Lot 895: Collection 18 dolls, 1-1/2"-9" H
January 25, 2014
Knoxville , TN, USALive Auction
Description: Grouping of assorted bisque and composition dolls, 18 total. (#1 & 2) Two French bisque and cloth jointed dolls with glass eyes, closed mouths, mohair wigs and in original regional costumes, one with slip-on shoes (9" H), one with painted shoes and socks (8-1/2" H), last quarter 19th c. (#3-7); Group of 5 jointed Dollhouse Child dolls with molded hair and cloth clothing, (3-1/2" H), c. 1900; (#8-13) Group of 6 bisque jointed dolls in original crocheted costume, probably by Carl Horn, German, c. 1900, 1-1/2" H. (#14-15) Pair boy and girl bisque jointed French dolls with painted blue eyes, painted socks and shoes, mohair hair and in original regional costume, c. 1900, 4-1/4" H. (#16) One German or French bisque and cloth jointed Dollhouse Child doll with painted face, blue painted shoes and socks and pink ribbon headdress, carrying a babydoll, c. 1920. 3-1/2" H. (#17) One probably French bisque and cloth jointed Dollhouse Child doll with painted face in regional costume, c. 1940, 3-1/4" H. (#18) Plastic molded doll in Scottish costume, 3" H, mid-20th c.
Condition Report: Generally good condition. Some wear and fraying to clothes and minor wear to paint decoration.