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

Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head Doll Roberta, early 20th century

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


Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head Doll "Roberta," early 20th century, named after original owner, blue sleeping eyes, open mouth with inset teeth, impressed mark 8 166, original blonde mohair wig over plaster pate, gusseted kid body (old tape on leg, leaking sawdust), bisque lower arms (small chip on two fingers), original robin's egg blue wool dress, cotton undergarments, replaced shoes, ht. 19 1/2 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER, KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 84, illus. 164.
Estimate $200-300


Doll, Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head , original owner , Jan Foulke