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Painted Folk Art Balancing Doll Toy

Auction:
2431
Lot:
696
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Painted Folk Art Balancing Doll Toy, possibly Pennsylvania, late 19th century, the doll with painted wooden nodding head, tack eyes and nose, and articulated mouth, on a turned wooden base, dressed in a cotton sateen dress with lace trim, (wear), ht. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

The lace is soiled, the hem of the dress is frayed.

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painted wooden nodding head , Pennsylvania

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