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Auction 2196

April 12, 2003 10:00AM

04-12-2003 04-12-2003

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Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Large Peck Poured Wax Doll

Large Peck Poured Wax Doll

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Large Peck Poured Wax Doll, England, c. 1870, inset blue glass eyes with heavy lids, multistroked eyebrows, closed mouth, long brown human hair wig, shoulder head on cloth body, purple stamp Mrs. More ...

Early Cloth Doll in Fancy Male Attire

Early Cloth Doll in Fancy Male Attire

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$411$350

Early Cloth Doll in Fancy Male Attire, head of rolled cloth with stitched-on features, multicolored eyebrows, cloth body, separately made rolled cloth fingers, index and right thumb joined at tips, More ...

Wire-eyed Wax Baby in Commercial Outfit

Wire-eyed Wax Baby in Commercial Outfit

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$823$700

Wire-eyed Wax Baby in Commercial Outfit, Germany, c. 1850s, cobalt blue wire-operated sleeping eyes, (small ding on nose), closed mouth, Motschmann-type body with cloth segments, composition limbs, More ...

Unusual Early Wooden Man and Woman Dolls

Unusual Early Wooden Man and Woman Dolls

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$940$800

Unusual Early Wooden Man and Woman Dolls, Europe, early 19th century, heavy layer of gesso forming features, man with goatee and high hair, woman with similarly high-dressed hair, painted features, More ...

Small Schoenhut Toddler Doll

Small Schoenhut Toddler Doll

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$470$400

Small Schoenhut Toddler Doll, America, c. 1915, dark blue painted eyes, closed mouth, (minor craze on nose), spring-strung body, round green paper label on head, oval label on body, Jan. 17, 1911, More ...

English Wax over Composition Shoulder Head Doll

English Wax over Composition Shoulder Head Doll

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$588$500

English Wax over Composition Shoulder Head Doll, c. 1860s, blue stationary glass eyes, closed smiling mouth, (some craze lines on face and shoulder), cloth body, wax forearms and lower legs, blonde More ...

Composition Lady Doll Candy Container

Composition Lady Doll Candy Container

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$558$475

Composition Lady Doll Candy Container, late 19th century, probably French cottage-made, doll with painted features, blue eyes, brown hair in bun, dressed in a brown Provincial outfit with black felt More ...

Papier-mache Doll's Cradle

Papier-mache Doll's Cradle

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$646$550

Papier-mache Doll's Cradle, England, c. 1860, with handpainted foliate and scroll decoration, floral sprays and central trellis work on black ground, the interior dark blue, (some damage to More ...

Blonde Molded Hair Bisque Doll with Turned and Tilted Head

Blonde Molded Hair Bisque Doll with Turned and Tilted Head

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$353$300

Blonde Molded Hair Bisque Doll with Turned and Tilted Head, Germany, c. 1880, named Sylvia, blue painted eyes, pierced-in ears, black earrings, open-closed mouth, black bow in back of curled hair, More ...

Three Cats

Three Cats

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$294$250

Three Cats, probably Germany and America, late 19th century, one gray tabby velour over papier-mache, glass eyes, mouth opens when head is pressed down, seated ht. 8 1/2; Art Fabric stuffed muslin More ...

China Shoulder Head Lady Doll

China Shoulder Head Lady Doll

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$212$180

China Shoulder Head Lady Doll, Germany, mid-20th century, blue painted eyes with red line above, shapely eyebrows, wide face and smiling mouth, light tinting, rosy cheeks, black hair in More ...

China Shoulder Head Lady Doll

China Shoulder Head Lady Doll

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$323$275

China Shoulder Head Lady Doll, Germany, c. 1870, blue painted eyes, black center-part hair with short curls (some wear spots), cloth body, china lower limbs, brown faille dress, note attached More ...

Large Wax over Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Large Wax over Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$235$200

Large Wax over Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1880s, black pupil-less sleeping eyes, closed mouth, (some pitting and wear to surface, small eye chips), long dark brown human hair wig, More ...

English Poured Wax Child Doll

English Poured Wax Child Doll

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,116$950

English Poured Wax Child Doll, c. 1880, blue glass stationary eyes, closed mouth, inset eye lashes and long blonde mohair in waves and bangs, deeply modeled shoulder plate (small shrinkage line to More ...

Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot

Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$940$800

Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot, Germany, c. 1830, teal blue painted eyes, molded and painted black hair in Apollo knot hair style, painted and molded band across forehead More ...

Small China Shoulder Head Doll

Small China Shoulder Head Doll

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$353$300

Small China Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1840, blue painted eyes, red line above, center-part black hair looped on sides to bun in back, (old repair to shoulder), cloth body, mitt kid hands, old More ...

Small Pink-Toned China Doll with Long Molded Curls

Small Pink-Toned China Doll with Long Molded Curls

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$323$275

Small Pink-Toned China Doll with Long Molded Curls, Germany, c. 1840s, small blue painted eyes, round face, pursed mouth with white line between lips (small nose rub, wear to back of head, some More ...

Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot

Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$588$500

Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot, Germany, c. 1840, blue painted eyes, (nose rub), black hair in classic updo high on head, curls to side, homemade cloth body in form of pillow More ...

Small Early China Doll with Gold Snood

Small Early China Doll with Gold Snood

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$705$600

Small Early China Doll with Gold Snood, Germany, mid-19th century, blue painted eyes, red line above, hair style similar to Jenny Lind with gold snood, on classic French-type pink kid body with More ...

Tiny Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Fancy Hair

Tiny Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Fancy Hair

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$529$450

Tiny Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Fancy Hair, Germany, c. 1840, molded and painted features, black eyes, hair falls over ears and back to knot in back with curls falling onto neck, tiny More ...

Pair of Small Early Grodnertal Shell Dolls

Pair of Small Early Grodnertal Shell Dolls

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Pair of Small Early Grodnertal Shell Dolls, Continental, c. 1830, peg-wooden dolls, both with molded and painted hair and features, cardboard-formed skirt totally encrusted in tiny shells, decorated More ...

Swinging Grodnertal Shell Doll

Swinging Grodnertal Shell Doll

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,645$1,400

Swinging Grodnertal Shell Doll, Continental, c. 1835, peg-wooden doll with painted features and carved ringlets, kicking legs portraying motion, in shell-adorned summer dress and bonnet, seated in a More ...

Small Early Shell Doll Holding a Dog

Small Early Shell Doll Holding a Dog

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Small Early Shell Doll Holding a Dog, Continental, probably early 19th century, wax shoulder head with with painted features (one shell eye remains), fabric hat over cotton wool wig, the woman More ...

Early French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll and Wardrobe

Early French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll and Wardrobe

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

Early French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll and Wardrobe, c. 1860s, cobalt blue stationary eyes, crisply sculpted closed mouth in a soft smile, pierced-in ears, pale overall coloring, socket head on More ...

Very Small Papier-mache Greiner Doll with 1858 Label

Very Small Papier-mache Greiner Doll with 1858 Label

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Very Small Papier-mache Greiner Doll with 1858 Label, America, blue painted eyes, upper painted lashes, black center-part hairstyle with curls above temples, ten vertical curls, exposed ears, in More ...

Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Glass Eyes

Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Glass Eyes

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$940$800

Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Glass Eyes, black pupil-less glass eyes, closed mouth, (chin and nose rub), narrow face with high forehead, center-part black hair with curls starting in front More ...

Wax over Papier-mache Welsh Lady Doll

Wax over Papier-mache Welsh Lady Doll

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$206$175

Wax over Papier-mache Welsh Lady Doll, mid-19th century, black pupil-less glass eyes (wax cloudy around eyes), feathered eyebrows, suggestion of black hair at temples, white molded and decorated More ...

Lerch and Klag Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Lerch and Klag Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

Lerch and Klag Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll, Philadelphia, c. 1860s, dark blue painted eyes, closed mouth, molded blonde hair in Alice style with molded hair band (some wear), shoulder head with More ...

Large Patent Head Greiner Papier-mache Doll

Large Patent Head Greiner Papier-mache Doll

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

Large Patent Head Greiner Papier-mache Doll, America, 1858, very dark painted eyes, well-modeled black center-part hair with ears exposed (ding on forehead, nose rub, wear), slight smiling More ...

Early Papier-mache Doll with Long Molded Curls

Early Papier-mache Doll with Long Molded Curls

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

Early Papier-mache Doll with Long Molded Curls, probably America, mid-19th century, brown painted eyes (pupils touched in), dark painted hair with nine long molded curls falling onto shoulders, ears More ...