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Auction 2196

April 12, 2003 10:00AM

04-12-2003 04-12-2003

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Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Seven Ages of Man Paper Doll

Seven Ages of Man Paper Doll

Lot:
93
Sold for:
$470$400

Seven Ages of Man Paper Doll, advertising Kirkman's Borax Soap on backs of costumes, doll as a baby with six outfits, five hats, taking figure to old age, plus sheet of More ...

Seven Ages of Man Paper Doll

Seven Ages of Man Paper Doll

Lot:
94
Sold for:
$235$200

Seven Ages of Man Paper Doll, based on Shakespeare's As You Like It, doll, six outfits, four More ...

The Girl's Doll with Eight Beautiful Dresses Boxed Set

The Girl's Doll with Eight Beautiful Dresses Boxed Set

Lot:
95
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

The Girl's Doll with Eight Beautiful Dresses Boxed Set, 6 1/2-inch doll (bend and mend below knee), eight outfits, one with doll in similar dress, seven hats or headpieces, original box (breaks More ...

Jenny Lind Boxed Paper Doll

Jenny Lind Boxed Paper Doll

Lot:
96
Sold for:
$940$800

Jenny Lind Boxed Paper Doll, mid-19th century, 5-inch doll, eight outfits numbered 1-8, headdress No.2, in original box (solid, some stains and trim loss to lid), 4 x 6 1/2 More ...

The Boy's Doll

The Boy's Doll

Lot:
97
Sold for:
$294$250

The Boy's Doll, Germany, 7-inch doll (bend at neck), six costumes, More ...

Small American Lady and Her Children Box and Dolls

Small American Lady and Her Children Box and Dolls

Lot:
98
Sold for:
$235$200

Small American Lady and Her Children Box and Dolls, three 4-inch child dolls, two girls (identical) with four outfits, two hats; boy with two outfits, box with lithographed cover (some More ...

Small American Lady and Her Children Boxed Set

Small American Lady and Her Children Boxed Set

Lot:
99
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Small American Lady and Her Children Boxed Set, two 5 1/4-inch lady dolls (one with stain on chest, one with wrinkles), six outfits (two are duplicates), two 4-inch children (bends), three boy More ...

Chinese Dolls Boxed Set

Chinese Dolls Boxed Set

Lot:
100
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

Chinese Dolls Boxed Set, three dolls, one 3 3/4-inch doll with four overlaying outfits, two 2 3/4-inch dolls with four overlaying outfits, elaborate costuming, in original box depicting three More ...

Very Early Portrait Bust of a Woman with Mica Overlays

Very Early Portrait Bust of a Woman with Mica Overlays

Lot:
101
Sold for:
$5,581$4,750

Very Early Portrait Bust of a Woman with Mica Overlays, possibly 17th century, dark haired lady in aubergine dress with eight mica overlays of costume accessories, all female, in black, red, gray More ...

Very Early Lady with Mica Overlays

Very Early Lady with Mica Overlays

Lot:
102
Sold for:
$22,325$19,000

Very Early Lady with Mica Overlays, possibly 17th century, full-length painted figure of a lady holding a fan, with twenty-one painted mica overlays of various costumes, eight male, eleven female, More ...

Taglioni Boxed Paper Doll

Taglioni Boxed Paper Doll

Lot:
103
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Taglioni Boxed Paper Doll, c. 1830, 5 1/4-inch doll, front and back doll and six outfits, one headdress, in bright colors, solid original box, 4 x 6 1/2 More ...

Handmade Dancing Paper Doll

Handmade Dancing Paper Doll

Lot:
104
Sold for:
$294$250

Handmade Dancing Paper Doll, 19th century, fabric costume on articulated paper figure, ht. 12 More ...

Handmade Dancing Paper Doll

Handmade Dancing Paper Doll

Lot:
105
Sold for:
$470$400

Handmade Dancing Paper Doll, mid-19th century, fabric costume on articulated paper doll, with hoop petticoat, fabric flower trim, ht. 16 More ...

Paper Dancing Doll

Paper Dancing Doll

Lot:
106
Sold for:
$59$50

Paper Dancing Doll, commercially printed head, handmade articulated paper body with gold paper boots and net over blue tissue paper costume, ht. 16 More ...

The Boston Lady and Her Children Boxed Set

The Boston Lady and Her Children Boxed Set

Lot:
107
Sold for:
$6,169$5,250

The Boston Lady and Her Children Boxed Set, two identical 9 1/2-inch lady dolls, 7-inch boy and girl dolls (deep bends at knees), eight children's outfits, including one that is also found with More ...

Handmade Paper Doll from Sweden and Sheet of German Costumes

Handmade Paper Doll from Sweden and Sheet of German Costumes

Lot:
108
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

Handmade Paper Doll from Sweden and Sheet of German Costumes, c. 1840, lady in profile with severe countenance, three outfits, four accessory pieces, plus two costumes on a separate sheet, (some More ...

The Dancing Doll Boxed Set

The Dancing Doll Boxed Set

Lot:
109
Sold for:
$3,878$3,300

The Dancing Doll Boxed Set, 8-inch character doll with big smile, moveable eyes (one not moving, mend at neck), dancing limbs, operating "at the measure of a pendulum", six dresses (one an More ...

Large Group of Handmade Paper Dolls

Large Group of Handmade Paper Dolls

Lot:
110
Sold for:
$588$500

Large Group of Handmade Paper Dolls, 19th century, aqua-tinted, nine small dolls including babies and children, with many outfits for each, all loosely mounted on six bright blue cardboard sheets, More ...

Box for La Danseuse de Paris Paper Doll

Box for La Danseuse de Paris Paper Doll

Lot:
111
Sold for:
$353$300

Box for La Danseuse de Paris Paper Doll, c. 1840s, cover depicts dancer of the period, box, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 More ...

Die Familie Box

Die Familie Box

Lot:
112
Sold for:
$47$40

Die Familie Box, brightly colored box depicting family, set incomplete, no dolls, five stands, several More ...

Female National Costumes of Europe in Original Box

Female National Costumes of Europe in Original Box

Lot:
113
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

Female National Costumes of Europe in Original Box, two 6-inch dolls, eight outfits as pictured on box cover, three hats, (box broken down), 7 x 10 More ...

Portfolio of Over Fifty Uncut Magazine Sheets

Portfolio of Over Fifty Uncut Magazine Sheets

Lot:
114
Sold for:
$646$550

Portfolio of Over Fifty Uncut Magazine Sheets, including Delineator, Pictorial Review, The Designer, Ladies' World, Women's Home Companion, etc., in spiral-bound black portfolio, 16 x 18 More ...

Watercolor of "The Lady at Home" with Six Overlays

Watercolor of "The Lady at Home" with Six Overlays

Lot:
115
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

Watercolor of "The Lady at Home" with Six Overlays, mid-19th century, bust of a lady in watercolor and gouache, with six overlays in various costumes: at the opera, country girl, Diana More ...

Set of Nine Hand-Drawn Ladies' Costumes with Transferable Head

Set of Nine Hand-Drawn Ladies' Costumes with Transferable Head

Lot:
116
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

Set of Nine Hand-Drawn Ladies' Costumes with Transferable Head, aqua-tinted, each costume matted separately, head fits into slot at neck, matted size 9 x 11, two are 10 x 11 More ...

Oriental Figures with Mica Overlays

Oriental Figures with Mica Overlays

Lot:
117
Sold for:
$940$800

Oriental Figures with Mica Overlays, probably early to mid-19th century, board with two painted heads, one front and one three-quarter view in desert scene, ten mica overlays, six as women, four as More ...

Izannah Walker Oil Painted Cloth Doll

Izannah Walker Oil Painted Cloth Doll

Lot:
118
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Izannah Walker Oil Painted Cloth Doll, Central Falls, Rhode Island, c. 1860s, oil painted head and lower limbs, brown eyes, softly painted mouth, short dark hair, brushstrokes in front of molded More ...

Tiny Martha Chase Cloth Doll

Tiny Martha Chase Cloth Doll

Lot:
119
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

Tiny Martha Chase Cloth Doll, early 20th century, molded and painted features, blue eyes, blonde hair with heavy brushstrokes, blonde eyebrows, closed mouth, cheek coloring, applied ears with More ...

Large Early Izannah Walker Cloth Doll

Large Early Izannah Walker Cloth Doll

Lot:
120
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

Large Early Izannah Walker Cloth Doll, Central Falls, Rhode Island, mid 19th century, prototype for the Walker dolls of the 1860-70s, molded and painted features, large brown shaded eyes, closed More ...

Izannah Walker Cloth Doll with Bare Feet

Izannah Walker Cloth Doll with Bare Feet

Lot:
121
Sold for:
$6,463$5,500

Izannah Walker Cloth Doll with Bare Feet, Central Falls, c. 1860s, oil painted head and lower limbs, large expressive shaded brown eyes, center part short dark hair brushstroked at temples, molded More ...

Three Brown-Eyed China Head Dolls

Three Brown-Eyed China Head Dolls

Lot:
122
Sold for:
$499$425

Three Brown-Eyed China Head Dolls, Germany, c. 1860s, all with short black hair, cloth bodies, center-part lady with exposed ears, outlined and highlighted eyes (wear, damage to shoulderplate); lady More ...