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Papier-mache Gentleman with Molded Top Hat

Auction:
2476
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$5,333$4,500

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

Description:

Papier-mache Gentleman with Molded Top Hat, Germany, c. 1850, molded papier-mache shoulder head with flocked top hat, molded and painted features including mustache and long brush-stroked sideburns, blue eyes, milliner-type body with kid torso, painted wood arms and legs, orange painted shoes, wearing a fancy wool belted top coat with cotton striped pants, ht. 14 in., (excellent, slight moth damage to clothing).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

excellent, slight moth damage to clothing

Keywords

Germany, Hat, Millinery

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