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Queen Anne Memorial Doll in Giltwood Shadow Box Case

Auction:
2476
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$24,885$21,000

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

Description:

Queen Anne Memorial Doll in Giltwood Shadow Box Case, Continental, c. 1735, carved wooden head and torso with jointed wooden legs, gesso and painted head, shoulders and hands, leather arms with wood hands, brown pupil-less glass eyes, finely painted brows and lashes with nicely blushed cheeks and a human hair wig, wearing original peach silk dress with metallic trim, silk pocket, cotton handkerchief, original paper bodice with illegible writing, doll ht. 17, enclosed in a giltwood shadow box, lg. 16, ht. 27 in., (very good).

Note: In an article by John Noble he states, "From the subtle and sensitive carving of her features, I believe her to be of European rather than English origins."
Estimate $20,000-30,000

very good

Keywords

Anne Memorial Doll, Anne Memorial, gesso and painted head, wooden head, John Noble, Doll, Silk

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