Auction Results: The Candy Spelling Collection Lenci Dolls

Below are the Proxibid auction results of the entire selection of Lenci dolls from the recent Candy Spelling Collection auction  - the Lenci Sam black boudior doll fetched $19,000 and the Lenci Josephine Baker went for $11,000. this is nowhere near the high prices of some of bisque dolls that were sold but these are high prices for Lenci dolls nevertheless. If you are a collector who buys or sells on eBay the prices for the dolls below is relevant in terms of current market pricing for the rare character dolls and the near mint condition Lenci dolls.  If you missed the online auction, you may even get a chance to see some of these dolls again. In the days or weeks following a major auction it is not uncommon to find some of the same dolls listed on eBay for resale. So take note of the prices and bookmark this page for your reference. Scroll down for the details

Italian Glass-Eyed Googly, "Fobello", by Lenci 1800/2500

Lot # 23

21" (53 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, flirty brown glass googly eyes, brown painted curly upper lashes, brows, rounded nose, "O" shaped...

Sold for: $2,100.00

Rare Italian Googly-Eyed Boy in Tuxedo by Lenci 1800/2300

Lot # 24

19" (48 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, wide side-glancing blue googly eyes with glazed highlights, blue eye shadow, curly lashes, V-shape...more

Sold for: $3,000.00

Italian Felt Portrait "Hu San" with Opium Pipe by Lenci 4000/5500

Lot # 25

23" (58 cm.) Felt swivel head with slender face, pressed and painted facial features, very narrow side-angled upper-glancing eyes with black eye shadow and curly lashes,...more

Sold for: $4,000.00

Italian Felt "Sam", Model 260, by Lenci with Brilliant Costume, Body Variation 9000/13,000

Lot # 26

36" (91 cm.) Of ebony-black felt with pressed and painted facial features, swivel head, narrow side-glancing brown eyes, accented nostrils, red stitched and padded red li...more

Sold for: $19,000.00

Italian Felt Character Drummer Boy by Lenci, Model 300/7 2000/3000

Lot # 27

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lower lip...more

Sold for: $5,250.00

Italian Felt Character Boy in Tyrolean-Style Costume, Series 300, by Lenci 1100/1400

Lot # 28

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, closed mouth with wistful expression, curly blonde moha...more

Sold for: $1,600.00

Fine Italian Felt Character in Skating Costume by Lenci, Model 300/1 2000/3000

Lot # 29

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes with grey eye shadow, accented nostrils, closed mouth with accented lower...more

Sold for: $8,250.00

Italian Felt Character Boy "Aligi" by Lenci, Model 300/0, from 1926 catalog 1700/2100

Lot # 30

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, shaded grey eye shadow, brown eyeliner and lashes, closed mouth with acc...more

Sold for: $4,000.00

Italian Felt Salon Lady with Asian Theme by Lenci 600/900

Lot # 42

20" (51 cm.) Felt swivel head with slender, oval face and having amber-tinted complexion, painted brown wide-glancing eyes with curly upper lashes and extended-length sid...more

Sold for: $500.00

Very Rare Early Lenci Lady Doll with Elaborate Costume and Rare Painted Teeth 2000/3000

Lot # 48

29" (74 cm.) Felt swivel head with oval-shaped face and strong elongated throat, posed leaning and looking sideways, painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, pa...more

Sold for: $3,000.00

Wonderful and Rare Italian Felt Celebrity Doll, "Bombita" by Lenci 900/1300

Lot # 49

18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with very plump face, pressed and painted facial features, round brown side-glancing eyes with brown curly upper lashes, rounded nose, close...more

Sold for: $3,000.00

Italian Felt Character "Monica", Model 109/46, by Lenci 800/1200

Lot # 50

21" (53 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes with grey eye shadow and thick curly upper lashes, accented nostrils, plu...more

Sold for: $1,200.00

Gorgeous Italian Felt Salon Doll "Melanie" with Upper-Glancing Eyes by Lenci 1500/2100

Lot # 51

25" (64 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown upper-glancing eyes, painted curly upper lashes, high arched brows, closed mouth, blushed ch...more

Sold for: $2,200.00

Rare Italian Felt Character Doll, Series 149/I, as Aviatress by Lenci 1200/1800

Lot # 82

16" (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, large brown side-glancing eyes, brown curly upper lashes, grey eye shadow, closed mouth with accen...more

Sold for: $4,300.00

Italian Felt Character Girl with Grumpy Face, Model 1500/B, by Lenci 2000/3000

Lot # 83

18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with very plump cheeks and chin, painted facial features, narrow brown painted eyes, curly upper lashes, scowling expression, closed mouth w...more

Sold for: $2,300.00

Italian Felt Doll in Traditional Costume of Liguria by Lenci 700/900

Lot # 84

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, painted brown upper lashes, closed mouth with primly-painted lips, blonde...more

Sold for: $750.00

Rare Model of Italian Felt Boy by Lenci in Costume of Fascist Youth Group 800/1200

Lot # 85

10" (25 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, brown curly lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, brunette hair in sh...more

Sold for: $1,700.00

Larger Italian Felt Character Boy in Costume of Fascist Youth Movement by Lenci 1200/1800

Lot # 86

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes with grey eye shadow, curly upper lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth...more

Sold for: $5,750.00

Italian Felt Miniature Girl, Series 300/15 300/400

Lot # 87

9" (23 cm.) Felt swivel head with painted facial features, blue wide-eyes, lushly-painted brows, closed mouth with coral-shaped lower lip, blonde mohair wig with topknot ...more

Sold for: $250.00

Wonderful Italian Felt Character Russian Doll, Ivan, Model 186, by Lenci 3000/4500

Lot # 88

36" (91 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, narrow side-glancing eyes, fringed lashes and curvy brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with wi...more

Sold for: $3,500.00

Italian Felt Little Red Riding Hood by Lenci 300/600

Lot # 89

11" (28 cm.) Felt swivel head with face in shy pose, painted facial features, large brown eyes, curly lashes, closed mouth, very chubby cheeks, brunette mohair wig in lon...more

Sold for: $550.00

Italian Cloth Russian Girl, Model 300/49, by Lenci 1100/1400

Lot # 90

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, painted curly upper lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde hair ...more

Sold for: $3,750.00

Italian Cloth Russian Boy, Model 300/48, by Lenci 1100/1500

Lot # 91

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown painted side-glancing eyes, brown curly upper lashes, grey eye shadow, closed mouth, red moh...more

Sold for: $3,000.00

Extremely Rare Italian Felt Character Doll, "Josephine Baker" by Lenci 7000/10,000

Lot # 113

18" (46 cm.) Light-brown wool felt is elaborately constructed with various darts and seams, having plump felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown ...more

Sold for: $11,000.00

Italian Felt Character Girl in Traditional Costume 500/800

Lot # 114

14" (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, pale blue upper-glancing eyes, dark eye shadow, curly upper lashes, closed mouth, blonde mohair wi...more

Sold for: $550.00

Italian Felt Character Boy with Traditional Costume by Lenci 500/800

Lot # 115

14" (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown upper glancing eyes with curly lashes, grey eye shadow, closed mouth, short black mohair wig...more

Sold for: $900.00

Italian Salon Doll with 1860s-Style Costume 1100/1500

Lot # 116

24" (61 cm.) Felt swivel head of adult lady with slender face, pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, brown curly upper lashes, high arched brows, ...more

Sold for: $1,400.00

Italian Felt Character Girl in Organdy Gown by Lenci 500/800

Lot # 149

18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, pale blue side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, painted curly lashes, closed mouth, blonde mohair w...more

Sold for: $950.00

Italian Felt Character Boy in Pajamas, Model Lucia 47, by Lenci 700/1100

Lot # 150

14" (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, pale blue side-glancing eyes with grey eye shadow and curly upper lashes, closed mouth, blonde moh...more

Sold for: $1,200.00

Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci 400/600

Lot # 151

11" (28 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown upper-glancing eyes with long black curly lashes, button-shaped nose, tiny closed mouth, bla...more

Sold for: $350.00

Italian Felt Character, 300 Model in Traditional Costume of Hungary by Lenci 700/1000

Lot # 152

18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, dark brown painted side-glancing eyes, brown eye shadow, curly upper lashes, closed mouth with red...more

Sold for: $700.00

Italian Felt Character Boy, "Renato", Model 300/G, by Lenci 1100/1600

Lot # 153

17" (43 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, short curly upper lashes, closed mouth, brown fleeced curly hair, jointi...more

Sold for: $1,200.00

Italian Felt Character, Model 111/16, by Lenci 800/1100

Lot # 233

13" (33 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown googly-shaped side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, brown painted lashes, closed mouth, butto...more

Sold for: $650.00

1920s Salon Doll with Pink Felt and Organdy Costume 600/900

Lot # 234

27" (69 cm.) All-cloth doll with mask-pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, blue eye shadow, tiny closed mouth, blushed cheeks, blonde mohair wig...more

Sold for: $450.00

Italian Felt Character Girl, Model 109, by Lenci 900/1100

Lot # 235

23" (58 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted curly brown upper lashes, grey eye shadow, feathered brows, clos...more

Sold for: $1,500.00

Italian Felt Character, Model 109, by Lenci 900/1300

Lot # 236

23" (58 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes with brown painted curly lashes, brown fringed brows, pouty-shaped lips, b...more

Sold for: $1,300.00

Italian Felt Salon Lady as Pillow Cover 800/1200

Lot # 237

18" (46 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features depicting adult lady, brown side-glancing eyes with circling brown lashes, accented nostrils, close...more

Sold for: $500.00

Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci in Spanish Costume 600/800

Lot # 286

14" (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and oil-painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, curly upper lashes, grey eye shadow, brows, nostril accented, closed...more

Sold for: $500.00

Italian Felt Character Girl by Lenci in Original Costume 400/500

Lot # 287

14" (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, blue side-glancing eyes, grey eye shadow, curly lashes, brows, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig, j...more

Sold for: $300.00

Italian Felt Character Doll by Lenci with Traditional Ciociaria Costume 400/500

Lot # 288

14" (36 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and oil-painted facial features, dark brown side-glancing eyes, painted curly lashes, closed mouth, rosy cheeks, light brown mo...more

Sold for: $700.00

Italian Felt Character Girl by Lenci in Costume of Lazio 600/800

Lot # 289

16" (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and oil-painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, dark eye shadow, painted curly lashes, closed mouth, light brown moh...more

Sold for: $500.00

Italian Felt Character Boy in Piemonte Costume by Lenci 600/800

Lot # 290

16" (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, curly painted upper lashes, brows, accented nostrils, brunette mohair wi...more

Sold for: $1,200.00

Italian Felt Character Girl with Lavish Organdy Coiffe 600/800

Lot # 291

16" (41 cm.) Felt swivel head with pressed and painted facial features, brown side-glancing eyes, painted curly lashes, accented nostrils, closed mouth, blonde mohair wig...more

Sold for: $750.00

Collection of Vintage Lenci Postcards 200/400

Lot # 291.1

3" x 5". Collection of 18 postcards with colorful scenes of Lenci dolls in playful settings; the cards include Josephine Baker doll, Mozart, salon lady, rare characters, ...more

Sold for: $150.00

Source: Proxibid

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