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Rare Papier-mache Doll with Molded Bonnet

Auction:
2476
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

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

Description:

Rare Papier-mache Doll with Molded Bonnet, attributed to Lowenthal & Comp., Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, black pupil-less glass eyes, outstanding painted dark purple bonnet with painted bow, finely painted brows and lashes, closed mouth, cloth body with papier-mache arms, painted cloth lower legs with black slippers, wearing a Vierlande provincial costume and matching cloth bonnet with attached human hair braids, ht. 13.5 in., (very good).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

very good

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