Lot 901: 3 large German Dolls
January 25, 2014
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: 3 Large German Dolls. 1st item: C.M. Bergmann doll with brunette wig and green/gold organza dress and straw hat, head with impressed mark and 1916, composition shoulder plate with jointed leather body, blue eyes converted to stationary eyes. Crack to hand, holes to stockings, head needs stabilizing on neck. Lacking shoes. 29"H. 2nd item: Max Handwerck doll with brown wig and rose organza dress, head with impressed mark and Germany 3, brown sleep eyes and open mouth with teeth, composition jointed body. Green leather shoes have low heels. 24"H. 3rd item: Doll with long blonde wig and red gown. Bisque head with impressed mark "9" on shoulder, leather body with bisque forearms, brown stationary eyes and open mouth with teeth, clothing disintegrating. 21"H. Provenance: Estate of Frances R. Van Winkle, Knoxville, TN, daughter of Elsie Schmidt Jachowski, collector and past president of Dollogy Club of Washington, DC.
Condition Report: All dolls with grime to faces and hands, clothing in fair to poor condition, see item descriptions for additional details.