19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass spiral-threaded eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked brows with feathered details, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with outlined shaded lip, separately-applied pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at right upper eye rim. Marks: 7/ EJ.(head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1880. Value Points: splendid spiral-threaded eyes on the rarely-found earliest period version of EJ bebe, original body and body finish.
20" (51 cm.) x 12" x 7". An open-front doll room forms a Victorian parlor with lavish lithographed paper-over-wood on the three walls detailing windows, draperies, paintings, furniture, accessories, and even a peek into an adjoining room. The floor has lithographed paper to simulate carpet, and the room has actual furnishings in addition to the printed ones: a Walterhausen Boulle style ensemble with gilt accents and crushed velvet upholstery with silk fringe. There are two side chairs, a pedestal table and a settee with high crest back. The room also has two tall silver candelabras, a six-arm candelabra, and a gilt vase with dried flowers. Excellent condition. Germany, circa 1900.
9" (23 cm.) The wooden-framed lady's desk with slanted drop front has cabriole-shaped bronze legs, metal lattice edging at the top, and is richly decorated with printed embossed sides and front having lavish garlands surrounding Grecian-themed scenes of women and Cupids. The interior is silk lined (lacking one shelf). Marked Modele Depose Brevete SGDG in gilt on underside. Excellent condition. French, circa 1880.
10" (25 cm.) l,. sofa, 7"h. chairs. The four-piece ensemble features ebony wooden legs and includes pedestal table with hand-painted flowers on rose silk table cover, along with sofa and two matching chairs each with original rose silk upholstery with coral buttoned tufting, braid edging. Excellent condition. French, circa 1885.
For lady doll about 24"-26", 6" shoulders. 19" overall. Of aqua fabric with dart-shaped definition of waist, self-covered buttons and button holes down the entire front, coat sleeves with pleated cuffs, arranged drapes at the back of gown, over underskirt. Along with woven cap with tulle cover, blue flowers and blue silk streamers. Fair/good condition, some fading of fabric, underskirt may not be original.
14" (36 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead, painted blue outlined eyes with painted all-around lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French softly-stuffed kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, kid-over-wooden upper arms, porcelain lower arms, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Mme. Rohmer/Brevete SGDG Paris (torso stamp). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860. Value Points: especially beautiful painting on face with richly-painted eyeliner and lashes, original signed body.
12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils, tiny mouth with outlined open lips, four tiny porcelain teeth, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty lace dress. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: S&H 1279 Dep Germany 3 1/2. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1895. Value Points: scarce model with wonderful impressed dimples at lip corners, cheeks, chin and philtrum, original body and body finish.
5" (13 cm.) doll. 7" carriage. Solid domed bisque socket head, painted blonde brushstroked hair, painted facial features, closed mouth with downcast pouty expression, composition baby body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910. Value Points: the wistful-faced doll is wearing factory original flannel costume, and is posed in original tinplate three-wheel stroller with spoked wheels, original cream and aqua, with gilt handle, very fine original condition.
10" (25 cm.) Solid domed bisque shoulderhead, light blonde brushstroked hair, intaglio tiny blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, white eyedots, closed mouth with shy smiling expression, muslin stitch-jointed body, bisque lower arms. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (in square) 2/0 D Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: most endearing shy expression with impish undertones on the little tyke.
5" (13 cm.) Each has one-piece bisque head and torso, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, closed mouth, original mohair wig, loop-jointed bisque arms and legs, modeled bent elbows with pointing finger on right hand, painted white stockings to above the knees, black one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: JIO c. 1920 (incised). Comments: the unique trio of character dolls, each with distinctive facial expression, designed by the American artist, circa 1920, made in Germany. Value Points: wonderful dolls, rare to find as a complete set, are wearing their factory original costumes.