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Papier-mache Gentleman

Auction:
2476
Lot:
19
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:

Papier-mache Gentleman, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, short painted black hair with finely brush stroked bangs and nape of neck, pupil-less brown glass eyes, closed mouth, pierced nostrils, milliner-type body with kid torso and carved wood limbs, leather applied boots, wearing a blue wool two-piece suit with vest and under-blouse, matching overcoat with velvet trim and seal skin top hat, ht. 17 in., (excellent).
Estimate $3,000-4,000

excellent

Keywords

Germany, Mache

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