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Papier-mache Doll with Rare Hairstyle

Auction:
2476
Lot:
294
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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

Description:

Papier-mache Doll with Rare Hairstyle, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head, molded and painted features, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, very rare hairstyle with brown painted hair, large molded coiled braided bun, applied brown human hair front curls, milliner-type body with kid torso and carved wood limbs, yellow painted shoes, wearing a pink polished cotton dress with lace net overlay and silk ribbon trim, ht. 14 in., (excellent).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Excellent.

Keywords

Germany, Bun, Hairstyles

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