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Three German Bisque Head Dolls

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2756T
Lot:
1008
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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three German Bisque Head Dolls, a socket head girl doll, possibly Goebel, impressed "Germany B4" to back of head, with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted open mouth with six inset top teeth, affixed blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, white cotton undergarments, brown silk and wool dress with lace neck and cuffs, corduroy and wool hat, white knit socks, and white leatherette shoes, (cracking to eyelids, soiling, scuffs, minor losses to body, moth damage to dress), ht. 23; a large C.M. Bergmann girl doll, impressed "C.M. Bergmann Waltershausen Germany 1916 11" to back of head, with fixed brown glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, applied top eyelashes, open mouth with inset top teeth, blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, cotton dress and undergarments, pink socks, black shoes, and woven bonnet, ht. 29; and a Kammer & Reinhardt/Simon & Halbig socket-head baby doll, impressed "K & R SIMON & HALBIG 121 62" to the back of the neck, with fixed blue glass eyes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with two inset top teeth, brown wig, fully articulated composition body, and white cotton nightdress and bonnet, (some losses and cracks to hands), lg. approx. 22 in.

Provenance: The estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Bisque Socket Head, Jeanne Hedberg

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