PREMIER ANTIQUE TO MODERN DOLL & SCHOENHUT TOY AUCTION
Thursday’s auction features a wide array of dolls, toys, bears and artist dolls to include hundreds of antique bisque, china and parian dolls. Also primitive cloth dolls, paper dolls,
tea sets, Milliner’s models, and wax dolls. The Girbach collection is represented by a significant Schoenhut toy collection including Humpty Dumpty circus, the hard-to-find
Side Show displays, circus wagons, bisque characters, glass and painted eyed animals, early games and accessories. Also selling are the remaining primitive cloth dolls, other dolls and accessories from the collection.
The Baumgartner collection includes fine parian and china dolls, as well as early Milliner’s models, papier mache, wax dolls and antique doll clothing.
Bisque makers include SFBJ, Jumeau, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Kestner, Kammer & Reinhardt, Simon & Halbig, Heubach, Handwerck and others. Many wonderful vintage hard plastic
and composition dolls from Madame Alexander, Effanbee, Vogue, and Ideal.
The auction includes modern doll and bear artists such as Maggie Iacono and R. John Wright, Lenci, Sasha, Helen Kish, Jan McClean, Margie Herrera (OOAKs), and Edna Dali.
Friday’s Gallery only auction (and Thursday’s morning session) features many of the same makers and types as the online session but others as well. You will find a large selection of antique bisque dolls, both large and small, and vintage composition and hard plastic dolls; plus Steiff bears and animals and Artist dolls.