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China Doll with Wood Body Riding an Elephant

Auction:
2476
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

China Doll with Wood Body Riding an Elephant, Germany, c. 1860, doll ht. 3, glazed porcelain shoulder head with painted and molded features, molded black short hair, jointed wooden body with china limbs, orange painted shoes, wearing a beaded costume, mounted atop a German composition flocked elephant, lg. 7 in., with painted eyes and ornate red blanket with beadwork, (very good, some bead loss, re-glued tusk).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

very good, some bead loss, reglued tusk)

Keywords

Germany, Beadwork, China doll, Chinese ceramics, Dolls, Porcelain, Tusk

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