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Four Cloth Dolls

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1066
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Four Cloth Dolls, a printed "Uncle Mose - Aunt Jemima's Husband" printed cloth advertising doll, c. 1900, Arnold Print Works; a primitive oil-painted stockinette doll with painted black hair and eyes, stuffed painted and cloth body, cotton dress with lace collar, bonnet, striped socks, and brown shoes; and two Golliwog-type black cloth folk dolls, ht. to 25 in.

Provenance: From the Estate of Jeanne Hedberg.
Estimate $300-400


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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cloth advertising doll, primitive oil-painted stockinette doll, Mose - Aunt Jemima, Jeanne Hedberg

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