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Four Large German Bisque Head Dolls

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Four Large German Bisque Head Dolls, a Heinrich Handwerck marked "119-13 Handwerck 5 Germany," with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with inset top teeth, dark blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, lace dress, white socks, brown booties, and green and brown bonnet; two C.M. Bergmann, one marked "C.M. Bergmann Waltershausen 1916 10a," with sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, white cotton dress with purple paste pendant, white socks, brown shoes, and straw hat with black feather; the other marked "C.M. Bergmann Waltershausen Germany 1916 9," with sleeping blue glass eyes with applied top lashes, painted eyelashes and eyebrows, open mouth with inset top teeth, blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, eyelet dress, black socks and shoes, and silk hair ribbon; and a Bruno Schmidt, marked "BSW" in a heart and "17" to back of head, with fixed blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, blonde curly wig, fully jointed composition body, eyelet undergarments, polka dot printed cotton dress, white socks, brown leather shoes, and cream and maroon silk bonnet, ht. to 31 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $1,000-2,000


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, Germany, Jeanne Hedberg

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