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

Early Kestner Bisque-Head Doll

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


Early Kestner Bisque-Head Doll, late 19th century, brown sleeping eyes, closed pouty mouth, light lip coloring, full square-cheeked face (small eye chips to lower lid and upper corner right eye), impressed 8 at crown, plaster pate, replaced brown human hair wig, early straight wrist, cupped hand, six-ball composition body (repaint), old white cotton dress with red smocking trim, ht. 14 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER, KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 36, illus. 55.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Doll, Kestner Bisque-Head , Jan Foulke