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Early French Bisque Swivel-Neck Lady Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
846
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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

Description:

Early French Bisque Swivel-Neck Lady Doll, Paris, c. 1870s, narrow cobalt blue lined eyes, finely lined eyebrows, closed mouth with outlining and shading, even pale coloring with rosy cheeks, pierced-in ears with tiny blue bead earrings, cork pate, original blonde mohair wig with braids on top of head, swivel neck on shoulderplate, cloth body, tan leather arms with separate fingers, original cotton matched undergarments, green and black silk striped two-piece dress with black banding and belt (light wear), enameled watch on chain pinned to belt, lace-trimmed lavender hat with black bow, blue and white striped stockings, black leather high button boots, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Keywords

Paris, Cobalt