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English Wax Doll with Star Spangled Red, White, and Blue Gown

Auction:
2345
Lot:
843
Sold for:
$1,116$950

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

Description:

English Wax Doll with Star Spangled Red, White, and Blue Gown, c. 1870s, blue glass stationary eyes, closed mouth, (nose is slightly flattened, shoulderplate is misshapen probably from heat), blonde mohair curly wig, cloth body with bellows in torso (not functioning), wax over composition limbs, original cotton undergarments, gored and trained patriotic gown of red, white, and blue star-studded silk faille, top has laced front and back, puff sleeves, lacy stockings, red high button leather boots, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $600-800