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Four Bisque Head Girl Dolls

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Four Bisque Head Girl Dolls, one marked "Made in Germany 201 13/0 DEP," with sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with inset top teeth, blonde wig, unpainted composition body and painted arms, and lace-trimmed dress; one Armand Marseille marked "Made in Germany A M 3," with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with inset top teeth, brown curly wig, fully jointed composition body, ivory dress, oversized bonnet, socks, and shoes; one lacking visible marks, with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with four inset top teeth, long blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, lace-trimmed dress, black socks and shoes, and straw hat; and an Armand Marseille shoulder head doll marked "370 AM-4/0X-DEP Armand Marseille" to back of shoulder plate, with sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, blonde wig, kid body, bisque arms, fur-trimmed hat, cotton undergarments, maroon cotton dress, black socks, and red shoes, ht. to 16 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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

Armand Marseille, Germany, Bisque Head, AM-4, Jeanne Hedberg

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