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"Grape Lady" China Head Doll

Auction:
2178
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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Auction:
Sale #2178 - 2178
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
December 13, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

"Grape Lady" China Head Doll, Germany, c. 1860s, blue painted eyes, crisp nose and mouth, white ruffled gold snood, cluster of iridescent cobalt blue grapes, deep sloping shoulders, three sew holes, cloth body, china limbs (repair to one arm and leg), original beige silk and wool challis dress, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

China, Doll, Head , Germany, Cobalt, Dolls, Silk, Snood, Textile, Wool