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Early Kestner Bisque-Head Doll

Auction:
2070
Lot:
455
Sold for:
$2,760$2,400

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Auction:
Sale #2070 - 2070
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 12, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Early Kestner Bisque-Head Doll, c. 1890s, blue-gray sleeping eyes, closed mouth with red line between lips, fat roll on back of neck, impressed mark made in Germany 7, replaced curled blonde mohair wig, eight-ball jointed composition body (lower arms repainted), brown silk faille dress, ht. 12 3/4 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER, KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 36, illus. 54.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Kestner Bisque-Head , Germany, Doll, Jan Foulke, Bisque, Dolls, Kestner, Mohair