10-10-2009 10-10-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
October 10, 2009 11:00 AMCalender
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Large Queen Anne Lady Doll in Mahogany and Walnut Veneered Display Case

$50,363$42,500
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Large Queen Anne Lady Doll in Mahogany and Walnut Veneered Display Case, England, c. 1720, carved wooden head and torso with mortise and tenon jointed wooden arms and legs, gesso and painted head, shoulders and hands, large carved forked hands, brown pupil-less glass eyes, finely painted brows and lashes with nicely blushed cheeks and a sparse brown human hair wig, wearing original silk brocade dress with stomacher and bronze-colored braiding, over multiple petticoats with quilted and crewelwork accenting, with wide-brimmed silk hat, double knit stockings and brocade full shoes with leather soles, ht. 25, the dome-top rectangular case with glass to three sides and with velvet-covered back panel to which doll is attached, case ht. 34, wd. to 20.75, dp. 9.5 in., (excellent, with minor in-painting to hands).
Estimate $50,000-70,000

excellent; blacklighting shows minor in-painting to hands.

Keywords

Anne Lady Doll, Anne Lady, United Kingdom, gesso and painted head, wooden head