Three German Bisque Head Dolls
Three German Bisque Head Dolls, a Kestner socket head character baby impressed "J.D.K. Made in Germany" to the nape of the neck, mold number illegible, with painted blue eyes, eyebrows, wispy hair, and open mouth, fully jointed composition body, and blue and white gingham romper, (paint loss to feet, losses to fingers, minor soiling and scuffing), ht. 11 1/2; an Armand Marseille baby marked "971 Germany A 4/0 M" to back of head, with sleeping blue glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with two inset top teeth, blond wig, fully jointed composition body, and nightdress and matching bonnet, (losses, repairs to limbs), ht. 10; and an Armand Marseille shoulder head character boy, marked "3/0" to back of head and "AM C.O.D. 93 C DEP Made in Germany" to shoulder plate, with fixed brown glass eyes, painted eyebrows and eyelashes, open mouth with inset top teeth, blond wig, kid body, bisque arms, two-piece ribbed cotton outfit with blue silk ribbon around neck, black velvet cap with red velvet brim, black belt, printed socks, and brown shoes, ht. 18 in.
Provenance: The estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
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