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Early Papier-mache Lady with Wig

Auction:
2476
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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

Description:

Early Papier-mache Lady with Wig, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head with short molded and painted black hair and unusual applied human hair front curls, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, milliner-type body with kid torso and carved wood limbs, orange painted shoes, wearing silk floral gown and lace bonnet, ht. 9.5 in., (excellent, some minor fabric loss).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

excellent, some minor fabric loss

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