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Rare Martha Chase Charles Dickens Character, "Little Nell,"

Auction:
2476
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

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

Description:

Rare Martha Chase Charles Dickens Character, "Little Nell," Pawtucket, Rhode Island, c. 1920, painted stockinette head with molded and painted features, blue painted eyes, heavily brush stroked brown hair with molded braids, sateen body with original label, painted stockinette limbs, wearing original cotton dress and brown leather shoes, ht. 15.5 in., (excellent).

Note: Little Nell is a famous character from Charles Dickens' book The Old Curiosity Shop.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

excellent

Keywords

Martha Chase Charles Dickens Character, stockinette head, Rhode Island, Pawtucket, The Old Curiosity Shop, Charles Dickens, Dickens

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