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Boxed Set of Small Papier-mache Dolls in Russian Costumes

Auction:
2196
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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

Description:

Boxed Set of Small Papier-mache Dolls in Russian Costumes, Germany, c. 1880, the boxed unit unfolds to reveal four sections with nine compartments, each containing a small wood and composition child doll with glass eyes, swivel neck, five-piece jointed body with classic Kestner modeling, and shapely legs, some with bare feet, some molded boots, each dressed in the costume of a province or culture of Russia, doll ht. 4 1/2; closed box 17 x 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Small Papier-mache Dolls, Germany, Dolls