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Large Closed Mouth 137 Bisque Socket Head Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
729
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Large Closed Mouth 137 Bisque Socket Head Doll, c. 1885, Germany for the French trade, big brown oval stationary glass eyes, feathered eyebrows, open-closed mouth with outlined white space between lips, delicate pink color and shading, even smooth bisque color with rosy cheeks, pierced ears, impressed 137 on back of solid flat-dome head, mark attributed to Bahr & Proschild, brown synthetic fiber wig, fully articulated wood and composition body with eight separate balls, ecru silk dress (substantial tearing and melting), pink ribbon trim, brown leather high tie boots, ht. 24 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Bisque Socket Head , Germany, flat-dome head , Ecru, Eyebrow