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Two China Shoulder Head Dolls

Auction:
2677M
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$360$300

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Auction:
Discovery - 2677M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 09, 2013 2:00PM

Description:

Two China Shoulder Head Dolls, Germany, mid-19th century, one with blue painted eyes, painted curly black hair with center part, cloth body, with kidskin hand (lacks left hand), embroidered green wool dress with paisley decoration, white cotton undergarments, gold-tone locket, and brown leatherette booties, ht. 20 in., the other with blue painted eyes, painted curly black hair, cloth body with china arms and legs, and embroidered white dress with blue ribbon sash, ht. 9 1/2 in.; together with a small papier-mache shoulder head doll with blond hair, cloth body with kidskin arms and hands, green and red cotton dress and red leatherette booties, ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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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China Shoulder Head, Germany

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