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 Rare and desirable ( and slightly larger than that regularly found, 6 ½” ) all bisque attributed to Simon & Halbig representing an Asian Child. She has a closed mouth, almond shaped slanted eye-cuts with inset brown glass eyes, a swivel neck, and articulated at shoulders and hips, olive tint to bisque, and molded and painted long textured white stockings and blue slippers with turned up toes. She wears and a two-piece red and gold silk ankle length costume and black and gold hat, and still has the original long black braided mohair queue streaming down her back emitting from a small hole at rear center of head. Although clothes are sewn around the doll a photo is included showing body before clothes sewn back around and no damage was found. Truly special and reasonably priced at ………..US$950. 

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8 ½” (22cm ) Gebruder Heubach all bisque “ Coquette”-type girl with orange molded headband consisting of a smiling child with all molded hair and facial features, painted brown intaglio side glancing eyes , separately strung arms and legs with white socks and brown one strap “ Mary Janes”. She is in excellent condition with one minor problem of a reinforced/repaired bisque stringing loop on the interior of the right leg, unnoticeable on exterior as long as properly strung. As such she is offered at only US$ 495, about half the price had she not the aforementioned issue. 

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 4 ½” ( 11cm ) unmarked French bisque socket head with closed mouth, highlighted nostrils, fixed blue glass eyes, painted lashes and one stroke brows, on a five piece composition body with painted shoes and stockings, elaborately costumed in a red and black velvet dress and antique straw hat, and a newer but well made auburn mohair long curly wig. Despite any identifying marks she greatly resembles late dolls by FG and/or Eden Bebe. A sweet miniature bebe! ……….US$ 285. 

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 Desirable and hard to find 4 ½” ( 11cm ) all-bisque character by Gebruder Heubach ( incised with the “ square mark” logo under the feet ) with one piece head, torso, and legs with separately strung arms with fingers splayed outward. She has molded and painted features with blue three dimensional bows securing her hair over the ears, a closed V-shaped mouth , brown painted intaglio eyes gazing leftward, and blue molded and painted flat slippers with pointed toes. She came originally with a corresponding male friend/brother/etc.so if you have him this is your chance to reunite them after a century of separation, or, something to look forward to buying later after purchasing this adorable girl!………….US$ 285. 

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4 “ ( 10cm ) long all bisque Bye-Lo baby with painted eyes, one piece head and torso, and separately strung arms and legs with molded and painted pink booties. On back of torso is incised “ 20-10 Copr. By Grace S Putnam Germany “ with inside of arms and legs also incised “ 20-10”. In very good condition and as a bonus the buyer gets the antique wicker baby basket with pink ribbons as shown!………………..US$ 250. 

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12 ½” ( 31cm ) tall ( including base ) all bisque marked ( with a red “ fan” logo underneath base ) Gebruder Heubach ballerina with blond upswept coiffure, long swan-like slightly turned neck and molded necklace, wearing a narrow waist gold leaf trimmed tutu with lavender shaded highlights, typical ballerina slippers, long “ textured “ stockings, and holding a candy-striped-type cane or baton between her hands. She stands on the typical Heubach multi-colored base with simulated textured stone wall back. Although one finds quite frequently the dancing lady with the fan in many sizes and color variations this particular figure is rarely observed at all much less in this larger size and with no apparent obvious damage and/or repairs. As is typical on these larger and complicated molds there is a slight firing separation on the back wall behind the dancer’s right thigh but is not a damage and only a common occurrence in the manufacture of these exquisitely executed figurine …US$ 375.

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Extremely rare and realistically executed 6” ( 15cm ) tall Gebruder Heubach ( with blue “ fan” mark logo under base ) all bisque figure portraying a young African-American ( or any young black girl from any region in the world ) all dressed up with her “ hair up “ and wearing an elaborate ball gown in dark teal color with pink painted flowers, huge white ruffled high collar and trimmed sleeves, all while smiling and raising her skirt up in front and wearing lavender gloves to reveal ( although otherwise extremely well attired ) bare feet underneath. Perhaps at the “end of the night “  and wanting to finally “ kick off her shoes “ for the final dance. ….US$ 325.

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 Good quality 3 ¾” ( 9.5cm ) 1870s -era all porcelain one piece doll known as a “ Frozen Charlotte”, with outstretched arms facing upward, molded and decorated lower legs with white stockings held with blue garters and gold luster boots ( slight luster wear ). The facial features are well- painted and the black hair has a slight center part but gathered firmly and pulled back covering the ears into six well modeled tight vertical short curls stopping at the neckline. She has well-made antique undergarments and printed cotton outer dress that at this stage are secured only by a safety pin but luckily this allows us to fully examine the body underneath which we have done and can assure hides no damages or repairs underneath. ….US$ 135. 

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 4 ½” ( 11cm ) one piece all porcelain “ Frozen Charlotte “ miniature doll with arms outstretched and palms facing down, bare feet, and black painted hair with tight braids framing forehead , ears entirely covered, and hair in back formed into vertical curls to bottom of neck. Based on overall construction and hair style one might assume that the vintage of this doll would be the early part of the 1880s. She comes well dressed with lace underwear, a silk top and crocheted skirt. We have pried away at the clothing as best as possible to examine body underneath but found no negative issues..US$ 95. 

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3 ½” ( 9cm ) all bisque character with separately strung swivel head, frequently referred to by collectors as a “ nodder “, but this is just a general characterization of this construction of figure as technically does not “ nod “ up and down as a true nodder would. All features are molded and painted with the smiling figure having a bisque “ cowlick “ of hair on top with painted hair above ears in a “ Kewpie-esque “ fashion with torso covered by a pleated ankle-length nightshirt, molded and painted shoes, and incised “ GERMANY “ horizontally on the green top of the garment in back. Somewhat unusual and a seldom found novelty item!…US$ 65. 

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2 ¾” ( 7vm ) tall but seated German all bisque nude figure of a little girl resting her weight on her right hand and right hip with left arm stretched forward and left leg back and turned out. Facial features are painted but the more unusual feature is that she still retains her original mohair wig with cloth hair ribbon……..US$ 65. 

 

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