5" (13 cm.) Firmly-stuffed rooster in red, green, gold, and burgundy felt feathers has embroidered detail on tail feathers, black bead eyes, and felt covered metal feet allowing the rooster to stand freely. With original blank metal button on feather. The felt rooster line was popular in the Steiff offerings, made from 1900 until the 1920s and was described by Marianne and Jurgen Cieslik in their book Button In Ear as "a burst of glorious color". Excellent condition. Steiff, Germany, c. 1905.
9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes, black upper eyeliner, tiny one-stroke brows, closed mouth with pouty expression, brunette mohair wig, composition, five-piece body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 23. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the doll was marketed as "Hans", circa 1910. Value Points: original wig, body, body finish, and wearing original formal gentleman's suit with double-breasted silk faille vest, and silk lapel jacket with long tails.
9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue painted eyes, one-stroke short brows, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig, composition five piece body with painted shoes and socks. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 114 23. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, "Marie" from the firm's art character series. Value Points: dear petite size of the solemn-faced girl, wearing antique white wear dress with lace trim, undergarments, carrying woven basket.
5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, black knee-high stockings, brown-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2/0. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: very dear delicate expression, black stockings, lace and cotton antique dress with matching undergarments, woven hat with frou-frou ribbons.
22" (56 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, (she with mohair lashes, also), accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed body (she with lady-shaped body including modeled bosom and shapely waist). Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 10 (man); 1159 Germany Simon & Halbig 7 S&H (she, and with signed Handwerck body). Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: superbly-preserved, and each wearing fine antique costume portraying fashionably-dressed couple of the Edwardian era, her hair arranged in up-swept coiffure and wearing ivory satin gown accented with tiny beads and seed pearls, matching beaded shoes, gloves, and ivory satin wooden-handled parasol; and he with formal evening garb with matching greatcoat accented with silk floral boutonniere.
10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, closed mouth with accented lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, wig a bit sparse. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body) . Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: wide-eyed bebe in rare size has original wig, body, body finish, undergarments, chemise, Jumeau couturier dress, bonnet, socks, leather shoes signed with gilt lettering "Bebe Jumeau Med d'Or Paris 1", with blue ribbon award from UFDC convention of 1986.
4" (10 cm.) -5". Each of metal with gilded bronze finish, including oval cabinet with beveled glass hinged lid and silk draped lining, signed Depose 323; along with Art Nouveau box-shaped vitrine with beveled glass on hinged lid and on all four sides. Excellent condition. French, circa 1890.
10" (25 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 1 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Jumeau, circa 1886. Value Points: all-original bebe in desirable size 1, has original Jumeau wig, original earrings, undergarments, socks, Jumeau leather shoes signed "E.J. Depose 1, and original (frail) Jumeau couturier dress with partial original gilt-lettered Bebe Jumeau sleeve band.