08-14-2011 08-14-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2558M Marlborough
August 14, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Papier-mache Milliner's Model with a Silk Hat

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2558M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 14, 2011 10:00AM


Papier-mache Milliner's Model with a Silk Hat, probably France, early 19th century bust-length model with painted facial features, hair, and dress bodice, applied kidskin cap with padded back, wearing a green and white woven windowpane pattern silk hat with wire framework, lined with pink silk and tied with pink silk ribbons, (paint loss, cracks), model ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Cracks and small losses to crown of head, paint /gesso losses on nose, scattered paint losses on face and body.