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Squeak Toy Child with Cradle

Auction:
2476
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$504$425

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

Description:

Squeak Toy Child with Cradle, c. 1850, the German doll with molded papier-mache shoulder head, molded blonde Alice-type hairstyle, blue painted eyes, papier-mache arms, squeak mechanism torso, wood lower torso, peg jointed legs with painted socks and black boots, wearing a cotton dress, ht. 4, the walnut doll's cradle with integral hood, lg. 7.5 in., (very good).

Note: Accompanied by a note reading: "Mother's doll and furniture with which she played as a child. 1840-1855."
Estimate $400-600

very good

Keywords

molded papier-mache shoulder head, Dolls, Tuck comb dolls

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