An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll
Lot 75
An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll
Sold for £27,500 (US$ 36,273) inc. premium

Lot Details
An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll
An extremely rare Kämmer & Reinhardt 104 bisque head character doll
The fine pale bisque with deeply moulded features depicting a laughing child with beautifully painted blue/grey eyes, dark pupils and white reflection dots, painted brown upper eye lids and single stroke eyebrows with shading below, accentuated nose and chin with dimple, wide delicately painted and shaded mouth with laughter lines, defined cheek bones and well moulded ears, shoulder length light brown wig with pink bow, and on a fully jointed wood and composition body, wearing all original pink dress with lace and a white short sleeve shirt, underclothes, socks and brown leatherette shoes, incised K&R 104, (hairline to back of head), 50cm (19½in) tall.

Footnotes

  • The exceptional deep moulding and superb painting of these two dolls is a tribute to both the designer Professor Lewin-Funcke and the masterful artistry of Simon & Halbig, two truly striking dolls. It has been documented in toy magazine articles that at the time of production hundreds of these heads for this mould where smashed due to lack of popularity.
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