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Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Amah with Child

Lot Number: 
12
11" (28 cm.) Carved socket head with sculpted black hair in simple coiffure,captured in a tight chignon at the back of her head,sculpted eye sockets and lips,tinted brows,pupils,and lips,smiling expression,cloth body,wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission,circa 1920,depicted is the Amah (nanny) and her 5" young charge,also with carved wooden head and painted features. Value Points: each wear their original traditional costumes,hand-sewn at the Mission,the child with a delightful cap,still tied with original strings to the Amah.
Realized Price: 
$950
Presale Estimate: 
1200/1500