German Bisque Glass-Eyed Art Character, 6971, by Gebruder Heubach with Teddy Bear

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18" (46 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, incised eyeliner, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open with beautifully shaded lips, two porcelain beaded lower teeth, mohair curly wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, navy blue mariner dress, undergarments, socks and shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6971 7 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: delighted child with laughter crinkles at eye corners and impressed cheek and lip dimples, choice bisque original body and body finish, carrying old mohair teddy bear with clear eyes.
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