French Bisque Bebe Head by Gaultier, Early Block Letter Model

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6" (15 cm.) Bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulderplate, brown glass paperweight inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, brushstroked and feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with tiny tongue tip between the shaded and accented lips, pierced ears, auburn mohair wig over cork pate. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: F. 7 G. (head and shoulderplate, block letters). Comments: Gaultier, circa 1882. Value Points: beautiful bebe with early markings, desirable modeling details including tongue tip and chin dimple.
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