16 . Exceptional German Bisque Art Character, 1388, by Simon and Halbig in Grand Size, with Provenance
17 . Outstanding French Bisque Bebe by Emile Jumeau as Asian Child with Original Couturier Costume and Gilt-Lettered Jumeau Shoes
8" (20 cm.) 7"d. x 11"l. Of beautifully grained woods in artfully-arranged marquetry, the desk has a scalloped rim with bronze edging, two drawers, cabriole legs, and is richly ornamented with bronze drawer pulls and figural head mounts on the legs. Excellent condition. French, circa 1865, of the luxury archetypal of the fine Parisian store Maison Giroux.