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Early Papier-mache Doll with Long Molded Curls

Auction:
2196
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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

Description:

Early Papier-mache Doll with Long Molded Curls, probably America, mid-19th century, brown painted eyes (pupils touched in), dark painted hair with nine long molded curls falling onto shoulders, ears exposed, on Sarah Robinson 1883 patented body, fully articulated, long curved kid arms with separate fingers, pink-sprigged cotton dress, ht. 21 in.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, pp. 34-35.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Historical Christian hairstyles