12-15-2001 12-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2121
December 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Large Early Kestner Closed Mouth Doll, Germany, late 19th century, brown sleeping eyes, well-defined closed mouth, red line between lip

$4,700$4,000
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Large Early Kestner Closed Mouth Doll, Germany, late 19th century, brown sleeping eyes, well-defined closed mouth, red line between lips, lightly outlined, called "Nellie Olsen" by owner, impressed 18 103 top of crown, original blonde mohair wig in long curls, fully articulated composition and wood body in original finish (some wear at joints), white cotton undergarments, white cotton lawn dress of the period with fine tucking and lace trim, straw hat with silk flowers and Boston label, ht. 30 in.
Estimate $4,000-5,000

Keywords

Germany, Nellie Olsen