21" (53 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass "flirty" eyes, painted curly lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body with above-the-knee leg jointing in the flapper manner, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117n. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: excellent bisque, well-functioning flirty eyes, original body and body finish.
4" (10 cm.) Of green mohair, the fantasy figure depicting a bug, has black bead eyes on white vinyl background, black felt hair tuft, green felt wired arms and legs, red felt hands and slippers, rubber shorts, wooden blowpipe, carrying strap. With original Steiff button and yellow cloth tag labeled 7312, and with original Steiff paper label "Peck". Near mint condition. Germany, Steiff, circa 1950s.
3 1/2" (9 cm.) Cream-colored mohair mice couple, each with felt ears, hand-painted accent details, black bead nose, felt paws and long tail; she with pink eyes and wearing original factory-made red taffeta and black lace Spanish costume with rhinestone necklace; and he with black bead eyes and wearing original factory-made gentleman's formal suit and top hat. She has original Steiff button and yellow cloth label with model number 7308.04. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, 1950s, very rare to find.
14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with rounded chubby face, blonde sculpted hair in unique side-swept manner with defined forelock curl, fully-sculpted ears, large painted side-and-down-glancing blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, tiny button-shaped nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with slight smile, composition side-hip jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (square) 8590 Germany 8. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points extremely rare model with styling of hair and eyes nearly unique to this doll, delightful captivating expression, original body and body finish.
27" (69 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded lips and beaded upper teeth, brunette human hair in ringlet curls, French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, hands retouched. Marks: SFBJ 247 Paris 12. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1912. Value Points: wonderfully-expressive features on the character toddler, fine quality of bisque with gleaming complexion, great antique costume with embroidered Becassine on apron.
20" (51 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass eyes, painted lower lashes, arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with tiny tongue tip and two upper porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, hands repainted. Marks: SFBJ 246 Paris 10. Comments: SFBJ, circa 1916. Value Points: rarely found model with the firm's 200 character series has endearing eager expression.
11" (28 cm.) Bisque socket head, dark blue glass eyes, painted lower lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, small rub on left cheek. Marks: SFBJ 60 Paris 8/0 (head) 2 (torso) 1 (feet). Comments: Bleuette, from the 1916-1922 era. Value Points: all original little girl is wearing Red Cross nursing costume of the WWI era.
14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head, small brown glass inset eyes in squint-cut eye sockets, brown fringed upper lashes, tinted brows, accented nostrils of tiny nose, closed mouth with slightly pouty-shaped lips, auburn-brown mohair wig, five piece French composition jointed body with sturdy toddler legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: SFBJ 239 Paris Poulbot (Poulbot in incised script). Comments: SFBJ, circa 1915, the model was designed by the illustrious French illustrator, Francisque Poulbot, based upon his poster and book drawings depicting WWI post-war Parisian orphans, and made by SFBJ for two years only; the doll was named Nenette by Poulbot. Value Points: the fine example of the rare doll with especially fine and artistic painting, original body, antique urchin costume.
19" (48 cm.) The wooden table with original ebony painted finish is designed for use as flat table or tilted upright when not in use, supported by a single fancy pedestal base, and is decorated with gilt scrolling and colorfully-hand-painted garden flowers. Excellent condition. French, mid-1800s.