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Closed Mouth Bisque Head Marotte

Auction:
2345
Lot:
638
Sold for:
$382$325

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

Description:

Closed Mouth Bisque Head Marotte, possibly France, late 19th century, blue stationary eyes, open-closed mouth, impressed 0 on head (mold line behind left ear), flange neck attached onto wooden torso, squeeze voice mechanism activated when twirled, dressed as harlequin with curled hat, overall lg. 15 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Marotte, France, Ear, Flange, Harlequin, Hat, Jesters