18th Century French Wooden Cage-Skirt Doll in Rare Petite Size

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7" (18 cm.) All-carved wood, solid domed with one-piece head and torso, oval face, elongated throat, painted brown heavily-lidded eyes, red upper eyeliner, single-stroke brows, closed mouth, dowel-jointing at elbows, separately-carved fingers, wooden cage skirt. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: late 1700s, French. Value Points: beautiful doll, in rare petite size, with original painted finish, wearing original velvet gown, outlined muslin cap, jewelry, cape. 
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