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French Bisque Swivel-Neck Lady Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
844
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

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

Description:

French Bisque Swivel-Neck Lady Doll, c. 1870s, blue paperweight eyes, closed mouth with delicate outlining, slight smiling expression, pierced-in ears, aqua blue bead earrings, marked 2 on left shoulderplate, cork pate, light brown human hair wig, gusseted kid body with separate fingers (some staining, re-sewn in spots), period two piece dress of bright blue silk with fine white stripes (some deterioration and fading), dress lined in lawn, white cotton undergarments, tan kid French ankle-strap shoes, straw hat with blue silk crown, ht. 15 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Earring, Fashion