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 Shoulder Head Doll

$288$250
Auction: Sale #2070 - 2070 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 12, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Early Kestner Shoulder Head Doll, late 19th century, round face, pale coloring, threaded blue-gray sleeping eyes (small chip to lower left lid), closed moth, protruding upper lip, hint of smile, red line between lips, impressed mark D, remains of original blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, cloth and gusseted kid body, bisque lower arms, possibly original homemade blue cotton dress, ht. 14 1/2 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER, KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 51, illus. 90.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Doll, Kestner Shoulder Head , Jan Foulke