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Three German Bisque Head Dolls

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1105
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Three German Bisque Head Dolls, an Armand Marseille shoulder head doll, marked "5" to back of head and "A 1776 M C.O.D.O. D.E.P. Made in Germany" to back of shoulder plate, with blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth, blonde curly wig, kid body, bisque arms, white cotton dress, and black socks; and two Heinrich Handwerck socket head dolls: one marked "Germany Heinrich Handwerck Simon & Halbig 2 1/2" to back of head and stamped "Heinrich Handwerck Germany 2 1/2" to body, with sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, braided blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, blue jumper, red blouse, white socks, and black shoes; the other marked "421 11 1/2 Germany Handwerck 3 1/2" to back of head and stamped "Handwerck" to body, with sleeping blue glass eyes with applied lashes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with four inset top teeth, blonde wig, fully jointed composition body, cotton dress, and green shoes, ht. to 23 in.
Estimate $200-400


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

Heinrich Handwerck, Bisque Head, Germany, Heinrich Handwerck Simon

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