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Art Characters by Kammer and Reinhardt with Extra Costumes,from Original Estate

Lot Number: 
228
19" (49 cm.) Each doll has bisque socket head with painted facial features to depict a wistful-faced child,the girl with downcast blue shaded eyes and very full pouting lips,and the boy with larger painted dark eyes and closed pursed lips,each with one stroke brows,thick black upper eyeliner,accented nostrils,blonde/light brown mohair wig,composition and wooden ball-jointed body. Condition: generally excellent,girl has few tiny cheeks rub and lacking right middle finger. Marks: K*R 101 49 (girl) K*R 114 49 (boy). Comments: Kammer and Reinhardt,from their art character reform series,circa 1910. Value Points: fine larger sizes allowing beautiful expression of wistful faces with deeply-defined facial planes,original wigs,original bodies and body finishes,and having extensive original wardrobe in addition to the Sunday-best suit and dress with matching hats that they are presently wearing: blue and white checkered dress with matching bonnet for the girl and matching romper for the boy; four additional dresses or rompers,red woolen coat,rose jacket,various undergarments,fancy woven bonnet. The pair of dolls have lived together in their home in rural Connecticut until now.
Realized Price: 
$5,250
Presale Estimate: 
6000/8500