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
22" (56 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead of adult lady with oval shaped face and elongated throat, lightly-tinted complexion, black sculpted hair waved from face with wide wings at each side of face and formed into an up-drawn loop at the back (known as "waterfall coiffure"), deeply set eye sockets, outlined painted blue eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full lips, muslin stitch-jointed body, porcelain lower limbs, painted orange ankle boots, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, both legs restored, few paint rubs on hair. Comments: Germany, circa 1860. Value Points: rare coiffure enhanced by deep sculpting, beautifully shaped eyes.