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French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll

Auction:
2314
Lot:
86
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

French Bisque Swivel Neck Lady Doll, c. 1880s, probably Jumeau, blue feathered paperweight eyes, stroked brown eyebrows, closed mouth with delicate outlining, pierced ears (tiny flake right ear opening, minute rub left eyebrow), original blonde mohair wig with cork pate, impressed 5 back of neck, ungusseted kid body and limbs, original cream-color silk faille two-piece outfit with elaborate bustle and matching hat, soutache braid trim, white cotton undergarments and stockings, cream-color silk shoes, (some fiber loss and foxing on costume), ht. 15 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Bisque, Cadbury Flake, Embroidery, Eyebrow, Mohair, Notions, Soutache