A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll
Lot 20
A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll
Sold for £170,500 (US$ 227,790) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll
A rare and exceptional Kämmer & Reinhardt 105 bisque head character doll
The beautiful pale bisque head with strong moulded features, painted blue/grey eyes with darker line to iris and white dot for reflection, painted brown line to upper lid and single stroke eyebrows, open/closed mouth with prominent chin and noticable shadowing below eyes, having light brown shoulder length hair and on a fully jointed wood and composition body, wearing a white cotton dress with lace sleeves, underclothes, socks and white leather shoes, incised 105, K&R, 55, 55cm (17¾in) tall.

Footnotes

  • See The Collectors Encyclopedia of Dolls, volume two by Dorothy S, Elizabeth A and Evelyn J Coleman, page 615, ill. 1384.

    Modelled on one of Professor Lewin-Funcke's four children and noted as Girl 'friendly'. The execution of the moulding and painting is truly beautiful, particularly to her square chin and superbly painted open/closed mouth with suggestion of a tongue.
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