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A superb collection of 19th century antique French dolls and automata, highlighted by the important automata of Candy Spelling, including works by Vichy, Theroude, Lambert, and Roullet et Decamps.

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Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci 400/600

Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci 400/600

Lot # 151 (Sale Order: 151 of 303)

11" (28 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown upper-glancing eyes with long black curly lashes, button-shaped nose, tiny closed mouth, black mohair wig captured under a net snood, jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent, missing one shoe. Comments: Lenci, circa 1940, model BC18, the doll is wearing original red felt folklore dress with yellow felt applique designs, net over-blouse with wide sleeves, cross on black velvet ribbon, snood with ruffled lace edging, red ribbon, homespun cotton petticoat and panties, red shoe, stockings, bangle earrings. Value Points: vibrant original costume is perfectly-preserved....more

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Italian Felt Character, 300 Model in Traditional Costume of Hungary by Lenci 700/1000

Italian Felt Character, 300 Model in Traditional Costume of Hungary by Lenci 700/1000

Lot # 152 (Sale Order: 152 of 303)

18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, dark brown painted side-glancing eyes, brown eye shadow, curly upper lashes, closed mouth with red lips, black mohair wig with braided chignon, jointed arms and legs. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Lenci (paper label with model number BH 16 pencil noted on back). Varda (heart-shaped Lenci parchment tag. Comments: Lenci, circa 1940, wearing original costume of orange and brown felt with appliques of felt roosters and children holding flowers, rick-rack trim, white linen blouse, gold buttons, woven basket of fruit, black shawl, linen undergarments, stockings, black felt shoes. Value Points: pristine original condition with original labels, and vibrant costume with delightful details....more

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Italian Felt Character Boy, "Renato", Model 300/G, by Lenci 1100/1600

Italian Felt Character Boy, "Renato", Model 300/G, by Lenci 1100/1600

Lot # 153 (Sale Order: 153 of 303)

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, short curly upper lashes, closed mouth, brown fleeced curly hair, jointing at shoulders and hips. Condition: very good, some costume fading, two small holes on left back sleeve. Comments: Lenci, the doll appeared in Lenci's 1926 catalog named "Renato", model 300/G, wearing tan shirt, green felt lounging pajamas comprising pants and matching jacket, each trimmed in diamond-pattern borders of purple and green felt, matching slippers, and carrying wooden pipe. Value Points: rare early model with wonderful and creative detail of costume, wig, and accessories....more

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French Oil Painting with Toy Theatre Scenes and Chiming Clock 3000/4000

French Oil Painting with Toy Theatre Scenes and Chiming Clock 3000/4000

Lot # 154 (Sale Order: 154 of 303)

32" (81 cm.) w. x 27"h. x 7"d. Village life in the early 19th century is depicted in the oil painting with a scene that centers around a toy Polichinelle theatre with Punch and Judy figures, and another story-telling event in which the narrator illustrates her story with the use of character dolls. There are lake and country scenes, sheep-herder, and a church whose tower retains the original porcelain clock face whose dial is in exact scale with the tower, and which is an actual working clock with 2-train clockwork movement, silk thread suspension and gong chiming on the hour and the half-hour, just as the village clock would chime. The painting is arranged within a decoratively-carved wooden frame with gilded finish. Excellent condition of mechanism and beautifully-detailed painting with children-at-play themes. French, circa 1850....more

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Rare Early Wax Peddler Doll with Articulated Wooden Body 400/600

Rare Early Wax Peddler Doll with Articulated Wooden Body 400/600

Lot # 155 (Sale Order: 155 of 303)

10" (25 cm.) Wax head portraying an older lady with strong features and incised age lines, closed mouth, tiny bead eyes, on original carved wooden body with shapely torso, dowel-jointing at hips and knees, porcelain lower limbs with painted shoes and right hand sculpted to hold an object. Condition: generally excellent, small nose rubs, Comments: circa 1850, the body was more commonly found with porcelain head to match the limbs; this head is original and more rare to find. Value Points: wonderful doll with original peddler's costume and carrying large basket of tiny original sewing notions, and other baskets....more

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Wonderful French Musical Automaton "The Old Lady Knitting" by Roullet & Decamp 7500/9500

Wonderful French Musical Automaton "The Old Lady Knitting" by Roullet & Decamp 7500/9500

Lot # 156 (Sale Order: 156 of 303)

24" (63 cm.) An old woman with highly-characterized head of papier-mache, is seated on a wooden chair, having glass eyes, sharp nose, open mouth with missing teeth, red age lines on face, grey mohair wig under Charlotte cap, carton torso with mechanism, papier-mache hands and lower legs. She is dressed in a burgundy gown with green cotton apron, black fringed shawl with embroidered flowers, beads, woolen stockings, black shoes, and holds a knitting bag on her lap and knitting work and needles in her curled fingers. When wound, she nods her head back and forth as though intently watching her handiwork, and her hands move to and fro in a realistic knitting manner, while music plays. Condition: generally excellent, mechanism and movement function well. Comments: Roullet et Decamps, the automaton appeared in their catalog as #265, "Vielle Tricoleuse" (old lady knitting), circa 1890. Value Points: well-preserved and charming automaton with realistic movements....more

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Oil Painting on Canvas, "Dolls with Toy Duck and Chicks", Ritta Boemm, Circa 1915 2000/3000

Oil Painting on Canvas, "Dolls with Toy Duck and Chicks", Ritta Boemm, Circa 1915 2000/3000

Lot # 157 (Sale Order: 157 of 303)

27" x 34" framed. Two Kathe Kruse dolls, boy and girl, are posed shyly as they watch a long-beaked duck and four little yellow chicks at their feet; a vase is posed nearby suggesting that the scene takes place on a table top. The girl is holding up her skirt hem as though worried that the duck is about to nip her. The painting is signed Ritta Boemm. The Hungarian-born artist (1868-1948) was noted for her genre still-life paintings of homey scenes, and discovering the Kathe Kruse dolls sometime about 1910, she realized how fittingly they could be incorporated into her own art, creating a life-like sense into an otherwise still life. A small series of the paintings was created by the artist about 1915. This is in excellent original condition, framed....more

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Oil Painting on Canvas, "Dolls with a Vase of Sunflowers", Ritta Boehm, Circa 1915 2000/3000

Oil Painting on Canvas, "Dolls with a Vase of Sunflowers", Ritta Boehm, Circa 1915 2000/3000

Lot # 158 (Sale Order: 158 of 303)

31" x 39" framed. A classic still-life vignette is arranged on a table, featuring two early dolls by Kathe Kruse in their original country costumes, standing alongside a vibrant arrangement of sunflowers and other brilliant fall flowers. The costumes are well-detailed including fabric designs and trims. The painting is signed Ritta Boemm. From the series of oil paintings by the Hungarian-born artist (1868-1948) featuring the early dolls of Kathe Kruse. This particular example from the rarely-found series is notable for its vibrant colors and rich textures, very fine quality of frame. Excellent condition. Ritta Boemm, circa 1915....more

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German Character Mannequin Child by Kathe Kruse 1200/1700

German Character Mannequin Child by Kathe Kruse 1200/1700

Lot # 159 (Sale Order: 159 of 303)

36" (91 cm.) Character-modeling head depicting a wistful-faced child with oil-painted complexion and facial features, blue painted eyes with brown and black upper eyeliner, closed mouth, blonde human hair wig, padded-stockinette over armature body, antique costume. Condition: very good, body is dusty, hair trimmed. Marks: Kathe Kruse 3507 (right foot) ARB.197 17.7.41 (left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1940. Value Points: rare to find mannequin model with most appealing wistful face....more

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German Brown-Eyed Character Doll by Kathe Kruse 1200/1700

German Brown-Eyed Character Doll by Kathe Kruse 1200/1700

Lot # 160 (Sale Order: 160 of 303)

20" (51 cm.) All cloth doll with socket head, pressed and oil-painted facial features and complexion, shaded brown eyes with thick brown and black upper eyeliner and white eyedots, tiny brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde human hair in braids, stitch-jointed arms, disc-jointed legs. Condition: face is excellent except tiny touch-up on nose, torso and legs quite worn. Marks: Kathe Kruse (and illegible number of left foot). Comments: Kathe Kruse, late 1930s. Value Points: most endearing brown-eyed child with dreamy expression, wonderful school girl costume....more

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German Blue-eyed Character by Kathe Kruse with Rare Stamped Date 1200/1700

German Blue-eyed Character by Kathe Kruse with Rare Stamped Date 1200/1700

Lot # 161 (Sale Order: 161 of 303)

20" (51 cm.) All cloth doll with socket head, pressed and oil-painted facial features and complexion, shaded blue eyes with double white eye dots, black and brown upper eyeliner, nostril dots, closed mouth, blonde hair wig in braids, stitch-jointed arms, disc-jointed legs, antique blue school dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: very good/excellent, some body dustiness. Marks: (illegible numbers on feet) Juni 1937 (stamp on crown under wig). Comments: Kathe Kruse, circa 1937. Value Points: appealing blue-eyed girl with rare date stamp....more

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German Bisque Character by Cuno and Otto Dressel, Resembling Mein Liebling 900/1200

German Bisque Character by Cuno and Otto Dressel, Resembling Mein Liebling 900/1200

Lot # 162 (Sale Order: 162 of 303)

25" (64 cm.) Bisque socket head, grey glass sleep eyes, painted long curly lashes, short feathered brows, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique checkered school dress, undergarments, red stockings, leatherette laced shoes, and red bonnet with flowers. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 6 1/2 Cuno & Otto Dressel Germany. Comments: Dressel, their model inspired by Kammer and Reinhardt's 117n Mein Liebling model, being a near duplicate, circa 1912. Value Points: rare to find doll with beautiful matte bisque, original body and body finish, wonderful costume....more

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American Cloth Black Doll by Bruckner in Original Costume 700/900

American Cloth Black Doll by Bruckner in Original Costume 700/900

Lot # 163 (Sale Order: 163 of 303)

14" (36 cm.) All cloth doll with mask pressed and painted facial features, brown upper glancing eyes, brows and lashes, accented eye corners, painted smiling mouth with double row of teeth, black mohair braids under attached blue cotton bandana, brown muslin stitch-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Bruckner, circa 1900, early model with hand-painted features. Value Points: well-preserved American folk doll by Alfred Bruckner of Jersey City, New Jersey, wearing original red cotton dress, muslin undergarments, apron....more

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German Bisque Child with Flirty Eyes, Model 1039, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

German Bisque Child with Flirty Eyes, Model 1039, by Simon and Halbig 1100/1500

Lot # 164 (Sale Order: 164 of 303)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque socket head with brown complexion, brown glass "flirty" eyes, mohair lashes, painted dark lashes, black brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, pierced ears, black fleecy hair, brown composition and wooden ball-jointed body, nicely costumed in burgundy woolen sailor dress, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent, light lip paint rub. Marks: SH 1039 Dep Germany 12. Comments: Simon and Halbig, circa 1900. Value Points: rare model with well-function flirty eyes, rare original mohair lashes, original body and body finish, sculpted chin dimple....more

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German Bisque Flirty-Eyed "Mein Liebling", Model 117n by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1600

German Bisque Flirty-Eyed "Mein Liebling", Model 117n by Kammer and Reinhardt 1100/1600

Lot # 165 (Sale Order: 165 of 303)

16" (39 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass "flirty" eyes, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils, open mouth, four porcelain teeth, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, pretty antique costume. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117n Germany 39. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912, the variation of the beloved Mein Liebling that featured glass flirty eyes and open mouth. Value Points: wonderful wide-eyed expression with lovely matte bisque, original body, body finish, wig....more

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Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 500/700

Petite German Bisque Closed Mouth Child by Kestner 500/700

Lot # 166 (Sale Order: 166 of 303)

9" (23 cm.) Bisque socket head with very plump face, blue glass eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked and feathered brows, closed mouth with outlined lips, brunette human hair, composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists, nicely costumed. Condition: generally excellent, eyes set. Marks: 3. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: wonderful size of the early closed mouth doll, original early body....more

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German Bisque Character, Model 154, by Hertel and Schwab, Known as Tommy Tucker 900/1300

German Bisque Character, Model 154, by Hertel and Schwab, Known as Tommy Tucker 900/1300

Lot # 167 (Sale Order: 167 of 303)

24" (61 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with sculpted brown hair in short boyish fashion, forelock curl, brown glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short wavy brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with outlined lips, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, wearing brown velvet boy's suit with silk cord and banding, black stockings, leather ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. marks: 154 V 10. Comments: Hertel and Schwab, circa 1912. Value Points: very fine quality of bisque and painting on the large model of young lad....more

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American Etching "Young Girl Sleeping" for Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1884 800/1200

American Etching "Young Girl Sleeping" for Philadelphia Art Alliance, 1884 800/1200

Lot # 168 (Sale Order: 168 of 303)

16 1/2" x 24 1/2" image. (28 3/4" x 21 1/4" with matte). Black printed etching on vellum portrays a young Victorian girl sleeping, her bisque doll clasped in her arms, while eight Japanese Ichimatsu dolls are standing nearby watching the girl. Etching by Stephen Ferris (1835-1915 (signed lower right) after a painting by C.D. Weldon (signed lower left). Published by C. Klackner, 1883, New York for the Philadelphia Art Alliance who has the edition as 60 proofs. Excellent condition. 1884....more

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German Bisque Child Doll, 171, by Kestner with Excelsior Body 700/900

German Bisque Child Doll, 171, by Kestner with Excelsior Body 700/900

Lot # 169 (Sale Order: 169 of 303)

31" (79 cm.) Bisque socket head, brown glass sleep eyes, painted lower lashes, slightly-modeled and brushstroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, open mouth, outlined lips, four porcelain teeth, dimpled chin, brunette mohair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, antique whitewear dress with fancy bretelles, undergarments, stockings, shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: M 1/2 made in Germany 16 1/2 171 7 (head) Excelsior Germany 7 (body). Comments: Kestner, circa 1900. Value Points: beautiful classic dolly-face model with finest bisque, original signed body and body finish....more

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German Bisque Child with Closed Mouth by Kestner 500/700

German Bisque Child with Closed Mouth by Kestner 500/700

Lot # 170 (Sale Order: 170 of 303)

24" (61 cm.) Bisque shoulder head turned to the right, blue glass sleep eyes, painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on red and white stockings and red kid shoes, leather arms, antique gown with tucking and lace, undergarments. Marks: L. Comments: Kestner, circa 1885. Value Points: beautiful bisque and painting on the early closed mouth doll....more

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Wonderful German Bisque Pouting Character, 115/A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 2200/3200

Wonderful German Bisque Pouting Character, 115/A, by Kammer and Reinhardt 2200/3200

Lot # 171 (Sale Order: 171 of 303)

13" (34 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lips, blonde mohair wig in soft curls, composition and wooden ball-jointed toddler body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 115/A 34. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, from their art character series. Value Points: wonderful petite example of the wistful-faced child with fine touches of dewy patina on the excellent bisque, superb wig, original body finish, wearing exceptional antique costume of lace-edged cotton white wear with aqua silk ribbons that match the aqua stockings and kidskin shoes with pom-poms, multi-layered undergarments....more

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Gorgeous German Bisque "Mein Liebling" by Kammer and Reinhardt 5000/7500

Gorgeous German Bisque "Mein Liebling" by Kammer and Reinhardt 5000/7500

Lot # 172 (Sale Order: 172 of 303)

31" (80 cm.) Bisque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, mohair lashes, painted lower lashes, incised eyeliner, brush-stroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with beautifully-shaded lips, dimpled chin, brunette hand-tied human hair wig, composition and wooden ball-jointed body, lovely antique white wear dress with lace and ruffles, undergarments, cut-work bonnet, stockings, cream kidskin shoes. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: K*R Simon & Halbig 117/A 80. Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt, circa 1912. Value Points: superb model of the beloved signature child with very fine deeply-sculpted fetures enhanced by fine bisque touches of dewy patina....more

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All-Original Musical Automaton "Little Girl with Kitten and Doll" by Leopold Lambert 8500/12,500

All-Original Musical Automaton "Little Girl with Kitten and Doll" by Leopold Lambert 8500/12,500

Lot # 173 (Sale Order: 173 of 303)

25" (64 cm.) Standing upon a lush velvet covered wooden platform with silk braid and fringe trim, is a bisque-head doll with blue glass paperweight eyes, lushly-painted lashes, brush-stroked brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with richly-shaded lips, pierced ears, brunette human hair wig over cork pate, French carton torso and legs, wire upper arms, bisque forearms. She holds a bisque-head doll in her right hand and a ball-on-string suspends from her left hand. A papier-mache kitten lies in wait on the "carpet" floor. When wound, she turns her head from side-to-side and forward, and then lifts the ball-on-string up and down to tease the kitten; the kitten paws tentatively at the ball, then pauses and then leaps to the ball in a realistic manner. Music plays throughout. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: Depose Tete Jumeau 7 (and artist checkmarks, head) L.B. (head). Comments: Leopold Lambert, circa 1890, the larger size, quality music box, and complicated synchronized movements indicate the luxury nature of this automaton by his firm. Value Points: superb automaton, with well-preserved original luxury costume from the couturier atelier of Lambert's wife, Eugenie, and with delightful movements and music....more

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Rare French Musical Automaton "Seated Lady with Mandolin" by Leopold Lambert 12,000/18,000

Rare French Musical Automaton "Seated Lady with Mandolin" by Leopold Lambert 12,000/18,000

Lot # 174 (Sale Order: 174 of 303)

24" (60 cm.) A bisque-head lady with blue glass paperweight eyes, painted lashes and brows, closed mouth, pierced ears, blonde mohair wig, carton torso and legs, hinged hips, wire upper arms, bisque forearms, is seated upon a white pedestal wooden stool, a wooden mandolin in her arms. When wound, she turns her head from side-to-side and nodding in a complicated manner, while strumming the mandolin, and periodically tapping her foot to the music that is playing. Condition: generally excellent, music and mechanism function well. Marks: 8 (incised on doll) L.B. (key). Comments: Leopold Lambert, a variation of #49 featuring a clown with guitar that was shown in an early catalog of the company; although both pieces showed the identical distinctive stool, and were described as having a "rich costume of silks and laces", with same pose and leg movement, the clown differed by having a papier-mache head which allowed tongue and eye movement, and appeal to a different market, circa 1885. Value Points: very rare and large automaton with extraordinary original costume of rose satin with applique, bead and velvet trim, pom-poms, delightful confection of a bonnet, and beautifully-crafted mandolin, in wonderful state of preservation....more

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French Bisque Bebe Phenix by Steiner Successors in Very Fine Silk Dress 3800/4500

French Bisque Bebe Phenix by Steiner Successors in Very Fine Silk Dress 3800/4500

Lot # 175 (Sale Order: 175 of 303)

23" (58 cm.) Bisque socket head with long-faced modeling, large blue glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted dark curly lashes, brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows, accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with defined space between the lips, pierced ears, French composition and wooden fully-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: *94. Comments: Steiner, circa 1892, the model known as "Phenix Star". Value Points: lovely quality of bisque with beautifully-painted features, original body, and wearing exquisite aqua silk dress with crocheted lace trim, aqua Bebe pin, undergarments, stockings, ivory satin shoes, woven bonnet....more

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