German Character Boy, 8035, by Gebruder Heubach

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16" (40 cm). Pink tinted bisque socket-head with sculpted hair, detailed modeling of forelock curls, prominent ears, side-glancing intaglio eyes of pale blue with large black pupils, white eyedots, black and incised eyeliner, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with lips appearing slightly parted, shaded detail of lips, double chin, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 8035 Heubach (square) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912. Value Points: superb sculpting of the rare pensive-faced young boy, choice bisque and painting. The doll is featured on the cover of "Heubach Character Dolls and Figurines" by Lydia Richter.
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