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Three Large Wax Dolls, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip, and the Queen Mum

Auction:
2756T
Lot:
1090
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Auction:
Discovery - 2756T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Three Large Wax Dolls, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip, and the Queen Mum, Lillian Eauclaire, Sand Lake, New York, 1957, Queen Elizabeth II with jeweled crown, mohair wig, molded wax head, face, arms, and hands, beaded white satin dress, and faux ermine-trimmed purple velvet cape; Prince Phillip with gold-trimmed blue cap, molded wax head, face, arms, and hands, and blue and gold-decorated military costume; the Queen Mum seated in white-painted chair with floral-decorated velvet hat, molded wax head, face, arms, and hands, and velvet dress with faux fur collar (damage).

Note: These dolls were constructed by Lillian Eauclaire, the owner and curator of Yesteryears Antique Doll Museum in Sand Lake, New York, in the winter of 1957 in honor of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II of England.
Estimate $500-700

break to crown, Prince Philips legs are elongated


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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Elizabeth II, Phillip, wax head, white-painted chair

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