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Kicking-Crying Jules Steiner Baby

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2314
Lot:
68
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Kicking-Crying Jules Steiner Baby, France, c. 1880s, solid dome bisque head with flange neck, deep blue paperweight eyes, open mouth with rows of upper and lower teeth, pierced ears, original blonde mohair wig, cloth-covered cardboard body containing mechanism, kid "underpants" form lower body and upper legs, lower legs and arms of composition with lightly waxed finish, white finger and toe nails typical of production for Au Nain Bleu shop in Paris, when wound the doll cries and moves head and limbs, period white lace and lawn dress with rows of insertion, lacy hat and undergarments, white socks and black leatherette shoes, ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

Jules Steiner Baby, dome bisque head , Paris, France, Sock, Trousers