Lot No. 160

Lot 160.

Australian Heithersay “First Walking” doll c1919 composition shoulder head 28″ (71cm). Lightly molded brown raked hair, brown painted eyes and open closed mouth, pink face paint has spider crazing. Shaved cork fill cloth body, walking turned wood hinge jointed limbs with overstretched elastic on knees, right thigh dowel reglue. ‘Made in Australia’ stamped on shoulderhead, cloth body, thighs and feet also have patent stamp. Pink cotton dress. Only eight known examples have survived.

$400 – $500