Lot: 314. A Delightful German Bisque Girl with Tongue Sticking Out by Recknagel
7" (18 cm.) Bisque socket head,painted facial features,blue eyes glancing sideways and upward,black single stroke eyeliner,painted side-angled brows,button-shaped nose,closed mouth with impish smile,modeled tongue sticking out as out licking her lips. blonde mohair wig,paper mache body with painted shoes and socks,wearing original blue cotton dress and linen pinafore with flower-printed pocket. Condition: generally excellent,typical uneven quality of bisque from this maker. Marks: R dep Germany. Comments: Theodore Recknagel,circa 1915.,from his series of impish characters. Value Points: absolutely delightful depiction of little girl licking her lips,anticipating a treat,very rare,few others are known to exist.
Realized Price: 2000
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