September 23rd & 24th 2016 Toys, Dolls, Marbles & Figural Cast Iron
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/23/2016
Vibrant coloring to the bisque head which has enormous brown paperweight eyes, heavy rose colored eye shadowing and a nicely detailed mouth with the hint of a tongue. Marked on rear of head in a scroll F.G., with ‘9’ above. She is on an interesting body consisting of compo lower legs, compo and wood arms, papier mache shoulder plate(restored) and a cloth torso. Dressed in many layers of antique undergarments, a corset, and her dress and wig are of a French style but not original to her. A note attached to her dress indicates that this doll was once owned by: Queen Ranalavona III of Madagascar who died in Algiers in 1917. Bisque head appears to be free of hairlines/cracks however cork pate glued tight, a minute rub to underside of dimpled chin.

Item Dimensions: 27-1/2'' T.
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $375.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,320.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Saturday, September 24, 2016.
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