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Rare KPM China Lady with Wig

Auction:
2476
Lot:
269
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:

Rare KPM China Lady with Wig, Germany, c. 1845, flesh-toned glazed porcelain shoulder head, painted and molded features with blue eyes, long slender nose, closed slightly smiling mouth, very unusual model made to accept a wig, dome head with seven pierced holes surrounding the bald head, brown human hair wig with fancy braids, cloth body with kid leather arms, wearing a cream silk velvet dress with green satin trim and underskirt, matching hat, lace under-blouse, and brown high-button boots, ht. 17 in., (excellent, missing one boot heel, head not removed from body to find markings).
Estimate $8,000-10,000

Excellent, missing one boot heel.

Keywords

Germany, bald head, dome head, glazed porcelain shoulder head, Chinese ceramics, Fashion, Warsaw Stock Exchange

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