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Auction archive: Lot number 526

A poured wax-headed doll modelled as a child

Auction 03.12.1998
3 Dec 1998
Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$334 - US$501
Price realised:
£207
ca. US$345
Auction archive: Lot number 526

A poured wax-headed doll modelled as a child

Auction 03.12.1998
3 Dec 1998
Estimate
£200 - £300
ca. US$334 - US$501
Price realised:
£207
ca. US$345
Beschreibung:

A poured wax-headed doll modelled as a child with slightly turned head, blue eyes, inset fair hair and stuffed body with wax limbs, dressed in original pink wool frock, white jacket trimmed with black, underwear, straw hat, muff and leather shoes -- 18in. (46cm.) high, Circa 1870 (head restored, thumb and toes broken) ; and two wax/over composition-headed dolls, Jemima a pumpkin head with dark sleeping eyes, stuffed body with carved wooden limbs and pink painted boots, dressed in velvet with cream cape -- 23in. (59cm.) high (cracking to wax); the other with blue eyes, blonde ringlets inset and stuffed body with black leather arms, dressed in blue with straw hat -- 15in. (38cm.) high (cracking to wax) (3)

Auction archive: Lot number 526
Auction:
Datum:
3 Dec 1998
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
Beschreibung:

A poured wax-headed doll modelled as a child with slightly turned head, blue eyes, inset fair hair and stuffed body with wax limbs, dressed in original pink wool frock, white jacket trimmed with black, underwear, straw hat, muff and leather shoes -- 18in. (46cm.) high, Circa 1870 (head restored, thumb and toes broken) ; and two wax/over composition-headed dolls, Jemima a pumpkin head with dark sleeping eyes, stuffed body with carved wooden limbs and pink painted boots, dressed in velvet with cream cape -- 23in. (59cm.) high (cracking to wax); the other with blue eyes, blonde ringlets inset and stuffed body with black leather arms, dressed in blue with straw hat -- 15in. (38cm.) high (cracking to wax) (3)

Auction archive: Lot number 526
Auction:
Datum:
3 Dec 1998
Auction house:
Christie's
London, South Kensington
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