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Papier-mache Lady

Auction:
2476
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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

Description:

Papier-mache Lady, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, outstanding molded and painted black hairstyle with curly center part below three large braids similar to an Apollo knot, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, pierced nostrils, milliner-type body with kid torso and carved wood limbs, red painted shoes, wearing floral print cotton dress, ht. 23 in., (very good to excellent, wear to nose).
Estimate $3,000-5,000

very good to excellent, wear to nose

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