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Admiral Portrait Doll

Auction:
2476
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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

Description:

Admiral Portrait Doll, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Germany, c. 1900, bisque socket head, molded and painted gray hair, brows and mustache, brown painted intaglio eyes, closed mouth, realistic portrait features with decorated furrowed brow, age lines and large nose, on a five-piece jointed composition body with molded black boots, wearing a wool rear admiral's full dress uniform and matching papier-mache hat, ht. 13.5 in., (excellent).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

excellent

Keywords

Portrait Doll, Admiral, George Dewey Portrait Doll, Otto Dressel, Germany, bisque socket head, wool rear admiral, Dolls

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