19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with shaded 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 8 (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (torso). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Point: fine creamy bisque and beautiful painting of lashes and brows, original body, body finish and wig, wearing lovely ivory silk dress with ruching and lace, silk and lace frou-frou bonnet, undergarments, brown leather shoes.
10" (25 cm.) x 8" Presented under glass in an unusual metal and chain frame is a lithograph of children, dolls, and toy animals featuring a young lad who is "conducting" his toy animals in a chorus of, presumably, Christmas carols while three little girls holding their dolls look on. The litho is labeled "A Merry Christmas". Very good condition, some slight tears at edges. Circa 1895.
15" (38 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with light brown sculpted hair having pronounced forelock detail, small blue glass sleep eyes, short painted lashes, one-stroke short brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, downcast lips in pouting expression, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body with side-hip jointing, antique schoolboy costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R S&H 115/38. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915, the model was marketed by the firm as "Phillip". Value Points: rarer sculpted hair variation of the 115 model, with superb detail of modeling especially around the eyes and forelock curls.
11" (28 cm.) Blonde curly mohair fur on excelsior body with growler torso, swivel head, amber glass eyes, dark brown embroidered nose and mouth, attached spectacles on chain, disc-jointed limbs, felt paw pads. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: early 1900s. Value Points: wonderful originally-attached spectacles, leather belt marked "Pat Appld" with gilded teddy bear button and celluloid button of Teddy Roosevelt.
9" (23 cm.) All-bisque doll with swivel head, brown glass eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, slightly-parted lips, four porcelain teeth, brunette human hair braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted black thigh-high stockings, brown two-strap shoes with sculpted bows. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 886. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1890. Value Points: beautiful "black-stocking" girl in rare size is wearing wonderful original rose cotton dress with lace trim.
5" (13 cm.) Of light maple wood with natural finish, and in unusually petite size, the bedroom set comprises canopy bed with curtained fittings, dressing table with curtained crown canopy, another dressing table with cut-outs for washbowl and pitcher, pedestal table, four chairs, and stool. Each of the pieces is enhanced with rose silk upholstery and embossed gilt paper banding. French, Badeuille, circa 1885.
9" (23 cm.) All-bisque doll with swivel head, large blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, bare feet, pretty ivory silk dress and undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 153 10. Comments: C.F. Kling, circa 1890. Value Points: rare model in large size with wonderful eyes and bare feet.
9" (23 cm.) Arranged in a cardboard bunting with waffle weave finish and lace borders and trim, is a poured wax baby head with blue glass enamel eyes, his right arm uplifted and left arm folded. Condition: old line by left eye, otherwise excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1885.
19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, pointy-tip nose with accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair over original cork pate with remains of original wig, French composition and wooden fully jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Tete Depose Paris Bebe 8 (head) Paris Bebe (and Eiffel Tower symbol on torso). Comments: Danel and Cie, circa 1890, the model was made for one or two years only; Anatole Danel, the former manager of the Jumeau firm, established his own firm, creating a bebe model that was nearly identical to the Jumeau bebe. Emile Jumeau successfully sued Danel who was forced to discontinue his bebe. Value Points: very rare bebe due to its short production era, has finest bisque and painting, original signed body, original coral silk costume with braid and lace trim, matching bonnet, undergarments, rose knit stockings and leather shoes incised "8 Paris Depose" with star symbol.