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Small Kestner 155 Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
795
Sold for:
$764$650

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

Description:

Small Kestner 155 Bisque Head Doll, Germany, early 20th century, brown sleeping eyes, open mouth, upper teeth (light rubs on nose and cheeks), impressed Made in Germany 155, original blonde mohair wig, articulated composition body in original finish, jointed knees, straight arms with cupped hands, original cotton teddy and slip, pink and white cotton dress, blue socks and tiny blue leather ankle-strap shoes, ht. 7 3/4 in. Note: the stringing at the lower leg has been glued into the knee ball, some glue in cracks at the area. The side of the doll's lower left thigh has been chipped away, an area about 1/4 inch high.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Bisque Head , Germany, Dolls, Fashion, Sock