RARE ANTIQUE CHINESE DOLL WITH WOODEN HEAD, QING DYNASTY OR EARLY REPUBLIC, CA. 100 YEARS OLD!.
A rare doll made as a Manchu official with fine silk dress in many layers and an oustanding carved and painted wooden head with real hair and a fine hat.
An extremely rare item, impossible to aquire nowadays!
Size: 22 cm.
Condition: Superb for the rare type with nothing missing, though the dress shows signs of heavy wear around waist, where it's worn through. Othervise fantastic that such a doll have survived so many years.
Provenance: Bought by a Danish Collector in the 1950s in Liu Li Chang Street in Beijing