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Oil-painted Cloth Izannah Walker Girl Doll

Auction:
2509
Lot:
707
Sold for:
$10,073$8,500

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Oil-painted Cloth Izannah Walker Girl Doll, Rhode Island, c. 1860, oil-painted head featuring brown eyes, pink mouth and cheek coloring, brown hair with center part and two long curls in front of applied ears, painted arms and hands, the cloth body with sloping shoulders, the lower limbs painted with black laced boots, wearing white cotton undergarments, a green wool dress with striped silk trim and fringe, (paint wear), ht. 19 1/2 in.

Estimate $4,000-6,000

Paint wear and cracks in paint associated with age and normal use, hands and feet intact, several superfluous faint light blue pigment spots on head, one hand and foot, possibly rubbed off from something else.

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Walker Girl Doll, Rhode Island

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