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Very Rare Chinese Door of Hope Doll Representing a Plump-Faced Smiling Child

Lot Number: 
20
8.5" (22 cm.) Carved wooden head with high dome and round chubby face,painted tiny black eyes,brows,closed mouth with smiling expression,painted fringe of hair around his scalp,cloth body. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Chinese Door of Hope mission,circa 1920. Value Points: rare round-faced child model with most endearing expression,wearing blue silk tunic with patterned design,worn brown velvet vest,undergarments,red silk pants with gold silk borders and matching gold silk slippers,black cap. The doll has a blue ribbon award from 2009 UFDC national convention.
Realized Price: 
$2,900
Presale Estimate: 
800/1100