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French Papier-mache Arabian Gentleman

Auction:
2476
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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

Description:

French Papier-mache Arabian Gentleman, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head with black painted hair and finely brush stroked bangs, blue painted eyes, applied fabric mustache and goatee, cloth body with kid leather arms, wearing authentic silk costume with turban and matching silk striped overcoat, ht. 14 in., (very good to excellent).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

very good to excellent

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