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German Miniature Taufling Baby in Early Carved Wooden Cradle

Lot Number: 
87
5" (13 cm.) doll. 8"l. cradle. A paper mache baby with solid domed swivel head on paper mache shoulder plate,has black enamel tiny eyes,paper mache lower torso,hands and feet,and wooden lower arms and legs,cloth midriff and upper limbs. The baby,wearing antique bonnet,is resting in an early carved wooden cradle with rare design features including curved wood support designed to protect baby from falling from cradle. Condition: doll is fair with very worn facial features,one foot chipped; cradle excellent. Comments: Germany,circa 1860. Value Points: charming tiny version of the taufling baby,rare cradle with excellent carving.
Realized Price: 
$700
Presale Estimate: 
300/500