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Unusual Early Wooden Man and Woman Dolls

Auction:
2196
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$940$800

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

Description:

Unusual Early Wooden Man and Woman Dolls, Europe, early 19th century, heavy layer of gesso forming features, man with goatee and high hair, woman with similarly high-dressed hair, painted features, rosy cheek coloring, and painted red earrings, both in 18th century style garments, man retains blue velvet tricorn hat, carved footwear, (man lacking one foot), ht. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-1,000

Keywords

Woman Dolls, Goatee