302 . A French Doll's Schoolroom with Nine Bisque Dolls and Furnishings from Exhibition at the Famed Musee de la Poupee in Paris
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.