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Judge & Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$588$500

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

Description:

Judge & Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll, c. 1870s, light-toned eyes, slightly pursed and smiling mouth, blonde molded hair pulled back in Alice hairstyle with molded black hair band, long curls falling below shoulders (substantial repaint to head), paper label on back reads Judge & Early No. 5 Patented July 27, 1875, cloth body, cotton dress, ht. 24 in.

Literature: Bristol, Dolls, pp. 34-35.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Doll, Judge & Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head, Judge, Dolls, Hairstyle, Historical Christian hairstyles