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Large Kestner Bisque Doll

Auction:
2314
Lot:
74
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Large Kestner Bisque Doll, c. 1880s, impressed 15 on edge of crown, with open / closed mouth with white space between lips, weighted blue glass eyes, fine pale coloring, light cheek tinting, finely painted brown eyebrows, new blonde curly sheepskin wig, early straight wrist jointed composition Kestner body with six separate balls, blue satin and ecru net and lace dress, light blue ostrich feather-trimmed yellow hat, white cotton undergarments, white socks and very pale pink leather shoes, ht. 23 1/2 in., (a few scattered fine black specks in clay on head, some paint wear and fading, knee joints re-glued).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Ecru, Fashion, Kestner