10-10-2009 10-10-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
October 10, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Early Papier-mache Lady with Open Mouth

$889$750
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Early Papier-mache Lady with Open Mouth, France, c. 1840, fine quality papier-mache shoulder head with painted black pate and original brown human hair wig, dark brown pupil-less glass eyes, finely painted brows and lashes, pierced nostrils, open mouth with eight teeth, French kid body, wearing original fancy silk costume with lace and bead trim and matching cap, ht. 21 in., (very good).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

very good

Keywords

France, fine quality papier-mache shoulder head