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Very Large Papier-mache Greiner Doll with 1858 Label

Auction:
2345
Lot:
648
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

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

Description:

Very Large Papier-mache Greiner Doll with 1858 Label, America, dark charcoal blue-gray eyes, upper painted lashes, closed mouth with suggestion of an overbite, reddish lip coloring, pink cheeks, black center-part hairstyle with combed waves to curls behind exposed ears (light wear in spots to hair, overall fine craquelure to head), '58 label on back of shoulderplate, firmly stuffed old cloth body, soft brown leather arms with separate fingers, white cotton undergarments, possibly original brown printed cotton dress with puff sleeves, gathered bodice to waistband, full skirt, black leather child's high tie shoes, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

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