Dolls w/ Toy Animals
*RARE GERMAN BIXQUE CHARACTER,549,W/ GLASS EYES, by: Kiley + Hahn: 12", Bixque socket head, blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, short feathered brows, accented nostrils + eye corners, closed mouth w/ accent line between the lips, brunette mohair wig, composition + wooden ball-jointed body, wearing antique costume. Marks: K 549 0 Germany, c. 1912.
*PATSY ANN ~ was first introduced in June 1929, just months prior to the Stock Market crash in October. She followed the success of her smaller (14”) sister Patsy. These were the first two dolls in what came to be the Patsy family dynasty. These well-made dolls were enormously popular, not only surviving hard times but flourishing, Patsy Ann is just one member of this large doll family. This is her story.