22nd Feb, 2024 12:00

The Important Private Antique Doll Collection of Austin Smith and Margaret Harkin - Part 1

Lot 69


A 19th century sewing doll necessaire

Sold for £550
Estimated at £400 - £600


A 19th century sewing doll necessaire, the bisque shoulder head with moulded and painted blonde hair in headband, her skirt in pin-cushion spikes, on silk plush base with rouched red and yellow silk ribbon edge, mother of pearl and bone accessories including a Palais Royal mother of pearl with gilt bands thimble, three stilettos, cotton reels, tape measures and pin cushions —5 1/2in. (14cm.) high