Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll with Articulated Body

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15" (38 cm.) All wooden doll with one-piece head and shapely torso of slender-bodied woman, oval face and elongated throat, very full carved hair drawn into a braided coil at the back of head, painted complexion and facial features, blue eyes, painted upper eyeliner and single stroke brows, pert closed mouth, dowel-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees. Condition: generally excellent, chip on left hand, rub on nose paint. Comments: Grodnertal, circa 1840. Value Points: larger size with fine original painting and finish.
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