109 . Rare German Bisque Art Character, Model 7852, with Side Coiled Sculpted Braids by Gebruder Heubach
14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with flattened solid dome, large dark brown glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, rose-blushed eyeshadow, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pale outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair, Sonneberg composition and wooden fully-jointed body, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, light retouch to body finish. Marks: 136. Comments: Sonneberg, maker unknown, circa 1886. Value Points: especially beautiful painting of eyeshadow and complementary cheek blush on the early closed mouth doll.