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Three Papier-mache Lady Dolls, a Wooden Doll, and Two Glass Display Domes

Auction:
2585B
Lot:
710
Sold for:
$337$275

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2585B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 04, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Three Papier-mache Lady Dolls, a Wooden Doll, and Two Glass Display Domes, the papier-mache lady dolls, Germany, mid-19th century, with molded heads, painted facial features, and black hair with Apollo knot and sausage curl hair styles, milliner's model kid bodies with wooden limbs, dressed in lace-trimmed white cotton gauze dresses, petticoats and pantalets, with red painted-on shoes; a carved wooden doll with jointed shoulders and legs and painted face; together with two domed glass display cases on tuned wood bases, (imperfections), ht. 12 1/2, 16 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

Cracks to the painted papier-mache, and scattered small paint losses.

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Germany, Dolls

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