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John Darcy Noble D'Allemange Fashion Figure

Auction:
2476
Lot:
93
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $800-1,200

excellent

Keywords

John Darcy Noble D'Allemange, John Darcy Noble, carton moule shoulder head, France, Dolls of Two, Grantsville, Hobby House Press, Carton

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