French Bisque Poupee by Gaultier,Size 5,with Rare Gesland Body

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21" (53 cm.) Pale bisque swivel head on kid-edged bisque shoulder plate,small blue glass enamel inset eyes,dark eyeliner,feathered brows and lashes,accented nostrils,closed mouth with pale accented lips,pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,shapely lady body of padded stockinette over metal armature designed to allow infinite articulation,bisque hands and lower legs and feet. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 5. Comments: Gaultier,circa 1870 with deposed body by Pannier created by Gesland. Value Points: especially beautiful pale complexion,with original wig,and wearing lovely antique blue silk fashion ensemble with blouse,undergarments,leather ankle boots,earrings and necklace.
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