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Cloth Doll with a Pressed Cloth Painted Head

Auction:
2314
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$411$350

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Cloth Doll with a Pressed Cloth Painted Head, possibly Heine & Schneider Art Doll, early 20th century, brown painted eyes, closed mouth, painted blonde hair, cloth body, jointed composition arms (slipcovered in fabric), legs are cloth with ne plus ultra-type joints at hips (some wear and paint chipping on head, paint worn on hands), period cotton clothes (some fading, socks worn, shoes missing), ht. 14 in.

Provenance: The doll was brought from Wittenberg, Germany, to the United Sates by the young owners Louis and Matthew Bitzer, uncles of the consignor, circa 1905.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Pressed Cloth Painted Head , Wittenberg, Germany, Louis Bitzer, Matthew Bitzer, Dolls