302 . A French Doll's Schoolroom with Nine Bisque Dolls and Furnishings from Exhibition at the Famed Musee de la Poupee in Paris
35" (89 cm.) w. x 13" h. x 15" d. A natural wood-framed room has two framed windows at the back that center a large faux-brick oven. The room is furnished with all-wood furniture with natural finish, comprising a bakery rack with 8 trays, table, dough box, work table with drawer, sifting tray, and two hanging shelves. There is a tin sink with faucet, probably Maerklin. Accessories include 4 tin molds, 4 cookie cutters, 10 other tins including bundt pan and cones, wooden butter molds, sausage tin, 4 earthenware bowls, wooden tools, 2 copper molds, tin clock, and a Vienna bronze of two little mice. The kitchen is well-stocked with cookies and breads, and is overseen by a pair of bisque dolls by Hertwig with rare bisque modeled shirt fronts, character faces, and sculpted hair (the girl with very appealing side braids). Excellent condition. Germany, early 20th century.