German All-Bisque "Bonnie Babe" Designed by Georgene Averill

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6" (15 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on bisque torso, sculpted short brown curly hair with tendrils tumbling onto the forehead, tiny blue glass sleep eyes, tinted brows, open mouth, two porcelain lower teeth, loop-joined bisque arms and legs, painted white socks and pink one-strap shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 897 15 (arms and legs) 15 (front neck). Comments: "Bonnie Babe", designed by Georgene Averill under commission from George Borgfeldt, circa 1920. Value Points: outstanding detail of sculpture on the facial features and hair of the laughing toddler.
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