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Early French Bisque Lady Doll with Wardrobe and Accessories

Auction:
2314
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$6,521$5,550

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

Description:

Early French Bisque Lady Doll with Wardrobe and Accessories, Paris, c. 1870s, blue threaded stationary eyes, feathered eyebrows, closed mouth with shading and outlining, pierced-in ears, original blonde mohair wig, kid body with gussets at elbows, hips and knees, dressed in a period white polka-dotted red wool challis dress with pleated bodice and ruffled skirt with ruffled overskirt, white cotton corset, "H" embroidered on hankie at waist, brown kid heeled boots, doll ht. 14 in.; silk taffeta two-piece outfits: gray and olive, dark brown and tan, peach, rust brown and tan, olive green; three-piece outfits: green stripe, medium brown, cream and dark brown; two assorted skirts, one putty jacket, navy wool coat with medium blue trim, white cotton dickey, three sleeves and hankie, six assorted hats, parasol, two purses, scarf, and a wooly poodle dog (some fabric wear).

Provenance: From the New England family of the original owner.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Paris, original owner , New England, Corset, Cosmetic surgery, Edwardian era, Fashion, Textile, Victorian era, Wool