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Kestner 257 Flirty Eye Character Baby

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$240$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 22, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Kestner 257 Flirty Eye Character Baby, Germany, brown glass flirty eyes with metal eyelids, open mouth, two upper teeth, molded tongue, even bisque coloring with rosy cheeks, marked "Made in Germany JDK 257," original blonde mohair wig, bent-limb composition baby body, ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Eyes work nicely in both directions, lids do not move smoothly. Replaced pate. Head lit, no apparent damage or hairlines. Scuff to left cheek. No eye flakes. Wear and soil to body, especially to hands, original finish.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Germany, metal eyelids

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