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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2654M Marlborough
May 22, 2013 2:00PMCalender

Large Martha Chase Cloth Stockinet Doll

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


Large Martha Chase Cloth Stockinet Doll, molded head, painted features, blue eyes, lush eyelashes, slightly smiling mouth, short blonde painted hair with wisps around face, applied ears, sateen-covered cloth body, painted limbs with stitched joints, label stitched to body The White House San Francisco, cotton dress, brown leather shoes, ht. 31 in.

Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger.
Estimate $700-900

Bright coloring, some soil and light paint touchup to face, paint wear and small losses to limbs.

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Ruth C. Burger, light paint touchup