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Tiny Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Fancy Hair

Auction:
2196
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$529$450

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

Description:

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 woven brass ornaments on left side of head, similar ornaments at wrists, classic kid "milliner's model" body with wooden lower limbs (left leg loose, foot missing), red slipper, lacy pantaloons and remains of pink silk dress, ht. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Doll, Tiny Papier-mache Shoulder Head , Germany