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Four German Bisque Head Girl Dolls

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1073
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Four German Bisque Head Girl Dolls, one Karl Hartmann, marked "30,5 "KH 4" to back of head, with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, auburn wig, fully jointed composition body, blue and white gingham dress, white woven purse, brown socks, and brown boots; a possibly Heubach marked "250-5 Koppelsdorf," with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, light brown wig, fully jointed composition body, white cotton dress, silk hair ribbon, white socks, and black shoes; a Simon & Halbig marked "S&H C.M.B. 9 1/2," with sleeping brown glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, pierced ears with gilt and pink paste earrings, ash blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, long-sleeved white cotton dress, maroon socks and shoes, and straw hat; and a Kestner marked "made in Germany J. 13 167," with sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, curly ash blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, white cotton dress and undergarments, white socks, and turquoise shoes (head/neck very loose).

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

Bisque Head, Karl Hartmann, Koppelsdorf, Jeanne Hedberg

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