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American Porcelain Portrait of Mamie Eisenhower by Martha Thompson

Lot Number: 
281
19" (48 cm.) Porcelain shoulderhead of the former First Lady, sculpted short brown curly hair with her classic bangs, pierced ears, painted blue upper glancing eyes, fringed brows and lashes, closed mouth in wide smile, porcelain limbs, pink heeled shoes, sculpted elbow-length pink gloves. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Martha Thompson Mamie Eisenhower 1956. Comments: very realistic portrait with superb detail of sculpting, defined cheek and chin dimples, rare painted gloves, wearing rose satin gown with seed pearl ornamentation created by Martha Yeske. The doll was acquired by its present owner nearly 60 years ago from Mrs. Yeske and has remained in her possession until now. 
Realized Price: 
$550
Presale Estimate: 
800/1200