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Wax Fashion Doll

Auction:
2694M
Lot:
725
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 2694M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 19, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Wax Fashion Doll, possibly Lafitte Desirat, France, c. 1907, standing figure with molded wax face and neck, ivory silk and net lace dress with black velvet sash and cuffs, black net hat, and multicolored floral bustles; the velvet-covered base with gold-tone plaque marked Les Silhouettes a la Mode, 29 Rue de Richelieu, Paris, underside of base fitted with paper label marked 15966 and numbered 225 in period ink script.
Estimate $100-150


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Lafitte Desirat, Paris, France

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