10-09-2013 10-10-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
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October 9, 2013 2:00PMCalender

Small Schoenau & Hoffmeister Character Bisque Socket Head Doll

Auction: Discovery - 2677M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 09, 2013 2:00PM


Small Schoenau & Hoffmeister Character Bisque Socket Head Doll, Germany, dated 1909, impressed "SHPB/1909/8/o/Germany," with black pupil-less glass eyes, open mouth, two upper teeth, single stroke eyebrows, and polychrome silk and wool ensemble.

Provenance: Formerly property of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Estimate $100-200

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Germany, Doll, Hoffmeister Character Bisque Socket Head, The Metropolitan Museum of Art