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The Reaches of the Street Marquis Auction: Day One

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The Reaches of the Street Marquis Auction: Day One

by Theriault's
Sat, Oct  3, 2020  11:00 AM   Eastern
The title pays homage to dolls created during the art character movement, dolls aptly described in one famous exhibition as “children of the street”. The auction is highlighted by the important collection of art character dolls from the late Susan Hill of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Live telephone and absentee bidding are available. Call us at 410-224-3655 M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM EST or email info@theriaults.com anytime. You can order collectible catalogs today at http://www.theriaults.com/catalogs
Most Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400 Most Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Most Beautiful German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 939, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #1 (Sale Order 1 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, painted lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in soft curls, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 13 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1888. Value Points: especially beautiful doll with entrancing eyes, original wig, original body and body finish and wonderful antique dress, undergarments, red kidskin shoes.
German Brown-Complexioned All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig 600/800 German Brown-Complexioned All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig 600/800

German Brown-Complexioned All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig 600/800

Lot #2 (Sale Order 2 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque swivel head on kid-edged matching bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, black brushstroked brows, painted lashes, open mouth, row of tiny porcelain teeth, black mohair braided wig, peg-jointed brown bisque arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1895. Value Points: rarity factors include brown complexion, swivel head, bare feet and original wig, wearing antique costume and wonderful woven bonnet.
Mid-19th Century English Pedestal Table with Arrangement of Miniature Decorative Objects 700/900 Mid-19th Century English Pedestal Table with Arrangement of Miniature Decorative Objects 700/900

Mid-19th Century English Pedestal Table with Arrangement of Miniature Decorative Objects 700/900

Lot #3 (Sale Order 3 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Arranged upon a walnut pedestal tripod table are a myriad of miniature ormolu accessories including vase, candle holder, inkwell, candy dish on pedestal, journal holder, and inkwell with attached scale. Along with metal banquet lamp, desk globe and table-top screen with walnut frame and ormolu trim (originally designed as a dance card), circa 1890. The table is signed on the underside "J. Bubb Maker"; the English miniature furniture maker in the Georgian style produced doll-sized tables, cabinets and chest of drawers in his South London workshop from 1808-1835.
Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Enchanting Wide-Eyed Expression 800/1100 Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Enchanting Wide-Eyed Expression 800/1100

Sonneberg Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Enchanting Wide-Eyed Expression 800/1100

Lot #4 (Sale Order 4 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner and painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, painted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, closely resembling the early French bebe whose market it sought to capture. Value Points: especially lovely petite doll with enchanting large eyes, original body and body finish, lovely antique costume.
German Bisque Lady with Wonderful Original Presentation Costume 1100/1500 German Bisque Lady with Wonderful Original Presentation Costume 1100/1500

German Bisque Lady with Wonderful Original Presentation Costume 1100/1500

Lot #5 (Sale Order 5 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Slender bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, blonde mohair wig, original firmly-stuffed muslin torso and upper limbs, composition lower arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 51/5 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful bisque with fine painting of complexion and features, impressed dimples at lip corners and chin, original body, wearing factory original ivory silk dress with matching bonnet, undergarments, matching stockings and shoes with silver buckles.
Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 920, Simon and Halbig, Bisque Bare Feet 900/1100 Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 920, Simon and Halbig, Bisque Bare Feet 900/1100

Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 920, Simon and Halbig, Bisque Bare Feet 900/1100

Lot #6 (Sale Order 6 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, original commercial muslin stitch-jointed body with bisque lower arms and legs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 6 920. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rare model with compelling large brown eyes, beautifully-painted lips, original body with rare bare bisque feet.
Exquisite German Bisque Lady, Sculpted Brown Hair and Black Hair Bow, Simon and Halbig 800/1100 Exquisite German Bisque Lady, Sculpted Brown Hair and Black Hair Bow, Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Exquisite German Bisque Lady, Sculpted Brown Hair and Black Hair Bow, Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Lot #7 (Sale Order 7 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown sculpted hair waved from face in arranged ringlet curls which are tied with a black hair ribbon at her crown, painted blue eyes with all-around dark eyeliner and painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with hint of smile, original firmly-stuffed body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted grey ankle boots with little black heels and buttons, antique silk gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1880. Value Points: superb painting of facial features highlighted by eyes, rare brown hair and hair bow, original body with fancy boots.
Rare Gentle-Faced Early German Closed Mouth Child Doll 1200/1500 Rare Gentle-Faced Early German Closed Mouth Child Doll 1200/1500

Rare Gentle-Faced Early German Closed Mouth Child Doll 1200/1500

Lot #8 (Sale Order 8 of 319)

30" (76 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very full lower cheeks, blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, body is age-appropriate although likely not original, original body finish except hands repainted. Comments: Germany, circa 1880, in the Simon and Halbig manner. Value Points: an especially compelling expression enhanced by finest bisque, complexion and painting of features, lovely antique costume including linen dress with applique accents, wonderful hand-knit gloves, brown woolen ruffled bonnet, undergarments and shoes.
German Art Character Doll with Poignant Expression, Marion Kaulitz in Original Costume 6000/8000 German Art Character Doll with Poignant Expression, Marion Kaulitz in Original Costume 6000/8000

German Art Character Doll with Poignant Expression, Marion Kaulitz in Original Costume 6000/8000

Lot #9 (Sale Order 9 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Very firm composition socket head with textured finish, painted large blue eyes with black upper eyeliner, lightly-tinted brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, brunette human hair wig with up-swept curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C-757 (small hand ink lettering at back of head). Comments: Marion Kaulitz Munich art studio, circa 1909, the uniquely-modeled doll with exquisitely-painted complexion is wearing fine antique folklore costume.
Outstanding German Art Character Doll in Original Costume by Marion Kaulitz 7000/9000 Outstanding German Art Character Doll in Original Costume by Marion Kaulitz 7000/9000

Outstanding German Art Character Doll in Original Costume by Marion Kaulitz 7000/9000

Lot #10 (Sale Order 10 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Sculpted hard composition head with painted brown eyes, white eyedots, brown upper eyeliner, lightly-feathered brows, strong nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, brunette mohair wig in long braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: from her series of art character dolls presented by Marion Kaulitz Munich art studio; the dolls were shown in a 1909 edition of the magazine International Studio, and featured in important exhibitions in Munich and Berlin in that year, designed to represent real "children of the street". Value Points: impeccably-preserved, the doll is wearing her multi-layered costume with rich embroidery and detailed patterns.
German Felt Rooster by Steiff 300/500 German Felt Rooster by Steiff 300/500

German Felt Rooster by Steiff 300/500

Lot #11 (Sale Order 11 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Firmly-stuffed rooster in red, green, gold, and burgundy felt feathers has embroidered detail on tail feathers, black bead eyes, and felt covered metal feet allowing the rooster to stand freely. With original blank metal button on feather. The felt rooster line was popular in the Steiff offerings, made from 1900 until the 1920s and was described by Marianne and Jurgen Cieslik in their book Button In Ear as "a burst of glorious color". Excellent condition. Steiff, Germany, c. 1905.
German Bisque Art Character, Hans, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300 German Bisque Art Character, Hans, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

German Bisque Art Character, Hans, Model 114, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

Lot #12 (Sale Order 12 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes, black upper eyeliner, tiny one-stroke brows, closed mouth with pouty expression, brunette mohair wig, composition, five-piece body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 23. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the doll was marketed as "Hans", circa 1910. Value Points: original wig, body, body finish, and wearing original formal gentleman's suit with double-breasted silk faille vest, and silk lapel jacket with long tails.
Petite German Bisque Art Character, Petite German Bisque Art Character,

Petite German Bisque Art Character, "Gretchen" by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

Lot #13 (Sale Order 13 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes, one-stroke short brows, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, composition five piece body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 23. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, "Marie" from the firm's art character series. Value Points: dear petite size of the solemn-faced girl, wearing antique white wear dress with lace trim, undergarments, carrying woven basket.
German All-Bisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll in Lovely Antique Costume 600/800 German All-Bisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll in Lovely Antique Costume 600/800

German All-Bisque Miniature Black-Stocking Doll in Lovely Antique Costume 600/800

Lot #14 (Sale Order 14 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, black knee-high stockings, brown-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: very dear delicate expression, black stockings, lace and cotton antique dress with matching undergarments, woven hat with frou-frou ribbons.
An Elegant and Fashionable German Bisque Lady and Gentleman in Original Evening Garb 3300/3800 An Elegant and Fashionable German Bisque Lady and Gentleman in Original Evening Garb 3300/3800

An Elegant and Fashionable German Bisque Lady and Gentleman in Original Evening Garb 3300/3800

Lot #15 (Sale Order 15 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, (she with mohair lashes, also), accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body (she with lady-shaped body including modeled bosom and shapely waist). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 (man); 1159 Germany Simon & Halbig 7 S&H (she, and with signed Handwerck body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: superbly-preserved, and each wearing fine antique costume portraying fashionably-dressed couple of the Edwardian era, her hair arranged in up-swept coiffure and wearing ivory satin gown accented with tiny beads and seed pearls, matching beaded shoes, gloves, and ivory satin wooden-handled parasol; and he with formal evening garb with matching greatcoat accented with silk floral boutonniere.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Size 1, with Signed Gilt Jumeau Shoes 3200/3800 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Size 1, with Signed Gilt Jumeau Shoes 3200/3800

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Size 1, with Signed Gilt Jumeau Shoes 3200/3800

Lot #16 (Sale Order 16 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, wig a bit sparse. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body) . Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: wide-eyed bebe in rare size has original wig, body, body finish, undergarments, chemise, Jumeau couturier dress, bonnet, socks, leather shoes signed with gilt lettering "Bebe Jumeau Med d'Or Paris 1", with blue ribbon award from UFDC convention of 1986.
Two French Gilded Metal Miniature Vitrines 300/500 Two French Gilded Metal Miniature Vitrines 300/500

Two French Gilded Metal Miniature Vitrines 300/500

Lot #17 (Sale Order 17 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) -5". Each of metal with gilded bronze finish, including oval cabinet with beveled glass hinged lid and silk draped lining, signed Depose 323; along with Art Nouveau box-shaped vitrine with beveled glass on hinged lid and on all four sides. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Signed E.J. Shoes and Couturier Dress 3500/4500 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Signed E.J. Shoes and Couturier Dress 3500/4500

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Signed E.J. Shoes and Couturier Dress 3500/4500

Lot #18 (Sale Order 18 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with 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 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: all-original bebe in desirable size 1, has original Jumeau wig, original earrings, undergarments, socks, Jumeau leather shoes signed "E.J. Depose 1, and original (frail) Jumeau couturier dress with partial original gilt-lettered Bebe Jumeau sleeve band.
French Gilt Metal Salon Chair with Tufted Silk Upholstery 300/500 French Gilt Metal Salon Chair with Tufted Silk Upholstery 300/500

French Gilt Metal Salon Chair with Tufted Silk Upholstery 300/500

Lot #19 (Sale Order 19 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) The richly-gilded metal chair with crest-accented arched back has gracefully curved frame and legs and is upholstered on back and seat in (very frail) original silk. French, circa 1885.
French Display Borzoi Dog with Amber Glass Eyes 300/500 French Display Borzoi Dog with Amber Glass Eyes 300/500

French Display Borzoi Dog with Amber Glass Eyes 300/500

Lot #20 (Sale Order 20 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) The firm paper mache dog with lush white fur coat has shaved muzzle and legs, leather upright ears, amber glass eyes, curled tail. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig with Rare Peach Socks 800/1100 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig with Rare Peach Socks 800/1100

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll by Simon and Halbig with Rare Peach Socks 800/1100

Lot #21 (Sale Order 21 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips with two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted peach socks and black two-strap heeled shoes with black bow. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderfully-modeled body with blushed detail on body, rare socks, choice bisque.
French Miniature Gilt Metal Salon Chair 300/400 French Miniature Gilt Metal Salon Chair 300/400

French Miniature Gilt Metal Salon Chair 300/400

Lot #22 (Sale Order 22 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) The cast metal chair with bamboo-style design and rich gilt finish has spindled back and embroidered silk seat with fringed detail. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character Doll, Model 111, Kammer and Reinhardt 14,000/17,000 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character Doll, Model 111, Kammer and Reinhardt 14,000/17,000

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character Doll, Model 111, Kammer and Reinhardt 14,000/17,000

Lot #23 (Sale Order 23 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with oval-shaped face depicting an older child, almond-shaped blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with firmly-set lips accented with center accent line, blonde mohair ringlet curled wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique dress, undergarments, ankles boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111. Comments: attributed to Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, this likely being the missing 111 model from their art character series. Value Points: the extremely rare model has finest quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish in especially fine state of preservation, wonderful antique wig and costume, and compelling wistful expression.
German Bisque Art Character Lady, Model 152, Rosa Luxemburg, Simon and Halbig 14,000/18,000 German Bisque Art Character Lady, Model 152, Rosa Luxemburg, Simon and Halbig 14,000/18,000

German Bisque Art Character Lady, Model 152, Rosa Luxemburg, Simon and Halbig 14,000/18,000

Lot #24 (Sale Order 24 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender angular features depicting an adult lady, aquiline slender nose, painted smoke blue eyes with heavily modeled lids and well-sculpted eye sockets, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with solemn expression, shaded lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed lady body with defined bosom, tiny waist and accentuated derriere, antique royal blue silk dress, undergarments, bonnet and leather shoes. Marks: Simon & Halbig S&H 152 7 (head) Heinrich Handwerck Germany (body). Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910, the doll was inspired by Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919), the Polish-born German intellectual and social reformer whose short life was spent advocating the rights of the common man and woman, and who was considered a heroine in her time. The portrait doll was likely presented at the 1910 Leipzig Spring Fair in the important display of suffragette dolls which highlighted the event. Since it was not created for child play purposes, it is certain that very few examples of the doll were ever created and it is very rare. Value Points: the rarity is rivaled by compelling modeling including deeply defined eyes, strong chin and aquiline nose, enhanced by choicest bisque and painting, original wig, body, body finish, and original costume.
German Bisque Art Character Known as German Bisque Art Character Known as

German Bisque Art Character Known as "Little Duke", Model 153 by Simon and Halbig 6500/8500

Lot #25 (Sale Order 25 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with angular slender features of solemn-faced older boy, sculpted short brown hair, detailed forelock curls, painted grey/blue eyes in deeply set sockets, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 153 S&H 4 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910, from its very limited art character series of dolls, the model is known as "The Little Duke" and was made for one year only. Value Points: the rare model has exemplary bisque, complexion and painting with decorative glaze on well-modeled hair, compelling expression, original body and body finish.
Collection of Antique Accessories for Gentleman Doll 800/1100 Collection of Antique Accessories for Gentleman Doll 800/1100

Collection of Antique Accessories for Gentleman Doll 800/1100

Lot #26 (Sale Order 26 of 319)

For display with doll about 14"-15". Including wooden framed club chair with tufted burgundy leather upholstery; 3" metal goose-neck telephone signed Stromberg-Carlson; burled walnut pipe, parchment-bound book The Sonnets of Buonarroff, 1906; walnut table with inlay checkerboard table top; tinplate mantel-top clock with mechanical clown and elephant; velvet-covered book box containing miniature bone dice; and a heavy card stock suitcase. Excellent condition. Late 19th century.
Grand French Bisque Gentleman as Marquis, Rare Model 1303, by Simon and Halbig 7500/9500 Grand French Bisque Gentleman as Marquis, Rare Model 1303, by Simon and Halbig 7500/9500

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

Lot #27 (Sale Order 27 of 319)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head portraying an adult man with highly-defined characterization around the eyes and cheek planes, brown glass inset eyes, painted lower lashes, slightly-modeled brushstroked brows, aquiline-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with firmly set lips, center accent line on lips, defined philtrum and creases at lip corners, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 S&H 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, from their 1300 art character series. The model was adapted for several variations because of its highly-characterized adult expression, including as native American or black or mulatto complexions, having been inspired by international travelers to the grand expositions of the era. Value Points: outstanding sculpture on this example portraying a handsome aristocratic gentleman with finest quality of bisque and painting, fine antique velvet and silk marquis costume.
Pair, French Etageres with Hand-Painted Floral Decorations 400/600 Pair, French Etageres with Hand-Painted Floral Decorations 400/600

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

Lot #28 (Sale Order 28 of 319)

32" (81 cm.) The matched pair of wall-hanging corner etageres, originally created for a stylish French salon on the 1870s era feature four graduated-size shelves, and original painted ebony finish with gilt edging and garlands of hand-painted flowers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875.
Three German Porcelain Half-Dolls in the 18th Century Style 500/700 Three German Porcelain Half-Dolls in the 18th Century Style 500/700

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

Lot #29 (Sale Order 29 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) -5". Each is waist-up porcelain figure of nude adult lady, with sculpted grey hair in elaborate 18th century style coiffure (one with sculpted Charlotte cap), painted features, each with extended arms in dramatic fashion, one with jointing at shoulders. One with blue stamp for Dressel and Kister. Excellent condition, circa 1910.
Two German Porcelain Half-Dolls including Nefertiti 400/500 Two German Porcelain Half-Dolls including Nefertiti 400/500

Two German Porcelain Half-Dolls including Nefertiti 400/500

Lot #30 (Sale Order 30 of 319)

Each is porcelain waist-up figure of nude adult woman with painted facial features, including woman with arms held in front of bosom, folded fists, wearing Egyptian style coiffe which completely covers her head, marked "Germany 14286", and lady with brown sculpted hair wrapped with aqua hair ribbons and with gilt necklaces and gold bracelets, her head turned sharply to the side and her hands stylishly posed. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1910.
Rare French Needlework Necessaire in the Form of a Bird's Nest 1200/1400 Rare French Needlework Necessaire in the Form of a Bird's Nest 1200/1400

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

Lot #31 (Sale Order 31 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) Of intricately-woven gilt metal in the shape of a bird's nest that is resting in a bower of twigs that are decorated with green-enamel metal leaves, necessaire features a fitted opaline glass egg with brass frame which hinges open to reveal well-fitted interior containing gold thimble and needle case (lacking scissors and awl). Excellent condition of the rare luxury accessory. French, circa 1870.
Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Exhibition Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 7500/9500 Stunningly Beautiful French Bisque Exhibition Poupee by Pierre-Francois Jumeau 7500/9500

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

Lot #32 (Sale Order 32 of 319)

37" (94 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled definition of bosom, aquiline nose and well-shaped chin and cheek bones in portrait-like manner, very deep brilliant blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full shaded lips, pierced ears, ash-blonde hand-tied human hair wig in chignon, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, very lovely lady's antique French silk fashion gown in couturier re-fitting for this poupee, undergarments, leather shoes, pearl necklace and earrings, and silk parasol. Condition: generally excellent, the body is one size large but appears original, perhaps in design for use as Exhibition model. Marks: H 8 (red lettering on head). Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1872, the model was likely produced in the firm's newly-built 1872 porcelain works, specifically for his exhibition at the 1872 L'Exhibition Universelle in Vienna. Value Points: the rarity of the doll is rivaled only by its superb beauty, unique portraiture and finest painting and bisque, exquisite costume. Few other examples are known to exist.
Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes and Superb Costume 1800/2500 Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Glass Eyes and Superb Costume 1800/2500

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

Lot #33 (Sale Order 33 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Pale bisque shoulderhead with full cheeks, brilliant cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lightly-feathered brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with shapely torso and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, attributed to Barrois, circa 1865. Value Points: the rich cobalt blue eyes beautifully contrast the delicate complexion and mauve eyeshadow, lovely antique costume featuring a finely woven dimity gown, undergarments, leather slippers, and silk-trimmed woven sun bonnet.
French Doll-Sized Pedestal Table with Rare Porcelain Tisaniere  300/500 French Doll-Sized Pedestal Table with Rare Porcelain Tisaniere  300/500

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

Lot #34 (Sale Order 34 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) h. table. 5 1/2" overall tisaniere. The walnut pedestal table, with maple wood inlay edging, displays a four-piece French porcelain tisaniere of Sevres blue with hand-painted floral accents and gilt lettering "BRU" in rich script; the set comprises tea pot, lid, pedestal stand which encloses a veilleuse oil lamp for warming the tea. Also included is wooden arched back chair. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Antique Costume, with Chair 1100/1300 Rare German All-Bisque Miniature Doll in Antique Costume, with Chair 1100/1300

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

Lot #35 (Sale Order 35 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, large brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white ribbed stockings and black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare early model in lovely original antique costume and bonnet, along with antique wooden chair with stenciled designs.
Stunningly-Beautiful German Bisque Twill-Bodied Lady Doll by Simon and Halbig 2400/2800 Stunningly-Beautiful German Bisque Twill-Bodied Lady Doll by Simon and Halbig 2400/2800

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

Lot #36 (Sale Order 36 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, twill-over-wooden lady body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, and ankles, bisque lower arms, separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1875, with unique body appearing on this model only. Value Points: rare model with exquisite quality of pale bisque, original body with fine bisque hands, rare original body, wearing antique ivory and silk satin fashion gown, undergarments, blue kidskin slippers, black woven cap with ormolu pin.
French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Rare Incised Depose Mark in Original Jumeau Dress 4500/5800 French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Rare Incised Depose Mark in Original Jumeau Dress 4500/5800

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

Lot #37 (Sale Order 37 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks and chin, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose 10 (incised, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884, the model was made for one year only. Value Points: very beautiful bebe with great depth of eyes, loveliest bisque and painting, original wig, body, body finish, antique undergarments, stockings, aqua kidskin shoes and original Jumeau aqua/blue satin dress.
A Trio of 19th Century French Accessories for Poupees  600/800 A Trio of 19th Century French Accessories for Poupees  600/800

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

Lot #38 (Sale Order 38 of 319)

8" (20 cm.) l. parasol. Including pagoda-shaped parasol with silk cover, silk thread fringed trim, and carved bone handle with marble tip; 5" folding fan with exquisite folding fan depicting Watteau style romantic scene on both sides; 2 1/2" cream kidskin gloves; and a domed top leather valise fitted with miniature bone toiletries. Excellent condition. French, circa 1870.
Very Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 10 9500/12,000 Very Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau, Size 10 9500/12,000

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

Lot #39 (Sale Order 39 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, accented eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, upturned lip corners, impressed dimples at philtrum and chin, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig with ringlet curls over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his signature portrait doll sculpted by famed Parisian artist Carriere-Belleuse, circa 1884. Value Points: finest example with lustrous complexion, brilliant eyes, finest painting, original body, antique embroidered costume, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes impressed with full figure of doll, aqua pressed flannel and silk bonnet, earrings, gilt necklace and tiny ring.
Early German Bisque Child Doll with Splendid Eyes  1200/1500 Early German Bisque Child Doll with Splendid Eyes  1200/1500

Early German Bisque Child Doll with Splendid Eyes 1200/1500

Lot #40 (Sale Order 40 of 319)

28" (71 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very full cheeks, very deep blue glass paperweight eyes with darker blue outer rims, dark eyeliner, dark painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, impressed dimple at philtrum and chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, early composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S H 16 949. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: outstanding quality of pale bisque with gleaming patina, splendid eyes, original body and body finish.
Collection, French Accessories for Poupees or Bebes 300/500 Collection, French Accessories for Poupees or Bebes 300/500

Collection, French Accessories for Poupees or Bebes 300/500

Lot #41 (Sale Order 41 of 319)

1 1/2" (4 cm.) - 4 1/2". Including gilt-finished metal basket with beveled-edge glass on all sides, double-hinged lid, arched handle, and silk tufted cushion with blue buttons. Along with three opalescent shell purses with elegant silver or brass inlays and frames, and folding lorgnette with opalescent handle. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
Bisque Character, Shy Mischievous Smile, Model 1304, Simon and Halbig, French Market 1600/2100 Bisque Character, Shy Mischievous Smile, Model 1304, Simon and Halbig, French Market 1600/2100

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

Lot #42 (Sale Order 42 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with untinted complexion to depict clown or jester, brown glass inset eyes, painted lower lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with impish grin, red and gold fleecy mohair wig, French composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: imperceptive faint hairline at side of head from crown rim to ear (likely original). Marks: 4 1304 S&H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890, the rare character model was designed specifically for portrayal as a theatre performer doll for the French market; its various uses were as a doll, as a head for a Pierrot automaton by Lambert, and as the head for a hollow-bodied candy container for luxury Parisian candy store. Value Points: rare model with wonderful detail of sculpting and expression, original body, wig, and costume.
Especially Lovely German Bisque Child, Model 719, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1600 Especially Lovely German Bisque Child, Model 719, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1600

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

Lot #43 (Sale Order 43 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, bright blue glass eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, impressed dimples at chin and philtrum, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H 719 Dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1888, the doll was made in many variations including size, open or closed mouth, white or black complexion, and even as the cheerful-face model to accompany the body and works of the Edison Phonograph doll. Value Points: hard-to-find model, especially in this larger size, has exemplary bisque, beautiful eyes, original body and body finish, and wonderful antique dress, undergarments, leather shoes, and ruffled bonnet with silk frou-frou ribbons.
Early and Very Fine Bone and Mosaic Inlay Sewing Box  900/1400 Early and Very Fine Bone and Mosaic Inlay Sewing Box  900/1400

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

Lot #44 (Sale Order 44 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) l. x 11" x 6". The solid wooden large sewing box is elaborately decorated on the lid sides and interior of bone and intricately-designed mosaics, and has a blue velvet lid lining and lock and key. When the lid is lifted, the sewing box is revealed with elaborately-constructed niches and boxes, also with inlay, and along with a number of carved bone tools including unusual barrel-shaped spools with turning knobs on the lids, richly-carved case, and green silk-covered pincushion. A single dove-tailed drawer at the base pulls open to reveal a blue velvet hinged work surface, more cubicles, an unusual open-carved flat box, and a carved bone pair of scissors, along with early playing cards. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.
Petite German Bisque Child Doll, 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500 Petite German Bisque Child Doll, 192, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

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

Lot #45 (Sale Order 45 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, outlined eye socks, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 192. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt who registered the model in 1892. Value Points: hard to find model with original body, lovely antique silk costume.
Superb Rare German Bisque Art Character, 111, Attributed to Kammer and Reinhardt 14,000/17,000 Superb Rare German Bisque Art Character, 111, Attributed to Kammer and Reinhardt 14,000/17,000

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

Lot #46 (Sale Order 46 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with oval-shaped face depicting an older child, almond-shaped blue glass eyes with spiral threading and darker blue outer iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with solemn expression, center accent line on lips, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume comprising ivory silk faille coat with lace-edged double collars, white cotton dress, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 6. Comments: attributed to Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, from the firm's art character series. Value Points: outstanding example of the rare art character, her rarity rivaled only by artistic modeling and finest bisque, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Trunk and Trousseau 1100/1500 German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig with Trunk and Trousseau 1100/1500

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

Lot #47 (Sale Order 47 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body. Condition: generally excellent, body has mis-matched parts but is age and size appropriate. Marks: 1159 S&H dep 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: the well-costumed lady in brown linen dress owns her own trunk with six additional seamstress made antique dresses, undergarments, bonnet, and jewelry.
Pair, German All-Bisque Bye-Lo Babies 400/600 Pair, German All-Bisque Bye-Lo Babies 400/600

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

Lot #48 (Sale Order 48 of 319)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) -6". Each is all-bisque, with solid-domed bisque swivel head on bisque baby-shaped torso, tinted light brown baby hair, brown or blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and lips of closed mouth, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent baby shape, bare feet, antique costumes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Copr. Grace S. Putnam made in Germany. Comments: Bye-lo Baby, 1925, designed by Grace Putnam. Value Points: rarity factors include glass eyes and swivel head.
French Wooden Sewing Cabinet for Bebe with Unusual Attached Pincushion 500/800 French Wooden Sewing Cabinet for Bebe with Unusual Attached Pincushion 500/800

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

Lot #49 (Sale Order 49 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) h. A wooden sewing table with carved detail and fancily spindled legs, has a hinged lid with mirrored back and a lower hidden pull-out drawer for more supplies. There is an unusual pin-cushion attachment that flips over and is hidden when the cabinet lid is closed, or can flip out for easy use during sewing sessions. The cabinet contains an assortment of various sewing tools, accessories, needles, threads, and a miniature handmade sampler. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
French Bisque Doll by Emile Jumeau with Rare Lady Body and Original Body 4500/5500 French Bisque Doll by Emile Jumeau with Rare Lady Body and Original Body 4500/5500

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

Lot #50 (Sale Order 50 of 319)

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

Large Bisque Lady Doll for the French Market with Rare Daspres "La Patricienne" Body 2400/2800

Lot #51 (Sale Order 51 of 319)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender facial shape of adult woman, brown glass sleep eyes, dark painted lashes, dark curly lashes, thick brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, antique hand-tied brunette human hair, composition fully-jointed lady body with unique sculpting, shapely bosom, waist and derriere, elongated limbs, large hips, hands and feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H dep 1159 11 (head) E.D.B La Patricienne Depose (body). Comments: Edmund Daspres, successor to the Jules Steiner firm, deposed the model in 1905, with distinctive lady body shape designed to accommodate fashions of that era; the Simon and Halbig head was commissioned for this doll. Value Points: beautiful and rare large lady doll with lovely bisque and expression, wonderfully sculpted body, antique embroidered folklore costume over original lingerie, hand-tooled leather ankle boots.
Grand and Rare French Bisque Bebe A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Lovely Antique Costume 14,000/17,000 Grand and Rare French Bisque Bebe A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Lovely Antique Costume 14,000/17,000

Grand and Rare French Bisque Bebe A.T. by Andre Thuillier, Lovely Antique Costume 14,000/17,000

Lot #52 (Sale Order 52 of 319)

36" (91 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips with two rows of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique cotton dress with embroidered details, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, light body retouch. Marks: A. 15 T. Comments: Andre Florent Thuillier, circa 1888. Value Points: sought-after model, especially in this grand size, with most endearing gentle expression.
Four Antique Woven Straw Doll Bonnets 300/500 Four Antique Woven Straw Doll Bonnets 300/500

Four Antique Woven Straw Doll Bonnets 300/500

Lot #53 (Sale Order 53 of 319)

For dolls about 26"-30". Of woven straw in various color tones and with various weaves, and each with original silk ribbon banding. Excellent condition. Circa 1890/1910.
Rare Japanese All-Wooden Child Doll with Uniquely-Jointed Body 900/1200 Rare Japanese All-Wooden Child Doll with Uniquely-Jointed Body 900/1200

Rare Japanese All-Wooden Child Doll with Uniquely-Jointed Body 900/1200

Lot #54 (Sale Order 54 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) All wooden doll of finely-grained honey-tone wood, socket head, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, plump lower face, tiny enamel inset eyes, tinted brows and lips of closed mouth with hint of smile, painted black hair at front crown. Condition: generally excellent, one forefinger broken. Marks: (artist lettering inside front and back torso). Comments: Japan, early 1900s. Value Points: rare model with uniquely-jointed body, wearing all original silk costume, slippers, coiffe.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Art Character, 1303, Simon and Halbig, Petite Size 1200/1800 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Art Character, 1303, Simon and Halbig, Petite Size 1200/1800

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Art Character, 1303, Simon and Halbig, Petite Size 1200/1800

Lot #55 (Sale Order 55 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head with light brown/sienna complexion, brown painted downcast eyes with heavy eyelids, one-stroke black brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, black mohair wig, brown composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 Germany Simon & Halbig 3/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: the extremely rare model is virtually unknown in this petite painted-eye example, and has very beautiful bisque with flawless complexion and great expression, wearing antique embroidered Chinese silk costume.
German All-Bisque Asian Child with Amber Complexion and Unique Painted Shoes 600/800 German All-Bisque Asian Child with Amber Complexion and Unique Painted Shoes 600/800

German All-Bisque Asian Child with Amber Complexion and Unique Painted Shoes 600/800

Lot #56 (Sale Order 56 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) All-bisque doll with amber-tinted complexion, swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, side-slant brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, one-stroke black brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, black silk cap with attached black mohair queue, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings to above the knees and blue slippers with upturned toes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very fine complexion on the rare-to-find all-bisque doll with rare original painted shoes for this model only.
French Musical Automaton French Musical Automaton

French Musical Automaton "Spanish Dancer with Tambourine" by Leopold Lambert 4500/6500

Lot #57 (Sale Order 57 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Standing upon velvet covered base is a bisque-head lady with refined portrait face, blue glass eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, aquiline nose, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, dark brunette mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, paper mache hands, original Spanish festival dress of gold silk with black lace overskirt, soutache braid, red silk bows and gold jewelry. When wound, music plays and she sways her body (from the waist) back and forth, turns her head, and alternately lifts her left hand, and then her right hand which she twists back and forth at her wrist, thus shaking the tambourine which she holds. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: L.B. (key). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: all original automaton named "Espagnole" in the firm's catalog, with distinctive portrait face and exceptional original costume.
Rare German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Smiling Character, 969, by Simon and Halbig 1800/2200 Rare German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Smiling Character, 969, by Simon and Halbig 1800/2200

Rare German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Smiling Character, 969, by Simon and Halbig 1800/2200

Lot #58 (Sale Order 58 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head with cafe-au-lait light brown complexion, deeply sculpted facial features portraying a child with beaming smile, brown glass inset eyes, black eyeliner, painted lashes, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with slightly parted lips, row of porcelain teeth, dimpled double chin, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H Dep 969. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: very rare model with most distinctive smiling expression, flawless completion, original early body and body finish, lovely antique costume.
Collection of Miniature Antique Toys 400/600 Collection of Miniature Antique Toys 400/600

Collection of Miniature Antique Toys 400/600

Lot #59 (Sale Order 59 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) Polichinelles. Including two French all-bisque Polichinelles with caricature faces and sculpted costumes, one with swivel head, both with pin-jointed limbs. Along with German tin penny toy carriage with child holding toy, tin penny toy of sewing machine, lithographed tin rattle, celluloid St. Bernard on wheeled pull-toy base, seated porcelain baby doll, and lithographed box. Excellent condition. Late 19th/early 20th century.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character by Gebruder Heubach 300/400 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character by Gebruder Heubach 300/400

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character by Gebruder Heubach 300/400

Lot #60 (Sale Order 60 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with brown complexion, black painted hair, painted brown eyes, black single-stroke brows, closed mouth, composition five-piece body, original factory chemise. Condition: generally excellent, body repainted. Marks: Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: the little pouty fellow with rare brown complexion is posed seated in large quilted slipper along with pet tabby kitten with Made in Germany label.
French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 5500/7500 French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 5500/7500

French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Signed Jumeau Shoes 5500/7500

Lot #61 (Sale Order 61 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with cafe-au-lait brown complexion, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, ombre eyeshadow, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with coral shaded lips, pierced ears, dark brunette human hair hand-tied wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. retouch on hands. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG (and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: very beautiful doll with flawless complexion, distinctive coral lips, wearing antique muslin chemise with ribbons and lace trim, bonnet, leather shoes stamped "Bebe Jumeau Depose 7".
Extremely Rare German Bisque Lady, 1398, by Simon and Halbig with Flirty Eyes 9000/11,000 Extremely Rare German Bisque Lady, 1398, by Simon and Halbig with Flirty Eyes 9000/11,000

Extremely Rare German Bisque Lady, 1398, by Simon and Halbig with Flirty Eyes 9000/11,000

Lot #62 (Sale Order 62 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated, slender-shaped face depicting adult lady, strong cheek and jaw lines, brown glass "flirty" eyes that operate from an internal glass rod, painted lower lashes, daintily-painted brows, accented nostrils, slightly upturned nose tip, virtually-closed mouth with narrowest of opening below a row of sculpted teeth, smiling expression with impressed cheek, chin and philtrum dimples, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing antique red cotton mariner costume, straw bonnet, stockings, kidskin ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1398 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910, only two other examples are known to exist; the doll differs from its 1388 sister by slightest mouth opening, slightly narrower nose and firmer jaw-line. Value Points: extremely rare model in desirable size, finest quality of bisque and painting, rare flirty eye mechanism, original body and body finish.
Petite German Bisque Character, Model 101, Petite German Bisque Character, Model 101,

Petite German Bisque Character, Model 101, "Marie" with Rarer Glass Eyes 2800/3500

Lot #63 (Sale Order 63 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, short painted lash fringe, one-stroke brows, closed mouth with very full lips in pouting expression, brunette mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, peach silk dress, undergarments, shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the rare glass-eyed variation of the model, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with flawless bisque and expressive features, original body and body finish, original wig.
Petite German Bisque Art Character, Petite German Bisque Art Character,

Petite German Bisque Art Character, "Marie", Model 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

Lot #64 (Sale Order 64 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted brown side-glancing eyes, black upper eyeliner, heavily-modeled eyeliner, one-stroke short brows, closed mouth with accent line between the shaded lips, brunette mohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, few typical wig pulls at back of head. Marks: K*R 30 101. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, "Marie" from the firm's art character series. Value Points: rarer brown eyes, original wig, body, body finish, antique costume.
German German

German "Munich Art" Character Doll by Marion Kaulitz with Rare Impish Expression 3500/4500

Lot #65 (Sale Order 65 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Firmly-pressed composition socket head with very plump cheeks, textured complexion, defined eye sockets with painted brown eyes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with mischievous crooked smile, auburn mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique linen overalls and white shirt, saddle shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: from the series of dolls introduced at the Munich Art Fair in 1908 from the Marion Kaulitz art studios. Value Points: rare model with wonderful expression and artistic painting. Ex-Margaret Lumia Collection.
Three German Mohair Farm Animals by Steiff 400/500 Three German Mohair Farm Animals by Steiff 400/500

Three German Mohair Farm Animals by Steiff 400/500

Lot #66 (Sale Order 66 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) bunny, 6" l. pig, 7" h. rooster. Each is firmly-stuffed mohair with hand-tinted details of feathers or fur; the pig with blue glass eyes, felt ears and nose, with original paper label "Jolanthe", Steiff button and yellow tag; bunny with amber glass eyes, Steiff button and yellow tag; and rooster with paper label, Steiff button and yellow tag. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
Extremely Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1262, by Franz Schmidt 9000/13,000 Extremely Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1262, by Franz Schmidt 9000/13,000

Extremely Rare German Bisque Art Character, 1262, by Franz Schmidt 9000/13,000

Lot #67 (Sale Order 67 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, oval elongated face, small painted blue/grey eyes, dark upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center line on very full lips, impressed character lines around eye corners and mouth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Deponiert F.S. & Co 1262/50 Germany. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1910, made by Simon and Halbig under commission by Franz Schmidt from their exclusive model. Value Points: extremely rare doll, of which very few examples are known to exist. No records exist of an example ever presented by Theriault's, while her equally-rare painted-eye sister model, #1263, has only been offered once. The mystery of these very rare dolls is rivaled by their outstanding portraiture and quality.
Lovely French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Petit & Dumoutier 7000/9000 Lovely French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Petit & Dumoutier 7000/9000

Lovely French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Petit & Dumoutier 7000/9000

Lot #68 (Sale Order 68 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathering detail, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the richly-shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, original metal hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: P. 3 D. Comments: Petit & Dumoutier, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model whose lovely brown eyes contrast her delicate complexion, original distinctive body, antique costume of rose silk and lace, rose silk sash, undergarments, cap, and leather shoes.
French Wooden-Handled Parasol and Rose Silk Slippers for Early Bebe Jumeau 400/500 French Wooden-Handled Parasol and Rose Silk Slippers for Early Bebe Jumeau 400/500

French Wooden-Handled Parasol and Rose Silk Slippers for Early Bebe Jumeau 400/500

Lot #69 (Sale Order 69 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) l. parasol, 4" l. shoes. The wooden-handled parasol with silver ball tip has rose silk satin cover and rose tassels; along with rose silk shoes with darker rose bows and Huret-like leather soles and little heels, stamped Jumeau 12 in dark lettering. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880.
Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 7500/9500 Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 7500/9500

Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 7500/9500

Lot #70 (Sale Order 70 of 319)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head with pear-shaped facial modeling, very full cheeks, large brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted short dark lashes, pronounced mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils of pointy-tip nose, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 SCH (in shield, on head and on derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1884. Value Points: an especially beautiful example of the sought-after early bebe with outstanding modeling and complexion, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume, bonnet and shoes.
French Bisque Musical Mechanical Lady with Portrait Face, Attributed to Roullet 5500/7500 French Bisque Musical Mechanical Lady with Portrait Face, Attributed to Roullet 5500/7500

French Bisque Musical Mechanical Lady with Portrait Face, Attributed to Roullet 5500/7500

Lot #71 (Sale Order 71 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with perfectly oval face and elongated throat with defined throat, cobalt blue enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils of aquiline-shaped nose, closed mouth with suggestion of smile, unpierced ears, original carton torso and legs, with hand-stitched original kid arms having fingers stitched to hold objects. The lady is standing upon a wooden platform with three cast brass wheels. When wound, music plays and the lady glides forward and in circles, while alternately lifting each arm to peer through her lorgnette or to fan herself. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and music function well. Marks: F. Depose G. (front shoulderplate). Comments; attributed to Roullet, circa 1867, with original commissioned portrait head from the porcelain firm of Gaultier. Value Points: the rare automaton, with original Roullet key and stop/start lever, has gorgeous portrait face, enhanced by original wig and lovely antique costume which includes original hoop frame for train (designed especially to cover the hidden mechanism).
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 4/0, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 8000/11,000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 4/0, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 8000/11,000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe, Size 4/0, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 8000/11,000

Lot #72 (Sale Order 72 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented pale lips, pierced ears, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, long mohair hip-length original braided wig over cork pate, kid gusset-jointed bebe body, bisque forearms, separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: generally excellent, very firm body, perfect bisque hands. Marks: 4/0. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1878, the first bebe model by that firm. Value Points: perfectly-preserved bebe with sturdy body and perfect hands, wonderful wig, antique dress appears original, undergarments, woven bonnet, leather shoes signed B (in circle) and 0000.
Petite French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe, Size 0, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 8000/10,000 Petite French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe, Size 0, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 8000/10,000

Petite French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe, Size 0, by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes 8000/10,000

Lot #73 (Sale Order 73 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with darker blue outer irises, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, rose-bushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent, clean one-line reglue at wrist. Marks: 0 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, the first bebe model by the firm, circa 1878. Value Points: wonderful expression and quality of bisque and painting on the rare size 0 bebe, original body, fine antique costume including lace dress, undergarments, woven bonnet and leather shoes signed Bru Jne Paris 0.
French Wooden Chair with Silk Upholstery 300/500 French Wooden Chair with Silk Upholstery 300/500

French Wooden Chair with Silk Upholstery 300/500

Lot #74 (Sale Order 74 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) The wooden framed arm chair is upholstered in tapestry-design peach silk and accented with braid and matching silk fringe. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 908, by Simon and Halbig 1600/2100 German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 908, by Simon and Halbig 1600/2100

German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, Model 908, by Simon and Halbig 1600/2100

Lot #75 (Sale Order 75 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, pale blue spiral-threaded glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, early original composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 10 H 908. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare early model with distinctive wide-eyed expression, beautiful eyes, choice delicate bisque, antique woolen dress with braid and lace trim, bonnet, undergarments, socks, leather shoes.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Black Ankle Boots 400/600 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Black Ankle Boots 400/600

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Black Ankle Boots 400/600

Lot #76 (Sale Order 76 of 319)

8" (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted bright blue scalloped-top socks and black ankle boots with button sides, knit dress. Condition: generally excellent, few tiny stringing hole flakes, tiny flakes on one inside finger tip and thumb tip. Marks: 2 1/2 (also on legs). Comments: Germany, attributed to Kestner, circa 1890. Value Points: rare painting of blue socks and black ankle boots.
Early German Bisque Doll, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300 Early German Bisque Doll, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

Early German Bisque Doll, Model 905, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

Lot #77 (Sale Order 77 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderhead, blue glass spiral-threaded inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, accent line between the lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, kid body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 6 905. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rare to find model, notable for entrancing large eyes, antique ivory satin gown, undergarments, leather slippers.
Large German All-Bisque Black-Stocking Doll, 886, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100 Large German All-Bisque Black-Stocking Doll, 886, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Large German All-Bisque Black-Stocking Doll, 886, by Simon and Halbig 800/1100

Lot #78 (Sale Order 78 of 319)

8 1/2" (22 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, bright blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted thigh-high black stockings, brown two-strap shoes with sculpted bows, lace dress. Marks: 886 S 5 H (head) 5 (under arms). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare large size of the all-bisque doll, sought-after model, beautiful eyes.
Sonneberg Bisque Doll in Original Factory Costume 400/500 Sonneberg Bisque Doll in Original Factory Costume 400/500

Sonneberg Bisque Doll in Original Factory Costume 400/500

Lot #79 (Sale Order 79 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes with darker blue outer rims, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1885, mystery maker. Value Points: the doll is wearing her original muslin chemise with lace trim, undergarments, silk dress with matching bonnet.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 151, Simon and Halbig, Superb Bisque, Large Size 7500/9500 German Bisque Art Character, Model 151, Simon and Halbig, Superb Bisque, Large Size 7500/9500

German Bisque Art Character, Model 151, Simon and Halbig, Superb Bisque, Large Size 7500/9500

Lot #80 (Sale Order 80 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, painted blue eyes with dark thick upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined teeth, accented lips, dimpled chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, fine antique costume including embroidered pinafore. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 151 S&H 3 (head) Heinrich Handwerck (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig from their art-reform "150" character series, circa 1910. Value Points: the smiling child with wonderful impressed cheek dimples and laughter lines, finest quality of bisque, artistic painting of features includes shaded lips, original body and fine original body finish, is especially rare in this larger size.
German Mohair Teddy Bear with Yes-No Head Movement by Steiff 400/500 German Mohair Teddy Bear with Yes-No Head Movement by Steiff 400/500

German Mohair Teddy Bear with Yes-No Head Movement by Steiff 400/500

Lot #81 (Sale Order 81 of 319)

8 1/2" (22 cm.) Of firmly-stuffed cream mohair, the bear features amber glass eyes, felt paw-pads, jointing at shoulders and hips, and swivel head with extra neck mechanism which allows the head to nod yes or no when the tail is activated. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950.
Large German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 7500/9500 Large German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 7500/9500

Large German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt 7500/9500

Lot #82 (Sale Order 82 of 319)

22" (54 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features with strong characterization, large painted azure blue eyes with decorative glaze, black upper eyeliner, heavily modeled eyelids, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, two beaded upper teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume comprising embroidered dress, blue-braid trimmed pinafore, undergarments, silk ribboned bonnet, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 112 54. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, from their art reform series introduced in 1909 and made for a few years only. Value Points: very rare doll in superb large size has exceptional quality of bisque and sculpting, beautifully painted complexion and features, original body and body finish. Ex-Collection Mildred Seeley.
German Bisque Fretful Character, Model 115A, German Bisque Fretful Character, Model 115A,

German Bisque Fretful Character, Model 115A, "Phillip" by Kammer and Reinhardt 1600/1900

Lot #83 (Sale Order 83 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with fretful expression, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with chubby torso and side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the model marketed as "Phillip". Value Points: wonderful detail of sculpting especially of fretful lines around the eyes and mouth, excellent bisque and painting, original body, body finish, wig, and wearing great antique tweed woolen boy's suit, cap, shirt, leather shoes, and carrying little woolen tabby cat on woven mat.
German Bisque Toddler, Model 156, German Bisque Toddler, Model 156,

German Bisque Toddler, Model 156, "Mein Nesthakchen" by Adolf Hulss in Original Box 600/800

Lot #84 (Sale Order 84 of 319)

9" (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair braids, composition toddler body jointed at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig AHW (in circle) 156/22 Germany. Comments: Adolt Hulss, commissioned from Simon and Halbig, circa 1918. Value Points: perfectly-preserved, in original box labeled "Mein Nesthakchen" (Baby of the Family), with wonderful original wig, original undergarments, shoes socks, and with cotton dress and apron, perfect lashes.
German Grey Mohair Seated Elephant German Grey Mohair Seated Elephant

German Grey Mohair Seated Elephant "Jumbo" by Steiff 300/500

Lot #85 (Sale Order 85 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Firmly-stuffed grey mohair with painted details of paws and crinkles has large attached ears, extended trunk with attached bell at the tip, felt-lined open mouth, taupe felt paw pads, red felt bib. With original button in ear, yellow cloth tag #4322.1, paper fold-over tab "Jumbo" and attached cloth label "Made in US Zone". Excellent condition. Steiff, Germany, circa 1948.
German Bisque Art Character, Most Expressive Features, Model 1267, by Franz Schmidt 2200/2600 German Bisque Art Character, Most Expressive Features, Model 1267, by Franz Schmidt 2200/2600

German Bisque Art Character, Most Expressive Features, Model 1267, by Franz Schmidt 2200/2600

Lot #86 (Sale Order 86 of 319)

20" (50 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pronounced ears, brown brushstroked boyish hair, small painted brown eyes, white eye dots, heavily modeled eyelids, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, two beaded upper teeth, composition bent limb baby body, wonderful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.S. & Co 1267/50. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1915, from their rare painted-eye art character series commissioned from Simon and Halbig; few examples of this model are known to exist. Value Points: rare model by that firm has exemplary bisque and sculpting, with deeply impressed cheek dimples and laughter lines, wonderful ears, original body and body finish. Ex-Welker Collection.
German Mohair German Mohair

German Mohair "Mungo" Monkey by Steiff 200/300

Lot #87 (Sale Order 87 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) seated. The cream mohair monkey is posed seated with extended paws of shaved grey mohair, mask mohair face in painted colors highlighted by blue disc eyes, large ears, bi-color fur framing the face, and extended long striped tail with blue tip. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1960.
Wonderful Large German Bisque Wonderful Large German Bisque

Wonderful Large German Bisque "Jubilee Googly", Model 165 by Hertel and Schwab 4500/5700

Lot #88 (Sale Order 88 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial modeling, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, single-stroke brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, tiny rounded nose, closed mouth with well-defined shaded lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 165 -9. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, 1914, created under special commission for Strobel and Wilkin, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary (1865-1914) at this time. The doll was inspired by the popular Campbell Kid designs of Grace Drayton, and was marketed as "Jubilee Doll" in honor of the anniversary. Value Points: very rare large size googly with choice bisque, painting, and sculpting, wonderful chubby original toddler body with original finish, original wig, great antique costume.
German Pull-Toy Mohair German Pull-Toy Mohair

German Pull-Toy Mohair "Record Bunny" by Steiff 600/900

Lot #89 (Sale Order 89 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Balanced on a red wooden-wheeled base with iron chassis is a cream mohair bunny with large amber eyes, long floppy ears, hinged arms and legs. When the toy is pulled along, the bunny appears to "pump" the ride as he tilts his body forward and back. Excellent condition, bellows intact for sound effect is not working. Germany, Steiff, from their line of "record" toys, Germany, Steiff, the style of toy was made in wide variation of animals from 1912 until the 1950s. This example has unscored F metal button in ear indicating circa 1950.
German Black Mohair Teddy Bear with Yes-No Mechanism 300/500 German Black Mohair Teddy Bear with Yes-No Mechanism 300/500

German Black Mohair Teddy Bear with Yes-No Mechanism 300/500

Lot #90 (Sale Order 90 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Firm armature body with black mohair cover has painted-black disc eyes, jointed arms and legs, swivel head, and mechanism in tail which when moved allows the head to nod "yes" or "no". Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1950.
A Trio of German Mohair A Trio of German Mohair

A Trio of German Mohair "Peggy" Penguins by Steiff 300/500

Lot #91 (Sale Order 91 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) ", 4 1/2", 8". Each is firmly-stuffed cream and black shaved mohair, posed standing with red felt beak, amber glass eyes. Each has felt feet in various colors and decorations, and one has unusual black flappers. Each has original paper label "Peggy" and Steiff silver button, and two have original yellow cloth labels #43?2.??(largest), 4314.07 medium. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950.
German Mohair Tricky Penguin by Schuco with Original Label 300/400 German Mohair Tricky Penguin by Schuco with Original Label 300/400

German Mohair Tricky Penguin by Schuco with Original Label 300/400

Lot #92 (Sale Order 92 of 319)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) The stuffed penguin in white, grey and black mohair has extra painted details, amber glass eyes, red felt beak, brown felt feet, and with mohair-covered wing at back which, when turned activates movement of the head. With original red plastic label "Schuco Tricky, made in US Zone Germany". Excellent condition. Schuco, circa 1950.
Delightful German All-Bisque Googly, Model 111, with Rare Multi-Jointed Limbs 1800/2400 Delightful German All-Bisque Googly, Model 111, with Rare Multi-Jointed Limbs 1800/2400

Delightful German All-Bisque Googly, Model 111, with Rare Multi-Jointed Limbs 1800/2400

Lot #93 (Sale Order 93 of 319)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with chubby shape, brown glass sleep and side-glancing eyes, painted dark curly lashes, single-stroke brows, little button-shaped nose, closed mouth in tiny line smile, blonde mohair wig, jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 5 (head and limbs). Comments: Germany, circa 1915, the facial model was inspired by the designs of Grace Drayton, mystery maker. Value Points: very rare eight-point jointing of the most endearing googly, delightful Tyrolean costume.
German Brown Mohair Tricky Teddy by Schuco with Original Label 300/400 German Brown Mohair Tricky Teddy by Schuco with Original Label 300/400

German Brown Mohair Tricky Teddy by Schuco with Original Label 300/400

Lot #94 (Sale Order 94 of 319)

8" (20 cm.) Of light-brown shaved mohair, with amber glass eyes, embroidered nose and mouth, jointing at shoulders and hips, felt paw pads, swivel head, and tail mechanism which allows the head to nod "yes" or "no". With original red plastic tag "Schuco Tricky Made in US Zone". Excellent condition. Germany, Schuco, circa 1950.
German Bisque Art Character German Bisque Art Character

German Bisque Art Character "Elise", 109, Kammer and Reinhardt, Exhibition Size 12,000/16,000

Lot #95 (Sale Order 95 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head depicting an older child, painted azure-blue eyes in well-defined eye sockets, heavily modeled eyelids, thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full expressive lips, light brown mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 109 60. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model "Elise" from their art character reform series, circa 1910. Value Points: the largest size known of this mode is rarely found; the size as well as the superb sculpting and painting especially around the mouth, with impressed cheek and chin dimples, indicate the doll's probable origin as an Exhibition model. The doll has her original body and body finish, and superb elaborate folklore costume, undergarments, shoes, socks and coiffe.
German Bisque Character Portraying Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 2200/2800 German Bisque Character Portraying Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 2200/2800

German Bisque Character Portraying Chinese Baby, Model 243, by Kestner 2200/2800

Lot #96 (Sale Order 96 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with light amber tinted complexion, small brown glass eyes, painted curly upper lashes, black brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, outlined lips, black mohair wig, amber composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F made in Germany 10 243 JDK (head). Comments: Kestner, circa 1912, their portrait of young Chinese child. Value Points: fine quality of bisque with beautifully tinted complexion, antique silk costume including beaded headdress, original body and body finish, original wig.
German Black and White German Black and White

German Black and White "Panda-Bar" by Steiff with US Zone Label 400/600

Lot #97 (Sale Order 97 of 319)

12" (28 cm.) Firmly-stuffed mohair teddy with swivel head, white mohair head with black edging around the amber eyes, black ears, amber glass eyes, pink felt open mouth, black and white torso, black toddler jointed limbs, grey felt paw pads. With Steiff button in ear, original paper label "Panda-Bar", and cloth label at side seam "Made in US Zone Germany". The 12" size was made from 1948 until 1951 only. Excellent condition.
German Brown-Complexion Bisque Character Doll, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 600/900 German Brown-Complexion Bisque Character Doll, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 600/900

German Brown-Complexion Bisque Character Doll, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 600/900

Lot #98 (Sale Order 98 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with light brown complexion, black brushstroke-painted hair, painted dark brown eyes in deeply-set sockets, one-stroke painted brows and eye liner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with coral-shaded lips, brown composition bent limb baby body, cotton romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 Germany 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the premiere model from their firm's art character series was offered by the firm with various complexion colors, the black and brown complexions being quite rare. Value Points: rare model whose light brown complexion enhances the deeply-sculpted laughter crinkles and cheek dimples, original body and body finish.
German Black-Complexioned Bisque Character, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 600/900 German Black-Complexioned Bisque Character, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 600/900

German Black-Complexioned Bisque Character, Model 100, by Kammer and Reinhardt 600/900

Lot #99 (Sale Order 99 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with ebony black complexion, black painted hair with detail of forelock curl, painted dark brown eyes in deeply-set sockets, black painted brows and eye liner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with dark coral lips, black composition bent limb baby body, cotton romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 Germany 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, the premiere model from their firm's art character series was offered by the firm with various complexion colors, the black and brown complexions being quite rare. Value Points: rare model with flawless gleaming complexion, original perfectly-matched body finish.
Rare German Bisque Art Character as Native American, Model 1303, by Simon and Halbig 3800/4500 Rare German Bisque Art Character as Native American, Model 1303, by Simon and Halbig 3800/4500

Rare German Bisque Art Character as Native American, Model 1303, by Simon and Halbig 3800/4500

Lot #100 (Sale Order 100 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with sienna-tinted complexion, painted large brown eyes with shaded detail, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, black mohair braided wig, sienna-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing kidskin dress with elaborately beaded detail. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1303 S&H Germany 0 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900, the 1303 model was made in several variations including glass or painted eyes, and various ethnicities. Value Points: very rare doll with outstanding quality of sculpting, especially around nose and mouth, and finest bisque with flawless complexion.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Charming Costume 2800/3400 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Charming Costume 2800/3400

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

Lot #101 (Sale Order 101 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 10 (and artist checkmarks, head). Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful amber eyes, fine complexion, original body and body finish and wearing charming antique costume comprising cotton dress, dimity pinafore with patterns of kitten heads, undergarments, stockings, (worn) leather shoes incised "Paris Depose 10" with bee symbol.
German Black Wooly German Black Wooly

German Black Wooly "Lamby" by Steiff 300/500

Lot #102 (Sale Order 102 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) Firmly-stuffed fleecy wool black lamb with white face, green glass eyes, shaded eyes, white woolly tail, black felt ears, embroidered mouth, bell at neck. With original paper label "Lamby", original Steiff button in ear. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1952.
Trio of Little German Bisque Dolls in Parade Costumes 800/1000 Trio of Little German Bisque Dolls in Parade Costumes 800/1000

Trio of Little German Bisque Dolls in Parade Costumes 800/1000

Lot #103 (Sale Order 103 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Posed upon wooden bases are three bisque head boys, each with painted blue eyes, painted features, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, paper mache five-piece body, painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: the little fellows are wearing matching original parade uniforms with soutache-trimmed jackets, brown short pants and matching trimmed caps.
French Bisque French Bisque

French Bisque "Paris Bebe" by Danel & Cie with Original Signed Body 3000/4000

Lot #104 (Sale Order 104 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, large almond-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, applied ears, brunette mohair bobbed wig with cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Paris Bebe Tete Depose 4 (incised). Paris Bebe Depose (and Eiffel Tower symbol, body). Comments: Danel & Cie, circa 1889, the rare model was made for one or two years only; the story of the Jumeau/Danel lawsuit is told in The Jumeau Book by Theimer/Theriault on pages 148-151. Value Points: rare model with original signed body, fine petite size, antique costume.
French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Lovely Amber Brown Eyes 3000/3800 French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Lovely Amber Brown Eyes 3000/3800

French Bisque Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Lovely Amber Brown Eyes 3000/3800

Lot #105 (Sale Order 105 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes with outer iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, outlined shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 7 J (head, and artist checkmarks) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: very dear shy expression enhanced by dramatically-large and beautiful eyes, original body and body finish, antique serge-green woolen dress with burgundy feather stitching, woven knit cap, undergarments, brown socks, leather shoes.
Two German Mohair Bunnies by Steiff including Record Bunny 1100/1300 Two German Mohair Bunnies by Steiff including Record Bunny 1100/1300

Two German Mohair Bunnies by Steiff including Record Bunny 1100/1300

Lot #106 (Sale Order 106 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) record bunny. Including cream mohair bunny with amber glass eyes, long floppy ears, hinged arms and legs, balanced on a red wooden-wheeled base with iron chassis; when the toy is pulled along, the bunny appears to "pump" the ride as he tilts his body forward and back, working bellows noise maker, with original Steiff button in ear (raised Steiff script). Along with 17" cream mohair floppy bunny "Lulac" with jointed arms and legs, wire-framed ears, unusual eyes with cross-eyed pupils, pink felt mouth, pink embroidered nose, original paper label "Lulac", original Steiff button and yellow cloth tag 7343. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
All-Original German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt  800/1100 All-Original German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt  800/1100

All-Original German Bisque Toddler, 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

Lot #107 (Sale Order 107 of 319)

9 1/2" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, long curly painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition toddler body with chubby torso, hip-jointed legs, hands modeled in starfish-shape. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126 Germany 23. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1917. Value Points: the rosy-cheeked toddler with original body and wig is wearing multi-layered original folklore costume, coiffe, undergarments, shoes and socks. Ex-June Ellen Lane Collection.
German Bisque Character, Model 241, by Kestner in Superb Original Condition 1200/1600 German Bisque Character, Model 241, by Kestner in Superb Original Condition 1200/1600

German Bisque Character, Model 241, by Kestner in Superb Original Condition 1200/1600

Lot #108 (Sale Order 108 of 319)

29" (74 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique romper suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: L 1/2 made in Germany 15 1/2 JDK 241 (head) Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: exceptionally fine preservation of the hard-to-find model, with flawless bisque enhancing the intelligent older-child expression, near mint original body finish.
Choice German Bisque Choice German Bisque

Choice German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 3500/4500

Lot #109 (Sale Order 109 of 319)

32" (80 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig in long ringlet curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the doll was introduced that year to offer customers a doll which combined the expressiveness of the art character dolls of 1910 with the sweetness of the classic dolly model. Naming the doll "Mein Liebling" (my sweetheart) the doll moved to be an instant success and was offered in the company line for more than a decade as a signature doll. Value Points: superb bisque and painting, wonderful extended-length original wig, original body and body painting and fine antique linen dress, bonnet, undergarments, leather ankle boots.
Large Early German Bisque Child Doll, 929, by Simon and Halbig with Superb Complexion 2200/2800 Large Early German Bisque Child Doll, 929, by Simon and Halbig with Superb Complexion 2200/2800

Large Early German Bisque Child Doll, 929, by Simon and Halbig with Superb Complexion 2200/2800

Lot #110 (Sale Order 110 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very plump lower cheeks and throat, blue glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, slightly-parted very full lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, impressed philtrum and chin dimple, brunette mohair wig, early plump composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique boy's costume and leather laced boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 929 S 14 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rare model, especially in this larger size, with finest luminous bisque, deeply-defined features, original body and body finish.
Rare Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 989, by Simon and Halbig 1500/2400 Rare Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 989, by Simon and Halbig 1500/2400

Rare Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 989, by Simon and Halbig 1500/2400

Lot #111 (Sale Order 111 of 319)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, blue glass sleep eyes, thick dark upper eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, plump composition and wooden eight-loose-ball jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume comprising cotton dress, fretwork pinafore, undergarments, woven bonnet, stockings, black leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent, old body revarnish. Marks: 989 13. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare closed mouth model, in this larger size virtually unknown, fine quality of bisque, original body.
Rare French Bisque Googly, 245, by SFBJ with Delightful Expression 2200/2800 Rare French Bisque Googly, 245, by SFBJ with Delightful Expression 2200/2800

Rare French Bisque Googly, 245, by SFBJ with Delightful Expression 2200/2800

Lot #113 (Sale Order 113 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, round plump face, large blue glass "O" shaped googly sleep eyes in upper glancing gaze, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly upper lashes, wide-painted brows, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with wide smile, four modeled teeth, impressed dimples at lip corners, philtrum and cheek centers, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 245 Paris 4 (head). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915. Value Points: rare model with especially fine modeling which emphasizes the deep laughter lines, dimples and eye crinkles, original body and body finish, antique woolen flannel costume comprising matching dress, coat and cap, socks and shoes.
German Mohair Tricky Monkey by Schuco with Original Label 300/400 German Mohair Tricky Monkey by Schuco with Original Label 300/400

German Mohair Tricky Monkey by Schuco with Original Label 300/400

Lot #114 (Sale Order 114 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Of rust-brown shaved mohair, with felt mask face, amber glass eyes, white mohair beard, jointing at shoulders and hips, felt paw pads and ears, jointed limbs, swivel head, and tail mechanism which allows the head to nod "yes" or "no". With original red plastic tag "Schuco Tricky Made in US Zone". Excellent condition. Germany, Schuco, circa 1950.
German Brown Mohair Standing Bear by Steiff 300/400 German Brown Mohair Standing Bear by Steiff 300/400

German Brown Mohair Standing Bear by Steiff 300/400

Lot #115 (Sale Order 115 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) Firmly-stuffed brown bear standing on all four legs, has swivel head, amber glass eyes, felt paw pads, embroidered nose and mouth, green leatherette collar with brass bell. With paper label "Steiff Original", yellow cloth tag 1312.0 with metal button ear. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
German Bisque Character, Model 115, German Bisque Character, Model 115,

German Bisque Character, Model 115, "Phillip" Kammer and Reinhardt, Sculpted Hair 2200/2800

Lot #116 (Sale Order 116 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, light brown painted hair with modeling details such as defined forelock curls, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, shaded lips, composition bent limb baby body, antique cotton boy's mariner suit. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 115/38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: rare sculpted hair variation of the art character known as "Phillip" with fine luminous bisque, original body and body finish.
Five German Miniature Teddy Bears in Vibrant Colors 600/800 Five German Miniature Teddy Bears in Vibrant Colors 600/800

Five German Miniature Teddy Bears in Vibrant Colors 600/800

Lot #117 (Sale Order 117 of 319)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) - 3 1/2. Each has silky plush finish over firm body, swivel head, jointed arms and legs, black bead eyes, embroidered black nose and mouth, and are in a variety of vibrant colors including golden, russet, brown, sienna and turquoise. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1950.
Twelve German Golden Mohair Miniature Talisman Teddies by Schuco in Presentation Box 600/900 Twelve German Golden Mohair Miniature Talisman Teddies by Schuco in Presentation Box 600/900

Twelve German Golden Mohair Miniature Talisman Teddies by Schuco in Presentation Box 600/900

Lot #118 (Sale Order 118 of 319)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) Each is firm-bodied golden mohair with swivel head and jointed limbs, black bead eyes, stitched mouth and nose. The dozen are preserved in original store presentation box labeled "Schuco Original Talisman". Mint condition. Germany, Schuco, 1950s.
German Bisque Child Doll by Kammer and Reinhardt with Wonderful Costume and Toys 800/1000 German Bisque Child Doll by Kammer and Reinhardt with Wonderful Costume and Toys 800/1000

German Bisque Child Doll by Kammer and Reinhardt with Wonderful Costume and Toys 800/1000

Lot #119 (Sale Order 119 of 319)

30" (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lashes, dark eyeliner, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H K*R 76. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque, original lashes and wonderful original wig, original body and body finish, antique costume including pinafore with lithographed bands of playing children, unusual saddle shoes, and carrying felt flannel needle case doll and lithographed cloth Mother Goose's Jingles book by Dean's Rag, and an early printed muslin scene "Contentment".
German Bisque Character, Model 612, by Bergmann with Toys 400/500 German Bisque Character, Model 612, by Bergmann with Toys 400/500

German Bisque Character, Model 612, by Bergmann with Toys 400/500

Lot #120 (Sale Order 120 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Made in Germany Simon & Halbig C.M. Bergmann 612 7. Comments: C.M. Bergmann, circa 1915. Value Points: hard-to-find model with wonderful dimples at eye and lip corners, well-modeled toddler body, along with (worn) paper mache roly-doly toys, one being a rare child in parade costume, likely Schoenhut.
German Wooden Toy Shop with Erzebirge Toys Attributed to Christian Hacker 2200/2800 German Wooden Toy Shop with Erzebirge Toys Attributed to Christian Hacker 2200/2800

German Wooden Toy Shop with Erzebirge Toys Attributed to Christian Hacker 2200/2800

Lot #121 (Sale Order 121 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) x 13" x 12". The wooden three-sided toy shop with shelved interior on three inside walls has decorative front-side panels with architectural details including painted paned windows and upper stained glass panels, and with original painted finish in soft shades of cream, blue, and red accents. The shelves are lined with dozens of miniature early wooden Erzebirge toys including soldiers, horses with delivery carts and drivers, village people, animals, and a carousel, along with a set of lithographed wooden block and shelves of penny bisque dolls, and more, along with original wooden counter. Germany, attributed to Christian Hacker, circa 1890.
French Bisque Bebe Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru with Near Mint Body 8000/10,000 French Bisque Bebe Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru with Near Mint Body 8000/10,000

French Bisque Bebe Teteur by Leon Casimir Bru with Near Mint Body 8000/10,000

Lot #122 (Sale Order 122 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered details, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with exception of original hole at center for insertion of bottle nipple, very full cheeks, metal turn-screw at back of head designed to create sucking action with rubber ball inside head, as though sucking on baby bottle, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid bebe body with scalloped collarette, gusset-jointing at hips and knees, bisque forearms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 5 T (head) 5T Bru Jne (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, an early period model of the firm's popular Bebe Teteur, circa 1884. Value Points: pristine condition of the early bebe, nursing mechanism intact, kid body is in near mint condition, perfect bisque hands, original wig, and original undergarments and baby costume.
French Wooden Bebe High Chair 400/500 French Wooden Bebe High Chair 400/500

French Wooden Bebe High Chair 400/500

Lot #122.1 (Sale Order 122 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Of fine maple wood with carved spindles in bamboo manner, the high chair features woven seat, foot rest, and hinged food tray. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes and Provenance 16,000/18,000 French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes and Provenance 16,000/18,000

French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru with Signed Bru Shoes and Provenance 16,000/18,000

Lot #123 (Sale Order 123 of 319)

27" (69 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accent dots at eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, slender kid torso, kid-over-wooden upper arms, bisque forearms with separately sculpted fingers, hinged thighs with kid cover, jointed wooden lower legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Bru Jne 12 (head and shoulders). Bebe Bru...(paper label on torso). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1886. Value Points: lovely large Bru bebe with signed and matched body, wearing blue silk vintage style dress (matching bonnet included), and antique fitted bebe stays, pantalets, knit stockings, cream silk and frou-frou bonnet and cream leather shoes signed "Bru Jne Paris"; with additional antique white embroidered best dress. Ex-Mildred Seeley collection. The doll was featured, wearing this blue dress and bonnet, in many of the books written by the doll author and teacher Mildred Seeley, and was acquired from the Seeley Family Collection in the auction Magnifique in 2005; the doll has been preserved in that collection until this time.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Pet Lamb 2800/3400 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Pet Lamb 2800/3400

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe E.J. by Emile Jumeau with Pet Lamb 2800/3400

Lot #124 (Sale Order 124 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 4 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting, beautiful early wig, original body and body finish, fine antique costume comprising dotted Swiss dress, undergarments, woven flowered bonnet, and leather ankle boots signed C.P. and with her own little fleecy lamb toy.
German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin 800/1000 German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin 800/1000

German Pressed Tin Doll Carriage by Maerklin 800/1000

Lot #125 (Sale Order 125 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Tin doll carriage with impressed design to simulate woven wicker, with original cream exterior paint and blue interior paint, gilt accents, double-spoke wheels, whistle handle, hinged sun shade (shade not original). Excellent condition. Germany, Maerklin, circa 1890.
German All-Bisque Character Baby by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500 German All-Bisque Character Baby by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

German All-Bisque Character Baby by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

Lot #126 (Sale Order 126 of 319)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, slightly-parted lips, blonde mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs in bent baby pose. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig - 0. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910. Value Points: all original baby with very fine detail of bisque and complexion, antique costume.
Three 19th Century Silver Baby Rattles including Three 19th Century Silver Baby Rattles including

Three 19th Century Silver Baby Rattles including "Coral and Bells" 500/700

Lot #127 (Sale Order 127 of 319)

3" (8 cm.) -4". Each is of fine silver, including one with whistle hand and three bells, another with whistle handle and one bell, and very ornate whistle handle with four small dangling bells and coral tip. Excellent condition. Mid-1800s. The coral and bells baby object served several functions, viz. as a toy with whistle and bells, and the coral tip as a teething device and believed to ward off evil enchantments.
French Bisque Bebe Mascotte by May Freres with Her Own All-Bisque Doll 3500/4500 French Bisque Bebe Mascotte by May Freres with Her Own All-Bisque Doll 3500/4500

French Bisque Bebe Mascotte by May Freres with Her Own All-Bisque Doll 3500/4500

Lot #128 (Sale Order 128 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick black eyeliner, painted dark lashes, pronounced rose-blushed eyeshadow, widely-arched brushstroked brows with decorative glaze, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimple in philtrum and chin, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume comprising white cotton dress, undergarments, blue silk coat with cream soutache trim, stockings, French leather shoes, woven bonnet with silk ribbon frou-frou. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mascotte L. Comments: May Freres, circa 1890. Value Points: the Mascotte bebe is rarely found, this example with fine delicate complexion complemented by rich decoration around the eyes, original body and body finish, and carrying her own little all-bisque doll with antique costume and mohair wig.
Lovely Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt and Fils 3800/4500 Lovely Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt and Fils 3800/4500

Lovely Brown-Eyed French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt and Fils 3800/4500

Lot #129 (Sale Order 129 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere, nicely costumed silk and velvet in vintage style. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield, on head and derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: choice bisque, original body and body finish.
French Wooden Salon Chair with Gilt Accents and Tufted Silk Seat 500/700 French Wooden Salon Chair with Gilt Accents and Tufted Silk Seat 500/700

French Wooden Salon Chair with Gilt Accents and Tufted Silk Seat 500/700

Lot #130 (Sale Order 130 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) The wooden framed chair with original cream finish accented with gilt edging has tufted seat and back is patterned gold silk and matching braid. Excellent condition. French, late 19th century.
Collection of French Accessories for Poupee or Small Bebe 400/500 Collection of French Accessories for Poupee or Small Bebe 400/500

Collection of French Accessories for Poupee or Small Bebe 400/500

Lot #131 (Sale Order 131 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) l. fan. Including folding bone-handled fan with engraved romantic scene in the Watteau style, leather hinged base with silk lining containing pocket watch, white beaded bracelet, pearl necklace with silk ties, and cream kidskin gloves with stitched edging. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875.
Grand French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner in Exceptional Antique Costume 8000/10,500 Grand French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner in Exceptional Antique Costume 8000/10,500

Grand French Bisque Bebe, Series C, by Jules Steiner in Exceptional Antique Costume 8000/10,500

Lot #132 (Sale Order 132 of 319)

37" (94 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded facial modeling, blue-green paperweight glass inset eyes with darker pupil rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Bourgoin Ste, C 8. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: very fine bisque, complexion, eyes, and original body and body finish, exceptional antique velvet and silk young Duke costume with lace detailing.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt, Fine Painting 4500/5500 German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt, Fine Painting 4500/5500

German Bisque Art Character, Model 112, by Kammer and Reinhardt, Fine Painting 4500/5500

Lot #133 (Sale Order 133 of 319)

15" (39 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, double chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 112 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character reform series, circa 1910. Value Points: especially fine detail of modeling is enhanced by superlative painting of features, especially of lips with rich glazing, original body and body finish, nicely costumed.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 109, German Bisque Art Character, Model 109,

German Bisque Art Character, Model 109, "Elise", by Kammer and Reinhardt 3500/4800

Lot #134 (Sale Order 134 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes slightly glancing to the right, thick black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 109 43. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art reform character series, the model marketed as "Elise", circa 1910. Value Points: especially fine quality of modeling with well-defined cheek dimples and eye crinkles, finest matte bisque, decorative glaze enhancing the lips, lovely antique costume.
German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character, 150, Simon and Halbig, Vintage Photograph 6500/8500 German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character, 150, Simon and Halbig, Vintage Photograph 6500/8500

German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character, 150, Simon and Halbig, Vintage Photograph 6500/8500

Lot #135 (Sale Order 135 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial shape, painted brown eyes in well-defined eye sockets, heavily-modeled upper eyelids, dark upper eyeliner, short single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, suede lederhosen, shirt, knit vest, leggings, leather saddle shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910, although unmarked the model is indubitably their 150 model from the firm's rare art character series. Value Points: wonderfully expressive character whose solemn expression is accentuated by modeling around the eyes, original wig, body, body finish, and including a photograph of the doll with its original child owner.
Rare Early German Velvet Elephant by Steiff with Early Button in Ear 800/1200 Rare Early German Velvet Elephant by Steiff with Early Button in Ear 800/1200

Rare Early German Velvet Elephant by Steiff with Early Button in Ear 800/1200

Lot #136 (Sale Order 136 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) (excluding tail). Of lush golden brown velvet the elephant has trunk with curled up tip, tail, stitched ears, amber glass eyes, celluloid tusks, and with original early Steiff (extended foot - button) in ear. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, rare early velvet animal, circa 1905.
German Bisque Art Character, Model 128, by Simon and Halbig with Painted Eyes 9500/12,500 German Bisque Art Character, Model 128, by Simon and Halbig with Painted Eyes 9500/12,500

German Bisque Art Character, Model 128, by Simon and Halbig with Painted Eyes 9500/12,500

Lot #137 (Sale Order 137 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features depicting older child, painted blue eyes in well-defined sockets, white eye dots, black and red upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, brunette mohair waist-length wig, dimpled chin, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume, undergarments, bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 128 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912, the art character model was made with glass eyes and this, the earlier premiere model, with rare eyes. Value Points: few examples are known to exist of the early art character, with very fine quality of expression, bisque, and painting, original body and body finish.
German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400 German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, 949, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #138 (Sale Order 138 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, light brown complexion, brown glass inset eyes, black eyeliner, painted dark lashes, black brushstroked brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin and philtrum, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 11 H 949 (head) Handwerck (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: bright-eyed child doll with flawless complexion, original body and body finish, antique mariner costume, undergarments, socks, brown leather shoes, straw bonnet.
Petite German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child by Franz Schmidt 400/500 Petite German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child by Franz Schmidt 400/500

Petite German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Child by Franz Schmidt 400/500

Lot #139 (Sale Order 139 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with light brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted dark lashes and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, black fleecy wig, pierced ears, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique costume and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&C. Simon & Halbig 30. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1910. Value Points: flawless complexion with original body and original matching body finish.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Toddler, Model 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 500/600 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Toddler, Model 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 500/600

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Toddler, Model 126, by Kammer and Reinhardt 500/600

Lot #140 (Sale Order 140 of 319)

6 1/2" (16 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, open mouth, two porcelain teeth, black fleecy hair, brown composition five-piece toddler body with starfish-shaped hands, black velvet costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 126-16. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1918. Value Points: fine rich brown complexion, original body with original finish.
Six German Miniature Luggage as Candy Containers 200/300 Six German Miniature Luggage as Candy Containers 200/300

Six German Miniature Luggage as Candy Containers 200/300

Lot #141 (Sale Order 141 of 319)

2" (5 cm.) -4. Each is of heavy card stock, originally designed as candy container, in design of various luggage, valise and hat boxes, and each with lithographed details of straps, travel stickers, handles. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 2200/2600 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 2200/2600

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 1358, by Simon and Halbig 2200/2600

Lot #142 (Sale Order 142 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Brown-complexioned bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark painted curly lashes, black brushstroked and feathered brows, open mouth, very full coral shaded lips, row of porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair curly wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1358 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 7. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910. Value Points: very beautiful complexion enhanced by wonderful modeling of lips with decorative glaze, original body and wig.
German Bisque Character, Model 536, by Bahr and Proschild 400/600 German Bisque Character, Model 536, by Bahr and Proschild 400/600

German Bisque Character, Model 536, by Bahr and Proschild 400/600

Lot #143 (Sale Order 143 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short-stroke feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 536 1. Comments: Bahr and Proschild, circa 1915. Value Points: cheerful-faced character has fine quality of bisque and painting, original toddler body with original finish, and wonderful antique dress.
Two German Mohair Ducks with Original Labels and Buttons 400/500 Two German Mohair Ducks with Original Labels and Buttons 400/500

Two German Mohair Ducks with Original Labels and Buttons 400/500

Lot #144 (Sale Order 144 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) -6". Each is firmly-stuffed mohair, including 6" yellow duck with outspread wings, orange felt beak and feet, brown felt tail feathers, original black shoe button eyes, with yellow cloth tag 6317, Steiff button and "Original Steiff" paper label; and 4" duckling in shades of brown, green, tan and cream, with orange beak and feet, black shoe button eyes, with original yellow cloth label 6311, Steiff button and "Original Steiff" paper label. Near mint condition. Steiff, 1950s.
Petite German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt with Trunk and Trousseau 500/700 Petite German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt with Trunk and Trousseau 500/700

Petite German Bisque Child by Kammer and Reinhardt with Trunk and Trousseau 500/700

Lot #145 (Sale Order 145 of 319)

7" (17 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition flapper body, painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Halbig K*R 17. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1917. Value Points: wearing antique costume, and presented in antique doll trunk with a large assortment of her family-made original cotton and knit costumes.
German Bisque Toddler, Model 600, by Simon and Halbig 400/500 German Bisque Toddler, Model 600, by Simon and Halbig 400/500

German Bisque Toddler, Model 600, by Simon and Halbig 400/500

Lot #146 (Sale Order 146 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, impressed dimples at lip corners, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig 600 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: seldom-found model with excellent bisque, charming antique costume and wonderful leather slippers.
German Mohair Cow German Mohair Cow

German Mohair Cow "Bessy" and Two "Bessy" Calves by Steiff 600/800

Lot #147 (Sale Order 147 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) -9". Each is firmly-stuffed cream mohair with brown painted spots, brown irises, the mother cow with felt udder, mohair ears, felt horns, open mouth with felt lining, leather collar with brass cow bell, cloth yellow tag 1317; and the two smaller calves with velvet lined ears, tiny felt horns, red collar with brass cow bell, yellow cloth label 1312. Each has original Steiff metal button and original paper label "Bessy" on all. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
Wonderful German Bisque Toddler, Model 135, by Kammer and Reinhardt 700/900 Wonderful German Bisque Toddler, Model 135, by Kammer and Reinhardt 700/900

Wonderful German Bisque Toddler, Model 135, by Kammer and Reinhardt 700/900

Lot #148 (Sale Order 148 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, outlined lips, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapper era body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 135 26. Condition: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: rare-to-find delightful model with fine matte bisque, great expression, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Character, 1428 by Simon and Halbig with Toddler Boy, Mariner Costume 2200/2600 German Bisque Character, 1428 by Simon and Halbig with Toddler Boy, Mariner Costume 2200/2600

German Bisque Character, 1428 by Simon and Halbig with Toddler Boy, Mariner Costume 2200/2600

Lot #149 (Sale Order 149 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, fringe-painted upper lashes, one-stroke angled brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, brunette mohair wig in soft curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1428 15. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare large size of the captivating character with outstanding detail of modeling, especially laughter crinkles around the eyes and mouth, impressed dimples, finest bisque and complexion with gleaming patina, original body and body finish.
Two Large German Mohair Two Large German Mohair

Two Large German Mohair "Peggy" Penquins by Steiff with Original Labels 600/800

Lot #150 (Sale Order 150 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) -19" Each is firmly-stuffed cream and black shaved mohair, posed standing with red felt beak with yellow and black applique accents, amber glass eyes. Each has felt feet with painted details, and floppy wings, the larger with swivel head. Each with original paper label "Peggy", and the smaller with Steiff button and yellow cloth label 4335. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950.
Rare German Bisque Toddler, 1488, by Simon and Halbig in Mariner Costume 2400/2800 Rare German Bisque Toddler, 1488, by Simon and Halbig in Mariner Costume 2400/2800

Rare German Bisque Toddler, 1488, by Simon and Halbig in Mariner Costume 2400/2800

Lot #151 (Sale Order 151 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump cheeks, small blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1488 Simon & Halbig 12. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: finest quality of bisque on the rare model with touches of dewy patina enhancing the deeply sculpted features and softly blushed complexion, original toddler body and body finish, antique mariner costume.
German Brown Mohair Teddy Bear by Steiff with Original Button and Labels 400/500 German Brown Mohair Teddy Bear by Steiff with Original Button and Labels 400/500

German Brown Mohair Teddy Bear by Steiff with Original Button and Labels 400/500

Lot #152 (Sale Order 152 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Firmly-stuffed teddy of light brown curly mohair, smaller rounded ears and snout, brown embroidered nose, amber glass eyes, swivel head, jointing at shoulders and hips, shorter legs, felt paw pads. With original Steiff letter, Steiff button in ear, and original yellow cloth tag 5343.2, and with original paper label. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, late 1950s.
German Mohair Miniature Grey Elephant by Steiff with Original Button and Label 300/400 German Mohair Miniature Grey Elephant by Steiff with Original Button and Label 300/400

German Mohair Miniature Grey Elephant by Steiff with Original Button and Label 300/400

Lot #153 (Sale Order 153 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) Firmly-stuffed grey elephant with uplifted trunk, rope tail, grey felt ears, red felt blanket stenciled Steiff, grey paw pads, tiny celluloid tusks, with original yellow cloth tag and button in ear. Very good condition, blanket is dusty. Steiff, Germany, 1950s.
Two German Mohair Bunnies Including Two German Mohair Bunnies Including

Two German Mohair Bunnies Including "Niki" by Steiff 500/700

Lot #154 (Sale Order 154 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) standing. 4" running. Each is firmly-stuffed creamy mohair with hand-painted details, amber glass eyes, felt lined ears; the standing bunny with swivel head, jointed arms and legs, pink embroidered nose, with original yellow cloth tag 5314, Steiff button and original paper label "Niki"; and running bunny with original yellow tag 1308, Steiff button and paper label. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
German Mohair German Mohair

German Mohair "Molly" by Steiff with Rare White Cloth Label 500/700

Lot #155 (Sale Order 155 of 319)

3" (8 cm.) Firmly-stuffed seated dog in white and shaded brown colors, amber glass eyes, cross-stitched nose, blue neck ribbon with brass bell, with original "Molly" paper label, and white cloth label 3307 with Steiff block letter underscored F button. Near mint condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
Petite German Bisque Googly, Model 221, Size 5, by Kestner 2800/3200 Petite German Bisque Googly, Model 221, Size 5, by Kestner 2800/3200

Petite German Bisque Googly, Model 221, Size 5, by Kestner 2800/3200

Lot #156 (Sale Order 156 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper lashes, side-angled brows with ochre shading, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with watermelon-slice smile, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A made in Germany 5 JDK 221 Ges Gesch. Comments: rare petite size of the impish googly with very choice bisque and painting, original body and body finish.
Companion German Bisque Googly, Model 221, Size 10, by Kestner  3500/4500 Companion German Bisque Googly, Model 221, Size 10, by Kestner  3500/4500

Companion German Bisque Googly, Model 221, Size 10, by Kestner 3500/4500

Lot #157 (Sale Order 157 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass side-glancing googly eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper lashes, angled brows with ochre shading, tiny button nose with accent dots, closed mouth with watermelon-shape smile, blushed cheeks, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F made in Germany 19 JDK 221 Ges Gesch Made in Germany (head) Made in Germany (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1910, the model was inspired by Rose O'Neill's Kewpie which Kestner also produced. Value Points: the always-delightful 221 model has wonderful bisque and painting, original body and body finish.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 3200/3800 French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 3200/3800

French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 3200/3800

Lot #158 (Sale Order 158 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with accent line between the lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over original Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Steiner Fre A 5 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: very fine quality of painting on the shy-faced bebe, wonderful antique costume of burgundy velvet with rose silk bows, matching velvet purse with silver frame, red woolen ruffled bonnet, red shoes, undergarments, pocket watch.
19th Century French Child's Book 19th Century French Child's Book

19th Century French Child's Book "Le Poupee de Bebe" 300/400

Lot #159 (Sale Order 159 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) x 9 1/2". Having beautiful cover depicting young girl playing with her dog, and filled with colorful engravings on the interior related to the adventures of Marie and her bebe, Lili, including the story of the delightful day which Marie received the doll, written by Mme. Doudet and published by Theodore Lefevre, circa 1880. Excellent condition.
French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier Freres with Dramatic Blue Eyes 3200/3800 French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier Freres with Dramatic Blue Eyes 3200/3800

French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier Freres with Dramatic Blue Eyes 3200/3800

Lot #160 (Sale Order 160 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at corner of right eye. Marks: F.G. (scroll) 11. Comments: Gaultier Freres, circa 1888. Value Points: most enchanting wide-eyed expression enhanced by brilliant blue eyes, very fine quality of bisque and painting, antique costume comprising burgundy velvet dress with lace trim, undergarments, leather ankle boots, ruffled bonnet.
Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Rare Green Hair Bow 900/1200 Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Rare Green Hair Bow 900/1200

Rare German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Rare Green Hair Bow 900/1200

Lot #161 (Sale Order 161 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown sculpted hair waved behind her ears into arranged loose braids at the back, ornamented with sculpted green bow at her crown, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, antique gown, jewelry and undergarments including knit stockings of which one has ink script lettering "L. Byalls 1872", presumably the original owner of the doll. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1870. Value Points: very rare early doll with brilliant glass eyes, rare brown hair and green painted hair bow.
Petite German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Brown Hair and Black Hair Bow 500/700 Petite German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Brown Hair and Black Hair Bow 500/700

Petite German Bisque Lady with Sculpted Brown Hair and Black Hair Bow 500/700

Lot #162 (Sale Order 162 of 319)

8" (20 cm.) Bisque shoulder-head, brown sculpted hair waved behind her ears and formed into shaped curls and braid at the back, ornamented with a black bow at the crown, painted facial features, blue eyes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower arms and legs, painted stockings and black ankle boots, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair and black sculpted bow, original body and lovely antique costume.
Three French Woven Bonnets for Bebes 600/800 Three French Woven Bonnets for Bebes 600/800

Three French Woven Bonnets for Bebes 600/800

Lot #163 (Sale Order 163 of 319)

Each about 7"-10" width. 4"-5" inside head width. For bebes about 22"-25". Each is of woven straw in intricate style of weave and achieving different shapes, and each is decorated with velvet ribbons, lace, silk flowers and curled silk ribbons. With interior linings and one with original gilt label of the milliner "Lucie Desplaces Modes, 24 Rue Taitbout Paris". Overall excellent, some repair to straw edging on brown ribboned hat. French, circa 1885.
Early Wooden Dollhouse Millinery Shop 1800/2500 Early Wooden Dollhouse Millinery Shop 1800/2500

Early Wooden Dollhouse Millinery Shop 1800/2500

Lot #164 (Sale Order 164 of 319)

28" (71 cm.) x 15" x 15". The wooden millinery shop with original finish has double-hinged front doors which allow the shop to open only the front doors or to open the complete front including the display windows; the display windows have display shelving and there is shelving across the entire back wall with a center cabinet having a sliding glass door; the floor is an intricate parquet design and there is an original store counter. The shelves are filled with boxes of supplies, various hats, accessories and such, and a lady stands in attendance at the counter. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1880.
Early German Bisque Fashion Lady in Superb Costume, Attributed to C.F. Kling 1400/1800 Early German Bisque Fashion Lady in Superb Costume, Attributed to C.F. Kling 1400/1800

Early German Bisque Fashion Lady in Superb Costume, Attributed to C.F. Kling 1400/1800

Lot #165 (Sale Order 165 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark all-around eyeliner, delicately-painted brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, kid lady body with gusset jointing at hips and knees, bisque arms to above the elbows. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: attributed to C.F. Kling, possibly for the French market, circa 1870. Value Points: very beautiful doll with delicate complexion contrasting the brilliant eyes with pronounced outline, original body and bisque hands, beautiful antique white pique fashion gown with soutache embroidery, undergarments, stockings, leather ankle boots, woven bonnet.
French 19th Century Parlor Table with Miniature Decorations 600/800 French 19th Century Parlor Table with Miniature Decorations 600/800

French 19th Century Parlor Table with Miniature Decorations 600/800

Lot #166 (Sale Order 166 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) h. table. 6" x 6" table top. French walnut tripod pedestal table with inlay design on table top displays nine miniature accessories including porcelain figurine of Pierrot and lady, ormolu bird cage with bird on perch, carved bone miniature French book, and lidded jar, gilt domed trunk, celluloid bust of harlequin, celluloid figurine of standing white cat with umbrella posed on ball, porcelain pitcher with gilt edging, base with pottery flowers. Excellent condition. French, late 1800s.
French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Original Wig 1800/2400 French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Original Wig 1800/2400

French Bisque Poupee with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Original Wig 1800/2400

Lot #167 (Sale Order 167 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded outlined lips, ears pierced into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, kid wear at one wrist, kid repair on left fingers. Comments: French, circa 1875. Value Points: lovely pale bisque, brilliant eyes and eye decoration, original wig with soft curls and original interwoven ribbons, antique cotton fashion ensemble with embroidered lace edging, undergarments, unusual tri-tone kid ankle boots.
Fine French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Hands and Superb Original Couturier Costume 3500/4500 Fine French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Hands and Superb Original Couturier Costume 3500/4500

Fine French Bisque Poupee with Bisque Hands and Superb Original Couturier Costume 3500/4500

Lot #168 (Sale Order 168 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, delicately-painted lashes and brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented pale lips, ears pierced into head, brunette mohair wig, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips, kid-over-wooden dowel jointing at shoulders, elbows and knees, bisque forearms with separately-defined fingers, well-defined knuckles and nails. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1867. Value Points: wonderfully-preserved condition of lady and her costume enhanced by beautiful eyes and bisque, near mint rare-model body, wearing original couturier costume of burgundy cashmere wool with velvet and silk pleated inserts, elaborate bustle, lace detailing, undergarments, bonnet, parasol, and leather ankle boots signed C.C.
French Bisque Poupee by Emile Jumeau in Original Box 2800/3500 French Bisque Poupee by Emile Jumeau in Original Box 2800/3500

French Bisque Poupee by Emile Jumeau in Original Box 2800/3500

Lot #169 (Sale Order 169 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, richly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, pierced ear hole flakes. Marks: 7 (head and shoulders) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: very lovely bisque and complexion, brilliant eyes, original wig with interwoven rose ribbons, very sturdy original signed body, and including original rose silk costume, shoes signed "Modes de Paris", and original box labeled "Poupee Jumeau".
Petite French Bisque Poupee in Original Couturier Costume and Rare Signed Shoes 2200/2800 Petite French Bisque Poupee in Original Couturier Costume and Rare Signed Shoes 2200/2800

Petite French Bisque Poupee in Original Couturier Costume and Rare Signed Shoes 2200/2800

Lot #170 (Sale Order 170 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0 (head and shoulders). Comments: French, circa 1875. Value Points: sought after petite size, near mint sturdy original body, original wig, wearing (frail) original couturier gown and undergarments, earrings, and with rare original leather slippers signed "Beaudelot a Pair"; Louis Gustave Beaudelot advertising that he "made doll shoes of all types, plain and fancy" beginning in the 1872 L'Annuaire de Commerce which he proudly imprinted with his name.
Gorgeous All-Original French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bebe Triste, Size 12, Emile Jumeau 11,000/13,000 Gorgeous All-Original French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bebe Triste, Size 12, Emile Jumeau 11,000/13,000

Gorgeous All-Original French Blue-Eyed Bisque Bebe Triste, Size 12, Emile Jumeau 11,000/13,000

Lot #171 (Sale Order 171 of 319)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, heavily-modeled eyelids, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered detailing, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, separately modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body, straight wrists, wearing fine antique cotton dress with cutwork bodice insert, original undergarments, Jumeau leather shoes signed "Bebe Jumeau Depose 12". Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 12 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1885, the portrait bebe modeled by noted Parisian sculptor Carrier-Belleuse under commission from Jumeau. Value Points: very beautiful bebe, known as "Triste" in reference to her appealing sad expression, with finest quality bisque and painting, original body and body finish, superb original Jumeau mohair wig with bow, Jumeau rose earrings, signed early Jumeau shoes.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt et Fils 5800/7000 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt et Fils 5800/7000

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt et Fils 5800/7000

Lot #172 (Sale Order 172 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with round-faced modeling, plump double chin, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, auburn mohair wig, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere, straight wrists, nicely costumed in vintage French style dress, undergarments, antique silk and lace ivory bonnet, antique shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield, head and derriere) 1. Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: early model from the prestige Parisian dollmaker has most endearing sweet expression, original body and body finish.
French Miniature Porcelain Tete-a-Tete Service and Silver Bowls and Cutlery 600/900 French Miniature Porcelain Tete-a-Tete Service and Silver Bowls and Cutlery 600/900

French Miniature Porcelain Tete-a-Tete Service and Silver Bowls and Cutlery 600/900

Lot #173 (Sale Order 173 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) l. porcelain tray. 1 1/2" pot. White porcelain tray with magenta border and gilt and floral decorations along with matching lidded teapot, lidded sugar, creamer, two cups and saucers. Along with silver fruit bowl with fretwork detail marked sterling, footed bowl incised 65, double-handled tray with crimped border marked sterling, five spoons marked sterling, and four soup spoons marked English with hallmarks. Excellent condition except one missing handle on sugar bowl, Circa 1880.
Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner in Wonderful Costume 3200/4500 Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner in Wonderful Costume 3200/4500

Petite French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner in Wonderful Costume 3200/4500

Lot #174 (Sale Order 174 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, daintily upturned lip corners, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C No 3/o Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (head) Bebe Le Parisien Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1886. Value Points: dainty petite size is enhanced by superb painting with delicately-rendered blush on eyelids, cheeks and earlobes, original wig, pate, body, body finish and wonderful antique costume comprising whitewear dress, undergarments, burgundy cashmere coat and matching cap, muff, socks, and leather shoes signed "P" in oval.
Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt with Original Signed Body 7500/9500 Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt with Original Signed Body 7500/9500

Beautiful French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe by Schmitt with Original Signed Body 7500/9500

Lot #175 (Sale Order 175 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, painted lashes, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth, shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere and straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield, back of head and derriere) 2 (head). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1882. Value Points: very fine modeling with plump cheeks, fine mauve-blushed eyeshadow, original body and body finish, wonderful antique rose silk costume with cutwork trim, undergarments, socks, leather shoes with brown silk rosettes, bonnet.
All-Original German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig, with Original Box 2800/3200 All-Original German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig, with Original Box 2800/3200

All-Original German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig, with Original Box 2800/3200

Lot #176 (Sale Order 176 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded lips, blonde mohair wig, composition bent limb baby body, antique dress, bonnet, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1488 Simon & Halbig 12. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1915. Value Points: rare closed mouth character with appealing wistful expression achieved by sculpted folds around the eyes and slightly-downcast mouth, in virtually unplayed with condition, original wig, body, body finish, store costume comprising baby dress, bonnet, undergarments, knit booties, and preserved in original labeled box whose three languages indicate the doll was marketed widely.
Two German Mohair Bunnies by Steiff with Original Buttons and Cloth Label 500/700 Two German Mohair Bunnies by Steiff with Original Buttons and Cloth Label 500/700

Two German Mohair Bunnies by Steiff with Original Buttons and Cloth Label 500/700

Lot #177 (Sale Order 177 of 319)

8" (20 cm.) l. on wheels. Each is firmly-stuffed gold mohair with painted details of flannel-lined ears, amber glass eyes, embroidered nose, and each has original Steiff button and yellow cloth tag (3318 and 1314 on wheels). Including bunny on cast iron frame with wooden wheels, and seated bunny with swivel head. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1930. Bunnys do not have chest tag.
German Miniature Plush Teddy Bear by Petz, US Zone 200/300 German Miniature Plush Teddy Bear by Petz, US Zone 200/300

German Miniature Plush Teddy Bear by Petz, US Zone 200/300

Lot #178 (Sale Order 178 of 319)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Firmly-stuffed pale golden teddy with stiff neck, jointed limbs, bright amber eyes, black resin nose, has original cloth label "Original Petz US Zone Germany", Excellent condition. Germany, Petz, circa 1950.
German Miniature Brown Teddy Bear by Steiff with Red Cloth Label and Button in Ear 400/500 German Miniature Brown Teddy Bear by Steiff with Red Cloth Label and Button in Ear 400/500

German Miniature Brown Teddy Bear by Steiff with Red Cloth Label and Button in Ear 400/500

Lot #179 (Sale Order 179 of 319)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Firmly-stuffed cream/brown teddy with swivel head and jointed limbs has black shoe button eyes, brown embroidered nose tip, black embroidered mouth, and with red cloth label "5307" and Steiff metal button in ear. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1930.
German Brown Mohair German Brown Mohair

German Brown Mohair "Yes-No" Teddy Bear 300/400

Lot #180 (Sale Order 180 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Of firmly-stuffed light brown mohair, the bear features amber glass eyes, jointing at shoulders and hips, and swivel head with extra neck mechanism which allows the head to nod yes or no when the tail is activated. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1950.
Three German Mohair Miniature Mice Three German Mohair Miniature Mice

Three German Mohair Miniature Mice "Pieps" by Steiff 400/500

Lot #181 (Sale Order 181 of 319)

3" (8 cm.) Each is firmly-stuffed with cream or light brown mohair covering, posed with arms upheld, felt paws, pink or black bead eyes, felt ears with pink tinge, black button nose tip, long felt tail. Each with original paper label "Pieps", original silver button in ear and cloth label 4308. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950.
Mischievous German Bisque Mischievous German Bisque

Mischievous German Bisque "Einco" Googly by Gebruder Heubach 1200/1500

Lot #182 (Sale Order 182 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with chubby rounded face, blue glass flirty googly eyes, dark eyeliner, dark upper eyeliner, side-angled brows with feathering detail, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with sassy smile, blonde mohair wig, composition toddler body, antique costume. Condition: there is a nickel-size one piece reglue at back of head at crown rim, otherwise excellent. Marks: 8723 Einco 4 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, exclusively for Eisenmann & Co. Value Points: wonderfully achieved mischievous expression on the rarely found model, fine quality of bisque.
French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier in Traditional Costume of Arles, France 1600/2400 French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier in Traditional Costume of Arles, France 1600/2400

French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier in Traditional Costume of Arles, France 1600/2400

Lot #183 (Sale Order 183 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, original muslin poupee body with kid arms, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 (head and shoulders) F.G. (shoulders). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1885. Value Points: superbly-preserved, the doll is wearing luxurious traditional costume of Arles, France including garnet silk skirt and matching garnet four-fold fichu over four-fold lace fichu, lace topknot with velvet band cover, and rare double-sided Jeannette cross. The doll was featured in the book, French Dolls in Folklore Costume by Florence Theriault, page 103.
Rare German Bisque Lady, Model 970, by Simon and Halbig with Smiling Expression 900/1200 Rare German Bisque Lady, Model 970, by Simon and Halbig with Smiling Expression 900/1200

Rare German Bisque Lady, Model 970, by Simon and Halbig with Smiling Expression 900/1200

Lot #184 (Sale Order 184 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with elongated face, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, slightly-parted lips in smiling expression, four porcelain teeth, very full cheeks, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms, nicely costumed as fashionable lady. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 8 H 970. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with very distinctive smiling expression enhanced by full lips, impressed dimples, lovely quality of bisque.
Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300 Early German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

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

Lot #185 (Sale Order 185 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead with oval-shaped face, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque forearms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, chip at bottom of right ear lobe. Marks: S 8 H. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: the early closed mouth doll has fine bisque, wonderful wig, and is wearing antique brown silk costume, undergarments, leather shoes.
Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 919, by Simon and Halbig 2200/2700 Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 919, by Simon and Halbig 2200/2700

Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Doll, 919, by Simon and Halbig 2200/2700

Lot #186 (Sale Order 186 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, short brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined pale lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms, lovely antique lace costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 919 SH 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885, the rare model is virtually unknown, previously undocumented in German Doll Encyclopedia by Cieslik, and only two other examples have ever been sold by Theriault's. Value Points: the gentle beguiling expression is enhanced by finest luminous complexion, especially fine early wig, sturdy body and perfect bisque hands.
German Bisque Lady Doll, Rare Model 1358, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 900/1100 German Bisque Lady Doll, Rare Model 1358, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 900/1100

German Bisque Lady Doll, Rare Model 1358, by Simon and Halbig in Original Costume 900/1100

Lot #187 (Sale Order 187 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, original muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1385 - 1. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: all-original unplayed with condition of the rare model including wig, costume and body. Ex-Collection Stein-am-Rhein Museum of Antique Dolls.
German Porcelain Lady Shoulder-Head Doll with Porcelain Lower Arms on Original Base 700/900 German Porcelain Lady Shoulder-Head Doll with Porcelain Lower Arms on Original Base 700/900

German Porcelain Lady Shoulder-Head Doll with Porcelain Lower Arms on Original Base 700/900

Lot #188 (Sale Order 188 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with grey sculpted hair arranged in elaborately-braided chignon trimmed with gilt ribbons, painted features, firmly-stuffed carton solid torso, cloth upper arms, porcelain lower arms with separately-sculpted fingers, on original stand, wearing original silk dress with metallic thread trim. Excellent condition. Dressel & Kister, circa 1910.
German Porcelain Half-Doll German Porcelain Half-Doll

German Porcelain Half-Doll "La Camargo Dancing" by Dressel & Kister 300/500

Lot #189 (Sale Order 189 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Waist-up porcelain nude half-doll posed with arms widely-outstretched, sculpted light grey curly hair with Dresden flowers, daintily-posed hands, muslin lower torso and upper legs, porcelain lower legs with blue painted slippers, costume. Excellent condition. Dressel & Kister, circa 1910, depicting the famed 18th century Parisian ballerina known as La Camargo who is known for introducing the ballet slipper, replacing the heeled dancing shoe.
Collection, French Toilette Boxes with Hand-Painted Scenes, Mid-1800s 800/1000 Collection, French Toilette Boxes with Hand-Painted Scenes, Mid-1800s 800/1000

Collection, French Toilette Boxes with Hand-Painted Scenes, Mid-1800s 800/1000

Lot #190 (Sale Order 190 of 319)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) -7". In a variety of shapes and sizes, four firm-sided boxes have embossed gilt paper covering at the sides and reverse-painted glass lids with courtly or fashionable scenes, one opens to reveal fitted interior with mirrored lid and various compartments for accessories. Along with a gilt cast metal hinged round box with hand-painted floral scene on the lid. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s.
Rare Czech Portrait Porcelain Doll Portraying Princess Elisabeth by Lippert & Haas 2200/2700 Rare Czech Portrait Porcelain Doll Portraying Princess Elisabeth by Lippert & Haas 2200/2700

Rare Czech Portrait Porcelain Doll Portraying Princess Elisabeth by Lippert & Haas 2200/2700

Lot #191 (Sale Order 191 of 319)

28" (71 cm.) Thick-paste porcelain shoulderhead with pink-tinted complexion, oval face and very elongated throat and modeled bosom, black painted hair waved away from her face behind her pierced ears forming into large rolls of curls and a braided coil at the back of head with tendrils of curls onto the neck and decorated at each side with colorful flowers including morning glories, painted blue eyes in sculpted sockets, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, aquiline nose, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, stitch-jointed muslin body with brown leather arms, wearing embroidered white gown, undergarments and slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 75 (script block letter on inside shoulderplate). Comments: Lippert & Haas of Schlaggenwald, circa 1850, the doll is believed to be a portrait of the beloved Princess Elisabeth ("Sissi") of Vienna inspired by a famous painting of her by Franz Xaver Winterhalter. Value Points: rare model of refined beauty achieved by superbly sculpted details.
German Porcelain Double-Faced Hatpin Holder 400/500 German Porcelain Double-Faced Hatpin Holder 400/500

German Porcelain Double-Faced Hatpin Holder 400/500

Lot #192 (Sale Order 192 of 319)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Thick paste pink-tinted porcelain head depicting adult man with deeply-sculpted short curly hair and an alternate facial expression on either side, one with broad smile and the other solemn, pierced hatpin holes at the crown. Excellent condition. Germany, mid-1800s.
French Musical Automaton French Musical Automaton

French Musical Automaton "Seated Young Girl with Her Knitting" by Roullet et Decamps 3000/4000

Lot #193 (Sale Order 193 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Arranged upon a velvet-covered base is a gilded wooden arm chair upon which is seated a bisque-head doll with brown glass paperweight inset eyes, richly-painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde human hair wig over cork pate, carton torso and lower arms and legs, wire upper arms and legs, silk and lace costume and coiffe. When wound, music plays, her head moves up and down and her hands flit to and fro, realistically, as though knitting. Condition: presentation is excellent, mechanism and music function willfully. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 7 (and artist checkmarks on head). Comments: Roullet et Decamps, circa 1890, the automaton appeared in the original company catalog as #256 named "Bebe Tricoteur" (Child Knitting). Value Points: rare automaton with charming activity, pressed woolen kitten at her feet playing with knitted socks.
Two Bound Volumes of Journals des Enfants, 1878 and 1879 300/500 Two Bound Volumes of Journals des Enfants, 1878 and 1879 300/500

Two Bound Volumes of Journals des Enfants, 1878 and 1879 300/500

Lot #194 (Sale Order 194 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) x 8". Complete annual journals for the years 1878 and 1879 bound in marbleized cover with leather spine and gilt lettering, each containing 12 folded color engravings of women, girls and boys dressed in fashionable clothing of the era, followed by 12 tissue patterns for the costumes that are illustrated. Six of the engravings include dolls. Excellent condition.
German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Muscular Modeling of Legs 1200/1500 German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Muscular Modeling of Legs 1200/1500

German All-Bisque Closed Mouth Doll with Muscular Modeling of Legs 1200/1500

Lot #195 (Sale Order 195 of 319)

8" (20 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, dark painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque limbs, poised fingers, very muscular sculpting of legs, painted white ribbed stockings, four-lace ankle boots with little heels, antique silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Germany, attributed to Kestner, circa 1882. Value Points: rare model with very plump face, fine bisque, muscular definition of body.
German Woven Sewing Basket with Notions and Bisque Doll 700/900 German Woven Sewing Basket with Notions and Bisque Doll 700/900

German Woven Sewing Basket with Notions and Bisque Doll 700/900

Lot #196 (Sale Order 196 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) basket. 5" doll. An octagon-shaped woven sewing basket with ruffled lace lining and bottom shelf with pink silk bows contains a small bisque head doll with blue glass sleep eyes, open mouth, waist-length blonde mohair wig, five-piece composition body and lavish aqua silk bonnet and dress with long train which forms into a pincushion; along with various other sewing notions and lace. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Signed Steiner Eyes and Body 3500/4200 French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Signed Steiner Eyes and Body 3500/4200

French Bisque Bebe, Figure C, by Jules Steiner with Signed Steiner Eyes and Body 3500/4200

Lot #197 (Sale Order 197 of 319)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, plump rounded face, blue glass sleep eyes which operate from wire lever at back of head, dark eyeliner, painted lashes with dot highlights, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined shaded lips, dimpled chin and philtrum, brunette mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, lovely costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Figure C No 5 J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris (head) Steiner (eyes) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1884. Value Points: most appealing shy-faced bebe has original signed eyes, original signed body, beautiful complexion and painting.
Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau in Superb Antique Costume 10,000/12,500 Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau in Superb Antique Costume 10,000/12,500

Beautiful French Bisque Bebe Triste by Emile Jumeau in Superb Antique Costume 10,000/12,500

Lot #198 (Sale Order 198 of 319)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dreamy-lidded eyes with dark eyeliner, painted lashes, wide brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body, straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 12 (and artist checkmarks, head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, his portrait model sculpted by Carrier-Belleuse known as Bebe Triste in reference to wistful expression, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful pale complexion with artistic painting of features, original body in near mint condition, antique (possibly original) white cotton voile dress with flocked dots, undergarments, socks, Jumeau leather shoes with bee symbol and "12", and outstanding pressed cream flannel bonnet with silk and lilies of the valley decorations.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Brilliant Eyes 700/900 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Brilliant Eyes 700/900

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Brilliant Eyes 700/900

Lot #199 (Sale Order 199 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brilliant blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed long slender arms and legs, painted ribbed stockings, blue two-strap heels, silk dress. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, possibly for the French market, circa 1880. Value Points: distinctive lovely face with finest bisque and painting, brilliant eyes.
Victorian Mahogany Tripod Table with Collection of Blown Glass 400/500 Victorian Mahogany Tripod Table with Collection of Blown Glass 400/500

Victorian Mahogany Tripod Table with Collection of Blown Glass 400/500

Lot #200 (Sale Order 200 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) The elegant mahogany table with three cabriole legs and three graduated size shelves is laden with an assortment of 21 various glassware in various colors and swirled patterns. Excellent condition. Late 1800s.
French Globe de Mariee with Bride and Historical Ephemera  600/900 French Globe de Mariee with Bride and Historical Ephemera  600/900

French Globe de Mariee with Bride and Historical Ephemera 600/900

Lot #201 (Sale Order 201 of 319)

16" x 12" (41 x 31 cm). A red velvet covered basket with gilded filigree trim and curved handle encloses a rose silk tufted cushion. The handle is decorated with a garland of hand-pressed bisque flowers and silk leaves, and resting upon the cushion is the bride's wax orange blossom coronet and decoration for gown. There is a bisque lady doll with antique costume and miniature spray of wax orange blossoms posed on the cushion, and there are three medallions attached to the front, one is a small cross and rosette of Lorraine recaptured by France in WWI, and the other two are beautiful gilded or bronzed medallions depicting a mother and child created as benefit for 1914 war orphans. The presentation is on wooden ebony-finished base with blown glass dome. French, circa 1915.
French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows and Bare Feet 1200/1500 French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows and Bare Feet 1200/1500

French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows and Bare Feet 1200/1500

Lot #202 (Sale Order 202 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged slender bisque torso, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at hips and shoulders, loose-ball joint at elbows, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: BTE. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: rare model with ball-jointed elbows and bare feet, original wig, costume and bonnet.
Rare German Bisque Blue-Eyed Art Character, Model 150, by Simon and Halbig 6500/8500 Rare German Bisque Blue-Eyed Art Character, Model 150, by Simon and Halbig 6500/8500

Rare German Bisque Blue-Eyed Art Character, Model 150, by Simon and Halbig 6500/8500

Lot #203 (Sale Order 203 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial shape depicting older child, painted blue eyes in deeply-defined eye sockets, heavily-modeled upper eyelids, dark upper eyeliner, short single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and accented lips, brunette mohair wig in side coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique cotton dress, undergarments, stockings, white kidskin ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150 S&H 0 1/2 (head) Heinrich Handwerck (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, from the firm's rare art character series, circa 1910. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and modeling, original wig, body, body finish, and likely original costume on the rare doll.
German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character

German Bisque Brown-Eyed Art Character "Karl", Model 107, by Kammer and Reinhardt 5500/7500

Lot #204 (Sale Order 204 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head with slender elongated facial shape, painted brown eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full lips in pensive expression, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 107 30. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, "Karl" from their art character series, based upon an original 1898 sculpture by the famed Berlin artist, Lewin Funcke who Reinhardt had commissioned to create his series of art dolls. Value Points: especially fine detail of sculpting which is quite remarkable for this petite size, finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish.
Wonderful German Bisque Character, 1339, by Simon and Halbig in Sunday Best Costume 1100/1500 Wonderful German Bisque Character, 1339, by Simon and Halbig in Sunday Best Costume 1100/1500

Wonderful German Bisque Character, 1339, by Simon and Halbig in Sunday Best Costume 1100/1500

Lot #205 (Sale Order 205 of 319)

30" (76 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, real lashes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1339 S&H LL&S 14. Comments: Simon and Halbig for Louis Lindner and Sons, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with wonderfully expressive features, very choice bisque, wonderful antique costume.
German Grey Mohair Seated Elephant by Steiff 200/300 German Grey Mohair Seated Elephant by Steiff 200/300

German Grey Mohair Seated Elephant by Steiff 200/300

Lot #206 (Sale Order 206 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) seated. Firmly-stuffed grey mohair with large over-sized ears, large eyes with pronounced pupils, grey woolen paw pads, cream felt open mouth, red felt collar, swivel head and jointed arms, with Steiff metal button and original yellow cloth label "0520.22". Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
German Bisque Child Doll, 1279, by Simon & Halbig 800/1100 German Bisque Child Doll, 1279, by Simon & Halbig 800/1100

German Bisque Child Doll, 1279, by Simon & Halbig 800/1100

Lot #207 (Sale Order 207 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted short curly lashes, angled feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips and accented dimple in center of bottom lip, blonde human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique whitewear dress, undergarments, kidskin shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 dep Germany 8. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: sought-after model of gentle-faced child with impressed dimples at eye and lip corners, cheeks and chin, fine matte bisque, near mint original body.
German Mohair German Mohair

German Mohair "Panda" by Steiff with Original Button 300/400

Lot #208 (Sale Order 208 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) Firmly-stuffed mohair teddy, white mohair head with black edging around the amber eyes, black ears, amber glass eyes, pink felt open mouth, black and white torso, black toddler jointed limbs, grey felt paw pads. With Steiff button in ear and yellow cloth label 5315.00. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
Three German Miniature Mohair Animals 400/500 Three German Miniature Mohair Animals 400/500

Three German Miniature Mohair Animals 400/500

Lot #209 (Sale Order 209 of 319)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) Each is of firmly-stuffed mohair, including brown plush monkey with celluloid face, painted features, felt paws, swivel head and jointed limbs; red plush teddy with clear eyes, swivel head, jointed arms and legs, with enamel pin "WW for the Forces"; and light brown teddy bear with black shoe button eyes, swivel head, jointed arms and legs. Excellent condition, some sparseness of red mohair. Germany, circa 1940s.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, Model 1428, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, Model 1428, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, Model 1428, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1300

Lot #210 (Sale Order 210 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, defined sculpting of laughter crinkles around the eyes, fringe-painted upper lashes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, blonde mohair wig, composition bent limb toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent Marks: 1428 9. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderful detail of sculpting especially around the eyes and mouth, finest quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish.
German Black Mohair Cat by Steiff 300/400 German Black Mohair Cat by Steiff 300/400

German Black Mohair Cat by Steiff 300/400

Lot #211 (Sale Order 211 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) l. of body. 9"h. including tail. Firmly-stuffed black mohair cat posed in scared manner with arched back and raised very fluffy tail, green glass eyes, red embroidered mouth, whiskers, with original paper label "Original Steiff" and original Steiff button and yellow cloth tag. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, 1950s.
Rare German Bisque, Model 927, by Simon and Halbig with Flapper Body 1100/1300 Rare German Bisque, Model 927, by Simon and Halbig with Flapper Body 1100/1300

Rare German Bisque, Model 927, by Simon and Halbig with Flapper Body 1100/1300

Lot #212 (Sale Order 212 of 319)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, curly lashes, incised eyeliner, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Marks: X Simon & Halbig 927 - 13X. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model with very fine quality of bisque and painting, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Child, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300 German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Child, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

German Bisque Flirty-Eyed Child, Model 117, by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1300

Lot #213 (Sale Order 213 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep and "flirty" eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain upper teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapper body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 Germany 53. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1914. Value Points: finest matte bisque complements the "flapper" look achieved by flirty eyes, bobbed wig, and elongated legs with side-hip jointing.
Petite German Bisque Character, 122, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500 Petite German Bisque Character, 122, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

Petite German Bisque Character, 122, by Kammer and Reinhardt 400/500

Lot #214 (Sale Order 214 of 319)

10" (26 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, tongue, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition bent limb baby body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 122 26. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1916. Value Points: gentle expression, fine quality of bisque, original body and body finish, original wig.
German Bisque Character, Rare Model 118A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100 German Bisque Character, Rare Model 118A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

German Bisque Character, Rare Model 118A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

Lot #215 (Sale Order 215 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, open mouth with outlined lips, two porcelain upper teeth, dimpled chin and cheeks, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden baby body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 118/A 42. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: very dear expression achieved by unusually deeply-defined cheek and chin dimples, finest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, beautiful antique baby gown, lace ruffled bonnet, undergarments, silver pin "Baby".
Petite German Bisque Petite German Bisque

Petite German Bisque "Mein Liebling", Model 117, Kammer and Reinhardt, Open Mouth 1200/1600

Lot #216 (Sale Order 216 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, bow-shaped open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed flapper style body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117 36. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: rare open mouth variation of the beloved Mein Liebling, with wonderful expression, original body and body finish.
Early German Bisque Child with Elongated Facial Modeling 800/1100 Early German Bisque Child with Elongated Facial Modeling 800/1100

Early German Bisque Child with Elongated Facial Modeling 800/1100

Lot #217 (Sale Order 217 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, outlined pale lips, two porcelain teeth, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 80 Dep 15. Comments: Germany, mystery maker, circa 1885. Value Points: rarely-found model with distinctive expression, fine luminous bisque, fine antique wig, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Child, Model 979, by Simon & Halbig in Rare Petite Size 1 800/1100 German Bisque Child, Model 979, by Simon & Halbig in Rare Petite Size 1 800/1100

German Bisque Child, Model 979, by Simon & Halbig in Rare Petite Size 1 800/1100

Lot #219 (Sale Order 219 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth, pierced ears, blonde human hair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body, straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 979 1. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: rare size of the sought-after model, early body with original finish, fine antique ankle boots signed 2/0.
Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 989, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500 Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 989, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

Rare German Bisque Closed Mouth Child, 989, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

Lot #220 (Sale Order 220 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with straight wrists, wearing pretty antique white cotton dress with embroidered bodice, undergarments, beautiful kidskin shoes incised with image of castle and signed "Paris Depose". Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 989 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare closed mouth model with character-like expression, fine lustrous bisque, original body finish, great costume and shoes. Ex-June Ellen Lane Collection.
Rare German Bisque Child, 929, by Simon and Halbig with Early Original Body 1800/2400 Rare German Bisque Child, 929, by Simon and Halbig with Early Original Body 1800/2400

Rare German Bisque Child, 929, by Simon and Halbig with Early Original Body 1800/2400

Lot #221 (Sale Order 221 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, large grey glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, slightly-parted lips with two square-cut upper teeth and one square-cut lower tooth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, early plump composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, eyes set. Marks: S 12 H 929. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: Very rare model with fabulous sculpting, fine luminous bisque, wonderful original early body with original finish, antique costume including blue cotton dress with pique yoke and ruffled collar, undergarments, stockings, brown leather shoes.
French Bisque Fretful Character, 252, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 1600/1900 French Bisque Fretful Character, 252, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 1600/1900

French Bisque Fretful Character, 252, by SFBJ with Toddler Body 1600/1900

Lot #222 (Sale Order 222 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes with dot highlights, mohair lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with fretful pouting expression, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 252 Paris 4. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1910. Value Points: most sought-after character from the 200 series of SFBJ with remarkable detail of modeling to depict a pouting face child, original toddler body.
Collection of German Tin Accessories for Dollhouse Kitchen 1100/1400 Collection of German Tin Accessories for Dollhouse Kitchen 1100/1400

Collection of German Tin Accessories for Dollhouse Kitchen 1100/1400

Lot #222.1 (Sale Order 222 of 319)

Six various pressed tin kitchenware and accessories, with original painted and stenciled finish include: 6" green pie safe with wire-screen on three sides; three 3"- 3 1/2" wall-hanging cabinets with pierced sides for storage of eggs ("Eier"); tin cabinet labeled "Wickszeug"; three various lunch tins, wall rack with attached wooden handled brushes, large blue wall hanging rack with labeled hooks for various brushes (not included), lidded barrel, narrow hanging wall rack for towels, wall hanging spoon rack with nine spoons, and two wall-hanging containers for onions ("Zwiebel"). Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
Rare American Wooden Salesman's Sample Rare American Wooden Salesman's Sample

Rare American Wooden Salesman's Sample "Horseshoe Brand Clothes Wringer" and Tub 700/900

Lot #223 (Sale Order 223 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) h. including wringer. The round wooden three-legged tub with metal scrubbing handle has attached metal wringer with wooden hand grip and is lettered "Relief Wringer" and "Horseshoe Brand Clothes Wringer Warranted for Home Use". The laborious construction of the wringer indicates its original production as a salesman's sample, circa 1890. Excellent condition.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Model 739, by Simon & Halbig 900/1200 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Model 739, by Simon & Halbig 900/1200

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Model 739, by Simon & Halbig 900/1200

Lot #224 (Sale Order 224 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass eyes, black eyeliner, black painted lashes and brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four teeth, pierced ears, impressed chin dimple, black mohair fleecy wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume, undergarments and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 11 H 739 dep Germany. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: the rare model has beautiful flawless complexion, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 143, by Kestner 800/1100 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 143, by Kestner 800/1100

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Character, 143, by Kestner 800/1100

Lot #225 (Sale Order 225 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted black lashes and brows, accented nostrils, coral-shaped lips, two porcelain upper teeth, black mohair wig over plaster pate, brown composition bent limb baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: C made in Germany 7 143. Comments: Kestner, circa 1915. Value Points: rare to find with brown complexion which is flawlessly-preserved, original body and body finish, original wig, pate.
Rare German Bisque Character, 220, Kestner, Outstanding Modeling, Rarer Toddler Body 1600/2200 Rare German Bisque Character, 220, Kestner, Outstanding Modeling, Rarer Toddler Body 1600/2200

Rare German Bisque Character, 220, Kestner, Outstanding Modeling, Rarer Toddler Body 1600/2200

Lot #226 (Sale Order 226 of 319)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with plump double chin, small brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with very slightly-parted outlined lips, two upper teeth, tongue, blonde human hair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, wearing wonderful antique Little Lord Fauntleroy costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: O made in Germany 18 JDK 220. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: rare model with finest bisque enhancing the outstanding detail of facial modeling including laughter crinkles at eye and lip corners, deeply-impressed cheek dimples, and pronounced double chin, wonderful toddler body.
German Bisque Child Doll in Original Scottish Costume 200/300 German Bisque Child Doll in Original Scottish Costume 200/300

German Bisque Child Doll in Original Scottish Costume 200/300

Lot #227 (Sale Order 227 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde curly mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Germany 390 A 4/0 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1920. Value Points: all-original unplayed with condition, wearing detailed Scottish costume including original shoes, cap and accessories.
German Bisque Pudgy Character, Model 125, Hertel and Schwab, Original Scottish Costume 700/900 German Bisque Pudgy Character, Model 125, Hertel and Schwab, Original Scottish Costume 700/900

German Bisque Pudgy Character, Model 125, Hertel and Schwab, Original Scottish Costume 700/900

Lot #228 (Sale Order 228 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque head with flat-cut neck socket, very pudgy face, painted tan baby hair with detailed curls, blue glass sleep eyes, tinted brows, accented nostrils, pug nose, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, composition toddler body with jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 125 2 12 Germany. Comments: attributed to Hertel and Schwab, circa 1928, the model closely resembles the composition Patsy Baby but a relationship between the two dolls is not documented at this time. Value Points: rare model with most endearing expression, excellent bisque, wearing antique Scottish costume and cap.
Two German Mohair Elephants by Steiff 400/500 Two German Mohair Elephants by Steiff 400/500

Two German Mohair Elephants by Steiff 400/500

Lot #229 (Sale Order 229 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) seated elephant. Each is firmly-stuffed grey mohair with large over-sized ears, large eyes with pronounced pupils, grey woolen paw pads, pink felt trunk tip, painted detail of claws. Including seated elephant with cream felt open mouth, red felt collar, swivel head and jointed limbs; and standing 9" elephant with red felt blanket white felt tusks, with Steiff button in ear and yellow cloth label "0500/33". Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 6000/8500 French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 6000/8500

French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Original Signed Body 6000/8500

Lot #230 (Sale Order 230 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated face and very full lower cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils and eye corners, pierced ears, modeled mouth with defined space between the outlined shaded lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with flat-cut derriere. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield on head and derriere) 3. Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1884. Value Points: finest quality of bisque and painting enhanced by artistic blush on eyelids, chin and cheeks, original body in rarer toddler body, original body finish, antique mariner costume.
French Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 226, by SFBJ  1100/1300 French Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 226, by SFBJ  1100/1300

French Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 226, by SFBJ 1100/1300

Lot #231 (Sale Order 231 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, brown painted hair with forelock curls, blue glass inset eyes, painted curly lashes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open with well-shaded lips, impressed dimples at cheeks and lip corners, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 226 Paris 8. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine detail of modeling with well-defined laughter lines and crinkles, very fine quality of bisque, antique costume.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Size 1, with Lush Original Wig 3800/4500 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Size 1, with Lush Original Wig 3800/4500

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau, Size 1, with Lush Original Wig 3800/4500

Lot #232 (Sale Order 232 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1 (head, and artist checkmarks). Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: rare size 1 with beautiful bisque and painting, original body and body finish, lush and very full original mohair wig, antique French leather shoes by Alart.
French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes and Box 3500/3900 French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes and Box 3500/3900

French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau with Original Signed Shoes and Box 3500/3900

Lot #233 (Sale Order 233 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber-brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, navy blue mariner costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 2 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: very expressive rich brown eyes, original body and body finish, original Jumeau earrings, leather shoes signed "2", Jumeau socks, and with original box signed "Paris Bebe 2".
Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 151, by Simon & Halbig 4000/6000 Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 151, by Simon & Halbig 4000/6000

Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 151, by Simon & Halbig 4000/6000

Lot #234 (Sale Order 234 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, grey eyes with shaded details in slight upper-glancing expression, black upper eyeliner, white eyedots, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth appearing as though open with painted row of teeth, smiling expression with shaded and accented lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 151 S&H 7 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910, from their very rare art character series. Value Points: distinctive smiling expression accentuated by deeply-impressed cheek dimples and upturned lip corners.
German Pull-Toy Horse on Wheeled Wooden Platform 600/800 German Pull-Toy Horse on Wheeled Wooden Platform 600/800

German Pull-Toy Horse on Wheeled Wooden Platform 600/800

Lot #235 (Sale Order 235 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) l. The firm-bodied horse with brown and white hide cover has glass inset eyes, carved wooden hooves and muzzle, rope tail, leather ears, and original saddle, posed on wooden base with cast iron wheels. Very good condition. Germany, circa 1900.
Rare Character Doll with Painted Features and Unique Body, Mystery Maker 1100/1500 Rare Character Doll with Painted Features and Unique Body, Mystery Maker 1100/1500

Rare Character Doll with Painted Features and Unique Body, Mystery Maker 1100/1500

Lot #236 (Sale Order 236 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Hard composition head with textured softly-blushed complexion, painted large blue eyes, painted all-around eye liner accented with a few lashes, comma-shaped brows, rosy nose, closed mouth with large rose lips, blushed cheeks and eyeshadow, auburn human hair, gutta-percha body posed with outstretched arms, painted black ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: very excellent, some restoration to gutta-percha body. Comments: maker unknown, likely early 1900s. Value Points: most enchanting doll with artistic painting of features, made more intriguing by mysterious background.
Pair, German All-Bisque Miniature Pair, German All-Bisque Miniature

Pair, German All-Bisque Miniature "Black Stocking" Dolls, Model 890, in Original Costumes 600/800

Lot #237 (Sale Order 237 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid torso, dark glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four tiny teeth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, knee-high black stockings and brown one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Mark: 890 2/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: near mint dolls with sought-after black stockings, each wearing factory-original knit costume in the folklore manner.
German Bisque Solemn Art Character, 526, by Kley and Hahn in Rare Size 8 1/2 2800/3500 German Bisque Solemn Art Character, 526, by Kley and Hahn in Rare Size 8 1/2 2800/3500

German Bisque Solemn Art Character, 526, by Kley and Hahn in Rare Size 8 1/2 2800/3500

Lot #238 (Sale Order 238 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted brown down-glancing eyes, thick black upper eyeliner with short fringed lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, center accent line on lips, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&H (in banner) 526 8 1/2 Germany. Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1910, from the firm's art character series. Value Points: most expressive solemn expression enhanced by very fine bisque and painting, rare large size.
A Companion German Bisque Smiling Art Character, 520, Kley and Hahn in Rare Size 8 1/2 2800/3500 A Companion German Bisque Smiling Art Character, 520, Kley and Hahn in Rare Size 8 1/2 2800/3500

A Companion German Bisque Smiling Art Character, 520, Kley and Hahn in Rare Size 8 1/2 2800/3500

Lot #239 (Sale Order 239 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted pale blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, center accent line on lips, brunette human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K&H (in banner) 520 8 1/2 Germany. Comments: Kley and Hahn, circa 1910, from the firm's art character series, a companion model to the preceding lot, model 526. Value Points: wonderful expression with well-modeled impressed cheek dimples, delicate hint of smile, wonderful antique costume, rare larger size 8 1/2.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Child Doll, Rare Model 1029, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1500 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Child Doll, Rare Model 1029, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1500

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Child Doll, Rare Model 1029, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1500

Lot #240 (Sale Order 240 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with sienna-brown complexion and elongated facial modeling with full cheeks, brown glass sleep eyes, black painted lashes and brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, shaded and outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, surface flake at back crown rim of head. Marks: SH 1029 7 1/2 (incised) D.R.P. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model that is virtually unknown with brown complexion, fine matte bisque, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Doll, 1255, by Franz Schmidt 600/800 German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Doll, 1255, by Franz Schmidt 600/800

German Bisque Brown-Complexioned Doll, 1255, by Franz Schmidt 600/800

Lot #241 (Sale Order 241 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sienna-brown complexion, painted black hair with defined forelock curl, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted black lashes, black brushstroked brows with feathered details, pierced nostrils, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, composition five-piece baby body. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish with some scuffing. Marks: Germany F.S & Co. 1255/35z. Deponiert. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1912. Value Points: the sienna-hue brown complexion has luminous patina, impressed cheek dimples, original body and body finish.
Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Hilda, by Kestner 900/1100 Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Hilda, by Kestner 900/1100

Rare German Brown-Complexioned Bisque Doll, Hilda, by Kestner 900/1100

Lot #243 (Sale Order 243 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head with rich brown complexion, brown glass eyes, black painted lashes and brows, open mouth, two porcelain upper teeth, black human hair bobbed wig, brown composition baby body, lovely antique costume. Marks: A made in Germany 5 245 JDK 1914 c. Hilda. Comments: Kestner, circa 1914. Value Points: beautiful doll with rare brown complexion that is flawless and luminous, original body and body finish.
French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 2800/3400 French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 2800/3400

French Bisque Brown-Complexioned Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 2800/3400

Lot #244 (Sale Order 244 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with golden-brown complexion, amber brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark lashes, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, coral-shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black fleecy wig over Steiner pate, brown-complexioned French composition fully-jointed body, antique costume including patterned cotton dress, undergarments, striped stockings, leather laced boots. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 9 (head) Medaille d'Or Paris 1889 (and illustration of doll with flag, paper label on torso). Comments: wide-eyed bebe with flawless brown complexion, original signed body and body finish.
German Bisque Asian Child, Model 164, attributed to Simon and Halbig 900/1200 German Bisque Asian Child, Model 164, attributed to Simon and Halbig 900/1200

German Bisque Asian Child, Model 164, attributed to Simon and Halbig 900/1200

Lot #245 (Sale Order 245 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, black painted lashes, incised eyeliner, black brushstroked brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, open mouth, shaded lips, four porcelain teeth, black mohair wig in up-swept coiffure, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 23 164 38. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: beautiful complexion enhanced by soft rose blushing, original body and body finish, original wig.
German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child in Petite Size, 1199, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500 German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child in Petite Size, 1199, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

German Bisque Portrait of Asian Child in Petite Size, 1199, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

Lot #246 (Sale Order 246 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Amber tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes in side-slanted eye sockets, painted lashes, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig in up-swept style, amber tinted composition and wooden ball- jointed body, wearing silk kimono, slippers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 1199 dep 3 Germany. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very choice bisque and complexion on the petite model are accented by deeply sculpted features, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Portrait of Asian Woman, 1129, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1800 German Bisque Portrait of Asian Woman, 1129, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1800

German Bisque Portrait of Asian Woman, 1129, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1800

Lot #247 (Sale Order 247 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Light amber-brown tinted bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes in side-slanted sockets, black painted lashes, black highly arched brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, shaded and accented lips, four teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig, amber tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique cotton kimono. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SH 1129 dep 9. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1895. Value Points: excellent detail of modeling with unusual complexion tone variation on the hard to find model.
German Bisque Asian Lady, Model 1329, by Simon and Halbig  1100/1400 German Bisque Asian Lady, Model 1329, by Simon and Halbig  1100/1400

German Bisque Asian Lady, Model 1329, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1400

Lot #248 (Sale Order 248 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head with amber-tinted complexion, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted black curly lashes, black brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black mohair wig in up-swept fashion, amber-tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing lovely silk kimono and black trousers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon & Halbig Germany 1329 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very beautiful bisque with luminous patina, original body and body finish, original wig.
Wooden Secretary Desk in the Chippendale Manner with Chinoiserie Decorations 800/1200 Wooden Secretary Desk in the Chippendale Manner with Chinoiserie Decorations 800/1200

Wooden Secretary Desk in the Chippendale Manner with Chinoiserie Decorations 800/1200

Lot #249 (Sale Order 249 of 319)

27" (69 cm.) h. x 13"w. x 7"d. The wooden upright secretary desk in the Chippendale manner has ebony painted finish with rich gilt and red Chinoiserie decorations and scenes, with drawers in the lower chest, drop-slant front writing surface which, when opened, reveals intricately-fitted drawers and niches, and an upper detachable cabinet with elaborate interior. Excellent condition. In the Chippendale manner, mid-1900s.
All-Original French Bisque Poupee with Exotic Complexion and Costume 2800/3500 All-Original French Bisque Poupee with Exotic Complexion and Costume 2800/3500

All-Original French Bisque Poupee with Exotic Complexion and Costume 2800/3500

Lot #250 (Sale Order 250 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Golden-complexioned bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, widely-arched brows that nearly meet, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, two black beauty spots, black mohair wig in an extended triple-braid, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at the hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, golden-amber-complexioned bisque arms from above the elbows, curled fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: circa 1867, the model was likely created for the Paris 1867 International Exposition to appeal to the wealthy international travelers from Persia. Value Points: very rare poupee with beautiful complexion enhanced by two beauty spots, wearing her original elaborate silk costume with elaborate silk turban and sash, original gold bracelets and ankle bracelets, pearl necklace. Ex-Margaret Lumia Collection.
Elaborate and Whimsical Carved Wooden Gazebo as Sewing Cabinet 400/600 Elaborate and Whimsical Carved Wooden Gazebo as Sewing Cabinet 400/600

Elaborate and Whimsical Carved Wooden Gazebo as Sewing Cabinet 400/600

Lot #251 (Sale Order 251 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Designed to appear as a garden gazebo, of fine woods with natural and ebony finish, and having domed roof and cupola, the sewing case has bone pillars which are actually thread winders, attached pin-cushion to the tower wall, hollow tower which accesses by unscrewing the domed top, and a cupola which unscrews for access to another hidden compartment. There is a bone finial at the very peak and graduated shelved base for placement of other accessories such as thimbles. Excellent condition. Probably English, mid-19th century, Ex-Estelle Johnston Collection.
Rare German Bisque Rare German Bisque

Rare German Bisque "Butterfly Baby" with Unusual Signature Name 1100/1500

Lot #253 (Sale Order 253 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes and up-swept brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, modeled tongue, two upper teeth, composition bent limb baby body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3 Made in Germany Butterfly Baby 90 3/0. Comments: Germany, mystery maker, circa 1915, the significance of the name "Butterfly Baby" is unknown. Value Points: rare doll whose mystery is yet to be discovered; other models are not known to exist.
German Bisque Doll, Model 939, in Grand Size with Superb Antique Costume 1700/2300 German Bisque Doll, Model 939, in Grand Size with Superb Antique Costume 1700/2300

German Bisque Doll, Model 939, in Grand Size with Superb Antique Costume 1700/2300

Lot #254 (Sale Order 254 of 319)

29" (74 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, very pale complexion, brown glass eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and multi-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted very full outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair, early German composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 16 H 939. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1885. Value Points: very beautiful entrancing expression with finest quality of bisque, antique silk kimono with embroidered details, matching cap, earrings, jade necklace.
French Bisque French Bisque

French Bisque "Eden Bebe" by Fleischmann & Blodel 1100/1300

Lot #255 (Sale Order 255 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with upturned lip corners, outlined lips, row of tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body, lovely ivory silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Eden Bebe Paris 5 Depose. Comments: Fleischmann & Blodel, who registered the trademark in 1890. Value Points: charming delicate bisque and shy expression.
Petite Bisque Child, 749, by Simon & Halbig for the French Market 800/1000 Petite Bisque Child, 749, by Simon & Halbig for the French Market 800/1000

Petite Bisque Child, 749, by Simon & Halbig for the French Market 800/1000

Lot #256 (Sale Order 256 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, accented lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed bisque. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 749 dep 3/0. Comments: Simon and Halbig for the French market, circa 1900. Value Points: petite doll has original body and body finish, original lashes, and wearing original dress, undergarments, bonnet, Jumeau socks and original leather shoes.
Petite French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe Petite French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe

Petite French Bisque Closed Mouth Bebe "Dep" with Original Rose Silk Costume 700/900

Lot #257 (Sale Order 257 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, short brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Dep. Comments: Simon and Halbig for the French market, circa 1900. Value Points: original rose silk dress and matching bonnet with lace trim, undergarments, Jumeau rose socks and rose twill shoes signed "1".
All-Original French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Couturier Costume 2800/3200 All-Original French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Couturier Costume 2800/3200

All-Original French Bisque Bebe Jumeau with Couturier Costume 2800/3200

Lot #258 (Sale Order 258 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth with decorative glaze on shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition body with jointing at shoulders and elbows, and hinge-jointing at hips for walking. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 9 (head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1896, with sleeping eye system which he deposed in that year. Value Points: beautiful doll with rare original eyes, original wig, body, body finish, wearing original rose silk brocade dress with matching bonnet, undergarments, socks, leather shoes and Jumeau rose earrings.
French Musical Automaton French Musical Automaton

French Musical Automaton "Young Lady with Mirror and Powder Puff" by Lambert 3500/4500

Lot #259 (Sale Order 259 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Standing upon a velvet-covered base is a bisque-head girl with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms. When wound, music plays, she turns her head side to side and alternately lifts powder puff and mirror in a synchronic manner. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism functions albeit a bit sluggishly. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 4. Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890. Value Points: wearing (dusty) original silk, velvet and lace dress, under glass dome with stand.
French Bisque Doll by Jumeau with Blue Corset Body 1800/2300 French Bisque Doll by Jumeau with Blue Corset Body 1800/2300

French Bisque Doll by Jumeau with Blue Corset Body 1800/2300

Lot #260 (Sale Order 260 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, dark painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, German kid gusset-jointed lady body with original sewn-on blue corset, bisque lower arms. Condition: bisque head excellent, body is not original. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 5 (head). Comments: head by Jumeau, circa 1890, body is of the same era and nicely sized to fit. Value Points: beautiful face and eyes, original Jumeau earrings, rare body style with sewn-on corset.
French Child's Book French Child's Book

French Child's Book "Histoires de Sept Poupees" 200/300

Lot #261 (Sale Order 261 of 319)

12 1/2" (32 cm.) x 9 1/2". The hardbound story book with beautiful color engraving on the cover depicting a tea party with seven dolls, tells the story of those seven dolls "racontee par elles-memes" (told by themselves), with numerous illustrative engravings of their adventures. Written by Marie Guerrier De Haupt, published by Bernardin-Bechet, 1882. Contents and cover excellent, spine loose.
French Bisque Brown-Eyed Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800 French Bisque Brown-Eyed Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800

French Bisque Brown-Eyed Premiere Bebe by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800

Lot #262 (Sale Order 262 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, 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, circa 1878. Value Points: fine delicate complexion with lovely contrast to rich brown eyes, original body and body finish, antique costume including leather shoes by Alart with full figure of doll and "5".
Collection of Luxury French Needlework Cushions 400/500 Collection of Luxury French Needlework Cushions 400/500

Collection of Luxury French Needlework Cushions 400/500

Lot #263 (Sale Order 263 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) l. slipper. Each is of fine silk with hand-painted, beaded or embroidered details, and with padded cushions or flannel inserts designed to preserve needles, in a variety of imaginative and charming shapes including fan, slippers, book, heart cushion and a notable butterfly. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890.
Gorgeous French Bisque Smiling Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Wig 3200/3800 Gorgeous French Bisque Smiling Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Wig 3200/3800

Gorgeous French Bisque Smiling Poupee by Leon Casimir Bru with Original Wig 3200/3800

Lot #264 (Sale Order 264 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, almond-shaped blue glass enamel inset eyes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with upturned lip corners lending a hint of smile, outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig with ringlet curls and interwoven hair ribbons, cork pate, kid poupee body with square-cut collarette, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, body especially sturdy. Marks: G. Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, who deposed the model of this head in 1872, possibly a portrait of Empress Eugenie. Value Points: gorgeous poupee with well-rendered enigmatic smile, original wig, sturdy body, antique costume.
French Leather Shoes for Bebe Bru, Size 6 300/400 French Leather Shoes for Bebe Bru, Size 6 300/400

French Leather Shoes for Bebe Bru, Size 6 300/400

Lot #265 (Sale Order 265 of 319)

2 1/2" (6 cm.) Of black kidskin leather with brown over-stitching, ankle straps with silver buttons, leather decorative bows with silver buckles, incised on soles "Bru Jne Paris" (in oval) and "6". Near mint condition. French, circa 1885.
French Leather Shoes for Bebe Bru, Size 10 400/500 French Leather Shoes for Bebe Bru, Size 10 400/500

French Leather Shoes for Bebe Bru, Size 10 400/500

Lot #266 (Sale Order 266 of 319)

3.2" (8 cm.) Of black kidskin leather with brown over-stitching, ankle straps with silver buttons, leather decorative bows with silver buckles, incised on soles "Bru Jne Paris" (in oval) and "10". Very good condition. French, circa 1885.
French Mahogany Secretary Desk with Accessories and Footstool 900/1200 French Mahogany Secretary Desk with Accessories and Footstool 900/1200

French Mahogany Secretary Desk with Accessories and Footstool 900/1200

Lot #267 (Sale Order 267 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Mahogany desk with inlay detailing has drop-front writing surface above three lower drawers. Arranged upon the desk are an assortment of antique miniature accessories including story book "Contes", brass candlesticks, ormolu frame with easel back, leather case with miniature book "Small Rain", leather album containing miniature tintypes, miniature book "The Child's Keepsake", basket of miniature silk flowers, and leather tooled case with miniature playing cards. Along with 7"l. mahogany framed footstool with needlework cover. Desk and stool excellent, accessories good condition. Mid-late 1800s.
French Bisque Early Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 2, with Original Body 8000/10,000 French Bisque Early Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 2, with Original Body 8000/10,000

French Bisque Early Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru, Size 2, with Original Body 8000/10,000

Lot #268 (Sale Order 268 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, very plump cheeks, pale blue paperweight eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French kid gusset-jointed body with bisque arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, right pinky finger tip chipped, left thumb missing, kid body sturdy. Marks: (circle dot) Bru Jne 2 (head) No. 2 Bru Jne (shoulders). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: sought-after size of the rare early bebe with splendid eyes, very fine modeling of facial features.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 2800/3200 French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 2800/3200

French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Original Signed Body 2800/3200

Lot #269 (Sale Order 269 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes with "dot" highlights, shaded nostrils, slightly-parted shaded lips, two rows of tiny porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, brunette human hair over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 15 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bte SGDG Paris (body). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1885. Value Points: lovely bisque with soft blush, entrancing deep paperweight eyes, original body and body finish, lovely antique dress in the Au Nain Bleu manner may be original, ruffled cap, undergarments, socks, shoes.
French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner from Au Nain Bleu 1800/2300 French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner from Au Nain Bleu 1800/2300

French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner from Au Nain Bleu 1800/2300

Lot #270 (Sale Order 270 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 7 (head) Bebe Steiner (and paper label of doll holding flag, on torso) Au Nain Bleu...(paper label on torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890, the doll was originally offered by the famous 19th century Parisian doll shop of Au Nain Bleu. Value Points: very fine bisque and painting, original body and body finish, original store label, antique costume including original cream kidskin shoes by Alart with impressed figure of doll.
Petite French Bisque Bebe, 6/0, by Rabery and Delphieu 2600/2900 Petite French Bisque Bebe, 6/0, by Rabery and Delphieu 2600/2900

Petite French Bisque Bebe, 6/0, by Rabery and Delphieu 2600/2900

Lot #271 (Sale Order 271 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: R 6/0 D. Comments: Rabery and Delphieu, circa 1885. Value Points: dainty little petite bebe has original body and body finish, nice antique costume, rare size.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier, Block Letter Markings, Size 1 2700/3200 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier, Block Letter Markings, Size 1 2700/3200

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier, Block Letter Markings, Size 1 2700/3200

Lot #272 (Sale Order 272 of 319)

10 1/2" (27 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils of softly-rounded nose, closed mouth with outlined heart-shaped upper lip, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, small chip hidden at base of neck socket. Marks: F 1 G. (block letters). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1882. Value Points: very beautiful bebe in rare tiny size with lovely painting of lips, original Gaultier body, antique costume.
French Miniature Borzoi Dog  300/400 French Miniature Borzoi Dog  300/400

French Miniature Borzoi Dog 300/400

Lot #273 (Sale Order 273 of 319)

6" (15 cm.) l. The firm-bodied borzoi dog is lavishly-covered with white fur except for shaved face and lower legs, with amber glass eyes, open mouth, long tail. Very good condition. French, circa 1900.
French Bisque Poupee by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body and Splendid Eyes 1400/1800 French Bisque Poupee by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body and Splendid Eyes 1400/1800

French Bisque Poupee by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body and Splendid Eyes 1400/1800

Lot #274 (Sale Order 274 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large almond-eyed blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French kid poupee body with gusset jointing at elbows, hips and knees, antique costume. Condition: bisque excellent, body very firm and sturdy except much wear to fingers. Marks: 4 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, the head model with these larger cut eyes was also used for the premiere bebe lending it a most childlike appearance. Value Points: gorgeous eyes highlight the delicate bisque with beautiful painting, original signed body.
Collection of Early Accessories for French Poupees 700/900 Collection of Early Accessories for French Poupees 700/900

Collection of Early Accessories for French Poupees 700/900

Lot #275 (Sale Order 275 of 319)

7" (18 cm.) l. parasol. Including bone-handled parasol with burgundy silk cover, 2" porcelain wash bowl and pitcher with floral decorations, cream kidskin gloves with buttons at wrist, miniature book with engravings "L'Education de La Poupee", coral bead necklace with ormolu medallion, gilt perfume holder for chatelaine, leather wallet for attachment to belt, bone-handled folding fan with hand-painted decorations, and walnut hand mirror with beveled edge. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s.
Early Homespun Cotton Dress with Transfer Designs for 18 Early Homespun Cotton Dress with Transfer Designs for 18

Early Homespun Cotton Dress with Transfer Designs for 18"-19" Lady Doll 400/500

Lot #276 (Sale Order 276 of 319)

4" shoulders, 7" waist. The two-piece gown of natural homespun cotton in light brown has transfer designs in green and red, and features a fitted lined bodice with piping at edges, ruching at upper sleeves, fitted cuffs, pleated details at front forming into a tightly-fitted waist, with matching skirt having flat-panel front, wide pleats at the side and ruching at back waist. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.
French All-Bisque Mignonette with Pert Smile and Bare Feet 700/900 French All-Bisque Mignonette with Pert Smile and Bare Feet 700/900

French All-Bisque Mignonette with Pert Smile and Bare Feet 700/900

Lot #277 (Sale Order 277 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged slender bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with suggestion of smile, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, peg-jointed slender bisque arms and legs, bare feet, antique silk costume, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0 (head and torso). Comments: French, circa 1882, the mignonettes appeared in Parisian Etrennes catalogs described as "poupees de poche" (pocket dolls) in reference to their size. Value Points: dear pert smile enhances the cobalt blue eyes, rare bare feet.
French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Unusual Markings 3400/4500 French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Unusual Markings 3400/4500

French Bisque Bebe by Schmitt et Fils with Unusual Markings 3400/4500

Lot #278 (Sale Order 278 of 319)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, painted lashes, arched brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accent line between the shaded lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with slender elongated torso and limbs, flat-cut derriere, antique costume. Condition: 3/0 - 5B Sch (in shield, on head) Sch (in shield on derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1885, rare model with curious "3/0 - 5B" markings which remain a mystery. Value Points: unique bebe in sought-after petite size, original signed body, fine quality of bisque and painting.
Rare Large German Bisque Character from Art Series of Wislizenus 1200/1500 Rare Large German Bisque Character from Art Series of Wislizenus 1200/1500

Rare Large German Bisque Character from Art Series of Wislizenus 1200/1500

Lot #279 (Sale Order 279 of 319)

25" (64 cm.) Very plump bisque socket head with very high domed forehead, grey glass sleep eyes, painted long curly lashes, dark eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth appearing as though open, pronounced modeled tongue tip, two modeled holes at upper mouth with inserted porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig, very plump composition toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: AW 16. Comments: Adolf Wislizenus, circa 1912, from the firm's series of art character dolls. Value Points: the rare model has unusual head modeling, rare construction system of teeth, original wig, wonderful original plump toddler body and antique costume.
Petite German Bisque Child, 199, by Kestner with Rare Eight-Ball-Jointed Body 400/500 Petite German Bisque Child, 199, by Kestner with Rare Eight-Ball-Jointed Body 400/500

Petite German Bisque Child, 199, by Kestner with Rare Eight-Ball-Jointed Body 400/500

Lot #280 (Sale Order 280 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 199.3 Germany. Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: charming petite doll with rare eight-loose-ball-jointed body, antique costume.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 150, by Kestner 400/500 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 150, by Kestner 400/500

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll, Model 150, by Kestner 400/500

Lot #281 (Sale Order 281 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted knee-high pink socks, black one-strap heeled shoes, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150.4. Comments: Kestner, circa 1910. Value Points: pretty all-bisque with soft original wig.
Grand German Bisque Child, 1279, by Simon and Halbig with Lovely Pique Costume 1200/1500 Grand German Bisque Child, 1279, by Simon and Halbig with Lovely Pique Costume 1200/1500

Grand German Bisque Child, 1279, by Simon and Halbig with Lovely Pique Costume 1200/1500

Lot #282 (Sale Order 282 of 319)

31" (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, dark eyeliner, modeled brows with comb-marked detail, rounded nose with accented nostrils, open mouth, outlined lips, prominent accent dot on center bottom lip, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, beautiful antique costume of white pique with cutwork and embroidery, undergarments, black leather shoes, woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 dep Germany 14 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with superb detail of modeling highlighted by impressed dimples in cheeks and chin and accent dot in center bottom lip, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Laughing Glass-Eyed Character, 5636, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1500 German Bisque Laughing Glass-Eyed Character, 5636, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1500

German Bisque Laughing Glass-Eyed Character, 5636, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1500

Lot #283 (Sale Order 283 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted outlined lips with defined tongue, two porcelain lower teeth, impressed cheek dimples, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5636 6 Heubach (sunburst mark). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1915. Value Points: wonderfully sculpted impressed dimples and laughter lines, finest bisque and painting, antique cotton school dress, under-bonnet, woven bonnet, patterned socks, leather shoes and carrying her own little all-bisque doll.
German Bisque Glass-eyed Pouting Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1400 German Bisque Glass-eyed Pouting Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1400

German Bisque Glass-eyed Pouting Character, 6970, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1400

Lot #284 (Sale Order 284 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with plump cheeks, blue glass sleep eyes with darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with downcast lips creating a pouting expression, accented lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6970 Germany 7. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: outstanding quality of bisque with fine matte complexion, exceptional detail of modeling of mouth, original body finish, great antique costume.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Ebony Complexion, with Toy Horse 400/600 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Ebony Complexion, with Toy Horse 400/600

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Ebony Complexion, with Toy Horse 400/600

Lot #285 (Sale Order 285 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) Ebony-complexioned all-bisque with swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, black glass enamel inset eyes, closed mouth, black fleecy wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, bare feet, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gebruder Kuhnlenz, circa 1890. Value Points: rare little doll with rich complexion, along with her own pull-toy horse.
German Bisque Glass-eyed Art Character, Model 114, German Bisque Glass-eyed Art Character, Model 114,

German Bisque Glass-eyed Art Character, Model 114, "Gretchen" Kammer and Reinhardt 4500/5500

Lot #286 (Sale Order 286 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, fringed upper lashes, one-stroke tapered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with fretful expression, richly-shaded lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 46. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model "Gretchen" from the firm's art character series with transitional rare glass eyes, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with excellent bisque and expression, original body and body finish, wonderful antique folklore costume highlighted by floral-embroidered skirt.
Rare German Bisque Toddler, 1489, Rare German Bisque Toddler, 1489,

Rare German Bisque Toddler, 1489, "Erika", by Simon and Halbig 1800/2500

Lot #287 (Sale Order 287 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted dark curly lashes, dark eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils of tiny rounded nose, open mouth, outlined lips, tiny stuck-out tongue, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with short chubby thighs, antique boy's costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Erika Simon & Halbig 1489 9. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1910, from the firm's 1400 series of character dolls; the significance of the name "Erika" remains a mystery. Value Points: rare model with most appealing expression, fine quality of bisque and painting, original rare body with original finish.
Collection of Antique and Vintage Nursery Toys 600/900 Collection of Antique and Vintage Nursery Toys 600/900

Collection of Antique and Vintage Nursery Toys 600/900

Lot #288 (Sale Order 288 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) h. rolly-dolly. Including large paper mache rolly-dolly in the shape of a clown with vibrantly-colored costume, unusual flocked-finish seated cat with large glass googly eyes which began its life as a candy container, set of miniature wooden blocks with lithographed paper finish in original box, Steiff golden teddy bear with yellow cloth label and button in ear, and two wooden Felix the Cat toys by Schoenhut. Very good to excellent condition.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character, 6971, by Gebruder Heubach with Teddy Bear 1100/1300 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character, 6971, by Gebruder Heubach with Teddy Bear 1100/1300

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character, 6971, by Gebruder Heubach with Teddy Bear 1100/1300

Lot #290 (Sale Order 290 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open with beautifully shaded lips, two porcelain beaded lower teeth, mohair curly wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, navy blue mariner dress, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6971 7 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: delighted child with laughter crinkles at eye corners and impressed cheek and lip dimples, choice bisque original body and body finish, carrying old mohair teddy bear with clear eyes.
Appealing German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig with Antique Toy 1800/2300 Appealing German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig with Antique Toy 1800/2300

Appealing German Bisque Character, 1488, by Simon and Halbig with Antique Toy 1800/2300

Lot #291 (Sale Order 291 of 319)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes in half-moon shape, painted curly lashes, short brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils of rounded-tip nose, closed mouth with very full shaded and outlined lips, double chin, brunette mohair ringlet curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1488 Simon & Halbig 12. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912, from their 1400 character series. Value Points: finest quality of bisque with rosy complexion enhanced by gleaming patina, original body and body finish, antique red cotton school dress, striped woolen stockings, undergarments, leather shoes, and carrying German paper mache two-faced squeak toy.
German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 500, Erste Steinbacher, Factory-Original Costume 1100/1400 German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 500, Erste Steinbacher, Factory-Original Costume 1100/1400

German Bisque Painted Eye Character, 500, Erste Steinbacher, Factory-Original Costume 1100/1400

Lot #292 (Sale Order 292 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, painted downcast blue eyes, single-stroke brows, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips in pouting expression, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 500 G&H 2. Comments: Erste Steinbacher, circa 1923, the firm was then under the direction of Robert Carl and Gustav Heubach (hence the GH initials); the firm had been in existence since 1900 under various owners. Only two characters have been identified: 500 and 510. Value Points: very rare painted eye character with well-defined pouting expression, original body, wig and costume.
Rare German Bisque Pouty Painted Eye Child, Model 500, by Steinbacher 600/800 Rare German Bisque Pouty Painted Eye Child, Model 500, by Steinbacher 600/800

Rare German Bisque Pouty Painted Eye Child, Model 500, by Steinbacher 600/800

Lot #293 (Sale Order 293 of 319)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes in deeply-set eye sockets, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with firmly-set lips, brunette mohair bobbed wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 500 G H 6/0. Comments: Steinbacher Porzellanfabrick for Gustav Heubach, circa 1910, from the very rare 500 art character series presented by that firm. Value Points: rare model with especially fine detail of sculpting around the eyes.
German Bisque Character, Model 7761, by Gebruder Heubach  1100/1300 German Bisque Character, Model 7761, by Gebruder Heubach  1100/1300

German Bisque Character, Model 7761, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1300

Lot #294 (Sale Order 294 of 319)

9 1/2" (24 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head depicting a young boy with exaggerated wincing expression, sculpted and painted blonde hair, painted nearly-closed eyes with tiny blue pupils and white eye dots, rounded nose,"O" shaped crooked mouth, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7761 Heubach ((in square) 0 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: very rare model with distinctive sculpting featuring wrinkles, crinkles and frowns around his eyes, forehead and mouth, giving rise to the collector's common name for this doll as "Spinach Boy".
German Golden Mohair Compact Teddy by Schuco with Provenance 300/400 German Golden Mohair Compact Teddy by Schuco with Provenance 300/400

German Golden Mohair Compact Teddy by Schuco with Provenance 300/400

Lot #295 (Sale Order 295 of 319)

4" (10 cm.) Gold mohair miniature teddy with shoe button eyes, black embroidered mouth and nose, with removable head to allow opening of torso to reveal powder compact. The teddy is presented in base of original box along with a fragile hand-written note "Dear (illegible), Don't be afraid of this little creature. It's harmless. Just remove the head and do your stuff. Love, Geo". Excellent condition. Germany, Schuco, circa 1930s.
German Bisque Pouting Character, 6894, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500 German Bisque Pouting Character, 6894, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

German Bisque Pouting Character, 6894, by Gebruder Heubach 400/500

Lot #296 (Sale Order 296 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted short blonde boyish hair, intaglio blue painted eyes with large black pupils, brown upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full pouting lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 6894 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: captivating wistful expression, choice bisque and painting, original factory dress.
Rare German Bisque Art Character, 149, with Painted Eyes by Hertel & Schwab 2200/2800 Rare German Bisque Art Character, 149, with Painted Eyes by Hertel & Schwab 2200/2800

Rare German Bisque Art Character, 149, with Painted Eyes by Hertel & Schwab 2200/2800

Lot #297 (Sale Order 297 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, shaded pale blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, accent line between the lips, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 149 5. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1910. Value Points: very expressive features, excellent bisque and painting, original body and body finish, antique costume may be factory original.
German Bisque Character, Model 1498, by Simon and Halbig 1800/2500 German Bisque Character, Model 1498, by Simon and Halbig 1800/2500

German Bisque Character, Model 1498, by Simon and Halbig 1800/2500

Lot #298 (Sale Order 298 of 319)

15" (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde boyish hair with forelock detail and decorative glaze, blue glass sleep eyes, dark painted lashes, incised liner, lightly feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the outlined lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique boy's costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1498 8 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare little character with toddler body, original body finish, wonderful bisque and painting enhancing the expressive features.
Three German Miniature Teddy Bears 300/500 Three German Miniature Teddy Bears 300/500

Three German Miniature Teddy Bears 300/500

Lot #299 (Sale Order 299 of 319)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) -4". Including green mohair miniature bear with removable head to allow torso to open and reveal interior powder compact, circa 1930s; brown firm-bodied teddy with shoe button eyes, circa 1950s, and contemporary gold mohair teddy with lederhosen, signed by artist on paw pads. Excellent condition.
German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach 900/1200 German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach 900/1200

German Bisque Glass-Eyed Character, 7246, by Gebruder Heubach 900/1200

Lot #300 (Sale Order 300 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, short curly painted brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette human hair, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume and undergarments, socks, shoes, woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7246 4 Heubach (in square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: fine quality of bisque on the plump-faced closed mouth character with rarer glass eyes.
German Bisque Side-Glancing Character with Modeled Topknot by Gebruder Heubach 500/700 German Bisque Side-Glancing Character with Modeled Topknot by Gebruder Heubach 500/700

German Bisque Side-Glancing Character with Modeled Topknot by Gebruder Heubach 500/700

Lot #301 (Sale Order 301 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with very plump cheeks, sculpted brown hair with forelock and side curls, modeled topknot, painted large blue round side-glancing googly eyes, short curly upper lashes, one-stroke brows, button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, pyramid-shaped closed mouth, paper mache toddler body with jointing at shoulders and hips, painted shoes and socks, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: D Made in Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1920. Value Points: delightful wide-eyed anxious expression on the rare model, original body and body finish, antique costume.
German Glass-Eyed Bisque Art Character, 7847, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1500 German Glass-Eyed Bisque Art Character, 7847, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1500

German Glass-Eyed Bisque Art Character, 7847, by Gebruder Heubach 1100/1500

Lot #302 (Sale Order 302 of 319)

19" (48 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head with very plump lower face, blue glass sleep eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with very full outlined lips, dimpled chin and lip corners, brunette human hair in long braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent: Marks: 7847 8 Germany Heubach (sunburst) (head) (original Holz-masse red stamp on torso). Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: especially fine quality of modeling especially of lips, finest bisque and painting, original signed body with original finish, wonderful antique costume.
French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800 French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800

French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau 3200/3800

Lot #303 (Sale Order 303 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body. Condition: bisque excellent, body is original albeit worn and with some touch-up. Marks: E 10 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1884. Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting on the early bebe with detail of modeling including impressed dimples at philtrum and chin.
Collection of French Miniature Accessories and Ephemera 800/1200 Collection of French Miniature Accessories and Ephemera 800/1200

Collection of French Miniature Accessories and Ephemera 800/1200

Lot #304 (Sale Order 304 of 319)

9" (23 cm.) x 5" wicker case. The thickly-woven hinged box has purple silk lining and edging, and contains a wide assortment of miniature accessories, including lithographed pin box with colorful beehives of pins, pyramid-shaped needle case with fittings, embossed brass dust pan and brush, miniature leather bound book, kidskin gloves, folding fan, mirror, pearls, several purses, opera glasses, and more. Good/excellent. French, late 1800s.
Large German All-Bisque Doll, Model 150, by Kestner 800/1100 Large German All-Bisque Doll, Model 150, by Kestner 800/1100

Large German All-Bisque Doll, Model 150, by Kestner 800/1100

Lot #305 (Sale Order 305 of 319)

11" (28 cm.) Bisque head and torso, brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette human hair, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue stockings with ribbed detail, black one-strap shoes, silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 150 6 (head and under arms). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: rare large size of the all-bisque with all-original parts, lovely pale bisque.
Earliest Period French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau, Original Costume 3800/4500 Earliest Period French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau, Original Costume 3800/4500

Earliest Period French Bisque Brown-Eyed Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau, Original Costume 3800/4500

Lot #306 (Sale Order 306 of 319)

20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes with darker outer iris rims, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-modeled pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body finish albeit very rubbed and worn, few flakes hidden low on neck socket. Marks: 8/EJ. Comments: Emile Jumeau, the premiere edition of the signature EJ model, circa 1882. Value Points: lovely original aqua silk and lace dress, undergarments, matching fancy bonnet, aqua silk parasol, ivory kidskin boots impressed with figure of doll by Alart.
French 19th Century Globe de Mariee with Lavish Ormolu Designs 800/1000 French 19th Century Globe de Mariee with Lavish Ormolu Designs 800/1000

French 19th Century Globe de Mariee with Lavish Ormolu Designs 800/1000

Lot #307 (Sale Order 307 of 319)

21" (53 cm.) Arranged upon an ebony base under a blown glass dome is a gilt ormolu arrangement framing a burgundy velvet cushion upon which rests the wax floral decorations of a bride. The ormolu decorations include love bird, grape leaves, sheaths of wheat, and margeurites, each with symbolic meaning, as well as three framed mirrors and eighteen porcelain hand-painted flowers. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885. The globe de mariee was chosen by a young couple before their marriage with particular attention to choosing symbolic elements that would provide good omens for their life together; the tradition was prevalent throughout the 1800s and lasting until the 1920s in France.
French Miniature Walnut-Shaped Necessaire 300/400 French Miniature Walnut-Shaped Necessaire 300/400

French Miniature Walnut-Shaped Necessaire 300/400

Lot #308 (Sale Order 308 of 319)

2" (5 cm.) w. The walnut-shaped necessaire with gold-plated edging is fitted with miniature sewing accessories including miniature brass scissors, thimble, awl, and needle case, along with leather bound book with gilt edging. With 2" miniature tan kidskin gloves with white kidskin edging. Excellent condition. French, circa 1875.
French Bisque Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau, Couturier Costume, Gilt Signed Jumeau Shoes 3500/4500 French Bisque Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau, Couturier Costume, Gilt Signed Jumeau Shoes 3500/4500

French Bisque Bebe EJ by Emile Jumeau, Couturier Costume, Gilt Signed Jumeau Shoes 3500/4500

Lot #309 (Sale Order 309 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head with very full cheeks, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading and darker blue iris rims, dark eyeliner, mauve blushed eye shadow, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, impressed dimples at lip corners and philtrum, separately-modeled pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body. Condition: there is a faint hairline from right forehead rim to right brow, original early body is very worn. Marks 11/EJ. Comments: Emile Jumeau, premiere model of the signature bebe which bears his own name-initials, circa 1882. Value Points: beautiful silk and velvet couturier antique dress, Jumeau socks, Jumeau bronze-green silk shoes with gilt lettering "Bebe Jumeau Med d'Or Paris 1878".
French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner  2800/3200 French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner  2800/3200

French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner 2800/3200

Lot #310 (Sale Order 310 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes with dot accents, rose-blushed eyeshadow, fringed brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with lovely shading of lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, Steiner composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 9 (head) (Steiner paper label on body with illustration of doll). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1889. Value Points: very beautiful rose-blushed complexion, original body and body finish, original wig, with original undergarments and silk and velvet bonnet, antique brown leather shoes, with rose silk dress.
German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Cobalt Eyes by Kestner 700/900 German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Cobalt Eyes by Kestner 700/900

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Cobalt Eyes by Kestner 700/900

Lot #311 (Sale Order 311 of 319)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Bisque swivel head on shapely bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig with side-coiled braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, folded fists, shapely legs, painted white socks with magenta rims, four-lace ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kestner, circa 1880. Value Points: beautiful face, finest bisque, well-modeled body.
Petite French Bisque Bebe by Jules Steiner with Chair 1600/1900 Petite French Bisque Bebe by Jules Steiner with Chair 1600/1900

Petite French Bisque Bebe by Jules Steiner with Chair 1600/1900

Lot #312 (Sale Order 312 of 319)

10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body, straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, limbs age and size appropriate but not original. Marks: Steiner Paris 3. Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1890. Value Points: very dear petite bebe with excellent bisque and painting, along with French ebony-framed chair with blue silk tufted upholstery.
French Bisque Poupee, Size 1, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body 1700/1900 French Bisque Poupee, Size 1, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body 1700/1900

French Bisque Poupee, Size 1, by Emile Jumeau with Signed Body 1700/1900

Lot #313 (Sale Order 313 of 319)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass enamel eyes with darker blue outer rims, thick dark eyeliner, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale accented lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: sought-after petite size 1, original signed body, entrancing large eyes with rich decoration.
Collection of Miniature Antique Glassware 300/500 Collection of Miniature Antique Glassware 300/500

Collection of Miniature Antique Glassware 300/500

Lot #314 (Sale Order 314 of 319)

5" (13 cm.) pair of vases. Including pair of Venetian vases with blue enamel trim, crystal vase with gilt accents, Venetian glass pitcher in rose and apple green stripes, soft metal hinged basket, and covered glass cheese dish with white enamel beading. Excellent condition. Late 1800s.
Rare German Bisque Child, Model 919, by Simon and Halbig 1600/2200 Rare German Bisque Child, Model 919, by Simon and Halbig 1600/2200

Rare German Bisque Child, Model 919, by Simon and Halbig 1600/2200

Lot #315 (Sale Order 315 of 319)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with elongated facial modeling, blue glass inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips, two square-cut upper teeth and one lower, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 919 SH 7 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1880, the early model from 900 series was made with several variations including solid dome, as swivel head on bisque shoulderplate, with closed mouth, and this model with socket head, cut pate, and slightly-open mouth. Value Points: the rarity of the model is rivaled by its fine gentle beauty, delicate bisque and very fine painting.
Large German Bisque Fashionable Lady, Model 1159, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1800 Large German Bisque Fashionable Lady, Model 1159, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1800

Large German Bisque Fashionable Lady, Model 1159, by Simon and Halbig 1200/1800

Lot #316 (Sale Order 316 of 319)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig in up-swept manner, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with shapely bosom, tiny waist, elongated limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H dep 1159 Germany 10. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very fine bisque, original wig, lashes, and original lady in near mint condition.
German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig in Petite Size 1000/1200 German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig in Petite Size 1000/1200

German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig in Petite Size 1000/1200

Lot #317 (Sale Order 317 of 319)

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body with shapely bosom, tiny waist, elongated limbs, antique undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H dep 1159 Germany 10 (head) Heinrich Handwerck Germany (body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: very fine bisque, original lady body in near mint condition, appealing petite size.
German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig, Rare Painted Eye Variation 1100/1300 German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig, Rare Painted Eye Variation 1100/1300

German Bisque Lady Doll, 1159, by Simon and Halbig, Rare Painted Eye Variation 1100/1300

Lot #318 (Sale Order 318 of 319)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted blue eyes, inserted lashes and brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, composition and wooden ball-jointed lady body with modeled bosom and tiny waist, elongated limbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1159 Germany Simon & Halbig S&H 8. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare variation of the fashionable lady model with painted eyes and inserted brows and lashes, original body and body finish.
German Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469 by Cuno and Otto Dressel  1800/2200 German Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469 by Cuno and Otto Dressel  1800/2200

German Bisque Flapper Lady, 1469 by Cuno and Otto Dressel 1800/2200

Lot #319 (Sale Order 319 of 319)

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 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.
French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Gorgeous Antique Costume 4500/6500 French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Gorgeous Antique Costume 4500/6500

French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Gorgeous Antique Costume 4500/6500

Lot #320 (Sale Order 320 of 319)

28" (71 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: head and body are age and size-appropriate but not original, two very faint old hairlines on forehead. Marks: Bru Jne 11 (back of head) SGDG (forehead rim). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1880. Value Points: the beautiful model has very fine modeling, complexion and painting especially around the eyes, superb waist-length antique mohair wig, and wearing very fine white pique dress with cutwork detail, undergarments, leather shoes, fingerless gloves, and ivory silk bonnet.
Very Fine Early Cotton Gown with Soutache Embroidery 500/700 Very Fine Early Cotton Gown with Soutache Embroidery 500/700

Very Fine Early Cotton Gown with Soutache Embroidery 500/700

Lot #321 (Sale Order 321 of 319)

To fit doll about 22"-24", 6" shoulder width. 10" waist. 18" overall length. Of fine white muslin cotton, the dress features a rounded neckline with pipe-edged bretelles over sleevelets, embroidered white sheer cotton edging at neckline, bretelles and sleevelets, bands of horizontal tucks on skirt, and bountiful brown embroidered soutache trim on bodice, sleeves and skirt. Excellent condition. Circa 1870.
French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Early Dress 3500/4500 French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Early Dress 3500/4500

French Bisque Blue-Eyed Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Early Dress 3500/4500

Lot #322 (Sale Order 322 of 319)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with modeled bosom and shoulderblades, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, slender kid bebe body with scalloped upper rim, Chevrot-hinged hips, wooden lower legs, bisque forearms with separately-sculpted fingers. Condition: bisque head excellent, shoulderplate with three broken pieces reglued, kid body patched at upper torso, bisque hands perfect except broken left pinky finger. Marks: Bru Jne 6 (head and shoulderplate). Comments: Leon Casimir Bru, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful face from the Golden Era of Bru, the bebe is wearing lovely antique costume comprising linen princess style dress with cutwork trim, undergarments, stockings, shoes and bonnet.