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Rare Prosopotrope Four-Face Doll Head, Ozias Morse

Auction:
2476
Lot:
121
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

Rare Prosopotrope Four-Face Doll Head, Ozias Morse, West Acton, Massachusetts, c. 1866, molded vulcanized rubber shoulder head with molded bodice, brown painted and molded sausage curls and molded hat with plume, containing a rubber rotating head with three distinct faces, original paper label applied to interior of shoulder plate, ht. 6 in., (good, rubber petrified, some warping and paint loss, old repair to front of shoulder plate).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Note: this is a four-face, not a three-face doll head.
Good, rubber petrified, some warping and paint loss, old repair to front of shoulder plate.

Keywords

rubber, Ozias Morse, Doll Head, rubber rotating head, vulcanized rubber shoulder head, Massachusetts, West Acton

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