Vintage German Heubach Bisque Piano Baby #436 EUC 12" Lg Intaglio Eyes

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 08, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House
Presented to you this day is a beautiful Vintage German Bisque Heubach Piano Baby laying on her tummy. She has the number # 436 impressed on her bottom side. Exceptional facial and overall details have been given to this magnificent piano baby. This cutie has blond hair, rosy red cheeks and a very sweet adorable face. She is wearing a white outfit with soft yellow trim at the neck line and a small pink bow on her shoulder. There are no nicks, chips, scratches, missing paint or repairs anywhere that I can see. Considering it's age it is in Excellent condition. This is truly an estate find treasure. Does not come with original box or paperwork as it was purchased from a private estate sale where it was proudly displayed in owner's glass enclosed showcase for many years. Owner was a life long collector of Heubach piano babies. This darling little piano baby measures approximately 12" long.
The Story Behind A Piano Baby:
Most well-decorated Victorian parlors of the late 1800s and early 1900s had pianos draped with shawls. Something decorative was needed to hold those fabrics in place. From that necessity, piano babies were born and placed lovingly on top of the piano.
DOES NOT COME WITH ORIGINAL BOX OR PAPERWORK BUT WILL BE PACKAGED WITH THE UTMOST CARE TO INSURE IT'S SAFE ARRIVAL HOME TO YOU.
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