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Composition Lady Doll as "Renoir" from Rare Portrait Series

Lot Number: 
135
21" (53 cm.) All-composition with socket head, brown sleep eyes, real lashes, painted grey eyelids and eye shadow, three painted lashes at each outer eye corner, fringed brows, closed mouth with very full red lips, brunette mohair wig in very elaborate coiffure with cascading ringlet curls from the back crown, jointing at shoulders and hips. She is wearing original beige taffeta gown with black lace edging and ruffles and magenta silk ribbons and waist bow, elaborate bustle at the back, black lace fingerless gloves, ruffled petticoat, pantalets, stockings, black tie shoes, and a grand bonnet with upturned sides and lavishly-arranged clusters of roses and leaves. The panties are tagged "Madame Alexander New York USA". Very good condition, faint craze lines, dress color oxidized from pale blue color. Madame Alexander, 1946, from her luxury portrait series, the doll appeared on the back cover of Playthings Magazine, July 1946 with the name "Renoir".
Realized Price: 
$1,600
Presale Estimate: 
1500/2500