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Papier-mache French Soldier

Auction:
2476
Lot:
305
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

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

Description:

Papier-mache French Soldier, France, late 19th century, all molded and painted papier-mache, socket head with brown painted eyes, brown hair and sideburns, separately molded hat with plumes, jointed body with molded and painted uniform, jointed at lower torso, legs and lower torso covered with kid leather, molded boots, two molded papier-mache panels form jacket tails and are attached to torso with cloth, ht. 22.5 in., (good, some wear and soiling).
Estimate $3,000-5,000

good, some wear and soiling

Keywords

France, socket head

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