Discovery Auction

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02116 Boston, MA
United States
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Date of the auction: 10.10.2012

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1969 Pontiac GTO Hardtop, VIN 242379G1O42541969 Pontiac GTO Hardtop, VIN...

1969 Pontiac GTO Hardtop, VIN 242379G1O4254, odometer reads 81,522 miles, two-door with cream interior, yellow repaint on exterior, Condition: Not running, repaint, has had some body work, needs repair. Provenance: Descended from the estate of Irene Jacob. This car has been garaged for a number of

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$9,000

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Early Simon Halbig Bisque Shoulder Head DollEarly Simon Halbig Bisque...

Early Simon Halbig Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1885, open mouth, cut in teeth, brown stationary eyes, slight smile and overbite, marked 10 S.H.6, new wig, kid body, bisque lower hands, ht. 16 in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Blonde Parian Shoulder Head DollBlonde Parian Shoulder Head Doll

Blonde Parian Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1860s, blue painted eyes, short blonde flat-top hairstyle, deep shoulder plate with three sew holes, cloth body, kid lower arms, original undergarments and brown dress with red ricrac trim, blue stitched-on leather boots with brown boots added, ht. 22

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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China Shoulder Head DollChina Shoulder Head Doll

China Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, pale blue painted eyes, short black curly hair, lightly marked 3 on back of shoulder plate, cloth body, china lower arms and legs, ht. 20 in

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Early Shoulder Head French Fashion DollEarly Shoulder Head French Fashion Doll

Early Shoulder Head French Fashion Doll, France, c. 1870, possibly Huret, cobalt blue stationary eyes, closed mouth, new skin wig over cork pate, shoulder head on gusseted kid body, marked in green block letters on chest HURET, new green dress, ht. 16 in

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Large Papier-mache Greiner DollLarge Papier-mache Greiner Doll

Large Papier-mache Greiner Doll, 1858 label, cloth body, kid arms, old dress and shoes, ht. 31 in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$350 - US$450

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Bisque Shoulder Head DollBisque Shoulder Head Doll

Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, marked AM 370, brown sleeping eyes, cloth body with ne plus ultra joints, composition lower arms, ht. 14 in

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$50 - US$75

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Chase Stockinet DollChase Stockinet Doll

Chase Stockinet Doll, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, dark gray eyes, lashes, blonde hair, painted lower limbs, very clean sateen-covered body, The Chase Stockinet Doll paper label on back of torso, pink cotton dress, ht. 24 in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Moravian Cloth DollMoravian Cloth Doll

Moravian Cloth Doll, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Ladies Sewing Society of Central Moravian Church, flat face doll with painted features, brown hair framing lace-trimmed pink bonnet with crocheted outer bonnet, stitch-jointed limbs, mitten hands, stitched fingers, pink checked cotton dress, white apron

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Three Handmade Folk Dolls with ProvenanceThree Handmade Folk Dolls with...

Three Handmade Folk Dolls with Provenance, known in the family as "Topsy Turvy," "Little Mama," and "Little Dog," the topsy turvy has white face and black mammy face, all with embroidered features, ht. 11 1/2 to 14 in.; several pages of family history detailing owners and including tintype of

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Witherspoon Painted Rag Doll and Black ManWitherspoon Painted Rag Doll and...

Witherspoon Painted Rag Doll and Black Man, painted doll with brown eyes, blue outfit, paper label on back "Witherspoon Rag Doll Pat. applied for New Orleans" and a black doll with stiffened fabric face, wrapped in plaid blanket, ht. 9, 12 in

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Black-haired China Doll with Pierced EarsBlack-haired China Doll with...

Black-haired China Doll with Pierced Ears, Germany, hair crowning and framing face, swept to side with finely brushed strokes, molded band and bun of curls in back, large ear holes, three holes in plate, cloth body, mitt hands, ht. 19 in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Large AM 390 Bisque Head DollLarge AM 390 Bisque Head Doll

Large AM 390 Bisque Head Doll, Germany, brown eyes set stationary, auburn mohair wig, jointed body, old white cotton dress, ht. 25 in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Pale Blonde Mohair Bear with ChairPale Blonde Mohair Bear with Chair

Pale Blonde Mohair Bear with Chair, Germany, probably Steiff, black shoebutton eyes, embroidered nose and mouth, long mohair, felt pads with replaced embroidered claws, dressed in shirt and pants, green painted chair, both ht. 16 in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Swivel Neck Bisque Head DollSwivel Neck Bisque Head Doll

Swivel Neck Bisque Head Doll, Germany, blue sleeping eyes, open mouth, square teeth, partially legible mark 325/6, blonde human hair wig, kid body, bisque lower hands, white dress, ht. 17 in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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China Shoulder Head DollChina Shoulder Head Doll

China Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, 1850s, center-part black hair with curls close to head, blue eyes, rosy cheeks, three sew holes, cloth body, long china arms, flat black molded shoes, red plaid dress, ht. 17 in. Provenance: From the collection of Ruth C. Burger

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Large Rollinson Molded Cloth DollLarge Rollinson Molded Cloth Doll

Large Rollinson Molded Cloth Doll, Utley Doll Co., Holyoke, Massachusetts, oil-painted stockinet head with single seam on back, painted lower limbs, big brown eyes, applied ears, slightly smiling mouth, short blonde hair, sateen-covered body, pink cotton dress, black leather shoes, ht. 25 in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,200

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Black-haired China DollBlack-haired China Doll

Black-haired China Doll, Germany, late 19th century, light blue painted eyes, short black hair low on brow, cloth body, china lower arms and legs, dressed in fancy gown which may be a copy of one referred to in a note with the doll: "Emily Donilson was the wife of Andrew Jackson's nephew. The gown

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Bru Jne 3 Circle Dot Bisque Head BebeBru Jne 3 Circle Dot Bisque Head Bebe

Bru Jne 3 Circle Dot Bisque Head Bebe, France, early 1880s, vibrant blue lined paperweight eyes, closed mouth with space between lips, deep shoulder plate with molded bosom, cork pate with leather cap from original skin wig, impressed with circle dot and Bru Jne marks, raised 3 at base of head

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Maggie Bessie Painted Cloth DollMaggie Bessie Painted Cloth Doll

Maggie Bessie Painted Cloth Doll, Salem, North Carolina, late 19th/early 20th century, made by Moravian sisters Maggie and Bessie Pfohl, doll with hand-painted face, large blue eyes, softly smiling outlined red mouth, painted short hair, cloth body with attached limbs, painted lower limbs, cotton

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Large Brown-eyed China DollLarge Brown-eyed China Doll

Large Brown-eyed China Doll, Germany, c. 1860, light brown painted eyes, brown lined eyebrows, molded lids, lower lashes, black curly hair around head, smiling expression, cloth body, leather shoes, ht. 30 in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Pink-tint China Shoulder Head Doll with Brown EyesPink-tint China Shoulder...

Pink-tint China Shoulder Head Doll with Brown Eyes, Germany, c. 1850s, even pink shading with rosy cheeks, black center-part hair with sausage curls, three sew holes, cloth body with kid arms, old white undergarments and cotton dress, pink leather shoes, ht. 19 1/2 in. Provenance: From the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Large Simon Halbig 1009 DollLarge Simon Halbig 1009 Doll

Large Simon Halbig 1009 Doll, Germany, blue sleeping eyes, open mouth, impressed S 13 H 1009 DEP at top of crown, socket head on bisque shoulder plate, gusseted kid body, new wig and clothes, ht. 28 in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Large Composition Shoulder Head DollLarge Composition Shoulder Head Doll

Large Composition Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, late 19th century, blue glass eyes, blonde human hair wig, cloth body, kid arms, ht. 26 in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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All-bisque Doll with Swivel NeckAll-bisque Doll with Swivel Neck

All-bisque Doll with Swivel Neck, Germany, cobalt blue glass eyes, closed mouth, long blonde mohair wig in braids, jointed neck, shoulders, hips, blue heeled boots, ht. 5 1/2 in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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"Door of Hope" Boy with Two Additional Asian Dolls"Door of Hope" Boy with...

"Door of Hope" Boy with Two Additional Asian Dolls, the Door of Hope with original outfit with applied fine appliqued buttons and frog closures, (appears to be missing braid or hat), ht. 8; dowel figure with painted details and a theatrical figure, ht. 6, 11 in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Two Skookum Dolls and PapooseTwo Skookum Dolls and Papoose

Two Skookum Dolls and Papoose, composition heads, man with eyes to right, dressed, Skookum label on sole of boot, woman with eyes to left, holding papoose, ht. 15, 16 1/2 in

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Four China Shoulder Head DollsFour China Shoulder Head Dolls

Four China Shoulder Head Dolls, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, two with black hair, cloth bodies, bisque and china limbs; two blonde, one with molded blouse marked Agnes, cloth body, wooden legs, kid arms, ht. 7 to 9 in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Izannah Walker Cloth DollIzannah Walker Cloth Doll

Izannah Walker Cloth Doll, Central Falls, Rhode Island, mid-19th century, stockinet pressed into mold, facial features and hair oil-painted, applied ears, single sausage curl in front of each ear, wispy hair at nape of neck, lower limbs painted, bare feet with stitched toes, white cotton

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Oct 2012

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Martha Chase George Washington Cloth DollMartha Chase George Washington...

Martha Chase George Washington Cloth Doll, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, early 20th century, oil-painted stockinet head, molded and painted features, blue eyes, grey hair with ponytail, cloth body, painted lower limbs, ecru satin vest and pants, blue wool jacket with ecru satin lining, matching vest and

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,000

Date: 10 Oct 2012