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China Lady with Molded Braids

Auction:
2476
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

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

Description:

China Lady with Molded Braids, Germany, c. 1850, attributed to Kestner, flesh-toned glazed porcelain shoulder head, painted and molded features with blue eyes, painted and molded black center-part hair swept in to a large coiled spiral of braids, cloth body with glazed porcelain limbs, orange painted boots, wearing original printed cotton dress with matching bonnet and white cotton underclothes, ht. 20.5 in., (excellent).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Excellent.

Keywords

Germany, glazed porcelain shoulder head, Braid, Ceramic materials, Chinese ceramics, Porcelain

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