Lot 291: English Slithead Wax Over Doll

English Slithead Wax Over Doll, She is 17" tall with a round face shoulder head and is also known as "Mad Alice." She has metal lever on the side that when moved will open and close her black pupiless glass eyes. She has a cloth body with leather arms and crude fingers. She is wearing layers of cotton underwear, long stockings, leather shoes, and what looks like her original dress (melting) that has cotton lining and silk over polished cotton skirt. Her wig is human hair curls and fits into a slit at the top of her head. The head is made of composition mache with wax covering that has cracked through the years, C1840.

Estimate: $200 - $300

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