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Three Bisque Head Dolls

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2756T
Lot:
1047
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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three Bisque Head Dolls, two baby dolls: the larger Armand Marseille, marked "AM Germany CE6 1975" to back of neck, the smaller marked "Century Doll Co. Kestner Germany CE6 76," both with fixed blue glass eyes, painted eyelashes and closed mouths, cloth bodies, bisque hands, and white cotton nightdresses, ht. 12 and 14; and a large Lewis Wolf & Co. toddler boy doll, impressed "152 L.W. & Co. 15" to back of head, with sleeping light blue glass eyes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with four inset top teeth, reddish brown wig, fully jointed composition body, and white and blue cotton jumpsuit, (one leg detached but present), ht. 26 in.

Provenance: The estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $100-200


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, Century Doll Co., Germany, Armand Marseille, Jeanne Hedberg

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