41 . German Bisque Box "Four Children Hiding in Wicker Basket" by Gebruder Heubach in Rare Large Size
24" (61 cm.) Poured wax shoulderhead with plump facial modeling, cobalt blue glass eyes, brown eyeliner, tinted brows, closed mouth, separately-inserted hair, muslin stitch-jointed body, poured wax lower arms and legs, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent, some fading of lip color. Comments: English, circa 1875, in the Montanari manner. Value Points: lovely gentle expression, wearing original cream cashmere cape with overlaid collar, wide red velvet bands, matching bonnet with red velvet brim and elaborate ruffles.