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Bébé Schmitt & Fils Bisque Head Doll

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Bébé Schmitt & Fils Bisque Head Doll, France, late 19th century, with an open socket head, inset eyes, closed mouth, pierced molded ears, and a composition body, head impressed "Bte. S.G.D.G 1," body with Schmitt & Fils stamp, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

dress is tattered, wig loose, discoloration and paint cracks to the body, small abrasions where stand prongs had rubbed against the body, damage and loss to the shoes, but the head appears to be in fine condition.


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.

Keywords

Doll, Bisque porcelain, Dolls, Play, Schmitt, Germany, France

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