10-10-2009 10-10-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
October 10, 2009 11:00AMCalender
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Rare Martha Chase Charles Dickens Character, "Little Nell,"

$2,844$2,400
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2476 Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 10, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Rare Martha Chase Charles Dickens Character, "Little Nell," Pawtucket, Rhode Island, c. 1920, painted stockinette head with molded and painted features, blue painted eyes, heavily brush stroked brown hair with molded braids, sateen body with original label, painted stockinette limbs, wearing original cotton dress and brown leather shoes, ht. 15.5 in., (excellent).

Note: Little Nell is a famous character from Charles Dickens' book The Old Curiosity Shop.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

excellent

Keywords

Martha Chase Charles Dickens Character, Rhode Island, stockinette head, Pawtucket, Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop