French All-Bisque Mignonette with Rare Brown Boots

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5" (13 cm.) Solid domed bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque torso, cobalt blue glass inset eyes, painted lashes, single-stroke brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with center accent line, peg-jointed bisque arms and legs, painted white stockings and brown heeled ankle boots. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: for the French market, circa 1882, the mignonettes were introduced at that time in the Paris Etrennes catalog described as "poupees de poche" (pocket dolls) in reference to their dainty size. Value Points: especially beautiful face with fine painting of features, cobalt blue eyes, rare brown boots, antique costume. 
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