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Very Rare German Bisque Art Character known as Juliana by Gebruder Heubach

Lot Number: 
6
14" (36 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with pink-tinted bisque, short blonde sculpted hair, blue modeled hair bow, fully sculpted ears, intaglio small blue upper-glancing eyes with tiny white eyedots, black and incised upper eyeliner, glazed highlights on pupils, short-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with pensive expression, accent line between the lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, original costume including historical Prince's Flag. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Heubach (in square) 8381 4 Germany. Comments: Gebruder Heubach, circa 1912, the model is an apt portrayal of the young Princess Juliana of the Netherlands as a young child. Value Points: extremely rare model by the Heubach firm is in pristine original condition with beautifully sculpted and painted bisque, the detail of sculpting so fine as to appear as though pressed.
Realized Price: 
$3,750
Presale Estimate: 
7000/9000