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Early Model French Bisque Bebe by Gaultier,Block Letter Marks

Lot Number: 
201
19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head,large amber brown glass paperweight inset eyes,dark eyeliner,painted lashes,widely-arched brush-stroked brows,accented nostrils and eye corners,closed mouth with heart-shaped shaded lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists,lovely antique costume. Condition: generally excellent,body is of the same era and appropriate,but not original,little flakes at pierced ears holes. Marks: F. 8 G. (block letters,head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Gaultier,circa 1882. Value Points: wonderful modeling with plump cheeks,finest bisque,beautiful large eyes,original wig.
Realized Price: 
$3,000
Presale Estimate: 
3000/3800