Outstanding German Bisque Art Character, Model 109 "Elise", Kammer and Reinhardt

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24" (60 cm.) Bisque socket head, sculpted facial features with painted dark blue slightly side-glancing eyes, heavy modeled upper eyelids with thick dark eyeliner, one-stroke tapered brows, strong nose with rounded tip, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with very full petulantly shaped lips, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, fine antique folklore-style costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 109 60. Comments: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, the model known as "Elise" from their art character series, circa 1909. Value Points: rare model that is virtually unfound in this large size, has flawless bisque and complexion, fine enhancing decorative glaze on brows and lips.
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