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Auction archive: Lot number 34

A Cuno & Otto, Dressel wax-over composition lady doll

Auction 25.10.2005
25 Oct 2005
Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$352 - US$529
Price realised:
£180
ca. US$317
Auction archive: Lot number 34

A Cuno & Otto, Dressel wax-over composition lady doll

Auction 25.10.2005
25 Oct 2005
Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$352 - US$529
Price realised:
£180
ca. US$317
Beschreibung:

A Cuno & Otto, Dressel wax-over composition lady doll with fixed bright blue eyes, blonde mohair ringlets, cotton stuffed adult body with waxed limbs, moulded yellow gloves and grey and black side-buttoning boots and attached knitted stockings with original ribbon garters --17in. (43cm.) high (repaired and redressed) ; a German wax-over composition cherub with painted feature, original wig and ribbon with hanging loop --11in. (28cm.) long (hand restored and lacks trumpet) ; a finely moulded poured wax Continental figure of the Christ Child with pale blue inset eyes and moulded loin cloth, with hanging hook, 19th century --8¼in. (21cm.) long (damaged) ; a pair of red wax 17th century style figures --13in. (33cm.) high ; and a limited edition Peggy Nisbet poured wax doll modelled as herself in 1950, wearing formal gown and fur stole --18in. (46cm.) high with tag acknowleding the assistance and inspiration of Faith. (6)

Auction archive: Lot number 34
Auction:
Datum:
25 Oct 2005
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

A Cuno & Otto, Dressel wax-over composition lady doll with fixed bright blue eyes, blonde mohair ringlets, cotton stuffed adult body with waxed limbs, moulded yellow gloves and grey and black side-buttoning boots and attached knitted stockings with original ribbon garters --17in. (43cm.) high (repaired and redressed) ; a German wax-over composition cherub with painted feature, original wig and ribbon with hanging loop --11in. (28cm.) long (hand restored and lacks trumpet) ; a finely moulded poured wax Continental figure of the Christ Child with pale blue inset eyes and moulded loin cloth, with hanging hook, 19th century --8¼in. (21cm.) long (damaged) ; a pair of red wax 17th century style figures --13in. (33cm.) high ; and a limited edition Peggy Nisbet poured wax doll modelled as herself in 1950, wearing formal gown and fur stole --18in. (46cm.) high with tag acknowleding the assistance and inspiration of Faith. (6)

Auction archive: Lot number 34
Auction:
Datum:
25 Oct 2005
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
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