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Very Rare German Bisque Lady with Elaborately-Sculpted Brown Hair

Lot Number: 
289
18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head of adult lady with oval face and elongated throat,pale complexion,bright blue eyes,red and black upper eyeliner,single-stroke brows,accented nostrils,small closed mouth,light-brown sculpted hair in extremely-elaborate coiffure comprising three tiers of horizontal finger curls ending in dainty spit curls at the tips and decorated with a flower below the sculpted ears,a loosely-woven braid at the crown and an elaborate knotted chignon at the back decorated by another bow,early muslin-stitch-jointed body with kid arms,lovely silk gown. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Conta & Boehme,circa 1870. Value Points: extremely rare coiffure with meticulous detail,beautiful complexion and painting.
Realized Price: 
$1,500
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1500