Featuring the best of the best dolls from discriminating private owners and estates. Wonderful dolls from superb French and German bisque, fine French poupées, wax and paper mache dolls. Rare Kewpies and all-bisque characters are included along with a group of desirable near mint portrait Cissy dolls. 8.5" x 11". Softbound. 152 full-color pages.
20" (51 cm.) Of duplicate description to #409 except having brunette hair. Condition: generally
excellent. Marks: Alexander. Comments: Alexander,1956,model #2020 from the first year of
Fashion Parade. Value points: gorgeous vibrant costume colors and design,original coiffure.
9" (23 cm.) Amber tinted bisque swivel head,small brown glass sleep eyes,black feathered
brows,painted lashes,accented nostrils and eye corners,open mouth,four teeth,black human
hair,loop-jointed bisque baby body with amber complexion. Condition: generally excellent.
Marks: 17 P 8 1/2. Comments: Germany,circa 1910. Value Points: very rare all-bisque character
model with expressive features,lovely complexion,with antique silk costume.
12" (30 cm.) Amber tinted bisque socket head,brown glass sleep eyes,black feathered brows and
lashes,accented nostrils and eye corners,open mouth,accented lips,four porcelain teeth,pierced
ears,black human hair wig,amber tinted composition and wooden ball-jointed body,wearing
antique silk costume. Condition: generally excellent,small flake on right pierced ear hole. Marks:
Halbig S&H Germany 1329 3. Comments: Simon and Halbig,circa 1910. Value Points: fine quality
bisque and sculpting on the beautiful petite portrait child,original body and body finish.
22" (56 cm.) Amber tinted bisque socket head,brown glass sleep eyes in almond shaping,black
brush-stroked and feathered brows,feathered lashes,accented eye corners and nostrils,open
mouth,shaded and accented lips,four porcelain teeth,pierced ears,black human hair,amber tinted
composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Simon &
Halbig Germany 1329 8. Comments: Simon and Halbig,circa 1910. Value Points: especially
beautiful example of the rarer model with luminous highlights of the shaded complexion,original
body and body finish,fine antique silk costume.
5" (13 cm.) Each has amber tinted bisque socket head,brown glass sleep eyes,painted lashes and
brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth,fitted cap above black mohair queue,five piece paper
mache body with painted red heeled shoes,wearing original muslin costumes. Condition:
generally excellent. Marked 2/0. Comments: Germany,circa 1890. Value Points: sweet pair of
dolls with beautiful facial expressions,fine bisque,original bodies and costumes.
4" (10 cm.) Bisque swivel head with amber tinted bisque,painted facial features,brown side-
slanted painted eyes,high curved lashes,closed mouth,peg-jointed limbs,painted high black
stockings and brown two-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4/0. Comments:
Germany,circa 1900. Value Points: most endearing rare little model wears superb detailed
original Chinese silk costume.
11" (28 cm.) Each has carved wooden head with defined facial features and hair,the woman with
sculpted hair bun,including 11" woman,5 1/2" baby with unique muslin body,and 8" boy; the
woman and boy with muslin bodies and wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent.
Comments: Door of Hope mission dolls,Shanghai,circa 1930,including groom in traditional silk
costume,nurse (Amah) with traditional costume,baby with cat cap,silk costume and carried in an
embroidered silk sling,and young schoolboy in traditional uniform. Value Points: beautifully
preserved dolls with fine carving and wonderfully detailed costumes.
11" (28 cm.) Each has carved wooden head with well defined sculpted features,painted
brows,eyes,nostrils and lips,sculpted and painted hair,the Bride with carved chignon decorated
with combs and tassels and having stippled detailing of bangs,muslin bodies,wooden hands.
Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Door of Hope,Shanghai,circa 1930,represented are
Bride and Groom,each in elaborately detailed traditional silk wedding costumes indicating their
high social rank. Value Points: outstanding state of preservation with brilliant silk
colors,elaborate embroidery,extraordinary detail of bride's headdress and hair carving.
7" (18 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head with amber tinted complexion,brown glass inset eyes
in side-slant expression,black painted curvy brows,black curly lashes,accented nostrils,closed
mouth,peg-jointed amber tinted bisque arms and legs,painted above-the-knee white stockings
and blue slippers with upturned toes,black mohair queue from hole at top at head. Condition:
generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: attributed to Simon and Halbig,circa 1900. Value
Points: fine larger size all-bisque with very expressive features,characterized stockings and