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Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Unusual Hair Style

Auction:
2196
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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

Description:

Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll with Unusual Hair Style, Germany, c. 1830s, dark blue painted eyes, heart-shaped face, black center-part hair falling on sides and pulled up and back to molded comb and braid (cracking along mold line, some old touch up), shapely homemade cloth body with separate rolled cloth long fingers, made-on black boots, white undergarments, tan and gold silk dress (frail), ht. 19 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Doll, Germany, Braid