10-10-2009 10-10-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
October 10, 2009 11:00AMCalender

French Painted Papier-mache Milliner's Head

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


French Painted Papier-mache Milliner's Head, mid-19th century, felt head scarf with the stitched name of Albert Vinet, finely brush stroked brows, lashes and center parted hair with curled tips, red lips and rouge accented cheeks, floral painted bodice with green shirt, ht. 14.5 in., (scattered cracking to face, paint wear to one eye and curled hair tip, age-typical minor losses).
Estimate $1,200-1,500

paint retouch to end of nose, and a spot on forehead.


Head, Albert Vinet