05-12-2001 05-12-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
May 12, 2001 10:00 AMCalender

Kestner A.T. Face Bisque-Head Doll

Auction: Sale #2070 - 2070 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 12, 2001 10:00AM


Kestner "A.T. Face" Bisque-Head Doll, late 19th century, brown sleeping eyes, wide lower lip, very deeply molded open-closed mouth with hint of tongue and smile, modeled after the French A. Thullier B}b}, (1/4-inch red line at crown in making, small pit near neck hole, nose rub), impressed 10 at crown, new cork pate, possibly original blonde mohair wig, early chunky articulated Kestner composition body, (cupped hands repainted), cotton flower print dress, straw hat, ht. 15 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER, KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 26, illus. 28, 29, 30.
Estimate $8,000-12,000


Doll, Bisque-Head , Jan Foulke