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Small Closed Mouth Kestner with AT Modeling

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2345
Lot:
869
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Small Closed Mouth Kestner with AT Modeling, Germany, c. 1880s, brown glass eyes (reset stationary, no weight, chip inner corner left eye), light brown feathered eyebrows, impressed 3 on back of head (raised mold line beside mark), scant brown mohair wig, socket head on bisque shoulder plate, kid body (painted white, brown boots painted on, one sole torn off, leaking sawdust), bisque hands, unclothed (the hat she is pictured in was borrowed from the preceding lot), ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Germany, socket head , Bisque, Hex key, Kestner, Mohair, Soups