John Darcy Noble D'Allemange Fashion Figure
- Sold for:
- European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476
- Date / Time :
- October 10, 2009 11:00AM
John Darcy Noble D'Allemange Fashion Figure, France, mid-20th century, carton moule shoulder head with molded and painted facial features, curly painted tendrils of hair, two long wood dowels for legs, attached to round wood base, flat wood arms, gauze dress constructed of early 19th century fabric, with gilded paper trim, ht. 19 in., (excellent).
Note: Created by John Darcy Noble after original late 18th/early 19th century carton moule dolls. For a description of the creation of these D'Allemange dolls see John Darcy Noble, Rare & Lovely: Dolls of Two Centuries, Grantsville, Maryland: Hobby House Press, 2000, p. 64.