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Very Large Pink Tint "Dolley Madison" China Shoulder Head Doll

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2345
Lot:
644
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Very Large Pink Tint "Dolley Madison" China Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1860s, blue painted eyes with highlights, outlining and color shading, red line above, pink skin coloring with rosy cheeks, slightly smiling mouth with outlining and darker line in center, black hair with deeply defined curls, molded black hairband in back of head, bow in front, bright glaze (a few very tiny scattered cinder spots), heavy cloth body with brown kid arms, separately wired stitched fingers, white cotton undergarments, blue floral print cotton dress, child's brown and black leather high button shoes, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

Keywords

China, Doll, Germany, Chinese ceramics