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Pierroti Poured Wax Baby

Auction:
2314
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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

Description:

Pierroti Poured Wax Baby, England, mid-19th century, slightly turned shoulder head, inset blue glass eyes, inset blonde mohair hair, modeling and pink coloring typical of Pierroti, closed mouth, white linen body, wax limbs from above elbows and knees attached with metal grommets, unidentified sepia pen writing on cloth chest, dressed in period lawn and lace Christening gown and bonnet, cotton and wool flannel undergarments, (fabrics yellowed), knitted booties, ht. 19 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

United Kingdom, metal grommets, slightly turned shoulder head , Fashion, Flannel, Knitting, Lace, Linen, Mohair, Textile