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Altered French Bisque Socket Head Boy Doll with Goatee and Moustache

Auction:
2722T
Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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

Description:

Altered French Bisque Socket Head Boy Doll with Goatee and Moustache, late 19th/early 20th century, head unmarked, with light brown mohair wig and glued pate, fixed blue glass eyes with painted lashes, brown painted moustache and goatee, bisque breast plate and arms, cloth body legs, ivory cotton shirt, embroidered silk vest, black wool and silk jacket and matching trousers, and black leatherette booties; together with metal and wood doll stand, doll ht. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

This was originally a girl doll - its hair has been cut and facial hair added to make it resemble a boy doll with a goatee. Earrings still visible.


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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