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Black "Mammy" Doll

Auction:
2855B
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2855B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 25, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Black "Mammy" Doll, Martha Chase, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, c. 1900, with painted stockinet body and facial features, the arms and legs with stitched joints, fingers, and toes, dressed in a brown close-fitting shirt, white lace apron, and red head scarf and bandana, printed paper label reading in part "The Chase Stockinet Doll...," with blue "Chase Stockinet Doll Trade Mark" stamp, (minor wear), ht. 26 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Martha Chase, Chase, Doll, Fashion, Headgear, Kerchief, Neckwear, Scarf, Pawtucket

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