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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Early Jumeau Bisque Head B}b}, France, c. 1880, brown paperweight eyes (tiny eye fleck), closed mouth, pierced ears, impressed 5 at bas

$1,175$1,000
Auction: Sale #2121 - 2121 Location: Bolton Date / Time: December 15, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Early Jumeau Bisque Head B}b}, France, c. 1880, brown paperweight eyes (tiny eye fleck), closed mouth, pierced ears, impressed 5 at base of neck (faint hairline from right eyebrow to crown), cork plate, old brown mohair wig, jointed straight wrist composition body, stamped Jumeau Medaille d'Or (repainted arms, German legs), lavender-sprigged organdy dress, straw hat, ht. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Letter from niece of original owner, who was born in 1874, accompanies doll and details family history in Amherst, New Hampshire.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

France, Jumeau Bisque Head , New Hampshire, original owner , Amherst