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May 22, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

Alabama Molded Cloth Head Boy Doll

Auction: Discovery - 2654MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 22, 2013 2:00PM


Alabama Molded Cloth Head Boy Doll, America, late 19th/early 20th century, original oil paint finish, brown eyes, lush eyelashes, short brown painted hair with curls, applied ears, tab-jointed cloth body, painted lower limbs, bare feet, firmly stuffed body stamped Mrs. S.S. Smith, white cotton sailor-type suit, brown leather shoes and socks, ht. 25 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger.
Estimate $2,400-2,800

original paint with very minor soiling, light craze lines at ears, body is clean.

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Alabama Molded Cloth Head, S.S. Smith, oil paint finish, Ruth C. Burger