9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, lushly-painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with downcast lips, pierced ears, ash blonde mohair wig, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume, undergarments, tiny antique leather shoes. Marks: 0. Comments: Sonneberg, circa 1880, the doll closely resembles the Bru bebe known as "circle-dot" whose market the doll attempted to capture. Value Points: most endearing doll with wonderfully expressive features, especially rare in this tiny size.
8" (20 cm.) h. etagere. The double-shelved etagere with curved tripod pedestal base is laden with a bounty of ormolu miniatures including vase, double-handled urns, framed lithograph, gramophone. Excellent condition. Etagere circa 1875, accessories circa 1900.
3 1/2" (9 cm.) l. 4"h. The textured brown leather boots have scalloped front panels with silver button closure, white leather piping along the edges, brown kidskin soles, heels. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1880.
5" (13 cm.) urns. 4 1/2" clock. Comprising a pair of hand-painted porcelain urns with cast bronze bases and elaborate handles. With rare mantel clock featuring four porcelain columns centering a clock with glass dome front, Viennese porcelain base enclosed in cast bronze frame, two bronze Cupids posed atop. Excellent condition, clock not functioning. Austrian, circa 1880.
13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass enamel eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, 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, lovely antique costume (may be original), undergarments, stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body), Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878. Value Points: the early period bebe has original body and body finish, most endearing shy expression enhanced by beautiful eyes and dainty blush, soft original wig.
19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, auburn mohair wig over plaster pate, composition and wooden six-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish, scuffed finish on hands. Marks: 13. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: fine delicate bisque, enhanced by silk and velvet Marquis costume, along with plush and velvet pup with amber glass eyes.
6" (15 cm.) Each has bisque shoulderhead, muslin body, bisque lower limbs, including lady with mohair wig arranged with ringlet curls, glass eyes, closed mouth, wearing fine antique gown with lace trim and matching high top bonnet, model 1160 by Simon and Halbig; and gentleman with sculpted black hair and moustache, wearing wonderful original costume and tophat. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: wonderful original costumes, the woman with original dainty wig.
6 1/2" (17 cm.) x 6" framed. The handsome young gentleman is posed in profile, oil-painted on porcelain, with strong nose, brunette hair with sideburns, moustache, wisps of curls at the back of head, in original gilt-finished wooden frame. The name Herzog (illegible), Weimar is pencil script on the back. Excellent condition. Early 1800s.
16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head, amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted blush, brushstroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, separately-applied pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, lovely antique bronze silk costume with brown velvet yoke, undergarments, socks, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 EJ. Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1882, the earliest presentation of his celebrated EJ signature model. Value Points: very beautiful bebe, the rare model has finest creamy bisque which contrasts her soft brown eyes, original body and body finish.
18" (46 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, feathered brows, painted lower lashes, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 301 Paris 5. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1917. Value Points: very pretty bebe with original wig, body, body finish, is wearing original theatrical costume in the Renaissance manner, and cream kidskin shoes, "jewel" trimmed crown, metallic braid trim, likely from the series of costumes created by the Parisian studio of Margaine-Lacroix, featuring the important Albert Marque art doll.