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French Barefoot All Bisque Doll with Jointed Elbows

Auction:
2196
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$3,995$3,400

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

Description:

French Barefoot All Bisque Doll with Jointed Elbows, c. 1880, blue stationary glass eyes, closed mouth, scowling expression, single-stroke eyebrows as found on this variant, swivel neck, original blonde mohair wig, long slender peg-strung limbs with rarely seen ball-jointed elbows, (rust stain right wrist), reflective of patent and advertised by Schmitt & Fils, pale blue commercial dress with blue ruched ribbon, high white hat with blue trim, blue silk ribbon slippers (wear) over bare feet, ht. 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

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