9" (23 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, slightly-parted lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, blonde human hair wig over plaster pate, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted blue socks and black heeled ankle boots, antique costume and woven bonnet. Condition: generally excellent, small flake at right leg stringing hole. Marks: 3 (head and arms) 111 (legs). Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points rare large all-bisque doll with unusual ankle boots, original costume.
7" (18 cm.) The Thonet-style bentwood chair of alternating maple wood and ebony has a rounded foot rest, two large spoked side wheels, and one smaller, and cane seat. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass sleep eyes, fringed lashes, side-slant brows, closed mouth modeled as though open, shaded lips, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side hip jointing. Marks: 28. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the rare glass-eyed version of the premiere model of the art character series, is especially endearing in this petite size, and has especially fine modeling of laughter crinkles around the mouth, eyes and chin, wonderful antique boy's sailor costume.
15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, tiny brown glass sleep eyes, fringed upper curly lashes, one-stroke brows, tiny nose, closed mouth modeled as though open with shaded lips, smiling impish expression, laughter crinkles around the eyes, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 1428 6. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model to find with wonderfully detailed sculpting, most endearing expression, original toddler body with original finish, antique costume.
5" (13 cm.) Each is of fine mohair with shaded or painted details, glass eyes, and each (except black and white Cockie) with raised lettering Steiff script button in ear. Including "Snobby" poodle with red collar and paper label; russet "Cockie" with blue bow, paper label, and yellow tag (number not legible); golden "Pekie" with coral bow, paper label and yellow tag 1310.00; and Bulldog with black muzzle in upright seated pose with blue collar. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
16" (41 cm.) h. 10" w. The tall wooden secretaire with fitted interior having leather writing surface, upper pencil drawer, and two lower cabinets is finished with rich veneers of rosewood, walnut and mahogany, and enhanced with inlay nature scenes including various birds and a seated shepherd with flute and lambs; the scenes are on front, sides and top of the desk, and are further enhanced by inlays of urns and flowing ribbons. There are bronze mounts at the sides, forming knobs, and has key holes (key included). Excellent condition. The quality indicates original production as maitrise model, mid-1800s.
16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, large pale blue glass enamel eyes with darker blue iris outlined, painted lashes, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, pale outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2. Comments: French, circa 1870, Pierre-Francois Jumeau. Value Points: especially beautiful model whose delicate bisque is enhanced by pleasing large eyes, original wig, very sturdy original body, antique bronze-green and ivory fashionable gown, matching bonnet, undergarments, heeled kidskin shoes.
15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted brows and lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with shapely torso, gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1870, attributed to Jumeau. Value Points: lovely gentle expression enhanced by fine delicate complexion, very sturdy body, lovely antique blue velvet and silk gown, matching bonnet, undergarments, kidskin shoes.
18" (46 cm.) The fruitwood tall case clock with rich detailing of construction has a panel of inlay floral marquetry below the clock face and upper frame with unusual fan-shaped inlay designs. The clock is in a brass-screw sealed case, with access to the clockworks from a brass cap at the back. Excellent and beautiful construction of the case, original key is included and winds well. English, mid-1800s.
16" (41 cm.) Bisque swivel head over bisque shoulderplate, large blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1877, attributed to Emile Jumeau, the facial model transitions into the premiere bebe model. Value Points: beautiful wide-eyed poupee with original wig, sturdy original body, is wearing original couturier fitted costume of burgundy velvet and silk with aqua bows, undergarments, leather boots with aqua bows which are incised J.J.