Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 7764, by Gebruder Heubach Known as "The Singer"

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17" (43 cm.) Pink-tinted bisque socket head, light brown sculpted hair in short tousled curls held by a pink bow at the crown, intaglio painted blue side-glancing eyes with pronounced large black pupils, white eye dots, black eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled wide open as though singing, composition and wooden fully-jointed body, wearing factory-original chemise. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake hidden at base of neck (inside body). Marks: 6 7764 Heubach (sunburst) Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1910, the model is known as "The Singer" in reference to its distinctive facial model. Value Points: very rare model with outstanding detail of sculpting of hair and facial features.
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