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Hanging Polichinelle Doll

Auction:
2476
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Hanging Polichinelle Doll, c. 1890, papier-mache shoulder head, heavily molded and painted comic features, brown eyes, furrowed brow, smiling mouth with exposed painted teeth, large molded chin and nose, blonde curly wig, carved wood hands, stuffed cloth body with prominent humps on front and back, wearing original elaborate silk, lace, and brocade costume, ht. 21 in., (good, some soiling and wear).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

good, some soiling and wear

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Brocade, Fashion

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