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Admiral William Thomas Sampson Portrait Doll

Auction:
2476
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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

Description:

Admiral William Thomas Sampson Portrait Doll, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Germany, c. 1900, bisque socket head incised 17 SP, molded and painted gray hair, brows, mustache and beard, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, realistic portrait features with molded furrowed brow, on a five-piece jointed composition body with molded black boots and painted white gloves, wearing a wool admiral's full dress uniform and matching hat, ht. 8 in., (very good).
Estimate $700-900

very good

Keywords

William Thomas Sampson Portrait Doll, Admiral, William Thomas Sampson, Germany, Otto Dressel, bisque socket head, wool admiral, Beard, Facial hair, Glove, Sampson

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