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Izannah Walker Oil Painted Cloth Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Izannah Walker Oil Painted Cloth Doll, Central Falls, Rhode Island, c. 1860s, oil painted head and lower limbs, brown eyes, softly painted mouth, short dark hair, brushstrokes in front of molded ears, (no apparent repaint, wear and crazing to face and hair, separation at left ankle and some old restitching on limbs, one Band-Aid type repair), old white cotton undergarments and soft red print dress, ht. 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: This doll, and the other small Izannah Walker dolls in Maurine's collection, came to her through the Walker family.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, p. 122; John Darcy Noble, Treasury of Beautiful Dolls, p. 40.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

oil, Rhode Island, small Izannah Walker , Walker , John Darcy Noble, Beautiful Dolls, Dolls