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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English Poured Wax Shoulder Head Doll, c. 1880, probably Montanari, overall soft pink coloring, black pupil-less glass eye, molded lids

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

Description:

English Poured Wax Shoulder Head Doll, c. 1880, probably Montanari, overall soft pink coloring, black pupil-less glass eye, molded lids, finely painted eyebrows, shapely and deeply modeled mouth, redder-toned in center (very fine line right side of jaw at neck), dark brown inset human hair with center part, loosely stuffed cloth body with wax lower arms and legs, white cotton undergarments, ivory-toned dress with embroidery (some staining), old leghorn straw hat with purple ribbon trim, cream colored stockings, scalloped-top brown leather high tie boots (worn, cracking, stitched), ht. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-1,000

Keywords

United Kingdom, Doll, Poured Wax Shoulder Head