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Early French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll and Wardrobe

Auction:
2196
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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

Description:

Early French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll and Wardrobe, c. 1860s, cobalt blue stationary eyes, crisply sculpted closed mouth in a soft smile, pierced-in ears, pale overall coloring, socket head on shoulder plate (speckling on plate, repaired chip at back by neck), cloth body, bisque lower arms from above elbow (repair to right thumb), salmon-pink fine checked silk dress with overskirt, brown high button boots, with gray fabric-covered trunk trimmed in red and black with drawer and interior tray, containing wardrobe consisting of blue wool challis dress, red print wool dress, pink wool with matching coat, gray wool outfit, three cotton dresses, two skirts, undergarments and miscellaneous accessories including a small pink silk parasol with fringed trim, bone handle, doll ht. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

socket head , Rep, Wool