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Early Grodnertal Wooden Doll as Doll and Notions Peddler Lady

Lot Number: 
27
7" (18 cm.) An all-wooden doll with painted black hair highlighted by spit curls onto forehead and yellow tuck comb has painted complexion and facial features,all-wooden body with dowel-jointing at shoulders,elbows,hips and knees,and wearing early brown cotton print gown. Condition: generally excellent,original finish perfectly preserved. Comments: Gordnertal doll,circa 1850,presented for the English market as a peddler lady offering sewing notions and dolls. On her table are arranged a myriad of tiny laces,ribbons and buttons,sewing tools such as tiny scissors,various papers with lettered names "Robert","Margaret" and "John",several tiny doll costumes,and five tiny dolls including two mini Grodnertal woodens.
Realized Price: 
$4,100
Presale Estimate: 
900/1300