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Large Kestner Bisque Head Girl Doll

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Large Kestner Bisque Head Girl Doll, marked "0 1/2 made in Germany 18 1/2 142" to back of head, with fixed brown glass eyes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with four inset top teeth, long curly dark blonde wig, cotton undergarments, faded light blue cotton and lace dress, plaid wool cape, black stockings, black shoes, and ivory silk and black lace parasol, ht. 36 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $500-800

Hairline to center of forehead, minor scuffing and soiling to face, glue residue, minor paint chips to eyebrows, repaired finger to left hand, general crazing to body.


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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Large Kestner Bisque Head, Germany, Jeanne Hedberg

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