I inherited this piano baby. I'd love to know more about her! Most were made by Heubach. Back of perfect bisque head incised with Heubach in a square 5, Germany and 8050. No cracks, chips or hairlines. It was my mom's who has not passed. Dressed in an elegant outfit made by Gabriella Couture.
These features made the doll versatile. Karen - November 13, 2018 Hello. The doll in the green dress, which is displayed on a wooden stand, has overlong arms. Also Crazing on the repair. This Figurine is a very large size at 12 inches long by about 7 inches high.
Her clothing has some discoloring from age but is in great condition and still looks fabulous. Her fingers are spread and her molded Mary Jane shoes feature bows across the ankle straps. This is a stunning and very hard to find size figurine of baby Stewart, created by the Gerbruder Heubach factory in the late 1800s. Gebrüder Heubach also supplied bisque doll heads to marked Einco Heubach. Heubach manufactured a series of Biedermeier girls with a very lifelike expression.
Click on any of the top titles to sort. Gebruder Heubach was a firm in Lichten, Germany, owned by the Heubach Family. Her hair is molded with an orange ribbon tied around her head. Gebruder Heubach girl with molded hair including molded curled braids. No other damage I can see. Dolls are wearing a beautifully detailed cotton dress decorated with lace braid.
Baby Stewart has a repair and repaint on his left arm. Much like the pic of the egg and tree on the front of this site. Most of the figures were made in Germany. Gebrüder Heubach elderly Lady doll mold 9417, character doll, a bisque shoulder head, she has wrinkled facial features, closed unsmiling mouth, white wig, dressed in appropriate clothing. There were more manufacturers, like Kewpie:. Please realize that since they are not new, and may have nicks, dings and minor flaws in them. This is a ceramic bird with egg shell below, about 12cm in height in total.
A cute snub nose and the closed mouth! This training led to the company becoming renowned for its high quality and lifelike figurines, including their range of which are highly sought after by modern collectors. No damage and no repairs to this charming Coquette cutie. I had no idea who made it though, there were just tell tale signs of high skills a thin egg like this is difficult in porcelain etc. To find the value of similar collectible figurines save some searches on ebay. My aunt and uncle collected antques and said this one was rare because of her size. They also manufactured bisque figurines, including piano babies, beginning in the 1880s, and glazed figurines in the 1900s. At the very top of her head there is a tiny spot where there are 2 tiny chips, I had to look hard to find then and they are completely covered when the wig is on, please refer to the photos.
With the antique doll´s bed! Perfect bisque head without chip, crack, hairline or restoration, closed mouth, original wig, original body in nice condition. And her long curly Mohair wig, red-blond! About 1910 they began making bisque character socket or shoulder head dolls, either molded hair or wigged, sleep eyes or their famous painted intaglio eyes. That 'thing' was a bisque porcelain figurine called the 'Piano Baby'. After 1900 the view of children changed. The edges of the box are decorated with delicate lattice gateau paper. It is best known for bisque dolls and doll heads, the principal products.
The reason Heubach figures are so special is because in 1863 the company started a school for porcelain sculpting, and trained their artists to create naturally expressive faces with distinctive hairstyles and quirky features, like dimples. And ask for more photos or any questions if you need. These are dolls that had a fixed expression, often with exaggerated features. I see nothing myself, if I saw any flaws I would mention them! Dolls are included in the Doll category under Gebruder Heubach and Heubach. View My Other Items For Sale. The relatively short life of the pure character doll tells us that for the most part children did not accept them.
We do our best to describe them as accurately as we can. Antique 5 All Bisque Gebruder Heubach Coquette German Character Doll. Size : 20 50 cm. They also wear under gowns and pantaloons. We may miss some things that you may have more knowledge than us, and we welcome any helpful advice or suggestions. These dolls usually had open mouths with teeth and eyes that opened and closed, and usually with mohair wigs that could be combed.