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Featuring the collection of Madame X, rarities ranging from 19th century automata, Palmer Cox Brownies, early Steiff pieces, and a very rare bejeweled French lady. German characters, French poupées.

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Very Rare German Bisque Art Character, 125, with Painted Eyes by Wizlizensus 7500/9500

Very Rare German Bisque Art Character, 125, with Painted Eyes by Wizlizensus 7500/9500

Lot # 277 (Sale Order: 1 of 266)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, very full cheeks, small blue painted eyes eyes with black upper eyeliner, single stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with smili...moreng expression, accented lips, row of sculpted teeth, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 125 4. Comments: Adolf Wislizensus, circa 1910, the firm advertised a series of "charakterpuppen" that year, naming the series "Gretchen" and noting "all character series with painted as well as movable glass eyes"; the model was shown in their 1911 advertisements. Value Points: very rare character with wonderful laughing expression, very choice bisque and painting of complexion and features, antique schoolgirl costume.

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German All-Bisque Miniature Solider with Sculpted Helmet 300/500

German All-Bisque Miniature Solider with Sculpted Helmet 300/500

Lot # 278 (Sale Order: 2 of 266)

4" (10 cm.) One-piece bisque head and torso with sculpted yellow helmet over brown hair, painted features, blue eyes, moustache, closed mouth, jointed bisque arms and leg...mores, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: rare little miniature with fine sculpted helmet.

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German Bisque Portrait of President McKinley, American Hero Series, Dressel, Costume 1700/2300

German Bisque Portrait of President McKinley, American Hero Series, Dressel, Costume 1700/2300

Lot # 279 (Sale Order: 3 of 266)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque socket head with sculpted brown hair at the sides of head, cut pate, painted facial features depicting an adult man, sharply-defined features, strong ...morenose, tiny brown painted eyes, thick brushstroked brows, incised age lines, closed mouth with firmly-set lips, dimpled chin, composition body with jointing at shoulders and hips, painted black boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Dressel, circa 1900, from their series of historical heroes of the Spanish-American war, this model presenting William McKinley, US President during that war. Value Points: wonderfully preserved doll, among the rarest to find from that series, is perfectly preserved, wearing original military costume.

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Rare German Bisque Art Character Lady, Model 616, by Fritz Bierschenk 2200/2800

Rare German Bisque Art Character Lady, Model 616, by Fritz Bierschenk 2200/2800

Lot # 280 (Sale Order: 4 of 266)

16" (41 cm.) Bisque socket head with heart-shaped face, deeply-set eye sockets, painted blue eyes with pronounced black pupils, red and black upper eyeliner, one stroke b...morerows, aquiline nose, accented nostrils, closed mouth modeled as though open, row of upper beaded teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition flapper body with elongated slender torso and limbs, modeled bent arms, well costumed. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F.B. 616 1. Comments: Fritz Bierschenk, the Sonneberg dollmaker registered this singular head model, 616, in 1908; few examples appear to have been made as evidenced by their rarity. Value Points: beautiful portrait like doll with distinctive features and body, finest bisque and painting, original wig, body, body finish and costume.

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Early Model German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse Known as "Froghand", 1911 Only 2000/3000

Early Model German Cloth Character by Kathe Kruse Known as "Froghand", 1911 Only 2000/3000

Lot # 281 (Sale Order: 5 of 266)

17" (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features and hair, dark brown hair with forelock curl, tiny flat modeled nose, small painted eyes in shade...mored green color with thick brown and black upper eyeliner, closed mouth with solemn expression, two pronounced chin seams, stitch-jointed arms, wide hips, disc-jointed five seam legs, flat-stitched hands known as "frog hands". Condition: generally excellent, arms darkened, some wear to feet. Marks: (partly legible marking 249). Comments: Kathe Kruse, their early model known as "frog-hand" referencing the distinctive shape of hands, made in 1911 only. Value Points: especially appealing example of the very rare doll with original beautifully-painted features and hair, antique costume

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Wonderful Early German Brown Teddy Bear by Steiff with Shoe Button Eyes 6500/8500

Wonderful Early German Brown Teddy Bear by Steiff with Shoe Button Eyes 6500/8500

Lot # 282 (Sale Order: 6 of 266)

14" (36 cm.) Cinnamon-brown mohair teddy with pronounced snout, wide-apart ears, black shoe button eyes, black embroidered nose and mouth, softly-stuffed torso and jointe...mored limbs, elongated arms, felt paw pads. With Steiff button in ear. Generally excellent. Germany, Steiff, circa 1908, beautiful color mohair with silky lustrous finish.

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German Cloth Character Doll, Type I, Kathe Kruse, Stylish Costume, Original Paper Label 1800/2400

German Cloth Character Doll, Type I, Kathe Kruse, Stylish Costume, Original Paper Label 1800/2400

Lot # 283 (Sale Order: 7 of 266)

17" (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, shaded brown hair with forelock curl, shaded brown eyes, pronounced black and brown upper eyelin...moreer, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pensive expression, stitch-jointed shoulders, wide disc-jointed five-seam legs, separately-stitched thumbs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse 81053 (left foot) made in Germany 5169 (right foot). Unique Art Doll (original paper label with back-to-back KK lettering). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type I, circa 1920. Value Points: the doll has beautiful original finish, near mint body, original paper label and is wearing original very stylish costume and cap.

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German Cloth Character Doll, Type I, by Kathe Kruse with Original Label 1600/2200

German Cloth Character Doll, Type I, by Kathe Kruse with Original Label 1600/2200

Lot # 283.1 (Sale Order: 8 of 266)

17" (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, shaded brown hair with forelock curl, shaded green/brown eyes and pronounced black and brown upp...moreer eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pensive expression, stitch-jointed shoulders, wide disc-jointed five-seam legs, separately-stitched thumbs. Condition: generally excellent, tiny nose rub. Marks: Kathe Kruse 67827 (left foot) made in Germany 484 (right foot). Unique Art Doll (original paper label with back-to-back KK lettering). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type I, circa 1920. Value Points: the doll has beautiful original finish, near mint body, original paper label and is wearing original costume.

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German Mohair Somersaulting Teddy Bear 1500/2200

German Mohair Somersaulting Teddy Bear 1500/2200

Lot # 284 (Sale Order: 9 of 266)

12" (30 cm.) Of firmly-stuffed golden mohair with swivel head, black shoe-button eyes, elongated snout, jointed limbs, and with internal mechanism which is activated by m...moreovement of the bear's arm, causing the bear to perform somersaults. With original Steiff button in ear. Very good condition, some mohair thinning. Germany, Steiff, the bear was introduced in 1909 at the Leipzeig Toy Fair.

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Petite German Bisque Art Character, 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

Petite German Bisque Art Character, 101, by Kammer and Reinhardt 800/1100

Lot # 285 (Sale Order: 10 of 266)

7 1/2" (19 cm.) Bisque socket head, painted facial features, blue eyes, one stroke tapered brows, closed mouth with pouting expression, brunette mohair bobbed wig, compos...moreition body jointed at hips and shoulders. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 19. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1910, their model "Peter". Value Points: the pouty fellow wears original Tyrolean costume.

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German White Mohair Teddy by Steiff in Larger Size 2500/3500

German White Mohair Teddy by Steiff in Larger Size 2500/3500

Lot # 286 (Sale Order: 11 of 266)

18" (46 cm.) Of very lush soft white curly mohair, the firmly-stuffed bear has swivel head, long pointy snout with brown embroidered nose tip and mouth, amber glass eyes,...more stitched ears, elongated jointed arms and hip-jointed legs, and with pronounced hump at back upper torso. With original Steiff button in ear. Generally excellent, mohair is very lush and full, one paw pad repaired, other paw pad has a small spot. Germany, Steiff, circa 1930s, an especially desirable white bear with wonderful presence.

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German Composition Munich Art Doll by Marion Kaulitz 1600/2500

German Composition Munich Art Doll by Marion Kaulitz 1600/2500

Lot # 287 (Sale Order: 12 of 266)

17" (43 cm.) Solid domed firm composition socket head with highly-textured complexion, brown painted hair with feathering, defined wide-open eye sockets, blue eyes, tinte...mored brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, early light touch-up. Comments: Munich Art Doll by Marion Kaulitz, circa 1908. Value Points: handsome young lad with wide-open eyes, well-painted hair, wearing antique tweed suit and cap, socks, leather shoes.

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Beautiful German Bisque Art Character, 134, by Hertel and Schwab, Wonderful Costume 3500/4500

Beautiful German Bisque Art Character, 134, by Hertel and Schwab, Wonderful Costume 3500/4500

Lot # 288 (Sale Order: 13 of 266)

13" (33 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, wavy brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette mohair wig, c...moreomposition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 134 1. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1912. Value Points: rare model with very fine detail of sculpting, excellent bisque, original wig, body, and body finish and wearing superb original folklore costume.

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German White Mohair Teddy Bear by Steiff with Shoe Button Eyes 2500/3200

German White Mohair Teddy Bear by Steiff with Shoe Button Eyes 2500/3200

Lot # 289 (Sale Order: 14 of 266)

13" (33 cm.) Of white mohair with soft filling, the teddy has swivel head with pronounced snout, black shoe button eyes, brown embroidered nose and mouth stitched ears fa...morer apart, disc-jointed elongated arms, disc-jointed legs, felt paw pads. With original Steiff button in ear. Excellent condition, few moth holes in paw pads. Germany, Steiff, circa 1915.

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Wonderful Pair of German Bisque Toddlers, 126, by K*R in Original Costumes 900/1300

Wonderful Pair of German Bisque Toddlers, 126, by K*R in Original Costumes 900/1300

Lot # 290 (Sale Order: 15 of 266)

8" (20 cm.) Each has bisque socket head, glass sleep eyes, painted lashes and brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair bobbed wig, composition toddler bod...morey with jointing at shoulders and hips, starfish-shaped hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig Germany 126-19. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1915. Value Points: the little pair wear their wonderful all-original Tyrolean costumes and hats and with original shoes marked 2/0.

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Small German Brown Plush Teddy by Steiff 700/900

Small German Brown Plush Teddy by Steiff 700/900

Lot # 291 (Sale Order: 16 of 266)

12" (30 cm.) Of brown plush, the little teddy has rounded face with defined snout, black shoe button eyes, black nose tip and mouth, stitched ears at sides of head, swive...morel head elongated torso and limbs, jointing at shoulders and hips, over-sized feet, felt paw pads. Fair/good condition, some thinning of mohair, paw pads worn. Germany, Steiff, circa 1915.

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German Bisque Art Character, "Marie", Model 101, Rare Glass Eyes and Original Costume 4500/6500

German Bisque Art Character, "Marie", Model 101, Rare Glass Eyes and Original Costume 4500/6500

Lot # 292 (Sale Order: 17 of 266)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, thick fringed upper lashes, one- stroke dash brows, rounded nose, closed mouth with very full glazed lips, blonde ...moremohair wig with side-coiled braids, composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R 101 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, their model "Marie" from the art character series. Value Points: very rare glass-eyed version, choicest bisque and painting, original body and body finish, beautiful original multi-layered folklore costume.

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Lovely French Bisque Bebe by Joanny with Distinctive Expression 2800/3500

Lovely French Bisque Bebe by Joanny with Distinctive Expression 2800/3500

Lot # 293 (Sale Order: 18 of 266)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque socket head, very deep blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, a...moreccented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with heart-shaped upper lips, outlined lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate, French composition fully-jointed body, beautiful antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, French body is not original but is of the same era and is appropriate. Marks: J-10 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner (body). Comments: Joanny, circa 1888. Value Points: very distinctive facial shape is most endearing, most beautiful eyes.

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Pair of Gilt Miniature Chairs with Pincushion Seats, and All-Bisque Boy 500/800

Pair of Gilt Miniature Chairs with Pincushion Seats, and All-Bisque Boy 500/800

Lot # 294 (Sale Order: 19 of 266)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) doll. All-bisque doll with one-piece bisque head and torso, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, blue inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, pai...morented socks and two-strap shoes, is wearing original knit costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1900. Value Points: included is a pair of gilded metal salon chairs with padded burgundy velvet seats, originally designed for use as pincushions.

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French Bisque Lady Doll by Jumeau with Original Boutique Label, Outstanding Costume 4500/6500

French Bisque Lady Doll by Jumeau with Original Boutique Label, Outstanding Costume 4500/6500

Lot # 295 (Sale Order: 20 of 266)

26" (66 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, rose blushed eye shadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nos...moretrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed lady body with generously-shaped bosom and derriere, tiny waist. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 9 (and artist checkmarks on head). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1888. Value Points: with original boutique label of Parisan doll shop, Magasin des Enfants, and wearing outstanding costume of burgundy velvet and ivory silk, having extended train.

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French Bisque Poupee in Superb Original Condition with Au Nain Bleu Label 2500/3200

French Bisque Poupee in Superb Original Condition with Au Nain Bleu Label 2500/3200

Lot # 296 (Sale Order: 21 of 266)

15" (38 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, pale blue enamel inset eyes with spiral threading, dark eyeliner, rose blushed eye shadow, arched feath...moreered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with delicately-shaded lips, pierced ears into head, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at elbows hips and knees, slightly modeled kid bosom, shapely waist, stitched and separated fingers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 2 (head) Au Nain Bleu/E., Chauviere Blvd des Capucines 27/Paris (original paper label on body). Comments: French, circa 1876, Edouard Chauviere had succeeded his father at the prestigious Parisian toy store at that time. Value Points: near mint condition of the very beautiful poupee, with original store label, fine original wig, earrings, bonnet, leather heeled shoes marked C.C, unusual round purse with hankie inside, undergarments, and chemise. Her original couturier gown is also included albeit the jacket is very frail.

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19th Century French Burled Walnut Cabinet with Drop Front 400/600

19th Century French Burled Walnut Cabinet with Drop Front 400/600

Lot # 296.1 (Sale Order: 22 of 266)

15" (38 cm.) h. 12"w. Of very fine burled wood, the cabinet appears as a flat-front door flanked by rounded columns, and with upper and lower drawers. The flat-front door...more hinges open to reveal four square-shaped drawers inside, and the cabinet is accented with brass mounts and drawer pulls. Excellent condition. French, circa 1865.

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19th Century French Paisley Shawl for Poupee from Adelaide Huret in Signed Box 700/1000

19th Century French Paisley Shawl for Poupee from Adelaide Huret in Signed Box 700/1000

Lot # 297 (Sale Order: 23 of 266)

7" (18 cm.) x 5" box. 15" square shawl. The beautifully woven red cashmere shawl with woven and fringed paisley border has embroidered weaver's signature in one corner, a...morend is preserved in its original presentation box bearing the green stamp "Maison Huret No 22 Boulevard Montmartre Paris" on the inside lid. Excellent condition. French, circa 1860, rare and wonderfully preserved accessory.

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French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Wooden Articulated Body 9000/12,000

French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Wooden Articulated Body 9000/12,000

Lot # 298 (Sale Order: 24 of 266)

45" (114 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, very plump face with defined chin, blue glass enamel inset eyes with heavily-modeled eyelids, dark eye...moreliner, painted lashes, arched feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, wooden fully-articulated body with jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, swivel waist, bisque forearms and hands, antique costume. Condition: bisque excellent. wooden body is French and of the same era albeit not original, bisque arms not original. Marks: (Huret stamp on kid collarette). Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1860. Value Points: beautifully sculpted face with swivel neck, original bisque shoulderplate, loveliest complexion and painting.

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French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Original Body 2500/3500

French Porcelain Poupee by Leontine Rohmer with Cobalt Blue Eyes and Original Body 2500/3500

Lot # 299 (Sale Order: 25 of 266)

15" (38 cm.) Delicately pink-tinted porcelain shoulderhead, plump face, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, delicately-feathered brows, accented ...morenostrils, closed mouth with primly-set lips, brunette human hair, softly-stuffed kid poupee body with gusset-jointing at hips and knees, pull-strings in torso for Rohmer deposed seating system, porcelain lower arms and hands. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: (Rohmer green stamp on torso). Comments: Leontine Rohmer, circa 1860. Value Points: brilliant cobalt blue eyes on the early poupee with luminous complexion, original signed body, wonderful hands, antique purple silk gown and velvet trimmed bonnet, undergarments, shoes, socks, and especially fine condition of body.

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