05-12-2001 05-12-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2070
May 12, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Early Papier-mch} Shoulder Head Lady Doll with Apollo Knot Hairdo in Glassed Frame

$633$550
Auction: Sale #2070 - 2070 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 12, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Early Papier-mch} Shoulder Head Lady Doll with Apollo Knot Hairdo in Glassed Frame, c. 1830s, blue painted eyes, exaggerated hairstyle with knot and bow on top, cluster of curls to side (fine crack at neck, nose ding, overall soil), kid "milliner's model" body, wood limbs (one foot replaced), newly costumed in small brown plaid, sealed in glass front shadowbox, ht. of doll 15 in., overall frame size 19 1/2 x 15 x 5 in. Literature: Jan Foulke, DOLL CLASSICS, p. 157, illus. 292.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Apollo Knot Hairdo, Jan Foulke