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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
October 10, 2009 11:00 AMCalender

Papier-mache Gentleman with Molded Hat

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


Papier-mache Gentleman with Molded Hat, Germany, c. 1850, molded papier-mache shoulder head with unusual flocked pointed hat molded at a slight angle to partially expose right molded ear with black brush stroked hair, molded and painted features including mustache and goatee, brown eyes, open/closed smiling mouth with painted exposed teeth, milliner-type body with kid torso, painted wood arms and legs, leather boots, wearing black two-piece wool suit with white shirt, ht. 17 in., (excellent).
Estimate $3,000-4,000