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Pair of Small Early Grodnertal Shell Dolls

Auction:
2196
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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

Description:

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 with larger shells, woman wearing a large poke bonnet, man with broad-brimmed hat, trousers, and frock coat, dolls ht. 4 1/2; housed in round glass dome, overall ht. 8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Small Early Grodnertal Shell Dolls, Doll, Frock coat, Hat, Jewish religious clothing