05-08-2014 05-16-2014
Skinner Website
Skinner Website Online
2722T Marlborough
May 8, 2014 10:00 AM - May 16, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

Kestner Open Mouth Bisque Socket Head Doll

Auction: Discovery - 2722T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2014 10:00AM


Kestner Open Mouth Bisque Socket Head Doll, Germany, late 19th century, back of head incised "D/Made in Germany," with fixed brown glass eyes, open mouth, and curly brown mohair wig on an articulated composition body with blue and green checked cotton skirt and jacket with white silk blouse, black silk stockings, brown leatherette buckled shoes, and blue velvet bonnet, ht. 15 in.

Provenance: Lydia Hughes.
Estimate $200-300

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.


Germany, Doll, Kestner Open Mouth Bisque Socket Head, Lydia Hughes