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4” ( 10cm ) tall rare seated all bisque “ potty baby-type “ figure but in this rare rendition features a older child/very young woman Asian with bun on top of head and a queue draping midway to the high neckline and clasped in her left hand resting on left shoulder is a large fan. On the back base of the chamber pot are the incised numbers “ 309-4 “ and is at least in the style of other figures made by the German maker Schaefer Vater in early 20th Century although not guaranteed as we have never seen this exact figure previously. …………………………US$ 165. 

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 Charming and extremely unusual 3 ½” ( 9cm ) German all bisque figure of a blond haired young girl wearing nightshirt only with bare feet standing on a grassy surface in front of a large “ wicker “ basket raising up the lid to reveal a ( cotton and wire ) frog standing on hind legs trying to peer out over the top and/or escape. Detail is superb and a rare concept to have the frog made of another material other than the standard bisque!………………………………………US$ 145. 

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Unusual full figure seated “ piano baby”-type Gebruder Heubach featuring an older baby/very young toddler with molded and painted hair and facial figures with deep intaglio eyes, wearing a white and pink dotted nightshirt with puffy sleeve, trimmed in pink at the neckline and wearing an elaborate wide brimmed bonnet, white on the back exterior and pink on the majority of the interior. She sits with arms and legs outstretched in the process of removing her pink socks, having already done so with the left with foot totally exposed and the right sock in the process of being removed. Even seated she stands 8 ½ “ (22cm ) to top of bonnet edge and 7” ( 18cm ) from back to front of bare foot. On the base she has three markings consisting of a blue circle stamp reading “ MADE IN GERMANY “, another blue stamp with the Heubach “ fan “ logo, and a similar “ fan mark “which is incised. The quality of the modeling is exquisite and the figure itself a difficult one to find…………………………….US$ 395.

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 5 ½” ( 14cm ) German glazed porcelain covered jar as a bust of a child wearing frilly edged bonnet with ribbon bow on top and a pacifier protruding between the closed lips all the while exhibiting a grin. On the underside of the base are the incised markings “ 1469 “ and some other artist initials and s red stamp “74”. Exact purpose of object unknown but perhaps for storing baby bottle nipples or any other related useful related reason………………………………………………….SOLD 

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4 ½” ( 11cm ) tall all bisque covered tobacco ( or trinket ) box featuring image of Native American bust with strong features including feathered headdress Details official features are impressively realistic with intaglio eyes and open/closed mouth and teeth. No markings but German circa 1910 and of “ Heubach quality “ but with some colorings associated with Schaffer Vater as well…………..US$ 165. 

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4” ( 10cm ) tall rare seated all bisque “ potty baby-type “ figure but in this rare rendition features a older child/very young woman Asian with bun on top of head and a queue draping midway to the high neckline and clasped in her left hand resting on left shoulder is a large fan. On the back base of the chamber pot are the incised numbers “ 309-4 “ and is at least in the style of other figures made by the German maker Schaefer Vater in early 20th Century although not guaranteed as we have never seen this exact figure previously. …………………………SOLD

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 Well executed 12” ( 31cm ) Gebruder Heubach bisque figure of a boy seated on a tufted stool reading a multipage handwritten letter. He has blue intaglio eyes looking downward with right hand raised and index finger separated from the others. Dressed in a knee length multicolored nightshirt with white collar and edge trimmed in gold luster, a tri-cornered hat of similar colors, and socks with gold trim at tops. The upholstered round cushion on which he sits is distinguished from the upholstery of the base which resembles long thin rope-like tassels. He has a red stamp inside the base with the familiar Heubach “fan “ logo and has no damage other a tiny roughness at base edge which is barely detectable. ………………………………………US$ 295. 

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 Very nice Gebruder Heubach “ piano baby “ figure of a young child/older baby lying on his back wearing a white and blue trimmed nightshirt with head slightly elevated legs raised upward and grabbing his left big toe with right hand and left arm also raised and fingers apart. He has an impressed Heubach “ fan “ mark underneath, an impressed “ 3102 “, and measures 6” ( 15cm ) tall and 9”( 23cm ) long. No damage or restoration found and modeling and painting are all excellent……………….US$ 195.

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3 1/2” ( 8cm ) tall, 4” ( 9cm ) wide pin tray/ashtray -type all bisque figure most likely a souvenir item for the famous German “ Oktoberfest “ celebration in Munich featuring a three dimensional multicolored cityscape scene and a very elaborated three dimensional raised portrayal in back of a young “ Munich Maid “ in traditional long black and yellow hooded costume raising a beer stein in right hand, a large barrel to her right, all perched on a forest scene of a log and flowers.On the back is an incised artist signature “ A Pauson “ and “ geselzl gescghuetz 1894 “. Although not an especially large figure the degree of complexity in both the modeling and execution should not be overlooked or underappreciated!…………………………………………………………US$ 135. 

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4 ½” ( 11cm ) all bisque Asian child with one piece head, torso, and legs, and separately strung bisque arms wearing molded and painted lime green and lavender hat with long black braided queue in back to waist, and molded and painted black one strap shoes. Although much in the manner of the Gebruder Heubach “ Chin-Chin “ Babies, he has no markings and appears slightly different to verifiable male Heubach versions found in photos and all those found have had more colorful, less traditional shoes than these “ Mary Jane “-type ones found on this exact model. Nevertheless he is appealing, well executed, and in excellent condition!…………………..US$ 65. 

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 4 ¾” ( 12cm ) German all bisque “ Kewpie “ with not only an incised “ O’Neill “ signature under feet but a heart shaped “ KEWPIE Germany “ label o chest but a round paper label on back stating “ DESIGN PATENTED “. Nicely marked with no negative issues. SOLD. 

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3” ( 8cm ) tall, and 4” ( 10cm ) covered pink and pale green all bisque covered trinket box with typical art nouveau design of a woman’s head, and incised on bottom in illegible numbers and incised logo but in a highly recognized Schaffer Vater manner. Also outlining of designs in gold luster are still present and are an added feature to overall quality. German circa 1910…………..US$ 95.

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Interesting and unusually constructed all bisque girl doll, 4” ( 9.5cm ) tall, with one piece head and torso with all painted features including pink hair bows, arms folded and pressed to the body in different position. The unique feature, not often seen, is that her one piece long thin legs with molded shoes and socks are separately strung by a single wire which passes through the lower skirt on both sides and allows her to kick her feet ( forward only ). No markings of any type located but a most unusual little figure!. US$ 45. 

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 Diminutive ( 2 ¼”, 7cm ) one piece German all bisque figure portraying a Native American child with “ googly”-like smiling expression, tan tinted bisque , wearing nothing but a painted loin cloth and outline of sandals. He bears the original round paper label on back reading “ Jolly Injun “ “C in a circle, 1916 by J.S, Sears, Patent No. etc”. In the top front of the black painted black hair there is a tiny round hole, designed perhaps originally to place a tiny feather to complete the costume…..SOLD. 

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 Interesting and seldom found all bisque figure portraying a black well- dressed gentleman wearing a long coat with “ brass” buttons high boots, tipping a black top hat in the left hand, and carrying what appears to be a “ ruck sack “ on a stick in the right. He stands on a raised platform with an open container in back in an outdoor scene in a natural setting. The German made item is incised underneath “ 7338 DEP “ and another illegible logo, and stands 5 ½” ( 14cm ) tall and is 4 ½” ( 11cm ) wide. No damage found other than a slight roughness on one tip of an open flower in back………US$ $165. 

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5” ( 13cm ) German all bisque baby incised on back “ 830- 2 ¾ “ with molded and painted head, hair, and facial features, a one piece head and torso with separately strung curved arms and legs , and simply dressed in a cotton roper suit and crocheted bonnet. Unusual in that the hair is darker brown than normal with shiny finish and distinct brush mark painting framing the head in front…SOLD. 

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4” ( 10cm ) tall rare seated all bisque “ potty baby-type “ figure but in this rare rendition features a older child/very young woman Asian with bun on top of head and a queue draping midway to the high neckline and clasped in her left hand resting on left shoulder is a large fan. On the back base of the chamber pot are the incised numbers “ 309-4 “ and is at least in the style of other figures made by the German maker Schaefer Vater in early 20th Century although not guaranteed as we have never seen this exact figure previously. …………………………US$ 165. 

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3 ½” ( 7cm ) standing all bisque German baby doll with molded and painted features but with separately stung arms with hands clenched and giving “ thumbs up!”. Although small he is incised on back in BIG letters “ F.G. 10 Germany “. Again rarity is not necessarily commensurate with size nor price and this boy has his own unique presence! …………………………………….US$ 25. 

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2 ½” ( 6cm ) tall “ snow baby “-type boy riding a polar bear, German circa 1920. The boy’s clothing and bear’s torso have the grainy, sand-like texture, and ,with a smoothness to boys face and bear’s head and feet. Nice example.. SOLD

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3 ½” ( 9cm ) tall German all bisque figure of a seated boy wearing a nightshirt with legs encircling a pottery jug with two handles. The boy is obviously putting hands within and leaving helping himself in an uncontrolled manner to whatever is inside whether it be paint, jam, or whatever one wants to attribute the brown item to be. Unmarked but probably by Hertwig, circa 1910-20………………….SOLD

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