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French Bisque Socket Head Fashion Doll

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

French Bisque Socket Head Fashion Doll, probably Paris, late 19th century/early 20th century, back of neck incised "8," with curly light brown mohair wig, fixed blue glass eyes with painted lashes, pierced ears with beaded earrings, bisque breast plate, arms, and hands, kidskin torso and legs, pink lace and velvet hat with green feather, embroidered purple silk evening dress with pink velvet bustle and bodice, ivory linen undergarments, fishnet stockings, and purple leatherette booties; sold with white porcelain poodle, and metal and wood doll stand.
Estimate $300-400

Repair and repaint to face - evidently damaged in past. Chips possibly filled in under doll's left eye. Right hand repaired/repainted. Later clothes. Shoulder plate good.


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 Socket Head, Paris, metal and wood doll stand

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