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Two China Shoulder Head Dolls and a Large Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll

Auction:
2722T
Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2722T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two China Shoulder Head Dolls and a Large Papier-mache Shoulder Head Doll, Germany and America, 19th century, the china shoulder head dolls with painted pale blue eyes, short black curly hair with center parts, cloth bodies, cotton and wool dresses and undergarments, kidskin arms and hands, and leatherette booties; the papier-mache shoulder head doll with painted brown eyes, smiling mouth, black curly hair with center part, cloth body, red kidskin arms, brown and taupe patterned dress, white cotton undergarments, red cotton stockings, and red leatherette booties.
Estimate $200-250

China head with red dress ht. 20 in. China head in black and white dress ht. 26 in. Papier-mache approx. ht. 28 in.


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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Doll, Large Papier-mache Shoulder Head, Germany

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