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Outstanding and All Original German "Munich Art Doll" by Marion Kaulitz

Lot Number: 
22
19" (48 cm.) Sculpted composition head depicting a highly characterized young girl, having rosy complexion, small painted blue eyes with accented eye corners, shaded nostrils, closed mouth with modeled space between the lips, well defined chin and cheek bones, original brunette mohair wig, composition fully-jointed body, wearing original plaid woolen dress, undergarments, leather shoes, knit cap. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Marion Kaulitz from her Munich art studio from which she was instrumental in promoting the art character doll reform movement of the early 20th century. This doll, according to a note attached to her undergarments, was purchased by its original owner, an American child, who was attending school in Munich in 1910. Value Points: outstanding original and unplayed with condition of the flawlessly preserved and artistically rendered doll, original studio body, costume and painting. The doll appeared on the cover of Theriault's 2001 catalog If Wishes were Horses. Ex-Lucy Morgan Collection.
Realized Price: 
$38,000
Presale Estimate: 
9000/12,000