Women

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Maid of Honor

Beautiful piece from the Edwardian era. Flat back, no markings.

Height = 8 and 4/16 inches.










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Dutch Girl with Big Shoes

Flat back, no markings.

Height = 9 and 14/16 inches.











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Mrs. Sloper

Hollowed out back but solid base. No markings. English.

Height = 11 and 5/16 inches.










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Witch with Cane

Flat back with no markings. Appears to be inspired by the art of Maxfield Parrish.

Height = 10 and 2/16 inches.









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Salem Witch with Broom

Hollowed out back with no markings on back. On the front of the base is incised lettering: "- SALem - 1692", and on this piece is a painted signature: "Sarah W. Symonds" just after the date.

Height = 9 and 12/16 inches.









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Cigar Store Indian Maiden

Full figure, solid, no markings.

Height = 6 and 15/16 inches.










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Girl Holding Bonnet

Full figure, hollow. Round circle in the bottom of the base. No markings.

Height = 7 and 12/16 inches.










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Old Fashioned Lady

Hollow back, but very heavy.  On back of base: "HUBLEY" and in the hollowed out back is the number "296".

Height = 7 and 14/16 inches.










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The Hoop Skirt Flapper

Hollowed out behind her skirt, no markings.

Height = 9 and 6/16 inches.











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White Maid

Flat back except for a vertical groove 1 and 1/4 inch wide from the base up to her waist. Just above the top of the groove is the number "1242".

Height = exactly 9 inches.









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Black Maid

Has number "1242" on the back. Flat back, very heavy.

Height = 8 and 15/16 inches








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Amish Woman

Full figure and solid.

Height = exactly 8 inches.









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French Girl

Hollowed  back with the number "23" behind her dress. 

Height = 9 and 2/16 inches.







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Baker Chocolate Lady

Full figure above the Waist, and hollowed out on the other side of her skirt.

Height = 5 and 13/16 inches.


Chocolate maiden








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German postcard from ca 1900, depicting a chocolate maid.










Dancing Girls

Mostly flat on the back, slightly wavy. Small wedge on the back of the base. No markings.

Height = 10 and 10/16 inches.







Butterfly nymph





Butterfly Nymph

Flat back with grid pattern. Wings curve forward and have decorative patterns on the backs. No other markings.

Height = 5 and 7/16 inches.








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Art Nouveau Lady

Full figure, hollow. She is cast in pot metal, while the back and the base are cast iron. Four screws on the bottom, and two screws on the back. No markings.

Height = 10 and 12/16 inches.









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Mammy and Child

Solid lead, full figure, extremely heavy. No markings.

Height = 6 and 9/16 inches.









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Lady on Horse

Flat front and back. No markings.

Height = 7 and 3/16 inches.











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Silhouette Girl

Flat back and the base extends only towards the front.  No markings.

Height = 11 and 2/16 inches.









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Miss Moderne

Slightly hollowed out on the back, and has the letters "MISS MODERNE" incised on the back of the base.

Height = 6 and 10/16 inches.






Seated deco lady







Deco Girl

Base has a flat textured back, and the girl is full figure. Back has raised letters "APT-NY" on the lower right edge of the back.

Height = 7 and 9/16 inches.







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Woman Holding Hat

Full figure solid, with no markings.

Height = 6 and 8/16 inches.









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Smiling Thru

Back is completely flat. Incised letters on front of base: "SMILING THRU".

Height = 5 and 13/16 inches.









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Lady Godiva

Back is completely flat. No markings.

Height = 6 and 13/16 inches.









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Blondie

Risque piece from the 1940's. Very large and  heavy. No markings.

Height = 15 and 7/16 inches.









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Aphrodite

Back is flat with cobbled texture. No markings.

Height = 7 and 8/16 inches.










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Keyhole Aphrodite

Back is flat with cobbled texture. No markings.

Height = 7 and 9/16 inches.









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Seated Nude

Full figure, solid, but the base is hollow  with a flat back to catch the door. On back of base: "322" then "HUBLEY",  then "1".

Height = 8 and 2/16 inches.








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Egyptian Woman

Flat back, no markings. Very heavy, cast in bronze.

Height = 7 and 3/16 inches.









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Kneeling Nude

Flat back, no markings.

Height = 7 and 6/16 inches.









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Girl with Rug

Flat back. No markings.

Height = 7 and 6/16 inches.








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Standing Nude with Dogs

Flat back with small numbers "267" near the base.

Height = 7 and 2/16 inches.







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Lady with Hat Box

Solid base but hollowed out behind the figure. No markings.

Height = 6 and 11/16 inches.








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Colonial  Woman

Hollowed out behind skirt, and a little behind the torso. Inside back of skirt: "LVL" and "PAT. PEND".

Height = 10 and 6/16 inches.





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Columbia

Full figure, solid.

Height = 16 and 4/16 inches.








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Angel

English piece, and like other English doorstops, very large and heavy.  Has a large raised number "8" on the back.

Height = 17 and 5/16 inches.








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Spanish Dancer with Shawl

Hollow back with no markings.

Height = 11 and 10/16 inches.









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Spanish Dancer

"TRADE \WS/ MARK" on the back of the base. "PAT APPLD FOR" on the back of her ankles.

Height = 9 and 10/16 inches.








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Spanish Girl

Slightly hollowed out back but solid base with "LACS     760" on back of base.

Height = 9 and 14/16 inches.








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Southern Belle

There were many paint variations on this one, mostly home do-it-yourself jobs, but some were quite innovative, like this one. No markings on the back. Some of these have a sloppy 6 or 72 on the back and are 1/4 inch shorter, so might be reproductions.

Height = 11 and 13/16 inches.







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Southern Belle

Paint variation of the above Southern Belle. This one has the sloppy "6" on the back and is shorter. The paint looks very old, so probably a very early reproduction.

Height = 11 and 7/16 inches.







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Southern Belle

One more example.

Height = 11 and 2/16 inches.





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Bust of a Lady

Full figure, solid cast iron. Base is round, so could have been used as a paper weight, but the size (and wrist breaking weight!) would suggest a doorstop.

Height = 7 and 4/16 inches.







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Little Bo Peep

Has "© 119" on the back of the base.

Height = 7 inches exactly.










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Bridesmaid

Hollowed out behind her skirt, no markings.

Height = 8 and 3/16 inches.










Jill





Jill

Hollowed out back, and has number "226" on the back, behind her apron.

Height = 8 and 12/16 inches.









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Country Girl

Full figure and solid lead, this little doorstop weighs in at 14 lbs!  No markings.

Height = 9 and 1/16 inches.








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Twenties Girl

Hollowed out back with number "2" behind her skirt.  Also has slightly hollowed out base with "E.O.M.CO." and "TOLEDO.O." in raised letters.

Height = exactly 12 inches.









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Twenties Woman

Has large indented number "8" on the back of her skirt which is slightly hollowed out.

Height = 9 and 6/16 inches.








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Twenties Woman

Has no number on the back of her skirt which is slightly hollowed out, but has at the bottom:
 "COMPLIMENTS OF
TOLEDO STOVE & RANGE CO"

Height = 9 and 7/16 inches.







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Parlor Maid

Has a very crisp number "268" behind her knees. Designed by Fish and has "© FISH" on the front of the base.

Height = exactly 9 inches.








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English Diana

Classic figure with arrows and hunting dog. All one piece, in cast iron. Typical English doorstop.

Height = 12 and 1/16 inches.








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Dutch Girl with Flower Baskets

Hollowed out back with solid base. No markings.

Height = 9 and 6/16 inches.









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Colonial Dame

Very thick but slightly hollowed out in back. Has number "37" on the back behind her skirt.

Height = exactly 8  inches.










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Colonial Dame

Very thick but slightly hollowed out in back. Has original sticker on back, reading "JORDAN MARSH COMPANY BOSTON" No other markings, unless they are under the sticker, which is placed in the same spot as the number "37" on the Colonial Dame pictured above.

Height = 8 and 1/16 inches.






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Little Colonial Lady

Full figure, solid. Two paint versions.

Height = 4 and 10/16 inches.









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Little Colonial Woman

Full figure, solid.

Height = 4 and 10/16 inches.










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Little Dutch Woman

Full figure solid, no markings.

Height = 4 and 2/16 inches.










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Little Southern Belle

Full figure but hollow under the skirt and has a round hole on the bottom, no markings.

Height = 4 and 13/16 inches.









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Little Woman with Fan

Full figure solid, no markings.

Height = 4 and 5/16 inches.










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Geisha

Three part casting, separate pillow has a screw underneath, and another screw is in her back. Full figure hollow. No markings.

Height = 6 and 7/16 inches.








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Thai Dancer

This piece began life as a string-holder, then was later converted to a doorstop by adding a wooden backing. Wonderfully crafted piece.

Height = 8 and 6/16 inches.







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Woman with Hooped Dress

Base has "145" at the bottom. Another version has a raised number "31" on the back of her skirt.

Height = 6 and 11/16 inches.








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Lady Skier

Full figure, hollow, 2-part casting, with screw on her rear end.

Height = 12 and 8/16 inches.










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Lady Golfer

Flat back, no markings.

Height = 6 and 9/16 inches.









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Lady with Fan

In a rectangle on the back of her skirt: "TRADE \WS/ MARK" and     "PAT APPLIED FOR"

Height = 9 and 6/16 inches.









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Woman with Muff (Christmas Lady)

Has number "27" on the back. She is carrying (to the right of the muff) pine boughs and cones, and a wrapped Christmas present.

Height = 11 and 12/16 inches.








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Little Southern Belle

Full figure and solid, quite heavy. This design is seen often reproduced, but the key is the fine detail seen in this original, and the proper height.

Height = 6 and 8/16 inches.







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Geisha Girl

Full figure, two-part casting, with screw in her lower back. Extremely close-fitting seams. Bottom is solid (no opening). No markings.

Height = 10 and 3/16 inches.







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Geisha with Fan

Full figure, hollow. No markings.

Height = 9 and 8/16 inches.









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Peasant Girl

No markings on back.

Height = 8 and 12/16 inches.








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Woman with Ruffled Dress

Full figure, and open on the bottom. Inside the bottom of her dress: "LVL" on the front side, "PAT APPLD FOR" on the back side.

Height = 6 and 3/16 inches.








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Woman with Ruffled Skirt

Hollowed out back, but solid base. On the back of the base is the number "9". 

Height = 6 and 7/16 inches.









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Peasant Woman

Beautifully cast, like a B&H, but no letters, just the number "1277" on the back of the base. Also has holes for rubber bumpers on each side of the back of the base.

Height = 11 and 6/16 inches.








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Pirate Girl

Raised letters on the back, 2 inches up from the base: "PIRATE GIRL".

Height = 13 and 8/16 inches.









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Rhumba Dancer

No markings. Flat on the back.

Height = 11 and 3/16 inches.










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Woman with Flowers and Shawl

Hollowed out back but solid base, and has large raised number "42" on back behind her skirt.

Height = 11 and 4/16 inches.








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Seniorita

Large raised number "40" on the back.

Height = 11 and 2/16 inches.









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Woman with Fan

Large raised number "43" on the back.

Height = 9 and 8/16 inches.









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Mary Quite Contrary

Solid head and neck, but rest is hollowed out in back, and has number "1292" on back just below her watering can. Has a flat base that extends about 2 1/2 inches behind her dress.

Height = exactly 15 inches.








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Lady with Fan

Hollow on the back and has "REG No. 878243". Both front and back are enameled in the same color. Head is full figure and hollow with a hole on the back side. The base extends back with a flat rounded wedge.

Height = 6 and 14/16 inches.








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Parasol Girl

Back is hollowed out, no markings.

Height = 11 and 14/16 inches.










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Spanish Girl

Has the number "193" on the back of her skirt.

Height = 8 and 14/16 inches.









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Aunt Jemima

Slightly hollowed out back, wedge. No markings.

Height = 7 and 9/16 inches.









Large Mammy





Large Mammy

Full figure, hollow, one-piece casting. No markings.

Height = 9 and 14/16 inches.









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Judy with Punch Doll

English, no markings. Hollowed out back and hollow under the base. Very smooth on the back.

Height = 11 and 1/16 inches.








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Tropical Woman

Very smooth casting, and has a faint but proper number "1000" on the back of the base which is flat.

Height = 11 and 8/16 inches.







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Woman with Shawl

Full figure and hollow up to her waist, but top is solid, so quite heavy. No numbers.

Height = 8 and 3/16 inches.








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Woman Holding Flower Baskets

Hollowed out on back but has a solid base. The number "1270" is behind her waist on the back.

Height = exactly 8 inches.








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Woman Holding Flowers

Flat back except for an egg-shaped hollowed area behind her skirt. No markings.

Height = 8 and 4/16 inches.









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Woman Holding Eggs

Hollowed back with solid base. Has number "1281" in middle of back. Has a place for a rubber knob behind her head.

Height = 10 and 4/16 inches.







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Lady in Waiting

Flat back with number "6" on the back of the base.

Height = 7 and 9/16 inches.











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Anne Radcliffe

Hollowed out on back with no markings, but has raised letters on the front o the base: "ANNE RADCLIFFE FIRST WOMAN DONOR to HARVARD 1643" and "copyright.......watSoN 1921" at both lower corners.

Height = 13 and 15/16 inches.







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Britannia

Heavy English doorstop, with Britannia figure and lion at bow of boat. Hollowed out on back with no markings.

Height = 15 and 4/16 inches.








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Old Woman

Very detailed casting. On back is "B&H" and the number "7796".    Two-piece casting with two big screws on the bottom holding her onto the base.

Height = 11 and 1/16 inches.








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Royal Face

Flat back but an oval hollowed out behind the face and crown.

Height = 6 and 11/16 inches.








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Thesbian

Flat cobbled back but an oval hollowed out behind the head and body. On back: "140".

Height = exactly 6 inches.








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Shy Dancer

Full figure solid, with flat back on the base, and has an incised "52" on the back of the base.

Height = 7 and 1/16 inches.






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Lady in Garden Arch

Flat back with slight texture. On back of base: "162".

Height = 5 and 5/16 inches.








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Canoe Girl

Back and base are hollowed out. No markings.

Height = 4 and 6/16 inches.








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Canoe Girl Radiator Fixture

Back is hollowed out and has the number 121. This piece doubles as a radiator humidifier.

Height = 4 and 8/16 inches.







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Indian Squaw

Full figure solid. Number "3" on back of base.

Height = 8 and 10/16 inches

© Rick Voakes 2012