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Three German Porcelain Dolls with Wooden-Articulated Bodies,and Cupboard

Lot Number: 
221
4.5" (11 cm.) Each doll has porcelain shoulder head with sculpted black hair and painted facial features,two with short finger curls,and the third with short boyish hair,each with wooden body having dowel-jointing at shoulders,elbows,hips and knees; the girls with porcelain lower arms and legs and painted shoes; and the boy with wooden lower limbs. Condition: generally excellent,uncertain if lower wooden limbs of boy are original. Comments: Germany,circa 1860. Value Points: rare dolls with fine dainty painting,sought-after wooden bodies,along with original wooden cupboard with gilt stenciling by Wagner & Sohn.
Realized Price: 
$2,700
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1600