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Polichinelle Marionette Doll

Auction:
2447
Lot:
693
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2447
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 25, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Polichinelle Marionette Doll, with German bisque socket head impressed 13/0, open mouth, fixed black glass eyes, wavy blonde mohair wig, papier-mache torso with front and back humps, bisque lower arms, original pale blue and cream satin costume and hat trimmed with metal-thread fringe, silk ribbons and ruff, metal-thread strings with bells connecting arms and legs to bone suspension ring on hat, ht. 18 in., (satin fragile on both arms, left arm detached).
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

metal-thread fringe, metal-thread strings, bisque socket head, Ribbon