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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
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  • J.B. Shepherd Philadelphia Cloth Baby

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $3,851$3,250

    J.B. Shepherd Philadelphia Cloth Baby, c. 1900, with molded and painted stockinette shoulder head, lower arms, and legs, closed mouth, painted brown eyes and hair, molded features with nicely more ...

  • Rare Papier-mache Doll with Molded Bonnet

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $4,444$3,750

    Rare Papier-mache Doll with Molded Bonnet, attributed to Lowenthal & Comp., Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, black pupil-less glass eyes, outstanding painted dark purple bonnet with more ...

  • Papier-mache Scottish Highlander

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $4,148$3,500

    Papier-mache Scottish Highlander, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head with rare molded helmet, molded and painted features including brown finely brush stroked hair and one exposed more ...

  • Rare Molded Bonnet China Lady with Wood Body

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $6,518$5,500

    Rare Molded Bonnet China Lady with Wood Body, Germany, c. 1860, flesh-toned glazed porcelain shoulder head, painted and molded features with rare molded yellow bonnet with pink ribbon, black hair, more ...

  • Wood-body China Lady

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $2,963$2,500

    Wood-body China Lady, Germany, c. 1860, glazed porcelain shoulder head with painted and molded features, Queen Victoria hairstyle with exposed ears and coiled bun in back, blue eyes, jointed wooden more ...

  • China Doll with Wood Body Riding an Elephant

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $2,015$1,700

    China Doll with Wood Body Riding an Elephant, Germany, c. 1860, doll ht. 3, glazed porcelain shoulder head with painted and molded features, molded black short hair, jointed wooden body with china more ...

  • Early Wooden Dolls in an Early Victorian Domed Vignette

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $9,480$8,000

    Early Wooden Dolls in an Early Victorian Domed Vignette, with a papier-mache faux landscape and tree limbs, containing seven Grodnertal-type wood dolls of various sizes, c. 1820, all with gessoed more ...

  • Papier-mache Lady with Glass Eyes

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $3,318$2,800

    Papier-mache Lady with Glass Eyes, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, black center-part hair with long molded sausage curls, exposed ears, molded painted features with pupil-less brown more ...

  • Squeak Toy Baby in Wire Basket

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $2,133$1,800

    Squeak Toy Baby in Wire Basket, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache socket head and shoulder plate, molded and painted features, blue eyes, black hair, molded neck ruffle, bunting containing squeak more ...

  • Small Papier-mache Child with Glass Eyes

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $3,081$2,600

    Small Papier-mache Child with Glass Eyes, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head with short molded and painted black hair, brown pupil-less glass eyes, closed mouth, original cloth body with more ...

  • Miniature Painted Pine Dutch-style Dough Box

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $1,007$850

    Miniature Painted Pine Dutch-style Dough Box, late 19th/early 20th century, top painted with reserves of flowers and leaves on a rose pink ground, the interior lined with wallpaper, on splayed legs, more ...

  • Papier-mache Milliner Model with Molded Bun

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    Papier-mache Milliner Model with Molded Bun, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, painted and molded center-part hair swept back to coiled braided bun, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, more ...

  • Papier-mache Lady Head with Rare Brown Human Hair Wig

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $2,370$2,000

    Papier-mache Lady Head with Rare Brown Human Hair Wig, attributed to Andreas Voit, Germany, c. 1830, papier-mache shoulder head, wig with coiled front tendrils and coiled braid in back, original more ...

  • Rare Papier-mache Doll's Head

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $2,370$2,000

    Rare Papier-mache Doll's Head, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head, ht. 5.75, molded and painted features, brown painted eyes, closed mouth, rare hairstyle with brown painted hair, large more ...

  • Papier-mache Doll Head with Apollo Knot Hairstyle

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $1,126$950

    Papier-mache Doll Head with Apollo Knot Hairstyle, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, painted molded features, elaborately molded high beehive hairstyle with side curls, blue painted more ...

  • China Lady with Portrait-type Face

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $5,036$4,250

    China Lady with Portrait-type Face, Germany, c. 1850, attributed to Kloster Veilsdorf, glazed porcelain shoulder head, painted and molded features with blue eyes, well painted and molded black hair more ...

  • Alice-type China Child with Taufling-type Body

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $7,110$6,000

    Alice-type China Child with Taufling-type Body, Germany, c. 1860, attributed to Kister, glazed porcelain flange neck with painted and molded features, blue eyes, dark brown hair pulled back with more ...

  • Bonnet Head Parian Doll in Frame

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $770$650

    Bonnet Head Parian Doll in Frame, late 19th century, the doll with floral bonnet and black hair, with bisque arms and gray silk dress, mounted in central oval surround of a rectangular fabric mat more ...

  • Papier-mache Gentleman

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $2,844$2,400

    Papier-mache Gentleman, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, short painted black hair with finely brush stroked bangs and nape of neck, pupil-less brown glass eyes, closed mouth, pierced more ...

  • French Papier-mache Lady

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $1,304$1,100

    French Papier-mache Lady, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head, black painted hair with brush strokes, brown pupil-less glass eyes, open mouth with four teeth, gusseted kid body, wearing a gauze and more ...

  • Important Kris Kringle Doll

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $14,220$12,000

    Important Kris Kringle Doll, Germany, c. 1852, papier mache shoulder head with molded and painted features, short curly black hair with brush stroked front bangs, blue painted eyes, closed mouth, more ...

  • Early Papier-mache Lady with Open Mouth

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $889$750

    Early Papier-mache Lady with Open Mouth, France, c. 1840, fine quality papier-mache shoulder head with painted black pate and original brown human hair wig, dark brown pupil-less glass eyes, finely more ...

  • Parian Swaddling Baby

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $593$500

    Parian Swaddling Baby, Germany, c. 1860, untinted bisque shoulder head with painted and molded features, blue painted eyes, brown short hair, cloth body with bisque limbs, holding two blown glass more ...

  • Simon & Halbig Parian Lady

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $1,778$1,500

    Simon & Halbig Parian Lady, Germany, c. 1880, untinted bisque socket neck and shoulder plate, molded blonde hair with black hair ribbon, blue painted eyes, painted brows and lashes, closed mouth, more ...

  • French China Lady

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $2,844$2,400

    French China Lady, attributed to Jacob Petit, France, c. 1840, a fine quality pink-tinted glazed porcelain shoulder head with long neck (head not removed from body to find markings), painted and more ...

  • Papier-mache Gentleman with Mustache

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $3,555$3,000

    Papier-mache Gentleman with Mustache, Germany, c. 1840, papier-mache shoulder head, molded and painted black short curly hair with finely brush-stroked bangs and sideburns, molded and painted more ...

  • Rare American Tin Toy Sled

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $1,778$1,500

    Rare American Tin Toy Sled, c. 1870, light brown painted tin sled with stenciled decoration of an American flag above a domed roof, possibly the Capitol rotunda and stenciled "OUR COUNTRY," also more ...

  • Papier-mache Gentleman

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $1,067$900

    Papier-mache Gentleman, Germany, c. 1850, papier-mache shoulder head, molded and painted features, brown painted eyes, black center-part hairstyle with finely brush-stroked bangs, milliner-type more ...

  • China Gentleman Dressed as a Soldier

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $593$500

    China Gentleman Dressed as a Soldier, Germany, c. 1860, attributed to Kestner, glazed porcelain shoulder head with painted and molded features, short black hair with finely brush-stroked bangs, blue more ...

  • Rare Martha Chase "Alice in Wonderland" Four-Piece Set

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $40,290$34,000

    Rare Martha Chase "Alice in Wonderland" Four-Piece Set, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, c. 1920, this rare set consists of four characters: Alice, The Mad Hatter, the Duchess, and one Frog Footman; Alice more ...