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Early Portrait Jumeau Bisque Head Lady Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
41
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

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

Description:

Early Portrait Jumeau Bisque Head Lady Doll, France, c. 1870, blue stationary glass eyes, closed mouth with fine outlining and detail to corners, pierced-in ears (slight pin-prick rub right cheek, mold flaw on right ear and below left ear), strawberry blonde mohair wig with woven ribbon and original cork pate, gusseted kid body (crouching, some wear to hands), dark gray-brown wool coat-dress and cape with extensive soutache braid trim, second tan faille outfit (wear), ht. 17 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Portrait Jumeau Bisque Head , France, Embroidery, Mohair, Notions, Soutache, Trim