German Bisque Character "Fany" by Marseille with Wonderful Antique Costume

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19" (48 cm.) Bisque socket head, small blue glass sleep eyes, painted curly lashes, arched lightly-feathered brows, accented nostrils, closed mouth with downcast pouting expression, very plump cheeks and chin, blonde mohair wig, composition and wooden fully-jointed toddler body with well-detailed muscular and chubby shape. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: 231 Fany DRMG 248/1 A 5 M. Comments: Marseille, circa 1912. Value Points: rarely found model from this firm, its rarity rivaled by outstanding sculpting and quality of bisque, original body and body finish, wonderful antique costume, and carrying little Steiff lamb "Snucki".
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