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Doll on stand

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Ceramic, textile, leather, hair, patent leather, beads, glass, paint
Overall: 27 x 16 x 4 in. ( 68.6 x 40.6 x 10.2 cm )
Doll with bisque shoulder head, blond wig with pin curls glued to pate, sleeping eyes, open mouth, and pink tinted cheeks; stuffed kid body with divided arm composed of stuffed kid upper arm, bisque lower arm, and molded hand, and divided leg with stuffed kid upper leg, stuffed cloth lower leg, and gusseted knee; cream colored satin bridal gown with lace trim and train, long veil made of netting with lace trim, petticoat, knickers, black patent leather shoes with buckles, pearl choker, and flowers attached to waist.
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According to Christie's appraiser Olivia Bristol, the bridal gown worn by this doll dates from the 1930s, while the doll itself dates from ca. 1900 (Christie's Appraisals, Inc., Auction Estimates, January 7, 1998).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group