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German Character Child, 7764

Lot Number: 
5
16" (40 cm). Pink-tinted bisque socket-head, sculpted short brown tousled curly hair with large bisque pink bow, intaglio blue eyes with prominent black pupils and white eyedots, black and incised eyeliner, short feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth modeled as though open, shaded lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 7764 Heubach (sunburst mark) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912, the doll is known as "Singing Heubach" in reference to her mouth sculpture. Value Points: outstanding detail of sculpting of hair and facial features of the rare doll, finest bisque and painting.
Realized Price: 
$13,000
Presale Estimate: 
3500/4500