposed wooden articulated body. Value Points: fine original condition, original wig, body with original finish, and with original costume.
French Bisque Poupee in Original Fashionable Costume Attributed to Jumeau 2200/2800 French Bisque Poupee in Original Fashionable Costume Attributed to Jumeau 2200/2800

French Bisque Poupee in Original Fashionable Costume Attributed to Jumeau 2200/2800

Lot #41 (Sale Order 41 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, kid poupee body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870, attributed to Jumeau. Value Points: beautiful gentle face with finest complexion and painting, sturdy fresh body, wearing original-era walking suit, undergarments, matching bonnet, leather ankle boots in wonderful state of preservation.
French All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Bare Feet 800/1100 French All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Bare Feet 800/1100

French All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Rare Bare Feet 800/1100

Lot #42 (Sale Order 42 of 307)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque elongated torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig with original blue ribbon, peg-jointed bisque elongated arms and legs, bare feet, antique rose silk costume with velvet ribbon trim. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at upper front rim of torso. Marks: 3 (head, arms, legs, torso). Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: distinctive facial expression, all-original with matching markings on head and body, original wig, bare feet.
Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 2800/3500 Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 2800/3500

Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 2800/3500

Lot #43 (Sale Order 43 of 307)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded accents, separately-modeled pierced ears, wheat-blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, body is very sturdy. Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: gorgeous face whose gentle expression is enhanced by delicate complexion and soft blushing of cheeks and eyeshadow.
Outstanding French Child's Porcelain Dinner Service Outstanding French Child's Porcelain Dinner Service

Outstanding French Child's Porcelain Dinner Service "Butterflies and Flowers" 1100/1500

Lot #44 (Sale Order 44 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) x 12" box. Of finest white porcelain with hand-painted designs of wildflower sprays and colorful butterflies, and with gilt edging, the service for four comprises six large dinner plates, six smaller plates, six scalloped rim dessert plates, oval and round platters, four lidded tureens in various sizes, two footed bowls, one footed fruit bowl, and relish dish, along with four napkin rings, four forks, four spoons, ladle, two glass relish dishes, four goblets and two decanters, each tied into the box with original rose silk bows. Along with four linen napkins with woven butterfly design. The wooden box has floral-lithographed paper cover with gilt edging and hinges open to a multi-tiered arrangement with pink paper shelving and embossed gilt paper edging. French, circa 1880, the superb state of preservation is enhanced by the luxury origin of the presentation, and wonderful "butterfly" theme.
Rare German Bisque Glass-eyed Character, Model 141, by Hertel & Schwab 1800/2300 Rare German Bisque Glass-eyed Character, Model 141, by Hertel & Schwab 1800/2300

Rare German Bisque Glass-eyed Character, Model 141, by Hertel & Schwab 1800/2300

Lot #45 (Sale Order 45 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes and slightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, impressed cheek dimples, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 141 2 Comments: Hertel & Schwab, circa 1915. Value Points: rare-to-find model, especially in this petite size, with wonderful dimples, beautiful wig, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Child, Model 117, German Bisque Child, Model 117,

German Bisque Child, Model 117, "Mein Liebling", by Kammer and Reinhardt 1200/1500

Lot #46 (Sale Order 46 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, their model marketed as "Mein Liebling", this being the rare open-mouth variation, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression, choice bisque and painting, original body and body finish, factory-original costume.
German Bisque Art Character German Bisque Art Character

German Bisque Art Character "Gretchen", Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 4000/5500

Lot #47 (Sale Order 47 of 307)

22" (57 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner with delicate fringed upper lashes, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full pouting lips, impressed dimples at lip corners and chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 57. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model "Gretchen" from the firm's art character series, made with glass eyes for one or two years only. Value Points: rare variation, finest matte bisque with soft blushings, original body and body finish, original antique costume.
Extremely Rare American Carved Wooden Exhibition Clown by Schoenhut 4500/6500 Extremely Rare American Carved Wooden Exhibition Clown by Schoenhut 4500/6500

Extremely Rare American Carved Wooden Exhibition Clown by Schoenhut 4500/6500

Lot #48 (Sale Order 48 of 307)

34" (86 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with bald pate, painted white clown complexion with painted facial features, wide smile, red and black painted clown decorations on face, wooden torso, wooden arms jointed at shoulders with attached wooden gloved hands, wooden legs with hinge-jointing at hips to allow seated pose, wooden painted red shoes on feet, wearing black and white clown costume and cap which appears original. Condition: generally excellent, original finish overall with small paint restoration on forehead. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910, the very rare exhibition clown was created on commission for toy stores as promotion for the firm's Humpty Dumpty Circus and very few are known to exist.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 4500/6500 German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 4500/6500

German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 4500/6500

Lot #49 (Sale Order 49 of 307)

16" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes glancing to the right, thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though lips are slightly parted, two painted upper teeth, wheat-blonde human hair wig in braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 112 43. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character reform series, circa 1910. Value Points: very fine modeling of dimples and eye crinkles on the rarely-found art character, original body and body finish.
Rare Carved Fleece-Coated Reindeer from FAO Schwarz 800/1100 Rare Carved Fleece-Coated Reindeer from FAO Schwarz 800/1100

Rare Carved Fleece-Coated Reindeer from FAO Schwarz 800/1100

Lot #50 (Sale Order 50 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) l. The carved wooden reindeer standing with head turned alertly to the side, has golden fleeced coat, amber glass eyes, black snout and hoofs, and carved detachable antlers. The reindeer has applied leather harness and saddle blanket. Excellent condition. Mid-1900s, an identical reindeer with clockwork mechanism was offered at FAO Schwartz during this era, and this is likely a variation of that presentation.
American Wooden Character Boy with Carved Hair by Schoenhut 700/900 American Wooden Character Boy with Carved Hair by Schoenhut 700/900

American Wooden Character Boy with Carved Hair by Schoenhut 700/900

Lot #51 (Sale Order 51 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) All-wooden with carved socket head, carved short boyish-style bobbed hair, intaglio blue downcast eyes with white eyedots, tinted brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, all-wooden spring-jointed body, blue cotton sailor costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny touch-up on nose. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: rare larger size, very fine detail of carved hair and expressive features.
American Wooden Comic Character American Wooden Comic Character

American Wooden Comic Character "Happy Hooligan" by Schoenhut 400/600

Lot #52 (Sale Order 52 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) All-wooden figure with painted googly eyes and button-shaped nose, wide thin-line smiling expression, bald pate with carved wooden cap, jointing at shoulders and hips, flat-palm hands, cotton shirt, black felt pants, painted black shoes. Depicted is Happy Hooligan, the hobo comic strip character introduced by Frederick Opper in 1900 and presented as a King Features Syndicate until 1932. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1915.
American Wooden Farmer, Milkmaid and Cow from Schoenhut 800/1200 American Wooden Farmer, Milkmaid and Cow from Schoenhut 800/1200

American Wooden Farmer, Milkmaid and Cow from Schoenhut 800/1200

Lot #53 (Sale Order 53 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Each is all-wooden including Farmer and Milkmaid with painted hair and face features (farmer with goatee, and she holding milk pail) and each wearing factory-original costume. Along with painted eye cow with leather ears and collar, rope tail, wooden udder. Generally excellent. Schoenhut, circa 1910.
American Carved Wooden American Carved Wooden

American Carved Wooden "Mary" and Her "Little Lamb" by Schoenhut 500/800

Lot #54 (Sale Order 54 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Each is all-wooden with painted features, including young girl with blonde painted hair, blue eyes, row of painted teeth, original costume, and wooden lamb with glass eyes, carved detail of "wool", carved tail, shaded detail of brown eyeshadow, jointing at neck and legs, with original red bow and brass bell. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1912.
Extremely Rare Wooden Extremely Rare Wooden

Extremely Rare Wooden "Blitz", the Riding Rocking Horse by Schoenhut 5000/7500

Lot #55 (Sale Order 55 of 307)

45" (114 cm.) l. rockers. The carved wooden horse with swivel head and jointed legs has original dappled white finish, amber glass eyes, carved open mouth with painted teeth, leather ears, horsehair mane and tail, painted hooves. There is a heavy cast metal rod from under-torso which attaches to a wooden platform, which, in turn, is mounted on original wooden rockers. Condition: generally excellent, original finish throughout. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910, the pony was presented as "Blitz" in the company's catalogs, shown in an original catalog photograph with a Schoenhut grandson riding atop, and was available as a standing pony (posed on cast metal rod with wooden base) or with the attached rockers. Value Points: either version of "Blitz" is rare as the toy was quite expensive for its time; this rocking version is virtually never found, especially in this remarkably preserved condition.
Two Early Period German Felt Character Dolls by Steiff 800/1100 Two Early Period German Felt Character Dolls by Steiff 800/1100

Two Early Period German Felt Character Dolls by Steiff 800/1100

Lot #56 (Sale Order 56 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) and 22". Each is all-felt with stitch-shaped center-seamed face, blue glass eyes, painted mouth, mohair wig, jointing at shoulders and hips, including schoolboy with red woolen jacket, pants, white felt cap, leather shoes, along with little girl in Dutch style costume. Each has original early Steiff (underscored F) button in each. Condition: good/very good, few moth holes, rubs. Germany, Steiff, circa 1915.
Early German Felt Elephant on Wheels Toy by Steiff 700/900 Early German Felt Elephant on Wheels Toy by Steiff 700/900

Early German Felt Elephant on Wheels Toy by Steiff 700/900

Lot #57 (Sale Order 57 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) The firmly-stuffed grey wool felt elephant is posed with long curled-inward trunk, white felt tucks, black shoe-button eyes, ears, felt tail, on wooden wheeled base. Good condition, some moth holes. Germany, Steiff, with original early metal Steiff button in ear with underscored F, circa 1910.
German Pull-Toy Mohair German Pull-Toy Mohair

German Pull-Toy Mohair "Galop-Molly" on Eccentric Base by Steiff 600/800

Lot #58 (Sale Order 58 of 307)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) l. Standing on a red wooden-wheeled base with iron chassis are a white mohair pup with amber glass eyes and a white-tipped black mohair cat with green glass eyes. When the toy is pulled along, the animals appear to be running along backward and forward, independently. Very good condition, mechanism functions well, some mohair sparseness on face of pup. Germany, Steiff, from their line of "eccentric" toys, Germany, Steiff, circa 1927.
German Pull-Toy Mohair Bunnies on Eccentric Wheel Base by Steiff 600/900 German Pull-Toy Mohair Bunnies on Eccentric Wheel Base by Steiff 600/900

German Pull-Toy Mohair Bunnies on Eccentric Wheel Base by Steiff 600/900

Lot #59 (Sale Order 59 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) l. A black three-wooden wheeled base is connected by a metal frame, and a wooden bar supports two red wooden circular platforms upon which are posed two mohair bunnies with black shoe-button eyes. The toy is designed to be pulled along, causing two wheels to react with the platforms, causing them to revolve. Very good condition, some mohair wear, the mechanism functions when the wheels are manually revolved but not when the mechanism is pulled. Germany, Steiff, from the series of eccentric wheel toys, each bunny has original early Steiff button with underscored F, and original red cloth label indicating number 81/3586, circa 1930s.
American Show Wagon with Performers from Humpty Dumpty Circus, Schoenhut 8000/9500 American Show Wagon with Performers from Humpty Dumpty Circus, Schoenhut 8000/9500

American Show Wagon with Performers from Humpty Dumpty Circus, Schoenhut 8000/9500

Lot #60 (Sale Order 60 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Two dappled wooden horses with glass eyes are posed upon a wooden wheeled platform, and are pulling a wooden show wagon with flat-top stage upon which are posed three side-show performers and the wagon driver. The wagon, with original red painted and gilt decorations, is embossed Humpty Dumpty Circus along with raised designs of a chariot and man on horse. The detachable performers include Foxy Grandpa, Jockey and Baby, each with distinctively-modeled face, hand-painted facial features and hair or cap. Condition: generally excellent, original finish overall is well-preserved with few paint rubs on Baby hair. Comments: Schoenhut, the Show Wagon from Humpty Dumpty's Circus, circa 1909. Value Points: considered a highlight of the Schoenhut circus creations, few complete sets are known to exist, especially in this remarkable state of original preservation.
American Wooden Circus Chariot with Glass-Eyed Burro, Clown by Schoenhut 1800/2300 American Wooden Circus Chariot with Glass-Eyed Burro, Clown by Schoenhut 1800/2300

American Wooden Circus Chariot with Glass-Eyed Burro, Clown by Schoenhut 1800/2300

Lot #62 (Sale Order 62 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) A wooden-floored chariot has pressed paper board sides with original red painted and embossed gilt designs including lion's head, and wooden gilt wheels edged in silver is being pulled by a wooden burro with brown glass eyes, rope tail, leather ears, original red leather harness, and with wheeled spindle at lower torso. Riding in the chariot is a wooden clown with two-part head, original costume and hat. Condition: generally excellent, some dustiness of clown costume. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1910, from the Humpty Dumpty Circus of that firm. Value Points: the clown, the glass-eyed burro and the chariot are each extremely rare, and are all original.
American Wooden Boy with Rare Sculpted Hair by Schoenhut 600/800 American Wooden Boy with Rare Sculpted Hair by Schoenhut 600/800

American Wooden Boy with Rare Sculpted Hair by Schoenhut 600/800

Lot #63 (Sale Order 63 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) All-wooden doll with carved socket head, carved boyish hair with forelock curl, intaglio blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, closed mouth with center accent line, spring-jointed wooden body, antique boy's cotton two-piece play suit, Schoenhut shoes. Condition: generally excellent, slight rub on right cheek. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan.17,1911 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: among the rare Schoenhut models, with wonderfully carved hair and endearing wistful expression.
American Wooden Glass-Eyed Arabian Camel by Schoenhut 400/500 American Wooden Glass-Eyed Arabian Camel by Schoenhut 400/500

American Wooden Glass-Eyed Arabian Camel by Schoenhut 400/500

Lot #64 (Sale Order 64 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Carved wooden single hump camel in shades of brown and tan, with S-curved swivel neck, jointed legs, glass inset eyes, closed mouth, leather ears, rope tail. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1908, Style II model of the rarely-found animal with especially well-preserved original finish.
Five Antique Trade Catalogs from Schoenhut 300/400 Five Antique Trade Catalogs from Schoenhut 300/400

Five Antique Trade Catalogs from Schoenhut 300/400

Lot #64.1 (Sale Order 64 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) x 7". Each includes numerous pages of offerings from the Philadelphia firm including Humpty Dumpty circus, dolls, various toys such as Rolly-Dollies, and other novelties. The catalogs are filled with hundred of photographs illustrating the various play possibilities of each, costumes for the dolls and a remarkable two-page spread about "Pony Blitz, The Wonder in Toy Horses". Good, very good condition. 1904-1912.
Three American Bisque Head Circus Performers, Wooden Horse by Schoenhut 800/1000 Three American Bisque Head Circus Performers, Wooden Horse by Schoenhut 800/1000

Three American Bisque Head Circus Performers, Wooden Horse by Schoenhut 800/1000

Lot #65 (Sale Order 65 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Each performer has bisque socket head with sculpted and painted hair, painted facial features, wooden body, including woman with brown sculpted hair and smiling expression, brunette-haired man with moustache, and black-haired Lion Tamer man with black moustache and goatee, each with original (worn) costumes. Along with a dappled white wooden circus horse with riding platform and glass eyes. Very good condition over all. Schoenhut, from the Humpty Dumpty Circus, circa 1910.
Four American Wooden Glass-Eyed Circus Animals by Schoenhut 800/1100 Four American Wooden Glass-Eyed Circus Animals by Schoenhut 800/1100

Four American Wooden Glass-Eyed Circus Animals by Schoenhut 800/1100

Lot #66 (Sale Order 66 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) -8". Each is all-wooden with glass eyes, swivel head, and jointed legs; including white poodle with open mouth, painted teeth, cloth ruff, and whiskers, rope tail; brown bear with shaded ochre underbelly, leather ears, rope tail; wolf with open mouth, painted teeth, cloth tail; and hyena with painted brown back and side and leg stripes, open mouth, painted teeth, leather ears. All excellent condition, original finish. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910.
American Wooden Figures from American Wooden Figures from

American Wooden Figures from "Teddy's Adventures in Africa" by Schoenhut 2500/3500

Lot #67 (Sale Order 67 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Each is all-wooden with carved and painted details and original costumes on persons. The set comprises four persons: Teddy Roosevelt with painted spectacles and wide grinning smile, moustache; member of the Safari group; African native. Along with the following animals: giraffe, zebra, tiger, leopard, alligator, lion, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros (paint worn), each with glass eyes except lion. Excellent original condition on all but as noted. American, Schoenhut, the set was introduced by the firm in 1909, to commemorate Teddy Roosevelt's safari to Africa to collect specimens for the Smithsonian Museum. NOTE: THE WOMAN IN WHITE COSTUME SHOWN ABOVE IS LOT 67.1.
American Wooden Figure Of Noah's Wife from Schoenhut Promotional Display $800/1200 American Wooden Figure Of Noah's Wife from Schoenhut Promotional Display $800/1200

American Wooden Figure Of Noah's Wife from Schoenhut Promotional Display $800/1200

Lot #67.1 (Sale Order 67 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) All wooden figure of woman with painted grey hair, painted facial features, articulation of shoulders and hips, wearing original white cotton long costume and coiffe. Condition: original finish, some rubs on hair. Comments: Schoenhut, early 1900s, costumed and presented by Schoenhut for a later very rare depiction of Noah's Ark and animals created for display at Marshall Fields; the figure represents Noah's Wife. Value Points: very rare doll in original costume.
German Bisque Art Character, 112, Kammer and Reinhardt, Rare Glass Eyes 5500/7500 German Bisque Art Character, 112, Kammer and Reinhardt, Rare Glass Eyes 5500/7500

German Bisque Art Character, 112, Kammer and Reinhardt, Rare Glass Eyes 5500/7500

Lot #68 (Sale Order 68 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, incised upper eyeliner, fringed lashes at upper eye rims, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open with two beaded teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 112 43. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from their art character reform series. Value Points: rarer glass-eyed model of their art character with very unique expression aptly sculpted with finest quality bisque, wonderful costume of blue calico school dress, undergarments, knit stockings, brown leather shoes.
Two German All-Bisque Pups by Gebruder Heubach including Bonnet-Head Pup 600/900 Two German All-Bisque Pups by Gebruder Heubach including Bonnet-Head Pup 600/900

Two German All-Bisque Pups by Gebruder Heubach including Bonnet-Head Pup 600/900

Lot #69 (Sale Order 69 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) l. Each is all-bisque including white pup with brown spotted face wearing a blue ribboned lace bisque bonnet with matching bib; and white shaggy-haired pup in begging pose. Excellent condition. Germany, Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 109, German Bisque Art Character, Model 109,

German Bisque Art Character, Model 109, "Elise" by Kammer and Reinhardt 5500/7500

Lot #70 (Sale Order 70 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted dark blue eyes slightly glancing to the right, thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 109 46. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character series, the model marketed as "Elise", circa 1910. Value Points: the very fine detail of modeling including impressed dimples and indentations around the eyes is enhanced by choice matte bisque highlighted by light decorative glaze such as eye socket edging, original body and body finish, beautiful antique costume.
German Bisque Painted Eye Character by Cuno and Otto Dressel 900/1200 German Bisque Painted Eye Character by Cuno and Otto Dressel 900/1200

German Bisque Painted Eye Character by Cuno and Otto Dressel 900/1200

Lot #71 (Sale Order 71 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, small painted eyes with upper-glancing eyes, dark upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pursed lips, brunette mohair wig in side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, one finger broken. Marks: COD 1 16 1/2 (head) (Holz-masse stamp on back torso). Comments: Cuno and Otto Dressel, circa 1910 with original signed body. Value Points: rare-to-find art character especially in this larger size.
German Velvet and Mohair German Velvet and Mohair

German Velvet and Mohair "Bully" on Wheels by Steiff 400/500

Lot #72 (Sale Order 72 of 307)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) The firmly-stuffed bulldog has velvet face with painted whiskers, black embroidered nose, amber glass eyes, painted mouth, swivel head, brown leather studded collar with bell, brushed cropped cream mohair body with black rump and little tail, and is posed on the metal bars of a red wooden wheeled base. With original Steiff button in ear with underscored F, and with original paper label "Bully". Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1930s.
French Bisque Character, Model 242, by SFBJ with Unique Construction 1100/1400 French Bisque Character, Model 242, by SFBJ with Unique Construction 1100/1400

French Bisque Character, Model 242, by SFBJ with Unique Construction 1100/1400

Lot #73 (Sale Order 73 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with demi-moon cut slice of the solid domed pate, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, pursed lips with center hole for nursing bottle, painted hair, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: restoration low at back neck socket with emanating hairline behind the ear. Marks: SFBJ 242 (head) SFBJ (body). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912, their variation of the earlier Bebe Teteur, designed with solid dome bisque head designed for separation in order to access interior works. Value Points: rare bisque-pate model, original body, wearing original very lavish baby gown and bonnet.
Rare French Bisque Character Bust of Model 235 by SFBJ 900/1200 Rare French Bisque Character Bust of Model 235 by SFBJ 900/1200

Rare French Bisque Character Bust of Model 235 by SFBJ 900/1200

Lot #74 (Sale Order 74 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Mounted upon original twill-covered base is a bisque bust of a laughing child with blonde sculpted hair having well-defined forelock curl, intaglio blue eyes, black and grey incised eyeliner, painted lower lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with laughing expression, modeled tongue tip, impressed dimples at lip corners and cheeks. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: SFBJ, model 235 from their art character series, inspired by the French storybook character "Jean Qui Rit" (John who laughs). Value Points: rare character with especially fine quality of sculpting and bisque, impressed dimples at eye corners and mouth.
Rare French Bisque Multi-Head Character Series by SFBJ in Original Box 2800/3500 Rare French Bisque Multi-Head Character Series by SFBJ in Original Box 2800/3500

Rare French Bisque Multi-Head Character Series by SFBJ in Original Box 2800/3500

Lot #75 (Sale Order 75 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) doll. 19" x 15" box. Presented within original presentation box is a bisque head character doll with fully-jointed composition body, along with two alternate heads and costumes able to be assembled with the body. The heads include 233 with brown glass eyes, painted hair, crying expression with closed mouth; 235 with blue glass eyes, auburn flocked hair, laughing expression on closed mouth with two upper beaded teeth; and 237 with blue glass eyes, light brown flocked hair, slightly-parted lips with row of porcelain teeth. Condition: generally excellent, unplayed with. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912, the rare multi-head series was designed to allow a child to change the doll's head, according to the play at hand, and was likely inspired by the series of multi-head character dolls offered by German firms such as Kestner at this time. The set was presented in the 1912 SFBJ catalog. Value Points: very rare-to-find, likely few were ever created, this example with original costumes and beautiful state of preservation, including paper box lid with three-language description on inside lid indicating the set was designed for France, Germany, England, and America, and with instructions for easily changing the head.
French Musical Automaton French Musical Automaton

French Musical Automaton "Little Girl with Surprise in Basket", Leopold Lambert 4500/6500

Lot #76 (Sale Order 76 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Standing upon a velvet covered base is a bisque-head doll with brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, bisque lower arms, in rose silk costume. With torso-attached domed-lid wicker basket. When wound and lever released, the girl turns her head side to side, nods, and alternately lifts the lid of domed basket to reveal a feathered bird which flits side to side, and then lifts her right arm to sniff the floral bouquet. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well. Marks: Bte SGDG Tete Jumeau. Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: charming automaton highlighted by beautiful dramatic large brown eyes.
Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe E.J.A. by Emile Jumeau 11,000/15,000 Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe E.J.A. by Emile Jumeau 11,000/15,000

Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe E.J.A. by Emile Jumeau 11,000/15,000

Lot #77 (Sale Order 77 of 307)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling and very full cheeks, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, outlined lips of closed mouth, heart-shaped upper lip, dimpled chin and philtrum, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed plump 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: exceptional quality and beauty of the rare doll with finest bisque, complexion, and painting, near mint original body, beautiful rose silk dress, undergarments, woven bonnet with floral accents, signed EJ shoes.
Very Beautiful French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau 4500/5500 Very Beautiful French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau 4500/5500

Very Beautiful French Bisque Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau 4500/5500

Lot #78 (Sale Order 78 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his premiere bebe model, 1878. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with rare brown eyes for this model, original body and body finish, loveliest bisque, early costume.
Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Gorgeous Eyes 5500/6500 Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Gorgeous Eyes 5500/6500

Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Gorgeous Eyes 5500/6500

Lot #79 (Sale Order 79 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair 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 (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: the beautiful gentle-faced bebe has gorgeous eyes, original body and body finish, and is wearing original white cotton dress with embroidered cutwork, undergarments, socks, leather shoes marked C.M. with silk rosettes.
Petite French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 2800/3500 Petite French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 2800/3500

Petite French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 2800/3500

Lot #80 (Sale Order 80 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked rows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (artist checkmarks). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1890. Value Points: excellent complexion, painted features, original body and body finish.
German Tin Lithographed Doll Carriage by Maerklin 1100/1500 German Tin Lithographed Doll Carriage by Maerklin 1100/1500

German Tin Lithographed Doll Carriage by Maerklin 1100/1500

Lot #81 (Sale Order 81 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) l. The heavy tinplate carriage has original cream finish with golden edging and interior and is accented with floral and scroll designs, with scrolled gold railings, four double-spoked wheels, rolled handle with wooden hand bar, and hinged silk sunshade. Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Joanny in Rare Petite Size 2800/3500 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Joanny in Rare Petite Size 2800/3500

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Joanny in Rare Petite Size 2800/3500

Lot #82 (Sale Order 82 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted dark lashes, brushstroked feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accented center line on lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely antique costume, shoes, bonnet, parasol. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J.J. 2. Comments: Joseph Joanny, circa 1886. Value Points: rare earlier model by the firm with especially beautiful face, complexion, eyes, and painting, original body finish.
French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 2800/3400 French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 2800/3400

French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau 2800/3400

Lot #83 (Sale Order 83 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique silk frock, bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes, socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: dainty little brown-eyed bebe has excellent bisque and painting, beautiful antique costume.
Charming Presentation Box Charming Presentation Box

Charming Presentation Box "Little Girl on a Swing", Costumes and Accessories 3500/4500

Lot #84 (Sale Order 84 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) x 9" case. 11" doll. Seated on a brass link swing which suspends from the box lid, is a bisque head doll with blue glass eyes, open mouth, tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, wooden block torso, spiral metal upper arms and legs, paper mache lower arms and legs, painted red stockings and brown shoes. She is wearing a pretty ivory silk dress with red detailing, and arranged around her a bounty of additional costumes, accessories, toiletries and little play toys. The case, which is covered with decorative papers and has a leather carrying handle, is designed to open from either or both sides. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 10/0 dep (doll). Comments: for the French market, circa 1890. Value Points: beautifully-preserved presentation toy case, likely created for Paris department store Etrennes catalog, is a rare treasure.
French Bisque Character, Model 238, by SFBJ with Delightful Costume 900/1200 French Bisque Character, Model 238, by SFBJ with Delightful Costume 900/1200

French Bisque Character, Model 238, by SFBJ with Delightful Costume 900/1200

Lot #85 (Sale Order 85 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, incised upper eyeliner, curly brown lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips, row of porcelain teeth, impressed dimples at lip corners, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 238 Paris 6. Comments: French, SFBJ, circa 1912, rare-to-find model with wonderfully-detailed modeling including impressed dimples at lip corners and philtrum, laughter crinkles about the eyes, wonderful antique costume.
French Musical Automaton French Musical Automaton

French Musical Automaton "The Happy Chef" by Roullet et Decamp 4500/6500

Lot #86 (Sale Order 86 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Standing upon a velvet covered base with four wooden ball feet is a bisque head doll with brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, auburn mohair wig, carton torso and legs, composition lower arms, wearing factory original chef's costume comprising ivory satin jacket, velvet pants, black shoes, cotton chef cap, silk bow tie, and holding a "skillet fiddle" which he strums with a pair of cast iron tongs. When wound, music plays, he turns his head side to side, and in circular motions, tongue sticks in and out, while strumming the skillet in which a turkey is basting. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music play well except tongue which needs adjustment. Marks: Bte SGDG Tete Jumeau 3 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1890. Value Points: delightful mechanical vignette amusingly depicts the antics of a happy chef, especially choice in original costume.
French Wax Fashion Lady by Lafitte-Desirat and Velvet-Framed Mirror 800/1200 French Wax Fashion Lady by Lafitte-Desirat and Velvet-Framed Mirror 800/1200

French Wax Fashion Lady by Lafitte-Desirat and Velvet-Framed Mirror 800/1200

Lot #87 (Sale Order 87 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) doll. Poured wax head with slender face posed in angular manner, painted facial features, brunette mohair wig, very slender elongated body with padded armature allowing stylish pose, painted shoes, posed on original velvet cover stand. Condition: very good overall, some light silk frailty. Comments: French, circa 1912, Mesdames Lafitte and Desirat designed a series of dolls to illustrate contemporary fashion of the early 20th century. Value Points: original fashionable red velvet walking suit with matching muff and collar, kidskin purse. Along with a red velvet framed wall mirror decorated with elaborate gilt ormolu, with brass gilt label on reverse "Patented March 12 1901".
Three German Porcelain Half-Dolls in the Flapper Style 500/700 Three German Porcelain Half-Dolls in the Flapper Style 500/700

Three German Porcelain Half-Dolls in the Flapper Style 500/700

Lot #88 (Sale Order 88 of 307)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) -6". Each is waist-up porcelain figure of adult lady with slender elongated face and torso in the flapper manner, including lady with blue cloche holding a compact and powder puff; lady in lavender wide-brimmed bonnet and matching tunic, holding a bouquet of flowers; and lady in lavender cloche with purple brim, lavender tunic and painted bracelets. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1915.
German Bisque Flapper Lady, 1159, by Simon and Halbig 700/900 German Bisque Flapper Lady, 1159, by Simon and Halbig 700/900

German Bisque Flapper Lady, 1159, by Simon and Halbig 700/900

Lot #89 (Sale Order 89 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition slender body jointed at shoulders and hips, elongated arms and legs, feet modeled for high heels, flapper dress, cloche hat and heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Simon & Halbig S&H 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: excellent bisque, original body and body finish.
German Dollhouse German Dollhouse

German Dollhouse "Millinery Shop" with Wonderful Contents 2000/3000

Lot #90 (Sale Order 90 of 307)

32" (81 cm.) w" x 17"d. x 12"h. The three-sided open-front shop with original gilt-accented black finish, features windows on each side wall which flank shelving on the entire back wall offering a variety of niches and display area. There is a free-standing counter, a mirrored cabinet and a side wall-mounted shelf which match the back shelving, along with wall mirrors and an upholstered seating area with upholstered chairs and matching table. The shop has more than 25 miniature hats, various hat forms, hat accessories and is peopled by three bisque dolls. Miniature calling cards on the counter read "Louise Gallagher's Beauty Salon". Overall excellent. Germany, for the American market, circa 1900.
Six Dollhouse Mirrors and Prints in Gilt and Ormolu Frames 300/400 Six Dollhouse Mirrors and Prints in Gilt and Ormolu Frames 300/400

Six Dollhouse Mirrors and Prints in Gilt and Ormolu Frames 300/400

Lot #91 (Sale Order 91 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) x 3" largest. Each has original embossed mirror or gilt frame with elaborate detail, two being lithographs of winter scene or children at play. Excellent condition. Circa 1900.
Four Fine French Bebe Bonnets 700/900 Four Fine French Bebe Bonnets 700/900

Four Fine French Bebe Bonnets 700/900

Lot #92 (Sale Order 92 of 307)

For bebes 18"-22"h. Including cream cashmere woolen bonnet has wire-framed brim with gathered detail and silk ribbon and fringed trim, net lining; elaborate bonnet cap composed of richly draped ivory satin overlaid with spiral-twisted wave and box pleats, ruched crepe de chene ruffles, and satin bows, fully lined; woven wide-brimmed bonnet decorated with flowers and silk ribbons; and woven bonnet with generously gathered lace overlay on inner and outer brims with silk bows. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
Doll-Size Mahogany Three-Tier Tray with Superb Decorative Miniatures 800/1100 Doll-Size Mahogany Three-Tier Tray with Superb Decorative Miniatures 800/1100

Doll-Size Mahogany Three-Tier Tray with Superb Decorative Miniatures 800/1100

Lot #93 (Sale Order 93 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) The three-tiered mahogany tray with gilt metal acorn finial contains an abundance of miniatures including carved bone piano, cradle, table, and letter holder, along with miniature bronze kittens seated at tea table, brass vase with beaded flowers, bronze bust, filigree oval metal basket with inlay engraving of lady. Overall excellent. Mid-1800s.
Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru 14,000/18,000 Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru 14,000/18,000

Gorgeous French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru 14,000/18,000

Lot #94 (Sale Order 94 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, well-defined tongue tip, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with scalloped upper rim, Chevrot hinging at hips, wooden lower legs, wooden lower arms with expressive hands, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 8 (head and shoulders) (Bru paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, Chevrot epoch, circa 1885. Value Points: especially beautiful face with well-defined tongue tip, choice bisque, original very sturdy body.
Beautiful French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Porcelain Arms 4500/5800 Beautiful French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Porcelain Arms 4500/5800

Beautiful French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Porcelain Arms 4500/5800

Lot #95 (Sale Order 95 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain head with flat-cut swivel neck on porcelain shoulderplate, painted blue downcast eyes, dark upper eyeliner, all-around painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde lambswool wig, hair-stuffed kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips, wooden ball-jointed knees and shoulders, pull-strings at torso for seated pose, rose-tinted porcelain arms to above the elbows, slightly-separated fingers, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Rohmer stamp on front torso). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860, the poupee is constructed with several Rohmer designs including flat swivel neck and waist ties for sitting. Value Points: beautiful poupee with maker's mark, delicate painting of features, lovely antique costume, bonnet, undergarments, and shoes.
Group of Miniature Early Sewing Accessories 700/900 Group of Miniature Early Sewing Accessories 700/900

Group of Miniature Early Sewing Accessories 700/900

Lot #96 (Sale Order 96 of 307)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) h. sewing table. The Biedermeier-style miniature sewing table with hinged lid has mirror interior and a number of tiny paper-lined niches containing various sewing supplies including a tiny chatelaine; along with 1 1/2" leather-cased hinged box with scissors, thimble, awl; 3" leather-cased hinged box with silk lining containing scissors, thimble, awl and needle case; and 2" metal case with gilt edging and blue silk lining containing scissors, thimble, thread. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s.
English Sheraton Chest of Drawers with Inlay Marquetry 500/700 English Sheraton Chest of Drawers with Inlay Marquetry 500/700

English Sheraton Chest of Drawers with Inlay Marquetry 500/700

Lot #97 (Sale Order 97 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Mahogany chest of drawers with three full-width dovetailed drawers, beveled edging at the top, metal knobs, is accented with fine inlay borders. Excellent condition, one corner angle missing. English, early 1800s.
Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Dreamy Eyes 12,000/16,000 Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Dreamy Eyes 12,000/16,000

Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Dreamy Eyes 12,000/16,000

Lot #98 (Sale Order 98 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with very plump rounded face, painted blue downcast eyes with decorative glaze at lower edge, heavy eyelids, painted all-around lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carved wooden body with articulation at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, and knees, original metal hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Maison Huret/Boulevard Montmartre...(stamp on torso). Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1860, on later Huret body. Value Points: very beautiful poupee in the "mode enfantine" manner, wearing linen dress, undergarments, bonnet, jewelry, unusual heeled boots of twill and leather with edged leather soles in the Huret manner.
Earliest Period French Bisque EJ Bebe by Emile Jumeau in Original Costume 4500/6500 Earliest Period French Bisque EJ Bebe by Emile Jumeau in Original Costume 4500/6500

Earliest Period French Bisque EJ Bebe by Emile Jumeau in Original Costume 4500/6500

Lot #99 (Sale Order 99 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, large pale blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker blue outer irises, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, closed mouth with 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. Marks: C EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: rare early bebe with finest bisque, complexion, painting and splendid eyes, original body and body finish, original (frail) Jumeau dress of ivory silk and burgundy velvet, undergarments, leather shoes, socks.
Superb French Wooden Sedan Chair, Painted Scenes in the Fragonard Manner 1800/2500 Superb French Wooden Sedan Chair, Painted Scenes in the Fragonard Manner 1800/2500

Superb French Wooden Sedan Chair, Painted Scenes in the Fragonard Manner 1800/2500

Lot #100 (Sale Order 100 of 307)

23" (58 cm.) h. x 10"l. x 12"d. The wooden sedan chair with domed roof and gracefully shaped back has shaped windows on three sides, and an opening front door. It is decorated with gesso appliqued scrolls with gilded details of finish, and on three sides has three different hand-painted courtly scenes in the Fragonard manner. The interior is lined with original burgundy brocade silk. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with High-Laced Black Boots by Kestner 800/1000 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with High-Laced Black Boots by Kestner 800/1000

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with High-Laced Black Boots by Kestner 800/1000

Lot #101 (Sale Order 101 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque torso and elongated bisque arms and legs, shapely legs, painted white stockings and black high-laced boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, chip at top edge of right leg. Marks: 2 /12. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885.
Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Early Signed Shoes 5500/7500 Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Early Signed Shoes 5500/7500

Early French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Early Signed Shoes 5500/7500

Lot #102 (Sale Order 102 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass spiral-threaded eyes with darker blue outer iris rims, thick dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely ivory silk costume, undergarments, socks, aqua kidskin shoes signed E. Jumeau. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: earliest period portrait bebe with gorgeous expression, dramatically-painted eye lashes, brows, and eyeshadow accenting the very delicate complexion, original body and body finish.
Petite French Bisque Bebe Steiner, Figure A, with Original Dress and Chemise 3200/3800 Petite French Bisque Bebe Steiner, Figure A, with Original Dress and Chemise 3200/3800

Petite French Bisque Bebe Steiner, Figure A, with Original Dress and Chemise 3200/3800

Lot #103 (Sale Order 103 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Marks: Steiner Paris Fre A 5 (head) Le Petit Parisien (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: captivating petite bebe has original opulent wig, body, body finish, and is wearing original silk bebe dress with lace and corner trim, original chemise, undergarments, bonnet, original shoes and socks.
German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin and Borzoi Salon Dog 800/1000 German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin and Borzoi Salon Dog 800/1000

German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin and Borzoi Salon Dog 800/1000

Lot #104 (Sale Order 104 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) carriage 5" dog. The pressed tin carriage with embossed detail to simulate woven wicker has original cream finish with gilt accents, aqua blue painted interior, gilt edging, double-spoked wheels, wooden hand grip, hinged sunshade (lacking cover), Maerklin. Along with French firm-bodied Borzoi display dog with white fur cover. Excellent condition. Circa 1890.
Grand French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau  12,000/15,000 Grand French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau  12,000/15,000

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

Lot #105 (Sale Order 105 of 307)

31" (79 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full elongated cheeks, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with plump limbs and straight wrists, lovely silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 15 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, the model known as Bebe Triste in reference to its wistful expression, from original sculpture by Carrier-Belleuse. Value Points: rare grand size of the sought after model, with very fine quality of bisque, complexion and painting, original body and body finish.
German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Rare Grand Size 1700/2100 German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Rare Grand Size 1700/2100

German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Rare Grand Size 1700/2100

Lot #106 (Sale Order 106 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, very plump cheeks, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the pale lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, well-detailed musculature on torso and legs, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, shapely legs, tiny ankles and small bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare grand size of the all-bisque girl, with wonderfully detailed modeling of body, bare feet.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Bare Feet by Kestner 1100/1500 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Bare Feet by Kestner 1100/1500

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Bare Feet by Kestner 1100/1500

Lot #107 (Sale Order 107 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed arms and shapely legs with tiny ankles, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, few tiny flakes at stringing holes. Marks: 2 1/2. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: delightful rare all-bisque with slight piquant smile, rare bare feet, antique costume.
German All-Bisque Character Baby by Kestner with German All-Bisque Character Baby by Kestner with

German All-Bisque Character Baby by Kestner with "Lamby" by Steiff 500/700

Lot #108 (Sale Order 108 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in modeled bent pose, antique baby costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D made in Germany 8. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderfully-detailed sculpting of the seldom-found larger all-bisque with all-original parts, original wig, carrying little woolly lamb with green glass eyes, bell and original paper label "Lamby" by Steiff.
Petite Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1100/1300 Petite Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1100/1300

Petite Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1100/1300

Lot #109 (Sale Order 109 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden seven-jointed body with straight wrists, antique undergarments, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: especially beautiful child with choicest bisque and expression, original body and body finish.
German Lithographed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin 800/1100 German Lithographed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin 800/1100

German Lithographed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin 800/1100

Lot #110 (Sale Order 110 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) The heavy tinplate carriage with lithographed finish in teal blue and cream accented with blue flowers and gilt scrolls, has fancy gilt scrolled metal edging, four double-spoked wheels, wooden hand grip, hinged sun shade, with original Maerklin stamp on underbase. Near mint. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890.
Early German Child Doll by Kestner with Rare Square-Cut Teeth 800/1000 Early German Child Doll by Kestner with Rare Square-Cut Teeth 800/1000

Early German Child Doll by Kestner with Rare Square-Cut Teeth 800/1000

Lot #111 (Sale Order 111 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips with square-cut upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition body with jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, antique dress included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: rare early model, especially in this petite size, finest bisque, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Girl by Kammer and Reinhardt, Wig and Costume 700/1000 German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Girl by Kammer and Reinhardt, Wig and Costume 700/1000

German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Girl by Kammer and Reinhardt, Wig and Costume 700/1000

Lot #112 (Sale Order 112 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and "flirty" eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, tongue, waist-length mohair wig with original soft curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 53. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: beautifully-preserved classic child doll with flirty eyes, original body and body finish, with superb original wig and multi-layered antique costume of dotted Swiss, with undergarments, stockings and shoes.
Vintage Framed Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300 Vintage Framed Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300

Vintage Framed Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300

Lot #113 (Sale Order 113 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) x 6" larger. The larger depicting an older girl holding her German bisque doll with costume and wig resembling the girl; the other depicting four young girls seated at a tea table with two of their favorite dolls. Excellent condition. Circa 1900.
German Porcelain German Porcelain

German Porcelain "Kate Greenaway" Tea Service in Original Box 200/300

Lot #114 (Sale Order 114 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) h. tea pot. The service for four is of white porcelain with gilt edging, and with delicate transfer scenes of Kate Greenaway style children in different poses, arranged in base of original box. Excellent condition. Circa 1900.
Early Erzebirge Wooden Holiday Pyramid with Candles and Figures 800/1100 Early Erzebirge Wooden Holiday Pyramid with Candles and Figures 800/1100

Early Erzebirge Wooden Holiday Pyramid with Candles and Figures 800/1100

Lot #115 (Sale Order 115 of 307)

32" (81 cm.) The three-tiered wooden pyramid with graduated-size tiers which are laden with a myriad of carved wooden people, animals, trees and more have side candle holders and is topped by revolving wooden blades, painted original grey. Excellent condition. Germany, Erzebirge, late 1800s, very rare to find.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 2800/3500

Lot #116 (Sale Order 116 of 307)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique lace dress, undergarments, shoes, socks, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 58. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. The gentle-faced child marketed as "Mein Liebling". Value Points: beautiful bisque and expression, original body and body finish.
Early German Bisque Child Doll, 719, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100 Early German Bisque Child Doll, 719, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Early German Bisque Child Doll, 719, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Lot #117 (Sale Order 117 of 307)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with very high forehead crown, small blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, dark painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, slightly-parted outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, faint 1" original firing line at upper crown rim, tiniest pinflake at lower left eye rim. Marks: S 13 H 719 dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very beautiful seldom-found child with delicate gleaming complexion, rare teeth, original wig, body and body finish.
Two German Porcelain Trinket Jars Depicting Children and Toys 400/600 Two German Porcelain Trinket Jars Depicting Children and Toys 400/600

Two German Porcelain Trinket Jars Depicting Children and Toys 400/600

Lot #118 (Sale Order 118 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) and 8". Each is all-porcelain with removable lid, including baby in bunting lying on ruffled bed, holding baby rattle; and baby seated in chair, a toy horse on his lap, and a blue-capped doll held in his arms. Excellent condition. Germany, mid-1800s.
German Bisque Doll with Rare Twill Body by Simon and Halbig 900/1100 German Bisque Doll with Rare Twill Body by Simon and Halbig 900/1100

German Bisque Doll with Rare Twill Body by Simon and Halbig 900/1100

Lot #119 (Sale Order 119 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, twill-over-wooden torso and limbs, shapely torso, jointing at shoulders, dowel-jointing at hips and knees, bisque lower arms and legs, bare feet, (frail) antique costume included. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare body, perfect bisque hands and feet, beautiful face.
Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 920, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300 Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 920, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 920, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

Lot #120 (Sale Order 120 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms, beautifully costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 920. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: rarely-found model with entrancing expression, lovely bisque, original body.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

Lot #121 (Sale Order 121 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer irises, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, one finger tip broken on right hand. Marks: SH 6 905. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: very beautiful child with compelling expression, fine gleaming complexion, beautiful antique costume.
Early German Brown-Eyed Closed Mouth Bisque Doll by Kestner  1200/1500 Early German Brown-Eyed Closed Mouth Bisque Doll by Kestner  1200/1500

Early German Brown-Eyed Closed Mouth Bisque Doll by Kestner 1200/1500

Lot #122 (Sale Order 122 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line between the pale lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, costume included. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful doll with fine delicate complexion, original wig, original early body and body finish.
Set, Early Biedermeier Dollhouse Furnishings with Rosewood Finish 600/900 Set, Early Biedermeier Dollhouse Furnishings with Rosewood Finish 600/900

Set, Early Biedermeier Dollhouse Furnishings with Rosewood Finish 600/900

Lot #123 (Sale Order 123 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) cabinets. Each is of fruitwood finish as richly-grained rosewood, including double-door floor cabinet with fabric panels and bead trim (one foot missing), secretary-desk with drop-front desk surface and interior niches fitted with blue papers, three drawer chest, glass door floor cabinet with original paper lining, smaller glass door cabinet, dress-top mirror with stand, and two chairs with original velvet upholstery. Very good overall. Germany, mid-1800s.
Rare German Wooden Dollhouse Parlour Ensemble in Limed Oak Finish 600/800 Rare German Wooden Dollhouse Parlour Ensemble in Limed Oak Finish 600/800

Rare German Wooden Dollhouse Parlour Ensemble in Limed Oak Finish 600/800

Lot #124 (Sale Order 124 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) h. buffet. Of softwood with limed-oak finish highlighted by transfer floral designs, and with original elaborate silver finish hardware and original magenta silk upholstery and fringe, the set comprises a wide buffet with ebony columns, dessert buffet with upper niche cabinet, pedestal round table with four side chairs having upholstered seats and back, arm chair with matching footstool and settee with upholstered seats and backs. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900, very rare finish and wonderful state of preservation.
German Blue-Eyed Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1200/1500 German Blue-Eyed Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1200/1500

German Blue-Eyed Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner 1200/1500

Lot #125 (Sale Order 125 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, brunette human wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 14. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish, superb antique costume and bonnet.
Rare American Brown-Complexioned Doll by Joel Ellis 800/1100 Rare American Brown-Complexioned Doll by Joel Ellis 800/1100

Rare American Brown-Complexioned Doll by Joel Ellis 800/1100

Lot #126 (Sale Order 126 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Carved wooden doll with paint-over-gesso finish, rich brown complexion, black short curly hair, painted brown upper-glancing eyes, closed mouth, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, metal hands and feet with painted blue heeled ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Joel Ellis, circa 1875. Value Points: rare doll from the New England doll and carriage maker with wonderfully-preserved original brown complexion, retaining original gold paper neck band.
American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as

American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as "Maggie-Bessie" in Pink Cotton Dress 5000/7500

Lot #127 (Sale Order 127 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering details, shaded blue eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth, stitch-jointed body, oil-painted lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: created by Bessie and Maggie Pfohl in their Moravian community of Salem, North Carolina, early 1900s. Value Points: superbly-preserved early cloth doll wearing original costume with white rick-rack trim.
American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as

American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as "Maggie-Bessie" in Original Costume 5000/7500

Lot #128 (Sale Order 128 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering details, shaded blue eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth, stitch-jointed body, oil-painted lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: created by Bessie and Maggie Pfohl in their Moravian community of Salem, North Carolina, early 1900s. Value Points: the rare American doll is flawlessly preserved with daintily detailed hair, and most endearing expression, with original costume.
American Glass-Eyed Bunny by Schoenhut 400/500 American Glass-Eyed Bunny by Schoenhut 400/500

American Glass-Eyed Bunny by Schoenhut 400/500

Lot #129 (Sale Order 129 of 307)

5" (13 cm.) The all-wooden bunny with amber glass eyes, leather ears, rope tail, has swivel head and hinged legs, original painted tan finish with white underbelly, painted mouth and whiskers. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910.
American Wooden Bulldog by Schoenhut 300/400 American Wooden Bulldog by Schoenhut 300/400

American Wooden Bulldog by Schoenhut 300/400

Lot #130 (Sale Order 130 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) All-wooden bulldog with painted cream body with black spots, painted brown eyes, nose, teeth, leather arms, rope tail, swivel head, hinged legs. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910.
American Wooden Tabby Cat by Schoenhut 400/500 American Wooden Tabby Cat by Schoenhut 400/500

American Wooden Tabby Cat by Schoenhut 400/500

Lot #131 (Sale Order 131 of 307)

5" (13 cm.) All-carved wood with swivel neck and hinged legs, painted green eyes, leather tail with painted stripes, original brown painted finish with black stripes and white under-belly, painted brown nose and whiskers. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910.
American Cloth Character Boy by Martha Chase 400/600 American Cloth Character Boy by Martha Chase 400/600

American Cloth Character Boy by Martha Chase 400/600

Lot #132 (Sale Order 132 of 307)

23" (58 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features and hair, impasto-painted short blonde hair in boyish style, blue upper-glancing eyes, long curly lashes, white eyedots, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, stitched applied ears, sateen torso cover, stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1910. Value Points: fine original finish is well-preserved with gleaming complexion.
American Cloth Brown-Eyed Character Doll with Rare Bobbed Hair by Emma Clear 600/800 American Cloth Brown-Eyed Character Doll with Rare Bobbed Hair by Emma Clear 600/800

American Cloth Brown-Eyed Character Doll with Rare Bobbed Hair by Emma Clear 600/800

Lot #133 (Sale Order 133 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, blonde hair with bangs and short bob, painted brown eyes, painted curly lashes, red and brown upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, dimpled cheeks, sateen covered body, oil-painted lower arms and legs, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (logo of Dutch girl stamp on leg) Marshall Field Co. Comments: Martha Chase, the doll was commissioned and sold by the famed Chicago store of Marshall Fields, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model in perfectly-preserved original finish, with original store label.
American Cloth Doll by Martha Chase with Bed, Silk Quilt, and Vintage Photograph 800/1100 American Cloth Doll by Martha Chase with Bed, Silk Quilt, and Vintage Photograph 800/1100

American Cloth Doll by Martha Chase with Bed, Silk Quilt, and Vintage Photograph 800/1100

Lot #134 (Sale Order 134 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, impasto blonde hair, shaded blue eyes, dark upper eyeliner, closed mouth, sateen body cover, oil-painted arms and legs, bare feet, antique baby gown and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1900. Value Points: especially expressive features, pert smile. Presented in spool-turned wooden bed with handmade silk patchwork quilt, and with a vintage sepia photograph of child holding a similar Chase doll.
American Cloth American Cloth

American Cloth "Alabama Baby" by Ella Smith with Vintage Photograph 600/800

Lot #135 (Sale Order 135 of 307)

30" (76 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features and hair, brown hair in swirling curls with feathered highlights, painted brown eyes with all-around curly lashes, brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin body, oil-painted arms and legs with stitch-jointing at shoulders, hips and knees, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: The Ella Smith Doll...Roanoke, Alabama (partly legible markings on torso). Comments: Ella Smith, circa 1915. Value Points: rare larger size with fine original painted finish. Included is vintage studio photograph of child holding an Ella Smith doll.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 800/1100 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 800/1100

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 800/1100

Lot #136 (Sale Order 136 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful wide-eyed expression, choice bisque, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume.
Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll Known as Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll Known as

Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll Known as "Bru Look-Alike" 600/800

Lot #137 (Sale Order 137 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, brown glass inset eyes, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, pierced ears, brunette human hair, Sonneberg composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, lovely antique costume, shoes and bonnet. Condition: Generally excellent. Marks: 121 1. Comments: Sonneberg, maker unknown, circa 1880, the bebe closely resembles the circle dot model by Leon Casimir Bru. Value Points: rare model especially in this petite size.
German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage in Rare Color 600/900 German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage in Rare Color 600/900

German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage in Rare Color 600/900

Lot #138 (Sale Order 138 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) The heavy pressed tinplate doll carriage rests on four chromed metal double-spoked wheels and has original navy blue painted finish with gilt braid edging, cream interior, wooden hand grip, folding sunshade. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 900/1300 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 900/1300

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 900/1300

Lot #139 (Sale Order 139 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany 7. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: choice bisque and painting on the closed mouth doll, original body and body finish.
Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll Known as Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll Known as

Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll Known as "A.T. Kestner" 3400/4500

Lot #140 (Sale Order 140 of 307)

27" (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, dark painted lashes, wide brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with modeled space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in original ringlet curls, early composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 16X. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885, the model is known as "A.T. Kestner" as it so closely resembles the French bebe A.T, which was made at this same time. Value Points: rare model with especially beautiful gleaming complexion and finely-painted features, original body, antique costume.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Maison Bru in Lovely Original Costume 1400/1800 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Maison Bru in Lovely Original Costume 1400/1800

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Maison Bru in Lovely Original Costume 1400/1800

Lot #141 (Sale Order 141 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 2 (head). Comments: Maison Bru, epoch Girard, circa 1890. Value Points: petite bebe is wearing original magenta silk and lace dropped-waist dress, undergarments, leather shoes, woven bonnet with velvet edging, and is carrying "Dolly's Picture Book" and soft metal birdcage with bird.
French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Perfect Bisque Hands 12,000/15,000 French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Perfect Bisque Hands 12,000/15,000

French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Perfect Bisque Hands 12,000/15,000

Lot #142 (Sale Order 142 of 307)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathering, accented nostrils, pierced ears, dimpled chin and philtrum, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 11 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1884. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, very sturdy original body and perfect bisque hands, lovely antique costume comprising burgundy satin dress (may be original) and ivory satin bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes.
Victorian Tabletop Decorations 300/500 Victorian Tabletop Decorations 300/500

Victorian Tabletop Decorations 300/500

Lot #143 (Sale Order 143 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) diam. bowl. Including an opaline bowl with raised burgundy designs held in original brass frame with scrolled legs. Along with a pair of white porcelain vases with gilt accents, each with an arrangement of various silk flowers. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s.
English Mahogany Drop-Front Desk with Elaborate Drawer Pulls 800/1100 English Mahogany Drop-Front Desk with Elaborate Drawer Pulls 800/1100

English Mahogany Drop-Front Desk with Elaborate Drawer Pulls 800/1100

Lot #144 (Sale Order 144 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) h. x 15"w. x 11"d. The mahogany desk features a curved drop-front which hinges open to a flat-writing surface and various small drawers and niches, and has two lower drawers with very heavy cast gilt metal drawer pulls and key holes, claw feet. Excellent condition.
French Mechanical Toy French Mechanical Toy

French Mechanical Toy "The Flower Vendor" by Vichy 2200/2800

Lot #145 (Sale Order 145 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) A bisque head lady with brown complexion, brown glass eyes, closed mouth, painted features, has matching bisque shoulderplate, brown bisque forearms, paper mache lower legs and is standing behind a three-wheeled push cart with wicker basket of flowers. When wound, she moves her legs forward and back, as though walking along showing her flower wares. Condition: very good, mechanism functions willfully, costume has some frailty. Comments: Vichy, Paris, circa 1875. Value Points: charming activity, rare exotic-complexioned bisque, original silk costume.
Outstanding Victorian Velvet Candy Box in the Shape of Cabinet 400/500 Outstanding Victorian Velvet Candy Box in the Shape of Cabinet 400/500

Outstanding Victorian Velvet Candy Box in the Shape of Cabinet 400/500

Lot #146 (Sale Order 146 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) x 10". The firm-sided cabinet with bronze-green silk/velvet covering and ormolu trim features three oval medallion panels with Italian mountain scenes in soft pastel colors. The cabinet hinges open at the center front to reveal eight drawers with ormolu pulls and tissue lining. There is a key and key hole. Original paper label on the underside indicates original use as candy box for Cadbury treats. Excellent condition. Late 1800s.
Unusual French Candy Box as Wheeled Cart by Badeuille 400/500 Unusual French Candy Box as Wheeled Cart by Badeuille 400/500

Unusual French Candy Box as Wheeled Cart by Badeuille 400/500

Lot #147 (Sale Order 147 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) A wooden cart or wheel-barrow with fancifully-shaped frame and wheel is decorated with colorful painted and silk-applique scenes of flowers and a Japanese woman, with burgundy silk borders. The top of the cart has a curved cover which when opened reveals a silk-lined interior, and was likely designed as a candy box or gift presentation. The cart has the original shop label of S. Jacomet of Poitiers on the underside. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875, a rare ephemera object, attributed to Badeuille who also made dollhouse furnishings and doll accessories.
French Lithographed Tin Windmill as Candy Container 300/500 French Lithographed Tin Windmill as Candy Container 300/500

French Lithographed Tin Windmill as Candy Container 300/500

Lot #148 (Sale Order 148 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) The tin candy container, in the shape of a mill with flagpole and revolving windmill has richly lithographed designs depicting the mill exterior, a young lad leaning on the upper window above a sign "Le Moulin de la Galette", and a woman standing at the base, pointing to the selection of candies. Marked Modele Depose and letters CG intertwined. The tile-decorated roof removes for access to the candy interior. Very good condition. French, late 1800s.
French Leather-Bound Candy Container as Steamer Trunk 400/500 French Leather-Bound Candy Container as Steamer Trunk 400/500

French Leather-Bound Candy Container as Steamer Trunk 400/500

Lot #149 (Sale Order 149 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) The firm-bound streamer trunk with leather cover has wooden slats and leather straps and bail handles, with metal studs, with original label of candy maker "Boissier". The box was first presented as a candy box container from the confiserie of Boissier, and later used by children as a steamer trunk for their dolls. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
French Candy Box with Original Label as Doll Trunk 300/400 French Candy Box with Original Label as Doll Trunk 300/400

French Candy Box with Original Label as Doll Trunk 300/400

Lot #150 (Sale Order 150 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) The small wooden trunk decorated with woven and appliqued papers has gilt metal edging, and carrying ring, and hinges open to paper-lined interior with maker's label of Marquis, Passage Panoramas. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
French Bisque Bebe, Emile Jumeau, Original Costume, Shoes, Jumeau Banner 3200/3800 French Bisque Bebe, Emile Jumeau, Original Costume, Shoes, Jumeau Banner 3200/3800

French Bisque Bebe, Emile Jumeau, Original Costume, Shoes, Jumeau Banner 3200/3800

Lot #151 (Sale Order 151 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 7 (head) Bebe Jumeau Bte SGDG Depose (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: beautiful bebe with all-original costume comprising peach silk dress with lace and silk flowers, matching feathered bonnet, matching set of undergarments, socks, coral satin shoes with silk bows lettered "Bebe Jumeau Depose 7", and with original gilt-lettered sleeve band "Bebe Jumeau".
French Peach Silk Bebe Dress with Au Nain Bleu Label 400/500 French Peach Silk Bebe Dress with Au Nain Bleu Label 400/500

French Peach Silk Bebe Dress with Au Nain Bleu Label 400/500

Lot #152 (Sale Order 152 of 307)

For bebe about 18"-20", 4" shoulder width. Peach silk dress with cream dotted pattern features a slightly-dropped waist, and is decorated with bands of pressed-down pleats at the bretelles, sleeve edges, and hem. The dress has the original silk label of the Paris doll shop of Au Nain Bleu. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890.
French Upright Piano with Music Box  800/1000 French Upright Piano with Music Box  800/1000

French Upright Piano with Music Box 800/1000

Lot #153 (Sale Order 153 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) The wooden upright piano has hinged keyboard, original walnut finish, ormolu candleholders (one missing) brass bail handles, cabinet doors which open to a green velvet lined interior and music card indicating three tunes, and with hidden music box which operates from keywind. A brass plaque indicating the name "Eugene Blanc" appears on the underside of the lid. Excellent condition, music functions well. French, circa 1890.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Wire Lever Eyes 3000/3800 French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Wire Lever Eyes 3000/3800

French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Wire Lever Eyes 3000/3800

Lot #154 (Sale Order 154 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes which open and close from wire lever at back of head, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C No.1 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: seldom-found model with beautifully-painted blush detail, original body and body finish.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure B, with Lever Sleep Eyes by Jules Steiner 2800/3500 French Bisque Bebe, Figure B, with Lever Sleep Eyes by Jules Steiner 2800/3500

French Bisque Bebe, Figure B, with Lever Sleep Eyes by Jules Steiner 2800/3500

Lot #155 (Sale Order 155 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass eyes which open and close from wire lever at back of head, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two rows of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde lambswool wig, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, some body retouch. Marks: Figure B No 1 (head) J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: sweet-faced child with original Steiner eyes, original body.
Petite French Bisque Bebe, Series C, with Original Signed Body and Original Wig 2800/3200 Petite French Bisque Bebe, Series C, with Original Signed Body and Original Wig 2800/3200

Petite French Bisque Bebe, Series C, with Original Signed Body and Original Wig 2800/3200

Lot #156 (Sale Order 156 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, lavish hip-length blonde mohair wig, Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, lovely antique costume including kidskin shoes signed C.P. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Ste C 0. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1886. Value Points: very dear child with sweet expression, lovely bisque, original lush wig and pate, original Steiner body.
German Bisque Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn in Original Folklore Costume 1200/1500 German Bisque Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn in Original Folklore Costume 1200/1500

German Bisque Character, 520, by Kley and Hahn in Original Folklore Costume 1200/1500

Lot #157 (Sale Order 157 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, down-glancing brown eyes, black upper eyeliner with painted tiny lashes, short angled brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with hint of smile, blonde mohair wig in long braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent except small chip at bottom of neck socket (hidden inside torso). Marks: K&H 520 6 Germany (head) Made in Germany (body). Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1912. Value Points: excellent modeling of laughter crinkles and dimples enhanced by fine matte bisque, original body finish, antique folklore costume.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 8413, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 8413, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 8413, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900

Lot #158 (Sale Order 158 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with well-defined tongue tip and two upper beaded teeth, brunette human hair, composition and wooden toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8413 4 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: rare Heubach character with wonderful stuck-out tongue, original body and body finish, well-detailed antique folklore costume with embroidered details.
German Bisque Miniature Character in Wonderful Folklore Costume 300/500 German Bisque Miniature Character in Wonderful Folklore Costume 300/500

German Bisque Miniature Character in Wonderful Folklore Costume 300/500

Lot #159 (Sale Order 159 of 307)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, paper mache five-piece toddler body, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany 10/5. Comments: Germany, circa 1910. Value Points: the little imp wears wonderful folklore costume and carries little horn.
Wonderful and Very Rare Early Peddler's Caravan with Wares 3200/4500 Wonderful and Very Rare Early Peddler's Caravan with Wares 3200/4500

Wonderful and Very Rare Early Peddler's Caravan with Wares 3200/4500

Lot #160 (Sale Order 160 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) l (30" including steps) x 12" x 16". The wooden caravan with natural finish, has green and red pencil stripes and accents, faux painted shutters, domed roof with painted shingles, cast iron spoked wheels, hinged half door at the back, and driver's seat at the front, with original detachable steps, and some few wooden furnishings. The exterior of the caravan is laden on all four sides with more than 100 tin-wares along with other notions and goods. Excellent condition. The caravan was used by traveling peddlers for presenting their wares to country folks. Mid-1800s, very rare and wonderfully-preserved.
Neopolitan Village Man in Grand Size with Original Costume and Leggings 2200/2800 Neopolitan Village Man in Grand Size with Original Costume and Leggings 2200/2800

Neopolitan Village Man in Grand Size with Original Costume and Leggings 2200/2800

Lot #161 (Sale Order 161 of 307)

30" (76 cm.) Firmly-sculpted earthenware head with pronounced nose, bald pate, darkened ruddy complexion, painted brown eyes, closed mouth with row of painted teeth, well-defined ears, bald pate with sculpted curled sideburns and nape curls, padded armature body, earthenware sculpted hands and lower legs, very expressively-posed fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Neopolitan, early 1800s, the grand size indicates a luxury commission, likely for exhibition. Value Points: superb state of preservation of the very rare grand-sized Neopolitan man with fine characterization and modeling of face and hands, wearing original costume including velvet jacket and intricately-woven leggings.
Early Nuremberg Wooden Dollhouse Kitchen with Original Furnishings 3200/3800 Early Nuremberg Wooden Dollhouse Kitchen with Original Furnishings 3200/3800

Early Nuremberg Wooden Dollhouse Kitchen with Original Furnishings 3200/3800

Lot #162 (Sale Order 162 of 307)

28" (71 cm.) w. x 18" x 19". The three-sided early wooden kitchen with original interior and exterior painted finish, has painted tiled floor, built-in stove with open oven and chimney, build-in shelving and cabinets on side walls, and is laden with more than thirty pewter plates and dishes, seven copper molds, and many other wooden and copper kitchen utensils including a rare miniature cookie or butter mold. The kitchen is staffed by two Neopolitan women in original costumes. Excellent condition. Nuremberg, mid-1800s.
Victorian Sleigh Bed for Doll with Inlay Design 300/400 Victorian Sleigh Bed for Doll with Inlay Design 300/400

Victorian Sleigh Bed for Doll with Inlay Design 300/400

Lot #163 (Sale Order 163 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) The wooden sleigh bed with matching head and foot boards are decorated with inlay scrolls and garlands on all sides, and with linen bed cover. Excellent condition. Circa 1880.
German Blonde-Haired Bisque Character German Blonde-Haired Bisque Character

German Blonde-Haired Bisque Character "Hilda" by Kestner 1200/1500

Lot #164 (Sale Order 164 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G made in Germany 11 235 JDK Jr 1914 c. Hilda Ges Gesch No. 1070. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: beautiful bisque, original wig, pate, body in near mint condition, lovely antique costume including glass bottle.
German Bisque Character, Model 241, Kestner Known as German Bisque Character, Model 241, Kestner Known as

German Bisque Character, Model 241, Kestner Known as "Hilda's Older Sister" 1100/1300

Lot #165 (Sale Order 165 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, wheat-blonde short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette human hair braided wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, well-costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E made in Germany 9 JDK 241 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: finest bisque and painting on the expressive wide-eyed character, original body and body finish.
Four Vintage Sepia Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300 Four Vintage Sepia Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300

Four Vintage Sepia Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300

Lot #166 (Sale Order 166 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) x 7" largest. Each is a sepia-toned photograph depicting a young girl alongside her doll which she is lovingly holding. Each framed. Excellent condition. Late 1800s.
German Auburn-Haired Bisque Character German Auburn-Haired Bisque Character

German Auburn-Haired Bisque Character "Hilda" by Kestner 2500/2800

Lot #167 (Sale Order 167 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, auburn mohair wig over plaster pate, composition bent limb baby body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: M made in Germany 16 245 JDK Jr. 1914 c. Hilda Ges Gesch N. 1070. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: well-modeled details with finest bisque and painting, original wig, pate, body, and body finish.
German Brushed Woolen Elephant by Steiff 300/400 German Brushed Woolen Elephant by Steiff 300/400

German Brushed Woolen Elephant by Steiff 300/400

Lot #168 (Sale Order 168 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Firmly-stuffed grey brushed woolen elephant has swivel head, hinged legs, woolen flap ears, cream felt tusks, woolen tail with dark grey fringe, black embroidered paws, black shoe button eyes. With Steiff button with underlined F. Very good, some stitching repair at neck. Germany, Steiff, early 1900s.
Vintage Studio Photograph of Young Boy with Toy Elephant 100/200 Vintage Studio Photograph of Young Boy with Toy Elephant 100/200

Vintage Studio Photograph of Young Boy with Toy Elephant 100/200

Lot #169 (Sale Order 169 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) x 4". The sepia-toned studio photograph depicts a young lad in Sunday best suit with large bow at the neckline, holding his toy elephant, appearing to be a Schoenhut elephant. Excellent condition. Circa 1910.
German Bisque Art Characters, German Bisque Art Characters,

German Bisque Art Characters, "Marie" and "Hans", by Kammer and Reinhardt 1200/1500

Lot #170 (Sale Order 170 of 307)

7 1/2" (20 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, closed mouth in pouting expression, one-stroke short brows, mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-articulated body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 [or 114] 20. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1909. Value Points: all original pair, with original costumes and wigs, and with rare-to-find fully-articulated body for this size. Included is Germany tin penny toy of little doll carriage with tin doll.
Rare German Bisque Flapper Girl, Model 117X, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1400 Rare German Bisque Flapper Girl, Model 117X, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1400

Rare German Bisque Flapper Girl, Model 117X, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1400

Lot #171 (Sale Order 171 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing flirty eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with above-the-knee jointing of slender legs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks : K*R Simon & Halbig 117X Germany 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the "x" rarest variation of the Mein Liebling model, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderful matte bisque, well-functioning flirty eyes, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Toddler, Model 121, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500 German Bisque Toddler, Model 121, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

German Bisque Toddler, Model 121, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

Lot #172 (Sale Order 172 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 121 32. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: choice bisque, wonderful original toddler body, included is original set of matching undergarments.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 2800/3200

Lot #173 (Sale Order 173 of 307)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered detail, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, wheat blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 58. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model was marketed as "Mein Liebling". Value Points: sweet child with original body and body finish, antique red woolen dress with feather-stitched detail, undergarments, stockings and shoes.
German Bisque Googly, 9578, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 German Bisque Googly, 9578, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

German Bisque Googly, 9578, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #174 (Sale Order 174 of 307)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with impish smile, brunette mohair bobbed wig, five-piece paper mache body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9578 3/0 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1920. Value Points: charming little imp with antique costume.
American Wooden Glass-Eyed Elephant by Schoenhut 300/400 American Wooden Glass-Eyed Elephant by Schoenhut 300/400

American Wooden Glass-Eyed Elephant by Schoenhut 300/400

Lot #175 (Sale Order 175 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) All-wooden elephant with glass eyes, leather-tipped wooden trunk, tusks, leather flap ears, swivel neck, jointed legs, rope tail, with original woven blanket and head coiffe. Excellent condition. Schoenhut, circa 1910.
German Bisque Googly, Model 253, by Marseille for Borgfeldt 300/400 German Bisque Googly, Model 253, by Marseille for Borgfeldt 300/400

German Bisque Googly, Model 253, by Marseille for Borgfeldt 300/400

Lot #176 (Sale Order 176 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted curly lashes, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with pert smile, brunette mohair wig, five-piece composition body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: G 253 B Germany A 11/0 M. Comments: Marseille for George Borgfeldt, circa 1920. Value Points: delightful roguish expression, original wig, body, body finish and costume.
American Wooden Glass-eyed Donkey by Schoenhut 300/500 American Wooden Glass-eyed Donkey by Schoenhut 300/500

American Wooden Glass-eyed Donkey by Schoenhut 300/500

Lot #177 (Sale Order 177 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) All-wooden donkey with glass eyes, swivel neck, open mouth, painted teeth, leather ears, black felt mane, jointed legs, rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910.
German Bisque Googly, 9578, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 German Bisque Googly, 9578, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

German Bisque Googly, 9578, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #178 (Sale Order 178 of 307)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with impish smile, blonde mohair bobbed wig, five-piece paper mache body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 9578 3/0 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1920. Value Points: great googly expression, original body and body finish, great original costume.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Jubilee Googly", Model 165, by Hertel and Schwab 1800/2300

Lot #179 (Sale Order 179 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with watermelon-slice-shaped smile, chubby cheeks, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, left thumb tip chipped. Marks: 165.5. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, the model was marketed as "Jubilee Googly", circa 1915. Value Points: chubby round cheek, exactly matching the shape of the googly eyes, with delightful blush of cheeks and lips, original toddler body with original finish.
American Wooden Glass-Eyed Pig by Schoenhut 300/400 American Wooden Glass-Eyed Pig by Schoenhut 300/400

American Wooden Glass-Eyed Pig by Schoenhut 300/400

Lot #180 (Sale Order 180 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) All-wooden pig with painted tan/cream body has ball-swivel neck, jointed legs, amber glass eyes, open mouth with painted teeth, (partial) leather ears, curly rope tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910.
German Bisque Googly Character by Recknagel 300/400 German Bisque Googly Character by Recknagel 300/400

German Bisque Googly Character by Recknagel 300/400

Lot #181 (Sale Order 181 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted brown side-parted hair, blue painted googly eyes glancing sideways and downward, one-stroke brows, impish expression on the closed mouth, five-piece paper mache body, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: RA 49/410. Comments: Recknagel, circa 1920. Value Points: seldom-found googly with unusual expression of eyes, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Googly, Model 320, by Marseille 300/400 German Bisque Googly, Model 320, by Marseille 300/400

German Bisque Googly, Model 320, by Marseille 300/400

Lot #182 (Sale Order 182 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted brown hair with forelock detail, intaglio blue painted side-glancing eyes, short-stroke brows, closed mouth with impish expression, dimples, composition five-piece jointed body, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 320 A 11/0 M Germany. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: especially fine modeling for novelty doll, with intaglio eyes, impressed lip corner dimples, double chin, original body and body finish.
Early French Mechanical Toy Early French Mechanical Toy

Early French Mechanical Toy "Fiddler on a Barrel" 1100/1500

Lot #183 (Sale Order 183 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Standing upon a heavy card stock barrel with three spoked wheels is a paper mache man with very expressive painted features, paper curls under original hat, wrapped armature body, wooden lower limbs, (frail) original costume, painted shoes, holding a fiddle and bow. When wound, he appears to dance a jig, bouncing his head and tapping his foot. Condition: very good overall. Comments: French, early 1800s. Value Points: very rare early toy with delightful pose, face, and actions.
German Wooden Apothecary Shop with Architectural Facade, Possibly Hacker 4500/6500 German Wooden Apothecary Shop with Architectural Facade, Possibly Hacker 4500/6500

German Wooden Apothecary Shop with Architectural Facade, Possibly Hacker 4500/6500

Lot #184 (Sale Order 184 of 307)

28" (71 cm.) 17" x 18". A wooden-framed apothecary shop has a painted faux-brick red exterior with large shop windows and door framed in wooden block "stones" that are painted dark green to match the base and roof line. Decorative green-painted wooden columns with gold accents are affixed to the front, and the paneled front door is natural wood. The front hinges open at the center, and the front door with cast brass handle opens separately, if desired. The interior is painted its original green with dark green and red stripes at the ceiling line. The shop windows are deep cabinets that are accessed by sliding-glass from the top. A wooden cabinet with 24 drawers that center a mirrored set-back display niche, and eight lower cabinet doors line the back wall. There are two attached wooden shelves on the sides and a wooden bin with open compartments. The floor is a rich inlay design of various woods in an intricate design. The shop is fitted with a vast array of apothecary bottles in amber and clear glass, many with original labels in old German language, along with numerous cardboard boxes with handwritten labels, and various glass beakers and funnels, cast brass mortar and pestles. A wooden counter has an attached cast brass scale, and an early carton gentleman with painted features and original costume stands in attendance. Original finish is well-preserved; overall excellent with some few very minor wood repairs on the interior cabinet. Germany, mid-19th century, in the early Christian Hacker style.
All-Original Swiss Wooden Character Doll by Huggler 700/900 All-Original Swiss Wooden Character Doll by Huggler 700/900

All-Original Swiss Wooden Character Doll by Huggler 700/900

Lot #185 (Sale Order 185 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Carved wooden socket head with well-defined sculpting of facial features, ears and hair, having dark brown hair with deeply-defined comb-mark waves from face into a tight bun at the nape, painted brown eyes, thick black upper eyeliner, brown one-stroke brows, closed mouth, fully-sculpted ears, all-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Huggler of Brienz, Switzerland, early 20th century. Value Points: rare large size of the hard-to-find doll has superb sculpting, and is all-original, wearing well-detailed traditional Swiss costume including wonderful patterned wool petticoat and original shoes.
Carved Wooden Articulated Doll in Original Bavarian Costume 600/800 Carved Wooden Articulated Doll in Original Bavarian Costume 600/800

Carved Wooden Articulated Doll in Original Bavarian Costume 600/800

Lot #186 (Sale Order 186 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) All-wooden doll with chip carving of facial features and short brown boyish hair, painted brown down-glancing eyes, brown upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with smiling expression. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Swiss or German, circa 1925, Value Points: wonderful smiling expression, original finish, wearing original Bavarian costume.
French Cast Iron Toy Stove with Copper Pots 600/800 French Cast Iron Toy Stove with Copper Pots 600/800

French Cast Iron Toy Stove with Copper Pots 600/800

Lot #187 (Sale Order 187 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) (including chimney) x 11"w. The claw-footed cast iron stove is accented with brass bordered oven doors and brass all-around towel bar, and has original chimney with brass cap, built-in copper water boiler, three additional matching copper pots (tea kettle lacking lid), and an oven skillet. There is an original Barcelona store label on stove front. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s.
American Oil-Painted Blue-Eyed Columbian Doll by Emma Adams in Petite Size 1100/1300 American Oil-Painted Blue-Eyed Columbian Doll by Emma Adams in Petite Size 1100/1300

American Oil-Painted Blue-Eyed Columbian Doll by Emma Adams in Petite Size 1100/1300

Lot #188 (Sale Order 188 of 307)

14 1/2" (37 cm.) All-cloth doll with egg-shaped head, flat-dimensional facial features, oil-painted facial features and hair, painted blue eyes, single-stroke brows, rounded outlined nose, closed mouth with well-shaped lips, brown swirling painted curls, stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, oil-painted lower arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, few very minor paint rubs. Comments: the cottage industry dolls of Emma Adams were presented at the Chicago International Exposition ("Columbian Exposition") of 1892 wherein it was awarded the Gold Medal, the first American doll to win this international award. Value Points: rarer petite size of the pivotal American doll, with original finish, antique costume.
Very Large American Cloth Very Large American Cloth

Very Large American Cloth "Babyland Rag" Girl 700/900

Lot #189 (Sale Order 189 of 307)

31" (79 cm.) All-muslin ball-shaped doll with painted facial features, outlined blue eyes in half-moon shape with grey eyeliner, brush-stroked brows, outlined nose, bow-shaped mouth, rosy cheeks, blonde stitched-on bangs, stitch jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, mitten hands with separate thumbs, antique costume. Condition: very good, light spotting on left side of face and hands. Comments: Babyland Rag, circa 1900. Value Points: nice larger size with artistically painted face.
Large German Bisque Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig 900/1100 Large German Bisque Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig 900/1100

Large German Bisque Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig 900/1100

Lot #190 (Sale Order 190 of 307)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose- blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin and philtrum, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Marks: S 15 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare variation of the seldom-found model with delicate complexion, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Child Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 800/1100 German Bisque Child Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 800/1100

German Bisque Child Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 800/1100

Lot #191 (Sale Order 191 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 9 H 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: expressive features enhanced by fine bisque, original body and body finish, factory-original costume.
Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, Model 949, by Simon and Halbig 600/800 Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, Model 949, by Simon and Halbig 600/800

Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, Model 949, by Simon and Halbig 600/800

Lot #192 (Sale Order 192 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 3 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rare model to find in this size, with choice bisque and painting.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Paperweight Eyes, 939, Simon and Halbig 1100/1400 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Paperweight Eyes, 939, Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Paperweight Eyes, 939, Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #193 (Sale Order 193 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, deep blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, dimpled chin and philtrum, blonde human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: sought-after model with very full cheeks, beautiful eyes, very fine bisque.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, Model 719, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1800 German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, Model 719, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1800

German Bisque Closed Mouth Child Doll, Model 719, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1800

Lot #194 (Sale Order 194 of 307)

22" (56 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 13 H 719 Dep (head) Bebe Jumeau Diplome d'Honneur (body) . Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, for the French market. Value Points: rare early model of Simon and Halbig with beautiful luminous bisque, splendid spiral-threaded eyes.
German Bisque Child Doll with Rare Square-Cut Teeth by Kestner 500/700 German Bisque Child Doll with Rare Square-Cut Teeth by Kestner 500/700

German Bisque Child Doll with Rare Square-Cut Teeth by Kestner 500/700

Lot #195 (Sale Order 195 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-bushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, dimpled chin and philtrum, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, kid body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: rare teeth construction lends a shy smile expression, fine luminous bisque.
German Bisque Child Doll with Rare Square-Cut Teeth by Kestner 500/700 German Bisque Child Doll with Rare Square-Cut Teeth by Kestner 500/700

German Bisque Child Doll with Rare Square-Cut Teeth by Kestner 500/700

Lot #196 (Sale Order 196 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-bushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, dimpled chin and philtrum, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, kid body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful blushed complexion on the rare model with square-cut teeth.
German All-Bisque Child with Fancy Painted Ankle Boots 1100/1300 German All-Bisque Child with Fancy Painted Ankle Boots 1100/1300

German All-Bisque Child with Fancy Painted Ankle Boots 1100/1300

Lot #197 (Sale Order 197 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted knee-high white stockings with magenta ties, black heeled ankle boots with blue tassels. Condition: generally excellent, firing line at upper right arm, chip at rim of upper back leg. Marks: 4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: rarity factors include large size, square-cut teeth, muscular details of body, fancy boots.
German Bisque Doll with Closed Mouth by Kestner 900/1100 German Bisque Doll with Closed Mouth by Kestner 900/1100

German Bisque Doll with Closed Mouth by Kestner 900/1100

Lot #198 (Sale Order 198 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows with feathered details, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accented lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful child doll with original body and body finish, lovely antique costume.
Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model XI, by Kestner 1400/1800 Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model XI, by Kestner 1400/1800

Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model XI, by Kestner 1400/1800

Lot #199 (Sale Order 199 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: XI. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: sought-after model with very sweet expression, choice bisque, near mint original body, holding antique toy lamb.
American Carved Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Intaglio Blue Eyes 500/700 American Carved Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Intaglio Blue Eyes 500/700

American Carved Wooden Doll by Schoenhut with Intaglio Blue Eyes 500/700

Lot #200 (Sale Order 200 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) All-wooden doll with socket head, intaglio blue eyes with pronounced black pupils and white irises, black upper eyeliner, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips. brunette mohair tacked-on wig, wooden spring-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Schoenhut Doll Pat. Jan 17th,'11, USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1912. Value Points: fine original finish beautifully-preserved, original wig and knit teddy.
American Mechanical Carved Circus Parade Wagon in the Schoenhut Manner 900/1300 American Mechanical Carved Circus Parade Wagon in the Schoenhut Manner 900/1300

American Mechanical Carved Circus Parade Wagon in the Schoenhut Manner 900/1300

Lot #201 (Sale Order 201 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) x 18". The wooden circus parade wagon with red paint accented with rich gilt details of carved crest, medallions and columns is arranged upon a wooden platform with hidden electrified mechanism beneath. Inside are three white paper mache polar bears, the larger with a bellows neck, and when activated, the large polar bear moves his side to side. Excellent condition. The parade wagon is highly suggestive of Schoenhut with likely commissioned mechanical presentation by Schoenhut or other artisan. Circa 1915.
American Half-Rolly-Dolly Set of Buster Brown and Tige by Schoenhut 2800/3500 American Half-Rolly-Dolly Set of Buster Brown and Tige by Schoenhut 2800/3500

American Half-Rolly-Dolly Set of Buster Brown and Tige by Schoenhut 2800/3500

Lot #202 (Sale Order 202 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) overall. All-wooden doll with sculpted hair in bobbed fashion, painted facial features, blue eyes, smiling expression, jointing at shoulders and hips, painted Buster Brown style suit with original paper collar, painted white socks and black shoes, is posed on weighted paper mache base with painted decoration, alongside a wooden glass-eyed bulldog with ball-swivel head, painted whiskers, leather ears, red leather collar, original tail. Very good condition, retouch on face and base. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910, the classic American schoolboy, Buster Brown, is depicted, alongside his faithful dog Tige; Buster carries a miniature muslin shoe bag with advertising for Buster Brown shoes, suggesting its origin as a promotional piece.
American Half-Rolly-Dolly Set of Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf by Schoenhut 2800/3500 American Half-Rolly-Dolly Set of Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf by Schoenhut 2800/3500

American Half-Rolly-Dolly Set of Little Red Riding Hood and Wolf by Schoenhut 2800/3500

Lot #203 (Sale Order 203 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) overall. All-wooden doll with sculpted hair and painted facial features, blue eyes, smiling expression, jointing at shoulders and hips, original costume including red cotton hood is posed on weighted paper mache base with painted decoration, alongside a wooden glass-eyed wolf with swivel head, painted teeth, tongue, leather ears, original tail. Excellent condition. American, Schoenhut, circa 1910, few examples of the half-rolly-dolly are known to exist, this being in pristine original condition.
Vintage English Golden Mohair Teddy Bear by Chad Valley 400/500 Vintage English Golden Mohair Teddy Bear by Chad Valley 400/500

Vintage English Golden Mohair Teddy Bear by Chad Valley 400/500

Lot #204 (Sale Order 204 of 307)

26" (66 cm.) Brilliant golden mohair teddy has swivel head and jointed limbs, amber glass eyes, wide-apart stitched rounded ears, black embroidered nose and mouth, brown felt paw pads. With original remnants of tiny belly cloth label and with outline on foot of where original Chad Valley label would have been. Excellent condition with perfect paw pads, lush mohair. English, Chad Valley, 1950s.
Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Jointed Ankles 1400/1800 Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Jointed Ankles 1400/1800

Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner with Jointed Ankles 1400/1800

Lot #205 (Sale Order 205 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with row of painted teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with jointed ankles. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11. Comments: Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: rarity factors include painted teeth and jointed ankles, with very fine modeling of plump cheeks, fine delicate bisque, original body and body finish, velvet antique costume, woven bonnet, antique shoes and socks, and carrying little Steiff dog "Molly" with original bell and paper label.
Three Vintage Sepia Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300 Three Vintage Sepia Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300

Three Vintage Sepia Photographs of Children with Dolls 200/300

Lot #206 (Sale Order 206 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) x 10" largest. Each sepia-toned studio photograph framed, the largest depicting a young boy and girl who is holding a cloth doll; the second a younger boy and girl (possibly the same at a younger age) also holding a doll; and the third is a child seated on front porch rocking chair holding her doll. Excellent condition. Early 1900s.
Pair, German All-Bisque Characters by Gebruder Heubach 600/900 Pair, German All-Bisque Characters by Gebruder Heubach 600/900

Pair, German All-Bisque Characters by Gebruder Heubach 600/900

Lot #207 (Sale Order 207 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque head and torso with sculpted and painted hair, painted facial features, loop-jointed arms and legs, painted white socks and brown one-strap shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10490. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: including little girl with three blue bows on curly brown hair and brown side-glancing eyes; and little boy with forelock curls and brown side-glancing eyes.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Mariner Costume 1100/1400 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Mariner Costume 1100/1400

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Kestner in Mariner Costume 1100/1400

Lot #208 (Sale Order 208 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10. Comments: Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: plump facial modeling is contrasted by desirable pale complexion, original body and body finish, antique blue flannel mariner costume, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes, woven bonnet.
German Blue-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet 900/1300 German Blue-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet 900/1300

German Blue-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet 900/1300

Lot #209 (Sale Order 209 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 1/2. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: most precious expression on the bright-eyed child, finest bisque and painting, rare bisque feet, antique mariner costume.
German Brown-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet 700/900 German Brown-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet 700/900

German Brown-Eyed All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Kestner with Bare Feet 700/900

Lot #210 (Sale Order 210 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, bisque split on left hip from rim to stringing hole. Marks: 2 1/2. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: rosy cheeks beautifully contrast the delicate complexion, rare bare bisque feet, antique costume.
French Porcelain Doll with Original French Body and Early Costume 1100/1300 French Porcelain Doll with Original French Body and Early Costume 1100/1300

French Porcelain Doll with Original French Body and Early Costume 1100/1300

Lot #211 (Sale Order 211 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with light pink tinted complexion, black sculpted hair tight to scalp with enhancing feathered details around the face, brilliant painted cobalt blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, painted all-around lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, French kid hand-stitched poupee body with shapely waist, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent, body original and especially sturdy. Comments: French, attributed to early dolls by Gaultier, circa 1860. Value Points: rare model with beautiful painting of lashes and cobalt blue eyes, sturdy original French body, antique blue woolen gown, undergarments, leather slippers.
German Porcelain Wash Bowl and Pitcher Set 300/400 German Porcelain Wash Bowl and Pitcher Set 300/400

German Porcelain Wash Bowl and Pitcher Set 300/400

Lot #212 (Sale Order 212 of 307)

5" (13 cm.) h. pitcher. The white porcelain wash set has blue and gold bands and borders with scalloped details, gold acorn finials, and comprising washbowl, pitcher, small bowl, three lidded boxes or jars. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1890.
German Porcelain Dollhouse Doll in Original Costume 300/400 German Porcelain Dollhouse Doll in Original Costume 300/400

German Porcelain Dollhouse Doll in Original Costume 300/400

Lot #213 (Sale Order 213 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulderhead, black sculpted hair in short ringlet curls, painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower limbs, painted flat black shoes. Condition: generally excellent, reglue on left ankle. Comments: Germany, circa 1880. Value Points: petite size for pink-tinted complexion, original body and original costume.
Petite German Porcelain Wash Set and Unusual Trinket Jar 300/400 Petite German Porcelain Wash Set and Unusual Trinket Jar 300/400

Petite German Porcelain Wash Set and Unusual Trinket Jar 300/400

Lot #214 (Sale Order 214 of 307)

3" (8 cm.) h. pitcher. White porcelain toilette service has gold edging and blue decorated border, comprising wash bowl and pitcher, chamber pot, bucket, soap dish and tray. Along with porcelain trinket jar with lid of bonneted lady and egg-shaped body which appears as though she is carrying a taufling baby. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1880.
Unusual Wooden Doll Room as Apothecary with Rare Symbol Markings 2500/3200 Unusual Wooden Doll Room as Apothecary with Rare Symbol Markings 2500/3200

Unusual Wooden Doll Room as Apothecary with Rare Symbol Markings 2500/3200

Lot #215 (Sale Order 215 of 307)

29" (74 cm.) x 23"h. x 12"d. The wooden apothecary shop of natural-finished maple wood has elaborately fitted shelves and twelve arched niches, with a surmounting crest of traditional apothecary symbol. There are fifteen decorated jars in the blue Delft manner with names of various potions, along with other jars and containers. Two original counters stand at the front of the store, along with scales, and there is a faux-door at the back. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s.
German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings with Blue Silk Upholstery 500/700 German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings with Blue Silk Upholstery 500/700

German Wooden Dollhouse Furnishings with Blue Silk Upholstery 500/700

Lot #216 (Sale Order 216 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) h. cabinet. Of light fruitwood with black accents and blue silk upholstery edged with blue silk fringe, the set comprises dessert cabinet with floral decoupage, hall mirror, table, settee, and four side chairs. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1885.
French Bisque Poupee with Rare Gesland Body and Bisque Hands and Feet 2200/2600 French Bisque Poupee with Rare Gesland Body and Bisque Hands and Feet 2200/2600

French Bisque Poupee with Rare Gesland Body and Bisque Hands and Feet 2200/2600

Lot #217 (Sale Order 217 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, widely-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French poupee body of padded stockinette with shapely torso, bisque hands and lower legs with bare feet, antique night shirt and lace cap. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head and shoulderplate) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier with deposed Gesland poupee body, circa 1875. Value Points: rare poupee with beautifully-modeled bisque hands and feet, very clean and sturdy body.
French Bisque Poupee Attributed to Jumeau with Original Ankle Boots Incised French Bisque Poupee Attributed to Jumeau with Original Ankle Boots Incised

French Bisque Poupee Attributed to Jumeau with Original Ankle Boots Incised "J" 1200/1500

Lot #218 (Sale Order 218 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes with darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: French, circa 1875, attributed to Jumeau. Value Points: beautiful complexion enhanced by splendid eyes, original (frail) blue silk costume, leather ankle boots marked "J".
French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Eyes as Gentleman 1100/1300 French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Eyes as Gentleman 1100/1300

French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Eyes as Gentleman 1100/1300

Lot #219 (Sale Order 219 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with very pale complexion and plump cheeks, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, kid poupee body with shapely torso. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1865. Value Points: choice bisque, sturdy body, wearing well-fitted gentleman's costume.
French Mechanical Toy French Mechanical Toy

French Mechanical Toy "Lady with Basket of Flowers" Attributed to Vichy 1100/1400

Lot #220 (Sale Order 220 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Standing upon a three-wheeled tin platform is a bisque head lady with cobalt blue eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, carton torso, wire upper arms and legs, paper mache legs with original glued-on shoes, bisque hands. When wound, the toy wheels around and forward, and she waves her arms as though offering flowers for sale. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions well. Comments: French attributed to Vichy, circa 1865. Value Points: charming early toy, original (frail) costume.
Early Period French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Costume 6500/8500 Early Period French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Costume 6500/8500

Early Period French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Costume 6500/8500

Lot #221 (Sale Order 221 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded plump face, bright blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, dark eyeliner, arched feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere and straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bte SGDG 2 (head) Sch (symbol on base of derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1878. Value Points: early bebe with splendid eyes, very beautiful pale complexion, original body and body finish, wonderful costume.
Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Shoes and Au Nain Bleu Dress 11,000/16,000 Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Shoes and Au Nain Bleu Dress 11,000/16,000

Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Shoes and Au Nain Bleu Dress 11,000/16,000

Lot #222 (Sale Order 222 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with defined bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blushed cheeks and chin, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent, near mint body with few patches at joints. Marks: (circle dot symbol) Bte SGDG (forehead). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: splendid eyes enhanced by softly-blushed cheeks and eye shadow, perfect bisque hands, with (very frail) original silk dress with Au Nain Bleu label and leather shoes (one buckle missing) signed "Bru Jne Paris".
Two Miniature French Borzoi Dogs and Footstool 400/500 Two Miniature French Borzoi Dogs and Footstool 400/500

Two Miniature French Borzoi Dogs and Footstool 400/500

Lot #223 (Sale Order 223 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) l. dogs. 5"l. stool The firm-bodied dogs have shaved faces and lower legs, white fur, bead eyes, black felt ears. Along with a Chippendale style foot stool with needlework cover. Excellent condition. Late 1800s.
Two Beautiful French Antique Doll Bonnets 400/600 Two Beautiful French Antique Doll Bonnets 400/600

Two Beautiful French Antique Doll Bonnets 400/600

Lot #224 (Sale Order 224 of 307)

For bebes 23"-25". Each of intricately-woven straw with elaborate blue silk bows, including fitted cap with stiffened lining, streamers, and a cluster of blue flowers at the crown; and a wide-brimmed bonnet with a band of alternating blue and aqua draped ribbons and a corsage of purple silk flowers buds. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880.
French Bisque Portrait Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 3200/3800 French Bisque Portrait Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 3200/3800

French Bisque Portrait Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 3200/3800

Lot #225 (Sale Order 225 of 307)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875, this exhibition portrait poupee evolved into the early bebe with nearly identical portrait face. Value Pints: finest bisque with superb complexion and painting, sturdy original poupee body.
Early German Bisque Child, 979, by Simon and Halbig with Original Early Body 1100/1300 Early German Bisque Child, 979, by Simon and Halbig with Original Early Body 1100/1300

Early German Bisque Child, 979, by Simon and Halbig with Original Early Body 1100/1300

Lot #226 (Sale Order 226 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, early Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11 979. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: very fine bisque on the early model, original body in wonderful original condition.
Petite Sonneberg Closed Bisque Doll in the French Manner 600/900 Petite Sonneberg Closed Bisque Doll in the French Manner 600/900

Petite Sonneberg Closed Bisque Doll in the French Manner 600/900

Lot #227 (Sale Order 227 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: Sonneberg, mystery maker, circa 1882, the doll closely resembles the early French bebe whose market the Sonneberg makers sought to capture. Value Points: rare petite size with eight-loose-ball-jointed body with original finish, choice bisque.
Four German All-Bisque Snowbabies in Playful Poses 400/500 Four German All-Bisque Snowbabies in Playful Poses 400/500

Four German All-Bisque Snowbabies in Playful Poses 400/500

Lot #228 (Sale Order 228 of 307)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) h. largest. Each is all-bisque with all-over grout "snow" finish except face and shoes, painted facial features, including standing boy on skis (one ski only), child lying on yellow bisque sled, child pushing another child on sled, and seated child with outstretched arms. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910.
French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe by Jules Steiner 1200/1500 French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe by Jules Steiner 1200/1500

French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe by Jules Steiner 1200/1500

Lot #229 (Sale Order 229 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, black brush-stroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black human hair, French brown composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 7 (head). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: lovely complexion enhanced by large amber eyes, original body of exacting matching to facial complexion, antique costume.
German Bisque Doll with Unusual Markings and Rare Laced Boots 600/800 German Bisque Doll with Unusual Markings and Rare Laced Boots 600/800

German Bisque Doll with Unusual Markings and Rare Laced Boots 600/800

Lot #230 (Sale Order 230 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted knee-high blue ribbed stockings and black five-lace heeled ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 96-10. Comments: Germany, circa 1900, mystery maker. Value Points: unusual markings, very expressive face, rare painted boots.
German Bisque Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lady-Shaped Body 1100/1300 German Bisque Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lady-Shaped Body 1100/1300

German Bisque Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Original Lady-Shaped Body 1100/1300

Lot #231 (Sale Order 231 of 307)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth with outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in up-swept coiffure, composition and wooden lady-shaped body with ample bosom and shapely waist, elongated limbs. Condition: generally excellent, retouch to body finish. Marks: 1159 Simon & Halbig S&H 9 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: the Edwardian-era fashion lady has original wig and body, wonderful antique costume including parasol and bonnet.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Bru Shoes  9000/12,000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Bru Shoes  9000/12,000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Bru Shoes 9000/12,000

Lot #232 (Sale Order 232 of 307)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, very dark painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with tiny tongue tip, outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with scalloped-edge collarette, Chevrot hinged hips, jointed arms, wooden lower legs, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent, fine professional restoration to hands. Marks: Bru Jne 9 (head and shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1888. Value Points: entrancing luminous amber brown eyes of great depth, finest bisque and complexion, sturdy body, beautiful antique gown, lace ruffled gown, undergarments, signed shoes "Bru Jne Paris 9".
French Mahogany Toilette Table with Lady's Accessories 800/1000 French Mahogany Toilette Table with Lady's Accessories 800/1000

French Mahogany Toilette Table with Lady's Accessories 800/1000

Lot #233 (Sale Order 233 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) The dressing table with spindled legs, bottom shelf, beaded edging, hinges open to mirrored interior with various niches, containing a myriad of accessories for early lady dolls, including, folding fan, cream kidskin gloves, burgundy leather purse, gold mesh purse, leather case for needles, two gilt hair combs, tatting form, beaded necklace, pair floral shaped ormolu earrings, scissors, and two soft metal baskets. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875.
Wonderful Petite French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe Brevete, Leon Casimir Bru 9000/12,000 Wonderful Petite French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe Brevete, Leon Casimir Bru 9000/12,000

Wonderful Petite French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe Brevete, Leon Casimir Bru 9000/12,000

Lot #234 (Sale Order 234 of 307)

11 1/2" (29 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, plump French kid bebe body with square-cut collarette, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms, antique costume comprising cotton pinafore, undergarments, knit stockings, leather shoes and woven bonnet with red flannel lining. Condition: generally excellent, sturdy original body, two fingers restored. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1878, his premiere bebe model with most enchanting sweet expression, exquisite bisque and painting, rare petite size.
French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Bru Shoes 11,000/14,000 French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Signed Bru Shoes 11,000/14,000

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

Lot #235 (Sale Order 235 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with defined bosom and shoulderblades, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blushed cheeks and chin, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent, right thumb reglued. Marks: (circle dot symbol) 1/0. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: superb modeling of the early bebe enhanced by finest bisque, very sturdy body, lovely antique costume, signed Bru shoes.
Extremely Rare French Black-Complexioned Lady Doll with Character Face 3500/4500 Extremely Rare French Black-Complexioned Lady Doll with Character Face 3500/4500

Extremely Rare French Black-Complexioned Lady Doll with Character Face 3500/4500

Lot #236 (Sale Order 236 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque head with flat-cut neck socket and having rich ebony black complexion, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, aquiline nose and furrowed detail of brows, open mouth with richly shaped coral-shaded lips, pierced ears, black fleecy wig over cork pate, French ebony composition and wooden fully-jointed body with lady shaped torso. Condition: reglue/hairline at lower left cheek (visible inside head, and virtually imperceptible on exterior), otherwise complexion and all features are original. Comments: French, from a series of portrait models created by Jumeau for automaton makers, circa 1890. Value Points: outstanding character portrait with superb complexion, wonderful presentation in antique costume.
German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100 German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Lot #237 (Sale Order 237 of 307)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with light-brown complexion, brown glass eyes, painted lower lashes, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted very full coral lips with decorative glaze, 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 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: especially beautiful flawless complexion and lips on the hard-to-find model.
Very Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1301, Simon & Halbig 6500/7800 Very Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1301, Simon & Halbig 6500/7800

Very Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 1301, Simon & Halbig 6500/7800

Lot #238 (Sale Order 238 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with very dark brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full downcast and firmly-set lips, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden-fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, light touch-up on cheek rub-marks. Marks: 10 1301 dep S&H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: extremely rare art-character model has fine detail of deeply-modeled features which are enhanced by fine gleaming luminous complexion, fine antique costume.
German Glass-Eyed Bisque Character, 7247, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1300 German Glass-Eyed Bisque Character, 7247, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1300

German Glass-Eyed Bisque Character, 7247, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1300

Lot #239 (Sale Order 239 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7247 7 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: appealing pouty expression, choice bisque, original body and body finish, choice antique costume.
German Glass-Eyed Bisque Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 900/1200 German Glass-Eyed Bisque Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 900/1200

German Glass-Eyed Bisque Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 900/1200

Lot #240 (Sale Order 240 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, pale blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the downcast pouting lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique brown velvet costume, leather ankle shoes, cap and carrying little tin horn. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6970 Germany 1. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: most endearing wistful expression on the little fellow, choice bisque and costume.

"Joanne's Fashion Designing Set" with Mannequin, Ephemera, Original Box 600/900

Lot #241 (Sale Order 241 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) One-piece head, torso and legs of adult stylish woman in the 1940s manner, elongated slender torso, posed legs, jointed arms, painted heeled shoes, sculpted brown hair, painted features, downcast eyes. Condition: near mint. Marks: Latexture c. NYC (doll) Joanne's Fashion Designing Set No. 400 with Personal Mannequin, Basic Pattern Sewing Book, Latexture Products, New York (box). Comments: circa 1940s. Value Points: superb condition, original finish, wooden stand, Latexture Simplicity Sewing Book for Young Fashion Designers (copyright 1940), rayon slip, fabric, dress, and original labeled box.
German Brown-Eyed Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469, Simon and Halbig for Dressel 1800/2200 German Brown-Eyed Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469, Simon and Halbig for Dressel 1800/2200

German Brown-Eyed Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469, Simon and Halbig for Dressel 1800/2200

Lot #242 (Sale Order 242 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with heart-shaped face, small brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and delicately-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette bobbed mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with slender and elongated torso and limbs, feet posed for high heels, antique costume and heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1469 C&O Dressel Germany 2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: sought-after model has finest bisque, original unique body and body finish, original shoes.
German Blue-Eyed Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469, Simon and Halbig for Dressel 1800/2200 German Blue-Eyed Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469, Simon and Halbig for Dressel 1800/2200

German Blue-Eyed Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469, Simon and Halbig for Dressel 1800/2200

Lot #243 (Sale Order 243 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with heart-shaped face, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and delicately-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette bobbed mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with slender and elongated torso and limbs, feet posed for high heels. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1469 C&O Dressel Germany 2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: excellent bisque, rare original body, original costume comprising crepe dress and undergarment, black silk swing coat with fur trim and matching cap, original shoes.
German Bisque Laughing Character, 8191, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900 German Bisque Laughing Character, 8191, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900

German Bisque Laughing Character, 8191, by Gebruder Heubach 700/900

Lot #244 (Sale Order 244 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted short brown curly hair with detail of forelock curl, blue intaglio painted side-glancing eyes, white eyedots, one- stroke brows, closed mouth modeled as though open and laughing, modeled tongue, row of four upper teeth and two lower teeth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (in square) 8191 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: delighted expression is achieved by well-modeled laughter lines around the eyes and mouth, unique mouth expression.
German All-Bisque Figure of Little Crying Child on Chamber Pot by Hertwig 200/300 German All-Bisque Figure of Little Crying Child on Chamber Pot by Hertwig 200/300

German All-Bisque Figure of Little Crying Child on Chamber Pot by Hertwig 200/300

Lot #245 (Sale Order 245 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) One-piece figure of child with sculpted orange stocking cap and yellow smock seated on chamber pot, his hands on his knees, and a crying expression on his face. Excellent condition. Germany, Hertwig, circa 1910.
Rare American Wooden Salesman Sample Commode with Patent Date 400/600 Rare American Wooden Salesman Sample Commode with Patent Date 400/600

Rare American Wooden Salesman Sample Commode with Patent Date 400/600

Lot #246 (Sale Order 246 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) The wooden cabinet features a hinged top with single drawer above a paneled cabinet door. The top hinges open for seating access on the chamber pot hole which is covered, when not in use, by another hinged lid. The sides of the seat are upholstered in padded homespun, and an opening drawer at the back provides access to the brass chamber pot for cleaning. The inside lid is stamped "V.W. Hamilton Patented June 1st, 1858". Excellent condition. The construction detail and maker's stamp indicate original production as salesman's sample of the furnishing. American, 1858.
German All-Bisque Kewpie Holding Teddy Bear  300/500 German All-Bisque Kewpie Holding Teddy Bear  300/500

German All-Bisque Kewpie Holding Teddy Bear 300/500

Lot #247 (Sale Order 247 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) One-piece Kewpie standing holding a large flocked-finish brown teddy bear in his arms, modeled topknot, forelock and side curls, blue wings, side-glancing eyes looking at teddy. With original paper label "Kewpie Germany" and "c" stamped on feet. Excellent condition. Germany, from original designs by Rose O'Neill, circa 1915.
German Bisque Character, 9167, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 German Bisque Character, 9167, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

German Bisque Character, 9167, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #248 (Sale Order 248 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, sculpted hair with soft curls, painted blue intaglio eyes, white eyedots, closed mouth, painted lashes, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: 5/0 D 9167 Heubach (in square). Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: seldom-found model with especially fine detail of carving of hair, original body and body finish.
Rare German Bisque Character in Pink Bonnet, 7959, Gebruder Heubach 800/1100 Rare German Bisque Character in Pink Bonnet, 7959, Gebruder Heubach 800/1100

Rare German Bisque Character in Pink Bonnet, 7959, Gebruder Heubach 800/1100

Lot #249 (Sale Order 249 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, sculpted pink bonnet with embossed designs to simulate lace, blonde sculpted curls peeking from edges of bonnet, blue intaglio side-glancing eyes, white eyedots, single-stroke brows, laughter crinkles at eyes, closed mouth, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty organdy dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 Heubach (in square) 7959 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: the rarity of the model is rivaled by its superb sculpting, especially of bonnet details and laughter dimples around eyes and impressed in cheeks.
German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

German Bisque Character with Sculpted Hair by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #250 (Sale Order 250 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, blonde sculpted short boyish hair with modeled curls at the forehead and sides. intaglio blue side-glancing eyes, white eyedots, red and black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with softly-shaded lips, impressed cheek dimples, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine quality of modeling, especially of impressed cheek dimples, eye crinkles.
Two German All-Bisque Figures of Children by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 Two German All-Bisque Figures of Children by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Two German All-Bisque Figures of Children by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #251 (Sale Order 251 of 307)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) and 8". Each is one-piece bisque figure of a child with sculpted light brown tousled curly hair and painted facial features, including bust of young lad whose head is leaning on his hands, with bent elbows, blue side-glancing eyes, laughing expression; and standing figure of boy in nightshirt, his little pug dog playing with the boy's bare foot which peeks out from under the nightshirt hem. Excellent condition. Gebruder Heubach, Germany, circa 1910.
German Bisque Child Doll, 1299, by Simon and Halbig with Wonderful Dimples 700/900 German Bisque Child Doll, 1299, by Simon and Halbig with Wonderful Dimples 700/900

German Bisque Child Doll, 1299, by Simon and Halbig with Wonderful Dimples 700/900

Lot #252 (Sale Order 252 of 307)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, impressed dimples in cheeks and chin, pierced ears, wheat blonde hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique pique mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1299 Simon & Halbig S&H 11. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: hard-to-find model with fine matte bisque which enhanced the deeply-impressed dimples, original body and body finish, great costume.
Petite German Bisque Doll, Model 950, Simon & Halbig, Original Folklore Costume 300/500 Petite German Bisque Doll, Model 950, Simon & Halbig, Original Folklore Costume 300/500

Petite German Bisque Doll, Model 950, Simon & Halbig, Original Folklore Costume 300/500

Lot #253 (Sale Order 253 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 0 950. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: the all-original closed mouth doll has original body, wig, and beautiful original folklore costume.
Petite German Bisque Child, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig 500/700 Petite German Bisque Child, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig 500/700

Petite German Bisque Child, Model 1279, by Simon and Halbig 500/700

Lot #254 (Sale Order 254 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 dep Germany 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful modeling highlighted by impressed dimples at lip corners, cheeks and bottom lip, original wig, original body and body finish.
Beautiful and Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 1448, Simon and Halbig 2800/3500 Beautiful and Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 1448, Simon and Halbig 2800/3500

Beautiful and Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 1448, Simon and Halbig 2800/3500

Lot #255 (Sale Order 255 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pensive expression, accent line between the very full lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: reglue at back of head with overpaint and one line on forehead above the left eye (lines visible only with light), all features retain original painting. Marks: 1448 Simon & Halbig S&H 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: especially beautiful rare doll with most gentle expression, soft matte complexion of the finest order, original body and body finish, antique costume.
German Bisque Crying Character, OIC, by Kestner in Rare Wooden Baby Chair 800/1100 German Bisque Crying Character, OIC, by Kestner in Rare Wooden Baby Chair 800/1100

German Bisque Crying Character, OIC, by Kestner in Rare Wooden Baby Chair 800/1100

Lot #256 (Sale Order 256 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Solid-domed bisque head with flanged neck depicting a crying baby with sculpted closed mouth in a wide-open crying expression, with defined tongue, tiniest blue glass bead eyes in squinting manner, deeply-impressed frowning lines all-over face, cloth torso with composition hands, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 255 2 O.I.C. Made in Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1918. Value Points: rare model whose realistic expression is artistically rendered, and enhanced by reddened facial complexion. The baby is posed in unusual wooden baby chair with wheels, painted designs, lift-off tray and hinged door lifting baby out.
German Bisque Child, 1249, by Simon and Halbig in Fine Antique Costume 900/1200 German Bisque Child, 1249, by Simon and Halbig in Fine Antique Costume 900/1200

German Bisque Child, 1249, by Simon and Halbig in Fine Antique Costume 900/1200

Lot #257 (Sale Order 257 of 307)

32" (81 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, accented teeth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1249 dep Germany 14. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: beautiful child with fine bisque and painting, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume and bonnet.
Early Folk Art Carved Wooden Doll with Unique Body Modeling 800/1100 Early Folk Art Carved Wooden Doll with Unique Body Modeling 800/1100

Early Folk Art Carved Wooden Doll with Unique Body Modeling 800/1100

Lot #258 (Sale Order 258 of 307)

22" (56 cm.) One-piece carved wooden head and upper torso, carved hair in short bobbed fashion, well-defined sculpting of facial features, elongated throat, tacked-on linen upper arms, wooden lower arms, lower torso with large dowel-jointing at the waist allowing for a seated pose, linen thighs, carved wooden lower legs with painted stockings. Condition: good, original finish albeit quite rubbed, two fingers chipped. Comments: maker unknown of the folk art doll, likely mid-1800s. Value Points: intriguing construction and charming folk appeal of carving and expression.
American Wooden American Wooden

American Wooden "Quacky Doodles" Family with Original Boxes and Book 800/1100

Lot #259 (Sale Order 259 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) -12". Each has segmented wooden posable body, hinged legs, painted beaks and facial features and painted costumes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Schoenhut, inspired by published books by Rose Strong Hubbell with illustrations by Johnny Gruelle, circa 1916. Value Points: retaining their original finish, the family includes Papa Danny Doodles with wooden top hat, Mama Quacky Doodles with original cloth sunbonnet and in original illustrated box, and Baby Danny Doodles in original box with original orange paper wrist tag. Also included is an original book.
American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as

American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as "Maggie-Bessie" 3500/4500

Lot #260 (Sale Order 260 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering details, shaded blue eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth, stitch-jointed body, oil-painted lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent, some typical light craquelure and rubs. Comments: created by Bessie and Maggie Pfohl in their Moravian community of Salem, North Carolina, early 1900s. Value Points: most artistic painting of features, the doll was acquired by Connie Bailey from the original owner.
American Wooden American Wooden

American Wooden "Spelling Chair" by Bliss 200/300

Lot #261 (Sale Order 261 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) The wooden arm chair with finial tips has lithographed paper covering the seat and back with various words spelled out in a playful style, and the crest labeled "Spelling Chair". Very good, paper intact albeit darkened. American, Bliss, circa 1890.
American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as

American Cloth Moravian Doll Known as "Maggie-Bessie" 2200/2800

Lot #262 (Sale Order 262 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with flat-dimensional face, oil-painted complexion, hair and facial features, short brown center-parted hair with feathering details, shaded blue eyes, black and brown upper eyeliner, feathered brows, outlined nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth, stitch-jointed body, oil-painted lower arms and legs. Condition: original finish throughout albeit age-darkened. Comments: created by Bessie and Maggie Pfohl in their Moravian community of Salem, North Carolina, early 1900s. Value Points: original artistic painting of features, unusual original dress.
German Bisque Character, Model 1321, for Wiesenthal, Schindel & Kallenberg 600/800 German Bisque Character, Model 1321, for Wiesenthal, Schindel & Kallenberg 600/800

German Bisque Character, Model 1321, for Wiesenthal, Schindel & Kallenberg 600/800

Lot #262.1 (Sale Order 262 of 307)

15" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde brushstroked short hair, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, closed mouth with defined space and tongue tip between outlined lips, impressed cheek dimples, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 DRGM WSK (in oval) 1321 36. Comments: Alt, Beck and Gottschalk for Wiesenthal, Schindel & Kallenberg, circa 1912. Value Points: rarely-found model with wonderful detail of impressed cheek and lip dimple, double chin, toddler body, and antique romper suit with embroidered Sunbonnet kids.
Three Softpaste Figures Depicting Brownies from Palmer Cox Series 400/500 Three Softpaste Figures Depicting Brownies from Palmer Cox Series 400/500

Three Softpaste Figures Depicting Brownies from Palmer Cox Series 400/500

Lot #263 (Sale Order 263 of 307)

6" (15 cm.) and 8". Each is of creamy softpaste depicting a googly-faced character with grimacing expression, from the original illustrations of Palmer Cox inspired by his tales of the Brownies. Included is a humidor with removable hat which forms a lid, and two candle sticks including Policeman and Sailor, each with sculpted costumes. Police and humidor excellent, sailor has extensive reglue on the base. Circa 1895.
German Bisque Character by Heubach with Musical Bellows 400/500 German Bisque Character by Heubach with Musical Bellows 400/500

German Bisque Character by Heubach with Musical Bellows 400/500

Lot #264 (Sale Order 264 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque head, painted brown baby hair, painted blue side-glancing intaglio eyes, closed mouth with laughing expression, painted lower teeth, wooden torso with bellows-activated music, wooden lower arms and legs, wearing antique blue cotton dress and holding brass bells in hands. When the bellows is squeezed, a merry tune plays and the doll waves arms around. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (sunburst mark). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: the delighted expression perfectly enhances the music and action.
Two German All-Bisque Googly Dolls with Sculpted Hair in Side Coils 400/500 Two German All-Bisque Googly Dolls with Sculpted Hair in Side Coils 400/500

Two German All-Bisque Googly Dolls with Sculpted Hair in Side Coils 400/500

Lot #265 (Sale Order 265 of 307)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Each has one-piece bisque head and torso, sculpted brown hair in centerpart with side-coiled curls, painted blue side-glancing googly eyes, closed mouth, the larger with two beaded teeth, pin-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted shoes and socks, the smaller with rarer blue socks and brown shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 146 12 1/2 (larger). Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: rare little all-bisque characters with unusual modeling of hair.
All-Original German Bisque All-Original German Bisque

All-Original German Bisque "Bebe Cosmopolite" in Original Costume and Box 500/700

Lot #266 (Sale Order 266 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany Floradora A 1 M (doll) Bebe Cosmopolite (box label). Comments: Marseille, circa 1900, the doll was marketed as a French doll to meet the public demand for such. Value Points: all original condition including wig, costume, bonnet and box.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 900/1200 German Bisque Art Character, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 900/1200

German Bisque Art Character, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 900/1200

Lot #267 (Sale Order 267 of 307)

13" (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the downcast pouting lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, back of head wig pulls. Marks: K*R 114 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the model marketed as "Gretchen".
German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, Kammer and Reinhardt, Original Wig 1100/1400 German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, Kammer and Reinhardt, Original Wig 1100/1400

German Bisque Art Character, Model 101, Kammer and Reinhardt, Original Wig 1100/1400

Lot #268 (Sale Order 268 of 307)

13" (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes, black upper eyeliner on heavily-modeled eyelids, one-stroke short brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, "Marie" from the firm's art character series. Value Points: fine matte bisque, original wig in original coiffure, original body and body finish, antique lace and embroidered dress and kid shoes with rosette trim, undergarments.
French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Satin and Lace Costume, Signed Shoes 2900/3700 French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Satin and Lace Costume, Signed Shoes 2900/3700

French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Satin and Lace Costume, Signed Shoes 2900/3700

Lot #269 (Sale Order 269 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful wide-eyed bebe with very fine bisque and painting, original body and body finish, lovely antique dress and bonnet, leather Jumeau shoes signed "Depose Paris 8" with bee symbol.
French Bisque Doll by Jumeau with Original Lady Body 3400/4500 French Bisque Doll by Jumeau with Original Lady Body 3400/4500

French Bisque Doll by Jumeau with Original Lady Body 3400/4500

Lot #270 (Sale Order 270 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lush painted dark lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French lady-shaped composition and wooden fully-jointed body with ample bosom and tiny waist, antique lingerie. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 8 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful painting of lashes and brows, fine creamy bisque, rare original body and body finish.
French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe with Rare French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe with Rare

French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe with Rare "Incised Depose" Mark 3200/3700

Lot #271 (Sale Order 271 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, rose-blushed eyeshadow, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin and philtrum, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique dress, bonnet, undergarments and Jumeau leather shoes signed "Paris Depose 6" with bee symbol. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Jumeau 6 (incised, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1883, the doll was made for one or two years only and is hard-to-find. Value Points: very fine creamy bisque enhances the shy expression, original wig, body, body finish, signed Jumeau shoes.
French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Costume and Box 2600/3200 French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Costume and Box 2600/3200

French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Costume and Box 2600/3200

Lot #272 (Sale Order 272 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lip, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: lovely brown eyes and fine complexion, the bebe is wearing beautiful factory-original Jumeau dress of aqua silk faille and Lace, bonnet, undergarments, antique cream kid ankle boots, and presented in original labeled Jumeau box.
French Bisque Poupee with Very Delicate Complexion, E.B. Maker's Signature 1200/1600 French Bisque Poupee with Very Delicate Complexion, E.B. Maker's Signature 1200/1600

French Bisque Poupee with Very Delicate Complexion, E.B. Maker's Signature 1200/1600

Lot #273 (Sale Order 273 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with shapely torso and legs, stitched and separated fingers, lovely antique gown and undergarments, leather slippers, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: E 2 B. Comments: Barrois, circa 1867. Value Points: lovely pale bisque, sturdy body, beautiful bronze green gown with rich accents.
French Bisque Poupee, Jumeau, Original Costume and Signed French Bisque Poupee, Jumeau, Original Costume and Signed

French Bisque Poupee, Jumeau, Original Costume and Signed "J" Shoes 1200/1700

Lot #274 (Sale Order 274 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips, knees and elbows, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1. Comments: French, attributed to Jumeau, circa 1870. Value Points: lovely bisque, very sturdy poupee body, wearing factory-original costume, undergarments, leather boots marked J".
Variation of the French Deposed Model of Smiling Poupee, Leon Casimir Bru 1000/1200 Variation of the French Deposed Model of Smiling Poupee, Leon Casimir Bru 1000/1200

Variation of the French Deposed Model of Smiling Poupee, Leon Casimir Bru 1000/1200

Lot #275 (Sale Order 275 of 307)

17" (43 cm.) Celluloid swivel head on celluloid shoulder plate, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with accent line between the smiling lips, unpierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French muslin poupee body with kid arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1872. This smiling poupee model was deposed in that year. Value Points: very rare variation of the beloved model.
Lovely French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3500/4200 Lovely French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3500/4200

Lovely French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3500/4200

Lot #276 (Sale Order 276 of 307)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the accented lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, nicely costume in vintage silk dress with lace trim, woven bonnet, undergarments, black leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 11 (head) Jumeau Medaille de'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885. Value Points: large captivating eyes with beautiful eyeshadow and lashes, fine luminous complexion, original body and body finish.
French Poured Wax Character as Chef in Original Costume 800/1200 French Poured Wax Character as Chef in Original Costume 800/1200

French Poured Wax Character as Chef in Original Costume 800/1200

Lot #277 (Sale Order 277 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Poured wax head with highly-characterized features including pronounced nose, plump face, firmly-set smiling lips, blue glass inset eyes, blonde mohair curly wig, very plump firmly-stuffed cloth body with poured wax hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: maker unknown, late 1800s. Value Points: wonderful expression aptly suitable for the doll's presentation as a Chef, with original uniform, chef's cap, and apron embroidered "Bon Appetit".
Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 208, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900 Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 208, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900

Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 208, by Bahr and Proschild 700/900

Lot #278 (Sale Order 278 of 307)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips, pierced ears, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish with some fingers rubbed. Marks: 208 10. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1885. Value Points: early closed mouth doll with wistful expression which contrasts the wide eyes, fine antique costume.
German Golden Mohair Teddy by Petz with Milk Glass Button on Chest 300/500 German Golden Mohair Teddy by Petz with Milk Glass Button on Chest 300/500

German Golden Mohair Teddy by Petz with Milk Glass Button on Chest 300/500

Lot #279 (Sale Order 279 of 307)

20" (51 cm.) Firmly-stuffed golden mohair teddy, swivel head with pronounced snout, stitched ears, amber glass eyes, brown embroidered nose tip and mouth, jointed arms and legs, felt paw pads, and with original white milk glass "Petz" button on chest. Excellent condition, mohair beautifully preserved, felt paw pads are original albeit surface rubbing. Germany, the firm of Petz founded by Anton Kiesewetter, circa 1950.
German Bisque Child, 1250, by Franz Schmidt with Little Bisque Doll 400/500 German Bisque Child, 1250, by Franz Schmidt with Little Bisque Doll 400/500

German Bisque Child, 1250, by Franz Schmidt with Little Bisque Doll 400/500

Lot #280 (Sale Order 280 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 24 FS&C 1250 0 1/2. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1910. Value Points: pretty child doll is holding antique all-bisque doll with sculpted chauffeur's hat and black panted boots.
German Bisque Child, Model 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500 German Bisque Child, Model 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

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

Lot #281 (Sale Order 281 of 307)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 192 made in Germany 5. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1892. Value Points: pretty doll is all-original with factory dress, original wig, original body and body finish.
German Golden Mohair Teddy by Steiff with Blank Button in Ear 800/1000 German Golden Mohair Teddy by Steiff with Blank Button in Ear 800/1000

German Golden Mohair Teddy by Steiff with Blank Button in Ear 800/1000

Lot #282 (Sale Order 282 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) The golden mohair teddy with black shoe-button eyes, brown embroidered nose tip, wide-apart stitched-on ears, swivel head, disc-jointing at shoulders and hips, felt paw pads, with original blank metal button in ear. Good condition, stuffing soft, paw pads worn, nose worn. Germany, Steiff, circa 1910.
Pair, German Brushed Wool Pair, German Brushed Wool

Pair, German Brushed Wool "Lamby" by Steiff 200/300

Lot #283 (Sale Order 283 of 307)

4" (10 cm.) -6". The pair of white lambs with brushed wool coats have black enamel eyes on green felt sockets, felt ears, embroidered nose, brass bells, and original Steiff button in ear with yellow cloth label "6510, and original paper labels "Lamby". Excellent condition. Steiff, circa 1960.
French Blue-Eyed Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3800/4500 French Blue-Eyed Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3800/4500

French Blue-Eyed Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3800/4500

Lot #284 (Sale Order 284 of 307)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrist, vintage rose silk dress, undergarments, leather boots Condition: generally excellent. Mark: 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: early period bebe with portrait like beauty, fine creamy bisque, splendid eyes, original body and body finish.
Pair, German Bisque Figures of Young Choir Boy and Girl 300/400 Pair, German Bisque Figures of Young Choir Boy and Girl 300/400

Pair, German Bisque Figures of Young Choir Boy and Girl 300/400

Lot #285 (Sale Order 285 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Each is one-piece bisque figure of boy or girl with sculpted tousled blonde hair, painted features, blue eyes gazing upward, and their hands clasped reverently, modeled long robes with gilt accents. Each with Heubach sunburst mark. Excellent condition. Germany, Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910.
Three White Mohair Mice Three White Mohair Mice

Three White Mohair Mice "Pieps" by Steiff 400/500

Lot #286 (Sale Order 286 of 307)

3" (8 cm.) Each is firmly-stuffed with white mohair covering, posed with arms upheld, felt paws, pink eyes, felt ears with pink tinge, black button nose tip, long felt tail. Two have original paper label "Pieps", and all have original silver button in ear, two with cloth labels 4308. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, mid-1900s.
Gorgeous French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau for Simonne 4800/6500 Gorgeous French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau for Simonne 4800/6500

Gorgeous French Bisque Portrait Bebe by Emile Jumeau for Simonne 4800/6500

Lot #287 (Sale Order 287 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes with rich spiral threading and darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Simonne shop label on back torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, earliest period Jumeau bebe, the doll was presented in the prestige doll shop of Maison Simonne on Passage Delorme. Value Points: gorgeous bebe with spiral-threaded eyes known as "wrap-around", finest bisque and beautiful pale complexion, original body and body finish, beautiful antique silk costume, woven bonnet with lace lining, leather shoes with silk rosettes.
French Bisque Bebe EJ, Earliest Period by Emile Jumeau in Rare Size 9 3500/4500 French Bisque Bebe EJ, Earliest Period by Emile Jumeau in Rare Size 9 3500/4500

French Bisque Bebe EJ, Earliest Period by Emile Jumeau in Rare Size 9 3500/4500

Lot #288 (Sale Order 288 of 307)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, impressed chin and philtrum dimples, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, very faint hairline at center mid-forehead. Marks: 9/EJ (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, the earliest period of the EJ signature model. Value Points: the rich blue eyes contrast the delicately-tinted complexion, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Figurines of Man and Woman at Ship Wheel by Heubach 400/500 German Bisque Figurines of Man and Woman at Ship Wheel by Heubach 400/500

German Bisque Figurines of Man and Woman at Ship Wheel by Heubach 400/500

Lot #289 (Sale Order 289 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Each is one-piece figure of man or woman standing on bisque platform at the side of a sail boat's steering wheel, each with sculpted hair under sailor cap, painted facial features, and each with sculpted costume in the 1890 manner, with details to suggest her cape or his tie blowing in the wind. Excellent condition. With Heubach sunburst marks. Germany, Gebruder Heubach, circa 1890.
American Bisque Portrait Dolls of Charles, Anne, Caroline by Martha Thompson 900/1100 American Bisque Portrait Dolls of Charles, Anne, Caroline by Martha Thompson 900/1100

American Bisque Portrait Dolls of Charles, Anne, Caroline by Martha Thompson 900/1100

Lot #290 (Sale Order 290 of 307)

9" (23 cm.) Each has bisque portrait shoulderhead of young child with sculpted hair and painted features, cloth body, bisque lower limbs with painted shoes and socks; including Caroline Kennedy with short brown sculpted baby hair, white shoes and socks, marked Caroline MDT; Prince Charles with side-parted brown hair, small blue eyes, brown shoes, marked MDT; and Princess Anne with short curly sculpted hair and blue eyes, blue painted shoes, marked MDT. All bodies also marked Martha D. Thompson. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: portraits of the mid-century celebrity and royal children by famed NIADA artist, Martha Thompson, circa 1960. Value Points: very fine detail of modeling on the apt portrayals.
French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau in Early Costume 3200/3800 French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau in Early Costume 3200/3800

French Brown-Eyed Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau in Early Costume 3200/3800

Lot #291 (Sale Order 291 of 307)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve eye-shadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, richly-painted lips with decorative glaze, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 7 J (and artist's check marks, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: beautiful golden brown eyes and luminous bisque enhance the softly-blushed complexion, original body and body finish, original burgundy silk costume.
French Bisque Character, 247, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 1100/1500 French Bisque Character, 247, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 1100/1500

French Bisque Character, 247, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 1100/1500

Lot #292 (Sale Order 292 of 307)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled with tiny tongue tip between the lips, and two beaded upper teeth, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, charming antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 21 SFBJ 247 Paris 6 (head) (partial SFBJ paper label on back). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: delightful excited expression, finest bisque with luminous complexion, original body and body finish.
Two German All-Bisque Two German All-Bisque

Two German All-Bisque "Mibs" by Amberg 300/400

Lot #293 (Sale Order 293 of 307)

5" (13 cm.) -6". Each is all-bisque with pink tinting, sculpted golden-brown hair in short curls with forelock curl onto forehead, head modeled tucked into torso, painted features with downcast eyes, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted brown one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: c. L.A. Sons Germany. Comments: Germany, circa 1920, the doll was introduced by Louis Amberg, inspired by the child in the 1920 book, Phyllis May and her Dollies by Hazel Drukker. Value Points: rare to find little models.
German Bisque Figure German Bisque Figure

German Bisque Figure "Boy Playing Football" by Gebruder Heubach 300/400

Lot #294 (Sale Order 294 of 307)

8" (20 cm.) One-piece bisque figure of handsome young lad posed standing on grassy mound, wearing bright blue uniform sweater, his right arm bent at waist, his left arm cradling the football, with tousled brown curly hair and painted facial features. With Heubach sunburst mark. Excellent condition. Germany, Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910.
Lot of Early 1900s Paper Dolls with Handmade Costumes 200/300 Lot of Early 1900s Paper Dolls with Handmade Costumes 200/300

Lot of Early 1900s Paper Dolls with Handmade Costumes 200/300

Lot #295 (Sale Order 295 of 307)

7" (18 cm.) -9" dolls. Three lithographed paper dolls with hinged arms and legs own a large collection of crepe paper costumes with fold-over backs that have been hand-inked for color, stored in wooden box. Very good/excellent condition. Circa 1900.
German Bisque German Bisque

German Bisque "Just Me" Character by Marseille 500/700

Lot #296 (Sale Order 296 of 307)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing eyes, painted short lashes, single-stroke brows, button-shaped nose, closed mouth with rosebud-shaped lips, plump cheeks, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition toddler body jointed at shoulders and hips, modeled bent right arm, nicely costumed. Marks: Just Me Registered Germany A 310 5/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1925. Value Points: choice bisque, original unique body and body finish on the sought-after doll.
English Golden Mohair Cheeky Bear by Merrythought with Original Label 300/400 English Golden Mohair Cheeky Bear by Merrythought with Original Label 300/400

English Golden Mohair Cheeky Bear by Merrythought with Original Label 300/400

Lot #297 (Sale Order 297 of 307)

12" (30 cm.) Softly-stuffed teddy of golden silky mohair has velvet snout with black embroidered nose tip and mouth, amber eyes, side-stitched ears, jointed arms and legs, brown felt paw pads, bells intact in ears although no sound. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Merrythought Ironbridge, Shrops. Made in England (cloth label on foot). Comments: Merrythought, 1950s. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved condition and great bear expression.
German Mohair Tumbling Mechanical Teddy by Schuco 400/500 German Mohair Tumbling Mechanical Teddy by Schuco 400/500

German Mohair Tumbling Mechanical Teddy by Schuco 400/500

Lot #298 (Sale Order 298 of 307)

5" (13 cm.) The golden mohair teddy has amber glass eyes, embroidered nose and mouth, elongated jointed arms, jointed legs. With mechanism in torso, when key-wound, the teddy turns somersaults and tumbles. Near mint condition. Germany, Schuco, circa 1935.
American Lithographed Mechanical Toy American Lithographed Mechanical Toy

American Lithographed Mechanical Toy "Mickey the Driver" by Marx 400/500

Lot #299 (Sale Order 299 of 307)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) Seated in a lithographed tin car with designs of Goofy, Minnie, Donald Duck is a celluloid Mickey Mouse with spring-jointed head. When wound, the car moves forward and revolves on hidden wheels, marked Marx, and preserved in original box with colorful illustrations, labeled "Mickey The Driver". Excellent condition. American, Marx, 1940s.
German Mechanical Tin Toy Monkey Band by Schuco 400/500 German Mechanical Tin Toy Monkey Band by Schuco 400/500

German Mechanical Tin Toy Monkey Band by Schuco 400/500

Lot #300 (Sale Order 300 of 307)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) Each is tin with mechanism enclosed within torso, having tin mask face with painted features encircled by mohair "fur", the bodies with attached bright felt costumes, and each with large tin feet; three are holding a violin and bow and one is holding a drum with drumsticks. When wound, they pivot about while either drumming or strumming; one key is included. Condition: generally excellent, functions well. Marks: Schuco (key). Comments: Schuco, Germany, circa 1930s. Value Points: the amusing toys are preserved with vibrant original costumes; although three are violinists each has different costume.
Two German Mechanical Clowns by Schuco in Original Boxes 300/500 Two German Mechanical Clowns by Schuco in Original Boxes 300/500

Two German Mechanical Clowns by Schuco in Original Boxes 300/500

Lot #301 (Sale Order 301 of 307)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) Each is tin with mechanism enclosed within torso, having tin mask face with painted features, the bodies with attached bright felt costumes, and each with large tin feet; one is holding a drum and drumsticks, and the other has a circle of balloons attached to his bow tie. When wound, they pivot about, the balloons twirl, and the drum is beaten. Condition: generally excellent, functions well, one key. Marks: Schuco (keys). Comments: Schuco, Germany, circa 1930s. Value Points: the amusing toys are preserved in their colorful original boxes.
German Mechanical Fox with Goose in Tin Suitcase by Schuco 300/500 German Mechanical Fox with Goose in Tin Suitcase by Schuco 300/500

German Mechanical Fox with Goose in Tin Suitcase by Schuco 300/500

Lot #302 (Sale Order 302 of 307)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Brushed mohair brown/cream head over metal frame, amber eyes, stitched- on ears, metal torso containing mechanism, metal feet, original stitched-on felt costume and carrying a tin valise with design of goose body on the side and a bobbing goose head protruding from a hole at the side. When wound, he moves forward and twirls around in amusing fashion, while the goose bounces around. Excellent condition. Germany, Schuco, model 969, 1930s, rare fox in wonderfully-preserved condition, in original illustrated box.
German Mechanical Pig from Walt Disney by Schuco, Original Box 300/400 German Mechanical Pig from Walt Disney by Schuco, Original Box 300/400

German Mechanical Pig from Walt Disney by Schuco, Original Box 300/400

Lot #303 (Sale Order 303 of 307)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) Pink felt covered head over metal frame, little bead eyes, stitched-on ears, attached cap, metal torso containing mechanism, metal feet, original stitched- on costume and carrying a tin valise with travel stickers. When wound, he moves forward and twirls around in amusing fashion. Excellent condition. Germany, Schuco, model 980/6, 1930s, the perfectly-preserved toy is in its original box with colorful illustrations.
Vintage Golden Mohair Teddy with Shaved Plush Paw Pads 300/400 Vintage Golden Mohair Teddy with Shaved Plush Paw Pads 300/400

Vintage Golden Mohair Teddy with Shaved Plush Paw Pads 300/400

Lot #304 (Sale Order 304 of 307)

25" (64 cm.) Rich golden mohair plush teddy has pronounced shaved-mohair snout with embroidered nose, delicately-tinted rose glass eyes, large stitched ears, jointed short limbs, shaved-mohair paw pads, black embroidered claws. Excellent condition. Circa 1920s.
American Red-Haired American Red-Haired

American Red-Haired "Blythe" by Kenner with Rare Eye Mechanism 1100/1400

Lot #305 (Sale Order 305 of 307)

11" (28 cm.) Over-size hard plastic head with unique modeling including tiny chin and dramatically large eye sockets, tiny nose, pertly-shaped closed mouth, original red wig rooted to wig cap, five-piece jointed body, original cotton flowered dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kenner (seven lines of markings). Comments: Kenner, 1972, the doll was made for one year only, from designs by Allison Katzman and made by Kenner. Value Points: very rare pop culture doll with changeable eyes which transform when pull-string at back is pulled. The eye colors change from "groovy green" to "bouncy brown" to "beautiful blue" and to "pretty purple", according to Kenner ads.