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Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Lady Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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

Description:

Early Papier-mache Shoulder Head Lady Doll, Germany, c. 1840, blue painted eyes, smooth black hair pulled over ears into coiled bun higher on back of head, exposed ears, (small hole side of head), classic milliner model type body, wooden lower arms and legs, original white cotton undergarments, blue gauze commercial dress, ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Germany, Historical Christian hairstyles