05-12-2001 05-12-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2070
May 12, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Early Kestner Bisque Socket-Head Doll

$460$400
Auction: Sale #2070 - 2070 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 12, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Early Kestner Bisque Socket-Head Doll, c. 1885, brown sleeping eyes, open mouth with square-cut upper teeth, fat roll to back of neck, (tiny wig pull), impressed Germany 10, replaced blonde mohair wig, early straight wrist eight-ball body, (old repair, soiled), ht. 15 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 112, plates 227-9.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Germany, Doll, Kestner Bisque Socket-Head , Jan Foulke