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Chinese Wooden Door of Hope Girl with Unusual Coiffure

Lot Number: 
14
9" (23 cm.) Carved wooden head with very tan complexion,oval-shaped face with unusual expression,very tiny carved eyes with painted black centers,closed mouth,pale lips,carved ears,black painted hair pulled sharply away from her face with stippling details around her forehead,and forming into two coiled braids at the back,cloth body,wooden hands. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission,circa 1920. Value Points: rare model,the little girl with wonderfully-carved hair wears patterned cotton tunic with frog closures over cotton trousers and shirt,has beautifully embroidered silk slippers.
Realized Price: 
$700
Presale Estimate: 
600/900