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Large German Porcelain Doll with Brown Painted Eyes and Beautifully-Painted Hair

Lot Number: 
11
27" (69 cm.) Pink-tinted porcelain shoulder head with black sculpted hair waved away from face and partially covering the ears,wide pouf wings at the sides forming into a tightly-coiled braided chignon at the back,painted brown upper glancing eyes,red and black upper eyeliner,single stroke black brows,circle accents at nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with outlined lips,commercial muslin stitch-jointed body with leather arms and porcelain hands,beautiful antique royal blue silk costume. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany,circa 1860. Value Points: grand size allows fine definition of sculpting enhanced by exquisite feathered painting of hair around the forehead,rarer brown eyes,pink-tinted complexion,rare body with original porcelain hands.
Realized Price: 
$10,000
Presale Estimate: 
800/1200