111 . Very Rare French Doll with Laminated Cloth Body Attributed to the Designs of Brouillet-Cacheleux
18" (46 cm.) Bisque shoulder head depicting a lady with elongated throat, brown sculpted hair with tightly-rolled finger curls around her face and vertical ringlet curls at the back, cobalt blue glass enamel inset eyes, dark eyeliner, painted lashes, feathered brows, accented nostrils and eye corners, closed mouth with center accent line, pierced ears, commercial muslin stitch-jointed body with sewn-on stockings and red leather boots, leather arms, lovely blue silk gown, undergarments. Condition: generally excellent. Comments: Germany, circa 1870. Value Points: rarity factors include brown hair, pierced ears and cobalt blue eyes.