30th Apr, 2024 12:00

The Austin Smith and Margaret Harkin Antique Doll Collection - Part 2

  Lot 120


A French fixed shoulder-head fashionable doll with painted eyes

Sold for £10,200
Estimated at £1,000 - £1,500


A French fixed shoulder-head fashionable doll with painted eyes, possibly Huret with pressed bisque, blue painted upward glancing blue eyes, moulded and black painted top eyelid line, grey painted eyelashes and feathered brows, closed pink month with protruding top lip, moulded ears, blonde mohair wig on cork pate, gusseted kid body, bisque arms with clasping hands, original pale pink satin two part bustle dress, net covered sleeves, lace trim, ruched trim to skirt, a short net, muslin and lace over-skirt, white cotton petticoat and drawers, socks and brown leather boots with brass buttons —15 ¾in. (40cm.) high (missing tip of third finger on right hand, some slight moth damage to wig, some holes to muslin on overskirt)

Condition Report - she has bisque ripples, but no damage. Very slight rub to her cheek.

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