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Sonneberg Bisque Doll as Asian Child,Resembling Bru Circle/Dot Model

Lot Number: 
210
11" (28 cm.) Solid domed bisque socket head with amber tinted complexion,brown glass inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,dark feathered brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with defined space between the accented lips,pierced ears,black mohair wig,Sonneberg composition and wooden amber-tinted fully-jointed body,well costumed. Condition: generally excellent.. Marks: 120 (124?). Comments: Sonneberg,circa 1885,maker unknown,the model closely resembles the circle/dot bebe of Bru. Value Points: very rare model is enhanced by the Asian amber complexion,suggesting the maker was emulating the rare Bru Asian bebe; the quality of modeling and complexion is exceptional.
Realized Price: 
$1,200
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1700

Vintage Barbie - The Thomas Romanotto Collection - Auction, March 12-13, 2022

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