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Large Kestner Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1079
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Large Kestner Bisque Head Doll, head stamped "16 1/2 Made in Germany 16 1/2 171" to back, with blue sleeping glass eye, open mouth with four inset teeth, light brown mohair wig, fully articulated Excelsior composition body, stamped "Excelsior Germany," with white cotton eyelet undergarments, white eyelet cotton dress, jacket, and bonnet, black knee socks, and white leatherette shoes, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $300-500

Neck slightly loose, wig glued down, paint chips to eyebrows, scuffing and soiling, plaster pate, no evidence of cracks or repairs when lit from outside. Body good overall.


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

Germany, Doll, Large Kestner Bisque Head

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