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Kestner 172 Gibson Girl Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
818
Sold for:
$1,351$1,150

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

Description:

Kestner 172 Gibson Girl Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1910, blue sleeping eyes with lashes, painted lower lashes, sharp nose, self-assured smile, upturned chin, long neck, even bisque coloring with delicate painting of features, rose cheek coloring, impressed 172 3 at crown, original blonde mohair wig in updo, kid body with ne plus ultra joints, bisque lower arms, jointed at elbow, beautifully dressed in ecru satin garnished with jet trim, brown silk pleated flounce at hem, matching belt, jet bead necklace, black velvet hat with taupe feather trim, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Gibson Girl Shoulder Head , Germany, plus ultra, Bisque, Ecru, Jet, Kestner, Trim