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China Shoulder Head Doll with Fancy Hairstyle and Pierced Ears

Auction:
2345
Lot:
690
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

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

Description:

China Shoulder Head Doll with Fancy Hairstyle and Pierced Ears, Germany, c. 1870, blue painted eyes, white highlights, red line above, small delicate mouth in soft coral tone, rosy cheeks (tiny pin dot spot on cheek, smaller cinder on forehead), long neck, center-part hair with puffs of curls at temples, brushstrokes at sides, hair pulled behind exposed ears to rolling fall to nape of neck (light wear spots back of head), pierced ears in protruding earlobes, cloth body, fine old aqua silk faille dress with smocked detail down front of skirt, ecru piped trim on top, lace at collar and cuffs, brown leather slippers, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $1,800-2,500

Keywords

China, Doll, Germany, Hairstyle, Historical Christian hairstyles