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Rare American Cloth Doll of Brown-Haired Lady, Coiffure, Original Box by Martha Chase

Lot Number: 
87
15" (38 cm.) All-cloth doll with pressed and oil-painted facial features of slender-shaped face, brown sculpted hair drawn from her face into a coiled chignon at the back, painted large brown eyes, red eyeliner, curly upper lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth in very solemn expression, sateen cover on torso, oil-painted limbs with stitch-jointing at shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, separately-stitched thumbs, Condition: near mint. Marks: (Chase logo stamp on leg) The Chase Stockinet Doll (label on back torso). Comments: Martha Chase, circa 1910, from her series of storybook characters. Value Points: perfectly-preserved doll with rare hair style, rare brown eyes, preserved in her original labeled box.
Realized Price: 
$1,700
Presale Estimate: 
2000/2500