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Early Papier-mache Rolly Dolly Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$823$700

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

Description:

Early Papier-mache Rolly Dolly Doll, Germany, c. 1840, Voit-type papier-mache shoulder head, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, (light nick on nose), unusual tightly curled wig of stiffened thread or straw, arms covered with kid, wooden carved hands, lower body in form of weighted ball, dressed in quilt-like patchwork outfit, holding tiny handmade paper doll, overall ht. 10 in.
Estimate $600-900

Keywords

Dolly Doll, Voit-type papier-mache shoulder head , Germany, Doll, Folk art, Mache, Quilt