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French-type Bisque Head "Dandy" Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
470
Sold for:
$529$450

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

Description:

French-type Bisque Head "Dandy" Doll, late 19th century, closed mouth, blue stationary eyes, blonde curly wig with pigtail in back depicting 18th century powdered wig, costumed in elaborate 18th century style "dandy" attire, aqua silk swallowtail coat, gilt paper trim throughout, bent arm holding hat, other arm holding flowers, when legs are pushed down arm is activated to tip his hat, ht. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Bisque Head , Dandy