References and Supplies Required


Billie from Seeley's Catalogue


HEUBACH BILLIE by GBR. HEUBACH:

Gebruder Heubach Dolls and Focusing on Dolls by Jan Foulke

German Doll Encyclopedia, 1800 - 1939 by Jurgen & Marianne Cieslik

Heubach-Puppen by Lydia Richter & Karin Schmeicher (German Version)

Heubach Dolls by Lydia Richter & Karin Schmeicher (English Version)

Doll Artisan Guild Magazine DAG#23-2

WORKSHEET - WSGD27

SUPPLIES REQUIRED TO COMPLETE HEUBACH BILLIE:

MOLD: Seeley's S028H Head Mold - Heubach Pouty Billie

PORCELAIN SLIP: Seeley's Lady White

BODY: Composition - Seeley's GB15S Compo body

EYES: Round German Glass size 18mm

WIG: Head Circumference 13" wig size: 12/13

CONES: Junior Cones - 6, 018, 019, 017: Witness Cones - Self-Supporting Cones 5,6,7 and 017,018, 019

PATTERNS:  Seeley's L12623 - Buster Brown suit with Variations (for GB18.5 Body - boy)

LU192023 - Underwear for (GB18.5 Body - boy)

L12924 - Empire Dress with Guimpe

L12824 - Coat with Double Cape

LS5 - Leggings

LH24 - Butterfly Bonnet

CP851 - Dress with Lace Inserts

(Please note:  All china paints, media and brushes are from Seeley's.  It is recommended that you use these products to achieve the results as portrayed here.  All supplies are available from Stanec's Dolls Ltd.)

PAINTS and MEDIA REQUIRED:

CHINA PAINTS: Bisque Tone #2 and #3, Celeste Blue Matt, Satin Black, Satin White, Rich Henna Brown, Satin Yellow Red, Antique Pompadour Red, Rose Red Gloss, Ruby Cheek Blush Cake.

MEDIA: Line Media, Area Media, Water.

BRUSHES: China Mop #8, Medium Area Brush, Super Brow Brush or Eyebrow Brush #1 (untrimmed), Lip Brush #1, China Mop #5, Large, Medium or Small Filbert, Eyelash Brush #1.

SUPER DOLL SPONGES

To view the Painting Technique Sheet for Heubach's Pouty Billie, please CLICK HERE.



Reproduction By Evelyn Stanbury, GMDM, 

DIE SCHWESTER (the Sister) by GBR. HEUBACH:

Focusing on Dolls by Jan Foulke

German Doll Encyclopedia, 1800 - 1939 by Jurgen & Marianne Cieslik

Rare Character Dolls by M Tarnowska

Heubach-Puppen by Lydia Richter & Karin Schmeicher (German Version)

Heubach Dolls by Lydia Richter & Karin Schmeicher (English Version)

Doll Reader Magazine

Doll Artisan Guild Magazine DAG#22-2

WORKSHEET - WSGD38

NOTE: Special treatment for the Greenware: Notches cut in side of neck opening to accommodate neck button for stringing dome head. (unless you are using screwgles to connect the head.)

SUPPLIES REQUIRED TO COMPLETE DIE SCHWESTER:

MOLD:   Seeley's S341 Head Mold - Die Schwester (the Sister)

PORCELAIN SLIP:   Seeley's  Lady White

BODY: Composition - Seeley's  GB15S Compo body

EYES: Painted Intaglio Eyes

WIG: Painted Hair

CONES: Junior Cones - 6, 018, 019, 017: Witness Cones - Self-Supporting Cones 5,6,7 and 017,018, 019

PATTERNS:  Seeley's  CP704 - Kate Greenaway Style dress, underwear

L16118 Girlís Sunday Frocks 1908-1920 Two Styles

LU190518 Underwear

(Please note:  All china paints, media and brushes are from Seeley's.  It is recommended that you use these products to achieve the results as portrayed here.  All supplies are available from Stanec's Dolls Ltd.)

PAINTS and MEDIA REQUIRED:

CHINA PAINTS: Bisque Tone #2 and #3, Celeste Blue Matt,  Satin Black, Satin White,  Eyebrow #2 and #3, Yellow Red, Antique Pompadour, Rochard Paste, Ruby Cheek Blush Cake.

MEDIA: Line Media, Area Media, Water.

BRUSHES: China Mop #8, Medium Area Brush, Super Brow Brush or Eyebrow Brush #1 (untrimmed), Lip Brush #1, China Mop #5, Large, Medium or Small Filbert, Eyelash Brush #1.

SUPER DOLL SPONGES

To view the Painting Technique Sheet for Die Schwester, please CLICK HERE.



ABOUT THE MANUFACTURER

GEBRUDER (BROS.) HEUBACH (Founder)

1820 - 63 - LICHTE, near WALLENDORF, THURINGIA

1863 - 1930 and later - Successors of Gebruder Heubach.

According to the Ciesliks, Christoph and Philipp Heubach bought the factory of Wilhelm Liebmann in 1840. Later they made bisque heads for dolls and all-bisque dolls.

By 1894, Philipp Ottakar and Richard Heubach were the successors.

The factory was still operating in 1945.

The heads were either socket or shoulder heads and came with molded hair or wigs, with intaglio eyes or sleeping glass eyes. The size numbers range from 14/0 to 8 and perhaps beyond. The heights are at least .from 4 to 26 inches (10 to 66 cm) tall. The mold numbers appear to go from 5636, one of the most popular molds with an open-closed mouth and two lower teeth, to mold #10,633. Most of the mold numbers in the 5,000ís, 6,000ís and 7,000ís have the sunburst mark, while the mold numbers of the 8,000ís and 9í000ís are more likely to have the square mark.

Among the Heubach dolls given names were CHIN CHIN BABY, DAINTY DOROTHY, DOLLY DIMPLE, ELIZABETH, WHISTLING JIM, COQUETTE, BROTHER ANGRY, THE SINGER, and others.

Heubach supplied dolls to Cuno & Otto Dressel, Eisenmann, Carl Hoffmeister, Wagner & Zetzche and others. Au Nain Bleu sold dolls with Gebruder Heubach heads. Heubach may have made heads for GLOBE BABY dolls. Heads bearing the incised mark 1907 which is often associated with Jumeau, have also been found with the green stamp having several numbers which were associated with Gebruder Heubach. One of these heads was made of the pink bisque, a type that was known to have been used by Gebruder Heubach for some of their dolls.

1882: Sunburst mark was registered.

1894: Factory had about 400 employees.

1911: Advertised artistically modeled heads. Applied for a German patent (D.R.G.M.) for doll heads..

1912 - 13: Selchow & Righter advertised imported dolls that closely resembled Coquette and the molded bonnet baby heads made by Heubach. The dolls were described as "A most unique and handsome line which cannot be duplicated elsewhere". Some of the dolls had bent limbs and some had straight limbs. Ten heights, 6 to 16 inches (15 to 45 cm); priced $1.50 to $9.00 per dozen wholesale.

1914: Marshall Field advertised tinted bisque character heads that appear to have been made by Gebruder Heubach.   These were shoulder heads with molded hair.

1915: Mlle. Zitzmann modeled some of the Gebruder Heubach heads according to the Sonnenberg Museum.

1917: The Columbus Merchandise Co. advertised bisque-head dolls that appear to resemble those made by Gebruder Heubach. One style of socket head had a laughing baby face. The body had bent arms and legs. It was jointed at the shoulders and hips. The short lawn baby dress had a matching bonnet. It also wore flannel underwear and shoes. Heights 10 1/2 and 12 inches (26.5 and 30.5 cm). Priced $24.00 and $36.00 wholesale. Another version had a molded Dutch style cap with painted flowers. It was on a bent limb composition body. Heights 8 and 12 3/4 inches (20.5 and32 cm); priced $4.50 to $8.50 a dozen wholesale.

1928: claimed that they made dolls that imitated the Capo Di Monte products.



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