FINE ANTIQUE FRENCH WAX HEAD & MANNEQUIN PROBABLY SAINT BERNADETTE BY PIERRE IMANS. Size: approx 55.5 from base of feet to top of head. Not including the custom base. The Turkoman headdress is NOT included in this listing.You are wasting your time with low ball offers. Head itself: approx 11" high, 6" across middle at base of head and the actual head circumference is approx 21 around at mid forehead. Made in Paris in the early 1900's. Wax formed head includes glass eyes and real human hair. Has jointed wood arms and a jointed waist with a canvas covered body. Very likely made at the firm of Pierre Imans. Great piece regardless to provenance, but makes for a more complete study.
Condition: Head shows some old imperfections and minor repairs. She needs a hairdo and maybe a hat. Body shows some staining and possibly the lower sections of the arms have been re-painted at some point. The shoes have pretty much decayed over time.The base is a later custom made addition. We can help you find a shipper. Or you can use your own service. We are a business with a loading dock. Check out our over 3500 sq.
The item "FINE ANTIQUE FRENCH WAX HEAD & MANNEQUIN PROBABLY SAINT BERNADETTE BY IMANS" is in sale since Friday, August 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "lookusover" and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.