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Large Patent Head Greiner Papier-mache Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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

Description:

Large Patent Head Greiner Papier-mache Doll, America, 1858, very dark painted eyes, well-modeled black center-part hair with ears exposed (ding on forehead, nose rub, wear), slight smiling expression, stamped PATENT HEAD, the earliest Greiner mark, about the time of his patent in 1858, cloth body, brown kid arms, pink cotton dress and white fringed jacket, ht. 24 in.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, p. 35.
Estimate $1,800-2,500

Keywords

Greiner Papier-mache Doll, Greiner Papier-mache, Large Patent Head , PATENT HEAD