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President William McKinley Portrait Doll

Auction:
2476
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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

Description:

President William McKinley Portrait Doll, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Germany, c. 1900, bisque socket head, molded and painted hair and brows, blue painted intaglio eyes, closed mouth, realistic portrait features with furrowed brow, age lines and large nose, on a five-piece jointed composition body with molded black boots, wearing a wool admiral's full dress uniform and matching papier-mache hat, ht. 14 in., (excellent).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

excellent

Keywords

William McKinley Portrait Doll, President, William McKinley, wool admiral, bisque socket head, Germany, Otto Dressel, Dolls

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