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Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, marked "Dep.195.13" to back of head, with sleeping blue glass eyes, inset eyebrows, painted lower lashes, remnants of applied upper lashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, strawberry blonde wig, bisque arms, half-cork stuffed kid body with remnants of original paper label, white cotton and lace dress, white socks, ivory leather shoes, and green silk bonnet, ht. 24 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $400-600

Two cracks from left ear and back of head up to top edge of head visible in additional image, repair visible from inside. Some minor soiling and scuffing to face and arms. Body losing a small amount of stuffing around joints.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Doll, Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head, Germany, Jeanne Hedberg

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