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Small Papier-mache Mechanical Harpist

Auction:
2196
Lot:
305
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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

Description:

Small Papier-mache Mechanical Harpist, Germany, c. 1870s, dark haired lady with pink molded band in hair, rows of curls on top of head and down neck, blue painted eyes, delicate mouth, seated in red pillow-back chair with harp, blue dress (melting), manivelle-operated music and movement, overall 10 x 8 x 6 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Small Papier-mache Mechanical Harpist , Germany, red pillow-back chair , Harps, Pillow