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Over 400 dolls including the private collection of Jim Kramer featuring rare Schoenhuts and the European doll collection of German doll author Lydia Richter. Order at www.theriaults.com/catalogs

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French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows 1200/2200

French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Jointed Elbows 1200/2200

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 441)

5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, daintily-painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with hint of smile, blonde mohair wig wi...moreth braids, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, jointed elbows, bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: French, circa 1882. Value Points: rare jointed elbow model enhanced further by most charming expression, bare feet, and wearing original silk costume and coiffe.

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French Miniature Goat Cart with Silk Fittings 600/900

French Miniature Goat Cart with Silk Fittings 600/900

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 441)

10" (25 cm.) Elaborately-shaped cart is upholstered with ivory silk brocade and beaded accents, with four metal spoked wheels, and being pulled by a silk covered goat wit...moreh horns and little black bead eyes; a tiny goat is posed on the rim of the cart. Very good condition. French, circa 1875.

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German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Exquisite Costume 600/800

German All-Bisque Miniature Doll with Exquisite Costume 600/800

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 441)

5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on bisque torso, cobalt blue glass eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, brunette mohair wig, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, pai...morented socks and two-strap brown heeled shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1890. Value Points: the pretty bright-eyed miniature is wearing ivory silk gown with extended train and cape, edged with tiny seed pearls.

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French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupee "Lily"  Lavallee-Peronne of Poupee de Nuremberg 5500/7500

French Bisque Wooden-Bodied Poupee "Lily" Lavallee-Peronne of Poupee de Nuremberg 5500/7500

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 441)

17 1/2" (45 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate with Dehors neck articulation, blue glass inset eyes, thick dark eyeliner, delicately painted lashes...more and brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, all-wooden poupee body with swivel waist and dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 (doll) A La Poupee de Nuremberg, 21 Rue de Choiseul, Lavallee-Peronne, Paris (paper label on doll). Comments: French, circa 1870, the doll was presented as Lily by the prestigious Parisian doll shop, A La Poupee de Nuremberg, owned by Jeanne Lavallee-Peronne, who worked closely with the journal, La Poupee Modele, to market her dolls and which described her as a "doll maker of exquisite taste". Value Points: wearing a very fine antique ivory silk gown, the beautiful poupee has rare wooden body with deluxe articulation, rare neck articulation allowing infinite posing, and her important boutique label.

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Early 19th Century Paper Optical Toy  300/500

Early 19th Century Paper Optical Toy 300/500

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 441)

6" (15 cm.) x 5". Presented in a marbled paper folder is a double-sided paper toy which accordions outward to reveal through small openings a complete panorama of scenes;...more one side depicts "The Passing across the Balcan" and the other side depicts "Solemn Ceremony". Designed for an international market with three language titles, and publisher's initial L.F. Toy is excellent, folio has some wear at edges. Early 1800s.

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Five Mid-1800s Coin Purses 300/600

Five Mid-1800s Coin Purses 300/600

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 441)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) - 4 1/2". In various woven, bead-work or leather forms, and with various tassels or gold bead trims. Mid-1800s. Excellent condition....more

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Four Wooden Grodnertal Dolls with Original Costumes and Family Provenance 2500/3500

Four Wooden Grodnertal Dolls with Original Costumes and Family Provenance 2500/3500

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 441)

8" (20 cm.) - 13". Each is all wooden with heart-shaped face, elongated throat, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, painted complexion and black hair wit...moreh shaded tendril curls around the face (the two larger with tuck combs), carved and painted facial features, complexion painted arms and lower legs, painted shoes. Condition: generally excellent, original finish on each albeit some light craquelure. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: the dolls are wearing wonderful original costumes enhanced with passamenterie, silk flowers, and seed pearls. Provenance: the dolls have resided in the 16th century Griffith estate of Carreglwyd, Anglesey, England, likely acquired during her travels by Maria E.E. Conway-Griffith, a mid-1800s heir to the estate who was an inveterate adventurer and notable collector of curious and interesting objects of all nature.

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Exquisite German Bisque Lady Doll with Elaborate Bodice and Glass Eyes 1200/1600

Exquisite German Bisque Lady Doll with Elaborate Bodice and Glass Eyes 1200/1600

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 441)

18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulderplate, heart-shaped face and elongated throat, light brown sculpted hair drawn from her face and captured in an arranged chignon at the back w...moreith curls tumbling onto her back neck and and a gilt-edged black hair band with pink bow, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, accented nostrils and eye corners, delicately brows and lashes, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, magenta and blue painted detail of bodice with Dresden ribbon ruffle and rose bud, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms. Condition: generally excellent excepting some missing Dresden ruffles. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, the doll was featured in the book China, Parian and Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: very rare model with exquisite presence, glass eyes, and wearing superb antique gown.

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German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Glass Eyes 800/1200

German Bisque Lady Doll with Sculpted Brown Hair and Glass Eyes 800/1200

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 441)

19" (48 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead, brown sculpted hair with centerpart and arranged horizontal rolled curls at each side of face, and vertical curls at the back, partially...more-sculpted pierced ears, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, muslin stitch-jointed body, kid arms, antique ivory satin gown. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1875, the doll is featured in the book, China, Parian and Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: regal presence, rarity factors include brown hair, unusual coiffure, and glass eyes.

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Extremely Rare German Bisque Lady with Elaborate Coiffure and Sculpted Jewelry 1200/1700

Extremely Rare German Bisque Lady with Elaborate Coiffure and Sculpted Jewelry 1200/1700

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 441)

22" (56 cm.) Bisque shoulderhead of adult lady with oval face and elongated throat, brown sculpted hair in unusual side-parted coiffure waved loosely around her face and ...morecaptured in a loosely braided knot at the back, with curls tumbling low onto her shoulders, partially modeled pierced ears, painted blue eyes with red and black upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, sculpted and painted necklace with magenta-dotted rose ribbon from which a gilt edged blue brooch dangles, muslin stitch-jointed body, leather arms, antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 4 N (in script) 9. Comments: Germany, circa 1870, the doll was featured in the book China, Parian & Bisque German Dolls by Lydia Richter. Value Points: stunningly beautiful doll whose rarity points include brown color of hair, elaborate coiffure, and richly decorated jewelry.

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All-Original French Bisque Poupee by Jumeau with Boutique Label "A La Recompense" 2800/3500

All-Original French Bisque Poupee by Jumeau with Boutique Label "A La Recompense" 2800/3500

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 441)

14" (36 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corner...mores, closed mouth, accented lips, pierced ears, light brown mohair wig over cork pate, kid gusset-jointed poupee body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A La Recompense Mon. Nadaud Jouets (paper label on body). Comments: Pierre-Francois Jumeau, circa 1875, the poupee was presented in the illustrious Parisian boutique of Nadaud. Value Points: beautiful poupee with superb original gown, undergarments, bonnet, and shoes.

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All-Original French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Exquisite Costume 3200/3800

All-Original French Bisque Bebe, Figure A, by Jules Steiner with Exquisite Costume 3200/3800

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 441)

12" (30 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass inset eyes, painted lashes, fringed brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, pierced ears, ...moreblonde mohair wig over Steiner pate, French composition fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: A 6 (head) Le Petit Parisien Bebe Steiner (torso). Comments: Jules Steiner, circa 1888. Value Points: very dear petite bebe, original body and body finish, superb original silk and lace costume with matching bonnet.

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Gorgeous French Bisque Bebe with Delicate Complexion by Schmitt et Fils 8000/12,000

Gorgeous French Bisque Bebe with Delicate Complexion by Schmitt et Fils 8000/12,000

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 441)

18" (46 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head with very plump cheeks and chin, pear-shaped face, almond-shaped blue glass enamel eyes with spiral threading, thick black eyeline...morer, delicately-painted lashes, mauve-blushed eye shadow, lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with defined space between the shaded and outlined lips, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig over cork pate, French composition and wooden eight-loose-ball-jointed body with straight wrists and flat-cut derriere, charming antique costume and fancy bonnet, undergarments, stockings, leather shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Sch (in shield mark) 3 (head) Sch (shield mark on derriere). Comments: Schmitt et Fils, circa 1880. Value Points: very fine quality of sculpting including dimpled chin, philtrum, expressive lips, pointy nose, enhanced by gorgeous painting of facial features and blush, original body and body finish.

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Pair, French Maple Wood Chairs with Aqua Silk Tufted Seats 600/900

Pair, French Maple Wood Chairs with Aqua Silk Tufted Seats 600/900

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 441)

12" (30 cm.) Of maple wood with natural finish and faux-bamboo carving, the pair of salon chairs have original aqua silk seats with deep tufting and fringed edges. Excell...moreent condition. French, circa 1875.

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Collection of Victorian Wax Valentines under Glass Domes 1200/1600

Collection of Victorian Wax Valentines under Glass Domes 1200/1600

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 441)

5" (13 cm.) -9". A bevy of poured wax miniature figures and novelties are arranged on bases along with various scenic accessories, and each is preserved under original bl...moreown glass dome. Included are girls and boys posed alongside their pet animals as well as several elegant ladies. Generally excellent. Mid-1800s.

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Outstanding French Porcelain Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Signed Shoes 12,000/16,000

Outstanding French Porcelain Poupee by Adelaide Huret with Signed Shoes 12,000/16,000

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 441)

17" (43 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead with plump rounded face, delicate complexion with subtle blush, painted blue downcast eyes with thick black upper eyeliner, daintily-p...moreainted all-around lashes, fringed brows, accented eye corners and nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, brunette mohair wig over original lambswool wig and cork pate, gutta percha body with dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, some typical minor body repair. Marks: Brevet Bte SGDG Huret 22 Blvd Montmartre Paris (original green stamp on torso). Comments: Adelaide Huret, circa 1855, during that year she exhibited her poupee at the 1855 International Exposition in Paris where her dolls were described as "an ingenious idea, of very high quality, solid articulations, accurately assembled, perfect taste in the doll dressing." Value Points: an outstanding example of the sought-after important French signature doll, with original signed body, wearing her original costume and undergarments, black and royal blue silk bonnet, and very rare blue silk ankle boots with Huret stamp on the sole.

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Very Fine Early 18th Century English Wooden Doll in Original Costume 23,000/35,000

Very Fine Early 18th Century English Wooden Doll in Original Costume 23,000/35,000

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 441)

15" (38 cm.) All carved wooden doll with one-piece egg-shaped head and shapely torso with defined bosom and waist, elongated strong throat, inset black enamel eyes, all-a...moreround dot painted lashes, single stroke brows with dot accents, defined pointy nose, closed mouth with firmly-set lips, original facial complexion with cheek blush spots, original brunette wig, cloth upper arms, wooden lower arms with fork-shaped fingers, simply-carved wooden legs with dowel-jointing at hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: English, early 1700s, the doll bears a very close resemblance to the famous wooden doll once belonging to Letitia Penn. Value Points: rare early doll is all original including painting and costume, wearing superb silk and brocade gown with original trims, matching woven bonnet, necklace, stockings with applied trim, black leather attached shoes with wooden soles and red buckles, and with attached crewel embroidery purse. Also included is an early box with two additional bonnets, and another box containing an early chatelaine. The doll is preserved in an early wooden box with transfer-printed early paper lining, and which also contains an early hand-lettered indenture paper for a British property, and an 18th century satirical print titled "People of Consequence".

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Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Folding Screen with Clock Face 700/1100

Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Folding Screen with Clock Face 700/1100

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 441)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) A bronze-framed three-panel folding screen with elaborate garland detail features painted enamel romantic scenes in the 18th century manner; the center pa...morenel features a porcelain clock. Excellent condition, clock may need adjustment, key is included. Austria, late 1800s.

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Viennese Bronze and Red Enamel Easel Clock 700/900

Viennese Bronze and Red Enamel Easel Clock 700/900

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 441)

3 1/2" (9 cm.) The rectangular red enamel panel with painted scenes of cherubs, blue birds, urns and garlands has a brass easel back, and centers a porcelain clock face; ...moreclock key is attached. Generally excellent, clock may need adjustment. Austria, late 1800s.

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Austrian Silver and Enamel Miniature Mantel Clock 500/800

Austrian Silver and Enamel Miniature Mantel Clock 500/800

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 441)

2" (5 cm.) h. 3 1/2"l. The silver-framed clock has four panels of hand-painted romantic enamel scenes, the front scenes centering a brass framed clock, with attached key....more Generally excellent, clock may need adjustment. Austria, late 1800s.

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Outstanding Austrian Silver Miniature Sedan Chair with Enamel Scenes and Clock 1200/1600

Outstanding Austrian Silver Miniature Sedan Chair with Enamel Scenes and Clock 1200/1600

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 441)

4 1/2" (11 cm.) Of heavy cast silver with ornate designs of garlands and cherubs, the sedan chair features Sevres blue enamel scenes with cherub on two sides, and a blue ...moreSevres porcelain clock face on the third side. The fourth side hinges open to reveal the clockworks. Generally excellent, clock may need repairs, key is included. Austria, late 1800s.

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Viennese Enamel Miniature Painting with Clock on Bronze Easel 800/1100

Viennese Enamel Miniature Painting with Clock on Bronze Easel 800/1100

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 441)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Attached to a gilt bronze easel with Mephistopheles crest design is a gilt framed porcelain scene in a merry kitchen with five persons. A clock is picture...mored on the back wall, appearing as part of the scene, but actually is a working timepiece. Excellent condition, clock works may need repair, key is included. Viennese, late 1800s.

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French All-Bisque Mignonette with Endearing Expression  900/1300

French All-Bisque Mignonette with Endearing Expression 900/1300

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 441)

5 1/2" (14 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth with pert sm...moreile, blonde mohair wig, peg-jointing at shoulders and hips, bare feet, wearing antique silk dress and woven hat. Condition: generally excellent, tiny flake at top rim of front torso. Comments: French, circa 1882, the mignonettes were presented as "poupees de poche" (pocket dolls) in reference to their tiny doll size. Value Points: beautiful little doll with choice bisque and most endearing expression.

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French All-Bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet 700/900

French All-Bisque Mignonette with Bare Feet 700/900

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 441)

5" (13 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, blushed cheeks, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs,...more bare feet, antique embroidered gown. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 0. Comments: French, circa 1885. Value Points: pretty mignonette with wonderful antique costume, bare feet.

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Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Folding Screen with Clock Face 700/1100

Viennese Bronze and Enamel Miniature Folding Screen with Clock Face 700/1100

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 441)

6 1/2" (17 cm.) A gilt-finished bronze-framed three-panel folding screen with elaborate scroll detail features painted enamel romantic scenes in the 18th century manner; ...morethe center panel features a porcelain clock. Excellent condition, clock may need adjustment, key is included. Austria, late 1800s.

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