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French Bisque Swivel-Neck Lady Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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

Description:

French Bisque Swivel-Neck Lady Doll, c. 1870s, cobalt blue stationary eyes, closed mouth, pale coloring, pierced-in ears, blue earrings, swivel neck, (few cinders, elongated speck on front shoulder plate), blonde mohair wig with long five-strand braids down back, fully articulated kid over wood body, bisque lower limbs, arms to elbow, (left leg hairline, foot broken and reattached), aqua wool challis walking dress, early straw bonnet, heeled brown leather shoes, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Bisque, Ceramic materials, Cobalt, Pottery, Swivel