05-12-2001 05-12-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2070
May 12, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Exceptionally Large All-Bisque Character Baby

$1,093$950
Auction: Sale #2070 - 2070 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 12, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Exceptionally Large All-Bisque Character Baby, Germany, c. 1920, socket head, blue painted eyes, white highlights, deeply modeled open-closed mouth with molded tongue, solid dome, light brown painted hair, bisque loop at neck and limbs for stringing, head and limbs impressed 229.36 (no attribution found but shares some mold characteristics of large Kestner babies, while facial sculpting resembles K*R character baby), well-shaped bisque limbs, raised toes, head circumference 10 3/4, lg. 15 1/2 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, DOLL CLASSICS, p. 129.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Keywords

Germany, socket head , Jan Foulke