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Wax over Papier-mache Welsh Lady Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$206$175

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

Description:

Wax over Papier-mache Welsh Lady Doll, mid-19th century, black pupil-less glass eyes (wax cloudy around eyes), feathered eyebrows, suggestion of black hair at temples, white molded and decorated bonnet showing under large black paper hat made onto head which has recessed area to receive it, on cloth body with milliner's model proportions, wooden limbs, black stockings and shoes, red wool cape, black and white checked apron, reflective of garments of peddlers, overall ht. 14 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Dolls, Eyebrow, Stocking