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Papier-mache Lady

Auction:
2476
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Papier-mache Lady, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, molded and painted black center-part hairstyle swept back to a coiled braided rear bun with exposed molded ears, pupil-less brown glass eyes, open mouth with four teeth, pierced nostrils, cloth body with kid leather arms, wearing a Eastern European provincial costume and brown leather shoes, ht. 18.5 in., (very good).
Estimate $3,000-4,000

very good

Keywords

Germany, Hairstyle, Leather

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