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Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Apollo Knot

Auction:
2196
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$588$500

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

Description:

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 base, rolled cloth arms, pink silk dress (melting) with full balloon sleeves (may be original to the head when on a classic milliner-model body), ht. 10 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Apollo Knot, Doll, Small Papier-mache Shoulder Head , Germany, Pillow