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

Kestner Bisque-Head Girl Doll

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


Kestner Bisque-Head Girl Doll, late 19th/early 20th century, blue sleeping eyes (paint skip one eyelash), open mouth with four inset teeth, impressed made in Germany J 13 no mold number, original brown curled mohair wig, composition ball-jointed body stamped "Excelsior Germany 3" in red, original dropped-waist white lawn dress with tucks, ruffles, and pink ribbon insertion, undergarments, original high button shoes, ht. 21 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, KESTNER, KING OF DOLLMAKERS, p. 107, illus. 212, 213.
Estimate $500-800


Germany, paint skip, Kestner Bisque-Head , Jan Foulke