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Two Papier-mache Milliner's Model Type Dolls

Auction:
2482
Lot:
608
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Two Papier-mache Milliner's Model Type Dolls, Germany, c. 1840, both with painted molded features, milliner-type kid bodies with wooden arms and legs, one with Apollo knot hairstyle, blue painted eyes, pink-painted shoes, wearing a gauze dress with pink linen under-dress, ht. 13 in.; the second doll with black sausage curls, silk dress with linen petticoat and pantalets, green-painted shoes, ht. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Both with very minor paint losses to hair.

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Model Type Dolls, Germany

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