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Early "Portrait" Jumeau Lady Doll

Auction:
2178
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$3,525$3,000

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

Description:

Early "Portrait" Jumeau Lady Doll, France, c. 1870s, blue lined paperweight eyes, shaded closed mouth, turned-up outer corners, pale coloring, pink cheeks, fine light brown eyebrows, impressed 5 base of neck and right shoulder, old brown mohair wig over cork pate, gusseted kid body (some repairs), separate fingers, white cotton undergarments, possibly original aqua silk two piece dress with eighteen buttons down the front, straw hat, gold leather heeled slippers, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

France, Doll, Mohair, Slipper