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Published August 04, 2011, 12:00 AM

Little Red Riding Hood


Little Red Riding Hood is standing near a vase meant to hold “spills” (thin wooden sticks or roller paper) used to transfer a flame from a fireplace or stove to a candle or lamp. The 10-inch-high figure made in the Staffordshire district of England in about 1850 sold for $71 at a recent DuMouchelles auction in Detroit. Cowles Syndicate
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