Important portrait-type carved wooden doll, German circa 1820
Lot 111
Important portrait-type carved wooden doll, German circa 1820
Sold for £8,400 (US$ 14,118) inc. premium
Lot Details
Important portrait-type carved wooden doll, German circa 1820
The painted gesso head with finely painted brown eyes with lashes and eyebrows, carved nose and shaped chin, rouged cheeks, painted red mouth and nostrils, having long slender neck to carved wooden body with gesso lower arms and legs, painted amber slippers, jointed at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, wearing original long cream silk gown with full length sleeves, lace and wool trim, brown bonnet, shift and broken glass bead necklace, (some damage to left hand and foot, expected wear to gesso), 45cm (17 3/4in) tall.
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  1. Rachel Gotch
    Specialist - Toys and Dolls
    Bonhams
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    London, SW7 1HH
    United Kingdom
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