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English Wax Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
608
Sold for:
$176$150

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

English Wax Doll, c. 1880, reinforced shoulder head wax with blue glass sleeping eyes (sticking), closed mouth (face is mottled, likely from heat, breaks at shoulder), blonde mohair wig, cloth body, kid arms with blue leather gloved hands, wax over composition lower legs with molded red heeled boots, old white cotton undergarments and white dotted swiss dress, ht. 20 in.
Estimate $300-500