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Tears for Mina, Day One

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Two day Marquis auction features Part II of Samy Odin’s Musée de la Poupée in Paris, a private collection of French poupées, bébés and automata; and the Myla Perkins Collection of Leo Moss.

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Rare Tiny French Bisque Premiere Bebe Jumeau with Piquant Dainty Smile 3800/4600

Rare Tiny French Bisque Premiere Bebe Jumeau with Piquant Dainty Smile 3800/4600

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 295)      

8 1/2" (22 cm.) Bisque socket head, pale blue glass enamel inset eyes, painted lashes, brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined l...moreips and hint of smile, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau, circa 1878, his earliest period bebe. Value Points: very rare tiny size bebe with enchanting expression, wears original red woolen mariner costume with feather-stitching, matching hat with black velvet trim, undergarments, black shoes.

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Outstanding Luxury Presentation of Bisque Doll with Trousseau and Accessories 1200/1700

Outstanding Luxury Presentation of Bisque Doll with Trousseau and Accessories 1200/1700

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 295)      

7 1/2" (19 cm.) doll. 9" x 9" box. A wooden cased presentation box is lavishly fitted with an ivory silk cover, including tufted cushion on the lid which is encircled by ...morean ormolu frame, and with original ormolu escutcheon and brass key. The interior is fitted with a bisque shoulderhead doll with blue glass eyes, blonde mohair wig, closed mouth, muslin body, bisque lower arms, along with an assortment of costumes comprising burgundy satin dress, pinafore, various undergarments, straw bonnet, shoes, and with accessories including her own all-bisque miniature doll, two ormolu-framed lithographs, comb, mirror, tiny bisque doll, and a wonderful boutonniere fitted with a tiny winged doll. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 123-5/0 (doll). Comments: the doll by Kling in presentation for the French market, circa 1885. Value Points: outstanding presentation with all-original costumes and rare accessories and novelties is perfectly preserved.

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French Miniature Folding Room with Original Furnishings and Accessories 2800/4200

French Miniature Folding Room with Original Furnishings and Accessories 2800/4200

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 295)      

14" (36 cm.) w. x 10"h. x 9"d. The five-sided folding room is designed with side-angled window walls, and has original wall papers and gold paper edging, original valance...mores with patterned silk draperies that match the original burgundy silk upholstery with interwoven floral designs. There is a gilt framed wall mirror, three ormolu framed portraits, and a superb ensemble of mahogany-finished salon furnishings with gilt paper edging, comprising a day bed with high canopy, piano and piano stool, mirrored armoire, fireplace mantel, fernery with original ferns and flowers, scalloped-edge pedestal table, four chairs and an ormolu umbrella stand. Included is a woven carpet. Excellent condition. For the French market, circa 1880, the room was originally presented with these furnishings, draperies and wall coverings, and remains perfectly-preserved.

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Extremely Rare German Bisque Art Character, 111, by Simon and Halbig 9000/13,000

Extremely Rare German Bisque Art Character, 111, by Simon and Halbig 9000/13,000

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 295)      

15" (38 cm.) Bisque socket head, almond-shaped brown glass sleep eyes, dark eyeliner, painted curly lashes, brushstroked brows with feathered highlights, delicately-accen...moreted nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with wide center accent line, auburn mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique Sunday Best boy's costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 111 5. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1912; it has been conjectured this is the missing 111 model registered by Kammer and Reinhardt in 1910. As with the 112 and 114 models, both made for K*R by S&H, it was likely created in both painted eye and this sleep-eyed version. Value Points: the extremely rare model has a compelling wistful, yet intelligent, expression enhanced by finest bisque, original body and body finish, and wonderful costume.

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French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Superb Antique Costume 3000/4200

French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Superb Antique Costume 3000/4200

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 295)      

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, painted lashes with "dot" highlights, rose-blushed eyeshadow, brushstroked and feathered brows, ...moreaccented eye corners, shaded nostrils, slightly-parted lips with shaded details, two rows of tiny teeth, dimpled chin, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, original body and body finish. Marks: J. Steiner Bte SGDG Paris Fre A 15 (head) (Steiner paper label on torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: beautiful gleaming complexion and blush with dramatic large eyes, dainty teeth, original wig, pate, body, and body finish, and wearing exquisite antique burgundy velvet dress and bonnet, undergarments, leather shoes.

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Luxurious and Rare French "Surprise" Cornet with Double-Sided Bisque Head 1700/2500

Luxurious and Rare French "Surprise" Cornet with Double-Sided Bisque Head 1700/2500

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 295)      

13" (33 cm.) The silk-covered cornet with wonderful hand-painted scene has elaborately-carved bone handle and a silk ruffled cap which conceals a double-faced bisque head...more hidden inside the cornet. When the handle is moved up and down, the head pops up and down; one side depicts a handsome young lad with blue glass eyes and closed mouth, and the other side depicts the same lad with a crying expression and blue glass eyes. There is a ruffled collar at the neck and a silk bodice which attaches to the interior of the cone. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1880. Value Points: very rare and delightful surprise whose luxury details include hand-painted scene on cornet, bone carved handle and rare double-faced head with original cap and costume.

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French Musical Automaton "Young Girl at Piano" by Vichy with Surprise Bon-Bon Niche 6500/9500

French Musical Automaton "Young Girl at Piano" by Vichy with Surprise Bon-Bon Niche 6500/9500

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 295)      

15" (38 cm.) Standing at an upright wooden piano is a bisque-head bebe with blue glass paperweight inset eyes, long painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, pierced ears, ...moreblonde mohair wig over cork pate, carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, paper mache hands, original burgundy silk and velvet dress, undergarments, net stockings, burgundy shoes. With bone keys, the piano has music rack, carrying handles, porcelain bowl with silk flowers, and brass candlesticks. When wound, the girl turns her head side to side and moves her hands up and down "playing" the piano, while music plays. Condition: generally excellent, music and movement function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau Bte SGDG 3 (and artist checkmarks). Comments: Vichy, circa 1890. Value Points: well-preserved parlor automaton in beautifully-preserved well-functioning condition, and with rare hidden luxury detail: the top hinges open for access to the hollow interior designed as candy container presentation.

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Viennese Enamel and Bronze Miniature Harp 600/900

Viennese Enamel and Bronze Miniature Harp 600/900

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 295)      

5" (13 cm.) With gilded bronze frame having spiral-shaped post with acanthus base and beaded edging which enclosed four enamel porcelain panels with hand-painted scenes i...moren the Louis XVI manner including winged cherubs with trumpets. Impressed "Austria" on underside. Excellent condition. Austria, late 19th century, rare model from the luxury genre.

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Viennese Three Panel Double-Sided Folding Enamel Screen with Mythological Scenes  1100/1400

Viennese Three Panel Double-Sided Folding Enamel Screen with Mythological Scenes 1100/1400

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 295)      

6" (15 cm.) Set within three cast gilt bronze frames with shell and eaglet accents, are three double-sided panels of enamel porcelain with hand-painted mythological scene...mores; there are six scenes, each different, including an enchanting view of two putti at play with cat-like exotic animals. Excellent condition. Austria, late 19th century, an especially luxe model with superb painting of unusually themed panels.

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Outstanding Viennese Enamel and Bronze Miniature Grand Piano, Hidden Music Box 1600/2100

Outstanding Viennese Enamel and Bronze Miniature Grand Piano, Hidden Music Box 1600/2100

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 295)      

7" (18 cm.) l. The cast bronze-framed piano with especially luxurious gilded finish has lyre-shaped foot pedals frame, hinged keyboard to expose keys and a hinged lid wit...moreh gilt support bar which opens to velvet lined interior and hidden music box (which winds from the underside). The piano is further decorated with three hand-painted enamel porcelain panels including the interior lid of the keyboard. The panels depict romantic scenes in the Louis XVI manner. Excellent condition, music box functions well. Austria, late 19th century, superb workmanship and luxury details of the rare bronze miniature.

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Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret in Original Costume 9000/12,000

Very Beautiful French Bisque Poupee by Adelaide Huret in Original Costume 9000/12,000

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 295)      

17" (43 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, painted blue eyes in deeply-set sockets with darker blue outer rims, decorative glaze at lower eyes, heavy lids, def...moreined eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered arched brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with outlined lips, unpierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, gutta percha lady body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1858. Value Points: very beautiful poupee with exceptional detail of sculpting and painting, especially of eyes, original body, wearing original muslin gown with pleated silk ribbons, undergarments, leather (unsigned) Huret boots.

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French Paper Mache White Fur Borzoi Salon Dog as Candy Container 300/500

French Paper Mache White Fur Borzoi Salon Dog as Candy Container 300/500

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 295)      

9" (23 cm.) The slim long-legged borzoi dog has paper mache face with open mouth, tongue, amber glass eyes, ears, white fur cover and shaved flannel-covered legs, with re...moremovable head for access to the candy container interior. Generally excellent. French, circa 1890.

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Early American Wooden Cupboard with Well-Fitted Interior 600/900

Early American Wooden Cupboard with Well-Fitted Interior 600/900

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 295)      

21" (53 cm.) The walnut cupboard has a three drawer base below the mirrored double door upper cupboard which opens to arched cubicles and four small drawers. The cupboard...more is fitted with bronze pulls and escutcheons on the three drawers, and with working key. Excellent condition, American, early 1800s.

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German Porcelain Black-Complexioned Doll with Original Body and Provenance 600/900

German Porcelain Black-Complexioned Doll with Original Body and Provenance 600/900

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 295)      

16" (41 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with gleaming ebony black complexion, sculpted short hair in firmly-shaped right curls, deeply-sculpted eyes with up-turned black pupi...morels and pronounced eye whites, closed mouth, brown muslin body, kid leather arms, antique costume, undergarments, matching bonnet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 3. Comments: Germany, circa 1885. Value Points: especially fine flawless complexion, with attached note indicating that the doll was in the collection of Mrs. Wheeler of Huntsville, Ark. Since 1962 when acquired from its original owner, an elderly black lady in that city. It was then acquired in 1970 by Myla Perkins at the auction of the Wheeler collection.

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Two Rare Doll-Sized American Furnishings by Loring and Cushing of Hingham, MA 1100/1400

Two Rare Doll-Sized American Furnishings by Loring and Cushing of Hingham, MA 1100/1400

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 295)      

9" (23 cm.) h. chest. 7 1/2"h. desk. Two hand-crafted furnishings include a chest with three lower drawers surmounted by two handkerchief drawers, each with brass knobs; ...moreand a drop-front desk with four narrow wide drawers and interior niches, with brass knobs. Generally excellent. Loring and Cushing of Hingham, Massachusetts, circa 1865.

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German Brown-Eyed Porcelain Doll with Harriet Beecher Stowe Provenance 1100/1500

German Brown-Eyed Porcelain Doll with Harriet Beecher Stowe Provenance 1100/1500

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18" (46 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulderhead, black sculpted hair in centerpart and with short uniform finger curls, painted brown eyes, red and black upper eyeliner, ...moresingle-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent, arms are old replacements (original arms are included). Comments: Germany, circa 1865. Value Points: lovely complexion and rare brown eyes; attached to the doll is an old handwritten note reading "Harriet Beecher Stowe's doll given by her to her niece who gave it to Adelaide Agnes Kaiser" and then describing the fragments of original costumes which are also included here. Other notes with the doll indicate subsequent owners including Eleanor Greene who was an early member of the "Nellie W. Perkins Doll & Miniature Society of N.H." and Betty Thatcher of New Hampshire who in 2000 wrote about the doll with the poignant note "Sometimes I wish the dolls themselves could talk". The doll has a blue ribbon award from Doll Collectors of America in 1987.

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American Black-Complexioned Paper Mache Doll "Mina", Sculpted Tears by Leo Moss 4500/6500

American Black-Complexioned Paper Mache Doll "Mina", Sculpted Tears by Leo Moss 4500/6500

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 295)      

22" (56 cm.) Black-complexioned paper mache shoulderhead depicting a tearful-eyed young child, sculpted tightly-curled black hair, heavy-lidded brown glass inset eyes wit...moreh all-around shaded eyeliner, two sculpted tears, sculpted black angled brows with furrowed detail, tiny rounded upturned nose, closed mouth with downcast pouting lips, brown muslin body with composition lower arms and legs, antique cream woolen baby gown and embroidered coat. Condition: generally excellent, finish on hands is worn. Marks: Mina (incised on front shoulderplate) 1903 L.M. (back shoulderplate). Comments: Leo Moss, early 1900s, "Mina" was the first Leo Moss doll to be exhibited nationally, winning a blue ribbon award at the UFDC convention in 1973. Value Points: extraordinary artistry of the folk doll with superb details of sculpting and painting, highlighted by sculpted tears. From the Myla Perkins collection, featured in museum exhibitions and in her book, Black Dolls (Collector Books, 1993), page 16.

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American Black-Complexioned Paper Mache Girl by Leo Moss with Smiling Expression 3500/4500

American Black-Complexioned Paper Mache Girl by Leo Moss with Smiling Expression 3500/4500

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 295)      

19" (48 cm.) Black-complexioned paper mache socket head with hand-sculpted details, black tightly-curled hair with arranged puff curl at the sides and crown and with comb...more-marked back hair, thickly-sculpted brows with black tinting, small brown glass inset eyes, pointy upturned nose, closed mouth with wide smile forming deep cheek dimples, row of painted teeth, black composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent, paint rubs at lower throat, body is of the period but not original from Moss. Marks: 11824. Comments: Leo Moss, early 1900s, believed to be one of his earliest dolls. Value Points: captivating expression of a delighted wide-eyed child with beaming smile, especially fine sculpting of hair and brows. From the Myla Perkins collection, featured in museum exhibitions and in her book, Black Dolls (Collector Books, 1993), page 14.

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Captivating American Black Paper Mache Character, "Bobo" by Leo Moss 5500/7500

Captivating American Black Paper Mache Character, "Bobo" by Leo Moss 5500/7500

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 295)      

27" (69 cm.) Paper mache head with flanged neck having tightly-curled sculpted hair, thickly-sculpted black brows, brown glass inset eyes with all-around black shading, w...moreell-formed nose, modeled closed mouth with sculpted tongue as though "licking his chops" in anticipation of a special treat, triple dimples impressed in each cheek, brown muslin torso, brown composition lower arms and legs, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Leo Moss, circa 1920s, the doll was known by the Moss family as "Bobo", although the background of that reference remains a mystery. From the Myla Perkins collection, featured in museum exhibitions and in her book, Black Dolls (Collector Books, 1993), page 15, where the doll was described by the author as "the most comical and interesting of the Moss dolls...[with his] teasing, infectious smile".

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Very Rare American Paper Mache Portrait "Elaine" by Leo Moss with Provenance 5500/7500

Very Rare American Paper Mache Portrait "Elaine" by Leo Moss with Provenance 5500/7500

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 295)      

18" (46 cm.) Paper mache shoulderhead depicting a solemn-faced child, heavily-lidded brown glass eyes, mohair lashes, outlined eyes, one-stroke brows, accented nostrils, ...moreclosed mouth with prim lips, brunette hand-tied human hair wig over solid dome, kid gusset-jointed body, bisque forearms. Condition: very good/excellent, one thumb tip chipped, all-original as made. Marks: L.M. Comments: Leo Moss, this is one of three dolls made for the daughters of a Macon family for whom Leo Moss performed odd jobs. Learning of Moss's talent in doll making, the father commissioned Moss to create likeness dolls of his three daughters, Elaine, Mary, and Lilly, ages 9, 6, and 5 in 1909. And according to an original letter written by the middle daughter, Mary [Kane} in 1972, "Each of our dolls were of our own likeness...The wigs were made from our own hair. Mrs. Moss made the wigs and dressed them in clothes of exact copy she had made us girls for Christmas". The letter goes on to describe more details of Leo Moss dolls and the manner in which he worked to capture the likeness of each child. Value Points: very rare doll by Leo Moss, enhanced by its original wig and hair, and with documentation letter which is included with the doll. From the Myla Perkins collection, featured in museum exhibitions and in her book, Black Dolls (Collector Books, 1993), page 13.

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American Black Paper Mache Portrait of Smiling Woman by Leo Moss 3500/4500

American Black Paper Mache Portrait of Smiling Woman by Leo Moss 3500/4500

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30" (76 cm.) Paper mache shoulderhead of adult woman with strong elongated throat an slightly-modeled bosom, sculpted tightly-curled hair with defined crown and having tw...moreo very thick braided coils at the sides of the face, very thick black sculpted brows with shaded detail, small brown glass inset eyes, angular nose with flared nostrils, closed mouth with gentle smile which stretches to form cheek dimples, row of sculpted teeth, on later-added brown cloth body, antique calico dress, apron, undergarments, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 11824. Comments: Leo Moss, early 1900s, portrayal of an adult lady which was an unusual subject for the artist who usually preferred child subjects. Value Points: the rarity of the subject is enhanced by the very fine portraiture, with artistic details of facial modeling and exceptional modeling of hair. From the Myla Perkins collection, featured in museum exhibitions and in her book, Black Dolls (Collector Books, 1993), page 14.

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American Black Paper Mache Character, "Crying Georgie", by Leo Moss with Four Tears 3500/4500

American Black Paper Mache Character, "Crying Georgie", by Leo Moss with Four Tears 3500/4500

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 295)      

16" (41 cm.) Paper mache socket head, black sculpted tightly-curled hair, black sculpted angled brows with shaded detail, small brown glass eyes with large irises, heavy ...moreeyelids, flattened rounded nose, closed mouth with very downcast full lips in pouting expression, full cheeks, and with four modeled tears tumbling down his cheeks, composition jointed body. Condition: generally excellent, few tiny paint rubs. Marks: 11824. Comments: Leo Moss, early 1900s, the doll was known in the Moss family as "Crying Georgie". Value Points: most endearing characterization, and having four tears. From the Myla Perkins collection, featured in museum exhibitions and in her book, Black Dolls (Collector Books, 1993), page 16.

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Early German Cloth Character, Type I, by Kathe Kruse 1800/2500

Early German Cloth Character, Type I, by Kathe Kruse 1800/2500

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 295)      

17" (43 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features, shaped brown hair with defined forelock curl, painted brown/grey eyes with spiral threading, bla...moreck and red upper eyeliner, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast expression, stitch-jointed shoulders, separately-stitched thumbs, disc-jointing at hips, nicely costumed, original undergarments and woven shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Kathe Kruse 5810 (left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, Type I, circa 1915. Value Points: pristine condition of the early model with deeply defined features and fine painting.

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Early German Velvet Pig by Steiff 900/1300

Early German Velvet Pig by Steiff 900/1300

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 295)      

7 1/2" (19 cm.) Velvet pig posed scampering has curly tail, stitched ears, red felt nose, black shoe button eyes. With original Steiff button in ear. Very good condition,...more some fading of velvet. Germany, Steiff, 1910, rare early model by the illustrious firm.

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Rare German Grey Squirrel with Bushy Tail and Red Label by Steiff 1200/1700

Rare German Grey Squirrel with Bushy Tail and Red Label by Steiff 1200/1700

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 295)      

8" (20 cm.) The grey mohair squirrel is posed on its back haunches, highlighted by stripes on its back and a white underbelly, with swivel head, jointed limbs, and very l...moreong and bushy tail, black shoe button eyes, light brown embroidered nose and claws. With original Steiff button in ear and orange cloth label, #5317. Excellent condition. Germany, Steiff, 1930s.

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