Peg doll (unseen);
Lot 103

Rare large Grodnertal wooden doll in original clothes, German circa 1840
Sold for £5,760 (US$ 9,681) inc. premium
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Rare large Grodnertal wooden doll in original clothes, German circa 1840
The painted gesso head with finely painted light brown eyes, lashes and eyebrows, finely carved nose, ears, shaped chin, rouged cheeks, painted red mouth and nostrils, black painted hair with fine tendrils and gold tuck-comb, having long slender neck to carved wooden body jointed at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, with painted gesso lower arms and legs and painted pink slippers, wearing a long cream gown with blue silk blouse and hem, bonnet and underclothes, (lacks one original earring), 46cm (18in) tall.
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