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Santa Claus Character Doll

Auction:
2476
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

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

Description:

Santa Claus Character Doll, Cuno & Otto Dressel, Germany, c. 1900, bisque socket head made by Simon & Halbig incised 24 D, blue glass eyes, closed mouth, realistic portrait features with decorated furrowed brow, age lines and large nose, white mohair wig, with kid skin applied beard and mohair applied wig on a fully jointed composition body, wearing a fur trimmed wool suit and matching cap, leather boots and wearing a period Christmas advertising button, ht. 18 in., (excellent).
Estimate $4,000-6,000

excellent

Keywords

Germany, advertising button, Otto Dressel, bisque socket head, Beard, Bisque, Fashion, Historical Christian hairstyles, Mohair

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