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Papier-mache Jester Pull-Toy

Auction:
2476
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Papier-mache Jester Pull-Toy, Germany, c. 1860, papier-mache head with blue painted eyes, finely painted whimsical brows, cotton batting beard and hair, mechanical wooden body holding staff with bells, atop a wheeled marbleized-paper-covered platform, wearing cotton outfit and matching hat with Dresden paper trim, ht. 16 in., (very good, tip of nose re-glued).

Provenance: The Mary Merritt Doll Museum.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

very good, tip of nose reglued

Keywords

Dresden, Germany, Mary Merritt Doll Museum

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