302 . A French Doll's Schoolroom with Nine Bisque Dolls and Furnishings from Exhibition at the Famed Musee de la Poupee in Paris
20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, full lower cheeks, blue glass paperweight inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, two square-cut upper teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S 12 H 1039. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model with beautiful bisque and splendid eyes, wonderful antique costume.