'Traumerchen' Kathe Kruse sand baby, German circa 1930
Lot 288
'Traumerchen' Kathe Kruse sand baby, German circa 1930
£1,400 - 1,800
US$ 2,300 - 3,000

Lot Details
German Dolls.
'Traumerchen' Kathe Kruse sand baby, German circa 1930
The beautiful life size doll of a new born baby, filled with sand, with molded muslin head, hand painted sleeping eyes and wispy brown hair, stockinette body with belly button, and wearing white cotton night gown, (some repainting to head, holes to left leg, and red staining), these dolls were inspired by Kathe Kruse after the birth of her son Max in 1922, and were used in hospitals as training aids for new mothers, 51cm (20in) tall
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