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Large Papier-mache Child Doll

Auction:
2482
Lot:
609
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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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 with sausage curls behind molded exposed ears, brown painted eyes, closed mouth, cloth body, painted cloth arms and limbs, wearing a gauze dress over pink linen with pink silk ribbons and lace collar, black painted cloth shoes, (imperfections), ht. 25 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Some superfluous fine dark marks on face, 3/4 in. dent on top of her head, gauze is frayed in a few places.

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