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Character Bisque-Head Cymbalier Squeeze Toy

Auction:
2070
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$575$500

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Auction:
Sale #2070 - 2070
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 12, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Character Bisque-Head Cymbalier Squeeze Toy, Germany, for the French market, c. 1890, painted blue eyes, open-closed smiling mouth with molded teeth, flanged neck, impressed 13 225, curly blonde mohair wig showing under peaked felt hat, wire upper arms and legs, wooden lower limbs, press-bellows in torso (not squeaking) activates clapping of cymbals, crisp original polichinelle costume of pink and gray-blue lace-trimmed cotton, ht. of doll 9 1/2, to top of hat 11 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Cymbalier Squeeze Toy, Character Bisque-Head , Germany, Cymbalier Squeeze, Bisque, Cymbal, Hat