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Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Doll

Lot Number: 
17
13" (33 cm.) Carved wooden head with well-defined facial features,painted tiny eyes,brows,broad nose,closed mouth with full lips,carved hair with unusual coiled queue,cloth body,wooden hands posed to hold an object,carved wooden bare feet. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission doll,representing "Chang the Chinese Farmer",described in their catalog as being "carved from wood like ivory by a master Chinese craftsman" and having "gentle impassive features",circa 1920. Value Points: perfectly-preserved rare model with uniquely-sculpted coiled queue,wooden bare feet,and original costume of woven straw over blue denim work suit,woven hat and original wooden-handled metal rake.
Realized Price: 
$1,300
Presale Estimate: 
1100/1800