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Early French Fashion Doll with Kid-over-Wood Body

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2345
Lot:
841
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Early French Fashion Doll with Kid-over-Wood Body, Paris, c. 1860s, cobalt blue stationary eyes, delicately lined light brown eyebrows, closed mouth with slight smile, outlined lips, unpierced ears, clear pale bisque with pink cheek coloring, cork pate, original blonde mohair wig, shoulder head, no marks visible, kid-over-wood lady body with mortise and tenon joints at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, additional articulation at waist and thighs, bisque lower arms, original or old cotton undergarments, original tan silk and wool challis three-piece walking outfit piped in French blue silk with bows lining front of outfit, small watch on chain, black net stockings, brown leather slippers with buckle trim, soles marked 00 in an oval, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Paris, Mortise and tenon