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Door of Hope School Boy Doll

Auction:
2345
Lot:
651
Sold for:
$940$800

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Door of Hope School Boy Doll, China, early 20th century, doll with delicately carved head and hands, short side-part hair, pink lip color, very clean pear wood with hint of cheek blushing, cloth body, gray trousers, pink silk tunic lined in blue silk, bright blue jacket with frog closings, black shoes (slight wear to tips of shoes), clothing very crisp and bright, with round paper tag marked School boy and illegible numbers, possibly the original price, ht. 8 in.
Estimate $900-1,200

Keywords

China, delicately carved head , Tunic