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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2654M Marlborough
May 22, 2013 02:00 PMCalender
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Door of Hope Mission Rice Farmer Doll

$450$375
Auction: Discovery - 2654M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 22, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Door of Hope Mission Rice Farmer Doll, early 20th century, with carved pearwood head, hands, and feet, painted and carved hair, cloth body, woven straw hat and two-piece rain cape, blue homespun tunic with frog closures and cuffed pants, and four-tine metal rake, ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

Nose slightly rubbed, light overall soil to face and limbs, no extensive wear or repaint. Both hands molded to hold tools, only one has a tool.


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Keywords

Hope Mission Rice Farmer, metal rake, carved pearwood head