41 . German Bisque Box "Four Children Hiding in Wicker Basket" by Gebruder Heubach in Rare Large Size
12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, small downcast blue eyes, black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Deponiert F.S. & C 1263/30 Germany. Comments: Franz Schmidt, circa 1910 from the firm's rare art character reform series. Value Points: few examples of the rare model are known to exist, this doll with especially pleasing bisque, compelling expression of a thoughtful child, original body and body finish, and with original wig, costume, undergarments and shoes.