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Molded Metal Head Milliner's Model Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$2,233$1,900

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

Description:

Molded Metal Head Milliner's Model Doll, mid-19th century, very unusual metal shoulder head with appearance of papier-mache heads of the era, blue painted eyes, single-stroke eyebrows, black painted hair with crisp wide band of waves to braided bun in back, (light nose rub shows shiny metal), on typical milliner's model kid body with long slender wooden limbs (left arm missing), orange painted slippers, ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Milliner, Metal Head , unusual metal shoulder head , shiny metal