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Early Papier-mache Lady with Open Mouth

Auction:
2476
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$889$750

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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, Fashion

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