12-15-200112-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBolton MA
2121
December 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Automaton Doll as Magician on Wheeled Platform, France, early 20th century, bisque socket head, blue stationary eyes, open mouth, impre

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$881$750
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121Location: BoltonDate / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Automaton Doll as Magician on Wheeled Platform, France, early 20th century, bisque socket head, blue stationary eyes, open mouth, impressed Bouchet(?) mark, standing figure in lace-trimmed blue silk outfit (soiled, frail),turns head, waves baton over box from which papier-mch}, head rises, key wind mechanism (key does not fit),overall ht. 9 1/2 in., lg. 8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

France, bisque socket head , Magician , turns head