AN ATTRACTIVE PAINTED WOOD PEG DOLL, 19TH C with finely pain...

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£100 - £200

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AN ATTRACTIVE PAINTED WOOD PEG DOLL, 19TH C with finely painted shoulder-head, jointed wood body and panted forelimbs, 26cm h

Provenance: According to an old note the doll was found in a small box behind a brick in a chimney of the house of Samuel Thornton MP. He was Mayor of Birmingham in 1848 and the public benefactor who organised and personally funded the removal and transport of the Sultanganj Buddha, now in Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

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The doll a particularly attractive example of the type in entirely unrestored condition, lacking right arm, in threadbare but original clothes including a lace and muslin apron that is clearly early

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Auction Date: 15th Jun 16 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
15th Jun 2016 10am (Lots 1 to 1239)

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