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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Bru Smiler Bisque Swivel Head Wood-Bodied Lady Doll, France, c. 1870s, narrow blue lined paperweight eyes, closed smiling mouth, finely

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

Description:

Bru Smiler Bisque Swivel Head Wood-Bodied Lady Doll, France, c. 1870s, narrow blue lined paperweight eyes, closed smiling mouth, finely lined eyebrows, rosy cheek coloring, pierced ears, head and left shoulder impressed D, cork pate, reddish brown soft mohair wig with braid and long curls, fully articulated wood body with classic Bru ball-jointed waist, articulated ankles (minor wear to original finish), white cotton undergarments of the period, original commercial gold silk two-piece evening dress with long train and rows of lace-trimmed pleating (silk melting on jacket front and sleeves), brown leather high boots, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $4,500-5,500

Keywords

France, Bru Smiler Bisque Swivel Head , Wood-Bodied Lady Doll