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Late 18th Century Wooden Gentleman

Auction:
2476
Lot:
221
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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

Description:

Late 18th Century Wooden Gentleman, Germany, gesso-over-wood painted shoulder head, brown painted hair with fine brush stroked bangs, peg jointed wood body with painted gesso lower arms and lower legs, red painted shoes, wearing original soldier's dress uniform with gilded paper trim, ht. 5 in., (very good, rub to nose).
Estimate $3,000-4,000

very good, rub to nose

Keywords

Germany, Dress uniform, Gilding

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