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Alabama Cloth Molded Face Doll

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2654M
Lot:
5
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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 22, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Alabama Cloth Molded Face Doll, America, early 20th century, oil painted head with short brown hair and features, brown eyes, molded ears, tab-jointed cloth body with remains of undecipherable stamp, probably patent date, painted arms and lower legs with blue painted shoes, pale pink cotton dress, ht. 24 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

original paint, some crazing to face and head and arms, some loss to boot paint, dress faded.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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oil, Ruth C. Burger

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