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Large Brown-Haired China Shoulder Head Lady Doll

Auction:
2314
Lot:
80
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Large Brown-Haired China Shoulder Head Lady Doll, mid-19th century, painted blue eyes with red eyeliner, dark eyebrows, closed mouth with red line between lips, light pink tinting to china, brown hair with defined widow's peak and snood (3/4 inch firing imperfection on cheek near left ear, speck of dirt in glaze near left side of chin), three sew holes, cloth body, chunky pink-tinted limbs with well-defined fingers and toes, arms from above elbow with deep crease at elbow (little finger on right hand missing, legs damaged and reglued), printed voile dress and printed period petticoat, (some fiber damage), ht. 25 3/4 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Large Brown-Haired China Shoulder Head , China, Coat, cosmetics, Snood