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Pair of Grodnertal Wooden Dolls

Auction:
2196
Lot:
57
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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

Description:

Pair of Grodnertal Wooden Dolls, Germany, c. 1840, "The Charity Sisters" with painted features, black carved hair with curls on sides, jointed bodies, painted flat red shoes, wearing matching outfits of gray wool, pink shawls, and pierced cloth bonnets, they carry a basket between them labeled Church Missionary Society, doll ht. 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Grodnertal Wooden Dolls, Church Missionary Society, Germany, Dolls, Persian clothing, Shawl