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Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$98$80

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

Description:

Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll, America, mid-19th century, with painted pale blue eyes, black center-part hair with curls behind exposed pierced ears, composition cloth body, white kidskin arms, brown and taupe patterned dress with cotton and lace undergarments, ivory stockings, and red-brown leatherette booties, ht. 22 1/2 in.

Provenance: Given to Alice Hughes by her aunt, Alice Hughes Yarnell.
Estimate $150-200


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.

Keywords

Doll, Alice Hughes, Alice Hughes Yarnell

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