12-15-2001 12-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
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December 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender
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Oil Painted Cloth Izannah Walker Doll, in slat-back painted chair, Rhode Island, c. 1870, painted features, brown eyes with highlights

$4,994$4,250
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Oil Painted Cloth Izannah Walker Doll, in slat-back painted chair, Rhode Island, c. 1870, painted features, brown eyes with highlights, brown hair, two long curls in front of applied ears, 5 on nape of neck (split at bridge of nose and edge of forehead at hairline, 1 x 1 1/2 in. hole back of head, nose rub, wear and soil), cloth body, painted limbs, black boots (wear and soil), red-sprigged cotton print blouse, silk skirt (yellowed and frail), with aqua fringe trim, ht. 18 in., in canvas seat chair, original finish, ht. 16 in. Provenance: From current owner, with newspaper article of doll exhibit at which this doll was present.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Walker Doll, Rhode Island, slat-back painted chair , canvas seat chair , current owner