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Papier-mache Soldier with Molded Helmet

Auction:
2476
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

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

Description:

Papier-mache Soldier with Molded Helmet, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head with incredible molded helmet, molded and painted features including mustache and brush stroked long hair around helmet, blue eyes, cloth body, wearing a velvet costume with stamped metal trim, black leather boots and a brown leather satchel, ht. 14 in., (very good, some wear).
Estimate $3,000-4,000

very good, some wear

Keywords

Germany, stamped metal trim, Helmet, Leather, Military uniforms, Personal armour

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