Group of nine (9) vintage toys, stuffed animals, and dolls. 1st-5th items: Grouping of vintage stuffed animals including an early 20th century light brown mohair bear, possibly Steiff with movable limbs, felt pads and four claws and glass eyes together with four (4) 20th century Steiff stuffed animals including a squirrel, monkey, rabbit and small bear, all with the original Steiff tags. Older bear - 13" H. Others range in size 3 1/4" H to 9" H. 6th item: Muriel Bruyere Artist doll, painted fired clay head, hands and feet on cloth body; later clothes; foot signed "Bruyere". 8"H. Note: Muriel Bruyere was a charter member of the NIADA (National Institute of American Doll Artists). Circa 1940s. 7th item: Bisque boy soldier doll, bisque moveable head marked 39 17 with blue fixed eyes, closed mouth and curly blonde wig, composition hands, brown wool uniform with tricorn hat and gilt metal epaulets, leather boots, metal sword. 9 1/2" H. Not examined out of uniform. Comes with celluloid stand. Likely German, c. 1900. 8th item: Pair of painted and jointed wooden dancing dolls with European style dress, joined by wire. 5 1/2" H. 9th item: Papier mache female Christmas ornament with pointed hat, gilt and tinsel trimmed dress with one bell, stuffed and mounted onto a pick, likely German. Note: Lot also includes a 1966 ribbon from the Mobile, Alabama Playground Doll Show. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com.)
Older bear with some scattered losses to fur, no original tags present, slight shedding. Remaining animals overall very good condition. 6th item: Very good condition, clothes not original. 7th item: hole to brim of hat, moderate wear and some fraying to uniform; wear to epaulets and boots; some light grime to face. 8th item: Scattered wear and losses to paint, chip to one shoe of male doll. 9th item: Discoloration to fabric dress, missing bells on skirt trim.