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Three Bisque Head Dolls

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2756T
Lot:
1035
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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three Bisque Head Dolls, a Heubach bisque head baby doll, marked "Heubach Koppelsdorf 300-0 Germany" to back of head, sleeping brown glass eyes with applied eyelashes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, cotton nightdress, and silk bonnet; and two Morimura Brothers dolls: a bisque head toddler doll, with impressed maker's mark and "2 Japan" to back of head, sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with two inset top teeth, short light brown wig, fully jointed composition toddler body, silk undergarments, and blue dress with matching hair ribbon; and a bisque head character baby, impressed "22 MB Japan" to back of head, with fixed blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, painted open mouth with two inset top teeth, dimples, blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, white undergarments, nightgown, and bonnet, (scuffs to face, soiling, dust), ht. to 17 in.

Provenance: The estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $400-600


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.

Keywords

Bisque Head, Morimura Bros., Germany, Japan, impressed maker, Jeanne Hedberg

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