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Large "Augusta Victoria" Parian Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
657
Sold for:
$558$475

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

Description:

Large "Augusta Victoria" Parian Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1870s, blue painted eyes, dark blonde eyebrows matching hair, delicate closed mouth, pierced ears with gold and coral bead drop earrings, fancy blonde hairstyle with fringe of bangs, hair pulled onto head with curls and braid held in place by beaded comb, white molded blouse with blue trim, gold-trimmed cross pendant, cloth body (replaced lower limbs), well-tailored pink and cream brocaded silk taffeta two-piece dress with black velvet ribbon and lace trim, ht. 20 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Doll, Parian Shoulder Head , Germany, Fashion, Fringe, Hairstyles, Trim