302 . A French Doll's Schoolroom with Nine Bisque Dolls and Furnishings from Exhibition at the Famed Musee de la Poupee in Paris
16" (41 cm.) Carved wooden socket head, intaglio blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, white eyedots, feathered brows, closed mouth with very full lips, blonde mohair wig, all-wooden body with spring-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, and ankles, nicely costumed. Condition: professional restoration by Frank Mahood (tag attached). Marks: Schoenhut Doll, Pat. Jan.17,'11 USA. Comments: Schoenhut, circa 1916, model 301. Value Points: compelling expression with deep sculpting around the eyes, very full lips.