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Lot: 19. Superb Character Doll of Aged Man with Elaborate Original Folklore Costume

21" (53 cm.) Solid-domed shoulder head,presumably of earthenware,has sculpted white hair,sideburns,moustache,beard and brows,and depicts an aged man with well-defined age lines and furrows,prominent nose,closed mouth with downcast lips,painted downcast eyes,on original muslin body with earthenware hands and feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: early 20th century,maker unknown. Value Points: superb characterization and artistic painting of features,wearing his original folklore costume of embroidered silk,fringed linen,with silver belt,spurs,and accessories

Realized Price: 2000


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