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Large Papier-mache Child Doll

Auction:
2482
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Large Papier-mache Child Doll, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head with molded and painted features, with curly black hair and molded exposed ears, brown painted eyes, closed mouth, cloth body, painted cloth arms and limbs, wearing a blue printed cotton dress with lace collar, a straw hat with silk ribbons, black cloth and leather shoes, (minor imperfections), ht. 27 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Small abrasion (dent on her forehead), costume stained, fine crack on one side of neck and back of neck, hat shows wear, shoes lacking laces.

Keywords

Germany, Fashion, Lace, Shoe, Straw hat

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