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Lot 0236
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH WOODEN "QUEEN ANNE" TYPE DOLL WITH ELABORATE HAIR AND COURT DRESS 18". One-piece carved wooden head and torso, shapely bosom and waist, oval-shaped face, slender throat, blue glass eyes, painted arched, aquiline nose, closed mouth in straight line, wooden arms and legs with dowel-jointing at hips, cloth jointing at elbows and knees, glued-on leather shoes, blonde wig in towering arrangement and adorned with flowers and faux jewels, elaborate bead earrings, original silk court gown with fitted bodice and full skirt Commentary: Circa 1770’s doll exhibiting the extreme hair style of the Georgian period, original finish, paint wear on cheeks and overall crazing; original gown in worn and fragile condition; very rare early model with distinctive sculpting of facial shape.

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Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Oct 29, 2017