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China Turned Shoulder Head Lady Doll with Molded Hat

Auction:
2314
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$4,465$3,800

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

Description:

China Turned Shoulder Head Lady Doll with Molded Hat, mid-19th century, blue painted eyes, brown eyebrows, exposed ears, light pink tinting, closed mouth with red line between lips, long cafe au lait ringlets in two layers from under molded and painted pillbox hat with blue top, edge of feather trim on front (broken off), deep modeling at neck, head turned to left, two sew holes front and back, cloth body and legs, brown kid lower arms, orange and cream calico dress, white knitted stockings, handmade brown kid shoes, ht. 20 1/2 in.

Literature: The Art of the Doll 1700-1840, Madeleine Merrill, pg. 122.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

China Turned Shoulder Head, Turned Shoulder Head , Madeleine Merrill, Hat, Knitting, Sheep wool